Events

Find out about all the events taking place across the city each month

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.

To submit an event to The List, simply click here. You’ll need to register, but it’s a quick process to share your event and have your listing published on our site, The List’s website and be featured in feeds by The List to other organisations including Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and STV.

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Always captivating, continually surprising and forever pushing the boundaries, Professor Brian Cox takes science to a new dimension in this new stage show, plus get up close and personal with the man himself with an interview hosted by his The Infinite Monkey Cage co-host Robin Ince.

Brian Cox is perhaps the world's foremost communicator of all things scientific. His innate ability to make highly complex matters enormously entertaining and easy to contemplate has made his science television shows ground breaking in their audience reach and accessibility. 

Brian Cox OBE is a British particle physicist, a Royal Society University Research fellow. He works on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, Switzerland and is a Professor at the University of Manchester. He is best known to the public as the presenter of a number of science programs for the BBC, boosting the popularity of subjects such as astronomy and physics.
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Glasgow Science Festival: Glasgow Explores

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

Dates : 06 Jun 2019, 07 Jun 2019, 08 Jun 2019, 09 Jun 2019, 10 Jun 2019, 11 Jun 2019, 12 Jun 2019, 13 Jun 2019, 14 Jun 2019, ... and more

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Graphic Design Festival Scotland

The Graphic Design Festival Scotland aims to inspire young designers through active engagement, all while promoting creativity, collaboration, friendly competition and fun

In 2018 the festival features a showcase of design and visual communication created by young people entitled Young & Powerful

Dates : 14 Nov 2018, 15 Nov 2018, 16 Nov 2018, 17 Nov 2018, 18 Nov 2018, 19 Nov 2018, 20 Nov 2018, 21 Nov 2018, 22 Nov 2018, ... and more

Find out more...
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Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time

The particle physicist is best known for his popular BBC series Wonders of ? and non-fiction titles including Why Does E=mc²? and The Quantum Universe

Dates : 19 Feb 2019

Find out more...

Brainiac Live!

Sat 2nd Feb 2019

Warning: science alert! The chaotic TV show goes live in an explosive spectacle of science-based fun, in which Brainiac Joe escapes from Brainiac HQ leaving a trail of wacky experiments and exploded hypotheses along the way.

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Glasgow Science Festival: Glasgow Explores

Thu 6th Jun 2019 - Sun 16th Jun 2019

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.

Find out more...

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Thu 14th Mar 2019 - Sun 31st Mar 2019

Glasgow's comedy festival birls back into your life, getting ever more impressive with each outing. For 2019, you're looking at a lineup of Craig Hill, Janey Godley, Julian Clary and more.

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The Mackintosh Festival

Wed 14th Nov 2018 - Mon 31st Dec 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.

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New Start Scotland

Wed 21st Nov 2018

Over 150 exhibitions and 50 seminars at Scotland's largest business exhibition for start-ups.

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Graphic Design Festival Scotland

Wed 14th Nov 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. In 2018 the festival features a showcase of design and visual communication created by young people entitled Young & Powerful.

Find out more...

Professor Brian Cox

Tue 19th Feb 2019

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time. The particle physicist is best known for his popular BBC series Wonders of ? and non-fiction titles including Why Does E=mc²? and The Quantum Universe.

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The Future of Fintech

Thu 15th Nov 2018

Symposium on the financial services industry with a focus on Finitech. Ticket includes lunch.

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Gordon Buchanan: Animal Families and Me

Tue 20th Nov 2018

Wildlife presenter and cameraman Gordon Buchanan, best known for his hugely popular BBC series Animal Family and Me, talks about some of his most challenging expeditions.

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RSNO: Sci-Fi Spectacular!

Sat 26th Jan 2019 - Sat 26th Jan 2019

The Force is strong with this one, as conductor Anthony Weeden and presenter Tom Redmond captain the RSNO on a fantastic journey through the most thrilling film music ever inspired by science fiction. From 001: A Space Odyssey to Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Avatar to Alien and of course Star Wars and Star Trek, it's an adventure beyond time and space. So beam aboard, as we boldly go where no concert has gone before!

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