Glasgow Goes Green

On the 11th of February, the Glasgow Goes Green festival is being held at The Art School! Come along and find out how you can live a sustainable life with local and community resources!

Glasgow Goes Green

About Glasgow Goes Green

Go Green Week, a UK initiative which promotes climate action across the nation, comes back to Glasgow for a week in February. The student-lead Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team (GUEST), along with environmental sustainability officers from Glasgow School of Art, University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University have prepared a week of events with a focus towards environmentalism, sustainability and climate action, including the highlight of the week: Glasgow Goes Green Festival 2019.

Glasgow Goes Green Festival, an event which attracted over 500 attendees last year, returns to The Art School on the 11th of February, with workshops, stalls, talks, film screenings and musical performances running between 1-11pm.

The theme of the festival is ‘Reduce & Reuse’, highlighting the impact of our unsustainable consumer behaviour as well as our continuing struggle with addressing climate change. How can we consume better? What can we do to reduce our carbon footprint? What are the links between the individual and the community? How do politics relate to global warming? Visitors will explore the full-scope of ‘Reduce & Reuse’ in a welcoming, safe and family-friendly atmosphere.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Glasgow Goes Green are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Upcycled Cutlery Jewellery Workshop
Upcycled Cutlery Jewellery Workshop
23rd February 2019
Rags to Riches Retail, Glasgow South Side
Join the team at Rags To Riches for their latest upcycling workshop where you'll make your own necklace using cutlery!
Upcycle Clothing with Screen-printed Designs Adults and Kids (Inter-generational Series)
Upcycle Clothing with Screen-printed Designs Adults and Kids (Inter-generational Series)
19th May 2019
House for an Art Lover, Glasgow South Side
Adults and kids can explore the idea of sustainable fashion and learn how to use stencil screen printing to create fun, unique designs for clothing at Studio Pavilion!
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Arts and Crafts Events you might like...

Upcycled Cutlery Jewellery Workshop
Upcycled Cutlery Jewellery Workshop
23rd February 2019
Rags to Riches Retail, Glasgow South Side
Join the team at Rags To Riches for their latest upcycling workshop where you'll make your own necklace using cutlery!
Hadeel & Fair Trade Pop-Up Shop
Hadeel & Fair Trade Pop-Up Shop
23rd February 2019
NA, Glasgow South Side
Hadeel have partnered with weeWONDERBOX to give people in Glasgow an opportunity to purchase a range of Fair Trade products along with handmade crafts at their Pop-up Shop!
Butterflies, Bats and things that fly
Butterflies, Bats and things that fly
23rd Feb 2019 - 24th Feb 2019
Riverside Museum, Glasgow West End
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 23rd or Sunday 24th February and make your own flying creature!
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Langside Community Heritage AGM and Members’ Night
Langside Community Heritage AGM and Members’ Night
26th February 2019
Langside Parish Church, Glasgow South Side
Langside Community Heritage will hold their first Annual General Meeting at Finn's Place, Langside Parish Church on Tuesday 26th February... all welcome!
Action for Children - Fostering Information Day
Action for Children - Fostering Information Day
7th March 2019
NA, Glasgow West End
Are you considering becoming a foster carer? Now is a great time to get more informed! Join Action for Children for a cuppa and talk fostering at their Open Day on Thursday 7th March!
Doors Open Days Glasgow
Doors Open Days Glasgow
16th Sep 2019 - 22nd Sep 2019
NA, Various Locations Glasgow
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Glasgow! This year's event will be held between the 16th and 22nd September!
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Days Out Events you might like...

Model Rail Scotland
Model Rail Scotland
22nd Feb 2019 - 24th Feb 2019
SEC Centre, Glasgow City Centre
Model Rail Scotland is the biggest model railway show held in Scotland and is a must for every railway enthusiast!
Little Explorer Days
Little Explorer Days
23rd February 2019
Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow South Side
Especially for 3-5 year olds, Little Explorer days are themed fun-packed days at Glasgow Science Centre filled with things like workshops, drop-ins and make and take activities.
Largs Comic Con
Largs Comic Con
23rd February 2019
NA, Largs
Returning for a second year, The Big Glasgow Comic Page presents Largs Comic Con at sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde on Saturday 23rd February 2019!
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

The Tom Noddy Bubble Show
The Tom Noddy Bubble Show
22nd February 2019
Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, Glasgow West End
Tom Noddy's Bubble Magic Show has featured on television shows across the world and he's bringing it to the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre for a special one off event!
AQUARELA
AQUARELA
22nd February 2019
Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street, Glasgow City Centre
Glasgow Film Festival: Cinema transforms a basic element of life on earth into an exhilarating thrill ride in this astonishing, immersive documentary from Russian master Viktor Kossakovsky.
Glasgow Philharmonia Movies to Musicals
Glasgow Philharmonia Movies to Musicals
22nd February 2019
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow City Centre
After the success of their 4th SELL OUT Movies to Musicals Concert, Glasgow Philharmonia returns to the iconic Glasgow Royal Concert Hall for what will be their biggest show yet!
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Food and Drink Events you might like...

Rebel Yell Bourbon Tasting Event
Rebel Yell Bourbon Tasting Event
22nd February 2019
Van Winkle, Glasgow East End
Head along to Van Winkle on Friday 22nd February for their Rebel Yell Bourbon Tasting Event, currently enjoying a renaissance following their rebranding away from their very 'Southern' bottling!
Murder Mystery Dinner
Murder Mystery Dinner
22nd February 2019
The Butterfly and the Pig South, Glasgow South Side
Due to massive demand, The Butterfly and the Pig South are holding another season of Murder Mystery Dinner events during 2019!
Bridgeton Cross Retail Market
Bridgeton Cross Retail Market
22nd February 2019
NA, Glasgow East End
Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the twice weekly City Markets Bridgeton Cross Retail Market!
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Music Events you might like...

Musical Magic at Mharsanta
Musical Magic at Mharsanta
22nd February 2019
Mharsanta, Glasgow City Centre
Listen to the sounds of the amazing Michelle Elii singing all the biggest musical tunes at Mharsanta on Friday 22nd February!
True Gold - The Spandau Ballet Experience
True Gold - The Spandau Ballet Experience
22nd February 2019
Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Don't miss the official tribute to Spandau Ballet, True Gold, when they perform at Glsagow's Hard Rock Cafe on Friday 22nd February!
Glasgow Philharmonia Movies to Musicals
Glasgow Philharmonia Movies to Musicals
22nd February 2019
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow City Centre
After the success of their 4th SELL OUT Movies to Musicals Concert, Glasgow Philharmonia returns to the iconic Glasgow Royal Concert Hall for what will be their biggest show yet!
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Nights Out Events you might like...

The Tom Noddy Bubble Show
The Tom Noddy Bubble Show
22nd February 2019
Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, Glasgow West End
Tom Noddy's Bubble Magic Show has featured on television shows across the world and he's bringing it to the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre for a special one off event!
Musical Magic at Mharsanta
Musical Magic at Mharsanta
22nd February 2019
Mharsanta, Glasgow City Centre
Listen to the sounds of the amazing Michelle Elii singing all the biggest musical tunes at Mharsanta on Friday 22nd February!
Rebel Yell Bourbon Tasting Event
Rebel Yell Bourbon Tasting Event
22nd February 2019
Van Winkle, Glasgow East End
Head along to Van Winkle on Friday 22nd February for their Rebel Yell Bourbon Tasting Event, currently enjoying a renaissance following their rebranding away from their very 'Southern' bottling!
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