Glasgow, Scotland, named culture capital of Britain

(Above image is a capture of a choir performing at Christmas at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum.)

Today's media carry reports that Glasgow (pop 599,000), Scotland's largest city, has been assigned status as the cultural and creative capital of Britain by the European Commission. Glasgow beat other major British cities, including London, and, according to the Commission, led the EU in "openness, tolerance and trust".

Above and below can found images of Glasgow's many cultural and venue facilities.

George Square ( In city centre and venue for many events and public gatherings.)

 
 Auditorium inside Glasgow City Chambers.



Kelvin Hall  (Centre of cultural excellence providing access to collections, temporary displays, teaching and research.)

 
 Gallery of Modern Art


SSE Hydro (indoor arena)




Clyde Auditorium



People's Palace & Winter Gardens (Museum and glasshouse situated in Glasgow Green)



Glasgow Science Centre



Riverside Transport Museum



Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum



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