Events

Make your own fabric shopper! `Plastic bag-free Cockermouth` project

18 May 2018

In partnership with National Trust, Riversmeet, West Cumbria Friends of the Earth you are invited to drop into our sewing workshops and make your own reusable fabric shopping bag in a bid to make Cockermouth plastic-bag free! Dates and venues:

All workshops run from 10am to 2pm (on a drop-in basis):

18th May - Wordsworth House and Garden, Cockermouth

2nd June - Riversmeet,Cockermouth

22nd June - Wordsworth House and Garden,Cockermouth

28th June - Highfield Community Centre,Cockermouth

14th July - United Reformed Church, Cockermouth


Thursday 21st June - Green Spring Clean event, Barrow Library

21 June 2018

Green Spring Clean event, Barrow Library

10am - 1pm


Find out how you can save money AND the environment by using natural, everyday ingredients to clean your home from top to bottom.

Free SOAP NUT samples available too.


Saturday 30th June - Wellness and Community Fun Day, Barrow AFC Football Club

30 June 2018

Wellness and Community Fun Day, Barrow AFC Football Club

11am - 3pm

Join us at this FREE Community event - everyone welcome

Bring a picnic and enjoy a variety of activities.

Taster sessions including Yoga, Pilates & Mindfulness.

Visit the Well-being Marketplace packed with information, freebies & giveaways.

FREE & Confidential MOT health checks & advice

FREE fun activities for children and Healthy Eating Advice.


4th July Kirkby Stephen Repair Cafe

04 July 2018

Kirkby Stephen Repair Café, Kirkby Stephen Local Links, Vicarage Lane , Kirkby Stephen

2pm - 4pm

If it`s broken, don`t bin it - fix it! Come along and our volunteers will try to repair your item if possible- and show you how to do it.

Refreshments available


16th August Creepy Crawly Compost Critters

16 August 2018

Carlisle Library, The Lanes, Carlisle

10:30am - 12pm

Come and check out al the creepy crawly critters that live in a compost bin and learn how important they are for our gardens. We will also be planting seeds to take home

To book your place please contact Carlisle Library on 01228 227312

Any child under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or carer.


21st August Creepy Crawly Compost Critters

21 August 2018

Penrith Library, St Andrews Churchyard, Penrith

2pm - 3:30pm

Come and check out al the creepy crawly critters that live in a compost bin and learn how important they are for our gardens. We will also be planting seeds to take home

To book your place please contact Penrith Library on 01768 812100

Any child under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or carer.


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