Be a Clown
Thu 12 Jul | 1.30–4pm | Family 5yrs+
No fair is complete without some clowns! Get yourself circus-ready in this fun workshop!
Sat 14 Jul | 1.30–4pm | Family 5yrs+
Practice some simple circus skills in this hands on family workshop!
Head for Heights
Thu 19 Jul | 1.30–4pm | Family 5yrs+
Make some simple stilts and feel like the giant in our Glasgow Fair painting!
Magic Lantern Slides
Thu 26 Jul | 1.30–4pm | Family 5yrs+
Make a lantern slide to entertain your friends and family!
Sun 29 Jul | 1.30–4pm | Family 5yrs+
Make a mask inspired by the circus animals you can see in the Glasgow Fair painting.
Bonnets and Hats
Thu 2, Fri 3 Aug | 1.30–4pm | Family 5yrs+
What sorts of hats can you see in the Glasgow Fair painting? Have a go at making one, in this crafty workshop!
Stalls and Shops (Imaginative Play Session)
Mon 6 Aug, Tue 7 Aug Imaginative Play Session | 1.30–4pm | Family 5yrs+
Set up a stall like the ones in the painting and play shops!
Wed 8, Thu 9 Aug | 1.30–4pm | Family 5yrs+
What characters would you find at the circus? Make your own circus-inspired mask!
Fri 10 Aug | 1.30–4pm | Family 5yrs+
Make a finger puppet and put on your own puppet show!
Sat 11 Aug | 1.30–4pm | Family 5yrs+
Inspired by the clothes in the Glasgow Fair painting, make a 19th-century peg doll!
Glasgow Museums welcomes families and children of all ages and all our venues are FREE to visit.
Our displays and exhibitions are designed with families in mind, so you’ll always find something interesting to explore when you visit.
Events are FREE unless otherwise stated.
The activities listed here are for family groups and children. If you would like to arrange a visit for an organised group, please contact the individual museum in advance.
While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Glasgow Fair at the People’s Palace are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.
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