More fun at Pollok Park

Pollok Park
Pollok Park

Pollok Park will have a hard time living up to the excitement of 13 cows escaping last Saturday.

However, the team are doing their best to make this weekend just as exciting, and a little less dangerous, as it’s this years Pollok family day.

Pollok family day

Pollok family day

Now in it’s 33rd year, the festival annually attracts around 40,000 people to come explore and enjoy the park, which was named best in Europe in 2008.

The free event features a host of entertainment acts, displays and activities .

A member of the team behind the behind the family day, Marie Waters, told The Extra: “Pollok Park is a unique, picturesque place with a host of wildlife.

“It is amazing to have that within the city boundaries and each year we try and top the year before”.

Among the activities this year there will be a music stage, football zone, martial arts display, adventure zone and police dog displays.

One of the main attractions will be the now famous cattle, includig black bull Uallach Dubh 5th of Pollok.

Handled by stockman Matt Auld from the Glasgow city council’s livestock team, he wooed both judges and the crowd to lift the Victory Cup at the Royal Highland show for the best Highland bull.