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What's on in Glasgow

Welcome to What's on Glasgow, we pride ourselves on keeping you up to date on events in Glasgow taking place throughout the year. From the latest theatre events and live music performances to local activities and fantastic attractions, we keep you up to date daily!

Popular events in Glasgow

You'll find the most popular Glasgow events on the website right now, right here!

Glasgow Christmas Markets
Glasgow Christmas Markets
9th Nov 2019 - 29th Dec 2019
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2019 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
Riverside Christmas Festival
Riverside Christmas Festival
7th Dec 2019 - 8th Dec 2019
Welcome in the festive season at the annual Riverside Christmas Festival being held on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December!
Elfingrove
Elfingrove
5th Dec 2019 - 5th Jan 2020
The world class team behind GlasGLOW is turning Kelvingrove into Elfingrove, with a spellbinding night time tour of Glasgow's best-loved museum, where the magic of Christmas is brought to life!

Featured events in Glasgow

There are thousands of events in Glasgow every month, here we've hand-picked a few you should definitely pay attention to!

Glasgow Santa Dash
Glasgow Santa Dash
8th December 2019
George Square, Glasgow City Centre
The annual Glasgow Council Santa Dash sets off from George Square on the 8th of December at 9.30am, with thousands of people dressed as Santa taking on the 5k course for charity!
Christmas Fayre
Christmas Fayre
8th December 2019
The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice, Glasgow South Side
Join The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice for a fun-filled, family friendly afternoon at the hospice on Sunday 8th December!
Santa Paws Barket
Santa Paws Barket
8th December 2019
Francos Glasgow, Glasgow West End
Glasgow dugs, are you ready for a Santa Paws Barket?! It's going to be a perfect opportunity to spend some paw-ket money, and get some Christmas gifts for those special pooches in your life!

Hottest Tickets in Town

From theatre shows to gigs, snap up tickets to the most popular events in town, here's a small selection of what's trending this week!

Jack and The Beanstalk
Jack and The Beanstalk
30th Nov 2019 - 5th Jan 2020
Kings Theatre Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
For the first time in over 30 years, a mighty beanstalk will burst out of Bath Street as Jack and the Beanstalk returns to the King's Theatre Glasgow!
Paw Patrol Live!
Paw Patrol Live!
18th Jul 2020 - 19th Jul 2020
SEC Armadillo, Glasgow City Centre
The most popular rescue dogs on the planet are returning to Glasgow this Summer! Catch Paw Patrol live at the SEC Armadillo on the 18th and 19th July!
We Will Rock You
We Will Rock You
9th Dec 2019 - 28th Dec 2019
Theatre Royal Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
The worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton returns to the UK! Don't miss We Will Rock You when it comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in December 2019!

Festivals in Glasgow

From music to film, comedy to books, family to the arts there's a wide range of cultural festivals being held throughout the year in Glasgow!

Glasgow Loves Christmas
Glasgow Loves Christmas
17th Nov 2019 - 31st Dec 2019
Glasgow Loves Christmas brings six weeks of magical events, shopping and festive fun to the heart of the city!
St Mungo Festival
St Mungo Festival
8th Jan 2020 - 17th Jan 2020
St Mungo, patron saint of Glasgow, is celebrated during the city's official St Mungo Festival held annually in January!
Celtic Connections
Celtic Connections
16th Jan 2020 - 2nd Feb 2020
Every January, Celtic Connections brings Glasgow to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions and free events!
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Upcoming Theatre Events in Glasgow

Whether you prefer comedy or musicals, ballet or opera, our Glasgow theatre listings will have something to suit everyone!

The Night Before Christmas
The Night Before Christmas
8th Dec 2019 - 11th Dec 2019
Stereo Cafe Bar, Glasgow City Centre
The perfect antidote to frilly, fluffy, festive entertainment, Anthony Neilson's hilarious Christmas comedy for adults is a real treat!
Culture Cafe
Culture Cafe
8th December 2019
Platform Glasgow, Glasgow East End
Looking for something to fill your Sunday afternoons? Come along to Platform Glasgow's Culture Cafe, meet new friends and enjoy cultural activities and performances in an informal setting!
Christmas Family Show
Christmas Family Show
8th December 2019
Wild Cabaret, Glasgow City Centre
The Wild Cabaret Family Christmas Show offers everything you need to keep the whole family entertained this festive season!
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Upcoming Family & Kids Events in Glasgow

Don't be stuck for things to do with the kids in Glasgow! We have something for everyone and every pocket...

Glasgow Santa Dash
Glasgow Santa Dash
8th December 2019
George Square, Glasgow City Centre
The annual Glasgow Council Santa Dash sets off from George Square on the 8th of December at 9.30am, with thousands of people dressed as Santa taking on the 5k course for charity!
Sugar and Spin Skate Fest: United Skates Film Screening
Sugar and Spin Skate Fest: United Skates Film Screening
8th December 2019
Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Sugar and Spin is a skating collective based in Glasgow who want to bring roller skating to the world, join them at CCA Glasgow for a screening of United Skates!
Christmas Fayre
Christmas Fayre
8th December 2019
The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice, Glasgow South Side
Join The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice for a fun-filled, family friendly afternoon at the hospice on Sunday 8th December!
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Upcoming Music Events in Glasgow

Glasgow is renowned for it's live music scene, with a variety of venues catering for small intimate gigs to huge arenas hosting the biggest names!

Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics
Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics
8th December 2019
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow City Centre
Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics performed by the 65 piece heritage orchestra conducted by Jules Buckley at Glasgow's SSE Hydro!
Christmas Carol Service in aid of Apostleship of the Sea
Christmas Carol Service in aid of Apostleship of the Sea
8th December 2019
NA, Glasgow West End
Apostleship of the Sea are holding a Christmas Carol Service at The Glasgow University Catholic Chaplaincy on December 8th, join them and support seafarers who will not be home for Christmas.
Carols at Christmas
Carols at Christmas
8th December 2019
St Marys Cathedral, Glasgow West End
The talented young people from Glasgow Youth Choir will treat you to an afternoon of Christmas faves, old and new at St Mary's Cathedral on December 8th!
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New Events in Glasgow

You'll find all the latest Glasgow events that have been added to the website right here!

Bat Out Of Hell
Bat Out Of Hell
10th Nov 2020 - 21st Nov 2020
Kings Theatre Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Direct from electrifying audiences in London, Toronto, Germany and New York, Jim Steinman's spectacular musical Bat Out of Hell is coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow in November!
Opening Lecture: Faith and Reason in the Smart City
Opening Lecture: Faith and Reason in the Smart City
8th January 2020
St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, Glasgow City Centre
Join Professor Robert Davis for the opening lecture of the 2020 St Mungo Festival: Faith and Reason in the Smart City.
Sleep well, breathe well, feel well with Max Strom!
Sleep well, breathe well, feel well with Max Strom!
10th Jan 2020 - 12th Jan 2020
The Pearce Institute, Glasgow South Side
StretchBodyMind presents global teacher, speaker, author, and trainer Max Strom who'll be discussing how to sleep well, breathe well and feel well!
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Latest Glasgow News

Mrs Browns Boys is Back!
Mrs Browns Boys is Back!
The Award-Winning Brendan O’Carroll and Mrs. Brown’s Boys have announced a live return to Edinburgh in 2020 with ‘Mrs Brown D’ Live Show.
Tonight, Kelvingrove becomes Elfingrove!
Tonight, Kelvingrove becomes Elfingrove!
Over 170,000 people are expected at Elfingrove, the multi million Christmas blockbuster event transforming the city’s most loved museum!

Activities in Glasgow

Step away from the TV remote, choose one or more from our activities selection, and get out of the house to discover new skills, sports and more!

Glasgow Aikido Club
Glasgow Aikido Club
The teacher has been practicing martial arts for 30 years and holds a 4th dan in Aikido...
Eve Brebner Piano Teaching
Eve Brebner Piano Teaching
Hello, I am an experienced piano teacher and music tutor based in the Southside and covering...
The Academy of Music and Sound Glasgow
The Academy of Music and Sound Glasgow
Not only do we host amazing courses, both in centre and online, in music performance,...
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Attractions in Glasgow

Glasgow and the surrounding areas have a great mix of sightseeing attractions. If you are looking for a fun family day out or a trip with friends, then look no further!

The Rock Comedy Club
The Rock Comedy Club
"The Rock Comedy Club” is the end result of one of those conversations we have all...
The Riddle Rooms
The Riddle Rooms
It provides challenging, stimulating live team adventures, where you and your friends...
The Glasgow Gallery
The Glasgow Gallery
The gallery exhibits a range of original works from leading Scottish artists in solo,...
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Eating & Drinking in Glasgow

Eating out in Glasgow is a joy, with a range of restaurants and cafes on offer and there's a wide selection of places to enjoy a quiet pint or a cheeky cocktail.

Bo & Birdy
Bo & Birdy
Bo and Birdy is a modern brasserie reimagined through a traditional Scottish lens, specialising...
The Ivy Glasgow
The Ivy Glasgow
The all-day British brasserie has an all-encompassing menu serving modern British and...
Missoula Glasgow
Missoula Glasgow
Our DJ's are on every Fri and Sat night from 8pm 'til 3am bringing you the latest and...
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Shopping in Glasgow

If you've got a hankering for some retail therapy, Glasgow with its diverse range of unique and independent shops is the place to be!

The Root of Magic
The Root of Magic
Our unique store is home to mystical and magical creatures who live within our magical...
Hell Yeah
Hell Yeah
We believe that cards shouldn’t end up in the bin the day after your birthday, cushions...
The Divine Hag
The Divine Hag
Inspired by the pure raw nature of the Scottish countryside, our organic aromatherapy...
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Popular Events

Glasgow Christmas Markets
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2019 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
Riverside Christmas Festival
Welcome in the festive season at the annual Riverside Christmas Festival being held on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December!
Elfingrove
The world class team behind GlasGLOW is turning Kelvingrove into Elfingrove, with a spellbinding night time tour of Glasgow's best-loved museum, where the magic of Christmas is brought to life!
Santa’s Magical Express
Enjoy a full day out with the family with a train ride, show with Santa & his elves, Christmas street with food stalls, funfair and much more!
Jack and The Beanstalk
For the first time in over 30 years, a mighty beanstalk will burst out of Bath Street as Jack and the Beanstalk returns to the King's Theatre Glasgow!

Popular Venues

King's Theatre Glasgow Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro

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