Woodlands Community Garden.

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Woodlands Community Development Trust is a community-led charity working to achieve lasting benefits for the Woodlands area of Glasgow.

•   Promoting the health and wellbeing of local people
•   Promoting learning and education within the community
•   Encouraging artistic and cultural activity
•   Protecting and developing Woodlands’ natural and built environment

www.woodlandscommunity.org.uk

Projects and facilities include Woodlands Community Climate Action, Woodlands Community Cafe, Woodlands Community Meeting Room and Woodlands Garden.

Woodlands Community, 66 Ashley Street, G3 6HW
0141 332 2656. Email: info@woodlandscommunity.org.uk

Woodlands Garden, 91 – 111 West Princes Street, Woodlands G4 9BY

The Glasgow Diet – Discussion Event

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21 September, 2020, 7. 00 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. The Past, The Pandemic & Preparing for our Future. A Film Discussion and Local Food System Panel Zev Robinson Glasgow Community Food Network GreenCity Wholefoods Locavore Hosted by Woodlands Community Zev Robinson’s 2019 documentary “The Glasgow Diet” ONLINE EVENT. About the Film ‘The Glasgow Diet” is about the evolution […]

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Monday, September 14, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Community event, Woodlands Community Garden, Zoom and online events

To Meat or Not to Meat – Climate Action

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10 September, 2020 – 5.30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Woodlands Community We’ve all at some point been caught in an uncomfortable conversation about our eating habits and our ethics. A few words like “I’m vegan” or “I eat meat” can be enough to make us clench up and be instantly unwilling to hear the other […]

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Thursday, September 10, 2020 | Filed under: Woodlands Community Garden, Zoom and online events

Woodlands Community Family Cycling Bike Seat and Trailer Taster

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Have you always wanted to try out riding your bike with your little one in tow? Would you like the chance to test out a variety of bike seat and trailer options in a safe & supportive environment with Bike for Good’s knowledgeable staff? Here’s your chance! Get Cycling Safely Woodlands Community Climate Action Project […]

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Thursday, August 27, 2020 | Filed under: Sport, Walks, Cycling in Glasgow, Woodlands Community Garden

A Very Quiet Street – exploring Glasgow’s history with Zoe Strachan and Louise Welsh

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A Very Quiet Street? Exploring the hidden histories of West Princes Street and Queens Crescent. About this Event Writers Zoë Strachan and Louise Welsh lead a half-mile walk along West Princes Street & Queen’s Crescent engaging with two hundred years of social and cultural history, including North Atlantic slavery, city planning, art, literature, music, crime, […]

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Celebrating Ten Years of Woodlands Community Garden

19 and 20 September, 2020 Woodlands Community Garden, 91 – 101 West Prince Street, Glasgow G4 9BY Woodlands Community Garden and online celebrating 10 years of the Woodlands Community Garden at Woodlands Workspace. A weekend of walk through, socially distanced activities to celebrate the story of the garden and highlight some of  Woodlands Community Development […]

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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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Nurture through Nature – one to one support Woodlands Community

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Woodlands Community Garden has remained open during the pandemic and they have seen the benefits the garden has brought to its visitors in reducing their stress. This has led to developing a new initiative – their Nature Recovery Project. Over the coming months Woodlands Community will be offering additional opportunities for people to get outdoors, […]

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | Filed under: Coronavirus, Health and Fitness, Woodlands Community Garden

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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Black Lives Matter – Anti-Racism Community Reflection on Zoom

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Wednesday, 17 June, 2020 5.30 p.m.- 7 p.m. Woodlands Community have been doing a lot reflecting about their response to the current international outcry for racial justice. They realise that though posting on social media can show momentary solidarity for Black Lives, a true commitment to anti-racist work is shown in the days, months and […]

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Saturday, June 13, 2020 | Filed under: Community event, Woodlands Community Garden, Zoom and online events

A Celebration of Birds: Sharing stories, memories and hope

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Woodlands Community – Zoom Event Thursday, June 11, 2020, 7 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. During Lockdown many of us have spent more time than usual observing nature close to home, including the birds in our gardens, trees and on our street corners. In this informal and interactive session participants  will share what they have learnt […]

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Woodlands Community – Wildlife Friendly Front Gardens

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Part of the Woodlands Nature Recovery Project Offering a limited number of Woodlands residents the opportunity to receive advice from experienced staff on how to enhance their front garden. As a response to the stress and isolation of Lockdown goals for this project are to: Help you create an accessible nature space to enjoy while […]

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Friday, May 22, 2020 | Filed under: Coronavirus, Woodlands Community Garden

Woodlands Community Neighbourhood Food Service

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Woodlands Community are working in partnership with Maryhill Community Central Halls, Queens Cross Housing Association and Flourish House to offer a shared community response to the Covid-19 crisis. Working together to share expertise, staff and resources including kitchen facilities and transport. Now offering a FREE weekly food delivery service, with freshly cooked meals that are […]

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Friday, May 8, 2020 | Filed under: Coronavirus, Woodlands Community Garden

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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Woodlands Community – Job Vacancies

Woodlands Community Climate Action Project Woodlands Community Climate Action will have 4 main strands of activity: Improving climate literacy Increasing participation in cycling Promoting local and seasonal vegetarian/vegan food Reducing, re-using and recycling Two Vacancies Both positions are funded through the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund until March 2022. Climate Action Community Worker Looking for […]

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Thursday, April 2, 2020 | Filed under: Woodlands Community Garden

Winter Tree Identification Workshop

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January 29th at 11.30 a.m.and 2 February, 2020 at 1.30 p.m. Woodlands Community Workspace Winter Tree Identification Walk. Join them for a walk along the River Kelvin to learn how to identify broad leaf trees without their leaves – this workshop will involve a walk along the river and then back to the cosy Woodlands […]

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Walks, Woodlands Community Garden

Trees v Capitalism by Maggie Kelly at Woodland Community Workspace

Art Exhibition, Woodlands Workspace, 66 Ashley Street, G3 6HW Saturday 10th, 2019  11am – 6pm Exhibition 11am – 1pm  Exhibition Opening with tea, coffee & vegan treats 2 -3pm Artist Talk Sunday 11th, 2019 11am – 6pm Exhibition 2 -3pm Artist Talk Maggie Kelly is an artist and activist who uses images, words and objects to explore […]

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Woodlands Community Garden’s 9th Birthday Celebration

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Sunday 24 March, 2019 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Woodlands Community Garden 91 – 101 West Princes Street G4 9BY Celebrate Woodlands Community Garden’s 9th birthday both in the garden and the Workspace building – expect cake, food, songs, dancing, children’s games, poetry and a photo exhibition. This is a free drop-in event – all […]

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Society Zero Swap Shop Woodlands

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Saturday 10 November, 2018,  3p.m. – 7 p.m.First swap shop is confirmed! Woodlands Workspace Bring your clothes, jewellery and books that you were going to donate or sell, dig out your ‘used-once-and-left’ or unwanted gift toiletries and swap them for something new to you! With the party and gift season coming up, there’s no better […]

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Sunday, September 30, 2018 | Filed under: Community event, Woodlands Community Garden

Woodlands Artists Residency Weekend

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Weekend Event featuring: Elin Jakobsdottir and Mark Sadler Woodlands Workspace, 66 Ashley Street, G3 6HW Opening:  Friday 29th June 6-8pm Exhibition:  Saturday 30th June 12-5pm Sunday 1st July 12-5pm Free Event includes refreshments and music All welcome In the outdoor area of Woodlands Workspace, Mark Sadler will display his ongoing portrait project entitled ‘Language Baby’. […]

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Woodlands Arts Survey & Artist Network Lunch Woodlands Workspace

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Friday 27th April, 12-2pm at Woodlands Workspace 66 Ashley Street, G3 6HW Next week Woodlands Workspace will be launching a month long Woodlands Artists survey to capture information about artists living in Woodlands, the type of work they are doing and their access to studio provision across the city. The survey is linked to a refreshing of […]

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Woodlands Community Gardens, Recruiting for Two Artists in Residence

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RECRUITMENT OPPORTUNITY Two artists in Residence at Woodlands Workspace April – June 2018 FULL INFORMATION Woodlands Community Development Trust, in partnership with Glasgow Sculpture Studios, invite local artists to respond to Woodlands Workspace, our transformation of a gap site into a new community and arts facility. The residencies offer the chance for both established or emerging […]

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | Filed under: Woodlands Community Garden

Artists Network Lunch, Woodland Community

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Friday 26 January, 2017 – 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Are you a local artist or craftsperson? Do you live or work locally? Curious to find out about Woodlands Workspace studios? Have ideas for activities or events at the Workspace, but would like other people to collaborate with? Bring lunch to share and meet fellow […]

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Woodlands Community Garden

Winter Words at Woodlands Community

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7th December, 2017, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Woodlands Workspace, 66 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6HW Poetry, Performance and Possibilities  Featuring Viv Gee and Kevin P. Gilday Join us in the beautiful and intimate venue of Woodlands Workspace for a special seasonal event. 6.45 Doors Open 7.00 Tea, coffe and mince pies 7.15 In Conversation […]

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Rhubarbfest, Woodlands Community Garden, CCA, 25 June, 2017

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CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD 25 June, 2017 – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Woodlands Community Garden invite you to an afternoon of re-discovering an old-fashioned vegetable and its versatility – rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb! It’s colourful, it’s beautifully nutritious, it’s easy to grow and it comes in abundance – but how much do we […]

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Woodlands Community Gardens, Big Lunch for Jo Cox, Sunday, 18 June, 2017

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Woodlands Community Garden’s Big Lunch Sunday 18th June, 2017 12.30 – 2.30 pm Bring a vegetarian dish and/or cakes to share   Enjoy a midsummer feast in the beautiful surroundings of Woodlands Community Garden. Celebrate the diversity of our community with food from around the globe. Our big lunch is part of the Great Get […]

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Sharing Learning – Woodlands Community Development Trust & Partick Thistle Community Trust, Monday, 5 June, 2017

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A special, free, event sharing our learning from running Woodlands Community Cafe over the last 3 years. Covering topics such as funding, retaining volunteers and dignity in community food provision. Also exploring options for developing Partick Thistle FC as a community resource. Our programme includes an option to share in an evening meal at Woodlands […]

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