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Impact Arts Flourish at the Gardening Show

Impact Arts is delighted to be involved in the Gardening Scotland show this Friday the 31st of May. Gardening Scotland is Scotland’s National Celebration of Gardening and Outdoor Living.

Impact Arts will be showcasing our Urban Green project, a community green space programme designed to transform run down or under-used green spaces through community engagement and creative landscaping. Organisations such as Housing Associations commission the Urban Green team to rejuvenate dissuade spaces. Communities work with our talented landscape artist to transform areas of neglect into something beautiful and usable. Urban Green also offers a garden maintenance and landscaping service for private clients so please pop by the stand and see what the team have to offer!

Will Tomson, Landscape Gardner, Impact Arts said:

“Urban Green is a brilliant project that can enthuse a community and make gardening accessible to everyone. We've worked to transform disused spaces in some of the most deprived areas in Glasgow and Ayrshire, giving the community a task to work together on and a chance to restore pride in their surroundings. The project is really flexible, and has been commissioned as an employability experience for people with additional learning needs. But we also offer the service to private clients who need landscaping work or general maintenance at an affordable price – and as a social enterprise, all of the profits go back into helping us fulfil our social mission.”



Dates and Venue

The 2013 Show will take place from Friday 31st May until Sunday 2nd June at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.


Friday: £14 (advance), £16 (gate)

Saturday/Sunday: £12 (advance), £14 (gate)

Opening Times

Friday: 10am – 6pm

Saturday: 10am – 6pm

Sunday: 10am – 5pm


For more information contact Will Tomson: 0141 575 3001

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