London’s First Zero Waste Christmas Market

Christmas need not be a time of waste which is why Zero Waste Goods is bringing together “the best UK ethical brands for stress-free shopping that don’t cost the Earth” at London’s First Zero Waste Christmas Market. Held this Saturday (8 December) at Hoxton Arches, between 2pm and 9pm, London’s First Zero Waste Christmas Market features products and produce from brands who are committed to zero plastic packaging … Continue reading London’s First Zero Waste Christmas Market

Thailand’s Wonderfruit Festival celebrates sustainable living and the arts

Wonderfruit, Thailand’s pioneering celebration of the arts and sustainable living, returns for its fifth installment this month. The four-day festival, which takes place in Pattaya from 13 December to 17 December, features live music, DJs, talks, workshops, art installations, world cuisine, meditation and yoga. Wonderfruit was created as “a 4-day celebration of the arts to catalyze positive impact”. The Thai beach resort of Pattaya, not usually known … Continue reading Thailand’s Wonderfruit Festival celebrates sustainable living and the arts

Lates: Natural History Museum dedicates its special evening to the environment

Natural History Museum dedicates its after hours event, Lates, to the environment this November. The special Late, which will takes place on Friday 30 November at the Natural History Museum from 6pm-10pm, is jointly hosted by the Natural History Museum and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). From seas of plastic to forest biodiversity, rising air turbulence and struggling coral reefs, Lates: Your Planet Needs You … Continue reading Lates: Natural History Museum dedicates its special evening to the environment

The Enchanted Woodland: Magical light display to transform historic arboretum

November maybe a time of shorter days and longer nights but it is also one of the most illuminating with Guy Fawke’s Night, Diwali and Syon Park’s Enchanted Woodland promising light spectaculars. The Enchanted Woodland will see the 600-year-old oak trees and gardens transformed by a light display, with its Great Conservatory completely illuminated in the centre of the historic arboretum. Syon Park encompasses 30 acres … Continue reading The Enchanted Woodland: Magical light display to transform historic arboretum

Cocktails with Care Collective: Sustainable cocktail bar opens month-long residency

Want to know how to make a Bloody Mary from ingredients that would normally go to waste or how to identify and use ingredients from an urban green space within cocktail making? Then head down to the pop-up Conscious bar at The Refinery Regent’s Place, to inspire mindful living. Ketel One, eco-friendly specialists KeepCup, and wild food expert James Wood, launch a month long residency at … Continue reading Cocktails with Care Collective: Sustainable cocktail bar opens month-long residency

RHS Urban Garden Show offering inspiration for sprucing up indoors with nature

If you want to spruce up your interiors and stay connected with nature indoors, then head to the Royal Horticultural Society’s Urban Garden Show this weekend. Expert growers from across the UK will be exhibiting and selling tropical houseplants, seasonal blooms and spring flowering bulbs. This year’s events take place at RHS Lindley Hall and RHS Lawrence Hall in Westminster from 27-28 October. Visitors interested in the more … Continue reading RHS Urban Garden Show offering inspiration for sprucing up indoors with nature

Nature Explorers: Wildlife filmmaking event for kids in Hyde Park

Looking for something fun for your kids to do this half-term in nature? The Royal Parks are hosting a wildlife film making event for kids aged 8-11 at Hyde Park tomorrow (Tuesday 23 October). Children will make their own mini wildlife documentary and follow in the footsteps of David Attenborough. Using iPads, children will explore the hidden wildlife of the park, and capture what they … Continue reading Nature Explorers: Wildlife filmmaking event for kids in Hyde Park

Our Green Future: Activities for children to learn about sustainable living

Our Green Future is a week of daily activities for children to learn all about sustainability and eco-friendly living. Coinciding with half-term, the events take place at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh from 14-19 October. Children and parents can learn about wildlife conservation, renewable energy and recycling. Our Green Future Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea Continue reading Our Green Future: Activities for children to learn about sustainable living

Thought Fest: Free festival explores innovation, sustainability and mindfulness

Thought Fest is a free festival of innovation, sustainability and mindfulness. The festival, which takes place in Regent’s Place near London’s Great Portland Street until 6 October, invites festival-goers to explore new ways to look after their wellbeing and learn how to create a more sustainable future. Thought Feat features a host of activities and events for all ages. The events include a pop-up gallery … Continue reading Thought Fest: Free festival explores innovation, sustainability and mindfulness

The Urban Harvest: Celebrate London’s harvest at a community garden near you

Community gardens across London today [22 September] are encouraging visitors and volunteers to join in on some garden activities and share the city’s harvest. Known as The Urban Harvest, there are a range of different activities to take part in including harvest parties, hands-on workshops, guided garden tours and volunteering. Traditionally, harvest season marks an important date in the farming calendar as crops are harvested for animal … Continue reading The Urban Harvest: Celebrate London’s harvest at a community garden near you