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About Us

When and Where

We meet on the second Wednesday of every month (except July) at 8pm at the Friends Meeting House, Regent Place, Rugby. Everyone is welcome. These business meetings last for about two hours with a break for tea and a chat in the middle and afterwards discussion usually carries on to the pub.

In the place of the July meeting we have a 'Summer Social'. We hold our local AGM in November.

We're always keen for new people to get involved, so please contact us if you'd like to join us. If you can't make it to a business meeting, we also meet on the fourth Thursday of each month (except December) at about 9.30pm at The Alexandra Arms, James Street, Rugby; or pop into Dave's Wholefood Shop in St Andrew's Church House, Rugby during the day on a Thursday or Friday: the profit from some of his goods helps to support our group.

In December we have a Christmas meal.

What does our group do?

We have close links with other Friends of the Earth groups in Coventry & Warwickshire and throughout the Midlands. The Warwickshire groups share a stall at Leamington Peace Festival and we are also supporting the group in Coventry in their fight against the proposed new incinerator.

We have actively campaigned on the Airport plans, GM foods, Climate Change and in support of the plans for Windfarms nearby.

We usually have stalls at Stretton on Dunsmore Village fete and Art in the Park in Caldecott Park.

What's going on?

See our diary of events for details of all forthcoming meetings and other events and please contact the campaigner organising any events with which you might be able to help.

Our website also includes a page of useful local links.

About this Group

Friends of the Earth local volunteer groups work to improve the environment locally, nationally and internationally.

We're helping to:

  • Connect more people with the environment.
  • Persuade politicians, businesses and others to see things differently.


Bee expert talks in Rugby on 26 September

Bees: their diversity, life-cycles and use to us 26 Sep, 2012

A talk by Dr Adam Bates, Earth Sciences, University of Birmingham.

Location: John Lees Hall (next to Baptist Church), Regent Place, Rugby,CV21 2PJ

Start time : 19:30 [Ends: 21:00]

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Big Climate Reconnection public meeting

You are cordially invited to this public meeting, please check details below. For further information please contact Mark Hammond, Rugby Friends of the Earth, 01788 560436

I look forward to seeing you there.

Big Climate Reconnection public meetingĀ 

Friday 20 May at 7:30pmSacred Heart Church, 17 Lime Tree Ave, Bilton Rugby CV22 7QT

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Contact details

Postal Mark Hammond
34 Poplar Grove
CV21 2QR
Phone Mark Hammond
01788 560436
Email Contact us by email