A new 'intimate' city festival - May West - has been launched, to take place on Glasgow Green on the May Bank Holiday weekend of Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May 2017.
A collaboration between promoters Beyond Events (Aviemore Stopover, & Loopallu) and Glasgow's West Brewery, the event "aims to fill a gap in the city’s events landscape for a musically-eclectic, entertainment-rich boutique festival complemented by fantastic food from a number of Glasgow’s favourite restaurateurs and a tantalisingly tasty drinks offering." Promised entertainment includes comedy, theatre and opera.
Commenting on today's announcement, Robert Hicks, Co-founder of May West said, "It's been a long time dream to bring an event to Glasgow Green, and what better way to do it than in partnership with the wonderful people at West Brewery. We're aiming to create a new, affordable fixture on Glasgow's calendar where everyone can join together to celebrate great music and entertainment; as well as an eye and mouth watering offering of food and drink from around the country."
Petra Wetzel, founder of WEST Brewery and Co-founder of May West added, "When I was a student in the 90s, Mayfest in Glasgow was a highlight of my year, but sadly it always happened when I was studying so I missed lots of the fun. In 2017, WEST has team up with Beyond to celebrate all that is good about music, food and of course of our great beers. May West is an homage to those Mayfest days, a celebration of Glasgow Green and the opportunity to enjoy a really happy weekend. Like with all our WEST venues, families are most welcome so do come join us and listen to some amazing bands with your children, grannies and friends."
Tickets will cost £25 for either day or £40 for both days, and go on sale at 10am this Friday (10th March). We'll have links to buy when on sale.
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