SEC

SEC
Finnieston Quay, Glasgow, G3 8YW
  • Telephone 0844 395 4000
  • Box office times 0844 395 4000
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  • Website www.sec.co.uk
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Clyde Auditorium

The Clyde Auditorium at the SECC, Glasgow

The Scottish Events Campus (SEC), formerly the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) is Scotland's largest exhibition centre. Sitting on the banks of the Clyde, the SEC's iconic armadillo-shaped Clyde Auditorium is joined by the Lomond Auditorium, four concert halls and the SSE Hydro.

Numerous big names have stood on the SECC's stages, including the Rolling Stones, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, Coldplay and Robbie Williams. Along with its musical nightlife, the SEC plays host to daytime conferences throughout the year, such as the BBC Good Food Show and the Creative Stitches Craft Show.

The SEC is reachable by ten-minute train ride from Central Station or the First Eventlink 707 bus service, which operates on a events basis.

Events at this venue

There are 40 events at this location

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

Big Girls Don't Cry

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

Sun 25 Sep

Armadillo

£30 / 0844 395 4000

Billy Ocean

Eighties soul balladeer who incited imaginary love interests everywhere to 'Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car'.

Fri 28 Apr 2023

Armadillo

£99 / 0844 395 4000

Brian Wilson

Former Beach Boy member and solo artist Brian Wilson delivers the greatest hits from his solo works alongside fan favourites from his career with the band.

Mon 27 Jun

Cancelled / 0844 395 4000

Celtic the Musical

Musical based on Glasgow's iconic football club.

Thu 15 Sep

Armadillo

£25 / 0844 395 4000

Fri 16 Sep

Armadillo

£25 / 0844 395 4000

Sat 17 Sep

Armadillo

£25 / 0844 395 4000

…and 7 more dates until 24 Sep

The Craft Rum Show

An Aladdin’s cave of rum and craft spirits await all that attend as rum producers old and new unite to take you on the ultimate rum adventure. You’ll be able to enjoy unlimited tasting samples as you work the room, with a wide of craft rums and spirits…. Like what you’ve tried? Why not treat yourself to a full size drink…

Fri 28 Oct

£15 / 0844 395 4000

Sat 29 Oct

£15 / 0844 395 4000

Sun 30 Oct

£15 / 0844 395 4000

Daniel Sloss: Hubris

New hour from the Scottish comedian.

Sat 1 Oct

Armadillo

£25 / 0844 395 4000

Dara O'Briain – Voice of Reason

The television regular – best known as the host of Mock The Week – brings his latest routine to the stage.

Thu 20 Apr 2023

Armadillo

£23 / 0844 395 4000

Don't Stop Believin'

Jump aboard the midnight train – heaven is a place on Earth as the greatest end-of-the-night anthems spectacular roars into town. One way, or another, nothing’s gonna stop us now… the brand-new, feel-good show of the year guarantees a crazy, crazy night of non-stop, singalong favourites. It’s the night out you have been…

Sat 4 Mar 2023

Armadillo

£29–£32 / 0844 395 4000

Dr. Jordan Peterson

Dr. Jordan Peterson comes to London’s Eventim Apollo – on his tour 12 Rules For Life: An Antidote To Chaos – in May. The renowned psychologist’s answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition, with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.

Tue 6 Sep

Armadillo

£244 / 0844 395 4000

Eat & Drink Scotland 2022

Eat & Drink Festival Scotland will return to the SEC Glasgow in May 2022 with even more mouth-watering Food and Drink from the very best local producers! The show will not disappoint, you are sure to leave with new foodie ideas, inspiration and a taste for food you never thought you had. Celebrating the exciting…

Thu 26 May

£13 (£12; Children free) / 0844 395 4000

Fri 27 May

£13 (£12; Children free) / 0844 395 4000

Sat 28 May

£13 (£12; Children free) / 0844 395 4000

Sun 29 May

£13 (£12; Children free) / 0844 395 4000

Freedom The Music of George Michael starring Joe McElderry

Unmissable George Michael tribute show Celebrating George Michael’s immense catalogue of Grammy award winning hits, audiences will be on their feet and reminiscing with fast-paced classics and sensational ballads. This high energy show will take fans on an unmissable journey through George’s greatest hits including…

Sat 15 Oct

Armadillo

£19.50–£30 / 0844 395 4000

George Thorogood

American musician, singer and songwriter whose high-energy boogie-blues sound was a staple of 1980s rock radio.

Sat 23 Jul

Armadillo

£42 / 0844 395 4000

Clyde Auditorium

£46.20 / 0844 395 4000

£48.45 / 0844 395 4000

The Gin To My Tonic Festival

The Gin To My Tonic Festival brings together over 100 different gins from across the UK and beyond. Each gin stocked behind the bars has been selected based on outstanding craftsmanship, delightful flavour and the most enjoyable drinking experiences. The festival is here to take you on a journey of gin discovery! What’s…

Fri 28 Oct

£15–£35 / 0844 395 4000

Sat 29 Oct

£15–£35 / 0844 395 4000

Sun 30 Oct

£15–£35 / 0844 395 4000

Ideal Home Show Scotland

Make your house fantasies a reality with everything you need for redesigning and improving your home, with over 400 exhibitors under one roof, from interiors to home improvement, gardens to gadgets. Enjoy entertainment, celebrity guest appearances and fantastic shopping opportunities.

Thu 26 May

£13 (£12) / 0844 395 4000

Fri 27 May

£13 (£12; Children free) / 0844 395 4000

Sat 28 May

£13 (£12; Children free) / 0844 395 4000

Sun 29 May

£13 (£12) / 0844 395 4000

James Taylor

James Taylor’s music embodies the art of songwriting in its most personal and universal forms. He is a master at describing specific, even autobiographical situations, in a way that resonates with people everywhere. In 1971, Taylor was on the cover of Time magazine, heralded as the harbinger of the singer-songwriter era.

Fri 7 Oct

Armadillo

£75 / 0844 395 4000

Joe McElderry

X Factor winner, musical theatre star and number one selling artist Joe McElderry is set to electrify theatres across the UK with a brand-new tour celebrating the music of the late George Michael. Celebrating George Michael's immense catalogue of Grammy award-winning hits Freedom will have audiences on their feet and…

Sat 15 Oct

Armadillo

£19.50–£30 / 0844 395 4000

John Barrowman

Join entertainer extraordinaire, John Barrowman on a magical journey, celebrating the very best of music theatre on the ‘I Am What I Am’ tour, performing songs from the West End to Broadway.

Sun 12 Feb 2023

Armadillo

£55 / 0844 395 4000

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

King of boogie-woogie, Jools Holland brings his energy-fueled show. Jools dazzles audiences across the UK with his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra and their exuberant live performances. The show will feature Gilson Lavis, special guest Eddi Reader, and guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall. A composer, pianist…

Fri 2 Dec

Armadillo

£37–£45 / 0844 395 4000

£50.70 / 0844 395 4000

Sat 3 Dec

Armadillo

£37–£45 / 0844 395 4000

£50.70 / 0844 395 4000

Leona Lewis

Pop-soul singer.

Wed 29 Nov 2023

Armadillo

£175 / 0844 395 4000

Lord of the Dance: 25 Years of Standing Ovations

  • Directed by: Michael Flatley
  • Written by: Michael Flatley, Marie Duffy Pask, Gerard Fahy

The Irish dance phenomenon created by Michael Flatley returns. The show stars James Keegan, Morgan Comer, Mathew Smith, Cathal Keaney, Fergal Keaney and Andras Kren as the 'Lords of the Dance' and is choreographed and directed by Michael Flatley.

Sat 4 Jun

Armadillo

£55 / 0844 395 4000

Sun 5 Jun

Armadillo

£55 / 0844 395 4000

Fri 8 Jul

Armadillo

£55 / 0844 395 4000

Sat 9 Jul

Armadillo

£55 / 0844 395 4000

The Magic of Motown

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a million people, it’s no surprise that the show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history, even performing for Her Majesty the Queen, as special guests at the Royal Variety…

Sat 12 Nov

Armadillo

£44 / 0844 395 4000

Fri 27 May

Lomond Auditorium

£33–£38 / 0844 395 4000

Noel Fitzpatrick: Welcome To My World

The Irishman talks about his incredible career and life journey to becoming the Supervet, as well as discussing upcoming technologies and advances in animal healthcare.

Wed 16 Nov

Armadillo

£35 / 0844 395 4000

The Official RuPaul's Drag Race UK Series Three Tour

Visiting theatres and arenas across England, Scotland and Wales, expect a night of endless extravaganza as all 12 queens from Series Three of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK werk their way across the country. Acclaimed for their amazing production values, expect the unexpected in this glittering tour which will include Series Three…

Sat 10 Sep

£35 / 0844 395 4000

PAW Patrol Live!: Race To the Rescue

Super entertaining live instalment of popular kids TV show PAW Patrol.

Fri 29 Jul

£28.35–£66.85 (Family £28.07) / 0844 395 4000

Armadillo

£60 / 0844 395 4000

Peter Frampton

The 70s guitar god revisits his best known songs with his final farewell tour.

Sun 6 Nov

Clyde Auditorium

£1000 / 0844 395 4000

The Queen Extravaganza

The official Queen tribute act, assembled by Roger Taylor.

Mon 20 Feb 2023

Armadillo

£46.50 / 0844 395 4000

Roger Daltrey

Roger Daltrey is one of the founding fathers of the British rock boom. As frontman of the legendary band The Who, Daltrey was at the forefront of the British Invasion, with bands such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin, taking a very British take on American music back across the Atlantic Ocean to rave…

Wed 6 Jul

Armadillo

£90 / 0844 395 4000

Ronan Keating

Pop ballads from the nice and safe Boyzone man.

Tue 14 Jun

Armadillo

£270 / 0844 395 4000

RuPaul's Drag Race UK Series 3 Tour

Drag Royalty will sashay across the UK next autumn for The Series Three Tour of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. Visiting theatres and arenas across England, Scotland and Wales, expect a night of endless extravaganza as ALL 12 queens from Series Three of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK werk their way across the country. Acclaimed for their…

Sat 10 Sep

Armadillo

£125 / 0844 395 4000

Sarah Millican: Bobby Dazzler

The hilarious Sarah Millican is back on tour with a Bobby Dazzler of a new stand-up show. In this, her sixth international tour, you’ll learn about what happens when your mouth seals shut, how to throw poo over a wall, trying to lose weight but only losing the tip of your finger, a surprisingly funny smear test, and how…

Fri 2 Sep

Armadillo

£27.50 / 0844 395 4000

Sat 3 Sep

Armadillo

£27.50 / 0844 395 4000

Sun 4 Sep

Armadillo

£27.50 / 0844 395 4000

Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Whether you are renovating, converting or building from scratch, a visit to Scotland's only self-build show is a must. Take part in seminars, masterclasses or head to the advice centre for expert tips.

Sun 21 May 2023

£8–£12 / 0844 858 6754

Sigur Rós

Icelandic post-rockers who, like the Cocteau Twins before them, have developed their own musical language, called Hopelandish. Chris Martin loves them and so does whoever chooses the incidental music for CSI. Spellbinding or navelgazing, take your pick.

Mon 14 Nov

Armadillo

£29.50–£55 / 0844 395 4000

Status Quo

Cheery veterans of classic rock.

Sat 26 Nov

Armadillo

£42.50–£48.50 / 0844 395 4000

With With Very Special Guest Shakin' Stevens.

Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals

Enjoy the magic of Strictly up close and personal! The professional dancers from the tremendously popular BBC programme perform.

Sat 28 May

Armadillo

£65 / 0844 395 4000

Thu 6 Oct

Armadillo

£26–£44 / 0844 395 4000

What's Love Got To Do With It?

Ultimate tribute concert to Tina Turner, presented by the award-winning producers behind Whitney - Queen Of The Night.

Sat 21 Jan 2023

Armadillo

£22.50–£29.50 / 0844 395 4000

Whitney: Queen of the Night

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a sensational line-up of musicians and artistes, and together with a powerhouse and breath-taking performance in the spirit of Whitney, deliver a show that exceeds expectation on every level. …

Fri 28 Oct

Armadillo

£22.50–£29.50 / 0844 395 4000

Will Young

The terribly nice young Pop Idol graduate who has been one of the few to almost entirely shake the shackles of reality TV to emerge a solid popster in his own right.

Wed 12 Oct

Armadillo

£49.50 / 0844 395 4000

With Kris James.

You Win Again: Celebrating the Music of The Bee Gees

Direct from London’s West End: You Win Again is out on tour – Celebrating the Music of The Bee Gees. The magical music of the Gibbs’ brothers takes you on a journey like no other, from Idea album, right through to Spirits Having Flown with all the incredible hits they wrote for Celine Dion, Diana Ross and Dolly Parton in…

Sun 21 Aug

Armadillo

£30 / 0844 395 4000