Glasgow is gearing up to welcome UCI Cycling World Championships

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Thursday 3 – Sunday 13 August, 2023

Some popular Glasgow venues have announced special offers and fun activities during the event.

During the 11 days of competition, spectators and championships family will be able to enjoy a number of special offers and events at 16 venues around the city. 

Venues such as:

The Social, 27 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AJ

The Corinthian Club, 191 Ingram St, Glasgow G1 1DA

Committee Room 9, 18 John St, Glasgow G1 1JQ

Grosvenor Café, 24 Ashton Lane, Hillhead, Glasgow G12 8SJ

Òran Mór, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX

are offering discounted food and drinks, family activities and late-night entertainment, showcasing the city’s infamous hospitality to the thousands of visitors expected to arrive in Scotland.

Kids can eat free at all participating venues, while spectators get 20% off all food. Social, The Corinthian Club, Committee Room 9, Grosvenor Café, Òran Mór and The Gardener will have special breakfast menus and £1 coffee on offer, with some venues also hosting live bands during the event.

Highlights and action from the championships will be shown at The Corinthian Club, Grosvenor Café, Committee Room 9 and Òran Mór, with a £15 burger and beer deal available from The Corinthian Club, Grosvenor Café and Committee Room 9 to enjoy alongside the sporting action.

Activities and Entertainment

Arta will have face painting for kids during both weekends of the event, as well as samba dancers, while Polo, Delmonicas and SpeakEasy will host live drag nights during the Championships.

The city is planning to welcome tens of thousands of people along the road race routes and up to 15,000 people are expected to visit the official fan zone in George Square throughout each day. Venues will also be buzzing with activity as competition takes place across the city every day of the Championships. 

As a result, Glasgow will be busier than usual in the lead up to and during the event, with business, residents and commuters being reminded to plan ahead and familiarise themselves with the ways in which their usual journeys around the city may be impacted. 

Busiest Days will be Road Race Days

The busiest days across Glasgow are expected to be on road race days, which will be Saturday 5 August, Sunday 6 August, Tuesday 8 August, Saturday 12 August and Sunday 13 August. Businesses, residents and visitors are being encouraged to use public transport including rail and subway networks and active travel routes on these days.

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