Going Green at St Mary Magdalene Church’s Green Fair

St Mary Magdalene Church is gearing up to host their second Green Fair on Saturday, June 8th, from 1:00 to 4:30pm.

The event is part of the national Great Big Green Week, the UK’s largest celebration of community-driven initiatives aimed at addressing climate change and enhancing nature conservation.

The Green Fair promises to be a day full of activities, learning, and community spirit. Local enthusiasts and organizations passionate about environmental causes will gather to share their projects and insights. Not only is this a perfect opportunity for you to learn about sustainable practices, but it also allows you to actively participate in making a difference.

Highlights of the Green Fair

  • Educational Stalls: Dive into a range of topics from local green projects like the Save Weekley Hall Wood campaign to the thriving Geddington Brickyard Garden. Each stall will offer unique insights into how these initiatives are paving the way for a greener future.
  • Free Cycle Maintenance: Bring your bike and benefit from free cycle maintenance services provided by Brightwayz. This service is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to arrive early! It’s a great chance to get your bike checked and learn more about sustainable transport options.
  • Children’s Activities and Crafts: The fair is a family-friendly event with plenty of activities to keep the young ones engaged and excited about nature and sustainability.
  • Refreshments: Enjoy delicious treats and refreshments available throughout the day, perfect for a family outing.
The winning poster design by Amelia Humphrey

Special Mention

Congratulations to Amelia Humphrey from Geddington School, who has designed the winning entry for the Green Fair poster competition. Her creative design will be showcased at the event, so come and see the talent we have right here in our community.

Save the Date!

Do not miss out on this opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, learn about local environmental efforts, and enjoy a day filled with fun and educational activities. Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 8th, and make your way to St Mary Magdalene Church between 1:00 and 4:30 p.m.

We are excited to see you there and look forward to a day of meaningful engagement and community action. Together, let’s make a step towards a more sustainable future!

 

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