Events

During 7th August – 5th September 2017 eXXpedition will be sailing around the British Isles on board S.V. Sea Dragon with stops and events along the way:

Edinburgh

09:00 25th August – Beach clean up in partnership with the Marine Conservation Society Musselburgh Beach

Booking – Keep an eye out here for more info on booking.

12:30 – 2:30 25th August – Reception at Holyrood, Edinburgh

Booking – Due to limited space, this event is invite-only.  If you would like to request a space please email us at media@exxpedition.com and we will try to accommodate you

10-17:00 26th August – ‘A Life in Plastic’ An immersive Arts and Science experience combining sound, video, microscopic art and construction of a public sculpture, ASCUS labs, Leith

Booking – not required, just turn up!

11-16:00 26th August  – ‘Kids Against Plastic’ event (Youth Education Outreach) and Interactive Displays, Leith Labs, Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre

Booking – not required, just turn up!

14-15:00 26th August – Boat tour of eXXpedition sailing vessel Sea Dragon, Ocean Terminal next to Royal Yacht Britannia

Booking – Not required, but limited space on board at any one time.

 

London – 30th August

08:30 – Press Reception at Tower Pier

Booking – Due to limited space, this event is invite-only.

09:00 – Sea Dragon sails up the Thames and passes under Tower Bridge

 

London – 31st August

10:00 – 14:00 S.V. Sea Dragon boat tours at St Katherine’s Pier

Booking – Not required, but limited space on board at any one time.

10:00-16:00 – eXXpedition exhibition roadshow and demonstrations from Kids Against Plastic, Thames Estuary Partnership, Thames21 and the Port of London Authority, St. Katherine’s Docks

Booking – not required, just turn up!

17:30-19:30 – ‘London-on-Sea – Plastic City, Plastic Ocean’ Lecture with discussion panel including Professor Richard Thompson, eXXpedition co-founder Lucy Gilliam, Selfridges and the #OneLess campaign, Huxley Lecture Theatre, Zoological Society of London

Booking – Not required but due to limited space entry is on a first-come first-served basis. Visit the ZSL events page for more info.

 

London – 1st September

10:00 – 14:00 S.V. Sea Dragon boat tours at St Katherine’s Pier

Booking – Not required, but limited space on board at any one time.

10:00-16:00 – eXXpedition exhibition roadshow and demonstrations from Kids Against Plastic, Thames Estuary Partnership, Thames21 and the Port of London Authority, St. Katherine’s Docks

Booking – not required, just turn up!

14:00 – Screening of the Movie ‘Flows‘ by Klaus Thyman and Q&A session with Klaus himself, The Dickens Inn, St. Katherine’s Docks

Booking – Not required, just turn up!

19:30 – ‘Tales from the Ocean‘ event at Cutty Sark, Greenwich Maritime Museum

Booking – Required, tickets available here.

 

London – 2nd/3rd September

2nd September – Big Bottle Count with Totally Thames, Various Locations

Booking – Required, more information and registration here.

11:30-16:00 2nd & 3rd September – Join Artist Jo Atherton for a ‘Flotsam weaving‘ workshop, Cutty Sark, King William Walk

Booking – Not required, just turn up! More details here.

 

Plymouth

4th September – Sea Dragon returns to Sutton Harbour, Plymouth

18:00 0n 4th Sept – Film screening of ‘A Plastic Ocean‘ and discussion session at Plymouth Arts Centre

Booking – Not required, just turn up!

10:00 5th Sept – Join ‘Muddy Fingers‘ for creative morning learning about marine litter, Sutton Harbour

Booking – Not required, just turn up!

10:00 on 5th Sept  – Beach cleans, shore lab and ecology workshops with Children’s University, Diving and Marine Centre, University of Plymouth

Booking – Required, please register here.

 


Past 2016 Events:

 

Plymouth

17:00 7th August – eXXpedition Press and Launch Event – Plymouth University Marine Station

Booking – Due to limited space, this event is invite-only.  If you would like to request a space please email us at media@exxpedition.com and we will try to accommodate you

09:00-12:00 8th August – Children’s University Lab Event and Beach Clean  – Plymouth University Marine Station

Booking – Required, please register here.

10:00-12:00 8th August – Boat tour of eXXpedition sailing vessel Sea Dragon – Sutton Harbour

Booking – not required, but limited space on the boat at any one time.

 

Cardiff

13:00-16:00 10th August – Kids Against Plastic event, youth education outreach, Techniquest

Booking – not required, just turn up!

14:00-16:00 10th August- Boat tours of Sea Dragon, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff

Booking – not required, but limited space on the boat at any one time.

10:00-12:00 11th August – Beach Clean with Thames Estuary Partnership and Keep Wales Tidy, Cardiff Point

Booking – not required, meeting point at the car park by Empire Way, CF11 0JS.

10:00-12:00 11th August – Boat tour of Sea Dragon with ‘Kids Against Plastic’ on board, Mermaid Quay

Booking – not required, but limited space on the boat at any one time.

19:00-22:00 11th August – Open Mic Storytelling ‘Tales of Sea’, Lookout Cafe

Booking – not required, just turn up!

Launch of Welsh campaign ‘dwrdimplastig’

 

Belfast

18:00 14th August – Beach Clean with Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful

Booking – Required, keep an eye out on this page for registration details.

10-17:00 15th August – Science from the Plastic Ocean with Microscopes and Interactive displays, The Odyssey Pavilion

Booking – not required, just turn up!

12:00 15th August – Film screening of ‘Making the Unseen Seen’, by Jen Pate, The Odyssey Pavilion

Booking – not required, just turn up!

10-17:00 15th August – ‘Art from the Plastic Ocean’ See what we have found and learn about our mission, The Dock Cafe

Booking – not required, just turn up!

15th August – Meetings with media and politicians

 

Lamlash, Arran

Booking – All events at Arran are open to the public, no booking required.

10:30-17:00 17th August – Interactive workshop with microscopes and creative work with Kids Against Plastic, Lifeboat Station, Lamlash

14:00 17th August – Kayak Visit to Sea Dragon, Lamlash Bay

15:00 17th August – Beach clean up with project partners COAST

19:30 17th August – Storytelling and music event ‘Tales from the Sea Dragon‘, Pier Head Tavern

17th August – Meetings with politicians and media

 

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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