We’re really pleased to announce this special event with key speakers discussing issues around sustainable food production, food waste, food sovereignty and soil health. Speakers will be addressing the question of what can we do to support the planet as well as feed a global population. Meet the Speakers: Craig Sams, Founder of Green And Blacks Chocolate and co-founder and Executive Chairman of Carbon Gold Ltd, a carbon sequestration business based on the use of biocharĀ as a soil improver. Tristram Stuart, Food Waste campaigner, founder…Continue Reading “Soil, society, sustenance, solutions – Supper event with Tristram Stuart, Craig Sams and Pea Pod Veg.”

The Permaculture Orchard: Beyond Organic is a feature-length educational film that will teach you how to set up your own permaculture orchard at any scale. It recognises the limitations of the organic model as a substitute to conventional fruit growing, and want to propose a more holistic, regenerative approach based on permaculture principles. Doors open at 7:15, film starts at 8pm “Beautiful, full of hard-won information, humble, practical.” -Eric Toensmeier, co-author, Edible Forest Gardens open-to-the-public – no need to book, first come first served (doors…Continue Reading “The Permaculture Orchard – Free Film Screening”

Photography exhibition of the Hastings Fishing Community. This exhibition by John Cole is a photographic portrayal from the 1990s to the present of the men and women of Britain’s oldest beach-launched fishing community here in Hastings. This exhibition runs beyond the festival dates from 15 June to 27 October 2019.

Bringing the festival to a close is the Big Green Fair; a day-long event that will take over the Shipwreck Museum, Stade Hall and in a marquee on the Stade Open Space. Inspiration, marketplace, workshops, speakers and activities for all ages. All areas are undercover! On the day you will be able to browse the stalls of the sustainable marketplace. Expect a variety of stallholders selling eco wares, food products and promoting eco services. Meet activists and campaigners with activities all framed around the them…Continue Reading “Big Green Fair at the Stade, Hastings”


A special session at Transition Town Hastings’ community garden with a guided tour. Come along and say hi to the team tea and cake will be served! Open to all to join with a friendly, relaxed, group of volunteers.   I walk past your garden on my way to work in Kings Road, and I have to say it truly brightens my day! Thank you all for your efforts, and I shall, if it is agreed with your chalk boards, help myself now and again….Continue Reading “Warrior Square Station Community Garden open day”