We are delighted to announce the line up of expert speakers for our event!
We’ve got some exciting interviews and talks ranging from zero waste shopping to ethical underwear, all tailored toward embracing the best of sustainability, alternative careers and green culture.
We’ve lined up some amazing workshops for forest fest 2022!
Fancy up-cycling old clothes to give them a new life? Or using written / spoken word as a tool to vision the future? Book your place on our workshops now!
Live music, spoken word, Dj’s and Vintage shopping!
Whether you’re here to grab a bite, or mingle with your local community, we’ll have the perfect event lined up for you and your friends.
Did you know that ‘green jobs’ might mean working in fashion, retail, design, mental health, entrepreneurship, transport or even healthcare?!
Find out more at the inaugural Forest Fest!
A Festival Of Future Work | #NotYourAverageJobsFair
This festival is one of a kind – designed to celebrate the vibrancy and array of opportunities the green sector has to offer.
Find out more from our selection of expert speakers, workshops and interviews, against a backdrop of music, networking and more. All taking place across 3 stages that embrace the best of sustainability, alternative careers and green culture.
Forest Fest is a party for all.
Forest Fest is a day festival in Waltham Forest which sets the stage for aspiring young people who wish to enter the world of sustainability and green jobs, as well as delivering a safe and welcoming event for our diverse audience and attendees. Our aim is to make sustainability simple.
Whether you’re here to grab a bite, or mingle with your local community, we’ll have the perfect event lined up for you and your friends. With more than 10 businesses across 3 stages embracing the best of sustainability, alternative careers and green culture, we are a party for all.
Forest Fest Schedule
4.00pm: Doors Open
Interview: Radhika Srinivasan – EcoTextura | Sustainable healthcare
Workshop: Patchworking and Mending
4:30pm: Interview: Jacob – Walthamstow Wears | Vintage Clothing
5pm: Interview: Carries Davies – One Essentials | Circular Economy
Workshop: The Power of Story
5:30pm: Interview: Caroline Till – Franklin Till | Sustainable design
6pm: Interview: Zoe Yu Tung Law – Sourcery | Sustainable Products
6:30pm: Interview: Andrew Matthews – ReUser App | Sustainable tech
7pm: Panel: How Did I Become A Green Leader?
8pm: Performance: Lemzi
8:30pm: DJ Selase
(NB times are subject to change)
Gain your FREE exclusive access to the Festival by booking your ticket here or simply pop-by and collect your wristband at the Crate box office.
We’ve got great food and drink from our vendors; The Italian Bakery, Crosstown, Baggio Burgers, Hanoi Ca Phe, Long and Short Coffee, The Untraditional Pub and many more – come and enjoy!
OurPledge – Our mission is to bring people together for the planet in ways that offer opportunities for connection and inspiration for action.
Art Clubbers – Art Clubbers bridges the gap between placemaking and artistic development. We connect creatives and communities through bespoke interventions.
Crate – An exciting business community for creatives, retailers, food outlets and service businesses in the heart of Waltham Forest, E17
How to get here
A hop skip and a jump from St James Street station on the overground connecting you to nearby Walthamstow Central, the Victoria Line, and direct through to Liverpool Street in the City of London.
London Borough of Waltham Forest – Waltham Forest, in north-east London, is one of the greenest boroughs north of the River Thames.
It’s made up of three neighbourhoods: Chingford in the north, Walthamstow in the centre and Leyton and Leytonstone in the south.
There are still opportunities to be involved so if you’d like to host a stall, run a workshop or sponsor the event, please click here.