greenspace scotland events

Inspiring fundraising training for greenspace groups

The Resourcing Scotland's Heritage programme offer a range of inspiring fundraising courses for heritage and greenspace groups. A range of courses are running across Scotland, please visit the website for more information or follow RSH on facebook or twitter


other organisations' events

1-7 June- Volunteers Week
Volunteer Scotland’s Volunteers’ Week - the national celebration of volunteering - is fast approaching and there is no better time to start planning! This year the tagline is ‘Volunteering for All’. More

10 June – Don’t Burn The Meadows event
The event is taking place at the Community Garden on the Meadows 3-6pm and will have ethical BBQ, activities, Fire Service and info about BBQ issues & options. Email 

12 June – Outdoor play and education
Innovative education and social development play a vital role in the long-term wellbeing of any thriving nation. Access to outdoor spaces, innovation in teaching and learning practices as well as innovative policy, along with investment, have the potential to change the way our young people interact with current and future generations to build stronger, healthier, happier communities and relationships for the future. The conference will examine these issues and encourage debate and development through expert analysis and evidence-based case studies. More

14 June – Central Scotland Green Network Annual Forum
The theme for this year’s Central Scotland Green Network Forum is ‘Children, Young People + Greenspace = A Healthy Equation’. The Forum will be held at Glasgow Caledonian University and will feature world-renowned experts. More

16 June - Scottish Allotments Centennial ‘Gathering’ 2018
Celebrating 100 years of Scottish Allotments. More

16-17 June – Power of Food Festival, Edinburgh
23 community gardens across Edinburgh will open their gate to the public for a weekend of fun and celebration. More

27 June - Parks & Gardens Live, Woburn Abbey House & Gardens
Horticulture Week’s Parks & Gardens Live showcase is returning to Woburn Abbey House & Gardens. Parks & Gardens Live, which is free to attend will provide professional gardeners, parks professionals and landscape maintenance teams an exciting mix of practical learning, mentoring, inspiration, knowledge sharing and networking. More 

7 July – Have a Field Day
Hundreds of events across the country celebrated our local parks and greenspaces on Have a Field Day last year. More  

31 August – 2 September: Dundee Flower and Food Festival

Park events – Edinburgh, Falkirk Fife & Glasgow
To find out about events and activities in parks in Edinburgh, Falkirk, Glasgow and Scotland’s national nature reserves, check out the MyParkScotland website

training and events for Scottish community groups tackling climate change
If you are a Scottish community group interested in tackling climate change the free programme of training and events provided by Keep Scotland Beautiful could help support you in your work. More

TCV conservation training
Short and long training courses from TCV in locations across Scotland and the rest of the UK. More

Outdoor & Woodland Learning Scotland 

OWL Scotland is supported by Forestry Commission Scotland and evolved out of the Forest Education Initiative (FEI) which has run successfully for over 20 years. OWL Scotland supports outdoor and woodland learning for local OWL groups. More

Play Scotland is offering training sessions on play policy and strategy
Following Scotland’s first National Play Strategy and Action Plan, Play Scotland is offering work place based training sessions (full day and half-day) to explore what the play strategy and action plan means for organisations. Contact Debbie Willet at Play Scotland for more information, email

SNH Sharing Good Practice programme
The programme of events for 2017 is available here

Working with volunteers
Volunteer Scotland offer a wide range of volunteer training courses and FREE online sessions to suit every budget and need. Find out more here

TCV conservation training  

Short and long training courses from TCV in locations across Scotland and the rest of the UK. More  

Forest School Training programme, Scotland 2018

Information about dates, costs and how to book for the current FSTC training courses is available here