Merchant City Festival 2007

CorinthianFour days of fun and entertainment at the sixth Mer hant DCity festivalFrom Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd September,

An exciting prgoramme of events will include: Theatre, Music, Dance, Film, Comedy, Exhibitions, Fashion and Food. Lots of exciting events with 50 different venues. A chance to see this vibrant and architecturally interesting area of Glasgow at its very best.

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  • at the Corinthian All Saints fashion show - watch out for some celebrity models
  • Spymonkey at the Tron
  • Giant Maaze in George Square where DotComedy?s Get Lost will be performed
  • A wide range of music with - BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Opera, Fusion Band - Kissmet and Salsa Celtica
  • Top acts from the Magners' Comedy Festival

You can also have fun window shopping at some of the fabulous shops in Ingram Street, where during the fetival there will be live models in the windows.

Alasdair GrayMake a day of it and choose from the many great food venues - catch an exhibition of Alasdair Gray's art at the Cafe Cossachok.

Step back in time at the The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall where you can see The Whitechapel Murders - expected to be a sell out so book early if you want tickets. Call: 07926 252 965 or email [email protected] - no fixed ticket price, entrance is by donation.

Or have a guided tour around the fascinating Necropolis - the tours aims to raise awareness and promote the history and culture of Glasgow and the importance of the necropolis.
Tours can be arranged by emailing: [email protected]

The Festival Club

Every night during the Merchant City Festival, there will be entertainment at the Festival Club, Carnival Arts Centre in the heart of the Merchant City. This year there will be a Sri Lankan theme with dance, music with performances by the Scottish based artists who created work in residency at the Chandrasevana Centre, Sri Lanka. You will also be able to try some delicious food and drink.