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What’s on in Glasgow

whatsonGlasgow is one of the world’s most prestigious locations when it comes to top quality venues for pop and rock concerts, sports events, exhibitions and conferences. And the great thing is that 10 Hotel is is a short distance away from all of them (at most only 15 minutes by taxi) making it a convenient place to stay over if you’re visiting Glasgow for a special event.

Below is a list of selected forthcoming events at Glasgow’s top venues: the SSE Hydro, SEC Centre, SEC Armadillo, Hampden Stadium and Glasgow theatres.

Upcoming Events 2017

June 2017
Date Event Type Venue
Sat 3 – Sun 4 June The Natural Exhibition

If you’re an ethical consumer then this is for you. There’s a huge range of natural, organic and vegan products and services on show including food halls, home and lifestyle exhibitions and talks and seminars from leading lights from the industry.

Exhibition SEC Centre, Glasgow
Mon 5 – 10 June Jane Eyre

The story that has empowered women since it was written in 1847, Charlotte Brontë’s revolutionary novel was adapted for the stage by the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic. “Captures the beating heart of the novel. And then some.”, Mail one Sunday.

Play Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Thu 8 June RCN Jobs Fair

This is the largest recruitment event in Scotland for nursing which sees big UK employers such as NHS Trusts, the armed forces, care homes and healthcare organisations converge to offer vacancies, many of which have immediate starts. There are also free seminars which count towards CPD requirements.

Recruitment Fair SEC Centre, Glasgow
Sat 10 June FIFA World Cup Qualifier – Scotland v England

It’s rare that Scotland faces The Auld Enemy in a game of football and every time it’s a major event that gets both sides’ fans enthusiasm heightened to the max. This one is no exception as there’s a place in the World Cup Finals at stake!

Football Match Hampden Park, Glasgow
Mon 12 – Sat 17 Jun The Crucible

Arthur Miller’s enduring allegorical morality tale of witch hunts in 1600s America. It’s a powerful story that’s brought to life in this new production starring Charlie Condou (Coronation Street) and Victoria Yeates (Call the Midwife).

Play Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Mon 12 – Sat 17 June Dreamboats and Petticoats

Prepare for an overdose of Rock ’n’ Roll nostalgia when the hit West End show comes to Glasgow. Set amidst the backdrop of the 1960s the show features songs from Roy Orbison and The Shadows and a host of iconic hits from subsequent decades.

Musical Theatre King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Thu 15 – Fri 16 June Penn & Teller

“A magic and comedy act” doesn’t really define Penn and Teller properly although that is what they are. Truly mystifying illusions is their trademark along with their macabre sense of humour and their unique combination has made them stars of las Vegas, Broadway and cultural icons who have won strings of awards.

Magic Show SEC Armadillo, Glasgow
Fri 16 June Nashville

The hit TV series takes to the stage with stars of the show including Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack and Jonathan Jackson singing songs from the show along with original songs.

Musical Theatre SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Sat 17 June Glasgow at Night Pink Ribbon Walk

The first Pink Ribbon Walk held at night was such as success it’s happening again this year! Taking part in the 5, 10 and 20 mile walks is an amazing buzz and takes you through some of Glasgow most famous sites and the city centre all to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

Charity Walk Various Locations (starts at SEC, Glasgow)
Sun 18 June Hans Zimmer Live on Tour

The legendary Hollywood movie composer plays music from his most famous films such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator, The Dark Night The Lion King and many more. Appearing onstage alongside Hans will be a 15 piece band, orchestra and choir.

Music Concert SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Mon 19 – Sat 24 June Dirty Dancing

In a rollercoaster of emotion, dance and music this brand new production brings the classic movie loved by millions to the stage featuring full dance ensemble and 35 hit songs including (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life.

Musical Theatre King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Sat 24 June The Stone Roses

This is the legendary band’s only Scottish date of three Uk shows this year. Along with old favourites such Waterfall and I Wanna Be Adored as Ian Brown and Co will hopefully be playing tracks from their new album.

Rock Concert Hampden Park, Glasgow
Sun 25 June Richie Blackmore’s Rainbow

For classic rock lovers everywhere the iconic guitarist tours playing classic songs by Rainbow such as Stargazer, Since You’ve Been Gone and All night Long and Deep Purple’s Smoke On The Water, Black Night and Speed King.

Rock Concert SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Wed 28 June Jeff Lynn’s ELO

People can’t get enough of ELO these days with more dates announced for 2017 including this show in Glasgow. Together with songs from the critically acclaimed Alone In The Universe album expect to hear classic hits such as Mr Blue Sky, Livin’ Thing and Don’t Bring Me Down.

Rock Concert SSE Hydro, Glasgow
July 2017
Date Event Type Venue

Mon 3 – Sat 8 July

Wonderland

West End and TV star Wendi Peters and Phantom of The Phantom of the Opera’s Dave Willets star in this critically acclaimed musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

 

 Musical Theatre

King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 4 July

Green Day

American rock icons Green Day play an Independence Day outdoor gig in Bellahouston Park in support of their Revolution Radio album. Also in the line up are punk rockers Rancid.

 

 Rock Concert

Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

Tue 4 – Sun 9 July

The Railway Children

This is a stunning new stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s family favourite The Railway Children popularised by the movie starring Jenny Agutter and Bernard Cribbins. If your kids have never seen it this is a great chance for them to experience this classic, uplifting story.

 

 Play

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Thu 6 – Sun 9 July

TRNSMT Festival

A brand new event to replace the T in the Park (the UK’s biggest festival outside Glastonbury), the TRNSMT Festival features headliners Radiohead, Kasabian and Biffy Clyro.

 

 Music Festival

Glasgow Green

Tue 11 July

Blink-182

Following a hugely successful US leg of the California Tour and playing to nearly three quarters of a million fans Blink-182 come to Glasgow to promote their seventh album. Support by Frank Turner.

 

 Rock Concert

SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Sun 16 July

UFC Fight Night Glasgow

For those who don’t know UFC is the Ultimate Fighting Championship which showcases the top mixed martial arts fighters in the world. Included in the international line up is Coatbridge’s Paul Craig who is guaranteed a huge boost from his home crowd.

 Sports Event

SSE Hydro

Thu 20 – Sun 23 July

BRICKLIVE Glasgow

Calling all LEGO fans to the ultimate LEGO exhibition! Come and see the world’s best LEGO builders and jaw dropping zones including Graffiti Wall, Fan Zone, Minecraft Zone, Ninjago Zone, Star Wars Zone, Lego Technic & Race Track. You can also build yourself crazy in the BRICK PITS.

 

Exhibition

SEC Centre, Glasgow

Fri 21 – Sun 23 July

Insomnia X Resonate

The Insomnia and Resonate gaming festivals join forces for Scotland’s biggest gaming event. As well as exports tournaments there will also be indie zone, retro zone, Minecraft area, VR zone and prominent YouTubers on hand to discuss gameplay and tactics.

 

Exhibition

SEC Centre, Glasgow

Sat 22 – Sun 30 July

Merchant City Festival

Summer in Glasgow is defined by this vibrant festival which includes a carnival procession, street performances, circus, street food and drink, music and comedy shows, talks and markets aplenty.

 Arts Festival

Merchant City, Glasgow

Tue 25 – Sat 29 July

La Cage Aux Folles

Experience the razzmatazz of this amazing Tony Award winning musical on the first time it has toured the UK. Starring John Partridge, Adrian Zmed and Marti Webb.

 Musical Theatre

SSE Hydro

 

Transport

To get to any of the venues above we can arrange a taxi or help you with travelling vie public transport. Please ask at reception for assistance.

From 10 Hotel to Exhibition Way

(SSE Hydro, SECC and Clyde Auditorium (Armadillo))

Car: 13 minutes (estimated time). Parking at multi-storey car park (MSCP) adjacent to The SSE Hydro. Tariff: 1 hr £3.50, 2-12 hrs £7.00.
Taxi: £11.50 (estimated fare).
Train: 30 minutes (estimated time from Crosshill Railway Station to SECC Railway Station. 3-4 minute walk from 10 Hotel to Crosshill railway station.) Off-Peak Day Return £2.10, Anytime Day Return £3.60.
Bus: 50 minutes (estimated time).
Walking: 60 minutes (medium pace).

From 10 Hotel to Glasgow City Centre

Car: 11 minutes (estimated time). Car parks at St Enoch Centre, City parking (Cowcaddens), Q Park (Waterloo St). Please ask at reception for Glasgow city centre parking information).
Taxi: £9.50 (estimated fare).
Train: 10 minutes (estimated time from Crosshill Railway Station to Glasgow Central Station. 3-4 minute walk from 10 Hotel to Crosshill railway station.) Off-Peak Day Return £1.90, Anytime Day Return £2.60.
Bus: 20 minutes (estimated time).
Walking: 45 minutes (medium pace).

From 10 Hotel to Hampden Stadium

Car: 5 minutes (estimated time). Parking at Queens Park recreational ground. £5 per car, £10 per minibus.
Taxi: £6.00 (estimated fare).
Walking: 15 minutes (medium pace)


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