Our Voices Our Coasts; Saturday 29th February 2020

Taking place in the Ballina branch of Mayo County Library

Our Coasts, Our Voices feature marine environment workshops and games for little ones and grown-ups alike. Taking place on Saturday 29th in The Library, Ballina. The first workshop is Indoor Coastal Fun (10:00am – 10:45am) which involves a host of games & explorations of our coastal ecosystems – fun, interactive, and very child-friendly! (4+)

Our Rhythm, Our Climate, Our Voices (11:00am – 11:45am) is a workshop fusing rap and drumming led by MC God Knows and Murli of Rusangano Family for children (4+). Using music and spoken word to explore our waterways, coastline, ocean and marine life. The artists and children will collaborate with Little Rainbow Family for a live spoken-word workshop performance. No registration needed just drop in on the day.

Clean Coasts

The Clean Coasts programme works with communities to help protect and care for Ireland’s waterways, coastline, seas, ocean and marine life.

Clean Coasts are creating a tangible and immediate improvement on Ireland’s coastal environment through,

  • Organising 100s of beach clean-ups each year

  • Mobilising thousands of volunteers, removing large quantities of marine litter from our coastline.

  • Promoting and facilitating coastal clean-ups and marine litter surveys.

Clean Coasts has grown over the years and now includes two main national clean-up drives and has expanded to include:

  • Green Coast Award

  • Love Your Coast Photography competition

  • Clean Coasts Roadshows

  • Ocean Talks

  • Corporate Volunteering

  • Ocean Hero Award

 Clean Coasts also operate several campaigns in Ireland including Think Before You Flush and international campaigns #2minutebeachclean and Beat the Microbead.

For more information on Clean Coasts please visit their website: Cleancoasts.org

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