Past Events


CCF Stall at Chesterton Festival

CCF Stall at Chesterton Festival

17 June 2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chesterton Recreation Ground Cambridge Cambridgeshire

Come and visit the CCF Stall at Chesterton Festival and test your knowledge playing our low carbon game. Think you know your stuff – let’s see? You can also pick up our new leaflet ‘How to live a Circular Life in Cambridge’ and find out about CirculART and Open Eco Homes 2017. Chesterton Festival features [...]

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CCF Stall at Arbury Carnival

CCF Stall at Arbury Carnival

10 June 2017 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Arbury Town Park Cambridge

Think you know your environmental stuff? Come along to the wonderful Arbury Carnival (which is celebrating its 40th birthday this year) and test your knowledge with our game. You can also pick up our new ‘How to live a Circular Life in Cambridge’ leaflet and find out about CirculART and Open Eco Homes 2017. There [...]

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Fulbourn's 2nd Repair Cafe

Fulbourn's 2nd Repair Cafe

13 May 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Townley Memorial Hall Fulbourn

Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing. Fulbourn is holding its second Repair Cafe. You can bring along the following to be repaired and maybe pick up a few repair skills at the same time: small household appliances and electrical items, computers, mobile phones, bicycles, clothes (clean clothes only please) and [...]

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Cambridge Carbon Footprint’s AGM

Cambridge Carbon Footprint’s AGM

4 May 2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge

We love our AGM. That might sound unusual, but our AGM's might just be a bit unusual. They are feel good affairs, bringing together the CCF community to celebrate our successes, discuss our challenges, and explore opportunities for the future. Everyone is invited. This year we’re delighted that Brian Eversham, Chief Executive of the The [...]

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Zero Carbon Britain: Making It Happen

Zero Carbon Britain: Making It Happen

28 April 2017 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Lord Ashcroft Building, Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge

The UK has no roadmap for meeting our carbon reduction targets! How will we work together to make it happen? Previous Zero Carbon Britain research has shown that we can meet this challenge using technology available today. So what’s stopping us? The Centre for Alternative Technology's (CAT) latest research project, Zero Carbon Britain: Making it Happen, explores the economic, [...]

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Significantus

Significantus

28 April 2017 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Michaelhouse Centre Cambridge Cambs

The Guardian said it was “hauntingly compelling''. Hosted by the Great St Mary's Environment Group, composer Lola Perrin is bringing her latest piano suite IX Significantus to Cambridge for a lunchtime concert at Michaelhouse Centre on Friday 28th April. The piano suite, inspired by writings about climate change, will be performed in collaboration with Paul [...]

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The Extraordinary Story of Human Beings, Energy and Happiness

The Extraordinary Story of Human Beings, Energy and Happiness

27 April 2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge

‘The Extraordinary Story of Human Beings, Energy and Happiness’ is an inspirational multimedia presentation from Paul Allen, key thinker from the Centre for Alternative Technology and co-author of the recent research report ‘Zero Carbon Britain: Making it Happen’. Paul will be joined by composer pianist Lola Perrin playing performing her specially composed accompaniment to the [...]

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A Super Special Repair Cafe

A Super Special Repair Cafe

22 April 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
David Attenborough Building Cambridge

CCF and Transition Cambridge are delighted to be running a Repair Cafe to mark Global Earth Optimism Day Our Repair Cafe is at the Solutions Fair because they help reduce waste and consumption. Consumption accounts for around 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions so holding onto your stuff for longer is important. The UK is [...]

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Spring Clothes Swap

Spring Clothes Swap

22 April 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
David Attenborough Building Cambridge

CCF and the Cambridge Ladybirds WI are proud to present our Spring Clothes Swap. Around 30% of the average wardrobe hasn't been worn in more than a year. Why buy new clothes when you can swap your unloved clothes for some pre-loved gems? Drop off 2-6 items of good quality clothes or accessories at 11am, [...]

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CCF and Transition Cambridge offering up solutions to mark Earth Day 2017

CCF and Transition Cambridge offering up solutions to mark Earth Day 2017

22 April 2017 All Day
David Attenborough Building Cambridge

In collaboration with partners in Washington, Hong Kong, Panama, Oxford and London, the Cambridge Conservation Initiative will be hosting #EarthOptimism, a major public outreach activity on Earth Day, 22 April 2017. Led by Nancy Knowlton from the Smithsonian, #EarthOptimism is designed to counteract the pervading sense of hopelessness surrounding many public discussions about the environment. The [...]

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