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Glasgow’s Merchant City Festival

4 – 5 August and 9 – 11 August, 2018

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.

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Seven Song Club Weekender, Merchant City Festival

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Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th, August, 2018 Free outdoor stage on Parnie St, Trongate, Glasgow Merchant City. More acts to be announced. Starts at 12.00 each day with street bars, food and other good stuff.

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Merchant City Festival 2018

Open 4-5 August and 9-12 August. Merchant City Festival, back for 2018 presenting the best in Scottish and international arts and entertainment, showcasing Glasgow as a UNESCO City of Music and the unique cultural and creative hub that is Glasgow’s Merchant City. Fabulous programme of events with street art, music, dance, design, film, comedy, carnival […]

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Festival 2018 Glasgow

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2 – 12 August, 2018 Festival 2018,  is the fabulous cultural programme of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships. Glasgow and areas hosting sport across Scotland will feature live music, circus, dance, theatre, visual art and much more at city-centre venues and in communities, bringing a carnival atmosphere to the 11 days of sporting action. Full […]

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GO Live at Glasgow Green 2018

GO Live at the Green Glasgow Green, Greendyke Street, Glasgow, G40 1AT Find out more at Festival 2018 at GO LIVE! and Big Top at GO LIVE! The Kitchen Garden Bring your appetite to the Kitchen Garden Food Village, bringing together a blend of fresh, local delicacies, live cooking demonstrations from top Scottish chefs, tasting sessions and healthy eating […]

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George Square, Glasgow 2018

31/07/18 GEORGE SQUARE The Beats Per Minute art installation in George - GLASGOW

George Square is being transformed into a spectacular playground as the beating heart of Glasgow 2018 Whether it’s the chance to view a stunning 14 metre wide handshake between giant friends, or to experience the thrill of an athlete’s race to glory, Glasgow’s George Square has been transformed into a spectacular playground as part of […]

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Glasgow European Championships 2018

European Championships – 2 – 12 August, 2018 Tickets for Glasgow 2018 are on sale now. Don’t miss your chance to be part of history at the first ever European Championships from 2 – 12 August 2018. Schedule and Tickets www.glasgow2018.com/ The European BMX Championships Coming to Glasgow as part of the first-ever European Championships with […]

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Mary Irvine’s Blog:Merchant City Festival Outdoor Stage at the Tron 22.07.2017

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The positive – the offer of hours of free music. The negative – the unpredictability of the Scottish weather! Fortunately the former outweighed the latter and I donned wet gear and boarded the train for Argyle Street. A slight digression at this point (you can do that in blogs!) re: Scotrail – use them often […]

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Merchant City Festival: Fox Star at The Tron Live Stage, 29 July, 2017

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The Tron Live Music Stage in association with Fox Star Records Saturday 29 July, 2017 at 12 noon – 8 p.m. Outside live music stage on the corner of Trongate & Chisholm Street at The Tron – with 20 acts over 4 days, Peroni bar & pop up street food BBQ Performers 12.00 Natalie Clark […]

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Merchant City Festival 2017, Watch Bad Movies with Great Comedians, Brunswick Hotel, 30 July, 2017

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Joe Heenan & Stuart Murphy : Watch Bad Movies with Great Comedians Come & join award winning comics Stuart Murphy & Joe Heenan as they rip the shreds out of the Michael Caine/Roger Moore clunker Bullseye. The best & worst hour & half of your life Watch Bad Movies with Great Comedians. Come & join […]

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Glasgow’s Food Chain on Film, Merchant City Festival, City Halls, 24 July, 2017

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Glasgow’s Food Chain on Film Join us to explore Glasgow’s food chain through the 20th century from the collections of the Moving Image Archive Join us to explore Glasgow’s food chain through the 20th century from the collections of the Moving Image Archive, from grain being unloaded at Meadowside to sausage making in Maryhill, large-scale […]

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Fox Star at the Tron Outdoor Stage, Merchant City Festival, Saturday 22 July, 2017

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Fox Star at the Tron – Outdoor Stage for Merchant City Festival. In collaboration with the Tron Theatre Bar and Restaurant Fox Star is programming two weekends of live music 22/23/29/30. There will be solo acts, bands and lots of entertaining performances – all free. Line up for Saturday 22nd July, 2017 12.00 – 8 […]

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Urban Canvas 3D, Merchant City Festival, 27 – 30 July, 2017

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3D piece of anamorphic pavement art created in chalks, pastels and temporary paints. LIVE Anamorphic pavement art, also known as 3D Pavement art! Using nothing more than chalks and artists pigment: Watch the creation of a unique piece of mind-boggling illusionary art; you simply will not believe what your eyes are telling you, as the work […]

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Punk Archaeology: on Punk Music & culture with screening of Jubilee (1978), City Halls, 26 July, 2017

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Punk Archaeology: on Punk Music & culture with screening of Jubilee (1978) Join punk archaeologist Andrew Reinhard and special guests for a discussion on Punk music & culture, with screening of Jubilee (1978) The stuff of Punk deeply embeds nostalgia with social justice and speaking truth to power. Join this panel of invited guests, academics, […]

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Merchant City Festival, 22 – 30 July, 2017

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The Merchant City Festival bringing Scottish and international art and entertainment to Glasgow. Fabulous programme of street arts, music, theatre, food and drink, visual art, film, comedy, dance, fashion and design plus activities for children and families activities. The festival provides a perfect showcase for the historic and architecturally unique Merchant City so it’s also […]

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Car Boot Sale Merchant City Festival Sat 6 and Sun 7 August, 2016

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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 […]

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Electro 80s Brunswick Street Live, Merchant City Festival, 5 August, 2016

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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 […]

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Merchant City Festival 2016 Brunswick Street Live

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    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 & […]

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Haiku the Noo: Architecture and the Spaces In Between, Greyfriars Gardens – Until 18 September, 2016.

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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 […]

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The Junkyard Festival, July 29th – 7 August, 2016 Merchant City

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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 […]

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Merchant City Festival 2016: Glasgow City Heritage Trust, Stone Cutting and Carving Workshops

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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, […]

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Merchant City Festival 2016: Slavery and Abolition Saturday 30 July, 2016 City Halls

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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 […]

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Merchant City Festival, Tron Theatre Family Storytelling Saturday 30 July, 2016

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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 […]

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