Climate Fringe Festival

What is the Climate Fringe Festival?

The Climate Fringe Festival is a community-led and community-organised series of events taking place across the whole of Scotland, showcasing the diversity of the Scottish Climate Movement.

It’s Scotland’s call for action on climate change, and will take place throughout September 2022.

Last year, over 200 events took place during Climate Fringe Week with thousands of people showing their support – both in their community and online – for urgent action on climate change. We want to make the Climate Fringe Festival even bigger, with a diverse range of events taking place across the whole of Scotland.

This year’s Climate Fringe Festival will be a fantastic opportunity to build momentum following COP26 in Glasgow. Together, we will show decision makers that the movement is stronger than ever and people from all walks of life are committed to take action on climate change.

We particularly welcome events from grassroots and underrepresented groups within the Climate Movement and strongly encourage collaborations between groups from different backgrounds.

Join us in making the Climate Fringe Festival the largest community-led event for climate that Scotland has seen!

Please note the Climate Fringe Festival is aimed at groups and organisations based in Scotland. If you are organising an event somewhere else in the UK check out the Great Big Green Week.

How can I get involved?

1. Plan your Event

All you have to do is to organise an event, activity or action in your community throughout September.
 

A focus on Climate, Community & Justice is key – from talks to workshops, from art installations, to performances, to actions. It can be in-person, online or both.

2. Add your event to our Calendar

Use our event uploader to add your event to our calendar. The event uploader will help you list all relevant information to promote your event.

3. Use the Climate Fringe Festival Logo

Add the Climate Fringe logo on any communications about your event – images, posters, social media posts, digital flyers, etc.

4. Stay Connected

Keep in touch! Check out what other resources we have available for event organisers.

And don’t forget to tag @climatefringe on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook and to use #climatefringefestival when posting about your event.

What support is available to help me organise an event?

We want to be able to showcase the diversity of the Scottish Climate Movement and help break down barriers to access.

We want to make sure the whole spectrum of the Scottish Climate Movement is involved and no one is left out, whether for lack of resources or know-how.

To ensure this we will be offering:

 Please read our event moderation guidelines.

If you have any questions or need any support organising or submiting an event, feel free to reach us at [email protected].

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