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.

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Sep 20, 2018

Shania Twain

She’s still the one!

After 13 years away from the UK, September saw the return of Shania Twain as she kicked off the European leg of her NOW tour. From the moment the lights went down, the Hydro audience were wowed by the glamorous songstress. Entering through the crowds in a red sparkly full-length gown and cowboy hat, she kicked things off with one of her new tracks ‘Life is About to Get Good’, followed by a run of the 90s hits that propelled her to stardom, ‘Don’t Be Stupid (You Know I Love You)’, and ‘That Don’t Impress Me Much’.

The impressive production featured five moving cubes with projections of old music videos and Shania’s iconic leopard print graphic. Moving around the stage they created different layouts that raised the band feet above the singer.

There was no mistaking the fact that she was glad to be back in Glasgow - numerous mentions of her ties to Scotland, posing for selfies and even bringing two loyal fans on stage.

The 20-song set list was incredible, and the 10,000 strong Hydro audience never missed a word singing along. Ballad ‘You’re Still The One’ had the audience light up the arena with their phones, whilst ‘Man I Feel Like A Woman’ had everyone up on their feet. The show was incredible from start to finish, ‘COME ON OVER’ anytime Shania – Glasgow loves you!

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