Britain's biggest free celebration of the natural world is back

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Britain's biggest free celebration of the natural world is back


The Festival of Nature is back in Bristol celebrating not just wildlife but how the natural world affects our health and how we affect it.

Georgina Wilson-Powell

Tue 29 May 2018

Taking place over 9-10 June, the Festival of Nature will take over Bristol's venues for a weekend, with events, workshops and talks around our complex relationship with the natural world. 

Head down to Bristol's harbourside for the largest free celebration of all things nature or explore some Bristol's iconic venues with special events. The harbourside will be home to a beautiful wildlife garden from Earth Timber Stone, children's educational activities and ethical food and drink producers.

The Nature of Fashion is an in-depth panel discussion around sustainable fashion with speakers from Po-Zu, plus Dilys Williams from the Centre of Sustainable Fashion and Zoe Robinson from The Good Wardrobe at Arnolfini on Thursday 7 June.

Orbis is a marine and natural history photography exhibition looking at the microscopic world

The Nature of Fashion talk will take place at the Festival of Nature in Bristol

Head down to Bristol for a debate around sustainable fashion and the natural world

Don't miss these key events at the Festival of Nature

  • Head to the Station on 4 June for Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean
  • Join We The Curious to discover how Springwatch has become a national institution
  • Love cats? You'll love the behind the scenes talk of how Big Cats is filmed

The Festival of Nature takes place on Saturday 9 June and Sunday 10 June at locations all over Bristol.