A list of everything King’s is doing for sustainability week
#MakeADifference this week
It’s pretty well known that sustainability is a hugely important matter nowadays.
From the 10th to 14th of February King’s are putting on a selection of workshops, discussions and events with a sustainability theme.
This annual sustainability week aims to educate and empower people to make small changes in their lives that will have a big impact on the environment.
We've gathered a list of all the sustainable events taking place this week.
Charity Book Sale
6th floor, JCMB, Waterloo, 09:00-16:00
Monday 10th – Wednesday 12th Feb
The Studio, Bush House (SE), 10am-10pm
Aiming to tackle the growing environmental impact of fast fashion, this clothes swap is a fun and sustainable way to recycle your old clothes and get a whole new wardrobe completely for free!
Tuesday 11th Feb
Valentines charity bake sale
Central Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital, 12:00-16:00
Pop down to St Thomas’ to eat some delicious cake while helping to raise money for the charity Toilet Twinning and fund a project in a poor community that will enable families to build a basic toilet, have access to clean water and learn about hygiene.
A Green Threaded Corridor: Tree Art Workshop
Arch, Guy’s Memorial Garden, 12:45-14:00
The Lost Girl: workshop with Climate Museum Founder
The Arcade, Bush House (S), 17:00-18:30
King's Think Tank Debate: Post-Brexit Environmental Regulations
The Studio, Bush House (SE), 18:00-20:00
Wednesday 12th Feb
KCLSU Hub, Denmark Hill, 11:00-13:00
Gardening @ King's Community Garden
Back of Henriette Raphael/Addison House, Guy’s campus, 12:00-16:00
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On the third day of Sustainability Week (Wed 12th February) we will have a gardening session at the King’s Community Garden! . We will be planting winter salads, clearing more space to grow food, composting and protecting the existing crops from winter frost ???. Bring any ideas you have about how to grow the garden in future, any other gardening projects at Kings or further afield. . (Location: back of Addison House/Henriette Raphael, Wolfson CARD). #SustainabilityWeek #MakeaDifference #KCLSU #KCLSUSustainability #GreenWeek #KingsCommunityGarden
'Greta Fundberg': Learn to pitch your sustainable project ideas to the King's Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF)
2.03 Bush House (SE), 15:30-17:00
Vegan Sushi Class
Great Dover Street Apartments (GDSA) Café, 18:30-20:00
Thursday 13th Feb
Sustainable Living Communities: Panel Discussion
KCLSU hub, Denmark Hill, 12:00-14:00
Hear from King’s researchers, Extinction Rebellion Representatives and zero-waste shop staff members on how changing your habits can have a positive impact in overwhelming times of climate crisis.
The Lost Girl: Artist Tour
The Arcade, Bush House (S), 13:00-13:45
Waves for Change (S.Africa): Can't Steal Our Vibe film & workshop
Harris Lecture Theatre, Hodgkin Building, Guy’s Campus, 15:00-17:00
Join the charity Waves for Change, KCL Surf Soc and King’s Sustainability for a film screening of ‘Can’t Steal Our Vibe’ and a short workshop on the links between well-being and the natural environment.
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On the fourth day of Sustainability Week we have Waves for Change: Can’t Steal Our Vibe film screening and workshop! ???♀️ . @wavesforchange provide a child friendly mental health service to vulnerable and differently abled youth living in under-resourced communities in South Africa. By providing access to safe spaces, mentors and provision of weekly surf therapy lessons, . @wavesforchange gives children the skills to cope with stress, build healing relationships and make positive life choices. @wavesforchange with show a screening of their new film and deliver a mindfulness workshop. . Free tickets: https://tinyurl.com/tgpbmzl Thursday 13th February.
Charity Fashion Show by KCL Fashion Soc
The Great Hall, King's Building, Strand, 19:00-21:30
This year's theme is HOUSE OF VISION and the show showcases looks from students, recent graduates and young brands. Ticket's range from £7-£13 and all profits will go to the British Fashion Council Fashion Trust and Environmental Justice Foundation.
Friday 14th Feb
Fairtrade & Vegan bake sale
Henriette Raphael reception, Guys Campus, 11am-til cakes are gone
Bird Feeder Workshop
Seminar room 11, IoPPN, Denmark Hill, 12:00-14:00
Sustainability Speed Date
The Arcade, Bush House (S), 12:00-15:00
A fun opportunity to meet and network with researchers, artists, students and professionals who are researching, working, and studying in the field of sustainability from King’s and beyond.
Going Around in Circles: Circular Economy Workshop with Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, Strand, 16:30-19:30
Pub Quiz: LOVE your planet
The Vault, KCLSU, 20:00-21:30
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