Alexandra Park Festival and Parade 2019

Alexandra Park Festival
Alexandra Park Festival

Alexandra Park Festival and Parade will take place on Saturday 20th July from 12 noon until 4pm (free entry).

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.

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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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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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Alexandra Park Festival 2014: Saturday 21st June

Alexandra Park Carnival Procession and Festival
Alexandra Park Carnival Procession and Festival

Alexandra Park Festival 2014 takes place in Dennistoun on Saturday 21st June from 12 until 5pm. Entry is free.

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Alexandra Park Festival 2013: Saturday 27th July

Alexandra Park Festival
Alexandra Park Festival

A range of east end Glasgow groups and organisations come together in Dennistoun on Saturday 27th July to put on the fourth annual Alexandra Park Festival 2013.

The event runs from 12 noon until 4pm, and entry is free.

It will be a great fun day out for everyone, with lots of attractions including food, sports, live music, art and craft market, inflatables, information stalls, and prizes to be won.

Alexandra Park address: 10 Sannox Gardens, Glasgow, G31 3JE – see our Locality page for a map.

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Site Update: January 2012

The latest approved minutes, for the December 2011 meeting, have now been uploaded to the Minutes section of the site. and are available for public viewing.  As ever, the minutes contain a police report, elected member reports, committee reports, DCC action plan updates, etc.

The Applications section has also been updated with the most recent planning application report – December 2011.  This is a handy review of all recent applications relevant to the Dennistoun Community Council Area.  Where applicable, brief summary comments are made.  On occasion, DCC may submit or support a formal objection to an application.

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Alexandra Park Festival: Saturday 23rd July 2011

Alexandra Park Festival 2011
Alexandra Park Festival 2011

Alexandra Park sees the return of the second annual Glasgow East Parks festival on Saturday 23rd July 2011, between 12 noon and 4pm. Entry is free to all.

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