Published date 23 September 2022

Great Big Green Week: 24 September to 2 October 2022

Children planting in a garden with Metro Mayor Dan Norris

Great Big Green Week is the UK’s biggest celebration of action to tackle climate change and protect nature, taking place in communities nationwide from 24 September to 2 October 2022. 

Across the West of England, communities are taking action. To find an event near you, visit the Great Big Green Week website.  

Here are a few highlights from across the region: 

Mass Planting Challenge 

Saturday 1st October, 11am – 5pm 

Made Forever Community Hub, Fisher Road, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 4RQ 

10,000 plants. 1 day. Are you ready for the challenge? 

Together, we’ll plant 10,000 wildflower plant plugs on Siston Common, Kingswood to improve biodiversity, encourage pollinators and help nature recover. 

On the day, you can also join in our family fun with games and wildlife tours across the common, and learn about the West of England' Metro' Mayor Bee Bold award 

Book a time slot here or pop in any time. 

Climate and Biodiversity Festival 

24th September to 2nd October 

Bath & North East Somerset Council is holding a Climate and Biodiversity Festival to bring together local action to tackle the Climate and Ecological emergencies.  

The week long programme of events addresses the them of ‘taking action for the climate’. 

For details of events, visit the Bath & North East Somerset Council website. 

Saving Energy at Home 

Thursday 22nd September, 7.30pm – 9.30pm 

Kingswood Civic Centre, South Gloucestershire 

A practical session on saving energy as part of Severn Wye Energy Agency’s Climate Emergency Community Engagement programme. 

Frome Valley Medical Centre Fete 

Saturday 1st October, 10am – 12.30pm 

Frome Valley Medical Centre is working to make being green part of what they do, by changing over inhalers, cutting down on single use plastics, planting wildflower meadows and starting composting. 

For details of this event, visit the Great Big Green Week website. 

Bricks Bristol @ St Anne’s House 

25th September to 2nd October 

Bricks Bristol is holding a series of events during Great Big Green Week including a community picnic and a litter pick. 

For details of events, visit the Bricks Bristol website. 

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