Europe Day

Date: 11 May 2024, 11:00am - 6:00pm GMT London, Lisbon

Europe Day at Merchant Square: Celebrate the Rich Tapestry of European Culture in Glasgow!


Date: 11 May, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Location: Merchant Square, Glasgow


Join us for a vibrant celebration of European culture! On the heels of Europe Day, we are bringing together Glaswegian European initiatives and institutions for an unforgettable day of festivities. Whether you are a culture enthusiast, a family looking for a fun outing, or simply curious about the diverse flavours of Europe, this event is for you!

Programme stage performances

Programme workshops

What to Expect:

Captivating Performances: Immerse yourself in a stage programme that spans the continent. From Children’s Theatre centring European Languages on to soul-stirring choir performances from Ukraine, toe-tapping Irish music, and spirited dance from Poland and Lithuania – there is something for everyone.

Workshops and More: Dive into the heart of European creativity with our workshops. Discover a new language, try your hand at arts and crafts, and explore the hidden gems of European traditions.

Meet the Partners: All partner organisations will be present at a cultural fair, ready to introduce themselves and share their passion for fostering cultural exchange.

Why Attend?

Fun-Filled Encounters: Expect laughter, camaraderie, and shared moments as we celebrate what unites us – our shared love for European heritage & culture.

A Tapestry of Diversity: Explore the rich tapestry of European cultures, each thread contributing to the vibrant fabric of Glasgow.

Mark your calendar, gather your loved ones, and let’s revel in the magic of Europe – right here in Glasgow!

The event is initiated by Alliance Française Glasgow in cooperation with Goethe-Institut Glasgow and in partnership with: AUGB Glasgow, Conradh na Gaeilge, Honorary Consul of Italy/Comites, Sikorski Polish Club, La Belle Adventure, L'Ecole Buissonnière, WSREC, Scottish Lithuanian Community, Consejo de Residentes Españoles, Glasgow City Council, and EU Citizens Forum.

Alliance Française Glasgow is part of a world-wide network and is one of eleven AF currently located in the United Kingdom. As a local not-for-profit organisation, our aim is to share a love of French language and culture, as well as other various aspects of the French way of life.

Goethe-Institut Glasgow is the Scottish branch of the globally active cultural institution of the Federal Republic of Germany. We promote cultural exchange, education, and societal discourse in an international context, and support the teaching and learning of the German language.

The Alliance Française Glasgow will be offering quizzes throughout the day! Come, meet us and have a chat!

The event is supported by Glasgow City Council.

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