What’s on for Families at the People’s Palace

The People’s Palace holds a fantastic programme of activities for all the family to enjoy throughout the year!

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Saturday 18th March: Flipping Faces
1.30pm - 4pm | Free | Drop-in
Part of our Fizzers® 10 Years of Caricature exhibition, we are ending the first month of 2017 by creating a hilarious book of different faces exploring different facial expressions.

Sundays 19th & 26th March, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th April: Hands On at the Palace - Object Handling Session
1.30pm - 4pm | Free | Drop-in
On Sundays, join us for us for some special, themed handling sessions. You'll be able to get up close to real museum objects and learn about the history behind them!

Saturday 25th March: Snappy Faces
1.30pm - 4pm | Free | Drop-in
Inspired by our Fizzers® 10 Years of Caricature exhibition, make some snappy real life Snapchat filters and give your selfies an extra dimension!

Saturday 1st April: Don't be fooled
1.30pm - 4pm | Free | Drop-in
This week, take a journey back in time to the 1940s. We'll have different 40s inspired workshops each day where you can learn what life was like and try out some fun activities!

Tues 4th, Wed 5th, Thurs 6th, Sat 8th April: Fabulous 40s
1.30pm - 4pm | Free | Drop-in
This week, take a journey back in time to the 1940s. We'll have different 40s inspired workshops each day where you can learn what life was like and try out some fun activities!

Tues 11th, Wed 12th, Thurs 13th, Fri 14th, Sat 15th April: Groovy 60s
1.30pm - 4pm | Free | Drop-in
Let's get into the groove of the 1960s and join in our fun fact filled workshops.

Saturday 22nd April: Tree of Life
1.30pm - 4pm | Free | Drop-in
April 22nd is Earth Day and we'll be marking the occasion by planting a special tree in our Welcome Room! Come along and add leaves, some blossoms, or a cheeky animal and share what you're going to do to help the environment in 2017!

Saturday 29th April: Ur ye dancin?
1.30pm - 4pm | Free | Drop-in
Let's celebrate Glasgwegians love of dance and discover traditional dances from around the Commonwealth.


Explore our creative programme of activities for all the family!


Glasgow Museums welcomes families and children of all ages and all our venues are FREE to visit.

Our displays and exhibitions are designed with families in mind, so you’ll always find something interesting to explore when you visit. This event lists activities for families with children up to 12 years old.
They are FREE unless otherwise stated.

The activities listed here are for family groups and children. If you would like to arrange a visit for an organized group, please contact the individual museum in advance.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for What’s on for Families at the People’s Palace are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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