Oceans 2019 Schedule & Map

Festival Map (schedule below)

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schedule

Day festival exhibition area opens 14 Sep 19 at 10:00, talks from 11:00.
Social and Music from 21:00 to 23:00

Talks

Shark with your chips? The undercover exposé of England’s thriving trade in threatened sharks

Time: 10:30 - 10:50

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: Matt Brierley, Wildlife Filmmaker

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Shark is sold widely across the UK – much more so than people realise: Matt Brierley has been undercover to expose which species are being sold, under what names, whether it’s legal, what’s worrying about it and what we can do to change things.

Storytelling for the Sea

Time: 11:00 - 11:45

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: Nicola Bassett, Blue Ventures

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A UK premier: telling the personal stories of communities on the front line of fisheries collapse in Madagascar

The Manta Trust: Protecting the Ocean’s Gentle Giants

Time: 12:00 - 12:20

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: Bex Carter, Manta Trust

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The Girl and the Giant Jellyfish

Time: 12:30 - 13:15

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: Lizzie Daly, Wildlife biologist and presenter

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Join Lizzie Daly for a talk about Wild Ocean Week which ended up with a surprise encounter with a giant jellyfish that went viral across the world. Lizzie will talk about the importance of the her event, why she wants to celebrate and inspire so many about the UK’s marine life and ofcourse what happened after she saw the giant jellyfish.

Shark watching here in the UK and the impact of microplastics on filter feeders

Time: 13:30 - 13:50

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: Shane Wasik, Basking Shark Scotland

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Basking shark conservation, Marine Protected Areas and micro-plastics.

How young people are taking action against plastic pollution in Bristol

Time: 14:00 - 14:20

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: School students Connor, Tom and Freya, Action for Conservation

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How young people are tackling ocean pollution in their homes, schools and community.

Overfishing; what it does to the environment and what you can do about it!

Time: 14:30 - 14:50

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: Laura-Lisa Hellwig, Viva!

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Tread Lighter; creating real life superheroes!

Time: 15:00 - 15:20

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: Libby Bowles, Tread Lighter

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Let’s meet the coolest creatures of the deep; the worlds largest fish, rays and turtles. We’ll take a quick look at what ocean plastic pollution is out there and how it affects ocean wildlife. Most importantly we’ll generate solutions; actions we can take in our every day lives to help. It’s not too late, there is hope and we can make a difference.

The Wave Project; changing lives through surf therapy

Time: 15:30 - 15:50

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: Rachel Knott, The Wave Project

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How the ocean and surfing can work wonders for our well being.

SharkWater Extinction and Rob Stewart’s legacy

Time: 16:00 - 16:45

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: Andy Reid, Fins Attached & SharkWater Extinction

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Andy explores sharks’ importance to ecosystems and humankind’s mass destruction of shark species worldwide. See exclusive clips from the new documentary Sharkwater Extinction made by the recently deceased filmmaker Rob Stewart, who dedicated his life to exposing the illegal fishing industry that threatens the survival of our world’s sharks.

The Wondering Wandering Woman

Time: Performing between talks!

Location: Rose Theatre, Clifton High School

Speaker: Stav Friedman

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Stav has been travelling the world working in marine conservation and education for over a decade. Last year, she moved to London to pursue a Master’s in Climate Change; she has used poetry as an expressive outlet for complex issues since she was a child. More of her work can be found on Instagram @stavfree or her blog, The Wondering Wandering Woman

Workshops

Sharks 4 Kids

Time: 11:00 - 11:45

Location: Upstairs Classroom, Clifton High School

Workshop lead: Sharks 4 Kids

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This is a workshop to introduce young people to sharks and learn more about their ecology, how we study them, the threats they face and what kids can do to help.

Natural Spark: Wild Marine Artefacts

Time: 12:00 - 12:45

Location: Upstairs Classroom if bad weather. Sunken Courtyard if weather is good. Clifton High School.

Workshop lead: The Environmental Education Project

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Drop in session: explore some fascinating ocean artefacts collected from across the globe!

Seb and Polly Planet on their Ocean Quest

Time: 13:00 - 13:45

Location: Upstairs Classroom, Clifton High School

Workshop lead: Michelle Cassar, Author and plastic campaigner

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This is your chance to hear some of this inspiring childrens book and meet Polly Planet face to face!

Decorate your own reusable bag with artist Serena!

Time: 14:00 - 14:45

Location: Upstairs Classroom, Clifton High School

Workshop lead: Sarina Saddiq, Artist

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Drop in session: Come and decorate your very own tote bag with some beautiful ocean designs.

The Future of Whale and Dolphin Captivity

Time: 15:00 - 15:30

Location: Upstairs Classroom, Clifton High School

Workshop lead: Media by Mads

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Watch short film ‘Tails of Confinement’ by Madison, followed by a short Q&A on cetacean confinement.

Heading for Extinction and what to do about it

Time: 15:30 - 16:30

Location: Upstairs Classroom, Clifton High School

Speaker: Leo from XR

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In this public talk, climate speakers from Extinction Rebellion will share the latest climate science on where our planet is heading, discuss some of the current psychology around climate change, and offer solutions through the study of social movements. Recommended age: 16+

Day festival ends at 17:00

After Party

All ticket-holders over 18 years old come and join us at Mr Wolfs from 21:00 onwards to soak up the good vibes from the day and listen to some awesome music:
The Fowlers (funk fusion)
Soda Cat (prog/jazz/rock/funk!)
The Majestic (reggae)