Spotlight Programme participants

We are delighted to announce those who are taking part in the Arts Council England Spotlight Programme, reducing the environmental impact of Band 3 NPOs. Read more

The Creative Green Awards 2019

Julie’s Bicycle is proud to announce the shortlist for the third annual Creative Green Awards celebrating the many outstanding organisations taking action on climate and the environment. Read more

Change is coming - now to help shape it

Six months on from the beginning of the Accelerator Programme, Will Reynolds from Metta Theatre reflects on progress made towards making sustainable touring go further with less. Read more

Greening capital projects - what we've learnt

Here Claire Buckley shares some insight on what works, what doesn’t, along with challenges and opportunities when implementing capital sustainability projects. Read more

Henry McGhie on curating a sustainable future

Henry McGhie, founder of Curating Tomorrow, explores a new way of thinking about museums and curating to build a sustainable future on the Green Heritage Futures podcast. Read more

Introducing the Creative Green Tools

We have launched an improved version of the Creative Green Tools. Thanks to feedback we’ve received, we’ve developed our tools so you’ll find them more intuitive and responsive, with better functionality to capture meaningful data and measure your impacts. Read more

Miranda Massie on the power of museums against climate change

Miranda Massie left a career in social justice law to found the Climate Museum. She tells the Green Heritage Futures Podcast why museums are such powerful institutions in addressing the climate crisis. Read more

The JB team's favourite poems for World Poetry Day

For World Poetry Day 2019, we share some of our favourite poems that move and inspire us in the fight against climate change. Read more

What Next? Climate Change March summary

At the March gathering of the What Next? Climate Change subgroup meeting, this policy update was prepared by Chiara Badiali, along with a selection of the resources shared by our speakers. Read more

Discussing cultural heritage in times of climate crisis

In light of the launch of our Green Heritage Futures podcast, Yingbi Lee explores why we're talking about cultural heritage in times of climate crisis. Read more

20 inspiring women leading in art and climate

This International Women’s Day, we drum up noise around the incredible women working at the intersection of culture and climate who have supported and inspired us over the past year. Read more

The kids are alright

February was packed with firm and vigorous action against climate change and current policy, and record-breaking climate events. Yingbi Lee unpacks the key moments, what they say about the climate movement and where we go from here. Read more

David Harkin shares what historic sites can tell us about climate change

David Harkin, Climate Change Scientist at Historic Environment Scotland, explores the relationship between heritage sites and climate change on the Green Heritage Futures podcast. Read more

Opportunity exists where you seek it

Hannah Hartley reflects on the Accelerator residential training as part of the first steps in joining the Arts Council England 2018 Accelerator Programme. Read more

5 organisations bridging art and biodiversity in the UK

In honour of World Wildlife Day 2019, we celebrate 5 arts and cultural organisations supporting developing and nurturing their local environments. Read more

Speaking Green insights: Royal Albert Hall's journey

Matthew Otty shares his experience of communicating environmental sustainability progress at the Royal Albert Hall with the support of Julie's Bicycle. Read more

A round-up of recent climate news

A brief round-up of environment and climate news from January, prepared by Chiara Badiali Read more

12 Years To Act: Accelerating Philharmonia Orchestra's Environmental Response

The Philharmonia Orchestra is a participant in our Accelerator Programme. Jennifer Pattison writes about what the project means for the Orchestra. Read more

Creating Environmental Policies: Lyric Hammersmith's journey

Chrissy Angus shares her experience of putting an environmental policy into action at the Lyric Hammersmith with the support of Julie's Bicycle. Read more

What Next? Climate Change December summary

A summary from the December 2018 What Next Climate Change? meeting themed around 'Communicating Sustainability', including a policy update from Chiara. Read more

Ice Watch London

Launching Ice Watch 2018 - Julie's Bicycle in partnership with Studio Olafur Eliasson Read more

ROCKing COP24: Cultural heritage in a changing climate

Julie’s Bicycle represented cultural heritage in the fight against climate change at COP24 in Katowice, Poland, as part of the Horizon 2020 ROCK project. Read more

Climate change is back on the agenda

JB Director Alison Tickell reflects on cultural leadership in service to our planet and the enormous task of climate action, needing political and business consensus and public will to happen. Read more

Powerful Thinking 4th Annual Festival Industry Green Survey

Powerful Thinking, the live events industry think-tank, has launched its 4th annual Festival Industry Green Survey. The survey asks event organisers what sustainability practices they have in place and about their aspirations and priorities for the coming year. Read more