Events in Glasgow

1,241 events within 5 miles

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Irn-Bru Carnival

From the traditional whirl of the waltzers and the crash of the dodgems to the brand new Voodoo Dancer and equally stomach-churning Matterhorn, Speed Buzz and Extreme. Plus of course there are gentler rides for wee ones such as the Teacups and the Carousel. Entry price is £13 with visitors receiving ten vouchers which can…

SECC, Glasgow (1.6 miles)

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£13 / 0141 248 3000

Glasgow on Ice

A chance to perfect your pirouettes (or at least let go of the side) as George Square's open air ice rink returns for another year accompanied by non-stop music. There are funfair rides (including the return of the Big Wheel), free activities for families in the Christmas Workshop and themed nights on the rink including…

George Square, Glasgow (0.2 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

£8–£12 (£6–£10; Children £6–£9; Family £29–£35)

Sun 21 Dec

£8–£12 (£6–£10; Children £6–£9; Family £29–£35)

Mon 22 Dec

£8–£12 (£6–£10; Children £6–£9; Family £29–£35)

…and 8 more dates until 31 Dec

The RSNO Christmas Concert: The Snowman

A family-friendly concert of carols and seasonal tunes, including the now annual screening of Dianne Jackson's 1982 film of Raymond Briggs' The Snowman with live musical accompaniment, because nothing spells 'Christmas' like a magical fable about the transience of life. Christopher Bell conducts.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (0.3 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

£15–£35 (disabled/under 26s/mature students/unemployed £7.50–£17.50) / 0141 353 8000

Kudos Kids – The Ultimate Frozen Christmas Party

Those kids just ain't getting tired of Frozen are they? Kudos host a festive party with sing-a-longs, games, snacks, a Frozen photo studio and prizes for the best fancy dress. There's also the chance to meet Olaf, princess Elsa and Santa.

Kudos Bar Restaurant, Glasgow (0.6 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

£10 per child / 07812 131441

Cinderella

Put on your glass slippers and ballgowns (we all own these things, right?) for the SECC's annual large scale panto featuring John Barrowman and the Krankies. Plus X Factor's Melane Masson as Fairy Godmother.

SECC, Glasgow (1.6 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

Clyde Auditorium

£13–£26 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 21 Dec

Clyde Auditorium

£13–£26 / 0141 248 3000

Mon 22 Dec

Clyde Auditorium

£13–£26 / 0141 248 3000

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Aladdin

Expect family fun and frolics at the Webster Theatre's annual panto, which features Steven Alexander from BBC's The Voice as Aladdin.

Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre), Glasgow (1.5 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

£11.50–£13 / 0141 337 2311

  • 14:30 Aladdin Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre)
  • 19:30 Aladdin Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre)

Sun 21 Dec

£11.50–£13 / 0141 337 2311

  • 14:30 Aladdin Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre)
  • 19:30 Aladdin Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre)

Tue 23 Dec

£11.50–£13 / 0141 337 2311

  • 14:30 Aladdin Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre)
  • 19:30 Aladdin Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre)
…and 4 more dates until 28 Dec

Glasgow Christmas Market

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Christmas market with German bratwurst, sweet treats and a sparkling array of gifts and decorations. The legendary Gluhwein House returns serving Gluhwein, Bavarian beers and mulled cider in festive flavours including Rocking Robin and Merry Mixed Berry.

Argyle Street, Glasgow (0.4 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

Free

Sun 21 Dec

Free

Optimo Hogmanay

JD Twitch and JG Wilkes host their annual extravaganza.

The Art School, Glasgow (0.8 miles)

Wed 31 Dec

£20

Boasting three rooms of music featuring Boot & Tax (live), Whilst (live and DJ), Golden Teacher (DJ set) and karaoke.

Burnistoun: Live and For Real

The Burnistoun Boys take their sketch show to the stage for one night only. The whole gang heads to the city centre including McGregor and Toshan the quality polis, Jolly Boy John, deceased ice cream brothers Paul and Walter and even the stubborn voice recognition lift who doesn't understand Scottish. For Real.

King's Theatre, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£22.50 (£18.50) / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow Comedy Festival.

Alan Carr: Yap, Yap, Yap

The camp face of Chatty Man proves his status as the King of bitchy comedy.

SECC, Glasgow (1.6 miles)

Fri 30 Oct 2015

Clyde Auditorium

£30 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 31 Oct 2015

Clyde Auditorium

£30 / 0141 248 3000

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Huntleys & Palmers Audio Club

Intelligent techno, wonky electro and many more genres besides.

The Art School, Glasgow (0.8 miles)

Fri 19 Dec

£10–£12

Seventh birthday party with Talaboman (aka John Talabot and Axel Boman) and Highlife.

Manuel Chavajay & Rebecca Wilcox: This Might Be a Place for Hummingbirds

Work by two artists with apparently little in common: Guatemalan painter and sculptor Chavajay and Glasgow-based video artist Wilcox.

CCA, Glasgow (0.8 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

Sun 21 Dec

Tue 23 Dec

…and 15 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Hummingbird, Glasgow (0.6 miles)

Sun 28 Dec

£8 / 07986 527947

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

Glasgow Loves Hogmanay

A programme of family activities for the daytime and early evening of Hogmanay, including traditional music, children’s activities and Scottish food and drink.

George Square, Glasgow (0.2 miles)

Wed 31 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed

Thu 31 Dec 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed

Eddi Reader

The popular folk pop chanteuse, known for her work with Fairground Attraction and often called upon to add her voice to other people's records tours her latest album Vagabond.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (0.3 miles)

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£23–£26 / 0141 353 8000

With Kris Drever. Part of Celtic Connections.

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Celebration Choir: Come Messiah King

The Celebration Choir are joined by a 20-piece orchestra as they celebrate the Christmas story.

SECC, Glasgow (1.6 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

Lomond Auditorium

£22.50 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 21 Dec

Lomond Auditorium

£22.50 / 0141 248 3000

Ashton Lane Hogmanay Street Party

Ring in the New Year with fireworks, a piper, street performers, live music, DJs and tasty food and drink.

Ashton Lane, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Wed 31 Dec

The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot

The feelgood tale of a young boy who doesn't enjoy Christmas or exchanging gifts … until the tradition suddenly disappears. Ages 3–8.

The Arches, Glasgow (0.6 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Sun 21 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Mon 22 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

…and 13 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Strangeways

A regular tribute night for The Smiths and Morrissey, with a proud fan club atmosphere and aesthetic, uninhibited dancing and more daffs/gladioli than you can shake a stick at. All proceeds raised go to charity.

The Admiral, Glasgow (0.6 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

£5 / 0141 221 7705

A wee special Smithsmas event from Strangeways with some festive surprises thrown in.

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Scottish Ballet's The Nutcracker

Peter Darrell’s magical world of The Nutcracker has been reimagined by Olivier Award winning designer Lez Brotherston, bringing a new sheen to this classical 40-year-old adaptation. Booking is essential.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£7.50–£26.50 / 0844 871 7647

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£12.50–£35.50 / 0844 871 7647

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£12.50–£35.50 / 0844 871 7647

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

The Burlesque Ball

Fishnets and top hats galore at this series of lavish burlesque balls.

Classic Grand, Glasgow (0.6 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

£12–£24 / 0141 847 0820

Wed 31 Dec

£19–£38 / 0141 847 0820

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£12–£24 / 0141 847 0820

Peter Pan

JM Barrie's classic story of the boy who wouldn't grow up. Presented to celebrate the 50th anniversary since the King's Theatre staged its first pantomime. Featuring Gary Tank Commander's Greg McHugh.

King's Theatre, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £9–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

Sun 21 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £9–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

Mon 22 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £9–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 20 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Pressure

More techno action from Slam featuring some big-name guests.

The Arches, Glasgow (0.6 miles)

Fri 19 Dec

£24 / 0141 565 1000

Christmas party with Sven Väth.

Sat 27 Dec

£18–£22 / 0141 565 1000

End of year party.

Tartan Gig 2015

Concert organised by Girlguiding Scotland for its members aged ten and over. Previous performers have included Little Mix, Conor Maynard, Amy Macdonald, Pixie Lott, Scouting for Girls, Cher Lloyd and The Wanted.

SECC, Glasgow (1.6 miles)

Sat 9 May 2015

Clyde Auditorium

prices vary / 0141 248 3000

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