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East Lothian Green Futures Festival

An invitation to participate in the upcoming East Lothian Green Futures Festival organised by the East Lothian Climate Hub.

The East Lothian Green Futures Festival aims to bring together individuals, community groups, organisations, and businesses to share the amazing work already taking place in East Lothian. We want to celebrate the positive and inspire more people to get involved. Our goal is to foster dialogue, explore innovative solutions, and inspire action towards building a positive future for the environment and people. We aim for this to be an annual event.

Here are some key details about the festival:

Event: East Lothian Green Futures Festival
Date: 10am – 3pm Saturday March 16th 2024
Location: Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh – indoor and outdoor spaces available

Event Highlights:
• Lecture series on pertinent topics and ongoing projects
• Programme of interactive workshops
• Showcase of local projects and initiatives
• Drop-in advice clinics
• Musical performances,
• family-friendly activities

Your expertise, insights, and contributions would greatly enrich the festival experience. Indoor and outdoor activities are welcome. Therefore, East Lothian Climate Hub invite you to consider participating in one or more of the following ways:

1. Offering a Lecture/talk
: Share your knowledge, experiences, and visions for a sustainable future by delivering a lecture on a relevant topic.
2. Leading a Workshop: Facilitate an engaging and interactive workshop to educate, inspire, and empower participants to take meaningful action in combating the climate and nature emergency. This is a great opportunity to show what you do! We want workshops for all ages. These will be bookable in advance.
3. Booking a Showcase Table: Showcase your projects, initiatives, or services that align with the festival’s objectives by booking a table at our showcase event. These can be staffed or information only)
4. Something else? Family friendly activities, performance – music or something else. We are very open to ideas so long as they are around the themes of climate & nature.

Your participation will not only help us achieve our collective goals but also provide valuable opportunities for networking, collaboration, and learning within our community. There is no fee for attending (though we ask commercial organisations to consider a donation).

If you are a community based group who need support to attend please consider applying for a Community Climate Action Grant (up to £1000). Email us for details or visit

If you are interested in participating, please fill in this quick form and East Lothian Climate Hub will be in touch. Please complete the form even if you need grant funding to support your attendance.

If you have any questions about the festival, please feel free to reach out to with the subject line GREEN FUTURES FESTIVAL.