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Sep 24 2022


9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Great Big Green Pop Up


The Great Big Green Pop Up takes place in The Chantry Centre on Saturday 24th September as part of The Great Big Green Week and Andover’s Climate Day of Action.

All activities are free. No booking required. – There are many other events going on throughout the week and more information can be found here:

Throughout the day you can find our more about how to take part Climate Day of Action at home, work or school and make your pledge.


  • Eco Market (9am-3pm)

  • Pop Up Shop: Repair Cafe (9am-11am)

  • Pop Up Shop: Talks (30 minute talks between 11am-12:30pm)

    • 11am – ​10000 children, 10000 trees, The Creation of a Community Wood (Andover Trees United)

    • 11:30am – FOG and Unflushables (Southern Water)

    • 12pm – The Role of Men’s Shed (Andover Men’s Shed)

  • Pop Up Shop: Kids Eco Craft Workshop (1pm-3pm)

Make an eco flower using materials that would otherwise go to landfill, with The Art Room. Take your creation home or give it to someone special. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

  • Garden Area: Upcycled Games (9am-3pm)

​Come and have a go with Andover Men’s Shed’s upcycled games including Mini Golf and Scalextric racing tracks.

  • Unity Art Studios: Visible Mending

Using needle felting to repair clean knit wear, join Elly Drew for a demonstration at 11am and 2pm, then she can help you repair your holey woollens. No holes? No problem, come along and have a go. Want to patch a fabric hole? Fancy darning your (clean) socks? She can help with that too!

  • Warning: This activity involves working with a barbed needle, this is an adult workshop.
  • Andover Library: Recycled Craft Activity

Make a butterfly from recycled newspaper. Free craft activity all day in the Library

  • Ugly Duckling Shop: Upcycling Craft

Find out about Ugly Duckling’s upcycling project and have a go at one or two craft activities yourself!

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