Sunday 16th September 2018 . 12noon to 6pm . Free

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The 26th Nottingham Green Festival will be held on Sunday 16th September at The Arboretum, Waverley Street / Addison Street, NG7 4HF [directions].

Enjoy FREE live music, outdoor entertainment and adult & children’s activities plus community stalls with refreshments, ethical products and energy-saving technologies and information at Nottingham Green Festival.

Organised by grass roots, community based volunteers, with no regular statutory funding, the event features stalls from over 120 small green businesses, craft workers, campaigns & community groups, artizan food producers and vegan caterers. There are kids activities, workshops, natural therapies and sustainable technologies, performers and entertainment throughout the park and live music from the Bras Not Bombs Bandstand (curated by I’m Not From London), the new Punk 4 The Homeless Festival Fringe and Buskers

Directions

New for 2018

Punk4theHomeless will be curating a festival fringe stage at the Formal Gardens, opening up space for more stalls, activities & caterers there and around the Chinese Bell Tower.

We are delighted that Nottingham CND (for many years key organisers of the event) are launching Nottingham’s Peace Week at the Green Festival – visit their Peace Picnic area opposite the bandstand.

To nurture the growth of the Nottingham Growers Network, they have a dedicated Zone just down from the Bandstand, with a Herbal Haven Zone on Feargus O’Connor Walk on the hillside opposite the Family Zone.

Nottingham Green Festival is organised by grass routes community based volunteers, with no statutory funding. The ethical standards and environmental / human / animal rights ethos of the event are long established, having evolved from the pre-history of the Nottingham Peace Festival from which it has grown.

Nottingham’s own green festival provides the place for the whole family to learn, explore and try the latest in everything environmentally friendly and ethical, whilst also having lots of fun in the beautiful setting of the Arboretum Park.

Stall Bookings

Over 120 local small green businesses, craft producers, food producers and voluntary/campaign groups are joining us. See the …Full Directory here.. with early booked stalls shown on this Live Map.

APPLICATIONS FOR 2018 ARE NOW CLOSED

[See stall booking information here.]


Everyone that supports the event – stall holders, caterers, campaign groups, performers, volunteers & everyone attending – all are invited to share feedback & ideas via Facebook, Twitter or email to help the planning of the 2018 event.

How to help

  • Join the mailing list for announcements, news and information about Nottingham Green Festival
  • Support the event with small donation. Click to donate with PayPal, or credit/debit cards without paypal account. See other options on the Fundraising page


  • Post your photos and reviews onto social media. Tag @NottmGreenFest or #GreenFestival
  • Send links to your photos to share on the Green Festival Gallery or any reviews that you might know of for the archive. Follow our team photographer, Alan Lodge@tashuk
  • Share the announcement / press release on your social media! ( (temporary mirror site)
  • Distribute publicity materials available from the Sumac Centre, Crocus Cafe, Five Leaves Bookshop, Green Emporium on Haydn Road and at Veggies Catering Campaign events.

    Get involved

    We need your help in organising the 2019 Green Festival!

    Your support will make all the difference in ensuring the success of Nottingham’s own Green Festival, the place for the whole family to learn, explore and try the latest in everything environmentally friendly and ethical, whilst also having lots of fun in the beautiful setting of the Arboretum Park.

  • To help with the 2019 event please join us at a planning group meeting,  usually on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 4pm at the Sumac Centre.

Nottingham Green Festival Gallery