Stirling Council

Crowdfund Scotland Workshop: Forth Valley & Lomond - Callander

The Crowdfund Scotland team are running a workshop on Tuesday the 3rd of September in association with their partners at LEADER.

This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about this method of fundraising and the potential uses for local projects.

Topics to be covered:

  • What is crowdfunding?

  • Introducing Crowdfund Scotland

  • What are the benefits of crowdfunding?

  • What makes a good crowdfunding project?

  • Three steps to success

Crowdfund Scotland Workshop: Forth Valley & Lomond - Balloch

The Crowdfund Scotland team are running a workshop on Wednesday the 12th of June in association with their partners at LEADER.

This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about this method of fundraising and the potential uses for local projects.

Topics to be covered:

  • What is crowdfunding?

  • Introducing Crowdfund Scotland

  • What are the benefits of crowdfunding?

  • What makes a good crowdfunding project?

  • Three steps to success

Alive with Local Food launch party

A launch party for 'Alive with Local Food' - a Strategy for supporting and growing the local food economy across the Forth Valley and Lomond region!

Stirling Business Month: Rural Tourism Forum

Tourism makes a significant contribution to Stirling's economy with world-class historic attractions, diverse local produce and varied accommodation providers.

At this event, you will learn about all of the Business Support on offer for Tourism Businesses in Stirling.

AGENDA

Launch & Information Event for new Agritourism Monitor Farmers

Two farming families are being sought to become Scotland's next agritourism monitor farmers.

If you're interested in finding out more, the new agritourism monitor farm programme will launch at Briarlands Farm, Blairdrummond, by Stirling on 28 January from 3 to 6pm. Anyone with an interest in farming, rural tourism and food and drink is invited to the launch event.

Crowdfund Scotland Launch Workshop

Interested in finding out more about crowdfunding?

Crowdfunder are running a workshop on Thursday 29 November with their partners to celebrate the launch of Crowdfund Scotland.

This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about this method of fundraising and the potential uses for local projects.

They will also talk about the match funding available for projects in Scotland via Crowdfunder and how you can access this.

Topics to be covered:

National Convention of Youth Drama

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland is proud to present Scotland’s first ever National Convention of Youth Drama in partnership with Macrobert Arts Centre and in celebration of Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018.

Meet Our Producers and Stirling's Food and Drink Ecosystem

STEP Food, Drink and Tourism are delighted to invite you to our annual food and drink event which will showcase the fantastic produce on our doorstep!

Find out how local produce can add significant value to your own business.

There will be an opportunity to sample some local flavours from producers at our ‘Tasting Tables’ during lunch and discuss how you can supply their products in your business.

Timings:

1130 - Registration and Networking

1200 - Welcome

How to measure and value your own wood - a practical field day

Sponsored by Tayforth Machinery Ring

This is a great “hands on” opportunity to learn how to value your own woods and to discuss ideas for making best use of your farm woodlands.

Morning

Visit log burning biomass boiler – debate logs v chips. Visit farm woodlands brought into management to supply logs for the biomass boiler.

Coffee 10.30 for 11.00 start

12.30/13.30 picnic lunch

Venue: Old Leckie Farm, Gargunnock, FK8 3BN, (Off the A811)

Afternoon

Stirling Food Summit - Community Day

A jam-packed day of inspiration, celebration and skill-sharing around food!

If you can only make it for part of the day, please come along. The event is a chance to celebrate foodie successes, share what is important to you in regards to food,enjoy free workshops about food, and of course, eat local and delicious food!

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