Classes and Workshops.

Hillhead Summer Arts Academy 2021

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Summer Holiday Arts Project for Young People aged 6 – 12 years 5 – 9 July at Websters Theatre Glasgow A week long summer holiday arts project for young people aged 6-12 featuring workshops in drama, circus skills, prop making and more! Learn new skills, develop confidence and make new friends! Monday 5th – Friday […]

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Composting and food waste reduction workshop

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Woodlands Community Garden Sun, 23 May, 2021 and  Sun, 13 June, 2021 – 3 p.m. until 4.30 p.m. Event by Woodlands Community Anyone on or off Facebook Woodlands Community Compost Project As a way to support increased home composting Woodland Community Gardens are piloting a new Woodlands Community Compost Project. Project participants will receive a 220 […]

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Aye Write 2021 – Kicking Off This Weekend

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14th – 16 May, 2021 – Online Aye Write’s online book festival kicks off this weekend with award winning writers and stars from stage and screen.  The Aye Write online book festival starts this weekend (Friday 14 May to Sunday 16 May) with a packed programme of events including award-winning writers, stars of stage and […]

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Aye Write 2021 Creative Writing

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Creative Writing Programme 24 – 29 May, 2021 In  collaboration with the University of Strathclyde: Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian University and the Gaelic Books Council. The programme offers you the chance to develop writing skills in many different forms including sessions on: writing for television with celebrated TV writer Ann Marie […]

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Beginners Bird I.D.

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Thursday, 13 May 2021 from 2 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. The Beginners Bird ID online session aims to introduce participants to some basic knowledge of identifying our feathered friends. Free Online event Register Eventbrite Event by TCV Scotland The Beginners Bird ID online session aims to introduce participants to some basic knowledge of identifying our feathered […]

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Wellbeing for Artists Working in Older People’s Care

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Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 09:30 a.m. Luminate: Scotland’s creative ageing organisation Online Event Register at Eventbrite   Price: free An online workshop exploring what’s needed to support the health and wellbeing of artists who work in older people’s social care. As the country begins to re-open following the latest lockdown, and older people’s social care […]

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Zoom and online events

Brian Whittingham – Writing Walks in Kelvingrove

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Walking and Writing Sessions – facilitated by Brian Whittingham Six walks commencing Thursday 20 May, 2021 in Kelvingrove Park. A Series of Guided Walks exploring the social fabric of the park. Where you will join in the walk, talk, reading, writing and taking photographs. You will take paths less-travelled that will allow you to dispel […]

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William Young Swimming School, Glasgow

William Young FIOS, MIOS (TD) Swim School William Young Swim School Glasgow – Swimming classes for adults and children. MARRIOTT HOTEL – Classes will resume at the Marriott Hotel, Glasgow. From Monday 26 April, 2021. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays  – 4 p.m. – 7.30 pm. Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street Email or telephone: 07986884556 www.glasgowswimminglessons.com The […]

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Celebrate Your Story – Workshop with Samina Chaudry

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Tuesday 4 May, 2021 2 p.m. –4.30 p.m. As part of this year’s Your Stories writing project, Scottish Book Trust is offering online workshops to help inspire you to write about Celebration. Sign Up for Samina Chaudry’s Workshop – Free Online Join Samina Chaudry, Next Chapter award winner, for a free online writing workshop on […]

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Writing for Wellbeing Workshops

Three weekly sessions, starting on Thursday 18th March, 2021 11am – 12.30pm. Event by Woodlands Community Join Gerry Loose and Lapidus Scotland for three sessions of online ‘Writing for Wellbeing’ workshops. Sign up for Workshops There are limited spaces for these workshops, sign up is essential. Any questions, Email, Katherine. What am I thinking? What am […]

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Thursday, March 11, 2021 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Womens clothing, Zoom and online events

Poetry and Creative Writing Classes (Spring 2021) with Linda Jackson

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On Zoom Starting March 31 Poets Time Wednesdays 2 – 4 p.m. for six weeks. Email for information.  Creative Writing Class Tuesday 30 March, 2021 for six weeks – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. or Thursday 1 April, 2021 for six weeks – 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Email to book and for information

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Zoom and online events

Winter Art Club for Kids – Paper Bag Portraits

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021 – 2.30 – 4.30 p.m.  Online Woodlands Community Development Trust This is the last Winter Art Club of 2021! Keep your eyes peeled for spring… Join Sam Macgregor, a local artist, who will be running a programme of online arts activities for local children and their families during this new period […]

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James McAvoy Edinburgh Youth Theatre – Masterclass

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1 February, 2021 8.00 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. In a unique series of Arts Masterclasses. Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY gives live online Q&A about his compelling career! BSL interpreted About this Event MASTERCLASS MONDAYS – Each month, Artistic Director and renowned Scottish actor, Shauna Macdonald, hosts a conversation with a different distinguished guest, who will […]

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Breathe Better: Beginners Breathing Workshop

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Wednesday, 21 October, 2020 Workshops at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Hosted by Woodlands Community To book: Book for 1 p.m. workshop Book for 2 p.m. workshop There is a limit to numbers of people per session for this 45 minute workshop, so please book . There will be two sessions 1pm and 2pm. Please make […]

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Govanhill International Festival 2020

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21 until 31 August, 2020 Govanhill International Festival – now in its fourth year, is an anti-racist festival. It celebrates the contribution immigrants have made to the diversity, culture, community and the rich history of the area. Elven days of film, music, books, talks, walks, art, kids activities and more! Join in and celebrate the […]

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Bike Maintenance Class Woodlands Community

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Saturday 29 August, 2020 – 10 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. Hosted by Woodlands Community Tickets Woodlands Community’s Climate Action Project is partnering up with Bike for Good to offer a Basic Bike Maintenance Classes on our Outdoor Workspace Terrace. This class will be limited in numbers in accordance with current government regulations for number of households […]

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Looking After Mental Wellbeing

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Saturday 22 August, 2020 – online at 2 p.m. Woodlands Community Garden For Parents and Carers  Woodlands Community and Take Time 4 U Online with Facebook Live Are you a parent or carer and feeling anxious as Coronavirus restrictions begin to ease? Are you struggling with the stress and uncertainty of the situation? This online workshop will […]

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Vegan Cookery Workshop

Woodlands Community Online Event Tuesday  11 August, 2020 at 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. First in a series of vegan cookery online workshops showing you how to cook simple, tasty, healthy, plant-based meals using local, seasonal fruit & vegetables! This week you will be cooking a delicious, hearty new potato & sugar snap pea curry. […]

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Woodlands Community Garden

Art in Nature: Make a Mandala

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20 August, 2020 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Woodlands Community Garden, 117 W Prince’s St, Glasgow G4 9BY Thursday, 20 August 2020 Hosted by Woodlands Community Free Tickets at Eventbrite  Natural mandala making is a therapeutic practice using nature’s ‘loose parts’, arranging them in a geometric figure creating completeness and unity. Join Woodlands Community Garden […]

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Sleep Workshops Woodlands Community

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Part 1: Saturday 22nd August, 2020 10 – 11.30am Part 2: Saturday 29th August, 2020 10 – 11am For many the stress of living through a global pandemic has interfered with our sleep patterns. A lack of sleep can in turn make us feel more anxious or stressed. The first online sleep workshops with Kay […]

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Health and Fitness, Woodlands Community Garden

Summer Art Sessions Woodlands Community

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Wednesday, 8th July, 2020 at 2 p.m. (And three following Wednesdays at 2) Families and Children Sam Macgregor is a local artist, who offers workshops based around the environment and recycling through her company Funk-yard Arts. She is currently training to become an art therapist with an interest in how making art can impact positively […]

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Outdoor Activities Woodlands Community

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Meetings & Fresh Beginnings in Movement with Penny Chivas 10 July – 14 August, 2020 Boost Your Health and Confidence – Free Events During July and August Woodlands Community will pilot  a number of ‘socially distanced’ outdoor activities at their Workspace Terrace. These free events have been designed to help boost your health, confidence and […]

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Creative Pollination: Exploration and Creative Writing Woodlands Community

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Four Week Course – 23 June – 17 July, 2020 As a part of Woodlands Nature Recovery Project, join in a creative journey out of lockdown and into enlivening relationship with the living world! A four-week adventure of experiential herbalism, place-based explorations and creative writing. Combining personal, collaborative and free-flow approaches to writing, the project […]

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The Poets’ Time – weekly meetings with Linda Jackson on Zoom

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Wednesday, 17 June, 2020, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Zoom. The Poets’ Time’ is a series of six weekly meetings run by Linda Jackson via the Zoom platform. A new class for reading, writing and sharing poetry. An opportunity on Zoom to learn, connect and have fun with a vibrant community of writers. ‘Classes […]

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Learn How To Use Moving Image Archive, National Library of Scotland

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11 June, 2020 – 3 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. The Moving Image Archive has been collecting and preserving films since 1976. All of Scottish life can be seen in adverts, documentaries, home movies, promotional films, amateur comedies, educational programmes and more. This workshop is designed to introduce you to the archive and guide you through […]

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Friday, June 5, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Classes and Workshops, Coronavirus, Zoom and online events

Historic Significance of Ellisland Farm, Centre for Robert Burns

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Friday 5 June, 2020, 11 a.m. The Centre for Robert Burns Studies University of Glasgow and Ellisland Farm teams will participate with  Prof Gerry Carruthers in online seminar on the historic significance of Ellisland Farm as a Burns site. Join The Talk on The Historical Importance of Ellisland Farm (Home of Rabbie Burns 1788 – […]

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Woodlands Community – Free Zoom Meditation and Discussion

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Waking Up to Nature in a Time of Change Friday, May 8, 2020 – 11:30 AM  12:30 PM Online with Zoom(map) Is nature calling to you? Nature and meditation in a time of change. As our usual routines are disrupted, many are finding themselves reflecting on life. Perhaps you have found yourself questioning those usual routines […]

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EVENT CANCELLED Cheeky Besom Productions – ‘Artists With Attitude’ Presents Linda Jackson

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Tuesday 26 March 2020 The Calton Bar, 415 London Road, Glasgow, G40 1AG (Tuesday 7:00 – 10:30-pm) CHEEKY BESOM PRODUCTIONS ‘Artists With Attitude’ Presents Glasgow Literary Lounge – A Monthly (4th Tuesday) East End Showcase of Literary Arts & Culture Memoir Writing – ‘The Siren Awakes’ with Linda Jackson Creative Writing lecturer, Linda Jackson will […]

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The Writing of Janet Paisley course with Linda Jackson

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Examine and discuss Janet Paisley’s plays, poetry and fiction in a series of six classes with Dr Linda Jackson at University of Strathclyde. Thursdays 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. commencing 16 April, 2020 Cost of course: £65 For full details call: 0141 548 2116 www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/centreforlifelonglearning

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Sunday, February 23, 2020 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Courses

Dardishi Festival at CCA

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Larissa Sansour, Nation Estate (Olive Tree), 2012 21 – 23 February, 2020 Dardishi 2020 Fri 21 February — Sun 23 February 2020 dardishi.com Dardishi Festival is a not-for-profit community venture that showcases Arab and North African womxn’s* contributions to contemporary art and culture. Born out of a zine, the Festival aims to strengthen creative collaboration within our community and […]

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