Portsmouth Green Fair 2010

Portsmouth Green Fair 2010 is on Sat 17th July from  11- 4 in Portsmouth Guildhall Square and Victoria Park. The event is part of the Green Week Campaign and organised by Portsmouth Climate Action Network.

The current action packed line-up includes:

  • 2 stages with 15 live bands powered by Electric Pedals bicycle generators organised by the Portsmouth coalition.
  • DJ Danny Turbo.
  • A bicycle powered cinema showing some of the latest eco activist films.
  • Steam Boat Willy pedal powered hovercraft, where YOU can fly by pedaling.
  • The Interdimensional Wizard who will show you some amazing sun powered energy machines.
  • Clowns and Street entertainers doing workshops on juggling etc.
  • Lodge Arts giving spray painting workshops and showcasing entries for the Big Green idea for Portsmouth
  • Green motor show including vehicles which run on waste gas (Organic Power) waste oil (Veggiepower) and electric vehicles
  • Healing Area including massage, reflexology,reiki etc
  • Talks on permaculture, environmental gardening tips ,money saving guerrilla gardening etc.
  • Portsmouth Beekeepers association where you can find out how to keep your own bees and buy some local honey.
  • Art Displays and competitions from local schools
  • Children’s games and activities inc building a monster using recycled materials, bouncy castles and Face painting. Also roundabouts and children’s rides. And story-tellers
  • Bicycle maintenance demos + Trick bike display and skateboarders.
  • Live broadcasts by Express FM and filming by Portsmouth Live
  • Demos of green technology plus information and campaigning stalls
  • Green Crafts inc Cob ovens and woodworking
  • Pedal powered smoothie maker.
  • Farmers Market for local Organic fruit and vegetables etc.
  • 4 cafes selling local Organic fair-trade food and drinks including a cafe in a yurt.
  • + almost 100  Stalls selling local produce, inc. clothes, eco-gifts, arts and crafts

They are currently looking for cyclists to power the generators – contact chriskennett01@hotmail.com to find out more. There are also other opportunities to get involved.


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