🛠 DO YOU WANT A TOOL LIBRARY IN YOUR COMMUNITY?🛠 BIG NEWS – We’re expanding our service across Glasgow into two (or more) communities through an exciting new drop off and collection service We’re looking for community groups or organisaiton in the east and west that can help us deliver this new ‘hub and spoke service’ by acting as anchor or ‘spoke’ locations Please share to get the message out there. If you’re interested in collaborating, head to our website’s info section or follow the Linktree to find out more information. #toollibrary #tools #borrowdontbuy #shareandrepair #powertools #handtools #diy #homemaintenance #craft #woodwork #hobby #sustainableliving #socialenterprise #circulareconomy #grassroots #community #glasgowtoollibrary #sustainability #sharing #library #reuse #recycle #upcycle #repair #Scotland #Glasgow #volunteers ️We had a great time on Saturday hanging out with @repairglasgow at @civichouse_ and @civicstreet_ We were working together to repair tools that needed some TLC and teach maintenance skills to some of our volunteers Together we’re trying to build a culture of sharing and repairing in Glasgow 🛠️#toollibrary #tools #borrowdontbuy #shareandrepair #powertools #handtools #diy #homemaintenance #craft #woodwork #hobby #sustainableliving #socialenterprise #circulareconomy #grassroots #community #glasgowtoollibrary #sustainability #sharing #library #reuse #recycle #upcycle #repair #Scotland #Glasgow #volunteers CLOSES TOMORROW Get your applications in by 5pm 12th May to apply for our role of Community Engagement Worker. Please share with any recent graduates who might be interested. For more information on how to apply, go to our opportunities section on our website or to www.gcas.co.uk#jobopportunity #job #opportunity #graduate #toollibrary #glasgow ️TOOL 800️ No. 800 is a precision drill press that can be used for jewellery, model@making or detail woodwork #ToolTuesday #toollibrary #tools #borrowdontbuy #shareandrepair #powertools #handtools #diy #craft #woodwork #hobby #socialenterprise #circulareconomy #grassroots #community #glasgowtoollibrary #sustainability #sharing #library #reuse #recycle #repair #Scotland #Glasgow #volunteers #volunteerGlasgow #commons #local #shoplocal #zerowaste Work With Us! Community Engagement Worker 6 month opportunity for recent graduates Help us build a culture of sharing and repairing We have an exciting job opportunity for recent graduates (from any level of university education) to work with Glasgow Tool Library on a 6 month part-time paid internship. We are seeking to employ a Community Engagement Worker who is responsible for delivering a National Lottery funded events programme titled “Building a Culture of Sharing and Repairing” and connecting with community members and groups across Glasgow. You are eligible if you are: – Unemployed or employed in a non-graduate level role that does not fit into your future career plan – A recent graduate (summer 2019>) from:Dip HE, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, or PhD levels of study Aged 29 or under Based in Scotland -Have the right to work in the UK* for the duration of the internships you apply to For more info visit our website or follow the link in our Linktree#jobopportunity #Glasgow #toollibrary #repair #reuse #events #tools #repairandshare #graduate

Glasgow Canal Festival 2019

20 July 2019 12:00—00:00

The Glasgow Canal Festival is North Glasgow’s most exciting annual festival, with a packed programme of high-quality arts, heritage, environmental and watersports activities. The FREE festival takes place along the banks of the iconic Forth & Clyde Canal.
All activities 10.30am-6pm unless otherwise specified.
Families
The Whirlybird family performances. £4/£3
Scottish Opera – Puffy McPuffer and the Crabbit Canals – 3 performances. £4/£2
Play pools – A series of paddling pools with fun water activities for under 1 – 6 year olds. Free.
Face Painting – Face painting for families. Free. 11am-5pm
Storytelling Tent with Village Storytelling – Daniel Serridge will create special canal stories and tell others from his catalogue. Free. 11am-5pm
The Tallest with Mamoru Iriguchi. A chance to create a very tall person using a specially designed cloak. Free.
Heritage & Environment
Canal History Handling Exhibition with Glasgow Life – Handling exhibition of historical canal-focused objects. Free. 11am-3pm.
Citizen Science Workshops – Fascinating canal-dipping sessions – environmental experts will be on-hand. Free
Canal Heritage Images Exhibition – Exploring Scottish Canals fascinating collection, oral histories and prints of photographs and maps. Free
Arts and All
Music from foot tapping Celtic Music Radio.
Photography, crafts, treasure hunt and exhibits of costumes and props at Rockvilla. Free.
Scottish Piping Centre live demonstration – Try out a practice chanter, then hear from a real piper! Free. 12pm-5pm.
Artist Workshop with Glasgow Sculpture Studios – Create an arts history of the local canal map. Free
Pedal-Powered Cinema with Sustrans. The amazing pedal-powered cinema will show a range of short films. Free
Pulpworks – Pulpworks is a fun DIY making space, investigating collective experiences of playing and making in the surrounding environment. Free
On the Water
Forth & Clyde Canal Society – Canal Boat Tours – 12 historic tours departing throughout the day. £3/£1.50.
Canoe Taster Sessions with Pinkston Watersports £2.50 per go.
Stand Up Paddleboard Taster Sessions with SUP Scotland £10 per go.
Dragon Boat Racing with Race the Dragon. Exciting dragon boats racing along the canal. From £75 per team.
Plus plenty of community, charity and food stalls including Ricefield Chinese Craft, Flux Studio and RSPB Scotland.
Have a look: https://www.glasgowcanalfestival.com/full-listings

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