Our city’s shared plan to tackle climate change

Events

Earth Day Festival and Screening of 'Project Wild Thing'

Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 11:00 to 16:30

Friends of Stretford Public Hall are partnering up with Stretford in Bloom for an Earth Day Festival. 

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April Green Drinks

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00

April's Green Drinks is very nearly upon us, and this week’s focus is on single-use plastics. 

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Energy from Wind - the Green Route to Hydrogen Fuel Energy

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

How can we achieve a more sustainable energy sector? 

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Bike Friday

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 08:00 to 09:30

Normally, held on the last Friday of the month, Bike Friday is a set of led commuter rides into Manchester from various starting places around Greater Manchester. Most rides leave at 8am but check the website as they vary depending on the distance from Manchester. Rides finish at Ezra and Gil,  Stevenson Square, in Manchester City Centre.

 

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'In Our Hands' Film Screening

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00

The Kindling Trust will be screening ‘In Our Hands’ a lovely film made by the Land Workers Alliance that looks at the problems with the UK industrial food system and explores the quiet revolution among small hold farmers to combat this and transform how our food is produced and distributed. Throughout the tumultuous summer of the Brexit referendum the Land workers’ Alliance joined forces with two film-makers, to unearth the farms and faces that are making this change happen.

 

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Young FOE MCR Sustainable Fashion Fair

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 12:00 to 16:00

Young Friends of the Earth Manchester welcome you to come along to our sustainable fashion fair on Saturday 28th April!

 

The fair will involve sustainable clothing stalls, a fashion quiz, an upcycling workshop and a clothes swap. It is free to attend (yes, including the chance to upcycle your clothes) and you could even win a Patagonia fleece just for coming!

 

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Seminar: Securing our urban forests of the future (City of Trees)

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 09:30 to 14:00

This seminar brings together key organisations in the urban forestry sector, as well as sharing best practice from across the globe.

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International Research Showcase

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00

In honour of MMU's ERASMUS guests visiting from Christ University, Bangalore, India; SEEG are hosting an informal ‘International Research Showcase’ event. Come along to hear about our international research projects and strategic partnership building initiatives presented by Senior Keynotes and Early Career Researchers.

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Envirolution Festival 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 12:00 to 19:00

Envirolution is a community-minded, free, family-friendly festival running in Platt Fields each year, full of sustainability-themed workshops, amazing live music, discussions and games to get stuck into.

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Our Faith, Our Planet, Our Actions

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 18:30 to 21:00

This event will bring people together to learn about climate change and to identify ways of taking practical action to reduce their carbon footprint, with information, workshops, food, entertainment and networking. 

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