Top Things to Do in Glasgow in July 2018
Glasgow is a city filled with culture and antiquity, and there is always something going on to keep you busy during your visit this July. With several big-name music acts, festivals and exhibitions occurring, the city is always buzzing. It boasts a renowned nightlife and foodie scene which guarantee you to have a memorable stay.
Things to do in Glasgow in July 2018:
- TRNSMT Festival
- Justin Timberlake at the SSE Hydro
- Paul Simon at the SSE Hydro
- Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style
Join thousands of other attendees and come together at one of the biggest events in Glasgow this year – TRNSMT Festival. TRNSMT debuted its first event last year in 2017 and is back in 2018 for round two. Running over two consecutive weekends, the festival will take place from June 29th-July 1st and the following weekend from July 6th-8th. Headliners including Stereophonics, Liam Gallagher, Arctic Monkeys, The Script, The Killers and more will take to the stage for this unmissable event. When you stay at Fraser Suites Glasgow, you are located close to Glasgow Green where the event takes place. So, no need to drive or hop on a bus, TRSNSMT is only 15-minutes’ walk from the hotel.
Justin Timberlake at the SSE Hydro
Superstar Justin Timberlake returns for his fourth world tour which coincides with his fourth studio album – Man of the Woods. Timberlake will be taking centre stage at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on the 5th and 6th of July 2018 and fans are in for a treat. His new album reveals new sounds and personal insights into Timberlake’s life and he explains the theme of the tour as “bringing the outside in”. Thanks to Fraser Suites Glasgow’s convenient location, the SSE Hydro can be reached by train which takes approximately 15 minutes, or if you prefer to drive or hop in a taxi, you can be there in under 15 minutes. For a scenic route, why not walk which will have you there in 35 minutes.
Paul Simon at the SSE Hydro
The legend himself Paul Simon returns for another world tour and this time he will be wowing audiences at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on July 11th. Known for being the other half of world-famous duo Simon and Garfunkel, Paul has won 16 Grammys and managed to establish himself as a well-known and successful solo artist. Named by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 greatest guitarists, at the age of 76, Simon is still captivating crowds with much-loved classics such as ‘Bridge Over Troubled Waters’ and ‘Homeward Bound’. In 2016, Simon’s 13th studio album, Stranger to Stranger, soared the charts at number 1. If you are looking for things to do during your July visit to Glasgow, this is certainly an event that should not be missed. Enjoy the comfort of luxury serviced apartments at Fraser Suites and close proximity to the SSE Hydro which is can be quickly reached by car, public transport or even foot.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style
One of the top things to do in Glasgow this July is paying a visit to the stunning Kelvingrove Art Gallery to experience one of Glasgow’s most prized people – Charles Rennie Mackintosh. This unmissable exhibition runs from April 2018-August 2018 and celebrates the life and work of a Glasgow icon. Mackintosh gained his fame through his work as an architect, designer and artist. The exhibition showcases his work, focusing on Glasgow as his inspiration for his unique style that is so widely recognised. Getting to the art gallery from Fraser Suites Glasgow is simple and the galley can be reached by bus which takes approximately 25 minutes or by car which takes under 15 minutes.