17 Jan - 3 Feb 2013
Glasgow's annual festival of contemporary and traditional Celtic music. Visit the Celtic Connections Website
Glasgow Film Festival
14 - 24 February 2013
The Glasgow Film Festival celebrates the passion the people of Glasgow have for the movies and the passion the film industry has for the City. Visit the Glasgow Film Festival Website
Glasgow International Comedy Festival
14-31 March 2013
Launched in 2003, this hugely successful festival takes place in a variety of venues throughout the City. Glasgow International Comedy Festival Website
Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival
12-20 April 2013
Glasgow's very own book festival takes place in the City's Mitchell Library, one of Europe's largest libraries and an iconic Glasgow landmark. Visit the Aye Write website
Glasgow International Festival Of Visual Art
One of the UK’s boldest visual arts events, the Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art takes place every two years. It will re-appear in 2014.
In the meantime, keep in touch. Visit www.glasgowinternational.org
18-19 May 2013
In 2008 Queens Park hosted the first ever Southside Festival, attracting over 8000 people on the day. The Festival is a celebration of everything which is great about the Southside of Glasgow and aims to celebrate the cultural diversity and community spirit of this unique area of the city.
Email: email@example.com Visit the Southside Festival website
West End Festival
31 May - 30 June 2013
Having started off as a small local festival centred around Byres Road, this has now grown over the past 10 years to become one of the biggest cultural events in Glasgow's calendar. West End Festival Website
15-16 June 2013
The Mela (meaning 'gathering' in Sanskrit) is organised by the Scottish Academy of Asian Arts and is a high profile multicultural music and dance festival for the West of Scotland. Visit the Glasgow Mela website
Refugee Week Scotland
17 – 23 June 2013
Refugee Week Scotland is an annual festival of arts and cultural events and activities celebrating the rich and eclectic mix of people and cultures in Scotland today.
Refugee week Scotland website
Glasgow International Jazz Festival
26-30 June 2013
Annual Jazz Festival highlighting performers from around the world.
Glasgow International Jazz Festival Website
Merchant City Festival
24-28 July 2013
The Merchant City Festival presents a programme of film, theatre, comedy, visual arts, street theatre, live music, food and fashion - all taking place amidst the architectural elegance of the Merchant City.
Merchant City Festival Website
Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival
12-18 August 2013
Piping Live festival began in 2004. It features some of the biggest names in Scottish and international piping, in outdoor spaces and venues throughout Glasgow
Visit the Piping Live! website
World Pipe Band Championships
17 & 18 August 2013
The World Pipe Band Championships is the major event in the piping world. Typically, over 5,000 musicians (230 bands) take part from all over the world, including Canada, USA, Australia, Oman and Tokyo.
Visit the World Pipe Band Championships website
Doors Open Day
21 & 22 September 2013
A unique chance for the public to visit some of Glasgow's most interesting buildings over one weekend in September. This free event is organised by the Glasgow Building Preservation Trust. Phone: 0141 221 6061
Visit the Doors Open Day Glasgow website
10 Oct - 10 Nov 2013
Scotland's annual celebration of queer culture with events spanning comedy, film, visual art, performance and community arts projects.
Phone: 0141 552 7575/8 Visit the Glasgay! website
Scottish Mental Health Arts And Film Festival
1-26 October 2013
Now in its sixth year, the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival is one of Scotland's most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. The festival runs from 1-24 October in a number of venues across Scotland. Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival
Fuelfest At Tramway
2013 dates to be confirmed
A festival of fresh new performance and digital art from award winning producers Fuel. For one week only Tramway teams up with “maverick producing company” (Glasgow Herald) Fuel - to bring you a medley of bold, adventurous theatre, dance, spoken word and digital installation from some of the UK’s most exciting artists. If you like your performance with bite or are up for trying something a little bit different then Fuelfest is for you!