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Big Green Weekend 3

Human Powered taxi rides around the town…watch out for rickshaw stops and simply hop on!

Plastics recycling demos, talks in the 'energy room' (solar panels, solar water heating, the alternative house, the human power station, heat pumps, alternative fuels and loads more…), permaculture exhibitions and of course The Green Shop all at the ATC

Alternative Technology Centre 

Exhibition and Information stalls' Energy advice and free energy efficient light bulbs, local food, hemp products and growing, reclaimed materials workshop and more nappies!

Methodist Hall 

Environmental Schools Exhibition in Riverside school. See local 'green' school projects and learn more about 'SUSchools', the ATC's education initiative.

Holme Street Arts Centre

The Primrose Garden



PLUS Street entertainment in St Georges Square from the incredible Professor Fiddlesticks!

Professor Fiddlesticks entertains

DATA (Derby Alternative Technology Assoc. - Demo of solar and wind power to go (amazing truck)

Holme Street Arts Centre
Information Centre on 'Hebble End Mill through the ages'. See the home of the ATC as it was and as it changed. Thanks to Historical branch of The Literary and Scientific Society.
The Green Man
Treesponsibility and Knott Wood Coppicers invite you to a day of tree planting and green woodwork in Knott Wood.
Willow working

'Amazon Nails' slide show on sustainable and eco-friendly building techniques and building with straw bales.

'Sustainable and Eco-friendly Building Seminar'

Pedal Power
A 'green walk' (for more experienced walkers) Take in the beauty of our local countryside and learn some of the history of alternative technology in the valley, from waterwheels to wind farms.
Just sit back and relax

Alternative Building Display in Central Street School. Learn about low-impact and sustainable building techniques.

John Brierley opens the
third Big Green Weekend
'Farmers Market' Buy direct from local food producers and save on transport costs whilst boosting the local economy.

The Farmers' Market




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