Nature Events

View all the upcoming Nature Events taking place throughout East Renfrewshire below or use the calendar to find Events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in East Renfrewshire

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

21 October 2017
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during the season...
Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

22 October 2017
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during the season...
Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

28 October 2017
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during the season...
Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

29 October 2017
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during the season...
Anipals Glasgow Youth Club

Anipals Glasgow Youth Club

30 October 2017
Anipals is an inclusive youth club aimed at ages 11 years + for those who have an interest in animals and wildlife!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

31 October 2017
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Muddy Boots!

Muddy Boots!

12 November 2017
Come along to Rouken Glen Park for an exciting woodland walk. We promise fun, games, and hot chocolate!
Anipals Glasgow Youth Club

Anipals Glasgow Youth Club

13 November 2017
Anipals is an inclusive youth club aimed at ages 11 years + for those who have an interest in animals and wildlife!
Scottish Wildlife Trust Talk: The Outer Hebrides Through The Lens

Scottish Wildlife Trust Talk: The Outer Hebrides Through The Lens

20 November 2017
Join the local Scottish Wildlife Trust group for one of their regular evening talks in Busby on November 20th!
Anipals Glasgow Youth Club

Anipals Glasgow Youth Club

27 November 2017
Anipals is an inclusive youth club aimed at ages 11 years + for those who have an interest in animals and wildlife!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

28 November 2017
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Festive Wreath Making - Booking Only!

Festive Wreath Making - Booking Only!

09 December 2017
Make your own wreaths and other festive decorations at Rouken Glen Park with the Activity Ranger!
Festive Wreath Making - Booking Only!

Festive Wreath Making - Booking Only!

10 December 2017
Make your own wreaths and other festive decorations at Rouken Glen Park with the Activity Ranger!
Anipals Glasgow Youth Club

Anipals Glasgow Youth Club

11 December 2017
Anipals is an inclusive youth club aimed at ages 11 years + for those who have an interest in animals and wildlife!
Festive Wreath Making - Booking Only!

Festive Wreath Making - Booking Only!

13 December 2017
Make your own wreaths and other festive decorations at Rouken Glen Park with the Activity Ranger!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

30 January 2018
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Bird Box Making

Bird Box Making

10 February 2018
Join Rouken Glen Park's Activity Ranger making birdboxes and help wildlife make their home in your garden!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

27 February 2018
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Hibernation Heroes

Hibernation Heroes

17 March 2018
Come along and learn about the Hibernation Heroes of the UK with the Activity Ranger at Rouken Glen Park!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

27 March 2018
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

29 May 2018
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

26 June 2018
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

31 July 2018
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

28 August 2018
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

25 September 2018
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

30 October 2018
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

27 November 2018
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Creepy Crawlies

Creepy Crawlies

07 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
This October half term get up close and personal to insects as they invade RZSS Edinburgh Zoo.
Dr Bryan Nelson Memorial Lecture

Dr Bryan Nelson Memorial Lecture

25 October 2017
Join Professor John Croxall (BirdLife International) as he talks about the work to save declining seabird populations.
The Missing Lynx

The Missing Lynx

25 October 2017
Hear folk tales and legends from across the world about these mysterious hunters at Royal Botanic Gardens.
Introduction to Rocky Shores

Introduction to Rocky Shores

30 October 2017
TCV Scotland is holding an outdoor 'Introduction to Rocky Shores' workshop on 30th October at North Berwick.
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

05 November 2017
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS.
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

19 November 2017
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS.
The Nature of Scotland Awards 2017

The Nature of Scotland Awards 2017

23 November 2017
The sixth annual Nature of Scotland Awards will take place on Thursday 23 November 2017 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel.
Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival

13 January 2018
Experience an extraordinary collection of short films when the Banff Mountain Film Festival returns on 13th January!
The Royal Highland Show 2018

The Royal Highland Show 2018

21 June 2018 - 24 June 2018
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre from 21st June!

Events in Glasgow

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Adult Event Programme

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Adult Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 28 February 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum runs an extensive programme of exhibitions, tours & workshops throughout the year!
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Family Event Programme

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Family Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 31 December 2017
Bring the family along to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for a day crammed with fun events and activities!
October Holiday Fun at Pollok Park

October Holiday Fun at Pollok Park

14 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
There's lots of fantastic and free fun to be had for all the family at Pollok Country Park this October!
Myth and Magic of the Woods

Myth and Magic of the Woods

21 October 2017
Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers at Pollok Park for a woodland walk exploring the myth and magic of the woods!
The Essence of Place: An Outdoor Screening By Candlelight

The Essence of Place: An Outdoor Screening By Candlelight

21 October 2017
Join RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond for a unique event celebrating the work of artist in residence, Susannah Ramsay!
Awesome Autumn Games

Awesome Autumn Games

22 October 2017
Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers at Springburn Park and celebrate the arrival of Autumn with some outdoor games!
Clay Movement - Ceramic Hand-building Course with Florence Dwyer

Clay Movement - Ceramic Hand-building Course with Florence Dwyer

24 October 2017
Over 5 sessions at Glasgow Sculpture Studios you will learn unconventional ways of making and working with clay!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

24 October 2017
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Cup Of Tea In The Park

Cup Of Tea In The Park

27 October 2017
Join us on a seasonal monthly early morning walk to discover the dawn chorus at Castlemilk Park!
The Seabird’s Cry - RSPB Scotland Lunchtime Lecture

The Seabird’s Cry - RSPB Scotland Lunchtime Lecture

27 October 2017
Join RSPB Scotland at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum for a lunchtime lecture on the Shiant Isles Recovery Project.
Feed the Birds Day

Feed the Birds Day

29 October 2017
Keep your garden birds happy & healthy in the run up to winter by making your very own feeder at Pollok Park!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

31 October 2017
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Sunrise Goose Walk

Sunrise Goose Walk

04 November 2017
Witness the spectacular scene as thousands of geese lift up from their roost over RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond!
Fungi and Folklore

Fungi and Folklore

05 November 2017
Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers for an autumnal walk through Hurlethill on the hunt for fungi!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

07 November 2017
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

09 November 2017
The Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group meet on the 2nd Thursday each month to carry out practical work in the park!
Forest Fungi

Forest Fungi

12 November 2017
Join the countryside rangers and a fungi expert for a walk around Dams to Darnley Country Park!
Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

13 November 2017
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

14 November 2017
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

21 November 2017
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
The Big Bird Bus

The Big Bird Bus

25 November 2017 - 26 November 2017
Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers for their annual sojourn into the wetland areas of Glasgow on the Big Bird Bus!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

28 November 2017
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Lantern Making and Woodland Candlelight Wander

Lantern Making and Woodland Candlelight Wander

02 December 2017
Wrap up warm and bring the whole family along to enjoy some winter crafts with RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

05 December 2017
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Christmas Decorations

Christmas Decorations

10 December 2017
Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers and create your own festive decorations on this fun family event!
Sunset Goose Walk

Sunset Goose Walk

10 December 2017
Witness the spectacular scene as thousands of geese return to their roost at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond!
Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

11 December 2017
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

12 December 2017
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

14 December 2017
The Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group meet on the 2nd Thursday each month to carry out practical work in the park!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

19 December 2017
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

26 December 2017
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

08 January 2018
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

11 January 2018
The Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group meet on the 2nd Thursday each month to carry out practical work in the park!
Sunrise Goose Walk

Sunrise Goose Walk

13 January 2018
Witness the spectacular scene as thousands of geese lift up from their roost over RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond!
Sunset Goose Walk

Sunset Goose Walk

03 February 2018
Witness the spectacular scene as thousands of geese return to their roost at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond!
Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

08 February 2018
The Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group meet on the 2nd Thursday each month to carry out practical work in the park!
Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

12 February 2018
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
All About Owls

All About Owls

13 February 2018
Head along to Castlemilk Park during the holidays to meet and learn about a selection of owls courtesy of Owl Magic!
Cup Of Tea In The Park

Cup Of Tea In The Park

16 February 2018
Join us on a seasonal monthly early morning walk to discover the dawn chorus at Castlemilk Park!
Sunset Goose Walk

Sunset Goose Walk

04 March 2018
Witness the spectacular scene as thousands of geese return to their roost at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond!
Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

08 March 2018
The Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group meet on the 2nd Thursday each month to carry out practical work in the park!

Events in Lanarkshire

Go Wild in Autumn

Go Wild in Autumn

14 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Go Wild in the countryside during the October Half Term at National Museum of Rural Life!
October Holiday Fun at Calderglen

October Holiday Fun at Calderglen

14 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
Calderglen Country Park has a range of activities for kids during the holidays including crafts and storytelling!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

21 October 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Timorous Beastie Tots

Timorous Beastie Tots

24 October 2017
Join EKCT's Forest School Leader for a couple of hours of free forest fun in Kilbride Woodlands on Tuesdays!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

28 October 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Wild Halloween

Wild Halloween

29 October 2017
Join Wildly Wise for wickedly wild family Halloween fun at Holmhills Wood Community Park on October 29th!
Spoo-K-Woodlands Halloween Event

Spoo-K-Woodlands Halloween Event

31 October 2017
Join EKCT for some freakily frightening family fun in the woods this Hallows' Eve at Kilbride Woodlands!
Timorous Beastie Tots

Timorous Beastie Tots

31 October 2017
Join EKCT's Forest School Leader for a couple of hours of free forest fun in Kilbride Woodlands on Tuesdays!
Charity Masquerade Ball

Charity Masquerade Ball

04 November 2017
Join Dalziel Park Hotel for an evening of decadence and dancing all in the aid of the Beatson Cancer Charity!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

04 November 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Little Pips Outdoor Play

Little Pips Outdoor Play

05 November 2017
Little Pips Outdoor Play encourage children and adults alike in to the woods to play on their monthly events!
Timorous Beastie Tots

Timorous Beastie Tots

07 November 2017
Join EKCT's Forest School Leader for a couple of hours of free forest fun in Kilbride Woodlands on Tuesdays!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

11 November 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Winter Arrivals

Winter Arrivals

11 November 2017
Come and see some of the birds that have travelled from far and wide to winter at RSPB Baron's Haugh!
Timorous Beastie Tots

Timorous Beastie Tots

14 November 2017
Join EKCT's Forest School Leader for a couple of hours of free forest fun in Kilbride Woodlands on Tuesdays!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

18 November 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Timorous Beastie Tots

Timorous Beastie Tots

21 November 2017
Join EKCT's Forest School Leader for a couple of hours of free forest fun in Kilbride Woodlands on Tuesdays!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

25 November 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Timorous Beastie Tots

Timorous Beastie Tots

28 November 2017
Join EKCT's Forest School Leader for a couple of hours of free forest fun in Kilbride Woodlands on Tuesdays!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

02 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Little Pips Outdoor Play

Little Pips Outdoor Play

03 December 2017
Little Pips Outdoor Play encourage children and adults alike in to the woods to play on their monthly events!
Timorous Beastie Tots

Timorous Beastie Tots

05 December 2017
Join EKCT's Forest School Leader for a couple of hours of free forest fun in Kilbride Woodlands on Tuesdays!
Festive Woodland Crafts

Festive Woodland Crafts

09 December 2017
Come along and enjoy a seasonal wander around RSPB Scotland Baron’s Haugh topped off with some festive crafts!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

09 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Timorous Beastie Tots

Timorous Beastie Tots

12 December 2017
Join EKCT's Forest School Leader for a couple of hours of free forest fun in Kilbride Woodlands on Tuesdays!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

16 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Timorous Beastie Tots

Timorous Beastie Tots

19 December 2017
Join EKCT's Forest School Leader for a couple of hours of free forest fun in Kilbride Woodlands on Tuesdays!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

23 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

30 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Explorer Challenge

Explorer Challenge

07 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Spend some quality family time together at RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch on one of their Wild Challenges!
RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Explorers Group

RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Explorers Group

21 October 2017
Calling all children! Come along and learn about nature, but most importantly, get dirty and have fun doing it!
Fright Night!

Fright Night!

27 October 2017
Be prepared for a spooky time as you walk through the woods and meet RSPB Lochwinnoch's creepy characters!
Hessilhead at RSPB Lochwinnoch

Hessilhead at RSPB Lochwinnoch

28 October 2017
Come and learn about the wonderful work done by the local Hessilhead Wildlife Hospital at RSPB Lochwinnoch!
Paisley Natural History Society Illustrated Talks

Paisley Natural History Society Illustrated Talks

02 November 2017
Hear from the experts on various topics at Paisley Natural History Society's Illustrated Talks at Paisley Museum!
Binocular and Telescope Open Day

Binocular and Telescope Open Day

04 November 2017
Come along to a free Binocular & Telescope Open Day at RSPB Lochwinnoch, expert advice will be on hand all day!
Binocular and Telescope Open Day

Binocular and Telescope Open Day

05 November 2017
Come along to a free Binocular & Telescope Open Day at RSPB Lochwinnoch, expert advice will be on hand all day!
RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Explorers Group

RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Explorers Group

18 November 2017
Calling all children! Come along and learn about nature, but most importantly, get dirty and have fun doing it!
Paisley Natural History Society Illustrated Talks

Paisley Natural History Society Illustrated Talks

07 December 2017
Hear from the experts on various topics at Paisley Natural History Society's Illustrated Talks at Paisley Museum!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Parent and Child weekday sessions at The ZooLab Junge Room

Parent and Child weekday sessions at The ZooLab Junge Room

01 February 2017 - 31 December 2017
Introduce your little ones to new, exciting aspects of the world around them at our Parent and Child sessions.
Wild Woodland Adventure – No Parents Required!

Wild Woodland Adventure – No Parents Required!

22 October 2017
Come along on a fabulous wild woodland adventure with the Forest School Ranger at Mugdock Country Park.
Woodland Light Experience

Woodland Light Experience

25 October 2017 - 12 November 2017
Come along to this year’s Woodland Light Experience show 'Reflections' on from 25th October – 12th November.
Glen Finglas Lantern Event

Glen Finglas Lantern Event

28 October 2017
Join us at Glen Finglas on a magical ranger-led dusk walk through one of our ancient and atmospheric oak woods.
Spoon Carving

Spoon Carving

28 October 2017
Join TCV Scotland for a day of carving fun and learn the fundamentals of spoon carving in this workshop on October 28.
Moon Evening at Mugdock

Moon Evening at Mugdock

03 November 2017
Learn all about the moon’s lumps and bumps on this Mugdock Ranger led family event that’s simply out of this world!
Inner Forth - New Connections for Nature, History and People

Inner Forth - New Connections for Nature, History and People

11 November 2017
2017 joint conference hosted by The Forth Naturalist and Historian with Inner Forth Landscape Initiative on 11th Nov.
Wild Woodland Adventure – No Parents Required!

Wild Woodland Adventure – No Parents Required!

26 November 2017
Come along on a fabulous wild woodland adventure with the Forest School Ranger at Mugdock Country Park.

Events in Other Areas

RSPB Skinflats Managed Realignment: Public Consultation

RSPB Skinflats Managed Realignment: Public Consultation

26 October 2017
Come along to this drop-in event on 26th October and learn about RSPB Scotland's plans for its Skinflats reserve.