10.00 – 11.30 Beverley Repair Café – a community group run by volunteers who offer their skills and expertise to fix broken but loved/useful items, to reduce the amount going to landfill.
TALK 10.30 Eco-friendly houses Dr Graham Parr
Learn about recent experiences when building a new traditional house which aims to be as efficient as possible. Materials used, design approach and local materials will all be described using lots of photos and real life data. Hear direct from the owner!
11.00 Seedheart Puppet Show. Indigo Puppet Theatre – a small puppet show about big things for all ages. Duration 40 minutes. Presented by Indigo Moon Theatre and performed by Anna Ingleby
11.00-12.30 Our local natural environment – what do you love about it?
An art workshop for all ages. Delivered by Fiona Caley in partnership with East Riding of Yorkshire Council and East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) Ltd.
We welcome you to take part in a creative art activity expressing your thoughts, feelings and emotions about our local environment. Fun for all ages, this workshop will be led by Fiona Caley, a local artist specialising in the natural world in partnership with ERYC and ERVAS Ltd
TALK 11.00 Sharing our sustainable journey in business Lawrence Green
Inspired by my daughter’s poem, we will share with you the steps we have taken to make genuine environmental improvements across the whole of our business. From how we are powered, travel, stock and manufacture, all reducing our carbon emissions.
TALK 11.30 Embracing new technology in your home Chris Whitelock
Taking the Hot Air out of Heat Pumps – come along to hear about the benefits of renewable technologies and how they can best integrate into your homes and businesses.
TALK 12.30 Community energy revolution campaign Rupert Meadows
Power for People campaigns to help the UK accelerate its transition to renewable energy and to ensure that this transition benefits local people. Their current campaign to enable growth in community-led renewable energy projects has led to recent government action.
13.00 Seedheart Puppet Show. Indigo Puppet Theatre – a small puppet show about big things for all ages. Duration 40 minutes. Presented by Indigo Moon Theatre and performed by Anna Ingleby
TALK 13.00 The Church and the climate crisis
– how can we be part of the solution? Revd Johannes Nobel
The churches and schools of the Diocese of York are responsible for emitting 10,000 tonnes of CO2e annually. What would it take to reduce these emissions by the same amount, or more? Let’s consider the role of faith and influence.
TALK 13.30 Journeying into active hope during the climate crisis Catherine Fish
Human-caused climate change, ecological degradation, biodiversity loss, and related threats to human life inevitably elicit a complicated emotional response. How do we acknowledge, and process our feelings, and become able to journey into active hope?
TALK 14.00 What3words: where are we
with climate change? Revd Dr Dave Gregory
Words matter. They are our direction in life. Come and explore words expressing wonder at the world around us. Our scientific insights into our planet’s climate. And words of fear and hope for the future of our world as climate changes.
TALK 14.30 Catch the wave!
Go healthy in the era of climate change Pedro Beltran-Alvarez
The wave of climate change is coming at you, and it’s a big one. What are you and your family going to do? Can you make the wave smaller? Can you catch it and enjoy the ride?
15.00 Seedheart Puppet Show. Indigo Puppet Theatre – a small puppet show about big things for all ages. Duration 40 minutes. Presented by Indigo Moon Theatre and performed by Anna Ingleby
TALK 15.00 Taking action for wildlife with #TeamWilder Jo Rawson
Discover how Yorkshire Wildlife Trust are empowering people to make a real and lasting difference for nature in their neighbourhoods, explore how communities across East Yorkshire are taking action for wildlife and find out how #TeamWilder can help you.
TALK 15.30 What is permaculture? Lausanne Tranter
Come and find out about permaculture – an innovative framework for a sustainable way of living. Learn about the ethics and principles of permaculture. It’s not all about gardening!
This is a fair organised by Beverley Minster Ecochurch Group, who are all volunteers, with support from Churches Together in Beverley and East Riding of Yorkshire Council.