There are a lots of regular events and volunteering opportunities within the King's Park

Gardening in the Walled & Sensory Gardens

Physically distanced, weeding, planting, edging, pond clearing, lots to do, whatever you're interested in. 

No experience necessary, bring your own tools if you have them, some available to borrow if you don't. 

Meet at the Walled Garden at 10.30 on Saturdays. 

 


Scotland's Garden Scheme Charity Raising Event 2024

Scotland's Garden Scheme Charity Raising Event 2024

Scotland's Garden Scheme Charity Raising Event 2024

Saturday 6 July, 2pm - 5pm

  1. Tea, Coffee and Cake (Suggested £5 donation)
  2. Pebble painting
  3. Kids nature activities
  4. Birds of prey
Nominated charity: Friends of Kings Park, Glasgow 50%.

More details about the charity

King's Park Walled Garden (scotlandsgardens.org)

Seeds And Seedlings 2024

Seeds And Seedlings 2024

Seeds and Seedlings Event 2024

Saturday 18 May, 10:30 - 12 noon 

  1. Tea Coffee Cake 
  2. Pebble painting
  3. Children's games
  4. Natural dying and painting with Julia Billings and Deirdre Nelson

Come along and plant your seedlings from the March event.

Spring into Easter 2024

Spring into Easter 2024

Springing into Easter 2024

The walled garden, King's park.

Saturday 23rd March 1-3pm

  1. Easter clue hunt
  2. Children's games
  3. Pebble painting
  4. Potting-seeds to take home
  5. Drinks and snacks
Christmas Singalong 2023

Christmas Singalong 2023

Christmas Singalong in the park with King's Park Brass Band 2023

Saturday 16th December

2pm to 3pm in the walled garden.

No experience needed, come wrapped up and come and get a hot chocolate from the Friends of Kings Park.

Song sheet

1 Jingle Bells

2 Walking in a Winter Wonderland (brass band)

3 Silent Night (brass band)

4 Rocking Around the Christmas Tree

5 Away in a Manger

6 Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer (brass band)

7 The Twelve Days of Christmas

8 Santa Claus is coming to town

9 We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Halloween2023

Halloween2023

Halloween Parade Friends of King's Park 2023

Sunday 29th October 4pm, in the Rose Garden

Activities

  • Live drumming
  • Glo sticks
  • Scary sweeties
  • Haunted graveyard
  • Spooky selfie opportunities
  • Trick and treat with Nick O'Scare

Free but donations welcome

Feathered Friends August 2023

Feathered Friends August 2023

Feathered Friends of King's Park 2023

Sunday 20th August 2pm - 4pm, walled garden

Activities

  • Learn about local birds
  • Sponsor a bird box
  • Watch bird ringing
  • Bird feeder making
  • Tea and coffee

Bird spotting downlaodable pdf

Scotland's Garden Scheme Charity Raising Event 2023

Sunday 21 May, 2pm - 5pm

  1. Tea Coffee Cake (Yum)
  2. Pebble painting
  3. Children's games
Nominated charity: FARE Scotland Ltd 30% & Friends of Kings Park, Glasgow 30%.

More details about the charity

King's Park Walled Garden (scotlandsgardens.org)


Easter Event 2023

Easter Event 2023

Easter Event King's Park 2023

Saturday 8th April 1-3pm

  1. Hide and seek
  2. Pebble painting
  3. Children's games
Christmas Singalong 2022

Christmas Singalong 2022

Christmas Singalong in the park with King's Park Brass Band 2022

Saturday 10th December

1pm to 2pm in the walled garden.

No experience needed, come wrapped up and come and get a hot chocolate from the Friends of Kings Park.

Song sheet

1 Jingle Bells

2 Walking in a Winter Wonderland

3 Silent Night

4 Rocking Around the Christmas Tree

5 Away in a Manger

6 Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer

7 The Twelve Days of Christmas

8 Santa Claus is coming to town

9 We Wish You a Merry Christmas

 

FOKP Halloween Parade

FOKP Halloween Parade

FoKP Halloween Parade 2022

Sunday 30th October 5pm

King's Park Rose Garden (behind Aikenhead House)

Big people, little people and four legged friends, get your costumes on and join us

  • Fortune telling
  • Pumpkin competition
  • Best dressed dog
  • Spooky tunnel and graveyard

Children under the age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Story Telling Day

Story Telling Day

The King's Garden - Story Telling Day 2022

Saturday 6th August 12:30pm to 3pm

King's Park Walled Garden

Along with a number of other activities for the kids

 

Sounds of King's Park

Sounds of Kings Park

Sounds of Kings Park

Sounds of King's Park 2022

Sunday 23rd July

1pm to 3pm 

King's Park Walled Garden

 

It’s that time of year again: Sounds of Kings Park! Come along, with rugs and picnics, and settle-in for a couple of hours of music by our brilliant local talent.

 

Line up

Robert Drummond

Crème Bus first ever gig

Tidmouth Sheds

Closing by Robert Drummond

 

 

Art in the park

Saturday 18th June 2022

11am to 3pm 

King's Park Walled Garden

Art in the park

Art in the park

Collaboration with Glasgow National Park City 2022

https://www.glasgownationalparkcity.org/

 

 

Bees, Birds and Bugs

Sunday 8th May, 1 to 3pm, King's Park Rose Garden (behind Aikenhead House)

List of activities 2022

  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Bird Feeder Maker
  • Science Centre Exhibits
  • Face Painting

Easter Hide and Seek 2022

Saturday 16th April, 1-3pm, Walled Garden, King's Park


GET SINGING IN KINGS PARK 2021

Sunday 12th December 2021

2pm to 3pm at the sundial.

No experience needed, come wrapped up and come and get a hot chocolate from the Friends of Kings Park.


 

1. Jingle Bells

2. Walking in a Winter Wonderland

3. Silent Night

4. Angels We Have Heard on High

5. In the Bleak Midwinter

6. Away in a Manger

7. The Twelve days of Christmas

8. The Little Drummer Boy

9. O Little Town of Bethlehem

10. We Wish You a Merry Christmas

 

 

 

Litter Picking 

A relaxing stroll through King's Park whilst making it safer and more beautiful. You'll be surprised how satisfying a task it is. 

No experience necessary. Littler picking tools available to borrow. Bring your own if you haven them. 

Saturdays, meeting at the Walled Garden at 10.30. 


 

 

James Duff Outdoor Fitness Classes 

Sunday mornings at the Sundial. 

10am-10.30 Covid-19 restrictions permitting.
(athought don't quote us on that) 

Contact James on 

info@jamesdfitnesszone.co.uk

 


Dogs of King's Park 

A community page for any dog owners that use Kings Park. A place to share information and arrange to meet for walks with other dogs and their owners. 

FB Group Name: Dogs of Kingspark (Glasgow)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/310843490671981/


Scottish Buggy Club: King’s Park, Croftfoot & Castlemilk

A relaxed walking group for parents/carers with babies and/or young children to meet and explore the outdoors, while complying with guidelines for organised activities for children.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2218513294947898