Oxford Festival of Nature 2020

Oxford University Natural History Museum

Oxford University Natural History Museum

The Oxford Festival of Nature is a 2 week events programme run by BBOWT and collaborative partners across the city of Oxford between the 22 May to 7 June 2020. There are so many events to come along to and learn about wildlife and nature around you.


From theatre to film and comedy to expert talks, wildlife walks, river cruises, family fun days, there's wild fun for everyone! See highlights of the festival below and scroll down to see our full list of festival events!

Highlights of the festival

Simon Watt 'The Real Urban Jungle'

25 May - OUMNH

Talk on urban wildlife taking over our cities and adapting to climate change


Allotments can be made into wildlife-rich spaces.

A New Leaf - theatre walk

26 May - Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre

Theatre walk with prose poetry and song immersed in the woods


A New Leaf Theatre Production

T.O.A.D. Gin Farming and Sustainability

2 June - The Oxford Artisan Distillery

A talk on the wildlife farming and sustainability of The Oxford's Artisan Distillery. Tickets include a free drink.


The Oxford Artisan Distillery

Honeyland film screening

30 May - Ultimate Picture Palace

Screening of the Oscar nominated documentary 'Honeyland' 

Honeyland film

Find out more about the Wild Oxford Project

The Oxford Festival of Nature is organised in partnership with the Wild Oxford Project. Wild Oxford's aim is to create a more resilient network of wildlife habitats across the city which will benefit Oxford’s natural heritage and improve people’s access to nature. We want to inspire people of all ages to discover the wild green spaces in Oxford!

Wild Oxford

Find out more about our reserves in Oxford and our Wild Oxford Project 

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