We need your help to mystery shop your local park!

We are looking for volunteers to visit 1 or 2 Bristol parks in October and share their experiences, through a ‘mystery shopper’ survey. Find out how you can get involved!

What next for nature? Postcards from the future

We're halfway through 2020 and this year has been a massive time of change for everyone. As we all move towards some kind of ‘new normal’ - what would you like to see in the future for the environment?

Antarctica Day Competition Winners!

A huge well done and thank you to everyone who sent in your AMAZING Antarctica themed writing - the judges had a very hard time choosing the best entry for every age group! Take a look at the winners here.


Festival of Nature's Antarctica Day might be over, but, there's still time to get involved with our Antarctica themed creative writing competition!

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!