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Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 June, 10:00am-6:00pm, Bristol Harbourside, BS1 5DB
Get in touch with your wild side as Festival of Nature celebrates its 15th birthday, taking over Bristol’s Harbourside for the UK’s largest celebration of the natural world!
Explore the nature in your backyard and go wild at Bristol Festival of Nature with free interactive exhibitions, music, workshops, talks and much more! Find out more about the exhibitors and who’s who at Festival of Nature here.
- Festival of Nature Talks Tent is back! Discover wildlife adventuring at its best, with back-to-back talks from wildlife celebrities, experts and authors. See the Saturdayand Sunday talks programmes for more information.
- Relax in the beautiful wildlife garden from Earth Timber Stone, and learn more about what you can do to make your garden more wildlife-friendly
- Choose your own adventure in performances from University of Oxford researchers, as they ask ‘What fate will the clouded leopard have?’
- An array of colourful sounds and incredible voices from musicians Alex Hedley, King Louis (Cape Swagger), Saskia, Jack Cookson and more.
- Loads of delicious food and drink from local ethical providers
Festival of Nature 2018 exhibitors include:
Avon Bat Group – Avon Wildlife Trust – Bristol Nature Network – Bristol Ornithological Club – Bristol Aquarium – Bristol Astronomical Society – Bristol East Greenpeace – Bristol Museum – Bristol Naturalists Society – Bristol Waste – Bristol Zoo – British Science Association – British Trust for Ornithology – Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies – Ecotricity – Falmouth University – Hawk and Owl Trust – National Trust – Peoples Trust for Endangered Species – Riverford – RSPB – Shared Interest + Fairtrade Bristol – Shared Universe Foundation UK – Shepherds Way – The Association of Science and Discovery Centre – The Community Farm – TREE AID – University of Bristol – University of Bristol Botanical Society – University of Southampton – University of the West of England – Wiltshire College – Woodland Trust – WWF – Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
How are you getting to the Festival?
We encourage visitors to think green when choosing how to get to Festival of Nature and luckily Bristol Festival of Nature is next to bus routes which lead in and out of Bristol City Centre!
Check out the First Bus Website to see how you can get to the festival and to plan your journey.
Avon Wildlife Trust
Bath & North East Somerset Council
BBC Natural History Unit
Bristol City Council
Bristol Zoo Gardens
University of Bath
University of Bristol
University of the West of England
Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
The Natural History Consortium is a charitable collaboration between these member organisations.
Engaging people with the natural world through collaborative action. Reg Charity 1123432