Events in the Parks this Week

Pollok Family Day

Parks and Outdoors Events

Global Christmas Market
Argyle Street
Friday 14 November until Sunday 21 December 2014
Monday until Wednesday, 10.00 am until 8.00 pm
Thursday until Saturday, 10.00 am until 9.00 pm
Sunday, 10.00 am until 6.00 pm

The 'not to be missed' Christmas Market returns to Glasgow, offering fabulous food, drink and Christmas gifts from all around the world. Soak up the atmosphere as you walk around the vast array of exciting stalls.

Buchanan Street
Saturday 15 November 2014 until Sunday 4 January 2015
Closed Christmas and New Year Day
10.00 am until 10.00 pm
Entry £2, Photograph £3

The popular Snow Globe returns to Glasgow for Christmas family fun.

Art on Scotland Market
Royal Exchange Square
Saturday 29 November and Sunday 30 November 2014
10.00 am until 6.00 pm

15 young artists will showcase their work, aimed at enhancing the artistic feel of the Royal Exchange Square area.

First Aid Flash Mob
Buchanan Street
Monday 24 November 2014
1.00 pm until 1.30 pm

"Would you know what to do in an Emergency?" is the theme of this flash mob to raise awareness of the importance of First Aid.

Vote for Bob Campaign
Buchanan Street
Tuesday 25 November 2014
11.00 am until 4.00 pm

The RSPB will raise awareness of their Vote for Bob campaign aimed at getting more people to speak up for nature in the run up to the General Election.

Oral Health Promotion
Buchanan Street
Wednesday 26 November 2014
11.00 am until 2.00 pm

A group of students from Glasgow Dental Hospital will offer advice and free samples of dental products to raise awareness of Oral Cancer Awareness month.

Glasgow on Ice
George Square
Thursday 27 November until Wednesday 31 December 2014
Charges apply

For more information visit Glasgow Loves Christmas website

Drink Drive Christmas 2014
Gordon Street at Central Station
Friday 28 November 2014
8.00 am until 8.00 pm

Scottish Government campaign aimed at informing the public of the recent alcohol legislation change and the anti drink driving Christmas message.

Dr Bike
Langside Road
Friday 28 November 2014
4.00 pm until 7.00 pm

Come along for a free Dr Bike Safety Check service on the pedestrianised area on Langside Road between the Shed nightclub and Langside Halls.

Giving Nature a Home Promotion
Buchanan Street
Saturday 29 November 2014
11.00 am until 4.00 pm

The RSPB will engage with shoppers about the conservation work they do as well as offering lots of free advice on looking after our feathered friends over the winter period.

Christ Embassy Church Outreach
Sauchiehall Street
Saturday 29 November 2014
3.00 pm until 6.00 pm

Church members will be singing and dancing on the precinct.

Sky Christmas 2014
Buchanan Street
Sunday 30 November 2014
11.00 am until 7.00 pm

Sky will set up a festive scene to promote Sky and Sky movies during the festive period.

Park Run
Pollok Country Park, Springburn Park, Tollcross Park & Victoria Park
Every Saturday at 9.30am

Sign up for this free weekly 5K park run.  

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Junior Park Run
Victoria Park
Every Sunday at 9.30am

Free weekly timed runs for children aged 4 - 14 years.

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Glasgow's Farmers' Market
Queen's Park: first and third Saturday of month
Mansfield Park, Partick: second and fourth Saturday of the month
10am to 2pm

Enjoy a delicious range of affordable, healthy and locally produced food.  You'll find a wide variety of seasonal vegetables, fresh fruit, quality meat, free range eggs, bread, cakes, cheese and fresh street food.

Events taking place all year round

Heritage Trails - Heritage Trails exist throughout Glasgow. They are a great way of exploring the city, and finding out a little more about some of the sites and monuments along the way.
Further information

Pollok Country Park - Forthcoming Events
To find out what events are taking place at Pollok Country Park check out our new Pollok Events guide.
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