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Here is a list of the weekly activities we run across our various community gardens and greenspaces. If you're interested in coming along to any session, it's essential that you contact us first.

Community Gardening
Community
Gardening
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Activity
Address
Day
Time
Description
Gardening at The People's Garden
next to Peat Road Hall
Mondays & Tuesdays
11am - 1pm
Help make this older garden bloom beautifully again! For those wanting a blether and those looking to go to nature's gym.
Gardening at Toryglen Community Base
Urban Roots, Toryglen Community Base
Tuesdays
11am - 3pm
Come along to learn how to grow and maintain this green space consisting of raised beds of fruit, veg, flowers and more.
Gardening at Midlock Street Garden
entrance via Ibrox Street
Tuesdays
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Discover this hidden green spot in the Southside of Glasgow, and learn to help it thrive.
Gardening at The Bowling Green
in Pollokshields
Tuesdays
3pm - 5pm
Come along to learn to how grow and maintain this green space.
Gardening at Polmadie Plots
Malls Mire Community Garden
Wednesdays
10:30am - 12:30pm
Come along to learn how to grow and maintain this green space.
Gardening at Shields Community Garden
next to Shields Medical Practive
Wednesdays
10:30am - 12:30pm
Come along to learn how to grow and maintain this green space.
Gardening at Moogety Garden
next to Elderpark Community Centre
Wednesdays & Fridays
11am - 3pm
Come along to learn how to grow and maintain this green space.
Gardening at Rainbow Garden
next to Noble Art Boxing Club
Wednesdays & Fridays
9:30am - 12:30pm
Be part of a local group developing and tending to a vegetable garden, kid's play space and much more.
Gardening at The People's Garden
next to Peat Road Hall
Thursdays
10am - 12:30pm
Help make this older garden bloom beautifully again! For those wanting a blether and those looking to go to nature's gym.
Gardening at Midlock Street Garden
entrance via Ibrox Street
Wednesdays
11am - 2pm
Discover this hidden green spot in the Southside of Glasgow, and learn to help it thrive.
Gardening at Eden Garden
next to Carnwadric Church
Thursdays
12pm - 3pm
Grow vegetables, berries and fruits in this raised bed garden with fruit trees.
Community Woodlands
Community
Woodlands
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Activity
Address
Day
Time
Description
Women in the Woods
Toryglen Community Base
Wednesdays
10.30am - 2pm
This friendly women -only session takes place in a woodland grove, with a range of group crafts and activities. Referral only, contact us for more info.
Malls Mire Community Woodland Conservation
Toryglen Community Base
Thursdays
11am - 3pm
Help to maintain this thriving community woodland.
Food, Cooking & Health
Food, Cooking & Health
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Activity
Address
Day
Time
Description
Moogety Lunch Club
Elderpark Community Centre
Fridays
11am - 2pm
You're welcome to come along to cook & eat with us. Learn new recipes, meet new people. Call 07974 419 512 or email julia@urbanroots.org.uk to join.
Saturday Soup
Elderpark Community Centre
Saturdays
1pm - 2pm
Soup & blether at Elder Park Community Centre every Saturday, except when we host the monthly Community Meal. All welcome to both.
The Lunch Club
Peat Road Hall
Thursdays
11am - 2pm
Learn to cook healthy meals in a friendly group environment. Please contact klaudia@urbanroots.org.uk if you'd like to attend.
Healthy Cooking Club
Nan Mackay Hall
Thursdays
10am - 12pm
Learn to cook healthy meals in a friendly group environment.
Children & Young People
Children & Young People
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Throughout 2023 & 2024

Family Play Events at Malls Mire

at Toryglen Community Base

Urban Roots usually hosts 3 family play events across the season. These are free to attend and open to everyone 

The following 3 events are planned for the coming months:

  • 7th October 2023 - Harvest Festival

  • 27th January 2024 - Winter in the Woods

  • 30th March 2024 - Hello Spring

More information will be shared closer to the time on the website as well as our social media channelsTo sign up for email alerts of these events, please sign up to the Malls Mire mailing list.

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