Glasgow Science Festival, University of Glasgow 29 and 30 September, 2017

glasow science fest

glasow science fest

Imagineer: engineering-inspired theatre


‘Back in June, we brought together engineers and theatre students for a day of inspiration. Several months and lot of hard work later, this is the result!

On Friday 29 September at Gilmorehill G12, theatre-makers ‘The Doing Group’ will debut their engineering-inspired performances at Imagineer.

Book your free ticket online. Funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. 

Gilmorehill G12, James Arnott Theatre, 9 University Avenue, Glasgow
Event on Facebook

Family fun at Explorathon

This Friday 29 September, Explorathon is taking over The Forge Shopping Centre (11:00-16:00), Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum (11:00-16:00) and The Hunterian (12:00-16:00) with interactive activities to entertain the whole family.

No booking is required for these daytime events. For more information, visit the Explorathon website.

Download the Explorathon Programme (PDF)

Explore, Question, Discover: events from 5pm

The early evening Explorathon programme is packed with ways to satisfy your curiosity!

Uncover the Dark Side of Social Media over coffee and cake in Tinderbox.

Enjoy the UK Premiere of “Govan Young” Film

gov young

An award-winning documentary to be screened in the fantastic setting of Govan Old Church, 866 Govan Rd, Glasgow G51 3UU

In the magnificent surroundings of Govan Old Church we will uncover the history of the Kingdom of Strathclyde with the UK premiere of award winning documentary Govan Young.

Join the pupils of Pirie Park Primary School as they encounter kings and Vikings whilst they discover the lost kingdom of Strathclyde in the award-winning documentary film “Govan Young”, directed by David Archibald, Martin Clark and Cara Connolly. 

Further details and tickets

Do you believe in science?

29 September, 2017 6 – 8 p.m.

Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street Glasgow G3 8AW Scotland

Join researchers for an evening of myth-busting and trust-building in the Kelvin Hall.

All events are free and bookable online.

Recent political statements have tried to create a distrust in science and our psychologists are taking a stand! Join our crack team for an evening of swift and interactive exchanges on debunking the headlines, on trusting our methods and on creating a science for everyone.

Recommended Age 16 plus.

Evening Adventures: 6pm onwards

Explore research after dark with Explorathon!

The Explorathon Extravaganza

Takes over the Riverside Museum with an evening of curiosity from 6-10pm.

6 – 10 p.m. 29 September, 2017

Book online

The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets

Best-selling science writer Simon Singh will be revealing the mathematical jokes hidden in the Simpsons universe.

29 September, 2017 6.30 – 8.30 p.m.

Sir Charles Wilson Bldg, University of Glasgo, 1 University Avenue, G12 8NN

All events are free and bookable online.

Curiosity on Film

Explore research through cutting-edge cinema!

How have Victorian novels led to Broadway musicals? Discover neo-Victorian musical adaptations with live performances from Mad Props Theatre.

7 – 8.30 p.m.

Full details

“Get Out” Cult Horror, Gilmorehill Centre

research cinema get out

Enjoy a night at the movies with a difference at the Gilmorehill Centre. A screening of new cult horror “Get Out” (Jordan Peel, 2017) will be followed by a panel discussion on the film and representations of race, gender, disability and sexuality in film.

29 September, 2017 7 – 9.30 p.m.

Book online

Gilmorehill Centre, Glasgow University. 9 University Avenue, Glasgow Metropolitan Area G12 8QQ

All events are free and bookable online.



Invisible, Opening film of WoFF at Websters Theatre, 28 September, 2017
Glasgow Science Festival: “Get Out” Cult Horror, Gilmorehill Centre, 29 September, 2017

This section: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Kids and young people, What's On Glasgow West End: cinema, clubs, theatre, music, events, festivals, community and more

Written by :

Avatar of PatByrne Publisher of Pat's Guide to Glasgow West End; the community guide to the West End of Glasgow. Fiction and non-fiction writer.

Leave a Reply

Copyright Glasgow Westend 2009 thru 2017

Contact Pat's Guide to Glasgow West End | About Pat Byrne | Privacy Policy | Design by Jim Byrne Website Design