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About West End Festival

The West End Festival is Glasgow's largest cultural event and every June takes over this popular area of Glasgow with a wide variety of events and performances. Last year over 400 events took place in 80 venues.

Over 100 Glasgow-based organisations, arts groups and local and international artists deliver a mixture of activities and projects, overseen by a small festival team. The WEF brings all of these activities together in the festival programme and includes events, exhibitions, performances, talks, tours, workshops and screenings, and many are free of charge to allow accessibility. The WEF’s ethos is to include participants and venues that can complement the already diverse programme.

More than 1 million visitors have attended the event since it started and last year the festival encompassed over 400 events in 80 venues across the west end. The festival is supported with funding from Creative Scotland. Glasgow City Council also helps fund the festival.

A full programme of festival events will focus on Kelvingrove Park, making full use of the refurbished Kelvingrove Bandstand. A massed samba event, a festival of singing, a big band concert and a series of rock concerts are some of the highlights.

Upcoming Events at West End Festival

West End Festival 2017 Opening Party

West End Festival 2017 Opening Party

03 June 2017 - 04 June 2017
The West End Festival Opening Party will take place on Saturday 3rd June & Sunday 4th June at Kelvingrove Bandstand!
West End Festival Fiesta

West End Festival Fiesta

09 June 2017 - 11 June 2017
This year's West End Fiesta will feature International headliners and support from a host of Scottish bands & DJ's!
Music for a Summer Saturday

Music for a Summer Saturday

10 June 2017
West End Festival: Enjoy a performance of chamber music given by talented students from the Royal Conservatoire!
West End Festival All Dayer

West End Festival All Dayer

18 June 2017
Oran Mor's West End Festival All Dayer is back for it's 6th year featuring 14 acts over 3 stages!

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The Cottier Chamber Project

The Cottier Chamber Project

What started life as a chamber music series that ran as part of the West End Festival is now a festival in its own right, with some of Scotland's top musicians and dancers performing in over 50 shows....