Sat, 26 Mar|
Angel Central, Islington, London N1
Come and visit the new Islington Climate Centre
The Islington Climate Centre launches with a toy swap, vegan cakes, short talks and presentations and lots of sustainable activities
Time & Location
26 Mar 2022, 11:00 – 17:00
Angel Central, Islington, London N1, 1st Floor, next to Wagamama, 39 Parkfield St, London N1 0PS, UK
About The Event
The Islington Climate Centre launches with a lively multi-activity pop-up, in partnership with local groups and organisations to present a taste of what Islington offers in terms of sustainability and adaptation.
WHAT'S HAPPENING ON THE DAY
Arrive early for our Toy Swap, find out about the Islington Forest and the borough's other beautiful green spaces, learn how Wagamama developed its fabulous vegan menu and hear from The Jump, a new campaign promoting the six straightforward lifestyle changes that ordinary people can make to avert climate breakdown.
Learn more about how climate activism can start on your plate and discover the mportant Climate and Ecological Bill.
TOY SWAP RULZ
Please bring good quality, clean toys and games for babies, toddlers and children.
No jigsaws or electrical items, ta.
We will accept toys with batteries!
(Psst. If you really don't have anything to swap, we're giving away free toys, too)
COVID POLICY: Please use hand gel before handling the toys.
ARE YOU A VEGAN BAKER?? WE NEED YOUR CAKES.
We're fundraising! Please bring vegan cakes to sell, with lists of ingredients, particularly if containing nuts and pre-cut into tasty chunks.
SCHEDULE OF SHORT TALKS THROUGHOUT THE DAY
11.30am: Ollie, Manager from Wagamama, to talk through the restaurant’s vegan menu and how to make vegan food delicious for a mainstream audience. SAMPLES!!
12:00pm: Lucy Facer, Islington Clean Air Parents and founders of Islington Forest, highlights the role of trees in addressing clean air, climate change and social justice.
1.00pm: Bel Jacobs introduces the TopUp Truck on North London’s favourite mobile zero waste shop:
1.30pm: Pete Phoenix, founder of the Climate Emergency Centre Network on why the centres give him hope.
2.00pm: Tom Bailey from new campaign The Jump talks through the six behavioural shifts that could help save the planet.
3.00pm: Animal advocate Bel Jacobs explains why climate and social activism should start on our plates.
3.30pm: Climate Scientist Alex Penson talks through the climate and ecological emergency and what we need to do now.
4:00pm: Anna Hyde of the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill talks the Bill can help reverse the crises we’re facing.