Holidays on hold? Or help at hand
On Saturday 6 June, Sussex Green Living’s virtual Horsham Climate Café meeting will be focusing on what post-pandemic travel might look like once the world opens up again.
Many questions about the future of travel and holidays remain to be answered. With movement restrictions still in place and many holidaymakers still not knowing if, how or when they can expect to get away, the biggest question may be:
How will people feel about holidays after the pandemic and have travellers’ priorities changed?
Some may be desperate to get away after the lockdown and others may be feel it is too risky for health reasons. The nature recovery may have inspired people to stay at home whilst others may be motivated by sustainable holidays or wanting to make a difference overseas.
This week’s Climate Café event will discuss Ethical Travel, StayCations and SlowCation (travel by bike and train) and suggest possible alternatives to our traditional get-aways.
Carrie the CEO of Sussex Green Living commented “The pandemic is forcing people to change their behaviour and the time has come for us to find new, fun and sustainable ways to holiday”. She closed by saying “The ideas being shared on 6th June will not only provide money saving refreshing holiday suggestions but will help address the climate crisis, which must not be forgotten”
This virtual Zoom meeting is free to join on Saturday 6 June at 2-3.30pm, register using Eventbrite
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Sussex Green Living Registered Charity Number: 1189569
Notes to editors:
Sussex Green Living
Sussex Green Living (SGL) is a charity which aims to advance the education of the public in the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment, in particular but not exclusively by educating the public about how to adopt an environmentally friendly lifestyle and improve their ability to reduce their negative impact on the environment. SGL also runs the Horsham Repair Café and the Horsham Climate Café with the help of lots of volunteers. Founded in 2012 and awarded charity status on 19th May 2020, charity number 1189569.
Learn more about our outreach work:
To join our amazing network of volunteers and supporters or learn more about all SGL schemes please click here: https://www.sussexgreenliving.org.uk/about-us/press/press-release/
- During the lockdown, the Horsham Climate Café meetings have been taking place online via Zoom every Saturday at 2-3.30pm. As of 6 June they will return to a monthly event until face-to-face meetings can resume after the lockdown at the Quaker Meeting House on the first Saturday of every month.
- From 2 June, Sussex Green Living is hosting new weekly events, the Horsham Future Forum and the Youth Eco Forum, at 7-8pm on Tuesdays. More info: https://www.sussexgreenliving.org.uk/horsham-climate-cafe/
These events are once again free to join and will also take place via Zoom until the end of the lockdown. Please click here to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/sussex-green-livinghorsham-climate-cafe-30023845980.
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