What's on in Glasgow

Friday 19 September 2014 by Maya Singer Hobbs Glasgow is a vibrant, dynamic and stylish city that hosts a wealth of events every day of the year. It is renowned for its great culture, chic fashion and friendly locals who will always make sure that you have a good time during your stay. Enjoy the year-round buzz and take a look below to see what you could enjoy over the next few months!

What's on in Glasgow 

Celtic Connections

15th January – 1st February, number of venues throughout the city

The main UK celebration of Celtic music, if you’re in Glasgow, this is the perfect way to immerse yourself in Scottish tradition. This is also one of the largest winter music festivals in the country, and with hundreds of musicians performing you’ll be struggling to decide who to see!  

The Electric Gardens

23rd January – 15th February, Botanic Gardens

From the people behind The West End Festival comes The Electric Gardens. This walking tour takes the viewer around the upper Botanic Garden during the evening, which will be illuminated by dramatic lighting and with sound effects and music to complete the experience. Businesses in the area participate and put on special offers for visitors to the Electric Garden. Sure to be an incredible night for the whole family!  

Cirque Berserk

26th – 28th January, King’s Theatre

A combination of “classic” circus style, with jugglers and acrobatics, and a more “danger-filled spectacle” with a stunt element, that will have audiences holding their breath and on the edge of their seat! Book tickets now!  

Glasgow Film Festival

18th February – 1st March, Glasgow Film Theatre

Glasgow Film Festival returns this year and promises to be even bigger and better than last year! Preceded by the Glasgow Youth Film Festival, and shortly followed by Glasgow Short Film Festival means that Glasgow is the city to be in during February and March if you like film!  

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

12th – 29th March, multiple venues throughout the city

Back for its 13th year, the Glasgow International Comedy Festival is sure to be bigger and better than ever! As Europe’s largest comedy festival, Glasgow International Comedy Festival brings comedians from all over the world together for over two weeks to entertain the people of Glasgow.   

Alasdair Gray – From the Personal to the Universal

11th October – 22 February 2015, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

As a Glaswegian himself, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery are delighted to be hosting a retrospective of Alasdair Gray’s work. Featuring more than 100 works, including a number of loans from pirvate collections, this exhibition covers work from Gray’s student days right up to present day.    

SACO Glasgow - Cochrane Street is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance or easy access of every event happening in the city over the next few months. Your very own home-from-home apartment will be the perfect place to relax in after a day exploring the city. Call our friendly reservations team for more information and to book your stay this summer!  

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