Southend Greenfest Fri 6 & Sat 7 March at The Railway Hotel Southend

The Green Party have announced a groundbreaking event, brand new for 2020. Two days of free informative workshops covering a wide range of Green ideas and policies; amazing guest speakers; and two whole evenings of live music - this is sure to be the biggest Green-festival South Essex has ever seen!

With a brilliant open-mic style Lightning Talks session, and two incredible evenings of free live music from Tuppenny Bunters, David Woodcock, The Penny Antics, Leo C, Ren Stedman, Frankie Roe, The Ondines, Tim Sinnott & John Bulley, and many more - there’s loads of reasons to stick around for the social mixers in the evenings!

They will be joined by amazing and inspiring Guest Speakers including;

Amelia Womack - Green Party Deputy Leader

Catherine Rowett, Professor of Philosophy at UEA and the first Green MEP for Eastern Region,

Caroline Russell, Green London Assembly Member and Green National Transport Spokesperson,

Benali Hamdache, Co-Chair of the LGBTIQA+ Greens.

There will be several incredible experts leading informative group workshops on;

Universal Basic Income: The end to poverty and homelessness - with community activist Sherry Fuller.

The Circular Economy: Transitioning from wasteful production to sustainability by design - with SEEGP Coordinator James Vessey-Miller.

Introduction to Permaculture: Creating resilient communities in harmony with nature - with Graham Burnett, Founder of Spiralseed.

The Green Energy Revolution: Transitioning to a low-carbon future through efficiency - with Dr Terence Lewis MSC BSC EMA.

Hosted by South East Essex Green Party at the wonderful The Railway Hotel Southend, this event is sure to be popular, so secure your spaces now!