Deaf Rave and The Midi Music Company celebrate Make Music Day with free event at Fabric

Celebrations on the longest day of the year, otherwise known as the Summer Solstice, kick off with a day of free music events. Make Music Day is an annual worldwide celebration with free music events taking place in venues and public spaces  – from shops to libraries, bandstands to town squares and train stations. Around 120 countries are taking part in this year’s event. Among the events … Continue reading Deaf Rave and The Midi Music Company celebrate Make Music Day with free event at Fabric

Big Wild Weekend: Take part in nighttime nature trails, beach cleans and a music festival

Take a walk on the wildside with nighttime nature trails as part of The Wildlife Trusts’ Big Wild Weekend this weekend. The night nature events, which take place across the UK this evening, include bat detecting and a Woodside music festivals. The Big Wild Weekend is two days of  wildlife and nature events taking place across the UK from 16-17 June. There are more than 200 … Continue reading Big Wild Weekend: Take part in nighttime nature trails, beach cleans and a music festival

Bristol’s Festival of Nature promoting the conservation and preservation of natives of the countryside

The Festival of Nature – promoting the conservation and preservation of wildlife, woodland, flora and fauna in the British countryside – takes place in Bristol on 9 and 10 June. The annual event, held on Bristol’s Harbourside, brings together over 150 environmental organisations, for a programme of interactive activities, demonstrations, talks and live music. Highlights include a series of talks on engaging families with environmental science; remapping and … Continue reading Bristol’s Festival of Nature promoting the conservation and preservation of natives of the countryside

Seaside Scavenge: Swap beach trash for pre-loved goods at Cornish beach clean up

Beach cleaners at a Cornish beach will be able to swap trash for pre-loved items donated by the public to help bring the concept of the circular economy to life. The Seaside Scavenge, which takes place on Wednesday 30 May between 10 am and 2pm at Watergate Bay Beach, is the first beach clean to adopt the idea of swapping trash not cash for pre-loved … Continue reading Seaside Scavenge: Swap beach trash for pre-loved goods at Cornish beach clean up

Urban Tree Festival: A weekend of tree-focused guided walks, talks and mindfulness in London

If you are a London dweller, get out in one of the city’s many green spaces this weekend as London celebrates the Urban Tree Festival. The first ever Urban Tree Festival, which runs until 20 May, features a series of guided walks and talks across London. The walks include explorations of urban forests – Peckham, Hampstead and Stoke Newington; a London Woodland Walk through Wimbledon; … Continue reading Urban Tree Festival: A weekend of tree-focused guided walks, talks and mindfulness in London

Timber Festival: Summer festival honours the National Forest, England’s “newest” forest

Timber, an international festival exploring the transformative impact of forests, is making its debut this summer in the heart of the National Forest – the first forest to be created in England in over 1,000 years. The family-friendly festival, which takes place from 6-8 July, will feature music, art, ideas and forest. The weekend event, which honours the forest and celebrates nature, also includes wellbeing sessions … Continue reading Timber Festival: Summer festival honours the National Forest, England’s “newest” forest

Build your own solar charger at Makerversity’s DIY Solar Panel Workshop

Take your DIY a step in the renewable direction, and learn to build your own solar panel from reclaimed materials. Demand Energy Equality will be hosting a DIY Solar Panel Workshop on 2 June at Makerversity, where attendees will be guided through the making process, while exploring the energy challenges the world is currently facing, and what possible solutions might look like. During the workshop, attendees … Continue reading Build your own solar charger at Makerversity’s DIY Solar Panel Workshop

Iconic London club Fabric to host the city’s largest meditation session

London club mecca Fabric may not be the venue you would traditionally associate with relaxation, however it is to play host to London’s largest meditation session for World Meditation Day on 15 May. Organised by author and meditation expert, Will Williams, the one-of-a-kind wellness event will include a guided meditation, food, DJs including Jordan Rakei and B. Traits, and more. The wellbeing event will also … Continue reading Iconic London club Fabric to host the city’s largest meditation session

Free Indoor Gardening Advice with Rootlabs at Mercato Metropolitano

Anyone wanting to create their own indoor garden can head down to London’s Mercato Metropolitano for free advice courtesy of Rootlabs. The Rootlabs team will be hosting free monthly events during May, June and July where prospective indoor gardeners can get advice to make sure they get the most from their space, and the plants they want to grow there. Rootlabs is asking attendees to bring along … Continue reading Free Indoor Gardening Advice with Rootlabs at Mercato Metropolitano

Rubbish Cafe: Zero-waste meals “paid for” with an item of recyclable plastic

Londoners are being offered a waste-free meal in return for an item of recyclable-plastic at the Rubbish Cafe, a pop-up cafe in London’s Covent Garden. The cafe, which will operate for two days only from today until 4 May, is the concept of eco-friendly cleaning products brand, Ecover, who is aiming to challenge people to rethink the value of their rubbish. At Rubbish Cafe, customers pay for food … Continue reading Rubbish Cafe: Zero-waste meals “paid for” with an item of recyclable plastic