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Get the most out of Glasgow Life this February

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Get the most out of Glasgow Life this February

Glasgow Sport

After the success of sporting events such as 2014's Commonwealth Games and 2018's European Championships in Glasgow, the countdown is on as Emirates Arena is set to host the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships in a few days’ time!

Kicking off on 1 March, the event will see over 5,000 spectators pack into the arena to cheer on some of Scotland's best athletes. Find out more about the Championships here. 

Glasgow Museums

This month you can see works by one of the world’s most famous artists at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, in partnership with the Royal Collection Trust. The exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing runs from 1 February – 6 May 2019 and showcases twelve of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection.

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing is a nationwide event that marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death. Kelvingrove Museum is the only Scottish venue to host this exhibition and admission to the exhibition is free of charge!

studies for an equestrian monument close up

Glasgow Club 

Keen to make fitness fun for your kids? Get them active with GoClub membership from Glasgow Club. Glasgow Club have launched a great new membership for 5-11 year olds! Offering unlimited swimming, GoClub games sessions and much more.

Find out more about the GoClub Memberships

Two teenagers sitting and smiling in the gym

Glasgow Libraries 

Glasgow’s book festival Aye Write! is back with another outstanding line-up!

Celebrating the best in national, international and local writing, Aye Write! annually brings national and local speakers to Glasgow’s iconic Mitchell Library, allowing audiences to enjoy appearances from big name writers and emerging talent alike.

The Aye Write! programme can be found here

Woman reading Aye Write brochure in library

Young Glasgow 

This year's Wee Write! has a wonderful mix of authors, illustrators and storytellers, offering something for every age and stage.

At the fun-filled family day on Saturday 2 March, you’ll find lots of award-winning children’s authors and the return of many Wee Write! favourites!

The Wee Write! programme can be found here

Arts & Music

Throughout February the main gallery space at leading international art venue Tramway is showing a fantastic large scale visual art installation. AMOS WORLD, by acclaimed artist, Cécile B. Evans makes brilliant use of the expansive gallery with video film and specially constructed structures.

AMOS’ WORLD is conceived as a television show set in a socially progressive housing estate and is the most ambitious installation to date by Cecile b Evans. The work is free to see and on from Tuesday to Sunday each week. It’s one not to be missed.

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