2nd May 2024

Great Big Green Week is back in Bradford on Avon

It’s walks, talks and getting hands-on with nature as Bradford on Avon’s Great Big Green Week returns with plenty of free activities and events.

From Saturday 8 June to Sunday 16 June, people will be able to explore the town’s green spaces, find out more about local wildlife and check out volunteering opportunities in Bradford on Avon.

Great Big Green Week is a nationwide event highlighting community action to address climate change and protect nature.

The library is also hosting some activities across Green Big Green Week.

Download our Great Big Green Week poster (pdf)

What’s on?

There’s a full week of fun, family-friendly events and activities planned in the town.

Most of the events are free but some do have very limited spaces – so book early to avoid disappointment.

We recommend you book anything marked with an * in advanced from Ticket Tailor.

Saturday 8 June

Nature Volunteers meet up – Barton Farm Country Park – 10am

BoA Join In! – St Margaret’s Hall and Westbury Garden – 11am to 3pm

Sunday 9 June

Dr Ben Aldiss: Should we be Afraid of Wasps? – St Margaret’s Hall – 6pm to 8pm*

Monday 10 June

Avonleigh Orchards Tour – Avonleigh Orchard – 10am to 1pm*

Thursday 13 June

Nature Walk to Avoncliff – starts at the Tithe Barn – 10.30am*

Friday 14 June

Pond Dipping – starts at the noticeboard by Barton Bridge – 4pm to 6pm

Nighttime Bat & Wildlife Walk – starts at the noticeboard by Barton Bridge – 9pm*

Saturday 15 June

Repair Café – Wallington Hall – 10am to 12.30pm

Avonleigh Orchards Tour – Avonleigh Orchard – 10am to 1pm*

Tree walk – starts at Westbury Garden – 2pm to 4pm*

Sunday 16 June

Swift & House Martin Walk – starts at Westbury Garden – 8pm*