Nature Connections Festival

A two-day outdoor celebration of the natural world

Event date: Saturday, 10 September 2016 at 10.00 AM


Friday 9 - 10 September 2016


10am - 5pm


Markeaton Street and Sturgess Field, Derby DE22 3AW

About the event:

This is a free festival with screenings, exhibitions, practical demonstrations and information stalls related to all things nature through the creative ecology of the Arts.

We are collaborating with schools and colleges, business and organisations who are interested in research and practice that is related to nature and engagement with the natural world for art, curiosity, health and wellbeing.

School and College groups are encouraged to attend on the Friday.

Nature Connections Festival is a two-day outdoor celebration of the natural world. One of the first festivals to combine nature with art, history, health, wellbeing and science. Nature Connections promises to be a fantastic event that the whole family will enjoy.

This fun and friendly festival now in its second year will take place in the picturesque landscape of University of Derby on 9th and 10th September 2016. Hosted by TV presenter, famed naturalist and photographer, Chris Packham, with live music, films, arts and crafts, workshops, competitions and nature talks to inspire you to get closer to the nature that is all around us. Free admission!

Nature Connections Festival supports the aims of the University of Derby to promote community engagement and education for schools, colleges and business, through a shared passion for learning about nature, green technology, recycling and upcycling through creative arts and creative ecologies.

More information and booking

For more information visit the Nature Connections website or contact Chris White or call 01332 593177.