I am an Admin assistant. I mainly deal with the new database system we recently introduced. The database if for all the events that have been taken place like Play scheme, Football Camp, Cookery classes and so on. There are so many events been run by Beith Trust it is a never ending task. I also have a volunteer helping me with this on Monday and Thursdays as there is a lot currently to be put on as it was recently introduced to replace our old system.
Tinkertown is an inspiring place, a scrap timber village built by children for children (and their families).
Developed in the spirit of authentic ‘Adventure Playgrounds’ and in response to the inaugural Architecture Fringe (Archi-Fringe) Festival, Tinkertown welcomed 200 visitors across four days to the Pollokshields Playhouse in July 2016.
Alison is our employability work coach/ volunteer manager. On a day to day basis Alison supports volunteers, helping with job searches, building and developing cv’s, helping fill out job/ college applications. Conducts Inductions for volunteers making them feel welcome, engaging with the community.
Jen’s main job at Beith Trust is engaging with the community, adults, parents, children, Schools and Early Years Centres, to involve them in activities relating to food. Cooking healthy food, cooking on a budget, children’s cooking and baking to name but a few.
Doc and Bert attend the plants in the poly tunnel every morning to make sure they are watered and cared for to ensure bountiful crops in a small space! The plants include many kinds of salad leaves, 4 different types of tomatoes, courgettes, cucumbers, a wide variety of herbs, carrots, cauliflowers, lemon grass, kales and chards, potatoes, peas, beans and chilli peppers to name but a few!
Since completing a 6 week Essentials Plus training program young Jordan had the opportunity to take a place on the Skills Development Scotland Modern Apprentice (Equality Fund) Pilot. This was a huge step for him and a great chance to learn more new skills and enhance his contract term.
Don’t miss your chance for a real pick-me-up on Saturday.
The weekend is nearly here! Fancy a glass of prosecco and a cream tea with a friend in the sunshine? Or maybe the chance to pick up a treatment, a gorgeous scarf or piece of jewellery, or a lovely scented candle. We are hosting another Pamper Day at Geilsland, Beith on Saturday 20th May. Following the success of the last Pamper event on Mother’s Day it is sure to be a busy day and so we are highly recommending that you book your space in advance to guarantee that you get the chance of a beauty treatment too.
A fresh Sunday morning in the heart of the Garnock valley, a warm summer like day with a gentle breeze. The sound of bicycle tyres on gravel and walk ways, the smell of burgers cooking slowly on the BBQ. The droning noise of the bouncy castle being inflated and the sound of people arriving. This was our Bike & a burger event.
Coming soon to Geilsland Chapel: Summer 2017
Keyboard versatility course designed for beginners…
Traditional piano/keyboard tuition has often been based around specific musical forms and sometimes involves learning some grueling pieces in order to ‘progress’.
Why build a bug house/hotel, well there are three good reasons, firstly for us all there is only so much you can learn in a classroom, through books, videos or TV. To truly appreciate and understand nature you need to venture outside, use your senses and experience for yourself the wonder of nature. For as the naturalist and conservationist John Muir advocated experiencing and enjoying nature near and far means you are more likely to care and be an ‘active conservationist’.
Secondly in an age of immediacy a bug hotel/home teaches patience in its planning, construction and having to wait days, weeks or months to wait and see what creatures use it plus tweeting occurs outside not online. Read More
Click on Corey Cup 2017 to view Photographs.
The Corey Cup is an annual school football tournament held in the Garnock Valley for children in P6&7. The tournament is in honour of young Corey Hamilton, who sadly passed away in 2013 after a battle with rhabdoid sarcoma, a kidney cancer aged just 9 years old. Set up by Corey’s family and Beith Trust in 2014 the event is held annually on Corey’s birthday on 24 March and brings the Garnock Valley schools together in a friendly football competition where the teams compete to win the coveted cup and title.
The 4th annual Corey Cup was a fantastic competition with lots of fun and great football on display Beith Astroturf. The weather was unusually sunny which made the event even better and made it all the more fun for onlookers, parents and classmates to cheer their teams on! As ever the teams were split by organisers Beith Trust into play off groups, resulting with the two group winners playing in thesemi-finals, and then onto a final. Read More
Sunday 12th March 11AM — 2PMSunday 12th March 11AM — 2PM Geilsland school, Beith KA15 1HD
Beith cycles is a new initative to encourage the people of Beith to get on their bikes! We want to find out what improvements you think could be made to support cycling and active travel in the area. The goal is to encourage people of all ages and abilities to travel by bike so come along, grab a burger and have your say!
- Bouncy castle
- Electric bikes
- Balance bikes
- cycle games
- free bike MOT’S
- FREE ADMISSION!
"If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well."
Every Wednesday morning we run an “elementary cooking skills course”.
We make starter’s, main course’s & deserts cooking from fresh. Ensuring safe use of kitchen knives, utensils, ovens, hobs and pots and pans. Basically learning to cook & be safe in the kitchen.
Our outcome is to increase basic food preparation skills and increase basic cooking and presenting skills. Gain awareness of food safety and gain awareness of using safe and hygenic practise.
The course length is 6.5 hours and is certified by REHIS. (Royal enviromental health institute of scotland).