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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African Film: Looking Back Through The Lens

An exhibition reviving lost histories, spaces and times, and includeing key classic films accompanied by posters, contextual information and film clips.

Mon 23 Oct

Free and non-ticketed / 0141 276 1450

Part of Africa In Motion.

Tue 24 Oct

Free and non-ticketed / 0141 276 1450

Part of Africa In Motion.

Wed 25 Oct

Free and non-ticketed / 0141 276 1450

Part of Africa In Motion.

…and 3 more dates until 28 Oct

Africa's Lost Classics

Africa in Motion (AiM) is an annual festival of African films and arts in Scotland. This year, AiM is excited to work in partnership with Kelvin Hall during Black History Month. An exhibition of Africa's Lost Classics introduces the greatest African films of all time to a Scottish audience.

Mon 23 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1450

  • 09:00

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…

Tue 26 Sep

Free Email: kelvinhalltours@glasgowlife.org.uk Phone: 0141 276 1450 and press 1 for Sport to book / 0141 287 4350

  • 11:00 – 11:45

Thu 28 Sep

Free Email: kelvinhalltours@glasgowlife.org.uk Phone: 0141 276 1450 and press 1 for Sport to book / 0141 287 4350

  • 11:00 – 11:45

Fri 29 Sep

Free Email: kelvinhalltours@glasgowlife.org.uk Phone: 0141 276 1450 and press 1 for Sport to book / 0141 287 4350

  • 13:30 – 14:15
…and 86 more dates until 27 Feb 2018

CINE[STHESIA] 15: Beatnick

A look back to the Beat Generation via experimental Scottish shorts from the late 1950s and early 1960s. Featuring films by Margaret Tait and Eddie McConnell — and masks by Alasdair Gray. Wednesday 25 October 2:00pm and 6:00pm Free. Book 'CINE[STHESIA] 15' on Eventbrite or phone 0845 366 4629.

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 18:00 – 19:00

CINE[STHESIA] 15: Beatnick

A look back to the Beat Generation via experimental Scottish shorts from the late 1950s and early 1960s. Featuring films by Margaret Tait and Eddie McConnell — and masks by Alasdair Gray. Wednesday 25 October 2:00pm and 6:00pm Free. Book 'CINE[STHESIA] 15' on Eventbrite or phone 0845 366 462

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 14:00 – 15:00

CINE[STHESIA] 16: Land made

A visual appreciation of Scotland's most celebrated feature — its glorious landscape. Taking inspiration from Nan Shepherd's 'The Living Mountain', this screening shows how we are defined — and impact upon — the landscape around us. Wednesday 1 November 6:00pm Free. Book 'CINE[STHESIA] 16' on Eventbrite or phone 0845…

Wed 1 Nov

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 18:00 – 19:00

CINE[STHESIA] 17: Anonymous was a Woman

A selection of films made by and about women. This screening will introduce you to an eclectic group of features which observe the female experience from the 1980s to mid 2000s. These films offer an intimate glimpse into the lives of real Scottish women in a contemporary context. Come along and view the first in our…

Sat 25 Nov

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

CINE[STHESIA] 18: Scottish textiles part

A selection of films exploring Scotland's rich tradition of textile production. In the first of this two part series, we travel to the Shetland Isles to experience the spinning, carding and knitting of wool. Moving on to the island of Harris, we’ll witness the gathering of materials to make dye and the production of its…

Wed 6 Dec

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 18:00 – 19:00

CINE[STHESIA] 18: Scottish textiles part 1

A selection of films exploring Scotland's rich tradition of textile production. In the first of this two part series, we travel to the Shetland Isles to experience the spinning, carding and knitting of wool. Moving on to the island of Harris, we’ll witness the gathering of materials to make dye and the production of its…

Wed 6 Dec

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 14:00 – 15:00

CINE[STHESIA] 19: Scottish textiles part 2

Explore Scotland's globe-spanning textile industry. Today's selection of films features everything from the production of thread to chic cashmere garments. We'll also take a film tour of Glasgow's very own Templeton Carpet Factory, witnessing every step of the design and manufacturing process. Saturday 16 December…

Sat 16 Dec

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 11:30 – 12:30
  • 15:00 – 16:00

Discover maps online at the Moving Image Archive

At the National Library of Scotland we have around two million maps in our collection. From early maps to the latest digital mapping, discover the treasures of our map collection. This talk is a general introduction to the online map collection, and highlights the 185,000 maps on our map images website. We show you how to…

Fri 24 Nov

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Discovering family history at the Moving Image Archive

Have you discovered the outline of your family history? Do you want to find out more about your ancestors' lives? Come to our workshop at Kelvin Hall to find out how to use the Library's huge range of resources. This session takes approximately 90 minutes. Wednesday 1 November 2:00pm Free. Book 'Discovering family…

Wed 1 Nov

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Fizz, fairycake and festive films

Join us to celebrate festive cheer throughout the years with classic Christmas films from the Moving Image Archive. Wednesday 13 December 6:00-7:30pm Venue: Kelvin Hall Screening Room Free. Book 'Fizz, fairycake and festive films' on Eventbrite or phone 0845 366 4629.

Wed 13 Dec

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 18:00 – 19:30

Getting started with the Moving Image Archive

Scotland's Moving Image Archive has been collecting and preserving films since 1976. We introduce you to the archive and guide you through getting the most from searching our catalogue. All of Scots life can be seen: adverts, documentaries, home movies, promotional films, amateur comedies, educational programmes and more.

Sat 9 Dec

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Getting started with the Moving Image Archive

Scotland's Moving Image Archive has been collecting and preserving films since 1976. We introduce you to the archive and guide you through getting the most from searching our catalogue. All of Scots life can be seen: adverts, documentaries, home movies, promotional films, amateur comedies, educational programmes and more.

Tue 14 Nov

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Our friends in Fukushima

Documentary produced and directed by Japan Desk Scotland on the life and opinion of staff and students at Fukushima University.

Wed 29 Nov

Free / 0141 276 1450

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Russia: Past and future

An event to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Former BBC and 'Sunday Times' Moscow correspondent Angus Roxburgh looks at the legacy of Communism and Russia's place in the world today. In conversation with 'Sunday Herald' foreign editor David Pratt, he introduces his new book, 'Moscow Calling', a memoir…

Wed 8 Nov

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Scottish Youth Film Festival Awards ceremony

See the cream of Scotland's young film-making talent at the Scottish Youth Film Festival Awards ceremony, celebrating the best short films made in the last year. Wednesday 22 November 6:00pm Venue: Kelvin Hall Screening Room Free. Book 'Scottish Youth Film Festival Awards Ceremony' on Eventbrite or phone 0845 366 4629.

Wed 22 Nov

Free / 0141 276 1450

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Symposium: Curating the Global Film Archive

Inviting scholars, archivists, filmmakers and restorers from around the world to Glasgow for a day of dialogue and discussion on what the archive contributes to film history and the future of film, we hope to place African cinema at the centre of the global film archive, while providing a context of worldwide archival…

Sat 28 Oct

Free but ticketed / 0141 276 1450

Part of Africa In Motion.

Tours

Kelvin Hall is an exciting venue of cultural excellence combining collections' storage,  teaching and researching alongside a Glasgow Club health and fitness centre. Join us on one of our free 45 min tours to explore the history of the venue

Thu 19 Oct

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 11:00 – 11:45

Fri 20 Oct

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 13:30 – 14:15

Sat 21 Oct

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 11:00 – 11:45
…and 46 more dates until 24 Dec

Using film for family and local history

Find out how archive film can enhance your family or local history research. Learn about the range of material preserved by the Moving Image Archive from all over Scotland and discover how it can help you discover your past. Workshop lasts around one hour. Friday 20 October 11.00am Free. Book family and local history…

Fri 20 Oct

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Your Stories exhibition, How We Play: Celebrating 75 Years of Church House

Since 1942, Church House, Bridgeton has sought to build positive relationships with the children, young people and families in the surrounding area. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the family support project, members, past and present, have come together to examine how play has changed over those years and, using…

Tue 24 Oct

Free / 0141 287 4350

  • 09:00

Comments & ratings

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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