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Mon, 12 Sept


Location is TBD

Great Big Green Week

Multiple events will be happening across the country around the 2nd Great Big Green Week - coordinated by The Climate Coalition to celebrate community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. Details of our full programme of events are listed separately - find a summary here.

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Time & Location

12 Sept 2022, 08:00 – 09 Oct 2022, 17:00

Location is TBD

About the Event

If you want to align an event around Shaftesbury with GBGW and have it promoted on the website please email Here is the current programme.

Public Events to be hosted by Planet Shaftesbury, Sept/Oct 2022 (all welcome, free admission)

Shaftesbury Climate Response

Display & survey, ‘Cost of living: what can we do and save the planet too?’, Shaftesbury Library, 12-17th September during normal opening hours. Planet Shaftesbury volunteers will be there to talk to on Saturday, 10-12.

Shaftesbury Climate Response: Q&A & discussion, Shaftesbury Town Hall, 15thSeptember. 7.30-9.30pm.

Film: ‘Kiss the Ground’ (2020). Well-reviewed film showing nature’s capacity to heal the planet. Introduction and post-film discussion with locals Linda Philp, permaculturist, and ffinlo Costain, producer of Farmgate, the regenerative agriculture podcast. Shaftesbury Town Hall, 22nd September, doors at 7pm for 7.15pm start.

Discussion: Explore demand for an electric car rental service in Shaftesbury. Would an occasional car meet your needs and save you money? With Gustavo Montes de Oca of Tisbury Car Club, Shaftesbury Town Hall, 29th September, 7.30pm.

Illustrated talk: The Right Light at Night. Are you responsible for light pollution? Find out what you can do.  With Steve Tonkin, the Cranborne Chase AONB Dark Skies Advisor, astronomer and champion for local biodiversity. Shaftesbury Town Hall, Thursday 6th October, 7.30pm.

Open Homes: Shaftesbury joins in Dorset’s greener homes event: October 1st-9th. Householders open their homes, gardens/allotments to show what they do to help them to achieve a lower carbon footprint. Visitors find out about making changes - from hi-tech solutions to lo-tech lifestyles – through conversations where no-one is trying to sell anything. Find out more, including how to become a host and map of local participants, at the website

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