Alexandra Park Festival Parade Funding

Alexandra Park Festival Parade
Alexandra Park Festival Parade

The “Festival 2018 Our Place Fund” is for community groups to put on cultural events and arts activities within their area before and during the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow. Proposals have now been submitted and everyone in Glasgow has the chance to vote to choose which projects are funded. Alexandra Park Festival needs your votes. If you want this special festival to continue then please vote and share to make this year even more amazing than ever.

  • VOTE HERE for the Alexandra Park Festival Parade project.
  • Please note that YOU MUST VOTE FOR FIVE PROJECTS, otherwise, NONE of your votes will be counted. So please choose four other bids from the list HERE (by 12:00 on Friday 9 March 2018).

Thank you for your support.

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Alexandra Park Festival 2017

Alexandra Park Festival 2017
Alexandra Park Festival 2017

This year’s Alexandra Park Festival takes place between 12 noon and 4 pm on Saturday 29th July 2017. Free entry. A carnival procession will leaving City Park at 12 noon.

Come and join in the summer festivities with lots to do for all the family. Enjoy live music, children activities and inflatibles, carnival drummers, community market stalls, arts & crafts, and tasty food. A great day out for everyone.

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Parks and Green Spaces: Public Workshop

Alexandra Park
Alexandra Park (Photo by Glasgowfoodie via Flickr)

As Glasgow City Council develops the strategy for the city’s parks and green spaces across the next two years, they are looking to collect as many ideas and opinions, stories and suggestions as possible from park users to help shape their decisions.

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Events in the Park

Alexandra Park Plan
Alexandra Park Plan

There’s lots and lots to do in and around our parks during the coming weeks. Take a look at what’s going on…

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Representing Dennistoun – A Utopian Dennistoun

Impact Arts - Art Changes Lives
Impact Arts – Art Changes Lives

Can you imagine a Utopian Dennistoun? East-Enders, young and old, have come together to explore this idea, creating short stories, monologues, characters, and songs which are inspired by the people and the place.

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Alexandra Park Consultation

Alexandra Park
Alexandra Park (Photo by Glasgowfoodie via Flickr)

Alexandra Park is one of Glasgow’s most significant parks, one of four designed by Sir Joseph Paxton. The 104 acre park takes its name from Princess Alexandra, the wife of the future King Edward VII, who officially opened the Park in 1870. The highest point of the park gives views north to Ben Lomond and south to Tinto hills. The City Improvement Trustees purchased the park in 1866 from Mr Walter Stewart of Haghill.

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