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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

October 2017
Date Event Type Venue

Mon 2 – Sat 7 Oct


Musical comedies don’t get much better than the smash hit Hairspray. Starring Matt Rixon, Layton Williams, Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Rebecca Mendoza. Featuring songs such as You Can’t Stop The Beat, Welcome To The 60s and The Nicest Kids in Town.

 Musical Theatre

King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 3 – Wed 4 Oct

Scottish Graduate Fair

A recruitment event for graduates, postgraduates and interns to meet over 100 employers and recruiters.


SEC Centre

Tue 3 Oct

Neil Diamond

Singer/songwriter legend Neil Diamond has been penning hits since his first hit single “Solitary Man” in 1966. Over 50 years later he’s performing his 50 Year Anniversary World Tour and celebrating his string of chart successes such as Sweet Caroline, Forever In Blue Jeans, Cracklin’ Rosie, Song Sung Blue and many more.

Pop/Rock/Country Concert

SSE Hydro

Wed 4 – Thu 5 Oct

Independent Living Scotland

Conference, seminar, workshops advice and support for people with disabilities, their families and carers.



Sat 7 – Sun 8 Oct

The Scottish Wedding Show

Up to 300 leading wedding suppliers make this the biggest and best wedding event in Scotland for brides and grooms planning a wedding.


SEC Centre

Thu 5 Oct

Scotland v Slovakia

There’s only one point separating the teams so this is a must win game for Gordon’s Strachan’s men if they want to qualify for the Finals in Russia in 2018.

World Cup Football Qualifier


Tue 10 – Sat 14 Oct

The Addams Family

An all story of everyone’s favourite creepy family. Starring Samantha Womack as Morticia, Cameron Blakely as Gomez, Les Dennis as Uncle Fester, and Carrie Hope Fletcher as Wednesday.

Musical Theatre

King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 13 Oct

Legends Live

When else would you get the chance to see four 70s iconic artists perform on the same bill! Suzi Quatro, David Essex, The Osmonds and Hot Chocolate relive the brilliance of hits including Can The Can, Hold Me Close, Crazy Horses and You Sexy Thing.

Pop/Rock Concert

SSE Hydro

Sat 14 – Sun 15 Oct


An all story of everyone’s favourite creepy family. Starring Samantha Womack as Morticia, Cameron Blakely as Gomez, Les Dennis as Uncle Fester, and Carrie Hope Fletcher as Wednesday.



SEC Centre

Sat 14 Oct

Australian Pink Floyd

One of the biggest tribute bands in the world tour with their Best of Pink Floyd Tour. As well as performing classic Floyd songs from all eras expect a spectacular stage and light show that really captures Pink Floyd at their majestic best.

Rock Concert

SSE Hydro

Sun 15 Oct

Emeli Sandé

A chance to hear live performances of songs from the award winning Scottish singer/songwriter’s Long Live The Angels album. If you haven’t got tickets you need to get them fast as the initial dates sold out within hours.

Pop Concert

SSE Hydro

Thu 19, Sun 22, Tue 24, Wed 25, Sat 28 Oct 2017

La Traviata

Premiered in 2008, this visually stunning Scottish Opera production of Verdi’s classic has toured the world to critical acclaim. Starring Gulnara Shafigullina as Violetta, Anush Hovhannisyan, Peter Gijsbertsen and Stephen Gadd. The performance on the 24th is Dementia Friendly.


Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Thu 19 Oct

Little Mix

The biggest girl group in the world bring their The Glory Days Tour to Glasgow. They’re known for their extravagant live performances but the girls say their upcoming UK gigs will feature “more songs, bigger and better production and extra dancers”. Glory days indeed!

Pop Concert

SSE Hydro

Fri 20 – Sat 21 Oct

BBC Good Food Show

Foodies of Scotland unite! Celebrity chefs and bakers including Tom Kitchin, the Hairy Bikers, Tom Kerridge, John Torode and Nadiya Hussain will give their customary talks and entertaining demonstrations while local chefs, food producers and Glasgow pop-up restaurants extend an invitation to sample some amazing dishes and produce.

Exhibition SEC Centre
Sat 21 Oct 2017 Betfred League Cup Semi Final: Rangers v Motherwell

It’s all to play for in this draw after both teams avoided playing the seemingly unstoppable Celtic in the Semi Final. Both teams seem evenly matched at this stage in the Premiership so it should be a close game.

Football Match Hampden
Sun 22 Oct 2017 Betfred League Cup Semi Final: Hibernian v Celtic

Title holders Celtic will want to make sure they win this penultimate match in this Championship to keep their excellent run of titles since the start of last season. Hibs however, will want to make it two league Cup finals in a row.

Football Match Hampden
Sat 21 Oct Jimmy Carr

The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour says it all really. The hugely popular, award winning comedian stands up to tell some of his funniest jokes as well as some brand new rib tickling stories.

Comedy Show SEC Armadillo
Mon 23 Oct – Sat 4 Nov The Steamie

In the 30 years since this modern classic of Scottish stage drama first took to the stage it has become a favourite among theatre goers and critics alike for its humour and pathos. Starring Libby McArthur, Mary McCusker, Steven McNicoll, Carmen Pieraccini and Fiona Wood.

Play King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Thu 26 – Sun 29 Oct Crafts for Christmas

The biggest craft event in Scotland with craft workshops and demonstrations from experts, exclusive Christmas gifts and plenty of Festive food and drink. This event also includes the Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts Show.

Exhibition SECC
Wed 26 Oct Metallica

The legendary thrash metallers’ WorldWired Tour (their first world tour in six years) showcases their critically acclaimed Hardwired…To Self-Destruct album. Supported by Kvelertak.

Rock Concert SSE Hydro
Fri 28 – Sat 29 Oct  A Place in the Sun Live

The popular Channel 4 show is behind Europe’s largest overseas property event. Dozens of exhibitors from around the world present a huge variety of homes abroad, seminars, property hunting tips and more.

 Exhibition  SEC Centre


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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