Events

SUMMER SESSIONS AT THE COMMUNITY LAND 2017

Date Time Session Details
Saturday 1st July 9-10am

 

10am-12

Growers Drop in Session

Grubby Greenies Nature Club

Advice/Q&As

 

Give the pests the heebie jeebies! Build a bug scarer!

Wednesday 5th July 10am-12 Grubby Greenies Nature Club Creative containers!
Wednesday 12th July 10am-12 Grubby Greenies Nature Club Shelter building
Saturday 15th July 1-3pm Summer Party! Everyone welcome

Come and celebrate our new hub building!

Wednesday 19th July 10am-12 Grubby Greenies Nature Club

 

Give a bug a home

– build a bug hotel!

Wednesday 26th July 10am-12 Grubby Greenies Nature Club

 

Get tribal

– make outdoor art!

Wednesday 2nd August All day At the Farmers Show

 

Come and say hello & join in activities.
Saturday 5th August 9-10am

 

10am-12

 

10am-12

Growers Drop in Session

Grubby Greenies Nature Club

Volunteer Day

Advice/Q&As

 

Harvesting & cooking outdoors! Yum!

Outdoor fun!

Wednesday 9th August 10am-12 Grubby Greenies Nature Club Wildlife hunt!
Saturday 2nd September 9-10am

10am-12

 

 

10am-12

Growers Drop in Session

Grubby Greenies Nature Club

Volunteer Day

Advice/Q&As

 

Let’s go make & fly a kite!

 

Helping out on site.

Every Wednesday 3-4pm Growers Drop in Session Advice/Q&As


Carbon Conversations 2017
 – a friendly facilitated short course exploring the meaning of climate change and how to halve your personal carbon footprint, starting on Monday 23rd January 7-9pm in Lamlash Fire Station. We start with a welcome meeting on 14th January, at 11am in Lamlash Fire Station. Those who wish to take part in the group will be asked to contribute £5 towards the cost of materials, with Arran Community Land Initiative supporting the balance with funding from the Climate Challenge Fund. Planned dates for the discussion group are Mondays 7-9pm on 23rd Jan., 6th & 27th Feb., 13th & 27th Mar., and 3rd Apr. all at the Lamlash Fire Station. For further information contact suemweaver@yahoo.co.uk

Composting Workshop – Let’s make this beautiful island even greener by composting our kitchen scraps and turning it into rich soil and dressings for our gardens/veg. patches rather than it going to landfill. Long-term you can save £££££ not buying in bagged compost! This workshop will take place on Saturday 21st January 2017 and will be led by Ceilidh Keyworth. She will guide you through ways and means of composting and it is guaranteed that you will come away with useful knowledge to get started!

 

‘Gardening Ready for Spring Workshop’ – Saturday 18th February 2017 10am with Jenny MacDonald. She will kick-start your ambitions to grow the best veg. and plants in 2017!

‘Plant Planning’ Workshop – Saturday 18th March 2017 10am with Jenny MacDonald. she will help you organise your choice of what to grow.

Courses running through Argyll College UHI’s Lamlash Centre from 30th January – 10th June 2017

NPA Horticulture (1 day/week)

Please contact the College if you would like a place.
Tel 01770 600 152

The following individual units cost £86 and can be paid for using an SDS Individual Learning Account  –  Your ILA MUST be active before the start date of the course.