Free for All: Glasgow - Dandelion
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Free for All: Glasgow

Three performers in brightly coloured clothing pose in a field with large letters spelling 'Grow'. One performer is on top of a wooden triangle with green ribbons creating a cone.
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Photo. Andrew Cawley. Pics of rehearsals taking place for tomorrow's Dandelion "Free for All" plant giveaway at Rankin Park, Greenock. Pic shows performers, Lily Smith (wind), Stanley Smith (sun), and Hilde McKenna (water).

  • Calendar 19 Jun 2022 - 19 Jun 2022


Kelvingrove Park, Sunday 19 June, 1–4pm

Our Free for Alls are travelling Scotland this summer, bringing free plants to anyone who fancies having a grow. Join us for mini-festivals of growing – with performances, advice on how to get started and free plants for all. You can just turn up on the day with no need to book, and both admission and plants will be – yes! – absolutely free.

Our Free for All team will be at the Dandelion Festival in Glasgow – giving away thousands more free plant plugs.


Kelvingrove Park,
Kelvin Way,
G12 8LU

Venue and Access Information


Kelvingrove Park is a public park located on the River Kelvin in the West End of the city of Glasgow, Scotland, containing the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

The closest subway station is Kelvinhall which is which is 0.4 miles from the Park. Journey time from Glasgow City Centre is approximately 9 minutes and trains run every 4 - 7 minutes. It is a 10 minute walk from the station to the Park. The nearest train station is Partick, which is a 15-20 minute walk to the Park.

Number 2 and 3 bus services leave Bothwell Street and Number 77 leaves from West Nile Street - journey time is approximately 20 minutes.

Before travelling, remember to double-check all travel arrangements and for the most up to date information check out your journey on the day on


There are Accessible and Gender Neutral Toilets on site. These are located adjacent to the Orchard Stage, in the Food and Drink Area next to the Fountain, in the Pavilion Stage site and on the pathway leading from Clifton Street/La Belle Place to the Festival.

There is also a permanent toilet block with accessible toilets and baby changing facilities located beside the Kelvingrove Bandstand within Kelvingrove Park, just off Kelvin Way.


There is metered on street car parking available in the Park Area and in the side streets south of Sauchiehall Street/Argyle Street.
The Pick Up and Drop Off point for disabled visitors is at the Main Gate, Royal Terrace.

There is local access only for cars in the streets between Argyle Street/Sauchiehall Street and the Park.

All disabled parking pay & display bays for blue badge holders are free of charge and have no time restriction. Anyone displaying a valid blue badge may park in a ‘limited waiting’ bay without time restriction.


There are five main entrances to the Festival site:
On Kelvin Way opposite the entrance to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum;
On the Bridge leading from Kelvin Way adjacent to the south side of the Bandstand; At the Main Gate on Royal Terrace; At the Gate leading from Clifton Street/La Belle Place; and on the Picnic Hill Path leading from Gibson Street/Eldon Street.

These entrance points will be stewarded. All stewards will be wearing hi vis vests and have been trained to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Access to the Festival site is level and paved. Most of the paths in the park are asphalt and smooth.

Assistance dogs, and well behaved pet dogs are welcome and fresh drinking water will be provided.

There are two Information Points: at the Main Gate at Royal Terrace and on the Picnic Hill Path leading from Gibson Street/Eldon Street.

BSL interpretation will be provided throughout the Festival.

There is also a Chill Out Zone for visitors between the Fountain and Skatepark.

There is a viewing platform in the Dandelion Stage area for visitors - it is possible to pre-book a space before your arrival on site. Please contact Caroline Thompson - [email protected]


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Kelvingrove Park

Kelvingrove Park,
Kelvin Way,
G12 8LU