Upcoming events


CCF’s Annual General Meeting

CCF’s Annual General Meeting

16 July 2018 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
St Barnabas Church Cambridge

CCF would like to invite everyone to join us for our AGM to celebrate some great successes - last year our volunteers and partners supported us in hosting dozens of sustainable living events, including the world’s biggest Repair Café and a very popular Open Eco Homes season. Tackling climate change is of course a monumental [...]

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Co-housing and Community Land Trusts

Co-housing and Community Land Trusts

18 September 2018 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
St Barnabas Church Cambridge United Kingdom

Co-housing and Community Land Trusts (CLTs) both offer alternatives to developer led or individual self-build projects for those who want to get together with others to build. Perfect timing as Cambridge celebrates the completion of its first co-housing project and Community Land Trust initiatives take off. Speakers: Emily Mulvaney – Community Land Trust East, Ian Collins – [...]

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Cambridge Repair Café Plus

Cambridge Repair Café Plus

22 September 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Andrew’s Hall Cambridge United Kingdom

The hugely popular Cambridge Repair Cafe is returning to Chesterton this autumn and there will be a few additional environmentally themed events on offer at the same time. Transition Cambridge and Cambridge Carbon Footprint are hosting the afternoon that will feature: A Repair Café: Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing. [...]

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Successful Draught-proofing and Ventilation

Successful Draught-proofing and Ventilation

22 September 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s Hall (Annex) Cambridge United Kingdom

Hosted as part of Cambridge Repair Cafe, Draughts and poor ventilation can cause discomfort, illness and a big dent in the wallet through expensive heat loss. Fixing draughts and improving ventilation can be quick, cheap and immediately rewarding. We’ll help you keep warm and cut bills this winter with FREE draught-proofing materials. Workshop leaders: Tom Bragg [...]

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Eco Self-Build

Eco Self-Build

26 September 2018 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge United Kingdom

Creating the home you really want is a dream for many people. This workshop helps you make it happen. Drawing together the expertise of two self-builders and looking at new government schemes to make more plots available for self-builders, with a focus on South Cambs and Cambridge. Speakers: Mark Brinkley – Author of The Housebuilder’s Bible, Kate [...]

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Open Eco Homes

Open Eco Homes


The 9th annual Open Eco Homes Event will take place on Sunday 30th  September & Saturday 6th October, offering a unique opportunity to explore comfortable, beautiful low energy homes and talk directly to householders. In total 11 low energy homes – both new and retrofit – will open their doors for Open Eco Homes. Householders will [...]

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Getting Your Home Ready for Climate Change?

Getting Your Home Ready for Climate Change?

15 October 2018 12:00 am
St Barnabas Church Cambridge United Kingdom

Climate change promises an increase in the frequency of extreme weather events such as heatwaves, heavy rain, flooding and droughts. This workshop offers low-carbon retrofit ideas that help you adapt your home to the new climate reality. Speakers: Nicola Terry – Environmental Consultant, Anne Cooper – Architect, Tom Bragg – Open Eco Home host

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Solid Wall Insulation Choices

Solid Wall Insulation Choices

18 October 2018 12:00 am
St Barnabas Church Cambridge United Kingdom

Solid wall insulation can transform a home but there are lots of choices. Internal versus external? Natural versus man-made? Come along and find out what’s best for you. Our experts will help you make the right choice. Speakers: Jason Palmer – Author of Solid Wall Insulation, Tim Acheson – Green Hat Construction, Margaret Reynolds – Architect

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Thermal Imaging Training

Thermal Imaging Training

30 October 2018 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Barnabas Church Cambridge

Thermal imaging vividly reveals where building is leaking heat. These popular training sessions are for people wanting to borrow a CCF thermal imaging camera to examine their own homes, those of friends and others who’ve requested a survey. In the evening you'll learn how to use our two cameras and interpret their images. Then you [...]

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Thermal Imaging Training

Thermal Imaging Training

3 December 2018 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s Hall Cambridge

Thermal imaging vividly reveals where a building is leaking heat. These popular training sessions are for people wanting to borrow a CCF thermal imaging camera to examine their own homes, those of friends and others who’ve requested a survey. In the evening you'll learn how to use our two cameras and interpret their images. Then [...]

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Thermal Imaging Training

Thermal Imaging Training

16 January 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s Hall Cambridge

Thermal imaging vividly reveals where a building is leaking heat. These popular training sessions are for people wanting to borrow a CCF thermal imaging camera to examine their own homes, those of friends and others who’ve requested a survey. In the evening you'll learn how to use our two cameras and interpret their images. Then [...]

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