George Square

George Square

About George Square

George Square George Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 1DU
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George Square is the principal civic square in Glasgow. It is named after King George III. Laid out in 1781, George Square is today home to the headquarters of Glasgow City Council, and boasts an important collection of statues and monuments, including those dedicated to Robert Burns, James Watt, Sir Robert Peel and Sir Walter Scott.

Throughout the year George Square is a focal point for many popular events such as Piping Live! and Glasgow Loves Christmas!

Upcoming Events at George Square

Festival 2018 at George Square

Festival 2018 at George Square

1st August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Glasgow’s iconic George Square will be the beating heart of Festival 2018 during the 2018 European Championships... come ready to play and explore!
The Great Big Opening Party

The Great Big Opening Party

1st August 2018
Festival 2018 promises a summer of fun and a carnival of cultural activity and it all kicks off with The Great Big Opening Party in George Square on August 1st!
Pivot

Pivot

1st August 2018 - 12th August 2018
From the amazing Australian artists who brought you Megaphones at Sonica 2017, Madeleine Flynn & Tim Humphrey present Pivot, a playground of semi-intelligent talking seesaws!
Orbital

Orbital

10th August 2018
Electro legends Orbital will provide a spectacular live performance to around 3000 people right in the heart of Glasgow as part of Festival 2018!

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Popular Events

Kelvingrove Bandstand Family Festival
Glasgow Life will throw open the doors of the beautiful Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre for a fantastic three week FREE programme of children and family events over the Summer!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand
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Brick Wonders
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Glasgow Cathedral featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
A Magical Summer at GoMA - Free family drop in workshops
GoMA are holding FREE family workshops with a supernatural theme as part of their magical summer programme!
Free Family Swimming
From Monday 2nd July to Tuesday 14th August, the whole family can swim for FREE at Glasgow Club pools across the city!

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