History's great, but when you need to know what's going on right now in Glasgow, you need to check out updated things to do. Whether there's a new tour guide in town or a monument's open hours have changed, you need the most up-to-date information on Glasgow's activities. Luckily, we've got you covered.
Historical landmarks and tried-and-true tours have their place in any travel experience. But if you want to see what the locals in Glasgow are digging right now, check out the latest things to do. Get plugged into the contemporary pulse of Glasgow and see why it's as much a lure for its present as its past.
Housed in a building designed by Alexander "Greek" Thomson, the Centre for Contemporary Arts features a changing display of experimental art and films. It curates six major exhibitions a year, showing a wide range of Scottish and international contemporary art, as well as being home to Intermedia Gallery for emerging artists. Free wi-fi is available in the excellent courtyard café bar and Aye-Aye Books in the foyer space stocks a selection of art books for perusal.
The Glasgow International Jazz Festival is an annual event, usually running from the last week of June through the first days of July, brings a few top jazz acts to Glasgow. In recent years, the festival featured saxophonist David Murray and singer/songwriter Van Morrison, as well as showcasing more locally based talent, such as singers Carol Kidd and Tommy Smith. Free events are always included in the "Fringe" schedule.
Royal Exchange Square
Royal Exchange Sq., Queen St
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25 Forth Rd
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Explore the City by Bus with City Sightseeing...
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Gartshore Road Kirkintilloch
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Sallochy Bay, Rowardennan, Drymen
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