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The Rutherglen St Eloi to appear for Landemer Day 2022

Glasgow Life has agreed to lend the copy of the Rutherglen St Eloi statue, made for the People’s Palace displays in 1975. The piece has an important story to tell, not just for Rutherglen, but for the wholesale cultural destruction which took place of all catholic images at the time of the Scottish Reformation of …

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Birthday cards

Birthday wishes for the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens The 124th birthday of the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens (first opened by Lord Rosebery 22 January 1898) was celebrated with style, even although the building has been closed for three years. Tribute was paid to the artist and writer Alasdair Gray (1934-2019), whose Continuous Glasgow …

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First Gray Day 2022

People are asking ‘Why is 22 January Gray Day on Glasgow Green?’ and ‘What connection had Alasdair Gray with the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens?’  44 years ago on 22 January 1978, Alasdair Gray’s Continuous Glasgow Show, with 30 new paintings of contemporary Glasgow people and places, opened to the public. Alasdair had worked on …

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Join Us Celebrate the People’s Palace 124th Birthday – Saturday 22nd January 12noon ’til 2:00pm

124th Birthday Celebrations for the People’s Palace on Glasgow Green & Our First Annual Gray Day Celebration announced for 22 January 2022 You are invited to join us at 12noon -2:00pm on Saturday 22nd January 2022 outside the People’s Palace for its 124th birthday as we celebrate the anniversary of its opening  “for ever and …

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Christmas card to City Councillors

Still Game – Series 9 Episode – 5

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0003j2n/still-game-series-9-5-hitched See this wonderful episode Winston’s wedding in the Winter Gardens

Sign our petition

Sign the petition – Save the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens for the City of Glasgow https://www.change.org/p/glasgow-city-council-save-the-people-s-palace-and-winter-gardens-for-the-city-of-glasgow Save The People’s Palace and Winter Gardens! Located on Glasgow Green, Scotland is a museum and glasshouse which was opened on 22nd January 1898 by the Earl of Rosebury.  At the time, the East End of Glasgow was …

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Global Day for Climate Justice Saturday 6th Nov. Glasgow

Join us at the People’s Palace & Winter Gardens on Glasgow Green to witness the real neglect of  one of Glasgow’s precious civic assets. The picture below illustrates just how much devastation has been done to the Winter Gardens by the Glasgow City Council and their arms length company ” Glasgow Life”.  The opportunity to …

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Spooky Walk

Our Spooky Walk held on Friday night was a big success.  Thank you to all those who helped out and those who came along,  We assembled at the McLennan Arch and walked to the People’s Palace, storytelling on the way. Some great costumes and Hallowe’en jokes……. ” Why did the chewing gum cross the road…… …

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Spooky Walk – Friday 29th October

Come join us at our Spooktacular Halloween Spooky Walk Friday 29th Oct 7pm – 9pm. Meet at the McLennan Arch to People’s Palace. Prizes and freebies for all the children. Free Event.  (Fancy dress optional).

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