Edinburgh Climate Festival 2021

14aug12:00 pm7:00 pmEdinburgh Climate Festival 2021A free, family friendly, community-led marketplace event to celebrate and inspire climate action.Leith Links East, Leith Links, 4 Links Gardens, Leith, EH6 7EB12:00 pm - 7:00 pm OrganiserEdinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality CouncilEvent TypeCultural, Arts & Social

Event Details

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The Edinburgh Climate Festival 2021, a free, family friendly & community-led marketplace event taking place for the first time in Leith Links East on Saturday 14 August from 12noon to 7pm. It aims at celebrating and inspiring climate action. Featuring performances, stalls, kids’ and adults’ activities and more, this is not to be missed! 🌎 💚 ♻️ 🌳

Highlights of the ‘marketplace’ festival include:

• Family/Kids area 👪

• Market and stalls 🎪

• Background music 🎵♪

• Upcycling workshops ♻️

• Henna painting ✋

• Seed planting workshops 🌾🌱

• Storytelling and arts and craft 🎨

• Free clothes repairs 🧵 ♻️ 👚

• Free bike repairs 🚲 🔧

• Electric bike trials 🚴

• Swap shop / free shop with clothes, books, shoes & more!👚👠👗📚

• Free Yoga classes 🧘🏽‍♀️

More details to come soon along the themes of COP26, low carbon food, travel, energy and zero waste.

Please join share the facebook event for more updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/125587702982065 #EdinburghClimateFestival

⭐⭐ We are still welcoming applications for stallholders’ and activities at the festival! Please email [email protected] to get more details and to apply for your place at the festival. Spaces are still available. ⭐⭐

***COVID-19 MEASURES***

Restrictions and precautions will be based on Edinburgh’s COVID-19 level (currently level 2) ( https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-protection-levels/)

and the Scottish Government events sector guidance (https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-events-sector-guidance/)

Unfortunately, we are not able to offer food, drinks or toilet facilities on site, but these can be found walking distance from the venue. On the day we can direct you to the closest establishments, encouraging you to try one of Leith’s many eco-friendly businesses, including the Earth and Commons market located on the Links.

We ask you:

-Not to attend the event if you have COVID-19, have COVID-19 symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19.

-Wear a mask. 😷

-Respect 2 meters social-distancing.

We reserve the right to ask someone to leave if they don’t adhere to these rules.

(With possible changes to the COVID situation and new regulations, we might need to adjust accordingly with short notice).

The Edinburgh Climate Festival is organised by Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC), the Welcoming AssociationEarth in Common, the Salisbury CentreSHRUB Coop and the Edinburgh College Students Association. The festival is supported by Net Zero Scotland (previously Climate Challenge Fund), and The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland.

📷 The open day is a public event and photographs and films will be taken for use for marketing uses. 📷

Time

(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

Leith Links East

Leith Links, 4 Links Gardens, Leith, EH6 7EB