Upcoming Events:

During 7th August – 5th September eXXpedition will be circumnavigating Great Britain on board S.V. Sea Dragon with stops and events along the way:


7th August – Launch party in Plymouth

Launch reception hosted by Plymouth University

Launch of the month long project researching plastic debris in the harbour

beach clean

7th-8th Aug – Sea Dragon in Plymouth

10th-12th Aug – Sea Dragon in Cardiff

Storytelling evening with Sea Dragon crew
film showing
launch dwrdimplastig
Kids against Plastic event – youth education outreach

14th-15th Aug – Sea Dragon in Belfast

Interactive displays, both science and creative art, venues near Harbour Marina
beach clean
meetings with media and politicians

16th-18th Aug – Sea Dragon in Lamlash, Arran

Beach clean up with project partners COAST
Storytelling and music event: Women and the Sea at the PHT
High School visit – scientific work in labs
Interactive workshop with microscopes and creative work with plastics at Lifeboat Station, Lamlash
Kids against Plastic event – youth education outreach
meetings with politicians and media

20th-22nd Aug – Sea Dragon in Stornaway

beach cleaning
interactive workshops and displays at An Lanntair Arts Centre, Stornoway
storytelling evening – at An Lanntair

24th-27th Aug – Sea Dragon in Edinburgh

25th Aug – Reception at Holyrood 12.30 – 2.30

Interactive display at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre with Leith Labs

Kids against Plastic event with Leith Labs – youth education outreach

Arts and science immersive event  at ASCUS labs

Beach cleans with Marine Conservation Society

30th Aug – 2nd Sep – Sea Dragon in London

Sea Dragon sails up the Thames and through Tower Bridge to City Hall

Fish survey on slack tide

Kids against Plastic event on Pier house – youth education outreach

Flotsam weaving workshop – public artist workshop

Welcome reception on Tower Pier at Totally Thames festival

Sea Dragon open day for public viewing

Storytelling event at Greenwich Maritime Museum

Artist Maria Arceo installation with plastic recovered from the Thames tide line

4th-5th Sep – Sea Dragon in Plymouth

Return to harbour

Film screening

Past 2016 Events:

14th June –  ExeBioCon2016 – BioSciencesPostgraduate Conference with Dr. Lucy Gilliam – Exeter, UK

10th June – Bristol Festival of Nature ‘Plastic Free Sea’ workshop with The Highest Good’s Katie Johnson – Bristol, UK

10th June – International Association for Great Lakes Research with Dr. Elaine McKinnon and Jen Pate – Guelph, Canada

25-27th May Micro2016 Conference with Dr. Lucy Gilliam – Arrecife, Lanzarote

10th May – Film screening and lecture with Dr Diana Papoulias, Missouri River Relief speaker’s series – Rocheport, USA

3rd May –  Screening at Georgian Bay UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Film Night with Dr. Elaine McKinnon and Jen Pate – Parry Sound, Canada

25th April – GB & Area Horticultural Society with Jen Pate – Grand Bend, Canada

24th April – Canadian Sail & Power Squadron Goderich AGM with Jen Pate – Bayfield, Canada

21st & 22nd April – University of Michigan Earth Day Film Festival with Jen Pate – Ann Arbor, Michigan

7th April – Opening Keynote of Great Lakes Institute of Environmental Research Graduate Student Symposium with Jen Pate – Windsor, Canada

9th January Toronto International Boat Show with Dr. Elaine McKinnon and Jen Pate – Toronto, Canada

16th January Wild & Scenic Film Festival with Jen Pate & Caterina Falleni – Nevada City

17th January – Screening at Berkeley with Jen Pate & Caterina Falleni – San Francisco

18th February 2016 – Stella Marina, Shannon Frier and Katie Johnson representing eXXpedition at the Wild Film Festival – Falmouth, UK

Past 2015 Events:

14th December – Screening in Kilmory with Sue Weaver – Arran, UK

2nd December – Screening at the Arran Eco Savvy Christmas lunch with Sue Weaver – Arran, UK

24th November – Screening at the Eco Cinema in Farnham Pottery with Sue Weaver – Farnham, UK

22nd November – Screening at SpainNOW at the Hospital Club, Covent Garden with Maria Arceo – London, UK

21st November – Attended invite only event ‘Impact Producers Assembly’ with Lucy Gilliam – Amsterdam, Nederland

13th November – Presentation of eXXpedition with Founder Lucy Gilliam – Enkhuizen Zeevaart School, Enkhuizen, Nederland

28th October – Screening at McGill University with Rachel Labbe-Bellas – Montreal, Canada

29th August – Screening @HAPPYUNAMASTE Yoga Center with Rachel Labbe-Bellas – Ocean Beach, San Diego

20th June – Invite-only meeting at Bayfield Town Hall with Maude Barlow (Chairperson of the Council of Canadians) and a cross-section of women from Jen Pate’s community about water/human health, microplastics & eXXpedition Great Lakes. Also part of the”Celebration of Water” Weekend – Bayfield, Ontario

19th June – Screening at the Lochranza Village Hall with Sue Weaver  Arran, Scotland

19th June – Screening at Pioneer Park with Jen Pate as part of the “Celebration of Water” Weekend – Bayfield, Ontario

16th June – Screening at the Isle of Arran Rotary Club with Sue Weaver – Isle of Arran, Scotland

9th June – Screening to Transition Town members with Sue Weaver – Llandeilo Carmarthenshire, Wales

6th June – Day of Boating and Environment – Marina Lanzarote

6th JuneeXXpedition Ascension and Amazon meet up & blood tests – London, UK

4-6th June – Network Ecologies Conference at Hull University with Lucy Gilliam – Scarborough, UK

28th MayCOAST members screening with Sue Weaver – Isle of Arran, Scotland

15th May – SlowFish with Constanca Belchior – Genoa, Italy

12th May – United Nations Gender Heroes with Emily Penn – Geneva, Switzerland

7th, 8th, 9th May – United Nations COP BRS Science Fair with Lucy Gilliam & Emily Penn – Geneva, Switzerland

5th May – John Muir Award with Sue Weaver – Isle of Arran, Scotland

1st May – Celebrating Sail Cargo with Emily Penn – Falmouth, UK

27th April – eXXpedition Film Screening with Jen Pate & Jenna Jambeck at the Ciné Athens – Georgia, USA

23rd April – TEDx Chatham-Kent with Jen Pate – Ontario, Canada

2nd April – Arran Natural History Society with Sue Weaver – Arran, Scotland

25th March – Good Pitch The Island And The Whales discussion with Emily Penn – Oslo, Norway

12th March – Tales of Adventure with Jen Pate – London, UK

7th March – eXXpedition Film Premiere with (almost) full crew at Royal Geographical Society – London, UK

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