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] => Destination Space Station: Pop-up Planetarium & Solar Observation
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                    [shortdesc] => Mark World Space Week with a planetarium experience. 
                    [longdesc] => Celebrate World Space Week and join the team from Cosmos Planetarium on an incredible voyage of discovery. The planetarium dome is a fully digital, 360°, immersive cinematic theatre experience that will be 'popping up' on our Roof Terrace inside the 'Box'.

 Destination Space Station 

 We begin by traveling back in time to have a look at the early space explorers the wonderful Apollo astronauts. We then have a look at the night sky, learn how to navigate using the stars and how to find planets. Then BLAST OFF to the International Space Station to learn how astronauts live and work in space.

After the planetarium, try some solar observation (clear skies) or space themed VR Headsets (cloudy) and drop-in space themed arts and crafts. Suitable for big kids and little kids!

Tickets are £8.00 (adults and children). Admission to the house and Box walkways is not included. Advance booking essential.

 Show Times for Planetarium: 10:00 to 10:45, 10:45 to 11:30, 11:30 to 12:15, 12:15 to 13:00, 13:00 to 13:45, 13:45 to 14:30, 14:30 to 15:15, 15:15 to 16:00.
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                    [shortdesc] => New event for 4-14 year olds and their guardians to learn about industry 4 and how this will impact them. 
                    [longdesc] => Insp-Hire is a new event for those aged 4 to 14, and their parents or guardians to learn about industry 4. and how this will impact their future. Technology is moving at such a pace and Insp-Hire aims to to educate and excite children and parents to look at their future careers - and find out what skills they might need to do their dream job!

On the day, there'll be inspirational speakers including Gillian Docherty from Data Lab, an amazing interactive exhibition space with virtual reality, digital twinning, 3D printers, electric vehicles and more. Plus 10 workshops where both parent and child can interact together to learn to solve a cyber security attack, code Lego and build your own Fitbit. 

On top of this, there will be a food and drink arena showcasing some of Scotland's finest food and drink manufacturers with brief presentations on how their products are made.

To top it all off....this event is free of charge! And promises to be a great day out for families!
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Biggar Science Festival

Science festival featuring shows, exhibits, demonstrations and speakers

Dates : 30 Nov -0001

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Destination Space Station: Pop-up Planetarium & Solar Observation

Mark World Space Week with a planetarium experience

Dates : 06 Oct 2019

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Insp-Hire

New event for 4-14 year olds and their guardians to learn about industry 4 and how this will impact them

Dates : 14 Sep 2019

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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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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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Biggar Science Festival

Sat 21st Sep 2019 - Sun 22nd Sep 2019

Science festival featuring shows, exhibits, demonstrations and speakers.

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Scotland: A Rewilding Journey

Sat 14th Sep 2019

The Edinburgh Photographic Society and Scotland The Big Picture present a night of multimedia from Scotland's top nature photographers and filmmakers. Presented by Peter Cairns.

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Culture Club

Tue 10th Sep 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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Apollo 11

Tue 20th Aug 2019 - Thu 22nd Aug 2019

Documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with never-before-seen footage and newly discovered audio recordings. The rockets are spankingly new and exciting, and it's a piece of gleaming history showing the youth, hope and enthusiasm of the time.

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Insp-Hire

Sat 14th Sep 2019

New event for 4-14 year olds and their guardians to learn about industry 4 and how this will impact them.

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City Center Sci Comm Social

Thu 5th Sep 2019 - Thu 3rd Oct 2019

Meet other science lovers at this social event.

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