The Scotland International Burlesque Festival is unleashing itself for the first time and bringing only the finest quality Burlesque the cities have ever seen, with beautiful performers, pure glamour, and only the most spectacular performances.
Quirky Things To Do in Glasgow
Looking for something to do that's fun but doesn't involve being dragged to a club and forced to dance in a circle with your pals 'til the wee hours? From burlesque shows to hidden bars, there's plenty of quirky things to do in Glasgow that offer something a little bit different to your usual. Take a look at our picks of the best quirky things to do in Glasgow and go try them out - you might just end up with a new hobby or undiscovered talent.
Waxy O'Connor's is really a site to behold, and it's not every day you say that about an Irish pub. The interior juxtaposes old church décor with stunning carpentry that springs from the floor and climbs the ceiling. Spread across three floors, you'll find six bars, nine seating areas, and a delicious range of food and drink.
When it comes to quirky events and unusual entertainment, Riding Room is up there. You'll never tire of the quirky activities on show here, with live sets, burlesque, side-shows and magic acts all taking centre stage as unusual cocktails are served in jam jars and silver kettles!
Super Bario is Glasgow's first ever dedicated arcade bar and it is everything you could want. Restoring a heap of classics from the golden era of arcade gaming, you can battle your friends on Mortal Kombat one night and compete against your date on Ridge Racer the next.
Gin71 is a dedicated cocktail and gin bar, boasting the largest selection of artisan gins in the city. Try some of their delicious concoctions or homemade tonics and check out the unusual interiors, featuring a whimsical mix of mirrors, archaic paintings, exposed brickwork and candlesticks.
Giving it serious welly when it comes to entertainment in Glasgow, join Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge for something truly different in the city as this luxury and glamorous pad boasts live cabaret, musical performances, circus performers and more.
Anybody for drinks in one of the coolest hidden bars? Thought so. Not only is Tabac a great place to come for dinner, it's also got a hidden secret tucked away in its depths. Look out for the glowing neon sign through the fire exit, push through the door and discover the hidden Panther Milk Bar.
Boteco do Brasil are hosting the ultimate Jam Session with some of Glasgow's best musicians. While you can mostly expect South American sounds coupled with Caribbean and African influences, the mic is always open, so anything could happen at this fun and vibrant event.
Tucked away somewhere along Bath Street is Flat 0/1, one of the most quirky places to party. Decked with 70s furniture and cupboards constantly stocked up with booze, Flat 0/1 invite you round to get stuck into one of their full-on, all-out nights where home-grown DJs crank up the volume.