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Preparations for the first ever Chichester E.Y.E Project Eco Summit

Mon 4 Jul 2016

Preparations for the first ever E.Y.E. Project Eco Summit in the Chichester area are in full swing following a 9th successful Eco Summit in Worthing in June. The event will take place on Monday 26th September 2016.

So far 7 Primary and Secondary schools from the Chichester area have booked places at the event which this year will take place at The Weald & Downland Open Air Museum.

Workshops will cover a range of environmental and sustainability topics such as: Ocean & Climate, Water, Energy, Biodiversity, Food production, Food miles, Global Citizenship, and Growing. There will also be a Key Note Speech on Waste from WSCC Waste Prevention team.

The Workshop leaders taking part in the day are:

  • The Weald & Downland Open Air Museum whose workshop will be Food Production - Field & Mill to the plate
  • The Southern Co-operative whose workshop will be Explore the food on your doorstep
  • Chichester Harbour Conservancy whose workshop will be The Chichester Harbour Habitat Challenge
  • Steve Savage, Environmental Educator whose workshop will be The One Ocean Project
  • Your Energy Sussex/Sussex Green Living whose workshop will be Energy Matters
  • The Body Shop whose workshop will be A day in the life of...
  • Transition Chichester whose workshop will be Grow Your Own
  • Staunton Park / Portsmouth Water whose workshop will be Water is Life

Each pupil will get to attend three different workshop sessions during the course of the day.

There are  20 places remaining at the Eco Summit. If your school is interested in taking part in the day please contact the Project Officer Clare Sutton on 01903 237864 x 242 or email

There will be a collection point for plastic milk bottle tops at the event. For further details please see the attached document.