Reading Climate Festival 2024

Two weeks of free events to inspire climate action in Reading

Saturday 8 June – Friday 21 June 2024

Reading Climate Festival kicks off with Water Fest on 8th June and closes with Show Your Stripes Day on the 21st June.

There’s something for everyone:

  • A Youth Mobilisation Day organised by and for young people
  • Events to help local businesses and schools measure, understand and reduce their climate impacts
  • A chance to be part of a collective pledge to work towards net zero in Reading
  • Wellbeing walks and talks about our amazing local nature
  • Events to help householders reduce bills and create warmer homes
  • A Big Lunch in Forbury Gardens for the whole community
  • Create a Buzz!, an amazing sonic art installation at Town Hall Square
  • Lots of insights into where Reading’s carbon emissions come from and who’s doing what about them…and much more.

The Festival Programme

All events are free but please book in advance.

Browse this mobile-friendly PDF of the programme or go straight to our Eventbrite listings to get your free tickets: Reading Climate Festival 2024.

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Want to get started straight away?

READING CLIMATE PLEDGE:  A good first step is to sign up to the Reading Climate Pledge for Organisations – or start a conversation about the Pledge at work. There’s a pledge for individuals and households too.

READING CLIMATE EMERGENCY STRATEGY 2025 – 2030:  Get involved in shaping our town’s climate action priorities for 2025 – 2030. Read more and find out how to get involved.



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