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

European Championships Glasgow 2018

European Championships Glasgow 2018

1st August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Europe’s top athletes will compete in the inaugural European Championships – an exciting new multi-sport event being held in Glasgow in August 2018!
GO LIVE! at the Green

GO LIVE! at the Green

2nd August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Glasgow Green will be a city hotspot during the Glasgow 2018 European Championships, bringing together sport, culture and entertainment to provide a daily programme of free to attend activities!
1,210km

1,210km

10th August 2018 - 11th August 2018
Award winning young performance companies, Junction 25 from Glasgow and Theater an der Parkaue from Berlin have joined forces for the first time to create a new show, 1,210km.
Music Moments Festival

Music Moments Festival

11th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Osborne Street will be the home of the Music Moments Festival two jam-packed days of music on the 11th - 12th of August as part of Festival 2018 and the European Championships!

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