Meet FOWS at Salford’s Big Green Festival

June 9, 2010

FOWS will be exhibiting at Salford’s Big Green Festival – a special event to raise awareness of climate change and spread ideas about how to reduce our carbon footprints.

It’s going to be a fun day that will hopefully boost awareness of important green issues.

The festival takes place from 12pm to 4.30pm on Saturday 26 June in a marquee outside the Civic Centre in Swinton and the attractions include:

  • Eco chat with Fred Talbot
  • How to grow your own produce
  • Cooking demos, making the most out of “cupboard foods”
  • Green stalls, offering a wealth of advice on sustainable living
  • Solar-powered cinema
  • Rickshaw rides
  • Music from “Strawberry Urban Lunch”
  • Green craft workshops
  • BMX, skating and skateboard performances, coaching and obstacle course
  • Kite-stunt display team and the chance to get involved!
  • The Bike Doctor and recycling facility for unwanted bikes
  • Meet Jelly from CBeebies (between 12.00pm and 2.00pm)
  • Jeepers creepers, educational tent of critters
  • Sunflower and Lily, the stilt-walking flowers
  • Face painting

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