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Eco Fair - Talk Tents

There will be a range of interesting and engaging talks. Details below...


Peter Clist, Town Mayor: Climate Change and Petersfield Town Council

The mayor will be attending to open the fair and share with us how Petersfield Town Council are addressing the climate crisis.


Melanie Oxley: Welcoming Wildlife into your Garden 

Why gardens are so important for local species and the simple changes we can make to encourage more wildlife into our gardens.


Paul Turner: How to Talk to Children About the Climate & Nature Emergency 

This talk will explore fun and engaging activities to help anyone talk to children about the climate and nature emergency. Using plenty of props and analogies to bring the story to life.  


Laura Tong: The Unique Heathland of Petersfield

Join Laura Tong, a ranger from South Downs Park Authority to hear more about this wonderful and unique landscape on our doorstep.


Catriona Cockburn: Community Energy 

The vision of Energise South Downs is to replace carbon intensive energy with renewable energy. Community energy not only delivers carbon savings through locally generated renewable energy projects funded via local investment, it also gives communities a say in how and where their power is generated. 


Up-cycled Fashion Show 

Come along to see students show off their skilfully upcycled garments in a live fashion show of repurposed clothes and materials. 


Petersfield Area Superhomes: How to Halve Your Energy Bills & Eliminate Your Carbon Footprint 

Running through of the steps needed to halve your energy bills and eliminate your carbon footprint. Starting with insulation, right through to heat pumps and green tariffs. 


Barry Cooper: Replacing Fossil Fuel Vehicles with EVs – the pros & cons 

Why fossil fuel vehicles are bad for the environment and human health in terms of toxic pollutants and carbon emissions. Barry's experience of the pros and cons of buying an EV, the pros and cons for the environment and the current viable alternative options for road passenger travel. 


Prize giving 

Prizes will be presented to the winners of the schools challenges, details on the Activities for Children page.