Dozens of people gathered at a Govan park for the return of a much-loved local event.

Communi-T in the Park took place today following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

Residents has a chance to chat to local organisations, listen to Glasgow-based performers on two stages, participate in activities, eat food and enjoy each other's company.

Despite the heavy rain which dampened the grass, spirits were high as neighbours came together to enjoy the event.

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Matthew O'Donnell,28, Chairperson of organiser Friends of Elder Park, said: "Communi-T in the Park is really important to us simply because of the title deed.

"Isabella Elder, who gifted the park to the people of Govan, stipulated that it should be used for health, recreation and music twice a week.

"That is a written statement that she gave and we wish to honour that.

"Twice weekly is, admittedly, really difficult for us, a small, volunteer-based charity, so we put as much focus and energy into the one day of the year as we can, so that we can really deliver a fantastic music festival that is completely free and accessible for everyone in the community."

"Today has been a mixed bag, but overall, fantastic. I say a mixed bag because the downpour in the middle cleared everyone out but as soon as that little glimmer of sunshine came through the skies, everyone came straight back out because they realised they love this."

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Elder Park junior parkrun, Make Do and Grow CIC, Menopause Warriors Scotland and Safety Awareness Glasgow were just some of the groups that welcomed visitors with information and gifts.

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Kaytie Lilley, 43, Founder of Make Do and Grow, said: "I love this event and we have been a part of it for the past five years that we have been based in Govan.

"It's amazing because all of the community organisations, housing associations, everybody pulls together and gives their own time and resources into making this community event, which is about celebrating the community that we work in.

"We are all passionate about Govan, community work and the people who live here. I just love how everyone comes together in an idea of lifting the perceptions, the feel of the place and making people feel they are a part of something wonderful."

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Caroline Spalding, 60, co-founder of Menopause Warriors, said: "Today, we decided to come along because we do a podcast with Sunny Govan and we are hoping to get the word out there about menopause.

"With the weather, it has not been great but we had a lovely time, we had so many ladies coming up to us and asking."