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Saturday 20th May: Plug Planting Round 2

Gravel Hill Farm Cambridge 11:00-15:00 add to google calendar
Planting plug plants in a wild flower meadow created in 2016 by Artist Ruth Ewan. Free lunch for all volunteers. Register by contacting Sophy More...


Saturday 20th May: Beginners tree identification

Wandlebury Country Park 13:00-16:00 add to google calendar
Join the CambridgePPF team for this fascinating workshop . Learn to identify trees at the easiest time of year, using leaf shape, buds, flowers, seeds, bark and tree shape. Followed by outdoor recognition practice.

Adults only. Booking essential. Members £6, non members £8 . More...
From: Lorna Gough

Thu 8th June - Thu 29th June: CirculART 2017

Cambridge City
CirculART is a project in which the work of local artists who work with repurposed materials is showcased in the windows of Cambridge's finest charity shops.

For 3 weeks from the 8th of June 2017, the public will be able to pick up a CirculART Trail map from participating shops and other select locations around Cambridge. Using the printed trail map or its online version members of the public can follow the CirculART trail, visiting charity shops around Cambridge and enjoying beautiful artworks, all made by recycling, re-purposing and reclaiming.

For the 2017 edition we are looking for new artists to get involved in this project. The artist application form is now live. Sign up here More...
From: Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Saturday 10th June: Fulbourn Community Market

Townley Hall, Fulbourn Centre, Home End, CB21 5BS 14:30-17:00 add to google calendar
Packed full of local food, produce and handmade goodies as usual. Breads from Abundance Bakehouse, plus local cakes, tarts, pies and savouries, some gluten free. Organic fruit and veg, local produce, Fulbourn's Moonshine Brewery ale, the Cambridge Cheese Co, and locally grown plants. Original prints, fine art, crafts and cards, plus affordable jewellery; crafted home, table, and fabric items; and home decorations, lamps and toys. Also natural health products and supplements; and handmade lotions, soaps and cosmetics. Not forgetting the Cafe run by the WI - great value.

Sunday 11th June: Open Farm Sunday

farms around the country 09:00
Curious about farming? What are the realities of growing food and running a farm? How do farmers take care of the countryside? Open Farm Sunday is the annual event where farms are open to the public to visit. It's managed by LEAF - Linking Environment And Farming - more info here. Some farms offer tours, some offer family activities - farms closest to Cambridge are listed here.

Sunday 11th June: June Plant Swap at Trumpington allotments

Foster Road allotments trading hut CB2 9JR 10:30-12:00 add to google calendar
Swap spare seedlings, plants and surplus seeds. Expand the range of plants you grow and meet other local gardeners. You can attend even if you don't have anything to swap, just make a donation. No admission charge. Everyone welcome. Arrive early for the best choice of plants. Directions here.

We usually have plant swaps each May, June and October.
From: Trumpington Allotment Society

Monday 12th June: WWII Rationing Challenge

St Luke's Church 19:00-21:00 add to google calendar
Cambridge Sustainable Food would like to invite you all to our launch event for the WWII Rationing Challenge 2017! More...


Friday 16th June - Sunday 18th: Social Venture Weekend

Judge Business School, Trumpington Street CB2 1AG 12:30-15:00 add to google calendar
The Social Venture Weekend is for anyone with an ambition to set up or grow a business that makes a positive social or environmental impact. The workshop is an inspiring introduction to the social venture sector and a valuable opportunity to focus intensely on your own business. In an inclusive, supportive and friendly atmosphere, you'll have the opportunity to share and test your ideas with others and learn from the experience of successful social entrepreneurs. For emerging social entrepreneurs, it's a chance to explore new ideas and get started on your new business. For established social ventures, you will be able to refine your business plan and cement your understanding of business fundamentals to help your business thrive. The fee is £75 - if you want to take a business partner along, it's £37.50. There are concessions too. More...


Sunday 25th June: Cottenham Repair Cafe at the Fen Edge Festival

Cottenham Village College 13:00-17:00 add to google calendar
Cottenham Repair Café will be at Cottenham Village College as part of the Fen Edge Festival.

Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing.

You can bring along the following to be repaired and to pick up repair skills: small household appliances and electrical items, computers, mobile phones, bicycles, clothes (clean clothes only please) and general bits and bobs. Booking is optional, the booking system is now open here or you can turn up with your item on the day. The repairers are experienced and can fix most things but there are no guarantees.

This is a free event. However, donations to cover venue hire and other costs are very welcome.

Enquiries: 01954 253903 or email us More...
From: Nicole Barton

Friday 30th June: An Invitation to Cambridge Carbon Footprint's Summer Social

Confirmed once RSVP email received, plse see text. 19:30-21:30 add to google calendar
It's been another inspiring and event packed year for CCF and we'd love to celebrate with you. The summer social is a great CCF tradition - an opportunity to meet like-minded people and get to know others connected with CCF in a fun, social atmosphere. Some drinks and snacks will be provided though you're most welcome to bring something to share.

This event is open to all. It's always a lovely occasion to meet old and new friends alike. Please RSVP if you'd like to join us and we'll send you an email with the party details. More...
From: Nicole Barton

Saturday 30th September: Histon Repair Cafe

St Andrew's Centre, School Hill, Histon Cambridge 10:30-13:30 add to google calendar
Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing.

You can bring along the following to be repaired and maybe pick up a few repair skills at the same time: small household appliances and electrical items, computers, mobile phones, bicycles, clothes (clean clothes only please) and general bits and bobs. Please book your item in by emailing us telling us what the item is and what's wrong with it (if you know!), or you can turn up on the day. The repairers are experienced and can fix most things but there are no guarantees.

This is a free event. However, donations to cover venue hire and other costs are very welcome. More...
From: Cambridge Carbon Footprint