The Climate Buzz No4 – ‘Telling powerful environmental stories’

30 May 2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Climate Buzz No4 – ‘Telling powerful environmental stories’

Welcome to The Climate Buzz – a get together on the last Wednesday of each month for CCF volunteers and others interested in climate change. Held in the cosy setting of Cambridge’s No 30 cafe, The Buzz is an opportunity to learn and practice new skills, keep on top of environmental news and meet like-minded people. This month’s workshop ‘Telling powerful environmental stories’ is led by Michelle Golder of Pivotal Arts and Allan Shepherd, publisher, author and oral historian at the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales for 20 years. Allan is also the current Open Eco Homes co-ordinator.

Everyone seems to be raving about the importance of storytelling at the moment, but why? Could you harness storytelling to help bring about positive environmental solutions and awareness where you live?

Schedule

7.00pm            Welcome and introduction

This introductory half-hour is for people new to CCF and the environmental movement in Cambridge. Join us for a quick intro to find out more about who we are and how you can get involved.

7.30pm            Workshop – ‘Telling powerful environmental stories’

This interactive session will cover:

  • The power of storytelling for environmental sustainability
  • Tips on how to structure a good story
  • Powerful stories collected via an oral history project at the Centre for Alternative Technology
  • The chance to practice simple storytelling (for those who’d like to)

8.30pm            Social

A chance to meet and mingle and get to know others involved with CCF and working on sustainability issues in Cambridge.

Free. No booking required.


Event Details

No. 30
30 Chesterton Road
Cambridge
CB4 3AX
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