16th August to the 12th of September 2021
Shropshire Love Nature is a festival of activities and events across the county to involve, inform and enthuse Shropshire residents and visitors about the wonderful local nature we share and about solutions to the current crisis it is unfortunately facing.
Events are being planned by organisations, community groups and individuals, across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and we’re extending an open invitation to anyone interested in joining in with their own Love Nature event. Together, we’ll all be working hard to make sure that these four weeks are a massive celebration of Shropshire Nature. With so many creative ideas and solutions being put forward, the festival will help spread ideas and inspiration for ways that we can all help support the ongoing health and resilience of our beautiful Shropshire environment – whether in roadside verges, newly seeded meadows, wildlife gardens, community woodlands or town parks and green spaces.
The festival is based on small asks of many and varied organisations and groups to put on just one event, big or small, to celebrate nature and to highlight solutions to the crisis it is currently facing. If you have an idea and want to make it happen, get in touch to find out how we can help support you in setting something up. It could be as big as a village fete or celebratory concert to as small as a community plant sale or the planting of a special group of trees in a community space. Fill in our events registration form to receive a free support pack, including poster and flyer templates to print and to use online, along with tips on promoting your event.
All events will be listed up on our Facebook page. Keep up to date with festival news and updates via Facebook or Instagram.
Do you want to run an event?
We are facing a global extinction crisis which has implications for every one of us. It’s tempting to assume that the loss of wildlife and wild places is a problem that’s happening on the other side of the world. The truth is that the UK is one of the most nature-depleted countries on the planet and the situation is getting worse.
Sir David Attenborough 2021
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones that we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.