Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during their open season!

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

About Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Free events at the weekend will include some of the following activities, visit the Whitelee Windfarm website for full details, times and age suitability.

Animal Masks
Tired of being the same old you? Then why not join us as we make masks of some of the animals that we find at Whitelee, such as bunnies, butterflies, foxes, owls and badgers.

Bird Masks
Join us today as we learn about the birds of Whitelee while making your own bird mask to take home with you.

Bug Me!
Join us today and craft you very own bug!

Can you dig it?
Who wants to be Indiana Jones? Follow in the footsteps of the world's most famous fictional archaeologist at the Visitor Centre and find out what could be!

Crafty Windmills
Join us today and make your own windmill from a toilet paper roll! Craft yourself a beautiful Dutch-style windmill and find out the difference between a windmill and wind turbine.

Creepy Crawly Climbers
You've made bugs here at Whitelee before, but have you made one that can climb? Join us to make your very own Creepy Crawly!

Dragonflies and Damselflies
We get lots of these little beauties out on site but in case they have been too quick for you, why not make your very own to take home with you.

Magical Magnets
Make your very own magical magnet to take home, as we explore the different uses of magnets, including how we use them in the generation of electricty.

Mucky Monsters
Join us as we learn all about how seeds grow while making our own Mucky Monster, that your little monster can take home with them.

Pinwheel Windmills
Design and build your own windmill and try it out on the windfarm! This activity is ideally suited for ages 3+

Recycled Bird Feeders
Want to give nature a little helping hand?
Make your own bird feeder from recycled stuff and find out what kind of food you can use to feed birds!

Thar She Blows!
Why does wind happen? What things can we use the wind for? Find out the answers and build your own land yacht in our workshop Thar She Blows!

Turbine Tower Challenge
How tall can you build a freestanding turbine tower? Learn all about structures while trying to win the title of tallest turbine!

Wacky Weather Watching
How are clouds formed? Why are rainbows so colourful? Can I make my own snow?
All these questions and lots more will be answered in our new Weather Workshop. There will be a short practical demonstration session in our Education Hub, and then we will be going outside to observe the weather and record the results for our weather records.

WhirliBugs
Drop into the exhibiton area where you can make your very own whirlibug! These delightful little insects will twirl and dance in the wind for you.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Lunch with Santa
Lunch with Santa
14th December 2019
Giffnock United Reformed Church, Giffnock
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Messy Play Neilston - Messy Christmas Party
Messy Play Neilston - Messy Christmas Party
14th December 2019
Neilston Scout Group & Community Hall, Neilston
Jingle mess, jingle mess, jingle all the way! Don your Christmas jumpers and join the best festive party of the season at Messy Play Neilston in Neilston Community Hall!
Winter Wonderland Quest
Winter Wonderland Quest
14th Dec 2019 - 15th Dec 2019
Greenbank House and Garden, Clarkston
The Winter Wonderland Quest at Greenbank Garden is a magical event for all the family, inspired by the world of Narnia!
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Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market
14th December 2019
Barrhead Foundry, Barrhead
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Needle Felting Workshop for Beginners
Needle Felting Workshop for Beginners
14th December 2019
The Orry Mill, Eaglesham
Enjoy an introduction to the wonderful and simple craft of needle felting, where you will be making a beautiful hoop framed 2D image, at The Orry Mill!
Monday Morning Knit ‘n’ Natter
Monday Morning Knit ‘n’ Natter
16th December 2019
The Orry Mill, Eaglesham
Bring along your own knitting or crochet project and socialise with other like-minded crafters at Monday Morning Knit ‘n’ Natter at The Orry Mill!
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14th December 2019
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Core Glow Dynamic Meditation and Healing Workshop
Core Glow Dynamic Meditation and Healing Workshop
18th December 2019
The Market Place Barrhead, Barrhead
Core Glow Dynamic Meditation and Healing Workshop is a fully interactive introduction into the mechanics of meditation, dynamic meditation and healing for self and others.
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8th January 2020
The Market Place Barrhead, Barrhead
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Cinderella
Eastwood Park Theatre has announced its official panto for 2019 is set to be Cinderella and the cast from GAMTA are set to deliver show stopping, all-singing, all dancing performances!
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Eastwood Choral Society Christmas Concert
Come and sing old favourites, hear new carols and join Eastwood Choral Society for a little party when they host their Christmas Concert at Park Church on Sunday 15th December!

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