What's On 2018

WHAT'S ON FOR 2019

EVENTS 


To make a booking, please telephone us on 0141 956 6100
M=Taking Place at Mugdock Park B=Booking Essential

*Please note that any cancellations, made by yourself or events of facility bookings, will receive a FULL refund providing it is 14 days or more prior to the date.  Any cancellation within 14 days will not receive any refun

 

February 2020

 

Forest School, Mugdock – Whittling With Elder

Sunday 2nd February 2pm – 4pm

The Elder tree has traditionally been used for making whistles, pencils and other implements for generations. Try your hand at making something from this historically fascinating tree. Outdoor activities for 8-12 year olds. Booking essential 0141 956 6586. Cost £7.

 

Cinema Club: Best in Show

Monday 3rd, 7.30pm at Mugdock

A colourful array of characters compete at a national dog show.

Booking essential, 0141 956 6100. Cost £4 each.

 

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops

Wednesday 5th, 12th & 26th

Dance classes for children and adults. Visit our website at www.mugdock-country-park.org.uk or telephone Lorna Pickford on 01360 551689/07500213473.

 

Wildlife Weans at Mugdock, Den Building

Friday 7th February, 10.30am-11.30am & 1pm-2pm

Calling all 1-5 year olds and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through this fun Ranger led activity. Discover what animals shelter and hibernate at this time of year and then build your own cosy den to hide in! Cost £3 (children only). *THIS IS A BOOKABLE EVENT.  Please call 0141 956 6100.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Saturday 8th February 10.30am – 12pm

Wear your wellies and help take care of Merkland Local Nature Reserve. Minimum age 10yrs, 10-15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Free.

 

Mugdock Sensational Safari: Wonderful Welly Walk!

Tuesday 11th February 1pm – 4pm

Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Pull on your wellies and explore the woodlands and streams of the Country Park on this 3-hour adventure with the Ranger Service. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

Lenzie Sensational Safari: Messing About on the Moss!

Wednesday 12th February 1pm – 4pm

Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Pull on your wellies and explore the amazing raised bog of Lenzie Moss on this 3-hour adventure with the Ranger Service. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

Forest School, Mugdock – Walk and Learn

Sunday 16th February 2pm – 4pm

Venture through Mugdock’s wild places while participating in Forest school activities along the way. Outdoor activities for 8–12 year olds. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

Cinema Club: Top Hat, 1935

Monday 17th, 7.30pm at Mugdock

An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for a goofy producer.

Booking essential, 0141 956 6100. Cost £4 each.

 

Introduction to Rush Cane Seating

Sat  22nd & Sun 23rd, 10am-4.30pm

A 2 day introduction to cane and rush seating course at Mugdock Country Park. Cost is £75 per day. Contact Susie Bishop 0779- 2975616 for more information.

 

Forest School, Mugdock – Stories Round the Fire

Sunday 23rd February 2pm – 4pm

Build and light a fire, them listen to and participate in storytelling and story making. Outdoor activities for 8-12 year olds. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

March 2020

 

Cinema Club: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Monday 2nd March at 7.30pm

M B W

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £4.

 

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops

Wednesday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

M B

Weekly dance classes for children and adults. Telephone Lorna Pickford on 01360 551689/07500213473.

 

Stargazing at Mugdock: Supermoon

Friday 6th March 7pm – 8:30pm

M B

Join us for the final stargazing session of the season. What makes a supermoon so super? Come along and learn about all things lunar then head outside to view the near-full moon through the telescope. Indoor presentation if weather is bad. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Forest School – Cooking on the fire

Sunday 8th March 2pm – 4pm

M B

Venture into the wilds of Mugdock to find dead wood, build a fire and cook something on it. For 8-12 year olds. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Saturday 14th March 10.30am – 12pm

B F

Wear your wellies and help take care of Merkland Local Nature Reserve. Minimum age 10yrs, 10-15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential 0141 956 6100 and ask for a Ranger. Free.

 

Cinema Club: I know Where I’m Going (1945) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Monday 16th March at 7.30pm

M B W

Joan, a stubborn English woman, sets out to travel and marry Robert, a wealthy industrialist. On her way, she gets trapped in Mull Island. There, she meets Torquil, and gradually, they fall in love. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £4.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Lenzie Moss Clean Up

Saturday 21st March 11am – 12pm

B F

Help take care of Lenzie Moss Local Nature Reserve by bagging the bottles and lifting the litter. Minimum age 10yrs, 10-15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential 0141 956 6100 and ask for a Ranger. Free.

 

Forest School – Wild Woodcrafters

Sunday 22nd March 2pm – 4pm

M B

Under Ranger supervision, learn the skills to make something wildly unique from wood. For 8-12 year olds. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

Mugdock Castle Open Day

Saturday 28th March at 12pm – 4pm

M F

Come down to the Castle and have an opportunity to climb the tower and take in the magnificent views of the Park and beyond. You can also find out about becoming a Volunteer Castle Steward. Refreshment stall, raffle, children’s crafts and egg and spoon race. Free access to the Tower.

 

Children’s Cinema Club: The Secret Life of Pets 2 (U) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Sunday 29th March at 11am

M B W

Continuing the story of Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day.

Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3 each.

 

Cinema Club: Judy (new version) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Monday 30th March at 7.30pm

M B W

Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renee Zellweger (arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £4.

 

April 2020

 

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops

Wednesday 1st, 22nd, 29th

M B

Weekly dance classes for children and adults. Telephone Lorna Pickford on 01360 551689/07500213473

 

Mugdock Sensational Safari: The Great Welly Walk!

Tuesday 7th April 1pm – 4pm

M B

Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Wear your wellies and explore the streams and muddy ditches of Mugdock’s forest, on this 3-hour adventure with the Ranger Service. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

Craft Drop in Sessions at Mugdock 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Tuesday 7th April at 10am – 12pm & 1pm-4pm

M W
Drop in needle felting, mini makes, suitable for age 5+ Supervision required, from £5 per item.

 

Wildlife Weans, Mugdock: Fabulous Bird Feeders!

Wednesday 8th April 10.30am – 11.30am or 1.30pm – 2.30pm

M B

Calling all 1 to 5yrs and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities. Help our feathered friends by making a bird feeder for your garden. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Mugdock Sensational Safari: Under Water and Over Land

Thursday 9th April 1pm – 4pm

M B

Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Search the depths of the Country Park’s ponds, lochs, woodlands, and meadows for the small creatures that live there. Compare and contrast what you have found on this 3-hour adventure with the Ranger Service. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

Wildlife Weans, Mugdock: The Great Egg Hunt!

Friday 10th April 10.30am – 11.30am or 1.30pm – 2.30pm

M B

Calling 1 to 5yrs and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities. Some of the Country Park’s birds have lost their eggs! Help search the woodland and meadow to see if they can be found. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Saturday 11th April 10.30am – 12pm

B F

Wear your wellies and help take care of Merkland Local Nature Reserve. Minimum age 10yrs, 10-15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential 0141 956 6100 and ask for a Ranger. Free.

 

Children’s Cinema Club: Toy Story 4 (U) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Sunday 12th April at 11am

M B W

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody's slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep.

Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3 each.

 

Easter Fun at Mugdock Country Park 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Sunday 12th April 2pm – 4pm

M W

Celebrate all things spring-like and join in with some cracking activities! The search is on in our great Easter egg hunt, create a wildlife pavement art masterpiece, and bring a hard-boiled egg for the egg rolling competition. Activities based around the Visitor Centre. Egg Hunt £3 per child. Tickets should be purchased from the Visitor Centre on arrival.

 

Cinema Club: Unforgiven (1964) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Monday 13th April, at 7.30pm

M B W

Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny (Clint Eastwood) reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner Ned Logan (Morgan Freeman) and a young man, “The Scholfield Kid” (Jaimz Woolvett). Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £4.

 

Wildlife Weans, Mugdock: Amazing Amphibians!

Tuesday 14th April 10.30am – 11.30am or 1.30pm – 2.30pm

M B

Calling all 1 to 5yrs and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities. Learn all about frogs, toads and newts and what they’re up to at this time of year. Booking essential 0141 956 6100.Cost £3.

 

Feed the birds

Tuesday 14th April 2pm – 3.30pm

M

Make a bird feeder to help all our new birdy parents keep in good health, while looking after the bairns. No need to book, just turn up at the visitor centre any time between 2pm and 3.30pm. Family event. Cost £2 per feeder.

 

Mugdock Sensational Safari: Woodland Discoveries

Wednesday 15th April 1pm – 4pm

M B

Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Search the quieter spots of Mugdock Wood as the woodland awakens from its winter slumber. A 3-hour adventure with the Ranger Service. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

Wildlife Weans, Mugdock: Welly Wander

Thursday 16th April 10.30am – 11.30am or 1.30pm – 2.30pm

M B

Calling all 1 to 5yrs and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities. Grab your wellies and get ready to splash about as we head out on a wet and muddy walk through the Country Park. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Forest School – Wild Woodcrafters

Thursday 16th April 2pm – 4pm

M B

Learn the skill of whittling and using natural materials to create wee water craft. A raft? A boat? Will yours float? For 8-12 year olds. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

Mugdock’s History and Mysteries

Friday 17th April 1pm – 3.30pm

M

Enjoy a Ranger led journey through time (no Tardis required!) From a 14th century castle to WWII gunsites and a 1950’s zoo! With special access to the tower at Mugdock Castle, this is a family walk not to be missed! Meet at the Visitor Centre. Cost £5.

 

Magic Workshops at Mugdock 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Friday 17th April 2pm-3pm or 3pm-4pm

M B W

Learn to master some magic tricks in this fun workshop, with something to take home as well. 5-15 years. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £6.

 

Solstice Trail Series Run at Mugdock

Saturday 18th April at 5pm

M B

Featuring outstanding trails on some of the best trail running to be found between Glasgow and The Trossachs, expect forests, rocks, gravel, roots, moors, views, mud, more mud and great fun! 5km, 10km, 15km. Go to https://trailfestscotland.com/races for more details.

 

Art Classes at Mugdock

Tuesday 21st April 2pm - 4pm

M B

Drawing and Painting classes by qualified art specialist. GSA graduate and Mugdock Makker. £10.00 per class - initial materials provided. Photographs provided or bring your own or actual objects if preferred. If interested contact Irene on irene.blackwood@live.co.uk or 07711 749 789.

 

Children’s Cinema Club: Frozen II (U) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Sunday 26th April at 11am

M B W

Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa’s powers in order to save their kingdom.

Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Cinema Club: My Fair Lady (1964) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Monday 27th April, at 7.30pm

M B W

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to take a lowly flower girl under his care and make her presentable to society. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £4.

 

Art Classes at Mugdock

Tuesday 28th April 2pm - 4pm

M B W

Drawing and Painting classes by qualified art specialist. GSA graduate and Mugdock Makker. £10.00 per class - initial materials provided. Photographs provided or bring your own or actual objects if preferred. If interested contact Irene on irene.blackwood@live.co.uk or 07711 749 789.

 

 

 

**MUGDOCK CASTLE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC**

Mugdock Castle Tower will be open to the public from May 2020, 2-5pm (last entry 4.30pm) and most weekends thereafter, through until the end of September. Please call 0141 956 6100 or check our website to confirm a specific date in advance. Adults £2, Children £1.50, under 5’s free.

 

Dawn Chorus, Campsie Glen

Sunday 3rd May 5am 7am

B

It’s International Dawn Chorus Day, so get up with the larks and learn your Warblers from your Wagtails and your Geese from your Grouse. Walk through the woodlands, farmland, and along riverside on this Ranger led guided walk. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Forest schoolTeenage Woodcrafters

Sunday 3rd May 2pm – 4pm

M B

Using tools under Ranger supervision, craft something amazing from wood found in Mugdock’s wild places. For 13-16 year olds. Booking Essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

 

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops

Wednesday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

M B

Dance classes for children and adults. Telephone Lorna Pickford on 01360 551689/07500213473

 

Net a Nymph, Mugdock

Friday 8th May 10:30am 11:30am or 1pm – 2pm

M B

Can you catch a little fish, a damselfly nymph or even a midge larvae? Pond dipping fun for all the family. All nets and equipment supplied. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Dawn Chorus, Bearsden

Saturday 9th May 5am 7am

B

Get up with the larks and learn your Dipper from your Dunnock and your Kingfisher from your Kestrel. Walk through the woodlands and along riverside on this Ranger led guided walk. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Saturday 9th May 10.30am – 12pm

B F

Wear your wellies and help take care of Merkland Local Nature Reserve. Minimum age 10yrs, 10-15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential 0141 956 6100 and ask for a Ranger. Free.

 

Cinema Club: East of Eden (1955) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Monday 11th May, at 7.30pm

M B W

Two brothers compete for their father's approval and the woman they both are in love with. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £4.

 

Solstice Trail Series Run at Mugdock

Saturday 16th May at 6pm

M B

Featuring outstanding trails on some of the best trail running to be found between Glasgow and The Trossachs, expect forests, rocks, gravel, roots, moors, views, mud, more mud and great fun! 5km, 10km, 15km. Go to https://trailfestscotland.com/races for more details.

 

Magic Show at Mugdock 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Sunday 17th May 3pm or 3.30pm

M B W

Come and enjoy some magic entertainment at this family show in Mugdock Theatre. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Forest school – Wild Woodcrafters

Sunday 17th May 2pm – 4pm

M B

Go to the woods, get a fire going, boil the kettle and fashion something from wood to take home with you. For 8-12 year olds. Booking Essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

Lads ‘n’ Dads: Outdoor Survival

Friday 22nd May 1pm – 3:30pm

M B

Learn bushcraft skills with the Ranger Service and make some memories on this woodland adventure afternoon. Have a go at skills such as animal tracking, shelter building. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £15 for one adult and one child.

 

Lennoxtown Sensational Safari: Fossil Frolics!

Monday 25th May 1pm – 4pm

B

Calling all active 8-12 year olds! This event has been 500 million years in the making! Search for amazing ammonites and tremendous trilobites as well as many other delightful shell fossils on this Ranger led walk in the foothills of the Campsie Fells. Who knows what you might find on this 3-hour adventure! Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

Cinema Club: Osage County (2013) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Monday 25th May, at 7.30pm

M B W

When a family tragedy occurs, three estranged sisters visit their hometown and reunite with their dysfunctional mother who has recently been diagnosed with cancer. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £4.

 

Evening Birdsong, Lenzie

Saturday 29th May 7pm – 8pm

B

Come and experience one of the greatest evening choral performances that nature has to offer. Learn your blackbirds from your blue tits and your robins from your rook on this evening walk through woodland and moorland. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Children’s Cinema Club: Mary Poppins Return (U) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Sunday 30h May at 11am

M B W

Now an adult with three children, bank teller Michael Banks learns that his house will be repossessed in five days unless he can pay back a loan. His only hope is to find a missing certificate that shows proof of valuable shares that his father left him years earlier. Just as all seems lost, Michael and his sister receive the surprise of a lifetime when Mary Poppins -- the beloved nanny from their childhood -- arrives to save the day and take the Banks family on a magical, fun-filled adventure.

Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3 each.

 

Forest school – Whittling for Beginners

Sunday 31st May 2pm – 4pm

M B

The ancient art of whittling is alive and well. Find your inner craft person on this introduction session. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

Mugdock Sensational Safari: Geological Hi Jinks!

Sunday 31st May 1pm – 4pm

M B

Calling all active 8-12 year olds! From exploding volcanoes to creeping glaciers, join the Ranger Service and learn about the geology of Mugdock on this 3 hour adventure both indoors and out. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

June 2020

 

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops

Wednesday 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

M B

Weekly dance classes for children and adults. Telephone Lorna Pickford on 01360 551689/07500213473

 

Mugdock Gaelic Afternoon

Sunday 7th June, 2pm – 4pm

M

Come and join in this family afternoon with music, conversation and refreshments to celebrate the Gaelic language and culture. Look out or more details around the Park and on our website and Facebook page.

 

Cinema Club: It Happened one Night (1934) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Monday 8th June at 7.30pm

M B W

It Happened One Night is a 1934 pre-Code American romantic comedy film with elements of screwball comedy directed and co-produced by Frank Capra, in collaboration with Harry Cohn, in which a pampered socialite tries to get out from under her father's thumb and falls in love with a roguish reporter. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £4.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Saturday 13th June 10.30am – 12pm

B F

Wear your wellies and help take care of Merkland Local Nature Reserve. Minimum age 10yrs, 10-15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Free.

 

Solstice Trail Series Run at Mugdock

Saturday 13th June at 6pm

M B

Featuring outstanding trails on some of the best trail running to be found between Glasgow and The Trossachs, expect forests, rocks, gravel, roots, moors, views, mud, more mud and great fun! 5km, 10km, 15km.

Go to https://trailfestscotland.com/races for more details.

 

Sensory Sunday – Forest School for wee folk.

Sunday 14th June 2pm - 3pm

M B

Venture into Mugdock’s wild places on this session of sensory activities for 1-7 year olds. Parents must accompany their wee folk. Cost £3. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100.

 

Guided walk- Gartshore Estate Kirkintilloch

Tuesday 16th June 7pm – 8.30pm

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Gartshore estate on the outskirts of Kirkintilloch is steeped in cultural and natural history. Come along and find out all about this fascinating place, on this fact filled Ranger led walk. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Cinema Club: Dances with Wolves (1990) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Monday 22nd June, at 7.30pm

M B W

A Civil War soldier develops a relationship with a band of Lakota Indians. Attracted by the simplicity of their lifestyle, he chooses to leave his former life behind to be with them. Soon he is a welcomed member of the tribe and falls in love with a white woman who has been raised in the tribe. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £4.

Bumblebee Safaris, Mugdock

Thursday 25th June

Family event 1.45pm – 2.30pm

Adults only event 2.45pm – 3.30pm

M B

It’s National Insect Week, so come along and see how many different bumblebees are buzzing about the walled garden! Find out about bumblebees and how you can help them as we take a short walk among the flowers. Indoor display if weather unsuitable. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Donations to Bumblebee Conservation Trust.

Wildlife Weans, Mugdock: Grassland Beasties

Friday 26th June 10:30am – 11:30am or 1pm – 2pm

M B

Calling all 1 to 5yrs and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities. As part of National Insect Week, tip toe through the grassland to discover all manner of tiny creatures that hop, crawl, jump and fly. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3 per child.cc

 

Forest school – Survival tools

Sunday 28th June 2pm – 4pm

M B

Using wood found in Mugdock’s wild places, imagine you’re in an older time and make a bow and some arrows. It may guarantee your survival. For 8-12 year olds. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

Children’s Cinema Club: Peter Rabbit (2018) (PG) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Sunday 28th June at 11am

M B W

Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden

Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Marvellous Minibeasts of the Moss, Lenzie

Monday 29th June 1:30pm – 3pm

Bugs, beetles, butterflies and bumblebees! Lenzie Moss Local Nature Reserve has them all. Join the Ranger Service and hunt for minibeasts in the woods and grassland. Meet at the far end of Lenzie Railway Station car park or follow the signs to find the Ranger. Cost £3.

 

Mugdock Sensational Safari: The Incredible Campsies!

Tuesday 30th June 1pm – 4pm

B

Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Walk along the foothills of the Campsie Fells from Strathblane to Glengoyne, looking for wildlife and adventure along the way! Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

***Look out for a weekend of music coming to Charlies and the Theatre. More details to follow so check out our website or Facebook page for updates.

 

July 2020

 

Check out our notice board at the Visitor Centre and our website and Facebook page for additional events over the summer holidays

 

Wildlife Weans, Mugdock: Den Building

Friday 3rd July 10:30am – 11:30am or 1pm – 2pm

M B

Calling all 1 to 5yrs and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities. Use natural woodland materials to create a cosy den. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3 per child.

 

Sensory Sunday – Forest School for wee folk.

Sunday 5th July 2pm - 3pm

M B

Venture into Mugdock’s wild places on this session of sensory activities for 1-7 year olds. Parents must accompany their wee folk. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Marvellous Minibeasts: Milton of Campsie

Tuesday 7th July 1:30pm – 3pm

B

Come along and search for some of the tiny wee creatures that live in the grasslands and woodlands. All equipment provided. Meet at the dead end of Redmoss Road or follow the signs to meet the Ranger. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Wildlife Weans Mugdock: What’s in the Pond?

Friday 10th July 10:30am – 11:30am or 1pm – 2pm

M B

Calling all 1 to 5yrs and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities. Can you catch a little fish, a damselfly nymph or even a pond snail? All pond equipment supplied. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3 per child.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Saturday 11th July 10.30am – 12pm

B F

Wear your wellies and help take care of Merkland Local Nature Reserve. Minimum age 10yrs, 10-15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential 0141 956 6100 and ask for a Ranger. Free.

 

Mugdock Sensational Safari: Wildlife Recording (Parts 1 and 2)

Tuesday 14th July and Thursday 16th July 1pm – 4pm

M B

Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Assist the Ranger in recording wildlife in the Country Park’s woodlands. Come along for part 1 on the Tuesday and carry out survey work including setting up a camera trap. Come back for part 2 on the Thursday to look at the results. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £20.

 

Wildlife Weans, Mugdock: What do Owls Have for Dinner?

Friday 17th July 10:30am – 11:30am or 1pm – 2pm

M B

Calling all 1 to 5yrs and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities. Owls cannot digest the bones and fur of the small mammals they feed on. Instead, these are formed into a pellet and popped out of its mouth! Come along and have a go at dissecting the pellets. Booking essential

0141 956 6100. Cost £3 per child.

 

Lads ‘n’ Dads: Map Reading for Beginners

Tuesday 21st July 1pm – 3:30pm

M B

Learn some handy map skills and navigate your way through the Country Park. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £15 for one adult and one child.

 

Wildlife Weans, Mugdock: Wee Beasties in a Big Wood!

Friday 24th July 10.30am – 11.30am or 1.30pm – 2.30pm

M B

Calling all 1 to 5yrs and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities. Can you find a millipede or a moth, a spider or a slater? Search through a tiny world under towering trees. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Mugdock

Saturday 25th July 10am – 12.30pm

M B F

Ranger led hands-on task to benefit Mugdock’s green places. 16yrs +, no experience necessary. Booking essential 0141 956 6100 and ask for a Ranger. Free.

 

Children’s Cinema Club: The Goonies (12) 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Sunday 26th July at 11am

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A group of west coast kids facing their last days together before a development paves over their homes stumble onto evidence of pirate's treasure attracting the attention of a family of criminals. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Milngavie Sensational Safari: Moorland and River

Wednesday 29th July 1pm – 4pm

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Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Find out what lives in the Allander Water and the wide-open spaces of Drumclog Moor, on this 3-hour adventure with the Ranger Service. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

Wildlife Weans on Wednesday, Mugdock: Games Galore!

Friday 31st July 10:30am – 11:30am or 1pm – 2pm

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Calling all 1 to 5yrs and their grown-ups! Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities. Come along and join in with some fun environmental games. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3 per child.

 

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Walk Mugdock: Carbeth & Back

Saturday 1st August 1pm – 4pm

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Learn all about the fascinating history of the Carbeth huts and look out for wildlife, as you wander through ancient woodland and conifer plantation, past lochs and country estates. This six-mile circular walk is mainly on level tracks with a few steep slopes. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Forest School – Lenzie Moss

Monday 3rd August 2pm – 4pm

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Delve into the wonderful wildness that is Lenzie Moss LNR and take part in some amazing Ranger led woodland activities. For 8-12 year olds. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

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Tuesday 4th August at 10am – 12pm & 1pm-4pm

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Drop in needle felting, mini makes, suitable for age 5+ Supervision required, from £5 per item.

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Make and decorate a notebook or decorate a photo frame. Mini frames £2.50, Notebooks £3.50, Frames £3.50. Suitable for all ages but parental supervision is required as there will be scissors, glue and small items for decorating available to all. Drop in and join in.

Marvellous Minibeasts of the Moss, Lenzie

Friday 7th August 1:30pm – 3pm

Bugs, beetles, butterflies and bumblebees! Lenzie Moss Local Nature Reserve has them all. Join the Ranger Service and hunt for minibeasts in the woods and grassland. Meet at the far end of Lenzie Railway Station car park or follow the signs to find the Ranger. Cost £3.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Saturday 8th August 10.30am – 12pm

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Wear your wellies and help take care of Merkland Local Nature Reserve. Minimum age 10yrs, 10-15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential 0141 956 6100 and ask for a Ranger. Free.

 

Sensory Sunday – Forest School for wee folk.

Sunday 9th August 2pm - 3pm

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Step into Mugdock’s wild places on this session of sensory activities for 1-7 year olds. Parents must accompany their wee folk. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Countryside Trails – Lennoxtown

Monday 10th August 2pm – 3.30pm

Explore the woodlands of Lennoxtown on this self-led Ranger supervised trail for all the family. Follow the clues through the woods to find the treasure. No booking necessary. Meet outside East Dunbartonshire Council Hub on Lennoxtown Main St 2pm. Cost £2 per child.

 

Guided walk- Campsie History

Wednesday 19th August 6.30pm – 8.30pm

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The area known collectively as Campsie, runs from Campsie Glen to Milton of Campsie and is steeped in cultural and natural history. Come along and find out all about this fascinating place, on this fact filled Ranger led walk. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops

Wednesday 19th, 26th

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Weekly dance classes for children and adults. Telephone Lorna Pickford on 01360 551689/07500213473

 

Go Batty in Bearsden

Friday 21st August 8:30pm – 9:30pm

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Come along and learn about the real stars of the night! Search for perky pipistrelles and delightful Daubenton’s on this bat-tastic Ranger led evening walk. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Mugdock

Saturday 22nd August 10am – 12.30pm

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Ranger led hands-on task to benefit Mugdock’s green places. 16yrs +, no experience necessary. Booking essential 0141 956 6100 and ask for a Ranger. Free.

 

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Sunday 23rd August 3pm or 3.30pm

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Come and enjoy some magic entertainment at this family show in Mugdock Theatre. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

Forest School – Marvellous Minibeast Monsters

Sunday 23rd August 2pm – 4pm

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Venture into the wilds of Mugdock Wood. Explore the water and scour the land on your quest to find marvellous minibeast monsters. For 8-12 year olds. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

Go Batty in Kirkintilloch

Friday 28th August 8pm – 9pm

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Come along and learn about the real stars of the night! Search for perky pipistrelles and delightful Daubenton’s on this bat-tastic Ranger led evening walk. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Children’s Cinema Club: Pokemon Detective Pikachu (PG)

Sunday 30th August at 11am

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In a world where people collect Pokemon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.

Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.

 

 

 
WHAT’S ON AT MUGDOCK MAY TO AUGUST  2017
WHAT’S ON AT MUGDOCK MAY TO AUGUST  2017

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