Byres Hub Community Day 2024

Saturday, June 8, 2024
Byres Community Hub, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Byres Hub Community Day 2024

Saturday, June 8, 2024
Byres Community Hub, Glasgow, United Kingdom

What you need to know

Journey through our escape room style fun challenges using your talents or some new skills you will learn along the way to ‘Transform Glasgow’s Health’ in less than one hour! Staff and students from the School of Health and Wellbeing and volunteers from some of our Hub groups such as Sight Scotland, Weekday WOW Factor, Differabled, Deaf Services Lanarkshire and Scribble Creative Writing Group and community partners, Scottish Ambulance Service, Halo Arts and The Ideas Club will be on hand to share their knowledge and maybe even some clues!  Then design headlines you want to see about Glasgow's Health in ten years from now.

Before or after taking part in the Transform Glasgow's Health challenge, please visit the Hub to view the Scottish Learning Disability Observatory's 'This is Me', 'Drumming up Change' and 'Research for Everyone' exhibitions, The Healthy Working Lives Group's display tower exhibition, Human Georgraphy's 'Art in the Box' exhibition where you can have go at producing some art yourself, Maryhill Intergration Network's 'Monument for Equality' exhibition, our School's 'Glasgow's Health' exhibition, music, and free refreshments.  

Come along yourself or with friends or family. The first hour of opening (11am - 12noon) will be a more sensory friendly, quiet hour and a wellbeing room will be available throughout the afternoon. Other public facilities in our Clarice Pears Building include a Changing Places toilet, accessible toilet, faith room and baby changing facilities. Everyone is welcome in Byres Community Hub

We are proud to be bringing you this event as part of three of our City's largest festivals: Glasgow Science Festival, WestFest Cultural and Community Festival and Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Art

Thank you to The Ideas Club and The School of Health and Wellbeing for supporting our community day. 

Date: Saturday 8th June

Time: 11:00 - 15:00

Venue: Byres Community Hub, Clarice Pears Building, School of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, G12 8TB

Byres Community Hub and Level 1 (fully accessible ground floor) of our School of Health and Wellbeing's Clarice Pears building is usually open to the public Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm and Cafe Omni from 8am - 4pm. This special Saturday opening is a good chance to see around our spaces which are available for booking by not-for-profit organisations for free via


Byres Community Hub
Clarice Pears Building, 90 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TB United Kingdom

Meeting point: Clarice Pears Building reception

Getting to Clarice Pears

The School of Health and Wellbeing is located within the Western Campus and can be accessed via Byres Road, University Place and Dumbarton Road on the University of Glasgow Gilmorehill Campus, in Glasgow’s West End.

Public Transport:

The closest low-level train station is Partick which is a 15 minute walk to Clarice Pears.

The nearest subway stops are Hillhead and Kelvinhall both a 6-7 minute walk away.

The nearest bus stops for the building are on Byres Road, University Avenue, Dumbarton Road and Great Western Road.

There are 8 Glasgow City Council blue badge parking spaces adjacent to Clarice Pears on University Place.

There are cycle parking spaces located in Infirmary Way and University Place.

Please visit the ‘Maps and Travel’ section of the University webpage for more information on how to travel to the Campus.

Please visit How to find us section of Byres Community Hub website.