Glasgow Canal Festival 2017

22 July 2017 12:00—18:00

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, dragon boat racing, canoe taster sessions, guided cycle tours, craft workshop,heritage and wildlife tours, live music and a behind the scenes look inside local landmarks.

The inaugural Glasgow Canal Dragon Boat Race (ticketed)
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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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