What's On June-August

Posted: Fri 1 Jun

Our summer programme

MEN’S GROUP
TUESDAYS; 1-3PM
Activity led group for Southside men from all backgrounds.
Contact grace@thehiddengardens.org.uk to find out more.

CULTURAL COOKERY
THURSDAY; 12.30-2.30PM 5 July – 6 September

SPEAKING ENGLISH CAFÉ
WEDNESDAYS; 1-3PM till 27 June
Friendly drop-in café-style class open to anyone wanting to practise speaking in English.
All abilities | Drop in

TAI CHI ON THE LAWN
FRIDAYS; 10-11AM
SUNDAYS; 1-2PM 1 July – 26 August
Beginners welcome.
Drop in | Boilerhouse used on wet days

THE FRIDAY SHEDIOCAST
FRIDAYS; 1PM 13 July – 17 August
Music filled afternoons augmenting the natural beauty of The Gardens wildlife area.

VOLUNTOURS
SATURDAYS; 2PM 7 July – 25 August
Free guided tours by our wonderful volunteers. Tours available in Urdu and Arabic on request, contact andrea@thehiddengardens.org.uk

GREENTHUMBS
WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS; 10AM-1PM
Good gardening and/or DIY skills? Would you like to join our team of gardening volunteers?
Contact andrea@thehiddengardens.org.uk | 0141 433 2722 to find out more.

WEEKEND GARDENING
SATURDAYS; 9 & 30 JUNE
14 & 28 JULY, 18 AUGUST 1–3.30PM
Care for the Gardens, enjoy the changing seasons and meet people in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.
To book contact andrea@thehiddengardens.org.uk.
All welcome whatever your ability | Meet at the chimney

EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS:

REFUGEE FESTIVAL SCOTLAND OPENING DAY
SAT 16 JUNE 12-5PM
Mark the beginning of Refugee Festival Scotland 2018 – a festival for everyone! Featuring delicious food, creative workshops and live performances.

NEST A WHILE Refugee Festival Scotland
SAT 16 – SUN 24 JUNE
Site specific installation by visual artist’s Gardner & Gardner. A wee sanctuary embracing welcome, peace and shared stories to be enjoyed by all ages.

GINGKO TREE GAELIC NAMING CEREMONY
FRI 4 AUG 4-4.30PM
A celebration of the Ginko Tree with Gaelic song, poetry and naming ceremony. In partnership with Glasgow Life, Gaelic Arts.

BIG SUMMER GET TOGETHER
SAT 11 AUG 12-4PM
Celebrate 15 years of The Hidden Gardens. Featuring 40-piece orchestra Nevis Ensemble, tasty treats, commemorative artwork and more!
Bring a picnic! Invite your friends and neighbours.

MEDICINAL COURTYARD CELEBRATION EVENT
SUN 19 AUG 1–4PM
A celebratory opening event of our herbal courtyard with tours, talks and workshops for the whole family.

INTO THE WILD:

Activities discovering the wild side of the garden
All ages | Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

LAZY DAYS, BUSY BEES
SAT 23 JUNE 1-4PM
Bee amazed at the secret life of bees as we begin summer and learn how to make your garden bee friendly. Part of Ready, Steady, Grow 2018.

OUR FEATHERED FRIENDS
WED 4 JULY 1-4PM
Listen to the beautiful sounds of birds and other wildlife on a health walk around the local area. Forage for edible plants and learn how to make your garden bird friendly.

BUTTERFLIES, BUGS & BEASTIES
WED 1 AUG 1-4PM
Look under the microscope at the many pollinating insects living in the gardens and help us take nature’s pulse by joining the big butterfly count.

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