George Square

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Glasgow’s iconic George Square will be the beating heart of Festival 2018 during the 2018 European Championships, creating a carnival atmosphere through a spectacular line up that will delight all ages and put Glasgow and Scotland’s renowned creativity in the spotlight.

As you enter George Square, marvel at a spectacular commission by world-renowned artists Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan, who also designed the vibrant and colourful Festival 2018 logo, before settling in to enjoy the carnival atmosphere and delicious Scottish food and drink.  The big stage programme celebrates Glasgow’s status as a UNESCO City of Music with diverse and exciting line up of performances, alongside dance, theatre and much more.  Come ready to play and explore – our installations PIVOT and BPM will capture the imaginations of all the family.

You can also enjoy a delicious selection of food and drink from a range of the finest Scottish producers. Find out more about the vendors who will be serving up a Taste of Scotland.

The vast majority of the events on George Square are free to attend with tickets required for:

1 August - don’t miss The Great Big Opening Party.  We want you to join us in celebrating the arrival of #themoment as the 2018 European Championships begins!

10 August - #bethere when Orbital bring their incredible show to the big stage as part of a summer tour to unique and special venues.

Check out the George Square daily schedule for highlights:

Wednesday 1 August
Thursday 2 August
Friday 3 August
Saturday 4 August
Sunday 5 August
Monday 6 August
Tuesday 7 August
Wednesday 8 August
Thursday 9 August
Friday 10 August
Saturday 11 August
Sunday 12 August


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