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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!

GlasGLOW
GlasGLOW
27th Oct 2018 - 11th Nov 2018
This Halloween, step into a magical world full of light, fantasy and fun when GlasGLOW comes to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens courtesy of itison!
Glasgow Green Fireworks
Glasgow Green Fireworks
5th November 2018
Glasgow's biggest and best FREE fireworks display returns on Monday 5th November 2018 to Glasgow Green!
Glasgow Oktoberfest
Glasgow Oktoberfest
17th Oct 2018 - 21st Oct 2018
Forget heading to Germany for Oktoberfest... experience one of the world's biggest festivals right here in Glasgow for five hop-saoked days at Queen's Park Recreation Ground!

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!

Storytime - Poppy Wants to Bake a Cake
Storytime - Poppy Wants to Bake a Cake
18th October 2018
Rogart Street Campus, Glasgow East End
Join Hazel Stevens (direct from Wigtown Book Festival) for Story time with Poppy and Tom from her debut children's book 'Poppy Wants to Bake A Cake'!
Sober Clubbing in Glasgow
Sober Clubbing in Glasgow
18th October 2018
Arta, Glasgow City Centre
Give the hangover (and the beer fear) a miss and enjoy a night of Sober Clubbing at ARTA Glasgow on October 18th!
Wild Thursdays
Wild Thursdays
18th October 2018
Castlemilk Park, Glasgow South Side
Spend a 'Wild Thursday' at Castlemilk Park hunting for mini-beasts, plants and animals during the October school holidays!

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!

Saturday Night Fever
Saturday Night Fever
16th Oct 2018 - 20th Oct 2018
Kings Theatre Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Saturday Night Fever, one of the most loved dance stories of all time, returns to the stage in a spectacular new musical production! Catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow this October!
Festival of The Dead Returns To Glasgow
Festival of The Dead Returns To Glasgow
19th October 2018
O2 Academy Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
After two sell-out events in 2017, Festival of The Dead returns to Glasgow's O2 Academy on October 19th 2018!
Kevin Bridges - The Brand New Tour
Kevin Bridges - The Brand New Tour
4th Oct 2018 - 28th Oct 2018
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow City Centre
Assemble the troops! Kevin Bridges, is back with his hotly anticipated 2018 tour: Brand New and it's coming to The SSE Hydro!

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!

Festival of The Dead Returns To Glasgow
Festival of The Dead Returns To Glasgow
19th Oct 2018 - 19th Oct 2018
After two sell-out events in 2017, Festival of The Dead returns to Glasgow's O2 Academy on October 19th 2018!
Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival
Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival
21st Oct 2018 - 27th Oct 2018
Castlemilk Park will be holding their annual Pumpkin Festival this October featuring carving and a parade!
Glasgow Cathedral Festival
Glasgow Cathedral Festival
21st Oct 2018 - 28th Oct 2018
Don't miss a week of music, art, history, exhibitions and more when Glasgow Cathedral Festival returns between 21st and 28th October!
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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!

Get A Life!
Get A Life!
18th Oct 2018 - 20th Oct 2018
Websters Theatre, Glasgow West End
John Shedden and Finlay McLean (plus skeleton) perform a series of weird and wonderful sketches, so wacky and off-the-wall, they will boggle your mind when they bring 'Get A Life!' to Websters!
Witches Fae Easterhoose
Witches Fae Easterhoose
18th Oct 2018 - 27th Oct 2018
The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Des Dillon, writer of Singin I’m No A Billy I’m A Tim, brings his HILARIOUS smash hit dark comedy, Witches Fae Easterhoose to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow!
Scottish Opera: Rigoletto
Scottish Opera: Rigoletto
18th October 2018
Theatre Royal Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Award-winning director Matthew Richardson and Olivier Award-winning designer Jon Morrell revive their powerful production of Verdi’s masterpiece, Rigoletto!
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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...

Storytime - Poppy Wants to Bake a Cake
Storytime - Poppy Wants to Bake a Cake
18th October 2018
Rogart Street Campus, Glasgow East End
Join Hazel Stevens (direct from Wigtown Book Festival) for Story time with Poppy and Tom from her debut children's book 'Poppy Wants to Bake A Cake'!
Hama Bead Workshop
Hama Bead Workshop
18th October 2018
R CADE, Glasgow City Centre
Recreate your favourite pixelated characters out of Hama Beads which will then be turned into your very own coaster, keychain, badge or fridge magnets at R-CADE!
Wild Thursdays
Wild Thursdays
18th October 2018
Castlemilk Park, Glasgow South Side
Spend a 'Wild Thursday' at Castlemilk Park hunting for mini-beasts, plants and animals during the October school holidays!
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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!

Beats & Pieces Big Band
Beats & Pieces Big Band
18th October 2018
The Blue Arrow, Glasgow City Centre
In Scotland for the very first time! Catch Beats & Pieces Big Band at The Blue Arrow on October 18th!
Mobius Loop: Gemi the Album Tour
Mobius Loop: Gemi the Album Tour
18th October 2018
Mono Cafe Bar, Glasgow City Centre
Mobius Loop will bring their unique magick and enchanting music to Glasgow's Mono as part of their extensive UK Tour on October 18th!
Blues Jam Thursdays
Blues Jam Thursdays
18th October 2018
Swing, Glasgow City Centre
Enjoy a weekly Blues Jam at Swing featuring their talented house trio, Fraser John Lindsay (guitar), Charlotte Marshall (vocals/bass guitar) and Kenny Robertson!
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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!

Wille and The Bandits
Wille and The Bandits
20th March 2019
The Hug and Pint, Glasgow West End
To support the release of their new album Wille & The Bandits will tour the UK in March 2019 and you can catch them at The Hug and Pint on March 20th!
The World of Hans Zimmer: A Symphonic Celebration
The World of Hans Zimmer: A Symphonic Celebration
22nd March 2019
Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow City Centre
Legendary composer Hans Zimmer has announced a spectacular new tour, ‘The World of Hans Zimmer’, set to tour the UK in 2019 and stopping at the SEC Hydro on 22nd March!
Ayr Rugby Club Fireworks Night
Ayr Rugby Club Fireworks Night
2nd November 2018
Ayr
Ayr's biggest and best Fireworks Night is being held at Ayr Rugby Club on Friday 2nd November 2018!
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Latest Glasgow News

Gear Up as Resonate Total Gaming arrives in Glasgow
Gear Up as Resonate Total Gaming arrives in Glasgow
Scotland’s largest gaming event, Resonate Total Gaming, returns to SEC, Glasgow this week from 19 - 21 October promising the ultimate gaming experience.
University of the West of Scotland to run Interactive Event to Challenge Bullying and Promote Bystander Intervention
University of the West of Scotland to run Interactive Event to Challenge Bullying and Promote Bystander Intervention
UWS is organising a public event on Saturday 3rd November focusing on strategies that children can use to support their peers if affected by prejudice-based bullying at school.

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!

Kelbourne Street Toddler Group
Kelbourne Street Toddler Group
A playgroup led by a community of mums, dads and caregivers in the West End. Everyone...
Wee Salsa
Wee Salsa
Lean to dance salsa with our 4 week courses. (One hour per week) The courses always start...
Yogabellies Glasgow West End
Yogabellies Glasgow West End
I am delighted to be teaching Yogabellie's beautiful Pregnancy classes in the West End...
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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!

Hidden Lane Gallery
Hidden Lane Gallery
The Hidden Lane Gallery opened its doors for the first time in early November 2009. In...
Take One Action Film Festival Glasgow
Take One Action Film Festival Glasgow
At a time when concepts of truth and democracy are being stretched beyond recognition...
Glasgow Bike Tours
Glasgow Bike Tours
Don’t just visit Glasgow... see the best of it in style!There is no better way to experience...
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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.

The Summoners
The Summoners
It is a combination of internet cafe, traditional pub, and e-sports match view arena....
The Boyd Roderick
The Boyd Roderick
Born in 1924 in Glasgow’s southside, some of Boyd’s early adventures include a stint...
Mharsanta
Mharsanta
Mharsanta (pronounced as 'Var-Santah') meaning Merchant in Gaelic, has a passion for...
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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!

CoLab Store Glasgow
CoLab Store Glasgow
Our aim is to deliver a mature and sophisticated shopping experience in the very heart...
Jan de Vries Shawlands
Jan de Vries Shawlands
Here at Jan de Vries, we’re passionate about helping people to live a healthier lifestyle...
Maia Gifts
Maia Gifts
Glasgow's Multi-Award winning gift store, voted Scotland's Independent Gift Retailer...
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Popular Events

GlasGLOW
This Halloween, step into a magical world full of light, fantasy and fun when GlasGLOW comes to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens courtesy of itison!
Glasgow Green Fireworks
Glasgow's biggest and best FREE fireworks display returns on Monday 5th November 2018 to Glasgow Green!
Glasgow Oktoberfest
Forget heading to Germany for Oktoberfest... experience one of the world's biggest festivals right here in Glasgow for five hop-saoked days at Queen's Park Recreation Ground!
Saturday Night Fever
Saturday Night Fever, one of the most loved dance stories of all time, returns to the stage in a spectacular new musical production! Catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow this October!
Witches Fae Easterhoose
Des Dillon, writer of Singin I’m No A Billy I’m A Tim, brings his HILARIOUS smash hit dark comedy, Witches Fae Easterhoose to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow!

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