People’s Palace Family Event Programme

Bring the family along to the People’s Palace for a day crammed with fun events and activities!

People’s Palace Family Event Programme

About People’s Palace Family Event Programme

Saturday 7th October: Up Oor Close
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
Come on in and help us decorate our tenement close! Add some colourful Wally Tiles, or maybe a nice window box!

Sunday 8th October: Hands On At The Palace
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
On Sundays, join 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!

October Half Term Events


Thursday 19th October: Mrs Mack in the Dairy
1.30pm – 4pm | Age 2 - 5
Join Mrs Mack in the Buttercup Dairy and play with some of our shop themed toys.

Friday 20th & Saturday 21st October: Up Oor Close
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
Come on in and help us decorate our tenement close! Add some colourful Wally Tiles, or maybe a nice window box!

Sunday 22nd October: Hands On At The Palace
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
On Sundays, join 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 28th October: Up Oor Close
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
Come on in and help us decorate our tenement close! Add some colourful Wally Tiles, or maybe a nice window box!

Sunday 29th October: Hands On At The Palace
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
On Sundays, join 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 4th November: Gunpower, Treason and Plot!
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
The annual fireworks display takes place this weekend on Glasgow Green. Come along and make your own fireworks themed picture!

Saturday 11th November: In Flanders Fields
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
We're creating a special poppy field of remembrance this weekend to commemorate the Armistice Day. Come along and make a beautiful poppy and plant it in our field to remember the fallen soldiers.

Sunday 12th November: Hands On At The Palace
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
On Sundays, join 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 18th November: Big Yin's Beards
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
Billy Connolly's beard is one of his most recognisable features! Check out the display of Billy Connolly portraits on the second floor, then have a go at making your own beard!

Sunday 19th November: Hands On At The Palace
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
On Sundays, join 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!

Sunday 26th November: Hands On At The Palace
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
On Sundays, join 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!


Christmas Events


Saturday 2nd December: Step into Christmas
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
With Christmas fast approaching come along to our festive fun filled workshops. Make a bauble for the tree or a stocking for our fireplace.

Sunday 3rd December: Hands On At The Palace
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
On Sundays, join 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 9th December: Step into Christmas
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
With Christmas fast approaching come along to our festive fun filled workshops. Make a bauble for the tree or a stocking for our fireplace.

Sunday 10th December: Hands On At The Palace
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
On Sundays, join 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 16th December: Step into Christmas
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
With Christmas fast approaching come along to our festive fun filled workshops. Make a bauble for the tree or a stocking for our fireplace.

Sunday 17th December: Hands On At The Palace
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
On Sundays, join 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!

Wednesday 27th - Saturday 30th December: In With The New
1.30pm – 4pm | Family 5+
Share your memories of Glasgow New Years past in our Memory Book and write your thank you letters to Santa!


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 organised group, please contact the individual museum in advance.

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

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Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

7th December 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Holly Jolly Christmas

Holly Jolly Christmas

7th December 2019
The People's Palace hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during December and take part in some festive fun!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

7th December 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
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St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on Saturday 7th December and make your own Mandala inspired, eye-popping patterns!
Holly Jolly Christmas

Holly Jolly Christmas

8th December 2019
The People's Palace hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during December and take part in some festive fun!
Art For Baby

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10th December 2019
Looking for something to do with your baby? Come along to GoMA and make something simple and creative for you and your baby in a relaxed and welcoming environment!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

13th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Festive Decorations

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Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

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14th December 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

14th December 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Holly Jolly Christmas

Holly Jolly Christmas

14th December 2019
The People's Palace hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during December and take part in some festive fun!
Holly Jolly Christmas

Holly Jolly Christmas

15th December 2019
The People's Palace hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during December and take part in some festive fun!
Art For Baby

Art For Baby

17th December 2019
Looking for something to do with your baby? Come along to GoMA and make something simple and creative for you and your baby in a relaxed and welcoming environment!
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18th December 2019
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20th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

21st December 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

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21st December 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
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11th January 2020
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The RSPB at Kelvingrove

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The RSPB at Kelvingrove

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18th January 2020
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The RSPB at Kelvingrove

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19th January 2020
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The RSPB at Kelvingrove

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25th January 2020
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The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

26th January 2020
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