13 Nov - Community energy workshop for urban community land/asset owners, Glasgow

Community Land Scotland and Local Energy Scotland bring you a day filled with inspiration to take forward your own renewable energy project. Local Energy Scotland deliver the Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) which provides advice, support and funding to help communities, social enterprises and others to develop and benefit from renewables projects. Free

15 Nov - Spokes Autumn public meeting

New Cycling Solutions for Edinburgh - many of the restrictions which used to limit bike travel and transport are starting to disappear, thanks to new innovations and opportunities.

The public meeting will hear from people delivering the new solutions, to be followed by a one-hour Q/A and panel discussion.

18-22 November – Climate Reflections: Stories of Fear & Hope

Multimedia exhibition in Edinburgh created as part of the Scottish Communities Climate Action Network's Future Voices project, and photography and video from the Environmental Justice Foundation's No Place to Call Home exhibition

19 Nov – Healthy Lives, Healthy Cities 2019, Edinburgh

Public Health priorities for Scotland - this conference will help us understand what helps and influences in making a city, town or region more or less healthy.

21 - 22 Nov - Nourish Conference, Edinburgh

The Nourish conference is back! Join them in Edinburgh to develop a game plan for a Good Food Nation.

22 Nov – Trellis Networking Seminar, Edinburgh

Do you use gardening to promote wellbeing in your work? Support a group to garden? Starting up a new gardening group? Looking for winter gardening activity ideas? Then get along to the Trellis Networking Seminar. 10:30 to 15:30, £10 inc lunch and refreshments.

24 Nov – Winter Tree ID Workshop, Lanark

12:30 till 14:30, £8.00, led by Stuart Ritchie, Educational Gardener at Castlebank Horticultural Centre. Suitable for 16yr+

10 Dec – Park Managers Forum, Glasgow

Focusing on ‘parks, greenspace and the climate emergency’ the day will involve presentations, workshops and site visits. The event is for local authority park managers and officers - if you aren’t on the Forum mailing list, please email  to register interest 

Saturday gardening sessions - Greenheart Growers at Parkhead Community Gardens 

Gardening sessions for the benefit of local community in Parkhead and East End of Glasgow. Sessions are every Thursday and every second Saturday (2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month) with workshops aimed at encouraging people to grow food, learn basic skills and provide hands on experience, in an inclusive, community learning environment for the benefit of the local community. 

Clydesdale Community Initiatives – Get outdoors Lanarkshire events and training 

Including therapeutic gardening, community orchard work, environmental volunteering and hospital gardens Email 

The Caley’s Grow and Learn Award

Grow and Learn is the Caley’s flagship education programme delivered in collaboration with organisations across Scotland. Grow and Learn aims to address a large gap in provision in the world of horticulture by offering an alternative learning opportunity for those who find mainstream learning challenging. Find out more about the person-centred Grow and Learn awards or email 

Free community path training 

Paths for All's Active Environments team are offering community organisations the opportunity to receive free training on their doorstep and on a date that suits them by hosting a range of training courses at your choice of location. 

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. 

Forest School Training programme, Scotland 2019

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