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What's On in Glasgow - June

By EMeyer 31 May 2019

Hi Folks,

Exams are over, the weather is balmy and you now have more time on your hands than you thought was possible!

Well, do not worry, there is a plethora of things for you to get excited about and dig into in Glasgow during June, here's the What's On Glasgow! June edition!

Lynyrd Skynyrd @ SEC Hydro - 26th June

Legendary rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd is coming to Glasgow Hydro on the 26th June, with supporting act Status Quo and Massive Wagons. Feast your ears on legendary rock and grow out your hair in time for what is going to be a spectacle! Tickets start at £51.10 and are available from here.

A Play, A Pie & A Pint: Summer Season@Oran Mor - throughout June

The Oran Mor plays hosts to its famous A Play, a Pie & A Pint theatre throughout June. Tickets start at £10 and does indeed include a pint and a pie!

West End Festival - 31st May to 30th June

The yearly West End festival brings together music, theatre, good food and other events all across the West End during the month of June. From Comedy to street parties and Open Days to Food events, there is something for everyone. With the weather looking to be a belter it has never looked so good! For the event programme see here.

Glasgow Science Festival - 6th to 16th June

The yearly Glasgow Science Festival returns in splendour, with focus on bringing science to the masses! From talks about womens role in science to taking part in actual science experiments there are many fascinating events taking place throughout the 10 day festival. See here for the programme.

The Roaring 20s party@SWG3 - 20th June - 28th July

Party like it is the 1920s in SWG3 at this Peaky Blinders themed clubnight with great live entertainment, live music, themed cocktails and more. 1920s attire is essential for entry so think Flapper dress and Cloche hat or Short jacket suits, waistcoats and Newsy caps.

Act out having a flutter on the horses at the Shelby Bookmakers Co and enjoy live entertainment with magicians, tarot card reader, palms reader, burlesque, raffle, and casino fun tables and live music and Djs.

Tickets are £18.50 and can be booked here.

Callum Rice: Solo Exhibition@House for an Art Lover - Until 23rd June

House for an Art Lover plays host to local born Callum Rice's first solo art exhibition. Through moving image, sound-scape, original salvaged architectural objects, typography & print, the exhibition will explore the shared, transferable language of industrial design that translated into football grounds in the United Kingdom and its lasting social impact. As well as touch upon the significance of two places & sites (factory and football field) to the lives and history of many, particularly the working class.

Entry is free!

Fynefest 2019 - 31st May - 3rd June

FyneFest is a three-day celebration of beer, food and music, taking place in Cairndow, Argyll at the Fyne Ales brewery estate. FyneFest is a weekend of escapism, accompanied by the best beer, food and music from Scotland and beyond – it’s all about good people enjoying good times with good beer, food and entertainment. The festival is proudly family-friendly, offering the full festival experience to anyone of any age. You can camp at the site or simply visit for the day.

Tickets are available from here and start at £49.50 without camping.

The Rum Festival@The Briggait - 7th / 8th June

Love Rum or want to try it?

Try over 100 different rums, listen to music and enjoy excellent food at this 2 day festival celebrating Rum taking place in the Briggait.

Tickets are £7.50 (student discount woo!) and gets you a festival glass you can take home too.

Volunteer Week @ Volunteer Glasgow - 4th to 6th June

Find out more about volunteering opportunities across Glasgow at the Volunteer Week held by Volunteer Glasgow. There will be games to play and prizes to be won! Come in, taste some delicious home baking,and tell them all about you or your volunteering!
During the week several wellbeing free classes are also held, do see here for programme. 

LGBT+ Bookclub@Waterstones - 5th June

The next meeting of this book group will be held in Waterstones Argyle Street, focusing on books with a queer theme - fiction or nonfiction, by queer and non-queer authors alike, all under the broad umbrella of the LGBTQIA+ community. New members are always welcome!
The book this month is Tin Man, Sarah Winman's Costa-shortlisted novel of interlinked lives and love, told from two points of view over many years.
The venue is fully wheelchair accessible, and the meeting will be run by a member of Waterstones staff who is themselves queer.

Event is free.

Uisge Beatha Folk Sessions@Dram - each Sunday

Come along to the Dram for their weekly open folk sessions where members of the public get together to play traditional Scottish folk music. Come along, and if you have an instrument you can even join in on the fun! 

Event is free to attend.

Wee hidden gem

Tchai-Ovna - anytime

Scots love a good cup of tea, and few places offer more variety than Tchai-Ovna. This charming, slightly ramshackled little cafe is housed in a former 19th century stables, tucked into a cobbled lane in the city’s West End. In addition to dozens of types of tasty leaf tea, they serve delicious vegan and vegetarian food and also host live music three or four times a week.



That's it for June, see you all in a warm and lovely July!



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