Glasgow Canal Festival

22 Jul 2017

The first ever Glasgow Canal Festival is coming to North Glasgow on Saturday 22nd July!

The Forth & Clyde Canal between Applecross Basin and Speirs Wharf will spring to life between 11am and 5pm with street theatre, a street food village, canoe taster sessions, guided cycle tours, craft workshop, heritage and wildlife tours, live music and a behind the scenes look inside local landmarks.

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Programme:

Origami Boat Making

Chinese Craft Fair Ricefield Arts

Submarine Time Machine Exhibit from National Theatre of Scotland

Canoe taster sessions hosted by Pinkston Watersports, Glasgow

Guided tours of The Whisky Bond.

Pirate mini-boat build with Glasgow Tool Library

Queens Cross Housing Association Community Stall

The Whisky Bond Makers Market and creative workshops led by Peter Mead, Jennifer Argo, Sharon Ferris, Alys Owen.

Sculpture Club workshop with Glasgow Sculpture Studios

Educational talks by Scottish Canals about the invertebrates & fish found in the canal

Mischief le Bas walking theatre’s ‘Under the Sea’

Sustrans Scotland Cycle Tours

World Youth Urban Games Skate-boarding, BMX & parkour displays and workshop

Passenger Boat trips (£3 adults, £1.50 kids)

Archifringe exhibition at Civic House

Street Food & Catering by
Cafe Ocho
Piece @The Whisky Bond
Streat Food Village
– feat Chompsky, FacePlant Foods, GLo Alfresco Events & Nomad Wood Fired Pizza

AFTER PARTY at The Whisky Bond!

All activities are free unless stated otherwise
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Event produced by the Glasgow Canal Project which is supported by:

Scottish Canals
TAKTAL
Queens Cross Housing Association
Glasgow City Council
Igloo Regeneration
Ricefield Arts
Sustrans
National Theatre of Scotland
The Whisky Bond
Glasgow Sculpture Studios
Cafe Ocho
Pinkston Watersports