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February 2019

Make & mend sewing surgery

27 February @ 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 Every year an estimated 300,000 tonnes of used clothing goes to landfill in the UK. There is absolutely no need for any clothing to make its way into a bin, this is a significant environmental loss. Many of us have clothes in our wardrobes that we could fix rather than buy new but we aren't always sure how. Bring your old or broken clothes back to life at our make and mend session, learn how to fix broken garments, or get…

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March 2019

WILD FAMILIES – Make your own bird box

9 March @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Uttoxeter Heath Community Centre, Holly Road
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 7DP United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Do you love Birds? Then you might also love this family workshop - an event for everybirdy! Get your family booked in for our bird box building workshop with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. With the help of their grown-ups (and our staff), each paying child will build a nest box to take home. We’ll also take everyone for a guided walk around the site spotting some feathered friends along the way - with a special focus on those likely to be…

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Nocturnal creatures – wildlife activity session

23 March @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Learn about our nocturnal wildlife on Saturday 23rd March, delivered in partnership with the British Wildlife Rescue Centre and Hoglets Wildlife Education. Through fun games and activities, children will get to know the fascinating creatures who come out when the sun goes down! They will discover why they are nocturnal and how they survive in the dark, they will meet a real hedgehog and finally create a glow in the dark bat to take home! AGE RANGE Session 1…

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Uttoxeter Spring Clean

24 March @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bramshall Park (Meeting point), Bramshall Road
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 7PF United Kingdom
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As part of the Great British Spring Clean, we will be doing a town-wide litter pick and we need your help!  We are inviting community volunteers to come together to help clear rubbish from our streets, in one of the largest litter picking efforts our town has ever seen. We are aiming to get 100 volunteers to help. Can you spare just 2 hours to help? It doesn't matter whether you are on your own, part of a group or…

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April 2019

Certificate in Customer Service for Health and Social Care Settings

4 April @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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QCF Level 2 15 credits ENROLEMENT & CLASSROOM DATE Thursday 4th April 2019, 10am – 3pm. Final Date for Workbook Hand In: 27th June 2019 OVERVIEW & OBJECTIVES This course is designed to help learners develop positive working relationships with customers in a health and social care setting, using effective communication. The course will use a blended approach consisting of 2 taught days and a distance learning workbook. COURSE CONTENT Understanding customer expectations in health and social care settings How to…

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Natural hygiene, skin & feminine care

5 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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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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