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EVENTS FOR 2019


To make a booking, please telephone us on 0141 956 6100
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*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 refund

 

 

 

OCTOBER 2019

 

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops

Wednesday 2nd, 9th, 23rd & 30th

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

 

Stargazing at Mugdock

Friday 4th October 7pm – 8:30pm

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Join us for the first stargazing session of the season. Learn some fascinating facts about space then search the October skies for autumnal constellations and planets including the mighty Saturn. Indoor presentation if weather is bad. Minimum age 7yrs. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Mugdock

Saturday 5th October 10am – 12.30pm

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Ranger led hands-on task to benefit Mugdock’s green places. 16yrs +, no experience necessary. Call the Rangers on 0141 956 6100 or email mugdockrangers@eastdunbarton.gov.uk. Free.

 

Build a Harry Potter Birch Broom at Lenzie Moss (Mag/Al)

Sunday 6th October 1pm – 3pm

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Birch trees are being removed from Lenzie Moss to help the bog areas become boggy again. So let’s put the birch to good use and make a broom to fly to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Join in anytime, the Ranger Service and Friends of Lenzie Moss will be there to assist you. Follow the signs from the moss end of Lenzie Railway Station car park. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost £1.

 

MoSSFest 2019 – Science for everyone

Sunday 6th, 11am to 4pm at Mugdock

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The Middle of Scotland Science Festival (MoSSFest) is returning to Mugdock Country Park this year bringing a host of exciting science activities suitable for all ages to this FREE family event. There will be activities at the visitor centre and around the pack. Follow us on Twitter @MoSSfest and facebook.com/mossfestscotland for the latest details. Admission free. Suitable for all ages).

 

Fungus Amungus at MoSSFest, Mugdock

Sunday 6th October 2pm – 3.30pm

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Find out about the mushrooms and fungi that pop up around us at this time of year. Marvel at their different colours and shapes as we rustle for Russulas, burrow for Boletus and wander for Waxcaps on this autumnal walk. Part of MoSSFest 2019. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Cinema Club: Ex Machina (MoSSFest Sci-Screen in partnership with the Mugdock Cinema Club)

Monday 7th October, 7.30pm at Mugdock

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A mystery-thriller about artificial intelligence. The film will be introduced by an expert from the University of Glasgow Centre for Artificial intelligence and followed by a Q&A session about the science in the film. Booking essential, 0141 956 6100. Cost £4 each (free to cinema club members).

 

Bats and Memories, Milton of Campsie

Thursday 10th October 6.30pm – 8pm

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Discover the amazing world of bats, whilst finding out all about the local history on the outskirts of Milton of Campsie. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Rush and Cane Chair Seating Course at Mugdock 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Friday 11th & Saturday 12th October, 10am to 4.30pm

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Learn how to restore your old chair seat in rush or cane on this 2 day
course. The course also runs on Monday Sat 16
th & Sun 17th November so your 2 days do not require to run consecutively. Price £75 per day plus a small additional charge for materials. Contact Susie Bishop sbishop@caneandrush.com for more details.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Saturday 12th October 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. Call the Rangers on 0141 956 6100 or email mugdockrangers@eastdunbarton.gov.uk. Free.

 

Fungus Amungus, Mugdock

Sunday 13th October 2pm – 3.30pm

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Find out about the mushrooms and fungi that pop up around us at this time of year. Marvel at their different colours and shapes as we rustle for Russulas, burrow for Boletus and wander for Waxcaps on this autumnal walk. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Have a Go Longbow 483px-Wheelchair_symbol.svg[1]

Sunday 13th October, 2pm in the Walled Garden at Mugdock

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Take a shot at medieval archery with the Green Hollow Bowmen in the Walled Garden. Watch the demonstration at 2pm or turn up and join in at any time. Cost £1.

 

Mugdock Sensational Safari: Woodlands, Water & Wellies!

Monday 14th October 1pm – 4pm

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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.

 

Hand stitch a felt brooch or keyring at Mugdock

Tuesday 15th October 11am-3pm

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Suitable for ages 7-Adult £4.50 per item. Adult supervision is required for children so why not join in and make one for yourself too! We will be using sharp scissors and sewing needles. Drop in and join in, sessions start every 30 mins from 11-2 but you can stay as long as you need.

 

Mugdock Sensational Safari: Autumnal Antics!

Tuesday 15th October 1pm – 4pm

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Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Join the Ranger Service and look for the signs of autumn and how plants and animals prepare for winter on this 3-hour fun afternoon both indoors and out. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

Forest School, Mugdock - Wonderful Woodcraft

Sunday 20th October 2pm - 4pm

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Using tools under Ranger supervision, craft yourself something unique from wood in Mugdock’s wild places. Outdoor activities for 8-12 year olds. Booking essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

Cinema Club: Sunset Boulevard

Monday 21st, 7.30pm at Mugdock

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A screenwriter develops a dangerous relationship with a faded star determined to make a triumphant return. Booking essential, 0141 956 6100. Cost £4 each.

Fizzgig Halloween Fun

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th October, 11.30 -12.45am & 1.30 - 2.45pm & 3.30 - 4.45pm.

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Fizzgig are back with their mix of outdoor and indoor Halloween Fun!!! Join us for a short interactive play, an exciting hunt in the woods and some traditional games. And as always, we can’t wait to see all the fantastic costumes!

Suitable for Ages 3-7 years. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. £5 for everyone (limited places).

 

Forest School, Mugdock – Towering Trees

Sunday 27th October 2pm – 4pm

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Discover the world of trees on this fun filled session of tree themed Forest School activities. Outdoor activities for 8-12 year olds. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

November

 

Mugdock Makkers Christmas Shopping Days

Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd November, 11am - 4pm

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10% off everything except gift vouchers each day. A gift wrapping station, have your items gift wrapped for a donation to CHAS.

A selection of workshops and activities to get involved in -
Friday 11am-1pm Needle felted landscapes Adult workshop £10
Friday 2pm-4pm Silk painted table decorations Adult workshop £TBC

Friday 2pm-4pm Hand sewing felt decorations/brooches Adult workshop £10 (2 items).

Saturday 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm Christmas Card making
Saturday 11am-1pm drop in needle felting from age 6-Adult £5
Saturday 2pm-4pm Beaded bracelets and tree decorations Suitable for all £2.50
further updates on the Makkers Facebook page and Website
www.mugdockmakkers.co.uk

Feed the Birds, Mugdock

Sunday 3rd November 2pm – 3:30pm

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Join in anytime and make some tasty snacks and strong shelters for the birds that visit your garden this winter. Meet at the Visitor Centre. Activities individually charged.

 

Cinema Club: Book Club

Monday 4th, 7.30pm at Mugdock

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Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 shades of Grey in their monthly book club. Booking essential, 0141 956 6100. Cost £4 each.

 

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops

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

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

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Saturday 9th November 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. Contact the Ranger on 0141 956 6100 or mugdockrangers@eastdunbarton.gov.uk. Free

 

Forest School, MugdockRun Forest Run

Sunday 10th November 2pm – 4pm

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A Forest School environmental games session that involves lots of running around in the woods. Outdoor activities for 8-12 year olds. Booking Essential. 0141 956 6100. Cost £7.

 

Stargazing at Mugdock: Full Moon

Tuesday 12th November 7pm – 8:30pm

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2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. Come along and learn about all things lunar, then go outside to look at the full moon through the telescope. Indoor presentation if weather is bad. Minimum age 7yrs. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Mugdock

Saturday 16th November 10am – 12.30pm

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Ranger led hands-on task to benefit Mugdock’s green places. 16yrs +, no experience necessary. Contact the Ranger on 0141 956 6100 or mugdockrangers@eastdunbarton.gov.uk. Free.

 

Rush and Cane Chair Seating Course at Mugdock

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th, 10am to 4.30pm

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Learn how to restore your old chair seat in rush or cane on this 2 day
course. The course also runs on Friday 11
th & Saturday 12th October so your 2 days do not require to run consecutively. Price £75 per day plus a small additional charge for materials. Contact Susie Bishop sbishop@caneandrush.com for more details.

 

Adult Forest School, Mugdock – Whittling for Beginners

Sunday 17th November 2pm – 4pm

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

 

Cinema Club: Evil Under the Sun

Monday 18th, 7.30pm at Mugdock

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Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot (Sir Peter Ustinov) to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.

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

 

Mugdock Christmas Fun Day

Saturday 23 November, 12pm till 5.30pm

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Light switch on at 5pm followed by light procession at 5.15pm (£3 each, bring a jar to decorate for your candle). Children’s small rides, crafts and visits to Santa (from 11.30 till 4pm, slot to be booked in advance). Magic shows at 2pm, 2.45pm and 3.30pm. Santa and Magic Show must be booked in advance by calling 0141 956 6100 or popping into the Visitor Centre.

 

Forest School, Mugdock – Wonderful Woodcraft

Sunday 24th November 2pm – 4pm

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Using tools under Ranger supervision, craft yourself something unique from wood in Mugdock’s wild places. Outdoor activities for 8-12 year olds. Booking Essential. 0141 956 6586. Cost £7.

 

December

 

Panto: Fizzgig Theatre presents SLEEPING BEAUTY

Sat 30th November to Sunday 29th December (various dates and times)

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“Crystal ball, crystal ball, let your magic shine on all, bring me news of happy places. I’ll wipe the smiles off all their faces!”

The famous story of a beautiful Princess who falls under the evil Red Fairy’s wicked spell. Poor Princess Rosie will sleep for 100 years, unless she is rescued by a kiss from a handsome Prince. Enter Chester…..the Jester! Not a Prince… But haud your royal horses! Can Chester, with a little help from the good White Fairy save the day?

Find out in Fizzgig’s fabulously festive version of “Sleeping Beauty”!

Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £11 adults and £7 children. This can also be booked online at www.mugdock-country-park.org.uk.

 

Cinema Club: Elf

Monday 2nd, 7.30pm at Mugdock

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After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father.

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

 

Lets Dance - Weekly Workshops

Wednesday 4th, 11th & 18th

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

 

Stargazing at Mugdock

Friday 6th December 7pm – 8:30pm

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Look up and search the December skies for winter constellations, planets, and other night-time objects. Indoor presentation if weather is bad. Minimum age 7yrs. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £5.

 

Forest School, Mugdock – Sensory Sunday

Sunday 8th December 2pm – 3pm

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Venture into Mugdock’s wild places on this session of sensory activities for 0-5 year olds. Parents must accompany their wee folk. Booking essential. 0141 956 6586. Cost £7.

 

Come and try Conservation Volunteering, Kirkintilloch

Saturday 14th December 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. Contact the Ranger on 0141 956 6100 or mugdockrangers@eastdunbarton.gov.uk. Free.

 

Mugdock Sensational Safari: In the Depths of Winter

Saturday 28th December 1pm – 4pm

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Calling all active 8-12 year olds! Join the Ranger Service and find out how the Country Park’s animals survive the cold, harsh winter on this 3-hour fun afternoon both indoors and out. Booking essential 0141 956 6100. Cost £10.

 

 



 

 

 
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