Festivals & fairs in Glasgow

 
Glasgow Science Centre on Show Glasgow Science Centre South Side
4-Jun-15 to 14-Jun-15

Discover three floors of interactive science exhibits, games, illusions and shows. Look into light with spectacular planetarium shows and the shadow puppet workshop and discover...

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Glasgow Caledonian University: Research Day The Arc Glasgow centre
5-Jun-15

Glasgow Caledonian University celebrates the research which is shaping the world's health, engineering and business. The programme will feature public talks, meet the experts and...

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The Science of Survival Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum West End
6-Jun-15 to 7-Jun-15

Could you survive in the wild? Join the RSPB in Kelvingrove Park - have a go at building a den, cooking outdoors and other hands on 'survival' activities and find out how the...

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Citizen Science Mapping Workshop Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum West End
6-Jun-15 to 7-Jun-15

Get hands-on with the latest free and open source mapping tools. Whether you're 12 or 112, you can learn how to turn citizen science knowledge into geographic data and create...

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Strathclyde Science Special 2015 John Arbuthnott Building Glasgow centre
6-Jun-15 to 7-Jun-15

Meet scientists at the University of Strathclyde for a weekend of hands-on activities and workshops covering a vast spectrum of science. Explore the world of infection and discove...

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Glasgow Science Festival at Kelvingrove Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum West End
6-Jun-15 to 7-Jun-15

A weekend of fun-filled science activities for all the family. Meet leading researchers from across the country and see the world in a new light: compare yourself to elite-level...

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Dinosaur Hunter Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum West End
6-Jun-15

Meet a real-life dinosaur hunter! Jointhe University of Edinburgh's Dr Steve Brusatte and hear about his quest to find prehistoric beasts in Scotland. Part of Kelvingrove (event...

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Beyond the Naked Eye Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum West End
6-Jun-15

Prof Rory Duncan and Dr Paul Dalgarno, Heriot-Watt University lead a hands-on journey to reveal how an unusual alliance between marine biologists, fluorescent undersea creatures,...

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SoapboxScience Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum West End
7-Jun-15

ScienceGRRL Glasgow proudly present SoapboxScience. Come and hear scientists shout about their work at the cutting edge of research and find out why they're so excited about it....

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What Have Bacteria Ever Done For Us? Boyd Orr Bld West End
9-Jun-15

In this interactive and fascinating Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow talk, Dr Mhairi Stewart explores the occasionally bizarre role of bacteria in our modern world, includin...

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Behind the Scenes at Glasgow Museums Glasgow Museums Resource Centre South Side
10-Jun-15

Glasgow Museums' natural history collections are regularly consulted for scientific research. Find out how they are used in this special tour for the Glasgow Science Festival. See...

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How Do You Feel? Govan Mbeki Health Building East End
10-Jun-15

An entertaining and informative exploration of body senses. This 'touchy-feely' talk will use scientific demonstrations and audience participation to explain how humans are able...

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Glasgow Science Festival at St Enoch St Enoch Centre Glasgow centre
11-Jun-15

Take a break from shopping and bag some science, with an evening of hands-on activities with the Glasgow Science Festival team.

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Fantastic Forces Whitelee Wind Farm Visitor's Centre South Side
13-Jun-15 to 14-Jun-15

Come to Whitelee to find out all about Issac Newton's three laws of motion, and the chance to make and fly your own water-powered rocket.

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Hydrology, Water Management and Resilience Lambhill Stables North Glasgow
13-Jun-15

Discover green technologies at Lambhill Stables. Take a walking tour for an artistic interpretation of the history, science, medicine, engineering and significance of water manage...

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Wish 143 Beatson Institute West End
13-Jun-15

A screening of 'Wish 143', an Oscar nominated short film about a terminally ill young man whose wish before he dies is to have sex. Followed by a panel Q&A featuring the film's...

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Festival of Light: Maxwell's Birthday Ceilidh Partick Burgh Hall West End
13-Jun-15

An evening of Scottish music and dance to celebrate James Clerk Maxwell, the Scottish scientist who changed the world. Plenty of old favourites and something different: a brand...

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Science on the Streets George Square Glasgow centre
13-Jun-15

Walking tour exploring the history of science and technology in Glasgow. Find the 'tape measure' in George Square, hear the story of the galvanisation of Matthew Clydesdale and...

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Science Sunday University of Glasgow West End
14-Jun-15

Our flagship University of Glasgow family event just keeps getting bigger and better. From solar eclipses to sound, healthy bones to healthy seas, we show off the incredible resea...

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Panto Science: The Periodic Fable University of Glasgow West End
14-Jun-15

A special preview of the upcoming Fringe production. Watch the worlds of Panto and Science collide in this sparkling new show for young and old! Find out more at pantoscience.co.u...

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Seeing Speech University of Glasgow West End
14-Jun-15

What does your tongue do when you're talking? Take a closer look with our ultrasound machine. Researchers from the University of Glasgow Phonetics lab will help you image your...

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Superhero Science: First Class University of Glasgow West End
14-Jun-15

Explore how superpowers might theoretically work. Featuring interactive demonstrations, a multimedia presentation and audience participation. Supported by the Wellcome Trust,...

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Hunterian Museum at Science Sunday University of Glasgow West End
14-Jun-15

Minibeasts, bones and so much more. Free drop-in science activities for all the family. Part of GSF's Science Sunday.

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Changing Voices in a Changing City University of Glasgow West End
14-Jun-15

Take part in an interactive speech workshop in our Phonetics Lab. We'll use demos, hands-on activities and speech processing software to look at sounds and explore language change...

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State of Play The Sparklehorse West End
14-Jun-15

Enjoy board games and explore scientific themes as you play. Save the world from pandemic flu, solve the global warming crisis, stop your lab from exploding and create the best...

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In the Footsteps of Eddington University of Glasgow West End
14-Jun-15

In March 2015 Richard Middlemiss travelled to the Faroe Islands for the solar eclipse, in an attempt to repeat the first experimental verification of General Relativity. A multi-m...

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