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UK July FOCUS Favourites

June 24, 2019

We are delighted to suggest a few things to do in different areas of the UK.





Gladys Knight

1st July


The seven time Grammy winner, Gladys Knight, will be performing at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall for two nights. Gladys Knight has been honoured with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame and star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She started her career in 1950s when she performed with the Pips. Over the years, she has recorded more than 40 albums and enjoyed No.1 hits in several different genres. During this concert, you can witness her sing her classic hits: Midnight Train to Georgia, License to Kill, The Way We Were, Baby Don’t Change Your Mind, You’re The Best Thing (That Ever Happened to Me), plus more from her latest album, Where My Heart Belongs.



TRNSMT Festival

12-14 July


The TRNSMT festival features artists from around the world. This is a three day festival taking place within the city’s Glasgow Green. Who doesn’t love a weekend filled with music and food. There will be a variety of food options available around the facility. On the main stage, you can expect headlines from Stormzy, Catfish, the Bottlemen, and George Ezra. There are two stages for participants to engage with. TRNSMT offers ticket packages, for instance: 1 day pass is £59.50, 2 Day is £105, and 3 day is £155. They also offer VIP passes.





Newlands Tennis Club Camp 

1st July- 9th August 


Newlands offers a top tennis venue with expert coaching for children of all ages and abilities. This facility is the only venue in Southside that offers indoor and outdoor facilities, so weather will never be an issue. This tennis camp is flexible with attendance. Kids can attend daily or weekly and it is suitable for kids of all abilities from age 4+. These camps are led by fully qualified and licensed coaches. The camp runs from 1st July 2019 to 9th August 2019. This 6 week camp is £30 per day and £120 per week. Newlands Tennis Club Camp has a #FUNFRIDAY with prizes, certificates, and pizza for lunch.




Little Miss Sunshine Musical

1st July- 9th August 

This hilarious and touching musical comedy is coming to King’s Theatre Glasgow in July. They are performing 1 July 2019 to 6th July 2019. This musical was based on the Oscar winning film. The book is by James Lapine and the music and lyrics are by William Finn. The musical is about the Hoover family who face a few troubles. The young daughter, Olive, has her mind set on winning the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest. After they receive an invitation, the Hoover family piles into a yellow camper van. Will they be able to survive the 800-mile trip from New Mexico to California? This modern classic illustrates the quirks of every family, the potholes in every road, and the power of overcoming differences. This musical opens in London with a brand new production, directed by Arcola Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen. After, the will take this musical on the road for a national tour.




Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Section Sailing Camp

1st July- 9th August 

The Club Cruising Club Dingy Section has been based at Bardowie Loch for nearly 80 years. The mission for this club is to provide members with the opportunity to learn to sail and race. Over the summer holidays, they are holding RYA Dinghy Sailing Courses at Bardowie. In the summer, they run a successful summer school that welcomes both beginners and people looking to improve. It starts July 1st to 9th August 2019. The camp requires a £110 per week plus membership.




Kids Summer Boot Camp

1st July- 15th August

The British Youth IT College offers summer camps for children. Why should my kid do this you ask? The BYITC Summer camp will be fun, stress free, academic benefits, and improves teamwork. Children are eligible for the camp if they are 6-14 years old. There will be separate classes for  6-9 year olds and 9-14 year olds. The Summer Boot Camp runs from 1st July-15th August. The day will start at 9 AM and end at 5 PM. There will be a 1 hour break for lunch from 12 PM- 1 PM. The day will consist of three main studies: robotics, engineering, and game development. The weekly cost for this summer camp is £249, there is an early bird discount available.



Distillery Tour & Whiskey Tour


The Clydeside is the first single malt distillery in Glasgow for over 100 years. You have the opportunity to book a tour to learn about their story, the Glasgow history, witness the craftsmen distil Clydeside new make spirit by hand, and participate in a whisky tasting. The cost of this tour is about £15 pounds. This is an hour long tour that does not allow more than 20 people on the tour at a time. Clydeside also offers a chocolate & whisky tour and a distillery managed tour. The price, length of tour and the amount of people allowed on the tour are different for all three tours offered, so please check with them.



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