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Open Farm Sunday

09/06/2013

Event Description

Open Farm Sunday is a fantastic project which has seen hundreds of farmers across the UK opening up their farm for one Sunday each year since 2006! It is a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to discover at first hand what it means to be a farmer.

Take time to listen to the birds, soak up the scenery, experience the smells of the farmyard and really get in touch with the land that feeds us. So come and feed your senses on Open Farm Sunday. Read more »

RAW - The Artisan Wine Fair

19/05/2013
20/05/2013

Event Description

RAW is a two-day celebration of some of the best wine talent in the world. Featuring over 200 growers, RAW will be one of the most exciting collections of fine, natural wine artisans ever to come together in the capital. They are pure, kind to the planet, very possibly better for your health and best of all they're absolutely delicious. Read more »

International Day for Biological Diversity

22/05/2013

Event Description

Water and Biodiversity is the theme for 2013

Water is essential for life. No living being on planet Earth can survive without it. It is a prerequisite for human health and well-being as well as for the preservation of the environment. Read more »

World Food Day

16/10/2013

Event Description

“Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition” will be the focus of World Food Day in 2013.

The official World Food Day theme – announced at the start of every year by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) – gives focus to World Food Day observances and helps increase understanding of problems and solutions in the drive to end hunger. Read more »

Re:Source Conference 2013

07/03/2013

Event Description

Southend on Sea Borough Councilis pleased to announce the third annual Funding a Green Future conference, which has been titled Re:Source.

It will be held on 7th March 2013 during Climate Week.

The conference brings together organisations in the private and public sectors; from those who are starting their green journey to those who are at the forefront of the UK's transition to a low carbon and more sustainable future. Read more »

Water Tech Invest

14/02/2013 08:30
14/02/2013 17:00

Event Description

Water Tech Invest, a conference organised by Cleantech Investor, in partnership with K&L Gates, Marks & Clerk, British Water and Isle Utilities, will showcase innovation in the water sector.

The event will begin with an 'Investor Readiness' workshop breakfast hosted by Marks & Clerk.

There will be investor presentations by companies with innovative water technologies and will include panel sessions on:

- Innovative Water Solutions

- UK and Irish Water Industry Opportunities

- Desalination - a Growting Market Opportunity Read more »

HUB Eco Series Launch Debate: Can green energy cooperatives help solve the UK’s energy challenge?

29/01/2013 18:30

Event Description

Join us to debate the exciting rising phenomenon of community energy ownership in the UK

In this age of escalating fuel prices and imported gas and oil, could green community energy cooperatives play an important part in achieving a low-carbon, energy independent future for the UK? How realistic is this and what's holding us back in comparison to Scandinavia and Germany, where community energy is a long established, effective part of the energy mix? What's the potential to make this an increasingly urban phenomenon? Read more »

EcoBuild

05/03/2013 10:00
07/03/2013 16:00

Event Description

Ecobuild is the world’s biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment.

More than just an exhibition, Ecobuild brings together communities from across diverse sectors to learn, share, innovate, experience and discover the future of sustainable building and construction.

Having featured 1,549 exhibitors, a cutting-edge educational programme and dozens of interactive attractions in 2012, Ecobuild cemented its position in the industry, attracting over 57,000 attendees.

What to expect in 2013

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Go Green Week

11/02/2013
17/02/2013

Event Description

Go Green Week is People & Planet’s annual national week of action on climate change in schools, colleges and universities. Students hold a week of activities to raise awareness every February and launch practical projects to showcase practical solutions for a low-carbon future.

This year, Go Green Week will focus on 3 key activities:

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Climate Week

04/03/2013
10/03/2013

Event Description

Climate Week is Britain’s biggest climate change campaign, inspiring a new wave of action to create a sustainable future.

Culminating in a week of activities, it showcases practical solutions from every sector of society.

Each year, half a million people attend 3,000 events in Britain’s biggest ever environmental occasion. Events are run by schools, businesses, charities, councils and many others. Read more »

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