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Festival of Nature 2016

Get set for another round of hands-on, wildlife-filled fun in June 2016 as the Festival returns, bigger, better  and wilder than ever!

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New citizen science activity for 2016

JOIN WATERBLITZ: our two week mission to collect 500 water samples from across the river catchment


Leptophyes punctatissima

Speckled Bush Cricket

What's on where and when?

Browse our full calendar of events across the city and region from highlight festivals to community events in your local area

Connect with Nature

Get involved and help support nature in your area with the Festival of Nature



Common Robin

Festival News 2016

See all the latest stories from this year's festival!


Find out about volunteering at Festival of Nature events

Bring your school

Find out about our schools events and activities

Exhibit at the Festival

Information for exhibitors, traders, artists, performers and activity providers

Festival News Archive

See what we've been up to and find out more about past Festival of Nature news and events


Sponsors and Supporters

Thanks to all of our Festival of Nature sponsors and supporters.


About the Festival

Find out more about this unique festival


Nuctenea umbratica

Walnut Orb-weaver

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Amara similata

Ground Bettle


Polygonia c-album

Common Butterfly