Nottingham Green Festival has, for 28 years and more, been supported by a wide and diverse range of stall holders, including Voluntary/campaign groups, Green Businesses & Crafts, Caterers & food producers and others.
This directory of stalls will give you a flavour of what to expect.
Green Businesses, Crafts & Growers
Over 30 local traders, small businesses, craft workers and growers support the Green Festival to promote their work, meeting customers on the day & establishing futures sales opportunities.
|A stall full of Eco goodies, the perfect place to start your zero waste lifestyle!
|Five Leaves Bookshop
|Books, badges and cards from the British Book Awards Independent Bookshop of the Year!
|Green Emporium Ltd
|Selling a selection of Natural, Organic, Eco-friendly products for body, home, lifestyle and well-being
|Inspired Earth, the home of stylish, ethical and unique clothing and home wares.
|Three novels (two with Nottingham settings) and a short story collection by two local authors published by Inspired Quill, a small independent press setting new standards for ethical, eco-friendly, and people-orientated publishing.
|IT’s Cruelty Free
|Vegan Skin, Body & Hair Care products that contain NO Palm Oil
|Wire wrap crystal jewellery, African inspired attire, handmade soap & bodywhips, organic cordial, aloe vera plants & conscious artwork
|Marches Energy Action
|We deliver energy and carbon-saving messages to the Derbys + Notts public. We actively work to tackle fuel poverty through phone-line advice and home visits
|Our award-winning magazine, ethical shop, and books set the agenda for a radically fairer future, promoting global justice, fair trade, human rights and climate justice.
|Nottingham Together (City Council)
|Nottingham Together is a programme of activities specially designed to connect communities, bring people together and make Nottingham a great place to live.
|Robin Hood Energy
|Information on Energy saving
|Sophia School of Natural Medicine
|Information on natural health and medicine training: full professional diplomas through to short one day awareness food empowerment courses, such as our Wild Nutrition & Medicine Day, Eating for Life: Pregnancy, Childhood and the Changing of the Years series
|T4 Sustainability Ltd
|Renewable energy installers providing advice on sustainability issues.
|Tiger Boe Centre, healthcare
|Holistic therapies like acupuncture, reiki and reflexology
|Ultra-low-emission vehicles (NCC)
|NCC Info + advice display of ultra-low electric vehicles + Council work vehicles
|Warrior Wellbeing Massage
|Massage derived from Indian Chavutti Massage, utilising therapist’s foot pressure. Information promoting local yoga classes
|Working to develop the mind, body and spirit of individuals, families and communities to improve health and well-being for all. Leaflets/information.
|Alie Rees Ceramics
|Artisan crafted, bespoke and handcrafted stoneware ceramics and handmade star gazer
|Homemade by Sprout
|Vegan and plastic-free yarns for knitting and crochet.
|Jacqui de Rose Art
|Jacqui de Rose is a Folk artist based in rural Derbyshire who brings her unique interpretations of the flora and fauna of our beautiful island linked to ancestral wisdom and her colourful stand displays an array of arty creations from original paintings to hand made decorative items.
|Purple Pumpkin Patch
|Locally handknitted and crocheted items from acrylic yarn, and fabric sewn cushions and gifts by a group of local crafters.
|I make jewellery and ornaments from seaglass collected around the coast of the UK; each piece of seaglass is unique and the designs are influenced by the seaglass pieces themselves
|Timeless Curiosity – recycle crafted jewellery
|Handmade jewellery – steampunk inspired, resin set jewellery using up cycled watch parts, vintage sheet music, recycled beads and mixed media gifts, pictures, cards and frames using a variety of ‘junk’. All handmade and/or recycled.
|Create P Dorey
|handmade and crafted original artwork, cards, gifts and stoneware jewellery
|My Cute Little Bags
|Handmade veg/bread/lunch bags made from 100% cotton and cotton canvas and lined with cotton calico, for use instead of plastic bags
|Nottingham Growing Network
|Primary Herb Garden
|Locally grown, peat free, chemical free bee friendly perennials and herbs
|Nottingham Growing Network
|Run by Nottingham Growing Network members. Growing activities and information about the 22
Nottingham Growing Network members
|Windmill Community Gardens
|:Nottingham Growing Networks‘ stall will include information stand about it’s membership, their
activities and volunteering opportunities and offer a growing-related activity.
|High focus within network on organic, climate aware gardening. This will be communicated at
|Arkwright Meadows Community Garden (AMC)
|Established in 2001 Arkwright Meadows Community Garden is a thriving community project, run by local people and provides the Meadows with a well loved resource which reflects and celebrates this vibrant and diverse community.
|Information to publicise our organisation and its projects and opportunities for people to get involved, free craft activities
|Sneinton Windmill Allotments
Voluntary and Campaigning Groups
Many of these groups have supported Nottingham Green Festival for up to 26 years, helping to maintain the diversity and ethical ethos of the event. Please visit as many of these 57 groups as you can. We would like to minimise the costs levied to these groups, so invite support for a solidarity fund to cover, for example, their insurance costs.
|Voluntary & Campaign Groups
|Amnesty, Nottingham + Beeston
|supporting human rights worldwide
|In solidarity with Extinction Rebellion, Animal Rebellion is a mass volunteer movement that uses methods of non-violent civil disobedience to end the animal agriculture and fishing industries, halt mass extinction and minimise the risk of climate breakdown and social collapse.
|AWL Alliance Workers Liberty
|Socialist books and pamphlets
|Bahá’ís with small display and information about the Bahá’í Faith
|Barkers Community Woodland – The Toy Library
|A community woodland run by Bulwell community toy library managed sustainably for the benefit of the woodland and the community selling wood products from the woodland as well as information about the woods, how to get involved and courses that we run.
|Brinsley Animal Rescue
|Animal rescue run on vegan values. Dedicated to the caring of pets, wild animals and farm animals.
|Canal and River Trust – East Midlands
|The Canal & River trust is water and wellbeing charity, we believe that by encouraging people to spend time on or by the waterways we can help improve their wellbeing; we’re asking visitors to engage with our plastics campaign to help eradicate plastic from our waterways.
|Anti – nuclear stuff: badges, books, pamphlets etc
|Cuba Solidarity Campaign, Nottm
|:Books, leaflets, T – shirts, coffee, badges, mugs etc.
|Earth Strike Nottingham
|We are going to be promoting Earth Strike in Nottingham, encouraging people to take part in Earth Strike activities on September 20th
|Equation is a local Domestic Abuse charity working in schools to prevent gender inequality and domestic abuse. The stall will be used to promote the charity and also raise funds with a mini pop-up charity shop (just 1 rail of clothes)
|ExLibris, the Masked Booksellers
|Raising money for charity by selling unwanted books recued from landfill; whilst wearing masks.
|Extinction Rebellion (XR)
|Information and training on how to engage in Non-Violent Direct Action to pressure governments and corporations to acknowledge and act upon the climate and ecological emergency.
|Family Lives – Energise Families
|Family Lives Charity Organisation – Energise Families Sport England Project – promote the project (sign families up) – invited entertainer hoola hoop lady, tin can alley game/space hoppers
|Frack Free Nottingham (Treedom)
|Support Frack Free Notts to raise awareness of fracking situation in Nottinghamshire
|Framework: Nature in Mind
|Nature themed activities; promotional material, photos
|Friends of Nottingham Arboretum
|Friends of the Nottingham Arboretum have helped with labelling & conservation management of the trees and designed an Arboretum Tree leaflet & heritage trail for visitors.
|Friends of the Earth, Nottingham
|Friends Of The Earth – Nottingham
|Information, leaflets and booklets
|Friends of the Forest
|Friends of the Forest: a non-profit constituted community group which supports efforts to maintain the Forest as an accessible, open, green space of historic importance for the City of Nottingham. Nottm Inclosure Walk guides for sale
|Greenpeace, Nottingham Support Group
|Greenpeace environmental group will be presenting our latest campaign and information about the organisation generally.
|Nottingham Hackspace is a member-funded, member-led, and volunteer-driven workshop, studio and co-working space for the East Midlands, located close to the centre of Nottingham. It’s a place for makers and creatives to meet, learn, swap skills, and work on projects.
|Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust
|HLMT will be selling cards, Liberian fabric and other African goods to raise funds for midwifery training for people in Liberia
|HOST coordinates private householders who welcome into their homes refused asylum seekers who would otherwise have no roof over their head
|Keep our NHS Public (KONP)
|Local campaigning group to stop privatisation of NHS; Badges, leaflets, newspapers, petitions and posters about our local and national campaigns
|Morton Hall Detainee Visitor Group
|Information re. Morton Hall Visitor Group, and UK detention in general.
|Nottingham Animal Rights
|Find out about local and national campaigns that you can support with Nottingham Animal Rights.
|Nottingham City National Education Union
|Nottingham City Women’s Institute (WI)
A group of WI’s propose a clothes swap stall for all to bring good quality, clean items of clothing, accessories and shoes to be swapped for something else. Any items donated but not swapped will be
donated to ShareWear or another such charity. We will also be making and handing out Morsbags, free of charge or by donation.
|Nottingham Energy Partnership
|We are fuel poverty and climate change charity, we will be raising awareness of our grant funded services (home insulation, boiler replacements, Priority Services Register, impartial energy switching) and also home improvements for the able to pay market. We have an energy themed game for kids, and we will also be doing a prize draw to win an organic, fair trade hamper.
|Nottingham Green Party
|Education of environmental issues and the work of the Green Party; possibly merchandise such as books, plants, t-shirts
|Nottingham Labour Group
|Leaflets and posters documenting Nottingham Labour’s record of delivering on Green issues.
|Nottingham Palestinian Solidarity Campaign
|Nottingham Stand Up to Racism
|Leaflets advertising the SUTR conference in October 2019, info sheets, membership forms, contact sheets, badges, donation bucket, posters
|The SWP is for: independent working class action, revolution not reform (there is no Parliamentary road), internationalism, the need for a revolutionary party and we will have publications from our party and other literature on our stall that makes the case for these views.
|Nottingham Women’s Centre
|Our centre is a safe space for all self- identifying women, we campaign and help women to achieve amazing things.
|Notts Cloth Nappies
|Cloth Nappies information, advice and free hire kits for Nottingham residents, Newborn to Junior
|Notts Nibblers Rodent Rescue
|A general information stall with details of our work and animals for adoption. A tombola and bits for sale.
|We aim to prevent overpopulation of pet rodents, therefore reducing carbon emissions created by there being less pet animals, whilst supporting wildlife. We run on vegan ethics and encourage people to adopt and not buy their companion animals.
|Notts Trades Council
|Defending workers’ rights. Notts TUC seeks to build alliances to protect our communities from savage and unnecessary Tory cuts. For investment; against austerity
|Pedals: Nottingham Cycle Campaign
|We campaign for a cycle-friendly Nottingham, where anyone can make safe and enjoyable journeys by bike. Do you want this too? Come and chat to us, join our mailing list and support our campaigns
|Communist group- books, pamphlets, leaflets, badges.
|Skills Exchange NG7
|Tombola, plants for sale and information leaflets. We will be joining new members to the Skills Exchange.
|Socialist Party, Nottm
|Educational & campaign material, incl newspapers, literature, leaflets, posters, stickers
|Sustainable Travel Collective Ltd (Big Wheel & Ridewise)
|We will promote our cycle centres around the city, get people having fun on bikes & generally encourage people to travel sustainably. Come & have a go on some of our bikes. We also hope to have a cycling reated craft activity.
|An information stall promoting the work of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Offering advice on wildlife gardening, volunteering and membership with the Trust, plus information on the Childrens Nature Watch Club.
|Woodland Conservation Charity, membership/ information stand.
|We are the country’s largest woodland conservation charity with over 500,000 members and supporters and more than 1,000 sites, covering over 26,000 hectares, all over the UK. We’re standing up for woods and trees. We protect and campaign, plant trees, and restore ancient woodland for the benefit of wildlife and people. To realise our vision we need to rekindle people’s love for woods and trees and show them the benefits trees can bring to our lives and communities.
|Community woodwork group selling hand made items for home and garden.
Catering & Local Food Producers
Twenty great vegan caterers & food producers provide a wide range of tasty foods to enjoy at the event or to take away. By providing exclusively vegan food we are able to cater for the ethical & environmental choices of all faiths & cultures.
|Caterers & Food Stalls
|Abeyo Ethiopian Cuisine
|Abeyo Ethiopian cuisine is doing complete vegan food such as spicy red lentil stew, split yellow peas stew, selection of Ethiopian style vegetable served with Enjera (flat bread) and freshly roasted coffee
|Freshly ground coffee, teas, hot chocolate from a eco friendly zero emission mobile bike.
|Good Mood Food
|Home-cooked vegan food using locally sourced ingredients
|Khatti-Meethi provides vegan Indian streetfood and curries, such as paprichaat, pakora wraps etc
|A Vegetarian & Vegan mobile food stall, selling fast food for thought, burgers &specials, and ethically sourced drinks. Using environmentally friendly packaging.
|No Baloney UK
|Handmade & homemade vegan comfort food: Hot toasty dog-bite wraps, Sweet potato & veggie mash-medley, Gluten-free Bangers, Real zesty ginger ale, Homemade hot chocolate & Sweet snacky superfood balls.
|Numinums Organic Veggie Cafe
|Organic, ethical, vegan mobile catering company selling Organic Falafel wraps and salads, hot drinks & cakes
|Traditional Indian Vegetarian Snacks from Leicester: Samosas, onion bhajis
|Stewarts Coffees – Blend
|Coffee roaster, selling coffee, tea and other drinks
|Vegan Junk Hot & Cold
|Vegan Junk hot foods: V Junk Macs, sausage n egg muffins & loaded hot dogs
|Caribbean influenced home cooked 100% vegan catering. Hot vegan meals, snacks, homemade jerk sauce and possibly desserts.
|Veggies Catering Campaign
|The longest established & most ethical vegan caterer in the UK, established in Nottingham in 1984
|Handcrafted Marshmallows, Waggon Wheels, Lollies & Cakes
|Clemie’s Vegan Cakes
|Clemie’s Vegan Cakes is a vegan owned and run bakery. Our goal is to provide high quality cruelty-free treats to customers in the Midlands and across the UK at an affordable price.
|At Clemie’s Vegan Cakes we aim to minimise our environmental impact as much as possible, by using both recyclable and compostable packaging. We try to keep our manufacturing waste to a minimum and recycle as much as we can.
|We make plant-based cheesecakes, powered by coconuts!
|Gluten free vegan food, incl dog food, handmade bags, cards, badges
|Nice Lolly Co (FABchocolats)
|Naturally delicious whole fruit ice lollies. Handmade in Nottingham. 100% plant based. High in fruit, low in unrefined cane sugar. Cool goodness on a stick
|All lollies sold at the Green Festival are vegan and are wrapped in biodegradable bags.
|Pola Ice Poles
|Ice poles with whole, fresh local fruit. 100% vegan, containing nothing artificial and are delicious! We use fruit from Nottingham farms as well as our own back garden.
|Snail and Rabbit Teas
|Small local business selling Loose Leaf Tea and accessories infusers, teapots , handmade cards with tea inside & gifts
|The Herbivore Bakery
|100% plant based foods
|Vork Pies, Pie Eyed Kitchen
|Pie-eyed kitchen – the home of the original Vork Pie. Handmade vegan pies & scotch ‘egg’ snacks.
|I am a hundred percent vegan business, I use Organic, untreated flour and organic ethically sourced coconut oil in my pastry and I do not use palm oil in any of my products. All my products are packaged in compostable or biodegradable packaging. If I have any pies left after an event I donate them to food banks, charities or community cafes such as Crocus Cafe and Tasty Tuesdays in Lenton. I use Ecotricity for my electricity. My online and courier packaging is made from recycled paper insulation and recyclable cardboard. I think about the waste I produce and try and limit this by thinking about the ingredients I buy and recycle as much as possible. I buy some items in bulk to limit waste and the amount of times I travel to collect some ingredients.