The Sustainability festival is unique as it is run by you – individuals and groups in the district encouraging each other to live with a lighter touch on the planet.
Welcome to the website for the Sustainability Festival 2022!
A working group for SustFest2022 has been meeting…plans are starting to be prepared, fund-raising started… (as usual we have to fund-raise from scratch – so sponsors are wanted!).. and registration for groups wanting to take part in the festival will be open very soon!
Sustainable St Albans charity coordinates the festival and the working group is made up of volunteers representing groups and sectors in the local community. We welcome new people joining the working group, especially people with networks into schools and organisations representing young people.
Dates will be: Sunday 15th May to Tuesday 31st May 2022
From residents’ associations running litter picks or local bike rides; pre-schools running events on reducing single-use plastic; schools holding eco-weeks on recycling; or businesses encouraging employees to use reusable water bottles. Why don’t you organise something for the festival?
There will be art events, talks, walks, tours and exhibitions. Events for children, adults and both. Stuff happens across all faiths and all ages. It helps local communities come together. These events can inform and educate; they can be fun, or inspiring and all of these together!
So, if you are in any kind of group (community, business, faith, school or youth group) in the district of St Albans – which includes Harpenden and all the village areas – please have a chat in your group to see if you want to run any kind of event for #SustFest2022
There is lots of help on our website see how to take part here.
Registration will be open very soon – we will have an online form and a form you can download.
So, get thinking – print off a copy of the Bioregional One Planet Living ten themes below – and see if there is any kind of event that your group can create – that meets the needs of your group – and also helps build a more sustainable district.
If you have any questions please see our FAQ page first.
You may want to sign up to the SustFest newsletter – which will keep you informed and up to date about how the festival is taking shape. Sign up for the newsletter here.
If you want to get in touch we would be delighted to hear from you! Email us here