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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

5,4,3,2,1...Blast Off!

Back by popular demand! Join us for an interactive adventure for space explorers.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (map)
Glasgow
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Fri 17th October
Free, book in advance

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

A Drawing Adventure!

Come on a journey of discovery into the amazing GMRC stores and try out some fun and unusual drawing activities. Part of The Big Draw 2014.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 11th October
Free

A Ghostly Tale or Two!

Hear and share spooky tales of haunted houses and other unexplained happenings!

Provand's Lordship (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 18th October
Free

Adult Art Afternoon - Sketching Place & Space: An Introduction to Architectural Drawing

Taking inspiration from our sketch of Provand’s Lordship, by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, develop your drawing skills and gain an understanding of architecture and interiors. Please book in advance, email… (more)

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 5th October
Free, book in advance

Adult Art Afternoons: Printed Journey

Different art activities every week, from hands-on creative sessions, to walking tours. Take inspiration from the artists in our GENERATION exhibitions. This week carve, trim and scratch linoleum to create several colour… (more)

Gallery of Modern Art (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 12th October
Free

Adult Art Afternoons: Silk Painting

Different art activities every week, from hands-on creative sessions, to walking tours. Take inspiration from the artists in our GENERATION exhibitions. This week find inspiration in our galleries then create a design… (more)

Gallery of Modern Art (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 5th October
Free

Adult Art Afternoons: Drawing with Ink

Different art activities every week, from hands-on creative sessions, to walking tours. Take inspiration from the artists in our GENERATION exhibitions. This week achieve impressive results by drawing with ink onto… (more)

Gallery of Modern Art (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 19th October
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

Adult Art

Explore the world of natural sculpture, as we tour outside the museum. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.

Burrell Collection (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 15th October
Free

African Beauty

Like dressing up and making things? Then this is for you! Explore our amazing African collection and then create your very own fashion accessory. Part of Black History Month

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 12th October - Sun 19th October
Free, book in advance

Alive Inside

Presented by Luminate and SMHAFF, this UK premier of this moving documentary accompanies social worker Dan Cohen to nursing homes, where individuals experiencing memory loss are revitalised through the simple experience… (more)

GFT (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 19th October
£6.50-£8

All Stories Are Placed

In this training weekend, participants explore creative facilitation skills to work with the words of place - wherever it is and whatever the form or setting - to promote wellbeing. With Ted Bowman, Larry Butler and… (more)

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre Gartnavel
Glasgow
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Sat 4th October - Sun 5th October
£75-£90

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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Wed 1st October - Fri 31st October
Free

Animal, Mineral or Vegetable - the Ancient Art of Making Colour

Explore the origin, use and history of natural pigments and dyes from the Ancient World to the present day. Make colour from dye plants with artist Kathy Beckett. Part of the Luminate Festival, aimed at older people.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 5th October
Free, but book in advance

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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Autumn Outdoor Art

Meet at Bridge of Sighs. The great grey rock at this time of year is a feast of colours and inspiration. Join the Rangers at the necropolis for some outdoor autumn art and stories, suited to all ages and young at heart.… (more)

Glasgow Necropolis (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 19th October
Free

Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run

The Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run will take place in Glasgow on Sunday 5 October and is the biggest running event in Scotland. Runners can choose between a 10k and half marathon challenge that will take them… (more)

George Square (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 4th October - Sun 5th October
£31/£25/£6/free

BBC Antiques Roadshow

BBC Antiques Roadshow comes to Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum on October 9th. Bring your treasures along for a free expert valuation!

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Thu 9th October
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 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 11th October - Sat 13th December
Free

Beautiful Butterflies

Butterflies can be colourful or they can be camouflaged. Come and investigate some of our incredible collections and find out where butterflies come from.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 13th October
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 30th September - Sat 21st March
Free

Beneath The Blindfold: Uk Premiere

Screened in partnership with Document Documentary Film Festival, four torture survivors from around the globe courageously tell the stories of their mistreatment and their subsequent attempts to move beyond these… (more)

GFT (map)
Glasgow
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Thu 9th October
£6.50-£8

The Big Draw 2014: Maritime Signals Mission

Your mission should you choose to accept it: help your 'shipmate' in a race to replicate an art work, communicating by using maritime signal flags only.

Riverside Museum
Glasgow
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Wed 15th October
Free

The Big Draw- It's Our World

Contribute to a large-scale, collaborative drawing representing the world around us. How can we live in harmony with nature and provide wildlife with an urban home. Delivered in partnership with the RSPB.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 18th October - Sun 19th October
Free

The Big Draw: 'It's Our Glasgow'

Glasgow has been transformed over the years, be part of a workshop celebrating The Big Draw campaign, were we will be recreating Glasgow in a 3D model. Prepare to get messy!

People's Palace and Winter Gardens (map)
Glasgow
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Tue 14th October - Sun 19th October
Free

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