Events calendar

Our calendar of current environmental events includes:

  • Demonstrations
  • Training courses
  • Fairs
  • Talks

Events marked with a Friends of the Earth logo are organised by or with us. 

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This Changes Everything Film Festival

Saturday, July 4, 2015

A film festival of fifteen short documentaries on environmental and social justice - everything from the Miner's Strike to fracking and wind turbine schools to apple harvesting projects. Full programme and location on website [below].

Contact: Tim Padmore, [email protected]
Location: Red and Green Club, 42 Bankwell Rd, Milnsbridge, Huddersfield, HD3 4LU
Start time: 11:00
End time: 18:00
Organisation or Local Group: Kirklees Campaign Against Climate Change

Mayor's Picnic

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Charity event organised by The Rotary Club of Romsey Test. Fun day with local charities, youth and sports organisations represented with stalls, games, tombola, music, fun and duck race.

Contact: Linda Lorien Cadier, [email protected]
Location: War Memorial Park, Romsey, SO51 8HB
Start time: 12:00
End time: 17:00
Organisation or Local Group: Rotary Club of Romsey Test

Dyeing using native plants

Sunday, July 5, 2015

The complete beginner's guide to dyeing with native plants. Learn how to identify suitable dye plants on a walk around the beautiful Assington Mill valley, gathering materials to use later in the day. Learn the basics of preparing a dye bath and selecting suitable mordants and modifiers. Dye a selection of samples and larger skeins of wood. Use these to make a selection of simple decorative braids in the afternoon. £85 inc. lunch.

Contact: Anne Holden, 01787 229955
Location: Assington Mill, Assington, Suffolk, CO10 5LZ
Start time: 10:00
End time: 16:30
Organisation or Local Group: Assington Mill

Facilitation Training

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Gain the tools and techniques to make your facilitation skills engaging and productive. This interactive course will look closely at the roles a facilitator may play and how a facilitator’s role can encourage long term community development. It will build the confidence of anyone keen to be a good facilitator and give them a solid basis on which to develop their own facilitation skills.

Contact: Jonathan Elliott, [email protected], 020 7324 4774
Location: TCPA, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AS
Start time: 10:00
End time: 16:00
Organisation or Local Group: Talk Action

Breaking the Frame Gathering

Thursday, July 9, 2015 to Sunday, July 12, 2015

Come to Breaking The Frame 2 for a fresh conversation on the politics of technology. Join us in July for 3 days of workshops and campaign planning, plus music, food by Veggies, walking in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside, hands-on activities and more.

Contact: [email protected], 020 7426 0005.
Location: Unstone Grange, Crow Lane, Unstone, Dronfield, S18 4AL
Start time:
Organisation or Local Group: Breaking the Frame

KIN 2015

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Do you want to learn more about the choices that we face in the future? Do you really understand the links between our food choices, animal welfare, health and the environment? Join us at KIN 2015 in Manchester to learn more at a unique event brought to you by the Vegetarian Society. We’ve a fantastic selection of the world’s leading academics and experts coming together to discuss, debate and to share insights and understanding on some of the key issues faced by all of us.

Contact: [email protected]
Location: Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford, Manchester, M17 1AB
Start time: 09:30
End time: 17:00
Organisation or Local Group: The Vegetarian Society

Media Training

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

A truly inspiring day of practical media training to give you the tools to successfully promote your work and your organisation. This short course teaches how to improve your communications to create positive media interest (national, local, specialist & social media) and gain public support.

Contact: Jonathan Elliott, [email protected], 020 7324 4774
Location: TCPA, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AS
Start time: 10:00
End time: 16:00
Organisation or Local Group: Talk Action

Permaculture Design Course, Keveral Farm

Thursday, July 16, 2015 to Friday, July 31, 2015

The 2015 Permaculture Design Course at Keveral Farm marks 21 years since our first design course. The course is a unique opportunity to live and learn with like-minded people in a supportive and beautiful environment.

Contact: [email protected]
Location: Keveral Farm, St Martin, Looe, PL13 1PA
Start time: 15:00
End time: 10:00