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North Kelvin Meadow and Children’s Wood, Glasgow

North Kelvin Meadow and Children’s Wood

The Children’s Wood on North Kelvin Meadow, and the Meadow itself, make up the last wild space in the west-end of Glasgow. The land is currently under threat – the council want to sell the land for high-end housing.
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Summer Bushcraft Club, The Children’s Wood, 12 July – 9 August, 2017

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Children’s Wood, Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR Due to the nature of the activities there are limited spaces on each session, so booking is essential to avoid dissapointment. You never know when you might be washed up on a Desert Island! Come along to the Summer Holiday Club to learn essential bushcraft and wilderness skills! […]

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The Children’s Wood – come to play anytime.

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Plus: Wednesday morning playgroup 10am-12pm, Friday toddlers 11am-1pm and Saturday morning outdoor learning club 10am-12pm all weekly. The Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow make up the last wild space in the west-end of Glasgow.  This space is vitally important to the community, who organise regular events designed to connect children to nature, raise aspirations […]

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The Children’s Wood Fundraiser, 22 March, 2016 – The Project Cafe

Sustainable Futures Fundraiser Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 6:30 AM – 9:30 AM  The Project Cafe134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3         Join us for music, poetry, cheese and wine to fundraiser for The Childrens Woods new part time paid positions. We are fundraising for our Sustainable Futures Project to allow our grassroots community work […]

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Loving Our Land, Valentine’s Day at The Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meado

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  Sunday 14th Feb, 2016. 12-4pm.   Build 90 Dens, Not Houses On Valentine’s Day The Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow’ will be Loving our Land’ 12-4pm. Come along and together we will build 90 dens, not flats. Bring sticks, boxes, bits of material and help to create an alternative to building houses on North […]

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Woodlands Community Garden, Community Garden Meeting Sunday 21 February, 2015

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Community Garden Meeting Woodlands Community Trust Sunday 21st February, 2016 at 2pm Come along to the community garden for the first garden meeting of 2016. Updating will include:- garden plans for the 2016 growing season- how you can help with garden repairs and maintenance- Greening West Princes Street- Woodlands Workspace- Pop up Community Cafe- current […]

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North Kelvin Meadow Bonfire Jam, Saturday 6 February, 2016.

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  North Kelvin Meadow BONFIRE JAM Saturday 6 February, 2016 North Kelvin MeadowSanda St, Kelbourne St, Clouston St,  Glasgow, G20 8PU         Let’s celebrate this wonderful space together. Everyone in the North Kelvin Community is invited, feel free to bring along anyone else who’s interested. Hopefully see you there for a bonfire and a […]

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Community Gathering + Bonfire @ North Kelvin Meadow & the Children’s Wood Saturday, January 16, 2016

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Community Gathering + Bonfire @ North Kelvin Meadow & the Children’s Wood Saturday, January 16, 2016 10 AM – 10 PM North Kelvin Meadow    Sanda St, Kelbourne St, Clouston St, G20 8PU In anticipation of the council’s site visit on 26th January to determine the future of the meadow and woods, we’re organising a large […]

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Lend Your Support North Kelvin Meadow and The Children’s Wood

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This is it guys! Tuesday 26 January, 2016 at 9.15 a.m. Visit and Glasgow City Council Planning Committee Meeting After 8 years of waiting Glasgow City Council Planning Committee will be having a site visit to the land on Tuesday 26th January at 9.15am. After which they will travel back to the city chambers at […]

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An Update on Activities at North Kelvin Meadow and The Children’s Wood January 2016

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(Visit from Council on 12 January has been postponed. Check Facebook for new date.) Even though mother nature does most of the work on the land regarding the growing, there’s always work to be done to maintain the land. In no particular order here a few that people have been doing: 1. Rebuilt from scratch […]

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Children’s Wood Christmas Fair Sunday 6 December, 2015

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Hosted by The Children’s Wood Sunday 6 December, 2015 12:00pm Kelbourne Street Scout Hall, G20 8PR Event on Facebook The Children’s Wood are hosting a Winter event on North Kelvin Meadow and The Children’s Wood, and in Kelbourne Street scout hall.  We plan to light up three of the five old disused floodlights on the […]

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Support North Kelvin Meadow and The Children’s Wood Tuesday 20 October, 2015

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‘Please come and join us next Tuesday, 20th October, 10.45 a.m. George Square.’ The Planning Committee are being asked to grant a site visit and hearing so that they can be clear regarding the level of local support for the meadow and wood and the concern regarding the proposed use of the land. ‘The planning […]

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The Harvest Festival, The Children’s Wood, Sunday 23 August, 2015

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Lots of wonderful activities for all the family. Sunday 23rd August, North Kelvin Meadow. Eco Drama at 1 p.m. FREE Event and part of The Harvest Festival. North Kelvin Meadow, between Clouston Street and Kelbourne Street, North Kelvinside, G20 thechildrenswood.com  

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Uprooted, Outdoor Theatre Production, Glasgow August 2015

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A new outdoor production featuring an edible Living Stage! Touring venues, festivals & school playgrounds August 2015. Uprooted is a unique theatre production for children and families, fusing live performance, music and living plants with innovative stage design, touring in August 2015. Join us outdoors amongst a curious world of plants for an enchanting tale […]

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The Children’s Wood, Great Food Festival and Gala, 7 June, 2015

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This family friendly event is perfect for chilling out closer to nature. There will be music, workshops on growing your own vegetables, composting and permaculture, blind fruit and vegetable tasting by Asda, activities by Knit Wild, Great Runner Bean Race, the Annual Dog Show, prizes for the best dressed vegetable and more… Children’s Wood, Clouston […]

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Save Our Dear Wild Place – deadline 29 May, 2015 – The Children’s Wood

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Please write in to object to New City Vision’s plans to build 90 dwellings on North Kelvin Meadow and The Children’s Wood. Please share this page to let everyone know how to submit The current plan is an update of the original application submitted back in 2012. The good news is that if you objected […]

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Cinema: The Children’s Wood – From Scotland With Love 1 February

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Hallowe’en Event The Children’s Wood 31 October, 2014

  Hallowe’en Event  The Children’s Wood 31 October, 2014 Starts at 4 p.m with Lantern Parade Please bring a carved pumpkin (with tea light) along on Friday before 4pm and help decorate the meadow for the Halloween event Puppet Show and Room on the Broom with Tam Dean Burn at 6 p.m. for older chidlren […]

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Marathon Storytelling Cycle Challenge, Tam Dean Burn, 27 July

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Elf, Pixie and Fairy Festival, 28th June, 2014 11 a.m. North Kelvin Meadow, G20

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West End Festival: Gala with Katie Morag Highland Games 1st June

Gala with Katie Morag Highland Games Sunday 1st June –     at 11:00am – 4:00pm     The Children’s Wood,North Kelvin Meadow (Can be accessed via Kelbourne St or Clouston Street, G20 8PR) Free Calling Katie Morag fans everywhere. Announcing the first ever Katie Morag Highland Games! Highlights include Katie Morag storytelling, special guests Tamara Hedderwick. […]

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Outdoor Learning Club, North Kelvin Meadow, Every Saturday

Outdoor Learning Club Every Saturday throughout the year. 10-12pm. All volunteers have some level of Forest School Training.  

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Growing Event Every Sunday, North Kelvin Meadow

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Children’s Freecycle vent, Kelbourne St Scout Hall, 4th May

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