Sustainability Festival 2019
Sat 11th May – Sat 1st June 2019
3 Weeks of 150+ sustainability events across
St Albans, Harpenden and the villages.
It’s our district – we love it! And we want to make it sustainable for generations to come.
The programme is out on Friday 5th April, and is being delivered to every household in the district with their council tax bill.
Please talk about it with your friends - ask them if they saw it and discuss what you are doing for the festival.
Visit our SustFest19 events page for some highlights of events that will be running. Including.. a Dusk Bat Walk, a Talk on Green Investment, a Vegan Cooking Course, a Plastic-Free Family Picnic, and many, many more….
#SustFest19 - latest news
Speed networking April 5th - book now!
Dates for your diary
Promote your event with our colourful supporters' logos
Please help - Sign up for market stalls - Come to a volunteer evening
Do you have a banner sites or programme distribution point?
Let's make SustFest Balloon Free - watch a film about why
There's still time to grab a stall at the Market Takeover on 19th May.
Plus....see below for some highlights of #SustFest19 events to look forward to.
Friday 5th April 7-9pm
Trestle Arts Base
All #SustFest19 event organisers welcome.
Free event! Book here now!
Come and meet fellow organisers
Celebrate the launch of the #SustFest19 programme
Get the St Albans Sustainability Festival off to a great start!
learn about each other’s events/help promote each others'
take away piles of the #SustFest19 programme hot off the press
exchange tips, ideas and contacts
have a free cuppa and a slice of cake – or buy a drink at the cash bar
*Please note this year’s great new location – a lovely spot for a Friday night sociable event like this*:
Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans AL4 0JQ
Bring with you:
information about your event
a reuseable mug (we’re trying to keep this a disposables free event)
Please note that no glass is allowed at the venue.
Please avoid using balloons for your #SustFest19 event
Come and see Rubber Jellyfish, a brand new film about the damage that balloons cause to the environment. Thursday 28th March at to the Inn on the Park St Albans. - dinner available too.
Click here for information and booking. Tickets £6/2 concessions.
Don't Let Go is a new campaign by Plastic Free St Albans It seeks to prevent local balloon releases, and raises awareness of the environmental degradation caused by balloons.
Please avoid using balloons for your #SustFest19 event.
SUN 19TH MAY
ONLY A FEW STALLS LEFT!
For one day SustFest will take over St Albans market with stalls, music, entertainment and food! You could join us!
Just contact Craig - email here
Help promote the events!
Volunteer at SustFest market stalls:
Volunteer for the April market stalls listed below and help hand out copies of the programme to the general public.
Saturday 6th April - #SustFest19 Stall at St Albans Market
Sunday 7th April - #SustFest19 Stall at St Albans Vegan Market
Saturday 27th April - #SustFest19 Stall at St Albans Market
Sunday 28th April - #SustFest19 Stall at Harpenden Farmers' Market
SustFest Volunteers' evening
We would love you to come along and find out how you can help get #SustFest19 to reach everyone in the district. Includes how to share programmes to motivate people to come along; market stalls, update on basic social media and email sharing. Refreshments; all welcome. Ideal for new people who want to help, as well as regular volunteers.
Thursday 11th April, 7-9pm at the Green Kitchen, 419 Hatfield Rd, St Albans AL4 0XP.
Do you have a space for SustFest banners?
We want everyone in the district to join in with #SustFest19, even if they have never before given a thought to sustainability. Do you or your group own a prominent site? Could you give us permission to put up a banner? Could you be a distribution point for our programmes? Please contact us if you can help.
Promote your event
with our colourful supporters' logos
For more information about promoting your event and to download the SustFest logos visit the dedicated supporters section of our website.
Dates for your Diary
#SustFest19 - St Albans Sustainability Festival
NEW Thursday 28th March (evening) - Rubber Jellyfish film - environmental degradation caused by balloons
Friday 5th April (evening) - Speed Networking event andprogramme launch
NEW Thursday 11th April - #SustFest19 Volunteers evening
Saturday 11th May - Saturday 1st June
Sunday 19th May - Market Takeover
#SustFest19 is sponsored by:
St Albans BID
Herts County Show,
Green Angel Syndicate, and