Glasgow entertainment

Top Choice Live Music in Central Glasgow

King Tut's Wah Wah Hut

One of the city’s premier live-music pub venues, hosting bands every night of the week. A staple of the local scene, and a real Glasgow highlight.
Top Choice Cinema in Central Glasgow

Glasgow Film Theatre

This much-loved three-screener off Sauchiehall St shows art-house cinema and classics.
Performing Arts in Southside & the Clyde


Occupying a former tram depot, this buzzy cultural centre has performance and exhibition spaces as well as a popular cafe. It's a real Southside community hub, with an unusual garden out the back. It attracts cuttin…
Theatre in Southside & the Clyde

Citizens' Theatre

South of the Clyde, this is one of the top theatres in Scotland. It's well worth trying to catch a performance here. A major redevelopment was about to begin at last visit and the theatre will be closed until 2020.
Live Music in West End

Hug & Pint

With bands almost daily in the downstairs space, this comfortable local is a great destination. It would be anyway for its excellent atmosphere, highly original Asian-influenced vegan food and colourful interior.
Live Performance in Southside & the Clyde


A spectacular modern building to keep the adjacent 'Armadillo' company, the Hydro amphitheatre is a phenomenally popular venue for big-name concerts and shows.
Football in Southside & the Clyde

Rangers FC

One of Glasgow's big two football clubs, Rangers play in blue and traditionally represent the Protestant, pro-Union side of the divide. They recently returned to the top division after a financial meltdown. Tours of…
Live Music in East End

St Luke's & the Winged Ox

By the Barras market area, this repurposed church – stained glass and organ still in situ – is a fantastic spot hosting live music every weekend, exhibitions, markets and more. The cosier attached space also does ve…
Football in East End

Celtic FC

Playing in green and white hoops, Celtic are one of Glasgow's big two football clubs and traditionally represent the Catholic side of the divide. There are daily stadium tours (adult/child £12.50/7.50). Catch bus 61…
Theatre in Merchant City

Tron Theatre

Tron Theatre, located in the James Adam–designed Tron Kirk, fronted by an elaborate bell tower, stages contemporary Scottish and international performances. There's also a good cafe-bar-restaurant at the back. Enter…