What’s On Wednesday

You are invited to come and play, build, enjoy a campfire and explore a free outdoor play space together on Glasgow Green by Baltic Street Adventure Playground a project by Assemble together with PEEK and Playbusters. You are advised to be prepared to get messy!!

This is part of Play Summita three-day event with artist Nils Norman and art & architecture collective Assemble, which considers the state of 
play in Scotland and beyond. There are free talks, workshops and discussions, and a symposium bringing together leading thinkers and practitioners working in play from around the world, along with play ventures from across Scotland. For more information please visit the Collective website here.

The events I want to draw your attention to include:

Saturday 12 April

Outdoor play on Glasgow Green
Baltic Street Adventure Playground, PEEK and Playbusters
10am–6pm | Free

Sunday 13 April
Outdoor play on Glasgow Green
Baltic Street Adventure Playground, PEEK and Playbusters
10am–6pm | Free

Workshops for families
Winter Gardens
11am | The Woodcraft Folk
2pm | Modelmaking with Nils Norman & Grant Lambie
4pm | Tower building with Assemble
Free but you will need to book a ticket… to do so visit the website here

Monday 14 April
Outdoor play on Glasgow Green
Baltic Street Adventure Playground, PEEK and Playbusters
10am–6pm | Free

There are other events available and if you are interested in play I’d recommend that you take a look at the full programme.

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Mitti: Our South Asian Roots 

Saturday March 8th – Scotland Street School Museum – 12pm to 4pm

Why not drop in to Scotland Street School Museum on Saturday March 8th between 12pm and 4pm to join them for this free family fun day celebrating Glasgow Museums’ new RENEW collection of art from South Asia. You will be able to see work from community projects based on this new collection as well as create your own art inspired by the new collection.

Throughout the day there will be family arts and crafts and performances including:

  • Object handling
  • Clay modelling
  • Blockprinting
  • Mirror-work coaster making
  • Performances on the hour or “Tea and Clay”

Light refreshments will be available.

The event and the new collection are supported through the Art Fund’s RENEW scheme with the assistance of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

For more information call: 0141 287 0500

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Do you and your little one fancy some Halloween Happenings?

If you do, head on down to the Glasshouse at Queen’s Park from Monday 28th October to Thursday 31st October (from 10am to 3pm) for a free Halloween event.

Go along and visit the “Scary Tunnel”

For further information call Queenspark Glasshouse on 0141 2761476

Have a scary time!!

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The Big Draw is back….

If you want to participate then why not attend “Squiggley Doodley Dandy” on Saturday 26th October from 1pm – 3pm at GMRC.

Go along for an afternoon of unusual, fun and wacky drawing activities for all the family – also includes a short family tour.

This event is free but you will need to book in advance by calling GMRC on 0141 276 9300


What’s On Wednesday

Hi there… it’s Wednesday already and time to put another date in the diary.

On Saturday 5th October from 12pm to 4pm there is an open day at Linn Park Adventure Playground (145 Netherlee Road, G44 3ST).

This sounds like a fun day for all the family with the following free activities:

  • Pony Rides
  • Balloon Artist
  • Cake n Candy
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Facepainting
  • Animal Man’s Mini Zoo
  • Fire Engine

There’s also a secret garden, giant Snakes and Ladders, climbing frame, sandpits and a butterfly garden.

Here’s hoping it’s one of those lovely crisp Autumn days!

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Another free event for you to add to your diary:

Taking place in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Saturday 28th September from 10am to 5pm, this music event is sure to be lots of fun. There is going to be lots of family entertainment including TV’s Chris Jarvis who tells the classic tale of Peter and the Wolf.

The day will have lots of FREE activities including face-painting, a treasure hunt, storytelling, singing, meet the musicians, arts and crafts, workshops and two silent discos, one for “Little Monsters” and one for “Heroes and Heroines”.

Dress up in your finest fairytale costume and you could also win a prize on the day.

Sounds like a really fun day! For more information go to the Concert Hall Website.

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I know that this event is happening today but if you’re at a loose end with your little one and can make it over to Toryglen I think it might be worth the trip…. sounds like it could be a fun afternoon out:

Don’t forget that it’s Play Day 2013 too and that there’s an event on at Glasgow Glasshouses in Queens Park from 12pm to 3pm. See last week’s What’s On Wednesday for details.

What’s On Wednesday

Hiya! I’ve got a number of different dates for you to put in the diary today! There are lots of free activities for you and your little one to get involved with at the moment!

Firstly, this Saturday (3rd August) it’s Pollok Family Fun Day at Pollok Park. This is a free event held in the park from 10am to 4pm….. get down there, it’s lots of fun!

If you’re at a loose end on Sunday (4th August) then why not go to the Tramway Family Day: Albert Drive? From 12 noon to 4pm there will be lots going on all focusing on getting to know your neighbours on Albert Drive. For more information go to the Tramway website. This is a free event.

Finally, why not get involved with Playday 2013 on Wednesday 7th August. There are quite a few things going on across Glasgow and the surrounding areas but the event that grabbed my attention is one called Playful Places which is taking place at the Glasshouse at Queen’s Park from 12pm to 3pm. Activities will include Den building, Arts and Crafts, Animal Man, Commonwealth Games and much more!! All pre-5 children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information you can telephone 0141 2761330 or you can visit the Playday 2013 website here. This is a free event.