Scottish Event Campus

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) features the SEC Centre - five interconnected exhibition and meeting spaces, the iconic 3,000 seat SEC Armadillo and our most recent addition, The SSE Hydro – a 13,000 capacity concert, sporting and special events arena.  With its infinite flexibility, the campus has gone from strength to strength and, with planned expansion and development, will continue to position Glasgow on the world stage.  

SEC Armadillo

Designed by world-renowned architects Foster + Partners, the SEC Armadillo is a Glasgow landmark with a unique style and practical, comfortable facilities for up to 3,000.

SEC Centre

SEC Centre offers five interconnected exhibition and event halls with a combined area of over 22,000sqm.    

SSE Hydro

A truly iconic structure, the 13,000 capacity SSE Hydro is Scotland’s home of live entertainment and is consistently ranked by Pollstar in the top three arenas globally.


Apr 6, 2019

Shawn Mendes

20-year-old Canadian pop superstar Shawn Mendes was welcomed back to Glasgow with open arms by his loyal Scottish fans when he kicked off the UK leg of his global tour at The SSE Hydro on 6 April 2019.

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Mar 27, 2019

Blue Planet II Live in Concert

BBC’s Blue Planet II Live in Concert created a splash when it arrived in Glasgow this March.  

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Nov 28, 2018

Pete Tong

Glasgow departed for Ibiza with Pete Tong on 27 November.

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Nov 25, 2018

Courteeners + Gerry Cinnamon

A BELTER of a show!

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Sep 20, 2018

Shania Twain

She's still the one!

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Feb 12, 2018

Kendrick Lamar - The DAMN. Tour

For one night only, the bowl of The SSE Hydro was transformed into waves of people going wild for the south LA hip-hop beat of Kendrick Lamar. The critically acclaimed DAMN Tour has seen Kung Fu Kenny sell out arenas across the globe over the past few months, and we were HYPED to welcome him to the Hydro.  

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Jan 12, 2018

Chris Rock - A Phone Free Tour

Chris Rock is partnering with Yondr to make Total Blackout a phone-free tour.  By limiting access to mobile phones and devices, the artist and audience can enjoy the show in the moment and without distraction. 

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Dec 22, 2017


Following a successful rebrand earlier this year, the Scottish Event Campus has enjoyed a busy year of events and accolades.

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Nov 7, 2017


At the beginning of November, The SSE Hydro hosted the infamous Andy Murray and Roger Federer for a night that delighted tennis fans from all over the country.

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Oct 13, 2017

You Brought The Act, We Brought The Action

We are absolutely delighted to have won the Best Venue Teamwork – Arena award at the Live UK Awards last night!

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Sep 30, 2017

Colours Classical

It was a rite of passage for young and old clubbers alike. It was a place of dance, music, new friends and hedonism. 

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Aug 7, 2017

A global music sensation for The SSE Hydro

5 August saw global music sensation Celine Dion take to the stage of a sold-out SSE Hydro, for the final date of her European tour - and her first time in Scotland in 21 years!

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