Bude’s Earth Festival Goes Online

From Bude Castle:

This year Bude’s Earth Festival will be an online event due to government social distancing restrictions.

On Sunday 7th, The Castle website will be hosting a range of environmental, lifestyle and wildlife talks, presentations, workshops and musical entertainment for all to enjoy. Links will go live throughout the day and shared on all social media platforms. You can pop over now to have a look at the full schedule of events:

As you will see, we are delighted to announce that writer and environment activist, Satish Kumar, will be part of the event, as will the talented Natalie Fee of City to Sea. More information on all our fabulous participants can be found below.

As a close-knit green community that has shown so much insight into living sustainably, it is our hope that the whole of Bude can now get together online, escape the concerns of the day, and take a moment to celebrate our home planet earth and all we share it with.


A Welcome by Castle Manager, Mark Berridge

Festival Blessing – our festival opens with a healing online blessing by Nixie James-Scott.

Yoga for all – Rosie Lewis will take you through a calming yoga practice to start your day.

Music with James Dixon.

Bude Earth Heroes

Stallholders Shout Out

Revisiting Our Presenters Of 2019:

Otter Surfboards
The Shark Trust
The Sea Shepherd
The Sea Life Trust
Rowan Working Horses
The Koa Tree Project
SW Rivers Trust
Extinction Rebellion
Simon Dawson

Charity Focus:-
Dartmoor Zoo
The Sealife Sanctuary
The Monkey Sanctuary

Online workshops:

How to Make a Festival Crown – with Cassie from Bude Blooms.
Foraging I – an introductory online workshop with Vivienne Campbell
Foraging II – Linda Moran takes us foraging in Bude.
Holistic Health & Lifestyle – basic tips on living a natural, healthy lifestyle
Biodynamic Gardening – an introduction by biodynamic gardener, Claire Hattersley.
Natural Beekeeping Using Top Bar Hives – The Barefoot Beekeeper, Phil Chandler.
Wave Wahines – plastic-free living for girls.

For Children:
Storytelling with Kymble.

Josie Misick – Environmental Artist

Online Presentations:

Avril Sainsbury – Cleaner Seas Group
Natalie Fee – City to Sea
Satish Kumar – Writer, Broadcaster and Editor Emeritus, Resurgence & Ecologist Magazine.
Nick Rosen – Off-Grid Living Specialist and Award-Winning Documentary Maker

Online Film and Presentation:

Cal Major – Vitamin Sea

Closing message by Bob Willingham, Mayor of Bude-Stratton.

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