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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+)

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1000ft Zip Slide The Clyde in aid of Ronald McDonald House at Yorkhill

Volunteers wanted to fly across the Clyde on a Zip Wire in this adrenaline pumping experience and help us raise money to continue to provide free accommodation to families whilst their child undergoes treatment at… (more)

Pacific Quay (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 13th September
£120

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

Art for Erskine Exhibition & Sale

Thursday 24th July to Sunday 03rd August 2014 - FREE ENTRY Erskine's annual ART for ERSKINE Sale & Exhibition in support of the charity’s work caring for our country’s Veterans. Organised in conjunction with The… (more)

Trades Hall of Glasgow (map)
Glasgow
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Thu 24th July - Sun 3rd August
FREE ENTRY

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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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

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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Wed 23rd July - Sat 21st March
Free

Building Tours

Explore behind the scenes at the Tron and learn how it evolved from a Church to one of Scotland’s best known and deeply loved theatres.

Tron Theatre (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 26th July - Sat 2nd August
Free, Free but ticketed

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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Wed 23rd July - Sat 21st March
Free

Cargo, Camera...Action!

Glasgow Film takes over the River Clyde – the walkways, the bridges, the banks and the river itself. Cargo, Camera… Action! is Glasgow Film’s contribution to Festival 2014: a day-long cinematic spectacular on the water,… (more)

River Clyde at Custom House Quay
Glasgow
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Sat 26th July
Free. ((some ticketed))

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

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

Cycle Glasgow 2014

Sunday 17 August starting at 10.00am. The route will start and finish in Kelvingrove Park, heading to Clydebank on the Kelvin Walkway and returning via the Cycle Path on the Forth and Clyde Canal. Cyclists will… (more)

Kelvingrove Park (map)
Glasgow
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Sun 17th August
Various

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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Dearest Scotland

Dearest Scotland invites you to write to the future of Scotland. 2014 is the year we decide, as a nation, our future direction. But where are we going? What should our future look like? What do we who live in Scotland… (more)

Glasgow Women's Library
Glasgow
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Tue 19th August
Free

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

Dining in Darkness in Deafening Silence

Deafblind Scotland is bringing this exclusive event to Scotland Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbly at the lighted bar before you dine in the dark in a silent room. You will be served a delicious finger food… (more)

The Arthouse
Glasgow
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Tue 29th July - Wed 30th July
£35

Drama Queens

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 required. Simply sit with a cup of tea and… (more)

Glasgow Women's Library
Glasgow
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Wed 23rd July - Thu 21st August
Free

Dream Time

In a supportive, reflective way women can dream about their ideal society. What kind of community do you really want to live in? Many of us have never explored that question so now’s your chance. Once we dispose of the… (more)

Glasgow Women's Library
Glasgow
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Thu 7th August
Free

Ebb Tide

Ebb Tide is a collection of new short films made by Shetland film makers and inspired by seafarers journeys to far-flung destinations around the world. Shetlanders travelled by sea; some came back and many didn't. These… (more)

The Tall Ship (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 23rd July - Fri 25th July
£7.00 - £8.00

Ebb Tide

A collection of six contemporary, creative short films from Shetland, inspired by far travelled folk and the artefacts and stories they sent or brought back from the Commonwealth nations they visited. Every night for a… (more)

The Tall Ship (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 23rd July - Fri 25th July
£7 (£3.50), £8 (£4)

First of the Summer Wine 2014

A selection of 19th-21st Century British Drawings, Paintings and Sculpture with a touch of Summer flavour. Including works by Joan Eardley, Scottish Colourists, St Ives School, Glasgow Girls & Boys and selected… (more)

Cyril Gerber Fine Art (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 23rd July - Thu 31st July
Free (Free)

Fragments and Living Monuments: Spot Light on Mary Wollstonecraft

An informal research talk presented by Dr Anna Birch, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Dr Susan Manly, University of Saint Andrews. Anna and Susan explore and celebrate Wollstonecraft’s life in very different ways.… (more)

Glasgow Women's Library
Glasgow
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Fri 8th August
Free

Fred A. Farrell: Glasgow's War Artist

Through powerful sketches and watercolours, this new exhibition showcases the work of war artist Fred A. Farrell. Illustrating life in France and Flanders in 1916 and 1917, he also drew the home effort in Glasgow’s… (more)

People's Palace and Winter Gardens (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 23rd July - Sun 23rd November
Free

Free Farm to Fork Cooking courses

Children from Glasgow can now become a dab-hand in the kitchen, learning vital skills, cooking healthy recipes and creating balanced meals with a brand new series of cooking courses. The Tesco Eat Happy Project is… (more)

Tesco Extra Shettleston
Glasgow
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Wed 23rd July - Thu 7th August
Free event

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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The Games We Play

The Games We Play is a chance to explore games and play from across different cultures and time periods. From the Papua New Guinea story of Pikinini Wantaim Bubu, which shows how children learn to be adults from their… (more)

Scotland Street School Museum (map)
Glasgow
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Wed 23rd July - Sun 7th September
Free Entry

Glasgow Alternative and Burlesque Fair

Heresy n Heelz invites you to the UK's biggest touring Alternative Shopping and Entertainment Experience.

Queen Margaret Union (map)
Glasgow
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Sat 9th August
£4.00-£5.00

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 6th September - Sat 1st November
FREE

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