The Childrens Wood

The Childrens Wood

About The Childrens Wood

North Kelvin Meadow Clouston Street or Kelbourne Street, Glasgow West End G20 8PR
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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.

This space is vitally important to the community. Regular events are organised by the community in The Children’s Wood, designed to connect children to nature, raise aspirations and bring people together. Some children who’ve been to the Children’s Wood through local schools have said this is the first time they’ve been outside to play in months, or ever. We think being outside in a wild environment is a great antidote to the current materialistic and indoor childhood which many young people now experience. On top of this, The Children’s Wood is situated near some of the most unequal areas in Scotland – we think the land is invaluable for building a better future for young people and families in the area.

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Popular Events

Kelvingrove Bandstand Family Festival
Glasgow Life will throw open the doors of the beautiful Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre for a fantastic three week FREE programme of children and family events over the Summer!
Glasgow Kite Festival
Come along to Bellahouston Park on Sunday 22nd July and watch as the skies are filled with kites at the Glasgow Kite Festival!
Brick Wonders
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Glasgow Cathedral featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park in July and August and includes performances from Van Morrison, Bryan Ferry, Pretenders and Jimmy Cliff!
Family Afternoon Fun!
Merchant City Festival teams up with Edinburgh International Children’s Festival to present performances and hands-on arts activities as part of Festival 2018!

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