There’s loads of new videos from 2023 on the Green Gathering Youtube channel – featured presentations from many of the contributors at the Speakers Forum. Our thanks to Shane Collins, Zoe Broughton, Jamie Lowe, Joe Hulbert, Oil Mukhophadhyay, John Moore, Rebecca Gibbs for the filming and post-production work, all funded by the Green Gathering Charity.
Thanks to the GG team for their latest newsletter with links to all sorts of ‘Education for Sustainabiity’ goodies. Read all about it here
We won the International Greener Festival Award – that’s the top accolade in the world for sustainable events!
We also won the International Greener Power Award for demonstrating that it’s possible to run a whole festival – not only the stages but the backstage production, traders and all – using off-grid renewable sources.
We were shocked and soooooo pleased, truly honoured, to be up on stage with A Greener Festival at the Green Events and Innovations conference to receive these awards.
We live and breathe sustainable practices and to be recognised at such a level as successful grassroots pioneers is hugely, hugely heart warming; it will help energise us to keep innovating, improving and inspiring other events to ‘green up’.
Thanks to A Greener Festival for all your encouragement, and to everyone who contributes to The Green Gathering – this award is yours too.
Our pic shows Jak, Shane and Steve from OTP accepting the award and looking rightly chuffed with themselves! Huge thanks from the charity trustees to OTP and all of our crew, volunteers and festival goers x
It’s been a great start to the new year for us with thanks going to charity trustee and OTP director Steve Muggeridge for landing an Arts Council England grant to ensure advance planning for the Green Gathering 2021 steams ahead – even if we don’t we know for sure as we write this in January if the national vaccination programme will see us back to normal in time. All of us are working as normal on the assumption that all will be well and we are working on a range of ideas and initiatives designed to keep the optimism flowing and expectation rising so if you have any smart ideas, nows the time to get in touch.
The Charity is now recruiting for a new Youth Advocate to join our Board of Trustees
Applicants need to be:
- aged 18 to 25
- able to join regular Skype calls and twice yearly face to face meetings plus the annual Green Gathering event
- interested in furthering the objectives of the Charity
Please apply by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
It was Alex who first suggested we create a Charity to look after the Green Gathering Community and it was Alex who carried the weight of making it a reality. We owe her and we will miss her. She was smart, funny, generous and hard working; she was wonderful.
Sara Mai has been appointed as the Charity’s Company Secretary. Sara has volunteered with the Charity for a number of years and has worked closely with the Trustees on a number of issues. Sara has volunteered to take on this role as Susan Alexander is terminally ill and needs to step down after 7 years service. Thank you very much to Sara for supporting us at this tragic time
It was sunny! We were happy. Beautiful event, well done everyone.
Thanks to those who attended the Charity Member’s Tea Party on the Sunday where we looked at the feedback we had received over the event. The comments and ideas the meeting found relevant will be written up by the GreenStage crew and that, and any progress made, will be shared at the next member’s meeting in Bristol this autumn.
Project reports coming soon…
Community members invited to the Charity’s annual Tea Party onsite at the Green Gathering 2019. 4pm Sunday at our onsite home The Greenstage in the Campaigns Field
Solar Sewing and the Resource Centre’s ‘Clean Stream’ took part in the Green Futures Field at Glastonbury Festival. Read more here