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About Us

When and Where

We usually meet one weekday evening per month, from 7.30 pm onwards.

Our regular venue is The Eight Bells public house, Fore Street, Hatfield, AL9 5AH

But for some events we move to specialist venues (e.g. for talks and film showings), so please check before turning up! New members welcome at all meetings.

About this Group

Welwyn Hatfield Friends of the Earth started life more than twenty years ago as a small group covering the North Mymms area. Today we have members from Welwyn, WGC, Hatfield, Hertford, Potters Bar, and beyond. We are also part of the Hertfordshire Friends of the Earth network.

We are a fairly active group. We meet at least once per month to plan campaign strategies, share information, and generally be social. You’ll see us out and about campaigning on street stalls and at fetes and festivals. You’re also likely to see articles about us in the local media, as we’re quite vocal about our opinions, and quite fond of staging fun publicity stunts for our campaigns.

We’re a friendly group, made up of members ranging in age from their twenties to their seventies. Membership is free, and you don’t have to know anything about environmental issues to join – we’ll help you to learn. We’re always looking for new people to help us with our campaigning, admin, fundraising etc., no prior experience necessary. We'd love to hear from you, so please do get in touch!


Welham Green Christmas Fayre

We hope to see you on Saturday, 6th December at the Christmas Fayre in the Memorial Hall, Station Road, Welham Green from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm. We will have a delicious range of home made jams for sale, as well as lots of information about our latest campaigns.

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Run On Sun Day of Action

We hope you will join us at Brookmans Park Village Day on Saturday, 21st June. The festivities start at 1.00pm, but if anyone would like to lend a hand settting up please come along (to AL9 7QY) from 12 noon. We will be highlighting the "Run on Sun" campaign on our stall as part of the national Day of Action.

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