Resource Category: Case Study

Seeds for Action: Festival for the Future

West Cheshire Museums – A sustainability festival including craft fairs, outdoor yoga, open mic nights, ‘climate ceilidhs’, clothes swaps, litter picks, pub quizzes, eco-storytelling, and a local circus troupe. Accompanied by a travelling Augmented Reality exhibition about plastic pollution.

Seeds for Action: A Sky Garden and More…

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery – Creating a Sky Garden and rolling out Carbon Literacy Training.

Seeds for Action: Dippy on Tour Exhibition

Touchstones Rochdale – The Dippy on Tour exhibition, an installation of over 1000 knitted bees, and the start of climate action work.

Seeds for Action: A Space To Be Project

Scarborough Museums & Galleries – A Space to Be – a community space with sustainability at its heart, including activities exploring nature, supporting discussion and debate.

Seeds for Action: Greening the Museum

REME Museum – Greening the Museum through creating a wildflower garden and ‘Dig for Victory’ vegetable patch.

Seeds for Action: The Flood Tapestry Project

Quaker Tapestry Museum – The Flood Tapestry Project, creating a way for the people to share their experience of the Storm Desmond flooding, and to celebrate community resilience.

Seeds for Action: Improving our Carbon Footprint

National Football Museum (NFM) – One of the first museums in the country to officially become a Carbon Literacy Organisation. NFM is aiming to reduce their direct carbon emissions by 50% by 2025 through staff training, visitor engagement and new lighting.

Seeds for Action: Carbon Literacy Training and Actions

Judges’ Lodgings Museum – Rolling out Carbon Literacy Training and establishing a Green Team. Introducing a hotbin, LED lighting and bike stands.

Seeds for Action: Interactive Garden Trail

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House – Interactive Garden Trail using QR codes to provide fun facts and information on plants and wildlife, and on ways to reduce carbon emissions.

Seeds for Action: Eco-Sewing Circle

Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre – An Eco-Sewing Circle of community volunteers making quilted covers as an alternative to bubble wrap for protecting plinth lids in storage.