10:00 am – 3.30pm
Sat 19th September at Beach House Grounds, Worthing.
Note: In rainy conditions the litter survey will still take place – with due attention to safety.
Complete cancellation only in the event of extreme weather conditions e.g. gale.
Itinerary & Activities:
09:00 – Fortify yourself with a Beach Cleaner’s breakfast from a stand/local eatery!
10:00 – Beach Cleaners register with organisers in Beach House Grounds.
Browse stands: Energy, Water Sports; Marine Life, Fishing; Local Food; Water & Gardening; Waste & Recycled Arts; Therapies, EcoOpen Houses.
10:30 – Beach Cleaners – Briefing with Transition Worthing & BSAC
11:00 – Beach Cleaners: Survey litter across 2 x 100m areas -work in small groups
Search for Shark Egg Cases on a SWT Strandline Safari.
12:00 – Beach Cleaners: back to base – weigh litter and return survey sheets.
All make recycled ARTY facts from rubbish with ‘Creative Waves’.
12:30 – All: Folkloric Seaside Sing-along with Shanties & a Fishermen’s Rap with members of South Downs Folk Singers, EYE Project school children & others.
1:00 – Time for lunch? Try some locally caught fish at nearby stands or eateries.
Visit BUGCYCLE at Beach House PARK- a Nature Garden using recycled materials.
2:00 – West Sussex Geological Society guided walk – Coast, Climate & Construction – looking at aspects of Natural & Built Heritage Environment near the coast.
3:30 – End of Coastal Capers.
To join Marine Conservation Society’s Beach Clean please sign up at www.mcsuk.org/greatbritishbeachclean (search for Worthing Beach).
Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Greening Sussex by Sussex families”