Be the Change

A one-day Climate Change Action Community Arts Festival

Saturday 24 September 10am - 4pm

Part of Great Big Green Week, the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. 

10am – 12 noon
Storyopolis Saturday Club Takeover
‘Be the Change – Art of Protest’ with Artist Laura Reynolds Workshop for children Age 8 – 14

12 noon
DOORS OPEN TO PUBLIC

12.30 -1.30pm
T-shirt Printing Workshop with Storyopolis. ‘Personal Protest: Art in Public’. Age 8-18 (Stationside Gallery)

12.30-2.30pm
Bike Repair Workshop and Free Bike Repair
Booking strongly advised, contact Chris Day 01792 480200 or chris@environmentcentre.org.uk.

12 -4pm
Mini Repair Café
Find out about starting a repair café or becoming a volunteer, and get your household items fixed for free!

1pm-3pm
Last Wave Music and Movement Workshop
Exploring how plastic waste affects sea creatures, with choreographer Catherine Bennett and creative practitioner Bill Taylor-Beales. Ages 7-11. Register in advance.

1pm -3pm
Natural Autumn Wreath Making
With artist Clare Misselbrook. All materials provided.

1.30pm – 3.30pm
Beyond Recycling Belt-Making Workshop
Drop in and make your own groovy belt from recycled bike tyres (takes 15-20 mins). Donations welcome.

2pm-3pm
Send your Message Postcard Workshop
With Storyopolis. Age 8-18

3-4pm
Bug Hotel Workshop
With Beyond Recycling. All ages.

STALLS
Swansea Underground Network Baby Bank
A place to donate and receive baby items with no referral or paperwork .

Swansea Library of Things
Find out more about Swansea’s own Library of things, a new low-cost borrowing initiative which aims to help people borrow useful items they may only need for a few jobs. Instead of buying a new item that ends up never being used again, members can pay a small fee to borrow it, use it and return it when they’re done with it! 

Seed Swap
Donate or pick up seeds from our collection.

Information Stall
For help and info on recycling, setting up community recycling schemes, litter-picking.

Swansea Council Recycling Team
Pick up recycling bags and bins and local recycling information

Sunflower Lounge
Grow your own sunflower kits, photos and prints for sale from Sunflower Lounge Wales, a social enterprise supporting care experienced young people and care leavers through education and into employment across Wales.

Live music from the Young Musicians Network

Pop-up Recycling Centre.
Bring Batteries, CDs and DVDs (cases and inlays removed), corks, broken mobile phones and used wellies.

Matthew’s House Collection
Bring your unwanted good-quality waterproof coats, trousers, socks and sleeping bags.

FREE TEA, COFFEE AND SQUASH throughout the day.

Also in GREAT BIG GREEN WEEK!
SAVING MONEY DOESN’T HAVE TO COST THE EARTH | Friday 30 September

A day of practical activities, stalls and talks to help you live more cheaply and sustainably. Presented by UNITE COMMUNITY.

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