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Events in the Park

Information for Residents - Forthcoming Events for Bellahouston Park

Kite Festival - 22 July 2018
Big Fun Run/Dog Walk - 28 July 2018
Glasgow Summer Sessions - August 2018
The Great Scottish Run - 30 September 2018
Jimmy Irvine 10K - 11 November 2018

Information for Residents - Forthcoming Events for Glasgow Green

TRNSMT - 29 June until 10 July 2018

Clyde Stride Ultra Marathon - 14 July 2018
Glasgow 2018 European Championships - 1 until 12 August 2018
World Pipe Bands Championships - 17 until 18 August 2018
HSBC - 26 August 2018
Women's Running Race Series - 1 September 2018
BBC Proms in the Park 2018 - 8 September 2018
It's a Knockout 2018 - 8 September until 9 September 2018
Pedal for Scotland 2018 - 9 September 2018
Recovery Walk Scotland - 15 September 2018
Recovery Race Series - 15 September 2018
Use Your Senses 5K - 22 September 2018
The Great Scottish Run - 28 until 30 September 2018
Glasgow Fireworks 2018 - 5 November 2018
Glasgow MoRun - 11 November 2018

European Championships 2018

Keep up to date with the latest information on what's happening across the city in the run up to the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.

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Bard in the Botanics

Botanic Gardens
Wednesday 20 June 2018 until Saturday 28 July 2018
Charges apply

Scotland's biggest and best loved Shakespeare Festival. Bard in the Botanics hosts a range of productions every summer in the beautiful surrounding of the Botanic Gardens. This year is The Star Cross'd Lovers Season. For more information visit: Bard in the Botanics website


St Enoch Square
Friday 29 June until Sunday 29 July 2018
12 noon until 11.00 pm
Charges apply

Come along and bring the kids, join in the fun and thrills at the family funfair - there will be plenty of rides to choose from and something to suit everyone.


Victoria Park
Friday 6 July until Sunday 15 July 2018
Sunday until Wednesday, 11.00 am until 9.00 pm
Thursday until Saturday, 11.00 am until  10.00 pm
Charges apply

This is an outdoor event based on the TV show Friends where fans can learn more about the show, visit replica sets and take part in themed games and activities.  For more information visit:  Friendsfest website.

Children's University Activities

Tollcross Park Children's Farm
Saturday 21 July, Sunday 22 July and Friday 27 July 2018
10.00 am until 3.30 pm daily(3.00pm on Fridays)

Glasgow's Countryside Rangers will be running activities based around the European Championships' sports and Animal Athletics on the above days. Come along and join in even if you're not registered with the Children's University. To find out more go to Children's University website. Open and free to all.

Please note these activities replace the Summer activities previously planned at Pollok Country Park Visitor centre which is now closed indefinitely.

Pride Glasgow Parade 2018

Saturday 14 July 2018
Starts from Clyde Place at 12 noon
Finishing at Kelvin Way

Showcasing Year of the Young Person the parade will be led by young LGBTI people and Politicians from across Scotland mixed with a range of colourful floats and walking groups from community groups, organisations and businesses alongside members of the public will highlight the need for fairness and equality across Scotland, the UK and the rest of the world. To find out more visit: Pride Glasgow 2018 website

Pride Glasgow 2018

Kelvingrove Park
Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July 2018
12 noon until 10.00 pm
Charges apply

Pride Glasgow is Scotland's largest festival of LGBTI celebration returning in 2018 for a 2 day festival weekend at Kelvingrove Park. Come along and join in the fun something to suit everyone from the pride market, family area, stage acts, dog shows, fairground and more. To find out more visit: Pride Glasgow 2018 website

Wild in the City

Butterflies and Blooms
Pollok Country Park
Wednesday 18 July 2018
11.00 am until 3.00 pm

Meeting at the Glade near the Burrell Collection. Join the Countryside Rangers and partners including Butterfly Conservation and RSPB for a family wildfest fun day. There will be arts and crafts and games, also the chance to meet either a highland cow or a Clydesdale horse. Come along and join in the fun.

Dr Bike

Queens Park
Wednesday 25 July 2018
8.00 am until 10.00 am

If you are experiencing clicking gears or strange noises when pedalling why not stop with your bike and get  it a free health check from Dr Bike.  

Wild in the City

Castlemilk Park
Wednesday 25 July 2018
11.00 am until 3.00 pm

Meeting at Cassiltoun Stables. Join the Countryside Rangers and partners including Butterfly Conservation and RSPB for a family wildfest fun day. There will be arts and crafts and games, also the chance to meet either a highland cow or a Clydesdale horse. Come along and join in the fun.

Highland Hops

Pollok Country Park
Thursday 26 July 2018
Thursday 23 August 2018
1.30 pm

Would you like an opportunity to get up close to our award winning Pollok Fold of Highland Cattle? Come along to one of our "Highland Hops" where you will learn about the breed and also see one of our show team stars being washed, blow dried and groomed in preparation for a show. Don't forget to wear appropriate footwear as we will be walking to see the cattle at home in the fields too. Meet at the "bothy" field behind the Old Stable Courtyard.

Park Run

Pollok Country Park, Ruchill Park, Springburn Park, Tollcross Park and Victoria Park
Every Saturday at 9.30 am

Sign up for this free weekly 5K park run.

Register at the Park Run website.

Junior Park Run

Victoria Park
Every Sunday at 9.20 am

Weekly timed runs for children aged 4 - 14 years. For more information visit Park Run website

Glasgow's Farmers' Market

Mansfield Park, Partick: second and fourth Saturday of the month
10.00 am to 2.00 pm

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

Glasgow Botanic Gardens - Find out about future events for the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow by visiting the Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens website.

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

Seven Lochs Wetland Park - What's On

To find out what events are taking place at Seven Lochs please visit the Seven Lochs website

Sportscotland - is an innovative online portal which helps people discover and support their local parks. Find out what's on in your park by visiting: MyParkScotland website

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