Glasgow Kite Festival


Let’s fly the Glasgow sky with kites!

Come along to Glasgow Kite Festival on July 22 in Bellahouston Park for a day of fun activities for all ages. You’ll have the chance to make, decorate and fly your own kite, as well as learn about the kite’s long history from ancient China to today.

There will be craft workshops, games and sports, a chance to try traditional Chinese clothing, a treasure hunt with a special prize, and, of course, kite flying. The festival is free, and open to all – you don’t need your own kite to join in!

Find us in Bellahouston Park, beside Mosspark Boulevard.

We’re working with local partners to host extra community kite-making workshops throughout July, join a group near you:

Glasgow Mela, Sunday 24 June
Gilded Lily, Thursday 5 July
Interfaith Glasgow, Saturday 14 July
Chinese Community Development Partnership, Wednesday 18th July
Kelvin Hall, Thursday 19th July

Thanks to our partners Glasgow Sport, Glasgow Life, The Kite Club of Scotland, and our local partners Gilded Lily, Chinese Community Development Partnership and Interfaith Glasgow.

Supported by Festival 2018, the cultural programme for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.

Summer Arts Festival events

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We had a fantastic time at the Mela Festival and we are continuing to deliver Chinese art and craft activities in various communities in Glasgow throughout July!

23 July, 12-4pm – Alexandra Park in Dennistoun
24 July, 12-4pm– Springburn Park in Springburn
30 July, 12-5pm – The Bridge Easterhouse – 10 year celebration

Click here for more information on these events

Hope to see you there!


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We are also hosting our next Cooking Pot food event: Mid-Autumn Festival – Chinese Dessert Night on Saturday 17 September at The Project Cafe from 7-9pm!

Tickets are on sale now on Eventbrite for £10

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