Festival 2018

Festival 2018 brings you the best in music, visual art, street art, dance, theatre, design adding to the celebrations around the 11 days of world-class sporting action!

Festival 2018

About Festival 2018

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GEORGE SQUARE
Glasgow’s iconic George Square will be the beating heart of Festival 2018 during Championships time, bringing a carnival atmosphere to the city centre through a programme of free events that will delight all ages and put Glasgow and Scotland’s renowned creativity in the spotlight.

Highlights include a special opening concert, spectacular evening events, international collaborations and all day family fun and play. Buzzing with activity, this will also be the place to relax with delicious Scottish food & drink while catching up with the day’s sporting action on the big screen.
Open daily throughout the Championships

MERCHANT CITY
Merchant City Festival, the centrepiece of Glasgow’s summer events calendar, is back for 2018 presenting the best in Scottish and international arts and entertainment, while showcasing the unique cultural and creative hub that is Glasgow’s Merchant City.

Expect street art, music, dance, design, film, comedy, carnival procession and activities for children & families alongside lively markets and a curated selection of street food. Prepare to be surprised and delighted!
Open 4 -5 Aug & 9-12 Aug.

GROUND BREAKING CULTURAL PARTNERSHIP
Festival 2018 will broaden access and engagement through a range of opportunities designed to enable venues and communities across Glasgow and national partner host authorities to get involved in the celebrations.

Through a ground-breaking cultural partnership between Glasgow and 2018 European Championships co-host Berlin, the cultural festival will highlight the creative scenes of both cities in a programme which is truly European in outlook.

Upcoming Events at Festival 2018

Children’s Exhibition

Children’s Exhibition

7th July 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Children’s Exhibition at Tramway will introduce children to ideas and materials commonly used in contemporary art, through tactile experience, digital interaction, and movable shapes and forms.
Neu Begegnung

Neu Begegnung

3rd August 2018 - 1st September 2018
Project Ability have teamed up with Alexianer St. Hedwig-Krankenhaus in Berlin to celebrate the European Championship's with exhibition, Neu Begegnung!
Samara Scott Exhibition

Samara Scott Exhibition

4th August 2018 - 28th August 2018
For her first exhibition in a public institution in Scotland, Samara Scott has created a large site specific installation in response to Tramway’s main gallery.

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