There are hundreds of events taking place in the region every month, from seminars, networking events to round table discussions, awards ceremonies and science-related cultural activities. Regardless of interests or expertise, there is bound to be plenty of fixtures which pique your interest and what better way to engage with the Glasgow City of Science community than confirming attendance to one or two.
Supported by The University of the West of Scotland, we have partnered with The List to provide a data gathering service. This is a well-known events site that carries high quality event information for the whole of Scotland.
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Accelerating Growth, Driving Innovation: A Vision For Life Sciences In Scotland
Significant players in the Scottish life sciences community examine four key areas: sustainable production; innovation and commercialisation; the business environment; and internationalisation, with a focus on growth, innovation and ambition
Dates : 21 Nov 2017
A biweekly event where speakers expound on science, pseudoscience, politics and policy to increase public understanding and engagement of these issues
Dates : 20 Nov 2017
The Multiverse by Moonlight
A guided moonlit walk through Crawick Multiverse, led by astronomer Steve Owens
Experience the dramatic landscapes on the Crawick Multiverse in a truly unique way, under moonlight, while exploring the connection between the earth below and the heavens above
Dates : 03 Dec 2017
UTOPIAE Opening Training School Public Lecture
Jörg Bewersdorff, author of Luck, Logic and White Lies, delivers a public lecture
Dates : 23 Nov 2017
Glasgow International Festival Of Visual Art
Fri 20th Apr 2018 - Mon 7th May 2018
Two-yearly festival of contemporary art commissioned from artists around the globe and including exhibitions in traditional gallery spaces, plus unique site-specific installations and live performance art. The 2018 festival will be directed by Richard Parry, who was formerly the Curator-Director of the Grundy Art Gallery in Blackpool. Over 190 artists, including 130 based in Glasgow, are featured across a number of ambitious projects.
Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival
Thu 15th Mar 2018 - Sun 25th Mar 2018
Located in the iconic Mitchell Library Aye Write! remains committed to celebrating Scottish and international writers and writing. The 2017 festival features John Bryne, Sanjeev Kohli, Sally Magnusson, Elaine C Smith, Christopher Brookmyre, Vic Galloway, Louise Welsh, Julia Scheele, Isaac Marion, Maria Stoian, Paul Morley, Woody Woodmansey, Roddy Woomble, Tom Doyle, Brix Smith Start, Tim Burgess, Ian Rankin, Ann Cleeves, Lin Anderson, Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström.
Glasgow Science Festival: Glasgow Explores
Thu 7th Jun 2018 - Sun 17th Jun 2018
A packed programme of workshops, shows, films, discussion, exhibitions and art collaborations allows budding scientists to sit back and learn something new or don safety goggles and take part in an experiment.
Dumfries & Galloway Science Festival
Sat 21st Apr 2018 - Sun 22nd Apr 2018
Family-oriented science fest from the makers of Glasgow Science Festival, with drop-in displays and exhibitions and loads of science-y fun for everyone.
Glasgow Live International Comedy Festival
Thu 8th Mar 2018 - Sun 25th Mar 2018
Glasgow's comedy festival birls back into your life, getting ever more impressive with each outing. This year, you're looking at a lineup of Bridget Christie, Janey Godley, Richard Herring, Jimmy Carr and Susan Calman, among many other delights.
Mon 20th Nov 2017
A biweekly event where speakers expound on science, pseudoscience, politics and policy to increase public understanding and engagement of these issues.
The Worm -- An Underground Adventure
Sat 31st Mar 2018 - Sat 31st Mar 2018
An adventure with Wilma and William as they journey to find the elusive worm species. For ages 3 -7.
Sat 3rd Mar 2018 - Sun 4th Mar 2018
A week-long programme offering over 100 author events, activities and readings for children, families and school pupils of all ages.
Graphic Design Festival Scotland
Sat 20th Oct 2018 - Sun 25th Nov 2018
The Graphic Design Festival Scotland aims to inspire young designers through active engagement, all while promoting creativity, collaboration, friendly competition and fun.
Fri 27th Jul 2018 - Mon 30th Jul 2018
Boutique festival organised on a not-for-profit basis, featuring music, food, drink, theatre, art, cabaret and 'sciencey stuff.' The lineup for 2017 included The Supernaturals, The Langan Band, Bombskare, Rachel Sermanni, Orkestra Del Sol and Dave Arcari.