Ideas for SustFest19

See Ideas below.

Registration opens on 2nd Jan 2019. Closes on 31st Jan. Click here for Registration Form



  • Organise an evening of board games – NO mobiles allowed – encourage conversations!
  • Plastic free week in the office
  • Discuss reducing energy in your group’s building/get some energy meters
  • Second-hand/re-use sale
  • Arrange an environmental film showing
  • Open up an eco-friendly house or building to inspire others
  • Organise a litter pick in your street/area
  • Organise an allotment open day
  • Create a veggie menu for the week in your cafe or group
  • Save all your plastic recycling for a week and tweet a photo!
  • arrange a family friendly bike ride
  • Organise a talk on climate change
  • Make a community bug hotel
  • Show an environmental film/DVD with a group of neighbours
  • Fashion event using second hand clothes
  • Arrange a car-free day
  • Get a water-butt installed to reduce water use
  • Organise a family-friendly bike ride
  • Film event on an environmental topic
  • Organise a group walk for health/to see natural habitats
  • Trip to a nature reserve
  • Arrange vegetarian/vegan cooking demos
  • Solar energy information day
  • Build sculptures out of waste materials


How do I get started?

getonboard1. Discuss with your group: First get your group on board with the idea…. Download the ‘One Planet Living’  themes  (10principleslarge) – from health and happiness to food!  You can use this to start the discussion off, and get your group to share ideas. There is more information about Sustainable Living on the website click here

email2. Email us to let us know you want to be involved: you don’t have to decide on what activity yet –  please click here and send us your logo to show your support –  we will add your logo to the website and put you on our email list and keep you informed with regular updates.

3. Decide your event/activity with your group: Registration opens 2nd Jan until 31st Jan – click here for online form – so you have some time to think about what kind of event/activity you want to run. See links below for ideas  And see the FAQ page.

4. Registration opens 2nd Jan 2019.

We will include your event in the brochure – unless you ask us not to. We will be publicising the events on the website and with press releases.

 Now organise and run your event between 11th May and 1st June 2019.

It is up to you to organise and run your event. We will help you with advertising and letting people know about the festival. We ask that you also try to advertise the event amongst your own members and friends. We hope you will have fun with the event and also raise awareness about sustainable living with members in your group. You will be part of this exciting new award-winning festival in St Albans calendar. You will be an integral part of building a more sustainable district.


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