Past Events

Climate Emergency Awareness raising event - Preparing for COP 26

Date: 
Sat, 09/10/2021

Derby and Derbyshire Climate Community Event
Saturday 9th October, 11am - 3pm
On the Spot, near the town centre taxi rank outside of Derbion, Derby City
Organised by Derbyshire Climate Coalition

To support local climate action ahead of COP26, a Derby & Derbyshire community event will be held this Saturday. Hosted by the Derbyshire Climate Coalition, this event will include stalls from Sustrans, Derby Community Climate Hub, Derby City Council, Trees for Derby, and more. 

In addition to a variety of stalls, there will be two electric vehicles and an e-cargo-bike. This event is being fronted by various non-party community groups involved with climate change. Everyone is welcome.

https://bit.ly/3FjbA1Y

Community Conversation | Belper & DE75

Date: 
Sat, 02/10/2021

Transition Belper know that by creating a collective vision of the future, we can tackle the issues we face together and be ambitious about our solutions!

This “community conversation” event is to help facilitate a whole town climate conversation. Everyone is welcome - individuals/residents, businesses, community organisations, and groups. Refreshments provided and they hope to provide a free vegan lunch.

Booking in advance is essential. For more information and/or to book: 

https://bit.ly/3l9FKvt   

Eco Fayre - Wirksworth

Date: 
Sat, 02/10/2021

9am - 2pm   (Alongside the Farmers Market)

An Eco Fayre to show that everyone can do something, however small

Day-to-day actions for using less fossil fuel

  • switching to green alternatives in our houses for heating and generating electricity, and in our transport
  • how to make things last longer using the four R’s, Recycle, Repair, Re-use and Re-fill. 
  • grow some of your own food and even find it in the roadsides,
  • increase the dwindling biodiversity in our gardens, verges and countryside.

Chlldren will be catered for at The Maltings: making bug houses and boats. A locally-produced guide to the Energy Switch Initiative will be launched on how to change to a Green alternative energy supplier. Planet-friendly refreshments and recipes will be provided.

Stalls will be outside and in, around the heart of the town centre and The Maltings on St. Mary’s Gate. Nothing will be sold or bought but experience and ideas will be shared.

Sponsored by Wirksworth Churches Together in collaboration with the Wirksworth Transition Community Land Trust, Wilder Wirksworth, and Wirksworth Transition

Hope Valley Open Eco Homes Day

Date: 
Sat, 02/10/2021

Saturday 2nd October
Organised by Hope Valley Climate Action

Get inspired to improve the energy efficiency of your home! This is a great opportunity to view energy-saving/renewable energy generation projects in a variety of homes in the Hope Valley. You will be able to ask them what worked and what they might do differently.

For more information and to book: https://bit.ly/2X0N6sO 

Derbyshire Youth Climate Discussions

Date: 
Wed, 29/09/2021

7-9pm

The Hub, Gladstone buildings

Clay Cross, S45 9JW

A new youth group for all smaller climate groups and individuals to come together & create one big mass of passionate ideas. Meetings will be hosted bi-monthly, along with socials, camp-outs and veggie BBQs.  Turn up, make friends & make some Change!

07429 253800

hello@dycd.co.uk

Plastic Bottles and Sustainability: What's really going on?

Date: 
Mon, 27/09/2021

Monday 27th September, 7pm
Via Zoom
Organised by Plastic Free Chesterfield
FREE

Plastic Free Chesterfield is proud to welcome Dave Lamont of Plastic Free Home as well as a speaker from Plastics Rebellion to explore how drink companies are evolving the way they market their plastic bottled drinks. Short presentations followed by a Q&A panel discussion. 

Register: https://bit.ly/3hiFIjN

The Great Big Green Week

Date: 
Sun, 26/09/2021

The Great Big Green Week (18th – 26th September) will be the largest climate and nature event ever in the UK. Thousands of events will celebrate how communities are taking action against climate change and protect green spaces.

Local Activities Include:

  • Shipley Eco-Action Group
    Moonlight Walk in Shipley Wood
    Clothes Swap at the Community Garden
    https://bit.ly/2X6Y2pk
     
  • The Belper Bucket Challenge
    Raising money for a dam in Kenya to store precious rainwater. 
    https://bit.ly/3E0P11H
     
  • Baslow WI's Great Big Green Wednesday
    Local walks and talks, including a tour of the Baslow allotments 
    https://bit.ly/3C4Bep3

Find more events: https://bit.ly/3nmbQqG

Rewilding

Date: 
Sat, 25/09/2021

Countdown to COP26 workshop
Saturday 25th September
11am - 12.30pm
Via Zoom
Organised by Transition ChesterfieldChesterfield Climate AllianceDerby Climate Coalition, and Derbyshire Climate Coalition
FREE

This is the seventh in a series of Zoom events designed to celebrate and prepare for COP26 in November.

This session will explore rewilding from a local, national, and international perspective. You will learn about the theory behind rewilding, its relevance to a carbon zero future, one individual’s experience of rewilding land that was agricultural, and more. The online session will be followed by Q&A.

Speakers:

Save the date for future events (last Saturday of the month)

https://bit.ly/3xs4Sl8

Go Electric! 

Date: 
Thu, 23/09/2021

Thursday 23rd September, 7pm - 8pm
Organised by Derbyshire Dales District Council
FREE

Residents of the Derbyshire Dales are invited to ‘Go Electric’ – a electric vehicle webinar.

This 1-hour session aims to help you understand how you can 'Go Electric':

  • Learn about electric vehicles, including types, charging options, and the financial incentives available.
     
  • Have your questions answered by independent specialists at Energy Saving Trust.
     
  • Learn about the benefits of choosing an electric vehicle.

Register: https://bit.ly/3jrOEn3  
Queries:climatechange@derbyshiredales.gov.uk

Chesterfield Repair Café

Date: 
Sat, 18/09/2021

Saturday 18th September, 10am – 1pm (Last orders at 12.30pm)
Organised by Transition Chesterfield
Chesterfield Baptist Church, S40 4ST
FREE 

Transition Chesterfield’s Repair café is reverting back to drop ins and offering refreshments in September. This will continue for future months unless otherwise stated on our website.

All types of repairs are possible – furniture, textile as well as electrical.

For more details, please contact: repairs@transitionchesterfield.org.uk