Cool and Quirky Events in Glasgow

We love quirky events in Glasgow. Something a little different, slightly left of centre, kooky, offbeat; anything a bit strange and we're all over it. Luckily there is no shortage of quirky events in Glasgow. From foodie frolics, to movie nights with a twist, crazy club nights and a novelty hi-jinks, Glasgow bars have got them all and then some. So check out our guide to the weird, the wonderful, the quirky events in Glasgow.

Last updated on 9th August 2016

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For anyone looking for a frivolous way to spend their second Saturday of each month, head to the O2 ABC on Sauchiehall Street. Ultimate Power is a vibrant club night that brings musical lovers from all over the city for an evening showcasing all the best music tracks that have ever been produced. With the likes of Michael Jackson, Queen and Bon Jovi featuring heavily, all the songs are classics and all are known by every single person. Dance long into the early hours at this friendly, laid back club night in Glasgow.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
80's Music
Sauchiehall Street Area
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@ The Lane Bar @ The Grosvenor on Every Thursday

Film buff rejoice - at last, a quiz that lets you test out your movie knowledge! The Mostly Movie Pub Quiz at The Lane Bar pays homage to the bars location (they're attached to a cinema) and the top prize is a £50 bar tab for The Lane - you'd best get swotting!

Quiz Night
Not Applicable
West End
@ The Lane Bar @ The Grosvenor on Every Saturday

Vinyl music buffs and sock hoppers rejoice, at this quirky event in Glasgow. The West End Twist kicks off every Friday night at the Grosvenor. The Ashton Lane bar churns out truckloads of retro gems, with DJ Snafu spins retro tunes for a night move bustin' soul, blues and funk - all vinyl, of course. 

 

Fun Time Partying
Rock n Roll
West End

Monthly Meander is a quirky event in Glasgow for adventurous foodies. Every month West End bar Stravaigin take diners on a culinary tour of the world, with dishes of a different cuisine chosen for each event. Past events at the West End bar have been themed around tucker from Brazil, Indonesia and Mexico so you can expect a good vibe and delicious fare. Spot on for those looking for something a little different from both their night out and their dinner. 

Food & Drink, Something A Little Different
Commercial/Pop
West End

If you're looking for a cool and quirky event in Glasgow this week, look no further than the Friday ceilidh at Sloans. Held in the stunning Grand Ballroom of one of the oldest restaurants and bars in Glasgow, dance the night away with tradition jigs and reels and cracking live music from the resident ceilidh band. Don't forget your kilt. 

Something A Little Different, Live Music
Party Mash Up
Argyle Street Area

Discover your inner Michelangelo with this quirky event in Glasgow every Monday. All The Young Nudes is a life drawing class at Sloans with (shock horror) real, live, nude models. Bring your own supplies and settle in for an evening of sketching and hi-jinks with musey music, in this fun secret bar in Glasgow. 

Something A Little Different
80's Music
Argyle Street Area
@ The Garage on Every Thursday

Neverland is a quirky student night in Glasgow, that's always got something outlandish going on. From bouncy castles to foam parties, Cone on your Head Night to Half Way to Christmas parties in June, this weekly Glasgow club night goes heavy on the whimsy. So next time you're in the mood for a novelty night out, this Sauchiehall Street nightclub is the place to head. 

Student Night, Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
Party Mash Up
Sauchiehall Street Area

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