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Wendy
NLWA Wise up to Waste

Event Programme

10.45 - 11.00 am Registration

11.00 am Exhibitions with Demonstrations and Workshops

Come and get involved with a series of innovative and fun demonstrations and workshops hosted by a range of pioneering upcycling, repair and reuse organisations. See a range of upcycled furniture, textile and homewares on display. Soft drinks served from 11am onwards

11.30 am Judging Upcycling Competition

Come along to the ribbon cutting ceremony to open the judging of the competition Entrants to the competition will be displaying their works to the public and will be judged by a panel of experts. You are invited to vote for your favourite upcycled masterpiece as part of the ‘People’s Choice’ award. Collect your token from the registration desk.

12.30-1.00 pm ‘Create’ upcycling activity live on Stage

Your chance to get creative with the interactive ‘Create’ space on stage, including a live upcycling team challenge.

1.00 pm Competition Winners announced on Stage

Councillor Clyde Loakes will be speaking on the stage and will introduce the judges and entrants. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of each category along with the People’s Choice award.

1.30 pm Delicious Canapés served by Artisan Cooks

Meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan options available.

1.30-3.00 pm Ask the Expert & Interactive Workshops

Budding upcyclers can get hot tips from our upcycling experts, who’ll be more than happy to answer your queries or questions. Expand your upcycling know-how!

3 pm Event Closes

Thank you for coming, happy upcycling!