As part of the UK’s biggest celebration of action to tackle climate change and protect nature, there are 33 events taking place in and around Stratford on Avon from 8th to 16th June 2024.  Here is a pick of 3 free events that are farming based:

A tour of Blackdowns Farm, Stretton on Fosse, GL56 9QY
Sunday 9 June 2024

Visit this local Regenerative Farm to see how farming can restore nature and feed people.  There is a 1.5 tour for a maximum of 20 people during the morning and afternoon when farmer Fiona Nourse will explain what steps she has taken to keep the farm viable and improve its bio-diversity.  Booking required on the link below.

Blackdowns – A Farm for the Future (afternoon tour) – Great Big Green Week

Find out how Warwickshire Wildlife Trust is working with farmers to bring about nature recovery
Thursday 13 June 2024
7.00pm – 9.00pm
Stratford on Avon Methodist Church

A talk by WkWT Director of Landscape Recovery, Ian Jelley, who is also a Director of the Warwickshire Rural Hub.  There is no need to book for this event.  Read more on the link below.

How the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust is working with farmers to bring about nature’s recovery – Great Big Green Week

Solar Farm guided tour
Friday 14 June 2024
3.30pm – 4.30pm

Have you ever wanted to know more about Solar Farms and how they operate?  Join a guided tour with Heart of England Community Energy.  The Solar Farm is just outside Stratford-upon-Avon, and full directions will be sent to you before the visit.  Book your place on the link below.

Solar Farm Guided Tour – Great Big Green Week

You can view all of the events on offer during the Great Big Green Week on the this link:

Find an event – Great Big Green Week