2-11 August – GreenspaceHub @ GoLive! at the Green
Join greenspace scotland and our partners in the GreenspaceHub on Glasgow Green during the Glasgow 2018 European Championships. For all things parks and greenspace related we’ll be joined in the GreenspaceHub by MyParkScotland, Keep Scotland Beautiful, Fields in Trust, Paths for All, Grow Wild, Central Scotland Green Network, The Concrete Garden, John Muir Trust, Grow 73, Falkirk Community Trust. Watch out for more on Facebook and twitter.

23 August - 2018 SURF Annual Conference
Community Led Regeneration: Getting Real? The 2018 SURF Annual Conference will promote the real experience of authentic community led regeneration examples, and explore where these successes sit in the wider policy and practice landscape and what needs to change to make genuine community led regeneration a more connected and impactful reality. This free to attend short day conference programme, is designed to be informative, participative and enjoyable for everyone interested in more successful community regeneration across Scotland. More 

31 August – 2 September: Dundee Flower and Food Festival
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Park events – Edinburgh, Falkirk & 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