Brighton is hosting a film screening of the Undercurrents film "Living in the Future: Lammas," about the UK's first planned ecovillage on Saturday 27 April.It will be screened at 6pm as part of Brighton Permaculture's Green Architectural Day on Saturday 27th April at Brighton University, for more information on the event click HERE
Sallis Benney Theatre
University of Brighton
Grand Parade Building
Brighton BN2 0JY.
The film is a poetic tale of nine families as they create beautiful natural homes and plentiful gardens from sheep-grazed soil in Wales. In the face of legal battles and local hostility, they live with an ongoing pressure meet their targets and show success for the UK’s first planned ecoVillage, Lammas.
Under a new planning directive, Pembrokeshire Local Authority released Policy 52- which allowed for low impact development under certain strict rulings: houses built from sustainable resources and residents to glean 75% of their household needs from the land.