greenspace scotland events

Inspiring fundraising training for greenspace groups

The Resourcing Scotland's Heritage programme offer a range of inspiring fundraising courses for heritage and greenspace groups. A range of courses are running across Scotland, please visit the website for more information or follow RSH on facebook or twitter


other organisations' events

Park events – Edinburgh, Falkirk & Glasgow
To find out about events and activities in parks in Edinburgh, Falkirk and Glasgow check out the MyParkScotland website


25 April - Places and Spaces for Health and Wellbeing 2017 – Glasgow
This conference will examine the connections between health and wellbeing, place making and use of urban built landscape and open spaces. In addition, it will summarise the relationship between open space in relation to physical and mental health, and environmental, economic, social and cultural wellbeing, through expert analysis and evidence based case studies. More

27 April- Public Bodies and Lowland Deer Management - Perth
The Deer Review has highlighted the importance of different approaches required for the management of lowland deer. This event, aimed at Local Authorities and other public bodies who own or manage land where deer are present, will enable discussion of management approaches and provide a range of information in relation to lowland deer and their management, compliance with the Deer Code, development and adoption of Best Practice, practical delivery, and delivery of public interests. More

5-9 June - 3rd European Climate Change Adaptation Conference - Glasgow
The theme of ECCA 2017 is ‘Our Climate Ready Future’. This conference will inspire and enable people to work together to discover and deliver positive climate adaptation solutions that can strengthen society, revitalise local economies and enhance the environment. ECCA 2017 offers a unique opportunity to visit many innovative local adaptation projects and share experience of how climate adaptation can work in practice. ECCA 2017 is held in Europe but the focus will be global. Participants from over 60 countries on five continents have already registered their interest or submitted abstracts. more

17-18 June - Power of Food Festival, Edinburgh
The 2017 Power of Food Festival has been launched and registration to get involved is now open! With a brand new team, a brand new logo and a brand new website, the third edition of the Festival will take place on 17-18 June across Edinburgh’s participating community gardens. More

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


SNH Sharing Good Practice programme
The programme of events for 2016 is available here

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

Community Learning Exchange
Federation of City Farm and Community Garden (FCFCG) members can apply for up to £750 to cover the costs of visiting another project on a learning exchange to support project development and good practice sharing. The host will receive up to £300 to cover their preparation and hosting time. This fund can be used in a number of ways to support your garden to become established or perhaps explore a new direction. If you'd like to know more or discuss an idea contact