West London Green Festival 2005

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West London Green Festival 2005


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This year the West London Green Festival takes place on Sunday 19 June 2005 from 1pm-5pm on Parsons Green, Fulham. This lies in the heart of Fulham along the New Kings Road. It is a green with a large number of tall shady London planes and surrounded by popular pubs.

Entry to the event is free, with activities and stalls demonstrating some of the ways you can become more involved with the environment and in the community.

There will be over 30 stands including campaign groups, demonstrations on building an eco-house, solar power, how to make and use compost, info on having weekends working on organic farms, recycling and energy saving, an electric car, organic foodstalls, and a chance to try Fairtrade products. Plus several things to take away for free.

For children there will be many activities including seed planting, free hand and face painting, and Des Kay and his magic bicycle. Entertainment includes the Nsimba with Taxi Pata Pata, Brazilian capoeira, and Bob Tydor and Paul Manzi on blues guitar.

The event is part of London Sustainability Week, London's biggest celebration of community action for a cleaner, greener and healthier London. It also falls in National BikeWeek, and they will be promoting the benefits and joys of cycling and other greener transport options.

You will have a chance to meet and talk to Jenny Jones, the road safety campaigner on the GLA and Councillor Stephen Burke, the newly appointed leader of the council at LBHF. Stephen will affirm the Council's commitment to sustainability by signing the electric car brought along by London Sustainability Weeks.

Organised by a group of volunteers put together by hfcyclists, the local branch of the London Cycling Campaign. They are grateful for funding from Chelsea Football Club, Groundwork-WL, LBHF and Good Going.

June 7, 2005