Derbyshire Eco Centre
Find out about our eco-friendly building at Middleton by Wirksworth, our courses, how to book the centre for your own activities, how to get involved and where to find us.
There are still a few places on courses up to the end of May. You'll find them in our spring course brochure. Our new look summer course booklet has just arrived with a great selection to make your summer special. It contains Wirksworth Festival arts workshops too, and new for 2013, special offers on local accommodation.
Don't miss out, make your booking early and enjoy a discount. The spring brochure and summer booklet are attached to this page.
To find out more about what we do, you can watch this video
Circles and Cycles
Our 2013 Spring Fair is nearly here. On the weekend of 13 and 14 April there will be all sorts of things that 'go round' in our FREE family event! Spinning, potting, bicycles, songs, the seasons and many more! Saturday evening join us for a cycle powered cinema showing of Belleville Rendezvous followed by music from the A52s. Local bar and real food. Contact us (opens in a new window) for tickets.
For more details go to Community events (opens in a new window)
Our courses develop skills that unite the community, environment and local economy. There's a wide choice of taster and longer courses. For help, get in touch and we'll help you find what's right for you.
You can see photos of our courses in action on our Flickr page (opens in a new window).
A 'one of a kind' centre
Derbyshire Eco Centre is a new building designed for learning for sustainability. Find out more about it in the building section.
with images of the centre being built.
To enquire about volunteering with us you can go to working together (opens in a new window) and to support our work and exchange ideas with like minded people, the Eco Centre Exchange (opens in a new window).
Contact the Derbyshire Eco Centre Manager for more information:
Tel: 01629 533038
Green Gown Awards
We were finalists in the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges' Green Gown Award 2012. The info we submitted is in Our Building (opens in a new window) page.
Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DerbyshireEcoCentre (opens in a new window)
The following documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF). You can download software to view PDF documents for free from the Adobe website (opens in a new window)
- Eco Centre Course Brochure Spring 2013 (1616KB)
- Derbyshire Eco Centre welcome leaflet (409KB)
- Eco Centre Course Brochure Summer 2013 (2878KB)
- Eco 2013 Spring Fair (1637KB)
Also on our website
- Adult Community Education