Skillsharer | 14.03.2009 09:55 | Education
@ the Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone St, Forest Fields, NG7 6HX
The latest amazing Sumac Skillshare programme has been announced. Everyone is invited to come along to these free workshops and learn skills for the future!
Lo-tech Skillshare flyer
Print and display flier
9.30-12.30: Low carbon cooking. Limited numbers – please book.
In a time when oil, gas and wood are coming into short supply, learn how to build a super-efficient cooking stove that works using twigs alone. This hands-on workshop will lead you through the steps of building a basic rocket stove.
Solar Hot Water 9.30 – 12.30. Limited numbers – please book.
An introduction to heating water using solar power, including how to make your own panels.
12:30: Lunch. A delicious and nutritious community meal for donations.
1.30 - 3pm: What Crisis?
What is the climate / resource crisis we are facing? Why aren't we trying harder to stop it? Join in discussions on what we can do as a community.
3.15 – 5.45pm: Linux for beginners
Fed up with Microsoft? Linux is a free alternative to Windows that is written by people for people. This workshop will give you basic skills to get more out of Linux. Bring your laptop (if you have one!)
3.15 – 5.45pm: Bike maintenance: Brakes & Gears
Make cycling EVEN better by learning how to maintain your brakes and gears yourself. Bring your bike.
3.15 – 6.15pm: 12 volt electrics & pedal power. Limited numbers – please book.
Learn how to rig up a solar electric system and convert a bicycle, car alternator and rubber band into a 50w electrical generator.