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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)

Glasgow University Main Building (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)

Xscape (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)

Xscape (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.

Xscape (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

2014 Glasgow Cancer Research UK Race for Life 5k

Ladies, it’s time to take the fight to cancer at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. Let’s face it. Cancer doesn’t care who it affects. It can ruin everything without a second thought. It will affect one in three of us.… (more)

Glasgow Green (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 4th May
£0 - £14.99

An Evening with Paul Hollywood

Get Your Bake On will see Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood demonstrate recipes, reveal some of the secrets of being a TV chef and take the audience on a journey through his life in baking. The show will… (more)

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 30th April
£28.50

An Extraordinary Story Summer School

This summer school invites you to come to the Royal Conservatoire to spend five-days creating your own Extraordinary Story. The course will explore the fascinating, the bizarre and the unbelievable real life stories… (more)

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 7th July
£225

Art for Care

An exhibition and sale of over 200 works of original art including jewellery. Over 80 prominent Scottish artists including Muriel Barclay, Gerard Burns, Marion Drummond and Glen Scouller as well as up and coming artists.… (more)

The Lighthouse (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 12th May - Wed 14th May
Free (Free)

Art On The Hill Preview Night

Opening night of this 100 artist exhibit.

Church On The Hill
Glasgow
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Fri 2nd May
free

Art On The Hill

Art On The Hill is an exhibition of 100 artists showing as part of the Southside Fringe Festival this year. Held upstairs (no disabled access) in Church On The Hill this exhibit showcases the work of selected new… (more)

Church On The Hill
Glasgow
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Fri 2nd May - Sat 31st May
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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Badges of Honour Exhibition

The culmination of our year-long Heritage Lottery funded project exploring women’s badge wearing. Throughout the year we have been collecting women’s badges and listening to the wonderful stories attached to them. This… (more)

Glasgow Women's Library
Glasgow
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Thu 1st May - Fri 23rd May
Free

Bohemia Arts Craft Vintage Design Fair

A lovely Spring Arts craft fair with local Artists makers designers in the delightful top bar at Curlers Rest Byres Road in the vibrant West a End. A great selection of stalls silversmith jewellery, Bespoke candles,… (more)

Curlers Rest
Glasgow
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Sat 26th April - Sat 19th July
free Entry (n/a), Free entry

Bupa Great Women's 10k

Ladies, have a fun day out and run, walk or jog for Cancer Support Scotland at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow. To find out more about running for Cancer Support Scotland, visit www.cancersupportscotland.org, email … (more)

Bellahouston Park (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 11th May
£25

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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Butterflies for Beginners

Come join both the RSPB and Butterfly Conservation as we give you an introductory workshop on butterflies. Beginning at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, and then heading out into Kelvingrove Park, we will learn… (more)

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 10th May
£15 (£10 RSPB members)

Casualty Cup

Annual NHS charity football tournament followed by evening of entertainment at Hampden Park hosted by Tam Cowan. Any infor regarding tickets can be sought from ghendry2@nhs.net. We are raising money for the Emergency… (more)

Hampden Park (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 4th October
TBD

Ceol's Craic: Ceol Mor Ostaig

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture makes its annual trip to CCA to host a day-long event of music, drama, literature and visual art. In collaboration with Ceòl ’s Craic, Ceòl Mòr… (more)

CCA (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 26th April
£10(£8)

Cloud - A solo exhibition by Henrik Pätzke

In his first solo exhibition in the UK, Henrik Pätzke will create an expansive installation inProject Ability’s gallery and deliver a talk event about his practice on Saturday 5 April 1-2pm. Henrik Pätzke has been… (more)

Project Ability (Trongate 103)
Glasgow
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Wed 23rd April - Sat 24th May
Free

Clyde Stride

Join in the fun at Glasgow’s Hospice Clyde Stride sponsored by Northern Forklift (Scotland) Ltd. Taking place on Saturday 10th May at 9.00pm, choose to walk 5k or 10k and support the work of The Prince & Princess of… (more)

Riverside Museum
Glasgow
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Sat 10th May
£20 (£10)

Creative Meditation

Open to everyone, from absolute beginners to those wanting to deepen their meditation experiences. A sharing of ideas, feelings and visualisation to enhance and develop your inner peace and strength. Tony Wong was… (more)

Inner Space Glasgow Meditation Centre
Glasgow
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Mon 18th August
Free of Charge

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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CRUISE Show

CRUISE Show Glasgow 11-12 October 2014 The UK's biggest event for discovering a world of voyages The CRUISE Show, held at SECC Glasgow, is packed with inspiration and information to help you discover your perfect… (more)

SECC (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 11th October - Sun 12th October
£6 advance

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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Dance Technique Summer School

This five-day dance course allows students aged 11–14 to experience a variety of dance genres and improve their overall dance technique. Students will study non-syllabus technique classes in ballet, jazz, body… (more)

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 21st July
£185

Deco Diva: A Portrayal Of The Artist Tamara DeLempicka by Kara Wilson

If you are fascinated by art in general - and the bohemian world of the twenties and thirties - you’ll love this. The glamorous and decadent Art Deco legend of 1930s Paris, Tamara de Lempicka, is recreated by Kara Wilson… (more)

The Mackintosh Church at Queen's Cross (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 7th July
£17.50

Depicting the Dead: craniofacial analysis for forensic and archaeological investigations

Depicting the Dead: craniofacial analysis for forensic and archaeological investigations by Professor Caroline Wilkinson, Professor of Craniofacial Identification, Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification, University… (more)

The Albany Learning Centre
Glasgow
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Sat 26th April
£2

Devised Theatre Summer School

This summer theatre school will use social media as its theme: #youcantseemesoicansaywhatiwant Once you've entered the world of social media you need to be aware. You need to watch out for the Trolls, the #'s, the… (more)

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (map)
Glasgow
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Mon 28th July
£225

Drama Queens: Play Reading for Pleasure

Our fabulous Drama Queens sessions explore some of the all-women plays we have in the archives – from powerful suffragette plays to light humorous sketches. No acting skills are required. Simply sit with a cup of tea and… (more)

Glasgow Women's Library
Glasgow
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Wed 21st May
Free

Gallery of Modern Art

An extraordinary range of post-war art and design exhibits, right at the heart of the city centre.

Gallery of Modern Art (map)
Glasgow
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Glasgow - a Personal Take

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION Glasgow- A Personal Take An exhibition by local Glasgow photographer, David McKeran, will take place at the Veneer Gallery, 1184 Argyle St, Glasgow from Friday 25th April to Thursday 1st… (more)

Veneer Gallery (map)
Glasgow
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Fri 25th April - Thu 1st May
Free

Glasgow Big Band Dance Night

Dust off those dancing shoes for a great night of social dancing as you quickstep, foxtrot and waltz , lindy & jive, the night away or just sit back and listen to swing and big band classics

Glasgow University Union (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 4th May
£8:00

The Glasgow Comic Mart

We are pleased to announce that The Glasgow Comic Mart will be returning to the Britannia in 2014 with our usual array of Comics, Memorabilia, rare collectibles, and original artwork from some of Glasgow's finest!

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 3rd May - Sat 1st November
FREE

Glasgow Police Museum

Newly-refurbished premises of the he Glasgow Police Heritage Society Archives.
The museum tells the tale of Britain's first police force, the City of Glasgow Police, which existed from 1779-1975 before it … (more)

Glasgow Police Museum
Glasgow
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