Tron Theatre

Tron Theatre
63 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HB
  • Box office 0141 552 4267
  • General enquiries 0141 552 8587
  • Opening times Tue–Sat 10am–midnight; Sun 11am–midnight; Mon 10am–6pm, later for shows.
  • Bar open Mon–Sat 10am–midnight; Sun 11am–6pm; Mon 10am–6pm (later on show nights)
  • Food served Mon–Sat noon–8pm; Sun noon–4pm
  • Pre-theatre times 5–8pm
  • Average price £17 (lunch); £17 (evening meal)
  • Pre-theatre price £14.95
  • Website www.tron.co.uk
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Eating & Drinking Guide

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Inside this city landmark, dating back to 1795 – though parts, including the clock tower are much older – neo-modern lighting and clever use of glass and mirrors makes the versatile spaces of the Tron Theatre seem even bigger, with the restaurant area tucked unobtrusively between the bar and theatre venue. The pre-theatre menu offers an abundant choice of bar favourites, including burgers and fishcakes, but it is a salmon and chorizo dish laced with punchy tomato flavours which stands out; the salmon meltingly soft. Always a creative hub for artists in the city, the Tron has expanded its programme by adopting several groups once housed in the much-missed Arches, including the community choir and poetry nights.

  • High point: Transition from event space to dining area feels natural
  • Low point: Burgers can be on the lean side
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The menu, although refreshingly small, mainly consists of bar food standards. There are some exceptions and the spiced lentil daal is a tasty wholesome start. The goat’s cheese fritter is meltingly good with a rich fig, apple and chilli chutney on the side. Mains include burgers, a caesar salad, a cheese baguette and a tasty rib eye steak which was a little on the slim and small side. The stand out main is battered haddock and chips. The fish is fresh and well cooked and although, it’s not an unusual sight on a menu, very few places do it this well. Desserts are not terribly exciting, the warm chocolate brownie is very rich and sweet and the tablet ice cream sundae is good but doesn't really exhibit much in the way of cooking skills, despite the fact it was topped with handmade shortbread crumble. Given that there’s a full bar service, there’s a decent range of wines available by the glass.

  • Private dining: 80, 65 seated
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Gluten-free options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Pre-theatre menu, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Eclectic mix
  • Live entertainment: Theatre Productions. Jazz once a month and a singer/songwriter night
  • Capacity: 65 (12 outdoors)
  • Largest group: 80 (in the Vicr)
  • Open since: 1998
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 16
  • House wine: £15 per bottle

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Thursday 30 March

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Friday 31 March

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£12–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267
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Changing House £9–£10 (£6.50–£7.50; Children £6.50–£7.50) 0141 552 4267
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Victorian Bar £7–£8 0141 552 4267

Saturday 1 April

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Wednesday 5 April

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Sonnet XV. For this event we deconstruct and then build a group piece around Will Shakespeare's Sonnet XV.

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Thursday 6 April

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Friday 7 April

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Saturday 8 April

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Sunday 9 April

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CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH The Life And The Legend

Tuesday 11 April

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Tuesday Night at the Tron

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Changing House £5 0141 552 4267

Thursday 13 April

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Friday 14 April

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Changing House £9–£10 (£6.50–£7.50; Children £6.50–£7.50) 0141 552 4267

Saturday 15 April

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Tuesday 18 April

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Wednesday 19 April

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£7–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Thursday 20 April

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Friday 21 April

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Saturday 22 April

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Sunday 23 April

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Victorian Bar £10 0141 552 4267

Tuesday 25 April

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Prices to be confirmed 0141 552 4267

Tuesday Night at the Tron

Wednesday 26 April

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Friday 28 April

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Victorian Bar £7–£8 0141 552 4267

Saturday 29 April

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Wednesday 3 May

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Times & prices to be confirmed 0141 552 4267
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£3 07918 601799

Sonnet XV. For this event we deconstruct and then build a group piece around Will Shakespeare's Sonnet XV.

Thursday 4 May

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Friday 5 May

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Saturday 6 May

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Sunday 7 May

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Monday 8 May

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Tuesday 9 May

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Tuesday Night at the Tron

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Wednesday 10 May

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Thursday 11 May

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Friday 12 May

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Saturday 13 May

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Sunday 14 May

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Monday 15 May

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Tuesday 16 May

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Wednesday 17 May

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Thursday 18 May

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Friday 19 May

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Saturday 20 May

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Sunday 21 May

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Monday 22 May

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Tuesday 23 May

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Tuesday Night at the Tron

Wednesday 24 May

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Thursday 25 May

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Friday 26 May

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Part of Mayfesto.

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Saturday 27 May

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Part of Mayfesto.

Sunday 28 May

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Victorian Bar £10 0141 552 4267

Monday 29 May

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Tuesday 30 May

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Changing House £5 0141 552 4267

Wednesday 31 May

Friday 2 June

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Changing House £5 0141 552 4267

Saturday 3 June

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Education Suite £5 0141 552 4267
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Education Suite £5 0141 552 4267

Tuesday 6 June

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Prices to be confirmed 0141 552 4267

Tuesday Night at the Tron

Wednesday 7 June

Tron Theatre
Changing House £5 0141 552 4267
Tron Theatre
£5 0141 552 4267
Tron Theatre
£3 07918 601799

Sonnet XV. For this event we deconstruct and then build a group piece around Will Shakespeare's Sonnet XV.

Thursday 8 June

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Changing House £5 0141 552 4267

Friday 9 June

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Changing House £5 0141 552 4267

Saturday 10 June

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Education Suite £5 0141 552 4267
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Education Suite £5 0141 552 4267

Sunday 11 June

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Changing House £5 0141 552 4267
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Changing House £5 0141 552 4267

Wednesday 14 June

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Thursday 15 June

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Prices to be confirmed 0141 552 4267

SHACKLETON

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Friday 16 June

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Saturday 17 June

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Education Suite £5 0141 552 4267
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Education Suite £5 0141 552 4267
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£12–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Sunday 25 June

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Victorian Bar £10 0141 552 4267

Wednesday 28 June

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Victorian Bar £7–£8 0141 552 4267

Friday 30 June

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Victorian Bar £7–£8 0141 552 4267

Thursday 6 July

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Friday 7 July

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£7–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Saturday 8 July

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£7–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Tuesday 11 July

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Wednesday 12 July

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Thursday 13 July

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£7–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Friday 14 July

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£7–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Saturday 15 July

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£7–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Tuesday 18 July

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Wednesday 19 July

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£7–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Thursday 20 July

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£7–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Friday 21 July

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£7–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Saturday 22 July

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£7–£16 (£8–£12; Children £8–£12) 0141 552 4267

Friday 28 July

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Victorian Bar £7–£8 0141 552 4267

Sunday 30 July

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Victorian Bar £10 0141 552 4267

Friday 1 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Saturday 2 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Sunday 3 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Tuesday 5 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Wednesday 6 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Thursday 7 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Friday 8 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Saturday 9 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Sunday 10 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Tuesday 12 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Wednesday 13 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Thursday 14 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Friday 15 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Saturday 16 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Sunday 17 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Tuesday 19 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Wednesday 20 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Thursday 21 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Friday 22 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Saturday 23 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Sunday 24 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Tuesday 26 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Wednesday 27 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Thursday 28 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Friday 29 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Saturday 30 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Sunday 31 December

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Tuesday 2 January 2018

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267
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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Wednesday 3 January 2018

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Thursday 4 January 2018

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Friday 5 January 2018

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Saturday 6 January 2018

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£11–£20 (£14–£15; Children £14–£15) 0141 552 4267

Sunday 7 January 2018

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23 Sep 2016

From the Royal Lyceum to Buzzcut Festival, Gareth K Vile looks at theatrical extremes in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Both Glasgow and Edinburgh have strong traditions of popular and experimental theatre. Although the major venues on both coasts of the central belt often collaborate, each of the cities have their own particular performance personality: Glasgow goes for…

Christmas Food Q&A: Mark McKenzie – Tron Bar & Kitchen

25 Nov 2015

Executive chef Mark McKenzie explains why Japanese Wagyu black beef is on his Christmas wishlist

For an unusual twist I’d recommend replacing your festive turkey with a chicken – they’re a great price this time of year and you can be guaranteed they’ll be really really succulent. I’d stuff the chicken with wild mushroom, pork and sage and wrap the…

Tron Theatre announces Autumn / Winter programme

30 Jul 2015

Featuring a rich mix of original productions and adaptations of classic texts

Drama, darkness, science, comedy... Tron Theatre left nothing behind when preparing the Autumn / Winter 2015 programme, which aims to keep with the tradition of 'breathing new life into classic plays', the company says. The most anticipated acts…

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