The Manningtree Earth Festival

Your Journey, Our Journey

“I don’t have time for my life as it stands, let alone to save the planet!”
“I know I should be doing more, I’m just not sure what to do!”
“We only just make ends meet, there’s no way we can afford sustainable choices!”

Actual quotes from the organisers of the Earth festival.

We get it. It’s hard. You’re busy. Money’s tight. And yet – Manningtree is special (if you live here you’ll know that already). Keeping it that way will take all of us.
So if you want to do the right thing, but aren’t sure where to start, put Manningtree Earth Festival on 26th June into your diary now (12noon – 8pm). It has been carefully created to show lots of options so you can make your choices with both your family and our planet in mind.
We’ve brought together some of the Manningtree area’s most creative and successful businesses, charities and individuals to give you inspiration and information on your journey towards sustainability.

The science is terrifying. We now have less than three years to turn around global warming to ensure it doesn’t reach the irreversible tipping point of 1.5 degrees c. We’re not even close to achieving that. Following current policy, Earth is on track for 2.7 degrees of warming by 2100. A figure which will see catastrophic consequences not only for the poor around the world but for us all, here in Manningtree. To avoid this we all need to start reducing our personal carbon footprint straight away and halve it by 2030, from the average 7.7 tonnes per person per year to 3.8 tonnes.

We’re not talking about perfection. We’re not asking you to buy an electric car if you can’t afford one: we’re talking about manageable decisions as part of your day to day life, which if we make them collectively, WILL make a difference.

What will you do? Come along to the Manningtree Earth Festival to find out…

See you there.


Manningtree Town Centre


12 noon – 8pm on Sunday June 26th

How Much?


Get Involved

Apply To Run A Talk Or Demo

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Apply To Have A Stall

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Apply To Have A Food Stand

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The 8 Zones Of The Festival

Energy Zone & Waste Zone

Biodiversity Zone

Clothes & Household Zone

Wellbeing Zone

Main Stage

Food Zone

Transport Zone

Water Zone

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Manningtree Earth Festival

Manningtree Earth Festival

Manningtree Earth festival - a free festival, organised by volunteers, inspiring local people on their journey towards a sustainable lifestyle. Be together, be entertained, learn and take part in new ways of doing things.

We are looking for stall holders, experts and businesses working in sustainable T R A V E L and T R A N S P O R T to join the Transport Zone at Manningtree Earth Festival.If you’re involved in any of the following areas, we’d love for you to come and take part:🚲 Zero emission cars and bicycles (including charging, infrastructure, maintenance & repair)🌎 Cycling🚌 Public transport🛸 Sustainable delivery and logistics🛴 Sustainable travel🚗 Car sharing schemesThe T R A N S P O R T Zone will be based at the Market Place with tables and space for 3x3m or 6x6m stands.If you’re interested please comment below or send us a message.#manningtreeearthfestival #manningtree #lovewhereyoulive ... See MoreSee Less
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