Kids and young people.

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

Isla and Pickle: The Highland Show – Hillhead Library, West End Festival

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  Saturday 23 June, 2018 at 2pm With llustrator and author Kate McLelland At Hillhead Library – the wonderful illustrator and author Kate McLelland, bestselling illustrator of ‘There Was a Wee Lassie Who Swallowed a Midgie’ – Isla and her best friend Pickle, an adorable miniature Shetland pony, can’t wait to take part in the […]

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Saturday, June 23, 2018 | Filed under: Kids and young people, West End Festival Glasgow

The National Theatre of Scotland presents: The Reason I Jump, West End Festival 2018

At The Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow  11 to 23 June 2018                        Opening performance on 12 June 2018 at 7pm. Part of the West End Festival Booking details See Local Ticket Offer The Reason I Jump Based on the book by Naoki Higashida,translated […]

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Into the Woods Collective, Art and Music Workshops, Children’s Wood

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  2 and 3 June, 2018 Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meadow Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR Nature inspired music and art workshops. Another session will take place on the 17th of June culminating in a collective performance and the celebration of the sensory garden and art work. Everyone is welcome. It’s FREE.

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Gaelic Sport and Fun Day St Fillans, Glasgow

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Gather the family and come and come along for a fantastic day. Saturday, 9 June, 2018 St Filan’s Primary, 20 Crompton Ave, Glasgow G44 5AF On the day there will be… Bouncy castles 🎉 Barbecue 🍔 Live music 🎤 Come and try gaelic football ⚽️ and hurling. While live games also. Tombola 🎁 Home baking […]

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Moana Sing a long, GFT

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Monday 28 May, 2018 –  3.20 p.m. The song-packed story of Moana and her adventures comes to GFT for an unmissable one-off event. On the island of Motunui, young Moana lives a sheltered life of ease and contentment. But when an ancient curse threatens the island, Moana breaks with tradition and sets out across the sea to find the trickster demigod Maui […]

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Friday, May 25, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

The Sparkle Horse Baby Disco

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Sunday 27 May, 2018 Last Sunday of the month means baby disco time. Doors are at 12 with DJing form 1pm to 3pm provided by the very excellent Gavin Dunbar off of the Camera Obscuras. Free entry as always. The Sparkle Horse, 16 Dowanhill Street, G11 5QS Event on Facebook

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Big Feed Street Food Special, Govan

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Sat 26 May12-10pm Sun 27 May, 2018  12-7pm GLASGOW’S AWARD WINNING FOOD MARKET BIG FEED STREET FOOD SOCIAL Sat 12-10pm Sun 12-7pm 249 Govan Road G51 2SE www.bigfeedstreetfood.com ‘We have lined up the BEST Street Food you’ll find ANYWHERE.’ 😁 Chick & Pea Naughty Italian Sunshine Tea Lounge Prague Shack Apecini  Street Food Putter Club Duck Street […]

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Family Fun Day, Hillhead Tennis Club, 20 May, 2018

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11 a.m.– 2 p.m. Sunday, 20 May, 2018 Free Lots of sports and activities to try from Hillhead Tennis Club and Community Partners, and a few surprises too! Check out the video for a small taster of what will be on offer…. https://youtu.be/6-tL4-RRvKA Hillhead Tennis Club, 32 Hughendon Road, Glasgow G12

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Concrete Soldiers Scottish Premiere of Documentary, Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow

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Don’t miss out on the Scottish premiere of the documentary ‘Concrete Soldiers’ with director Nikki Woolf and journalist Andy Worthington. A grassroots film about the fight against gentrification and council-estate demolition in London, Concrete Soldiers is also an inspiring call to action featuring the voices of residents who have refused the reality of social cleansing. The […]

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Aye Write: Wee Write Beano Cartoon Capers, Mitchell Library

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20 May, 2018 at 10.30 – 11.30 Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN Find out all about the Beano and draw your fave characters to take home! Celebrate the 80th birthday of Britain’s longest running children’s comic, in this fun-filled illustrated talk and comic workshop – Beano style! Jim Glen, comic artist and writer, […]

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Aye Write: Wee Write One Button Benny with Alan Windram

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20th May 2018    10:30AM – 11:30AM Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN 3 – 6 years old Benny is a Robot. Benny has a big red button in the middle of his tummy with the words ‘only press in an emergency’ on it. Benny is different, Benny is special, Benny is a Robot. […]

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Sparkle & Shine! Nativity! The Musical Seeks Children Across The UK For Star Roles           

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Are you a young, budding performer who sparkles and shine on stage? Well, today’s your lucky day because the producers of Natvity! The Musical are on the look-out for children aged 9-12 star in the Scottish leg of the production’s 2018 UK tour. Bright, young stars from across the country will have a chance to […]

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Wee Write Literary and Book Festival for schools and children 2018

 Family Days and Wee Write! Schools Programme All set to go ahead with rescheduled dates after cancellation due to heavy snowfall courtesy of the so-called ‘Beast from the East’. Here are the rescheduled dates: Family Days 19th and 20th May, 2018 Everything from T-Rex to Robots and you can try and solve the biggest mysteries in the […]

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Call for Young Programmers for 10th Anniversary of Glasgow Youth Film Festival

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Applications are now open for young people aged 15-19 to become GYFF Young Programmers for Glasgow Youth Film Festival’s 10th Anniversary edition, which returns from 14 – 16 September 2018. Programmed by young people, Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) is one of the most innovative youth film festivals in Europe, annually presenting an outstanding range […]

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Friday, April 20, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Children’s Wood Holiday Club

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Outdoor adventures and play 9 – 13 April, 2018 The Children’s Wood, Kelbourne, Sanda, Clouston Street, Glasgow G20 8QW Booking for each session closes at 3pm the day before, please book in plenty of time to avoid disappointment. What is it? A week-long programme of outdoor activities delivered by Joni Mackay Forest School in partnership […]

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Young Films Foundation, CCA

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Meet the successful interviewees–Industry Drinks Event  26 February, 2018 6 p.m. Chris Young is delighted to announce that 17 candidates have been shortlisted from an initial list of over 100 applicants for the Young Films Foundation residence on the Isle of Skye, to be held this year in May, www.youngfilmsfoundation.co.uk Following the interviews at the […]

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Thursday, February 22, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Wee Write – Family Days at Aye Write! 3 and 4 March, 2018

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Looking for a fun day out for the little bookworms in your life? Celebrate their imagination at the Wee Write! Family Days! It’s an absolute must for the kids. Join us for a weekend of imaginative, literary fun! The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 March, 2018 10 a.m. […]

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Monte Carlo Classic Rally, Paisley 31 January, 2018

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31 January, 2018 – 4.00 .m. – 7.30 p.m. Paisley races into 2018 at full speed with the spectacular Monte-Carlo Classic Car Rally send off. Close to 100 cars in total are expected to leave the start ramp outside Paisley Abbey with 25 classic cars beginning their epic journey to the South of France. All […]

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Santa’s Magical Grotto at Lomond Shores until 24 December, 2017

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Christmas isn’t Christmas without a visit to Santa. Come and see Santa at his magical loch-side residence, with a peek into the Elves’ Workshop, and a trip on the Santa Train to Santa’s Grotto to visit the man himself. Until 24th December (open daily) 10am – 6pm Lomond Shores, Ben Lomond Way, Balloch G83 8QL […]

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | Filed under: Christmas in Glasgow, Kids and young people

Christmas Baby Rave at Cottiers

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Baby Rave! BFLF Glasgow West – DJ Yogi Haughton 17 December, 2017 – 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm ‘What kind of fun are we going to have?’ * Absolute legend DJ Yogi Haughton playing a huge set of 80s/90s club classic right through to current techno and acid delights for our Christmas party * Play […]

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Ricky McWhittington – a traditional Glasgow pantomime, Various Venues

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28 November – 16 December, 2017 ​​​Don’t miss the best value pantomime in town! Tickets £2.50 / £5.00 Ricky McWhittington by Alan McHugh Adapted and Directed by Bill Wright Designed by Brian Hartley   Senga McWhittington’s Sweetie Shop in downtown Glasgow is over-run by a swarm of rats, led by the villainous verminous Queen Rat! Nothing […]

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Scottish Youth Film Festival Awards Ceremony 2017 Kelvin Hall

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Wednesday 22 November, 2017 6 pm – 7.30 pm 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. Register at Eventbrite Kelvin Hall Screening Room,  National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena 1445 […]

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Halloween Treasure Hunts at The Tall Ship, 28 and 29 October, 2017

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Back by popular demand! Join pirate Scary Mary as she tells you all about the cursed pirate ship named The Flying Dutchman as you hunt around the ship for its cursed treasure chest! Halloween weekend (Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October) the Tall Ship will host spooky treasure hunts! Session times 11:45am-12:30pm, 1:00pm-1:45pm, 2:15pm-3pm, 3:30pm-4:15pm […]

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Mr Fibbers ‘Ghost-Busker’ Children’s Halloween Show, The Stand, 28 October, 2017

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28 October, 2017 2.30 p.m. Mr Fibbers presents ‘Ghost-Busker!’ – a spooktacular special, filled with funny songs, magic, and all round daftness. Fancy dress is very much encouraged. www.mrfibbers.com Best suited for 8-12’s. Sorry, no under 5’s and all young comedy fans must be accompanied. Event details at The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, […]

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Halloween Dog Disco, 13th Note, 29 October, 2017

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29 October, 2017 1 – 6 p.m. It’s back – and this time it’s spooky! get your sewing kits out and start making your costumes, because the 13th Note’s Dog Disco has risen once again for a Halloween special! trick or treats, bobbing for bones and, of course, prizes for the best costume just like […]

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Halloween Movie Drive In, Riverside Museum 29 October, 2017

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29 October 2017 Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS After the success of last year’s event, HalloweenMovie Drive-In is back at Riverside Museum for another exciting event. This year screening family favourite the Original Ghostbusters at 6pm, and creepy classic Scream at 9pm. Thorntonhall Ice Cream and the Street Food Putter Club will […]

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Ghoulish Glasgow, Glasgow City Tours

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Ghoulish Glasgow. So good it’s ghastly! The facts kids love to hear aren’t necessarily the ones adults are interested in! A fun, fact-filled tour with ‘child-appeal’. Ghoulish Glasgow is all about Glasgow and its history but the tales it tells about the city and its buildings are focused on ghoulish, gory and downright horrible facts […]

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