5 July 2017
Glasgow is a fantastic place to live and visit if you enjoy arts and music, with lots going on all year round. Here’s just a few suggestions of things to do.
Take part at Tramway
Explore the fantastic exhibitions and shows at Tramway, and try your hand at a wide range of activity including making your own artwork, through workshops, tours, family days and more.
Meet up at the Merchant City Festival
Make a date with friends to enjoy the brilliant atmosphere when this hugely popular event brings street theatre and a very special atmosphere to the Merchant City cultural quarter every July. This year, the festival runs from 22 to 30 July.
Make it a Mela day out
Enjoy music, theatre, dance, mouth-watering food and a family friendly carnival atmosphere in Kelvingrove Park every June.
Oh yes you can
Come along with your family to one of our fun and colourful pantomimes in a community centre near you.
If you’ve never experienced the incredible atmosphere of the World Pipe Band Championships when the best pipers in the world compete for honours, don’t miss the event at Glasgow Green in August.
Forget the January blues
Immerse yourself in 18 days of amazing world, folk and roots music when the one and only Celtic Connections takes over venues throughout the city.
Aye, you can
A total treat for book lovers everywhere when a mouth-watering line up of authors give insights into their work every February at the annual Aye Write festival, and, for children and their families, Wee Write.
Don’t miss out on one of the best seats in the city, and book yourself a ticket for a show in the unique setting of the much loved Kelvingrove Bandstand in the heart of Glasgow’s West End.
Enjoy a legend, live
As one of the city’s most famous venues Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is a natural host for touring shows by a who’s who of pop and rock stars and family favourites.
Have a classic night out
The home to the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and with a world renowned auditorium, the City Halls is the perfect venue to enjoy the best of classical music.