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Belper Goes Green

Type:Festival

Rugby Club
Strutts Playing Field
Belper
DE56 1UU
Belper Goes Green

About

The sixth Belper Goes Green Eco-Festival returns on Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd of June at the Rugby Club, Strutts Playing Field, Belper.

Belper Goes Green, organised by Transition Belper, is an eco-festival that aims to share simpler, low carbon and environmentally friendly ways of doing things in a relaxed and uplifting way that showcases the best our community has to offer.

Over the weekend there will be 2 stages of diverse live entertainment, a CAMRA Beer Festival with large selection of real ales, hot and cold food (including plenty of delicious veggie options), toys and activities to keep the little ones happy and many crafts and community art projects to get involved with.

In addition to this we have energy and low carbon travel advice, craft and recycling stalls, a whole range of campaign groups, charities and for those seeking to relax and find peace we have a large health and wellbeing area.

Organiser Mark Creed said: “BGG is a free, inclusive event for the whole family that offers simple solutions to living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle."Belper Goes Green is a free, inclusive event for the whole family that offers simple solutions to living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle.”

BGG is a free, inclusive event for the whole family that offers simple solutions to living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle.As a green festival we strive to be environmentally responsible with extensive recycling efforts, information boards, renewable energy powered stages, reusable recycled glasses and a solar power recharge point.

Admission is FREE and the event opens on Friday evening on 1st June for the beer festival in the clubhouse and a full programme of entertainment in the main marquee.

On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd stalls will be open from 11.00 am - 5.00 pm whilst the entertainment and beer festival continue until later on in the evening.

We can only do this because Transition Belper volunteers, Rugby Club volunteers, entertainers and workshop and activity leaders giving up their time freely. If you want to help this year email us at info@transitionbelper.org.

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Road Directions

Belper Rugby Club is next to Babington Hospital and opposite Strutts Community Centre on Derby Road - the main A6 trunk road. There are bus stops on the main road and Belper Bus Station is on Chapel Street around 200 metres north. Belper Station is off King Street another 200 metres away.

Parking Details of free parking available for the festival will be added here once confirmed. Pay car parks are signposted. Parking in Morrisons will result in you being charged and possibly locked in.  Parking on site at the Rugby Club is for stallholders, organisers and disabled people only.

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