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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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.

Contact: [email protected]
Location: Pateley Bridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3
Start time:
Organisation or Local Group: NiddFest

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

Contact: 01733 568 408
Location: Cathedral Square, Peterborough, PE1 1XH
Start time: 10:00
End time: 16:00
Organisation or Local Group: Peterborough Environmental City Trust (PECT)

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.

Contact: Val Rhenius, [email protected]
Location: Sandown Park Racecourse, Portsmouth Road, Esher, KT10 9AJ
Start time: 12:00
End time: 16.30
Organisation or Local Group: The National Honey Show