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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                    [title] => Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival
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                    [shortdesc] => A festival celebrating Scottish and international writers and writing. 
                    [longdesc] => Aye Write! is Glasgow's Book Festival, founded in 2005 and since 2007 has been an annual fixture on Glasgow's culture calendar. The festival takes place in the beautiful Mitchell Library, one of Europe's largest public libraries.

Celebrating the best in national, international and local writing, Aye Write! annually brings national and local speakers to Glasgow's iconic Mitchell Library, allowing audiences to enjoy appearances from big name writers and emerging talent alike. 

The Aye Write! programme comprises a wide range of ticketed author events for adults and children, but also extends to a schools festival, and a variety of free community and family events.
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                    [title] => Bright Club
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                    [shortdesc] => Hardworking staff of the city's universities are let out for the night to share their tales about the weird, wonderful, and often very funny, world of research.
                    [longdesc] => Bright Club's unique blend of comedy and academia has made waves across the country, with a storming sell-out show at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and support from the likes of Robin Ince, Josie Long, Susan Morrison and Bruce Morton.

Join us as funny academics from Scotland's universities stand up for your entertainment and enlightenment, with live music and banter a-plenty!

'a very good idea!' Robin Ince

'?the show proved that academic research can be sexy and cool ? and very funny!' New Scientist
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                    [title] => Dumfries & Galloway Science Festival
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                    [title] => Glasgow International
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                    [shortdesc] => 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. 
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                    [title] => Glasgow Science Festival: Glasgow Steams Ahead!
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                    [shortdesc] => 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. The theme for 2020 is 'Glasgow's Making Waves', in keeping with the Scottish theme of 2020 being the Year of Coasts and Waves.
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                    [title] => Science Lates: Inside Your Mind
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                    [shortdesc] => Blow your mind at this truly fascinating trip inside what makes you, you. Journey through the vast networks of neurons in our planetarium, have a chat with mindful experts and try our brain altering exhibits and refreshments.

Science Lates are a series of adult-only themed nights where you can explore the science behind all the things you love from sound and screen to cosmos and cocktails. Science Lates will bring together all the exhibits that guests love but let you enjoy them without the kids, gin in hand. There's even a silent disco to kick off your weekend and get your groove on.

We'll be bringing together tasty food, music, experts and workshops from across Glasgow to help you start your night out in style.
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Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival

A festival celebrating Scottish and international writers and writing

Dates : 30 Nov -0001

Find out more...
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Bright Club

Hardworking staff of the city's universities are let out for the night to share their tales about the weird, wonderful, and often very funny, world of research

Dates : 09 Mar 2020, 27 Apr 2020, 08 Jun 2020

Find out more...
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Dumfries & Galloway Science Festival

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

Dates : 30 Nov -0001

Find out more...
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Glasgow International

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

Dates : 24 Apr 2020, 25 Apr 2020, 26 Apr 2020, 27 Apr 2020, 28 Apr 2020, 29 Apr 2020, 30 Apr 2020, 01 May 2020, 02 May 2020, ... and more

Find out more...
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Glasgow Science Festival: Glasgow Steams Ahead!

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

The theme for 2020 is 'Glasgow's Making Waves', in keeping with the Scottish theme of 2020 being the Year of Coasts and Waves

Dates : 04 Jun 2020, 05 Jun 2020, 06 Jun 2020, 07 Jun 2020, 08 Jun 2020, 09 Jun 2020, 10 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2020, 12 Jun 2020, ... and more

Find out more...
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Science Lates: Inside Your Mind

Blow your mind at this truly fascinating trip inside what makes you, you

Journey through the vast networks of neurons in our planetarium, have a chat with mindful experts and try our brain altering exhibits and refreshments

Dates : 20 Mar 2020

Find out more...

Glasgow International

Fri 24th Apr 2020 - Sun 10th May 2020

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.

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Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival

Thu 12th Mar 2020 - Sun 29th Mar 2020

A festival celebrating Scottish and international writers and writing.

Find out more...

Bright Club

Mon 9th Mar 2020 - Mon 8th Jun 2020

Hardworking staff of the city's universities are let out for the night to share their tales about the weird, wonderful, and often very funny, world of research.

Find out more...

West End Festival

Fri 29th May 2020 - Sun 28th Jun 2020

Taking over the West End of Glasgow, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantalises all the senses with a carnival, and delves into the creative depths of local studios and exhibitions with the Hidden Lane open days.

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Glasgow Science Festival: Glasgow Steams Ahead!

Thu 4th Jun 2020 - Sun 14th Jun 2020

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. The theme for 2020 is 'Glasgow's Making Waves', in keeping with the Scottish theme of 2020 being the Year of Coasts and Waves.

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Stargazing Live on the Roof Garden

Fri 31st Jan 2020

In partnership with the BBC's Stargazing Live project, join experts from Clydesdale Astronomical Society and volunteer stargazers on Scotland's largest roof garden for this examination of the night sky. If you have a telescope, bring it along.

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Dumfries & Galloway Science Festival

Sun 31st May 2020

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.

Find out more...

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Thu 12th Mar 2020 - Sun 29th Mar 2020

Glasgow's comedy festival birls back into your life, getting ever more impressive with each outing. For 2019, you're looking at a top line-up which includes such luminaries as Reginald D Hunter, Janey Godley, Larry Dean, Jerry Sadowitz, Catherine Bohart, Jasper Carrott, Garrett Millerick, Foil, Arms & Hog, Julian Clary, Russell Kane, Al Murray, Michelle McManus, Elaine C Smith, Andrew Maxwell, Desiree Burch, Phil Kay, Des Clarke and Andy Zaltzman.

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The Scottish Learning Festival

Wed 23rd Sep 2020 - Thu 24th Sep 2020

SLF is the largest education conference and exhibition in Scotland. The event has something to offer everyone involved in education and includes a thought-provoking conference programme as well as an exhibition and more.

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Wee Write!

Sat 7th Mar 2020

A jam-packed programme of activities and readings for children, families and school pupils of all ages.

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