Past Events


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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Mayoral Hustings on Environment, Climate Change and Sustainability

Mayoral Hustings on Environment, Climate Change and Sustainability

31 March 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge

Do you wish politicians would listen to your views on the environment, climate change and sustainability? Not sure how (or whether) to vote in our newly devolved region's Mayoral Election in May 2017? Do you want cleaner air? Better, cheaper trains and busses? More energy efficient homes? More abundant nature? More action to prevent climate [...]

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Sawston’s 1st Repair Café

Sawston’s 1st Repair Café

25 March 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sawston Free Church Sawston

Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing. Sawston is holding its very first 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) [...]

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The circular economy: a climate change solution?

The circular economy: a climate change solution?

14 March 2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge

This talk is part of the Cambridge Science Festival. With 97% of climate scientists in firm agreement that we are facing a climate change crisis, there is a need for new solutions that help us reduce carbon emissions rapidly. The linear economy, characterised by our “buy it – use it – trash it” approach to [...]

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Histon Repair Café

Histon Repair Café

4 March 2017 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s Centre Histon

Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing. 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 general bits and bobs. Please book your [...]

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Repair Cafe and Eco Family Funday

13 February 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ely Cathedral Conference Centre Ely Cambs

  Cambridge Carbon Footprint is teaming up with Amey and Cambridgeshire County Council to run Ely’s very first Repair Cafe as part of a February half-term’s Eco Family Funday. The Repair Cafe welcomes small household appliances – electrical items – computers – mobile phones – bicycles – clothes – gadgets and general bits’n’bobs. It’s best [...]

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Royston Repair Café

Royston Repair Café

5 February 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Market Hill Rooms Royston

Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing. Royston Repair Cafe has been running every three months since 2014. You can bring along the following to be repaired and to pick up repair skills: small household appliances and electrical items, computers, mobile phones, bicycles, clothes (clean clothes only please) and general bits [...]

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Cottenham Repair Café

Cottenham Repair Café

4 February 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cottenham Community Centre Coffee Shop Cottenham

Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing. You can bring along the following to be repaired and to pick up repair skills: small household appliances and electrical items, computers, mobile phones, bicycles, clothes (clean clothes only please) and general bits and bobs. Booking is optional at cottenham@repaircafe.org.uk or you can turn [...]

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