Events in the Parks this Week

Pollok Family Day

Parks and Outdoors Events

Scottish Home Coming Event
Candleriggs
Friday 5 September until Sunday 28 September 2014
12 noon until 12 midnight

A food, drink and entertainment festival showcasing the best of what Scotland has to offer as part of Homecoming Scotland - Watch the Germany v Scotland qualifier, enjoy some fine produce or enjoy the Ryder Cup fanzone.

Virgin Media Trailer
Buchanan Street
Monday 8 September until Sunday 21 September 2014
9.00 am until 5.00 pm
Free

Virgin staff will be on site to promote the services they can offer to students.

Vodafone Promotion
Buchanan Street
Friday 19 September 2014
9.00 am until 5.00 pm
Free

Vodafone Staff will be on the precinct outside the Apple store, promoting Vodafone products.

North West Glasgow Arts Trail
North West Glasgow
Various Locations
Saturday 20 September 2014
12 noon until 4.00 pm
Free

Maps, arts, teepees, urban hiking, murals, music, gardens and green spaces across Springburn, Royston, Possil, Maryhill, The Canal, Drumchapel and Milton.  This is a one day event, part of Doors Open Day, exploring the North West of Glasgow.  Making people more aware of all the great things going on in the North West.  Find the maps online or elsewhere and follow trails on public transport routes and the canal to discover what the area has to offer.

For further information contact North West Glasgow Arts Trail

Religious Literature Distribution
Sauchiehall Street
Saturday 20 September 2014
2.00 pm until 4.30 pm
Free

Free distribution of books, leaflets and DVDS to interested parties.

Inflatable Slide
Victoria Park
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 September 2014
10.00 am until 9.00 pm
Charges will apply

Inflatable Slide in the park. The age group is from 2 years to 12 years.

Inflatable Slide
Kelvingrove Park
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 September 2014
10.00 am until 9.00 pm
Charges will apply

Inflatable Slide in the park. The age group is from 2 years to 12 years.

New Students Welcome Event
Sauchiehall Street
Saturday 20 September 2014
11.00 am until 3.00 pm
Free

The Emmanuel Christian Ministries will outreach and welcome new international students visiting the city.

Gregg's Sampling
Victoria Road
Saturday 20 September 2014
10.00 am until 2.00 pm
Free

Gregg's staff will be handing out free samples of their products outside the Victoria Road store.

Recovery Street Film Festival
St Enoch Square
Monday 22 September 2014
9.00 am until 8.00 pm
Free

Phoenix Futures, alongside a number of other drug and alcohol recovery organisations will present street festivals which will feature a collection of 3 minute short films that will be compiled following an open competition for films on the subject of recovery from addiction.

Water vole Surveying Workshop
Cranhill Park
Monday 22 September 2014
10.30 am until 1.00 pm
Free

RSPB providing this free outdoor learning experience for new students at freshers week.

Pepsi Max Tier 3 Promotion
Buchanan Street
Wednesday 24 September 2014
10.00 am until 6.00 pm
Free

Promotional staff will be distributing sample size cans of Pepsi from branded dump bins.

Dr Bike
Pollokshaws Road/Langside Road
Friday 26 September 2014
4.00 pm until 7.00 pm
Free

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

September Weekend Funfair
St Enoch Square
Friday 26 September until Monday 29 September 2014
11.00 am until 9.00 pm
Charges apply

Come along and enjoy all the fun of the fair with a selection of adult and junior rides in the heart of Glasgow.

The Stand Out Bus Tour
Argyle Street
Saturday 27 September & Sunday 28 September 2014
10.00 am until 6.00 pm
Free

Interactive double decker aimed at encouraging people to sign a petition to get more aids for the visually impaired installed in UK buses.

Daily Record Bathroom Promotion
Buchanan Street
Saturday 27 September 2014
9.00 am until 6.00 pm
Free

A woman in a bath will be on the precinct raising awareness of the new Daily Record TV ad.

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

Sign up for this free weekly 5K park run.  

Register at www.parkrun.org.uk/register

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
Free

www.citymarketsglasgow.co.uk

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

Countryside Events Programme 2013-2014
The Wild About Glasgow countryside events programme 2013-2014 will be available in the near future. Featuring almost 100 events and activities for all ages and interests.

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.
Wild About Glasgow