Past Events

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Eco Fayre - Wirksworth

Sat, 02/10/2021

9am - 2pm   (Alongside the Farmers Market)

An Eco Fayre to show that everyone can do something, however small

Day-to-day actions for using less fossil fuel

  • switching to green alternatives in our houses for heating and generating electricity, and in our transport
  • how to make things last longer using the four R’s, Recycle, Repair, Re-use and Re-fill. 
  • grow some of your own food and even find it in the roadsides,
  • increase the dwindling biodiversity in our gardens, verges and countryside.

Chlldren will be catered for at The Maltings: making bug houses and boats. A locally-produced guide to the Energy Switch Initiative will be launched on how to change to a Green alternative energy supplier. Planet-friendly refreshments and recipes will be provided.

Stalls will be outside and in, around the heart of the town centre and The Maltings on St. Mary’s Gate. Nothing will be sold or bought but experience and ideas will be shared.

Sponsored by Wirksworth Churches Together in collaboration with the Wirksworth Transition Community Land Trust, Wilder Wirksworth, and Wirksworth Transition

Derbyshire Youth Climate Discussions

Wed, 29/09/2021


The Hub, Gladstone buildings

Clay Cross, S45 9JW

A new youth group for all smaller climate groups and individuals to come together & create one big mass of passionate ideas. Meetings will be hosted bi-monthly, along with socials, camp-outs and veggie BBQs.  Turn up, make friends & make some Change!

07429 253800

Plastic Bottles and Sustainability: What's really going on?

Mon, 27/09/2021

Monday 27th September, 7pm
Via Zoom
Organised by Plastic Free Chesterfield

Plastic Free Chesterfield is proud to welcome Dave Lamont of Plastic Free Home as well as a speaker from Plastics Rebellion to explore how drink companies are evolving the way they market their plastic bottled drinks. Short presentations followed by a Q&A panel discussion. 


The Great Big Green Week

Sun, 26/09/2021

The Great Big Green Week (18th – 26th September) will be the largest climate and nature event ever in the UK. Thousands of events will celebrate how communities are taking action against climate change and protect green spaces.

Local Activities Include:

  • Shipley Eco-Action Group
    Moonlight Walk in Shipley Wood
    Clothes Swap at the Community Garden
  • The Belper Bucket Challenge
    Raising money for a dam in Kenya to store precious rainwater.
  • Baslow WI's Great Big Green Wednesday
    Local walks and talks, including a tour of the Baslow allotments

Find more events:


Sat, 25/09/2021

Countdown to COP26 workshop
Saturday 25th September
11am - 12.30pm
Via Zoom
Organised by Transition ChesterfieldChesterfield Climate AllianceDerby Climate Coalition, and Derbyshire Climate Coalition

This is the seventh in a series of Zoom events designed to celebrate and prepare for COP26 in November.

This session will explore rewilding from a local, national, and international perspective. You will learn about the theory behind rewilding, its relevance to a carbon zero future, one individual’s experience of rewilding land that was agricultural, and more. The online session will be followed by Q&A.


Save the date for future events (last Saturday of the month)

Go Electric! 

Thu, 23/09/2021

Thursday 23rd September, 7pm - 8pm
Organised by Derbyshire Dales District Council

Residents of the Derbyshire Dales are invited to ‘Go Electric’ – a electric vehicle webinar.

This 1-hour session aims to help you understand how you can 'Go Electric':

  • Learn about electric vehicles, including types, charging options, and the financial incentives available.
  • Have your questions answered by independent specialists at Energy Saving Trust.
  • Learn about the benefits of choosing an electric vehicle.


Chesterfield Repair Café

Sat, 18/09/2021

Saturday 18th September, 10am – 1pm (Last orders at 12.30pm)
Organised by Transition Chesterfield
Chesterfield Baptist Church, S40 4ST

Transition Chesterfield’s Repair café is reverting back to drop ins and offering refreshments in September. This will continue for future months unless otherwise stated on our website.

All types of repairs are possible – furniture, textile as well as electrical.

For more details, please contact: 

COP26 Climate and the Hope Valley

Mon, 13/09/2021

Monday 13th September, 7pm – 9pm
Hope Valley College, S33 6SB
Organised by Hope Valley Climate Action

COP26 is billed as humanity's last best chance to agree ways to avoid catastrophic global heating (especially in light of IPCC’s damning report).

With the global conference only two months away, Hope Valley Climate Action invites you to join them to discuss what we can and should be doing to prepare. Keynote speaker is Dr Chris Jones from Tyndall Centre at the University of Manchester. All are welcome.

Nottingham Green Festival

Sun, 12/09/2021

Sunday 12th September, 12pm – 6pm
The Arboretum, Nottingham

This Sunday, the 28th Nottingham Green Festival will be held at the Arboretum to celebrate all things environmentally friendly and ethical. The festival, organised and run by volunteers, will be a completely vegan event with everything powered by renewable energy.

Transition Belper Eco Market

Sun, 12/09/2021

Sunday 12th September, 10am – 3pm (music till later)
Market Place, Belper

Also this Sunday, Transition Belper will be taking over the Market Place and the Memorial Gardens in Belper to bring you food, music and sustainable market stalls from Belper’s talented traders. The Market will have over 20 stalls as well as the Belper Repair Café at Number 28.