Julies Bicycle is the leading global charity bridging the gap between environmental sustainability and the creative industries.Our vision is a creative community with sustainability at its heart and our mission is to provide the inspiration, expertise and resources to make that happen.We work with over 2,000 arts organisations across the UK and internationally, large and small to help them measure, manage and reduce their environmental impacts.
'We are not separate from nature' Rebecca Tantony's poems25/08/2016 Duration: 15min
We invited Bristol based poet Rebecca Tantony to share her poetry at our event Powering Change in the Tobacco Factory Theatre back in February 2016. One of the poems was created on the day in response to the event. We hope you enjoy these wonderful verses and words of inspiration showing Rebecca's unique insights on sustainability and environmental concerns. You can read her poem The Body is Forgiving at this link: http://www.juliesbicycle.com/latest/blog/9777-jb-year-in-poetry/ Rebecca will be performing at sustainable and clean energy driven Shambala Festival on Friday 26th August 2016 at 6pm.
How Manchester Museum tackles environmental sustainability04/08/2016 Duration: 12min
Hear how Manchester Museum have embraced embedding environmental sustainability and a greater connection to the natural world into the work they do. Henry McGhie, Head of Collections and Curator of Zoology at Manchester Museum shares some great stories about the experiences and impact of taking action on climate change. Climate Control 11th May - 4th September 2016 Manchester Museum host a series of exhibitions and events for visitors to explore what kind of future they hope for, and what it would take to help make that a reality. http://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/whatson/exhibitions/climatecontrol/
Culture in the Sustainable City20/07/2016 Duration: 18min
Gary Topp, former Development Director at Bristol Green Capital Partnership shares his thoughts and reflections on working across the arts and sustainability sectors both in the UK and internationally. This presentation was recorded at Tobacco Factory Theatres for our Powering Change event in Bristol in February 2016.
Engaging With Sustainability07/07/2016 Duration: 01h03min
Listen now to our live chat with artist Lucy Neal and Communications Expert David Willans, where we ask the question What does meaningful engagement with sustainability look like? Join the conversation using #greenarts.
COP21 Climate Agreement and the Creative Sector22/06/2016 Duration: 47min
Listen again to our live chat on the outcomes of the COP21 climate negotiations and what the Paris Agreement means for the creative sector. Join the conversation on Twitter using #COP21response. Featuring live chat guests: - Alison Tickell (JB_Alison), CEO Julie's Bicycle, - Diana Liverman (@DianaLiv), Regents Professor of Geography and Development and co-Director of the Institute of the Environment at the University of Arizona, USA, - Mark Meyrick (@GoodEnergy), Trading and Origination Director of Good Energy who has been an accredited observer at a number of COPs.