Upcoming Events

Please come along to one of our events, click on the entry below to find out more details.

Transition Belper's Green Exchange and Repair Café

Sat, 28/03/2020

Saturday 28th of March, 10.00am - 1.00pm
No 28, Market Place, Belper.
Organised by Transition Belper

This monthly exchange is a chance for the public to find out more about Transition Belper’s projects. The Repair Café will also be on hand to fix and mend your broken items, so don’t throw them away! Tea, coffee and cakes will be provided, while you wait for your items to be fixed.

Details of what can be repaired on the day are available through the Repair Café Facebook page.

Belper Permaculture Network Monthly Convergence

Sun, 29/03/2020 - Sun, 28/06/2020

Belper Community Hall
Supported by Transition Belper

The Belper Permaculture Network is a new group where you can learn more about permaculture practically. You will have a chance to tend communal garden sites and an allotment plot under the principles of permaculture.

They have regular monthly meetings where the group is starting to plan out its activities for 2020:

  • Sunday 29th March, 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Sunday 19th April, 11am - 3pm
  • Sunday 24th May, 11am - 3pm
  • Sunday 28th June, 11am - 3pm

Activities they are planning include designing the Hunter Road Allotments which has a hedgerow for the birds and creating a handbook to make Permaculture Design more accessible. 
If you would like to find out more, ask to join the email group belperpermaculturenetwork@gmail.com or sign up to the Belper Permaculture Network Facebook group.

Our Zero Carbon Reality: Transport

Sat, 25/04/2020

Saturday 25th April, 9.45am – 1.00pm
Imperial Rooms, Matlock  
Organised by Derbyshire Climate Coalition

This is an expert-led workshop to explore how a zero carbon transport system in Derbyshire could be created. It is part of a series of workshops designed to support Derbyshire’s communities and councils to develop and implement the evidence-based carbon reduction targets needed to achieve a zero carbon society. The event will bring together experts and examples of best practice with councillors, council officers and grassroots groups. Confirmed speakers are:

  • A radical transport response to the climate emergency
    Lisa Hopkinson, Associate of Transport for Quality of Life
  • A sustainable transport system for Derbyshire – putting the Green New Deal into action?
    Alistair Kirkbride, freelance transport consultant.
  • School streets – creating traffic-free space and promoting walking and cycling to school
    David Clasby, Partnership Manager, Sustrans East Midlands
  • Planning for active travel – how to better integrate walking and cycling into the planning process
    Alastair Meikle, Secretary Chesterfield Cycle Campaign

For more information about the speakers and/or to register, please visit this Eventbrite

Feedback from September 2019's “Our Zero Carbon Reality: Housing” workshop include:

"It was really energising"                              "Brilliant morning at "Our Zero Carbon Housing workshop"

                              "Interesting and knowledgeable speakers"

"Lively discussion between councillors and local people learning together and discussing solutions to achieve zero  carbon housing".