Festival of Nature 2019

The UK's biggest free celebration of the natural world!

City Nature Challenge 26th - 29th April 2019

Bath Festival of Nature & Bristol Festival of Nature 1st-9th June 2019


Leptophyes punctatissima

Speckled Bush Cricket

City Nature Challenge

Between 26-29 April 2019, Bristol and Bath will unite to compete with 175+ cities on seven continents as we show the world how amazing our region is for people and nature. Find out more!

Festival of Nature 2019 Events

Explore the amazing events that are taking place in 2019.



Common Robin

Be part of the Festival

Join the amazing organisations, performers and communicators that make the festival happen. Find out how to register your interest in taking part.

Actions for Nature

The 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!

Volunteer at the Festival

Volunteering with Festival of Nature is a great way to gain experience, network and develop your skills.

Meet the 2019 festival supporters

Festival of Nature 2019 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!


Nuctenea umbratica

Walnut Orb-weaver

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Amara similata

Ground Bettle


Polygonia c-album

Common Butterfly