Do you care about the environment and how it affects you? Everyone is invited to Buckingham’s Spring Green Fair on Sunday 23rd April for a fun and informative event showcasing fantastic local sustainable businesses, with arts and crafts activities and advice on how we can reduce both our environmental impact and our heating bills. This is a free family-friendly event from 10am to 2pm at Buckingham’s Cattle Pens, MK18 1JX.
There’ll be live music from Buckingham’s fabulous Ukulele Group and a variety of stall holders specialising in local, hand made products. Bucks Community Energy will be there to talk to you about renewable energy and Town Councillors will be handing out packets of wildflower seeds to sow in your garden and help pollinating insects.
The Cycle Saviours from Milton Keynes Christian Foundation will be selling a small number of refurbished bikes and accepting donated bikes and bike parts for reselling or recycling.
There will be springtime arts and crafts for everyone, upcycling bug hotels, and making bird feeders from recycled materials. Members of the Carbon Literacy Project and Buckinghamshire Council will be on hand to answer questions related to climate change and positive action that can be taken to reduce carbon emissions.
Cllr Robin Stuchbury, Chairman of the Town Centre & Events Committee said “This year, in line with the Town Council’s Climate Emergency Action Plan we will be celebrating the environment. Many local organisations are supporting the event. Please join us and be part of the future and hopefully together we will find some solutions to improve our local environment. The events committee and officers have been running this event for a number of years, knowing this important subject is something in which the community shares the ambitions. To improve the local environment where possible hope that you will join us on the day and be part of the movement within the community for change.
Other stall holders include Community Energy Bucks, Waste Prevention Bucks, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust, Rolling Oats refill van, El Finca Monte, Manor Farm Foods, Carbon Literacy Project, Women’s Institute, Men in Sheds, Friends of Bourton Meadow, Green Padbury Group, Dr Bike, Good to Bee, River Wardens, Buckingham Canal Society, Butterfly Conservation Group and many more.