Green Elmbridge Sustainability Day

'Stepping Lightly' - A Green Elmbridge Sustainability Day to help us step lightly on our planet and nurture a more sustainable future for all. The programme will include a mix of film and conversation with a morning focus on 'Slow Fashion' and mid-afternoon focus on 'Food Waste and Surplus'.

In between, a 'Take The Jump workshop' for families and a Riverhouse Planetary Agency game session open for all.

Details of the full day programme:

10.30 to 12.00 Fashion’s Footsteps- Screening & Discussion- Experience an insightful documentary about the ever expanding fast fashion model in the 21st century. Engage with a panel of experts as they explore the impact of fashion in our modern world.
Meet our Panel: Becky Lee - Molesey Clothing Exchange, Ghislaine Walker - Sustainable Stylist, and Juliet Nolan - MP for Nature

12.00 to 14.00 Workshop in Courtyard
Enjoy a chat with the panel or take part in the fashion based workshops.

12.00 to 14.00 Workshop in the Barn 
Planetary Agency - Riverhouse Sustainability Workshop for Children (Aged 7-12) -Led by Riverhouse volunteer, environmental journalist and climate researcher, Uuka Idi

Presentation by Diana Thornton (Oxshott Net Zero and Take The Jump Ambassador) about 'Take the Jump' initiative

14.30 - 16.00 Food’s Footsteps- Screening & Discussion -
Watch extracts from Chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s documentary on Food Waste.

Engage with a panel of experts to explore how we can all make food choices to promote healthy families, , healthy communities and ultimately a vibrant and sustainable planet.

Meet our Panel: Suzanne O’Hara - Talking Tree, Claire Hopkins - Surplus To Supper, Sarah Van Hesteren - Riverhouse Barn Community Café, and Mick Tumilty - Elmbridge Community Fridge

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Sunday 7 July 2024 - 10:30am - 4:00pm
FREE entry
(Donation welcomed)
Booking recommended and booking link will be announced soon

Click here to visit Green Elmbridge's website

Click here to read more about Take the Jump initiatives

Riverhouse Barn
Manor Road
KT12 2PF