Events in Glasgow

1,463 events within 5 miles

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Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, VJs and a live jam session.

Glasgow School of Art (0.7 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0141 353 4500

Featuring Smash Kafana.

Billy Connolly: High Horse

The Big Yin of Scottish stand-up takes a break from all that globe-trotting and acting for a Scottish stand-up tour. A rare chance to see live what made him famous. Connolly's talent for spinning a great yarn began back in his 1960s folkie days, when his sets veered off from music to storytelling. Since then, he's…

SECC, Glasgow (1.6 miles)

Thu 23 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Fri 24 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 26 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct

In Conversation With Russell Brand

Russell Brand talks to the Guardian's Owen Jones.

Cineworld Renfrew Street, Glasgow (0.4 miles)

Thu 23 Oct

0871 200 2000

Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Thu 23 Oct

0845 166 6028

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Glasgow Green (0.8 miles)

Thu 23 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 24 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sat 25 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sun 26 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Day of the Dead Glesga

Slip into some fresh facepaint and practice your spooky dance – it's Día de los Muertos! Expect a Mexican fiesta with live Mariachi music courtesy of Rapido Mariachi, DJs Tigerbeat and Jill Mingo spinning Latin beats and dance floor bangers, choreographed dance from burlesque troupe the Femme Fatales and of course mucho…

Stereo, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Sat 1 Nov

£10 / 0141 222 2254

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Lighthouse Late

A fabulous celebration of design, music and cinema sprawling across all five floors of the Lighthouse. Performers include folk from Fife's James Yorkston, singer-songwriter Ella the Bird and DJ sets from the like of Sons & Daughters, Admiral Fallow and the Phantom Band. There's also a selection of short films from…

The Lighthouse, Glasgow (0.4 miles)

Fri 24 Oct

£15 / 0141 276 5365

Glasgow Fireworks

Annual huge fireworks display for all the family on Glasgow Green. Funfair runs from 4.30pm and the first bang goes off at 7.30pm.

Glasgow Green (0.8 miles)

Wed 5 Nov

Free

The Addams Family

Musical based on characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, made famous in the 1960s hit TV comedy series.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow (0.4 miles)

Thu 23 Oct

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Fri 24 Oct

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Sat 25 Oct

£14–£16 / 0141 332 1846

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Glasgay!

Celebrating its 21st anniversary this year, the massive celebration of queer culture boasts impressive programme of theatre, comedy, music, clubs and visual art events.

Various venues: Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Wed 22 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 552 7575

Thu 23 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 552 7575

Fri 24 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 552 7575

…and 22 more dates until 15 Nov

Return To The Forbidden Planet

  • Written by: Bob Carlton

Join Captain Tempest and his fearless crew on a stellar adventure into hyperspace in this intergalactic musical.

King's Theatre, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Mon 9 Feb 2015

£10–£44.50 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7648

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Kill Johnny Glendenning

A murderous comedy about the Glasgow underworld. Co-production between the Royal Lyceum Theatre and Citizens Theatre.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow (0.8 miles)

Thu 23 Oct

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Fri 24 Oct

£15–£20.50 (Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Sat 25 Oct

£15–£20.50 (Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

…and 10 more dates until 8 Nov

Cardinal Sinne

There's to be a new Pope, and the Cardinal needs to journey to the Vatican for the election, but a journalist stalls his trip by asking questions about the past.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow (0.4 miles)

Thu 23 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

Fri 24 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

Sat 25 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

…and 7 more dates until 1 Nov

Creative Mackintosh Festival

Festival celebrating the creative genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh by allowing everyone to unleash their own creativity through workshops and activities. There are also exhibitions, walking tours and more to make sure you are thoroughly versed in the 'Glasgow Style'.

Various venues: Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Wed 22 Oct

Times & prices vary

Thu 23 Oct

Times & prices vary

Fri 24 Oct

Times & prices vary

…and 7 more dates until 31 Oct

Eric and Little Ern

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Dick Hills

A tribute to the stage and screen duo, performed by Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens.

King's Theatre, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Mon 24 Nov

£12–£35 / 0844 871 7648

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Fri 14 Nov

£26 / 0844 871 7647

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A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Flying With Swans

Three friends reunite for a simple trip to Arran, which becomes the journey of a lifetime. Written by Jack Dickson.

Òran Mór, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Mon 27 Oct

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 28 Oct

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 29 Oct

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

OktoberWEST

Running since 2006, this year's Oktoberfest celebration at the brewery promises to be bigger and better than ever. Food, music, beer! Booking is essential.

WEST Brewery, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Fri 24 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

Agatha Christie's Black Coffee

  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Christie's first play for the stage features the now-iconic Hercule Poirot and a typical crime plot.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Mon 3 Nov

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7647

Tue 4 Nov

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7647

Wed 5 Nov

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7647

…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

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 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Hot Mess

Queer dance party where the focus is on the music, which is a heady mix of pop classics, obscure synthwave, house, techno and disco from the safe hands of DJ Simonotron.

The Poetry Club, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Sat 8 Nov

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club

Sat 13 Dec

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club
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Macbeth

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

Giffnock Theatre Players present a production of one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow (5.0 miles)

Thu 23 Oct

£13 (£11) / 0141 577 4956

  • 19:30 Macbeth Eastwood Park Theatre

Fri 24 Oct

£13 (£11) / 0141 577 4956

  • 19:30 Macbeth Eastwood Park Theatre

Sat 25 Oct

£13 (£11) / 0141 577 4956

  • 14:30 Macbeth Eastwood Park Theatre
  • 19:30 Macbeth Eastwood Park Theatre

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 £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0141 353 8000

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 6 Dec

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

Sun 7 Dec

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

Mon 8 Dec

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

…and 34 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Bounce And Rhyme

Drop in session with action songs, rhymes and stories that help children’s literacy and numeracy. Suitable for under 3s.

Dennistoun Library, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0768

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0768

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0768

…and 5 more dates until 17 Nov

Gorbals Library, Glasgow (1.0 miles)

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0141 429 0949

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0141 429 0949

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 0141 429 0949

Mon 17 Nov

Free / 0141 429 0949

Mitchell Library, Glasgow (1.0 miles)

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2999

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2999

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2999

Mon 17 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2999

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Hallowe'en Lantern Walk

Join in – if you dare – on this family lantern walk through the woods, followed by a display from fire dancers. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and sturdy footwear and warm clothes are advised.

Provanhall House, Glasgow (4.5 miles)

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 287 6776

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