Keep It Green!
A fabulous event took place in The Panacea Gardens recently. Inspired by the exhibtion Anthropocene:Of Our Own Making P E A C founder Amanda Caldon was inspired to create an event in Bedford that would educate and inspire.
Many people were invited to participate from all over the UK. Speakers, Information stands and art workshops made for an interesting and enjoyable event. Lucy Bywater from Bedfordshire Climate Change Forum invited Dr Rupert Read, philospher and Green Party Politician seen above.
The Speaker line up began with a presentation re Precious Earth Art Collective. Jane Perrone Freelance Writer gave an talk on composting. Jo Atherton spoke about her Art Practice inspired by plastics. Alethia Mashiri of Big Dreams Small Spaces inspired us on how to start Community Gardening.Dr Rupert Read Facing Climate Change:Do We Have The Will? Performance Poet Kezzabelle Ambler.
Woodland Trust’s Kaye Brennan encouraged the audience to follow the trusts new Tree Charter. A film about the devestating effects on forests and Orangutans etc with the worlds use of Palm Oil was shown by Greenpeace member Athen Ayren.
Stands Zero Waste with Pip Sadler, Abundance Bedford with produce and seed swap. Ana sew and save. Woodland Trust and Bedfordshire against Covanta.
Jo Atherton delivered a workshop on Museums Of The Future. Amanda Caldon gave a porcelain ‘Green Wishes’ jewellery workshop.