What’s on

Wild Weekend at Millennium Square

Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 June

Head to Millennium Square and Anchor Square on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June 2024 for Festival of Nature's Wild Weekend! Two spectacular outdoor days of free nature activities, exhibitor stalls, film screenings, talks and workshops, music and performances, special guest appearances and much more, down at Bristol's harbourside.

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Talks and Screenings at the IMAX Theatre | Wild Weekend

Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 June

Festival of Nature's talks and screenings programme at the former IMAX Theatre inside Bristol Aquarium. Experience footage from BBC Studios, Silverback Films and Offspring Films like never before on the big screen and hear from some of the natural world's most exciting voices on topics including urban wildlife, birds, minibeasts, the outdoors and science.

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Nature Away Day for Businesses

Tuesday 4 June, 10am - 4pm

Take your team out of the office for a purposeful away day this June with Festival of Nature. Reconnect, align, and motivate in beautiful green spaces in and around Bristol, while championing local community initiatives. Grow the positive impacts of your business and strengthen employee relationships to one another and the wider community, during this day of Green Social Prescribing activities.

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Bath Takeover on Milsom Street

Saturday 8 June, 11am - 5pm

Festival of Nature is returning to Bath city centre - and taking over Milsom Street! Come down to the high street and surrounding sites for an exciting day of family-friendly nature stalls, talks, performances and workshops. Look forward to a host of exciting organisations all along Milsom Street and free activities to get involved in at nearby venues.

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Henleaze Concert Society: Music for a Blue Planet

Saturday 8 June, 19:30 - 21:30

In collaboration with the Festival of Nature, the Bristol Ensemble takes you on a breathtaking musical exploration of our beautiful planet with music from the BBC series Blue Planet by George Fenton together with Schubert’s enduringly popular Trout Quintet. Written by the young composer at just 22 years of age, it has a freshness and serenity that has engaged players and audiences for nearly 200 years.

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West of England Community Day

Sunday 9 June

Festival of Nature is coming to your neighbourhood! Community Day is a day to celebrate the actions your community are taking for nature across the West of England region. Look out for the map of activities and discover a new community group, garden or organisation helping people and planet in your local area.

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Barton Hill Family Day

Sunday 9 June, 10am - 5pm

Discover a whole world of exciting green science at the University of Bristol’s community based micro-campus. Chat with our fantastic environmental researchers and get hands on with some cool experiments and interactive educational games. Explore our investigations into climate change, animal and plant life and see how you can help save our endangered world.

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Science Communication South West Conference

Friday 7 June, 9am - 4:30pm

The South West is a hub for science communication, with a wide range of organisations contributing to the sector. At this second SciComm South West conference, we will offer an opportunity to celebrate the diversity of this expertise and reflect on the challenges we face. How can we, as a collective, foster a brighter future for the research and practice of science communication… and for society?

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