Category Archives: Green art & games

Lots of eco/green art ideas and free games which teach children to respect the waste resources and planet around them.

Inspiration through Green Art

Children from all over West Sussex competed in our Eco Beast Sculpture competition in July, culminating in a public display at the family event ‘Funday Sunday’ in Horsham Park. The four winning schools –  Warninglid, Georgian Gardens, William Penn School … Continue reading




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Launch of Horsham Repair Cafe

PRESS RELEASE 1st West Sussex Repair Café launches in Horsham What do you do with a broken toaster? Or a laptop which is on the go slow? Or with a ripped pair of trousers? Bin it? No, repair, remake, reuse … Continue reading




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Eco Beasts take over West Sussex!

Eco Beast Sculptures migrated from across West Sussex and took over a marquee in Horsham Park at ‘Funday Sunday’ on Sunday 9th July.  Children from all over the county had wonderful fun making Eco Beast Sculptures out of waste resources. The … Continue reading




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Funday Sunday in Horsham Park

Funday Sunday is coming to Horsham Park on 9th July. This event is replacing the annual Sparks in the Park and promises to be a great family day out in Horsham. In addition to the fun-fair in the park there … Continue reading




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Fantastic family woodland event

Into the Trees – family event 9th and 10th September 2017 Pippingford Park, Sussex  ‘Rope swinging, pond skimming, slacklining, woodworking. I have been to lots of festivals and I loved the peace of this one’




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A Tietastic Guinness World Records

Carrie Cort is ‘Officially Amazing’, so say the Guinness World Record (GWR) office.  Last year as part of a ‘Green Play and Display Day’ which Carrie organised in the Human Nature Garden, Horsham Park, she attempted to beat the GWR … Continue reading




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Exciting county-wide competition for children

Eco Beast Sculpture Competition – Green Inspiration Through the Arts Sussex Green Living in partnership with Horsham Festival and West Sussex County Council Waste Prevention team, are delighted to launch an Eco Beast Sculpture competition, open to children and young … Continue reading




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Remake, redesign & repair creative craft textile workshop 2017

Come and learn about an exciting new fashion trend and walk away with a revived, reinvented and reinvigorated wardrobe!  Our creative material workshops specialise in re-using stunning neckties in an amazing range of projects (other materials are available too). We … Continue reading




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Explore the amazing tree world

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Event: Into the Trees Date:  September 3rd and 4th 2016 ‘What a wonderful day getting back to nature. A festival without all the fuss and noise of the others, but more to entertain, enthral … Continue reading




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Top tie upcyclng ideas

Neckties are a bit of an environmental nightmare, novelty ties get bought for people who might use them once or twice, charity shops don’t want them as they don’t sell well and if sent for recycling they often get caught … Continue reading




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Guinness World Record helps William Penn School

Horsham families are in for a summer half term treat, a free family tietastic Guinness World Record event in the Human Nature Garden in Horsham Park!  Carrie Cort founder of Sussex Green Living has got together with the organisers of … Continue reading




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Horsham Circle of Life Festival

Programme of events SATURDAY MAY 28th to SATURDAY JUNE 4th 2016 The aim of the Horsham Circle of Life Festival is to enrich the heart of our community and bring people together to celebrate life. There is a strong focus … Continue reading




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Horsham Circle of Life Festival

Saturday May 28 to Saturday June 4, 2016 The aim of the Horsham Circle of Life Festival, is to enrich the heart of our community and bring people together to celebrate life. There is a strong focus on honouring and … Continue reading




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Green Days for Schools 2016

Working towards an Eco School Award and need some help? No time to plan green activities for your school or group? Want to get involved in environmental awareness campaigns? Would like more curriculum enrichment activities? We can help! Carrie who … Continue reading




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Recycling games for kids

Recycling is one of the most important actions you can take to help the environment and to preserve it, so that we can continue to live on a green and healthy planet instead of breathing in pollution and damaging the … Continue reading




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Green play at the Sun and Moon!

We are really excited to be going on the 16th – 23rd August to the Sun and Moon festival at Plumpton Agricultural College in East Sussex for a week of family fun. Sussex Green Living have been invited to run … Continue reading




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Sun and Moon Family festival

Sun and Moon – The family wellbeing Festival So festival time is coming up and the hard core festival goers will be digging out their tents and wellies, but this year there’s a new festival, and they’re promising no wellies … Continue reading




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Green Sessions for Teachers

We run green workshops and CPD sessions for teachers, teaching assistants and leaders of children’s groups. Our sessions are fun, informative and practical, showing how we can weave together biodiversity, environmental protection and upcycling. Ideas which aim to inspire our … Continue reading




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Pop into our Pop-up-Shop

For the week commencing Monday 26th January, volunteers from the WSCC West Sussex Waste Prevention Advisors scheme, District and County employees, University Students and surprise guests will be talking complete rubbish from a Pop-up-Shop in the Swan Walk shopping centre, Horsham. … Continue reading




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Rescue your Christmas waste!

Christmas is an exciting time of year, especially for little people, however it is also a very wasteful time of year. The recycling bins tend to be overflowing (at best) and the household waste bins equally full.  Here is one … Continue reading




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Worthing Coastal Fair & BIG Beach Clean

Saturday 20th September 2014: 10.30 am – 4.00 pm Beach Parade Prom and Adjacent Beach House Gardens in Worthing Come and sample Wildlife, Heritage and Sustainability projects.  Join in with an annual Great British Beach Clean and Litter Survey. • … Continue reading




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Treasure from Trash

Treasure from Trash, a colourful and captivating free exhibition of creative upcycling from around the world, is showing at the Linklater, Lewes Railway Land in Lewes, until August 31. It will intrigue anyone who has ever thrown anything away, since … Continue reading




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Bottle Top Madness Event

On Saturday 5th April 9.30am – 12 noon there are certainly going to be thousands of plastic bottle tops at the Quaker Meeting House in Horsham, as volunteers gather to do their bit for the environment.  As part of the West … Continue reading




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Have Fun and Protect the Planet With Some Upcycled Garden Magic!

The days are getting longer, the grass is getting greener, ladybirds and butterflies are coming out of hiding and temperatures are slowly getting warmer. It’s that time of year again, spring! It’s a time for resolutions, good deeds and most … Continue reading




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Brighton Science Festival comes to Billingshurst

The Brighton Science Festival is coming to Billingshurst on Friday 29th May 2015.  It looks like a fairground. It IS a fairground, but each of the stalls has a surprise, something to grapple your mind, to discover, explore and play … Continue reading




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