PCC Winter Programme of Events
All events free of charge
To find out more about any of the workshops or to book please email firstname.lastname@example.org or pop into the PCC at 34 John Street Penicuik.
Good Food Conversations
Local? Organic? Grow your Own? Are you interested in exploring with others the carbon emissions and environmental impact of the food we eat and how we can eater better food for the planet and ourselves? This will be a friendly and informal session with tasty recipes and tips that asks the question: How can a sustainable diet be affordable and accessible?
Good Food 1: Tuesday 8th of February 6.30pm-8.30pm
Good Food 2: Tuesday 22nd February 6.30pm-8.30pm
Nature Connection and Foraging Walks
Join us on a Saturday morning in a family friendly wander to explore new and familiar areas of Penicuik to learn about the nature on our doorstep
Winter Tree Identification: Saturday 29th January 10am-12pm
Spring Greens Foraging: Saturday 12th March 10am-12pm
Grow Your Own
Are you a beginner or an experienced gardener looking for fresh ideas? Growing your own food is a fun way to reduce your carbon footprint, get healthier and deepen your connection to what you eat.
Plan Your Garden: Tuesday 18th January 6.30pm-8.30pm
Introduction to Permaculture: Saturday 19th February 10am – 4pm
Beginners Grow your Own: Tuesday 8th March 6.30pm-8.30pm
Using Compost Worms: Tuesday 15th March 6.30pm-8.30pm
PCC Sewing Workshop
Six places available (3 to new participants)
Learn to use a sewing machine, to cut out a pattern, replace a zip, create a waistband and hem your personal or household garments. Learn how to go from start to finish with your dressmaking on either
Saturday 22nd January from 10 – 4pm Or Sunday 6th February from 10 – 4pm
Carbon Challenge Crochet Classes
Up to 8 places available (four for new participants)
Beginner & Mixed ability Thursday 7 – 9 pm. January 27th & February 3rd, 10th and 17th.
PCC Joinery Workshop
Six places available. Come to 34 John St and learn how to strip down wooden pallets to create flower and vegetable planters for local communities and schools.
Tuesday Jan 18th, 25th 12.30 to 2.30pm
Tuesday Feb 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd 12.30 to 2.30pm
Bring your bike along to be fixed or checked by a bike mechanic. Basic parts provided. Drop-in session (no booking required)
34 John St: Saturday 5th February 9:30am – 12pm and Saturday 5th March 9:30am – 12pm