Kids and young people.

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

Glasgow West End – Summer Events 2022

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Summer 2022 Events in the West End Halo Arts – bringing exciting community based fun for all the family to Glasgow’s West End. 4th June- Vinicombe Street Gala 5th June- Bard in the Yard @ Kelvingrove Park 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Kelvingrove Fountain Event on Facebook 11th June- Mansfield Park Street Festival 12 […]

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Particle Wave – Glasgow Science Festival 2022

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Friday 10 June, 2022 at 7 pm Part of  Glasgow Science Festival Glasgow Science Centre 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA Buy Tickets Under the spectacular dome of the Planetarium at Glasgow Science Centre you can immerse yourself in Particle/Wave. Directed and produced by Alicia Sometimes, in collaboration with artists, poets, and scientists, and using […]

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Wee Write 2022

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Wee Write Book Festival in Glasgow Monday 25 to Friday 29 April, 2022 Saturday 30 April will see the return of Wee Write Family Day. Six days of inspiring, fun-packed events for little people with big imaginations. Live In-Person Events Return Returning for live in-person events for the first time since 2019 due to the […]

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Circus Extreme in Glasgow

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29th July – 14th August 2022 Silverburn Shopping Centre, Green Car Park, G53 6AG Circus Extreme is thrilled to be returning to the UK in 2022 as part of its World Tour. A one-of-a-kind performance, that has been five years in the making and features some of the most talented performers in the world. The […]

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Young Walter Scott Prizewinners 2022

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This year’s prestigious prize for young writers of historical fiction, the Young Walter Scott Prize, has been won by Leo Wilson for his For the Love of the Sun in the 11-15 years category, and by Oliver Dhir, author of A Lost Generation, in the 16-19 years category.  The judging panel this year included new […]

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Wee Write 2022

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Family Day 30 April,2022, 10 a.m. until 4p.m. Tickets for the fabulous Wee Write Family Day are on sale now! Check the programme and book – many events free. At The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN A fun packed day of songs and rhymes, storytelling, creative play and loads more! Celebrate Harry Potter […]

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Kelvin Hall Relaunch

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Saturday 23 April, 2022, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AW  National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall and Kelvin Hall Kelvin Hall On Saturday 23rd April from 12-4pm Kelvin Hall will celebrate the venue’s relaunch for 2022 You can enjoy fantastic free events themed around Earth Day, in honour of […]

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Family Fun Day – Milton Community Garden

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Wednesday, 6 April, 2022, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Milton Community Garden and Food Hub Liddesdale Square, Glasgow, G22 7BT PETTING ZOO EGG HUNT LOTS MORE FAMILY FUN AND CHEER

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The Children’s Wood has officially taken over management

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Children’s Wood Springs Into A New Era Campaigners finally take community control of local meadow Celebrating with Spring Forward 27 March, 2022 After a long battle to protect a West End community greenspace, The Children’s Wood charity has now officially taken over management of the land, ensuring that future generations can keep playing there. Locals, […]

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Acting Up – Drama Workshops for Children and Young People

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Saturdays at Websters, Glasgow West End 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ ACTING UP – Affordable and innovative drama workshops for children and young people for creativity, confidence, and fun and making new friends now moved to Webster’s Playhouse! SATURDAYS – starting 5 March, 2022 (SEE OTHER DATES) Ages 5-10 11.30am-12.30pm Ages 11-16 12.30- 2pm. Come along and […]

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Extinction Rebellion Glasgow University Meeting

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16 February, 2022 Extinction Rebellion Glasgow University University of Glasgow Weekly XRGU meeting, always held somewhere on campus on Wednesday evening. The exact time and location will be announced in the coming days, once it’s confirmed. Keep a look out on Facebook See how to get involved and keep up to date. Discussion this week […]

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Vivace Theatre School, Annual Junior Theatre Production

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Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 February,2022 Tickets and information – 2 shows each day Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ Decisions about Vivace showcase are being taken weekly in line with current Scottish Government Guidelines. Websters are working with Vivace to ensure that everyone will get to see their child perform. If […]

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Saturday, January 29, 2022 | Filed under: Kids and young people, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Oh Aye It Is!

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3 – 24 December, 2021 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, G4 9HZ FROM THE PRODUCERS THAT BROUGHT YOU THE 2019 SMASH HIT THE PURE AMAZING WIZ OF OZ Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd in association with Websters Theatre Proudly present OH AYE IT IS! An all-singing, all-dancing Christmas concert extravaganza! Full of banter, bouncin’ tunes, […]

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The McDougalls Christmas Singalong

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Theatre Royal, 282 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 3QA 20 – 22 December, 2021 Join Max and Auntie Aggie for an hour of festive fun for children of all ages – packed with musical mayhem and audience participation. Wear a Christmas jumper or a Santa hat and join in with smash hit songs from The McDougalls […]

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Christmas Festival Finn’s Place

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Saturday 12 December, 2021, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Finn’s Place, 167 Ledard Rd, Glasgow G42 9QU Outdoor Christmas family event in the garden of Finn’s Place/ Langside Church with Battlefield Community Project. There will be crafts for kids, games and storytime. Mulled wine, mince pies, hot chocolate and more. Christmas carols around the outdoor […]

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The Wizard of Oz Panto –Jazz Hands

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Friday 10th and Saturday 11th of December 2021 at Renfrew North Church, Renfrew, PA4 8RG By Jazz Hands The story’s familiar-a tornado blows Dorothy Gale and her home to the Land of Oz, where she encounters a scarecrow who longs for a brain, a tin man who really wants a heart, and a cowardly lion […]

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C7 Christmas Spectacular: A Jangle Journey

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Saturday 11th December, 6pm & Sunday 12th December, 6pm A Christmas Spectacular – live show full of dance, drama and song. C7 Church, 100 High Craighall Road, Glasgow, G4 9UD Follow the story of a young girl, Journey, who helps her grandfather rediscover his long-lost gift and his joy for life, family and Christmas. Fun […]

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Lego Build The Change – University of Strathclyde

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Tuesday 9 November, 2021 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Concourse, Level 1, Strathclyde Union, 51 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XU LEGO® Build the Change is a powerful way for children to express their hopes and dreams for the future with LEGO® bricks. Register at EventBrite for Free. An active and lively workshop bringing […]

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Climate Emergency Newsroom, University of Glasgow

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Monday 01 November 2021 – Friday 12 November 2021 09:00 – 16:00 COP 26 Online Ideas and Feedback Form 80 sixth year pupils from South Lanarkshire’s secondary schools Website Young people will become journalists, covering the events of COP26; interviewing climate leaders, advocates and scientists; exploring the local actions people can take to tackle climate […]

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Hallowe’en – Spooky Kelvindale Woods

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Sunday 31 October, 2021 4 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. Event by Kelvindale Woods and Kelvindale Woods Welcome all ghosts, goblins, spiders, unicorns and more to take a stroll through the spooky woods and along the pumpkin trail this Halloween. Feel free to bring your own pumpkin to add to the trail. Pumpkins Trail Light up at dusk, so […]

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Climate Change Showcase with Ignite Theatre

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Saturday 30 October, 2021, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Woodlands Community Events Terrace, 66 Ashley Street, GlasgowG3 6HW Part of FROM THE LOCAL TO THE GLOBAL, Woodlands Community  2 week CLIMATE EMERGENCY EVENTS PROGRAMME for COP26 A family fun day of climate themed activities and performances hosted by Ignite Theatre. Come along and see talented young […]

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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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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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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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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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