Past Events - Green Nose Day

Green Nose Day - Saturday 17th October 2009

Picture of children with green noses Lydia Caveney, age 11 Benedict Gardner, age 11

From the Organisers

It seems a while ago when we came up with the idea of Green Nose Day. We had no idea how much work it would include, and it was a rollercoaster of a ride sending out letters and e-mails and making last-minute decisions.

On behalf of our team, we'd like to say a big "Thank You" to everyone who helped: parents, FoSJP, and the people who came to this event.

We'd also like to thank these organisations for supporting Green Nose Day:

Southampton City Council logo Southampton Scrapstore logo Upper Shirley High logo

Updated: 4th January 2010

Green Nose Day logo

Over 200 visitors took part in an afternoon of environmentally-themed activities in the Park, conceived, organised, and managed by a group of local 11 year olds supported by FoSJP.

Activities included:

Gingerbread Men with green noses were available to buy or given away as prizes to all those who came to the Park with a green nose!

Visitors were encouraged to make a pledge to take at least one action to reduce their impact on the environment, and were invited to record their pledge in a short video clip (below).

Here are some of the "Green Nosers" enjoying their afternoon...

Picture of gingerbread men with green noses

A prize for everyone
with a green nose!

More gingerbread sales

The gingerbread salesman casts his magic

Picture of face painting

Face Painting - a study in concentration

all photographs on this page by David Wheatley, FoSJP photographer

Picture of Scrap Art competition

Scrap Art Challenge...

Picture of Scrap Art awards

And the winner is...!

Picture of pledge stall

Making your pledge for the environment

See some of the pledges made here!

To see captions, click on the up arrow and then the CC button

If for any reason you've changed your mind about your pledge being in this video, please contact us at and we'll happily remove it.
Picture of environmental quiz

Recycling quiz

Picture of orienteering stall

Orienteering challenge

Picture of girl throwing at fruit

Action at the fruit stall

Picture of children playing junk music

Musical accompaniments

Picture of Green Nose Day team

A great team effort!

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