This weekend at the Woodlands Community Garden, close by to Willowbank...As part of The Glasgow Science Festival and West –end Festival, this free family event will share the story of the garden, some green-fingered crafting tricks and ideas for living more sustainably.
The nature walks will be led by eco-storyteller, Allison Galbraith -
The morning walk leaving from the rear entrance to Kelvingrove museum at 11am along the path by the Kelvin and up West Princes street up to Woodlands Community Garden.
Please book by emailing – firstname.lastname@example.org
The afternoon walk will be a dropin, leaving from the garden at 3pm back to the museum where there are plenty of other Science Festival activities!
In the garden there will be different tricks throughout the day:
* A visit from Forest Nymph Ariel Killick sharing Nature and Gaelic Tales*
* Performance Poetry from the Woodlands Poetry Class *
* Planting herb seeds – a little nature medicine for you to take home in the garden. Have a wee flick through Louise Bustard's Book - Chickweed, Willow and Other Wild Glasgwegians...
also available online - http://
* Upcycling crafts with Carol in the Woodlands Gap Site - tetrapack wallets, coasters and ring pull jewellery to name a few! *
* Recycled sculpturing installation, origami crafting and treasure hunting with Katie in the Woodlands Gap Site*
And information stalls from local environmental organisations and campaigns such as
Friends of the River Kelvin
Kinnaird Village Community - Frack off
Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team
Willowbank Community Garden
Oh and tea, coffee and home baking too!
AND we would like to invite you to share your story for the Once Upon Today Zine - what's growing in your garden, recipes, riddles, memories from a bygone era - catastrophe and beauty, we are our own heros and villans...
There will also be the Woodlands Big Lunch over at Millenuim Park with Flourish House, pop along and share a dish and stories! Allison will be joining the feast for storytelling 1 til 2pm.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Check out www.onceupontodaydotcom.wo
to explore the roots of the event...