George Square

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George Square George Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 1DU
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About George Square

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

Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On

Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On

19 November 2017
Glasgow’s annual Christmas Lights Switch On in George Square will take place on Sunday 19th November 2017!
Critical Mass November (Illuminations Cycle)

Critical Mass November (Illuminations Cycle)

24 November 2017
Join Glasgow Critical Mass for their monthly cycle ride around Glasgow, this month's theme is Illuminations!
Blessing of the Crib

Blessing of the Crib

06 December 2017
The Lord Provost is delighted to welcome all to join her at the Blessing of the Crib in George Square on December 6th!
Glasgow Santa Dash 2017

Glasgow Santa Dash 2017

10 December 2017
The annual Glasgow Council Santa Dash sets off from George Square on the 10th of December at 9.30am!

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Glasgow City Chambers

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