Green Aspirations Scotland

Tir Na nog, Balfunning, Balfron Station
Drymen     G63 0NF

Phone: 01360 449 220

Green Aspirations Scotland

Based in Glasgow, we also have a woodland base at the holistic centre Tir na nOg where we run workshops in rural skills & crafts, bushcraft and personal development.
We are available for individual, family, group, school bookings for crafty experiences or children's birthday parties.
www.greenaspirationsscotland.co.uk


Woodland workshops in crafts, bushcraft & green woodworking around a campfire for people of all ages. Forest schools, team building & Birthday parties too

All our profits go back into enabling young groups of people to get out into the woods and learn new crafts and broaden career opportunities. We are available for events where we bring our green woodworking kit and crafty items.

Enabling and supporting individual and community aspirations to live more sustainably while having fun.

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Founded: 2012

Categories: Non-Profit Organization, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Recreation




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Events

Sharpen your tools

Sharpen your tools
07:00 pm - 10 March 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

The sharper the tool, the safer the work! On this half-day course, you'll learn how to keep your basic green woodworking tools sharp – and safe. In order to get...

Garden Benchmaking

Garden Benchmaking
10:00 am - 11 March 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

On this one-day course, Paul Cookson will teach you how to make a garden bench using traditional hand tools. You will learn the traditional Scottish craft of green...

Spoon Carving

Spoon Carving
10:00 am - 18 March 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Join us for this one-day course in the woods and learn how to make your very own wooden spoon with an axe, knife and gouge. You’ll be guided through every step...

Birchcraft Workshop

Birchcraft Workshop
10:00 am - 24 March 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Birchcraft dates back to the Stone Age. On this one day workshop, you'll learn all about the magnificent Birch. You'll tap the tree for sap, to make your own syrup....

Wee Skelfs Easter week 1

Wee Skelfs Easter week 1
09:30 am - 03 April 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Get them out in the woods at half term! Two days running about, climbing things, building things, singing, making, hiding, chatting and all the rest! What will your...

Wee Skelfs Easter week 2

Wee Skelfs Easter week 2
09:30 am - 10 April 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Get them out in the woods at half term! Two days running about, climbing things, building things, singing, making, hiding, chatting and all the rest! What will your...

Introduction to Green Woodworking

Introduction to Green Woodworking
10:00 am - 21 April 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

This is a one-day course exploring the traditions of green woodworking. You'll learn about the characteristics of different species of wood and then make something...

The Great Scottish Spoon Hoolie 2018

The Great Scottish Spoon Hoolie 2018
05:00 pm - 18 May 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

A bit more organised that this year, with added extras. We have loads of things to tempt experienced and beginner spoon carvers. Pre fest courses, weekend tickets...

Past Events

Axe craft

Axe craft
10:00 am - 18 February 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Axes were among the first metal tools made and have been used for a wide range of work, from timber felling, chopping firewood, and even for fine carving. On this...

Knifecraft

Knifecraft
07:00 pm - 17 February 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

When did we stop whittling? Well, some of us didn't of course! If you want to find out what the fuss is about, this one-day workshop will show you. You'll learn...

Wee Skelfs February 13/14 th

Wee Skelfs February 13/14 th
09:30 am - 13 February 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Get them out in the woods at half term! Two days running about, climbing things, building things, singing, making, hiding, chatting and all the rest! What will your...

Woody Jewellery

Woody Jewellery
11:00 am - 10 February 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Coppicing - Volunteering

Coppicing - Volunteering
10:00 am - 03 February 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

We are going to be out to start this years coppice season. Learn this ancient woodland management technique and get to know some stools. Coppicing creates open habitats...

Mid week volunteering

Mid week volunteering
10:00 am - 31 January 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Join our merry band of volunteers every Wednesday. Wide range of jobs to do, much banter to be had. More fun than any other volunteering (tea and lots of it, maybe...

Introduction to Green Woodworking

Introduction to Green Woodworking
10:00 am - 27 January 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

This is a one-day course exploring the traditions of green woodworking. You'll learn about the characteristics of different species of wood and then make something...

Mid week volunteering

Mid week volunteering
10:00 am - 17 January 2018

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Join our merry band of volunteers every Wednesday. Wide range of jobs to do, much banter to be had. More fun than any other volunteering (tea and lots of it, maybe...

Axe craft

Axe craft
10:00 am - 25 November 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

On this one day course you'll learn how axes work, how to look after them, and how to use them safely! Axes were among the first metal tools made and have been...

Garden Benchmaking

Garden Benchmaking
10:00 am - 18 November 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

On this one-day course, Paul Cookson will teach you how to make a garden bench using traditional hand tools. You will learn the traditional Scottish craft of green...

Spoon Carving

Spoon Carving
10:00 am - 14 October 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Join us for this one-day course in the woods and learn how to make your very own wooden spoon with an axe, knife and gouge. You’ll be guided through every step...

Wee Skelfs October Club

Wee Skelfs October Club
09:30 am - 10 October 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Who knows what your amazing creative youngsters will get up to on these days in our woods? Our staff will encourage, support and facilitate all manner of activities....

Family Bushcraft Day

Family Bushcraft Day
10:00 am - 02 September 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Go wild in the woods together! On this one-day fun day, wild adventures, getting mucky and learning new skills will be the order of the day. Learn how to build...

Introduction to Green Woodworking

Introduction to Green Woodworking
10:00 am - 20 August 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

You will learn about the different species of wood used in green woodworking, explore their properties and character to make something to keep and cherish. A range...

Spoon Carving

Spoon Carving
10:00 am - 19 August 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Join us for this one-day course in the woods and learn how to make your very own wooden spoon with an axe, knife and gouge. You’ll be guided through every step...

Summer Holiday Club Wee SKELFs - week 7

Summer Holiday Club Wee SKELFs - week 7
09:30 am - 15 August 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Our club runs from 9:30am till 4:30pm, Tuesday - Thursday, and is aimed at children between 5 and 12 years old. We've had multiple themes and on different days teach...

Summer Holiday Club Wee SKELFs - week 6

Summer Holiday Club Wee SKELFs - week 6
09:30 am - 08 August 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Our club runs from 9:30am till 4:30pm, Tuesday - Thursday, and is aimed at children between 5 and 12 years old. We've had multiple themes and on different days teach...

Summer Holiday Club Wee SKELFs - week 5

Summer Holiday Club Wee SKELFs - week 5
09:30 am - 01 August 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Our club runs from 9:30am till 4:30pm, Tuesday - Thursday, and is aimed at children between 5 and 12 years old. We've had multiple themes and on different days teach...

Summer Holiday Club Wee SKELFs - week 4

Summer Holiday Club Wee SKELFs - week 4
09:30 am - 25 July 2017

At Green Aspirations Scotland

Our club runs from 9:30am till 4:30pm, Tuesday - Thursday, and is aimed at children between 5 and 12 years old. We've had multiple themes and on different days teach...

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