Greener Henley Festival to Showcase Local Projects

The first ever Greener Henley Festival will take place at on Saturday 16 November (10.30 to 13.30) at the Christ Church Centre in Henley.

The event organised by Greener Henley (formerly Henley in Transition) will be showcasing their exciting local projects so that residents can learn more about green events happening on their doorstop and find out how to get involved. A Green Santa will be giving out presents to children and sharing suggestions for how to make your Christmas greener. A tasty vegetarian lunch will also be available.

Stalls will include:

  • Henley Allotments Association
  • Car club
  • Extinction Rebellion Henley
  • Henley Wildlife Group
  • Tree Planting Programme
  • Henley Schools Environmental Science Competition 2020
  • Local businesses, including bee-keepers and ethical financial advice
  • A print station – bring along any items of clothing that you would like to print with bees and butterflies and the Greener Henley logo
  • Local and District Council initiatives

To mark the event, a Greener Henley Environmental Video Competition is open for entries. This competition, for all ages, is to produce a short video (no longer than 2 mins) promoting an environmental message. Send your entries to greenerhenley@gmail.com via WeTransfer by Thursday 14 November.  The winner will be announced at the Festival and prizes will be given.

The Festival will also see the launch of the Greener Henley Directory. This is a place for businesses, organisations and even individuals to show how they plan to become greener, and to offer services to the residents of Henley and the surrounding area that help people live more sustainable, resilient and connected lives.

Admission to the Festival, the video competition and the directory is all free.

If you would like to reserve a stall or volunteer to help please contact greenerhenley@gmail.com

 

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