Glasgow’s Merchant City Festival Merchant City Festival
30 July – 7 August 2016
The Merchant City Festival presents some of the best of Scottish and international art and entertainment with a programme of street arts, music, theatre, food & drink, visual art, film, comedy, dance, fashion and design.
It includes activities for children and families and offers an opportunity to enjoy Glasgow’s historical Merchant City.
Dreams A circus show by Aerial Edge The Briggait Saturday 6 August, 2016 7.30 p.m. In this exhilarating performance by Glasgow’s Circus School, you are invited to enter the fantastical world of ‘Dreams’ where a little girl gets more than she bargained for after nodding off to sleep. Featuring amazing aerial acts by Aerial Edge […]
Car Boot Sale Merchant City Festival The Classic Car Boot Sale and The Vintage Fair 220 High Street, G1 Join us on the streets of the Merchant City Festival for a show stopping bounty of vintage vehicles paired with designer makers, up-cyclers and traders of vintage goods. It will be a veritable treasure trove for […]
At Brunswick Street Live on Friday 5th August is time to go back to the 80’s with the UK’s premier 1980’s Electronica band, Electro 80’s The Eighties were a time of radical changes. In the aftermath of the punk revolution, daring New Romantics embraced developing sounds and technologies to transform the music industry forever. ELECTRO […]
BRUNSWICK STREET LIVE IS BACK FOR IT’S SECOND YEAR AND IT’S BIGGER & BETTER THAN EVER!!! At the Brunswick Street Live stage on Saturday 30 July 2017 from 12 midday we will be joined by:- Howlin Radio, The Irritable Owls, The Lewis Hamilton Band, Acoustic Butterfly, Anton & The Colts, The Chinaskis & […]
Exhibition at Greyfriars Garden, Shuttle Street, Glasgow G1 1QH Free event open the first sunday and third saturday of each month plus during the two weekends of the Merchant City Festival and during Doors Open weekend. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Haiku the Noo: Architecture and the Spaces in Between is a poetic interpretation of […]
July 29th – 31 July and 4 – 7 August, 2016 Bell Street, Merchant City, G4 0TD The Junkyard is a unique urban festival situated in railway arches close to Glasgow’s Merchant City and iconic Barrowlands. The free festival will run from 29th July – 31st July and 4th Aug – 7th and will showcase […]
The Merchant City Festival presents some of the best of Scottish and international art and entertainment with a programme of street arts, music, food and drink, comedy and dance, while at the same time showcasing the unique cultural hub that is the Merchant City. This year, GCHT will host a number of events including workshops, […]
The Merchant City: Slavery and AbolitionSaturday 30 July, 2016City Halls12.00 p.m. – 1.00 p.m. Stephen Mullen leads a guided tour through Glasgow’s mercantile past and connections with slavery and abolitionism. Stephen Mullen leads a guided tour through Glasgow’s mercantile past and examines the connections between tobacco, sugar, slavery and abolitionism. This tour reveals the city’s […]
Tron Theatre: Family Storytelling Saturday 30 July, 2016 – 10.30 – 11.15 a.m. Little imaginations & big adventures Storytelling sessions brought to life using props, movement, music and creative play and carefully designed to stimulate the senses. Most importantly lots of fun for children and parents too! Pre -fives £5 Box Office 353 8000 More […]