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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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Making the Glasgow Style
2018 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of celebrated Glasgow architect, designer and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868?1928)
Glasgow Museums is delighted to celebrate this significant anniversary with a major new temporary exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Dates : 30 Mar 2018, 31 Mar 2018, 01 Apr 2018, 02 Apr 2018, 03 Apr 2018, 04 Apr 2018, 05 Apr 2018, 06 Apr 2018, 07 Apr 2018, ... and more
Colonel Chris Hadfield
Colonel Chris Hadfield (that astronaut fella who did a great David Bowie tribute) talks about his time in space
Dates : 16 Feb 2018
The Enigma of Sir John James Burnet
Niall Murphy talks about one of Glasgow's finest architects
Dates : 22 Feb 2018
Ice Age Mammoth
Ann Ainsworth, Curator of Geology, explains how the Ice Age woolly mammoth survived life in the cold
Dates : 23 Jan 2018
Scotland's Life Sciences Dinner and Annual Awards
Annual awards dinner
Dates : 28 Feb 2018
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 featured 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.
Little Explorer Days
Sat 27th Jan 2018 - Sun 28th Jan 2018
Activities and fun for little ones aged 3-5 on a different scientific theme each time.
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, including their first stand-up school.
The Mackintosh Festival
Mon 1st Oct 2018 - Wed 31st Oct 2018
Festival celebrating the creative genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The programme includes exhibitions and tours as well as the opportunity to unleash your own creativity through workshops and activities.
Zombie Science: Worst Case Scenario
Thu 15th Mar 2018 - Thu 15th Mar 2018
Theoretical Zombiologist Doctor Howe has all the know-how you'll need to survive when the inevitable apocalypse occurs. Face a hypothetical zombieism outbreak and make decisions that alter the outcome, with a multimedia presentation, practical demonstrations and audience participation. Ages 18+.
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 jam-packed programme of activities and readings for children, families and school pupils of all ages.