Green Arts: Sustainable Responses from the Literature Sector

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Free Word Centre

60 Farringdon Rd

London

EC1R 3GA

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Julie’s Bicycle will be holding an event that will look at how the literature sector is responding to environmental challenges. The free, half-day event is open to all literature organisations, publishers, development agencies, associations, venues and writers interested in shaping the role of literature in creating change.

Informative speakers and workshops will share best practice, resources, and opportunities to collectively reimagine a literature sector that's fit for the future.

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10.00am: Registration and refreshments

10.30am: Welcome from Eleanor Lang, Executive Director, Free Word Centre.

10.35am: Introduction by Alison Tickell, CEO Julie’s Bicycle

10.45am: Morning speakers:

- Andy Fryers, Hay on Earth Director, Hay Festival

- Peter Hughes, Chair, Publishers Association Environmental Review Group

11.15am: Panel Discussion

12:05pm: Break out groups facilitated by JB’s Environmental team and guest speakers.

- Publishing & Digital: Peter Hughes, Chairman of the Publishers Association Environmental Review Group.

- Sustainable buildings: Nick Murza, Director of Operations at Arvon.

- Festivals & Events: Andy Fryers, Hay on Earth, Jon Atkin, Acting Co-director MLF.

1.15pm: Plenary and round up

1.30pm: Lunch and knowledge share

2.30pm: Ends

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Twitter: #GreenArts to @JuliesBicycle

The event will include refreshments and lunch served by Community Diner, a not-for-profit social enterprise.

Supported by Free Word and Arts Council England and in association with Tipping Point.


To sign up to receive more information about the day contact: rachel@juliesbicycle.com or visit www.juliesbicycle.com/about-jb/events

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60 Farringdon Rd

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EC1R 3GA

United Kingdom

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