Civil Society Hubs for COP26

So many groups across Glasgow have been organising to host and welcome civil society to COP26.  See below a map showing the locations (click in the search bar to highlight the civil society hubs) and in the list below …

The Climate Fringe Hub

Cafe and hot-desk setup (830am-430pm) with community kitchen providing lunches and Evening Open Mic Ceilidhs (7-930pm)

1,2,3,4,5,11,12 Nov 


Recipes for Resilience: the Food and Climate Hub

Based at the Salvation Army at Finneston, near COP26, Nourish Scotland hosts this hub to  highlight the importance of food systems within the climate conversation. There will be   panels, screenings, hands-on events and community engagement.

1-12 Nov

The Youth Hub

Young Friends of the Earth Scotland and the UK Youth Climate Coalition host the COP26 Youth Hub at the Queen Margaret Union

1 – 12 Nov

The Landing Hub

Along the Broomielaw from COP – the Landing Hub is creating a vibrant, welcoming space where the climate and social justice movements meet the arts. 

1 – 12 Nov

Govan Free State

Present yourself to border control and declare yourself welcome! 

We declare our independence, our interdependence, and radical dependence.  In this act, we intend to playfully open up and engage with questions of power and legitimacy in the face of climate emergency.

30 Oct – 12 Nov

Centre for Human Ecology Hub

Held at the Pearce Institute in Govan, this is a centre for learning and supporting discussion of alternative futures. Education and Action for heart, head and hand

1 – 12 Nov

People’s Summit for Climate Justice

Not strictly a Hub, but a diverse and exciting programme of events focussed on bringing power from the Climate Justice movement to the COP26 talks.

7 – 10 Nov

The Quakers Hub

The Glasgow Quaker meeting house will offer stillness, space for reflection and opportunities for dialogue during COP26. Based just a mile from COP by Charing Cross Station


1-12 Nov 


Woodland Community Garden Hub

From the local to the global. two weeks of workshops, talks, exhibitions and events.

Sharing skills, sharing campaigns, growing alternatives

1- 12 Nov 


The Centre for Contemporary Arts is hosting two weeks of workshops, films and performances. They have a beautiful vegan cafe/restaurant for hanging out too.

1 – 12 Nov

Encampment of Eternal Hope

The Briggait hosts a hub for creative fringe activities throughout COP26. Amplifying Indigenous voices through workshops and events. Participate in  dialogue about the effects of the climate crisis within a playful, dystopian woodland encampment of giant inflatable sculptures.

31 Oct – 10 Nov

After the Pandemic

Based in the Strathclyde Student Union, After the Pandemic will help RETHINK, REIMAGINE, REDESIGN our cities and communities to be greener, more resilient and more vibrant. Exhibitions, workshops, presentations and performances  

1 – 12 Nov

Govanhill vs Climate Chaos

Find out more about what is happening in the Southside, and meet communities such as ours, coming from all over the world, to drill down on the impact of climate chaos. You’ll hear how it connects with justice and equality and what we can all do together to get our frustrations heard!

All events are wheelchair accessible.

1 – 12 Nov

Movement Assemblies

The COP26 Coalition brings daily updates from the blue zone of COP26 from those on the inside and movements around the world. Also streaming online.

1 – 12 Nov

 Tramway & Hidden Gardens

Join the largest gathering of Indigenous elders from the Americas to participate at a COP conference. Events include daily talks, celebrations, dance and music as we come together for this historic event.

Circular Arts Network Depot

 Throughout COP26, Circular Arts Net (CAN) and BoxHub will create a mini depot in the City Centre, to offer storage and a space for resources to be shared. Donate or pick-up materials for reuse within art projects, exhibitions or events Open Wednesdays and Fridays 1-2pm, or use the access code .