George Square



George Square protesters demand action to oppose the increasing cost of living

27th February 2022

Hundreds of protesters rallied in the city centre to call on the government to “tax the rich”, as the rise in energy costs is expected to hit low-income families the hardest. A large group of demonstrators gathered in the rain at George Square on Saturday 12 February to protest against the cost of living crisis, ...


Extinction Rebellion form die-in in George Square

8th November 2021

Extinction Rebellion’s die-in protest took place in front Mercer, an asset management company, to speak out against their policies. On Monday 8 November, Extinction Rebellion (XR) met in front of the Gallery of Modern Art at 11.30am to form a die-in protest in front of Mercer in George Square. The event was planned as non-arrestable ...


UK religious leaders call for climate justice at George Square vigil

2nd November 2021

The vigil aims to call for action, crossing boundaries in religious solidarity to protect and repair the planet. A diverse crowd gathered on George Square at 2pm on on Sunday, made up of religious leaders from a variety of faiths for an hour of prayer for the negotiators at the upcoming COP26 conference. The faith ...


Glasgow, it’s time to march for climate justice

24th September 2021

How and why you should join those taking to the streets this Friday On 20 September 2019, the city of Glasgow joined over 7 million people in 150 countries in marching for climate justice. Thousands poured into the streets, and throughout the city cries of “WHAT DO WE WANT?” could be heard, the answering call ...