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Next Event: Tuesday January 24th. Location: The Old Monkey. Guest Speaker: Rev John Hughes of St. John's Sunshine

Our second event is taking place in the upstairs space at The Old Monkey (Portland Street), and we hope to see you there between 6.15 pm – 8 pm. Our speaker Rev. John Huges will be talking about what was the inspiration for starting a community energy project, how it has had a positive effect on the community, what the challenges of the project are and what St John’s Sunshine have in store for the future.

"Take one community asset – a south facing church roof, for instance, add a solar panel or two and before you know it you are helping to power a community. But what about the other energy that powers society – the creative energy of the people who live there? That energy, like sunshine or wind energy, is in every neighbourhood, but harnessing it and making it work for the benefit of all is a much greater challenge. In Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, St John’s Sunshine set out to do exactly that". Find out more at

To reserve your free place you can do so by registering on through Eventbrite here.

Congratulations on finding Green Drinks Manchester!

Green Drinks Manchester is a community of passionate individuals interested in sustainability. We bring together people across the spectrum of ‘green’ – including business, academia, the arts, and passionate members of the public. There are 800 Green Drinks events across the planet each month - welcome to the community.

Our primary purpose is to act as a way for the environmentally passionate people of Manchester to come together in a relaxed setting to have fun, however Green Drinks Manchester also acts as a forum for:

Meetings are centred around a short presentation by a keynote speaker followed by a short discussion, networking, and as many drinks as people feel like having. As well as networking to help form a more sustainable Manchester, our team of culture vultures will be scanning the events lists regularly to identify the best of what the city has to offer – from comedy gigs, the arts, movies, or the odd bite to eat.

If you haven’t already, please connect with us on Facebook and Twitter, where we will share all sorts of articles that we think will be of use to you. We also have a much nicer website that you can find here...

We hope to see you there, and we can’t wait to meet you.

Get in Touch
If you would like to find out more or fancy being a speaker, then please email us at GreenDrinksManchester [at]

Edited: 04/01/2016