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Glasgow to Balloch cycle

The 20 mile run from Glasgow to Balloch is one of my favourite cycle routes in Scotland. Starting from the SECC, National Cycle Route 7 is almost entirely off road, comprising sections of canal towpath, disused railway (more)

Glasgow , Balloch (Dunbartonshire West)
Cycling, Relaxing, Good exercise, Just for fun, Countryside, Best during the day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Great Glasgow city centre pitstop for kids

Children under 7/8 just love the basement floor of Princes Square on Buchanan Street. It's architectural genius - a nice big open space which is very bright and safe where they can run around and make new pals while (more)

Glasgow
Relaxing, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

great place to have fun and get smart at the same time

Glasgow Science Centre is a fun and easy way to get children and adults to learn about lots of things. But if you need a bit of a rest from all of that learning there is a lovely, well-maintained cafe down the stairs. It (more)

Science Mall at Glasgow Science Centre (Glasgow)
Animals, Arts & Crafts, Adventurous, Educational, Food & Drink, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Have a great day out at Peoples Palace

People's Palace is a great day out for the whole family. Situated in Glasgow, People's Palace makes learning about history fun and very interesting. It has different types of learning uses and most of the information is (more)

People's Palace and Winter Gardens (Glasgow)
Educational, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day

Have a high tea

Remember when there used to be old-fashioned tearooms where you got proper high teas? You know the thing - starched linen table cloths, more tea than you could reasonably drink, delicate cakes and pastries piled high (more)

Glasgow
Relaxing, Just for fun, Food & Drink, Best during the day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

The Hunterian Museum

The Hunterian Museum is a brilliant place for kids, adults, tourists and locals. Set out over two floors and with thousands of jars, bones, skeletons and signs to look at, the Hunterian Museum provides both an (more)

Glasgow
Heritage, Relaxing, Educational, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Lazy Lunch at Cafe Zique

I went to a lovely little place in the West End of Glasgow called Cafe Zique. I discovered this when I was out for a walk one day and it caught my eye as it was very tarnished on the outside and very traditional on (more)

Glasgow
Relaxing, Just for fun, Food & Drink, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Light Sabre Battle in Glasgow University Cloisters

The cloisters of the Gilbert Scott Building are a tremendous place for a light sabre fight with my two sons. The setting is superb and has loads of places to leap out from on your unwitting Jedi opponents. I took my two (more)

University of Glasgow (Glasgow)
Adventurous, Relaxing, Good exercise, Just for fun, Best during the day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

mountain biking in the city !

For beginners or experts there's three different tracks which all give you the mountain bike experience. Ok it's not actually on a mountain so there's not too much in the way of descending (which frankly suits me) but (more)

Pollok Country Park (Glasgow)
Cycling, Strenuous, Good exercise, Just for fun, Best during the day, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Night out in Boho

Boho is possibly the most glam club in Glasgow. On entering you're surrounded by sparkly walls and movie themed pictures. I've seen many a person try to rub themselves up against the walls to get some glitter on their (more)

Boho (Glasgow)
Food & Drink, Best at night, Not suitable for children

Panto at the Pavilion: Classic Glasgow Family Fun

If you've been to an annual Pavilion Panto ten times before or never had the pleasure, this is one Glasgow Christmas tradition to add to the list of Must Do's for the family! Being a newcomer to the city, my good (more)

Pavilion Theatre (Glasgow)
Arts & Crafts, Just for fun, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

Pollok Park

The good thing about Pollok Park is that it's got a lot of fun things to do. Like go for a walk round the park and see the sites, or go to the Burrell Collection and seeing all the things from history. I'll start (more)

Pollok Country Park (Glasgow)
Animals, Walking, Cycling, Adventurous, Relaxing, Good exercise, Just for fun, Countryside, Parks & Gardens, Food & Drink, Best during the day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Rock Climbing

Xscape Braehead (Climbzone) houses one of the largest freestanding climbing walls in the UK. With 24 auto belays and climbing routes of all standards it will provide an adventure playground for all ages and thrill (more)

Glasgow
Adventurous, Just for fun, Best during the day, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Rock the night away at the Cathouse

The Cathouse Rock Club in Glasgow has been going strong now for the past 18 years and shows no sign of slowing down. If you like your music on the heavier side then I'd recommemnd getting yourself down to the Cathouse (more)

Cathouse (Glasgow)
Just for fun, Best at night, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Rock'n @ xscape

Xscape is a great place to go if you up for a chalange. There is lots of fun activities such as rock climbing, skiing, the sky park and many more adventurous things to do. After all the fun and mayhem you can relax in a (more)

Braehead Arena (Glasgow)
Adventurous, Good exercise, Food & Drink, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Salsa @ Academia de Salsa

Glasgow's oldest salsa school! Good fun for adults, as takes place in Tiger Tiger bar, but a new custom dance studio openining in Buchannan Street means kids classes can be catered for too. Classes are fun and for all (more)

Glasgow
Good exercise, Best at night, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Science Centre

Great for all ages. IMAX is fab. My kids loved it. We have visited the centre, three times!!

Science Mall at Glasgow Science Centre (Glasgow)
Arts & Crafts, Adventurous, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Scottish Rugby

I have been to watch loads of rugby games, be it club or international in Scotland and have always had a great experience. It is much cheaper than going to watch the football. Prices for adult tickets are £15-£20 for (more)

Firhill Arena (Glasgow) , Murrayfield
Relaxing, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Sea Night Club

Sea Night Club is an under 18s club in Glasgow. I went on Halloween and it was amazing, they play good music, they have two floors, downstairs it has a massive dance floor and upstairs they have a bar where you can get (more)

Glasgow , Sea Nightclub and Crystal Lounge (Glasgow)
Just for fun, Best at night, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

See some urban wildlife

If you're looking for somewhere warm and exotic to while away an afternoon, take a look at Glasgow's Queen's Park Glasshouse. OK, so the southside's public glasshouse is a bit of a poor relation to the Winter Gardens (more)

Glasgow , Queen's Park Glasshouse (Glasgow)
Animals, Relaxing, Educational, Parks & Gardens, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day

See the Stone of Destiny in a Glasgow pub

The Arlington Bar on Woodlands Road in Glasgow is pretty much your average pub, except for one thing - one of Scotland's most important artefacts is mounted on the wall. The owners believe they have the Stone of (more)

Glasgow , Woodlands (Glasgow)
Heritage, Just for fun, Food & Drink, Not suitable for children

sky walk at Xcape

Sky walk is a sort of adventure course 45 feat above the ground.I would highly recommend it if you are not afraid of heights. There's a little zip wire at the start which takes you over to a blue mat above ground (more)

Glasgow
Adventurous, Strenuous, Just for fun, Food & Drink, Good for a Rainy Day, Best during the day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Startling starlings

This is best in the autumn and early winter when twilight is in the early evening. Get yourself down to the bridge over the Clyde that links Commerce Street and Oswald Street - I think it's the George V - and watch the (more)

Glasgow
Animals, Relaxing, Just for fun, Best at night

Taste the best burger in town!

If you're a fan of burgers and haven't yet tasted the gourmet burger from Ad Lib then you're in for a treat. Made with Aberdeen Angus beef, you can have your choice of extras from bacon and cheese to beef chilli. No (more)

Ad Lib (Glasgow)
Food & Drink

Transport Museum

One fabulous place is glasgow transport museum. You can see lots of fascinating vehicles (including the queen's train) and can watch movies in the cinema and meet new friends. The best of all, its free!

Glasgow , Museum of Transport (Glasgow)
Driving, Educational, Best during the day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

Up the Whangie

This is a great hillwalk for the non-hillwalker. A 45-minute wander up not particularly steep countryside to a bizarre gash in the Scottish countryside where you can walk for a few hundred metres between towering (more)

Glasgow , Milngavie , Blanefield
Walking, Good exercise, Just for fun, Countryside, Best during the day, Suitable for teenagers (12+)

Visit the Queen's Glasgow

Not the current Queen, obviously. Not even Victoria. Despite the nearby road and hospital bearing her name, unlike most Queen's Parks around the country, Queen's Park in the south side of Glasgow isn't named after the (more)

Glasgow , Glasgow , Battlefield , Langside , Crossmyloof
Heritage, Walking, Good exercise, Educational, Best during the day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

The Waulk Mill Glen ( The Fairy Glen)

The Waulk Mill Glen is a spectacular place. When I go to the Glen I like to go and walk for a while, and stroll along a different path each time. Each time we go the sun shines through the trees. When we walk though (more)

Waulkmill Glen (Glasgow) , Barrhead
Animals, Walking, Cycling, Good exercise, Suitable for pre-school kids (0-5), Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

X-scape

X-scape in Glasgow is a big centre with a climbing wall, ski slope, football pitch, an arcade, simulated rollercoasters, harness trampolines and more.

Glasgow
Adventurous, Just for fun, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11)

X-SCAPE

I sometimes go to X-Scape in Glasgow snow boarding. It is extremely good fun when you're going down the big slopes. As you walk in the front door there is a huge robotic arm that spins you in all directions and hanging (more)

Glasgow
Adventurous, Strenuous, Good exercise, Just for fun, Good for a Rainy Day, Suitable for primary school kids (6-11), Suitable for teenagers (12+)

What's On Results

"Don't Drink & Fly!"

Book Launch Glasgow writer Cathie Devitt will have you spellbound at the launch of "Don't Drink & Fly!" The story of Bernice, a witch living in Glasgow , things don't always go according to plan. Follow Bernice on her… (more)

Waterstone's Argyle Street (map)
Glasgow
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Fri 7th November
FREE

7 Lochs Trail

Discover nature on your doorstep as we walk the green route from Provan Hall to Blairhill. This level 6km walk includes woodland pathways and glades, a canal, burns, lochs and reed beds, and will finish at Drumpellier… (more)

Provan Hall
Glasgow
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Sun 18th January
Free

Adult Art Afternoons: Oil Expressions

Different art activities every week, from hands-on creative sessions, to walking tours. Take inspiration from the artists in our GENERATION exhibitions. This week experiment with oil paints on many different surfaces in… (more)

Gallery of Modern Art (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 26th October
Free

Adult Art Workshop: It’s Our World

Explore our World Cultures collections through sketching, from African sculpture to Ecuadorian masks. Part of The Big Draw 2014.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 25th October
Free, but book in advance

Alasdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal

Major 'life's work' retrospective in celebration of Alasdair Gray's 80th birthday in December. The exhibition will feature around 100 works, including several loans from private and other collections, and covers Gray's… (more)

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Tue 21st October - Sun 22nd February
£5 (£3)

Alma Mater, a new ipad tour

To celebrate the Creative Mackintosh Festival, we are launching a site specific ipad tour ‘Alma Mater’. Explore the school using a portable screen and be captivated by the haunting original score and stunning visuals.

Scotland Street School Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Tue 21st October - Fri 31st October
Free

Annual County Snooker Championships

Held at the Q club in Charing Cross Glasgow on Sunday 27th July 2015. Some of the best snooker amateur talent that snooker has to offer congregate at the Q Club this July. Aberdeen league, Edinburgh league, West of… (more)

Q Club (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 27th July
Free

Ashton Lane

Cobbled street full of pubs and restaurants and a buzzing place to go of a Saturday night, particularly in the summer when outside drinking is possible. Famous venues include the Ubiquitous Chip, Jinty McGinty's… (more)

Ashton Lane (map)
Glasgow
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The Beatroot & Lace Bazaar - Vintage & Art & Music

The Beatroot & Lace Bazaar - Bi-Monthly at The Art School & The Record Factory, Byres Road. For artists, musicians and Vintage lovers - come to parade the Bazaar!! We are more than a vintage fair – the Bazaar is an… (more)

The Record Factory
Glasgow
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Sat 25th October - Sat 20th December
Free

The Beatroot & Lace Bazaar - Vintage & Art & Music

The Beatroot & Lace Bazaar - Bi-Monthly at The Art School & The Record Factory, Byres Road. For artists, musicians and Vintage lovers - come to parade the Bazaar!! We are more than a vintage fair – the Bazaar is an… (more)

The Art School
Glasgow
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Sat 8th November - Sat 13th December
Free

Bellini to Boudin

For the first time, the Burrell Collection is devoting its main temporary gallery space to a display of over 40 jewels of the fine art collection, allowing visitors to experience a wide range of periods, styles and… (more)

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Tue 21st October - Sat 21st March
Free

Black Nationalist Groups and American Civil Rights

Run by the Centre for Open Studies, this free event examines black nationalist groups and their leaders, exploring the key differences in their approaches to achieving civil rights. From Marcus Garvey to Malcolm X and… (more)

Centre for Open Studies
Glasgow
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Tue 21st October
Free

Bohemia Arts craft Vintage design fair

A regular Bespoke Arts craft vintage fair from local makers and designers and vintage. In the delightful top bar a Curlers rest west end on Byres road. Jewellery recycled goods candles journals hand knitted items… (more)

Curlers Rest
Glasgow
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Sat 25th October
Free

Bohemia Arts craft Vintage Fait

Art craft vintage design fair from local Artisans great selection of Bespoke crafts from jewellery vintage cupcakes and more!

Curlers Rest
Glasgow
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Sat 25th October
Free entry

British Sign Language Café

Join us at St Mungo for an informal session (no teaching involved) to meet and sign with other learners.

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 25th October

Burrell Collection

Millionaire shipowner Sir William Burrell presented his vast collection to the city of Glasgow in 1944, and in 1983 the 8000 items finally found a permanent home in this modern gallery in Pollok Park. Around 3000 items… (more)

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Burrell for Blokes- Soapstone Carving

Men! Come and learn skills and work with tools used by stone masons, to create your own soapstone carving. Please book your place in advance.

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 29th October
Free

Burrell for Families- Outside In

Help us build a giant forest in the museum!

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 25th October
Free

Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Model Railway Show with many working layouts, Specialist Societies, Traders and a Buffet

Pollokshaws Burgh Hall (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 25th October - Sun 26th October
A: £4.50 C: £2 (Cc: £4, F: £11)

Christmas Craft Fair

We know it's only autumn, but here at the Glasgow Council on Alcohol we love thinking about Christmas presents as early as possible! So we wanted to let you know we've prepared a day of treats for you this year. Join us… (more)

Partick Trinity Church of Scotland
Glasgow
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Sat 15th November
Free

Combat Stress Exhibition

To mark the centenary of the First World War a collection of artwork created by Veterans currently being supported by Combat Stress will be showcased in an exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum between 2… (more)

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Tue 21st October - Sun 16th November
Free

Country Living Christmas Fair

Find inspired home decorating ideas and stock up for the festive season with this Christmas fair bringing together hundreds of exhibitors from all over the UK

SECC (map)
Glasgow
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Thu 20th November - Sun 23rd November
£10-£49.50

Crookston Castle

Ruin of an unusual 15th-century castle, consisting of a central tower with four square corner towers, set within 12th-century earthworks. Affords excellent views of south-west Glasgow

Crookston Castle (map)
Glasgow
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Culture and Craft –Carpet-Making taster

A practical adult art class inspired by the Islamic carpets in the Burrell Collection. Part of the Luminate, Scotland's Creative Ageing Festival. Places are limited so please book in advance.

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 22nd October
Free

Curator's Favourite Talks: A Northern Master: Lucas Cranach at the Burrell

Our Curator's will take a closer look at one of their favourite objects.

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 22nd October
Free

Curator's Favourite Talks: Embroidered panel showing Faith and Hope

Our Curator's will take a closer look at one of their favourite objects.

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 29th October
Free

Dams to Darnley Country Park

Green space bounded by Barrhead, Parkhouse, Nitshill and Newton Mearns. Contains the Barrhead Dams, Darnley Mill and Waulkmill Glen, working farmland and woodland.

Dams to Darnley Country Park (map)
Glasgow
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David Hayman and Spirit Aid present 'A Sense of Freedom'

Held in Oran Mor's stunning auditorium, there will be a screening of famous Glasgow gangster film 'A Sense of Freedom'. With cast members and writer present, there will be a discussion held with lead role Mr Hayman after… (more)

Oran Mor (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 26th October
£15

David Hayman and Spirit Aid present 'A Sense of Freedom'

Held in Oran Mor's stunning auditorium, there will be a screening of famous Glasgow gangster film 'A Sense of Freedom'. With cast members and writer present, there will be a discussion held with lead role Mr Hayman after… (more)

Oran Mor (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 26th October
£15

Drawing Inspiration from Charles Rennie Mackintosh

This special practical art one-day event will use The Hunterian’s outstanding collections of Mackintosh’s work as a source of inspiration for on-the-spot sketching. The day will begin with a guided tour by Pamela… (more)

Hunterian Art Gallery
Glasgow
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Fri 24th October - Fri 31st October
35.00

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