Kids and young people.

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

Hallowe’en Witch Market, Britannica Panopticon

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Saturday 30 October, 2021 from 12 – 5p.m. The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall 113 – 17 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD Event by The Witch Market Get ready for a Magical afternoon at the Britannia Panopticon! Celebrate Halloween at Glasgow’s beloved WITCH MARKET and make a toast for the Harvest by drinking Witchy themed cocktails at the […]

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Pumpkin v Turnip Lantern Event

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Saturday 30 October, 2021 at 4.30 p.m. Hallowe’en The Childrens’ Wood at North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street G20 8QW Glasgow Tales for the family with Allison Galbraith, G20 Pumpkin Soup Crown and Lantern Parade. Prizes Best lantern, Best Halloween Costume. Come along and enjoy the fun. Free event.  

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Halloween 2021 – Spooktacular Walk, Glasgow Green

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29 October, 2021 -7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green invite you to meet at McLennan Arch, Glasgow Green, Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5JZ for a Hallowe’en Spooky Walk. On the way to the People’s Palace you will hear scary stories. Fun, games, prizes. FREE EVENT

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African Wall Art and Stories by Lantern Light

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22nd October, 2021 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Event by The Hidden Gardens The Hidden Gardens, 25a Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow G41 2PE Celebrate Black History Month 2021! Stories by lantern light Paint with natural materials inspired by African women’s mural arts Make birdfeeders Activities about looking after wildlife in winter FREE activities for all […]

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Nature Stories with Emily Dodd, The Children’s Wood

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Saturday 9 December, 2021 at 11 a.m. The Children’s Wood, Kelbourne/Clouston/Sanda Street, North Kelvinside Glasgow G20 8QW For families and kids under seven Books available to buy – cash only. The Children’s Wood, Facebook

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Artie’s Halloween Singing Kettle at Cottiers

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28 October, 2021 – 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU From 1982 to 2015, The Singing Kettle was a phenomenon in the world of children’s entertainment. Artie now tours with his solo show – Artie’s Singing Kettle – bringing all of the old favourites (and some kettles!) to Cottiers. […]

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The Children’s Wood – Nicola Davies with Readings and Screening

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Tuesday 5 October, 2021 at 5 p.m. The Screening is suitable for children 7 plus but open to everyone. The books will be available to purchase (cash only) at the event. The Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meadow, 76 Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR NicolaKidsBooks on Twitter  

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Parents and Toddlers Outside, Woodside Garden, Maryhill

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Gardening and Wildlife Sessions  Parents & Toddlers Gardening & Wildlife Sessions will be continuing at Woodside Community Garden, 65 Cedar St, G20 7NT (between the multi-storey flats) in Maryhill!! Woop! Fridays, arrive any time from 9.30am, with activities between 10am and 12 noon. First session, 3rd September, 2021 FREE, but please register in advance if […]

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Bat Walk, Glasgow Green

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Friday, 27 August, 2021, 7.30 p.m. -9 p.m. Meet at 7.00p.m. at The McLellan Arch, Main Entrance to Glasgow Green at Saltmarket. FREE event hosted by Friends of People’s Palace Winter Gardens Glasgow Green. Bring the children (or come yourself) down to find out about the Bats who reside in Glasgow Green. With The Central […]

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The Insect Embassy, Victoria Park

Sunday 22 August, 2021, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Outdoor Event For Families – Theme: Nature and Biodiversity The Fossil Grove, Victoria Park, Victoria Park Drive South, Whiteinch, Glasgow  G14 9NW The Insect Ambassador to COP26 is proud to announce the inaugural opening of the Insect Embassy at Victoria Park in Glasgow on Sunday 22 […]

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Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2021 – Programme Announced

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17-19 September, 2021 Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) returns for its 13th edition The festival will open on 17 September with a preview screening of Marley Morrison’s Sweetheart, and will close on 19 September with a special screening of indie gem Heart Beats Loud. Special guests will include Everyone’s Talking About Jamie director Jonathan Butterell, […]

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Clydeside Creative Cafe – Out and About in Clydebank

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Saturday 21 August, 2021 The Bandstand – Clydebank Shopping Centre, Sylvania Way, Clydebank To book your FREE place on any of the events email theclydesider@gmail.com See further details on Clydsider Facebook

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Govanhill International Festival 2021

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2nd – 15th August, 2021 The Govanhill International Festival and Carnival is back: bigger, brighter and bolder than ever before! Now in its fifth year, the festival began in 2016 as an antidote to racism towards migrant communities from Eastern Europe in Govanhill. It started as a carnival, parade and weekend of music, aiming to […]

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Fun Day – Doon the Watter at Glasgow Green

Sunday 18 July, 2021 – 12 noon until 4 p.m. “Friends Of Peoples Palace Winter Gardens Glasgow Green” are hosting this event on Sun 18th July in the area off the Clyde Footpath just down from St Andrews Suspension Bridge, Glasgow Green. Free Event Rickshaw Ride Face painting Freebies for the kids St Andrew’s Suspension […]

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Websters Youth Theatre Summer School

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Tuesday 27 – Saturday 31 July, 2021 Ages 4 – 6 from 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. Ages 7 – 11 from 1.30 p.m. – 4 .30 p.m. Learn to act, sing, dance and most importantly have fun! Work with professional tutors to build your skills in preparation for showcase at the end of the […]

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#StreamMyStory Children’s Online Events Summer 2021

Scottish Public Libraries host #StreamMyStory author events online for children to enjoy in the summer holidays. Launching 17 June, 2021  Local Public Libraries across Scotland launch a new series of children’s digital events for the end of term and summer holidays, entitled #StreamMyStory, bringing together authors, illustrators, storytellers and libraries from across all 32 local […]

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Hillhead Summer Arts Academy 2021

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Summer Holiday Arts Project for Young People aged 6 – 12 years 5 – 9 July at Websters Theatre Glasgow A week long summer holiday arts project for young people aged 6-12 featuring workshops in drama, circus skills, prop making and more! Learn new skills, develop confidence and make new friends! Monday 5th – Friday […]

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Wee Write Family Day 2021 Online

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Saturday 12 June, 2021 Aye Write book festival launches free online events for its Wee Write For Schools  Wee Write Family Day digital programme to take place on Saturday 12 June, to follow the main online book festival currently running. Aye Write is produced by Glasgow Life, the charity which delivers culture and sport in […]

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Beginners Bird I.D.

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Thursday, 13 May 2021 from 2 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. The Beginners Bird ID online session aims to introduce participants to some basic knowledge of identifying our feathered friends. Free Online event Register Eventbrite Event by TCV Scotland The Beginners Bird ID online session aims to introduce participants to some basic knowledge of identifying our feathered […]

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Little Garden Baby Group – Woodlands Community

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10 May, 2021 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Meets every Monday  Register Eventbrite Event by Woodlands Community Free Have you had a baby during lock down? Woodlands Little Garden baby group meets every Monday from 10am until midday. If you have a baby ranging in age from newborn to 18 months this is for […]

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Vivian French and The Giant’s Tea Party

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Paisley Book Festival – 20 February, 202 10 a.m. Family Event Age 5 – 10 years Tickets are Free – Book Online Beloved children’s author and picture book expert Vivian French brings us a rollicking new fairytale adventure, The Giant’s Tea Party, which tells the story of Prince Max as he ventures into the valley […]

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Winter Art Club for Kids – Paper Bag Portraits

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021 – 2.30 – 4.30 p.m.  Online Woodlands Community Development Trust This is the last Winter Art Club of 2021! Keep your eyes peeled for spring… Join Sam Macgregor, a local artist, who will be running a programme of online arts activities for local children and their families during this new period […]

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James McAvoy Edinburgh Youth Theatre – Masterclass

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1 February, 2021 8.00 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. In a unique series of Arts Masterclasses. Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY gives live online Q&A about his compelling career! BSL interpreted About this Event MASTERCLASS MONDAYS – Each month, Artistic Director and renowned Scottish actor, Shauna Macdonald, hosts a conversation with a different distinguished guest, who will […]

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GFT – Film resources for primary school children at home

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Learning from home: Room on the Broom and The Mars Generation GFT’ has a weekly schools blog; bringing teachers and families new learning at home materials, all focused on film. This week  Primary school films are: Room on the Broom (available on iPlayer) and the inspiring STEM documentary, The Mars Generation (available on Netflix). Room on the Broom […]

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Halloween Window Wanderland Anderston

31 October, 2020 4.30 p.m. until 8.30 p.m. Anderston Hallowe’en Window Wanderland The Pyramid at Anderston, 759 Argyle Street, G3 8DS SCARE AND SHARE! Anderston Primary Parent Council and The Pyramid at Anderston, All treats no tricks for a covid-safe guising alternative! A magical spooky outdoor trail of windows in the local community around Anderston. […]

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Halloween Apocalypse Glasgow

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Saturday, 31 October, 2020 at 6 p.m. – 7  p.m. Kelvingrove Square Hosted by Parkgrove Terrace Lane & Kelvingrove Square Residents’ Association It seems Guising will not be going ahead this year. Although residents can’t actually meet you can come along to the spooky display in Kelvingrove Square. If you have a pumpkin or turnip […]

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Window Wanderland – Windows of Wonder Glasgow

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Windows of Wonder Walk – North Kelvinside 31 October, 2020 and 1 November – 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. You’re invited to create and spectate. North Kelvin Community Windows event to create a light/shadow design for your window and display it on Sat&Sun Oct 31st& Nov 1st, 2020. Between 6-9pm. Points will be awarded for […]

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Loch Lomond Faerie Trail, Halloween 2020

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Book Scary Faerie Tale for Halloween The new trail markers pair with an exciting new activity booklet filled with magical illustrations to guide you around the trail. The Spider’s Curse is suitable for the whole family and the activity book comes with an additional 10 pages of magical puzzles and colouring to complete afterwards at […]

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The Haunted Concert Hall

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From 31 October, 2020 2 p.m. Hosted by Live Nation Concert A family concert packed with epic Halloween hits, some tricks and plenty of treats… Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is teaming up with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and RSNO Junior Chorus for spine-chilling performances in a ghost-busting film,  THE HAUNTED CONCERT HALL  Premieres at […]

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Glasgow Science Centre Spooktacular 2020

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Friday 30 October, 2020, 7 p.m. HALLOWE’EN IN GLASGOW This year, Scotland’s biggest indoor Halloween party is going online and coming to you! GSC At Home presents… The Halloween Spooktacular – bringing you all the thrills and fun of Glasgow Science Centre’s famous family Halloween night into your living room at 7pm on Friday 30 […]

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