Free Creative Writing the Garden Course
May
22
2:30 PM14:30

Free Creative Writing the Garden Course

There's a lot in common between writing and gardening. Both start small - seeds & words - and grow from there. The stories of growing - the droughts, slugs, pigeons, bad weather, too much sun, can make up a story or a poem or a great diary entry or memory or even personal writing which is only meant for the writer to see.

In writing we can explore recipes, paradises, imaginary gardens, seasons, garden work, wild gardens, city gardens and public gardens, and everything and anything in between.

Gardeners have so many stories to tell - and to write!

The world is our garden...

In our sessions, we'll try all sorts of writing - no experience is necessary - to have fun and maybe to get us all sharing the joys of writing.

Gerry Loose will be the facilitator: gerryloose.com

For further information or to book a place email woodlandsworkspace@gmail.com or phone 332 2656

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
May
26
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Therapeutic Tango Tea
May
26
3:00 PM15:00

Therapeutic Tango Tea

Therapeutic Tango Tea

A monthly class for the elderly and those living with Alzheimer's, dementia or Parkinson's.

There is much research on the benefits of Argentine tango on easing anxiety, depression along with physical benefits of improving balance, coordination, cognitive and nervous system functioning.

This Friendly relaxed class will start with very gentle stretching and strengthening exercises coupled with mindful breathing and basic Tango instruction. Much of the benefits of Argentine tango comes down to the enjoyment of connection and freedom of movement to go at one's own pace with the music.

Tea & Biscuits will be provided

No prior knowledge of tango, dance or physical fitness assumed.
£5 per person. Booking essential, please get in touch with any questions.

email: Louise at firedance100@hotmail.com

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Woodlands Community Cafe
May
27
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Wee Blether Outdoor Playgroup
May
28
10:00 AM10:00

Wee Blether Outdoor Playgroup

Come along for a cuppa, chat and a play in the beautiful Woodlands Community Gardens. Meet in the Woodlands Workspace from 10.00-10.30 for a brew and a blether then head to the gardens for a load of fun. Anyone who wants to stay in the peace of the hub and make themselves another cuppa is very welcome to! Visit www.facebook.com/weeblethergroup for more info

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
May
29
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Free Creative Writing the Garden Course
May
29
2:30 PM14:30

Free Creative Writing the Garden Course

There's a lot in common between writing and gardening. Both start small - seeds & words - and grow from there. The stories of growing - the droughts, slugs, pigeons, bad weather, too much sun, can make up a story or a poem or a great diary entry or memory or even personal writing which is only meant for the writer to see.

In writing we can explore recipes, paradises, imaginary gardens, seasons, garden work, wild gardens, city gardens and public gardens, and everything and anything in between.

Gardeners have so many stories to tell - and to write!

The world is our garden...

In our sessions, we'll try all sorts of writing - no experience is necessary - to have fun and maybe to get us all sharing the joys of writing.

Gerry Loose will be the facilitator: gerryloose.com

For further information or to book a place email woodlandsworkspace@gmail.com or phone 332 2656

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Food Beyond Borders - Bringing People Together
May
29
5:30 PM17:30

Food Beyond Borders - Bringing People Together

CLICK HERE FOR BOOKING INFORMATION

In the current political climate and the increasing referrals to food banks, we want to show how Woodlands Community Cafe and many other community food initiatives in Scotland are developing an alternative to Foodbanks. The emphasis of these alternatives is to provide safe and welcoming spaces where people from all backgrounds can get together to enjoy a healthy and nutritious meal where dignity and social inclusion are at the heart of their planning. Communities cannot provide the solution to food insecurity, however, everyone can be involved in promoting dignity - and community across Scotland are coming together to show how this can be done.

Please feel free to bring food from your own country to share with everyone.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jun
2
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Community Cafe
Jun
3
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Copy of Wee Blether Outdoor Playgroup
Jun
4
10:00 AM10:00

Copy of Wee Blether Outdoor Playgroup

Come along for a cuppa, chat and a play in the beautiful Woodlands Community Gardens. Meet in the Woodlands Workspace from 10.00-10.30 for a brew and a blether then head to the gardens for a load of fun. Anyone who wants to stay in the peace of the hub and make themselves another cuppa is very welcome to! Visit www.facebook.com/weeblethergroup for more info

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jun
5
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Free Creative Writing the Garden Course
Jun
5
2:30 PM14:30

Free Creative Writing the Garden Course

There's a lot in common between writing and gardening. Both start small - seeds & words - and grow from there. The stories of growing - the droughts, slugs, pigeons, bad weather, too much sun, can make up a story or a poem or a great diary entry or memory or even personal writing which is only meant for the writer to see.

In writing we can explore recipes, paradises, imaginary gardens, seasons, garden work, wild gardens, city gardens and public gardens, and everything and anything in between.

Gardeners have so many stories to tell - and to write!

The world is our garden...

In our sessions, we'll try all sorts of writing - no experience is necessary - to have fun and maybe to get us all sharing the joys of writing.

Gerry Loose will be the facilitator: gerryloose.com

For further information or to book a place email woodlandsworkspace@gmail.com or phone 332 2656

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Coorie In Meditaion with Gail Love Schock
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Coorie In Meditaion with Gail Love Schock

The House of Love Schock is delighted to bring you a morning of coorie at the Woodlands Workspace as part of our Whisky Made Woman tour.

Traditionally coorie-ing in, is a cuddle. A nuzzle. The wee nook between the edge of the body and you, where you can squeeze in close and feel very safe. As a Scot it’s also a way of life. We grow up coorie-ing in and it perfumes every part of life.

Walking through the front door, inhaling the smell of home, making a cup of tea with Scottish water or pouring a wee dram to sip on slowly as something bubbles on the hob has an essence of coorie to it. It’s cuddle after cuddle, tripping over piles of books and magazines, dogs or baskets of blankets, only to cozy down into the big armchair, it’s finding that wee nook of the chair as you would a lovers chest. To nestle, to cozy. It’s heritage, recipes passed down, the eclectic mix of new and old furniture. It’s incorporating the past, remembering loved ones and creating new memories.

Sharing coorie with others is sacred, and it is our great pleasure to invite you to The House of Love Schock to experience coorie with Gail. ‘Coorie in’ is an opportunity to slow down and interrupt the rush of life. Coorie encourages you to take a breath, savour the moment. A combination of meditation, storytelling and prayer, this gathering is a chance to take some time for yourself in a space of complete safety and calm. Safety allows us to relax, to really understand what we need and to remember our forgotten stories.

Open to people of all ages and stages, whether you are spiritually curious, already committed to a practise, or simply recognise that you are seeking some calm in your life.

Join us for two hours of conversation, warmth and cosy devotion.

To book visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/coorie-in-with-gail-love-schock-meditation-at-woodlands-workspace-tickets-60250687428?fbclid=IwAR1hKKdKz_gPgca2Vr5T7mRFYZrFFmpDcAnxrpdRkq4mvrjeWnu25N7xTTY

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jun
9
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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House Plant Swap
Jun
9
1:00 PM13:00

House Plant Swap

A great opportunity to bring along any excess plants you may have at home and swap them for something new.

Bring seedlings, rooted cuttings and plants to swap with fellow plant lovers. We'll provide tea & coffee and cake.

Suggested donation £2 to Woodlands Community Development Trust on the day

Please share this event with friends! All welcome

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Woodlands Community Cafe
Jun
10
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Copy of Wee Blether Outdoor Playgroup
Jun
11
10:00 AM10:00

Copy of Wee Blether Outdoor Playgroup

Come along for a cuppa, chat and a play in the beautiful Woodlands Community Gardens. Meet in the Woodlands Workspace from 10.00-10.30 for a brew and a blether then head to the gardens for a load of fun. Anyone who wants to stay in the peace of the hub and make themselves another cuppa is very welcome to! Visit www.facebook.com/weeblethergroup for more info

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jun
12
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Community AGM
Jun
12
6:30 PM18:30

Woodlands Community AGM

A chance to look back on the year ahead and look forward to future plans. Do come along to meet members of our board of directors and find out how you can support our work by becoming a friend of Woodlands Community.

AGENDA

1. Apologies

2. Minutes of the 2018 Annual General Meeting

3. Chair’s Welcome

4. Project Manager’s Report

5. Treasurer’s Report

6. Adoption of accounts for Year Ending 31st December 2017

7. Appointment of Accountants

8. Election of Directors

9. Any Other Competent Business

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jun
16
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Community Clean Up
Jun
16
1:00 PM13:00

Community Clean Up

Fed up with dirty streets and lanes? If you’d like to do something for your community that makes a visible difference, come along and join us at our monthly community clean-up. All equipment is provided and it’s also a great chance to meet your neighbours.

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Woodlands Community Cafe
Jun
17
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jun
19
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jun
23
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Community Cafe
Jun
24
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Copy of Wee Blether Outdoor Playgroup
Jun
25
10:00 AM10:00

Copy of Wee Blether Outdoor Playgroup

Come along for a cuppa, chat and a play in the beautiful Woodlands Community Gardens. Meet in the Woodlands Workspace from 10.00-10.30 for a brew and a blether then head to the gardens for a load of fun. Anyone who wants to stay in the peace of the hub and make themselves another cuppa is very welcome to! Visit www.facebook.com/weeblethergroup for more info

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jun
26
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jun
30
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Community Cafe
Jul
1
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jul
3
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jul
7
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Community Cafe
Jul
8
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jul
10
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jul
14
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Community Cafe
Jul
15
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jul
17
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jul
21
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Community Cafe
Jul
22
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jul
24
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jul
28
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Community Cafe
Jul
29
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
Jul
31
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
May
22
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Arts Network
May
21
12:00 PM12:00

Woodlands Arts Network

Are you a local artist, creator, writer, performer? Wanting to meet other artists living or working Woodlands area?
Got ideas for projects, but needing somebody to collaborate with?

Join us for an informal networking lunch, bring some veggie food to share. 


If you would like to book a 10 minute slot at the meeting to talk about your work email us at woodlandscommunitygarden@gmail.com

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Woodlands Community Cafe
May
20
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Love the Land - Learn Shamanic Journeying
May
19
2:00 PM14:00

Love the Land - Learn Shamanic Journeying

New to Woodlands Workspace are Love the Land workshops. These workshops are designed to give the very practical tool of Shamanic Journeying to participants so they may navigate through the dark emotions many of us feel at this time of destruction to the biosphere, towards a greater sense of empowerment and ability to act.

Shamanic journeying is a method of direct connection to non-ordinary reality – the world of Spirit and the place of heart connection that so many of us have been missing from our lives for too long. With it we will restore our own sense of authority and power, as well as deepen our connection to the biosphere. This enables us to emerge out of stuck emotions and take action to bring us and our communities back into meaning and joy. In short it is a method to connect, heal and act from a heart centred place.

The workshops are led by Ken Fisher of spiritsoftheland.co.uk and Roberta Weber of newoldmedicine.com – both fully trained and insured Shamanic Practitioners in the tradition of Sandra Ingerman. Ken and Roberta both feel deeply that re-establishing our own spiritual authority and deep connection to the world around us will allow each of us to navigate the changes that are happening in a way that will increase love and harmony.

The workshops run from 2-5 on one Sunday a month (March 17th, April 14th and May 19th are currently scheduled) and will begin with a short introduction period, a description of journeying and how to do it effectively and safely, and then a led joint journey to the sound of drumming or rattles. No previous experience of journeying or Shamanism is needed! There will be tea breaks in between and lots of time for laughter and fun. As the participants get better at journeying, there will be opportunities to go outside of the workshop space and to work with the land surrounding more directly (including connecting with the trees).

The most basic things needed are a notepad, pencil and a scarf to cover your eyes (the sensory deprivation aids the journeying), plus a cushion and blanket if you can. If you have one, please feel free to bring a rattle (Roberta started her journeying with one of her children’s baby rattles!) or even some headphones and a smartphone to listen to drumming if we venture outside the wee workshop.

The suggested donation is £5 to help with the rent of the space and other costs incurred. Please just show up on the day but it would be lovely if you registered your interest with Ken or Roberta so they can have supplies at the ready!

Ken and Roberta are very much looking forward to welcoming you to their workshops, you can come to them all or drop in as you can. Please join us.

Ken ken@spiritsoftheland.co.uk
Roberta newoldmedicine@gmail.com

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Community Clean Up
May
19
1:00 PM13:00

Community Clean Up

Fed up with dirty streets and lanes? If you’d like to do something for your community that makes a visible difference, come along and join us at our monthly community clean-up. All equipment is provided and it’s also a great chance to meet your neighbours.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
May
19
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Free Creative Writing the Garden Course
May
15
2:30 PM14:30

Free Creative Writing the Garden Course

There's a lot in common between writing and gardening. Both start small - seeds & words - and grow from there. The stories of growing - the droughts, slugs, pigeons, bad weather, too much sun, can make up a story or a poem or a great diary entry or memory or even personal writing which is only meant for the writer to see.

In writing we can explore recipes, paradises, imaginary gardens, seasons, garden work, wild gardens, city gardens and public gardens, and everything and anything in between.

Gardeners have so many stories to tell - and to write!

The world is our garden...

In our sessions, we'll try all sorts of writing - no experience is necessary - to have fun and maybe to get us all sharing the joys of writing.

Gerry Loose will be the facilitator: gerryloose.com

For further information or to book a place email woodlandsworkspace@gmail.com or phone 332 2656

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
May
15
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Community Cafe
May
13
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
May
12
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Word PURRfect: Celebrating Cats Writing Workshops
May
12
12:30 PM12:30

Word PURRfect: Celebrating Cats Writing Workshops

Celebrate your love of cats and our great cat companions with our fun and interactive writing workshops.

The workshop will cover
- capturing your cats character in prose and poetry
- using your cat's adventures to develop short stories
- what we can learn from cats in literature
- writing and performing tributes to our cat companions

No previous writing experience is required

Free event, but please register via Eventbrite so we know re numbers. Suggested donation on the day for those who can afford it £5

Please bring with you
- photograph(s) of your cat, past or present
- pen and paper
- some veggie lunch to share

Further information contact
Tim via woodlandscommunitygarden@gmail.com

It's the same workshop repeated twice, so you only need to book one!

These workshops are being delivered in loving memory of Yarrow (2003-2019)

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Free Creative Writing the Garden Course
May
8
2:30 PM14:30

Free Creative Writing the Garden Course

There's a lot in common between writing and gardening. Both start small - seeds & words - and grow from there. The stories of growing - the droughts, slugs, pigeons, bad weather, too much sun, can make up a story or a poem or a great diary entry or memory or even personal writing which is only meant for the writer to see.

In writing we can explore recipes, paradises, imaginary gardens, seasons, garden work, wild gardens, city gardens and public gardens, and everything and anything in between.

Gardeners have so many stories to tell - and to write!

The world is our garden...

In our sessions, we'll try all sorts of writing - no experience is necessary - to have fun and maybe to get us all sharing the joys of writing.

Gerry Loose will be the facilitator: gerryloose.com

For further information or to book a place email woodlandsworkspace@gmail.com or phone 332 2656

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
May
8
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Woodlands Community Cafe
May
6
5:30 PM17:30

Woodlands Community Cafe

Woodlands Community Cafe provides a welcoming space where local people meet on a Monday evening to share a healthy, home-cooked meal and get to know others in their community.  The Café is run on a pay-what-you-can basis, and is free for people on low income. All new visitors to the Cafe receive a warm welcome from our staff and volunteers. If you’d like to join us for a meal, just come along for a cuppa to the Fred Paton Centre,19 Carrington St, on Monday evening before the meal is served at 6pm. No need to pre-book.

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
May
5
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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Free Creative Writing the Garden Course
May
1
2:30 PM14:30

Free Creative Writing the Garden Course

There's a lot in common between writing and gardening. Both start small - seeds & words - and grow from there. The stories of growing - the droughts, slugs, pigeons, bad weather, too much sun, can make up a story or a poem or a great diary entry or memory or even personal writing which is only meant for the writer to see.

In writing we can explore recipes, paradises, imaginary gardens, seasons, garden work, wild gardens, city gardens and public gardens, and everything and anything in between.

Gardeners have so many stories to tell - and to write!

The world is our garden...

In our sessions, we'll try all sorts of writing - no experience is necessary - to have fun and maybe to get us all sharing the joys of writing.

Gerry Loose will be the facilitator: gerryloose.com

For further information or to book a place email woodlandsworkspace@gmail.com or phone 332 2656

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Community Garden Volunteer Session
May
1
1:00 PM13:00

Community Garden Volunteer Session

Join us in the garden for our regular volunteer session. It’s a drop in session so there is no need to book and you can come along for part or the whole session. You’ll be helping us with a range of tasks ranging from composting, weeding and garden maintenance. All equipment is provided. There’s always the chance to take a tea-break and chat to other volunteers, so it’s also a great chance to meet other people in the neighbourhood.

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