Calendar

This calendar lists events organised by Manchester Friends of the Earth as well as other organisations’ events relevant to our campaigns. We also host a Greater Manchester cycling events calendar.

All the MFoE events listed on our calendar are open to all. You do not need to be a member.

#COVID-19 Manchester Friends of the Earth have resumed face-to-face meetings. We will continue to offer an option to people to attend online via Zoom.

March 2024

Mon
4

Low carbon Chinatown 低碳唐人街


climate
6:00pm - 7:00pm Manchester Central Library Manchester, M2 5PD
Manchester Confucius Institute

Didsbury Clean Air Citizen's Assembly


transport
Manchester
7:00pm - 9:00pm Emmanual Church (Didsbury) Didsbury, M20 6TR
Didsbury Climate Alliance

Sounds of the Earth (Rhianna Wade Musician and The Carlton Club)


climate
7:00pm - 9:00pm Carlton Club Manchester, M16 8BE
Rhianna Wade Musician and The Carlton Club
Wed
6

March Social Cycle Ride – Ashton Canal to Vale Cottage


transport
Manchester
We're Organising
6:00pm - 10:00pm Manchester Central Library Manchester, M2 5PD

How can we create sustainable forests? (Global Development Institute)


nature
6:00pm - 8:00pm Manchester Museum Manchester, M13 9PL
Global Development Institute

Heading for Extinction (and what to do about it) Extinction Rebellion


climate
7:00pm - 8:30pm Online
Extinction Rebellion
Thu
7

Triple Access Planning: changing transport planning in a changing world - 18th PTRC Fireside Chat


transport
12:30pm - 2:00pm Online
PTRC Education and Research Services
Fri
8

Lobby the Greater Manchester Pension Fund representatives (Fossil Free Greater Manchester)


climate
9:00am - 10:00am Greater Manchester Pension Fund Droylsden, M43 6SF

Citizen Forester tree planting (Salford)


nature
Salford
10:00am - 3:00pm Silver Street Playing Fields Salford, M44 6QB
City of Trees
Sat
9

A MOTHER'S PLACE IS IN THE REBELLION ✊❤️ (Manchester Mothers* Rebellion)


climate
11:15am - 12:15pm Mount Street (behind the Central Library) Manchester, M2 5NS
Manchester Mothers* Rebellion

Walk for Women 2024


12:00pm - 3:00pm Mount Street (behind the Central Library) Manchester, M2 5NS
Manchester City Council
Mon
11

The Big Plastic Count. Take part. Let's Investigate


resources
Greater Manchester
Various Manchester
Greenpeace

Citizen Forester tree planting (Oldham)


nature
Oldham
10:00am - 3:00pm Fields New Road Oldham, OL9 8NL

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


climate
6:30pm - 8:00pm Online
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Tue
12

The Big Plastic Count. Take part. Let's Investigate


resources
Greater Manchester
Various Manchester
Greenpeace

Refugee Week Conference (morning session)


10:30am - 12:30pm Online
Refugee Week

Refugee Week Conference (afternoon session)


2:00pm - 5:00pm Online
Refugee Week

Manchester Friends of the Earth - March Campaigns meeting


climate
Greater Manchester
Manchester
We're Organising
6:00pm - 8:00pm Greenfish Centre Manchester, M4 1LE
Wed
13

The Big Plastic Count. Take part. Let's Investigate


resources
Greater Manchester
Various Manchester
Greenpeace

Citizen Forester tree planting (Salford)


nature
Salford
10:00am - 3:00pm Madams Wood Playing Fields Salford, M28 0RU
City of Trees
Thu
14

The Big Plastic Count. Take part. Let's Investigate


resources
Greater Manchester
Various Manchester
Greenpeace

“Exploring Pathways to Equitable and Climate Compatible Futures” (Tyndall Seminar)


climate
12:30pm - 1:30pm Engineering Building A Manchester, M13 9QS
Tyndall Manchester

How to Stop an Oilfield (Stop Rosebank)


climate
Salford
6:30pm - 8:30pm Partisan Salford, M5 4DE
Stop Rosebank

Greater Manchester Friends of the Earth Quarterly meeting


climate
Bolton
Bury
Manchester
Oldham
Rochdale
Salford
Stockport
Tameside
Trafford
Wigan
We're Attending
7:00pm - 8:30pm Greenfish Centre Manchester, M4 1LE

The Life Cycle Biodiversity Bike Ride - Kate Rawles (Outside In)


7:30pm - 9:30pm Cultplex Manchester, M4 4HF
Outside In
Fri
15

The Big Plastic Count. Take part. Let's Investigate


resources
Greater Manchester
Various Manchester
Greenpeace

Citizen Forester tree planting (Bolton)


nature
Bolton
10:00am - 3:00pm Hulton Lane Playing Fields Bolton, BL3 4LG
City of Trees

Citizen Forester woodland maintenance (Trafford)


nature
Trafford
10:00am - 2:00pm Balmoral Orchard Umstone, M41 6HG
City of Trees
Sat
16

The Big Plastic Count. Take part. Let's Investigate


resources
Greater Manchester
Various Manchester
Greenpeace

Levenshulme Repair Cafe


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Levenshulme Old Library Manchester, M19 3QE

Plant Swaps @ Manchester Craft & Design Centre


nature
12:00pm - 1:00pm Manchester Craft & Design Centre Manchester, M4 5JD
Manchester Craft & Design Centre

Could there be a better time for a Peace Trail? (Chibombo Peoples Climate Action)


climate
1:45pm - 4:00pm Engels statue outside HOME Manchester, M15 4FN
Whalley Range Climate Action Group
Sun
17

The Big Plastic Count. Take part. Let's Investigate


resources
Greater Manchester
Various Manchester
Greenpeace
Tue
19

Just Stop Oil - Soup Night- Manchester


climate
6:30pm - 8:30pm Cross Street Chapel Manchester, M2 1NL
Just Stop Oil

Climate Action in Didsbury East-Deeds not Words


climate
6:00pm - 8:00pm Parrs Wood High School Manchester, M20 5PG
Councillor Linda Foley

Get ready for the General Election (Friends of the Earth)


climate
6:00pm - 7:15pm Online
Friends of the Earth

March Sustainable Transport meeting


transport
Manchester
Manchester
We're Organising
6:30pm - 8:30pm Greenfish Centre Manchester, M4 1LE

Heading for Extinction (and what to do about it) Extinction Rebellion


climate
7:00pm - 8:30pm Online
Extinction Rebellion
Thu
21

Links between sediment and Climate (Joint lecture of the Manchester Geographical Association and the Manchester Geological Association)


climate
5:15pm - 7:00pm MMU Brooks Building Hulme, M15 6GX
Manchester Geographical Association and the Manchester Geological Association

Forests and how to save them - film and discussion


nature
Greater Manchester
Manchester
We're Organising
6:30pm - 8:30pm Patagonia store Manchester, M2 7AZ
Manchester Friends of the Earth and Biofuelwatch
Fri
22

Bike Friday (various locations)


transport
Bury
Manchester
Stockport
Trafford
We're Organising
8:00am - 8:45am Various Manchester
Sat
23

Transport, Climate, Action! (Transport Action Network) - London


transport
10:00am - 5:00pm NCVO (London) London, N1 9RL
Transport Action Network

Urban Forest Walk for International Day of Forests


nature
Manchester
Manchester
We're Organising
11:00am - 1:00pm Birchfields Park Manchester, M14 5JT

Wellbeing and Green Festival (Commonword Cultureword)


climate
2:00pm - 8:00pm Bridge 5 Mill Ancoats, M4 7HR
Commonword

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


climate
6:30pm - 8:00pm Online
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Tue
26
Wed
27

The Role of Education in a Time of Rising Nuclear Tension


4:00pm - 5:30pm Cross Street Chapel Manchester, M2 1NL
Greater Manchester & District CND
Sat
30

Repair Cafe - Boilerhouse


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Boiler House Moss Side, M16 7DA
Boilerhouse

April 2024

Wed
3

Climate Cafés (Manchester Museum)


climate
5:30pm - 7:00pm Manchester Museum Manchester, M13 9PL
Manchester Museum and Climate Psychology Alliance

April Social Cycle Ride – Wilmslow Road Corridor and Parks to Fletcher Moss


transport
Manchester
We're Organising
6:00pm - 10:00pm Manchester Central Library Manchester, M2 5PD
Mon
8

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


climate
6:30pm - 8:00pm Online
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Sat
20

Levenshulme Repair Cafe


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Levenshulme Old Library Manchester, M19 3QE

Plant Swaps @ Manchester Craft & Design Centre


nature
12:00pm - 1:00pm Manchester Craft & Design Centre Manchester, M4 5JD
Manchester Craft & Design Centre
Mon
22

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


climate
6:30pm - 8:00pm Online
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Fri
26

Bike Friday (various locations)


transport
Bury
Manchester
Stockport
Trafford
We're Organising
8:00am - 8:45am Various Manchester
Sat
27

Repair Cafe - Boilerhouse


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Boiler House Moss Side, M16 7DA
Boilerhouse

May 2024

Thu
2

May Social Cycle Ride – Clayton Vale, Daisy Nook and the Gardener’s Arms


transport
Manchester
We're Organising
6:00pm - 9:30pm Central Library Manchester
Mon
13

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


climate
6:30pm - 8:00pm Online
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Sat
18

Levenshulme Repair Cafe


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Levenshulme Old Library Manchester, M19 3QE

Spring Plant Swap @ Chorlton Makers Market


nature
10:00am - 4:00pm Chorlton Library Manchester, M21 9PN
Chorlton Plant Swap and Gardening Advice

Plant Swaps @ Manchester Craft & Design Centre


nature
12:00pm - 1:00pm Manchester Craft & Design Centre Manchester, M4 5JD
Manchester Craft & Design Centre

North West Summer Activist Gathering- Manchester (Friends of the Earth)


climate
12:30pm - 7:00pm Friends Meeting House Manchester
Friends of the Earth
Sat
25

Repair Cafe - Boilerhouse


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Boiler House Moss Side, M16 7DA
Boilerhouse
Mon
27

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


climate
6:30pm - 8:00pm Online
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Fri
31

Bike Friday (various locations)


transport
Bury
Manchester
Stockport
Trafford
We're Organising
8:00am - 8:45am Various Manchester

June 2024

Thu
6

June Social Cycle Ride – Irk Valley, Heaton Park and The Woodthorpe


transport
Manchester
We're Organising
6:00pm - 9:30pm Manchester Central Library Manchester, M2 5PD
Mon
10

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


climate
6:30pm - 8:00pm Online
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Sat
15

Plant Swaps @ Manchester Craft & Design Centre


nature
12:00pm - 1:00pm Manchester Craft & Design Centre Manchester, M4 5JD
Manchester Craft & Design Centre
Mon
24

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


climate
6:30pm - 8:00pm Online
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Fri
28

Bike Friday (various locations)


transport
Bury
Manchester
Stockport
Trafford
We're Organising
8:00am - 8:45am Various Manchester
Sat
29

Repair Cafe - Boilerhouse


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Boiler House Moss Side, M16 7DA
Boilerhouse

July 2024

Thu
4

July Social Cycle Ride – Chorlton via Ashton on Mersey


transport
Manchester
We're Organising
6:00pm - 9:30pm Manchester Central Library Manchester, M2 5PD
Mon
8

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


climate
6:30pm - 8:00pm Online
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Sat
20

Plant Swaps @ Manchester Craft & Design Centre


nature
12:00pm - 1:00pm Manchester Craft & Design Centre Manchester, M4 5JD
Manchester Craft & Design Centre
Mon
22

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


climate
6:30pm - 8:00pm Online
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Fri
26

Bike Friday (various locations)


transport
Bury
Manchester
Stockport
Trafford
We're Organising
8:00am - 8:45am Various Manchester
Sat
27

Repair Cafe - Boilerhouse


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Boiler House Moss Side, M16 7DA
Boilerhouse

August 2024

Thu
1

August Social Cycle Ride – Irwell Valley, Ringley and The Horseshoe


transport
Manchester
We're Organising
6:00pm - 9:30pm Manchester Central Library Manchester, M2 5PD
Sat
17

Plant Swaps @ Manchester Craft & Design Centre


nature
12:00pm - 1:00pm Manchester Craft & Design Centre Manchester, M4 5JD
Manchester Craft & Design Centre
Fri
30

Bike Friday (various locations)


transport
Bury
Manchester
Stockport
Trafford
We're Organising
8:00am - 8:45am Various Manchester
Sat
31

Repair Cafe - Boilerhouse


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Boiler House Moss Side, M16 7DA
Boilerhouse

September 2024

Sat
21

Plant Swaps @ Manchester Craft & Design Centre


nature
12:00pm - 1:00pm Manchester Craft & Design Centre Manchester, M4 5JD
Manchester Craft & Design Centre
Fri
27

Bike Friday (various locations)


transport
Bury
Manchester
Stockport
Trafford
We're Organising
8:00am - 8:45am Various Manchester
Sat
28

Repair Cafe - Boilerhouse


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Boiler House Moss Side, M16 7DA
Boilerhouse

October 2024

Sat
19

Plant Swaps @ Manchester Craft & Design Centre


nature
12:00pm - 1:00pm Manchester Craft & Design Centre Manchester, M4 5JD
Manchester Craft & Design Centre
Fri
25

Bike Friday (various locations)


transport
Bury
Manchester
Stockport
Trafford
We're Organising
8:00am - 8:45am Various Manchester
Sat
26

Repair Cafe - Boilerhouse


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Boiler House Moss Side, M16 7DA
Boilerhouse

November 2024

Sat
16

Plant Swaps @ Manchester Craft & Design Centre


nature
12:00pm - 1:00pm Manchester Craft & Design Centre Manchester, M4 5JD
Manchester Craft & Design Centre
Fri
29

Bike Friday (various locations)


transport
Bury
Manchester
Stockport
Trafford
We're Organising
8:00am - 8:45am Various Manchester
Sat
30

Repair Cafe - Boilerhouse


resources
10:00am - 12:00pm Boiler House Moss Side, M16 7DA
Boilerhouse