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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Glasgow Science Festival Imagines at Kelvingrove

Glasgow Science Festival takes over the Kelvingrove Museum for a weekend of fun and inspiration

From penguins to quantum mechanics, storytelling and sludge, there's a plethora of cool stuff to keep you occupied and spark the imagination

Dates : 16 Jun 2018, 17 Jun 2018

Find out more...
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Glasgow Science Festival: Curiosity Live

Across all floors of Glasgow Science Centre we will have a wide range of researchers on hand to celebrate and share their exciting research with you

Get involved - try some hands-on demos and explore the world-leading innovation that Glasgow and the UK has to offer

Dates : 15 Jun 2018, 16 Jun 2018, 17 Jun 2018

Find out more...
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Glasgow Science Festival: RE:search Artists and Scientists in Conversation

Artists and scientists discuss the relationships and similarities between art and science

This chaired discussion will explore everything from the scientific method to metaphors, myths of creation, wave theory and human intervention in alien worlds

Dates : 10 Jun 2018

Find out more...
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Pint of Science Festival

Finally - a chance to combine our two favourite things - science and drinking

In pubs across the land, lively debate - including talks on chemistry, planet earth, psychology and biology - are taking place

Dates : 12 Jun 2018

Find out more...

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.

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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.

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MCM Scotland Comic Con

Sat 22nd Sep 2018 - Sun 23rd Sep 2018

A US-style comic con and celebration of superheroes, sci-fi, TV, gaming, trading cards, toys, anime and more.Guest of honour is anime director Shingo Natsume.

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Brick Wonders

Sat 14th Jul 2018 - Sun 23rd Sep 2018

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

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Pint of Science Festival

Tue 12th Jun 2018

Finally - a chance to combine our two favourite things - science and drinking. In pubs across the land, lively debate - including talks on chemistry, planet earth, psychology and biology - are taking place.

Find out more...

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

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Mugstock Festival

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 2018 includes Friday headliner Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5.

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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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Bricklive

Thu 19th Jul 2018 - Sun 22nd Jul 2018

A celebration of LEGO with displays from fan builders, themed areas and millions of LEGO bricks to play with.

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Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup

Thu 21st Jun 2018

This is a group for anyone interested in Data Science, Big Data, Analytics and Technology trends. We started this group to build a community to discuss general insights into the market and share personal experiences of working and operating in this area. We hope to cover skills shortages, technological advancements and organisational implications in Data Science and Technology during our series of meetups. All skill levels are welcome.

Find out more...
 

 

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