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Rows of tshirts hung out to dry outside a festival entrance
17 July 2018

Sustainable fashion at Larmer Tree festival

The fashion industry isn’t well known for being green. Just last year, Stella McCartney condemned it as “incredibly wasteful and harmful to the environment”. So it’s good to know that there are businesses out there producing original clothes that don’t cost the earth. We spoke to Rosie from t-shirt printing business, Giant Triplets, as they prepare to take their sustainable fashion to Larmer Tree festival.  

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Two people lie in the sun at Larmer Tree Festival. A graphic of two colourful cups reads vegan food.
10 July 2018

Veggie and vegan treats aplenty at Larmer Tree

Larmer Tree Festival is approaching fast and, if you’re going, you’ll have a lot of things on your list to see and experience. Just so you don’t miss it, we wanted to give you a quick heads up about the veggie and vegan refreshments on offer. We asked the folks at Larmer Tree to make some recommendations.

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Jon Snow to lead fracking discussion at WOMAD
6 July 2018

Ecotricity to discuss fracking fight at WOMAD

How can we combat the looming threat of fracking in Britain? Anti-fracking experts will be discussing what we can do to fight it at WOMAD festival this summer, in a special Ecotricity event hosted by Channel 4 News anchor Jon Snow.

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The Chalfest logo in red sits on a pale pink background.
22 June 2018

Ecotricity to bring flower power to Chalfest

Ecotricity will bring flower power to Chalfest this summer by planting bird and bee friendly sunflowers with children for them to take home and grow.

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Larmer Tree festival branding including a disco ball and an illustration of a fox playing the cello. Discover Larmer Tree with Ecotricity in the centre of the image in pink
19 June 2018

Party like it’s 1899 at Larmer Tree Festival

Deep in the ancient woodlands of the Cranbourne Chase lie the Larmer Tree Gardens. During their first creation in Victorian times, music and entertainment were important features, with singing, plays and poetry recitals entertaining over 44,000 visitors a year by 1899. In the evening the gardens were illuminated by thousands of lights, and there was dancing in the open air. The novelist and poet, Thomas Hardy, described it as “quite the prettiest sight I ever saw in my life”. However, following the death of the owner in 1900, the gardens closed.

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Ecotricity to power Larmer Tree Festival
13 June 2018

Ecotricity’s 100% green energy to power Larmer Tree Festival sessions

Britain’s greenest energy company, Ecotricity, will power over 50 intimate and exclusive gigs with 100% green electricity this summer when it takes over the Lower Lawns at Larmer Tree Festival.

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The history of nemesis graphic. A line drawing of the car on an Ecotricity green background.
12 June 2018

What on earth is... the Nemesis?

In the words of Ecotricity founder Dale Vince: “it’s a mad car.” Dale wanted to smash the stereotype of electric cars as “something Noddy would drive – slow, boring, not cool.” So a team of ex-motorsports engineers spent two years making Dale’s vision a reality and in 2012, The Nemesis became the fastest electric vehicle in the UK.

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the cotswold hare trail sculpture at Forest Green Rovers
24 May 2018

Hare-y Kane makes New Lawn debut

Hare-y Kane has made his first appearance in a Forest Green Rovers shirt, after being installed at The New Lawn as part of the Cotswolds Hare Trail.

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Friends of the Earth Great British Bee Count woman with camera photographing bee on a flower
17 May 2018

Grow weeds to help bees!

Ecotricity founder Dale Vince has joined wildlife and gardening experts up and down the country in calling on the public to grow weeds to help save Britain’s bees.

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Ecotricity sponsors Brighton Fringe 2018
4 May 2018

B-right on! Catch the Ecotricity team at the Fringe this weekend

Our team will be at Brighton Fringe this weekend – and we’ll even be powering the Fringe City stage with 100% green energy from the wind and the sun.

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Boy wearing a blue t-shirt holding a millipede in his arm
27 April 2018

Ecotricity to celebrate UK wildlife at the Festival of Nature

Britain’s greenest energy company, Ecotricity, will talk about renewables, bees and saving the planet at the Festival of Nature in Bristol this summer.

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