Events in Glasgow on 20 May 2021

View all the upcoming events in Glasgow on the 20 May 2021 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

Certified Mail

Certified Mail

17th May 2021 - 23rd May 2021
National Event

Certified Mail, the debut film by Egyptian director Hisham Saqr, is about finding inner strength while living with mental illness, catch the UK Premier as part of SMHAF 2021.
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City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!
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Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Section Learn to Sail Classes

Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Section Learn to Sail Classes

27th April 2021 - 26th May 2021
Milngavie

Learn to sail or improve your skills on Bardowie Loch, with classes available for both children and adults!
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Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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Dead Souls’ Vacation

Dead Souls’ Vacation

17th May 2021 - 23rd May 2021
National Event

Dead Souls' Vacation is an absurd, intimate slice of post-Soviet life, this documentary chronicles the relationship between a once popular Georgian musician and his elderly mother.
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Festival Village: Merchant City

Festival Village: Merchant City

30th April 2021 - 26th September 2021

The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to Glasgow's Candleriggs Square!
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Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

19th December 2020 - 31st December 2021

Flair Gymnastics Club have just opened a new facility within The Pitches in the Southside of Glasgow and have a range of new classes available for kids 5+!
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Fly Away Home

Fly Away Home

30th April 2021 - 30th May 2021

Fly Away Home is an exhibition at The Hidden Gardens created by Martha Orbach in which 21 handprinted flags mapping navigations across our interconnected world as our climate changes.
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Going Out | Going In - Audio Performance by Laura Fisher

Going Out | Going In - Audio Performance by Laura Fisher

26th February 2021 - 25th May 2021
National Event

Put on your headphones and take a journey through your local area with GOING OUT | GOING IN, an audio performance by Laura Fisher as part of the Out of Place festival!
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Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2021 - 31st December 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
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Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Selected dates between 27th April 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Join a Historic Tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
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Impact Summit

Impact Summit

19th May 2021 - 20th May 2021
Online Event

Held online on the 19th & 20th May, Impact Summit is an annual event that brings together some of the brightest minds of our time to discuss tackling global challenges!
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Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

5th April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is back with a new trail mystery! Book Now for tickets right through the summer and join us in our biggest adventure yet!
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Love Bound + Imogen

Love Bound + Imogen

17th May 2021 - 23rd May 2021
National Event

SMHAF are screening Love Bound and Imogen, two raw and compelling documentaries highlighting the challenges parents and families face in supporting young people with severe mental illness.
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McCabe & McLean Beer Garden Comedy

McCabe & McLean Beer Garden Comedy

20th May 2021

Join Susie McCabe & Des McLean as their Beer Garden Tour stops off at Van Winkle Glasgow on 20th May for a cracking night of comedy!
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Narratives in Times of Absurdity

Narratives in Times of Absurdity

15th May 2021 - 5th June 2021

Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts presents 'Narratives in Times of Absurdity' an exhibition by multi-disciplinary artist, Norman Sutton-Hibbert.
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Online Children’s Potions Class

Online Children’s Potions Class

15th February 2021 - 21st May 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Welcome back to wizard school to all our young witches and wizards! Join The Root of Magic for their online Potions Class from your own home!
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Online Music Classes

Online Music Classes

Selected dates between 20th April 2021 - 24th June 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Fancy learning to play an instrument? Platform Glasgow are running weekly online Fiddle, Guitar and Drums classes for juniors and adults!
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Pint of Science

Pint of Science

17th May 2021 - 20th May 2021
Online Event

Quench your thirst for knowledge when the annual Pint of Science festival returns online between the 17th - 20th May 2021!
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Safe To Be Me Festival

Safe To Be Me Festival

10th May 2021 - 31st May 2021
Online Event

Scottish Ballet presents the Safe to Be Me Festival, a digital festival of dance for young people to explore their identities through creative, interactive experiences and digital dance workshops!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn

1st April 2021 - 21st September 2021
Helensburgh

As part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme you can visit Glenarn in Rhu, Helensburgh, a complete example of a ten-acre garden which spans from 1850 to the present day!
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The Big Escape Glasgow

The Big Escape Glasgow

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021
Glasgow City Centre

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Glasgow City Centre into a giant escape game!
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The Creative Craft Show featuring The Scottish Quilting Show - POSTPONED

The Creative Craft Show featuring The Scottish Quilting Show - POSTPONED

20th May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

The Creative Craft Show returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 20th and 23rd of May 2021 and includes The Scottish Quilting Show!
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Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

10th August 2020 - 19th December 2021
Online Event

Check out ComputerXplorers SEScotland's online kids computing clubs, the perfect way to learn the latest technologies and develop invaluable tech skills.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

3rd May 2021 - 18th December 2021

Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Selected dates between 2nd May 2021 - 20th May 2021

In conjunction with Eastwood Park Theatre, experience Blackeyed Theatre's acclaimed, fully-staged adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's timeless novel, Jane Eyre, with added BSL interpretation!

Find out about Jane Eyre on What's On East Renfrewshire
The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe - POSTPONED

The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe - POSTPONED

20th May 2021

From the award-winning creators of The Time Machine, Austen's Women and Jane Eyre: An Autobiography comes The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, catch it at Eastwood Park Theatre on May 20th!

Find out about The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe - POSTPONED on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Air and Space Exhibition

Air and Space Exhibition

28th February 2021 - 31st December 2021

Air and Space is an online exhibition of recent paintings from artist Jill Ashforth featuring the beautiful collection Air and Space and her lyrical video poem Joy with the music of Max Richter.

Find out about Air and Space Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Another Time, Another Place

Another Time, Another Place

28th April 2021 - 29th May 2021

Another Time, Another Place is a beautiful conversation between renowned artist Victoria Crowe OBE and poet Christine de Luca, both of whom have produced twelve works in this collaborative exhibition.

Find out about Another Time, Another Place on What's On Edinburgh
Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

26th April 2021 - 26th June 2021

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever major retrospective of his work.

Find out about Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! on What's On Edinburgh
Beginner’s Sewing Workshops

Beginner’s Sewing Workshops

Selected dates between 2nd May 2021 - 22nd May 2021

These practical sewing courses will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine.

Find out about Beginner’s Sewing Workshops on What's On Edinburgh
Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s - SUSPENDED

Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s - SUSPENDED

12th September 2020 - 6th June 2021

The 1920s was a period of contrasts and this exhibition explores the styles, ideas and events that shaped Scottish art during this influential decade.

Find out about Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s - SUSPENDED on What's On Edinburgh
Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

15th May 2021 - 10th October 2021

This major retrospective, the most comprehensive display of Charles H. Mackie’s work in over a century, showcases the breadth of his creative vision and talents.

Find out about Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light on What's On Edinburgh
Doctors, Patients and The Physical Examination

Doctors, Patients and The Physical Examination

26th April 2021 - 1st July 2021

Surgeons Hall Museums are delighted to offer this specialist short with Curator Jim Edmonson.

Find out about Doctors, Patients and The Physical Examination on What's On Edinburgh
Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition

Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition

29th April 2021 - 30th May 2021

This exhibition brings together pastel drawings by John Threlfall and oil paintings by Esther Tyson with ceramics sculptures by Simon Griffiths.

Find out about Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Points of Departure

Points of Departure

28th April 2021 - 21st May 2021

Upright Gallery is delighted to be reopening on the 28th April with an exhibition by Edinburgh based artist Mary Walters!

Find out about Points of Departure on What's On Edinburgh
Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection

Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection

3rd May 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!

Find out about Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection on What's On Edinburgh
Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

26th April 2021 - 5th September 2021

This exhibition is in collaboration with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation to celebrate what would have been film special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday year.

Find out about Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Newliston

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Newliston

1st May 2021 - 4th June 2021

Take a walk round Newliston, a well preserved 18th-century parkland/designed landscape rather than a garden as such, full of mature rhododendrons and azaleas, fine vistas and allees of trees!

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Newliston on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Shepherd House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Shepherd House

20th April 2021 - 22nd July 2021

Visit Shepherd House, a constantly evolving artist’s garden that never stands still, with lots of surprises including a shell house built in 2014, lavender parterres, a rill and fountains!

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Shepherd House on What's On Edinburgh
Scottish Music Classes

Scottish Music Classes

20th April 2021 - 24th June 2021

The Scots Music Group is running its spring/summer term online! Check out the full list of weekly classes starting in April and available through Zoom!

Find out about Scottish Music Classes on What's On Edinburgh
Soccer Stars Academy Edinburgh Classes

Soccer Stars Academy Edinburgh Classes

1st May 2021 - 29th May 2021

Soccer Stars Academy run a fun programme of weekly classes for toddlers and kids, they will be launching at their Edinburgh venue in Sighthill in May!

Find out about Soccer Stars Academy Edinburgh Classes on What's On Edinburgh
The Big Escape Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Edinburgh City Centre into a giant escape game!

Find out about The Big Escape Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
The Parking Lot Social Spring Breakout Edinburgh

The Parking Lot Social Spring Breakout Edinburgh

19th May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

Get together with your nearest & dearest and wave goodbye to a winter spent indoors with an incredible variety of entertainment at The Parking Lot Social Spring Breakout Edinburgh!

Find out about The Parking Lot Social Spring Breakout Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

1st April 2021 - 31st December 2021

Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!

Find out about Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

By the Seaside: Heritage, Healing and New Horizons

By the Seaside: Heritage, Healing and New Horizons

20th March 2021 - 20th June 2021

This innovative exhibition on blue space at the Scottish Fisheries Museum is curated by Museum and Gallery Studies MLitt students.

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glassmount House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glassmount House

1st April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Explore Glassmount House gardens, a densely planted walled garden and surrounding woodland with an A-listed sun dial, Mackenzie & Moncur greenhouse and historical doocot.

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

1st May 2021 - 21st August 2021

Set on a hill, this one-acre Edwardian landscaped garden has panoramic views over the River Tay.

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

24th April 2021 - 30th August 2021

Willowhill is an evolving three-acre garden with a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect all season.

Events in Lanarkshire

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Selected dates between 1st March 2021 - 24th December 2021

Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!

Find out about Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

All for One ACCORD Online Art Exhibition

All for One ACCORD Online Art Exhibition

12th April 2021 - 31st May 2021

All for One ACCORD is an online art exhibition being held between the 12th April and 31st May with all work being donated by some wonderful and generous artists!

Find out about All for One ACCORD Online Art Exhibition on What's On Renfrewshire
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 3rd May 2021 - 18th December 2021

Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!

Find out about Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Roaches Coaches

Roaches Coaches

9th December 2020 - 1st December 2021

Join Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society for Roaches Coaches, a radio comedy set in a small-town bus depot, in a magical time before COVID-19 was invented!

Find out about Roaches Coaches on What's On Stirling
The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

30th April 2021 - 1st January 2022

This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.

Events in Other Areas

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Festival Village: Merchant City
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Worth The Weight Vintage - Glasgow Vintage Kilo Sale
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Rock heavyweights Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer are bringing their Hella Mega Tour to Bellahouston Park on 28th June 2021!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a seventh year in July and August 2022!

Popular Venues

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum King's Theatre Glasgow SEC Armadillo Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro