Don't Miss This Glasgow

Feature by Anna Battista | 15 Jul 2006

Glasgow Show
July 8-9
The 'people's festival' returns to Glasgow Green in style, offering music, poetry, markets and extreme sports. Guaranteed fun for everybody. For further information check the site

Poseidon: Escape in Imax
July 1-16
Take the ultimate dive in this digital update of Ronald Neame's 'The Poseidon Adventure' by director Wolfgang Petersen. An Imax wet dream, albeit not in a sexual sense. The Imax Cinema, Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay.

20 Etchings by Rembrandt
Through 15 July
The Hunterian Art Gallery joins the celebrations for the 400th anniversary of Rembrandt's birth, with 20 of his finest etchings, including the famous Self-Portrait in a Cap, Open-Mouthed. Hunterian Art Gallery, 82 Hillhead Street,

2006 Co-op JogScotland Challenge
July 20
Want a challenge this summer that can offer you a bit of a thrill but also lots of entertainment? Then go to Glasgow Green and join the JogScotland 5km fun run. Open to anyone over the age of 13, this event also features a series of activities such as mass aerobics warm up, sport massages and various competitions. For the entry form check the site

Bard in the Botanics: Summer Shakespeare Festival
Through 23 July
Glasgow Repertory Company celebrates the 5th birthday of the Bard in the Botanics season. A favourite with all audiences, Scotland's only annual Shakespeare festival this year includes new productions of 'The Comedy of Errors' and 'The Winter's Tale'. Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Road. Check for full programme details.

Glasgow 1955: Life Through the Lens
July 1-30
Let these photographs take you back in time to 1955 when Glasgow Camera Clubs created a unique photographic survey of the city. An excellent exhibition that will bring back many memories and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the local camera clubs. People's Palace and Winter Gardens, Glasgow Green, Glasgow. Log on to for more information.