Plenty to enjoy at Letchworth Green Festival

Organisers of Letchworth Green Festival Diane Ketcher, Sue Lines and Gilly Chegwyn

Organisers of Letchworth Green Festival Diane Ketcher, Sue Lines and Gilly Chegwyn - Credit: Courtesy of Gilly Chegwyn

Groups across Letchworth and North Herts have come together to organise a Green Festival in the garden city.

The event takes place next Saturday, September 11  - when, in addition to an range of stalls, there will be storytelling and more in The Wynd.

At 11am and 3pm, visionary storyteller Chris Nickolay will deliver a show on Our Fragile Earth’ - about the beauty and fragility of our home.

Sam from Imajica Children’s Theatre will be telling a climate story from 2pm.

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The Green Festival in Letchworth will take place on September 11 - Credit: Gilly Chegwyn

There will also be a Tree Walk with Tony Goodwin - Howard Park Ranger - who offers a circular stroll around both the park and gardens.

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Meet at the picnic tables in front of kiosk in Howard Park for 11.30am and 2.30pm

At 11am, a talk on ‘Retro-fitting on a Shoestring-Future Proofing the Fabric of Our Homes’ will take place with architect Arjun Chopra, followed by ‘The Role of LGCHF in Environmentally Uncertain Times, with Letchworth Heritage Foundation's CEO Graham Fisher at noon - first come, first served.

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Director of Peace Child David Woollcombe will discuss the problems facing us all as a global family at 1pm, followed by advice on how to reduce your energy bill with Rod Hart at 2pm.

‘We all Need to be Waste Warriors!’ with waste reduction projects co-ordinator Rob Whitehouse will be on at 3pm.

Presentations will be taking place at the Broadway Gallery Café throughout the day. 

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