City of Culture and Entertainment

Interior of the Royal Concert Hall

The city that hosted the Great Exhibitions of 1888 and 1901, and was designated European City of Culture 1990 has a full and exciting range of entertainment venues and activities.

Glasgow is home to Scotland's principal performing arts organisations:

The wide range of excellent concert and entertainment venues includes:

Glasgow's calendar of festivals and events includes: 

  • Glasgow International Jazz Festival (July)
  • RSNO Proms (June)
  • Ten Day Weekend
  • World Pipe Band Championships (August)
  • Glasgow Loves Christmas (November - December)
  • Celtic Connections
  • Aye Write!
  • Merchant City Festival
  • Glasgow Mela

Find out What's On in Glasgow with our event listings.