Tiger? Butterfly? Dragon? You decide. Free face painting for kids and big kids at the Glasgow Canal Festival. Runs from 12pm until 4pm only.
PUFFY MCPUFFER AND THE CRABBIT CANALS
Scottish Opera present a pop-up opera telling the tale of the five waterways that link Scotland from the North Sea to the Atlantic. Each one thinks they’re the best. Can an ordinary little puffer boat make them think again?
Interactive play pools for Canal Festival visitors aged 18 months - 4 years. Young children can splash in our play pools and explore different water toys under supervision of accompanying adults.
A chance to explore the fascinating canal ecosystem and meet the creatures who live there! Environmental experts will be on-hand to help interpret findings of the canal-dipping sessions.
CITIZEN SCIENCE WORKSHOPS
Take a tour on a real working canal boat with the Forth & Clyde Canal Society, and hear from fascinating stories about the canals' history and heritage.
CANAL BOAT TOURS
The Village Storytelling Centre present
stories to ignite the imagination for audiences of all ages inspired by the landscape of the canal. Storytelling sessions are free and you can sign up
on the day.
The Tallest is a participatory project where a child and an adult can create a very tall person using a specially designed cloak. The Tallest offers a new viewpoint, movement and personality of a very tall person for the participating child
Our fantastic sponsors Sustrans will bring back their pedal-powered cinema showing a range of short films from Scottish filmmakers and community groups. Pop in, have a look and jump on a bike!