The UK's largest integrated exhibition and conference centre. It the national venue for public events, it is capable of seating 3,000 people making it one of the largest conference centres in Europe. The SECC also has great facilities, while enjoying a concert or show you can take advantage of the inside bar, providing soft drinks and the café within, it is also very easily accessible via public transport or car.
Born in Glasgow in 1868, one of eleven children he went on to become a world-renowned artist, architect and designer. Alongside a close group of friends Mackintosh brought 'The Glasgow Style' to life in many buildings and furniture, which you can see, around the city to this day.
Glasgow's international reputation as the 'Friendly City' is reflected in the effervescent and colourful plethora of festivals and cultural events that are showcased in this vibrant metropolis each year.
Glasgow has a vibrant theatre scene with a selection of top theatres, old and new, presenting many top stage productions from Musicals and Pantomimes to Opera, Ballet and much more. With performances playing all year round, many venues themselves are majestic gems of opulence both externally and internally which adds to the experience.
Glasgow has a magnificent array of Art Galleries showcasing a vast collection of art. Watercolour paintings, oils, tapestries, frescos, pottery and sculpture dating from the Ancient Egyptian period to the present day.
Glagow has a museum to interest everyone, all with free admission. Fascinating, informative and fun, it’s a perfect day out for both adults and children and a chance to relax and find out more about Glasgow’s history.
Glasgow tourist attractions are plentiful. Ranging from historical, cultural and sporting to entertainment venues like the SSE Hydro and SECC which play host to music concerts, exhibitions and much more, to top class shopping to suit everyone. Relax and enjoy a fun-filled break.
Glasgow has an excellent variety of retail emporiums and ranks second to London for shopping and fashion. The city's vibrant and bustling shopping district is situated in the heart of the city around Argyle Street, Buchanan Street and Sauchiehall Street.