From school to work and inbetween – education & employability

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  • Calderwood Community Outdoor Classroom

    Calderwood Primary School has extensive grounds around the school building which is very basic in layout and also very old and tired. It was recognised that there was an opportunity to create something unique that would enhance the children’s experience at school and after school. The school plans to make Read more [...]

  • Clapham Leaf Club at Venn Street Market

    Grand Finale: 2nd July 2016 (10am – 4pm) Clapham Leaf Club has been designed to enable pupils of the Clapham and Larkhall Collaborative schools, (Allen Edwards, Clapham Manor, Heathbrook, Lark Hall Primary and Macaulay CE) to learn all aspects of growing their own food from preparing the soil using organic Read more [...]

  • Napiershall Street Garden

    We have turned a car park into a community garden! Together, we sow, grow and harvest healthy food with the aim of making gardening accessible and sustainable for all. Napiershall Street Community Garden was founded as part of the Let’s Cook Grow Sew Together project supported by West of Scotland Read more [...]

  • Houseboat Verda the houseboat art community

    VOLUNTEERS WANTED. Upskill, skill share, creatives, professionals, try hards and artists…You are most welcome to come join us on the Goodship Verda and friends as part of Adur Arts Collective… It appears like an apparition more at home in the backwaters of Kooksville, California…  A pebble’s throw from Brighton, yet you Read more [...]

  • The Cornfield

    The Cornfield site is an underused patch of land situated between the communities of Millburn and Ballysally in Coleraine. The local communities will be directly involved in wild flower sowing and growing, and will create beautiful sensory gardens in which to wander, grow their own veg, provide outdoor classroom space Read more [...]

  • Outdoor Classroom Day Campaign

    Outdoor Classroom Day is a worldwide campaign to celebrate and inspire learning and play outside the classroom. Building on the success of the 2017 campaign when over 2 MILLION children got involved in thousands of schools in over 100 countries, our aim is to get as many children as possible playing Read more [...]

  • CLEAN-UP ON THE CHALK

    Sunday, 12th June, 2016   10.30am to 4pm Hutchinson’s Bank Nature Reserve is a very special London green space, comprising chalk grassland which is managed by London Wildlife Trust. Known for over 30 species of butterfly including the Small Blue, Grizzled skipper, Dark green fritillary, it also supports wild orchids, greater Read more [...]

  • Oasis Farm Waterloo

    In June 2015, a new urban farm opened its gates in Lambeth, a stone’s throw from London’s South Bank. The result of a partnership between Oasis Hub Waterloo and educational charity Jamie’s Farm, the Oasis Farm Waterloo aims to become a thriving community resource for Lambeth and Southwark, offering workshops Read more [...]

  • Wellcome Community Action 2018

    Community Action 2018, taking place between the Monday 2nd – Friday 13th July, will see staff from across the Wellcome forming teams to help 16 projects in the local area in need of volunteers – it’s also a great chance to get to know the wider community and also each Read more [...]

  • Cob in the Community

    London’s leading cob building experts, enthusiasts and educational specialists. Working with London clay and communities in schools, growing and community groups since 2008.  Projects include: Sculpted areas at Vauxhall City Farm, St Joseph’s School Archway Cob and straw bale community building at Meadow Orchard, Crouch End Heated benches at Transition Heathrow, in Read more [...]

  • Make Jabujicaba the Movie

    Voices for Nature are story tellers for social justice and saving our planet. We base our work on a specially written eco-thriller set in Brazil’s rainforests. Brazil is bankrupt and the Amazon rainforest is up for auction…. We have entered Richard Branson’s #VOOM2016 competition with the pitch Make Jabujicaba The Movie.  Read more [...]

  • Kindling Play and Training

    Kindling Play and Training delivers QCF accredited Forest Schools Practitioner Training at OCN (Open Awards) Level 1 through to Level 3.  These training courses can be delivered in house for up to 16 participants. All courses are facilitated by Lily Horseman an experienced and creative trainer and Forest School practitioner. Read more [...]

  • The Urb Farm

    Growing People is a charity and horticultural social enterprise based on Wolverton’s Urb Farm where the small team of staff work with disengaged young people and volunteers to grow food for the local community. The 2.5 acres of land in the heart of residential Wolverton has been managed by the Read more [...]

  • Outdoor People

    Outdoor People is a not-for-profit social enterprise, dedicated to making the outdoors easy, especially for children and families. We are a great outdoors shop, we do research, we get involved in projects and campaigns and we work with others to get everyone, especially children, outdoors more! Why? Because we can’t Read more [...]

  • Sing For Your Supper

    Sing For Your Supper is a microfunding project inspired by the ‘Project Soup’ movement and run under the Cardiff Transition banner. We aim to help raise funds and distribute them to local community and sustainability groups, while highlighting food based issues, such as health, food security, and ethical, sustainable food Read more [...]

  • Wildwood Community Cafe

    Delicious, hot vegetarian food, teas, coffee using organic and fairtrade ingredients and fresh food grown on site. Wildwood café is part of a unique closed-loop demonstration  Come and experience a circular, sustainable approach to food where biogas from an on-site biodigester is used to cook food grown using liquid fertiliser Read more [...]

  • Transition Worthing Greenspaces

    Transition Town Worthing have been given the opportunity to create local food gardens in Worthing Town Centre and we are currently working on The Haven to create free fruit and veg for those who need it (like Incredible Edible) as well as enhancing this lovely spot in the park with Read more [...]

  • Only Connect

    Only Connect is London’s creative criminal justice charity, rooted in community. Our vision is a more connected, human and just society, where we all choose a crime free life. The focus of our work is innovation to reduce re-offending. We work with Londoners aged 16+ with recent experience of the justice Read more [...]

  • Forest of Hearts

    A new 5 acre forest garden where we will grow over 100 edible flowers, shrubs, herbs, trees, climbers and perennial vegetables. Our mission is “edible gardens for good” and we have the following aims: To grow a wide range of edible crops To support good causes To promote health and well being Read more [...]

  • PopFarm

    PopFarm is a community growing space at PopBrixton. It launches in spring of 2016, and aims to provide free education and community engagement in its gardens, and in those of local schools and community organisations. We will be growing food for the caterers on site, and supporting people into employment Read more [...]

  • Earthworm Watch

    Earthworm Watch aims to improve knowledge of how humans affect earthworms and how this influences soil health. Data collection for the project has now finished but you can visit our website for results and survey materials are still available for use. The survey should take under an hour and involves Read more [...]

  • Bristol Soup

    Bristol Soup is a project that holds grassroots events to crowdfund ideas that can help our community. It is all about encouraging community projects within the city or helping out with any new innovative ideas that could benefit Bristol and is micro-funded by the audience on the night. It is Read more [...]

  • The Trading Post

    “The Trading Post” is an awesome Community Building that is home to a number of different social action and community projects all run by volunteers from Coulby Newham Baptist Church and in partnership with the local community. Current we run the following projects weekly and we have plans to grow Read more [...]

  • Peckham’s Wild Patch

    An opportunity for people from the local area to manage Bellenden Road Nature Garden. This involves learning skills in conservation, wildlife friendly gardening and optional participation for training in leadership skills and health and safety. There will be regular sessions run by a community engagement officer until the end of Read more [...]

  • Are We Ready?

    ‘Are We Ready?’ is a simple package of resources (available here) to support community groups to start conversations about how they can become a more resilient community that is able to respond creatively to the impacts of climate change and to reducing fossil fuel dependence. It consists of a short film, Read more [...]

  • Unicorn Centre – Riding for the Disabled

    The Unicorn Centre, a registered charity, is a purpose built Riding for the Disabled Centre, providing riding therapy and opportunities for learning, achievement and fun to almost 200 local disabled adults and children each week.  Although the Centre was built thanks to a large Lottery grant, it doesn’t receive any on-going Read more [...]

  • Literalley Urban Regeneration

    LITTERALLEY is an exciting new urban regeneration project in the heart of East London. A partnership between Wayward landscape architects, The Whitechapel Gallery and Providence Row, together we will reimagine and transform the disused alley in to an enchanting public library with a long bookshelf of cast concrete books, seating Read more [...]

  • Animal Days Out

    Animal Days Out (ADO)was setup as a Community Interest Company (C.I.C.) in 2011 with the aim to provide interactive, educational and recreational opportunities for children, young people and adults with a wide theme of animals, wildlife and nature. We have successfully developed a wide range of animal encounters, experiences, outdoor Read more [...]

  • Wild Boar Gardening

    Based on ecological and sustainable principals, to connect people with the places around them through discovery and learning of Natural Environments. Community gardening exists to encourage people to grow edibles and other plants with others &through doing so, gaining a strong sense of connection to the environment ,others and development Read more [...]

  • Thames Water For Wildlife

    Can you help us find the best and most unpolluted freshwater habitats in the Thames Region? If you are part of a volunteer, community, youth or work group we’d like to hear from you. Clean water is crucial to the wonderful wildlife that makes its home in freshwater. But whilst Read more [...]

  • Greenslate Community Farm

    A community run 30acre working farm. We grow fruit and vegetables, raise livestock, run a care farm, hold workshops have a working woodland and sell produce direct to the community. We offer the opportunity for volunteers to get involved with day-to-day running of the farm.

  • Arsenal in the Community

    Arsenal Football Club was born out of community and has always understood the power it has to bring people together and reach individuals in a way that nobody else can. This idea of giving back continued right throughout the decades until Arsenal in the Community was formally established in the Read more [...]

  • Audacious Veg

    Audacious Veg is a bold new social enterprise creating training & employment opportunities for local young adults through urban agriculture. Our socially responsible business model addresses the need for skills and employment in northeast London, while meeting a growing demand for local food. Young adult trainees at Audacious Veg will Read more [...]

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