Past 2018 Events:

26th July 2018Evening event hosted by Surfrider Foundation and Patagonia in Victoria, BC.
An evening event at the Patagonia store to include talks, film and photos from the voyage and informal networking with the crew. Public event, but limited capacity.
– Victoria, BC

25th July 2018Cleanup of remote Broken Islands
Private event for eXXpedition North Pacific crew and local partners Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
– Broken Islands, BC

21st July 2018Shoreline Clean Up in Vancouver, hosted by Sea Smart, NADA and eXXpedition.
A 1-hour shoreline clean up at 11am in the Granville Island area close to where Sea Dragon will be moored. Following that at 12.30 will be a zero waste picnic to network with local organisations and individuals passionate about tackling plastic pollution (public event) See details and register to take part here (everyone needs to be registered through Eventbrite for insurance purposes!) – Vancouver, BC

14th July 2018 – Making the Unseen Seen at Vancouver Aquarium, 7-9.30pm
Evening event at the prestigious Vancouver Aquarium to celebrate the arrival of the Leg 1 crew from their Pacific crossing hosted by Port of Vancouver and Ocean Wise  – Vancouver, BC

23rd June – Beach clean up and camp out on Oahu beach, Hawaii.
Private event for eXXpedition North Pacific crew and partners Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii.
– Oahu, Hawaii

Past 2017 Events:

5th September – Join ‘Muddy Fingers‘ for creative morning learning about marine litter, Sutton Harbour – Plymouth, UK

5th September  – Beach cleans, shore lab and ecology workshops with Children’s University, Diving and Marine Centre, University of Plymouth – Plymouth, UK

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

4th SeptemberFilm screening of ‘A Plastic Ocean‘ and discussion session at Plymouth Arts Centre – Plymouth, UK

1st September – S.V. Sea Dragon boat tours at St Katharine’s Pier – London, UK

1st September – eXXpedition exhibition roadshow and demonstrations from Kids Against Plastic,
Thames Estuary Partnership, Thames21 and the Port of London Authority, St. Katharine’s Docks – London, UK

1st SeptemberTrio of Inspiring Ocean Films, including Screening of the Movie ‘Flows‘ by Klaus Thyman and Q&A session with Klaus himself, ‘eXXpedition: Making the Unseen Seen’ by Jennifer Pate and ‘Sky Documentary: A Plastic Whale’ The Dickens Inn, St. Katharine’s Docks – London, UK

Tales from the Ocean‘ event at Hermitage Moorings – London, UK

2nd SeptemberBig Bottle Count with Totally Thames, Various Locations – London, UK

2nd & 3rd September  – Join Artist Jo Atherton for a Flotsam weaving‘ workshop, Cutty Sark – London, UK

31st August – S.V. Sea Dragon boat tours at St Katherine’s Pier – London, UK

31st August – eXXpedition exhibition roadshow and demonstrations from Kids Against Plastic, Thames Estuary Partnership, Thames21 and the Port of London Authority, St. Katherine’s Docks – London, UK

31st August‘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 – London, UK

30th August – Press Reception at Tower Pier with Port of London Authority – London, UK

30th August – Sea Dragon sails up the Thames and passes under Tower Bridge – London, UK

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 – Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

26th August – ‘Kids Against Plastic’ event (Youth Education Outreach) and Interactive Displays, Leith Labs, Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre – Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

26th August – Boat tour of eXXpedition sailing vessel Sea Dragon, Ocean Terminal next to Royal Yacht BritanniaEdinburgh, Scotland, UK

25th August – Beach clean up in partnership with the Marine Conservation Society, Musselburgh Beach – Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

25th August – Reception at Holyrood, Scottish Parliament – Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

17th August – Interactive workshop with microscopes and creative work with Kids Against Plastic, Lamlash Lifeboat Station – Arran, Scotland, UK

17th August – Kayak Visit to Sea Dragon, Lamlash Bay – Arran, Scotland, UK

17th August – Beach clean up with project partners COAST – Arran, Scotland, UK

17th August – Storytelling and music event ‘Tales from the Sea Dragon‘, Pier Head Tavern – Arran, Scotland, UK

17th August – Meetings with politicians and media – Arran, Scotland, UK

15th August – Science from the Plastic Ocean with Microscopes and Interactive displays, Odyssey Pavilion – Belfast, NI, UK

15th August – Film screening of ‘Making the Unseen Seen’, by Jen Pate, Odyssey Pavilion – Belfast, NI, UK

15th August – ‘Art from the Plastic Ocean’, The Dock Cafe – Belfast, NI, UK

15th August – Meetings with media and politicians – Belfast, NI, UK

14th August – Beach Clean with Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful – Belfast, NI, UK

11th August – Beach Clean with Thames Estuary Partnership and Keep Wales Tidy, Cardiff Point – Cardiff, Wales, UK

11th August – Boat tour of Sea Dragon with ‘Kids Against Plastic’ on board, Mermaid Quay – Cardiff, Wales, UK

11th August – Open Mic Storytelling ‘Tales of Sea’, Lookout Cafe – Cardiff, Wales, UK

Launch of Welsh campaign ‘dwrdimplastig’

10th August – Kids Against Plastic event, youth education outreach, Techniquest  – Cardiff, Wales, UK

10th August – Boat tours of Sea Dragon, Mermaid Quay – Cardiff, Wales, UK

8th AugustChildren’s University Lab Event and Beach Clean  – Plymouth University Marine Station – Plymouth, UK

8th August – Boat tour of eXXpedition sailing vessel Sea Dragon – Sutton Harbour – Plymouth, UK

7th August – eXXpedition Press and Launch Event – Plymouth University Marine Station – Plymouth, UK


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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