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What’s On For Kids this Weekend in GlasgowWhat’s On For Kids this Weekend in Glasgow
Added: 27 Mar 2014
The important news this weekend is that the Glasgow Tower (pictured) is open! This is the tallest, free-standing building in Scotland and is feat of engineering. It is the only structure ON EARTH capable of rotating 360 degrees into the prevailing wind. If you’ve been down to Pacific Quay, you’ll know that the prevailing wind is pretty strong. Anyway, the Glasgow Tower has been closed more times than open so now’s your chance!

What’s On For Kids is delighted that the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre is back with its packed programme of puppet shows and workshops for kids and families. This Sunday, I Spy with PC McKay marks the start of the Autumn/Winter Programme. At the Scottish Youth Theatre, Family Storytime is back and this weekend.

There’s plenty to choose from this weekend: Going Batty at Linn Park and Pollok Park (booking essential) on Saturday and Sunday, drive-in movies at Ibrox all weekend. Out near East Kilbride, the Country Fair returns at the National Museum of Rural Life. Down at Culzean Castle, Forces in the Field returns with an even bigger and better programme. Closer to home, Over the Wall, billed as a festival of neighbours, takes place in the grounds of Gartnavel and includes some samba sessions with Olly from Children’s Classic Concerts. On Sunday, Quarriers Fun Day takes place at Scotstoun Stadium.

The Great Outdoors Festival is back and there are a wide variety of things to do. A lot of stuff is happening at Mugdock but Wild by Nature are running some sessions - Fire and Shelter Workshop and Come and Try Survival which take place this weekend near their base in Kirkintilloch.

And another thing
What do you think? We’ve recently launched a mobile site - in fact you might even be using this now. We’d love to have your feedback - anything you don’t like and anything you do like. If you are on instagram, tag your pic with #wawdt and it will be added to our gallery of great days out.

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Comic Con is only a week away and there’s still time to book your ticket. Book a place on Junior Ride the Braes and freshnlo Pedal For Scotland Glasgow Family Ride on 21 September and Disney on Ice celebrates 100 years of Magic and their UK-wide tour starts at Braehead Arena on 26 September.
Website: http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/whats-here/glasgow-tower.html
 

 
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