Past Events

Carbon Literacy Course – ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT

Sat, 05/10/2019

Sherwood Community Centre, Nottingham 
£15 (includes accreditation)
Bring-and-share lunch
LIMITED SPACES - Book a place

We're excited to announce that the Community Climate Action Network is running its first Carbon Literacy course. This one-day course will equip you and your community to bring about the rapid reduction in carbon emissions required in the next few years by the climate emergency.

It is suitable for interested individuals, community group members and elected members and staff of Parish and Town Councils. This particular course has been created specifically for people living, studying and/or working in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham & Nottinghamshire. Book a place

(We are also planning a course in Derbyshire in November and hope to be able to send out details soon.)

Introduction to Permaculture

Sat, 05/10/2019

9.30am – 5.30pm
£35 (lunch included)
Spaces are limited, so book early

Learn skills for gardening and skills for life. Learn to design, inspired by nature. On this introductory course you’ll learn about:

The ethics and principles of permaculture

How to apply the principles in a garden and at home

Observing and assessing a site

Applying a design process to a garden or a project

The day includes a tour of an allotment plot designed using permaculture principles (including a forest garden). More details and how to book:

Climate Justice Workshop

Sun, 29/09/2019


Friends’ Meeting House, 27 Ashgate Road, Chesterfield, S40 4AG

Organised by Chesterfield Quakers

A chance to deepen your spiritual understanding of climate justice and plan an action.

Forthcoming Frack Free Meetings

Wed, 25/09/2019 - Mon, 14/10/2019

There are a number of ‘Frack Free’ action groups in the area covered by this newsletter. Forthcoming meetings are listed below. Please let us know if we’ve missed any and we can include them in future newsletters

  • Coal Aston and Dronfield Against Fracking meeting. Wednesday 25th September, 7:15pm-9pm. Gosforth Lodge, Dronfield
  • Frack Free Misson meeting. Thursday 10th October, 7.30pm, Angel Inn, Misson, DN10 6EB
  • Frack Free Notts monthly action planning meeting. Monday 14th October, 7pm. Lincolnshire Poacher, Mansfield Road, Nottingham. Details

Global Climate Strike

Fri, 20/09/2019

Strike for ClimateSchool students will once again be taking part in a global day of action against the climate catastrophe and this time they are explicitly calling on people of all ages to join them in the call for zero carbon emissions by 2030. A number of rallies are taking place in the area:

Earth Strike (General Strike for Climate)

Fri, 20/09/2019

Old Market Square, Nottingham

A general strike involving people of all ages, to raise awareness of the climate emergency and call for urgent action.

Chesterfield Climate Strike

Fri, 20/09/2019

Chesterfield Town Hall, Rose Hill
Organised by Chesterfield Climate Alliance and others

School students will once again be taking part in a global day of action against the climate catastrophe and this time they are explicitly calling on people of all ages to join them in the call for zero carbon emissions by 2030. A number of organisations are calling for people and organisations to rally in Chesterfield.

Without Hot Air: Grindleford Climate Meeting

Mon, 16/09/2019

7:30pm- 9:30pm

Maynard Arms, Grindleford

An evening of presentations and workshops on tackling climate change in Grindleford

An enjoyable evening of workshops and presentations. There’s a lot going on in Grindleford to save energy, travel lighter and re-establish biodiversity.

Please join this village get-together to share what’s happening locally and learn from each other.

Book your free place:

Grindleford Without


Climate Change: The Facts You Thought You Knew

Mon, 16/09/2019


Bolsover Town Social Club, Bolsover


A talk by David Kesteven. 22 years as a professional gardener in Derbyshire has given David a unique insight into climate change. He will look at the current state, future implications, denial and solutions to climate change both practical and political. Everyone is welcome to this public meeting.

Nottingham Green Festival

Sun, 15/09/2019


The Arboretum, Nottingham


This year’s festival includes:Nott Green Festival

  • A speakers’ tent with climate change discussions
  • Stalls promoting ethical responses and energy-saving technologies
  • Music from the bandstand and buskers’ zone
  • Workshops
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Community stalls
  • Campaign information
  • Green information stalls
  • Bookshops
  • Artisan food produced and vegan caterers#