Free Cookery Workshops

Free Cookery Workshops

You are invited to take part in our free Cookery Workshops at the Albrighton Community Centre, as part of Camberwell Waste less, Save more!

Join our top chefs to discover how fermenting can help make your food go further and learn how to make the most of parts of the animal or vegetable that would otherwise go in the bin.

Fermenting your favourite fruit or veg:

24 May 1 – 3pm

24 May 6:30 – 8:30pm

25 May 1 – 3pm

25 May 6:30 – 8:30pm


Root to Shoot: Nose to Tail:

1 June 1 – 3pm  (vegetables)

1 June 6:30 – 8:30pm  (vegetables)

14 June 1 – 3pm  (meat)

14 June 6:30 – 8:30pm  (meat)


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Wardrobe Refresh Workshop

Join Veolia for a FREE Wardrobe Refresh Workshop at your local recycling centre this spring!

It’s the perfect time for a spring clean but rather than throwing away old clothes why not refresh, improve or mend them for the new season. As part of an upcycling awareness project, Veolia the recycling and waste partner of Southwark council are giving residents the opportunity to attend a free repair workshop at the recycling facility off Old Kent Road, at the Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility, 43 Devon Street, London. SE15 1AL

Katie from Stitches In Time who will be leading the workshop said; “This will be a relaxed workshop where residents can get advice on how to fix, alter and repair clothes they might have been too afraid to tackle! Come along to the workshop with at least three to five items that you’d like advice on how to fix and you will be guided in choosing the best ones to work on and supported in fixing them.”

For residents keen to attend all equipment is provided and attendees will learn:

  • A range of sewing and alteration techniques
  • Technical jargon used in dress making
  • How to repair and alter on your own with confidence

The free ‘Spring clean your wardrobe’ workshop takes place on Tuesday 4 April, it will start promptly at 10am and will end at 1.30pm. Residents interested in attending must book their place by emailing by 30 March 2017.

As part of the workshop visitors will also be given the opportunity to see first-hand what happens to their recycling at the state of the art recycling facility. The tour of the recycling facility will enable residents to learn where Southwark’s 132,500 tons of recycling gets sorted every year, ready to become something new.

Other crafting workshops will be taking place later in the year as part of this upcycling project.

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EXPLORE, EXERCISE, EXHALE: CoolTan Arts Festival of Walks and Urban Exploration 28 March- 2 April

Dear Walker and Urban Explorer,
CoolWalks team are delighted to be launching 2 new tours, 4 redesigned walks and 2 walking workshops, all part of this exciting Spring Festival of Walking and Creativity.

The leaflet is attached but to find out more about individual walks just visit:

And please do support the festival not only by signing up and joining a walk but by spreading the word. All sales and any additional donations contribute directly to CoolWalks programme. So we look forward to seeing you at one of our unique walks, led by one of dedicated volunteers.

Charlie Fox
Project Coordinator and Walk Leader Trainer CoolWalks

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Free Arts Workshops

FREE Arts Workshops for all!

Camberwell Arts invites adults, young people and children of all ages to join them for a day of creativity with a series of arts workshops at  St Giles Hall, 161 Benhill road, SE5 on
Saturday 11 March 2017.

If you want to find out about ALL the workshops, the times and what to bring to them, click HERE and it takes you to the Camberwell Arts website. You can book onto each workshop from the website. We have limited places, so booking early to avoid disappointment.

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Women Fix It Free Classes

Workshops coming up in Camberwell for women only

Hello All who have shown an interest in Women Fix It,

We are really happy to let you all know we have a whole bunch of sessions coming up at Camberwell. Thanks to BeeUrban and Camberwell Subterriania.

We have changed how we will roll out these classes and have had to add a charge of £20 per class for last 6 classes in the spring as we have no funding for these.

So get on the free list If you can!

We have three classes to teach and its up to you which sessions you can attended and when.
The dates are:

28/01/2017-M Check
11/02/2017-Puncture Repair

18/02/2017-M Check
04/03/2017-Puncture Repair

18/03/2017-M Check
01/04/2017-Puncture Repair

22/04/2017-M Check
06 /05/2017-Puncture Repair

M Check– getting to know all the part names of your bike how it works and how to clean and lubricate correctly. A chance to take things apart and put them back together. Looking at the Ball bearing parts of the bike and the chain drive. How your bike runs together to move you forward. From contact points to cables.

Brakes– Starting to work on how brakes work, types of brakes, how to change pads and parts of your own brakes on your own bike (some parts available from subterriania). All works are safety checked before leaving!

Puncture Repair– How to repair a puncture correctly on the move and at home quickly and safely…too does and not. This session is the most useful and cost effective. Advice on tyre type, sizing of inner tube and tyre sizing knowledge. What does 700×32 mean?? How do you replace a schwalbe marathon plus tyre??!!

You do not have to come along three weeks in a row but we ask that you do come along for all three classes if you start the course.

Please get in touch and get your name on the list.

Annie Griffiths
Women-Fix-It Co-ordinator is currently on Maternity leave so please contact me via this email or telephone number bellow.

Many thanks and look forward to seeing you all in the workshop!

Katy Thompson

Lead Mechanic
Women Fix It
Mobile: 07875125617
Katy Thompson


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In true recycling spirit, Veolia Southwark, have created a Christmas tree out of a very unlikely material. Find out what it is at our FREE evening full of festive recycling and answer our riddle for a chance to win a prize – 

“When can a Christmas tree have walked 150,000 miles?”

Veolia Southwark are hosting a Christmas reuse workshop for all the family at the Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility, 43 Devon Street, SE15 1AL on Tuesday 20th December, 4-7pm and are inviting you and your family to join in on all the festivities and spread the Christmas spirit! 

Our reuse workshops are very popular, so please RSVP by email or by calling 020 3567 2600 by 5pm on Monday 19 December.

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Christmas Creations

Christmas Creations

After-school art workshops for children & young people using a range of exciting materials and techniques to create art & craft items for Christmas.

Parents, grandparents and carers also welcome.
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tuesdays 15th, 22nd, 29th November, 6th and 13th December, 3.30pm-5pm at Art in the Park, Chumleigh Gardens, Burgess Park SE5 ORJ

Sessions run by artists Andrea Sinclair and Elle Salt with volunteers, Ange Mukeza and Florence Goodhand-Tait.

Cost £3.

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