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 showcase our fantastic Winter Gardens during the COP26 summit has been lost.  The Winter Gardens could contribute to tackling Climate Change in so many ways. None more so than by providing a warm tranquil space for many Glaswegians and visitors during cold winter months. Continue reading

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…… because it was stuck to the chicken’s foot! Continue reading

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). Continue reading

West Boat House Glasgow Green

Glasgow Building Preservation Trust is working with the volunteers of two rowing clubs on the rejuvenation of the West Boathouse on Glasgow Green.

New Banner Design Details

Banner – Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green, approx 80 inches x 42 inches

It was really fitting that the banner was unveiled on Hallowe’en, memorial eve of the dead and the last day of The Pandemic Furlough scheme and rent/mortgage holidays, therefore the eve of mass unemployment and increasing poverty. These realities form the context for us to listen to those voices from the history of these fields not just its happy festivals but its bloody, bloody past through state executions, gallows and animal slaughter to soup kitchens, mass campaigning and direct action, locals holding council and parliament to account, in the best of times and the worst of times.
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New Banner for Friends of People’s Palace Winter Gardens & Glasgow Green

Watch this video about our new banner:

1820 Murdered By The State

40 days after the start of his trial, James ‘Purley’ Wilson,aged 60,from a line of a Scottish radicals from Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, was Executed after being enticed into a Government provoked insurrection. His, like Hardie & Baird and those transported to Australia or killed by Militia, still lives on in our historical memory as a class – today. The KEELIE
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History 1820 Radical Rising Scotland

40 days after the start of his trial, James ‘Purley’ Wilson,aged 60,from a line of a Scottish radicals from Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, was Executed after being enticed into a Government provoked insurrection. His, like Hardie & Baird and those transported to Australia or killed by Militia, still lives on in our historical memory as a class – today.  The KEELIE
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Radical History on Glasgow Green

Take time to view this 22 minute PowerPoint on 1000 years of Glasgow Green history by Spirit of Revolt/ Archives of Dissent. The music was specially written by Los Angeles-based Scottish composer Paul Mounsey, and to our knowledge is the first music composed for Glasgow Green, in spite of all the musical events which have taken place here in the past millennium.  spiritofrevolt.info

360 View – Peoples Palace SECOND FLOOR – Glasgow Green

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