Archive for June, 2010

Transition Living Workshops 2010

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Please register your interest for all these events as times/locations are subject to alteration and time is needed to prepare materials for these workshops in advance. Many thanks.

New events are being organised all the time, sign up for the SLACC monthly enewsletter to keep up to date with local activities. Email slacc[at]

Coastal Wild Food Walk Sun 18th July, 11am – 3pm, meet at Arnside prom opp. PO

With Sonny, £3 per person

A walk from Arnside along the coast identifying coastal plants and seaweeds and their culinary uses. A variety of seaweed snacks will be on offer.  Meet at Arnside promenade opposite the post office at 11am.

Booking in advance is required as places are limited to 10 people – email sonnykhan[at] or ring 01539 740694.

LEDfantastic Workshop Tuesday 14th September, 6pm -9pm, United Reform Church, Highgate, Kendal

With Dave Weirdigan,  £10 waged / £5 low/unwaged, plus the cost of the components you use during the workshop.

Dave Weirdigan returns to Cumbria with his highly regarded ‘LEDfantastic’ workshop.
Learn about LEDs, the ultra-low power lighting for the 21st Century.
Light up your life – make spotlights, fairy lights, party lights, costume lights – whatever you can imagine.
Illuminate your van, yurt, boat, bus, barn, shed or house – 12v, the way forward
Check out for more details

Booking in advance required – email jennings_ruth[at] or ring 01539 822 165

Windermere and Bowness Big Green Event Sun 19th September

details to follow.

Damson Harvest (date dependant on when fruit ripens, usually first 2 weeks in Sept.)

With Lorna and Ruth, Lyth Valley. In conjunction with the Damson Association.

Abundance plans to organise another damson harvest day in early September, date tbc in September when the fruit has ripened. Email tsl.abundance[at] or phone 07851719444 to register your interest and we’ll contact you with dates/times closer to the time.

Damson Jam Making Tuesday 12th October, 7-9pm at United Reform Church, Highgate, Kendal

With Lorna and Ruth, £3 per person

Informal workshop – have a go at making Lyth Valley damson jam and preserving fruit in the traditional way with Transition Living in Kendal.

Booking required tel 01539 822165 or email tsl.abundance[at]

Cheese and Butter Making Tues 9th November -  7pm – 9pm, United Reform Church, Highgate, Kendal

with Stefan £3 per person

Learn small scale soft and hard cheese making techniques and also butter making in a simple churn. Taste locally produced cheeses from organic goats milk.

Booking in advance required as places are limited – email jennings_ruth[at] or ring 01539 822165

December Anti Consumerist Christmas Present Making Party!

Tuesday 14th December, 7pm – 9pm, United Reform Church, Highgate, Kendal

with Ro and Gareth – £5 (£3 unwaged).

Come and make your own innovative Christmas presents out of recycled materials without supporting any big corporation…enjoy making, enjoy giving!

Booking in advance required -email jennings_ruth [at] or ring 01539 822165