Abbots Autumn Fest

School Mead Abbots Langley

The annual Abbots Autumn Fest is a fun event with a focus on local - foods, crafts, and community groups, with traditional games and entertainment.

Free

The LORAX

Watersmeet Theatre High St, Rickmansworth

Come and join us for a FREE viewing of the Dr. Seuss story The Lorax - a children’s film with a powerful environmental message on the importance of trees and nature in a world where everything is artificial and even the air is a commodity.

Free

Butterfly Walk in the Park

Cassiobury Park Gade Avenue,, Watford

Take our guided butterfly walk on Sunday 19 September at Cassiobury Park, and learn more about these incredible insects, their habitats and what you can do to help them flourish. BOOKING REQUIRED – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/great-big-green-week-guided-summer-butterfly-walk-tickets-170437194236  

Big Green Book Swap

The Green Stores 125 New Road, Croxley Green

Two of my passions, reading and reusing! Please bring your books, that you have read, loved and are in good condition, to our store. We will have a table outside with labelled boxes for you to pop them in. Take home a different book or 2 to enjoy. Adults, kids or baby books no one is … Continue reading "Big Green Book Swap"

Family Fun at RefillAbell

RefillAbell 4 Haydon Road, Oxhey Village, Watford

Join the team at RefillAbell for a week of family fun activities at the shop, including:
Children’s art activities
Creating a sustainability tree
A post box recycling game
RefilllAbell will also be offering a small reward or green gift to shoppers spending over £35 during Green Week.

Free

The Big Green Week At Woodoaks Farm

Woodoaks Farm Denham Way, Maple Cross

Come along to Woodoaks Farm to learn more about how to be more sustainable, showing how the food you choose to buy and consume can save the planet.

Free

Webinar: Does Sustainable Fashion exist?

Online

If you would like to find out more about sustainability and fashion, this is the event for you.
Hear from someone with over 20 years’ experience working for UK fashion brands with a focus on reducing their environmental impact and improving their social sustainability.

Fun, physical, practical conservation sessions

Watford Rugby Club Knutsford Playing Fields, Radlett Road, Watford

From pruning and weeding to scything and coppicing. Participate at your own pace, what you choose to do is up to you. Help us improve Watford’s green spaces.

Free

Watford allotments: Food and wildlife

Paddock Road allotment Paddock Road, Oxhey, Watford

A guided walk to demonstrate how important allotments are for people growing food and for biodiversity at Paddock Road allotment, meet at trading shed at entrance.

Free

David Attenborough’s ‘A Life On Our Planet’

Watersmeet Theatre High St, Rickmansworth

Come and join us for a FREE viewing of David Attenborough’s hit documentary - a powerful firsthand account defining moments of his  career, humanity's impact on nature, and a message of hope for future generations

Free

FREE BERYL BIKE DAY

The Parade Watford Town Centre, Watford

There will be a stall held on the Parade (by the pond), promoting and  engaging with the public about the Beryl Bike scheme. Also, free bike minutes for residents.

Free

Croxley Green Parish Council Great Big Green Week Litter Pick

Croxley Green Parish Council Office, Community Way, Croxley Green, WD3 3SU Community Way, Croxley Green

Help us to clean up Croxley Green by being part of a community After-School Litter Pick.  Pick up litter picking equipment from Parish Council Offices. Event will go ahead if dry or light rain - to check 01923 710250. Twitter             @CroxleyGreenPC Instagram        croxleygreenpc Facebook        CroxleyGreenPC

Free

Fun, physical, practical conservation sessions

Watford Rugby Club Knutsford Playing Fields, Radlett Road, Watford

From pruning and weeding to scything and coppicing. Participate at your own pace, what you choose to do is up to you. Help us improve Watford’s green spaces.

Free

A CLIMATE CONVERSATION

Random Cafe Meriden Gardens,24a Garsmouth Way, Watford

Have you always wanted to help the environment but had no idea where to start? Come to Climate Conversations, a place where you can chat about positive solutions and ways in which we can all make a difference.

Free

Farm walks at Woodoaks Farm

Woodoaks Farm Denham Way, Maple Cross

Explore Woodoaks Farm and see how the food you choose to buy and consume can save the planet.

Free

Love your Leftovers LIVE Cooking Show & Love Recycling Stall

Watford Market The Parade (in front of Nandos), Watford

Veolia in partnership with West Herts College in Watford are hosting a live cooking recipe demonstration from the Love your Leftovers Cookbook. The plant-based recipes were created by 18 and 19 year old trainee chefs from West Herts College in Watford.

Free

LITTER PICK Bushey Arches

Century Park Lower High Street, Bushey Arches (meet location confirmed when booking), Watford

Be a wildlife saviour and help care for our local environment by supporting a litter pick near you! Discount for those taking part on hot drinks afterwards at the Tasty Bean Café.

Free

LITTER PICK Knutsford Playing Fields

Knutsford Playing Fields Colonial Way / Reeds Estate – meet location confirmed when booking, Watford

Be a wildlife saviour and help care for our local environment by supporting a litter pick near you! Discount for those taking part on hot drinks afterwards at the WRFC Bar and Coffee House.

Free

Abbots Langley Community Giveaway

Abbots Langley village See website for giveaway map

Download the giveaway map via the website and come for a walk round Abbots Langley to see what residents are giving away. Like a free car boot at people’s front doors. Will you find clothes, books, plants, produce or something else ????

Free

Pop up Market at Woodoaks Farm

Woodoaks Farm Denham Way, Maple Cross

Come along to the pop-up market at Woodoaks Farm and sample the local products on sale.

Free

Farm walks at Woodoaks Farm

Woodoaks Farm Denham Way, Maple Cross

Explore Woodoaks Farm and see how the food you choose to buy and consume can save the planet.

Free

Chess Valley Challenge 2021

Waitrose Footbridge Homestead Rd, Rickmansworth

Challenge yourself, friends and family to walk the 10-mile Chess Valley Challenge and raise funds for Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust on this sponsored walk. This route follows a public footpath which has stiles and steps.

£15

LITTER PICK West Watford

West Watford West Watford / Ascot Road / Holywell – meet location confirmed when booking, Watford

Be a wildlife saviour and help care for our local environment by supporting a litter pick near you! Discount for those taking part on hot drinks afterwards at the Premier Inn.

Free

River Colne Guided Tour

Tesco 239-241 Lower High St, Watford

As restoration efforts surrounding the River Colne are underway, you can receive a guided tour of the river and its surrounding areas – giving you a better understanding of the unique ecosystem, and what we’re doing to help.

Free

Volunteering taster session on Croxley Common Moor

Croxley Common Moor Mill Lane (only pedestrian and cycle access, no vehicle access), Croxley Green

Croxley Common Moor is a local nature reserve with exceptionally rich wildflower diversity. To preserve that, it needs to be actively managed. A vital part of that management is conservation work by volunteers.

Come along to find out how and why the Moor is managed and have a taste of the volunteering work.

Free

Plastic in our bins. A look at Hertfordshire’s rubbish.

Online

Join us to uncover what Hertfordshire throws away, how it’s sorted and where it goes.
As part of #GreatBigGreenWeek and #RecycleWeek, we are sharing the fascinating details of what the county throws away, how it’s sorted and where it goes.

FREE screening of the film 2040

Watersmeet Theatre High St, Rickmansworth

Three Rivers District Council are putting on a FREE screening of the film 2040, followed by a question and answer session with local experts who specialise in the many aspects of Climate Change — from energy and travel, to biodiversity and agriculture. You can book your FREE ticket through the Watersmeet website -https://www.watersmeet.co.uk/2040. Doors open, … Continue reading "FREE screening of the film 2040"