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Event

Time

Extra Info

Mini solar car racing

11:00 - 18:00

Harness the power of renewable energy to beat your friends in a solar car race, can yours make it across our obstacle course first? Whilst you're here, find out about Nottingham's plans to be the first carbon neutral city in the UK and how you can help.

Mini solar car racing

Commoning the City - Ideas Box

11:00 - 18:00

We will provide a physical and virtual 'box' through people can share their ideas on what commoning the city would look like to them. There will be a bit of a display to provide some background on what is meant by 'commoning'.

Commoning the City - Ideas Box

Nottingham Green Festival stall

11:00 - 18:00

Stall to chat with people about how we can all get involved in combatting climate change, and recruiting volunteers for our 31st Free Festival planned for 8th Sept. Plus small scale table top plant swap and seed planting activity to engage children.

Nottingham Green Festival stall

Crafting Reconnection

11:00 - 18:00

Join us for a mindful drop-in plant-based craft activity. Spend some time getting to know plants by arranging them into different compositions and contribute to our evolving collective canvas artwork.

Crafting Reconnection

Nature Needs You!

11:00 - 18:00

We are working with many local organisations in support of the Restore Nature Now campaign to strengthen and grow a nature recovery (including a family friendly March in London 22 June 2024) - the stall will raise awareness of issues with a survey and discussion; there will be children's activities - including making animal masks and face painting & join our XR drummers performing around the market square.

Nature Needs You!

Nature Rocks

11:00 - 18:00

Can you find all the Urban Nature inspired rocks hidden at the Hustle, tick off the ones you find as you enjoy the festival and come and tell us what you have learnt

Nature Rocks

Thumb Print Community Bee house

11:00 - 18:00

Help make our community bee houses unique by adding your thumb print bee to our solitary bee towers, that will be located in the city for you to go an see

Thumb Print Community Bee house

Collborative Collage to make our city green

11:00-18:00

A visual "greening up the city" and surrounding areas, what would people like to see more of, trees, wildflowers meadows, ponds, bird boxes, green roof building etc and create a Map of the city where everyone can draw, make and create elements to one day make Nottingham the Green Capital.

Collborative Collage to make our city green

Lush Pamper Session

11:00-17:00

Enjoy a relxing hand and arm massage with our expert staff members, discover our sustainable cosmetics and if you sign up to our newsletter you'll recieve a Lush goody bag!

Lush Pamper Session

Create & Grow

11:00 - 18:00

Green craft activities : Creating your very own wildflower seed packets to spread across our city.

Create & Grow

Planting Peas

11:00-18:00

Plant Peas with HoneyBee Farmacy CIC and University of Nottingham, encouraging people to garden and grow their own no matter what size garden you have

Planting Peas

Recycled Wildlife with Michelle Reader

11:00-16:00

Create wildlife-inspired stick puppets or costume elements from an array of recycled materials. Celebrate biodiversity and defend the rights of the wild creatures we share our city with, with the help of environmental sculptor and Wild.NG member Michelle Reader.

Recycled Wildlife with Michelle Reader

Action Cafe

11:00-18:00

Your chance to really get stuck into 'greening the grey' and helping to be part of the green revolution in our beloved city!

Action Cafe

Messages of Hope

11:00-16:00

Send a message of hope for the environment and our natural world, through words, quotes, or pictures embroidered or written on a felt leaf with artist Nicki Dennett and the National Justice Museum team.

Messages of Hope

Circus Skills (ground based)

11am-6pm

Come and have a go at circus skills like hula hooping, plate spinning, poi and diablo, for all ages, chase some giant bubbles too!

Circus Skills (ground based)

Creative Connections

11:00-18:00

A creative activity using leaves and natural objects to create rubbings and prints to take away, or add to a growing display. Discover more about creative opportunities in the city and how you can get involved.

Creative Connections

Event

Time

Extra Info

Bike Sale & Dr Bike

11:00-15:00

As well as selling refurbished bikes, we'll be providing minor repairs for FREE!

Bike Sale & Dr Bike

Faux Butcher and Deli

11:00-19:00

Deli meats and Sandwhiches!

Faux Butcher and Deli

Charity shop pop up

11:00-19:00

Selling secondhand clothes to raise vital funds for local homelessness charity Emmanuel House

Charity shop pop up

Vegan food catering and info stall

11:00-18:00

Not-for-profit vegan catering collective, supporting campaigns for animals, people and planet since 1984. 100% vegan food and information stall.

Vegan food catering and info stall

Nottingham Mushroom Farm

11:00-18:00

Gourmet and Medicinal Mushroom Products

Nottingham Mushroom Farm

Plastic or Not? Sorting activity.

11:00-18:00

Plastic is everywhere but do you really know what is plastic and what is not? Learn about surprising items that are made from different plastics and whether they can really be recycled.

Plastic or Not? Sorting activity.

Event

Time

Extra Info

18:00-18:45

Powerful grooves from Brazil and beyond! Playing a variety of styles from Samba to Hip Hop, Bloco Transcultural brings the energy of Carnival to the catwalk!

Drumming Performance During Catwalk

19:00-00:00

Green Hustle Fest After Party with Acoustickle @ Saltbox Bar

- Live Music, DJs, Food & Good Vibes

- 7pm-Late

- Free Entry, Everyone Welcome

- More Info TBA

- Fried Chicken, Seasoned Fries & Vegan Options with the MOLLIS x SALTBOX KITCHEN collab

Green Hustle Fest After Party with Acoustickle @ Saltbox Bar

14:00-16:00

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that consists of music and martial arts. We will be doing short demos.

Capoeira

11:00-18:00

Live Mural responding to this years theme of common ground.

Live Street Art

11:00-18:00

A film and moving image piece for the Mammoth climate cinema celebrating the healing power of nature, and our relationship with the natural world.

Mad Truth film screening

11:00-18:00

We'll be signing people up to our mailing list, directing them to the activities at the cinema on the day, and we'll have our 6 eco-question-sticker-boards on the stall to get conversations started.

Mammoth - A Climate Action Cinema

11:00-18:00

Through hands on activities, come learn some simple things you can do to help the environment. Find out about de-paving and how you can help the earth breathe, give wildlife a boost and support our rivers be as healthy as they can be.

Market Stall - Environment Agency Sustainability Team

11:00-17:00

The Sharing Table Cookbook / Pop up Exhibition from Access Arts

Refugee Roots: A place to belong

11:00-18:00

Come enjoy our demonstration garden full of edible plants, fruit trees, a wormery and water saving and learn about how to grow your own . Why not plant your own peas to take home?

Garden

11:00-18:00

Nottingham Growing Network bring community gardening to the city centre.
Showcasing Community Gardens around Nottingham and the Nottingham Growing Network, an initiative that aims to connect community growing groups in the area.

Nottingham Growing Network

11:00-11:50 & 14:00-14:50

The world is spinning, the future is uncertain but we have power to change it.

Using a rotating stage, Feet off the Ground blend contemporary dance with poetry and an evocative soundscape to unravel women’s stories of protest, climate, community and hope.

Together the four performers journey through exhaustion, celebration and solidarity; expressing the freedom, resilience and spirit it takes to care for each other and the world we live in.

Presented by FABRIC.

Turning Point by Feet off the Ground

Event

Time

Extra Info

Drumming Performance During Catwalk

18:00-18:45

Powerful grooves from Brazil and beyond! Playing a variety of styles from Samba to Hip Hop, Bloco Transcultural brings the energy of Carnival to the catwalk!

Drumming Performance During Catwalk

Green Hustle Fest After Party with Acoustickle @ Saltbox Bar

19:00-00:00

Green Hustle Fest After Party with Acoustickle @ Saltbox Bar

- Live Music, DJs, Food & Good Vibes

- 7pm-Late

- Free Entry, Everyone Welcome

- More Info TBA

- Fried Chicken, Seasoned Fries & Vegan Options with the MOLLIS x SALTBOX KITCHEN collab

Green Hustle Fest After Party with Acoustickle @ Saltbox Bar

Capoeira

14:00-16:00

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that consists of music and martial arts. We will be doing short demos.

Capoeira

Live Street Art

11:00-18:00

Live Mural responding to this years theme of common ground.

Live Street Art

Mad Truth film screening

11:00-18:00

A film and moving image piece for the Mammoth climate cinema celebrating the healing power of nature, and our relationship with the natural world.

Mad Truth film screening

Mammoth - A Climate Action Cinema

11:00-18:00

We'll be signing people up to our mailing list, directing them to the activities at the cinema on the day, and we'll have our 6 eco-question-sticker-boards on the stall to get conversations started.

Mammoth - A Climate Action Cinema

Market Stall - Environment Agency Sustainability Team

11:00-18:00

Through hands on activities, come learn some simple things you can do to help the environment. Find out about de-paving and how you can help the earth breathe, give wildlife a boost and support our rivers be as healthy as they can be.

Market Stall - Environment Agency Sustainability Team

Refugee Roots: A place to belong

11:00-17:00

The Sharing Table Cookbook / Pop up Exhibition from Access Arts

Refugee Roots: A place to belong

Garden

11:00-18:00

Come enjoy our demonstration garden full of edible plants, fruit trees, a wormery and water saving and learn about how to grow your own . Why not plant your own peas to take home?

Garden

Nottingham Growing Network

11:00-18:00

Nottingham Growing Network bring community gardening to the city centre.
Showcasing Community Gardens around Nottingham and the Nottingham Growing Network, an initiative that aims to connect community growing groups in the area.

Nottingham Growing Network

Turning Point by Feet off the Ground

11:00-11:50 & 14:00-14:50

The world is spinning, the future is uncertain but we have power to change it.

Using a rotating stage, Feet off the Ground blend contemporary dance with poetry and an evocative soundscape to unravel women’s stories of protest, climate, community and hope.

Together the four performers journey through exhaustion, celebration and solidarity; expressing the freedom, resilience and spirit it takes to care for each other and the world we live in.

Presented by FABRIC.

Turning Point by Feet off the Ground
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