18 Jan - 4 Feb 2024

Visitor Safety Information

Celtic Connections – safety tips for visitors

Glasgow Life is committed to as far as possible ensuring the health and safety of those who visit this year’s Celtic Connections, and to providing a safe and suitable environment as much as possible during this COVID-19 pandemic. In order to do this, all visitors must always act in a safe and responsible manner.

In order to assist our staff and stewards to keep everyone safe, and to help protect you and your fellow visitors, you are kindly requested to comply with the following:  

  • If you are displaying COVID-19 symptoms, or if anybody in your household is displaying COVID-19 symptoms, or if you are otherwise self-isolating (either due to a recent positive COVID-19 test or otherwise), you must not attend this year’s Celtic Connections.
    Please also follow all government guidance in respect of testing and self-isolation, details of which can be found here
  • A face covering must be worn during the show and when moving around venue. 
  • Proof of vaccine certification 
  • Proof of a negative lateral flow test taken no longer than 24 hours before the event will also be accepted. Please follow procedure on registering your result and supply correct method of proof when attending a show. Info on how to do so found here 
  • Arrive at the event at the time indicated on your ticket to go through the necessary entry procedures.

Please follow all instructions and signage within the event spaces, including instructions from our stewards and other event personnel.

FAQ's for Glasgow Life venues (including Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, City Halls & Old Fruitmarket) can be found here

If attending a show please refer to the venue specific safety information pages below


Old Fruitmarket & City Halls https://www.glasgowlife.info/faqs/arts
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall https://www.glasgowlife.info/faqs/arts
St Luke's http://www.stlukesglasgow.com/contact/important-live-music-information/
The Hug and Pint https://www.thehugandpint.com/covid-policy
King Tuts https://www.kingtuts.co.uk/faq
Mackintosh Church https://www.mackintoshatthewillow.com/coronavirus-guidance/
Tramway https://www.tramway.org/covid-safety-information/
Oran Mor https://oran-mor.co.uk/oran-mor-covid-guidelines/
Glad Cafe https://www.thegladcafe.co.uk/covid-19-safety-information
Mackintosh at the Willow https://www.willowtearooms.co.uk/covid19-policy
Drygate  www.drygate.com/venue-hire