Kids and young people.

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

Take 2: The Secret Life of Pets at GFT

the secret life of pets

Saturday 13 April, 2024, 11.30 a.m. The Secret Life of Pets 2, the sequel to the 2016 comedic animated blockbuster, explores the emotional lives of our pets, the deep bond between them and the families that love them, and answers the question: what are your pets doing when you’re not home? Every child attending a […]

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Owning Your Story – Barry Graham at G20 Works

own your own story barry graham

3 May, 2024, 7 p.m.  G20 Works Building,  21 Dunbeith Place, Glasgow G20 8HS Performance and Discussion with Author Barry Graham ‘If you don’t own the story of your life, someone else will’ Barry will perform from his book – The Book of Man Barry Graham, originally from Maryhill, now lives in Wyndford after returning […]

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Eggstavaganza Easter Sunday Glasgow Green

easter sunday festival

Sunday 31 March, 2024 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green Free Family Event Garden Area, Glasgow Green – Next to Yellow Canopy beside The People’s Palace (FOPPWGGG) Come along and enjoy a fun day out at Easter. Balloon Modeller Face Painting Goodie Bags Fun Characters and Refreshments […]

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Take 2: Glasgow Short Film Festival Family Shorts

Saturday 23 March, 2024 11.30 a.m. Journey through time and space in Glasgow Short Film Festival’s Family Shorts programme: visiting giant chickens, sneezing crocodiles, and floating houses. Travel to the past to build a house with cavemen or resist the sheep king’s reign of terror. Or, to a distant future to work alongside robot bees […]

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Thursday, March 21, 2024 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Spring Fairy Fling – The Children’s Wood

Spring Fling Childrens Wood

Saturday, 23 March, 2024 – from 1 p.m. The Children’s Wood and Meadow Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street, Glasgow G20 8QW Gather, mingle, meet and greet- fairies, magical creatures, forest folk: wake up spring!! With workshops, facepainting, stories, sowing seeds, cakes and drinks.

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Young Film Fans – GFT Course for 11-14 year olds

Young film fans

Our Young Film Fans course helps you understand films better and start to develop your own ideas. The next course starts in April 2024 and applications are now open – just fill in and return the application form by 5pm on Wednesday 12 March. Glasgow Film Education What is it? Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) is running a specialised […]

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Wednesday, March 6, 2024 | Filed under: Cinema, Courses, Kids and young people

Take 2: The Little Princess

the little princess

Saturday 9 March, 2024 11.30 a.m. A heart-warming family tale of hope in the face of adversity, starring the iconic Shirley Temple as a little girl who refuses to believe her father is dead. One of Hollywood’s most iconic child stars, Shirley Temple had already notched up a special juvenile Academy Award four years before […]

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Textile Repair, Sashiko with Keng Keng Watt

textile repair

Wednesday 13 March 2024,  5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Woodlands Community, Woodlands Community Meeting Room 66 Ashley Street Glasgow G3 6HW Textile Repair, Sashiko with Keng Keng Watt – Climate Futures – For Ages 16 – 25 Free –  Donations Welcome This Textile Repair series is part of Woodland Community’s Climate Futures program for people […]

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Take 2: Turning Red

Turning Red

Saturday 24 February, 2024 STANDARD SCREENING:  11.30AM TAKE 2 ACCESS SCREENING:  12PM (AUTISM-FRIENDLY) Buy tickets Disney and Pixar’s Turning Red introduces Mei Lee, a confident, dorky 13-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. Her protective, if not slightly overbearing mother, Ming (voiced by Sandra Oh), is never far from […]

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Friday, February 23, 2024 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Music Broth at The Mitchell Library

Music broth at the mitchell

Wednesday 14 February, 2024 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN The Mitchell Library is now stocked with a wide range of Music Broth Library instruments such as guitars, ukuleles, violins, keyboards… all added to their library catalogue. At this launch event on Wednesday 14th February a Music Broth team […]

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Take 2. Monsters Inc

Monsters Inc

Saturday 10 February, 2024  11.30 a.m. Buy tickets Lovable monster Sulley and his wisecracking sidekick Mike Wazowski are the top scare team at Monsters, Inc., the scream-processing factory in Monstropolis. When a little girl named Boo wanders into their world, it’s the monsters who are scared silly, and it’s up to Sulley and Mike to […]

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Pride Over Prejudice Youth Performance – anti sectarianism project

pride over prejudice

This exciting youth project uses drama and the arts to challenge sectarianism. Pride Over Prejudice sessions will run at different community projects across Glasgow in: Govan/Ibrox, Parkhead, Toryglen and Maryhill! – February 2024. FREE for young people aged 9 to 16. The 90 min sessions will take place weekly and will be led by a […]

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Take 2: Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie

Take 2 paw patrol

Saturday 20 January, 2024 11.30am Buy tickets When a magical meteor crash lands in Adventure City, it gives the PAW Patrol pups superpowers, transforming them into The MIGHTY PUPS! For Skye, the smallest member of the team, her new powers are a dream come true. But things take a turn for the worse when the […]

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Friday, January 19, 2024 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Take 2: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

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Saturday 13 January, 2024 11.30am – Captioned Screening When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley spans the globe, uniting favourite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever. Buy tickets GFT 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB

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Govan Junior Youth Theatre

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25 January – 28 March, 2024 The Pearce Institute  840-860 Govan Rd, Govan, Glasgow G51 3UU Govan Junior Youth Theatre runs every Thursday from 25 January until 28 March (except school holidays) Open to young people aged 5 to 9 to come along and develop confidence, imagination and performance skills. The group will also create […]

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Sunday, January 7, 2024 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Kids and young people

Panto: A Crackin Cinderella Story at Websters

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1 December 2023 – 6 January 2024 Discounted tickets for January Websters – Theatre | Bar | Playhouse, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ,  From the producers that brought you last year’s smash hit Sleeping Senga, BACK FOR THE 10TH YEAR AT WEBSTERS THEATRE, GLASGOW Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd Proudly present A Crackin’ Cinderella […]

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Mammy Goose – Panto at Golden Friendships

Mammy Goose

Tuesday 19 December, 2023 at 6 p.m. Free family fun. Community Pantomime. Come and Meet Santa Santa’s Grotto 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday 21 December Golden Friendships making a difference at Christmas – 700 people have enjoyed free Christmas Dinner and the Christmas Fayre was a wonderful affair. Golden Friendships, 18 Nairn Pl, Clydebank […]

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The Muppet Christmas Carol, GFT

the muppet christmas carol

Saturday 16 December, 2023 at 11.30 a.m. 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 – […]

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Elf at IMAX Glasgow and Glasgow Science Centre Galleries

elf

From 2nd December, 2023 and various dates throughout December include 24th Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA Book Tickets Raised as an oversized elf, Buddy travels from the North Pole to New York City to meet his biological father, Walter Hobbs, who doesn’t know he exists and is in desperate need of some […]

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Take 2: Trolls Band Together

trolls band together

Saturday, 2 December, 2023, 11.30 a.m. Captioned screening. Audio Description available. After two films of true friendship and relentless flirting, Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake) are now officially, finally, a couple (#broppy)! As they grow closer, Poppy discovers that Branch has a secret past. He was once part of her favorite boyband phenomenon, […]

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Christmas Craft Fayre – Golden Friendships

golden friendship

Saturday 9 December, 2023, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fabulous Handmade Christmas Gifts by Crafters Golden Friendships, 18 Nairn Pl, Dalmuir, Clydebank G81 4AU Entry is Free Cafeteria will be open so you can enjoy a warm drink and snack in the welcoming atmosphere at this fantastic project. Please come along and support Golden Friendships. […]

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Snow White and the Magic Mirror

snow white and the magic mirror

Wednesday 22nd – Saturday 25th November and Tuesday 28th November – Saturday 2nd December 2023 East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club’s 2023 pantomime is ‘Snow White and the Magic Mirror’ At East Kilbride Village Theatre, Maxwell Dr, East Kilbride, Glasgow G74 4HG £15.00/£12.00 concession Box Office: 01355 248669 / 01355 261000 Book Online

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Tortoise in a Nutshell – Ginger at The Tramway

Ginger Tramway

6 – 16 December, 2023 The Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow G41 2PE Puppetry, performance and play in an interactive show for ages 3 – 7 It’s time to get baking! Eggs crack – Butter melts – Puffs of flour fill the air – The perfect platter of gingerbread people is ready for the oven. […]

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Snow White and the Magic Mirror

snow white and the magic mirror

East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club’s 2023 Pantomime Wednesday 22nd – Saturday 25th November and Tuesday 28th November – Saturday 2nd December 2023 East Kilbride Village Theatre, Maxwell Dr, East Kilbride, Glasgow G74 4HG Tickets £15.00/£12.00 concession Box Office: 01355 248669 / 01355 261000 Book Online

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Take 2: Chicken Run at GFT

Take 2 chicken run

Saturday 25 November, 2023 11.30am Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Ginger the chicken enlists the help of Rocky the American rooster to lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the murderous farmers Mr and Mrs Tweedy and their farm of […]

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Saturday, November 18, 2023 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Glasgow Science Centre – Go Beyond The Ordinary

festive fun glasgow science centre

Glasgow Science Centre Christmas 2023 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA Experience the magic of the season this December with a jingle-packed lineup of festive events! Kick-starting the yuletide fun, Glasgow Science Centre is offering a festive day-out package which includes a screening of either Elf or The Polar Express 3D, a snack pack to […]

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Take 2: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

mutant mayhem

Saturday 11 November, 2023, 11.30am After years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers through heroic acts. Their new friend April O’Neil helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate, but they soon get in over their […]

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Spooctakular Happening Children’s Wood

halloween. childrens wood

Sunday 29 October, 2023, 3.30 p.m. till after 6 p.m. The Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meadow, 76 Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR Free Event Great Halloween Programme: Lantern making, silent disco, illuminated labyrinth walk, spooky storytelling and more Best adult and children’s costume competition. Bring a torch – it will be dark.    

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Family Ceilidh Concert Knightswood Centre

family ceilidh

Wednesday 1 November, 2023,  2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Knightswood Community Centre, 201 Alderman Rd, Glasgow G13 3DD Don’t miss a FREE live music concert from fabulous Scottish folk musician Celine Donoghue with Ruairidh Gray, Mod Gold Medallist and Gaelic Singer of the Year 2022. Concerts are open to all ages, and refreshments will be […]

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Family Ceilidh Concert Barrowfield Centre

family ceilidh

Thursday 2 November, 2023 – 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Barrowfield Community Centre, 67 Yate St, Glasgow G31 4AQ Don’t miss a FREE live music concert from fabulous Scottish folk musician Celine Donoghue with Ruairidh Gray, Mod Gold Medallist and Gaelic Singer of the Year 2022. Concerts are open to all ages, and refreshments will […]

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