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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February 2020
Fri
28th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Dark Waters @ HOME
1:00pm-3:00pm HOME
Meet the Buyer: RetrofitWorks
2:30pm-4:30pm Stockport Business & Innovation Centre
climate
Sat
29th
Moss Side Repair Cafe
11:00am-2:00pm Boiler House
resources
Beautiful Trouble 4 Climate Strikers (hosted by Quaker faith in action)
12:00pm-5:00pm Manchester Art Gallery
climate
NCHS: Making Bird boxes with City of Trees (hosted by The Whitworth and City of Trees)
12:00pm-2:00pm The Whitworth Gallery
nature
Seed Swap! (hosted by Platt Fields Market Garden)
12:00pm-4:00pm Platt Fields Market Garden
nature
Manchester Climate Summit (hosted by Campaign against Climate Change)
12:30pm-4:00pm Friends Meeting House
climate
2020 Housing Vision (hosted by Greater Manchester Housing Action)
12:45pm-4:00pm Cross Street Chapel
Dark Waters @ HOME
1:00pm-3:00pm HOME
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March 2020
Sun
1st
Climate Action Bury: Making Progress
2:00pm-4:00pm Bury Parish Church
climate
Clothes Swap! (hosted by Friends of Stretford Public Hall)
2:00pm-4:00pm Stretford Public Hall
resources
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Royal Oak (Chorlton)
climate
Mon
2nd
Keep Northern Public Day of Action (hosted by Bring Back British Rail and others)
7:00am-9:00am Manchester Victoria Station
transport
Reviewing the Manchester local plan: have your say (Manchester City Council)
12:00pm-6:30pm Manchester Central Library
Innovate and change – how can we tackle hunger and food waste in Greater Manchester (hosted by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership)
12:00pm-4:30pm GRUB
food
Dark Waters @ HOME
1:00pm-3:00pm HOME
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Keep Northern Public Day of Action (hosted by Bring Back British Rail, National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), Northern Resist, We Own It and Association of British Commuters
7:00pm-9:00pm Manchester Victoria Station
transport
Tue
3rd
Frack Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting and Annual General Meeting
7:15pm-9:00pm Green Fish Resource Centre
climate
MFoE Attending
Wed
4th
Trafford Citizen Forester (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-2:00pm Woodsend
nature
Friends of the Earth: Local Elections Campaigning Webinar - putting the climate crisis on the agenda
8:00pm-9:00pm Online
climate
Thu
5th
Banana Day at 8th Day! (Fairtrade Fortnight event)
9:00am-7:00pm Eighth Day cafe
justice
Tree Planting in Oldham (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-3:00pm Plumpton Clough
nature
Air quality in Manchester: holding our breath? (hosted by Centre for Cities and University of Manchester)
12:00pm-1:30pm Manchester Art Gallery
transport
Dark Waters @ HOME
1:00pm-3:00pm HOME
Nuclear Power: Its impact on women’s lives (hosted by Nuclear Power: Its impact on women's lives by Greater Manchester & District CND)
7:00pm-9:00pm Cross Street Chapel
Manchester Greenpeace March Meet Up
7:30pm-9:30pm The Lass O'Gowrie
Friends of the Earth webinar: Getting your council to Double Tree Cover
8:00pm-9:00pm Online
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
Liverpool Power Up: Empower yourself with skills to win campaigns through planning (Friends of the Earth)
10:00am-4:00pm Quaker Meeting House (Liverpool)
International Women's Day: Walk for Women with Manchester WI
12:00pm-2:00pm Manchester Cathedral
Sun
8th
Kersal Moor Conservation Task (hosted by Salford Ranger Team)
10:00am-2:00pm Kersal Moor
nature
Coffee Cranks Cafe Spring Clothes Swap (hosted by Coffee Cranks Cafe)
1:00pm-4:00pm Coffee Cranks Cafe
resources
Mon
9th
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Manchester Friends of the Earth nature campaign meeting
6:30pm-8:30pm Green Fish Resource Centre
nature
MFoE Organising
Tue
10th
The Power of How (hosted by GM Moving)
2:00pm-5:00pm Greater Sport
transport
City Centre Residents Climate Emergency Meeting (hosted by Manchester City Council, Deansgate and Piccadilly Ward Councillors)
6:00pm-8:00pm Manchester Central Convention Complex
climate
XR Trafford meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm Longford Tap
climate
XR Bury Monthly Meeting (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Bury)
7:00pm-9:00pm TBC
climate
Wed
11th
Trafford Citizen Forester (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-2:00pm Wellacre Country Park
nature
#WENFORUM presents: Why's Climate Justice a Feminist Issue?
6:00pm-9:00pm Alliance Manchester Business School
climate
MFoE Attending
Chorlton Beginner's Guide To Retrofit - March 2020 (hosted by Carbon Co-op)
6:00pm-7:30pm Oswald Road Primary School
climate
Why's climate justice a feminist issue?
6:00pm-9:00pm Alliance Manchester Business School
climate
Thu
12th
Hedge Planting at Bickershaw (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-3:00pm Bickershaw
nature
HOUR Manchester Workshop
12:00pm-3:00pm Manchester Community Central (MACC)
Art, Airscapes and the Anthropocene (Panel Discussion)
6:00pm-8:00pm Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art
transport
Fri
13th
Youth strike climate strike (international) (hosted by Youth Strike 4 Climate Manchester)
12:00pm-2:00pm St Peter's Square
climate
Burned: Are Trees the New Coal? (hosted by Whalley Range Climate Action Group and Biofuelwatch)
7:00pm-9:30pm Coffee Cranks Cafe
climate
Sat
14th
Community litter pick (hosted by Moss Side Litter Pickers)
11:00am-12:00pm TBC
resources
Clothes Swap – Chorlton (hosted by Stitched Up)
1:00pm-4:00pm Wilbraham St Ninian's United Reformed Church
resources
Let's Keep Growing: Wellbeing Project Feedback Discussion
2:00pm-4:00pm Longsight Library
nature
Sun
15th
Kersal Dale Conservation Task (hosted by Salford Ranger Team )
10:00am-12:00pm Kersal Dale (Garden Needs)
nature
March Litter Picking New Islington
10:30am-1:00pm New Islington tram stop
resources
Mon
16th
Local Authorities and the Climate Emergency - from declaration to delivery (hosted by Tyndall Centre, Manchester)
5:00pm-8:45pm Holiday Inn (Aytoun St)
climate
XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Manchester)
6:00pm-8:00pm Old Bank Residency
climate
Thu
19th
Diversity: Is sustainable transport inclusive of our city's diverse communities? (hosted by by Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit, University of Salford)
12:30pm-2:00pm Old Fire Station
transport
Sat
21st
Hedge laying and path maintenance (hosted by Sustainable Living in the Heatons)
10:00am-12:00pm Priestnall Allotments
nature
Spring Equinox Celebration Event (hosted by Incredible Edible Heaton Park)
12:00pm-3:00pm Heaton Park
nature
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
Tue
24th
XR Trafford meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm Longford Tap
climate
Wed
25th
Info Night: Construction Contracts - sign on the dotted line? (hosted by Carbon Co-op)
6:00pm-8:00pm Federation House
climate
AI and bots for good (for a change)! (hosted by Tech for Good)
6:30pm-9:00pm Federation House
Fri
27th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Sat
28th
Moss Side Repair Cafe
11:00am-2:00pm Boiler House
resources
Let's Keep Growing: Root pruning for plants in Pots and Outdoor stop-motion animation
12:00pm-2:30pm Alleyway (between Hector Rd and Palm St)
nature
Sun
29th
Trafford Citizen Forester at Queens Field (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-2:00pm Queens Field
nature
Moss Planting Day (hosted by BMC North West Area)
10:00am-4:00pm Holcombe Moor
nature
Not Just Bollywood/ A Dog and His Man
4:00pm-5:30pm HOME
justice
Seasonal Seed Planting - Sustainable Sundays (hosted by LUSH (Manchester Market Street) and Incredible Education)
5:30pm-7:00pm LUSH (Market Street)
nature
Mon
30th
Hedge Planting at Bickershaw (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-3:00pm Bickershaw
nature
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
Thu
9th
Tree Maintenance and Wildflower Planting in Oldham (hosted by City of Trees)
10:00am-3:00pm Warwick Road Open Space
nature
Tue
14th
Friends of the Earth: Plastics campaign quarterly webinar
6:30pm-7:30pm Online
resources
XR Trafford meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm Longford Tap
climate
Wed
15th
Friends of the Earth: Trees campaign quarterly webinar
6:30pm-7:30pm Online
nature
Thu
16th
Beauty and the Beasts Bug Ball (hosted by Manchester Museum)
6:00pm-8:30pm Manchester Museum
nature
Friends of the Earth: Trees campaign quarterly webinar
6:30pm-7:30pm Online
nature
Sat
18th
Hedge laying and path maintenance (hosted by Sustainable Living in the Heatons)
10:00am-12:00pm Priestnall Allotments
nature
Community litter pick (hosted by Moss Side Litter Pickers)
11:00am-12:00pm TBC
resources
Thu
23rd
Shelter Greater Manchester Mayoral Assembly
6:30pm-8:30pm Friends Meeting House
Fri
24th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Sat
25th
Moss Side Repair Cafe
11:00am-2:00pm Boiler House
resources
Tue
28th
XR Trafford meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm Longford Tap
climate
Wed
29th
Activism in a New Climate—Nature of Prosperity Dialogue (hosted by CUSP)
10:00am-5:00pm Bridge 5 Mill
climate
Thu
30th
Greater Manchester Mayoral Assembly (hosted by Greater Manchester Citizens)
6:30pm-9:30pm Holy Name Church
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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
Thu
7th
Rob Greenfield Presents: Be The Change (hosted by Manchester Museum)
6:00pm-9:00pm Manchester Museum
resources
Sat
9th
Kersal Wetlands Wild Walk (hosted by Salford Ranger Team)
10:00am-12:00pm
nature
Mon
11th
GM Moving Conference 2020
9:00am-4:00pm Etihad Stadium
transport
Sat
16th
Chorlton Repair Café (hosted by Stitched Up)
10:00am-12:00pm Stitched Up
resources
Hedge laying and path maintenance (hosted by Sustainable Living in the Heatons)
10:00am-12:00pm Priestnall Allotments
nature
Community litter pick (hosted by Moss Side Litter Pickers)
11:00am-12:00pm TBC
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
Sat
30th
Moss Side Repair Cafe
11:00am-2:00pm Boiler House
resources
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June 2020
Fri
5th
Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm Sandilands Wood
nature
Sat
6th
VON Eco Fest at Niamos and Hulme Garden Centre.
11:00am-5:30pm Hulme Community Garden Centre
food
Sun
7th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm Klondyke
climate
Tue
9th
Airport Cities Development Conference (Built Environment Networking event)
8:00am-4:30pm Concorde Conference Centre
transport
Sat
20th
Hedge laying and path maintenance (hosted by Sustainable Living in the Heatons)
10:00am-12:00pm Priestnall Allotments
nature
Fri
26th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Sat
27th
Moss Side Repair Cafe
11:00am-2:00pm Boiler House
resources
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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
Sat
18th
Hedge laying and path maintenance (hosted by Sustainable Living in the Heatons)
10:00am-12:00pm Priestnall Allotments
nature
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
Sat
15th
Hedge laying and path maintenance (hosted by Sustainable Living in the Heatons)
10:00am-12:00pm Priestnall Allotments
nature
Fri
28th
Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
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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
Sat
19th
Hedge laying and path maintenance (hosted by Sustainable Living in the Heatons)
10:00am-12:00pm Priestnall Allotments
nature
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
Sat
17th
Hedge laying and path maintenance (hosted by Sustainable Living in the Heatons)
10:00am-12:00pm Priestnall Allotments
nature
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
Sat
21st
Hedge laying and path maintenance (hosted by Sustainable Living in the Heatons)
10:00am-12:00pm Priestnall Allotments
nature
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