What's on inGlasgow


Welcome to Glasgow

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Glasgow - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Glasgow to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Glasgow

21
JUL
John Smith's Mid-Fair Friday Racenight with AC/DC
Hamilton Park Racecourse

The Mid Fair‐Friday Racenight is back and is our richest racenight of 2017 Not only can you enoy the racing but ACDC UK Europes premier tribute to ACDC will end the night with an outstanding performance. Tickets from £13 when booked online…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Sports

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22
JUL
Aye Can
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Over two days you will have the opportunityto learn about the Scots language and developyour understanding of Scottish culture throughsongs poetry games and activities. The songspoems and text used during the summer schoolwill draw from the work of Robert Burns andother more…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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22
JUL
Joyworks : Inner Journey Fun
In the Moment,

In this truly transformative event we will explore character journeys and our own emotional awareness in a powerful high energy and reflective half day workshop. Join Joyworks Director Sharon Miller & Pragati Bhatia WriterDirector of The Phoenix and The Crow and…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07713 033096
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24
JUL
Chamber Music
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Our string chamber music summer school willbe led by a host of inspiring teachers. During thisweek‐long course you will have the opportunityto collaborate with musicians taking part in thePiano summer school…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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24
JUL
Contemporary Performance Practice
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Based on the RCS BA ContemporaryPerformance Practice degree this five‐daysummer school will introduce you to the coredisciplines of this cutting‐edge contemporarytheatre practice course.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JUL
Devised Theatre: Soundtrack to Your Life
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

We all have a playlist that takes us back to a timeor a memory. This summer join us in making anoriginal piece of performance that celebratesthe music and songs that make us who we are.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JUL
Get into Screen
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Scotland is home to countless productionentertainment and digital studios. If you areinterested in working in film or television thissummer course will give you practical adviceon education and training for this industry.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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24
JUL
Piano
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

This summer school is directed by AssociateHead of Keyboard Professor Fali Pavri andhas been attracting students from across theworld for many years. On this course you canexpect a busy schedule which will includeone‐to‐one lessons masterclasses with visitingartists ensemble workshops and a finalperformance…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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24
JUL
Scottish International Youth Piano Competition
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

This summer we are delighted to presentthe 2nd Scottish International Youth PianoCompetition for younger pianists of greatpotential from around the world. All studentsattending our piano summer school will havethe opportunity to compete for a place in thefinal on 29 Jul. A distinguished…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JUL
Summer Ballet for ages 4-6
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Children will take their first steps into the worldof ballet and spend three mornings in ourcustom‐built dance studios learning to dance.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JUL
Summer Ballet for ages 7-9
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

This summer school is an opportunity for childrenwho have never tried ballet before to learn moreabout the style and meet new friends.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Accordion
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Taught by one of Europes finest accordionplayers Djordje Gajic this summer school isdesigned to help you develop your technicaland musical skills whilst experiencing studentlife at RCS.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Acting: with Text
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

For aspiring actors this summerschool will allow you to analyse text anddevelop your characterisation skills to achieve abelievable performance for your audience.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Contemporary Dance
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Develop your skills as a contemporary dancerand take the opportunity to enhance yourperformance skills and technique involvingsolo and ensemble material.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Design: Set and Costume
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

This summer school consists of practical andtheoretical teaching in set and costume designand you will be encouraged to develop yourown unique designs. Looking at the threestages of design research development andpresentation you will explore and learn howdesign for performing arts…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Devised Theatre: Rules of the Game
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

What are the rules and who makes them Whatif we dont agree with them Whether you are arule maker or a rule breaker join us in makingan original theatre performance in one week.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Dragon-realm: The Midnight Creature
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

There is trouble in the realm and we need helpto clear up the mess Children will be takenon a drama adventure and help Gwyndor theWizard to solve the mysteries that lie ahead.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Introduction to Filmmaking
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

If you want to start learning how to make yourown films this summer school will introduceyou to the basics including how to shoot thebest frame work from a storyboard and teachyou how to edit your film.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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31
JUL
Musical Theatre: Revolting Children
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

What happens when James without his giantpeach meets Matilda Does George swap hismarvellous medicine for some of Charlieschocolate Join us for a fun‐filled week ofmusical theatre and help us decide what theending should be to this twisted Roald Dahl tale.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Teaching Classical Singing
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

This summer course is led by RCS Head ofVocal Performance Professor StephenRobertson and offers experienced and newsinging teachers the opportunity to establish aclear basis for their teaching strategies. You willsynthesise your own personal vocal experiencewith the most up‐to‐date thinking and researchin singing…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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31
JUL
Violin and Viola
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

This intensive and inspiring course attractsyoung musicians from all over the world whowant to strengthen their technical musical andperformance skills. This unique course offersone‐to‐one tuition technique and performanceclasses ensemble coaching and workshops ininstrument maintenance and healthy practice.This course will be led by…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
AUG
Speed Dating in Glasgow
Corinthian Club

Glasgow Speed Dating How speed dating in Glasgow worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Glasgow. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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05
AUG
Ladies' Night with Marvin Humes, Matt Terry & more
Hamilton Park Racecourse

Ladies Night is the most hotly anticpated night of the year at Hamilton Park Racecourse and this year you will not want to miss out. Capital FM DJ & presenter Marvin Humes will headline the event alongside X‐Factor winner Matt Terry and…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Sports

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07
AUG
Acting: Play
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

During this summer school you will have theopportunity to take part in intensivecasting and rehearsals of a contemporaryScottish work. The week will culminate in aperformance in front of a public audience.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
AUG
Cinematography
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

This unique summer school combines handsonexperience of cutting‐edge cinematographytechnology with on location shoots aroundGlasgow and the surrounding countryside.Students will be given practical lessons onfilming with RED cameras drawing inspirationfrom the scenery of urban and rural Scotland.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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07
AUG
Directing: for Theatre
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Led by an experienced director you willdevelop the essential skills required to be atheatre director and learn how to get thebest performance from your actors.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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07
AUG
Jazz with Professor Tommy Smith and Friends
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

This summer school is led by internationallyrenowned teachers and performers includingRCS Head of Jazz Professor TommySmith. This course aims to inspire youngmusicians to focus on creativity performanceand composition whilst offering specificinstrumental guidance on the fundamentals ofimprovisation.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
AUG
Musical Theatre: The Tea Party
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

The Mad Hatter and Alice cordially invite youto a tea party extravaganza. A week of songstorytelling and dance that will explore dramaskills and develop confidence in children.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
AUG
Percussion
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

This intensive and inspiring course attractsyoung musicians from all over the world whowant to strengthen their technical musical andperformance skills. This unique course offersone‐to‐one tuition technique and performanceclasses ensemble coaching and workshops ininstrument maintenance and healthy practice.This course will be led by…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
AUG
Piping Live! Glasgow 2017
The National Piping Centre

Piping Live Glasgow International Piping Festival is the biggest festival of its kind in the world and the week‐long celebrations will see 40000 people descending on Glasgow for the week‐long celebrations where 150 events take place in various venues across the city…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Tourist Attractions


The Tall Ship

One of Glasgow's leading attractions The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour has something for everyone. Voyage back in time aboard The Tall Ship one of only five remaing Clydebuilt sailing ships still afloat in the world. A visit takes you back in time to experience what…

8 Ball Pool Hall Ltd

SnookerPool Hall at 8 Ball Pool Hall Ltd in Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Contact venue on 0141‐552 8037 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Alexandra Golf Course

Alexandra Golf Course ‐ golf course in Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 0141‐556 1294 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Alexandra Golf Course golf courseclub.…

Allander Leisure

Swimming pool at Allander Leisure in Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Contact venue on 0141‐942 2233 for opening times and entrance costs.…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at A M F Bowling in Glasgow, . Contact venue on 01412484478 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Anchor Bowling Club

Bowling at Anchor Bowling Club in Paisley, Renfrewshire. Contact venue on 0141‐889 2938 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Glasgow? See our list of attractions in Glasgow, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.