Zero Carbon Cumbria - Carbon reduction action across the county.

What's On

Here you’ll find details of events by the Zero Carbon Cumbria Partnership and the wide range of Zero Carbon Cumbria projects funded by the National Lottery.

Cockermouth Cycle Town

Market Place Print Studio 21 Market Place, Cockermouth

Jill Bealt (Cockermouth Chamber of Commerce) will present the Cockermouth Cycle Town project - am ambitious plan which nicely ties in with Cockermouth CAN's ambition to provide car free transport and better transport links. All welcome to see how we can revitalise this excellent project.

Biodiversity Mapping with CDEC

Abbot Hall, Kendal 1, Dowker's Lane, Kendal, Cumbria

As part of our Climate Leaders project, CDEC are joining Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre for a workshop for young people (aged 10-18) exploring wildlife recording. Join Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre for a workshop exploring wildlife recording – what it is, why it is important. You will learn skills on how to identify wildlife and record […]

People, Planet, Pint – Ulverston

Hope and Anchor, Ulverston 4 Daltongate, Ulverston

Pop down to your local People Planet Pint meetup to find more about what's going on locally with sustainability and how you can get involved.

Event Series Alston Repair Cafe

Alston Repair Cafe

Alston Town Hall The Annex, Town Hall, Front St,, Alston, United Kingdom

Join us at the Repair Café in Alston Town Hall Annexe this Saturday from 10 am to 3pm. Contact: repaircafe@alstonworkshop.org Find out more  

Event Series Carlisle Repair Cafe

Carlisle Repair Cafe

Botcherby Community Centre Victoria Road, Carlisle

Have items gathering dust that need repairing? From electrical items to clothes, repair cafes use volunteers to run informal and friendly events where you can save items from landfill. Click below to find out more. More info

Event Series Cartmel Peninsular Repair Cafe

Cartmel Peninsula Repair Cafe

Grange Methodist Church Grange Methodist Church, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Our wonderful volunteer repairers will also offer textile repairs, zips, darning etc, electronics repairs, repairs of mechanical, wood and metal items, plus electrical repairs. There will also be refreshments!

GBGW Coffee Morning with Helen Squires

Stainton Village Hall Stainton, Penrith

Join us for a coffee morning and short talks from Helen Squires, grants manager from CWMET (Cumbria Waste Management Environment Trust) and Rich Waller from PACT (Penrith Action for Community Transition). Helen will cover waste management plus grants available from CWMET. Rich will cover home energy systems such as solar and battery storage. There will […]

Event Series Penrith Repair Cafe

Penrith Repair Cafe

Penrith Old Fire Station Bridge Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The fantastically talented volunteers at Penrith Repair Cafe are great at fixing a wide variety of items, from broken electronics to holey clothes and ornaments. They'll share their expertise and top tips with you while they fix your items to give you confidence to tackle your next repair yourself. There's also delicious home made cake, […]

Free

Penrith Repair Cafe

Penrith Old Fire Station Bridge Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The fantastically talented volunteers at Penrith Repair Cafe are great at fixing a wide variety of items, from broken electronics to holey clothes and ornaments. They'll share their expertise and top tips with you while they fix your items to give you confidence to tackle your next repair yourself. There's also delicious home made cake, […]

Free

GREEN FILM FESTIVAL: I Could Never Go Vegan

Zeffirellis Millans Park, Ambleside, Cumbria, United Kingdom

I could never go vegan. Five words uttered around the world by many a non-vegan, but why? On a quest for the truth, a filmmaker sets out on a journey to find out the leading arguments facing the vegan movement, and if they're justified.

Six Inches of Soil Screening

Kirkgate Arts and Heritage Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Our current food system is both a miracle and a disaster. Cockermouth CAN is presenting Six Inches of Soil, an independent British feature film, which follows the inspiring story of British farmers standing up against the industrial food system and transforming the way they produce food - to heal the soil, benefit our health and […]

Sustainable Arnside – Big Green Plant Swap

Arnside Educational Institute Church Hill, Arnside

Come and swap any plants, seedlings or cut flowers for FREE. Sustainable Arnside invite you to bring any spare plants, indoor or outdoor, and swap them for a fresh look or new idea for your home and / or garden.

Green Enterprise Hub – Ask the experts and skill swap

Stonecross Manor Hotel Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, United Kingdom

Meet the experts from the Westmorland and Furness Green Enterprise Hub, sharing their expertise as part of the Great Big Green Week Skills Swap. Our experts will be offering their advice on energy saving for business, electric vehicles and how to assess and address your carbon footprint.    

Solar Made Easy – Alston Moor & fellside parishes

Alston Town Hall The Annex, Town Hall, Front St,, Alston, United Kingdom

CAfS are working with Alston Moor Partnership to bring the Solar Made Easy project to Alston Moor and the fellside parishes. Together, we can help you decide whether solar panels are right for your home (or business). If so, we will help you to get quotes from local vetted installers. Come along to this community event […]

Free
Event Series Ulverston Repair Cafe

Ulverston Repair Cafe

Croftlands Community Centre 44 Central Drive, Ulverston

Have items gathering dust that need repairing? From electrical items to clothes, repair cafes use volunteers to run informal and friendly events where you can save items from landfill. More info

GREEN FILM FESTIVAL: Food, Inc. 2

Zeffirellis Millans Park, Ambleside, Cumbria, United Kingdom

In Food, Inc. 2, the sequel to the 2008 Oscar®-nominated and Emmy®-award winning documentary, Food, Inc., filmmakers Robert Kenner and Melissa Robledo reunite with investigative authors Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma) and Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation) to take a fresh look at our efficient yet vulnerable food system. Since the first film, multinational corporations […]

Cockermouth Rotary: Let’s Talk Environment

Christ Church, Cockermouth South Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

An opportunity to hear some great speakers on how we can each do more to help our environment. This links in with: Great Big Green Week 8th – 16th June 2024 - the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. Our day is about how we rely on […]

Event Series Kendal Repair Cafe

Kendal Repair Cafe

Space2Create Unit 31, The Factory, Aynam Road, Kendal

Have items gathering dust that need repairing? From electrical items to clothes, repair cafes use volunteers to run informal and friendly events where you can save items from landfill. Click below to find out more. More info

Event Series Kendal Repair Cafe

Kendal Repair Cafe

Space2Create Unit 31, The Factory, Aynam Road, Kendal

Simply Repair holds community repair events where you can get clothes, small electrical items, furniture, baskets, books, toys, jewellery and other household items repaired. We bring together people with skills to repair and those who want to learn to repair.

Walney Community Trust – Great Big Green Week

Spring Mount Hall Spring Mount Hall, Barrow-In-Furness

A day of activities! Clothes, books, games and craft swap with refreshments and activities, including Energy Champions, recycle modelling, planting, deodorant making and litter pick!

Conversation café and slow cycle

Carlisle TBC, Carlisle, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A slow cycle ride through the streets of Carlisle (route tbc) hosted by Sustainable Carlisle with a chat at a local food and drink establishment. The conversation is informal, but it is around a set theme / agenda to gather your thoughts and focus your attention. More info

Communicating Climate Action in Cumbria – How meaningful messaging can help reach your audience

Online

Creating climate change messaging that resonates with a wide range of values and day-to-day challenges is essential for the long-term goal of deepening public engagement – and keeping it there. This event, for communications professionals and volunteers will: Outline the concept of segmentation, Cover the seven segments from Britain Talks Climate, Show how segmentation and mapping can be […]

Free

Festival of Nature Network Day

Gosling Sike Nature Reserve Houghton Road, Carlisle

Cumbria Wildlife Trust will give their workshop exploring a Wilder Cumbria, then grassroots environmental organizations will have 30 minutes to share their work. Please get in touch if you would like to attend. Email, or call, 01228829578 Email Lizzy at Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Business Breakfasts with the Westmorland and Furness Green Enterprise Hub

Varies

The Cumbria Chamber of Commerce have teamed up with Westmorland and Furness Council to stage a series of business breakfasts. We’re pleased to be joined by representatives from Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership and Cumbria Action for Sustainability who will giving an insight into the various business support programmes they run that […]

Event Series Brampton and Fellside Repair Cafe

Brampton and Fellside Repair Cafe

Brampton Community Centre Union Lane, Brampton, Brampton, Carlisle, United Kingdom

Have items gathering dust that need repairing? From electrical items to clothes, repair cafes use volunteers to run informal and friendly events where you can save items from landfill. Click below to find out more. More info

Event Series Cartmel Peninsular Repair Cafe

Cartmel Peninsula Repair Cafe

Grange Methodist Church Grange Methodist Church, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Our wonderful volunteer repairers will also offer textile repairs, zips, darning etc, electronics repairs, repairs of mechanical, wood and metal items, plus electrical repairs. There will also be refreshments!

Event Series Alston Repair Cafe

Alston Repair Cafe

Alston Town Hall The Annex, Town Hall, Front St,, Alston, United Kingdom

Join us at the Repair Café in Alston Town Hall Annexe this Saturday from 10 am to 3pm. Contact: repaircafe@alstonworkshop.org Find out more  

Event Series Carlisle Repair Cafe

Carlisle Repair Cafe

Botcherby Community Centre Victoria Road, Carlisle

Have items gathering dust that need repairing? From electrical items to clothes, repair cafes use volunteers to run informal and friendly events where you can save items from landfill. Click below to find out more. More info

Event Series Ulverston Repair Cafe

Ulverston Repair Cafe

Croftlands Community Centre 44 Central Drive, Ulverston

Have items gathering dust that need repairing? From electrical items to clothes, repair cafes use volunteers to run informal and friendly events where you can save items from landfill. More info

Event Series Kendal Repair Cafe

Kendal Repair Cafe

Space2Create Unit 31, The Factory, Aynam Road, Kendal

Have items gathering dust that need repairing? From electrical items to clothes, repair cafes use volunteers to run informal and friendly events where you can save items from landfill. Click below to find out more. More info

Event Series Kendal Repair Cafe

Kendal Repair Cafe

Space2Create Unit 31, The Factory, Aynam Road, Kendal

Simply Repair holds community repair events where you can get clothes, small electrical items, furniture, baskets, books, toys, jewellery and other household items repaired. We bring together people with skills to repair and those who want to learn to repair.

Event Series Penrith Repair Cafe

Penrith Repair Cafe

Penrith Old Fire Station Bridge Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The fantastically talented volunteers at Penrith Repair Cafe are great at fixing a wide variety of items, from broken electronics to holey clothes and ornaments. They'll share their expertise and top tips with you while they fix your items to give you confidence to tackle your next repair yourself. There's also delicious home made cake, […]

Free

Conversation café and slow cycle

Carlisle TBC, Carlisle, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A slow cycle ride through the streets of Carlisle (route tbc) hosted by Sustainable Carlisle with a chat at a local food and drink establishment. The conversation is informal, but it is around a set theme / agenda to gather your thoughts and focus your attention. More info

Event Series Alston Repair Cafe

Alston Repair Cafe

Alston Town Hall The Annex, Town Hall, Front St,, Alston, United Kingdom

Join us at the Repair Café in Alston Town Hall Annexe this Saturday from 10 am to 3pm. Contact: repaircafe@alstonworkshop.org Find out more  

Event Series Carlisle Repair Cafe

Carlisle Repair Cafe

Botcherby Community Centre Victoria Road, Carlisle

Have items gathering dust that need repairing? From electrical items to clothes, repair cafes use volunteers to run informal and friendly events where you can save items from landfill. Click below to find out more. More info

Event Series Cartmel Peninsular Repair Cafe

Cartmel Peninsula Repair Cafe

Grange Methodist Church Grange Methodist Church, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Our wonderful volunteer repairers will also offer textile repairs, zips, darning etc, electronics repairs, repairs of mechanical, wood and metal items, plus electrical repairs. There will also be refreshments!

Event Series Kendal Repair Cafe

Kendal Repair Cafe

Space2Create Unit 31, The Factory, Aynam Road, Kendal

Have items gathering dust that need repairing? From electrical items to clothes, repair cafes use volunteers to run informal and friendly events where you can save items from landfill. Click below to find out more. More info

Event Series Penrith Repair Cafe

Penrith Repair Cafe

Penrith Old Fire Station Bridge Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The fantastically talented volunteers at Penrith Repair Cafe are great at fixing a wide variety of items, from broken electronics to holey clothes and ornaments. They'll share their expertise and top tips with you while they fix your items to give you confidence to tackle your next repair yourself. There's also delicious home made cake, […]

Free
Event Series Ulverston Repair Cafe

Ulverston Repair Cafe

Croftlands Community Centre 44 Central Drive, Ulverston

Have items gathering dust that need repairing? From electrical items to clothes, repair cafes use volunteers to run informal and friendly events where you can save items from landfill. More info

Conversation café and slow cycle

Carlisle TBC, Carlisle, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A slow cycle ride through the streets of Carlisle (route tbc) hosted by Sustainable Carlisle with a chat at a local food and drink establishment. The conversation is informal, but it is around a set theme / agenda to gather your thoughts and focus your attention. More info

ZCC illustration

Sign up to the newsletter

Get a regular round-up of climate news, events and opportunities for you to get involved. Sign up for the Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS) newsletter. Please note you will be taken to the CAfS website.