From school to work and inbetween – education & employability

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  • Design Bank

    Design Bank uses donated furniture from the community and creates re-loved furniture that is fun. funky and functional.  We offers workshops in upcycling, design, and basic DIY to local community members and vulnerable adults. (Upcycling converts unwanted or useless products into new products of better quality or a higher environmental value.) Read more [...]

  • Ruskin Park Fruit ‘n’ Veg Garden

    Trees for Cities completed planting of the Fruit ‘n’ Veg Garden in March 2014 in partnership with Lambeth Council, the Friends of Ruskin Park, Ruskin Park Community Garden and lots of volunteers.  The area was established as a Pocket Park through the support of the GLA and will be used as Read more [...]

  • Inkwell Arts

    Inkwell Arts is a creative space with garden, allotments & veggie cafe. We provide both a safe space for people with enduring mental health problems to engage in a variety of activities, but also encourage the local community to take part in our services. We work in partnership with many Read more [...]

  • Wild Places

    Wild Places Project – Inspiring Communities, Engaging through Nature It is all about engaging communities who have limited or no access to nature and the 'great outdoors'. It brings communities together to learn about nature and bio-diversity and experience it for themselves.

  • Brand Amplifier

    Applications are now open for the 2013 Brand Amplifier Competition! Win a chance to be mentored by some of London’s most innovative women in business! Brand Amplifier is an exciting initiative aimed at encouraging and assisting emerging female-run companies in Lambeth. The idea of Brand Amplifier is to allow enterprising Read more [...]

  • Kitchen Garden

    The Wellbeing Farm has been developed out of a passion to create an environment where people can de-stress, be inspired and re-energise. We offer something for everyone – businesses, individuals and children. Our organic kitchen garden complete with a polytunnel supplies the cookery school (a matter of metres away!) with Read more [...]

  • Bugs Club (nature workshops for children)

    Bugs Club is a series of nature workshops for children in Westow Park in Crystal Palace. The 45-minute workshops runs every Saturday from 11.30am-12.15pm (apart from a winter hibernation break in January and February).  Activities include making spiders from pinecones, bug hunts, tree identification, foraging, leaf printing and other fun Read more [...]

  • Cleanweb UK

    We are Cleanweb UK, a non-profit group dedicated to raising the profile of the cleanweb movement in the UK. Cleanweb is where cleantech meets the cloud; where sustainability meets social media. We have a big problem to solve, and the web is the fastest-moving tool we have. Whether you’re building Read more [...]

  • Beautiful Planet Cafe/ Preston Green Centre Ltd

    Aims: 1. Self-funding community centre 2. To bring people and groups together who are concerned about the environment 3. To be an information, education and resource centre for everything green Sell tea, coffee, snacks, sandwiches, cake, wholefoods and Fairtrade gifts to pay rent. Various groups/activities in evenings. Room hire free Read more [...]

  • Mudchute Park & Farm

    We are Mudchute Park & Farm, one of the largest city farms in London with 32 acres of countryside in the middle of the Isle of Dogs. Offering a bit of countryside in the city, we are open to the public all year free of charge. As a charity, we Read more [...]

  • Carshalton Community Allotment

    Carshalton Community Allotment is a project run by Ecolocal. We offer free, drop-in sessions twice a week at the Carshalton Community Allotment with a range of fun activities for all ages and levels of experience. The main aims of gardening open sessions are: To improve gardening skills. To learn how Read more [...]

  • Green Gym TCV Hollybush & Inkwell Arts

    Green Gym – ideal way to improve your physical health for those of us more drawn to the great outdoors than a stuffy gym full of lycra-clad fitness fanatics!  Learn new skills, meet like-minded people whilst also improving your health.  No experience neccessary and equipment will be provided.  The project Read more [...]

  • FUNDING Project

    Here’s where we’ll post about all of the funding opportunites we are aware of that could benefit your project.  If you’re looking for STUFF, check out this area: http://www.projectdirt.com/forum/forum/925/ If you’re looking for VOLUNTEERS: http://www.projectdirt.com/forum/forum/1135/  Please keep checking back as we update this page regularly. If you are aware of any new scheme Read more [...]

  • Mobile Gardeners’ Park

    A new community park created within a major redevelopment site as a 'meanwhile' community space for growing and gathering. It is a mobile space some of the gardening shifts within the park some reaches beyond the park the community. We opened in June 2012 and are growing slowly as resources Read more [...]

  • Think twice’Constructing future’

        “Think Twice are Constructing Futures” The overall principal of the project in the UK is to enable 16 – 26 year old learners that are currently not in Employment, Education or Training (N.E.E.T.S.) an opportunity to be given employability skills in the Construction Industry via a series of Read more [...]

  • The Royal Parks

    The Royal Parks is the charity for London’s eight amazing Royal Parks.  We run an environmental education programme at the LookOut Discovery Centre, Hyde Park where people of all ages, abilities and communities can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and uncover, discover and be inspired by the natural Read more [...]

  • Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden

    Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden is a unique community garden in the heart of Deptford. Sited in an old primary school in Deptford. Explore and enjoy the gardens two tree houses, wild areas, log cabin, amphitheatres, polytunnels, ping pong tables, vegetables patches and wildlife pond full, join in with regular weekend Read more [...]

  • Hornbeam Community Cafe & Environmental Centre

    The Hornbeam Community Cafe & Environmental Centre is named after the locally renowned hornbeam tree, and provides a community cafe, a base for local food and environmental education projects, and a space for people to find out what’s going on locally and how to get involved.

  • Intact Preston Lancashire

    Environmental Project at Ingol Ingol Community Centre (Intact) in Preston has now obtained funding to enable them to work with children from the local school (Ingol Primary School) on a major environmental project. This consists of an eight week  summer term programme and will involve up to 10 children participating Read more [...]

  • London Bee Keeping Association

    The London Beekeepers Association represents the interests of beekeepers and urban beekeeping in the central London area. The LBKA is the association for those in London who already keep bees or who intend to do so, for beginners who want to start beekeeping and need instruction, and for anyone who Read more [...]

  • Glyndon – Gardening Club Hub

    Join our co-operative gardening, conservation & environmental management hub Growing herbs, fruit and vegetables in our community gardens at Glyndon Community Centre, The Old Swing Park Spiral Garden, Glyndon & Plumstead Children’s Centre Learning conservation in Plumstead Common Nature Reserve, Manthorp Open Space. In 2013 learn bee conservation, better beekeeping, Read more [...]

  • Estate to Plate

    Estate to Plate offers communities hands on experience of growing, preparing and eating local healthy food, from growing and harvesting through to buying locally, cooking and eating together. The Hackney-based project will boost activity in community kitchens refurbished with funding from City & Hackney NHS and encourage residents to take Read more [...]

  • Rippledown Environmental Education Centre

    Rippledown is a an environmental centre on the <st1:country-region>Kent</st1:country-region> coast, between <st1:city><st1:place>Dover</st1:place></st1:city> and Deal offering residential and non-residential courses for children and adults.  Based around an old vicarage, the centre has indoor and outdoor spaces for learning and exploration –  knowledge through nature.

  • Newground (Reachout Darwen Youth and Community Project)

    The Idea – To support young people and communities working together to create and regenerate local spaces through environmental action. We have created an ‘Earth Agents Group’ that involves young people tackling green issues relevant to them. New members/volunteers/equipment to aid the running of the project always welcomed.

  • The MVMNT Cafe & Edible Garden

    The MVMNT Pop Up Cafe in partnership with Cathedral Development Group, managed by Greenwich Cooperative Development Agency Where: Waller Way, Off Greenwich High Road, Greenwich DLR, SE10 8JA Opened in July 2012 – a bike friendly community run cafe with sustainability and local produce at the core of it’s operating ethics. Expect Read more [...]

  • Growing Gateway

    At present it is a couple of raised beds (1.5×4.8m) and intends to get parents and children on our estate growing food. Hopefully, in time the group and project will grow.

  • The 491 Community Gardens

    A wildlife and permaculture based community garden in urban East London, brimming with plants and wildlife. Regular events and tours.   Hello, I hope you enjoy our photographs of The 491 Community Gardens, please feel free to visit us at 491 Grove Green Road, E11. Ten years ago this was Read more [...]

  • Lambeth Poly

    Lambeth Poly is a community initiative to grow skills, food resilience and social enterprise. We’re developing a replicable model for further polytunnel growing in the borough and beyond. The first project is on the Tulse Hill estate, Brixton. It has been co-designed with the community and Lambeth Council. See more Read more [...]

  • TRAID Education

    TRAID educates people of all ages about the impacts of clothes on people and the environment, and gives people the tools to make more sustainable choices. We do this by working with over 10,000 people of all ages annually delivering practical workshops, talks, lectures, events, seminars and assemblies.  TRAID delivers Read more [...]

  • Hammersmith Community Gardens Association

    Hammersmith Community Gardens Association is a local environmental charity set up in 1984. We manage four community gardens in Hammersmith and Fulham.  HCGA has a range of projects which include conservation training schemes, volunteer gardening sessions, environmental playschemes and environmental education in local schools.  We assist local groups in the Read more [...]

  • Merseyside BioBank Active Naturalists

    The Merseyside BioBank Active Naturalists (MBAN) is a new group, associated with Merseyside BioBank Local Records Centre, for people who want to put their observations to use for the conservation of wildlife in our area. The meetings will be a mixture of formal training on the technical aspects of biological Read more [...]

  • Green Peas Events

     ‘Green Peas’ provide nature & eco crafts workshops for children of age 2-8 years and natural messy play for under 5’s. We run fantastic outdoors art events ‘Art Picnics4Kids’ during summer time and variety of workshops and events for local projects, festivals and organisations! ‘Green Peas’ nature& eco crafts workshops are a Read more [...]

  • GrowCookEat at Commonwork

    The GrowCookEat project at Commonwork, a Soil Association registered farm, enables schools, community groups and individuals to reconnect with where food comes from. Learn how to enjoy local, healthy, sustainable and affordable food. A Local Food funded project.

  • Cordwainers Garden

    We have claimed some disused land belonging to the London College of Fashion in Mare St. Since January 2011 we have built 16 small raised beds for local people and staff and students from the college to grow fruit and vegetables. We are also growing dye plants, medicinal herbs, flowers Read more [...]

  • Greeniversity – National Skill Share Platform

    Greeniversity is a national green skill share initiative that gives people the opportunity to teach and learn everything from bee-keeping to bike maintenance through free sessions, helping to create sustainable communities for the future. In a nutshell, Greeniversity helps people get together to share practical eco skills and information. Whether Read more [...]

  • Sutton in Transition

    Sutton in Transition. A Transition group based in the London Borough of Sutton.  Please contact us if you have any ideas for making the Borough a more resilient, sustainable, peaceable place to live.  Alternately if you would like to meet up and just talk over the issues then we wold Read more [...]

  • Wastebuster

    Wastebuster is a video rich, multimedia environmental education programme with cross-curricular films, practical activities and resources to make waste and recycling an exciting part of your curriculum. The programme offers a wide range of educational films, lesson plans and activities, creative project ideas and in-school waste reduction toolkits including downloadable Read more [...]

  • Magnificent Revolution

    Magnificent Revolution (MR) is a not-for-profit education project based in London. Made up of artists, musicians, designers, ecologists, and engineers, MR has flourished into a cross-disciplinary organisation working in education, ecology, engineering, design, art, music and film.

  • Outdoor Classroom Day

    OUTDOOR CLASSROOM DAY Spend a lesson learning outside the classroom on Thursday Nov 1st 2018! Join schools and organisations from across the UK this summer and celebrate outdoor learning & play on Empty Classroom Day. Spend a lesson outside, or do much more… Sign up your class or school here to be Read more [...]

  • Sustainable Curriculum

    This project aims to both promote existing and develop new resources to support a more sustainable curriculum across London schools. Our first resources will be available after Easter holidays 2013 on our new website. (A “Springboard to Action” project for the London Sustainable Schools Forum)

  • Greenwich CDA

    <P>Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency (GCDA) provides intensive support to communities that become active in solving their own difficulties. Controlled by a voluntary management committee representative of local organisations and social enterprises, we employ 11 staff with many years of expertise in their individual fields.</P> <P>Our services are free to beneficiaries Read more [...]

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