Strategy: Timber Festival Case Study
Timber Festival, UK (capacity 5,000) have embedded sustainability at all levels of their event and, despite having only celebrated five editions so far, they are working on a comprehensive sustainability strategy. As well as internal motivations for their focus on sustainability, the Timber team are also driven by the expectations of their audiences, programming partners and funding partners to offer them sustainable ways to engage in the festival. The festival is also passionate about collaborating with a wide range of community groups, schools, commissioning partners, researchers, conservation specialists and NGOs as well as artists.
The case study is part of the Erasmus+ project FUTURE FESTIVAL TOOLS, in which YOUROPE together with a team of partners from all over Europe developed GREEN FESTIVAL STORIES – A COLLECTION OF INSPIRING EXAMPLES FROM ACROSS EUROPE. This guide shows you great cases in sustainable festival development within six focus areas:
- Materials & Waste
- Food & Drink
- Tarvel & Transport