5 things to do in Glasgow this January

January 4, 2017 // 3:57 pm carnival day out

We hope you all had a blast over Christmas and New Year, but alas it’s back to work now for most of us and the January blues are starting to kick in.

However, we have a few ideas to cheer you up this month and get you smiling even if you’re New Year’s resolutions have already gone to pot. Check out these January events to keep yourself motivated though the post-holiday lull that is January.

1. The Irn Bru Carnival

Europe’s largest indoor funfare is back at the SECC until the 15th of January bringing with it fun, laughs and screams for all ages. Whether you fancy the classic rides like the waltzers, a thriller spinning you upside down as well as round and round or just a shot at the Kentucky Derby this always proves to be a fun day out. Find out more here.

2. Rollerstop: Roll back to the 90s!

Feeling nostalgic? Are Britney and the Backstreet boys more your style than Adele and One Direction? Well prepare to be transported back to a time you know and love on 8 wheels! Just pop down to Rollerstop in Kinning Park on the 14th Jan for this 90s themed adult roller disco. No experience need and skate hire available – find out more here.

rollerdisco glasgow3. The Glasgow Tattoo

Don’t miss the first ever Glasgow tattoo this month at the Hydro for your chance to witness stunning musical and dance performances from over 600 participants of pipe bands, marching bands and dance troupes from all over Scotland.  Find more info here.

4. Arenacross Tour

If it’s excitement you need this January, it doesn’t come much more exhilarating than the Arenacross tour coming to the Hydro. Its action packed motorcycle racing with huge jumps and a need for speed, designed to light up the senses this high octane action.

5. Celtic Connections

Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival, Celtic Connections brings together upward of 2000 musicians from around the globe. Boasting 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops, and free events there is definitely something to interest everyone. Find out more here.

5 things to do in Glasgow this January
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