Great Grimsby Green Fair coming to Grimsby Minster

Grimsby Minster
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The much-anticipated Great Grimsby Green Fair is scheduled to take place at the historic Grimsby Minster on Saturday, 13 July 2024, from 11 AM to 3 PM.

The lively event is a tribute to all things eco-friendly and sustainable, providing a unique platform for the community to unite and gain knowledge about local environmental initiatives, green businesses, and community projects.

The Green Fair's philosophy is to offer a stage for exploring Community Energy solutions, backing local green enterprises, and nurturing a sense of community participation. Visitors will have the opportunity to delve into a broad array of stalls and activities.

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Events and stalls on offer include:

  • Environmental Groups: Meet local environmental organisations working to protect and preserve our natural surroundings.

  • Local Green Businesses: Discover businesses committed to sustainability and eco-friendly practices.

  • Community Energy Projects: Learn about community-led initiatives in renewable energy and how you can get involved.

  • Renewable Energy: Get insights from experts in solar PV installation, heat pumps, and other renewable energy technologies.

  • Homemade Cakes: Satisfy your sweet tooth with delicious, locally-made cakes.

  • Books: Browse through a selection of books and other literature.

  • Crafts: Find unique, handmade crafts that support sustainable practices.

  • Plants & Horticulture: Enhance your garden with a variety of plants and horticultural advice from local growers.

  • Community Groups: Engage with local community groups and learn about their initiatives and how you can contribute.

Engage with local community groups and learn about their initiatives and how you can contribute. The Great Grimsby Green Fair is not just an educational experience, but also a chance for local organisations to display their goods and services, advocating a greener future for everyone.

Among those already signed up to participate are Colder Volts, specialising in EV charging and domestic Solar PV, The Soap Shack offering eco-friendly bath, body & skincare products - packaged in biodegradable & compostable packaging, and VANEL Green Link pop up sessions, promoting green activities for families alongside a variety of other crafters, cake makers and community groups.

Vicky Dunn, Managing Director of Grimsby Community Energy, said: "We are really excited to bring this brand new event to Grimsby Town Centre. We are delighted to host a range of local groups, businesses, and crafters at Grimsby Minster.

"Don't miss out on this exciting event filled with activities, information, and community spirit. Mark your calendar and join us at Grimsby Minster for a day dedicated to sustainability and community engagement. Together, we can make a difference!"