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Julie’s Bicycle – the Autumn Update

GAM_logo_rgb.173610GREEN ARTS MARKETPLACE AT SHOWMAN’S SHOW
Julies Bicycle will be hosting the Green Innovations Hub at Showman’s Show 2013 to coincide with the launch of our new Green Arts Marketplace, an online directory listing suppliers of green goods and services to the creative industries. All Showman’s Show exhibitors can apply for advanced accreditation through the Green Arts Marketplace and successful candidates will be marked out as ‘green’ suppliers at the event. Further details on the Green Arts Marketplace will be announced soon. If you are interested please contact chiara@juliesbicycle.com ( chiara@juliesbicycle.com ) for more information.

ig-industrygreenINDUSTRY GREEN CERTIFICATION UPDATE
JB’s Industry Green process is providing ever more organisations with the evidence to shout about their environmental successes. Since our JB’s last update mailer, these organisations have achieved Industry Green status: congratulations to them all.

An outstanding 3 stars have been awarded to Glyndebourne and Lyric Hammersmith both for the second year in a row and they have been joined for the first time by Battersea Arts Centre.

Nine arts companies have been successfully awarded the 2 star rating – Live Theatre, Northern Stage, The Sage Gateshead, Tyneside Cinema, Seven Stories, Greenwich Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, Soho Theatre, Young Vic. 1 star certification goes to twelve organisations across the UK – BALTIC, Centre for Life, Dance City, Theatre Royal, Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums, Glasgow Film Theatre, Almedia, Bush Theatre, Donmar Warehouse, Royal Court, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Tricycle, Norwich Theatre Royal.

You can learn more about Industry Green here.

SPG-coverSUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION GUIDE LAUNCHED
A new free resource joins JB’s extensive suite of guides. The Sustainable Production Guide provides up-to-date, comprehensive information on how to embed environmental sustainability at the heart of your production process. Featuring profiles of environmental best practice in production, key resources and hands-on actions, the guide provides production professionals with all the tools they need to place the environmental alongside financial and artistic considerations. You can download your copy of the guide via the Julie’s Bicycle website. There are more guides coming soon so keep an eye out.

ANJA BEER – ACTIVIST IN RESIDENCE

Fresh from her stint at World Stage Design 2013 and giving an inspiring introduction to her work at our event on Sustainable Design for the Arts in September, Tanja Beer is currently working with Julie’s Bicycle as Activist in Residence. A leader in ecological design practice and PhD candidate Tanja will be offering an insight into her practice, as well as supporting and feeding into our programme. Keep an eye out for blog posts and comment from Tanja over the next three months.

GREENING THE ARTS OXFORD
JB are pleased to be working with Oxford City Council on an exciting new project bringing together ten cultural venues, organisations and events with the aim of making them as environmentally sustainable as possible. The twelve month project which kicked off with a half-day workshop last Friday.

MANCHESTER SUSTAINABLE EVENTS
This Autumn JB will be supporting Manchester City Council’s new Sustainable Events Working Group as they develop five pilot ‘green events’ including Bonfire night, Christmas market and Chinese New Year celebrations.

CREU CYMRU
Julie’s Bicycle will be supporting Creu Cymru in an ambitious sustainability project over the next year, involving eighteen theatres and arts centres from across Wales. Our input will include a series of events and a bilingual sustainability toolkit. Read the full story here.

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