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15th March 2018

Earth Hour

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LOCATION

  • Leonard St

TIME

  • 6-9pm

THEME

  • Climate change

Sustinere’s Earth Hour event is an opportunity for us all to dive deep into our daily habits, and think about simple yet achievable changes to reduce our environmental impact. During the panel and discussion, we will hear from Cel, Emma and Flora, who will fill us all with green ambition and practical know-how tips and tricks. This will be followed by a beautiful meal curated by our in-house Captain Planet and Head Chef, Joe O’Connell. The three courses will showcase delicious sustainable ingredients and cooking methods that will leave you feeling happy and Mother Earth feeling proud.

Raw courgette w Signal crayfish, smoked mussel, dried tomato and carrot

Wine pairing

Novas Gran Reserva Viognier Casablanca Valley, 2016 Vegetarian, Vegan, Organic

BBQ aged Welsh hogget w sustainable British mushrooms, burnt new onions, pea and seaweed

Wine pairing: Novas Gran Reserva Carmenère Cabernet Sauvignon Colchagua Valley, 2015 Vegetarian, Vegan, Organic

No-bake Yorkshire rhubarb tart w banana, honeycomb and broken coffee granita Vegan menu available on request.

 

Speaker bios

CEL SPELLMAN - WWF UK Ambassador & Actor

Ceallach Spellman can currently be seen in the return of the hit ITV drama-comedy series Cold Feet playing Matthew Williams. He recently performed in Talk Radio at The Old Red Lion at the end of last year. He has previously starred in the Channel 4 series Cucumber written by Russell T. Davies; featured in the ITV miniseries Homefront; and appeared in the sixth and seventh series of BBC One’s Waterloo Road. Alongside his acting career Ceallach also co-presented the BAFTA Award-winning BBC’s Friday Download, and currently presents his eponymous Sunday afternoon show for BBC Radio One.

EMMA PINCHBECK - Executive Director, Renewable UK

Emma Pinchbeck is a climate change and energy systems expert. She is Executive Director and serves on the Board of RenewableUK, the leading trade and campaign body for renewables in the UK. Prior to joining RenewableUK she was Head of Climate Change at WWF-UK. When you’re not spotting Emma commentate on climate change and sustainability issues, you’ll see her in Stylist magazine talking about sustainable fashion, running the Brighton Marathon for WWF or mentoring young women starting their careers.

FLORA MCCRONE - WWFUK Public Communications

Flora McCrone – Public communications at WWF. She has worked on campaigns including the recent elephant Christmas campaign focusing on the issues associated with the illegal ivory trade, and now Earth Hour. Earth Hour is a collective stand against climate change and the other impacts on our planet. For Earth Hour 2018 WWF are focusing on people making small lifestyle changes to help protect the future of our planet. See how you can make a difference here: wwf.org.uk/earthhour. Flora also has a huge interest in sustainability outside of work, so feels incredibly passionate about this year’s Earth Hour campaign.