FutureFest Is Here. Help Us Imagine The Future

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FutureFest Is Here. Help Us Imagine The Future


pebble is back with a brand new virtual festival, FutureFest, that is even bigger than last year's physical festivals. Check it out.

Georgina Wilson-Powell

Wed 30 Sept 2020

pebble's events are back.

While we can't organise them in a physical location this year, we didn't want to let the year pass without some big effort to get together, talk, learn, shop, share, drink and have a good old chat - which has made our other pebblefest events so much fun.

So we're back with FutureFest on 7 & 8 Nov - where we invite you to imagine what the future looks like if and when we get to carbon neutral. What do our lives, work and clothes look like? What are we eating and where are we going?

Join us for two days of talks, panels, workshops, demos, shopping, dancing and drinking - and yes we can do this all online and you don't have to leave your home.

We couldn't do without our ace headline sponsor, Treedom or our brand partners Borough Wines and Karma.

Scroll down to check out what's happening and don't forget to buy your tickets!

Also don't miss the music stage and where to find us when it all finishes!

More talk, more action

We know the problems facing our world, right? We've been to enough talks, panels, webinars where the same old issues are highighted again and again.

This is different. We're looking at the solutions, services, brands and people who are going to get us to carbon neutral - and beyond. We want you to take part, ask questions, share ideas and pledges on our festival online whiteboard.

Or just listen and take action at home. All of our talks will be recorded so you can catch up on demand wherever you are in the world and whatever you are doing.

From regenerative agriculture to the future of travel to what our wardrobes will look like if they are carbon neutral - this is about big ideas, new inventions and some hope that we can make the changes we need. A lot of people are already pushing us on our way.

Find the full programme here and get involved.

Tom Hunt will be talking with Douglas McMaster and Guy Singh Watson about regenerative agriculture

Let's learn

Visit the learn stage over the weekend for a variety of demo's and workshops from mindset change and what we can learn from trees from Eleanore Snare to how to ferment and pickle by Towpath Cafe.

Tom Hunt will be sharing plant based recipes to use up food waste, while Rob Hopkins (author of From What Is To What If) will be leading a session around restoring our imagination. Join intention setting with As We Live & Breathe or learn how to mend your jeans with 7 Crafts Boutique.

Eleanore Snare will be leading a session about what we learn from trees

Shop the future

Get involved in our huge ethical market, with over 45 amazing sustainable brands across skincare, homeswares, kids' toys, fashion, food and drink. We'll be revealing the brands who made the list over October on our social media channels. Don't miss other FutureFest updates by subscribing to our newsletter.

Whether you're doing early Christmas shopping or just want to support more locally made, ethical brands this is the place to do it.

Ticket holders will receive a virtual goodie bag featuring discounts and special offers across the market as part of your ticket price.

wine poured from a barrel, man with a rucksack, towels on a rack and hot chocolate

FutureFest will have an interactive market where you can shop the future

Watch podcasts being recorded

We've got 10 of the world's best sustainable podcasters dropping in over the weekend to record live and exclusive episodes with you as the audience.

Watch and listen to Sustainababble, Wardrobe Crisis, SustainableIsh, Age of Plastic, What If We Get Things Right, How To Save The World, The Mothership.Earth and more.

Plus Sustainababble will be sharing how to create your own kick ass podcast in a special workshop.

And don't worry you don't have to catch them all live. Each podcast will be recorded and available exclusively for ticket holders for two weeks after the festival.

20+ Sustainable Podcasts That Will Inspire You To Change The World

Watch and listen to Sustainababble and others record an exclusive podcasts over the weekend

And let's have some fun!

All work and no play makes us dull right? So join us each evening in virtual pub, The Hope Inn, where the pebble team will be around for chats, networking and introductions - the only thing we can't do is buy you a round.

Discover the My House Your House Treehouse Rave stage, which will be running each day from morning to afternoon, where DJs from around the world will be video streaming into your living room.

The more people dancing, the more trees we will be planting simple as that.

We will also be planting at least 200 trees with Treedom, in order to offset our emissions created during this festival. They'll be added to our existing pebble forest in Kenya - check out more info here.

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We work with Treedom to plant trees all year round offset our emissions

Get your tickets now!

Hurry, there are a few Early Bird tickets left to snap up for only £4 (+VAT & BF).

Standard price tickets are just £7.50 (+VAT & BF).

Both tickets give you access to the festival, on demand content post event and the virtual goodie bag.

Book tickets now