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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Explorathon

Explorathon Glasgow celebrates European science, technology and design and brings people closer to these fields with various programmes

Activities for all ages, inspired by real-life health and science researches in the city, talks, lectures, exhibitions and demonstrations

Dates : 27 Sep 2019

Find out more...
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ORCA Marine Mammal Surveyor Course

One-day classroom-based course on how to identify whales, dolphins and porpoises on offshore surveys across the ferry network

Dates : 12 Oct 2019

Find out more...
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Planetarium Lates

After hour planetarium shows with breathtaking images of the cosmos & up-to-date astronomy news

Dates : 21 Sep 2019, 28 Sep 2019, 19 Oct 2019

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Glasgow International Festival Of Visual Art

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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Bright Club

Mon 11th Nov 2019

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.

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Explorathon

Fri 27th Sep 2019

Explorathon Glasgow celebrates European science, technology and design and brings people closer to these fields with various programmes. Activities for all ages, inspired by real-life health and science researches in the city, talks, lectures, exhibitions and demonstrations.

Find out more...

Explorathon Extravaganza!

Fri 27th Sep 2019

Meet hundreds of researchers from the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde and learn about their cutting-edge research through activities, talks and comedy.

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Gordon Buchanan: Animal Families and Me

Wed 30th Oct 2019

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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Planetarium Lates

Sat 21st Sep 2019 - Sat 19th Oct 2019

After hour planetarium shows with breathtaking images of the cosmos & up-to-date astronomy news.

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Biggar Science Festival

Sat 21st Sep 2019 - Sun 22nd Sep 2019

Science festival featuring shows, exhibits, demonstrations and speakers.

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Culture Club

Tue 8th Oct 2019 - Tue 10th Dec 2019

A monthly gathering of fermentation enthusiasts where you can meet like-minded people and share recipes, ideas and tips.

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Destination Space Station: Pop-up Planetarium & Solar Observation

Sun 6th Oct 2019

Mark World Space Week with a planetarium experience.

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Jack The Ripper Dinner & Dissection

Sun 27th Oct 2019

Witness a team of clinicians attempt to solve the mystery of Jack the Ripper's identity once and for all.

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