The Carbon Detective Agency, a funny, detective caper, engages children and families with ideas about saving energy and reducing our carbon footprint.

The Carbon Detective Agency engages children and families with ideas about saving energy and reducing our carbon footprint

The Arcola’s Green Sunday event this month, ‘From Copenhagen to Christmas’, is a look at what’s at stake at the UN’s climate change conference, telling you everything you need to know.

A film screening of David Attenborough’s informative documentary ‘Can we save planet Earth?’, will be shown, looking at global warming and the effect it may have on the world around us.

The Carbon Footprint Detective Agency‘, a play aimed at engaging children and families with energy saving ideas, will also form part of the day’s offerings.

To help you get into the festive spirit, mulled wine will be available, as well as the chance to make your very own ethical Christmas decorations.

As on every Green Sunday, there will be delicious sustainable food and live music – and this month also sees the return of the ever-popular Swap Shop. Remember, one person’s waste is another person’s treasure, so bring along your unwanted knick knacks and, who knows, you might even pick up a Christmas present or two.

Join in with four informal but informative themed talks and Q&A sessions with environmental experts. There’s also a practical action workshop where you can calculate your own carbon footprint.

Check out the programme for the day here.

Green Sundays take place at the Arcola Theatre on the first Sunday of every month. They are free and you are welcome to drop in any time.

Through art and debate, find out about environmental issues in an informal and friendly way. Each month has a specific focus and highlights include live music and stalls to enjoy, as well as inspirational discussions.

Please note the Carbon Footprint Detective Agency play is free of charge, but numbers are limited.  Booking is advised so to reserve a place call 020 7603 1645 during office hours or email:

The Arcola Theatre is easily accessible by public transport.  The nearest station is Dalston Kingsland and a multitude of buses run through Dalston including 30, 38, 67, 76, 149 and 243.

Green Sunday, 6 December 12:30-7:30pm
Arcola Theatre, 23-27 Arcola Street E8 2DJ

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