A fun day out for all the family. The line-up includes live music, kids activities and inflatables, a live wrestling show, food and market stalls, and much more.
A carnival parade will kick start the event and leaves City Park, Alexandra Parade at 12 noon. Come join the fun!
Many East End community groups are involved in the Alexandra Park festival be it the parade or the festival itself – these include Bridgeton Community Learning Campus, Urban Fox, FARE, Royston Youth Action, Milnbank Housing Association, PEEK, Platform’s Art Factory, RAPA and Rosemount Learning Centre.
In addition, there will be a day of fun at the Cycle Hub (by the bowling greens). It is all free. There will be food, music, an inflatable slide, bouncy castle, tennis and cycling activities including a bike maintenance drop in session. Also 12 noon until 4pm.
The public exhibition of proposals for the meat market and abattoir site took place on Thursday 24th January (yesterday), rather than Friday 25th January (today), as originally noted in our previous post. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Please do leave a comment on the previous post (or get in touch directly) to share your thoughts about how you feel the updated plans for the site would (or wouldn’t) benefit and complement our community life and spaces here in Dennistoun, Haghill, and other surrounding areas.
Edited on 25th January 2019 at 14:50: Date corrected from Fri 25th to Thu 24th, to reflect that the meeting had already taken place when this post was uploaded. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
A planning and architectural public exhibition for the former meat market and abattoir site at Duke Street and Bellgrove Street was held in Dennistoun Library from 2:30pm to 7:30pm on Thursday 24th January 2019. Please do leave a comment below (or get in touch directly) to share your thoughts about how you feel the updated plans for the site would (or wouldn’t) benefit and complement our community life and spaces here in Dennistoun, Haghill, and other surrounding areas.
See here for a pdf with detail additional to the above masterplan images.
See here for a reGlasgow article on the proposals with more visualisation images.
See here for the previous DCC write up about plans for the site.
See here for information about a recent consultation seeking views on potential uses for the cattle market sheds (which are being dealt with as a separate site to these proposals).
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Join architectural practice and Dennistoun Community Council associate member Dress for the Weather for ‘Field Trips’ – a walk and design workshop that asks participants to record and study the city in different ways.
Make your own Christmas wreath on Thursday 29th November 2018 (6 – 8 pm) with the help of expert support from Florresters of Duke Street, Dennistoun, who are kindly donating their services to their former school. A great chance to meet people informally, learn a new skill and get into the Christmas spirit.
The Parade Artists Christmas Shopping Week will be held daily from 10am until 4pm, from Saturday 24th November through to Sunday 2nd December at Wasps Studios, 77 Hanson Street, Glasgow G31 2HF. There will be late night opening until 8pm on Thursday 29th November.