Past Events

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 10:00 to Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 16:00

Learn about building and installing your own small wind turbines. Residental course including overnight camping and catering.

Derbyshire Eco Centre
Porter Lane
Wirksworth
Derbyshire
DE4 4LS
United Kingdom
Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:00 to Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 16:00

 

Master the basics of building in straw, including walls, corners and part bales. 

Derbyshire Eco Centre
Porter Lane
Middleton-by-Wirksworth
Derbyshire
DE4 4LS
United Kingdom
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00 to Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 16:00

Open 10am-4pm on all advertised open days

Derbyshire Eco Centre’s has been constructed using sustainable methods, materials and technologies including local stone, a living green roof, rainwater harvesting, air source heat pump and solar panels.

Derbyshire Eco Centre
Porter Lane
Middleton-by-Wirksworth
Derbyshire
DE4 4LS
United Kingdom
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -
11:30 to 16:00

A two bed terrace featuring lots of zero and low cost measures including container vegetable gardening in the backyard, low energy lighting and simple draughtproofing measures. If you're trying to make your home warmer and more eco friendly on a tight budget this is the home to visit.

There will be regular tours of the home and energy advice will also be available from an interactive mobile energy efficiency exhibition outside the house.

35 St Paul's Terrace
Hyson Green
Nottingham
NG7 5ED
United Kingdom
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 10:00 to Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 16:00

Open 10-4pm on both days.

Springwoods
Thornhill
Bamford, Hope Valley
Derbyshire
S33 0BR
United Kingdom
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 10:00 to Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 16:00

Open 23rd & 24th May, 10am-4pm each day. Just turn up.

Quaker Community
Water Lane
Bamford, Hope Valley
Derbyshire
S33 0DA
United Kingdom
Sunday, May 17, 2015 -
13:00 to 15:00

​Torrs Hydro is a community-owned hydro-electric plant. Clean, green energy is generated by river water flowing through our reverse Archimedes screw “Archie” and sold to the local Co-op supermarket. The project is owned by 230 shareholders.

Torrs Riverside Park
New Mills
Derbyshire
SK22
United Kingdom
Saturday, May 16, 2015 -
13:00 to 15:00

Torrs Hydro is a community-owned hydro-electric plant. Clean, green energy is generated by river water flowing through our reverse Archimedes screw “Archie” and sold to the local Co-op supermarket. The project is owned by 230 shareholders.

Torrs Riverside Park
St. Johns Road
New Mills
Derbyshire
SK22
United Kingdom
Sunday, May 10, 2015 -
14:30 to 17:30

Tours begin at 2:30pm, 3:30pm and 5:30pm. Booking essential (see below)

 

 

A detached Edwardian home (with a 1950's extension) in a conservation area, with some internally insulated solid walls. The owners have installed a number of both low and high tech measures, including both cheap and more expensive measures: 

solar panels; h

Elm Ave
Beeston
Nottingham
NG9
United Kingdom
Sunday, May 10, 2015 -
10:00 to 17:00

A Derbyshire gritsone two-up-two down detached house built in 1860 with extensions added in the 90's and 00's. The house has stone & rubble walls and a small conservatory.

2, Malthouse Lane
Nether Heage
Belper
Derbyshire
DE56 2AS
United Kingdom

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