Join us this Summer for the Festival of fashion, food and fun here at Braehead from the 7 to the 30 of July.
The event will take place daily in the central atrium from 11am to 4pm with heaps of FREE activities for your little ones.
Planning an action-packed summer? Find below dates for your diary to allow you to plan your summer of fun.
|Friday 7 July||Express yourself – T-shirt upcycling|
|Saturday 8 July||Create your own bucket hat|
|Sunday 9 July||Glitter facepainting|
|Monday 10 July||Play noughts & crosses and hoopla
Arts & crafts
|Tuesday 11 July||Sustainable key chains|
|Wednesday 12 July||Sustainable key chains|
|Thursday 13 July||Play noughts & crosses and hoopla
Arts & crafts
|Friday 14 July||Express yourself – T-shirt upcycling|
|Saturday 15 July||Grow your own garden|
|Sunday 16 July||Bubbleologist|
|Monday 17 July||Sunflower cupcakes|
|Tuesday 18 July||Play cornhole and limbo
Arts & crafts
|Wednesday 19 July||Flowerbombs|
|Thursday 20 July||Grow your own garden|
|Friday 21 July||Sunflower cupcakes|
|Saturday 22 July||Balloon modelling|
|Sunday 23 July||Create with cardboard|
|Monday 24 July||Create with cardboard|
|Tuesday 25 July||Create with cardboard|
|Wednesday 26 July||Play connect four and skittles
Arts & Crafts
|Thursday 27 July||BEE- kind workshop|
|Friday 28 July||Play connect four and skittles
Arts & Crafts
|Saturday 29 July||Sports day|
|Sunday 30 July||Street dance|
*Please note all events are subject to change
Want to know more?
Express yourself T-shirt upcycling
Funk up your old clothes and bags with a fresh new design or if you’re brave enough to have a go!
- Bring along old clothes or old bags. [don’t worry if you forget these, we will help you out]
Create your own bucket hat.
Hats are a must during the heat of summer. Join our workshop to show you how to do this with some old items of clothing.
- Bring along some old clothing and we will show you what to do! [don’t worry if you forget these, we will help you out]
Sustainable key chains
Macrame key chains are the perfect accessory for school bags or for those older teens with keys.
Let your personality shine and create your very own key chain made from sustainable cotton.
Grow your own garden.
Let’s get those green fingers working. Bring along an old egg box and we will show how to create a blooming garden to take home.
- Bring along an old egg box. [ [don’t worry if you forget these, we will help you out]
Beautiful and bright sunflowers just scream summer. With delicious chocolate cupcakes, little bakers can have a go at making a scrumptious sunflower cupcake ready to take home.
Summer is in bloom, let our team teach you the art of flower bombs. Then take them away and watch them grow. Don’t forget to tag us @Braeheadcentre when they come to life, we can’t wait to see your colourful pics.
Create with cardboard
Join us for the most epic build ever. Let your kids’ imaginations flourish and create a crazy cardboard landscape! Do you think you can create a mini-Glasgow or Braehead in cardboard? What landmarks would you like to see?
- Bring along your own recycled cardboard home/street/school/landmark and we will add it to our final creation.
Bee- Kind workshops
It’s all about bee-ing kind to our wildlife this summer. Come along to our BEE-Kind workshops and learn more about wildflowers and how to create your own wildflower patch at home.
Hoop, swoop, and score at our pop-up festival of fun sports day.
Get ready to bust a move at our Street Dance school, a key part of any festival is turning up and getting down!
As well as the above events we will host the following every day from 11am – 4pm
- Lawn games
- Colouring in
- Dressing up
- Photo opportunities
Adults must always accompany children in our festival area, parents can relax and take in the festival vibes on our benches throughout the space.
This summer we have teamed up with CHAS and are taking donations for their clothes bank, they’re always in need of high-quality preloved ladies, gents and children’s clothing and accessories to help keep their shops full. 100% of all profits made in their shops help keep the joy alive for children and families all across Scotland.
Take the tour.
No festival would be complete without a tour around the site pick up a tour flyer in our festival area, take the tour and fill in the blanks to win a prize.
We love a competition, and we know you do too, discover all the ways you can win below.
Snap and go
Style it out at our free festival of fashion, food & fun! We can’t wait to see your pics, tag us @BraeheadCentre on social media when taking part and if we share your pics, we will give you a £25 Gift Card for a store of your choice at Braehead shopping centre.
Snap your certificate.
Thanks for taking part in our Festival of fashion, food & fun, send us a snap with your event certificate and tag us @Braeheadcentre and you could win a £15 Gift Card for a store of your choice at Braehead shopping centre.
Be the first to know what’s new, sign up to our mailing list between 1 – 30 July and you could win £100 Gift Card for a store of your choice at Braehead shopping centre.
Refresh & refuel.
After a busy day at our Festival of fashion, food and fun, sit back relax, and look at all your snaps in one of our many cafes and restaurants.