Monday, 30 May 2011

Newcastle Green festival 4th & 5th June 2011

12-6pm Leazes Park

The festival offers a huge range of entertainment, activities, workshops and information to spread a message of environmental protection and social justice……and all running on green power sources.

Newcastle Community Green Festival is an annual, free event, now in its 16th year and is run entirely by a team of volunteers from the local community.

But also For the first time we are hosting the WEA / Co-op sustainability event; with a question time style panel including Newcastle MP Chi Onwurah, and Mayor Geoff O'Brien, at 12 noon till 1.30pm on the Saturday, and practical workshops for all ages organised by Science City throughout the weekend. On Sunday from 2-3.30pm there is the chance to hear what local environmental groups are doing and how you can get involved.

Ride your bicycle to the festival! There will be lots of cycle related activities over the weekend and a chance to have your trusty steed looked over by our on site bike doctor. Dedicated cycle racks will be available.

Circus skills a-plenty! The circus team is planning a real corker this year so come join in with juggling/hulahooping/plate-spinning and a whole lot more. Watch out for the extreme unicycling!

The 2011 music line-up is up on the website - click the entertainment links on the sidebar to find out more about our two stages Green World and Lakeside. Lakeside stage running order has been added.

check the website for more info.

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