The 2021 Severn Estuary Forum was held on the 25th, 26th, 27th May and hosted a wide range of speakers who presented on varying topics relating to the Severn Estuary. The event was split into three themes over the three days:

  • Day 1 – Climate Change, Adaptation and the Community
  • Day 2 – Planning, Governance and Flood Risk
  • Day 3 – The Severn Estuary: A Changing Landscape

For more information about the 2021 Forum, visit the pages below where you can access the recordings of each session. If you have any further questions or queries, please get in touch with the Severn Estuary Partnership Team via email at

Climate Change, Adaptation and the Community

Tuesday 25th May 2021

Click on the buttons below to view each speaker recording.

Chair: Dr Emma McKinley – Cardiff University and the Severn Estuary Partnership

10am Welcome from Chair and Bristol City Council – Alex Minshull – Sustainable City and Climate Change Manager at Bristol City Council

10.15am The Severn Estuary Partnership: Reflecting on the Last 25 Years of Partnership Working – Dr Rhoda Ballinger – Cardiff University and the Severn Estuary Partnership

10:35am Footprints in the Mind: the Importance of Public Engagement in the Gwent Living Levels – Alison Boyes – Living Levels Landscape Partnership

10:55am A Resilient River: Unlocking the Severn & Severn Rivers Trust – Alice Fallon – Severn Rivers Trust

11:25am Climate Adaptation Pathways and a Changing Coast – Shelly Easton – Somerset Wildlife Trust

11:45am Impermanent Land: The (Future) Wales Coast Path – Alison Neighbour – Independent Artist

12:05am Turning the Green Recovery Blue – Peter Davies – Chair of the Wales Marine Action and Advisory Group

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