Glasgow is a city with the most vibrant and exciting nightlife in Scotland and the best shopping in the United Kingdom outside London. This city lives up to its name as the liveliest and most cosmopolitan destination in Europe. No visit will be complete without exploring the high street stores, experiencing the art vibe and first class café culture.
For the month of July and August, Glasgow will be a stage of fiestas presenting to the world the unique Glasgow culture.
Merchant City Festival – 21st – 24th July 2011
Over 300 events across 70 venues, this 4 day spectacular includes theatre, music, comedy, film, visual art, fashion, food and more!
World Pipe Band Championships – 8th – 14th August 2011
The World Pipe Band Championships will return to its heartland, in Glasgow Green on 13th August 2011. Enjoy a fantastic day long event that will delight both piping fans and those looking for a great day out. Expect exciting competition across all Grades with 8000 pipers and drummers from 16 nations in the fiercely contested Drum Major contest as well as Highland Dancing and Glasgow World Highland Games Championships!