Water walking on the canal
Masquerade fun at the festival
Dragon Boat RacingTeams participated in the hotly contested Dragon Boat Racing - great fun for participants and spectators!
Canoeing on the canal
Engaging with the communityLocal residents can find out all the latest development plans for their area as part of an extensive community consultation.
Taking centre stageEveryone joins in the dance routine at Maryhill Locks!
The Bigman Festival has been run over several years and is
an event for the local community centered around the canal in North
The day is a celebration of Glasgow, its canal and its
people with the aim of getting the community to engage with the
water and to learn about the latest plans for regeneration in the
The name was devised from the exciting proposal to build a
new 3-way canal bridge at Stockingfield Junction, which would
re-connect the communities on the banks of the water. The concept
for the bridge, which was designed by local sculptor Andy Scott,
was termed the Bigman Bridge as 'big man' is a term closely
associated with Glasgow.
Make A Difference, Completed Project