The Bird That Never Flew

Inspired by the story of St Mungo, create your own flightless bird at the People's Palace in this feathery fun workshop!

The Bird That Never Flew

About The Bird That Never Flew

Do you know that the story of the bird that never flew on the Glasgow coat of arms? Take a look at the coat of arms on the Doulton Fountain and be inspired to create your own flightless birds in our feather-filled, fun workshop!


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.
Events 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 The Bird That Never Flew are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Experience 120 years of the Palace

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Taking inspiration from John Knox's Glasgow Fair painting on display at the People's Palace, join in with some traditional fair-themed workshops during the Summer holidays!
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19th July 2018
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26th July 2018
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29th July 2018
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2nd August 2018
Taking inspiration from John Knox's Glasgow Fair painting on display at the People's Palace, join in with some traditional fair-themed workshops during the Summer holidays!
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3rd August 2018
Taking inspiration from John Knox's Glasgow Fair painting on display at the People's Palace, join in with some traditional fair-themed workshops during the Summer holidays!
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Taking inspiration from John Knox's Glasgow Fair painting on display at the People's Palace, join in with some traditional fair-themed workshops during the Summer holidays!
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Taking inspiration from John Knox's Glasgow Fair painting on display at the People's Palace, join in with some traditional fair-themed workshops during the Summer holidays!
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8th August 2018
Taking inspiration from John Knox's Glasgow Fair painting on display at the People's Palace, join in with some traditional fair-themed workshops during the Summer holidays!
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9th August 2018
Taking inspiration from John Knox's Glasgow Fair painting on display at the People's Palace, join in with some traditional fair-themed workshops during the Summer holidays!
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10th August 2018
Taking inspiration from John Knox's Glasgow Fair painting on display at the People's Palace, join in with some traditional fair-themed workshops during the Summer holidays!
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11th August 2018
Taking inspiration from John Knox's Glasgow Fair painting on display at the People's Palace, join in with some traditional fair-themed workshops during the Summer holidays!
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12th August 2018
Come along to the People's Palace for one of their regular 'hands on' sessions where you can view pieces up close and learn more about the fascinating collections!
Hands On at the Palace

Hands On at the Palace

9th September 2018
Come along to the People's Palace for one of their regular 'hands on' sessions where you can view pieces up close and learn more about the fascinating collections!

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