Kelvin Hall

Kelvin Hall
1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AW
  • Telephone 0141 276 1450
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 6.30am–10pm; Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 8am–5pm.
  • Website kelvinhall.org.uk
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80 years of 'Beano'

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of 'The Beano' comic, we will be holding a fun-filled pop-up event at the National Library at Kelvin Hall. The very first edition of 'The Beano' dating from 1938 will be on display, as well as some rare 'Beano' treasures and comic book artwork. *Saturday 28 July * 10.00 — 16.00 Free.

Sat 28 Jul

0141 276 1450

Aerial Edge Circus Convention

A weekend of workshops in aerial and acro circus activities, bringing together the UK's circus community.

Fri 7 Sep

£199–£299 / 0141 276 1450

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Sat 8 Sep

£199–£299 / 0141 276 1450

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Sun 9 Sep

£199–£299 / 0141 276 1450

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Back to School

Back to School. As the summer holidays end, join Isobel McDonald, Curator of Social History, to take a look at objects from the History of Education Collection.

Tue 14 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1450

Building and Store Tour

Kelvin Hall has been transformed into an exciting centre of cultural excellent providing collections' storage, teaching and research, alongside a state-of-the-art Glasgow Club health and fitness centre. Join one of our volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour to explore the history of Kelvin Hall and visit Glasgow…

Tue 24 Jul

Free / 0141 276 1450

Tue 31 Jul

Free / 0141 276 1450

Tue 7 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1450

…and 3 more dates until 28 Aug

Building Tour

Kelvin Hall has been transformed into an exciting centre of cultural excellent providing collections' storage, teaching and research, alongside a state-of-the-art Glasgow Club health and fitness centre. Join one of our volunteers for a free 45 minute tour to explore the history of Kelvin Hall and its new…

Sat 21 Jul

Free / 0141 276 1450

Sat 28 Jul

Free / 0141 276 1450

Sat 4 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1450

…and 2 more dates until 18 Aug

Chairs: Old, new and upcycled

Join us for an informal tour of our Glasgow Museums’ chair collection. Then view a selection of upcycled, repurposed and newly designed chairs, and hear from their makers and designers.   

Sun 26 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1450

The Claire MacDonald game cookbook

Claire Macdonald is a hugely successful and critically acclaimed cookery writer. Over thirty years she has garnered numerous awards and has appeared regularly on TV and at cookery demonstrations and courses all over the globe. Join Claire in celebrating Scotland’s beautiful, bountiful larder with reference to her latest…

Wed 19 Sep

0141 276 1450

Discover maps at Kelvin Hall

Discover the wonders of our collection of over 2 million maps – find everything from town plans to star charts, early atlases to the latest digital mapping. More than 150,000 of these maps can now be viewed on our website. This introductory talk, and question and answer session, will last approximately one hour. It will…

Wed 12 Sep

0141 276 1450

Film for family and local history

Find out how archive film at the National Library of Scotland can enhance your family or local history research. Learn about the range of material preserved in our Moving Image Archive from all over Scotland and discover how it can help you discover your past. If you plan to register for a library card when you visit…

Wed 29 Aug

0141 276 1450

Getting started at the Moving Image Archive

The National Library of Scotland's Moving Image Archive has been collecting and preserving films since 1976. All of Scots life can be seen: adverts, documentaries, home movies, promotional films, amateur comedies, educational programmes and more. This workshop is designed to introduce you to the archive and guide you…

Tue 14 Aug

0141 276 1450

Wed 19 Sep

0141 276 1450

Kelvin Hall Trail

Looking for something else to do? Why not pick up a trail sheet from the front desk and explore the displays on the Avenue.

Fri 20 Jul

0141 276 1450

  • 09:00

Sat 21 Jul

0141 276 1450

Sun 22 Jul

0141 276 1450

…and 70 more dates until 30 Sep

Louie Spence Masterclass

A dance masterclass for ages 7+, not for beginners.

Sat 18 Aug

£59–£79 / 0141 276 1450

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Sun 19 Aug

£59–£79 / 0141 276 1450

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Mackintosh Bus Tour

Hop off the Mackintosh Bus Tour and take part in a craft activity inspired by Mackintosh's chair designs. Short tours of the stores will run at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.

Sat 21 Jul

0141 276 1450

Managers Tour and Demonstration

Join us for a tour where the Programme Manager takes you for a look around Glasgow Museums’ store and highlights some of her favourite objects.

Fri 20 Jul

Free / 0141 276 1450

  • 13:30 – 14:15

Fri 24 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1450

New Order, Other Spaces - Jo Longhurst

Part of a multi-site exhibition ‘New Order, Other Spaces’ explores the gymnastic body across photography, moving image and installation, presented in Glasgow and Perth. A solo presentation from artist Jo Longhurst, with new commissions produced in collaboration with gymnasts of all ages and responding to archival…

Thu 2 Aug

0141 276 1450

Fri 3 Aug

0141 276 1450

Sat 4 Aug

0141 276 1450

…and 8 more dates until 12 Aug

New Order, Other Spaces - Jo Longhurst (Opening Preview)

Part of a multi-site exhibition ‘New Order, Other Spaces’ explores the gymnastic body across photography, moving image and installation, presented in Glasgow and Perth. A solo presentation from artist Jo Longhurst, with new commissions produced in collaboration with gymnasts of all ages and responding to archival…

Thu 2 Aug

0141 276 1450

Your Stories: Glasgow and Nelson Mandela

To celebrate Nelson Mandela in the centenary of his birth,  the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation brings you a display about Glasgow’s links with Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid movement in the city.

Fri 20 Jul

Free / 0141 276 1450

  • 09:00

Sat 21 Jul

Free / 0141 276 1450

Sun 22 Jul

Free / 0141 276 1450

…and 100 more dates until 30 Oct

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2. mum of 313 Mar 2013, 11:58pm Report

Can you please note that the March Baby Booty Sale is actually on 23rd March not 30th as advertised here. Thanks

1. joemar19 Sep 2010, 5:09pm Report

Can anyone tell me what was on in the Kelvin Hall today Sun 19/Sept ?

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