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#SustFest21 Week1 highlights


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Click on the links to find more information or to book. See the full programme on our homepage here.


LAUNCH EVENT
St Albans Sustainable Market
23rd May 11am-4pm, central St Albans
60+ stalls – eco-businesses, community groups and vegan street food
Free. Just turn up.

Introduction to permaculture
Sunday 23rd May 1pm-4pm
Self guided tour, numbers monitored
Incredible Edibles Garden outside the Alban Arena, St Albans.
Just turn up. Free.

Plastic Free Harpenden
Book:
Adults only litter pick – 23rd May
Family litter pick – 23rd May
ReGroup, ReFresh, ReFocus zoom – 27th May

In-person grow your own events
Plant a Herb Garden –  24th May
Gardening for a Wilder St Albans
Water & Shelter 25th May (Adults)
Homes for wildlife 1st June (Family)
Adopt A Plant Weekend 29-30 May

Sustainable Living Forum
23rd May, 7pm. Online. Free.
Eco Church: What, Why, How?
25th May, 7.30pm. Online. Free.
Abbey After Hours: Climate Justice
26th May, 7.30pm. Online. £8.

How To Go Green & Save Money On Your Energy
26th May, 10.30am. Online. Free
Saving CO2 With An Air Source Heat Pump
27th May, 7.30pm. Online. Free


Sustainable Maternity Clothing
24th May, 8pm. Online. Free.
Sustainable Fashion: Shopping with a Conscience. Panel discussion and showcase of local businesses
27th May, 7.30pm. Online. £15

100 Seconds to Midnight
Talk on Climate Change by Prof Kate Jeffry of UCL. 
24th May 8pm
Online. Free.

Zero Waste online events
What’s in our bins? -25th May
Who dumps waste? – 26th May
Re-usable Nappies – 26th May
Plastic-free periods  – 28th May
Introduction to Terracycle – 28th May

Climate Conversations
A chance to talk
Join a small, facilitated group online to discuss and learn about climate change.
Choose: 25th, 26th, 27th May;
1st, 2nd June. Free. Online.

Creative Arts & Crafts Workshops
26th, 27th, 28th May. £3. St Albans.
Make your Own Wax Wraps
25th May or 1st June. Online. £10 kit.
Craft Swish – Farmers Boy, AL1 1PQ
27th May, 2pm-6pm. Free. Just turn up.

The Remarkable World of Trees
24th May, 7.30. Online. £5.
A Walk for Spring Butterflies
29th May 11am. Guided walk 
Helping Wild Hedgehogs
29th May, 2pm. Livestream. Free.

Online Cycling Talks
So you want to start cycling?
25th May, 8pm. Online. Free.
Getting your bike ready to use
27th May, 8pm. Online. Free

Kiss the Ground -Film and Discussion
One of the biggest problems is right under our feet: the soil. This film awakens us to the possibilities of regeneration. 
25th May, 8pm. Free. Online.

Wildlife Gardening Talk & Q&A
With author/conservationist, Joe Gray.
Reconnect with backyard nature!
26th May, 7pm. Online. Free

 

Visit Our Community Garden
Tour of the CDAH Community Garden, Hixberry Lane,
St Albans AL4 0TZ
27th May, 10.30am – 2pm.
Just turn up.

Food events
Change The World In Your Lunchbreak
27th May, 1pm. Online. Free.
Cooking with the parts others throw away
28th May, 2pm. Livestream. Free

Online sessions for kids
Bird Feeders & Seed Bombs
27th May, 5.30pm. Free
Meet the Engineer
27th May, 6pm. Free.

Aecom events online
Home Heat Decarbonisation – What Does It Mean?  25th May, 6.30pm.
Embodied Carbon – What is it? Why does it matter. Followed by Informing Decision Making. From 6.3pm 27th May

Community Newsbite Redbourn
26th May, 11am. Online. Free.
Sustainable Investment
27th May, 8pm. Online. Free

Playing Out information session
How to apply to close your road for play and community building.
28th May, 10.30am.
Online. Free
 

Decarbonise Housing – Let’s Talk
Discussion with St Albans Lib Dems and Lib Dem leader, Ed Davey.
28th May, 7.30pm.
Online. Free
 
Wellbeing events
Yoga in Verulamium Park £12
25th, 26th, 27th, or/and 28th May
Sustaining Wellbeing & Resilience
29th May, 11am. Online. Free.
 

Charity Pot Party
Saturday 29th May, 9am-5pm
With every purchase of Charity Pot, we will donate 100%. of the price (minus taxes) to Sustainable St Albans!
LUSH, The Maltings, St Albans.

Making Your Business More Sustainable
28th May, 12.30pm. Online. Free
Tricks and tips on how you can easily save money while reducing your business’s carbon footprint.

View the entire programme from our homepage

23 May to 6th June 2021

Over 100 public events
across St Albans, Harpenden and villages

#Covid-safe #SustFest21

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