Green Week – What’s On

What’s On


St Andrews Green week is packed with events and activities aimed at taking positive local action on our environment.

Saturday 9th March

Compost Making Workshop 10am – 12noon Botanic Gardens (click for directions)
Free  event but advance booking required – phone 0770 458 7310
Zero Waste Treasure Trail 10am – 4pm Botanic Gardens – Running all week
One World Community Dinner
(click for more information)
6.30pm Episcopal Church

Sunday 10th March

Botanics Open Day
INCLUDING free drop-in at Glass Class – green activities
10am til 4pm Botanic Gardens

Monday 11th March

Red Squirrel Talk 9am – 11.30am Botanic Gardens – Free but advance booking required – 0770 458 7310
Cycletricity 9am – 5pm Church Square
Meat free Monday Evening Meal Catered halls accross the University
Film Screening: ‘Trashed’ 7pm Medical School Building, Main Lecture Theatre

Tuesday 12th March

St And Reuse Swap Shop 12noon – 4pm Mansfield Car Park (opp Students Union), St Marys Place
Guess the Veg – Fun competition 2pm – 4pm Outside Students Union
Transition Open Forum 5.30pm – 7.30pm St Mary’s College :T205 – Lecture Room 2

Wednesday 13th March

Dune Action Morning 10am – 2pm West Sands
Albany Park Starts Diggin’
(The very first garden session of the Albany Park Garden- be part of history!)
10am – 4pm Albany Park Garden
The open area to the very north edge of albany park boundary
Bike Maintenance and Sustainability Fayre 12noon – 4pm Outside University Library
Tree planting 600 trees for 600th 1pm – 3pm Fife Park
Canoe Club Beach Clean 2pm start East Sands Slipway
Community Garden Session 2pm – 4pm Community Garden
SD Seminar Series – Grill an Environmentalist Evening School 1, St Salvator’s Quad
Greenpeace Open Mic 8pm – 10.30pm Venue 2
Students Union, St Mary’s Place


Thursday 14th March

Glass Class activities – Garden Science workshop 10am – 12noon Botanic Gardens
Tour of Hamish the Composter 1pm -2pm University Grounds Staff HQ(behind new hall at the bottom of the path up to the sports centre
Green Week Pub Quiz 8pm Upstairs in The Rule (pub), South Street
St And Reuse AGM TBC
Seminar room 2,
University Arts building
BioSoc Film Screening:
‘The End of the Line’
7.30pm School 2,
St. Salvator’s Quad.

Friday 15th March

Staff Bike to Work Breakfast 8am – 9am John Burnett Hall
Fish for Today, Fish for Tomorrow – The Global Sustainable Seafood Movement 10am – 12noon Irvine Lecture Theatre,
Irvine Building

Saturday 16th March

Junior Hortus Spring Bulb Prizegiving and Spring Plant Sale 10.30am – 12noon Botanic Gardens
Orchard work day 1pm – 3pm Community Orchard – behind Macs papershop on Lamond Drive (park on Lamond Drive)