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The EnvironmentCentre is an independent charity (Charity no. 1039378), whose focus is environmental information, education and activity in South West Wales.

Why not Pay us a visit?

At the Environment Centre you can get inspired, research information, buy green goods or drink & snack ethically in our Fairtrade Coffee Shop.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.

 

 

Where are we?

See our How to Find us page.

 

Quick links to some of our projects and partners:

SEEF, SEF & Swansea's Environment Strategy , Sustainable Swansea, Clear Streams Swansea and Swansea Fair Trade Forum


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We are an independent local environmental charity and rely on donations to keep us going.

 

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GfayreCan you help us out?
There are just a few things left to finish things off a whole load of improvements to our Coffee Shop, information area and garden. Would you be willing to donate any of the following? Some cushions, table for use in the garden and a Cappucino/expresso machine. If you can help, please do get in touch.

studioArtist Studio to Rent

at Environment Centre

Are you a Swansea based artist or group of artists who are looking for a studio?
Are you an environmental artist or keen to work in an environmentally friendly way?
Would you like a large studio space in Central Swansea?
The Environment Centre has a 31.5 sq metre/ 340 sq feet art studio available for rent now for an initial 6 month term.
Our large meeting space could also act as a gallery for your work or even a space to run workshops and events – subject to separate negotiations.
The rent is £250 per month, which includes all heat, power and water. The room has great light and has a door that leads out into our garden.

There are more photos of the space HERE.

Please get in touch to arrange a viewing.

sus swan logoGower Cycling Festival: 9th-16th August
The Fifth Gower Cycling Festival is from Sat 9th to Sat 16th August 2014. This year has a varied programme of 21 rides to suit all abilities.
This year there are 2 new rides aimed at the less confident cyclists on 9th and 16th August. Other rides are between 5 and 60 miles.

The Festival Launch is on Sat 9th August at 2pm next to Junction Cafe, Blackpill, with music, stalls etc.

The Registration Fee is only £5 for unlimited rides (children Free).
For more details please visit www.wheelrights.org.uk/GCF14.htm or telephone Nick Guy on 01792 476178.

ballsSculpture by the Sea UK Festival 2014 / Cerflunio ar lan y Mor Gwyl 2014:

10am to 4pm from 24th to 27th July
A series of FREE Environmental Art workshops are being held on local beaches, by a team of professional artists to create a display of temporary sculptures that inspire, inform and educate. All you need is a bucket and spade, hat and sunscreen.

Thursday, 24th July @ Oxwich Beach
Friday, 25th July @ Port Eynon Beach
Saturday, 26th July @ Bracelet Bay Beach
Sunday, 27th July @ Blackpill Beach (by Lido)
These are FREE Drop in workshop (all ages and cultures welcome).

Visit www.sculpturebythesea.co.uk


Green Light Newsletters:

*July/August 2014 EDITION IS NOW ONLINE*

The Environment Centre has a monthly newsletter "Green Light".

For the latest edition and an archive of previous editions.... Read on

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Membership

 

We are an independent local charity. We have a great value membership scheme, with some great benefits.

Find out more here

Volunteering

And Jobs

Want to join us? We have a great team of volunteers who help run the Visitor Centre and other aspects of the charity. Find out more here

 

JOB VACANCY

**Information Services Assistant**
(This is a Jobs Growth Wales Vacancy for eligible 16 to 24 year olds)
We are looking for a technically minded, friendly and approachable individual who is familiar with social media and websites to help us promote the work of our projects.

This is a Jobs Growth Wales Vacancy and to apply you should go to their website HERE

Closing date is 30th July.

 

Read about Camilee's experience with us as a French student on a placement HERE