Planet Party in pictures

A big thank-you to everyone who supported or visited Planet Party: A Lewes Festival for Climate Change on Sunday 19 September. Here are some pictures from a brilliant day.

Despite the rain, hundreds of people turned out for Planet Party: A Lewes Festival for Climate Action, held at the Linklater Pavilion and Railway Land Nature Reserve on Sunday 19 September.

More than 20 stalls featured ideas on low-carbon living and protecting nature at the event organised by Lewes Climate Hub, the Railway Land Wildlife Trust and Lewes Town Council.

As well as hard-hitting talks on climate change, the day included a People’s Climate Assembly where visitors shared their ideas on what action needs to be taken in Lewes District to tackle global warming. A flotilla down the Ouse by members of Lewes Rowing Club was accompanied by soprano opera singer Noa Lachman.

Other musical performances included South Downs Folk Singers, pop-up busking troupe The Magnificent Kevens and local young singer-songwriter Henry Gerrard.

Photographs by Katie Vandyck

About Planet Party
We all hear a lot about climate change these days – and the need to take action. Planet Party is a day to celebrate the positive, practical and fun things we can do individually and collectively to help look after our planet today – and for future generations. 

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