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IT’S SHOW TIME FOR SNOW FACTOR AS  FILM FANS AWAIT ‘THE THING!’

IT’S SHOW TIME FOR SNOW FACTOR AS FILM FANS AWAIT ‘THE THING!’

  • Feb 22, 2017

Tomorrow night (Thursday, 23 February) will see Snow Factor Braehead, Scotland’s only indoor real snow facility transformed into a pop-up ‘cinema’ when it hosts a one-off screening of John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ as part of the 13th annual Glasgow Film Festival (#GFF17). All tickets are sold out for the special 35th anniversary screening of the

SNOW-SPORT VENUE TURNS CINEMA!

SNOW-SPORT VENUE TURNS CINEMA!

  • Feb 22, 2017

SNOW FACTOR GLASGOW TO HOST SPECIAL SCREENING OF THE THING It’s a gargantuan venue more accustomed to hosting fun-seeking skiers, snowboarders and ice-climbers.  However, Snow Factor Braehead, Scotland’s only indoor real snow facility is set to use its sub-zero real snow setting to put the chill in dozens of horror film-fans when it hosts a

Bar Varia Scoops Up Best Bar None Award for a Second Year

Bar Varia Scoops Up Best Bar None Award for a Second Year

  • Feb 22, 2017

For the second consecutive year, Bar Varia, the family friendly Bavarian styled restaurant and bier halle within Snow Factor Braehead has scooped a gold award and won the Independent Bar category at the prestigious Renfrewshire Best Bar None Awards 2016-2017. Bar Varia, renowned for the quality of its food offering, including tasty Bavarian platters and

‘SNOWED OUT’ … For World Snow Day!

‘SNOWED OUT’ … For World Snow Day!

  • Feb 22, 2017

KIDS WILL FLOCK TO SNOW FACTOR FOR WORLD SNOW DAY on Sunday 15th January 2017.  This Sunday (15 January) Snow Factor Braehead will be packed with excited young skiers and snowboarders as Scotland’s only indoor real snow facility joins the global celebrations for World Snow Day. In its 6th year and organised by the Federation

NEW YEARS DAY FORECAST FOR GLASGOW …

NEW YEARS DAY FORECAST FOR GLASGOW …

  • Feb 22, 2017

  FRESH SNOW AND FUN! Here is the weather forecast for New Year’s Day in Glasgow. No wind, tonnes of crisp fresh snow and plenty of fun! At least that’s the wintry conditions promised at Snow Factor Braehead just west of Glasgow city centre when Scotland’s only indoor real snow destination open its doors to

DUNN IT!

DUNN IT!

  • Feb 22, 2017

YOUNGSTER RETAINS SCOTTISH SCHOOLS INDOOR SNOWCROSS TITLE AND DREAMS OF A FUTURE OLYMPICS An 11 year-old from Cambuslang in South Lanarkshire outside Glasgow is continuing to fast-track towards his ambition of competing at a future Winter Olympic Games in the fast and furious alpine discipline of boardercross (SBX) after recently winning the SSSA Scottish Schools

Gifts for Her

Gifts for Her

  • Feb 22, 2017

Choosing a gift for her – Wife, Fiancée, Girlfriend, Mum, Sister – can be tricky, especially for the men in their lives.  Take a quick look at what Snow Factor has to offer… Baltic Ice Bar Glasgow For full details on our Taxi fare contribution offer, Read More. Prices Thurs – Sun BALTIC BASIC £5pp BALTIC BASIC

Franco Live in Bar Varia

Franco Live in Bar Varia

  • Feb 22, 2017

We are excited to welcome Franco into Bar Varia this Saturday 3rd December and Saturday 10th as part of our Christmas Party nights. Check them out below! Do you want to book on to our Christmas party night on Saturday 10th December? There’s still space. Email Jenna (jenna.simpson@snowfactor.com) to enquire and book today. Festive packages

AS CHILDREN FLOCK TO DINE WITH SANTA – ADULTS PREPARE TO MEET THE GRINCH!

AS CHILDREN FLOCK TO DINE WITH SANTA – ADULTS PREPARE TO MEET THE GRINCH!

  • Feb 22, 2017

  It’s just as well Santa has a big appetite!  For before he delivers millions of presents this Christmas Eve, he is sitting down to breakfast, brunch, lunch, late lunch and dinner with children at Snow Factor Braehead. It’s all part of the festive fun once again assured at the award-winning destination, named Scotland’s Best

£87,000 BOOST FOR SCOTLAND’S WINTER ATHLETES

£87,000 BOOST FOR SCOTLAND’S WINTER ATHLETES

  • Feb 22, 2017

With the first tracks already made in this winter’s snow in the Highlands, Ski-Scotland announced today, 16 November 2016, that Scotland’s real snow ski areas will this season support the country’s snowsports athletes to the tune of £87,000. This is in the form of season tickets giving the UK’s competitive skiers and snowboarders free access

Parkstock 69 Edit

Parkstock 69 Edit

  • Feb 22, 2017

Edit by www.monkeyboxfilms.com Parkstock took place on Friday 30th September.  This was a fun freestyle night aimed at all levels of freestyle skiers and snowboarders. What was on offer… 2 LINES OF PARK FREESTYLE WORKSHOPS (purchased separatley) SLOPESTYLE JAM This is an informal competition open to all levels of freestyle skiers and riders. There will be

Baltic Ice Bar Glasgow Launch ‘Frozen’ Parties for Children

Baltic Ice Bar Glasgow Launch ‘Frozen’ Parties for Children

  • Feb 22, 2017

Frozen Parties are a new and exciting way to celebrate your child’s birthday. £15 per person 30 minute ice bar session (includes allowing the children to make their own mocktails in ice glasses) Party meal in Bar Varia Party bags For the ultimate birthday experience, call our team NOW on 0871 222 5672 Session limit: 25 people

Best Bar None Awards – Vote for Bar Varia

Best Bar None Awards – Vote for Bar Varia

  • Feb 22, 2017

Bar Varia is on the shortlist for the Renfrewshire Best Bar None “People’s Choice” Award. We are so grateful to our customers for helping us get shortlisted for the Renfrewshire Best Bar None “People’s Choice” Award – We’re over the moon! Can you spare us another minute? If you’re feeling the love for Bar Varia, then please do

Bar Varia’s Featured Bier of the Week

Bar Varia’s Featured Bier of the Week

  • Feb 22, 2017
Just a whole load of Harry Potter GIFs

Just a whole load of Harry Potter GIFs

  • Feb 22, 2017

As you know, we are fast approaching the Annual Bar Varia Harry Potter Quiz on Sunday 30th October. We enjoy our weekly quiz on a Tuesday as much as the next quiz enthusiast, but we are particularly looking forward the HP Quiz, because well, we are a bunch of POtterheads here. So, for your pleasure,

OKTOBERFEST SUCCESS AT BAR VARIA – NOW FOR THE GHOSTS AND GHOULS!

OKTOBERFEST SUCCESS AT BAR VARIA – NOW FOR THE GHOSTS AND GHOULS!

  • Feb 22, 2017

  Bar Varia, the Tyrolean styled restaurant and Bier Halle within Snow Factor Braehead just 10 minutes drive west of Glasgow city centre has just celebrated hosting its most successful annual Oktoberfest in 5 years.  Last Saturday (1 October), 200 party goers enjoyed an evening of music and feasting on quality German beers (including Augustiner,

Olympic Medallist Joins British World Cup Snowboarding Star at Snow Factor

Olympic Medallist Joins British World Cup Snowboarding Star at Snow Factor

  • Feb 22, 2017

Billy Morgan (Southampton), a 27 year-old bronze medallist at the 2016 X-Games and one of Britain’s top Winter Olympic and World Cup snowboarders, slid into Snow Factor Braehead just west of Glasgow on Wednesday (5 October) for training and filming. And the former acrobatic gymnast was joined in Scotland’s only indoor real snow-sports destination by

Winter Opening Hours

Winter Opening Hours

  • Feb 22, 2017

#Winteriscoming and so are our new opening hours. Starting Monday 31st october, Snow Factor will open a little earlier to ensure you can hit the slope as much as you can throughout the 2016/17 season. Sunday –             0900 – 2200 Monday –           0900 – 2200 Tuesday –           0900 – 2200 Wednesday –

Jet2.com announces partnership with Scotland’s only year-round snowsport resort

Jet2.com announces partnership with Scotland’s only year-round snowsport resort

  • Feb 22, 2017

There’s snow limit for Scots this winter as Jet2.com teams up with Snow Factor Braehead Jeff Holmes Photography 29 September 2016: Jet2.com is strengthening its position as Scotland’s largest ski airline with the most routes to the snow in the winter, by partnering with Scotland’s only year-round snowsport resort, Snow Factor Braehead, located just ten

SBX Success for Alex Rooney

SBX Success for Alex Rooney

  • Feb 22, 2017

A 14 year-old teenager from Letham in Angus has taken a step closer to fulfilling his dream of competing at a future Winter Olympic Games after recently being selected for the National Snowboarder Cross (SBX) team. First introduced at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, the elimination format of ski cross (aka SX) and boardercross (aka

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