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Green Hustle Free Festival


Green Hustle is holding a free outdoor festival on Old Market Square on Saturday 1 June, and everyone’s invited.

Posted: May 2024

After the success of the 2023 festival, Green Hustle returns to Old Market Square on Saturday 1 June, from 10am to 6pm.

Featuring collaborations with local artists, organisations and community groups, all inspired by the theme ‘Common Ground’, Green Hustle will bring a diverse and intriguing programme right into the heart of the city.

Ben Welch, Green Hustle Director comments:

"We all want to be healthy and happy, secure and well fed with a roof over our heads, living in a thriving world that we know is safe for the future, in a community we feel valued in - the Green Hustle Festival means coming together, growing connections and imagining a better future”.

Expect a world of activities, talks, and performances including:-

  • A main stage hosted by Cultural Vibrations Unity Through Music
  • A community cafe from Himmah’s Shalom Salaam Kitchen, providing pay-what-you-feel meal
  • Creative workshops from Dizzy Ink, Right for Flies
  • Street Entertainment from Capoeira Nottingham, Circus Hub and Laura Decorum
  • Pop-up accessible garden showcasing University of Nottingham research
  • Retail stalls
  • Activity and Information stalls from Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, Keeping It Wild, the
  • Environment Agency, Groundwork Greater Nottingham, Carbon Neutral Nottingham 2028,
  • Bikeworks and more
  • A talks tent featuring talks about gardening, de-paving the city, zero waste and more

Alex Flint, CEO of It’s in Nottingham, commented:

“We are delighted to support Green Hustle, an event that aligns with our values and mission to create a more attractive, healthier, safer, and greener place to live, study, work and play. The festival is an excellent opportunity to learn more about sustainable living and we hope it will inspire both businesses and residents of Nottingham to make changes that will have a positive, lasting impact.”

Amy Coulson, Sponsorship, Events and Projects Manager at It’s in Nottingham added:

"We love supporting the work of Green Hustle! Their approach to informing people about climate change is easy to understand and engaging. Even if you are not particularly interested in the environment, you will find something interesting in their events. Ultimately, the festival aims to inspire individuals to consider the positive changes that we can make and empower us all to help make Nottingham an even cooler city to be a part of.”

Visit the Green Hustle website here for more info.

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