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 Given the current circumstances Manchester Friends of the Earth have cancelled all our face-to-face meetings until the end of May 2020. This is following advice from Friends of the Earth.

Many other events are being cancelled, so please check with the organisers. You’ll see that we are marking cancellations we know about below.

 

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March 2020
Sun
29th
Moss Planting Day (hosted by BMC North West Area)
10:00am-4:00pm at Holcombe Moor
nature
Mon
30th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Open Data Manchester: Online 'Water cooler' chats
3:00pm-4:00pm at Online
Organised by Open Data Manchester
On line meeting using Zoom instead - XR MCR Weekly Meeting (New Venue)
6:00pm-8:00pm at Old Bank Residency
Organised by Extinction Rebellion Manchester
climate
Friends of the Earth webinar: Getting started with Action Network
7:30pm-8:30pm at Online
Organised by Friends of the Earth
Tue
31st
Friends of the Earth: Care and connect webinar
1:00pm-2:00pm at Online
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April 2020
Wed
1st
Friends of the Earth webinar: Campaigning in the Context of Coronavirus
7:30pm-8:30pm at Online
Organised by Friends of the Earth
Thu
2nd
Open Data Manchester: Online 'Water cooler' chats
3:00pm-4:00pm at Online
Organised by Open Data Manchester
Carbon Coop: Home Health Check Webinar
5:30pm-8:00pm at Online
Organised by Carbon Coop
Friends of the Earth webinar: How Slack works
7:30pm-8:30pm at Online
Organised by Friends of the Earth
Fri
3rd
CANCELLED: Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm at Sandilands Wood
nature
Delivering Zero Carbon Roads in London by 2030 - Climate Safe Streets Webinar
10:30am-11:30am at Online
Organised by London Cycling Campaign
climate
CANCELLED: Global climate strike (hosted by Youth Strike 4 Climate Manchester)
12:00pm-3:00pm at St Peters Square
climate
THE OIL HEIST OF THE CENTURY - Journey around the world in search for truth and accountability
4:00pm-5:30pm at Online
Organised by Global Witness
justice
Sun
5th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm at Klondyke
climate
Mon
6th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Open Data Manchester: Online 'Water cooler' chats
3:00pm-4:00pm at Online
Organised by Open Data Manchester
Friends of the Earth: Care and connect webinar
7:30pm-8:30pm at Online
Organised by Friends of the Earth
Tue
7th
Friends of the Earth: Welcome webinar
1:00pm-2:15pm at Online
Organised by Friends of the Earth
climate
Wed
8th
Friends of the Earth webinar: Getting started with Action Network
1:00pm-2:00pm at Online
Organised by Friends of the Earth
Thu
9th
Open Data Manchester: Online 'Water cooler' chats
3:00pm-4:00pm at Online
Organised by Open Data Manchester
Friends of the Earth webinar: Campaigning in the Context of Coronavirus
5:00pm-6:00pm at Online
Organised by Friends of the Earth
Sat
11th
Beautiful Trouble 4 Climate Strikers - Manchester (hosted by Lyndsay Burtonshaw, Turning The Tide, Quakers in Britain)
11:00am-4:30pm at Manchester Art Gallery
climate
Mon
13th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Open Data Manchester: Online 'Water cooler' chats
3:00pm-4:00pm at Online
Organised by Open Data Manchester
Tue
14th
Friends of the Earth: Plastics campaign quarterly webinar
6:30pm-7:30pm at Online
resources
XR Trafford meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm at Longford Tap
Organised by Extinction Rebellion Trafford
climate
Wed
15th
Friends of the Earth: Trees campaign quarterly webinar
6:30pm-7:30pm at Online
nature
Remote: Manchester Friends of the Earth sustainable transport & healthy air campaign meeting
6:30pm-8:30pm at Green Fish Resource Centre
transport
MFoE Organising
Thu
16th
Friends of the Earth: Care and connect webinar
1:00pm-2:00pm at Online
Organised by Friends of the Earth
Open Data Manchester: Online 'Water cooler' chats
3:00pm-4:00pm at Online
Organised by Open Data Manchester
CANCELLED: Beauty and the Beasts Bug Ball (hosted by Manchester Museum)
6:00pm-8:30pm at Manchester Museum
nature
Sat
18th
Hedge laying and path maintenance
10:00am-12:00pm at Priestnall Allotments
Organised by Sustainable Living in the Heatons
nature
Moss Side community litter pick
11:00am-12:00pm at TBC
Organised by Moss Side Litter Pickers
resources
Mon
20th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Remote meeting: Manchester Friends of the Earth nature campaign meeting
6:30pm-8:30pm at Green Fish Resource Centre
nature
MFoE Organising
Thu
23rd
LIKELY TO BE CANCELLED: Shelter Greater Manchester Mayoral Assembly
6:30pm-8:30pm at Friends Meeting House
Friends of the Earth: Welcome webinar
7:30pm-8:45pm at Online
Organised by Friends of the Earth
climate
Fri
24th
CANCELLED: Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am at Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Sat
25th
CANCELLED: Moss Side Repair Cafe
11:00am-2:00pm at Boiler House
resources
Mon
27th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Tue
28th
XR Trafford meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm at Longford Tap
Organised by Extinction Rebellion Trafford
climate
Thu
30th
The Meteor: Sensitive Reporting Workshop
6:00pm-9:00pm at Online
Organised by The Meteor
Postponed: Greater Manchester Mayoral Assembly (hosted by Greater Manchester Citizens)
6:30pm-9:30pm at Holy Name Church
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May 2020
Fri
1st
CANCELLED: Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm at Sandilands Wood
nature
Sun
3rd
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm at Royal Oak (Chorlton)
climate
Mon
4th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Thu
7th
Rob Greenfield Presents: Be The Change (hosted by Manchester Museum)
6:00pm-9:00pm at Manchester Museum
resources
Fri
8th
Weekly Webinar: Empowering a Community to Get Growing!
10:00am-10:45am at Online
Organised by Growing Manchester and Sow the City
nature
Sat
9th
Kersal Wetlands Wild Walk (hosted by Salford Ranger Team)
10:00am-12:00pm at
nature
Mon
11th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
GM Moving Conference 2020
9:00am-4:00pm at Etihad Stadium
transport
Sat
16th
Hedge laying and path maintenance
10:00am-12:00pm at Priestnall Allotments
Organised by Sustainable Living in the Heatons
nature
Chorlton Repair Café (hosted by Stitched Up)
10:00am-12:00pm at Stitched Up
resources
Moss Side community litter pick
11:00am-12:00pm at TBC
Organised by Moss Side Litter Pickers
resources
Mon
18th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Tue
19
23rd European Forum on Urban Forestry : Urban Forestry for a Resilient Future
at
nature
Wed
20
23rd European Forum on Urban Forestry : Urban Forestry for a Resilient Future
at
nature
Thu
21
23rd European Forum on Urban Forestry : Urban Forestry for a Resilient Future
at
nature
Fri
22
23rd European Forum on Urban Forestry : Urban Forestry for a Resilient Future
at
nature
Sat
23rd
Postponed: Envirolution Festival 2020! (Envirolution is TEN!)
1:00pm-7:00pm at Platt Fields Park
MFoE Attending
Mon
25th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Fri
29th
CANCELLED: Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am at Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Sat
30th
Groundswell: Community action for climate justice - Manchester (hosted by Friends of the Earth)
10:00am-5:00pm at Mechanics Institute
climate
CANCELLED: Moss Side Repair Cafe
11:00am-2:00pm at Boiler House
resources
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June 2020
Mon
1st
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Fri
5th
CANCELLED: Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm at Sandilands Wood
nature
Sun
7th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm at Klondyke
climate
Mon
8th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Tue
9th
Airport Cities Development Conference (Built Environment Networking event)
8:00am-4:30pm at Concorde Conference Centre
transport
Thu
11th
LGC Climate Change: Empowering councils to lead on sustainabilityb
8:00am-5:25pm at The Midland Hotel
Organised by Local Government Chronicle
climate
Mon
15th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Sat
20th
Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)
at Greater Manchester
nature
MFoE Organising
Hedge laying and path maintenance
10:00am-12:00pm at Priestnall Allotments
Organised by Sustainable Living in the Heatons
nature
Wed
24th
Recycle for GM: Manchester Education Centre Open Day
6:00pm-8:00pm at Longley Lane Recycling Facility
resources
Fri
26th
CANCELLED: Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am at Greater Manchester
transport
MFoE Organising
Sat
27th
CANCELLED: Moss Side Repair Cafe
11:00am-2:00pm at Boiler House
resources
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July 2020
Fri
3rd
CANCELLED: Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm at Sandilands Wood
nature
Sun
5th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm at Royal Oak (Chorlton)
climate
Sat
18th
Hedge laying and path maintenance
10:00am-12:00pm at Priestnall Allotments
Organised by Sustainable Living in the Heatons
nature
Fri
31st
CANCELLED: Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am at 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 at Klondyke
climate
Fri
7th
CANCELLED: Sandilands Wood Conservation Group (City of Trees)
10:00am-1:00pm at Sandilands Wood
nature
Sat
15th
Hedge laying and path maintenance
10:00am-12:00pm at Priestnall Allotments
Organised by Sustainable Living in the Heatons
nature
Fri
28th
CANCELLED: Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am at 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
at University of Manchester
Wed
2
Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis - 7th International Degrowth Conference
at University of Manchester
Thu
3
Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis - 7th International Degrowth Conference
at University of Manchester
Fri
4
Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis - 7th International Degrowth Conference
at University of Manchester
Sat
5
Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis - 7th International Degrowth Conference
at University of Manchester
Sun
6th
Climate music jam for all ages (hosted by Rising Up Manchester Families)
3:00pm-4:30pm at Royal Oak (Chorlton)
climate
Sat
19th
Hedge laying and path maintenance
10:00am-12:00pm at Priestnall Allotments
Organised by Sustainable Living in the Heatons
nature
Fri
25th
CANCELLED: Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am at 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 at Klondyke
climate
Sat
17th
Hedge laying and path maintenance
10:00am-12:00pm at Priestnall Allotments
Organised by Sustainable Living in the Heatons
nature
Fri
30th
CANCELLED: Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am at 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 at Royal Oak (Chorlton)
climate
Sat
21st
Hedge laying and path maintenance
10:00am-12:00pm at Priestnall Allotments
Organised by Sustainable Living in the Heatons
nature
Fri
27th
CANCELLED: Bike Friday (various locations)
8:00am-8:45am at 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 at Klondyke
climate