7 March 2015
10:00 – 17:00
Birmingham Botantical Gardens & Glasshouses, Westbourne Road, Birmingham, B15 3TR.
Birmingham City Council.
To mark Climate Week 2015 and Fair Trade Fortnight, Birmingham GreenFest is coming to the famous Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Saturday 7 March from 10.00 – 17.00! Don’t miss the special offer entrance price of £2 for adults (normal price £7) and free entrance for under 16’s. Attractions include the first ever auction of ethically traded and locally sourced goods presented by local auctioneers Biddle & Webb who are generously supporting fair trade charities. Back by popular demand is the Birmingham Fair Trade and Ethical Market selling a range of locally sourced and fairly traded produce as well as sustainable and green exhibitors. There will be Bollywood dancing performances, workshops and henna painting by the talented local troupe, Hina & Co., and kids of all ages can get take part in hands-on environmental art interventions, including musical instrument making, jewellery making, junk art and model making and an exciting new performance art intervention “Plastic Planet”. Hot food and refreshments will be on sale from the terrace or you can blend your own fruit drink on the smoothie bike. Enjoy an entertaining, creative and sustainable fun day out at the beautiful gardens and glass houses.
Booking and further information
For further information, please email Barbara Street or visit Making Birmingham Greener website.|