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CSN Meetings & Events

Cumbria Sustainability Network meets once a month. You’ll find forthcoming meetings listed below. 

Looking for events by your local sustainability group? Visit your local group’s website and social media to get details of events near you. Click on ‘Find your local group’ in the menu on this page.

The Rebuild Site: Outdoor clothing repair

The Rebuild Site Dukes Drive, Carlisle

Learn how to repair outdoor clothing and equipment in this specialised fabric repair session. Mend something you want to fix, or learn the basics. Previous sewing experience is useful, but […]

£30

Compost Making Workshop

Eden River Trust Tree Nursery Plot 99, Brackenber Allotments, Penrith

PACT is holding a Composting Workshop in conjunction with Eden Rivers Trust, at their tree nursery in Penrith - do come and find out all about different methods of composting and […]

The Rebuild Site: Get Started with DIY

The Rebuild Site Dukes Drive, Carlisle

Get started with basic DIY skills. We will explore a number of different little projects, such as bleeding a radiator, using various tools and putting up a shelf. Watch demonstrations […]

£10

The Rebuild Site: Upcycling t-shirt necklaces

The Rebuild Site Dukes Drive, Carlisle

Upcycle your old t-shirts into unique works of wearable textile art. We'll experiment with different ways of using the t-shirts to create fun and wearable necklaces. 16+ / Booking on […]

£15

The Rebuild Site: Ceramic tile painting

The Rebuild Site Dukes Drive, Carlisle

We will use various ceramic painting methods to decorate a ceramic tile. This is a great way to decorate surplus tiles and make great gifts. 14+ / Booking on Eventbrite […]

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  

The Rebuild Site: Introduction to lime mortars for homeowners

The Rebuild Site Dukes Drive, Carlisle

Join us for a 1-hour information session to talk through the different types of lime mortars, different uses and what might be appropriate for your old house. The course is […]

Free
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 […]

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!

The Rebuild Site: Upcycling – button brooches

The Rebuild Site Dukes Drive, Carlisle

Upcycle old buttons, beads and bits of broken jewellery into a beautiful brooch. We will explore different ways to build up unique and beautiful embellished surfaces. Bring your own buttons […]

£15
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 […]

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 […]

Cumberland Wildflower Planting Community Day

Backfield Community Park Coronation Drive, Salterbeck, Workington, Cumbria, United Kingdom

As part of the Walk in the Woods Project at Riverside,in collaborations with the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, we are turning the Backfield Community Park into our very own small […]

The Rebuild Site: Make a DIY apron

The Rebuild Site Dukes Drive, Carlisle

Transform old tea towels into practical and useful aprons for the home, garden, studio or shed. We'll explore some basic sewing skills and have fun playing with designs. 16+ / […]

£15

The Rebuild Site: Slate art

The Rebuild Site Dukes Drive, Carlisle

Slate pieces can be decorated in a number of ways to make lovely home and display items. We will try different methods and create something great to take away. 14+ […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Free

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Free

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 […]

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 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 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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Free

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 […]

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 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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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!

Join the CSN

Are you a group or organisation working primarily on climate action? Join the CSN to link up with other groups across Cumbria and tap into support that’s available. Contact the CSN coordinator, Helen Attewell, to find out more.