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FAQs - Oor Wullie Farewell Weekend

We hope you're looking forward to saying 'cheerio' to Oor Wullie - here is everything you need to know for our Farewell Weekend!

How much are tickets?

Tickets for this event are FREE. However, you do need a ticket to gain entry. Tickets can be purchased on our website. A small number of tickets will be available on the day at the door on a first come, first served basis.

Do I need to bring my printed ticket with me on the day?

No, you do not need to print your ticket as long as you are able to show your confirmation email to the staff on arrival.

Where is the event?

Hall 3, SEC Exhibition Centre

Glasgow, Scotland, G3 8YW

 What time does the event close each day?

Friday 13th           7pm

Saturday 14th      6pm

Sunday 15th         4pm

I cannot find my confirmation email.

You require your confirmation to gain entry to the event. Please call the office to arrange for the email to be resent to you 0141 212 8750 

Can I change my time slot?

You can only change your time slot in advance and only if there is availability to do so. If your preferred time slot is unavailable, this is because the session has sold out.

Does my ticket only allow me two hours at the event?

No, your ticket indicates the time slot that you are admitted entry into the event. Once in the hall, you can stay as long as you wish.

 Can I bring a bag into the event?

Small bags, such as handbags and small carrier/shopping bags, are permitted into the venue. Suitcases, large handbags (A3 size/30cm x 42cm and above, backpacks/rucksacks are not permitted at events. Large bags not permitted into the venue can be deposited in the Cloakroom in the SEC Centre (£5 per item). Please note that all bags are subject to security search

 Accessibility

The SEC Centre has automatic doors at both East and West entrances. Every hall in the SEC Centre is at ground level, therefore, making every event easily accessible for wheelchair users.

Wide accessible doors at both the East and West Entrances/Exits of the SEC Centre

Automatic Entry Doors to the SEC Centre both East and West entrances

Automatic Exit Doors leaving from the SEC Centre both East and West exits

Broad, flat, accessible concourse. All Halls are at Ground Level making them easily accessible 

Can I leave the event and come back again?

If you wish to leave the event and come back later in the day, please ensure you get your hand stamped when you exit. 

Can children attend this event on their own?

No, all children under the age of 16 must be accompanied with an adult at all times. Anyone on the day who is under the age of 16 that is not accompanied by an adult will not be permitted entry 

I am now unable to make the time on my ticket

Should you wish to change the time of your entry, please contact us by calling 0141 212 8750. There is only a certain allocation of tickets per timeslot and these are available on a first come first served basis. 

Is my ticket transferrable?

Yes, in advance of the event and only if there is availability for your preferred time slot. Please call the office if you wish to transfer to another time 0141 212 8750 

Do I need to register in advance? Can I just turn up on the day?

We strongly advise that you register in advance of the event to guarantee entry. There will be a limited number of tickets available on the door which will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

What activities are there on the day?

There will be lots of entertainment on the day including face painting, musical performances, interactive play and the opportunity to see all of the Oor Wullie’s from the Glasgow Trail.

 Is there parking available?

There is a multi-storey car park at the SEC

 What Oor Wullie Sculptures will I be able to see on the day?

You will be able to see all the large sculptures from the Glasgow and the West Trail. You will also be able to see the mini Oor Wullie’s from this trail too. 

Is there an ATM at the event?

Yes, there is an ATM in the main concourse of the SECC. 

Is there a cloakroom at the event?

Yes, there is a cloakroom in the main concourse of the SECC. You can leave coats and bags here for a small cost

 Is there catering at the event?

There will be various food outlets selling hot and cold food and drinks within the event. 

What if I can no longer attend the event?

Please contact us and let us know. You can email is on info@glasgowchildrenshospitalcharity.org or call us on 0141 212 8750

How can I get to the SEC?

Please visit https://www.sec.co.uk/visitor-information/how-to-get-here to plan your journey

How can I access any photos that are taken on the day?

Photographs will be taken throughout the event and used in future publications for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.  If you do not wish your image to be used please identify yourself to the organisers on the day.