Water Work’s Eco festival & Growing Up Wild events

Water Work’s Eco festival & Growing Up Wild events

July saw the start of our self styled “Eco Festival”. To kick things off Carlibar Family Centre come along to build our first Bug Hotel (or “Big Bug House” as it became known) . The group then set off to explore the diversity of bugs and beasties the wildflower garden has to offer under the auspices… Continue Reading

Dis-taste An alternative tea ceremony of water, soil and waste

Dis-taste An alternative tea ceremony of water, soil and waste

What have sewage and food growing got in common? In response to the reinvention of Water Works from derelict industrial site into a social, growing and wildlife hub for the local area; artists Alex and Hannah are working with local people to investigate the sites history through the different ‘cycles’ which continue to take place here, such… Continue Reading

Sea Hames @ Water Works

Sea Hames @ Water Works

  Last Saturday saw Oceanallover present their latest performance project Sea Hames at Water Works, a fabulous costumed extravaganza that not even the rain could dampen. Here is a snippet from Herald Scotland’s five star review from the following day at The Tramway – “…there was a chance to see Alex Rigg and his company delivering Sea Hames… Continue Reading

Volunteer @ Water Works

Volunteer @ Water Works

Fancy helping out at the Water Works? We have fortnightly Friday volunteer sessions 11am-3pm starting 28 April (check out our events for dates). Come along and get involved! Water Works will particularly appeal to volunteers who enjoy the outdoors, gardening, creativity, fresh air, working with their hands, gentle exercise and cups of tea.  The emphasis is… Continue Reading

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