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West and Central Voluntary Sector Network (WCVSN)

WCAVSN is a member organisation of small and medium voluntary sector providers in the West Area of Glasgow.

The Network works to provide advice, information and training to the voluntary sector and supports organisations to engage with the West and Central & West Community Planning Partnerships.

A key function of the Network is to facilitate the flow of information from key partners to the voluntary sector thereby enabling voluntary organisations to participate effectively in these new structures and ultimately to secure the best possible outcomes for the people who access their service

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  • 30 Nov
    Midsummer Market 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Visit the Trongate area of Glasgow on Saturday 21st June and buy beautiful, high quality products made by people who care! The Midsummer market is hosted by Beyond the Finish Line in association with Run Native, an online market place by social enterprise for social enterprises.


  • 26 Nov
    Knightswood Congregational Church Panto – Sinbad at Sea 07:00 PM to 12:00 AM

    Knightswood Congregational Church presents Sinbad the Sailor - "A Panto at sea"

    Tickets are £5 for adults and £3 for children and can be ordered from Kimberly at panto.tickets@knightswoodcongregational.org.uk


  • 28 Nov
    Poverty Leadership Panel Welfare Reform 09:30 AM to 12:00 AM

    Poverty Leadership Panel Welfare Reform Event


  • 28 Nov
    Beat Christmas Stress 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    A free event from Cope Scotland to help "Beat Stress this Christmas". Free Creche, mince pies and coffee taking place Friday 28th November 9.30am-12.30pm

    To book a place phone 0141 944 5490 or email Kathleen@cope-scotland.org and also advise if a creche place is needed as spaces are limited.


  • 29 Nov
    Whiteinch Centre Christmas Fair 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    This is a great fundraising event which has everything for Christmas covered from Christmas cards to guess the weight of the cake; tombola and toy stalls; and Santa to Cycles (from De'ils on Wheels) the Centre will be full of the Festive fun.


  • 29 Nov
    Ricefield free storytelling workshop 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Celebrate Book Week Scotland with Ricefield's *free* storytelling workshop with Fong Liu inspired by Chinese legends

  • 04 Dec
    Improving communication with people with Dementia 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM

    This workshop will aim to be informal and participative, drawing on participants own experiences of communicating, both generally and with people with dementia through practical exercises.  Participants are encouraged to bring along the challenges they have faced in communication.  They will also be encouraged to share any successes they may have had in communication.


  • 10 Dec
    Glasgow Social Enterprise Network Trade Show – All welcome 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Glasgow Social Enterprise Trade Show: 10th December 2014

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    Come and join in

    on 10th December 2014

    from 12noon - 5pm
    at Wasps Artists' Studios, The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow, G1 5HZ

    We're thrilled to be supporting GSEN with their first Glasgow Social Enterprise Trade Show. With all exhibitor spaces fully booked, it will be a great opportunity to explore the incredible, wide ranging products and services available from social enterprises all under one roof! So, why not drop in?!

    Download our flyer here to share with colleagues, friends & family

    Come along to:

    • browse, trade and chat with 30 exhibitors including EVHLifelinkThe ExperienceDelivered Next Day PersonallyJust EnterpriseSpruce Carpets and lots more!
    • be in with a chance to win one of the many prizes donated by local social enterprises, including a breakfast basket delivered to your doora bottle of black label Lanson champagne5 x free bike hire for two2 x panto tickets for Cinderella at The Shed and much more. 
    • participate in the social enterprise activity programme, including storytelling, arts and youth performance
    • catch up with friends and colleagues, old and new, in the networking area
    • be the first to hear about some of the latest news from the sector in the launch programme

    We're looking to recruit a couple of volunteers to help hand out fliers to passers-by on the day. If you'd be happy to help out for a couple of hours, then please contact eventmanagement@ceis.org.uk.

    For regular updates on the trade show, including latest exhibitors, sponsors and prizes to be announced, visit GSEN's website www.gsen.org.uk and their facebook page.

    We very much hope you're able to make it along and look forward to seeing you there. 

    Kind regards
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  • 12 Dec
    Would you like a table at Drumchapel Christmas Craft Fair 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Drumchapel Christmas Craft Market

    Drumchapel Community centre Kinfauns Drive on 12th December

    Are you a local organisation who would like a table to sell crafts to raise funds, or a local craft person then contact hilda@cope-scotland.org to book a table?

    This is not a commercial event, this is for local groups services and craftspeople, tables are limited so book one now!

    Yes it maybe early to think of Christmas but for those wanting a stall to raise funds gives you time to plan and for all of us wanting to buy the lovely goodies on sale gives us time to save!!

    If you are interested then please phone 944 5490 or e-mail hilda@cope-scotland.org

  • 12 Dec
    Drumchapel Christmas Market 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM

    Get into the Christmas spirit and save the date for the Drumchapel Christmas Market.  Fun, festive family atmosphere and the chance to pick up some last minute gifts.  


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