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Welcome to Glasgow!

Glasgow is a vibrant and compact city with plenty to offer to delegates outside of conference sessions. The city has a range of cultural attractions, including many museums and art galleries offering free entry, such as the stunning Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the award-winning Riverside Museum. Visitors can explore the works of artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, walk the city centre Art Mural Trail, or take a stroll through one of the many parks and green spaces.

Glasgow is a UNESCO City of Music with over 150 live music events per week, plus a full calendar of other exciting events and festivals throughout the year. The food and drink scene offers something for everyone, from traditional whisky pubs to fine dining, in a variety of lively neighbourhoods, including Finnieston (SEC), the City Centre, the West End and Merchant City.

Delegates can look forward to a warm welcome in a city voted ‘the world’s friendliest city’ by Rough Guides. If you’re extending your stay, Glasgow has excellent travel connections for exploring Scotland and an exciting selection of year-round tours leaving daily for the Scottish Highlands.

Plan your trip at: www.peoplemakeglasgow.com

Climate in Glasgow

Despite its northerly latitude, Glasgow's climate is classified as oceanic.
The day-time temperature in December ranges between 3 and 5 °C.
Rain is possible.