NiddFest - Literary Festival
Friday, August 5, 2016 to Sunday, August 7, 2016
NiddFest is a literary festival dedicated to bringing world-class authors, poets and experts in the field of nature in writing to the Yorkshire Dales. Taking place over a weekend in the beautiful scenery of Nidderdale, the programme consists of talks, wild swimming, childrens den-building and star-gazing amongst other activities. Ex-Head of Friends of the Earth, Tony Juniper, will be talking about his latest book which examines the current state of our planet and the way in which unchecked human activity could change the world forever. Other speakers include leading gardening writers Dr Noel Kingsbury and Christine Walkden, authors such as John Lewis-Stempel and Nick Davies and the festival patron Carol Ann Duffy.
PECT Green Festival
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Bringing together attractions, community groups, charities and businesses, the Green Festival celebrates everything ‘green’ in Peterborough with a wide variety of events and activities running, offering plenty of free fun for the whole family. The event will be held in Peterborough’s Cathedral Square from 10am. For more information, visit www.pect.org.uk/GreenFest.
The National Honey Show
Thursday, October 27, 2016 to Saturday, October 29, 2016
Spectacular display of honey, hive products, crafts etc from the UK and beyond; programme of lectures and workshops; educational stands; see bees in action; ask questions; trade stands and coffee/ food hall.