Earthtime’s UP Project now has its own independent website which is updated regularly at
The part of the Earthtime website about the Up Project which you are at now still has useful information on but has not been updated since May 2018
Follow the Up Project on Facebook at Greener Moray for updates of new workshop dates and other events.
Earthtime’s UP Project Events and Workshops
What’s Coming UP?
Earthtime is bringing you lots of events to help up-cycle, up-skill, up your creativity and save you money. We’re challenging ourselves to live with less and we’re hosting workshops to help us on the path to less stuff!
See below for skills, workshops and events that interest you and get in touch for more information or to suggest a useful workshop!
Most of our workshops are free (donations always welcome!) but numbers for each session are limited so booking is essential by following the links to Eventbrite
Do you have a skill you could share? Are you a dab hand at sewing? An eye for up-cycling projects? Get in touch to volunteer your skill and do something positive for your community and environment.
See poster for dates and descriptions for upcoming woodwork lessons.
To book a place on the block of six lessons working with whisky staves go to:
To book a place on the pair of basic woodwork skills lessons on 8 & 15 June go to:
To book a place on the pair of basic woodwork skills lessons on 22 & 29 June go to:
To book a place on the pair of basic woodwork skills lessons on 6 & 13 July go to:
These current lessons are now fully booked, but more will follow in July – watch this space and/or follow us on Facebook at Greener Moray.
We are running a block of four sewing lessons to teach people basic hand and machine sewing skills while they make a lined and decorated tote bag from upcycled fabric. Equipment and fabric provided, or bring your own upcycleable material.
The workshops are free but places are limited so booking is essential by emailing email@example.com.
Mondays 6.30-8.30pm on 28 May, 4, 11 & 18 June
at the Elgin Community Centre
April 2018: The Eco library is temporarily closed while we refurbish the woodworkshop at West Lodge and establish our new Upcycling Hub in Elgin High Street. We hope to have it up and running again by early June.
A specialist library of some 300 books on outdoor education, natural building, permaculture & natural agriculture, crafts, woodworking, recycling & upcycling and more!
Tuesday Clothes Swishes
April 2018: The rolling swishes are temporarily suspended while we refurbish the woodworkshop at West Lodge and establish our new Upcycling Hub in Elgin High Street. We hope to have it up and running again by early June
We’ve started having a rolling Clothes Swish every Tuesday at Earthtime’s West Lodge in Cooper Park (next to Elgin Library) from 10-4 We’ll also put out clothes for swishing outside our West Lodge office on other weekdays weather permitting.
Please note that this is a rolling clothes swish or swap, so the idea is that you take away some good quality new-to-you clothes as well as dropping off good quality clothes for swapping. We don’t want people to just drop off clothes as we don’t have the room to store them. Thank you!
Clothes swapping is a wonderful way to keep clothes (and toys, games and other items) in active use for longer, which helps to reduce the negative environmental impacts.
We host regular swishes in Moray to encourage people to swap clothes and items that they no longer use for ones that they do.
Take a look at our dedicated swishing page for more information about why swishing helps and how you can get involved.
Would you like to hold a swish in your community? amongst a group of your friends and/or family? with a club you belong to? Please get in touch! We can help you organise it and provide you with leaflets and information about why it’s such a great thing to do! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Darn & Dine
April 2018: The darning sessions are temporarily suspended while we refurbish the woodworkshop at West Lodge and establish our new Upcycling Hub in Elgin High Street. We hope to have them up and running again by early June.
Every first and third Tuesday of the month from 12 – 2pm
A drop-in darning session at Earthtime’s West Lodge – come learn how to darn your old wool socks! Bring along a holey or thin-looking wool sock to repair. Free tea and coffee and biscuits! Feel free to bring along your lunch. No need to book, just come along on the day with your sock!