What's On 2016/2017

Please make a booking using our booking form or telephone us on 0141 956 6100
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W=Wheelchair Accessible F=Free

DECEMBER 2016

Jack and the Beanstalk
Friday 2nd – Tuesday 27th December
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December is Panto season at Mugdock and Fizzgig are back this year with JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. Come and meet Jack, Souffle the cow, Dame Isa Hotpot and Phil Mapockets in the usual giggletastic madness. More shows than ever this year so no excuse to miss out. Tickets priced at £11 (adult) & £7 (children). Booking essential, 0141 956 6100.

Walk – Canals and Courses
Wednesday 7 December 11.20am
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Get out and about, enjoy the fresh air and improve your health as you join this Ranger led walk on good paths through the Torrance countryside. This walk is about 1 hour 30 minutes long. Minibus transport is available from Lennoxtown at 11am or meet at the walk start at 11.20am. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops
Mugdock, Wednesday 7th & 14th December
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Weekly dance classes for children and adults. Visit our website at www.mugdock-country-park.org.uk or telephone Lorna Pickford on 01360 551689/213473.

Marvellous Meteors, Mugdock – No Children Required!
Friday 9 December 7.30pm – 9.30pm
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Find out all about the Gemini Meteor Shower with the Ranger Service. A short talk followed by a chance to search the December skies for one of the greatest natural firework displays of the year. Slide talk if weather is unsuitable. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

Get your Hands Dirty, Kirkintilloch
Saturday 10 December 10.30am – 12pm
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Wear your wellies and help take care of Merkland Local Nature Reserve, children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet the Ranger in the Reserve car park off Merkland Drive, Kirkintilloch, G66 3SF. Free.

JoJo Gnomes Christmas Story Fun
Satuday 10th December, 10am-11am or 12pm-1pm
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Come and join in Jo Hall and JoJo Gnome’s Christmas story fun for 3-5 year
olds at Mugdock Country Park. Listen to JoJo’s Christmas story and rhymes.
Try sound and smelling quizzes. Then make a paper snowman and have him
dance in your own film with JoJo Gnome. All craft materials supplied and parents will be sent a URL of where film sits (no extra costs).All tickets £5.50 and there has to be one adult present with children at the session. All adults require a ticket. Call 0141 956 6100. Booking essential

Winter Tree ID, Mugdock
Sunday 11 December 2pm – 4pm
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Come along with the Ranger and learn all about Mugdock’s trees in their winter guise on this walk through the diverse habitats and landscapes of the Country Park. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. £3.


Please make a booking using our booking form or telephone us on 0141 956 6100
M=Taking Place at Mugdock Park B=Booking Essential
W=Wheelchair Accessible F=Free

JANUARY 2017

Walk – Campsie Meander
Wednesday 4 January 11.20am
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Get out and about, enjoy the fresh air and improve your health as you join this Ranger led walk on good paths through the Lennoxtown countryside. This walk is about 1 hour 30 minutes long. Meet in Lennoxtown at 11am. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops
Mugdock, Wednesday 11th, 18th & 25th January
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Weekly dance classes for children and adults. Visit our website at www.mugdock-country-park.org.uk or telephone Lorna Pickford on 01360 551689/213473.

Cinema Club:A Shot in the Dark (PG) (wheelchair symbol)
Mugdock, Monday 9th January at 7.30pm
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Inspector Jacques Clouseau investigates the murder of Mr Benjamin Ballon's driver at a country estate. All tickets £3. Booking essential 0141 956 6100

John Sellars - BECOME A HYPNOTHERAPIST in 2017
Part 1: Friday 12th-16rd January, Mugdock Country Park
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Become part of this exciting and rewarding profession. Help friends and family or set up in a professional practice, taking clients on a regular basis. Whatever your choice, you’ll be fully equipped with this first-class training from SSCH. The second part of the course will be in February 2016. No previous experience is necessary. Normal price is £900 per delegate but applicants can get a 50% Groupon discount by logging onto http://bei.org.uk/index.php/news-events. www.johnsellarshypnosis.com

Stargazing at Mugdock
Friday 13 January 7pm – 8pm
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Learn some fascinating facts about space and then search the January skies for winter constellations and planets including Neptune and Uranus. Indoor presentation if weather is bad. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. £3.

Try Conservation Volunteering, Mugdock
Saturday 14 January 10am – 12.30pm
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Ranger led hands-on task to benefit Mugdock’s green places. 16+, no experience necessary. Booking essential. Free.

Try Conservation Volunteering, Mugdock
Monday 16 January 10am – 12.30pm
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Ranger led hands-on task to benefit Mugdock’s green places. 16+, no experience necessary. Booking essential. Free.

Get Your Hands Dirty, Lenzie
Saturday 21 January 10.45am – 12pm
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Wear wellies and help the Ranger service take care of Lenzie Moss Local Nature Reserve. Follow signs from the moss end of Lenzie Railway Station car park. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free.

Mugdock Adventure time – Forest School Fun!
Sunday 22 January 1pm – 2.30pm
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Come along and get mucky, learn a bit, and have fantastic woodland fun with the Ranger. Games and practical activities deep in Mugdock’s woodlands. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. £5.

Cinema Club:Some Like it Hot (12)
Mugdock, Monday 23rd January at 7.30pm
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When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set it. All tickets £3. Booking essential 0141 956 6100

The Golden Hours of Angel Wings (over 18’s only)
Friday 27th & Saturday 28th January, 7.30pm
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Back by popular demand with this moving tribute to Rabbie Burns. His music and poetry all wrapped up in a new original script with a small ceilidh thrown in! All ticket £12 each. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100.

Plant A Tree in Bishopbriggs
Saturday 28 January 11am – 12pm
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Wear your wellies and help plant native trees in Bishopbriggs Park, children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet the Ranger in the car park at the end of Kenmure Drive, Bishopbriggs. G64 2RQ. Free.

Rabbies Burns School Trip
Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th January, 2pm or 4pm
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An hour long fun filled lively show for children with poetry, music and dance. Tickets £9.50 (adult), £7.50 (Children). Booking essential. 0141 956 6100.


Please make a booking using our booking form or telephone us on 0141 956 6100
M=Taking Place at Mugdock Park B=Booking Essential
W=Wheelchair Accessible F=Free

February 2017

Walk – The Line
Wednesday 1 February 11.20am
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Get out and about, enjoy the fresh air and improve your health as you join this Ranger led walk on good paths from Kirkintilloch to Lenzie. This walk is about 1 hour 30 minutes long. Minibus transport is available from Lennoxtown at 11am or meet at the walk start at 11.20am. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops
Mugdock, Wednesday 1st, 8th, 22nd February
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Weekly dance classes for children and adults. Visit our website at www.mugdock-country-park.org.uk or telephone Lorna Pickford on 01360 551689/213473.

Cinema Club: Bridge of Spies (12A)
Monday 6th February at 7.30pm
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During the Cold War, an American Lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and help the CIA exchange the spy for a Soviet captured American pilot. All tickets £3. Booking essential 0141 956 6100

Moon Evening at Mugdock
Friday 10 February 7pm – 8pm
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Craters and chasms, rockets and rocks, stars and spacemen! Go lunar loopy and learn all about the moon’s lumps and bumps on this Ranger led family event that’s simply out of this world! Booking essential 0141 956 6100. £3.

Get your Hands Dirty, Kirkintilloch
Saturday 11 February 10.30am – 12pm
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Wear your wellies and help take care of Merkland Local Nature Reserve, children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet the Ranger in the Reserve car park off Merkland Drive, Kirkintilloch, G66 3SF. Free.

Mugdock’s History and Mysteries
Monday 13 February 10.30pm – 12.30pm
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Enjoy a Ranger led walk through time, from a 13th century castle to WWII gunsites and a 1950’s zoo! With special access to the tower at Mugdock Castle, this is a walk not to be missed! Meet at the Visitor Centre. £3.

John Sellars - BECOME A HYPNOTHERAPIST in 2017
Part 2: Friday 10th-13th February, Mugdock Country Park
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Become part of this exciting and rewarding profession. Help friends and family or set up in a professional practice, taking clients on a regular basis. Whatever your choice, you’ll be fully equipped with this first-class training from SSCH. This is the follow up of the course from Part 1 in January. No previous experience is necessary. Normal price is £900 per delegate but applicants can get a 50% Groupon discount by logging onto http://bei.org.uk/index.php/news-events. www.johnsellarshypnosis.com

Mugdock Survival Afternoon
Tuesday 14 February 2pm – 3.30pm
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How would you cope in the wilds on your own? For a start you would need to build a shelter and find food. Find out how you would fare by coming along with the Ranger into the wilds of Mugdock. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. £5.

Natural Art, Mugdock
Wednesday 15 February 2pm – 3pm
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Let your creative mind loose and use natural materials to create sculptures and land art in Mugdock’s woodlands with the Ranger. Follow signs from the visitor centre. Donations welcome.

Walk – The Canal and Kelvin, Bearsden
Saturday 18 February 1pm – 4pm
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Explore the Forth & Clyde Canal and the River Kelvin on this walk. Look out for a host of wildlife including kingfishers, and learn about the rich history, from industry to great estates. Booking essential 0141 956 6586. £3.

Canisports Scotland Races Mugdock - Running with Dogs
Mugdock, Sunday 19th February, start at 10am with registration from 8.30am
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5K Canicross for 15+, 2.5K Canicross for 7+. All distances are approximate and may change at course setting prior to the race. This is a running with dogs race so you must run with a dog (s). Cost is £10 for 5K and £7 for 2.5K and children. For more details visit the website at www.canisportsscotland.wordpress.com/upcoming-events/.

Cinema Club: The Aviator (12A)
Monday 20th February at 7.30pm
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A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes’ career from the 1920s to the mid-1940’s. All tickets £3. Booking essential 0141 956 6100

Stories in Stone – A History of Mugdock Country Park
Mugdock, Thursday 23rd February, 10.30am-12pm
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A history of Mugdock and its environs from the Bronze Age to the present day. Tickets £5, including tea/coffee & scone. Booking essential 0141 956 6100.

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