Events

We are planning several online events this year. Please see below for details.

  1. Mrs Noah Fights Back – Online Theatre Production
  2. Dave Goulson: Gardening for Bumblebees – Online Talk

Friday 16th April – Sunday 18th April
Mrs Noah Fights Back – Online theatre production

Trailer for Mrs. Noah Fights Back

Mrs. Noah Fights Back! (written by the critically acclaimed April De Angelis) is an environmentally reimagined Noah’s Ark – with a feminist twist. The play presents a powerful message about the state of the world we live in and was originally performed as a piece of street theatre at the 2019 XR rally in London. An online chat gets interrupted by a rather angry God, played by Lauren Alexandra.

The show will be broadcast via Zoom, with performances on Friday 16th, two on Saturday 17th, and a final show on Sunday 18th. For full details and to book tickets visit untamedcommunity.com/productions.

Avon Needs Trees is pleased to be partnering with Untamed Productions for this show.

Thursday 20th May
Dave Goulson: Gardening for Bumblebees – Online Talk

We have nearly 270 species of wild bee in the UK, including bumblebees, mason bees, mining bees, cuckoo bees and many more. They are vitally important in natural ecosystems, and as pollinators of the majority of crops we humans grow.

Sadly, many are in rapid decline. Dave Goulson will explain the causes of this trend, and how we can all help to reverse it, by making our gardens more insect-friendly.

Dave Goulson is Professor of Biology at University of Sussex, specializing in bee ecology. His new book, Gardening for Bumblebees: A Practical Guide to Creating a Paradise for Pollinators, comes out in April 2021.

He is also the author of 2010’s Bumblebees; Their Behaviour, Ecology and Conservation, 2013’s A Sting in the Tale, 2014’s A Buzz in the Meadow, 2017’s Bee Quest, and The Garden Jungle, published in 2019. Goulson also founded the Bumblebee Conservation Trust in 2006, a charity which has grown to 12,000 members.

Tickets are available through Eventbrite and absolutely all are welcome.