Stories of Change - Kerry Exhibition with Iveragh Learning Landscapes

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Stories of Change - Kerry Exhibition with Iveragh Learning Landscapes

This is a collection of stories & photos of people in Kerry doing good things, in their community for Earth Care, People Care & Fair Share.

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Tech Amergin/ Ballinskellig Beach Tech Amergin/ Ballinskellig Beach Waterville Waterville Ireland

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This October Stories of Change is launching the Exhibition of Kerry's local heroes working to do good things for the environment in collaboration with Iveragh Learning Landscapes. The Exhibition opening is part of a weekend of exciting workshops, talks, walks, music, exhibitions, and food.


Stories of Change is an intergenerational creative roadshow traveling to four counties that will showcase local solutions to the climate crisis through photography, storytelling, and food. The project aims to flip the climate narrative from doom and destruction to positivity and hope and to celebrate community climate action.

Iveragh Learning Landscapes is a weekend full of walks, talks, and workshops focusing on outdoor education, place-based learning, and nature connection all while using the Iveragh Peninsula as an outdoor classroom.

Stories of Change is one of 15 projects funded by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport, and Media in collaboration with the Department of the Environment, Climate, and Communications. You can find out about the other successful projects at:


Venue: Tech Amergin, Waterville

5 pm -7 pm: Seaweed food preparation workshop

6 pm Free pizza, tea, and coffee, BYO alcoholic beverages.

7 pm-9 pm Opening of Iveragh Learning Landscapes and Stories of Change Weekend

Welcome from Lucy - Sea Synergy & LK - Stories of Change

Launch of Fair Seas Video + QnA

Expert panel discussion moderated by Orla Snook Carroll (Valentia Vermouth)


Lucy Taylor - Live Project

Luke Myers - Kerry Eco-Social Farming Project

Anna Kellagher - Sea Synergy

Stephen O'Shea - Pearl Mussel Project

9 pm -10 pm Fuinneamh Drum to ring in the weekend!


Workshops: 10 am -12 pm located in/near Waterville

Option 1: Seashore Exploration with Sea Synergy at Inny strand aka Golflinks Beach

Option 2: Kayak and Paddle Boarding Lough Currane with Sea Synergy (for ages 8+)

Option 3: Foraging local Woodland near Lough Currane

Option 4: Seaweed Lunch Preparation Workshop, Tech Amergin

Option 5: Seaweed seashore workshop, Waterville strand

13.00pm: Free Seaweed lunch prepared by Wildstrands & Community

12.30 pm - 4 pm: Opening of Stories of Change exhibition by TV host Danni Washington, stalls, live music, and more!

2:30pm - 3:30pm Climate Conversations: Blue Climate action + creativity


Danni Washington - CBS, Discovery TV host & Science Communicator

Lucy Hunt - Founder and Director of Sea Synergy

Donal Griffin - Fairseas Coalition

2:30 pm Children's workshop - Nature's Puppet Lab (ages 6-12yrs)


7 pm onwards: Exhibition on tour and live music in the local pub , O Dwyers, The Villa


Yoga, Swim, Beach Clean, and Refreshments: 10 am - 1 pm

10am - 11am: Grounding Yoga - Ballinskelligs Beach

11am - 13.00pm: Swim, Beach Clean with BEAG & Sea Synergy, Coffee & Cake - Cafe Cois Trá, Ballinskelligs Beach

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