Scotland's largest city and the centre for visual arts culture with a strong sense of belonging. 

Glasgow Events

Aviva International Athletics

Held at Kelvinhall, Glasgow, Aviva International Athletics is great for all sports buff. 

MOBO Awards

Mobo Awards is the hottest urban music event that showcases the finest selection of established and up-and-coming national and international MOBO Music acts.

Inspiration Festival

The inspiration festival is part of the Games for Scotland programme. This children’s arts festival will take over the civic heart of Glasgow for 2 days.

World Pipe Band Championships

 The most prestigious event in the pipe band calendar, attracting some 200 bands from around the world. To be held at Greendyke Street, Glasgow . Open 9.00am - 7.00pm

Glasgow Short Film Festival

The Glasgow Short Film Festival is perfect for all movie buffs as it offers movie. screenings, panel discussions, live performances and special events to cater to the diverse tastes of the audience.

Glasgow Youth Film Festival

Glasgow Youth Film Festival that  turns 6 in February 2014 has been offering memorable  film premieres, special guests and events.

Aye Write

Aye Write, Glasgow's book festival  to be held from 14th to 22nd March 2014 is one of the leading literary festivals in the UK.

New Territories

Here is the option of New Territories 2014 in Glasgow. 

Glasgow Film Festival

Glasgow film festival is the fastest growing movie festival in the UK . Movie time for all with Glasgow Film Festival, which offers an entire stream of movies right from the star studded main stream movies to art films and more. The four day event screens over 200 events in various venues all over Glasgow

Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) celebrates the entire spectrum of
cinema-going experiences, from star-studded, mainstream crowd-
pleasers, to groundbreaking art house experimentation. - See more at:
Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) celebrates the entire spectrum of
cinema-going experiences, from star-studded, mainstream crowd-
pleasers, to groundbreaking art house experimentation. - See more at:
Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) celebrates the entire spectrum of
cinema-going experiences, from star-studded, mainstream crowd-
pleasers, to groundbreaking art house experimentation. - See more at:

Pedal for Scotland

Pedal for Scotland is Scotland's biggest and best bike ride and is conducted from Glasgow and Edinburgh on a choice of routes.

Glasgow World Cup Gymnastics

Scotland is all set to host the only UK round of the prestigious Artistic World Cup in gymnastics in Glasgow.

Irn-bru Carnival

Now into the 93rd year, IRN-BRU Carnival is Europe’s largest indoor fun fair, which will feature over 60 rides and attractions apart from new and exciting additions to cater to thrill seekers, families and kids.

British Dance

This popular dance event brings together 350 UK and international dance promoters to Scotland. Other attarctions include talks, seminars and events which showcase the best professional dance of all styles being made by dance artists from across the UK.

Celtic Connections

Glasgow’s annual folk, roots, indie, world and traditional music festival celebrating the links between Celtic music and cultures across the globe.

Glasgow Beer Week

Now  into the third week, Glasgow Beer Week is celebrated in different venues throughout Glasgow. What more needs to be said!

Glasgow International Jazz Festival

One of the biggest jazz festivals in Europe, The Glasgow International Jazz Festival celebrates all genres of jazz from around the world.

Whisky Live

Appealing to both the enthusiast and the novice alike, Whisky Live is the whisky tasting and sampling event of the year.

Glasgow Merchant City Festival

This festival is a great chance to sample some fine food and drink. Last year saw international markets taking to the streets of the Merchant City with a number of restaurants in the area running special menus and deals.

Glasgow Science Festival

A family friendly science festival featuring various activities including spectacular science shows, arts/crafts stations, workshops, film screenings, exhibits and meet the researcher sessions for all ages.

Glasgow Art Fair

Glasgow Art Fair is a brand new exciting international fair in the month of March

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art

It is a world-renowned biennial festival of contemporary art. Animating the city from 4th – 21st April 2014


glasgow jazz festival

Started in 1987 the Glasgow Jazz Festival. has been showcasing the best homegrown talent alongside legendary international acts for over two decades. This event presents a range of music including blues, reggae, funk and soul among others.

Africa in Motion

Africa in Motion is a largely volunteer-run festival, founded in 2006 by Lizelle Bisschoff. This film festival spans both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Heralding the culture of African film-making with an eclectic range of works, films are often accompanied by directors’ Q&As, workshops, music performances and arts exhibitions.

World Youth Netball Championships

The 8th World Youth Netball Championships will be held in Glasgow in 2017

Coloursfest, Glasgow

The longest running dance event in Scotland, Coloursfest, Glasgow will be held on the first Saturday in June every year. It brings together 10,000 clubbers with superstar DJs. Featuring Laidback Luke, Dimitri Vegas, Sandro Silva, Bingo Players, John Callaghan, George Bowie and many more.

Festival of Dangerous Ideas, Scotland

A unique education festival developed and promoted by the sector agency College Development Network, aimed at challenging, provoking and generating ideas about how education could be.

Glasgow Americana

Blues, country and folk fest following in the footsteps of the fondly remembered Big Big Country festival.

Pollok Family Day

A chance for the whole family to enjoy entertainment and activities to get closer to nature.

West End Festival, Glasgow

Held at the West End of Glasgow each year, the festival offers a musical treat for every tastes.The carnival like milieu delves into the creative depths of local studios and exhibitions with the Hidden Lane open days.

The Scottish Bike Show 2014

The bike show features the best of cycling, with demonstrations, displays, brands and much much more!!

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Glasgow will host the 2014 Commonwealth Games after winning the competition against Nigerian capital Abuja for the right to host the games.

Bard in the Botanics

Scotland's biggest and best-loved festival of ShakespeareBard in the Botanics

West End Festival

West End Festival is Glasgow's most extensive and exciting cultural event and it dates back to 1996.

PBFA Glasgow Book Fair

Antiquarian and secondhand Books, Maps and Prints offered for sale by dealers from all over the UK.


Founded in 1993, with appearances by Sir Ian McKellen and Rhona Cameron, the Glasgay! festival celebrates its 21st anniversary in 2014.

Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival

The Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival is the largest festival of its kind in Europe.

British Mountain Bike Cross Country Championships

The 2014 British Cross Country Championships will be held in the 2012 Olympic venue Hadleigh Farm and 2014 Commonwealth Games venue Cathkin Braes.

Bearsden and Milngavie Highland Games

Traditional Highland Games with pipe bands, tug o' war, athletics, heavy weights, children's activities and Highland dancing. Open 10.30am - 5.30pm.

Piping Live

Glasgow's festival of piping returns with the best in Scottish and International piping talent to celebrate the finest current and emerging piping music.

International Tartan Festival

Fashion show and display of the latest Tartan designs and creations, with new lines on show.


Temporary home of the legendary Sub Club which will open up soon after suffering fire damage at its real home on Jamaica St. Privilege, Hope St, Tel: 2045233. 

The Attic

Above the Cul de Sac restaurant (see 'Eating'). Stylish designer bar where you can enjoy tasty tapas and a bottle of plonk in cool, calm surroundings. Also good for a sandwich and fresh fruit smoothie at lunchtime.

Boswell Hotel

Lively Queen's Park favourite with a good selection of real ales and regular live music sessions. Noted for its good food; also has rooms.

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