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.
Phone: 07762029663

Twitter: @childrenswood

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Spring Fairy Fling – The Children’s Wood

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Saturday, 23 March, 2024 – from 1 p.m. The Children’s Wood and Meadow Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street, Glasgow G20 8QW Gather, mingle, meet and greet- fairies, magical creatures, forest folk: wake up spring!! With workshops, facepainting, stories, sowing seeds, cakes and drinks.

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Spooctakular Happening Children’s Wood

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Sunday 29 October, 2023, 3.30 p.m. till after 6 p.m. The Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meadow, 76 Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR Free Event Great Halloween Programme: Lantern making, silent disco, illuminated labyrinth walk, spooky storytelling and more Best adult and children’s costume competition. Bring a torch – it will be dark.    

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How To Save Our Planet – The Children’s Wood

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Saturday 17 June, 2023, 11 a,m. Special Event at The Children’s Wood, 76 Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR With the fabulous illustrator Lizzy Duncan  

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Burns Night – The Children’s Wood

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Wednesday 25 January, 2023 – 4.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. Burns Night at The Children’s Wood with piper, folktales, fire spinner performance and workshop. Bring finger food to share if you wish to- there will be hot drinks and some treats for everyone. Event on Facebook

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Essential Bushcraft Skills for Outdoor Learning Practitioners

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January 21st and 28th, 2023, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Childrens Wood and North Kelvin Meadow 76 Kelbourne Street Glasgow G20 8PR The Children’s Wood will be offering two dates of training courses alongside Leigh’s Forest School. You have the opportunity to sign up for one or both training day courses in ‘Essential Bushcraft Skills […]

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Friday, January 13, 2023 | Filed under: Courses, North Kelvin Meadow and Children's Wood, Glasgow

Family Storytelling in the Children’s Wood, Glasgow

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Saturday 3 December, 2022 at 11 a.m. Winter Tales on the Meadow The Children’s Wood, Kelbourne, Sanda, Clouston Street, Glasgow G20 Event by The Children’s Wood and Meadow Allison Galbraith will share her winter stories with us. We will sell hot drinks and our home baking. Wrap up warm & rain proof. See you there! Grassroots […]

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A Spooktacular Happening – Halloween The Children’s Wood

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Sunday 30 October, 2022 at 3.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. The Children’s Wood,  76 Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR Free event with soup, hot dogs and hot chocolate It will get dark so please bring torches Programme 3.30 p.m. – Lantern Making Workshop (bring jam jar without labels if you can) 4.30 p.m. – Illuminated […]

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Postcards from Scotland Social Gathering and Discussion

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Saturday 11 June, 2022 3.30 p.m. until 5.30 p.m. By Centre for Confidence and Wellbeing The Childrens Wood and North Kelvin Meadow, 76 Kelbourne Street, Glasgow G20 8PR Tickets £5 Post-pandemic get together to socialise and discuss some of the big events of our times. About this event As we emerge from the pandemic are […]

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Spring Forward Fundraiser The Children’s Wood

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Sunday 27 March, 2022 1 p.m.– 4 p.m. The Children’s Wood, 76 Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR Music, stalls and workshops, cakes and plants sale. Allison Galbraith will be telling  stories about spring, friendship and more. Proceeds will shared between Ukraine Relief and The Children’s Wood If you want to contribute (by baking for the […]

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The Children’s Wood has officially taken over management

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Children’s Wood Springs Into A New Era Campaigners finally take community control of local meadow Celebrating with Spring Forward 27 March, 2022 After a long battle to protect a West End community greenspace, The Children’s Wood charity has now officially taken over management of the land, ensuring that future generations can keep playing there. Locals, […]

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G20 Young People to Climb Ben Nevis to support people affected by poverty

The Children’s Wood and G20 Youth Festival (The Children’s Wood youth club) community will be hiking to the top of Ben Nevis – the tallest mountain in the U.K – to raise money for people living in poverty. The G20 young people want to help others and make a difference both locally and abroad. The […]

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Pumpkin v Turnip Lantern Event

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Saturday 30 October, 2021 at 4.30 p.m. Hallowe’en The Childrens’ Wood at North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street G20 8QW Glasgow Tales for the family with Allison Galbraith, G20 Pumpkin Soup Crown and Lantern Parade. Prizes Best lantern, Best Halloween Costume. Come along and enjoy the fun. Free event.  

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Nature Stories with Emily Dodd, The Children’s Wood

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Saturday 9 December, 2021 at 11 a.m. The Children’s Wood, Kelbourne/Clouston/Sanda Street, North Kelvinside Glasgow G20 8QW For families and kids under seven Books available to buy – cash only. The Children’s Wood, Facebook

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The Children’s Wood – Nicola Davies with Readings and Screening

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Tuesday 5 October, 2021 at 5 p.m. The Screening is suitable for children 7 plus but open to everyone. The books will be available to purchase (cash only) at the event. The Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meadow, 76 Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR NicolaKidsBooks on Twitter  

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Window Wanderland – Windows of Wonder Glasgow

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Windows of Wonder Walk – North Kelvinside 31 October, 2020 and 1 November – 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. You’re invited to create and spectate. North Kelvin Community Windows event to create a light/shadow design for your window and display it on Sat&Sun Oct 31st& Nov 1st, 2020. Between 6-9pm. Points will be awarded for […]

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Five Ways to Wellbeing Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow

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Wednesdays 4 – 25 March, 2020,  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free course The Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street, G20 8QW Come along to North Kelvin Meadow to a Forest School inspired mental health programme. This slow paced programme will incorporate five different strands which have been shown to support mental health: […]

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G20 and The Children’s Wood Christmas Fair

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Sunday, 8 December, 2019 at 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE IN THE CHILDREN’S WOOD/MEADOW. THE ADDRESS FOR THE EVENT IS UNIT 3, THE QUADRANGLE, SHUNA STREET, GLASGOW, G20 9PX Celebrating the festive period with craft stalls, Christmas workshops, lunch and music. Everyone welcome – please come along and help raise […]

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Halloween at The Children’s Wood and Meadow 2019

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Saturday 26 October, 2019 5pm-8pm. Fun filled day at The Children’s Wood / North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street, G20 8QW Home Baking Donations Calling all home bakers. The Children’s Wood needs your home made halloween cakes and treats. Their halloween event is a free event, however it costs £100’s of pounds to put on. To […]

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Planting Day at North Kelvin Meadow – Come Along and Volunteer

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Saturday 5 October, 2019 from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. Come and join Christine, and the wider community, this Saturday (5 October, 2019) for a community action day. Help with the planting of bulbs and meadow seeds to increase colour and biodiversity on the land. Bring a neighbour or friend, and a mug for a […]

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Friday, October 4, 2019 | Filed under: Community event, North Kelvin Meadow and Children's Wood, Glasgow

Harvest Festival North Kelvin Meadow and The Children’s Wood

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Saturday 7 September, 2019 12 noon until 4 p.m. Come along to the Harvest Festival and Volunteer Action day at North Kelvin Meadow The Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street, G20 8QW Brass, Aye? will be joining us. They are a vibrant street brass band from Glasgow with a penchant for the gold […]

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Volunteer Action Day, North Kelvin Meadow

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Saturday 6 July, 2019, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gardening Activity Day Meet friends and neighbours and join in jobs. Come along and work in the labyrinth, it is in need of some tlc, a bit of weeding and sowing seeds. There are other general gardening tasks you could help with. Volunteers very welcome. Any […]

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The Children’s Wood, Halloween 2018

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Saturday, 27 October, 2018 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Lantern parade and halloween performance in the wood to celebrate halloween. The Labyrinth will be illuminated for the evening. The Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street, North Kelvinside, Glasgow G20 8QW FREE event Further details on Facebook Page  

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Into the Woods Collective, Art and Music Workshops, Children’s Wood

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  2 and 3 June, 2018 Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meadow Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR Nature inspired music and art workshops. Another session will take place on the 17th of June culminating in a collective performance and the celebration of the sensory garden and art work. Everyone is welcome. It’s FREE.

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Children’s Wood Holiday Club

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Outdoor adventures and play 9 – 13 April, 2018 The Children’s Wood, Kelbourne, Sanda, Clouston Street, Glasgow G20 8QW Booking for each session closes at 3pm the day before, please book in plenty of time to avoid disappointment. What is it? A week-long programme of outdoor activities delivered by Joni Mackay Forest School in partnership […]

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The Children’s Wood Christmas Fair

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Sunday 17 December, 2017 1 – 4 p.m. The Children’s Wood Christmas Gathering is shaping up nicely – with great local crafts from F&Z Lovely Handmade Accessories by FerahAccessories by Ferah, Prairie Queen, Halina Siakajlo, Pedro and Bronja. You will also find Fairy Doors and other Woodland inspired merchandise from the Children’s Wood stall. Come […]

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | Filed under: Christmas in Glasgow, North Kelvin Meadow and Children's Wood, Glasgow

Celebrate Solstice at North Kelvin Meadow

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Thursday 21 December, 2017 4 m. – 10 p.m. North Kelvin Meadow, Sanda Street, Kelbourne Street, Clouston Street, North Kelvinside, Glasgow  G20 8PR The longest night approaches! Come together and honour the time-old tradition of the mid-winter celebration, which Christmas was born out of. Bring firewood, instruments, food and drink to warm on the open […]

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Harvest Market, Children’s Wood, Glasgow West End 8 October, 2017

Harvest Market, Children’ Wood 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday 8th October, 2017 Crafts, Storytelling, foraging, harvesting, fires and much more The Children’s Wood, Clouston Street/Kelbourne Street, North Kelvinside, G20 8QW Event on Facebook

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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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