Events

3rd August Compost Critters at Cleator Moor library

03 August 2018

Fun and FREE family activity at Cleator Moor library from 10.30-11.30am. For ages 5 and up, anyone under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent/carer. Find out how important critters are to our gardens, make a crafty loo roll critter and plant some eggbox seeds to take home!! To book you place please contact Cleator Moor library on 01946 855030.

11th August Penrith Repair Cafe

11 August 2018

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If is broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers ill try to repair your item if possible an hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a tea, coffee and cake and a chat.


11th August Uniform Recycling Day

11 August 2018

Salvation Army Hall, Hunter Lane, Penrith, CA11 7UY

10am - 12 noon

St Catherines School, Penrith and Brunswick School, Penrith

How about passing on outgrown school uniform, PE kit and shoes.

Clearly put the name of the school on the bag of donated uniform and drop off at either the Op Shop on Angel Lane, Penrith or the Salvation Army shop on Queen St, Penrith before 11th Aug.

Then come along to the Salvation Army Hall on 1th August and see what is available to take home for free.

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.


24th August Compost Critters at Seascale library

24 August 2018

Fun and FREE family activity at Seascale library from 10.30-11.30am. For ages 5 and up, anyone under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent/carer. Find out how important critters are to our gardens, make a crafty loo roll critter and plant some eggbox seeds to take home!! To book you place please contact Keswick library on 019467 28487

29th August Compost Critters at Gosforth Library Link

29 August 2018

Fun and FREE family activity at Gosforth Library Link from 15.30-16.30pm. For ages 5 and up, anyone under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent/carer. Find out how important critters are to our gardens, make a crafty loo roll critter and plant some eggbox seeds to take home!! To book you place please contact Gosforth library Link on 019467 725888

31st August Compost Critters at Egremont Library

31 August 2018

Fun and FREE family activity at Egremont library from 10.30-11.30am. For ages 5 and up, anyone under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent/carer. Find out how important critters are to our gardens, make a crafty loo roll critter and plant some eggbox seeds to take home!! To book you place please contact Egremont library on 01946 820464


8th September Penrith Repair Cafe

08 September 2018

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If is broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers ill try to repair your item if possible an hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a tea, coffee and cake and a chat.


15th September Botcherby Give and Take Day

15 September 2018

Botcherby Community Centre, Victoria Rd, Carlisle

11am - 2pm as part of the Community Centres` open day.

Come along and pick up a freebie!

Bring along anything you no longer need (in good condition, to give away, and you can take away anything else that has been donated. You don`t even have to bring anything to be able to take something away.

Household and small garden items, books, toys etc. No furniture please.





13th October Denton Holme Give and Take day

13 October 2018

Denton Holme Community Centre, Morley Street, Carlisle, CA2 5HQ

10am until 1pm

Come along and pick up a freebie!

Bring along anything you no longer need (in good condition, to give away, and you can take away anything else that has been donated. You don`t even have to bring anything to be able to take something away.

Household and small garden items, books, toys etc. No furniture please.


13th November Penrith Repair Cafe

13 October 2018

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If is broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers ill try to repair your item if possible an hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a tea, coffee and cake and a chat.


10th November Penrith Repair Cafe

10 November 2018

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If is broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers ill try to repair your item if possible an hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a tea, coffee and cake and a chat.


8th December Penrith Repair Cafe

08 December 2018

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If is broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers ill try to repair your item if possible an hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a tea, coffee and cake and a chat.


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