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 doesn't like to be overshadowed by Edinburgh, and has a few notable festivals of its own.
Things kick off in the last 2 weeks of Jan with the Celtic Connections music festival, featuring artists form around the world. It is held in the Royal Concert Hall (Tel: 3538000).
The city's biggest festival is the West End Festival, 2 weeks of music, theatre and various free events held over 2 weeks in Jun (Tel: 3410844). Other festivals include the RSNO Proms, at the Royal Concert Hall in Jun, the Glasgow International Jazz Festival (Tel: 5523552) in Jul, and the World Pipe Band Championships (Tel: 2215414) which are held on Glasgow Green in mid-Aug.
Glasgay is Britain's largest lesbian and gay arts festival held in various venues from late Oct to early Nov. Tel: 3347129. For further information, contact Glasgow City Council's events department (Tel: 2872000).
Scotland is all set to host the only UK round of the prestigious Artistic World Cup in gymnastics in Glasgow.
Film festival in Glasgow in February featuring wide range of international films.
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
Appealing to both the enthusiast and the novice alike, Whisky Live is the whisky tasting and sampling event of the year.
Show off your ice-dancing moves on one of the largest outdoor ice rinks in Europe.
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.
The biggest comedy festival in Europe with over 370 shows, hilarious local talent and international acts. Various venues.