Kids and young people.

What’s on for kids and young people. Events for families and children in Glasgow.

Outdoor Art Film, Eglantine, North Kelvin Meadow Glasgow

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23rd June, 2019 Join American Glasgow – based artist Margaret Salmon for an outdoor showing of her film Eglantine in The Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne and Clouston Street, Glasgow G20 8PR (will be in Kelbourne Scout Hall if it’s wet). Eglantine is a beautiful meditative and enchanting account of a young girls real and fantastical […]

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Monday, June 17, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Community event, Kids and young people

Dear Dinosaur: T Rex on Tour

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Saturday 8th June, 2019  11am Dear Dinosaur: T Rex on Tour with author Chae Strathie Kelvin Hall (Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre) 1445 Argyle Street, G3 8AW More ROARSOME fun for fans of Dear Dinosaur! When Max drops by the local museum to visit his dinosaur friends, they’re all gone! It seems that T. Rex, his dinosaur […]

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Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2019: Call for Submissions & Careers Day

Submissions are now open for short films aimed at teen audiences for the 11th Glasgow Youth Film Festival, which returns from 13 – 15 September 2019, plus GYFF19 will host the festival’s first Careers Day. Co-programmed by young people and Glasgow Film, Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) is one of the most innovative youth film […]

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OLIVER! Websters Theatre

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16 June, 2019 1 p.m. – 2.30 p.m. LA Stage School is excited to present Oliver! With music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, need we say more? Everyone’s much loved musical hit brought to you by the talented students of LA Stage School (Age range 3yrs-16yrs). This is a show not to be missed! You […]

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Julia Donaldson – The Gruffalo and other stories at West End Festival

22 June, 2019 at 11 a.m. and 3.00 p.m. Families Programme – Headlining event  Julia Donaldson and Catherine Rayner  The Go-Away Bird, the Gruffalo and other stories Introducing the new collaboration with Catherine Rayner – The Go-Away Bird. Hunterian Museum, Gilbert Scott Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Tickets from Eventbrite;   £5 for children, £10 […]

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Take 2: The Secret of Kells

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Saturday, 25 May, 2019 . 11.30 a.m. Celebrate ten years of this beautiful animation about the origin of the famous Book of Kells. Filled with Celtic references, the film follows young Brendan trying to escape the boring life of the monastery by helping Brother Aiden finish the Book of Kells, a task that becomes harder […]

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Friday, May 24, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Wild Festival and Gala, Children’s Wood

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Saturday, 1 June, 2019 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Children’s Wood, Clouston, Kelbourne, Sanda Street, N. Kelvinside G20 8QW ‘It’s that time of year again when our community comes together for the West End Festival. There will be gardening and planting, a Bioblitz of species with the RSPB, outdoor cooking, street play and our […]

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Nobody Knows GFT

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13 May, 2019 5.45p.m. Four children are left to fend for themselves in a Tokyo apartment by their scatterbrained and selfish mother. Their well-being and survival depends on the oldest son, 12-year-old Akira. Filmed over the course of a year, Kore-eda’s heartbreaking study of childhood destroyed by neglect and societal indifference boasts superb naturalistic performances. […]

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Thursday, May 9, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Free Comic Book Day, City Centre Comics

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Saturday, 4 May, 2019 City Centre Comics, 37 Ruthven Lane, G12 9BG Free Comic Book Day 2019 A large selection of the free comics on offer this year! Free comic grab bag! 20% off all sets 20% off all t-shirts! Selected Marvel/DC action figures reduced! A free copy of DC Year Of The Villain #1 […]

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Friday, May 3, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Kids and young people, Shopping

Take Access 2: Bumblebee

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Saturday 4 May, 2019 12,00 After fleeing his home planet Cybertron, a young Autobot finds refuge hiding as a Volkswagen Beetle in a junk yard. 20 years later, Charlie Watson is celebrating her 18th birthday when she is given the car as a present. In her attempts to fix the car, the Autobot reveals himself and […]

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Save Otago Lane Family Festival

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Saturday 30 March, 2019 A fun all-day festival, hosted by the residents and businesses of Otago Lane for the family – that is you:  customers, supporters and wellwishers. All are welcome, children, adults, pets and everything in between. Musical Line Up Tom McGuire & The Brassholes – an eclectic, modern-soul-funk, 8 piece band from Glasgow. […]

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T.Rex is in Town, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow

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18 April – 31 July, 2019 The Kelvin Hall T. Rex in Town is an experience for the whole family! Meet Trix, a 66 million year old fossil, design your own T. rex, dig for fossils and even dance like a Dino! Book your tickets. Information for Schools This unique exhibition provides an opportunity for […]

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Aye Write 2019 Gaelic Reading and Singing (Family Event)

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Sunday 24th March, 2019 – 1 p.m. until 1.45 p.m. The Mitchell Library, North Street, G3 7DN Join a FREE fun-filled Gaelic reading session for families with stories, songs and puppets. Led by Linda MacLeod, star of BBC Alba’s Leugh le Linda. Although primarily in Gaelic, the session will be welcoming to parents who are […]

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Woodlands Community Garden’s 9th Birthday Celebration

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Sunday 24 March, 2019 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Woodlands Community Garden 91 – 101 West Princes Street G4 9BY Celebrate Woodlands Community Garden’s 9th birthday both in the garden and the Workspace building – expect cake, food, songs, dancing, children’s games, poetry and a photo exhibition. This is a free drop-in event – all […]

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Music Broth Grow With Music Youth Project

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Enrolment Session, 24 March, 2019 1 p.m. –  4 p.m. Music Broth – Scotland’s 1st Musical Instrument & Equipment Library has secured funding from the GCDT Youth Activity Grant to deliver an 8 week music programme for up to 30 young people aged 12 – 17 years. The programme will offer different music activities (i.e. […]

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Saturday, March 16, 2019 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Community event, Courses, Kids and young people

Joe Thomas announced as first Young Films Foundation Ambassador

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CCA on Tuesday 26th February, 2019 Pioneering Scottish film & TV producer, Chris Young, will announce actor and writer Joe Thomas as the first ambassador for the Young Films Foundation at a Glasgow Film Festival Industry event hosted by the Young Films Foundation and Channel 4. Young and Thomas worked together on the iconic ‘The […]

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Friday, February 22, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Classes and Workshops, Kids and young people

Creative Pathways Designed by Disruption, Impact Arts

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Thursday 7 February, 2019 Impact Arts presents… Designed by Disruption Impact Arts, 60 Bank Street, Irvine KA12 0LP An evening showcasing the effectiveness of arts charity Impact Arts’ work with children and young people in North Ayrshire. We will demonstrate how high-quality creative arts combined with educational models are achieving real, tangible results for young […]

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Burns for Bairns OranMor

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Burns For Bairns 26th Jan 2019, 10am – 2pm Special Event For Children The first 100 lucky children to attend will be gifted Burns For Bairns books, compiled by Irving Miller.* As part of our Arts For All, All Year Round philosophy, Òran Mór is hosting a special Burns For Bairns celebration. The event will showcase Òran […]

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Friday, January 25, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Burns Events, Kids and young people

Jam Project – Free Music Classes at Music Broth

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Ten Week Music Course – 16 -25 year olds Starts: 7 February, 2019 Music Broth, Unit 7, Victoria Court, 8 Hollybrook Street, Govanhill, Glasgow G42 7HB Music Broth is responsible for Scotland’s first musical instrument library in Govanhill. It aims to improve access to musical instruments and equipment to anyone who wants to pursue a musical […]

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Wee Write 2019

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2nd March, 2019 at The Mitchell Library See full Wee Write Programme Events Include Play Talk Read Bus 2nd Mar 2019  •  10:00AM – 4:00PM  •  Mitchell Library Jump aboard the ‘Play Talk Read’ bus, Benji, listen to stories, join in the rhymes, and get involved in some messy play.  Play Talk Read have lots […]

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The Muppet Christmas Carol, GFT

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17 – 23 December, 2018 Join the Muppets as they tell their hilarious version of an old, bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve. With Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). The other Muppets – Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle – take up […]

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Kids Christmas Party Cottiers

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Sunday 16 December, 2018 – 1 – 4 p.m. Cottiers, 93 – 95 Hyndland Street, Glssgow G11 5PU Festive fun for the little ones at Cottiers. Santa Claus will be dropping by! Arts and Crafts & games Prizes to be won for the best Christmas Outfit Free Entry (children must be supervised at all times)

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Sunday, December 2, 2018 | Filed under: Christmas in Glasgow, Kids and young people

GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series Talented & Young: We Are Scotland

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Wednesday 5 December 2018 CCA 6pm, Free (unticketed), Cinema All ages 0141 352 4900 Celebrating the Year of Young People (YOYP), this documentary offers a snapshot of the talents revealed by the diverse young citizens of Scotland: diverse talented youth celebrating their inclusive national identity, cultural heritage and Scotland as home through showcasing and sharing […]

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Friday, November 30, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Christmas Play in a Day, Hillhead Library

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Do you have a child that’s interested in drama and performance? Sunday, 16 December, 2018 11 a.m. – 5  p.m. Hillhead Library,348 Byres Road, G12 8AP Why not join Halo Arts at Hillhead Library for ‘Christmas Play in a Day’ where participants will spend a whole day with a children’s theatre director, devising a festive […]

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Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin, GFT

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25 November, 2018 Major feminist author Ursula K. Le Guin paved the way for women and other marginalised writers. Best known for the Earthsea chronicles, her pioneering books examine society through the lens of science fiction and fantasy, as she staked her claim in traditionally male-dominated literary genres. This National Endowment for the Arts and […]

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Castlemilk Youth Complex Your Life matters CCA

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Thursday 29 November 2018 7pm, Free (unticketed), Cinema All ages / F-rated 0141 352 4900 Your life matters is a short film written and created by young people in Castlemilk from Castlemilk Youth Complex. who identified mental health issues in their community, especially suicide. We hope to share helplines and support as too many young lives […]

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Frozen Sing-a-long GFT

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15 and 16 December, 2018 One of Disney’s most successful animated films returns this Christmas. Join in with the songs as fearless adventurer Anna enlists the help of thrill-seeking Kristoff, reindeer Sven and hapless snowman Olaf, to find her sister, Queen Elsa, and save their kingdom. GFT 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB Buy tickets

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Dance Along Movie, Trolls

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11 November, 2018 12 noon until 1.30 p.m. St Stephens Renfield Church Join Dance HQ for a special dance-along screening of the hit movie, Trolls. After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious, curmudgeonly Branch (Justin Timberlake) set off on a journey to rescue her friends. […]

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Saturday, November 10, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Dance, Kids and young people

Young Writers, What does it take to be a writer?

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24 November, 2018 – 1.15 p.m. until 3.45 p.m. Free event – lunch included . Register online. Scottish Youth Theatre, 105 Brunswick Street, Glasgow G1 1TF So you’ve written a poem? If you’re an emerging writer aged16-18, come along and put your questions to the panel of writers and publishing professionals.  Meet other writer and find […]

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | Filed under: Kids and young people

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