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Scotland’s Social Enterprise Week … in Glasgow

2nd-8th September 2019

A business that reinvests all their profit to strengthen communities, improve people’s lives, address social needs and/or protects the environment. That’s what we’re talking about!

Scotland’s Social Enterprise Week takes place from 2nd-8th Sept and we’re inviting you to get involved. There are over 25 different fun, free activities and learning experiences to showcase, raise awareness and engagement of social enterprise in Glasgow.

You’ll find the range of activity covers arts, children and families, health and wellbeing, food, education, training and more; with something for everyone.

Our aim is to show you how social enterprises are changing your community for the better.

Find out all about the activities below or search for #ScotSEWeek2019 and #GSEN in Twitter, Facebook or Linkedin to find out more.

Click this link if you'd like to help us spread the word, we've got a handy guide and some material you can use.

Twitter: @GlasgowSEN Facebook: Glasgow Social Enterprise Network




Families in Recovery Tennis Competition Accessible Tennis, hosted at Scotstoun Leisure Centre, 112 Danes Dr, Glasgow
September 1, 12:00pm-3:00pm Tennis competition and come and try Tennis. Aimed at Families in Recovery in Glasgow. Social enterprise: Accessible Tennis | Themes: Health and wellbeing, Sport
Self Guided Walks (4 versions) Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 - 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 2, 9:00am-9:00am Discover the beautiful surroundings of Maryhill and its rich history through our walking trails. Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Education, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing
Marketing and Sustainability Passion4Social hosted at NHS Credit Union, 9 Dava Street, Govan, Glasgow
September 2, 9:00am-10:00am The takeaways will be how to position your social enterprise in the market, how to project your social impact, and how to prioritise your marketing actions. Social enterprise: Passion4Social | Themes: Business support
Free Mindfulness Meditation Session The Wee Retreat, 2 Myrtle Park, Glasgow
September 2, 9:30am-9:55am The Wee Retreat invite you to join in their Mindfulness meditation sessions FREE of charge to celebrate Scotland's Social Enterprise Week. Social enterprise: The Wee Retreat CIC | Themes: Health and wellbeing
Creating your Brand Storytelling Passion4Social hosted at NHS Credit Union, 9 Dava Street, Govan, Glasgow
September 2, 10:30am-12:00pm In this workshop, your takeaway will be a Communication Plan for your organisation. Social enterprise: Passion4Social | Themes: Business support
Introduction to wood recycling social enterprise Glasgow Wood Recycling, Unit 6, Barclay Curle Complex, 739 South Street, Glasgow
September 2, 11:00am-12:00pm Join a guided tour of Glasgow Wood Recycling an insight into the model of Community Wood Recycling. Social enterprise: Glasgow Wood Recycling | Themes: Environmental and recycling
Free Laser at The Experience The Experience, Montrose Avenue, Hillington Park, Glasgow
September 2, 12:00pm-6:00pm Free Laser at The Experience. Social enterprise: The Experience | Themes: Employability and Training, Food
How to get success running a Social Enterprise: balancing mission and profit Passion4Social hosted at Queens Cross Housing Association, 45 Firhill Road, Ground Floor, Glasgow
September 2, 3:00pm-5:00pm This presentation will give you the DOs and DON’Ts to track your path to success, making your social enterprise sustainable for both social outcomes and financial health Social enterprise: Passion4Social | Themes: Business support, Education
Self Guided Walks (4 versions) Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 - 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 3, 9:00am-9:00am Discover the beautiful surroundings of Maryhill and its rich history through our walking trails. Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Education, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing
How to get success running a Social Enterprise: balancing mission and profit Passion4Social hosted at Queens Cross Housing Association, 45 Firhill Road, Ground Floor, Glasgow
September 3, 9:00am-11:00am This presentation will give you the DOs and DON’Ts to track your path to success, making your social enterprise sustainable for both social outcomes and financial health Social enterprise: Passion4Social | Themes: Business support, Education
Digital knowledge and Inclusion Won Connect, hosted at Queens Cross Workspace, 2 Wester Common Dr, Glasgow
September 3, 10:00am-3:00pm Introduction to Gmail email and security Social enterprise: Won Connect | Themes: Education
Community Gardening Session Glasgow Eco Trust, hosted at Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street, Glasgow
September 3, 10:00am-12:30pm Join Glasgow Eco Trust at their weekly gardening session Social enterprise: Glasgow Eco Trust | Themes: Environmental and recycling
Introduction to wood recycling social enterprise Glasgow Wood Recycling, Unit 6, Barclay Curle Complex, 739 South Street, Glasgow
September 3, 11:00am-12:00pm Join a guided tour of Glasgow Wood Recycling an insight into the model of Community Wood Recycling. Social enterprise: Glasgow Wood Recycling | Themes: Environmental and recycling
Free Laser at The Experience The Experience, Montrose Avenue, Hillington Park, Glasgow
September 3, 12:00pm-6:00pm Free Laser at The Experience. Social enterprise: The Experience | Themes: Employability and Training, Food
Free Karting Taster Sessions The Experience, Montrose Avenue, Hillington Park, Glasgow
September 3, 1:00pm-4:00pm Free Karting Taster Sessions Social enterprise: The Experience | Themes: Employability and Training, Food
Free Mindfulness Session The Wee Retreat, 2 Myrtle Park, Glasgow
September 3, 1:30pm-2:30pm The Wee Retreat invite Social Enterprise Founders/Leaders and Staff to join in their Mindfulness meditation session FREE of charge to celebrate Scotland's Social Enterprise Week. Social enterprise: The Wee Retreat CIC | Themes: Health and wellbeing
The Importance of Good Design in Your Marketing Footprint Copy, 304 Maryhill Road, Glasgow
September 3, 2:00pm-3:30pm Find out how good design can make a difference in your marketing, with examples and samples and a Q & A on graphic design. Social enterprise: Footprint Copy | Themes: Business support
Making a Difference FareShare Glasgow and the West of Scotland (FSGWS), 1070 South Street, Scotstoun, Glasgow
September 3, 2:00pm-3:30pm Take a 60-90 minute tour of FSGWS food and training depot in Whiteinch and find out more about what they do! Social enterprise: FareShare Glasgow and the West of Scotland (FSGWS) | Themes: Employability and Training, Food
Find out how EVH can support your social enterprise EVH, 5th Floor, 137 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
September 3, 2:00pm-4:00pm Drop into EVH to find out more about how they can support you social enterprise Social enterprise: EVH | Themes: Business support
GMAC Open Day GMAC Film, 5th Floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow
September 3, 3:00pm-5:00pm GMAC Film open its doors to the public. Social enterprise: GMAC Film | Themes: Arts, Education
Marketing and Sustainability Passion4Social hosted at Queens Cross Housing Association, 45 Firhill Road, Ground Floor, Glasgow
September 3, 3:00pm-4:00pm The takeaways will be how to position your social enterprise in the market, how to project your social impact, and how to prioritise your marketing actions. Social enterprise: Passion4Social | Themes: Business support
Café Flicker presents “GMAC Generations” GMAC Film, 5th Floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow
September 3, 6:00pm-7:30pm From 1982-2019: A variety of short films created by a diverse range of filmmakers, all of whom have been part of the GMAC Film history over the last 37 years. Social enterprise: GMAC Film | Themes: Arts, Education
Building a Strong Brand Passion4Social hosted at Queens Cross Housing Association, 45 Firhill Road, Ground Floor, Glasgow
September 3, 6:00pm-7:30pm In this activity, you will see how to build a strong and consistent brand to increase your marketing effectiveness and be known across your audience. Social enterprise: Passion4Social | Themes: Business support
Self Guided Walks (4 versions) Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 – 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 4, 9:00am-9:00am Discover the beautiful surroundings of Maryhill and its rich history through our walking trails. Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Education, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing
Managing Stakeholders… Now what? Passion4Social hosted at Queens Cross Housing Association, 45 Firhill Road, Ground Floor, Glasgow
September 4, 9:30am-11:00am This workshop is to understand the role of stakeholders within your organisation. Social enterprise: Passion4Social | Themes: Business support
Ceramic Jewellery Workshop Project Ability, Trongate 103, Glasgow
September 4, 10:00am-2:00pm Work with a group of young maker’s from Project Ability's specially equipped and fully accessible studio space at Trongate 103 to produce ceramic jewellery. Social enterprise: Project Ability | Themes: Arts
Employment for All - CV workshop Unlock Employment and Empowerment CIC, The Hub 905, Govan Road, Glasgow
September 4, 10:00am-12:00pm CV Work Shop Social enterprise: Unlock Employment and Empowerment CIC | Themes: Employability and Training
Rug Binding Taster Session Spruce Carpets, 308 Broomloan Road, Govan, Glasgow
September 4, 10:00am-1:00pm Take part in a demonstration of rug binding with the opportunity to bind your own doormat to take away as a souvenir! Social enterprise: Spruce Carpets | Themes: Environmental and recycling
Southside Changemakers Starting point is Merry-go-Round, 34 Nithsdale Rd, Glasgow
September 4, 10:00am-12:00pm A walking tour that visits seven social enterprises in the southside of Glasgow, to see and hear something of each one’s story. Social enterprise: The Glad Cafe, Merry-go-Round, Milk Cafe, Locavore, Rags to Riches, Southseeds and Bike for Good | Themes: Arts, Business support, Children and families, Education, Employability and Training, Environmental and recycling, Food, Health and wellbeing
Introduction to wood recycling social enterprise Glasgow Wood Recycling, Unit 6, Barclay Curle Complex, 739 South Street, Glasgow
September 4, 11:00am-12:00pm Join a guided tour of Glasgow Wood Recycling an insight into the model of Community Wood Recycling. Social enterprise: Glasgow Wood Recycling | Themes: Environmental and recycling
Woodworking taster Glasgow Wood Recycling, Unit 6, Barclay Curle Complex, 739 South Street, Glasgow
September 4, 11:00am-1:00pm Learn how to make a planter or window box from reclaimed timber! Social enterprise: Glasgow Wood Recycling | Themes: Environmental and recycling
Employment for All - Job Club Unlock Employment and Empowerment CIC, The Hub 905, Govan Road, Glasgow
September 4, 12:00pm-5:00pm Free Drop in Job Club Social enterprise: Unlock Employment and Empowerment CIC | Themes: Employability and Training
Free Laser at The Experience The Experience, Montrose Avenue, Hillington Park, Glasgow
September 4, 12:00pm-6:00pm Free Laser at The Experience. Social enterprise: The Experience | Themes: Employability and Training, Food
Creating your Brand Storytelling Passion4Social hosted at Queens Cross Housing Association, 45 Firhill Road, Ground Floor, Glasgow
September 4, 12:30pm-2:00pm In this workshop, your takeaway will be a Communication Plan for your organisation. Social enterprise: Passion4Social | Themes: Business support
Making a Difference FareShare Glasgow and the West of Scotland (FSGWS), 1070 South Street, Scotstoun, Glasgow
September 4, 2:00pm-3:30pm Take a 60-90 minute tour of FSGWS food and training depot in Whiteinch and find out all about what they do! Social enterprise: FareShare Glasgow and the West of Scotland (FSGWS) | Themes: Employability and Training, Food
Employability, Diversity and Equal Opportunities (Limited Tickets) Passion4Social hosted at The EY Foundation, G1 Building, 5 George Square, Glasgow
September 4, 5:20pm-7:00pm Passion4Social will host special guests to talk about employability from various perspectives: disability, LGBT+, refugees, immigrants, and more. Social enterprise: Passion4Social | Themes: Business support, Employability and Training
Tour / Talk / Handling Session / Memories Session Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 – 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 5, 9:00am-9:00am Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust would like to invite you to take a free tour of Maryhill Burgh Halls, learn about the history of the building, see the unique stained glass windows and other Maryhill history-related artefacts and stories. Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Education, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing
Self Guided Walks (4 versions) Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 – 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 5, 9:00am-9:00am Discover the beautiful surroundings of Maryhill and its rich history through our walking trails. Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Education, Employability and Training
10 Years of Social Enterprises: Photo Exhibition by Open Aye Open Aye, hosted at Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
September 5, 10:00am-4:00pm Drop in to the exhibition which showcases the people, activities and beneficiaries that tell the story of Scotland’s social enterprise movement, in the last 10 years. Social enterprise: Open Aye | Themes: Arts
Introduction to wood recycling social enterprise Glasgow Wood Recycling, Unit 6, Barclay Curle Complex, 739 South Street, Glasgow
September 5, 11:00am-12:00pm Join a guided tour of Glasgow Wood Recycling an insight into the model of Community Wood Recycling. Social enterprise: Glasgow Wood Recycling | Themes: Environmental and recycling
Zen Living Whiteinch Centre, 1 Northinch Court, Glasgow
September 5, 12:00pm-2:00pm The health and wellbeing event will offer opportunities to try out sessions that support wellbeing. Social enterprise: Whiteinch Centre | Themes: Health and wellbeing
Free Laser at The Experience The Experience, Montrose Avenue, Hillington Park, Glasgow
September 5, 12:00pm-6:00pm Free Laser at The Experience. Social enterprise: The Experience | Themes: Food
Making a Difference FareShare Glasgow and the West of Scotland (FSGWS), 1070 South Street, Scotstoun, Glasgow
September 5, 2:00pm-3:30pm Take a 60-90 minute tour of FSGWS food and training depot in Whiteinch and find out all about what they do! Social enterprise: FareShare Glasgow and the West of Scotland (FSGWS) | Themes: Employability and Training, Food
Kinning Park Complex Thursday Night Community Meal Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall Street, Glasgow
September 5, 5:30pm-8:30pm Join in with a 3-course meal at the Kinning Park Complex Social enterprise: Kinning Park Complex | Themes: Food
Free Mindfulness Meditation Session The Wee Retreat, 2 Myrtle Park, Glasgow
September 5, 6:15pm-6:45pm The Wee Retreat invite you to join in their Mindfulness meditation sessions FREE of charge to celebrate Scotland's Social Enterprise Week. Social enterprise: The Wee Retreat CIC | Themes: Health and wellbeing
Get on Board hosted at Volunteer Glasgow, 10 Bothwell Street, 1st Floor, Glasgow
September 5, 6:30pm-8:30pm Are you interested in seeing Boards in Scotland become more diverse? Are you eager to put yourself forward for a voluntary role that can really make a difference Social enterprise: CEIS | Themes: Business support
Café Flicker GMAC Film, 5th Floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow
September 5, 7:00pm-9:00pm The longest running short film open mic night in Scotland – Café Flicker is the place to be. Social enterprise: GMAC Film | Themes: Arts, Education
Tour / Talk / Handling Session / Memories Session Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 – 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 6, 9:00am-9:00am Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust would like to invite you to take a free tour of Maryhill Burgh Halls, learn about the history of the building, see the unique stained glass windows and other Maryhill history-related artefacts and stories Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Education, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing
Self Guided Walks (4 versions) Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 – 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 6, 9:00am-9:00am Discover the beautiful surroundings of Maryhill and its rich history through our walking trails. Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Education, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing
Parenting Matters Parent Network Scotland, 152 Bath Street, Glasgow
September 6, 10:00am-12:00pm An interactive workshop to introduce Parent Network Scotland, our core programme and practitioner training. Social enterprise: Parent Network Scotland | Themes: Children and families, Health and wellbeing
Tai Chi on the Lawn The Hidden Gardens (Access via Tramway), 25a Albert Drive, Glasgow
September 6, 10:00am-11:00am Come and experience it for yourself; kick off your shoes and join our Tai Chi session on the lawn for free! Social enterprise: The Hiddens Gardens | Themes: Health and wellbeing
Decorating a Piano with . . . Playfulness The Piano Project CIC, Shawlands Shopping Centre, Glasgow
September 6, 11:00am-4:00pm Drop in to experience the therapeutic 'permission to play' of decorating a piano Social enterprise: The Piano Project CIC | Themes: Arts, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing, Music
Introduction to wood recycling social enterprise Glasgow Wood Recycling, Unit 6, Barclay Curle Complex, 739 South Street, Glasgow
September 6, 11:00am-12:00pm Join a guided tour of Glasgow Wood Recycling an insight into the model of Community Wood Recycling. Social enterprise: Glasgow Wood Recycling | Themes: Environmental and recycling
Free Mindfulness Meditation Session The Wee Retreat, 2 Myrtle Park, Glasgow
September 6, 12:00pm-12:30pm The Wee Retreat invite you to join in their Mindfulness meditation sessions FREE of charge to celebrate Scotland's Social Enterprise Week. Social enterprise: The Wee Retreat CIC | Themes: Health and wellbeing
Glasgow's Social Enterprise Summit Glasgow Social Enterprise Board, hosted at the City Chambers, 82 George Square, Glasgow
September 6, 1:00pm-4:00pm The Glasgow Social Enterprise Board are delighted to invite you to Glasgow's first Social Enterprise Summit to be held as part of Scotland's Social Enterprise Week 2019. Social enterprise: Glasgow Social Enterprise Board
Tour / Talk / Handling Session / Memories Session Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 – 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 7, 9:00am-9:00am Open to Group Bookings - Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust would like to invite you to take a free tour of Maryhill Burgh Halls, learn about the history of the building, see the unique stained glass windows and other Maryhill history-related artefacts and stories Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Education, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing
Self Guided Walks (4 versions) Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 – 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 7, 9:00am-9:00am Discover the beautiful surroundings of Maryhill and its rich history through our walking trails. Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Education, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing
Glasgow Glass Emblem Keyring Jangling Space, Unit H, Shawlands Arcade, Glasgow
September 7, 10:00am-12:00pm Very simple and quick session in Copperfoil technique. Make a keyring from surplus glass into a Glasgow emblem of your choice - a fish, tree, bird, bell! Try your hand at glass cutting, copper wrapping, soldering. Social enterprise: Jangling Space | Themes: Arts, Education, Health and wellbeing
Pedal, prune and picnic in Kelvingrove Park Bike For Good, 65 Haugh Road, Glasgow
September 7, 10:00am-2:00pm Join Bike for Good for a cycle to Kelvingrove Park where we'll prune overgrown walkways, pick up the odd bit of litter, and generally give the place some love. Social enterprise: Bike for Good | Themes: Environmental and recycling
Make your own pinata! Make Do & Grow CIC, 41 Burleigh Street, Govan, Glasgow
September 7, 10:30am-12:00pm Learn how to make a basic disc pinata using scrap cardboard and tissue paper. Social enterprise: Make Do & Grow CIC | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Environmental and recycling, Health and wellbeing
Drop in arts and crafts Make Do & Grow CIC, 41 Burleigh Street, Govan, Glasgow
September 7, 1:00pm-4:00pm Join at any time between 1pm and 4pm for a drop in arts and crafts session! Social enterprise: Make Do & Grow CIC | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Environmental and recycling, Health and wellbeing
Tour / Talk / Handling Session / Memories Session Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 – 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 8, 9:00am-9:00am Open to Group Bookings - Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust would like to invite you to take a free tour of Maryhill Burgh Halls, learn about the history of the building, see the unique stained glass windows and other Maryhill history-related artefacts and stories Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Education, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing
Self Guided Walks (4 versions) Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust, 10 – 24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow
September 8, 9:00am-9:00am Discover the beautiful surroundings of Maryhill and its rich history through our walking trails. Social enterprise: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust | Themes: Arts, Children and families, Education, Employability and Training, Health and wellbeing

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