City Nature Challenge and Coronavirus: Stay Safe, Stay Home

As you take part in City Nature Challenge, please follow the strict government guidance on social distancing.

Festival of Nature: City Nature Challenge update

Between April 24-27 Bristol and Bath will collaborate with 150+ cities across the world to find and record as much local wildlife as possible as part of City Nature Challenge. Find out more!

Festival of Nature 2020 Update

To support the safety and wellbeing of our visitors, staff and volunteers during the coronavirus social distancing period, Festival of Nature will be making some significant changes to our spring and summer programming.

Action for Nature Event

News from the event exploring how everyone can rise to challenges we are facing from the climate and ecological crisis.


Join the Festival of Nature Team at two special one of events ahead of the main festival programme coming up in Feburary and March!

Bristol Nature Network Relaunch

Bristol Nature Network is a community of young people(18-30ish) who share a passion for nature! Join them on the 5th September to see how you can help shape the network going forward!

City Nature Challenge 2019

Top in Europe for the second year running! Between 26-29 April 2019 Bristol and Bath competed with 165 cities on all seven continents to show the world how amazing our region is for people and nature. Together we embarked on an epic contest: to discover and record as much wildlife as possible over 4 days....

Virtual Reality at Festival of Nature 2019!

Come face-to-face with wildlife in virtual reality this weekend with

Jonnie Hughes

Jonnie, Director and Producer, Silverback Films discusses his nature inspirations and what you can take away from his event 'How to Save the World with Netflix (and Sir David Attenborough!)'

Kate Bradbury

Ahead of her talk on Monday 3rd June we caught up with to Kate Bradbury. Kate is the wildlife editor on BBC Gardeners’ World magazine, and a freelance writer for the Guardian, BBC Wildlife magazine, Telegraph Gardening and is regular contributor to BBC Gardener’s Question Time.