Summer Festivals 2023 at Platform

2 Jun 2023

Summer festivals season is here!

Our two family friendly festivals - Alexandra Park Festival Day on Sat 22 July and The Bridge Family Festival on Sat 29 July are back for 2023  - and are gearing up to be great days out for the whole family. Both are packed full of activities and things to do and see - entry is free and we hope to see you all there!

The Alexandra Park Festival Day | Sat 22 July | 12noon - 4pm

Join us for the first of our festival days this summer at Alexandra Park, Dennistoun. Activities will include dance demonstrations, performances from Musical Workshop, a set from Little Mix Magic, a free prize draw and Glasgow Sport will be there with sports activities.For the wee ones there is a children’s area with bungee trampolines, bumper cars, t ea-cups, inflatable slide and bouncy castle and lots of market stalls which will include local traders, arts, crafts, confectionery, jewellery, toys and community stalls – arts & crafts, plants, lots more! 

There will be a fire engine in attendance, free balloon modelling, free face painting, free print making & painting wall to help decorate. We also have tea tent and food and drink stalls!

Last but not least we have some amazing live pro wrestling from Iron Girders Gym, based in Gallowgate in the east end of Glasgow. The gym is run by Barry Young aka Wolfgang - a WWE wrestler who performs on the NXT brand and is is currently one-half of the NXT Tag Team Champion with Mark Coffey.  

Line up is:

IGPW Champion Levi

The Young Lioness Angel Hayze

Scotland's top tag team Arcade Violence

There's will also be a rope elimination match - ‘The Ally Park Rumble’ and live training demonstrations as well as some exhibition matches throughout the day.

The Bridge Family Festival | Sat 29 July 2023 | 12noon - 4pm

Come to The Bridge for a free roller disco (skates supplied), live music, children's activities, free performances, food and community stalls, free face painting, inflatables & rides - and lots more! Watch this space for further line up announcements!

Keep an eye on our social media channels @platformglasgow for more information. 

If you are interested in hosting a stall at either event please fill out this form.  If you have any problems with completing the form please contact info@platform-online.co.uk 

Images by Iain McLean and of previous festivals.

With thanks to our supporters and funders Glasgow City Council, Milnbank Housing Association, Creative Scotland, Glasgow Life, Glasgow Kelvin College, Spireview Housing Association, and Copperworks Housing Association.


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