Langside 450

A programme of events are being held in and around Queen’s Park over the weekend of the 12th and 13th May to mark the 450 year anniversary of the Battle of Langside!

Langside 450

About Langside 450

Over the weekend of the 12th and 13th May 2018, Langside Community Heritage, Inhouse CIC, and many other amazing community organisations have curated a programme of events in and around Queen’s Park to mark the 450 year anniversary of the Battle of Langside.

Langside 450 is not a commemoration or celebration of battle but is about the coming together of the local community and the area’s rich past.

Music:
Bamya
Big Noise
Brass Aye
Gaynor Barradell
Govanhill Voices
Horse Whisperer
Laird of Langsyde
Michael Daly TM
The Lovely Choir
Thistle Doo Recorder Group
Village Storytelling
and many more!

Theatre:
Baldy Bane Theatre Company and Locals schools present: ‘For Auld Lang-Side’ - a dramatic and musical journey through the history of the local area!

Talks, Tours, and Activities:
A symposium of talks on subjects of local interest by community organizations and local historians.

There will also be a range of hands-on activities suitable for all ages including:

Falconry,
Psychic Goat
Historical Demonstrations
Arts and Crafts
Archaeological digs

Sign-ups for walking tours of the battle site will be made available soon.

Procession:
A grand procession and fanfare involving local community groups, artists, musicians, and residents.

There will also be Food and drink available from a variety of local producers!

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Langside 450 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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