Celebrating Sustainable Sudbury
Free family & eco-friendly activities - stalls - workshops
3rd Sunday of the month on Market Hill, Sudbury
10am - 3pm
Green Sundays returns in 2022 on the following dates. Please sign up for updates below!
Sunday 17 April
Sunday 15 May
Sunday 19 June
Sunday 17 July
Sunday 21 August
Sunday 18 September
Sunday 16 October
Green Sundays is all about showcasing local businesses, charities and community groups who have sustainabilty at the core of what they do, encouraging us all to make small changes towards more sustainable living. It's all about local action: global impact.
Sign up to our Green Sundays newsletter below if you are interested in attending or having a stall at Green Sundays.
Green Sundays is proud to be part of the Global Big Draw Festival in 2021 and 2022 embracing the theme 'Make the Change' with a host of hands-on eco-friendly activities at every event to creatively explore ways to live more sustainably.
For businesses, charities and community groups based in or within 30 miles of Sudbury, pitches are free!
meet some of the green sundays stall holders:
activlives - grow your community sudbury | applewood acres | aponic | bury wholefoods | from suffolk with love | health foods & therapies for you | ladybird stitches | plastic free abode | salvation army - school uniform swop shop | soap & scrubs | spoke & motor | sudbury kitchen garden | sudbury in bloom | the eco news | the garden nursery | the white nettle | torque bikes
Suffolk – Creating the Greenest County
What can we do locally?
Creating the Greenest County is an ambition that involves the whole county in enhancing our natural and historic environment and responding to climate change.
This aspiration brings together partners and projects from across Suffolk and seeks to inspire further actions in individuals, communities, businesses and schools. Everyone has their part to play in making Suffolk greener, explore the links below and find out how you can play your part.
Join us at Green Sundays more ideas and how to get involved locally
shopping local is a great way to go green
The local economic benefits of shopping on our high street (online or in person) are well documented, but did you know that by shopping local you are also doing your bit to save the planet? Here's how:
1. Reducing lorry & air miles - every order with a multi-national online carries with it hundreds, if not thousands of air and road miles. Sudbury's high street is almost 70% independent and many of our businesses are committed to producing or sourcing what they sell as locally as possible.
2. Less unnecessary packaging - Reduce your unrecyclable waste by shopping on Sudbury Market or with our high street stores. Many only use recyclable bags or just remember your tote for your local goodies!
3. Local supporting local - Many of our local restaurants and cafes buy their ingredients at Sudbury Market or with local suppliers. This cycle of Sudbury support creates local jobs, keeps the economic benefits in Sudbury and reduces air miles.
4. Made in Sudbury - More than ever Sudbury is heralding the talent on our doorstep, we have long been an industrious town, from silk to brick, furniture to art, not forgetting the beer and honey! Our high street is stacked with products made by crafty locals - go forth, explore and join the Shop Sudbury Pledge!
meet some of the green sundays participants & partners
THE BIG DRAW FESTIVAL 2021:
MAKE THE CHANGE
Green Sundays is part of the Global Big Draw Festival 2021:
Make the Change.
The Big Draw Festival 2021 is all about the relationship between people and our living environments. The past year has presented us all with an opportunity to re-evaluate the way we do things. How can our local actions have a global impact? Thinking about where and how we shop, what we eat, how we build, travel, what energies and fuels we develop, all actively support a positive change for good.
Thinking more locally and creatively is key to this change. We look forward to getting crafty while we host Green Sundays!
Green Sundays is hosted outdoors in accordance will all current COVID-19 secure guidelines.
Green Sundays is receiving funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for ERDF. Established by the European Union ERDF funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit: gov.uk/european-growth-funding