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NEW! Join us for this interactive, engaging and collaborative in-person workshop to understand the fundamentals of climate science.

Climate Fresk

Workshop Overview                                                                                                                                                      

Climate Fresk is our brand new, half day training offering to complement the full day Climate and Carbon Literacy related courses we already deliver. 

Climate Fresk is an extremely interactive group activity where a facilitator uses a pack of cards to support a group of people to map the causes and effects of the climate crisis, and together, through discussion, unpick the complexities, interrelated issues and feedback loops involved. It is a really engaging, collaborative method for understanding the fundamentals of climate science. It uses 42 ‘cards’ drawn directly from the latest IPCC reports and gives a deep dive into the whole climate system. The visual and interactive nature stimulates discussion, debate and group problem-solving. And it is really good fun! You will join a rapidly growing movement of 1.6 million participants worldwide. You can click on the Climate Fresk logo below to find out more about the movement. 

The course will be delivered by expert trainers working on behalf of Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS). We co-chair the Zero Carbon Cumbria Partnership and run Cumbria’s Climate and Carbon Literacy training programme. A certified Platinum Carbon Literate Organisation, our team of certified Carbon Literate trainers bring decades of practical emission-reduction expertise, in-depth knowledge of the local area as well as significant training experience. 

Event Details

The Climate Fresk workshop will run from 10am-1pm, with participants asked to arrive from 9:45am to help us start on time.

Teas, coffee, water and biscuits will be available fupon arrival and during the session break. 

There is no preparation required in advance.

Venue details

The workshop will be held at Penrith Methodist Church, in the Ullswater Room. The full venue address and location can be found to the right of this event listing. 

Entrance to the venue for this session will be from Wordsworth Street. This entrance is step free and accessible to wheelchair users. The Ullswater room is also step free, on the ground floor. There are 2 accessible toilets on the ground floor. 


The venue is a 14 minute walk (0.5 miles) from Penrith train station and a 6 minute walk (0.3) from Penrith bus station. You can plan your journey via https://www.traveline.info/. 

If you give us your details for car sharing on the booking form, we will be in touch to connect you to others looking/offering lifts but cannot guarantee we can link you up to a lift. 

There is limited free parking at the venue. This includes 2 disabled parking spaces - please tell us on the booking form if you require one of these. There are some pay and display car parks nearby - full details can be found in the registration email. 

Additional information

Climate Fresk involves discussion in small groups, around tables. We have booked a spacious venue but there will still inevitably be background noise from other tables. If that would cause issues for you, please contact us in advance of booking to discuss options.

There will be photos taken on the day of the training session in action, for us to use in publicity materials. If you do not wish to be included in any photographs, please let the photographer know on the day. 


Individuals - £57 per delegate
There is also an option to pay what you can afford (available if you live, work or study in Cumbria only - not applicable to employees/representatives from organisations). We want to ensure everyone can access this training regardless of their current financial circumstances.

Employees/representatives from organisations - £97 per delegate.

Please click on the Book Now link to choose your ticket option.


If you need to cancel your place, please get in touch at [email protected] as soon as possible. Please note that for cancellations on or after Tuesday 10th September, we can only refund 50% of your ticket fee (we will be unlikely to fill the place at short notice and will need to cover venue and trainer costs).


If you can afford to pay the full ticket price and are able to donate extra, this will help subsidise places for those who cannot. Thank you for your support.

Spread the word!

Please help us and let your friends, colleagues and followers know about: Climate Fresk, by sharing on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.  You can also share the below link in an email or on your websitehttps://cafs.org.uk/events/?civiwp=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fevent%2Finfo&id=394&reset=1




September 17th, 2024 from  9:45 AM to  1:00 PM
Penrith Methodist Church
Wordsworth Street
Penrith, CA11 7QY
United Kingdom
Individuals £57.00
Reduced cost places £0.00
Pay what you can £
Delegates from organisations £97.00
Donation £