Events near you

The Bee Cause is happening near you...

Would you like to help plant bee-friendly flowers, or join us for a local event?

Use our calendar below to find out what's going on as part of the Bee Cause near you.

And if you're organising your own bee-related event, you can also add it to the calendar here. To add an event, please fill in this form. Choose 'Bee event' under 'Type of event' and it will appear on this page.

Events calendar

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New Forest Show: Friends of the Earth stall

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 to Thursday, July 31, 2014

New Forest Friends of the Earth will be publicising the Bee Cause at the New Forest Show - in New Forest Corner.

Contact: Fiona Rogers, [email protected]
Location: The Showground, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7QH
Start time: 8:30
End time: 18:30
Organisation or Local Group: New Forest Friends of the Earth
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What have bees ever done for us?

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

An evening of talks by leading experts, followed by a question time-style debate. This promises to be a really great event, entry is only £2 and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. Venue is 5 mins walk from mainline station.

Contact: Rachel, [email protected]
Location: The Redwood Centre (next to Clair hall), Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 3DN
Start time: 20:00
End time: 21:45
Organisation or Local Group: Mid Sussex Friends of the Earth and Haywards Heath Society
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Dig the City, Manchester

Saturday, August 2, 2014 to Sunday, August 10, 2014

Manchester Friends of the Earth will be hosting a bee-friendly show garden as part of this wonderful urban gardening festival. Why not drop by and chat to them about the Bee Cause?

Contact: [email protected]
Location: Manchester city centre, see the website for more details
Start time:
Organisation or Local Group: Manchester Friends of the Earth

Introduction to Bee Keeping

Saturday, August 2, 2014

This is a shortened version of our popular 2-day bee keeping course that Graham runs for us. On this taster course you will learn all about bees and their behaviour. You will get to see inside a live working bee hive as Graham dismantles one in front of you. This course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn more about bees or who wants to see if keeping bees is for them. Cost: £50 (includes refreshments, lunch and course materials).

Contact: Gary Dutton, 01244 300 246, [email protected]
Location: Trafford Hall, Ince lane, Wimbolds Trafford, Chester, CH2 4JP
Start time: 10.00
End time: 16:00
Organisation or Local Group: Trafford Hall

Bee-friendly planting day of action

Saturday, September 20, 2014

On Saturday 20 September we're encouraging bee-lovers everywhere to get out there and plant some bee-friendly plants and flowers. So please save the date and encourage your friends, family, colleagues and neighbours to join you. You can download further info at And if you want to help local bees even more, why not get in touch with your nearest Friends of the Earth Local Group at to plan a planting day near you?

Contact: [email protected]
Location: Nationwide
Start time:
Organisation or Local Group: Friends of the Earth