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31 Mar 2012
The second Green Light Festival is set to make a splash again
this year with an even bigger and better contribution towards
helping Leicester go green. The event is scheduled to take place at
DeMontfort University’s Queen’s Building on Saturday 31st
Last year’s inaugural festival attracted more than a thousand
visitors. This year organisers are hoping to exceed that number, as
Leicester starts to gear up to combat climate change and live more
Once more, the festival will be packed with information and
advice as well as lots of festival fun. There will be talks and
discussions, films, information stalls, hands-on activities, food
From guerrilla gardening to green enterprise, from craft
workshops to carbon reduction strategies, the Green Light Festival
will have something for everyone. There will also be eco-fun for
children and young people as well as a range of showcases and
seminars that will interest businesses. A particular highlight of
this year’s event will be the sustainable craft gallery showcasing
art that, quite literally, doesn’t cost the earth.
So if you feel that you or your team want to make a contribution
and be a part of the festival, whether its a stall or a creative
activity speak to Chris and do your bit to make the festival even
The festival is co-organised by Transition Leicester and
Groundwork Leicester and Leicestershire with the assistance of many
volunteers from the local community and DeMontfort University
“We think that living sustainably offers a great chance to not
only help the planet and cut our consumption of fossil fuels, but
to also improve the quality of life in our local communities. We’re
organising Green Light once again to celebrate all the great work
that’s happening in Leicester and to inspire people to get active
in their communities, at work and in their everyday lives.” said
festival co-organiser Chris Shaw