Inspiring Nature Events

Get inspired by nature on one of Castlemilk Park's regular events ranging from foraging for food and medicine to having breakfast with moths!

Inspiring Nature Events

About Inspiring Nature Events

6th July 2019
27th July 2019
11th August 2019
plus 2 more date(s), see below for more info
See event description for details
Castlemilk Park
Castlemilk Park Machrie Road, Glasgow South Side G45 0AZ
This is a free event
Call 01416342673
Visit the event website here
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Saturday 8th June: Foraging in Castlemilk Woodlands
10.30am OR 2pm
Anna Canning herbalist and forager from Floramedica will be helping us reconnect with nature, and experience the abundance of wild plants on your doorstep in the beautiful Castlemilk Woods. You'll have the chance to try some foraging for wild foods, make simple shared seasonal dips, salad, soup, and a remedy to take home too!

Saturday 22nd June: Inspiring Nature Day
Pop along to one of our sessions, or to both!

Outdoor Cooking, 11-1pm
Come along to Castlemilk Stables Community Garden to try your hand at cooking (and eating!) delicious locally grown food over a fire.

Dead Wood is Dead Good, 1:30 – 4pm
Find out why dead wood is dead good in Castlemilk Park! What mini-beasts and facts will you discover? Join us and The Conservation Volunteers to find out!

*NO BOOKING REQUIRED*

Saturday 6th July: Inspiring Nature Day
Pop along to one of our sessions, or to both!

Woodland Tasks 1.30 – 4pm
Come along for a blether, try some taster sessions on woodland tasks within Castlemilk Park, and enjoy some tasty food at the Outdoor Cooking Session! Tools and gloves provided. All abilities welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Outdoor Cooking, 4-6pm
Come along to Castlemilk Stables Community Garden to try your hand at cooking (and eating!) delicious locally grown food over a fire.

Saturday 27th July: Butterflies of Castlemilk
1.30pm - 4pm
Come along and find out all about the butterflies you may find in your local area and how you can get involved in the Butterfly Conservation’s ‘Big Butterfly Count’!

*NO BOOKING REQUIRED*

Sunday 11th August: Wildflower ID Walk
10.30am OR 2pm
Lindsey Mackinlay from Parnassus Ecology will be returning to Castlemilk Park following the success of last year’s wildlife walks. Join us in welcoming him as he leads two Wildflower ID walks and opens our eyes to all the wonderful wild plants of Castlemilk Park.

Saturday 5th October: Fungi Walk
1.30pm - 3.30pm
Come along for some tasty food, a blether, and try some taster sessions on woodland tasks within Castlemilk Park. Tools and gloves provided. Please dress for the weather. All abilities welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

*NO BOOKING REQUIRED*

Sunday 23rd February: Snowdrop Walk
Midday - 2pm
Join us on a woodland walk and learn all about the different species of snowdrops, their myth and folklore and how to ID these hardy little plants. Afterwards join us for a cuppa and a chat.


*BOOKING REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED*
Contact the Community Team on 0141 634 2673 or email housing@cassiltoun.org.uk

Meet: Outside Castlemilk Stables, 59 Machrie Road, Castlemilk, G45 0AZ

Additional Dates: 27 July 2019, 11 August 2019, 05 October 2019, 23 February 2020

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Inspiring Nature Events are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Woodland Nippers

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3rd October 2019
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The Stables Outdoor Cinema

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New for this season's events, Castlemilk Park Project proudly present The Stables Outdoor Cinema!
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New for this season's events, Castlemilk Park Project proudly present The Stables Outdoor Cinema!
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