Find out what to expect on our training sessions, including our approach to online training, what we ask of participants and how we ensure our sessions are accessible.


If you have accessibility requirements or use a screen reader that make booking a training difficult for you, please get in touch with us at [email protected] for help. 

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Training for the general election

Getting ready to meet with your general election candidates

Join Hope for the Future at this webinar to find out how you can secure meetings with your general election candidates, and persuade them to take action on climate and nature. Find out about the fundamentals for engaging with your election candidates, including how to find out who they are, top tips for reaching out to them, different types of engagement and how to secure wins in this key election year.

Why attend?

  • Get top tips from the experts at Hope for the Future on persuading your general election candidates.
  • Find out how to use a relationship based approach with your local decision makers to secure action on climate and nature.
  • Hear from, and ask question to, Friends of the Earth campaigners about our general election campaign demands.

Wednesday 12 June (6pm - 7:30pm)


General election 2024 - your questions answered!

Join Friends of the Earth staff to share how your election campaign is going and get support in the lead-up to the general election. We’ll use part of the drop-in to have smaller group discussions around particular topics, including partnership building, local and social media, and building relationships with your future MP. So whatever challenges you're facing in your election campaigning, we’ve got you covered.

Find out which of our experts are joining us by clicking the link below.

Wednesday 19 June (6 - 7:15pm) and Wednesday 26 June (6 - 7:15pm)


Campaigning and activism training and events

Summer Action Gatherings 

Our Summer Action Gatherings are friendly, inclusive events for Friends of the Earth local action group members and the wider environmental justice activist network. Join us for a day of sharing, connecting, plotting and planning.

When? Various dates in May, June and July 2024.

Anyone is welcome to attend any event, regardless of where you live.


Welcome to Friends of the Earth

This is an introductory session for anyone who is interested in joining a Friends of the Earth local action group. Everyone is welcome – whether you’re completely new to local campaigning, have recently joined your local action group, or just want to find out more about how you can be part of the solutions to the climate and ecological crisis.

Wednesday 17 July (6:30 - 7:45pm)


External training and events

Restore Nature Now (demonstration)

Are you sick of sh*t on your beaches? Angry about air quality? Or just wild about the wonders of nature?  

At 12pm on Saturday 22 June, thousands of people will be taking to the streets of London to demand that our government restores nature, now.  

Friends of the Earth is delighted to be a part of this huge celebration of our environment. We hope to see loads of you there on the day calling for all UK politicians to show they care about nature and the environment.

Download our designed asset to publicise the event on your social media channels

Download our placard pack to make your own placard using our mix-and-match designs. 

Find out more about the march at Restore Nature Now's website.