Woodlands Community Garden, August Events, 2014

woodlands gard.jpgWoodlands Community Garden – August Events

Woodlands Workspace: Volunteer Work Day

Sunday August 10th 11am – 4.30pm

Join us to help improve the perimeter of the Woodlands Workspace site at 127 West Princes Street, creating a safer and more attractive entrance to the site.  Volunteers needed to help us to tidy up the gap site, cut back overgrowth and help remove the existing fencing, and install the new one. More info: woodlandsworkspace@gmail.com, or tel: 0141 332 9311.

We can also update you about progress with our longer term plans for the site when we see you on the 10th

wild words.jpgWild Words

Creative Writing and Spoken Word Collaboration,
inspiration and discussion on creative and ecological themes

WILD WORDS is our own creative writing and spoken word group. Regular meetings take place in the community garden on the first and third Thursday of the month from 6-8pm and we also host regular walks, workshops and events. No previous writing experience is needed, just bring a pen and paper and use the garden as inspiration for your work.

Upcoming Dates

Thursday 7th August 6-8pm

Thursday 21st August 6-8pm

hutMillenium Park : Our Community Celebration Event

Saturday 16th August 12 to 3pm

Free family fun and have a go at –

  • Hoola Hooping
  • Bug Hunts
  • Den Building
  • Natural Art
  • Playing Games
  • Bush Craft
  • Also * Fantastic Fresh Food *

Millennium Park is in front of Arlington Place, G3 6DN,
just round the corner from the community garden

workshops.jpgCommunal Gardening

Join us every Wednesday (1-4) and Sunday (11-4.30) for some communal gardening. Help with us watering, weeding, garden maintenance and repairs. Get outdoors and active and enjoy a cuppa in the beautiful surroundings of Woodlands Garden.

Harvesting And Planning For Winter
Free Workshop

Saturday 9th August 3-5pm,
repeated Wednesday 13th August 6-8pm

Join us at the community garden to increase your confidence and skills in growing your own food. Suitable for people whatever their gardening experience. The classes are free, but donations are welcome to support our work. There is no need to book in advance, but if you need more information contact Roz 0141 332 9311 or via woodlandscommunityfood@gmail.com

comm cafe.jpgConserving Woodlands:
Weekend Art Workshops

Photography, drawing and Printing
limited spaces, advance booking needed

In collaboration with Glasgow Print Studios, we are running a series of workshops that will help  document the Woodlands Conservation Area. These take place in the Woodlands area over the weekend of 23rd and 24 August, with a follow up weekend happening at Glasgow Print Studios over the weekend of 6-7 September.

Full details on our website’s new events calendar

For more information email Sam via woodlandsworkspace@gmail.com or phone 0141 332 9311

Free Pop Up Community Cafe

“Lovely Food”
“A Really Friendly Welcome”

Our food hub project provides free healthy meals, information and support to people affected by cuts in welfare or who otherwise are struggling to make ends meet.  People in need of support can attend our food hubs without the need for a referral or voucher.
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Saturday 9th August 12-2pm at GCVS Albany Centre 44 Ashley Street, Glasgow, G3 6DS (with creche)

Every Monday evening from 6-8pm at Windsor Hall 1 Windsor Street, (off Maryhill Road), Glasgow, G20 7NA

For more information get in touch via woodlandscommunityinfo@gmail.com

necropolis nature walk.jpgNecropolis Nature Walk

Saturday 30th August 2-4pm

Join us and a number of wildlife experts to discover the amazing wildlife that makes Glasgow Necropolis a living graveyard! We’ll also learn about important nature related individuals who now rest in peace there.

Contact Sarah Sall for more information via woodlandscommunitynature@gmail.com
COMING SOON

WILD! A celebration of Nature in the City

A two day NATURE FESTIVAL

Saturday 27 September 12.30pm – 9.00pm
talks, walks and workshops

Sunday 28 September 1-5pm
music, performance, arts, food and family fun

more details to follow shortly

Woodlands Commuynity Garden, 35 Carnarvon St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G3 6HP

www.woodlandscommunitygarden.org.uk/

 

A Celebration of Nature in the City – Woodlands Community Development Trust A two day nature festival Saturday 27th September - Sunday 28th September
Events at Woodlands Community Gardens, July 2014

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