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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Frack Free Misson Parade

Sunday, May 31, 2015

March from Bawtry Market Place to the village of Misson as a demonstration against the pending IGas planning application to explore for shale gas at Misson Springs. Please come and give your support to this community event so that we may raise visibility and have our voices heard against the development of this industry.

Contact: [email protected]
Location: Bawtry Market Place, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN10 6JW
Start time: 10:00
End time: 12:00
Organisation or Local Group: Misson Community Action Group

Free Community Arts and Music Festival

Saturday, June 6, 2015

The FizzFest, a community led festival, started in 2009 has been growing bigger, with even more music and better performers. The FizzFest is filled with fun activities, stalls, performers and fun competitions. The main aim of the festival is to promote the arts to the community. The day will be fun for all age groups, bring your friends or family along. There will be fun workshops: recycled art, drum making, green wood working and secret nail salon.

Contact: Jonathan Elliott, [email protected], 020 7324 4774
Location: St. Luke’s Community Centre, 90 Central Street, London, EC1V 8AJ
Start time: 12:00
End time: 18:00
Organisation or Local Group: Talk Action

Open Wild Garden - Mile End Meadow

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Mile End Meadow is a semi wild greenspace with wildflowers and a variety of trees to enhance biodiversity. Activities include making bee hotels, corndolly weaving, plant and seed swaps, plus bring and share picnic.

Contact: Friends of Mile End Meadow, 07949492544
Location: Mile End Meadow (between 125 &127 Mile End Lane), Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK2 6BZ
Start time: 15:00
End time: 17:00
Organisation or Local Group: Friends of Mile End Meadow
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Tonbridge Bee Walk

Sunday, June 14, 2015

A public bee walk with a local naturalist to show the bees in their area, followed by a stall session to distribute literature and encourage people to join the Tonbridge & Malling Friends of the Earth group.

Contact: Anthony Bales, [email protected]
Location: The Big Bridge, Tonbridge High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1BG
Start time: 10:30
End time: 12:30
Organisation or Local Group: Tonbridge & Malling Friends of the Earth

VIPs: Very Important Pollinators

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Find out how we garden for pollinators on the farm from resident growing guru Simon White. Sustainable urban beekeeper, Sean Hearn, will discuss the fascinating lives of honeybees and hear about their current plight. Part of our FoodTALKS series at the farm. Free event, but donations welcome!

Contact: Katharine Sharp, 020 7790 8204, [email protected]
Location: Stepney City Farm, Stepney Way, London, E1 3DG
Start time: 18:30
End time: 21:00
Organisation or Local Group: Stepney City Farm

Small is Powerful: E.F. Schumacher's ideas in the 21st century

Saturday, June 20, 2015

A day of talks as the Schumacher Circle shares practical examples of sustainable change - covering topics from global poverty and economic injustice to appropriate technologies, sustainable agriculture and transformative learning. Designed to leave attendees inspired with stories of success, as well as aware of challenges to come, you will hear from well-known speakers and organisations.

Contact: Emmelie Brownlee, [email protected]
Location: At-Bristol Science Centre, Anchor Rd, Bristol, BS1 5DB
Start time: 10:00
End time: 17:00
Organisation or Local Group: The Schumacher Institute

Buzzing Bee Bonanza

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Our sweet little friends are an essential part of our ecosystem. So to mark the end of Pollinator Week, the farm will be celebrating all the hard work they do. Honey tasting, pond dipping, hive exploring – a perfect day out for any busy little bee!

Contact: Katharine Sharp, 020 7790 8204, [email protected]
Location: Stepney City Farm, Stepney Way, London, E1 3DG
Start time: 11:00
End time: 15:00
Organisation or Local Group: Stepney City Farm

Tonbridge Carnival

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Tonbridge Carnival brings together several organisations in Tonbridge for a costume parade along the High Street, then a gathering of stalls on Castle Lawn by the Norman castle in the centre of town. Friends of the Earth Tonbridge will be in the parade and run a stall.

Contact: Anthony Bales, 07875 086 592
Location: Tonbridge High Street/Castle, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9
Start time: 12:00
End time: 16:00
Organisation or Local Group: Tonbridge & Malling Friends of the Earth

Green at Heart

Saturday, June 27, 2015 to Sunday, June 28, 2015

Two day community green event. Themes - Community gardening, vintage crafts, looking after bees.

Contact: Revd Liz Carrington, 202 Boroughbridge Road, York, YO26 6BD
Location: St Luke's Church, Burton Stone Lane,York, YO30 6DG
Start time: 10:00
End time: 15:30
Organisation or Local Group: St Luke's Church York,Green Group

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

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

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