Events

We programme events for the sector with an array of inspirational speakers, helping creative organisations to diversify their skills and supporting their journey to take action on climate change.

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  • Culture: The Missing Link

    JB explores the vital role arts and culture must play in climate transformation, with this COP26 event.

    Friday November 5, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30
  • Creative Food Culture

    Join us to learn how our food and drink choices impact emissions, ecosystems and issues of social justice.

    Thursday November 25, 2021, 11:00 - 12:00

Previous Events:

  • Culture: The Missing Link – a lens on policy

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    This plenary event, part of The Climate Connection, will unveil the results of research mapping national arts policies to climate policy, asking what is needed to strengthen the creative climate movem...

    Monday October 25, 2021, 13:00 - 14:30
  • The Missing Link: International Perspectives on Culture and Climate

    JB is delivering roundtables as part of the British Council’s The Climate Connection, a global platform for dialogue, cooperation and action against climate change, in the lead up to COP26.  

    Wednesday September 29, 2021, 14:00 - 15:30
  • Creative Climate Chats: Future Museums and Local Histories

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    Join us in conversation with Sadie Young, Director of Timespan, exploring how museums and galleries can uncover local histories to shape radical change.

    Friday June 25, 2021, 12:00 - 13:00
  • Sustainable production for the arts

    Join us for our next Creative Green webinar offering guidance and advice on green production practices.

    Thursday June 17, 2021, 16:00 - 17:00
  • Creative Climate Chats: Araceli Camargo

    Our Creative Climate Chats series returns in May with Araceli Carmago from Centric Lab, exploring climate and public health.

    Thursday May 20, 2021, 16:00 - 17:00
  • Manchester Creative Climate Roundtables

    JB is running three roundtables around Earth Day, focused on decarbonisation, ecological economics and social justice

    Thursday April 22, 2021, 10:30 - Friday April 23, 2021, 12:00
  • The Colour Green in conversation: Farhana Yamin & Gaika

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    Julie’s Bicycle presents an intimate panel discussion on climate justice and culture with Baroness Lola Young, Farhana Yamin and Gaika.

    Monday March 8, 2021, 19:30 - 21:00
  • Creative Climate Chats: Eli Goldstein and Love Ssega

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    Our monthly Creative Climate Chats returns in January 2021 with musicians Eli Goldstein (Soul Clap, DJs for Climate Action) and Love Ssega.

    Wednesday January 13, 2021, 16:30 - 17:30
  • Putting a price on carbon: from offsets to true value

    This webinar explores carbon offsetting and alternative models to balance carbon impacts.

    November 26, 2020, 10:00 - 11:00
  • Creative Climate Chats: Nick Merriman

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    Our monthly Creative Climate Chat with Nick Merriman on creating a greener future and sustainable recovery post-pandemic for museums.

    November 4, 2020, 16:30 - 17:30
  • A Guide for Cities to Address Environmental Impact of Cultural Events

    Julie's Bicycle, a ROCK partner, shares learnings on how to improve the environmental sustainability of outdoor cultural events in heritage cities, at the ROCK Open Knowledge Week “Cultural Heritage...

    October 30, 2020, 15:30 - 15:55
  • Creative Climate Chats: CCL alumni

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    Join us in conversation with Creative Climate Leadership alumni Bridget McKenzie (UK), Jess Sim (Turkey) and Laura Napier (USA) about environmental action and leadership.

    October 7, 2020, 16:30 - 17:30
  • Re-thinking Materials and the Circular Economy

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    In the next creative Green webinar we rethink design approaches and explore the role circular principles can have in the cultural sector

    September 24, 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
  • Creative Climate Chats: Ron Whyte

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    We're joined by Ron Whyte for this month's Creative Climate Chat, looking at local solutions to the climate and environmental crisis.

    September 9, 2020, 16:30 - 17:30
  • Introduction to NPO Environmental Reporting 2020

    This webinar is an introduction to environmental reporting for Arts Council England NPOs.

    August 26, 2020, 15:00 - 16:00
  • Webinar: Creative Digital Impacts

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    This webinar is the second in the Arts Council England series on 'Sustainable Cultural Mobility', exploring creative digital impacts

    August 25, 2020, 10:00 - 11:00
  • Creative Climate Chats: Charise Johnson

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    We speak to Charise about her work connecting environmental policy-making, climate science and social justice across the UK and USA.

    August 5, 2020, 16:30 - 17:30
  • Webinar Series: Green Deal For Culture

    Join us for our new series of webinars exploring the seven pillars of a Green Deal for Culture. 

    July 23, 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
  • Creative Climate Chats series 1

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    Creative Climate Chats are conversations with leading thinkers in culture and climate to discuss the issues, and offer some fixes, from their perspective

    June 3, 2020, 16:30 - July 1, 2020, 17:30
  • Road to Zero Carbon: The creative response

    A free to all webinar bringing together the Creative Green community and new voices to create an inspiring space for innovation, knowledge sharing and offer a bigger picture view of climate policy. Wi...

    May 14, 2020, 10:30 - 12:00
  • ROCK Green Streams

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    A free series of inspiring talks and presentations from JB and EUROCITIES on how cities reduce the environmental impact of cultural events. Part of the EU funded ROCK project.

    April 23, 2020, 10:00 - May 7, 2020, 12:00
  • Art on the move: Towards greener touring

    This webinar will explore the carbon impacts of travel and touring and look at how to monitor and reduce your impacts, giving inspiration for action with case studies from across the sector.

    March 25, 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
  • We Make Tomorrow summit

    This provocative, intergenerational and action-focused event will explore what creativity, leadership and innovation means in the context of climate and ecological emergency

    February 26, 2020, 09:15 - 21:00
  • Webinar: Culture Beyond Plastic

    How can the arts and cultural sector move beyond plastic? Join us for this webinar on December 5th 2019.

    December 5, 2019, 15:00 - 16:00
  • In the Loop: Circular Innovation and Plastic Waste in the Creative Industries

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    Event hosted by the UK Circular Plastics Network and Julie's Bicycle, to showcase opportunities for businesses to better reduce and reuse plastics materials.

    November 7, 2019, 13:00 - 17:00
  • ADE Green 2019

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    The conference on sustainability, innovation and social change in the music industry returns on October 18th at Amsterdam Dance Event - with talks from Soul Clap, Groove Armada, festivals and more.

    October 18, 2019, 11:00 - 18:00
  • Culturing Biodiversity: Restoring Ecosystems Webinar

    What can the creative community do to help stop these forces? This webinar will look at how do the decisions we make in our organisations have an impact on ecosystems.

    October 10, 2019, 11:00 - 12:00
  • Webinar: Participatory approaches and social inclusion in cultural heritage

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    A webinar exploring how cities’ administrations must improve how individuals and groups take part in society, confronting barriers that prevent participation, and meeting communities’ needs.

    October 3, 2019, 14:00 - 15:30