Wycombe Friends of the Earth

working for our local environment …

Friends of

the Earth

   Oct 26


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MONTHLY events
Event Location More Info.
Every Thursday


Conservation volunteering Wycombe Lido (outdoor swimming pool) car park on the Rye. We run a volunteer conservation group every Thursday which is open to all. Come along and meet us at Wycombe Rye Lido Car Park at 10am and keep fit while helping to take care of your local environment at woodlands.

Tools, gloves and hot drinks are provided. Please wear stout footwear and appropriate clothing suitable for outdoors activities and the weather. If you would like to get involved then please contact us.



01494 474486



Every FIRST Wednesday in the month

at 7.30pm



Wycombe Friends of the Earth meeting Friends Meeting House, 25 London Rd, High Wycombe,HP11 1BJ Everyone is welcome to come along for a cup of tea and chat.



October 2015 Event Location More Info
4 Oct

(every 4 Oct)

Animal Welfare Day Worldwide www.worldanimalday.org.uk
10 Oct, Sat, 10.30-5pm

(every 2nd Sat in Oct)

Population Matters

AGM and Conference

Academy Conference Centre, Holiday Inn, Carburton Street, London W1W 5EE (nearest tube: Great Portland St). Free entry.


For agenda and speaker etc see



17-18 Oct,

Sat & Sun,


(a weekend in Oct,

depending on crop)

Apple Days Hughenden



HP14 4LA

Organised by National Trust.


With 57 varieties of apple, what better place to celebrate the English apple than at Hughenden. Browse through our stalls for tasting, sales and fruit juices and join in our other apple-related activities.

More Information:

Hughenden, 01494 755573, hughenden@nationaltrust.org.uk


17-18 Oct, 11-4 Meet the Beekeepers at Hughenden Hughenden



HP14 4LA

Learn about bees and beekeeping. See the equipment we use, ask us questions and perhaps share our fascination for these honey giving creatures. Bee related activities for children.


More Information:

Hughenden, 01494 755573, hughenden@nationaltrust.org.uk


26 Oct.-

1 Nov

(3rd or 4th Mon till ?)

Big Energy Saving Week UK A national campaign to help people cut their fuel bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to. Focuses on raising awareness of energy and efficiency issues among the general public through joint working between the voluntary sector and energy suppliers.

www.citizensadvice.org.uk (www.energysavingtrust.org.uk)

November2015 Event Location More Info

6 Nov

(every 6 Nov)


Prevention of environmental exploitation in armed conflict Worldwide www.un.org/depts/dhl/environment_war
7 Nov, Sat



‘Can Women Cool it?’

Buckinghamshire New University
High Wycombe, HP11 2JZ
A Wycombe Environment Centre Project.
Be informed, motivated and empowered to tackle climate change in and beyond your community.You can just as easily be a part of the day on your computer anywhere in the world by logging in to our live feed.More info and to register go to…www.canwomencoolit.org.uk
8 Nov, Sat


Population films and presentation Wycombe Environment Centre, Chilterns Shopping Centre,
High Wycombe,
HP13 5ES
Short Films and a Presentation about Population Growth

The local Population Matters group is hosting a discussion, presentation and film about population issues worldwide.


David Attenborough features in one of the videos and warns of the dangers of overpopulation. He is also a patron of Population Matters.


The event complements the current exhibition at the Wycombe Environment Centre ‘Sharing the Planet’.


Free entry. Refreshments available.


For more information emailpopulationmatters.highwycombe@gmail.com


21 Nov

(every 21 Nov)

Fisheries Day Worldwide  



21-29 Nov

(3rd Sat)

Waste Reduction Week Europe www.ewwr.eu/en/
27 Nov, Fri

(now same date for all)

Buy Nothing Day UK & US & Canada It’s a day where you challenge yourself, your family and friends to switch off from shopping and tune into life. The rules are simple, for 24 hours you will detox from shopping and anyone can take part provided they spend a day without spending!


28 Nov, Sat

to 6 Dec, Sun

(last Sat, to Sun)

National Tree Week UK National Tree Week is UK’s largest tree celebration annually launching the start of the winter tree planting season.


December2015 Event Location More Info
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January 2016 Event Location More Info
See weekly and monthly events at top of table!