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Behind the Scenes at Glasgow Museums

Glasgow Museums' natural history collections are regularly consulted for scientific research. Find out how they are used in this special tour for the Glasgow Science Festival.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Wed 10 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9300

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Glasgow Science Festival

A packed programme of workshops, shows, films, discussion, exhibitions and art collaborations allows budding scientists to sit back and learn something new or don safety goggles and take part in an experiment. 2015 is the year of Food and Drink, and your chance to sample infused whiskies and scientist-curated dinner…

Various venues: Glasgow

Thu 4 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 330 5370

Fri 5 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 330 5370

Sat 6 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 330 5370

…and 8 more dates until 14 Jun

Glasgow International Festival Of Visual Art

Two-yearly festival of contemporary art commissioned from artists around the globe and including exhibitions in traditional gallery spaces, plus unique site-specific installations and live performance art.

Various venues: Glasgow

Fri 8 Apr 2016

Times & prices vary / 0141 276 8384

Sat 9 Apr 2016

Times & prices vary / 0141 276 8384

Sun 10 Apr 2016

Times & prices vary / 0141 276 8384

…and 15 more dates until 25 Apr 2016

Glasgow Loves Hogmanay

A programme of family activities for the daytime and early evening of Hogmanay, including traditional music and children’s activities.

George Square, Glasgow

Thu 31 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed

Glasgow Mela

For 25 years this huge outdoor festival has been celebrating the traditions of Glasgow's many and varied immigrant communities with a mix of international music, dance, activities and stalls.

Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow

Sun 14 Jun

Free / 0141 287 8985

Part of West End Festival.

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Family Ceilidh with Glasgow Fiddle Workshop

Glasgow Fiddle Workshop host a night of jigs and reels with performances from GFW Juniors and members.

Glasgow University Union

Fri 19 Jun

£7 (accompanied children free) / 0141 339 8697

Advance sales from GUU building. What's left over is available at the door, so come early to avoid disappointment. Part of West End Festival.

Glasgow Caledonian University: Research Day 2015

Glasgow Caledonian University celebrates the research which is shaping the world’s health, engineering and business. The programme will feature public talks, meet the experts and interactive displays.

The Arc, Glasgow

Fri 5 Jun

Free / 0141 331 8633

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Glasgow Science Festival at St Enoch

Take a break from shopping and bag some science, with an evening of hands-on activities with the Glasgow Science Festival team.

St Enoch Centre, Glasgow

Thu 11 Jun

Free / 0141 204 3900

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Camp Indy – Summer Camp in Glasgow

A summer camp where kids aged 6–14 can receive tuition in sport, art, dance and performing arts with all-camp activities including carnivals, campfires and colour wars.

Kelvinside Academy, Glasgow

Mon 27 Jul

£150 per week (Children £35 per day)

Tue 28 Jul

£150 per week (Children £35 per day)

Wed 29 Jul

£150 per week (Children £35 per day)

…and 7 more dates until 7 Aug

Glasgow Kids Comedy Club

Boring old Sundays will never be the same again! The Stand Comedy Club presents a live stand-up show for younger fans every month. We've got three top comedians at every show. There are no sweary words or adult stuff - just a load of jokes and fun. Best for 8-12's. Sorry, no under 5's and all young comedy fans must be…

The Stand, Glasgow

Sun 7 Jun

Tickets £4 / 0844 335 8879

Part of West End Festival.

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Glasgow Kids Comedy Club

Live comedy for younger fans, particularly those aged 8–12. Every month a selection of comedians tweaks their material for the toughest audience on the planet. No under 5s; all kids must be accompanied by an adult.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sun 7 Jun

£4 / 0844 335 8879

With Ro Campbell, Mikey Adams and host Ashley Storrie.

Glasgow Mumpreneurs

Come and meet some of the mumpreneurs who offer services, products and activities to children and families. An opportunity for you to speak to us on the day and to find out more about the things we do. Members include Jo Jingles, Bricks4Kids, the Daisy Foundation, Dance with Babies, Colourstrings, Our World Yoga and the…

Hillhead Library, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

Free / 0141 339 7223

Part of West End Festival.

Glasgow Science Centre on Show

Discover three floors of interactive science exhibits, games, illusions and shows.Look into light with spectacular planetarium shows and the shadow puppet workshop and discover if ‘you are what you eat’ at the ‘Blood Bile and Body Bits’ show. Meet the experts and explore the science behind the lives we lead today.

Glasgow Science Centre

Thu 4 Jun

Entry into the science mall £10.50/ £8.50.Some activities have additional fees, see website for details. / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Fri 5 Jun

Entry into the science mall £10.50/ £8.50.Some activities have additional fees, see website for details. / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Sat 6 Jun

Entry into the science mall £10.50/ £8.50.Some activities have additional fees, see website for details. / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

…and 8 more dates until 14 Jun

Glasgow Science Festival at Kelvingrove

A weekend of fun-filled science activities for all the family. Meet leading researchers from across the country and see the world in a new light: compare yourself to elite-level athletes; explore seafood’s journey from ‘Creel to Meal’; discover a glowing nanoworld; trick your senses in a land of illusions and much more.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Sun 7 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Science Sunday

Our flagship University of Glasgow family event just keeps getting bigger and better. From solar eclipses to sound, healthy bones to healthy seas, we show off the incredible research being carried out here on campus. All brought to you by the Glasgow Science Festival team, Glasgow Uni staff and students plus specially…

University of Glasgow

Sun 14 Jun

Free

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

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Citizen Science Mapping Workshop

Get hands-on with the latest free and open source mapping tools.  Whether you’re 12 or 112, you can learn how to turn citizen science knowledge into geographic data and create locally important maps for your area! Requires that you bring a laptop. Part of Kelvingrove (event 36).

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

age? Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Sun 7 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

age? Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Dinosaur Hunter

Meet a real-life dinosaur hunter! Join the University of Edinburgh's Dr Steve Brusatte and hear about his quest to find prehistoric beasts in Scotland. Part of Kelvingrove (event 36).

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Festival of Light: Maxwell's Birthday Ceilidh

An evening of Scottish music and dance to celebrate James Clerk Maxwell, the Scottish scientist who changed the world. Plenty of old favourites and something different: a brand new ceilidh dance called 'Maxwell's Waves'.

Partick Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

£5.95 / 0141 287 5919

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Hydrology, Water Management and Resilience

Discover green technologies at Lambhill Stables. Take a walking tour for an artistic interpretation of the history, science, medicine, engineering and significance of water management in North Glasgow and its relevance to a sustainable lifestyle in a modern post-industrial setting.

Lambhill Stables, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

Free / 0141 945 4100

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Science on the Streets

Walking tour exploring the history of science and technology in Glasgow. Find the 'tape measure' in George Square, hear the story of the galvanisation of Matthew Clydesdale and discover how James Watt kick-started the Industrial Revolution.

George Square, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

Free

age? Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

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Seeing Speech

What does your tongue do when you're talking? Take a closer look with our ultrasound machine. Researchers from the University of Glasgow Phonetics lab will help you image your tongue and explain the visual techniques used in speech research.Part of Science Sunday (event 50)

University of Glasgow

Sun 14 Jun

Free

age? Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

SoapboxScience

ScienceGRRL Glasgow proudly present SoapboxScience. Come and hear scientists shout about their work at the cutting edge of research and find out why they're so excited about it. Part of Kelvingrove (event 36).

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sun 7 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Superhero Science: First Class

Explore how superpowers might theoretically work.  Featuring interactive demonstrations, a multimedia presentation and audience participation.  Supported by the Wellcome Trust, BBSRC and University of Glasgow. Part of Science Sunday (event 50)

University of Glasgow

Sun 14 Jun

Free

age? Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

What Have Bacteria Ever Done For Us?

In this interactive and fascinating Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow talk, Dr Mhairi Stewart explores the occasionally bizarre role of bacteria in our modern world, including healthcare and materials science, food and drink and energy generation.

University of Glasgow

Tue 9 Jun

Free

12+ Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Beyond the Naked Eye

Prof Rory Duncan and Dr Paul Dalgarno, Heriot-Watt University lead a hands-on journey to reveal how an unusual alliance between marine biologists, fluorescent undersea creatures, physics, chemistry, engineering and mathematics allows neurobiologists to see the breath-taking beauty inside working nerve cells. Part of…

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

12+ Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

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