Family Friendly Events at Festival of Nature

24th May 2022

Are you looking for a free day out with the kids? Go wild at one of the many family friendly nature events across the Festival of Nature programme.


FAMILY NATURE PARTY

When: Sunday 12 June 10 — 4pm

Where: Bristol Beacon, BS1 5AR

Family Nature Party is a free entry all-day event aimed at under 10’s. The day will include workshops, storytelling, music, arts and crafts, toddler sessions, games and inspiration for kids and parents to take action for nature and find out about the natural world. 

The party will take place at Bristol Beacon from 10am-4pm, with lots of exciting organisations and community groups taking part.

There’ll be loads of interactive family friendly activity stalls to explore from Avon Wildlife Trust, Bristol Avon Rivers Trust, Bristol Rainforest, Greenpeace, Project Splatter, Sharks4Kids, University of Bristol, University of the West of England, We the Curious, and Woodland Trust.

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DIVE INTO OCEAN NATURE AND CONSERVATION

When: Sunday 12 June 11 — 4pm

Where: Severnside Sub Aqua Club, The Old Stable Block Cambria Yard, Avon Crescent, Bristol BS1 6XQ

A fun family day exploring the wonderful marine life in UK waters, from tiny jewel anemones to magnificent large mammals! Come along and discover the beauty of, and the perils facing our Oceans and what you can do to enjoy and conserve them.

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FAMILY GARDENING WORKSHOPS AT BLAISE PLANT NURSERY

When: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June, 12 — 1pm

Where: Blaise Plant Nursery, Bristol, BS11 0XF

These interactive gardening workshops will get the whole family thinking about how to make your garden nature-friendly through interactive games, quizzes, demonstrations and hands-on activities.

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FELIX ROAD ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND DROP-IN SESSION

When: Sunday 12 June 2 - 4pm

Where: Felix Road Adventure Playground, BS5 0JW

Free drop-in session at Felix Road Adventure Playground with Eastside Community Trust - all children and families welcome.

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MEET THE LEMURS! [ONLINE]

When: Wednesday 15 June 12.30 — 1pm

Where: Online

Meet the lemurs at Wild Place! Join us for a live behind the scenes interview with lemur keeper Joe Norman, and find out about saving lemurs in Madagascar with Zoo conservationist Sam Cotton.

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BARTON HILL FAMILY DAY

When: Saturday 18 June 10 — 5pm

Where: Wellspring Settlement, Bristol BS5 0AX

Discover a whole world of exciting green science at the University of Bristol’s new 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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GROW WILDER TAKEOVER

When: Saturday 18 June 10 — 4pm

Where: Grow Wilder, BS16 1EL

The Festival of Nature is coming to Grow Wilder! Join us for an exciting day of walks, talks and workshops, as we get inspired about wildlife, growing, and planting.

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FAMILY BUG HUNTING IN BRICKFIELDS PARK

When: Saturday 18 June 10.30 — 12.30pm

Where: Grow Wilder, BS16 1EL

Join friendly Park Activator, Mali, for a morning of bug hunting in Brickfields Park. There will be a nature trail, a big bug hunt and nature craft for all the family.

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