What's on In Glasgow
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (the SECC) is viewed as an architectural masterpiece - it's structure, named' the armadillo' is often compared to the Sydney Opera House. As one of only four integrated exhibition and conference centres in Europe that can accommodate over 3,000 people, the magnificent SECC reflecting against River Clyde is the largest in the UK.
Throughout the year the halls of it's Clyde Auditorium consistently host the biggest international names in the music business as well as comedians and other performers with the largest hall able to host as much as 10,000 visitors making it a formality for any name visiting the UK.
Exhibitions and shows are also held throughout the year including car, home and Science displays as well as an annual carnival run though the Winter season.
Construction awaiting completion in mid 2007 has already begun due to create Scotland's first destination resort casino, transforming the SECC'S 64 acre site into a complete, exhibition, conference and entertainment complex. The mentioned complex along with the magnificent casino will include a 5 star luxury 150-room hotel with a garden of 4,5000 square metres, three specialised restaurants, a supper club, a sports bar, a buffet restaurant and a family entertainment centre.
Food and drink facilities are also widely available throughout the complex as well as disabled access with all concert halls positioned on the same floor and lift access to their upper tier.