Forthcoming events from Sustainable St Albans and friends – across St Albans, Harpenden and the villages.

Our Planet Our Future logo square 27-11-06Our Planet Our Future – next events:

14 Sep – Leave your car at home! 7.30 – 9.00pm, via zoom

Boots, bikes and buses, an evening with talks and discussion on alternative ways to get around that are kinder to the planet. Speakers are Brian Deegan from Urban Movement, Andrew Buchanan from Harpenden Hopper, and Marcus Vere from Bike Box Delivery

Free event via Zoom, please book via Meetup here

9 Nov 2020 – Sustainable holidays, 7.30-9.00pm, via zoom

Talks and discussion about taking your sustainable lifestyle on holiday with you. Contributors include James Blake, CEO of the Youth Hostel Association. Free event, please book via Meetup here

coleswood road harpenden 10-3-19Playing Out

Playing Out sessions cannot take place at this time.  If you are interested in starting Playing Out on your street when it starts up again, please do get in touch with us.  You can find all the information that you need to start Playing Out is on our webpage here.

In the meantime here is a video by Playing Out about Playing In!

2020 Open Food Gardens is virtual!

We can’t run our programme of garden visits in 2020, so this year we are “going virtual” by creating videos of food growing in local gardens.   We now have four virtual open food gardens on our Open Food Gardens page.

Layout 1Sustainability Festival 2020 has been postponed until 2021

For more information see the festival website at

Carbon literacy/Climate awareness courses in 2020

If you are interested in attending a session or finding out more please email us here

Thermal imaging camera information sessions

Camera sessions – we are working to put together virtual thermal imaging camera sessions so that the thermal imaging camera programme can take place in line with social distancing regulations for winter 2020/21.



7.30pm Thurs 30 July 2020- Share chat/tips on Plastic Free July:  SSA Open Meeting – #PlasticFreeJuly feedback . Time: Jul 30, 2020 19:30 London. See info and book here:

The Story of Plastic -Brand new film special #lockdown online screening – Tickets Limited for 1st July 2020.


FREE Online screening ‘The Story of Plastic – Wed 1st July  7pm.   Details and tickets here. With post-film panel discussion at 8.30pm with Jen Gale, author of the popular Sustainable-ish blog and book; Amanda Yorwerth, St.Albans Friends of the Earth, and Catherine Ross from Sustainable St Albans.

Thursday 18th June 2020 8pm Food Garden Question Time online Book here

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Grow Community Sopwell host the ZOOM online Food Garden Question Time with local food gardeners, Amanda Yorwerth, Ian Langford – chair of FoodSmiles St Albans and Sopwell gardener and allotment holder Michelle Mackenzie. See more and book your ticket on Eventbrite here

Getting Involved in Sustainable St Albans -Zoom Meetings  zoom meet

An informal online Zoom session aimed at anyone who wants to hear a little more about the work of Sustainable St Albans and find out how they could take part –