Sustainable Living Conference

12 June 2021
10:00 - 12:30
Sustainable Living

Sustainable living with be put in the spotlight in a special online conference taking place on Saturday 12 June.

Norwich Cathedral is among five cathedrals in the east of England hosting the free virtual event which will look at food and farming in the light of the Christian faith and the role that both individuals and the church can play in living more sustainably.

The Bishop of Norwich, the Right Revd Graham Usher, will open the conference which will run from 10am until 12.30pm.

The other speakers are:

  • Dr Hilary Marlow, of the University of Cambridge, who will examine how biblical faith underpins current environmental concerns.
  • The Revd Professor Simon Oliver, of the University of Durham and Durham Cathedral, who will explore the claim that creation is fundamentally characterized as 'gift'.
  • Professor Mike Rayner, of the University of Oxford, and Chair of Sustain, who will discuss how our food system might become more sustainable.
  • Jake Fiennes, Director of Conservation at the Holkham Estate in Norfolk, who will give an overview on sustainable farming.

Information and resources emerging from the conference will be remain online afterwards as a reference point for environmental groups, churches and cathedrals, and for future development.

Full details are available on the Sustainable Living Conference website

To book a free place on the Sustainable Living Conference click here

The cathedrals who have planned the Sustainable Living Conference are Chelmsford, Ely, Norwich, Peterborough and St Edmundsbury.