Big Green Week 2018

 

Big Green Week 2018 is our annual festival of eco ideas, events and smart living. It’s a great opportunity to showcase our progress and to connect with students and staff.

From 8th - 12th October, you can get involved in all our events:

More details to follow. If you’re interested in getting involved, email thegreenteam@uwe.ac.uk

 

Big Green Week
8th October midnight - 12th October midnight
Big Green Week 2018 is our annual festival of eco ideas, events and smart living. It’s a great opportunity to showcase our progress and to connect with students and staff.
Day | Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Glenside Autumn Trees Ramble
8th October 12:05pm - 12:50pm
Meet at main information point Block B, Glenside Campus
Come for a relaxed stroll and find out about the trees on campus from Dave Molesworth, UWE Bristol staff technician from our School of Life Sciences.
Glenside Event | UWE Events | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Walk the Frenchay Beeline
8th October 12:05pm - 12:50pm
Meet outside The Students' Union Block U1, Frenchay Campus
Discover our herb beds, fruit trees and vegetable planters - all for your enjoyment and use!
Frenchay Event | UWE Events | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Ecomotive - Self Build and Community Housing
8th October 1pm - 2pm
1R26, Frenchay Campus
Join us to hear Ecomotive talk about how they help more people create their own amazing homes and communities through self-build and custom build.
Frenchay Event | UWE Green Capital Event | UWE Events | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Film Showing: RiverBlue
8th October 6pm - 7:45pm
2D07 (former Scene-It Cinema)
Can fashion save the planet? Through awareness, we evolve. Following international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, RIVERBLUE spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world's most polluting industries, Fashion.
Frenchay Event | UWE Events | Night | Free | Alcohol Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Bee Walk and Talk
9th October 12:05pm - 12:50pm
Meet outside The Student Union Block U1, Frenchay campus
Discover the world of bees at UWE. Our volunteer bee keeper, Jeff Davey,will take you to a beautiful part of campus to show you our hives.
Frenchay Event | UWE Events | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Green Gathering: SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE BY-ELECTION 2018
9th October 6pm - 8pm
SU1 Upper Engagement Space, Frenchay
At this event, we will be electing members of the SU Sustainability Committee (for academic year 2018/19) which will create sustainability events, campaigns and movements in The Students' Union and the wider Bristol area. Come to vote or stand.
Volunteering Opportunities | Free | Alcohol Free | UNION - Green / Sustainable
Visions for our future
10th October 12:30pm - 1:55pm
Rm-CL-0NAH021, Ground floor Northavon House, Frenchay Campus
Creative workshop on UWE Bristol's Sustainability plan for 2030.
Frenchay Event | UWE Events | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Walk for WasteAid
10th October 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Meet outside S Block, Frenchay Campus
Support WasteAid by coming on our weekly walk to find out more, and if you want to, to make a personal donation or even get sponsored to walk!
UWE Events | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Protecting the oceans from noise pollution - with Blue Planet 2 sounds recordist Prof. Steve Simpson
10th October 2pm - 3pm
1N05, Frenchay Campus
Steve Simpson, Professor of Marine Biology and Blue Planet 2 sound recordist, talks about sound pollution in the seas and its impact on wildlife and biodiversity.
Frenchay Event | UWE Events | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Gardening 101: Gardening for Wellbeing
10th October 4pm - 5pm
Meeting Room 1, SU Building 1
World Mental Health Day Special! Come and find out about medicinal herbs you can grow yourself and the health benefits of gardening!
Volunteering Opportunities | Frenchay Event | UWE Green Capital Event | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | UNION - Green / Sustainable | Go Green Week | Community Garden | World Mental Health Day
TALK: Will climate change lead to more wars?
10th October 5pm - 6:30pm
Peel Lecture Theatre, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
This talk will reflect on some ways in which climatic changes could constitute a threat to peace and stability.
Night | Free | Alcohol Free | Off Campus | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Free Film Showing: Albatross
10th October 6pm - 7:45pm
2D07 (former Scene-It Cinema)
Saving the albatross: 'The war is against plastic and they are casualties on the frontline'.
Frenchay Event | UWE Events | Night | Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Film Showing: North of the Sun
10th October 6:05pm - 7pm
2D07 (former Scene-it cinema)
'North of the Sun' is the story of two Norwegians who decide to spent the winter in a bay north of the arctic circle. They build their home from wood, plastic and other flotsam and live, surf and snowboard for 9 months.
Frenchay Event | UWE Green Capital Event | UWE Events | Night | Free | Alcohol Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
The Circle - Bristol's green gateway at The Bearpit
11th October noon - 3pm
Meeting room 1 ground floor, The Students Union at UWE U Block, Frenchay Campus
Come and hear about the Circle – an exciting new vision that would see the Bearpit in Bristol city centre transformed into a food innovation hub to showcase solutions to our global food challenge.
UWE - Green / Sustainable
Stoke Park Litter Detox
11th October 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Meet outside S Block, Frenchay Campus
Join us to clean up Stoke Park woodland and cycle/foot path on our doorstep. Each piece of litter we remove will help protect wildlife and create a better place for the students staff and local people who use it.
Volunteering Opportunities | Frenchay Event | UWE Events | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | Go Green Week | UWE - Green / Sustainable
Bring Your Own Bowl
11th October 6pm - 8pm
The Students' Union Bar at Frenchay Campus
Free food - need we say more? Join us in the Bar for a green edition of Bring Your Own Bowl for a free dinner made of surplus food - don't forget your spoon!
Frenchay Event | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | UNION - Green / Sustainable | UWE Halls Life | Welcome
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