Events & Volunteering
As part of Callander’s Landscape we have plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, whatever your interests! Browse through the upcoming events and volunteering opportunities below or find out more about the role you can play in helping us to transform Callander into the ‘Outdoor Capital of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park’.
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On Wednesday 2nd December at 7.30pm, join us for a online talk from Dr Alastair Bruce, made possible thanks to funding from Institute of Physics Scotland. This talk will look at the 'how' of getting to the Moon and back. It’s been more than 50 years since a human first stepped on the moon afterFind out more
On Wednesday 13th January at 7.30pm, join us for a online talk about Roman Camps in Scotland by Dr Rebecca Jones. The talk will look at the construction and development of Roman camps in Scotland, with discussion of Bochastle in Callander as part of the wider Gask Ridge system. Dr Rebecca Jones is Head of ArchaeologyFind out more
On Tuesday 9th February at 7.30pm, join us for a online talk by Aileen Ogilvie about Gaelic language and culture in historic Perthshire, covering topics such as folklore, history, place-names, songs, poetry, and celebrated figures. Aileen is Gaelic Development Officer for Perth & Kinross Council. Spaces at this event are free but limited. After bookingFind out more
Join Stuart McIntyre for a two part astrophotography workshop, on Tuesday 2nd March and Tuesday 30th March from 7-8.30pm. Whether you are a beginner or have some experience, you will learn how to get the best images of the stars with tips about set up and editing. The workshop will be presented in two eveningFind out more
The Sky Above Us is back! You may remember that last year we had to cancel our weekend of astronomical discovery at the start of the pandemic. We are pleased to announce that this March we will be running some astronomical events for all ages. Over the weekend you can delve into cosmic Scots poetry,Find out more
Join us for a cocktail of cosmic science, poetry and imagery with Rab Wilson. Rab Wilson, the renowned Scots poet, offers selected highlights from his collaboration with the late John C. Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland. In their book Oor Big Braw Cosmos the pair created a fascinating guide to our skies and beyond, bringingFind out more
Join us in celebrating The Sky Above Us in your own home. We have four different ways for you to get involved! Get creative and decorate a window in your home in a space theme. Grab some tissue paper, card, paint and whatever else you have to hand and create your own cosmic masterpiece.Find out more
Join us for a journey into the night sky with astronomers Steven Gray and James Green from Cosmos Planetarium. From the comfort of your home, you can explore the constellations and planets that you can see in the night sky at the moment. We also hope to enjoy some live views of the sky aboveFind out more
Join us for a fun cosmic family quiz! The quiz will be held online and we will put your space knowledge to the test. Why not invite your friends and family and play against each other! Who will win the quiz and be crowned the cosmic quiz winner? The quiz will be held online usingFind out more
We Are Aliens! is a short film narrated by Rupert Grint that explores how our understanding of life on Earth guides the hunt for alien life elsewhere in the Universe. We visit Mars, Europa and distant Exoplanets to help answer the ultimate question…are we alone? We are Aliens! is usually shown inside the mobile CosmosFind out more
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