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April 2019

Natural hygiene, skin & feminine care

6 April @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Just one of us will use more than 11,000 disposable chemically-bleached sanitary products in a lifetime. Single-use female hygiene and skin care products are increasingly damaging the environment, but what are the alternatives? This workshop will explore your eco options, giving you a chance to learn about new eco products and methods that can improve wellbeing, are cost effective long-term and are more environmentally friendly than most mainstream methods. The workshop will be delivered by vegan and environmental blogger PK Whalen,…

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May 2019

Growing edibles with hydroponics

4 May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Explore growing vegetables and plants quickly and easily through Hydroponics. Hydroponic gardening is growing veg 365 days a year with: No digging or weeding No slugs or snails No soil It waters itself, using 80% less water than a conventional garden And takes up less space as it is vertical. Come and see a HydroVeg Kit for yourself, and see how quickly and easily you can grow all year round. Sue Tonks invented and builds HydroVeg Kits® for homes…

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Natural Mother & Baby Care

10 May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Nearly 8 million nappies are thrown away every day in the UK; that's 3 billion a year. More disposable nappies are found in UK household waste than anything else and can take hundreds of years to decompose, but what are the alternatives? Whether you are in the early stages of pregnancy or have become a mum in the last 18 months, this workshop will explore your eco options. Learn about new eco products and methods that can improve the wellbeing of both mother…

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Make your own denim jean bag

18 May @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Every year an estimated 300,000 tonnes of used clothing goes to landfill in the UK.  This workshop will show you how to avoid sending your broken jeans to landfill by upcycling them into a new stylish jean tote bag. This practical group session will provide the techniques and equipment to help you upcycle those old demins into a new bag all from one pair of jeans, led by The Couture Seamstress, Sarah Harbour.  You will finish the session with a…

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June 2019

Make Your Own Natural Beauty Products

8 June @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW An introductory workshop to making your own beauty products delivered by independent NYR Organic consultant, Harriet Radley. She will teach you how to make your very own beauty products using aromatherapy and natural ingredients. You’ll even make a bespoke aromatherapy product to take home with you using Neal's Yard Remedies organic products. The craft workshop is for all skill levels and all equipment and supplies will be provided. REFRESHMENTS Tea and coffee will be provided. TIMES The workshop will run for…

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Mad Hatter’s Tea Party & Quiz

29 June @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW As part of the Mayor's Community Weekend, we are hosting a Mad Hatter's afternoon tea followed by a fun and quirky trivia quiz with great prizes up for grabs. **FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR GLOBE VOLUNTEERS** - If you have volunteered at the eco centre, at one of our events or helped us on one or more litter picks, as a thank you, we'd like you to join us for free. REFRESHMENTS Afternoon tea, including finger sandwiches, fruit scones and cakes…

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July 2019

Introducing sustainability into your business – for micro and SME organisations

9 July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW As a small organisation, implementing an environmental management system isn't always feasible or appropriate, however you still want to remain environmentally sustainable - so what is the compromise? Delivered by Kate Copeland, Founder of The Globe Foundation, this workshop will cover a simplistic way to introduce sustainability into your organisation. Using a systemic approach, you will explore ways to realistically implement eco-friendly changes, that may also aid with other cost savings and reduce resource reliance. Places are limited, so…

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August 2019

Zero Waste Pop Up Shop & Cocktails

2 August @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bear Coffee, 33 High Street.
Uttoxeter., Staffordshire ST14 7HN United Kingdom
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Join us for an evening of eco shopping, with our pop up zero waste shop in Bear Coffee Uttoxeter. See and buy our products and learn more about the eco centre, its partners and how it supports the town. And, through popular demand, we are bringing back The Litterbug Cocktail, for every one sold Bear are kindly donating a percentage to the eco centre. If you ever needed a reason to shop and drink cocktails...there is is! FREE ENTRY

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Make your own food wax wraps

31 August @ 10:00 am
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW This is a great fun, sociable workshop where you will learn how to make your own wax food wraps using either beeswax or soy wax. Everything will be provided for you to make your wraps, which can be cut to various sizes to suit different food types. If you own a pair of pinking shears it would be useful if you could bring them along and if you have a particular piece of fabric(s) that you would like to…

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September 2019

Introduction to willow weaving

7 September @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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Get an introduction to willow weaving by making your very own willow sphere garden feature. The sphere works well as a plant support, a bird feeder or as a focal decoration for your garden. All materials and tools will be provided, to enable you to learn about this traditional craft in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. REFRESHMENTS Tea and coffee will be provided. TIMES The workshop will run for approximately two hours. 10am - 12 Noon TRAVEL By Car: There is free…

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