Events Archive

Events and Campaign Archive

An archive of events and campaigns involving The Greenhouse Trust
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James Sillett An abundance of autumn flowers and fruit


An open submission invitation for artists and writers of poetry, prose or science, for exhibition as part of the 2017 Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Open Studios.

eARTh briefing – Online version



4th Environmental Art Fair

Until 28th January



100 earth items

eARTh – Online Catalogue –



Tues. 6th – Sat. 17th Dec


Future Tense Poster




2nd Sept. – 29th Oct. 2016

Future Tense Booklet

Plants and Pollinators Website image

Click here for more information

INUNDATION Inundation - Dragonfly House

Norfolk and Norwich Festival and Open Studios EXHIBITION

Juha Agren – Vanna Bartlett – Erica Best – John Blake – Kerry Buck – Sarah Caputo – Dot Cobley – Asya Gefter – Evie Janseens – Tish Kerkham – Martin Langford – Liz McGowan – Rory McShane – Robert Nairn – Jessica Perry – Hannalore Lucie Smith – Antonia Soto – Heather Tamplin – Tigger – Julia Webb – Doreen Wells – Lynn Woollacott

13th May – June 12th – Tuesday – Saturdays 10-4.30pm (Sundays during Open Studios)

Valuing and Investing in Soil: 

Farming as a solution to climate change

Ringstead Farm imagePeterMelchett picture

  • Talk by Peter Melchett – Policy Director of the Soil Association
  • English wine tasting
  • presentation by Investing Ethically
  • Silent Auction

Friday June 10th, 7 for 7.30pm




Arts Fair imageGreenhouse Gallery – 3rd Environmental Art Fair

December 12th 2015 – 30th January 2016
Prints Paintings Cards Books And Gifts
Xmas Cards: Amnesty International
Friends Of The Earth And Survival

GenerationParkColourGreenhouse Gallery – Norwich in the Age of Climate Change

Free exhibition – 8th to 30th September 2015
Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 4.30pm

Baby grapesOrganic Wine Tasting – (Re)Discover Italy 2015

Friday September 11th, 7.30pm till 10.30pm
Our next organic wine tasting invites you to ‘(Re)discover Italy’. In an increasingly homogenised age, when a dozen “international” grape varieties dominate the wine shelves, Italy is home to 350 registered grape varieties, with another 500 thought to be in circulation. You can discover, or revisit, Dolcetto, Verdicchio, Nero d’Avola and more at the Greenhouse. Ticket price includes a light taster plate of seasonal, organic produce.

Greenhouse Gallery – The butterfly effect

Free exhibition – 18th July to 29th August 2015
Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 4.30pm
Norfolk Painters, Printmakers, Writers and Poets celebrate biodiversity and raise awareness of species extinction

OpenStudiosTrail2015Open Studios City Centre Trail

The Greenhouse Gallery is part of the Open Studios City Centre Art Trail. There are 15 venues on the trail and an opportunity to collect a rubber stamped logo from each venue. Collect 10 stamps and you can enter a prize draw.
View the trail map here

UK 2080Organic Wine Tasting –Wine in a Changing Climate2015

Friday 17th July, 7.30 -10pm approx. An organic wine tasting at the Greenhouse.
£17 when booked by 10th July, £20 thereafter.
Price includes organic tapas.

‘Wine in a Changing Climate’ will explore the impact climate change is having on wine regions and wine style. We’ll be talking about temperature rise, water stress and extreme weathers as we taste wines from emerging and endangered areas.

relax_stretch_repeatGreenhouse Big Lunch

7th June is the national Big Lunch day. As it’s the final day of the RISE exhibition we thought we’d link the two and invite you to lunch in the garden.
Click here for more details.

rise 2015Greenhouse Gallery – Online Auction 8th May to 7th June

Fundraising for the Climate Art Fund
The artwork is on display in the Greenhouse bookshop.
Click here to see the artwork

wineTastingGrapes2015Wine Tasting – Pleasure Without Consequence

An organic wine tasting Without Added Sulphur
Friday 8th May 2015 7.30pm

'Who Invited the Blackbirds' jpeg Acrylic on paper, A2, 2010 2Evie Janssen’s Exhibition

Paintings and Illustrations
Saturday March 21st – Saturday 18th April 2015

In the Greenhouse Gallery
Click here for more information

nuclearpowerLetter to the Austrian Ambassador

There has been little UK news coverage of the Austrian government’s decision to challenge the UK governments plans to use state aid to prop up the plans for a nuclear reactor at Hinkley in Somerset (then Sizewell C, if successful!).

Click here to see the letter we have written to the ambassador.
Show your support to the Austrian Ambassador emailing a copy of the letter.

Wine-OldCountry2015Wine Tasting – Good Old Country Comforts 2015

A tasting of Big Bodied Iberian Reds
Friday 27th February 2015 7.30pm


MeltForum1Melt. Down. MELT Exhibition at the Forum

Tuesday 25th November – Saturday 29th November 2014
Contemporary Art Auction Friday 28th November 2014

bodiam_in_snowWine Tasting – Sustainable Indulgences 2014

A tasting of organic wines fit for the season.
Friday 12th December 7.30pm

Mixed Wine Cases 2014

Want a good selection for a variety of moods and meals?
We’re offering four mixed cases (6 bottles to a case, 3 whites & 3 reds unless stated), to save you time and perhaps help you discover something new.
Also, you’ll save over 5% off the combined price of the bottles.

Click here for details

EnglishWine2014Wine Tasting – Do You Have Anything English?

An Evening of Organic English Wine Tasting
Friday 24th September 7.30pm
£13 in advance / £15 on the door

IE_picEthical Investment Seminar

Promoting pioneers in green, socially responsible finance
Thursday 9th October 2014, 2.30pm—5pm, The Assembly House
This event is free to attend
Investing Ethically Ltd will donate £5 for each attendee to the Greenhouse Trust

SuperhomesGreenhouse Open Days

12th and 13th of September 2014
SuperHome and Heritage Open Days

Rhone_Wine2014Wine Tasting – The Southern Rhône

A Tasting of Organic Rhône Valley Reds
Friday 12th September 2014 7:30pm

MikeRun2014Mike’s Marriott’s Way marathon 2014

Other than for fun, Mike’s run is to raise funds for a new fridge and to help towards the volunteer costs.

Please support Mike and the Greenhouse by donating

Terrior 2014Wine Tasting – Don’t Be Afraid of Terroir

A tasting of Classic Organic French Wines
Friday 15th August 2014 7:30pm

Melt 2014 FrontPageGreenhouse Gallery 2014 – Melt

Design Competition Exhibition & Auction
2nd October to November 29th 2014

No Added Sulphur 2014 WineWine Tasting – A Purer form of Fun 2014

A tasting without added sulphur
Friday 11th July 2014 7:30pm

Jane Ironside - Oystercaters Silkscreen print (£85 unframed)

Greenhouse Gallery 2014 – Flight

An exuberant celebration of species diversity, organic growing and sustainable living.
A timely warning of climate change, species extinction, the perils of mono-culture, GM and the frailty of life on planet Earth.

cafewine_oldWine Tasting – Vins de France, Sans Pesticides 2014

With breads and spreads included in the ticket price, the £10 ticket offers as good a value as the bottle prices of the wines. We hope to show that organic is about improving access to clean and flavoursome wine, whilst behaving conscientiously towards our environment.
Friday May 23rd 2014, 7:30pm

wine sweetness 2014Wine Tasting – A Journey into Sweetness 2014

An evening of sweet delights, combining organic and vegan wines (and a liqueur!) with a dessert plate of three homemade organic treats.
Friday March 28th 2014, 8:00pm

Rory McShane - Cornwall HarbourGreenhouse Gallery – A little light relief from the flooding

An exhibition of work by Rory McShane – 18th Feb – 29th March 2014
Prints in the Greenhouse Gallery and Cafe.

Norwich logoNorwich Food-bank

Please help local people in crisis, support the environment and the local economy by buying items for Norwich food-bank at the Greenhouse.
Click here to donate to support both organisations

Mike on his bike – 25 mile cycle ride

Wymondham – Norwich – Wroxham and back again
Sponsor Mike to help raise funds for the Greenhouse

Speach bubbleInvitation to join & deliver a new marketing and communication strategy.

We are about to begin the process of a marketing strategy and invite applications to join the board to design and deliver the outcomes of the strategy. If you have a good working knowledge of marketing and human resources management along with a keen interest in climate change, the built environment, and renewable energy issues we’d like to hear from you. Further details.

Greenhouse - VannaGreenhouse Gallery – Vanna Bartlett – ‘Greenhouse Norwich’

Local artist Vanna Bartlett has produced a drawing of the Greenhouse to celebrate and to help fund-raise.

Organic Sulphure free Vegan WineWine Tasting – Valentine’s Meal 2014

Two glasses of wine with a two course meal and three more wines to taste.
Friday February 14th 2014, 6:30pm

Scott Johnson - Penguins - Birds with bow ties & mammals with moustachesGreenhouse Gallery 2014 – A winter exhibition in the cafe

With work from Evie Jannssens, Scott Johnson & Robert Short.


Art_sale_invitation_2013Greenhouse Gallery – Environmental Art Sale 2013

Saturday 30th November 2013 (12- 4pm)
As part of the Greenhouse Trusts celebration of 20 years of promoting sustainability.
Artwork slideshow – click here
Featured Artists slideshow – click here

davenport-vineyard-11-11-01-34Wine Tasting – The Heavenly Taste

A tasting of festive organic wines
Friday December 13th 2013, 7:30pm

open_studios_frontGreenhouse Gallery – Pollen Path 2013

Vanna Bartlett, Jane Ironside, Gena Ivanov, Fabian Harrison, Evie Janssens, Lara A’Court, Liz McGowan, Kim Rebecca, Cathy Rumsey, Alex Lynn-Smith, Tigger, Joceline Wickham, Lynda Williams & the Saturday Writers.

Corvina_driedgrapes_foAmaroneWine Tasting – Finer Things

A tasting of select organic wines
Friday October 25th 2013, 7:30pm

Wine Tasting at Grapes Hill Sept 28th 2013Wine Tasting – Grapes Hill

@ Grapes Hill community garden
Friday October 5th 2013, 7:30pm

bread-and-wine-chalk-drawingWine Tasting – Bread and Wine

A tasting without added yeast
Friday July 12th 2013, 7:30pm

auction13frontpagePrint & Photograph Auction

Selected artists prints up for auction during Open Studios
Final bids Sunday 9th June 5pm 2013

cd_auction13CD Sale

Saturday 1st June 10am – 4.30pm 2013
Hundreds of classical & modern music CDs for sale
(New & Second-hand)

Flowering Sweet Chestnut with titleTOUCH WOOD Exhibition

13th April – 11th May 2013
Liz McGowan & Lynda Williams are showing a body of work inspired by the initial renovation of the building that became the Greenhouse & in particular the locally sourced & sustainable wood used in the floors, staircase & furniture, setting this in the context of the global disease & deforestation issues facing our woodland today.

wine tasting 2013 HenryWine Tasting – Meet The Maker

Friday 26th April 2013
Wine Tasting at the Greenhouse
An evening of Biodynamic Gastronomy

Just drinking 2013 wine tastingWine Tasting – Just Drinking

A Tasting of Organic & Fairly-Traded Wines
7.30pm, Friday 22nd February 2013
Lesley Atkins, from Vinceremos Wines, the specialist importer and wholesaler, will introduce six vegan wines.


bodiam_in_snowWine Tasting – Celebration At Home

An Organic English Wine Tasting
Friday 14th December 7:30pm 2012
As the photo may suggest, grape growing isn’t always easy going in England, and it can be trickier still if you’re using organic methods.
And yet, quality organic wines can be found in England, and you can taste six of them at our latest wine event.

no_sulphur_wine_tasting2012Wine TastingWine Not Punishment

A Tasting Without Added Sulphur, Friday September 14th, 7.30pm, 2012
The organic and vegan wine keeps flowing at the Greenhouse – and this time they’re all made without the addition of sulphites to boot! Good news if you suffer from asthma, migraine, “wine headache”, bad hangovers… or if you just want to taste good, unadulterated wine…

french wine july 2012Wine TastingLoire Whites & Rhone Reds

Friday July 20th 2012 at the Greenhouse, tasting good wine, sampling good food and enjoying good company.
A place at Loire Whites and Rhone Reds costs £12 (including complementary food).