Three Festivals in Three Days
The Hidden Gardens: 1.30pm- 5pm
Throughout the day explore the chemistry of carbon through the creation of a double sculpture,with resident artist Colin Begg. You can also learn how to recycle containers into planters for salad crops or flowers to attract wildlife. Plants which attract wildlife to your garden or window box will be available for a small donation from the Kiosk Plant Stall. From 2pm feel the rhythms of a special Capoeira performance of music and dance. There will also be a guided tour of the food growing projects within the Hidden Gardens and the allotments in the New Victoria Gardens. Tours will start from the centre point in the gardens from 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.
Leslie Street Greenspaces
At the Leslie Street Greenspaces Plant up herb/ salad containers to keep on your window sill. Learn what herbs to grow for cooking. Catch up on the latest from the Govanhill Baths Community Trust and their campaign to restore this unique facility. They'll be Street Theatre, facepainting, street dance workshops, try out basketball in Maxwell park and join in the Go Bike escorted cycle ride around the neighbourhood (leaves Maxwell Park and 2pm)
East Pollokshields Quad
Get your hands dirty with some hanging basket planting. Learn to juggle, plate spin and other circus skills. They'll also be sports tasters sessions, badge making, tombola, bring and buy sale and a cake stall.
The Deck Access Flats, St. Andrew's Drive
Theatre Modo circus skills training, Storytelling. Seasonal container/ window box planting, Fun With Fruit for kids, and healthy eating demonstrations will be some of the activities happening at St Andrew Drives
Maxwell Park and the Burgh Hall
There's lots going on at Maxwell Park and in the Burgh Hall, Teas with home baking, Specialist plant sales, Seasonal planted containers, Horse and Dray rides from the GCC famous heavy horse team. Seed Boms.... learn how to make these and learn a novel way to plant neglected and unused parts of your backcourt or garden, Krafty Kids will be there offering you the chance paint your own mug to take home.