|Purpose||Whistlewood Common is a community social enterprise in Melbourne, South Derbyshire.
Together we are creating a unique type of community woodland where everyone, young and old, comes together to grow and make things that are useful to us and our community.
Our events and education space is a place where everyone can learn about how we can live more sustainably.
And we have great fun doing it too.
Workshops on sustainable living
Hire the space for your own celebration or group
Sleep under the stars
Experience the campfire spirit
Community orchards and food forests
Enjoy natural children’s play areas
Get close to wildlife
Volunteer and learn new skills
Develop your own sustainable business idea with our support
Coming 2016 – Fitness trail in the newly planted woodland
Be part of something exciting!
|What they do||
|Geographical area coverage||Local, regional and national|
|Space for Hire||Yes|
|Opening Times||Whistlewood Common is open to the public every day (no dogs please). For details of events please see our website.|
|Meeting Place||Whistlewood Common The Common (next to Four Winds) Melbourne Derbyshire DE73 8DH|
|Service Costs||Volunteers Saturdays 10am – 1pm are free. Many events are free to enter, others have charges. Please see website for more details.|
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