What’s on in Glasgow this weekend

You’ve got that Friday feeling so it’s time to ditch the essay and shelve your notebooks – it’s fun time. There’s a lot happening in the heart of Glasgow this weekend for you to stick your teeth into. Pizzas on the cheap, a Grease pop-up and one very famous rapper is heading to town to spread the Love.

Our top picks include:

FRIDAY

Pizza on the cheap

Shilling Brew Co, 92 West George Street

Truly no better way to celebrate the start of the weekend than with a slice of pizza. How about a full pizza for 50p? Well, get yourself down to Shilling Brew Co. This fine establishment is taking National Pizza Day to the next level as customers can get a delicious margarita pizza on the cheap simply by ordering a drink. Friday plus pizza is always a good call.

Bowling for Soup

O2 Academy

Way back in 1984 there was Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, way before Nirvana, the girl all the bad guys want was blasting some tunes. Also preparing to rock some riffs are American pop-punk band Bowling for Soup. If you love tongue and check lyrics, dad dancing and slightly overweight men jumping around the stage then this is the gig for you.

SATURDAY

Big Feed Street Food Social

249 Govan Road

Everyone loves street food so you’ll be chuffed to hear the Big Street Food Social is back. Bursting with tasty local venders and exotic recipes from around the world this is your chance to experience wordily flavours in the heart of Glasgow. Soak up the atmosphere, drink in the live tunes and devour ALL the grub.

Grease Pop-Up Movie Experience

Clydebrae Street

Dig out the leather jacket, oil up your hair or reinvent yourself as a Pink Lady, we’re heading back to 1959. Next destination, Rydell High School. In a specially crafted pop-up cinema you can get your fill of drinks, all American dishes and mega milkshakes before getting cosy with grease lightnin’. Tell me about it, stud.

SUNDAY

Books at the Botanics

Glasgow Botanic Gardens 

C’est l’heure de l’arrosage des plantes ! 🌱🌴💦⠀

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At a touch of class to your weekend and nip into a botanical wonder of literature. Pick up the latest must read, classic titles or go outside your comfort zone and snap up a cover you wouldn’t normally go for. Books at the Botanics is a free event and will feature a wide selection of independent venders selling goods for you book worms to enjoy.

Kendrick Lamar

SSE Hydro

Interview Mag with Dave Chappelle.

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The Compton rapper is bringing his fresh beats to Glasgow as part of his The DAMN tour. A performer like no other, Kendrick has already been hitting the right notes during his tour coming off stage to rave reviews. If you’re lucky enough to have tickets for the night you can expect to hear classics including M.A.A.D City, King Kunta and newer material. By the time you hear the next pop, the funk shall be within you…

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