Festival of Nature 2020

Join the UK’s largest free celebration of the natural world for a summer of wildlife events across the Bristol and Bath region!

Our update on Festival of Nature in light of coronavirus can be found here 


Leptophyes punctatissima

Speckled Bush Cricket

Antarctica Day

A digital celebration of the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica! Join us on Friday 5th June for a day of live events with experts, filmmakers and storytellers.

City Nature Challenge

Thank you to everyone who took part in this year's challenge! Find out how you can keep recording the wildlife on your doorstep throughout the summer.



Common Robin

Take Action for Nature

Festival of Nature is a great place to be inspired, get involved and help support the nature in your area. If you’re looking for new ideas you’ve come to the right place!

Meet the 2020 festival supporters

Meet the 2020 festival supporters.
Festival of Nature 2020 is made possible by our sponsors and supporters

Latest festival news

Find out the latest from the Festival of Nature. We're always looking for great nature stories, get in touch if you would like to write a guest blog!

Volunteer at the Festival

Volunteering with Festival of Nature is a great way to gain experience, network and develop your skills. Find out how to volunteer at this year's City Nature Challenge


Nuctenea umbratica

Walnut Orb-weaver

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Amara similata

Ground Bettle


Polygonia c-album

Common Butterfly