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.

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January 2020
Tue
21st
Green Drinks Manchester January 2020
6:00pm-9:00pm The Old Monkey
climate
Talk: Heading for Extinction (and what to do about it) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Salford)
6:30pm-8:30pm Walkden Gateway Centre
climate
Wed
22nd
Travelling for pleasure: The importance of doing tourist travel sustainably (hosted by Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit)
12:30pm-2:00pm Old Fire Station
transport
Citizen participation 2.0 (hosted by Research in Arts and Humanities at Manchester Met)
1:30pm-3:00pm Geoffrey Manton Building
Manchester Friends of the Earth drop-in session
6:00pm-8:00pm Green Fish Resource Centre
MFoE Organising
Moss Side Climate Emergency meeting
6:30pm-8:30pm St James Church
climate
Bolton Council Meeting - Climate emergency (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Bolton)
6:30pm-8:30pm Bolton Town Hall
climate
Thu
23rd
Manchester City Council: Overview and Scrutiny Climate Change Subgroup
2:00pm-5:00pm Manchester Town Hall
climate
Chorlton Climate Action Workshop
6:00pm-8:00pm The Edge Manchester
climate
A People's Spatial Framework (hosted by SteadyState Manchester)
6:30pm-8:30pm Methodist Central Hall
Friends of the Earth: Metro Mayors & Combined Authorities webinar
7:30pm-9:15pm Online
climate
MFoE Attending
Fri
24th
Fridays For Future Protest (hosted by Fridays For Future Manchester)
12:00pm-2:00pm St Peter's Square
climate
Sat
25th
Big Garden Birdwatch 2020 (RSPB)
Greater Manchester
nature
Trafford Citizen Forester (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-2:00pm Urmston Meadows
nature
Manchester Friends of the Earth: Campaign planning and Annual General Meeting
10:30am-4:00pm Green Fish Resource Centre
MFoE Organising
Sun
26th
Big Garden Birdwatch 2020 (RSPB)
Greater Manchester
nature
Manchester Friends of the Earth Birdwatch walk, Sale Water Park
1:00pm-2:30pm Jacksons Boat
nature
Sustainable Sunday - Reducing Plastic 101 (hosted by LUSH UK - Manchester Market Street)
6:00pm-7:30pm LUSH (Market Street)
resources
Mon
27th
Big Garden Birdwatch 2020 (RSPB)
Greater Manchester
nature
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Incredible Edible Stretford Launch (hosted by Incredible Edible Stretford)
7:00pm-9:00pm Stretford Public Hall
food
Wed
29th
Trafford Citizen Forester at Wellacre Country Park (City of Trees)
10:00am-3:00pm Wellacre Country Park
nature
Doing Tech for Good: How can we build an active movement in Manchester? (hosted by Tech for Good Live)
6:30pm-9:00pm Federation House
Thu
30th
‘Atmosfear: Communicating the Effects of Climate Change on Extreme Weather’ (Manchester Tyndall Seminar)
12:30am-2:00pm Pariser Building
climate
Climate Justice // Workplace By Workplace // Town By Town (hosted by Greater Manchester Unite Social Action Branch)
6:30pm-8:30pm Methodist Central Hall
climate
Heading for Extinction (and what to do about it) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Salford)
6:30pm-8:30pm Broughton Community Hub
climate
Fri
31st
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Fridays For Future Protest (hosted by Fridays For Future Manchester)
12:00pm-2:00pm St Peter's Square
climate
Before the Flood: Film night at Cranks (hosted by Whalley Range Climate Action Group and Coffee Cranks Cooperative)
7:00pm-9:30pm Coffee Cranks Cafe
climate
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February 2020
Sat
1st
Climate Action Bury: Getting organised, taking action.
2:00pm-4:00pm Bury Parish Church
climate
Screams, chants and tight-lipped silence: poetry and protest (hosted by Manchester Amnesty International)
3:00pm-4:30pm People's History Museum
justice
Snow Activism with Lauren MacCallum (hosted by Patagonia)
6:00pm-8:00pm Patagonia store
climate
Sun
2nd
Sam Lee, The Nest Collective and Friends of the Earth Nature Immersion Walks.
9:00am-10:15am TBC
nature
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Klondyke
climate
Mon
3rd
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Wed
5th
Trafford Citizen Forester (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-2:00pm Kickety Brook
nature
Smart Cities’ Environmental Dreams and Their Dirty Material Politics (hosted by Research in Arts and Humanities)
1:30pm-3:00pm Geoffrey Manton Building
resources
Thu
6th
Tree planting in Oldham (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-3:00pm Warwick Road Open Space
nature
Manchester Greenpeace February Meet Up
7:30pm-9:30pm The Lass O'Gowrie
Fri
7th
Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm Sandilands Wood
nature
Sat
8th
Clothes Swap – Chorlton (hosted by Stitched Up)
1:00pm-4:00pm Wilbraham St Ninian's United Reformed Church
resources
Sun
9th
Kersal Moor Conservation Task (hosted by Salford Ranger Team)
10:00am-2:00pm Kersal Moor
nature
Mon
10th
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Wed
12th
Trafford Citizen Forester (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-2:00pm Penningtons
nature
Beginner's Guide To Retrofit (hosted by Carbon Coop)
6:00pm-7:30pm URBED offices
climate
Thu
13th
Woodland Management at Princes Spinney (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-3:00pm Princes Spinney
nature
The Future of Eco-Cities (hosted by MMU Environment Team)
12:00pm-1:30pm MMU Business School
climate
Fri
14th
National youth strike Manchester (hosted by Youth Strike 4 Climate Manchester)
12:00pm-3:00pm St Peters Square
climate
MFoE Attending
Sat
15th
Chorlton Repair Cafe and Boothstown Repair Cafe - The Big Fix
10:00am-12:00pm Wilbraham St Ninian's United Reformed Church
resources
Sun
16th
Friends of the Earth: Using digital tools to engage your community
10:00am-4:00pm Green Fish Resource Centre
MFoE Attending
Kersal Dale Conservation Session (hosted by Salford Ranger Team)
10:00am-12:00pm Kersal Dale (Garden Needs)
nature
Mon
17th
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Sat
22nd
Kersal Wetlands Wild Walk (hosted by Salford Ranger Team)
10:00am-12:00pm
nature
Sun
23rd
Kersal Wetlands Conservation Session (hosted by Salford Ranger Team)
10:00am-12:00pm Kersal Wetlands
nature
Mon
24th
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Fri
28th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Sat
29th
Manchester Climate Summit (hosted by Campaign against Climate Change)
12:30pm-4:00pm Friends Meeting House
climate
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March 2020
Sun
1st
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Royal Oak (Chorlton)
climate
Mon
2nd
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Wed
4th
Trafford Citizen Forester (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-2:00pm Woodsend
nature
Fri
6th
Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm Sandilands Wood
nature
Sat
7th
Energise Levenshulme: Skills for warmer, low-carbon homes (hosted by Carbon Co-op)
9:30am-5:30pm Levenshulme Inspire Cafe
climate
Ash Wood Community Tree Planting Day (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-3:00pm Ash Wood
nature
Sun
8th
Kersal Moor Conservation Task (hosted by Salford Ranger Team)
10:00am-2:00pm Kersal Moor
nature
Mon
9th
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Wed
11th
Trafford Citizen Forester (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-2:00pm Wellacre Country Park
nature
Fri
13th
Youth strike climate strike (international) (hosted by Youth Strike 4 Climate Manchester)
12:00pm-2:00pm St Peter's Square
climate
Sat
14th
Clothes Swap – Chorlton (hosted by Stitched Up)
1:00pm-4:00pm Wilbraham St Ninian's United Reformed Church
resources
Sun
15th
Kersal Dale Conservation Task (hosted by Salford Ranger Team )
10:00am-12:00pm Kersal Dale (Garden Needs)
nature
Mon
16th
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Sun
22nd
Kersal Wetlands Conservation Session (hosted by Salford Ranger Team)
10:00am-12:00pm Kersal Wetlands
nature
Mon
23rd
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Fri
27th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Mon
30th
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
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April 2020
Fri
3rd
Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm Sandilands Wood
nature
Global climate strike (hosted by Youth Strike 4 Climate Manchester)
12:00pm-3:00pm St Peters Square
climate
Sun
5th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Klondyke
climate
Fri
24th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Wed
29th
Activism in a New Climate—Nature of Prosperity Dialogue (hosted by CUSP)
10:00am-5:00pm Bridge 5 Mill
climate
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May 2020
Fri
1st
Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm Sandilands Wood
nature
Sun
3rd
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Royal Oak (Chorlton)
climate
Sat
9th
Kersal Wetlands Wild Walk (hosted by Salford Ranger Team)
10:00am-12:00pm
nature
Sat
16th
Chorlton Repair Café (hosted by Stitched Up)
10:00am-12:00pm Stitched Up
resources
Tue
19
23rd European Forum on Urban Forestry : Urban Forestry for a Resilient Future
nature
Wed
20
23rd European Forum on Urban Forestry : Urban Forestry for a Resilient Future
nature
Thu
21
23rd European Forum on Urban Forestry : Urban Forestry for a Resilient Future
nature
Fri
22
23rd European Forum on Urban Forestry : Urban Forestry for a Resilient Future
nature
Sat
23rd
Envirolution Festival 2020! (Envirolution is TEN!)
1:00pm-7:00pm Platt Fields Park
MFoE Attending
Fri
29th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
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June 2020
Fri
5th
Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm Sandilands Wood
nature
Sun
7th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Klondyke
climate
Fri
26th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
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July 2020
Fri
3rd
Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm Sandilands Wood
nature
Sun
5th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Royal Oak (Chorlton)
climate
Fri
31st
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
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August 2020
Sun
2nd
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Klondyke
climate
Fri
7th
Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm Sandilands Wood
nature
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September 2020
Tue
1
Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis - 7th International Degrowth Conference
University of Manchester
Wed
2
Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis - 7th International Degrowth Conference
University of Manchester
Thu
3
Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis - 7th International Degrowth Conference
University of Manchester
Fri
4
Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis - 7th International Degrowth Conference
University of Manchester
Sat
5
Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis - 7th International Degrowth Conference
University of Manchester
Sun
6th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Royal Oak (Chorlton)
climate
Fri
25th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
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October 2020
Sun
4th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Klondyke
climate
Fri
30th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
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November 2020
Sun
1st
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Royal Oak (Chorlton)
climate
Fri
27th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
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December 2020
Sun
6th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Klondyke
climate