ClimateFest is this Sunday!

September 29, 2022

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On Sunday 2 October the Market Place, Town Hall and Assembly Hall will be filled with stalls, activities, speakers and music to celebrate and inspire environmental responsibility.

Starting at 10.30am, the free day will be packed with an intriguing array of stalls including Melksham Beekeepers, Bath Astronomers, Sea Shepherd, Melksham Goes Wild, the Shed Club, Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, Melksham Gardeners' Society, a wildlife inspired treasure hunt from Melksham Carnival and much more.
Presentations on a range of subjects such as rewilding, recycling and rethinking energy sources will take place throughout the day, as well as a screening of the powerful films ‘Legacy’ and 'Eating Our Way to Extinction.’


There will be a heat pump demonstration and electric Vehicles from BMW and Minion display. Melksham Goes Wild will share ideas for wildflowers and plants that can attract wildlife to your gardens.
With music from Melksham Ukulele Club and food from our local businesses as well as Tandoori G, the day is set to be an entertaining, informative and inspiring event with something for everyone.

Organised by the Environment and Climate Group of Melksham Town Council, the day is generously supported by Gompels, Gompels Healthcare, BGL Reiber, Blue Leaf Estates, Good Energy, Option 24/7, Melksham Scaffolding, Vaughan’s Kitchen, Shurnhold Storage and Recycling and Wessex Water Foundation, as well as a team of dedicated volunteers passionate about the big and small differences we can each make to reduce our carbon footprint and look after our environment.

For more information click here or to get involved call Melksham Town Council on 01225 704187 or email miriamzaccarelli@melksham-tc.gov.uk.