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~ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT ~

In 1990, Glasgow was bestowed the title of ‘European City of Culture’ Fast forward to 2008 and Glasgow was named as ‘a UNESCO City of Music’. Since then, the city has become something of a magnet for musicians and artists from all genres of music.

It’s investment in, and innovation around all things cultural means that it continually attracts great talent that it is more than happy to share.

Top Entertainment Venues include:

People love to visit here as it really does offer a great nights entertainment all under the one roof. If you are looking for food, music and a bar all under the same roof with an exceptional atmosphere, it’s all here.

Bookings are back with a bang at the Ovo Hydro in 2022 as so many superb acts have been lined up to play here. Current names due to headline include Brian Adams, Diana Ross, Billie Eilish, Westlife and Florence and the Machine!

As a venue SWG3 is Coolness personified. It’s almost impossible for you not to find a gig or performance to suit your tastes. For more info go to their webs page and get planning your nights out in Glasgow.

At last, we can all look forward to Summer Nights at the Iconic Kelvingrove Bandstand. The summer nights programme kicks off with Suzanne Vega on July 30th and ends with Edwyn Collins performing on August 15th, with many other superb acts due to play in between.

Top Theatres include:

As the original Citizens Theatre undergoes a major redevelopment, the Citizens Theatre is found presenting some shows at Tramway, found just off Pollokshaws Road. The theatre stepped in history and regularly presents an eclectic mix of contemporary and modern theatre productions.

You could be forgiven for thinking that the Kings Theatre is THE home of Musical Theatre in Glasgow due to the incredible amount of musical theatre classics lined up for 2022. Advance booking is recommended for shows such as, Hairspray, Joseph & the Amazing Colour Dreamcoat, and Dreamgirls, all in the diary for 2022.

Home to the Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet, the Theatre Royal is a chance to see the arts in one of the most beloved venues in Glasgow.

Also worth a mention are the following ever popular venues to browse and see what’s on in Glasgow.

Comedy Clubs

Open 7 nights a week for comedy and is the only full-time comedy club in Glasgow. Located in the west end of the city, weekend nights are premium and tend to book up quickly due to limited space.

This comedy club is located inside the north rotunda at entertainment quay, adjacent to the SEC Hydro, Glasgow. They operate a great comedy dinner show and alumni from their early days include Alan Carr and John Bishop, not bad! Disabled access at the venue.

Another comedy club relieved to be back open as we emerge from the restrictions of Covid 19, it’s located in Renfrew Street, Glasgow. Hilarious stand-up comedians perform every weekend a wide range of beverages are available to pre-book at the Glee bar.

Festivals to book well in advance:

Glasgow loves to host festivals and has become particularly good at it in the last few years. We have the venues, the talent, and the appetite to make things happen. The city has all you need, just bring yourself and the rest will follow!

Puppet Animation Festival 2022

28 March – 16 April 2022

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Glasgow’s Book Festival

6th – 22nd May 2022

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Riverside Festival

2nd to 4th June 2022

Glasgow Green

8th to 10th July 2022

Summer Nights at the Bandstand

27th Jul – 13th Aug 2022

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MORE THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN GLASGOW

Tours

Glasgow is a city that can easily be discovered by foot, bike, or bus.

Top Attractions

At any time of the day or night, Glasgow offers a wide range of things to do.

Shopping

The “Style Mile” Glasgow has some of the most stylish shopping options in the UK.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Countless tours, trips and attractions all dedicated to Mackintosh are available to enjoy in Glasgow city.

Things to do with Kids

We do love to welcome our little visitors; they are the tourists of the future. Many attractions are easily accessible.

Food & Drink in Glasgow

On any given night there are hundreds of events happening including music, sport, and theatre performances.

Glasgow's Park & Gardens

Glasgow has a wonderful selection of public parks in and around the city.

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Concert Venues in Glasgow

The city has one of the most vibrant entertainment scenes in the UK.