This year Glasgow’s West End Festival will present 4 weeks packed full of 100’s of events including street parties, comedy, film, theatre, dance, music and family fun.
More than 1 million visitors have attended the West End Festival since it began in 1995 and last year the festival encompassed over 400 events in 80 venues across the west end, including music, film, comedy, art, guided walks, childrens events, gala days and theatre. The range of events is truly amazing; there really is a bit of everything, from blockbuster films to street parties, farmers markets to flea markets, and all sorts of music from celtic to latin!
This brilliant festival really shows the true multicultural city that is Glasgow, and proves beyond all doubt that the arts are alive and kicking in Scotland’s best loved city. Full details of this years event has still be released.
Some West End Festival Highlights
- The Mardi Gras Parade – By popular demand, the famous West End Festival Mardi Gras Parade will return to Byres Road on festival Sunday; the 7th of June 2015.
- The Glasgow Mela – Celebrating the diverse cultures within Scotland, the Glasgow Mela is packed full of music, dance, arts, fun and entertainment. This year it will take place on the 14th June in Kelvingrove Park.
More of what’s on
The West End Festival website publishes full details of all events in May when the programme is finalised. You can also order a brochure online from the site, or download your own copy.