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...

ORPHEUS - A Tale of Ancient Gods and Late Night Karaoke
ORPHEUS - A Tale of Ancient Gods and Late Night Karaoke
19th June 2019
Barras Art And Design Centre, Glasgow East End
ORPHEUS, the multi award winning, smash hit production from Yorkshire based theatre makers comes to Glasgow for one night as part of its international tour!
CHICAGO
CHICAGO
19th Jun 2019 - 23rd Jun 2019
Websters Theatre, Glasgow West End
A vivacious nightclub singer, a glamorous double-murderess, a silver-tongued lawyer, a monstrous matriarch and a cell block of sexy sinners: it would be a criminal to miss CHICAGO at Websters Theatre!
Stab in the Dark - Murder on Byres Road
Stab in the Dark - Murder on Byres Road
20th June 2019
Curlers Rest, Glasgow West End
There's been a murder on Byres Road! Join Halo Arts for an evening of intrigue, suspense, mystery... and prosecco!
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Dance Events you might like...

Tango Bar
Tango Bar
19th June 2019
Blackfriars, Glasgow City Centre
Glasgow's longest running Argentine Tango club night is held every Wednesday evening downstairs at Blackfriars in the Merchant City!
Weekly Jive Class with Rock n Roll Revolution
Weekly Jive Class with Rock n Roll Revolution
20th June 2019
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!
YCreate - Creative Dance Classes
YCreate - Creative Dance Classes
22nd June 2019
NA, Glasgow South Side
Join YDance for YCreate - fun, creative dance classes for ages 1 – 8 being held in the Southside of Glasgow from Saturday 4th May!
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Days Out Events you might like...

Glasgow Jazz Festival
Glasgow Jazz Festival
19th Jun 2019 - 23rd Jun 2019
NA, Various Locations Glasgow
The annual Glasgow Jazz Festival returns between the 19th to 23rd June with a selection of world class musicians and upcoming superstars!
Glasgow Real Ale Festival
Glasgow Real Ale Festival
20th Jun 2019 - 22nd Jun 2019
The Briggait, Glasgow City Centre
The 2019 Glasgow Real Ale Festival will take place between the 20th & 22nd June at The Briggait, in the Merchant City!
Bungo in the Back Lanes
Bungo in the Back Lanes
22nd June 2019
NA, Glasgow South Side
The ever popular neighbourhood festival Bungo in the Back Lanes, hosted by The Strathbungo Society, returns on Saturday 22nd June!
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

The Arkansas Ramblers
The Arkansas Ramblers
19th June 2019
The Tall Ship at Riverside, Glasgow West End
Don't miss the ten piece Arkansas Ramblers as they play American-style old-time string band music live on The Tall Ship on June 19th!
Drawing and Painting Studio - Clydebank Art Group
Drawing and Painting Studio - Clydebank Art Group
19th June 2019
Centre81, Clydebank
Join the Drawing and Painting Studio for their Clydebank Art Group - great for beginners and anyone with creativity!
Play Cafe
Play Cafe
19th June 2019
Platform Glasgow, Glasgow East End
Bring your wee ones along and enjoy some theatre, dance, music and arts activities at Platform Glasgow's Play Cafe!
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Music Events you might like...

The Arkansas Ramblers
The Arkansas Ramblers
19th June 2019
The Tall Ship at Riverside, Glasgow West End
Don't miss the ten piece Arkansas Ramblers as they play American-style old-time string band music live on The Tall Ship on June 19th!
ORPHEUS - A Tale of Ancient Gods and Late Night Karaoke
ORPHEUS - A Tale of Ancient Gods and Late Night Karaoke
19th June 2019
Barras Art And Design Centre, Glasgow East End
ORPHEUS, the multi award winning, smash hit production from Yorkshire based theatre makers comes to Glasgow for one night as part of its international tour!
Faith Builders Chorale - Songs of refuge and hope
Faith Builders Chorale - Songs of refuge and hope
19th June 2019
Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow City Centre
The Faith Builders Chorale, directed by Brandon Mullet, presents cappella choral music from home and abroad at Glasgow Cathedral on Wednesday 19th June!
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Queen Margaret Drive Street Festival
Queen Margaret Drive Street Festival
23rd June 2019
NA, Glasgow West End
Calling children, families and local residents. Queen Margaret Drive Community invites you once again for The Great Street Play and The Big Get-Together on Sunday 23rd June!
The Goonies - Outdoor Cinema
The Goonies - Outdoor Cinema
27th June 2019
Pollok House, Glasgow South Side
Come along to Pollok House on Thursday 27th June and watch the iconic film The Goonies at their outdoor cinema!
Dirty Dancing - Outdoor Cinema
Dirty Dancing - Outdoor Cinema
28th June 2019
Pollok House, Glasgow South Side
Come along to Pollok House on Friday 28th June and watch the iconic film Dirty Dancing at their outdoor cinema!
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