Surge Festival

Surge Festival returns to Glasgow as part of the Merchant City Festival and Festival 2018 with a host of spectacular street theatre!

Surge Festival

About Surge Festival

Scotland’s leading developer of street arts, Surge, presents a line-up of extraordinary and memorable street theatre acts, let loose on the public throughout the Merchant City Festival weekend.

Surge runs projects to develop street arts, physical theatre and circus in Scotland. We work with artists, performance companies and educators at all levels of experience.

This year’s annual Surge Festival brings new Scottish work and cutting edge international performances to the streets of Glasgow, including a band on bicycles, apocalyptic horsemen and a demonic puppet baby!

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Surge Festival are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Theatre Events you might like...

Drag-Opticon Festive Special
Drag-Opticon Festive Special
14th December 2018
The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow City Centre
Just when they thought that they were done for another year, Drag-Opticon are BACK one more time in 2018 for a special holiday hoedown!
The Gatsby Speakeasy ‘Festive Soirée’
The Gatsby Speakeasy ‘Festive Soirée’
14th December 2018
The Dancehall at The Rum Shack, Glasgow South Side
The Gatsby Club, Scotland's largest 1920s themed cabaret and club night, returns to the Southside with a special festive edition of The Gatsby Speakeasy!
Funbox: Once Upon A Christmas
Funbox: Once Upon A Christmas
14th Dec 2018 - 16th Dec 2018
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow City Centre
‘Tis the season for some singalong silliness with Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo the Dog as Funbox present Once Upon A Christmas at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!
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Dance Events you might like...

Tea Dance
Tea Dance
13th December 2018
Glasgow Club Gorbals, Glasgow South Side
Join David & Elizabeth at Two2dance for their weekly Tea Dance class on Thursday afternoons at Glasgow Club Gorbals!
Adult Roller Disco
Adult Roller Disco
13th December 2018
RollerStop Roller Rink, Glasgow South Side
Fancy trying a night out with a difference? Join RollerStop for an adults only roller disco at their Roller Rink!
Weekly Jive Class with Rock n Roll Revolution
Weekly Jive Class with Rock n Roll Revolution
13th December 2018
Kirkintilloch Miners Welfare & Social Club, Kirkintilloch
Join Rock n Roll Revolution for their weekly Jive Classes on Thursdays at Kirkintilloch Miners, beginners and experienced dancers always welcome!
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Days Out Events you might like...

Roller Disco
Roller Disco
14th December 2018
RollerStop Roller Rink, Glasgow South Side
Grab the kids, get your skates on and enjoy a family friendly disco at the Rollerstop Roller Rink!
Ginfall Festival Glasgow
Ginfall Festival Glasgow
15th December 2018
Pollokshields Burgh Hall, Glasgow South Side
Scotland's most popular Gin Festival, GinFall, returns to where it all began, the luxurious Pollokshields Burgh Hall, Glasgow, for an amazing Christmas Gin Festival on Sat 15th December!
Santa’s Inflatable Fun City
Santa’s Inflatable Fun City
15th December 2018
SoccerWorld Glasgow, Glasgow East End
Inflatable Fun City are back at Soccer World with their Christmas spectacular featuring a 30ft inflatable Father Christmas and magical illuminations!
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Dandelion Cafe’s Christmas Market
Dandelion Cafe’s Christmas Market
13th December 2018
Dandelion Cafe, Glasgow South Side
Dandelion Cafe are delighted to announce the return of their Christmas Market! Come along and peruse the gorgeous creations from some of the city's most talented makers and designers!
Christmas Carols at Wellington Church
Christmas Carols at Wellington Church
13th December 2018
Wellington Church, Glasgow West End
Join Feed The Minds at Wellington Church for a magical evening of classic singalong carols and beautiful performances by the Scottish Opera Community Choir!
Ducati Late Night Christmas Market
Ducati Late Night Christmas Market
13th December 2018
Ducati Glasgow, Glasgow South Side
Ducati Glasgow are holding two very special late night shopping events for customers and friends to find that very special gift this Christmas!
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Music Events you might like...

Afternoon Performance: Dvorak Cello Concerto with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Afternoon Performance: Dvorak Cello Concerto with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
13th December 2018
City Halls, Glasgow City Centre
Enjoy an afternoon performance of Dvorak's Cello Concerto courtesy of he BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at City Halls on December 13th!
Nile Rodgers & CHIC
Nile Rodgers & CHIC
13th December 2018
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow City Centre
The legendary Nile Rodgers & CHIC will headline a series of special arena concerts across the UK this festive season, including The SSE Hydro Glasgow on December 13th!
Lily Allen
Lily Allen
13th December 2018
The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow East End
London-based singer Lily Allen has announced a huge European tour for December 2018 including a date at the Barrowlands on the 13th!
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Horrible Heedie Tours
Horrible Heedie Tours
30th December 2018
Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow South Side
Join this interactive tour at Scotland Street School Museum and find out what school was like in the old days!
Castlemilk Explorers
Castlemilk Explorers
2nd February 2019
Castlemilk Park, Glasgow South Side
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
Castlemilk Explorers
Castlemilk Explorers
2nd March 2019
Castlemilk Park, Glasgow South Side
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
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What’s Love Got To Do With It - A Tribute to Tina Turner
What's Love Got To Do With It? is the ultimate tribute concert to one of the most iconic and loved musical artists of our generation, catch the tour when it comes to King's Theatre in February!
Christmas Drive-In Movies
Join Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity for their annual Christmas Drive-in Movies at Glasgow’s Riverside Museum!
Glasgow Christmas Markets
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2018 offering a wide selection of festive delights!

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