What's On July-August

Posted: Sat 29 Apr

Our packed summer programme has something for everyone, whether you’re into gardening and nature, health and wellbeing or arts and creativity.

SUMMER GET TOGETHER
SUNDAY 13 AUGUST 2-5PM
Featuring Indepen-dance 4 performing Four Go Wild in Wellies, BBQ treats, Scavenger Hunt and much more. Bring a picnic! Invite your friends and neighbours!

TAI CHI ON THE LAWN
FRIDAYS; 10-11AM | 7 JUL-25 AUG
SUNDAYS; 2-3PM | 2 JUL–27 AUG
Beginners welcome | Drop in | Boilerhouse used on wet days

NATURE SKETCH
THURSDAYS 5.15-6.45PM; 13 & 27 JUL; 10 & 24 AUG
Informal plant life drawing sessions inspired by the beauty of the Gardens in full summer bloom. Tutor on hand to help if you need it. Boards and basic materials provided, or feel free to bring your own.
All abilities | Dress for Weather

WEE HAPPENINGS
Big fun and creativity for families
SAT 22 JUL 1-4PM Whatever the Weather: discover more about our wonderful crazy weather: windmills, kite making, sundials, and how plants adapt to the world of extreme weather.
Drop in | Dress for Weather

THE FRIDAY SHEDIOCAST
FRIDAYS; 1PM | 7 JUL-31 AUG
A weekly album listening session in the tranquil wildlife area, featuring music sympathetic to the natural beauty of the surroundings. Programme at thefridayshediocast.tumblr.com, or just show up and be surprised! Seats, album information sheets and ponchos provided.

VOLUNTOURS
2PM
SATURDAYS; 1 & 15 JULY; 5 & 19 AUG
SUNDAYS; 9 & 23 JUL; 13 & 27 AUG
Free Guided tours by our trusty volunteers. Learn about the gardens design, artworks, history, plant collection and projects. Meet at 2pm at the Voluntour Board on the lawn. All welcome.

WEEKEND GARDENING
SATURDAYS
29 JULY & SATURDAY 26 AUGUST 12-2.30PM
A much loved opportunity to care for The Hidden Gardens and meet people in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. Beginners welcome. Contact andrea@thehiddengardens.org.uk
0141 433 2722 to register your interest.

MEN’S GROUP
Open to all Southside men, running weekly throughout July & August. Featuring cooking, foraging, mindfulness and Tai Chi. Contact us to find out more: info@thehiddengardens.org.uk | 0141 433 2722

INTO THE WILD
Summer activities discovering the wild side of the garden.
All ages | Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

EXPLORE…THE HIDDEN GARDENS WITH THE JOHN MUIR AWARD
TUESDAY 11 JULY 1-4PM
Sensory adventures, poetry and nature; introducing the John Muir Award for all.

DISCOVER…THE HIDDEN WORLD BENEATH YOUR FEET
TUESDAY 18 JULY 1-4PM
Get hands on with soil, earthworms, compost and minibeasts! Take part in an OPAL citizen science survey.

DISCOVER…OUR HIDDEN BIRDS
WEDNESDAY 16 AUGUST 1-4PM
Meet the bird expert, join a guided wildlife tour and learn about gardening for wildlife.

SUMMER GARDENS OPENING HOURS
Tuesday- Saturday 10am-7pm
Sunday 12-6pm
Free to visit | Closed on Mondays

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