#SustFest Tasters, Tours and Exhibitions

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MULTIDAY EVENTS AND SPECIAL OFFERS


multi 13 Nude Tin Can St Albans Exposed Square John PlummerST ALBANS EXPOSED – ART EXHIBITION 11TH MAY – 1ST JUNE
10am – 5pm Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat + 12noon – 4pm Wed
ART / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE 

An exhibition of St Albans themed artwork – newly created by local artists. Visitors can enjoy traditional, abstract and sculpture made of recycled materials.
Where Nude Tin Can, 125 Hatfield Rd, St Albans AL1 4JS
Info www.nudetincan.com
NUDE TIN CAN



112 - blue dot take2FOLLOW THE BLUE DOT ART TRAIL AROUND ST ALBANS

11TH MAY – 1ST JUNE Business Opening Hours

ART / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Spot the dot…Follow the trail and visit local businesses to see how ‘less is more’ through the eyes of talented local artists. Get inspired to reduce and re-use!
Where See trail map www.plasticfreestalbans.org.uk/sustfest19-art-trail
PLASTIC FREE ST ALBANS AND HERTS VISUAL ARTS


multi 68 Amanda behind micSUSTAINABLE STORIES
18TH – 24TH MAY All day

RADIO / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
People around St Albans are stepping up to the mark and doing their bit for the environment. Tune in to 92.6fm Radio Verulam to be inspired by their stories.
Where On air throughout the District
Info www.radioverulam.com
RADIO VERULAM


SATURDAY 11TH MAY 


11-5 carbon literacy photo letterboxCARBON LITERACY AWARENESS COURSE
9am – 5pm 

TRAINING / £20pp – INC £10 CERTIFICATE £12 CONCESSIONS / BOOK
Come and learn about the science of how carbon affects climate change and the changes that individuals can make to reduce their carbon footprint. One day course. Booking essential.
Where Kingston Smith, 4 Victoria Sq, St Albans AL1 3TF
Info Click here for more information or to book
SUSTAINABLE ST ALBANS



OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANATIONAL MILLS WEEKEND – COME AND VISIT!
9am – 1pm
VISIT / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE

Visit your local mill as part of National Mills Weekend. Watermill, museum and on-site bakery.
Where Redbournbury Watermill, Redbournbury Lane, St Albans AL3 6RS
Info www.redbournburymill.co.uk
REDBOURNBURY WATERMILL 


11-5 - foodsmiles 2017 working together2FOODSMILES SITE OPEN DAY. TOUR, TEA AND CAKES.
1.30pm – 4pm 

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Drop in and visit this co-operative organic veg growing site. Get involved! Try our tea and cakes – meet the members. You may even want to join! Wear sturdy shoes.
Where Hammonds End Farm, Harpenden AL5 2AY
Info It will go ahead unless torrential rain. http://www.foodsmilesstalbans.org.uk 07813 047463 FOODSMILES ST ALBANS


11-5 sraa allotmentOPEN ALLOTMENT AND TEA PARTY
2pm – 4pm 

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Enjoy a tour of our productive allotment and learn more about pollinator-friendly plants over a cup of tea and delectable cakes.
Where Sandridge Rd Allotments, next to 26 Marshall Ave, St Albans AL3 5RS
Info 07973 800986. Rain or shine!
SANDRIDGE ROAD ALLOTMENT ASSOCIATION & MARSHALSWICK HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 


11-5 125 tree walk View 03GUIDED TREE TOUR OF ST ALBANS CATHEDRAL
2.30pm – 3.30pm

TOUR / CHILD FRIENDLY / £3 PER ADULT, FREE FOR CHILDREN UNDER14 / BOOK
Celebrate the launch of our new Tree Trail by exploring the grounds of St Albans Cathedral and the city’s oldest trees with one of our experienced guides.
Where St Albans Cathedral, Sumpter Yard AL1 1BY
Info Book tickets at www.stalbanscathedral.org/whatson/special-events
ST ALBANS CATHEDRAL


SUNDAY 12TH MAY 


12-540 - CNAA sustfest photoALLOTMENT TOURS AND REFRESHMENTS
11am – 2.30pm 

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Come along for CNAA tours on the hour. See wonderful allotments and enjoy light refreshment (provided by CASH) in the orchard. A real community event!
Where Cottonmill Allotments, Cottonmill Lane, St Albans AL1 1HL
Info Event will go ahead in light rain.
COTTONMILL AND NUNNERY ALLOTMENT ASS. COTTONMILL AND SOPWELL HUB 


12-5 154 RAA beesGROW YOUR OWN FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
11am – 3pm 

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Come to see what your friends and neighbours are doing to produce fresh fruit and vegetables all year round. See the varieties grown. Allotment plots available. Event cancelled if heavy rain.
Where Greyhound Meadow, AL3 7BU. Park along North Common. Walk up path to right of REC shop.
Info www.redbourn-allotments.co.uk 07817 542191
REDBOURN ALLOTMENT ASSOCIATION 


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANATIONAL MILLS WEEKEND – COME AND VISIT!
12noon – 5.30pm 

VISIT / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Visit your local mill as part of National Mills Weekend. Watermill, museum and on-site bakery.
Where Redbournbury Watermill, Redbournbury Lane, St Albans AL3 6RS
Info www.redbournburymill.co.uk
REDBOURNBURY WATERMILL 


12-5 115 - st_stephens_small_exteriorWHAT’S AN ECO CHURCH?
12noon – 4pm 

EXHIBITION / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Discover how St Stephen’s Church is working towards becoming more sustainable. Free exhibition.
Where St Stephen’s Church, Watling St, St Albans AL1 2PT
Info http://ststephenandstjulian.org/ 
PARISH OF ST STEPHEN WITH ST JULIAN 


12-5 37 - IE civic centre 4COME AND GROW!
1pm – 4pm

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Help to plant and maintain our open-to-all community garden. Harvest a little something to take home. No experience necessary. Growing questions encouraged!
Where Incredible Edible Civic Centre Garden, Civic Centre (at front of Alban Arena) St Albans AL1 3LD
Info www.foodsmilesstalbans.org.uk 07941 954530
FOODSMILES & INCREDIBLE EDIBLE ST ALBANS


11-5 125 tree walk View 03GUIDED TREE TOUR OF ST ALBANS CATHEDRAL
2pm – 3pm 

TOUR / CHILD FRIENDLY / £3 PER ADULT, FREE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 14 / BOOK
Celebrate the launch of our new Tree Trail by exploring the grounds of St Albans Cathedral and the city’s oldest trees with one of our experienced guides.
Where St Albans Cathedral, Sumpter Yard, AL1 1BY
Info Book at www.stalbanscathedral.org/whatson/special-events
ST ALBANS CATHEDRAL


12-5 97 - plot 31 seedsPLOT 31 COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN DAY
2pm – 4.30pm 

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Join us for a spot of gardening – come and have a look at the new garden, sow some seeds, or do a bit of digging, if you like. Tea and homemade cake available!
Where Plot 31 Community Garden, Holcroft Rd Allotments, Tallents Crescent, Harpenden AL5 5BW
Info www.plot31.co.uk Bad weather 07790 614789
PLOT 31 CIC 


12-5 63 Marshalswick South imageNEIGHBOURHOOD WALK WITH LOCAL COUNCILLOR: MARSHALSWICK SOUTH
2pm – 4pm 

WALK / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Come on a walk with your Lib Dem councillor looking at practical changes that could improve your local area and make it a more sustainable place to live.
Where King William Pub, Sandridge Rd, AL1 4AH
Info www.stalbanslibdems.org.uk 07743 338195
Walks will go ahead whatever the weather. ST ALBANS LIBERAL DEMOCRATS 


12-5 64 Clarence imageNEIGHBOURHOOD WALK WITH YOUR LOCAL COUNCILLOR: CLARENCE WARD
3pm – 5pm 

WALK / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Come on a walk with your Lib Dem councillor looking at practical changes that could improve your local area and make it a more sustainable place to live.
Where Bandstand, Clarence Park, St Albans AL1 4NF
Info www.stalbanslibdems.org.uk 07812 113368 Walks will go ahead whatever the weather. ST ALBANS LIBERAL DEMOCRATS 


103 - harp lib demNATURE AND NEIGHBOURHOOD
3pm – 5pm 

WALK / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Walk through some of our most beautiful hidden bits of nature and look at ways we could improve your local neighbourhood.
Where Footpath opp Red Cow, Westfield Rd, Harpenden AL5 4ND
Info www.hitch-harp-libdems.org.uk 07747 470239 Walks will go ahead whatever the weather. HARPENDEN LIBERAL DEMOCRATS 


12-5 65 Marshalswick North imageNEIGHBOURHOOD WALK WITH LOCAL COUNCILLOR: MARSHALSWICK NORTH
4pm – 6pm 

WALK / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Come on a walk with your Lib Dem councillor looking at practical changes that could improve your local area and make it a more sustainable place to live.
Where Outside Marshalswick Library, The Ridgeway, St Albans AL4 9TU
Info www.stalbanslibdems.org.uk 07387 085802 Walks will go ahead whatever the weather. ST ALBANS LIBERAL DEMOCRATS


MONDAY 13TH MAY 


13-5 open mic our planetCLIMATE EMERGENCY OPEN MIC NIGHT
7.30pm – 9.30pm 

TALKING I FREE I BOOK
We have a climate emergency, what can we do? Share your thoughts at our Open Mic Night.Dave Hampton, Carbon Coach, will kick off the session.
Where Harpenden Arms, 188 High St, Harpenden AL5 2TR
Info www.meetup.com/Our-Planet-Our-Future-continues-at-the-harpenden-arms
OUR PLANET OUR FUTURE & SUSTAINABLE ST ALBANS 


TUESDAY 14TH MAY  


14-5 144 wild medicine lucy blundenWILD MEDICINES ON YOUR DOORSTEP
7:15pm – 7:30pm start 9:30pm finish 

TALK / HEALTH / £7 INC TEA/COFFEE
Wild medicines are everywhere; let Lucy Blunden, medical herbalist pique your curiosity with the wealth of health at your feet. Interactive talk and herb hunt.
Where The Plough & Harrow, Southdown Rd, Harpenden AL5 1PR
Info www.hchealth.org.uk
HARPENDEN COMPLEMENTARY HEALTH 


DUSK BAT WALK
8.30pm – 10.00pm 

WILDLIFE / FREE / BOOK

14-5 55 Dusk Bat Walk Image _c_Harry_Hogg_c_

Photo by Harry Hogg

Come along to Harpenden Common to find out more about the nocturnal residents that dominate the skies.
Where Harpenden Common, Harpenden AL5
Info Book at www.harpenden.gov.uk/event/4237-bat-walk-sustfest-2019 01582 768278
HARPENDEN TOWN COUNCIL 



THURSDAY 16TH MAY 


14-5 55 Dusk Bat Walk Image _c_Harry_Hogg_c_

DUSK BAT WALK
8.30pm – 10.00pm 

WILDLIFE / FREE / BOOK
Come along to Harpenden Common to find out more about the nocturnal residents that dominate the skies.
Where Harpenden Common, Harpenden AL5
Info book    http://www.harpenden.gov.uk/event/4293-dusk-bat-walk-part-of-sustfest 01582 768278 HARPENDEN TOWN COUNCIL 


SATURDAY 18TH MAY 


18-5 75 - vvs RiverFly-KickHOW HEALTHY IS THE RIVER VER? RIVERFLY DEMO
10am – 4pm 

WILDLIFE / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
See how many creatures live in the river. We check up and down the river every month counting the creatures to tell us how healthy our chalk stream is.
Where Verulamium Park – by the river at St Michaels Bridge, St Albans AL3 4SJ
Info www.riverver.co.uk John Pritchard johnp@riverver.co.uk. Rain or shine 01727 835957. VER VALLEY SOCIETY


18-5 130 cndA WORLD WITHOUT NUCLEAR WEAPONS
11am – 1pm 

STALL / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Come and chat to us at our market stall about the UN Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, the US withdrawal from the INF Treaty, the Arms Trade and Nuclear Power.
Where Outside Nationwide Building Society, 16 St Peter’s St, St Albans AL1 3NA
Info www.stalbanscnd.wordpress.com ST ALBANS CND 


18-5 34 - earthworks - use this oneEARTHWORKS ECO SITE OPEN GARDEN AND PLANT SALE
12noon – 4pm 

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
A chance to see our eco-building and other projects using principles of sustainability, conservation and environmental awareness at our 3-acre site.
Where Earthworks, Hixberry Lane, St Albans AL4 0TZ
Info www.earthworksstalbans.co.uk
EARTHWORKS ST. ALBANS 


18-5 56 Bee photo for sustainability SPCWOODLAND PARK – BEES AND TREES
12noon – 2pm 

WILDLIFE / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
An educational morning on how we encourage wildlife and pollination, and what we make and create from our resources, including bee-keeping and hazel coppicing.
Where Jersey Farm Woodland Park, Jersey Farm, St Albans AL4 9LQ
Info Bad weather will cancel event 01727 831871  SANDRIDGE PARISH COUNCIL 


18-5 66 - St Peter's ImageNEIGHBOURHOOD WALK WITH YOUR LOCAL COUNCILLOR: ST PETER’S WARD
3pm – 5pm 

WALK / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Come on a walk with one of your Lib Dem councillors looking at practical changes that could improve your local area and make it a more sustainable place to live.
Where Meet at the War Memorial, St Peter’s St, St Albans AL1 3HG
Info www.stalbanslibdems.org.uk 07971 906343 Walks will go ahead whatever the weather.
ST ALBANS LIBERAL DEMOCRATS 


SUNDAY 19TH MAY 


MarketST ALBANS MARKET TAKE OVER
11am – 5pm 

DAY OUT / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Over 60 stalls from businesses and charities showcasing: holidays without flying, home energy, eco friendly food, looking after our town, low carbon shopping, live bands, street food, electric cars, bikes and bike repair, e-bikes for you to ride and more!
Where St Albans Market, St Peters St, St Albans
Info Click here for more information
SUSTAINABLE ST ALBANS AND ST ALBANS FRIENDS OF THE EARTH 


16-5 45 - veolia - munch from event last yearMEET MUNCH THE HUNGRY LORRY
10am – 4pm 

RECYCLING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Munch the hungry food waste truck will be teaching the benefits of reducing food waste and how best to recycle. There will be games to play for adults and kids.
Where St Peter’s St, St Albans. As part of the Market Take Over.
Info www.veolia.co.uk
VEOLIA


12-5 154 RAA beesGROW YOUR OWN FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
11am – 3pm 

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Come to see what your friends and neighbours are doing to produce fresh fruit and vegetables all year round. See the varieties grown. Allotment plots available. Cancelled if heavy rain.
Where Tassel Hall, Redbourn AL3 7JE. Driveway to right of 107 Tassel Hall. Sharp Left at top. Car Park.
Info www.redbourn-allotments.co.uk 07817 542191.
REDBOURN ALLOTMENT ASSOCIATION 


19-5 67 Colney Heath imageNEIGHBOURHOOD WALK WITH YOUR LOCAL COUNCILLOR: COLNEY HEATH
11.30am – 1.30pm 

WALK / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Come on a walk with your Lib Dem councillor looking at practical changes that could improve your local area and make it a more sustainable place to live.
Where Meet outside Colney Heath School, High St, Colney Heath AL4 0NP
Info www.stalbanslibdems.org.uk 07387 085502 Walks will go ahead whatever the weather.
ST ALBANS LIBERAL DEMOCRATS


19-5 76 Common-Green-ShieldbugTALK AND WALK: AN INTRODUCTION TO BUGS AND BEETLES
2pm – 4pm 

WILDLIFE / £4pp / BOOK
A talk and walk looking for bugs and beetles. For adults and accompanied older teenagers.
Where Highfield Park Visitor Centre, Hill End Lane, St Albans AL4 0RA
Info www.highfieldparktrust.co.uk/calendar. If rain, will extend the indoor talk and cancel the walk.
HIGHFIELD PARK TRUST


WEDNESDAY 22ND MAY 


touir guideTOUR OF THE LOCAL FOOD WASTE (ANAEROBIC DIGESTION) FACILITY
am tour: 10.30 – 12 pm tour: 1.30 – 3 

TOUR / ADULT ONLY / FREE / BOOK
Come and find out what happens to your food waste after it’s collected from your street. Sensible shoes required.
Where Agrivert North London AD Coursers, Farm Coursers Rd, Colney Heath AL4 0PG
Info www.agrivert-tour.eventbrite.co.uk
AGRIVERT


THURSDAY 23RD MAY 


23-5 16 - seeds to specimensSEEDS TO SPECIMENS – ESTABLISHING NEW TREES IN THE URBAN FOREST
10am – 1pm 

GROWING / ADULTS ONLY / FREE / BOOK
Thousands of trees are planted every year, but many fail in the first few years. Find out how quick & simple maintenance can help trees thrive in the long term.
Where St Albans Community Garden, Hixberry Lane St Albans
Info alex.laurie@stalbans.gov.uk 01727 866100
ST ALBANS CITY AND DISTRICT COUNCIL/CDA HERTS


hawa asian herbsHOW TO GROW ASIAN HERBS
11am – 2pm 

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
How to grow Asian Herbs and use them in cooking. Collect your free seeds to grow your own! Join our demonstration on how to make plant boxes from recycled wood.
Where CDA Herts Community Garden, Hixberry Lane, St Albans AL4 OTZ
Info Facebook: @hawastalbans 07786530751
HAWA TIFFIN CLUB PROJECT 


23-5 107 GAS picBUSINESS ANGEL INVESTING IN THE GREEN ECONOMY – BE PART OF THE SOLUTION!
7pm – 9pm 

INVESTMENT / ADULTS ONLY / £40 INC DINNER AND WINE / BOOK
Enjoy dinner at Lussmanns and discover the potential value to you of angel investments in the Green Economy, from the UK’s leading specialists.
Where Lussmanns, Waxhouse Gate, High St, St Albans AL3 4EW
Info www.greenangelsyndicate.com/events
GREEN ANGEL SYNDICATE 


SATURDAY 25TH MAY 


25-5 11 - herts showHERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW -A SHOWCASE OF HERTFORDSHIRE’S FINEST!
8.30am – 5.30pm 

DAY OUT / CHILD FRIENDLY
A showcase of Hertfordshire’s finest farming, food, shopping and entertainment. Hertfordshire’s biggest family day out!
Where The Showground, Dunstable Rd, Redbourn AL3 7PT
Info Reduced advance tickets www.hertsshow.com
HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW 


25-5 128 Bee-apisHERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW –MEET THE BEES AND THE BEE KEEPERS
8.30am – 5.30pm 

WILDLIFE / CHILD FRIENDLY
Local honey and other hive products available to taste and purchase. See how you can help support local bees and other pollinating insects.
Where The Showground, Dunstable Rd, Redbourn AL3 7PT
Info www.hertsbees.org.uk
Reduced advance tickets www.hertshow.com
HERTFORDSHIRE BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION 


25-5 170 - festiwool - from googleFESTIWOOL POP-UP @ HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW
8.30am – 5.30pm

WOOL / CHILD FRIENDLY
Festiwool is hosting a marquee at the Herts County Show, telling the story of wool from sheep to fashion and everything in between with love for our crafts.
Where The Showground, Dunstable Rd, Redbourn AL3 7PT
Info www.festiwool.com
Reduced advance tickets http://www.hertshow.com
FESTIWOOL


25-5 38 - IE - russell avenue 3COME AND GROW!
10am – 1pm

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Help to plant and maintain our open-to-all community garden, and harvest a little something to take home. No experience necessary. Growing questions encouraged!
Where Incredible Edible, Russell Ave, St Albans AL3 5EB
Info www.foodsmilesstalbans.org.uk 07941954530
FOODSMILES & INCREDIBLE EDIBLE ST ALBANS


25-5 yogaEVERYBODY YOGA

EVENT CANCELLED

11am – 12noon 

FITNESS / ADULTS ONLY / £10pp
An hour of yoga for everyone to enjoy. Suitable for all abilities. Making yoga fun and relaxed and guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed.
Where Redbourn Village Hall (upstairs room – unfortunately no lift available) High St, Redbourn AL3 7LW
Info Facebook: @HertsHippy  Hertshippy@gmail.com
MY LITTLE SANCTUARY 


SUNDAY 26TH MAY 


25-5 11 - herts showHERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW –
A SHOWCASE OF HERTFORDSHIRE’S FINEST!
8.30am – 5.30pm 

DAY OUT / CHILD FRIENDLY
A showcase of Hertfordshire’s finest farming, food, shopping and entertainment. Hertfordshire’s biggest family day out!
Where The Showground, Dunstable Rd, Redbourn AL3 7PT
Info Reduced advance tickets www.hertsshow.com
HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW 


25-5 128 Bee-apisHERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW –MEET THE BEES AND THE BEE KEEPERS
8.30am – 5.30pm 

WILDLIFE / CHILD FRIENDLY
Local honey and other hive products available to taste and purchase. See how you can help support local bees and other pollinating insects.
Where The Showground, Dunstable Rd, Redbourn AL3 7PT
Info http://www.hertsbees.org.uk
Reduced advance tickets www.hertshow.com
HERTFORDSHIRE BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION 


25-5 170 - festiwool - from googleFESTIWOOL POP-UP @ HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW
8.30am – 5.30pm 

WOOL / CHILD FRIENDLY
Festiwool is hosting a marquee at the Herts County Show, telling the story of wool from sheep to fashion and everything in between with love for our crafts.
Where The Showground, Dunstable Rd, Redbourn AL3 7PT
Info www.festiwool.com
Reduced advance tickets www.hertsshow.com
FESTIWOOL


26-5 109 Walk photo SPCSYMONDSHYDE ANCIENT WOODLAND WALK
10am – 1pm 

WALK / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
A stroll around the beautiful countryside in our Parish, visiting Nomansland Common and Symondshyde Ancient Woodland.
Where Nomansland Carpark, Ferrers Lane, St Albans AL4 9FH
Info Neil Harris 07733 326232
SANDRIDGE PARISH COUNCIL 


26-5 110 allotmentFARMERS MARKET – EAST HARPENDEN GARDENING CLUB ALLOTMENTS STALL
10am – 2pm 

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Talk to allotment holders about the benefits of having your own allotment and growing your own organic food at the Harpenden Farmers Market.
Where Lower High St, Harpenden Info www.ehgc.org 
EAST HARPENDEN GARDENING CLUB 


12-5 154 RAA beesGROW YOUR OWN FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
11am – 3pm 

GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE
Come to see what your friends and neighboursare doing to produce fresh fruit and vegetables all year round. See the varieties grown. Plots available. Cancelled if heavy rain. 

Where Long Cutt, Redbourn AL3 7EY. Path to left of 74 Hill Top. No car parking.
Info www.redbourn-allotments.co.uk 07817 542191
REDBOURN ALLOTMENT ASSOCIATION 


TUESDAY 28TH MAY 


28-590 - river verPROJECT WALKTHROUGH: IMPROVING THE RIVER VER AND LAKES
10am – 12noon
WALK / TALK / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE

Join the project team and take a walk along the River Ver to see how an ambitious project plans to restore this rare chalk river and improve the Verulamium Park lakes.
Where Verulamium Park, St Albans (outside Inn on the Park).
Info www.revitalisingtheriver.co.uk 07341 509689
REVITALISING THE RIVER: ST ALBANS 


WEDNESDAY 29TH MAY 


29-5 33 - hmwt Charlie 2019-01-13 11.47.55DISCOVER HEDGEHOGS
2pm-3pm

WILDLIFE / CHILD FRIENDLY / £8 ADULT,
£6 CHILD / BOOK
Discover the fascinating lives of hedgehogs with an expert from Hornbeam Wood Hedgehog Sanctuary. Learn how to help and possibly meet a rescue hog!
Where Hornbeam Wood Hedgehog Rescue.
Info www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk/events/2019-05-29-discover-hedgehogs 

HERTS AND MIDDLESEX WILDLIFE TRUST 


29-5 3 Heartwood Forest Legacy Event (13 of 27)CAPTURING CARBON WALK: DISCOVER HEARTWOOD’S CLIMATE BENEFIT
6pm – 8pm 

WALK / TALK / £5 / BOOK
Join us for an early evening guided walk around Heartwood Forest, learning about the Carbon Capture benefits of planting woodlands.
Where Heartwood Forest, Sandridge AL4 9DQ
Info www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/get-involved/events 
THE WOODLAND TRUST


THURSDAY 30TH MAY 


30-5 82 St Albans CathedralFAMILY DISCOVERY MORNING
10am – 12.30pm
CRAFTS / AIMED AT CHILDREN / FREE 

Our ever-popular Family Discovery Mornings allow children and adults to explore our wonderful Cathedral, completing art/craft activities as they go.
Where St Albans Cathedral, Sumpter Yard, St Albans AL1 1BY
Info https://stalbanscathedral.org/whatson/family/
Facebook: @StAlbansCathedralOfficial
ST ALBANS CATHEDRAL


30-5 111 grow your own SPCGROW YOUR OWN IN SANDRIDGE PARISH
7pm – 9pm
GROWING / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE 

An educational evening including how to upcycle household waste containers into pots for growing fruit and veg!
Where Marshalswick Community Centre, St Albans AL4 9TX
Info www.sandridge-pc.gov.uk
Facebook: @SandridgeParish 
SANDRIDGE PARISH COUNCIL 


FRIDAY 31ST MAY 


Bank vole in the hand - small mammal trapping

Photo: Amy Lewis

MARVELLOUS MAMMALS – THE HERTS AND MIDDLESEX WILDLIFE TRUST
9.30am – 11.30am
WILDLIFE / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE / BOOK 

Get up close and personal with the small mammals found in Harpenden and learn about the tracks and signs left by these little critters.
Where Town Hall, Leyton Rd, Harpenden AL5 2LX
Info www.harpenden.gov.uk/event/4253-marvelous-mammals-in-collaboration-with-the-herts-middlesex-wildlife-trust
HARPENDEN TOWN COUNCIL AND HMWT 


SATURDAY 1ST JUNE 2019 


31-5 147 carbon literacy (2)CARBON LITERACY AWARENESS COURSE
9am – 5pm
TRAINING / £20pp – INC £10 CERTIFICATE £12 CONCESSIONS / BOOK 

Learn about the science of how carbon affects climate change and the changes that individuals can make to reduce carbon footprint. One day course.
Where Trinity United Reformed Church, 1 Beaconsfield Rd, St Albans AL1 3RD
Info www.carbonliteracy_june1st.eventbrite.co.uk
SUSTAINABLE ST ALBANS 


1-6 eco ed challenge 1st june Green LivingGREEN LIVING WITH ECOED LIFE
1pm – 2.30pm

TALK / AWARDS / CHILD FRIENDLY / FREE / BOOK 

One step at a time, each action counts! Join us to discuss and share ideas on what you and your family can do to live a more sustainable lifestyle.
Where Dagnall Street Baptist Church, Room 3, 1 Cross St, St Albans AL3 5EE
Info www.ecoedlife.com 
ECOED LIFE


POST SUSTFEST EVENT – WEDNESDAY 4TH JUNE 


touir guideTOUR OF THE AGRIVERT ANAEROBIC DIGESTION FACILITY
am tour: 10.30 – 12 noon;  pm tour: 1.30 – 3pm

TOUR / ADULTS ONLY / FREE / BOOK
Come and find out what happens to your food waste after it’s collected from your street. Sensible footwear needed.
Where Agrivert North London AD Coursers, Farm Coursers Rd, Colney Heath AL4 0PG
Info www.agrivert-tour.eventbrite.co.uk 
AGRIVERT 

 


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