Events

May 2022

21.05.2022 - Mitmachbörse Dortmund

Upcycling with Bicycle Tubes and Textiles!

Come and visit me at this street festival in my home quarters! Lots of workshops and interactive projects for young and old are waiting for you – all in the spirit of “Natural Nordstadt.” Besides making your own upcycled products with me, you can also shop some of my own designs. See you there! 

When? 21. May 2022, 11:00 – 16:00
Where? Mehmet-Kubaşık-Platz, Dortmund
Who? everyone, no registration necessary

June 2022

28.06.2022 - Upcycling for Kids: JfS Dortmund Hörde

Bicycle Tube Upcycling for kids aged 7-11!

I’m part of the holiday program at the youth center in Dortmund Hörde. Still looking for something fun to do this summer? Come over and join us in making aweseome things while reducing waste!

When? 28. June 2022, 15:00 – 18:00
Where? JfS Hörde, Dortmund
Who? kids aged 7 – 11

please register beforehand with jfshoerde@stadtdo.de 

July 2022

02. + 03.07.2022 - Summer Holidays at the Fritz-Henßler-Haus Dortmund

Bicycle Tube Upcycling for kids, teens and young adults at the Fritz-Henßler-Haus!

Amidst all kinds of Summer Events during the Summer Holidays, I’m hosting Upcycling Workshops on the weekend! Come over and check out the fun things we have planned for you!

When? 02. + 03. July 2022, 14:00 – 17:00
Where? Fritz-Henßler-Haus, Dortmund
Who? everyone, no registration necessary

16.07.2022 - Open Day at the Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk Dortmund

Bicycle Tube Upcycling for young and old!

As part of the Open Day at the Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk in Dortmund I’m presenting my workshop program for you to try out and create your very own upcycling products. I’ll also be bringing some of my own designs for you to shop if you are interested. There will be all kinds of interesting projects to see that day and I’m looking forward to seeing you there!

When? 16. July 2022, 11:00 – 16:00
Where? Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk, Dortmund
Who? anyone, no registration necessary

August 2022

27.08.2022 - Hafenspaziergang at the Blücherbunker Dortmund

Bicycle Tube Upcycling for everyone during the annual Hafenspaziergang (“harbor walk”) in Dortmund!

Explore the harbor quarters of Dortmund and enjoy a colorful mix of live music, culture, food, workshops and quarter tours. I will be at the Blücherbunker with the SJD Falcons and happy to create all kinds of trinkets from bicycle tube with you!

When? 27. August 2022, 14:00 – 18:00
Where? BunkerPlus Garten, Blücherbunker, Dortmund
Who? everyone, no registration necessary

Make sure to check out the other events as well! 
more info at https://hafenspaziergang.echt-nordstadt.de/ (in German)

September 2022

11.09.2022 - Biennial of Urban Landscape in Gelsenkirchen

Two weeks of sustainable thought experiments in Gelsenkirchen and my workshops right in the middle. Open bicycle tube upcycling for everyone! 

The Biennial of Urban Landscape offers a space for collaborative activism for more susatainable communities, a factory of ideas connected with people who could just make them happen. Two weeks full of activities for young and old that you don’t want to miss. 

Bicycle Tube Upcycling Workshops are on the Weekend of Diversity to start the biennial right. Come and say hi! 

When? 11. September 2022, 14:00 – 18:30
Where? Wissenschaftspark Gelsenkirchen, Munscheidstraße 14, 45886 Gelsenkirchen
Who? everyone, no registration necessary

Make sure to check out the whole program here: https://www.lala.ruhr/en/biennial/ 

October 2022

27.10.2022 - Intergenerational Upcycling: Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk Dortmund

Everybody between 6 and 106 years is welcome to join!

As part of the intergenerational program of the Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk, we’re making use of old bicycle tubes and turn them into something beautiful. There will be projects for all ages and ability levels.

When? 27. October 2022, 11:00 – 14:00
Where? Rudi-Eilhoff-Bildungswerk, Dortmund
Who? everyone

please register beforehand with vromberg@dgb-bildungswerk-nrw.de

November 2022

04.11.2022 - Bicycle Tube Upcycling at the kefb Dortmund

Bicycle Tube Upcycling for families and friends, grandparents and uncles!

Turning designated trash into something beautiful together. Come join the fun and maybe cross a few Christmas presents off your list already.

When? 04. November 2022, 15:00 – 18:00
Where? kefb Dortmund, Room 139
Who? everyone

please register beforehand with inga.pedossenko@kefb.de 

25.11.2022 - Sustainable Gift Wrapping at the kefb Dortmund

Christmas isn’t too far anymore and you don’t need to buy new gift wrap or fancy boxed to pack pretty presents!

Join us in creating beautiful packages from old magazines, normal paper packaging you throw away at home and even loo rolls. With different techniques, these household materials transform into fancy and personalized gift boxes. And it’s super environmentally friendly!

When? 25. November 2022, 15:00 – 18:00
Where? kefb Dortmund, Room 139
Who? everyone

please register beforehand with inga.pedossenko@kefb.de 

February 2023

24.02.2023 - Textile Weaving at the kefb Dortmund

Working against textile waste, one project at a time!

We’re using different weaving techniques to make bowls, placemats and coasters and even jewelry out of discarded clothes. And while our hands are busy, we reflect on our personal relationship to textile waste and explore strategies to be more sustainable in this area. 

When? 24. February 2023, 15:00 – 18:00
Where? kefb Dortmund, Room 139
Who? everyone

please register beforehand with inga.pedossenko@kefb.de 

April 2023

21.04.2023 - TetraPak Upcycling at the kefb Dortmund

Almost every household is familiar with TetraPak – and with throwing it out. Let’s explore this versatile material together!

Pencil poches, bird houses and even wallets, there’s so much to create with TetraPak. And we’ll be exploring a lot of these possibilities together. Bring your whole family because there is something for everyone here.  

When? 21. April 2023, 15:00 – 18:00
Where? kefb Dortmund, Room 139
Who? everyone

please register beforehand with inga.pedossenko@kefb.de 

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