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THE 2022 FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
22 October - 13 November
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Why place is so important to me

An interactive event celebrating our local green spaces

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My local area theme

What’s on offer?

Come along to hear a short talk from staff and volunteers at the St Ann's Allotment Association followed by a discussion with researchers from University of Nottingham, University of Wales Trinity Saint David and University of Swansea. Following this the interactive nature trail will be open for you to explore!

What’s it about?

Come and be inspired by stories of the benefits and impact of volunteering in your local green spaces and find out for yourself.

Who’s leading the event?

Dr Jenny Elliott, BA Education course lead alongside researchers from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and University of Swansea. 

Open to

All are welcome

Of particular interest to

Of particular interest to those thinking about volunteering at their local green space!

Scheduling information

The talk will take place on Saturday 22 October, followed by a nature trail which will be open from Saturday 22 October until Sunday 13 November.

Event booking deadline

Bookings open until the start of the event