Green Gala

SATURDAY, 14 AUGUST - 11.00AM-4.00PM
THE BURY'S FIELD, GODALMING - FREE ENTRY

Godalming Town Council - Supporting our Community - StaycationGodalming Town Council is delighted to invite you to the first ever Godalming Green Gala, an event all about living sustainably and protecting the environment.  Come along to The Bury’s Field, have some fun, sample delicious food and enjoy the entertainment.  Find out how local people are helping to make a difference to our environment and how you too can take some easy steps to make a positive change.

PARTICIPANTS

Join What Next in their sumptuous lounge to enjoy some tea and vegan cake and relax and watch What Next TV showing wildlife, eco info and good news about the changes that are being made.

Meet Roots for the Future who will introduce you to their work and will be running a raffle to win a tree as well as selling other tree related products.

Meet Clare from Godalming Nappy Library who will be showing you how easy it is to move from disposable nappies to save 1000’s of tons of waste going into our oceans.

Find Take The Jump Godalming and the Godalming Climate Forum who invite you to join up and take any of the 6 important shifts that we will all need to take in the next decade that don’t cost the earth.

Meet the Permaculture Team – come and find out what Permaculture means, how it works and the difference it makes.

Meet the folks from Wild Learning who will be running free activities for children, come and make dream catchers/God’s Eyes/Boggerts (clay heads on sticks)/leaf printing using wood, recycled wool and old sheets (for leaf printing).

Sewing For Good – the wonderful team who have been sewing throughout the lockdown will be on hand to chat about recycling clothes and easy to learn sewing/craft skills for you.

Find out about Surrey Hills 2 South Downs Community Rail Partnership (sustainable travel) for Farncombe, Godalming, Milford, Witley and Haslemere, the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the  South Down National Park – connecting communities to the railway.

  Godalming Cycle Forum members will be explaining the concept around the Godalming-Guildford Greenway.

Come and meet Farncombe & District Allotment Association (F&DAA) members, who will be happy to share their allotment experiences on how to grow your own vegetables and flowers.

Cafe Mila and Chef Jhenn will be on hand to chat ‘easy vegan’ and other great food ideas.

Action Surrey who will be offering advice about how to live more sustainably at home and more specifically how residents can be more energy efficient.  They can also advise people on what funding exists in order to help make these transitions.

BEEEMZ and Godalming Town Council are making sustainability easier with environmentally friendly chargers for ebikes.  See a prototype of the UK’s first public solar Ebike charger and ask about ebikes, batteries and mileage.

The Cycologist will be offering free bike health checks to include safe operation of gears, brakes, headset, steering and wheel bearings plus wear and tear of tyres.  Minor adjustments will be made and replacement parts will be available for purchase; fitted by the Cycologist depending upon time available.  The Cycologist will also advise on any additional work that might be needed.

ENTERTAINMENT

Greeting you on arrival will be the unmistakable sound of Melodic Panman

Ride the Dobby Horse Carousel

The Music Works will be there to entertain you with young stars of the future plus come and try out some instruments too.

Godalming You Ukes will be performing their Climate Change set telling stories of the changes in the climate.

David Faraday of You Ukes will host an Ecotainment Open Mic – bring your songs, poetry, stories and comedy that express your love of nature and/or concern for the planet.

DELICIOUS ECO-FRIENDLY FOOD

All Out

All Out Burgers

Godalming Delights - Truly scrumptious coffee, ice cream & confectionary

Godalming Delights
Selection of delectable vegan and veggie ice creams, chocolates and sweets

Green Gala Leaf

Ladda Thai
Vegan Thai Curry/Pad Thai, Spring Rolls & Noodles

Thyme For Tea -

Thyme For Tea
Vintage Horsebox serving scrummy tea things (no meat products)

Green Gala Leaf

Vegan Churros

CHECK OUT OUR ECO-FRIENDLY STALLS

Amanda's Beeswax Wraps

Amanda’s Beeswax Foodwraps
Sustainable, anti-microbial, natural food wraps – to replace clingfilm

Green Gala Leaf

Bee Friendly Plants

BNUTZ

Bnutz
Vegan Friendly Nut Butters

Citizens Advice

Citizen’s Advice Waverley

Five Tribe

Five Tribe Eco Warrior
Litter Picking Kits

The Green Boutique

The Green Boutique
Sustainable Clothing

It's ECO Lovely

It’s ECO Lovely
Eco Friendly Accessories

Offshore Designs - handmade, sustainable jewellery

Offshore Designs
Sustainable Jewellery

The Cycologist - Therapy For Bikes

The Cycologist
Free bike health check

Riverford Organic Farmers

Riverford Organic Vegetables

Surrey Wildlife Trust

Surrey Wildlife Trust

Woodland Trust

Woodland Trust

Logo - Yard Market

Yard Market
Eco refill station – bring your own bottles

Logo - BEEEMZ

BEEEMZ
Solar Ebike Chargers

Logo - Good Living Brew

Good Living Brew
Producers of binary botanical a vegan, gluten free wine-lovers beer

Logo - Inzho

Inzho
Native American’s wellness philosophy to provide balance for mind, body and soul. 

Logo - Rotary in Godalming

Rotary in Godalming

Logo - Twang Love Nature

Twang-Love Nature
Natural plant based products

Logo - Zero Waste Showcase

Zero Waste Showcase
Working with people to help cut down on waste and recycle more

All events accurate at the time of publication.  The organisers reserve the right to alter the programme.