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

Woodlands Community Climate Change Summit

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Climate Change Emergency – Themed Community Programme With the COP26 Climate Change Summit coming to Glasgow this autumn, Woodlands Community is planning on curating a Climate Emergency themed Community Programme at their Ashley Street Events Terrace and Community Meeting Room. The Terrace and Meeting Room will be made available for individuals, groups and organisations wanting […]

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Woodlands Community Pop Up Cafe on the Terrace

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Open various dates over the Summer Woodlands Community Development Trust, 66 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6HW Community Cafe on our Outdoor Events Terrace has reopened. Booking The cafe is being run on a pay what you can afford basis – please pay on the day. If you can’t afford to donate then that is not […]

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Women of Woodlands Support Group

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Women of Woodlands Support Group is being launched in memory of Esther Brown. Mondays 2-4pm from 19th July, 2021 Woodlands Outdoor Events Terrace at 66 Ashley Street, G3 6HW The group will bring members together for mutual support, collaboration and comfort. In response to the rape and murder of Esther Brown – dear friend and […]

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Monday, July 12, 2021 | Filed under: Woodlands Community Garden

Wellbeing Walks Woodlands Community Glasgow

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Thursday 3 June, 2021 at 4.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. Meet at Woodlands Community Garden, Woodlands Community Garden, 91-101 West Princes Street, G4 9BY These walks are for those who live within walking distance of Woodlands Community Garden. FREE – TICKETS If you’re feeling socially isolated, find you are struggling with your mental health, would […]

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Monday, May 31, 2021 | Filed under: Woodlands Community Garden

Slow Nature Walk, Woodlands Community

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Sunday, 30 May, 2021 at 11 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. Kelvinbridge, Underneath Kelvinbridge, next to Inn Deep, Glasgow G12 8HH Join Katrina Caldwell for a Slow Nature Walk, taking in your surroundings along the Kelvin Walkway About this event Since the start of the pandemic, Woodlands Community has been encouraging people to spend time in […]

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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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Little Garden Baby Group – Woodlands Community

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10 May, 2021 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Meets every Monday  Register Eventbrite Event by Woodlands Community Free Have you had a baby during lock down? Woodlands Little Garden baby group meets every Monday from 10am until midday. If you have a baby ranging in age from newborn to 18 months this is for […]

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Woodlands Anti Racist Community Library Launch

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Saturday, 1 May, 2021 – 11 a.m. until 1.30 p.m. Woodlands Community new Anti-Racist Community Library will officially open Satuday 1 May, 2021 in the Millennium Park. After this launch, the library will be located there fortnightly on Saturdays between 11am-1pm. Please come along for the in person launch and come check out a free […]

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Woodlands Climate Action 2021 Coffee Chats – COP26 and Local Climate Action

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Monday 12 April, 2021 at 12.00 p.m. Event by Woodlands Community Online event – COP26 and Local Climate Action Price: free Public · Anyone on or off Facebook There is a lot to feel nervous about these days, and while the effects of the pandemic are often in the forefront of most of our minds, many of […]

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Thursday, April 8, 2021 | Filed under: Community event, Woodlands Community Garden

Slow Nature – Woodlands Community Booklet Launch

Event by Woodlands Community Tuesday, 6 April, 2021 –  7 p.m. Free Online As part of their Nature Recovery Project, Woodlands Community have produced this publication with local wildlife and conservation enthusiast, Katrina Caldwell. Join them on Tuesday 6th April 7-8pm to celebrate it’s launch and receive a copy. Woodlands have been focused on encouraging people […]

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Introduction to Birding With Scott Rogers (V)

Online Event – 17 March, 2021 5.30 p.m. Event by Woodlands Community Online: woodlandscommunity.org.uk Free Back by popular demand, this next session of Introduction to Birding will cover a few more calls and songs of common birds in Glasgow. Scott will attempt to improve on his impressions as well! This time of year is when ducks start […]

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | Filed under: Community event, Woodlands Community Garden, Zoom and online events

Introductions to birding in Glasgow – with Scott Rogers Part IV(Nature Recovery)

Woodlands Community 3 March, 2021 5.30 p.m. Bird Watch – Online Workshop Event by Woodlands Community Online Event. Register for this event. Free · Duration: 1 hr Have you been finding solace in appreciating the birds during lock down? What to find out more identification tips and tricks to develop knowledge of how to bird […]

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Zero Waste Sunday Social – fast fashion and textile waste

Sunday 28 February, 2021 – 3 p.m. Woodland Community – Online Waste is a huge problem for our local and global environment. Most of our waste goes to landfill and creates harmful greenhouse gasses – CO2 and methane – which contributes to global warming accelerating climate change as well as the plastic particles polluting our […]

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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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Being Together: Book Free Outdoor Space – Woodlands Community Garden

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 Woodlands Community Don’t be alone this winter.  If you don’t have a garden where you can meet your family or friends outdoors, Woodlands Community has the perfect solution. Book free outdoor space to safely meet with friends and family. Book at Evenbrite Woodlands Community is offering their Workspace Terrace, 66 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6HW […]

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | Filed under: Coronavirus, Free Events, Woodlands Community Garden

Reimagining Our Economy – Screening Woodlands Community

Thursday, 29 October, 2020 – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Film screening and panel discussion – featuring “System Reset” a documentary which explores the story of change in our economy. About this Event Everything around us has been designed: the clothes we wear, the buildings we live and work in, and the systems that deliver […]

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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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Fly your flag in Woodlands!

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Woodlands Community Garden Please join  in a collective project to create a set of bright flags, reflecting on how the past six months has affected you. Bring a splash of colour and a feeling of solidarity to the community, whether that’s with messages of activism, hope, kindness, sadness or struggle. Come along in your own […]

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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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