Positive Initiatives In Your Community

At Miracle Theatre we know how important it is to take part in community initiatives to make our slice of the world⁠—and beyond!⁠—a more sustainable place.

Here’s a collection of some wonderful organisations, initiatives and volunteer groups in the places that Miracle Theatre tours: Falmouth, Bristol, Porthtowan, Brighton and greater Cornwall. Please check them out and get involved!

Goonie Growers

Goonie Growers is a community market garden for St Agnes. They are passionate about sharing with the local community: the experience of growing food; giving as many people as possible the opportunity to eat locally grown veggies; and creating a safe space for the community of St Agnes to come together. You can volunteer at 2pm on Fridays. Find out more here.

Falmouth Food Co-op

 

Falmouth Food Co-op started as a Food Hub selling groceries with the aim of making good food available to all and supporting local non-industrial farmers.

 

Find out more here.

Plastic Free Falmouth

 

Plastic Free Falmouth works with the local council, businesses, schools and community to develop ways to reduce single-use plastic.

 

Find out more here.

Falmouth becomes third town in Cornwall awarded 'plastic free' status

Falmouth and Penryn Welcome Refugee Families

 

A growing collective of people from the local community with a huge range of skills and experience, united by a shared common goal: to welcome a family to this area so that they can rebuild their lives.

 

Find out more here.

Clean Up Bristol Harbour

#CleanUpBristolHarbour is a monthly event inviting people to come along and pick up the floating rubbish that accumulates in the Bristol harbour. Working closely with the Harbour Office and Bristol Waste, they aim to keep a record of the amount of rubbish collected at each Clean Up and show how this litter affects the beautiful harbour.

Find out more here. 

City to Sea - Bristol

 

City to Sea is an organisation of scientists, marine biologists and campaigners who are working together to prevent plastic pollution at its source.

 

Find out more here.

Bristol Energy Cooperative

Bristol Energy Cooperative is a not for profit community energy organisation. Anyone can invest in them, and your money will be used to build renewable energy projects. Revenues are then channelled into community benefit funds. Find out more here.

Brighton Repair Cafe

 

Brighton Repair Cafe brings people together to help share skills repairing clothes and objects so they don’t turn into waste.

Find out more here.

 

Chyan Community Field

 

Chyan Community Field aims to involve as many people from their local communities in producing local, organic food, teaching and learning about sustainable living.

 

Find out more here.

Co Cars

 

Co Cars aims to give a smarter option of affordable car hire 24/7, with over 30 electric and low emission cars in Exeter with more across the South West.

 

Find out more here.

Rapid Charging Exeter

Co Bikes

 

Co Bikes is the South West’s on demand electric bike scheme, whose electrically assisted bikes make cycling a breeze – even uphill!

 

Find out more here.

Kernow Men's Society

 

Kernow Men’s Society offer the opportunity for local men, who may be dealing with issues such as loneliness, social exclusion and isolation, to come together in a friendly and welcoming environment.

 

Find out more here.

Three Bays Wildlife Group

 

The Three Bays Wildlife group is a voluntary, community led wildlife group that aims to conserve and enhance the special natural environment.

 

Find out more here.

Eden Project Communities

 

Eden Project Communities mission is to bring people together and encourage them to actively engage with one another and the places where they live.

Find out more here.

A group standing along the bridge while on Community Camp at Eden.

Steeple Woodland Nature Reserve

 

The Steeple Woodland Nature Reserve is a 40 acre public open space, overlooking St Ives, Cornwall. Visitors can explore the woods, stroll over heathland and discover areas planted with young trees. A variety of activities take place at the reserve, including volunteer work sessions, wildlife surveys, environmental research projects and community events.

Find out more here.

St Ives Archive

 

St Ives Archive is a registered charity whose aim is to develop and maintain a local historical archive for the benefit and use of the public, covering all aspects of the history, geography, natural history, the arts, architecture and the inhabitants.

Find out more here.

St Ives Farmers' Market

 

St Ives Farmers’ Market is a community venture to help make fresh local produce available in their local area. It also helps reduce food miles, thereby saving energy and cutting pollution, while also helping to provide a livelihood for farmers and producers.

Find out more here.

Flashlight St Ives

 

Flashlight St. Ives opens up a positive environment, welcoming any person from any background and offers a supporting role to teenagers and young adults who have issues at home, school or with themselves and encourages them to be creative, confident and showed them that anything is possible to achieve.

Find out more here.