Helena Kettleborough offers a transformative new approach to reimagining a world which respects and restores the natural systems on which life depends. This will be participative and include two creative
ASP Online Events in the Humber Eco Fest
Humber Eco Fest takes place across all four local authorities of the Humber
22nd October – 11th November 2023
Green groups, artists and community organisations showcase projects over 21 days across the four local authorities around the Humber region.
- Celebrating projects that turn climate anxiety into positive action and inspire local
engagement with the environment.
- Shining a spotlight on people who are making a difference in their local
community – and to the planet.
- Inspiring, encouraging, building on and amplifying action and engagement around
climate and nature in the Humber region.
- 21 days of eco-learning and sharing, online with the Association of Sustainability
Practitioners (ASP), and offline at locations around the Humber area.
- Devised by the Hull-based not-for-profit Creative & Cultural Organisation in its
30th year as an unfunded volunteer-led social enterprise.
The Festival Guide (click the image):
Visit the Creative & Cultural site: Humber Eco Fest
ASP online events
ASP is a diverse, international community of practitioners: artists, consultants, business owners, academics, journalists, authors, coaches and facilitators of all ages from elders to young people.exists to connect, challenge and support sustainability practitioners as we learn together how to move from unsustainable to sustainable practices.
We create spaces for inter-generational learning events on a broad range of sustainability-related topics and other opportunities for people to meet face-to-face and online.
These events are created by ASP Members to support the people in the Humber region and compliment their own live events and activities in the area.
Each ASP event fits into one of the categories. The context is designed to help you select the ones to meet your needs:
“Sunrise” Awakening – Raising Awareness about what is happening in the world
“High noon” Peak energy – Positive Action to mitigate the impacts.
“Sunset” Resting – Supporting the practitioners to stay effective and whole in the face of climate anxiety.
Online events by theme
5th November. Timo – Unsee The Future: The Hopeychattybits, Humber Eco Fest Special is livestreaming this Sunday at 15:00 GMT.
Featuring guests Lauren Saunders (Freelance artist | Co-Director of The Critical Fish) and interdisciplinary artists Monika Dutta (Independent Arts and Crafts Professional) and Jake Harries (composer and musician) who work
This workshop is a fun and quirky journey through the science of policy change – with pop culture references to really nerd out together. If you ever wanted to learn
24th October 18:30-20:00: Me, We and Us: Exploring Pathways to Sustainable Futures – Consumerism or Citizenship and Community?
An online event which will explore ideas of participatory learning together, exploring the question “Consumerism or Citizenship and Community?“. We’ll start by thinking about our own individual learning through drawing,
A fun, participative workshop to understand the environmental impact of digital technologies. With Ash Goddard, Climate Clarity This workshop explores the life of digital devices and infrastructure, from cradle to
1st November 17:30-19:00: The role micro & small businesses play in the social and environmental challenges we face. Jill Poet & Brigit Douglas
An interactive online session suitable for small businesses and consumers. Small businesses, including freelancers and start-ups, account for 99% of private businesses in the UK. We shall explore the role
7th November 12:30-13:30: Greening Your Website – your website’s carbon footprint and the case for lessening its impact
Giles, from Giles Metcalfe Digital, is an Ethical Digital Marketer & Website Sustainability Consultant, helping to reduce carbon emissions one website at a time. Giles will be discussing ‘Greening Your
Cosmolocalism: the key to our economic transformation. Author and essayist Paddy Le Flufy will explain what cosmolocal networks are, use successful examples to show how they can foster collaborative development,
What does Philosophy have to do with ecological crisis, and our ability to confront it? The fundamental thesis of this presentation is that how we think about Nature affects how we
Are you a small business owner that wants to be more sustainable but has no idea where to start? Do you want a simple introduction to business sustainability? If you’ve
Richard Clarke will introduce the “TreeWilder Way” which shows how each of us can contribute to: At TreeWilder, we are passionate about restoring wild forests and waterways for wildlife. Whereas
Supporting the practitioners
Disempowerment is an entirely normal human response to the ecological challenges we face. There is so much to do, and everything is urgent so it’s hard to know where to
An exploration of how we can work to imagine, and create, a new future… Photo by Hassan OUAJBIR Isabelle Drury, writer and dreamer, explores the pressures younger people are placed
We invite you to consider how you intentionally build your personal and communal resilience as you live – and lead in – your life and reflect on what it is
A facilitated discussion with Future Self Now Coach and ASP Director Theresa Sansome and leadership facilitator Debbie Warrener where we will be asking questions like: What is thriving? How do
With an avalanche of bad news facing us every day, how can we make sense of and better cope with fragility, mortality and ecological grief? What are the skills and
The Conference 11th November
ASP Director Theresa Sansome chairs a panel discussion on Resilience and Thriving in the Face of Climate Anxiety and how to look after each other’s
ASP's online events
Are you a small business owner that wants to be more sustainable but has no idea where to start? Do you want a simple introduction
Event recording: What does Philosophy have to do with ecological crisis, and our ability to confront it?
The fundamental thesis of this presentation is that how we think about Nature affects how we interact with Nature. What is Nature? What is Matter?
An exploration of how we can work to imagine, and create, a new future. Isabelle Drury, writer and dreamer, explores the pressures younger people are
Reflections on the Humber #1: From fest to community, creating hopeful futures… Reflections on a hopeful future
As we journey into winter and the sap falls into the roots it is time to gather, put down the anchors, sit on the anchored
Reflections on the Humber #2 – “Grow your roots of connection, hold dear our commitment for tomorrow.” Zoe Peryer
Inspired by Humber Eco Fest, Alan Raw, ASP conversations with Gwyn Jones and Helena Kettleborough, conversations with many more, Hull Remembrance Service at the Centopath,
Some great good news stories and critical insights into reforesting, rewilding and related project and programmes. Richard Clarke introduces the “TreeWilder Way” which shows how