Kids and young people.

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

Let’s Go Green Family Day Kelvin Hall

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Saturday 9 November, 2019 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Kelvin Hall will celebrate its third birthday at their annual Family Day. Free Drop In – No ticket required. This year’s theme is ‘Go Green’ based around their Gold Award for the Green Tourism Business Scheme. Working with Ricefield Arts once again – with a whole […]

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Halloween at The Children’s Wood and Meadow 2019

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Saturday 26 October, 2019 5pm-8pm. Fun filled day at The Children’s Wood / North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street, G20 8QW Home Baking Donations Calling all home bakers. The Children’s Wood needs your home made halloween cakes and treats. Their halloween event is a free event, however it costs £100’s of pounds to put on. To […]

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Soft Play Area and Clip and Climb Kelvin Hall

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A New Soft Play Area and Clip and Climb Opening Kelvin Hall Monday 14 October, 2019 Clip n’ Climb at Kelvin Hall  Glasgow Club at Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AW With indoor climbing walls, Clip ‘n Climb Kelvin Hall promises an exciting day out full of empowering, action-packed challenges for everybody! There […]

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | Filed under: Kids and young people, Sport, Walks, Cycling in Glasgow

Take 2: Charming

Saturday 28 September, 2019 – 11.30 a.m. Family Friendly Prince Charming suffers from a curse that makes women fall instantly in love with him. He himself sees it as a blessing, until he ends up engaged to three different princesses and which angers his future kingdom. Now he must complete three dangerous trials to discover […]

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Friday, September 27, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2019

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13 – 15 September 2019 Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2019 Full Programme Announced: preview screening of The Farewell, late night Heathers, immersive pop-up screening of Scott Pilgrim vs The World and more One of the most innovative youth film festivals in Europe, Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) returns from 13 – 15 September 2019, plus […]

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Careers in Film – Glasgow Youth Film Festival

Finding your feet in film

Saturday, 14 September, 2019 – 12 Noon. Interested in a career in film? Not how to get started or what role would suit you best? Scotland’s young filmmakers share their experience and advice on finding your feet in the film industry. Places are free but must be booked in advance 0141 332 6535 Details of […]

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G20 Festival GBX Fundraiser

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Friday 6 September, 2019 8 – 10 p.m. Maryhill Community Central Halls, 292 – 315 Maryhill Road, G20 7YE £5 per person (plus booking fee) Fundraiser for a Youth Base in Maryhill for teenagers. Come along on the 7th of September for good tunes and banter with GBX dj George Bowie and the G20 Youth […]

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Bowled Over, Partickhill Bowling and Community Club

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Starting Thursday, 22 August, 2019 6pm Partickhill Bowling and Community Club are delighted to announce that they have received £2,000 from Postcode Community Trust  – a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery! The funding has been used to establish ‘Bowled Over’, an inter-generational bowling project for 18-25 year olds and over […]

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Pinolino Puppet Show and Story Telling

Saturday, 3 August, 2019 Waterstones, 153 – 157 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3EW Pinolino is an extravagant puppet storyteller from the Pine Forest in Tuscany. The forest where it was born is dying because of pollution and climate change. Pinolino has a mission: keeping the pine forest alive and blooming in people’s imaginations through the […]

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Friday, August 2, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Kids and young people

Princess Mononoke at Studio Ghibli Season GFT

6 and 7 August, 2019 One of Miyazaki’s finest works, Princess Mononoke is brimming with imagination, beauty and tragedy on an epic scale. Afflicted by a deadly curse, a young warrior named Ashitaka sets out for the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. He becomes entangled in […]

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Thursday, August 1, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people, Pat's Home Page Blog

G20 Youth Festival – Raising Funds

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Raising funds for a youth base in Maryhill ‘Having a base will enable us to give young people in Maryhill the chance to learn skills, make friendships and raise aspirations. Let’s support young people to be their best and make Maryhill a great place to grow up in.’ Please help the G20 Festival to raise […]

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Monday, July 22, 2019 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Kids and young people

Back to the future: 1979-1989 Film Screenings at Kelvin Hall

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Yoof TV – Archive film screening – a 1980s BBC ‘playlist’ you won’t want to miss! Saturday, 20 July, 2019  (1.45pm) 1.30pm: Doors open 1.45pm: Showreel of 80s footage from the Moving Image Archive 2pm: Yoof TV Kids from Greenock and Aberdeen tell it like it is about their lives in the 1980s in this […]

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Friday, July 19, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

The Magic Circus, Websters Theatre

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21 July, 2019 2.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. Roll up, Roll up, the magic circus is a fun, colourful circus themed magic show for all the family. Everyone from age 3-93 is sure to love this hilarious magic show. Magic – Puppets – Comedy and free balloon model for every child! Tickets are £6.00 per […]

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Wizard’s World Tours, KelvinHall

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August, 2019 This summer discover some weird and wonderful objects from a world of spells, potions and divination in this magic-inspired tour! Best for ages 7+. Booking required. Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street Glasgow G3 8AW Scotland Free – select a date – registration required   kelvinhall.org.uk/

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Saturday, July 6, 2019 | Filed under: Kids and young people

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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Friday, June 21, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Community event, Kids and young people

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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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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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

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