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 “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).
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.
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.
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.
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.