Events

There are lots of amazing events going on, take a look at our calendar to find one near you.

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PAT Testing Workshop – CAG Somerset members only

Free workshop to train CAG Somerset members to be competent PAT testers. Please join us for a fun day of learning and improving our skills. The workshop will take approx. 4 hours, starting at 9am. Interested groups should register their interest with Amelia amelia.allerton@resourcefutures.co.uk.

Free

Street Repair Cafe

Street Quaker Meeting House 36 High Street, Street, Somerset, United Kingdom

Our first ever Repair Cafe is launching today at the Street Quaker Meeting House! Bring along your items for repair. Skilled volunteers will be onsite, ready to get your appliances and bikes working again and patch up your clothing. Tea, coffee and home made cakes will be on sale. The Fixy Van will also be…

Free

CAG Training Series – An introduction to the circular economy

Online

Free online event on Thursday 07th March 7-8:30pm open to all   This is a joint event hosted by CAG Devon and CAG Somerset. Our March Training Series is free for anyone to join to give you a taste of the training offered by the CAG networks.   As the pressures on our planet and…

Free

CAG Somerset ‘Welcome to the Network’ event

Art Bank 13 High St,, Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom

All are welcome at our ‘Welcome to the CAG Network’ event at 10:30am to 13:30pm on Saturday the 9th of March at the the Art Bank! Now that the CAG Somerset network is underway, we want to hold an event to celebrate our new network and our brilliant members! It will be a great opportunity…

Free

CAG Training Series – An introduction to encouraging sustainable behaviour change

Online

Free online event on Monday 18th March 7-8:30pm open to all This is a joint event hosted by CAG Devon and CAG Somerset, our March Training Series is free for anyone to join to give you a taste of the training offered by the CAG networks. Human behaviour is complex, mysterious, and incredibly interesting! Join…

Green Ilminster Talk – Somerset Climate Action Network

Steve Mewes of Somerset Climate Action Network on the background to the climate and nature emergency, the work of Somerset CAN and the ways in which everyone can make a difference. Come and be energised and inspired! Venue: Ilminster Arts Centre, 35 East St, Ilminster TA19 0AN Doors open 6.45pm. Talk starts 7.30pm. Refreshments from…

Community First Aid Workshop

Salvation Army Hall, Taunton The Salvation Army, South Street, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom

Monday 25th of March 10am-11:30am Salvation Army Hall, Taunton,  CAG Somerset Members Only - Booking is essential  Venue: Salvation Army Hall, South Street, Taunton, TA1 3AA Parking is available at the venue and light refreshments will be provided Join us for an Adults First Aid workshop with the Community Education Co-ordinator from the British Red Cross Did you…

CAG Training Series – Building your communications

Online

Free online event on Tuesday 26thMarch 7-8:30pm Open to all   This is a joint event hosted by CAG Devon and CAG Somerset, our March Training Series is free for anyone to join to give you a taste of the training offered by the CAG networks.   Do you want to improve your communications skills?…

Free

Safeguarding Online Training (CAG network members only)

The CAG Project recognises the importance of safeguarding and our shared responsibility to protect children and vulnerable adults from harm. To help groups feel confident in identifying and responding to any issues that may arise, we are working with Ade Murphy from Creating Solutions to offer online safeguarding training. Safeguarding training is vital for community…

PAT Testing Workshop (CAG Somerset network members only)

Woolavington Village Hall Woolavington Village Hall, Higher Rd,, Woolavington,

Join us for our next community PAT testing workshop! Our last course was fully-booked so please reserve your space to avoid disappointment. This will be a fun afternoon of learning and improving our PAT Testing skills with Robert Horn, Community Buildings Advisor. Light refreshments will be provided. Please feel free to bring along your own PAT tester to practice…

Action for Somerset’s Future event

The Albemarle Centre, TA1 1BA The Albemarle Centre,, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom

A joint event by Somerset Climate Action Network, Community Action Groups Somerset and Somerset Local Nature Partnership. Booking is essential, click here. 'Action for Somerset's Future' is an interactive day of developing connection across Somerset communities to encourage climate action and community wellbeing. All are welcome including individuals, community groups and councils. Join us for…

Free

Gardening for Wildlife- talk by Helen Gillingham

illminster Arts Centre 35 East Street, Illminster, Somerset

Join Green Illminster for a talk on creating wildlife habitats with Helen Gillingham from Transition Town Wellington. Helen will share her personal experience and insights from the 2021 booklet, covering topics such as making reptile hibernaculums, bat boxes, bug hotels, and growing wildflowers. You'll leave with plenty of ideas to try at home.

free

People powered change

We support and help community action groups who focus on re-use, repair, reduction, sharing, surplus food or composting.

A picture of a community allotment. wooden planters are in neat rows with small paths between them. Within the planters are different green leafy plants of varying heights. In some planters are canes growing peas. All plants appear to be seasonal summer vegetables. To the back right of the image are some sheds and the community allotment continues right through the image