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What’s On – Sustainability Events Calendar

By Eco-Age
22.03.19

There are so many interesting and inspiring events, conferences and exhibitions taking place all of the time in this space, it can be hard to keep up.  That’s why in What’s On we will be keeping track the sustainability-focused events coming up around the world so you don’t have to.  You’re welcome! 

 

Coming up in MARCH

 

Image: Stories Behind Things

23rd March - The Big Clothes Switch / Wellness Market

WHAT IS IT? 

A clothes swapping event accompanied by a wellness market place. Simply bring the clothes you no lomger love, trade them in for tokens and browse the rails for clothes someone else has brought in! 

Get tickets here.

WHERE IS IT?

The Good Hotel
Royal Victoria Dock, Western Gateway
London E16 1FA

WHEN CAN I GO?:

Sat, 23rd March 2019
11am - 6pm GMT

Image: End Youth Homelessness

Until 24th March - #NowYouSeeMe free display at the Design Museum 

WHAT IS IT? 

In 2018 End Youth Homelessness launcheded the #NowYouSeeMe campaign to raise awareness on what happens to young homeless kids that don't receive help from their council. EYH has teamed up with sculptor David Oiveira to create figures that represent this invisible youth. 

Find out more here.

WHEN CAN I GO?:

Opening Times
Open daily 10:00 – 18:00 (Last exhibition entry 17:00)

Image: The Source Bulk Foods

March 23rd - 'It Begins at the Source' with Venetia Falconer & Max La Manna  

WHAT IS IT? 

You might know The Source Bulk Foods from our Instagram Stories as we head there often (understatement of the year) to buy all our dry goods and snacks plastic-free. Eco-Age contributor Venetia Falconer will host a live episode of her podcast Talking Tastebuds with Max La Manna at The Source Bulk Foods Battersea store and they will be talking all things zero waste and how to reduce your food waste. Max will also host a live cooking demo of one of his zero waste recipes (on that note, did you try his zero-waste Broccoli stem pasta?)

Get tickets here.

WHERE IS IT?

The Source Bulk Foods Battersea
99 St Johns Road, SW111QY
London

WHEN CAN I GO?:

The event will start at 6:45pm. 

Image: #Plastikophobia Installation ©Von Wong

7th March - 18th April -  #PLASTIKOPHOBIA 

WHAT IS IT? 

Plastikophobia is an immersive art installation at made from 18,000 plastic cups collected from local food centers across Singapore to raise awareness for single-use plastic pollution. The installation will be running at the Sustainable Singapore Gallery until April 18th.

Artists Von Wong and Joshua Goh teamed up with Social impact strategist Laura Francois and almost a hundred volunteers over the course of 10 days to bring this project to life.

WHERE IS IT?

Sustainable Singapore Gallery, Marina Barrage, Singapore

WHEN CAN I GO?:

March 7th - April 18th 

PAST EVENTS

9th and 10th March - Vegan Life Live

WHAT IS IT? London’s Alexandra Palace will play host to the third edition of Vegan Life Live - an annual two-day event founded by UK vegan magazine Vegan Life that aims to showcase the best of independent, ethical, vegan friendly products.

Expect to find vegan-friendly clothing, cosmetics, and household products as well as food and drinks.  Across the weekend there will be cooking demonstrations from leading vegan chefs and bloggers to inspire visitors with new ideas to take home. 

2019 will also see the launch of the EcoLiving Zone - a new area bringing together experts on self-sufficiency, sustainability, and environmental mindfulness. Events will include lectures with some of the UK’s top zero-waste warriors, such as Natasha Ray from &keep, free yoga classes for children of all ages with Rainbow Yoga, and Medicinal Chefs sharing their top plant-based recipes.

Exhibitors this year include Deliciously Ella and plant-based activewear brand Carrot Banana Peach

Tickets can be bought here

WHEN CAN I GO?:

Opening Times
Saturday 10am – 6pm | Sunday 10am – 5pm

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