Kelvin Hall

The Lotus Club: Japanese Documentary Series (July)

The Lotus Club: Japanese Documentary Series (July)
Free - ticket required
Dates and times
31st Jul 2024
6:00PM - 7:30PM

A lotus flower grows out of the mud and blossoms above the muddy surface of the water. What can be seen above the muddy surface of Japan and Scotland, in the eyes of two Glasgow-based Japanese journalists? 

Our new monthly 'Lotus Club' will screen a selection of documentaries, with opportunities for discussion too. 

July Screenings

“Fukushima: Radiation map and Evacuation” (2020, 65 mins) 

The making of the radiation map of Fukushima gave momentum towards the creation of the Institute of Environmental Radioactivity. 

Total running time: 65 mins

Free, but please book your place here

Accessible toilets

The accessible toilet is located off the main corridor. There is changing space. 

Assistance dogs

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing loop

There is a fixed loop hearing assistance system. 

If you use British Sign Language, you can watch our  British Sign Language introduction to Kelvin Hall.

Wheelchair access

There is wheelchair and pram access to all public areas using the lifts and there are free wheelchairs available to hire at reception.

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Cafe or restaurant


The car park on Bunhouse Road is managed by City Parking. Charges are as follows:

Mon-Sun 8am-6pm

  • 1 hour £1.60
  • 2 hours £3.20
  • 3 hours £4.80
  • 4 hours £6.40
  • 5 hours £8.00
  • 10 hours £10.00

Mon-Sun 6pm-8am, £2 flat rate.

There are spaces reserved for blue badge holders, free of charge with no time restrictions. For car park enquiries please contact 0141 276 1830.

Photography and video recording

Please follow this link to read guidelines on photography, filming and sketching in all Glasgow Life Museums.

Free wifi

Location Map

Use Traveline Scotland to plan your trip

By train

Kelvin Hall is around 20 minutes walk from Partick Station


The nearest subway station is Kelvinhall.

By bus

First Bus services 2, 3 and 77 all stop outside the museum.

By Car 

Kelvin Hall is situated on Argyle Street, around 6 minutes from the M8.

Visit the Kelvin Hall website. A unique partnership between Glasgow Life, the University of Glasgow and the National Library of Scotland sees this historic and much loved venue transformed into an exciting new centre of cultural excellence providing access to collections, temporary displays, teaching and research, alongside a state-of-the-art Glasgow Club health and fitness centre.

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