Green Skills Community

The OnePlanet / Building Bridges hub


The purpose of the Hub is to have a physical presence. It provides a safe, welcoming, celebratory space that empowers people of all abilities to joyfully take action on sustainable living.

This space also allows us to show our potential partners how we work, to encourage groups who can’t work online to work in a safe space, and to convey more complex principles that are difficult to articulate via a website or through social media.

About OnePlanet

Connect, collaborate, regenerate

It’s time to ‘connect the dots’ on health, climate and equity. Our mission is to provide technology to enable citizens, organisations and governments to tackle climate change, build resilient communities and regenerate the living systems of Planet Earth on which we depend.

OnePlanet vision

Humanity’s future hangs in balance. We have lost our connection to the rest of life on Planet Earth. We need to RECONNECT. To REWILD land and cities. Farm in ways to REGENERATE soils. Move to clean RENEWABLE ENERGY. We need to RETHINK what is really important to us.

"There is something profoundly missing in the version of the world that is given to young people today" - Iain McGilchrist

Big Idea for x

Big idea 2024: our campaign for joined-up Government

As part of our contribution around COP, we were inspired by the work of our Young Leaders in systems-mapping UK local government climate plans, our intergenerational event on 12th December and the resulting Young Leaders’ Manifesto. 

Previous events in the community

Working with youth

We have been working with the Berkshire Schools Eco Network, which has included speaking to school children about the UN sustainable development goals, taking a young climate activist to parliament (pictured speaking to Andrew Griffith the then Net-Zero Business Champion for COP26), and also running various workshops in the hub for local children.

Growing in the community

We have been working with CSK Architects, creating planters and cold frames for residents and community spaces. Creating these planters from ‘waste’ materials and growing herbs and vegetables in them tick many boxes in health and wellbeing, the circular economy and biodiversity. We look forward to taking this further with the Gather&Grow project.

Be kind to your mind

We have been fortunate to host weekly in-person sessions of a group from the mental health charity MIND – ‘Friends in Need’. It has been so humbling and exciting to watch the confidence and talent emerge from this wonderful group of individuals over the past year. They have taken themes of the UN sustainable development goals, and using more and more of the materials within the hub, or collected from nature, created wonderful art.

“It’s been a real life enhancing experience. This time last year, I could hardly get out of my house. It’s the best part of our group’s week.”
Cath – MIND Friends in Need East Berkshire group

Upcoming events in the community

Community Gardening

With our Gather&Grow project we are running free community gardening sessions at various locations in Maidenhead. This includes working with Maidenhead Library on their community garden space where we will be having a launch event on 22nd June.

For more details or to book onto any of these sessions, please email us

Maker & Fixer Sessions

“Creating belonging, confidence, and community collaboration at the Culverton Barns using sustainability and ‘maker & fixer’ skills to proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom.”

These monthly events run by The Maker & Fixer Missional Community take place at The Repair Barn, who are  one of supporters.

  • Location – Culverton Farm (location of The Repair Barn) Wycombe Road, Princes Risborough HP27 0EU
  • Monthly on Sunday from 3 to 5pm

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Green Skills Library Events Calendar

We will soon be updating the calendar below with all of our upcoming events.  Check back soon or sign up to our newsletter for updates.

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Unit 27 The Nicholson Centre, Maidenhead SL6 1LB

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