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Thursday 19 June

Give Us Your Unwanted Bikes

9am-1pm Rid Store, to the side of Horfield Prison

Special EveNTs

If you have an unwanted bike lurking somewhere, let us have it. We’ll refurbish it and find it a new home - but first, we need your bikes. Also: Dr Bike will be on hand to give your bike some TLC. free FREe EveNTs

Little Green Museum Family EveNTs

10am-2pm Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Come and enjoy some of the museum’s amazing wildlife collection with storytelling, real specimens, let’s pretend and green-themed games Suitable for 1-4 years, their parents and carers. free FREe EveNTs

COnfErEnces & WOrkshops

Businesses We Want: the role of business in a changing world

10am-12pm Embercombe’s Volharding

Imagine the society we could create if we chose to serve the well-being of people and nature first; the generation of profits second. The first would be the purpose, the second would be the means. Businesses would still thrive and compete, and shareholders would receive their rewards, yet business would become the engine that transforms our world. free

Talks & DebATes

Wed 5.30-6pm Thurs 1pm-1:30pm Embercombe’s Volharding A Books on the Boat event

Mac Macartney’s painful, illuminating, passionate, joyful and stumbling pathway towards greater authenticity and a life of meaning and purpose. Finding Earth, Finding Soul is a call to those who feel privileged to be alive in such extraordinary times to step forward and be generous with their gifts. free

2-5pm Embercombe’s Volharding

Talks & DebATes

Regen SW is a not-for-profit agency working with industry, communities and the public to overcome barriers to the development of renewables and energy efficiency. They help companies who are looking to become self sufficient in energy in order to both protect against increasing prices and cement their reputation as a responsible, sustainable business. Come and find out how you can get involved. free

COnfErEnces & WOrkshops

Special EveNTs

Talks & DebATes

Achieving Excellent, Zero Carbon and  Sustainable Homes: best practice design for low carbon living

5-7pm, The Station

The Green Register invites Rajeswari Raj, director of Raj Architects practice in Bristol, to share some of her recent residential projects that have achieved various sustainability standards. Raj will compare the BREEAM Ecohomes assessment method with the Code for Sustainable Homes (CfSH) together with a discussion on what makes a zero carbon building using the recently completed Severn Lodge project as an illustration. ticketed: £35 COnfErEnces & WOrkshops

Special EveNTs

Regen Business Surgeries drop-in

Finding Earth, Finding Soul - the Invisible Path to Authentic Leadership

Talks & DebATes

Special EveNTs

The Nature of Business: redesigning for resilience

5-6pm, Embercombe’s Volharding

A Books on the Boat event Giles Hutchins takes us through this remarkable world of business seen through the eyes of nature. “Finally a guide to take this to the next level!”: Gunter Pauli, Founder of ZERI & The Blue Economy. free Special EveNTs

How to Promote & Resource your  Community Project: an idiot’s guide

6-7.30pm, The Board Room, Wildscreen

Kickstart your community project. This talk will take you through how to use social media to your advantage, as well as how to find volunteers, make the most of funding opportunities and look for resources. This will be a chance for you to take part in an interactive workshop facilitated by Wildscreen’s in-house experts in community development and social media. free but ticket required Talks & DebATes

COnfErEnces & WOrkshops

Special EveNTs

Zero Carbon Bristol: how do we get there?  7-9pm, Hamilton House

The ground-breaking Zero Carbon Britain report by the Centre for Alternative Technology describes how a modern society could be run on zero emissions by 2030, using only current technology. Come and hear Bristol Energy Coop’s overview of the research, and help develop a potential Zero Carbon Bristol plan. free Talks & DebATes

photo: Sarah Peakman

BIG GREEN WEEK

FREe EveNTs

FREe EveNTs

COnfErEnces & WOrkshops

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