Big Green Science Night


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Date: 20/09/2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Event Costs: £5

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During School Holidays: NO

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Location event name: Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Event Adress: Festival Place Shopping Centre

Event Town: Basingstoke

Event Postcode: RG21 7LS


On this not-to-be-missed highlight of Basingstoke Green Week, attend a talk of your choice based on the science behind being more ‘green’ at 6.30pm, followed by a family friendly TV gameshow style interactive talk: ‘The Burger Apocalypse’ at 8pm.

There will also be a chance to chat to others and meet volunteers from a wide range of community groups with a ‘green’ theme. Sandwiches and a drink included in the ticket price.


Choice of talks:

1. Capturing Carbon in Your Garden (& The Burger Apocalypse)

Carbon is essential for life and It is mostly stored in the soil. This talk will discover how soil creatures recycle carbon and how biodiversity, composting, mulching and good gardening help them to do this work.


2. Thermal Imaging (&The Burger Apocalypse)

After a short introduction giving simple tips on how to reduce the amount of energy you use in your home, Adam Trickett will explain how thermal imaging can provide further information on heat loss. Using examples of previous surveys, Adam will demonstrate how and where heat escapes from your home and give guidance on how this can be prevented.


3. Renewable energy – Is it all it is cracked up to be? (&The Burger Apocalypse)

with Martin Heath from Basingstoke Transition

Is climate change real? Does renewable energy really work? Here is a chance to find out a bit more and ask all the questions you want to about some of the biggest issues facing us and the next generation.


 4. Upcycling Your Old Clothing (& The Burger Apocalypse)

Don’t throw away your old clothing – upcycle it into something more stylish, more fashionable, more wearable. Join Sarah as she takes you through a variety of techniques and ideas to get your creativity flowing!


5. Veg in the city: (& The Burger Apocalypse)

with Incredible Edible North Hampshire

Discover some new ways urban areas are producing food to ensure secure food supplies whilst providing local employment and a healthier environment.


The Burger Apocalypse (included in the ticket price for the above talks)

The Burger Apocalypse is an entertaining and highly participative show explaining how you can cut your food carbon footprint and reduce food waste. You simply learn your A-B-C…


Places for the talks are limited so advanced booking is essential.





Event contact name: Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Organisation: Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Event contact address: Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Event contact City: Basingstoke

Event contact ZIP / Postal Code: RG21 7LS

Event contact telephone number: 01256 478670

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