Sustainability Festival

10:30am — 5:00pm

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Our Sustainability Festival will bring people together to spark meaningful conversations about our planet. With a curated selection of stalls, talks, workshops, children's activities and locally sourced food and drink we will explore practical ways of contributing to a greener future. View the full timetable


One Garden Brighton supports the local community to build skills and inspire sustainable change. We are a space for local people to connect and enjoy nature. We welcome community groups to use the gardens and historic buildings for their events and workshops, as well as utilising our expert teams to learn more about the benefits of being in a green space.

There will be a variety of stalls on the lawns including:

Fareshare Brighton - We will promote reducing food waste by providing recipies and samples of food made using surplus food. We will encourage people to grow their own vegetables and share some seeds. 


Sussex Wildlife TrustWill be raising awareness of our work in the area and our courses we offer

Southern Water Tips to save water, via an interactive shower unit to drive conversation about saving water. also talking about the impact of flushing the wrong things down the loo's and the impact wet wipes have on our network and the damage they do to our planet.


Youngwilders We aim to accelerate the rewilding of the UK and engage and energise a new generation of environmental custodians. At the festival, we'll talk about nature recovery, and how to get involved in the movement, as well as how to get more connected to nature yourself.

Brighton Bike Hub - We want to promote the repair and reuse of broken cycles and encourage cycling as a sustainable form of transport - bring along your bikes!


Brighton Community Workshop Project - We are about sharing and teaching traditional skills to help people reuse, repurpose, repair, recycle things. 

Compost Club - Come along and chat to Michael, the compost king on how to make gold-standard compost, tips and tricks 


Schools without Walls and Froglife will be running a fun and interactive stall next to our brand new Wildlife Pond. Froglife will be offering advice on building habitats like ponds, and information on the Discovering Dewponds Project, while Schools without Walls will run drop in art activities with recycled items.  

Sustainable Sussex (and Sussex Chilli Farm) -  Run a social enterprise (Sussex Chilli Farm) and are setting up a community farm. Showing our plans and selling produce  grown on our plot and offering plants grown by mixed-need groups in Sompting.  We will do interactive craftsfor all to enjoy

Brighton and Hove Council Sustainability team - Will be on hand to answer all of your questions on the Council's sustainibiltiy stratergy

Brighton Permaculture Trust - Will be there to promote greener lifestyles and sustainable development through permaculture design.

Seedleaves Hydroponic Grow TowersWill will bring a hydroponic tower to show how vertical, hydroponic systems are space efficient. Farming in cities improves the resilience of our food supply. You can grow without soil. Plants grow faster and larger with hydroponics.

Plumpton College - Will be on hand to chat to you about their sustainable course programme

Julia Behrens, Herbalist - Sustainible Health Care stall. Julia will be on hand to show you how herbal medicine is a sustainable health care system. 

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