1. Lane Party
Ashton Lane, Sunday

Marking the opening of the legendary West End Festival, soak up the party atmosphere with on-stage entertainment, outdoor pop-up bars and eateries, roaming bands and dancers, balloon artists, face painting and lots more. Free to attend.

2. SUPER Market
The Arches, Sunday

This new twice monthly market will be held at the newly-transformed venue. Alongside street food market Platform, visitors will enjoy a carefully curated selection of independent retailers from across the city and beyond. Free to attend.

3. Werq the World
SEC Armadillo, Sunday

Favourite Drag Race stars return with a fierce new show, hosted by celeb judge Michelle Visage. Expect performances by Detox, Kennedy Davenport, Kim Chi, Latrice Royale, Sharon Needles, Valentina and Violet Chachki. Visit ticketmaster.co.uk to book.

4. ‘Waverley’ Steamboat
Anderston Quay, Sunday

Hop aboard the last remaining steam paddle ship in Britain for a grand day out, visiting four lochs and the fabled Corryvreckan whirlpool on the Irish Sea. Costs £49 from icheme.org.

5. Govan Fair
Govan, tomorrow to Sunday

The iconic event celebrates 262 years, starting with the procession at Arcklet Road and the coronation of the new queen on Friday with the shows on Elder Park lasting all weekend.

6. Eat & Drink Festival
SEC, today until Sunday

Celebrate exciting trends in modern cuisine, mixology and street food and discover new wines, beers and spirits and see chefs cook their favourite dishes. Buy tickets from eatanddrinkglasgow.com.

7. Springburn Park Festival
Springburn, Saturday and Sunday

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Glasgow’s Garden Festival with the opening of a new outdoor classroom, planting, foraging, face painting and more. Free to attend.

8. The Big Lunch
Hayburn Park, Sunday

Bring food to share with the locals for one of the country’s biggest picnics, where there will be entertainment in the amphitheatre. Free to attend.

9. Urinetown The Musical
Websters Theatre, until Saturday

A musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement and municipal politics, don’t miss this hilariously funny and touchingly honest show. Tickets from webstersglasgow.com.

10. Sagra Italiana
George Square, Saturday and Sunday

Celebrate National Italian Day with loads of food, drink and family-friendly entertainment. Book a free ticket at sagraitaliana.co.uk.


Ed Sheeran
Hampden Park, tomorrow to Sunday

Undoubtedly the biggest name in music right now, the “Shape of You” hitmaker is set for a mammoth three-night stint in Glasgow. Although tickets have been selling fast, there are still some to be had via Ticketmaster and Twickets.