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August

September

October


Tuesdays in August: FREE Family Activity days

Amey Waterbeach Waste management Park
Recycling will be brought to life over the Summer holidays at fun family activity sessions being held at Amey Waterbeach Waste Management Park

These FREE events will run in the Education centre and will include hands on practical activities, followed by a tour of the site. We also provide FREE tea/coffee/biscuits.

Children must be at least six years old to attend and must be accompanied by an adult. All of the Education Centre team are fully qualified, DBS checked, experienced teachers.

Sessions are FREE and run from 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm. Booking is essential to confirm your place as numbers are limited. To book telephone 01223 815490 or email us
From: Amey Waste Management

Sunday 20th August: Trumpington Allotments Open Day

Foster Road allotments, CB2 9JR 12:00-16:00 add to google calendar


Angela, winner of our scarecrow competition back in 2003

Trumpington Allotment Society invites you to an Open Day at Foster Road allotments. Please help us to advertise our event using the poster and flyers at our page below.

<*> scarecrow competition <*> wildflower seed bombs <*> tours of the allotment and community orchard <*> refreshments by Trumpington W.I. <*> human fruit machine <*> pond dipping <*> compost and permaculture demos <*> allotment produce <*> baking, preserving and pickling home-grown veg and fruit <*> and more! To get involved, run a stall or find out more please get in touch by email to trumpington@allotments.net

This event is free and open to all. It is part of National Allotments Week. More...
From: Trumpington Allotment Society

Tuesday 5th September - Thursday 7th: Zero Carbon Britain: Making it Happen!

Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ 10:00-14:00 add to google calendar
The Zero Carbon Britain short course offers a chance to up-skill, relax, re-think, get a taster of new ways of mind-full wellbeing and cross fertilise ideas with like-minded people.

Come and join us. The next short course will run 5th - 7th September. More...


Tuesday 5th September: Cambridge deserves better: a new vision for our region

Cambridge Rugby Club 19:00-20:30 add to google calendar
Cambridge deserves better: a new vision for our region. The programme includes a talk by James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and then a panel discussion, with Wendy Blythe Chair, The Federation of Cambridge Residents Associations (FeCRA), Rod Cantrill Councillor Cambridge City Council, Colin Harris Cambridge Connect, Tumi Hawkins Councillor South Cambridgeshire, Edward Leigh Smarter Cambridge Transport, followed by Q & A.

All welcome.This is likely to be a popular event so sign up quickly. More...


Friday 8th September - Saturday 9th: Open Cambridge

various around Cambridge 09:00-18:00 add to google calendar
Get to know your home city better! Open Cambridge is the annual weekend event where institutions open their doors to the public. This ranges from the fire station to the mosque to the Guildhall, as well as college libraries, gardens and art collections... There are talks, exhibitions,family events and tours (on foot and by bike). This year includes the new suburb of Eddington, which has rainwater recycling, a district heating network and an underground waste system...Most events are free,and you need to book for some - booking opens on 14 August. More...


Middle of September - Middle of March: Growing Together

Block 10, Ida Darwin, Fulbourn, Cambridge, CB21 5EE
Headway Cambridgeshire are running a free weekly gardening course. We are looking for some helpful volunteers to come on the course. You will learn the basics of gardening including aspects of permaculture and organic gardening whilst also supporting people with a disability to do the same. More...
From: Headway Cambridgeshire

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

Sunday 1st October: Stapleford Repair Cafe

Stapleford Recreation Ground, Jubilee Pavilion, Haverhill Road, Stapleford, Cambridge, CB22 5BX 14:00-16:30 add to google calendar
Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing.

Green Groups in the Shelfords, Stapleford and Sawston (2G3S) are holding a mini Repair Cafe as part of a 'Green Living Afternoon' from 2 - 4.30 pm on Sunday 1 October. It will be in the Jubilee Pavilion on the Recreation Ground, on Haverhill Road/Gog Magog Way, Stapleford.

No prior booking; but bring along any items that need repair (including electrical items, bikes, jewellery; but no fabric items this time please) and we'll try to fix them for you on a first come, first served basis! The repairers are experienced and can fix most things but there are no guarantees.
From: Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Saturday 21st October: Cottenham Repair Cafe

Cottenham Community Centre, Coffee Shop, High St, Cottenham, CB24 8RZ 10:00-14:00 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 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, or you can just turn up on the day. Check back soon for details on how to book. 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.

Book here or by phone Enquiries: 01954 253903 or by email More...
From: Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Saturday 28th October: Abington Repair Cafe

The Abington Institute, 66 High Street, Great Abington, Cambridge, CB21 6AE 10:00-13:00 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. The booking details will be published nearer to the event. When booking, please tell 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