Ministère de la culture Inrap

Scotland, Glasgow City, Southside

The World’s Game: Archaeology and Football at Cathkin Park

FreeSunday 19 June

The event is hosted by Archaeology Scotland for Refugee Festival Scotland.

About Refugee Festival Scotland:

Refugee Festival Scotland takes place every year in the lead up to World Refugee Day, on 20 June. Each event helps to shine a light on the cultural richness and diversity of our communities. It is a celebration of the food and drink, music and poetry, art, dance, language and ideas that people bring with them when they settle in Scotland.

About Archaeology Scotland:

Archaeology Scotland organizes and runs community archaeology and heritage projects that seek to improve the mental and physical well-being of participants and bring people and communities together.

Open house

Open house

The World’s Game: Archaeology and Football at Cathkin Park

Archaeology Scotland is hosting a fun and interactive open day at our excavation of Cathkin Park football stadium in Glasgow’s Southside.

We will be running tours, survey workshops, artefact handling workshops and talks to tell the story of the fascinating and diverse history of football in Glasgow. There will also be an opportunity for people to participate in the archaeological dig.

Come on down and help us uncover a lost football stadium and participate in some fun and exciting archaeological activities!


To book your place, please email

Période(s) archéologique(s) :

Modern era, Contemporary period


Sunday 19 June de 10:30 à 15:30

Children, Family, Adults, General public

Press contact:

Fernanda Acosta Ballesteros

+44 7762528564

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