What's on ...

See below for a selection of CSE events - advice stands, training courses, workshops and conferences. We've also included sustainable energy events run by like-minded organisations that may be of interest, with a focus on Bristol, Somerset and the wider South West.

Events calendar

Use the drop-down menu below to see only CSE's events, or only non-CSE events, or all events. We do everything we can to ensure that the details are correct, but cannot take responsibility for any errors or omissions.

Living City: The Anatomy of a Green Capital

7 May 2014 (Wed) - 10 August 2014 (Sun) | Using a ‘city as body’ analogy, this exhibition explores what is needed to make a healthy, happy city. CSE's 4m long scale model of a landscape with renewable energy installations, plus a large unusual portrait of Bristol by artist Andy Council, are features of the show.
Venue | Architecture Centre, Bristol
Organiser | Architecture Centre

SelfBuild & Design Show

13 September 2014 (Sat) - 14 September 2014 (Sun) | An informative and hands-on show for anyone interested in converting, extending, renovating or self-building. Aimed at people considering their first project and seasoned self-builders alike.
Venue | Westpoint, Exeter
Organiser | SelfBuild & Design Magazine

The Co-operative Energy Community Energy Conference 2014

13 September 2014 (Sat) | Co-operative Energy's second community energy conference aims to cater for everyone from the complete beginner in Community Energy to the seasoned practitioner.
Venue | NEC Birmingham
Organiser | Co-operative Energy

Community Energy Fortnight 2014

13 September 2014 (Sat) - 28 September 2014 (Sun) | An opportunity to explore and celebrate how communities across the UK are generating, owning and saving energy. In association with The Co-operative Energy
Venue | All over UK
Organiser | Community Energy Coalition

Bristol Green Doors 2014

13 September 2014 (Sat) - 14 September 2014 (Sun) | The Bristol Green Doors weekend allows people to visit homes which have made cheaper to heat, more comfortable, kinder to the environment and energy smart.
Venue | 20 energy smart homes across Bristol
Organiser | Bristol Green Doors

Is Community Energy right for you?

19 September 2014 (Fri) | The day will offer participants an introduction to renewable energy and what ownership of it can mean for community groups.
Venue | TBC (Inverness)
Organiser | Scene Consulting

The Little Green Festival

20 September 2014 (Sat) - 21 September 2014 (Sun) | A weekend of information, stalls, good food and drink, arts, crafts and entertainment with a green theme, including sustainable and renewable energy info, local products, conservation and environmental organisations. Camping, activities and kids' events. Donations to Dorset Wildlife trust pond project. Details from californiabarn@hotmail.com
Venue | California Barn and Campsite, Swanage
Organiser | Karen Delahay, California Barn

Retrofit homes - improving the fabric of life

1 October 2014 (Wed) | CSE Chief Executive, Simon Roberts is chairing this one-day conference looking at the retrofit challenges and priorities for home owners, landlords, industry and government. Ian Preston, CSE's Head of Household Energy Services, is speaking on the privatisation of energy policy and the implications for practical delivery. Of interest to local authorities, housing associations and those in construction, planning, and design of retrofit projects.
Venue | Engineers House, Bristol
Organiser | Energy Institute

Engaging Communities on Energy & Climate Change

16 October 2014 (Thu) | An course for anyone looking to develop community activities for energy-saving, climate change and related issues.
Venue | TCPA, 17 Charlton House Terrace, London SW1
Organiser | Talk Action