SATURDAY, 14 AUGUST 2021 FROM 12:00 UTC+01-19:00 UTC+01
Leith Links, Edinburgh, EH6 7, United Kingdom
The Edinburgh Climate Festival is a free, family friendly & community-led event taking place for the first time in Leith Links on Saturday 14th August. It aims at celebrating and inspiring climate action. Featuring performances, stalls, kids’ and adults’ activities, and loads more, this is not to be missed!Highlights of the festival include:• Family/Kids area
• Market and stalls
• Background music
• Upcycling workshops
• Face painting, henna painting, etc
• Storytelling and arts and craft
• Cycle ride
• Free clothes repairs
• Free bike repairs
• Electric bike trials
• Big swap shop – bring along your clothes and books to swap!
• Free Yoga classesMore details to come soon along the themes of COP26, low carbon food, travel, energy and zero waste.Please share! #EdinburghClimateFestivalStall Holder applications for the Edinburgh Climate Festival 2021 are live! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get more details and to apply for your place at the festival.
Apply to deliver activities on the Edinburgh Climate Festival Festival 2021. Spaces are still available.
Restrictions and precautions will be based on Edinburgh’s COVID-19 level (currently level 2) ( https://www.gov.scot/…/coronavirus-covid-19-protection…/)
and the Scottish Government events sector guidance (https://www.gov.scot/…/coronavirus-covid-19-events…/)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 will be able to direct you to the closest establishments, encouraging you to try one of Leith’s many climate focused businesses, including the Earth and Commons market located on the Links near the festival. 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. The Edinburgh Climate Festival is organised by Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC), The Welcoming Association, Earth in Common, the Salisbury Centre, SHRUB 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.