What’s On

Welcome to our Events Calendar, where you’ll find the latest upcoming events in Shropshire. If you have an event coming up that you’d like us to promote, please email admin@zerocarbonshropshire.org



This is the live calendar, you can find more information on events below

Sat, 14 May, 10:00am – 12:15pm  Church Stretton Repair Cafe
Scout Hut, Church St, Church Stretton SY6 6DQ, UK (map)
Stretton Climate Care organises a repair cafe from 10am-12pm on the second Saturday of the month at the Scout Hut, Church Street.
Sat, 21 May, 10am – 2pm  Shrewsbury Repair Cafe
United Reformed Church, Coleham Head, Shrewsbury SY3 7BJ, UK (map)
The Shrewsbury repair cafe meets monthly on the third Saturday of each month from 10-2pm. For more details see: Shrewsbury Repair Cafe
Sat, 28 May, 11am – 4pm  Next Generation Fair
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Market St, Craven Arms SY7 9RS, UK (map)
This is a family event featuring displays and demonstrations about sustainable living and protecting Shropshire’s biodiversity. Entry is free.
Wed, 15 June (postponed from April) – 11 am     How do we Engage, Empower and Excite the Public about Home Renovation?
ZCS Buildings Working Group has organised a talk by George Marshall on Wednesday 15th June 11am – 12.30pm. It will be at Evora Edge’s Knowledge Hub in the Pump House, Shrewsbury as well as broadcast via zoom. Places are limited (especially in person) so please sign up using this form: https://forms.gle/vcCfxkPRBfpjoEpF8
George Marshall is the Founding Director of Climate Outreach with 30 years experience in communications, research, and environmental advocacy from grassroots movements to senior government. He has held senior management positions in Greenpeace US and the Rainforest Foundation and has international reputation for his research work on reaching new audiences.
He has designed national level climate communications strategies for Wales, Canada, Colombia and India. He is the author of two books: Carbon Detox (Hamlyn Gaia 2007 ) on personal lifestyle change and carbon counting, and Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains are Wired to Ignore Climate Change (Bloomsbury 2016) on the psychology of climate communications, which was described by The Guardian as “the most important book published on climate change in the past few years”. He is also the founder of the Ecovation network, a lead advisor to the European Insulation Industry and has retrofitted two of his former houses.
Ludlow Repair Cafe
Ludlow holds a repair cafe on a quarterly basis, on the last Saturday of Jan, Apr, Jul, and Oct. It meets in two different venues. For the latest details see: Ludlow Repair Cafe