Celebrate the social impact of sharing
The world is being transformed by sharing. And there's no better time to
discover just how much of impact it has than Global Sharing Week. Add
your sharing event to the GSW map and help us shift the focus away from
what’s wrong with the world, to what’s right with it. No event is too small,
no act of sharing too insignificant. From individuals to corporations, our
annual mass engagement campaign is the largest because it celebrates all
the wonders of the sharing economy.
This year's theme? Social impact.
The sharing economy is the Future of Life. As it transforms the very fabric of
society, this year we're highlighting all the good in the world brought about by
sharing. Taking place between June 3rd to 10th Global Sharing Week events
happen all over the world. You can find and register events on our global map.
Where You Come In
Did you know there are over £3.5 trillion worth of idle human and physical
resources in the world – and that unlocking access to these could solve major
global challenges? So get your Global Sharing Week event on the map to give the
sharing economy movement that extra bit of momentum.
Examples of events can include: clothes swaps, food shares, disco soups, picnics,
skills swaps, grub clubs, give and get markets, potluck dinners, bake shares, co-
working hackathons, maker fairs, reuse / recycling events – you name it. Check
our 7 awesome ways to get involved.
Who can join?
Anyone can register an event. As long as it unlocks access to skills, knowledge,
time, goods, food etc, it’s definitely Global Sharing Week material. So register
your event, and join the ranks of sharers putting the Sharing Economy on the
Last year, Global Sharing Week 2017 saw over 354 events take place in 113
cities, across 34 countries on every continent! It was a tremendous success and
we reached over 5.5 million Twitter accounts. We’re confident, this year we can
Rugby Club, Strutts Playing Field, Belper, DE56 1UU
The sixth Belper Goes Green Eco-Festival returns on Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd of June at the Rugby Club, Strutts Playing Field, Belper.
Belper Goes Green, organised by Transition Belper, is an eco-festival that aims to share simpler, low carbon and environmentally friendly ways of doing things in a relaxed and uplifting way that showcases the best our community has to offer.
Over the weekend there will be 2 stages of diverse live entertainment, a CAMRA Beer Festival with large selection of real ales, hot and cold food (including plenty of delicious veggie options), toys and activities to keep the little ones happy and many crafts and community art projects to get involved with.
In addition to this we have energy and low carbon travel advice, craft and recycling stalls, a whole range of campaign groups, charities and for those seeking to relax and find peace we have a large health and wellbeing area.
Organiser Mark Creed said: “BGG is a free, inclusive event for the whole family that offers simple solutions to living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle."Belper Goes Green is a free, inclusive event for the whole family that offers simple solutions to living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle.”
BGG is a free, inclusive event for the whole family that offers simple solutions to living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle.As a green festival we strive to be environmentally responsible with extensive recycling efforts, information boards, renewable energy powered stages, reusable recycled glasses and a solar power recharge point.
Admission is FREE and the event opens on Friday evening on 1st June for the beer festival in the clubhouse and a full programme of entertainment in the main marquee.
On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd stalls will be open from 11.00 am - 5.00 pm whilst the entertainment and beer festival continue until later on in the evening.
We can only do this because Transition Belper volunteers, Rugby Club volunteers, entertainers and workshop and activity leaders giving up their time freely. If you want to help this year email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 June - Greening Tomorrow
23 June - Clean Air Day 2018
23 June - Making food choices
25 June - TTL Social
4 July onwards - Young Nature Leadership Initiative
Monthly - Plastic free Lewes progress meetings
Every Friday morning - Lewes Friday Food Market
First Saturday of ever month - Lewes Craft Market