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Great Big Green Week

Get involved with Great Big Green Week.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

You can get involved with Great Big Green Week, the UK’s biggest celebration of community events to tackle climate change and protect nature. Drop-in activities, suitable for all ages.

Free daily activities include:

Letters to Tomorrow - write a letter to a loved one with your hopes and fears for the future and what needs to happen today to make that future a reality. Post it in our green letter box in the house and we’ll put them on display at the end of Green Big Green Week.

Help a Plant Grow - visit Allan Bank’s plant station in the garden loggia to plant a seed to take away and grow at home. All equipment provided.

Sunday 9 June, 11-1pm & 3-5pm >> Community Craftivism

Tuesday 11 June 12-4pm >> Sustainable Woodland Management

Wednesday 12 June 12-2pm >> Climate Action Conversations

Thursday 13 June, 11am >> Composting workshop

Sunday 16 June, 11am & 2pm >> Climate Coffee & Lichen Walk & Talk

Come along to a place that inspired conservation in the Lake District and beyond.

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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Children welcome

Meeting point

Come to our welcome building to find out what's happening each day.

Accessibility

Accessible toilet on ground floor. Blue Badge parking. Not accessible by mobility scooter.

Upcoming events

Event

Flower time in the Oberland: The holiday watercolours of Eleanor Rawnsley  

A snapshot of the Rawnsley's private lives and holidays in Europe displayed in the house where they lived.

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on
24 Apr to 22 Dec 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 153 other dates or times
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May half term activities for families 

Fun things to do with kids this May half term at Allan Bank.

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on
25 May to 2 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 6 other dates or times
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Great Big Green Week: Community Craftivism 

Get involved with Great Big Green Week

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on
9 Jun 2024
at
11:00 to 13:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Great Big Green Week: Sustainable Woodland Management 

Chat to our outdoors team about how we manage the woodland at Allan Bank and get hands on if you fancy it.

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on
11 Jun 2024
at
12:00 to 16:00