Past Events

‘Oh We Already Have Enough Helpers!’ Said No-one Ever: The Art of Bringing in Others

Date: 
Tue, 15/01/2019

6pm-8pm

Online

Organised by The Eden Project

Recruiting volunteers, attracting customers, finding new core members - bringing people in to your community project can be an ongoing struggle. Come and share challenges and ideas, hear tips and stories which have worked for others, and learn from whatever brought you to your project in the first place. This relaxed, open workshop will take place online.

More information: https://bit.ly/2DPV6kI

For joining instructions, email Pete: plefort@edenproject.com

Festive Salted Chocolate Caramels Workshop

Date: 
Tue, 11/12/2018

11:30am-2:30pm

Clarendon College

Organised by Nottingham Good Food Partnership

Free

Nottingham's Network of Social Eating Spaces provides a warm welcome and delicious low cost food created by your wonderful hands and made from food surplus that would otherwise go to waste. The aim of this workshop is to show you how to make a 'good for you' delicious sweet treat. This workshop wil be delivered by Dena Smiles ex Cafe Roya Chef (Awarded Best Vegetarian Restaurant in England in 2016 in The Food Awards) and founder of No Shiz meal service/ Dena's Pop up Kitchen and Probiotic Love. The hope is that you will feel confident to share your skills with other people - maybe even run a workshop at one of the social eating spaces where you cook...or make them again and give as a gift at Christmas. A vegan soup and sourdough bread lunch will be provided.

https://bit.ly/2TWSlE2

Workshop on Looking After Ourselves

Date: 
Mon, 10/12/2018

6pm-8pm

Online

Organised by The Eden Project

Whether we are undertaking community events, activism, business or any other project, looking after ourselves often takes a backseat. But none of us are immune to burning out. Join this practical session to discuss the symptoms and risks of burnout, and use tips and tools to help build resilience into our daily (and busy!) lives, as well as how we can all support each other towards well-being. Please feel free to get into the wintry spirit and join with a mulled wine and mince pie!

More information: https://bit.ly/2Q0n0lx

For joining instructions, email Pete: plefort@edenproject.com

Extinction Rebellion Nottingham Meeting

Date: 
Wed, 05/12/2018

6:30pm-8:30pm

568 Woodborough Road, Nottingham

A local Extinction Rebellion group has started in Nottingham and is inviting local people to its next planning meeting. Extinction Rebellion is a Non Violent Direct Action movement which organised mass protests in London during November  The Nottingham group is planning an action in Nottingham City Centre on 15th December and is also supporting Anti-Fracking protectors at Tinker Lane in Nottinghamshire.

https://bit.ly/2zvcp7P

Roundhouse Launch at Whistlewood Common

Date: 
Sat, 01/12/2018


1pm
Whistlewood Common, nr Melbourne
 

Whistlewood Common, a community-owned woodland, will be officially opening their new eco building Roundhouse and celebrating their 5th birthday. Celebrate with a Bring and Share lunch, an AGM, a Grand Opening Ceremony and activities, including tile making (the tiles will form an installation at the centre of the roundhouse floor and will be installed in early 2019) and wreath making.

www.whistlewoodcommon.org

Make a Traditional Willow Wreath

Date: 
Sat, 01/12/2018

Derbyshire Eco Centre
Either: 10am to 1pm OR 2pm to 5pm

£23 per session

 

Make a traditional wreath for your front door using festive foliage. To book call 01629 533038 or email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk.

Introduction to Permaculture Workshop

Date: 
Sat, 01/12/2018 - Sun, 02/12/2018

 9:30am-4:30pm both days

Ecoworks Community Garden, St Ann’s Allotment, Nottingham

Organised by WEA

£50.05

 

A great way to find out more about permaculture, this two day 'taster' will provide an opportunity to learn about the principles and ethics of permaculture, and how to apply these in a variety of settings. If you need a bit of inspiration on how to live a greener life this course is for you

https://bit.ly/2Skuhct

'Make Your Own Traditional Christmas'

Date: 
Sat, 24/11/2018

St Anne's Catholic Church, Terrace Road, SK17 6DU Buxton.

1:30pm-4pm

Come and have fun making decorations out of anything available!  An afternoon of crafty fun. One of many 'Make Something' events happening all over the world to support Christmas gifts & decorations that don't cost the earth

 

 

Introduction to Garden Design

Date: 
Thu, 22/11/2018 - Thu, 20/12/2018

10am to 12.30pm (6 weeks)

Organised by Derbyshire Eco Centre

£100 / £91 /£60 (depending on status)

 

Come up with an exciting makeover plan for your garden. To book call 01629 533038 or email ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk