What's happening in September?

17 September

Join ECOLISE, The Eden Project and The Young Foundation in this online webinar to discuss The European Day of Sustainable Communities. Find out more about the event and sign up here.

6 September, Bronllys

Do you wish you could find a way to bring out the passions of people in your community and raise the energy of your street, area, village or town? Come along and meet others to share challenges, tips and tools, so we all go away feeling inspired to inspire others!

12 September, Cardiff

This free event is open to anyone who has a community project or an idea which could do with a boost in getting started or in moving on in some way. Come and share your experience with others, discuss new ideas, come away with a fresh perspective and new connections to follow up locally to you.

11 September, Edinburgh 

This informal free event, hosted by Eden Project Communities, will bring people together who want to make a positive difference in their local community. It’s open to anyone who’s involved in a community project or would like to find out more about how they could get involved. Whether you have lots of experience or are just starting your journey, you’re warmly invited to come along to discuss new ideas, share your skills and meet other people who are also active in the local area.

15 September, London

It’s hard to get people to notice your community project, and even harder to get them involved. But it’s not impossible! Discover tips to sharing your story, get young people interested, how to grow your online following and much more.

21 September

Observed around the world, the International Day of Peace is 'commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.'

20 September, Dundee

This informal free event, hosted by Eden Project Communities, will bring people together who want to make a positive difference in their local community. It’s open to anyone who’s involved in a community project or would like to find out more about how they could get involved. Whether you have lots of experience or are just starting your journey, you’re warmly invited to come along to discuss new ideas, share your skills and meet other people who are also active in the local area.

26 September

Thousands of clubs, parks, leisure centres and gyms are opening their doors to welcome you on National Fitness Day. The benefits of regular exercise include a healthier heart, increased wellbeing and a better quality of life. So come on, get active!

23 September – 23 October

Since 1998, The Tree Council has been organising Seed Gathering Season, the autumn campaign to inspire everyone to gather seeds, fruits and nuts and grow the trees of the future. The festival starts each year on the 23rd September (the autumn equinox, considered to be the first day of autumn) and continues until the 23rd October, giving our volunteer Tree Wardens and member organisations plenty of days on which to hold events, with lots of opportunities for everyone to hear and get inspired.

21 September, Inverness

Inspired to make a positive difference in your community but don’t know where to start? Do you spend your time trying out interesting ideas, from small and simple to big and bold, that aim to improve the happiness and wellbeing in your area?

This informal free event, our first one in Inverness, will bring people together who want to make a positive difference in their local community.

28 September – 1 October

This will be our first Community Camp of the year. Based at the Eden Project in Cornwall, community camps are for people who want to start a community initiative or take an existing project to the next level. A mix of practical activities, workshops, inspiring speakers and networking opportunities are offered, further information and application details to be confirmed later in the year.

26 September, Perth

Inspired to make a positive difference in your community but don’t know where to start? Do you spend your time trying out interesting ideas, from small and simple to big and bold, that aim to improve the happiness and wellbeing in your area?

This informal free event, our first one in Perth, will bring people together who want to make a positive difference in their local community.

26 September, Dumfries

This informal free event, hosted by Eden Project Communities, will bring people together who want to make a positive difference in their local community. It’s open to anyone who’s involved in a community project or would like to find out more about how they could get involved. Whether you have lots of experience or are just starting your journey, you’re warmly invited to come along to discuss new ideas, share your skills and meet other people who are also active in the local area.