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Search below to find an event near you. If you can’t find one then why not add your own?

Please note: We ask all our volunteers to follow our Covid guidelines during beach cleans, for everyone’s health and safety.

70

%

of inland litter picks found PPE litter last year

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26 Sep 2021, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Coopers Beach, Essex

Parkdean Resorts - Coopers Beach Holiday Park

Lisa Waller will be organising and be the Lead for this event. Her contact details are: [email protected]  Tel: 01206 638995  If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Lisa who wi

School friendly? yes

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26 Sep 2021, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Skinningrove south of river, North Yorkshire

Great British Beach Clean

bring protective gloves and preferably wellies as often extensice seaweed

School friendly? yes

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26 Sep 2021, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Spey Bay, Moray

WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre GBBC 'Drop-in' Beach Clean

Join us at the Scottish Dolphin Centre anytime between 1-3pm to help survey and clean Spey Bay beach.  Equipment will be provided but if you are able to please do bring your own gloves (gardening gloves will work!) or any litter pickers you mig

School friendly? no

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26 Sep 2021, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Chesil Beach (The Royal Inn Pub), Somerset

Portishead, Chesil Beach - Section below The Royal Inn Pub

Come along & join me for a clean-up on Chesil Beach as part of the Marine Conservation Society's annual Great British Beach Clean Event 2021. Location: Pier Road, Portishead, Bristol, BS20 7HG Here's what we will be doing - we will

School friendly? no

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26 Sep 2021, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Imachar, North Ayrshire

MCS Big Beach Clean Imachar , Arran

Meet Imachar point. Pickers & Bags supplied<br /> Under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult<br /> Attendees must wear gloves and suitable footwear<br /> Please observe social distancing as per COVID guidelines unless

School friendly? no

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26 Sep 2021, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Bigbury, Devon

Bigbury-on-sea

Please come down and join us to give the beach an end of season clean. We have plenty of gloves a few litter pickers. Please bring your own if you have them. Plenty of hand sanitiser. The council will kindly collect the rubbish from the upper car par

School friendly? yes

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26 Sep 2021, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Clevedon Pier, Somerset

MCS Great British Beach Clean Clevedon Pier

Join me for a clean-up on Clevedon Pier Beach as part of the Marine Conservation Society's annual Great British Beach Clean event.  The Beach, Clevedon, North Somerset, BS21 7QU The plan - to clean the bea

School friendly? no

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26 Sep 2021, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Porthilly, Cornwall

Porthilly Beach Clean and Survey - Hosted by The 2 Minute Foundation

Lucy, the local Guardian Angel for The 2 Minute Foundation, will be hosting a beach clean at Porthilly as part of the Great British Beach Clean. This event will be supported by The 2 Minute Foundaations own Campaigns Assistant, Mike who will be on ha

School friendly? no

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26 Sep 2021, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Porthpean, Cornwall

Porthpean Great British Beach Clean

All equipment provided courtesy Clean Cornwall, Three Bays Wildlife and Cllr James Mustoe

School friendly? yes

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26 Sep 2021, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Redcliffe Bay, Portishead, Somerset

Redcliffe Bay Sea Champions SW Great British Beach Clean

Hi everyone, welcome to Recliff Bay a small beach used mainly by local people and owned by the National Trust. It can be slippery to get down to the beach. Please wear sturdy, flat, waterproof shoes or boots. It may be cold and wet, so wrap up warm a

School friendly? no

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26 Sep 2021, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

West Bay, Argyll and Bute

West Bay Beach Clean & Survey

Meeting at 3pm to survey 100m of beach and do a bit of a clean, too! Please bring sturdy gloves and sensible footwear and clothing. Any children must be supervised by a responsible adult. I will bring some pickers, bags and all paperwork to carry

School friendly? no

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26 Sep 2021, 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Brighton - Kemptown, East Sussex

Friends of Kemptown Beach Ahoy!

Welcome all, It's time for the Kemptown community to mingle in the shingle for this Autumn's Great British Beach Clean!  Meeting at the Bison beach bar for 3.30pm, where you can grab a take out brew, look out for the Woolly Wa

School friendly? no

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26 Sep 2021, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Westdale Bay, Pembrokeshire

Westdale Bay

Bring your own gloves and pickers with you if you have them. We keep it simple. Prepare for some counting and sorting! Directions: Once you enter Dale village you'll find yourself in a one-way system. Follow the road past the seafront and around

School friendly? no

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28 Sep 2021, 11 a.m. to noon

Greatstone Beach, Kent

Down To Earth Beach Clean

The Down To Earth team are running another beach clean aimed at women and their families but suitable for others on request.  We are a Sports England funded Kent Wildlife Trust project whose focus is on getting women in the local

School friendly? yes

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3 Oct 2021, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Herne Bay - East, Kent

Baybeachclean October

Meet promptly at 10.30am at the Pier side of Bandstand. pleasd bring own gloves. We will provide the rest. Dogs welcome.

School friendly? yes

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3 Oct 2021, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Charmouth East, Dorset

Great Global Nurdle Hunt Charmouth

Join the marine warden to learn about and collect nurdles and bio beads that collect around the river mouth on Charmouth beach. These small microplastics can be damaging to wildlife, so lets all do our part for the Great Global Nurdle Hunt 2021!

School friendly? yes

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9 Oct 2021, 10 a.m. to noon

Roker, Tyne and Wear

Roker beach clean

Meet  on the beach soiuth of Roker Pier, Harbour View Car Park

School friendly? yes

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9 Oct 2021, noon to 2 p.m.

Allonby, Cumbria

Allonby - Free the sea creatures

Every second Saturday of the month beginning the 9th October, from 12 noon until 2pm. Litter collection organised to reduce plastic in the ocean.

School friendly? yes

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18 Oct 2021, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Rossall Beach (Cleveleys), Lancashire

Rossall Beach Residents Community Beach Clean

What to bring: We’d recommend you pack a rucksack with a few essentials like sunscreen, waterproofs, hand sanitiser, and perhaps some snacks and a drink (in a reusable bottle, of course). What to wear: Dress for the weather, sturdy shoes suita

School friendly? yes

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18 Oct 2021, noon to 2 p.m.

Seahouses St Aidans, Northumberland

Great British Beach Clean- Seahouse North

All Equipment and PPE will be provided. Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions.

School friendly? yes

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