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.

February 2024

Sat
24

Repair Cafe - Boilerhouse


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

Tree Planting at New House Playing Field, Bolton (City of Trees)


nature
Bolton
10:00am - 3:00pm New House Playing Fields Bolton, BL2 6NL
City of Trees

Seed swap (Friends of Chapel St Park)


nature
10:00am - 1:00pm Bluebell Green Levenshulme, M19 3GH
Friends of Chapel St Park

Green Together - an event for everyone (University of Manchester)


10:00am - 4:00pm Manchester Central Library Manchester, M2 5PD
University of Manchester
Mon
26

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


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

Hedgehog Friendly litter picks (Peel Park)


resources
Salford
12:00pm - 1:00pm Peel Park (Broad St entrance) Salford, M5 4PD
Salford Ranger Team and the Environment & Sustainability Team University of Salford
Wed
28

Apple and fig tree-planting (Sow the City)


nature
11:00am - 1:00pm Moss Side Powerhouse Library Manchester, M14 4SQ
Sow the City

United for Warm Homes: Highlighting the health impacts of cold homes


climate
6:00pm - 7:00pm Online
Friends of the Earth
Thu
29

Stop EACOP Marsh lobby


climate
8:00am - 10:00am Marsh Insurance Manchester, M2 4AW
Stop EACOP

Pond & Woodland Management in Salford (City of Trees)


nature
Salford
10:00am - 3:00pm LIVIA Silverdale Salford, M27 8RX
City of Trees

Showcasing and discussing data by new parliamentary constituencies (Friends of the Earth)


3:00pm - 5:00pm Online
Friends of the Earth on behalf of the Environmental Data Network.

Manchester - People, Planet, Pint: Sustainability Meetup


6:00pm - 9:00pm Sandbar Manchester, M1 7HL
Small99

New Economy North Social #4: What would it look like if we were to centre the needs of marginalised communities in local economic strategies? (CLES)


6:00pm - 8:00pm The Grove Manchester, M15 6BH
CLES, IPPR North, Metropolis, NEON and the People’s Powerhouse

What is chemical pollution? With UKY4N, CHEM Trust and Breast Cancer UK


6:00pm - 7:00pm Online
UK Youth for Nature, CHEM Trust and Breast Cancer UK

March 2024

Fri
1

Insure our Future, Not Fossil Fuels!


climate
Manchester
11:30am - 2:00pm John Rylands Library Manchester, M3 3EH
Sun
3

Rides for Women : Celebratory + Inclusive Rides for Women


Manchester
Trafford
11:00am - 3:00pm St Peters Square Manchester
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
Tue
5

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

Pond & Woodland Management in Salford (City of Trees)


nature
Salford
10:00am - 3:00pm LIVIA Silverdale Salford, M27 8RX
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
Mon
11

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


resources
Greater Manchester
Various Manchester
Greenpeace

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

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
Thu
14

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


resources
Greater Manchester
Various Manchester
Greenpeace

Pond & Woodland Management in Salford (City of Trees)


nature
Salford
10:00am - 3:00pm LIVIA Silverdale Salford, M27 8RX
City of Trees

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
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

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

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

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


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

Pond & Woodland Management in Salford (City of Trees)


nature
Salford
10:00am - 3:00pm LIVIA Silverdale Salford, M27 8RX
City of Trees

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
Mon
25

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting


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

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
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
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
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

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

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

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