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Get Involved

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
Taskforce
Across Glasgow Southside
First Sunday of every month
12pm - 4pm
Help complete big tasks for urban green spaces to help communities and habitats thrive! Group activities and projects cover areas including horticulture, landscaping, woodland conservation & community support.
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 for Wellbeing
Toryglen - The Base Community Garden, G41 0LA
Tuesdays
10am - 1pm
Experience the therapeutic benefits of being outdoors in our beautiful community garden. Connect with nature in a relaxed, friendly, supportive environment.
Gardening at The Bowling Green
Pollokshields
Tuesdays
3pm - 5pm
Come along to learn to how grow and maintain this green space.
Polmadie Growing Together
Polmadie Plots & Community Garden
Mondays & Wednesdays
10am - 12pm/10am - 2pm
Join our brilliant group of volunteers as we work together to produce fresh, locally grown and nutritious food for the 'Toryglen Base Larder'.
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 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, G41 0LA
Wednesdays
11am - 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, G41 0LA
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
Please note: this group is at capacity. Please contact klaudia@urbanroots.org.uk if you'd like to be added to the waiting list 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 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 events are planned for the coming months:

  • 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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