CCA

Cca
CCA
350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JD
  • Box office 0141 352 4900
  • General enquiries 0141 352 4900
  • Opening times Galleries Tue–Sat 11am–6pm; Sun noon–6pm; closed Mon, but individual exhibitions may vary. General opening hours Mon–Sat 10am–midnight; Sun noon–midnight.
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  • Website www.cca-glasgow.com
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CCA is a direct descendant of the Third Eye Centre, Glasgow's avant-garde headquarters in the 70s and 80s. CCA commissions and presents new work by Scottish artists, as well as showing work by major international figures. A broad attitude to programming means that you'll also find dance performances, concerts, kids' acting workshops and a general emphasis on openness and inclusivity. Saramago café bar offers beers, wines, snacks and light meals.

  • Provides: Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
  • Open since: 2001

Events at this venue

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Butoh Dance Workshop

Butoh is an immersive dance form originating in Japan and dubbed the ‘Dance of Darkness’. This class uses gravity-awareness exercises to dissolve tension and rich imagery to awaken the Imagination-Body. Everyone is welcome, with no experience needed. These workshops are suitable for performers and anyone interested in…

Sun 10 Feb

Clubroom

£20 £1 booking fee (£15) / 0141 352 4900

Sun 10 Mar

Clubroom

£20 £1 booking fee (£15) / 0141 352 4900

Sun 14 Apr

Clubroom

£20 £1 booking fee (£15) / 0141 352 4900

Cinemaattic Colombian Contemporary Animation

A Night featuring rarely-seen animation by Colombia's foremost contemporary animation pioneers. Carlos Santa is the father of experimental animation in Colombia and mentor of many young Colombian artists today. The influence of his work expands throughout new generations in Latin America. This programme of short-films…

Fri 1 Feb

Cinema

£7 £1 booking fee (£6) / 0141 352 4900

CREEPING BENT: 'Things Are Tough, But We Can Still Picnic'

Celebrating in style to mark 25 years of Glasgow’s Creeping Bent Organisation, tonight’s delectable three-course audio picnic features new projects from label veterans together with freshly-signed talent. Post-punk provocateur Gareth Sager, of The Pop Group and Rip Rig & Panic fame, helms the live debut of his latest…

Fri 1 Feb

£14 / 0141 352 4900

Damnably Presents Otoboke Beaver (golden Week Tour 2019)

Damnably is proud to present GOLDEN WEEK 2019 @ Glasgow CCA Starring Otoboke Beaver (JP), Say Sue Me (KR) & DBGC (KR) Otoboke Beaver return to the UK for 6 exclusive dates with Say Sue Me & Drinking Boys and Girls Choir during Japan's Golden Week public holiday, which one of two weeks the band get off work a…

Sat 4 May

£16.50 / 0141 352 4900

Damnably presents: Otoboke Beaver + Say Sue Me & Drinking Boys and Girls Choir

Otoboke Beaver おとぼけビ~バ~** are a punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto, Japan named after a local ‘Love Hotel’. Formed in the summer of 2009, the band comprises Accorinrin (Lead Vocal & Guitar), Yoyoyoshie (Guitar &Vocals), Hiro-chan (Bass &Vocals) and Pop (Drums &Vocals). Fair warning; they are a raucous…

Sat 4 May

Theatre

£15 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

Dardishi Fundraiser!

Come join us for Dardishi’s fundraising event! There will be tea, a film screening and raffle prizes. Dardishi is a zine and festival of Arab and North African womxn’s art, which will be taking place at CCA Glasgow on 8th -10th March 2019. Dardishi is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit community venture.

Wed 23 Jan

Theatre

£5 / 0141 352 4900

David Keenan with Saint Sister

Dundalk-born David Keenan’s compelling songcraft draws equally on poetic forebears such as Yeats, Wilde and Behan, and musical heroes including Dylan, Tim Buckley and the Dubliners. Crafting potently evocative, emotive narratives and word-pictures, allied with raw yet tender vocals, he’s currently recording his…

Sun 3 Feb

£13 / 0141 352 4900

Document Human Rights Film Festival

This dedicated international human rights documentary film festival uses international film to raise the profile of human rights and social issues that are not exposed in the mainstream media. Document showcases a wide range of styles from reportage to cinematic essays, investigative journalism to left-field experiments.

Thu 24 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 352 4900

Fri 25 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 352 4900

Sat 26 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 352 4900

Sun 27 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 352 4900

The Fallen Angels Club The Good Lovelies

The Good Lovelies are a Canadian folk/country harmony trio, consisting of Caroline Brooks, Kerri Ough and Sue Passmore. Three immensely talented vocalists and songwriters in their own right; however, it’s their voices interwoven in harmony – powerful and pure, organic and inspiring – that elevates the Good Lovelies from…

Sun 14 Apr

Theatre

£15 £1 booking fee (£13) / 0141 352 4900

Sat 26 Jan

£15 / 0141 352 4900

GIOfest XII

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra's annual festival of improvised music features performances from musicians from all around the world, as well as music workshops for all ages and levels of experience, led by master musician/teachers: a great way to introduce yourself (and your loved ones) to the joy of improvisation.

Thu 21 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Fri 22 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Sat 23 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Glasgow International GI 2020 Open Programme Info Session and Theme Announcement

For the next festival in 2020, GI is making some changes to how the open strand of its programme works. Please join us for this info session, which will introduce prospective applicants to what these are and what they will mean. We will also announce the theme of the 2020 festival and talk through some of the key ideas…

Mon 21 Jan

Theatre

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Glasgow Tango Studio El Abrazo Milonga

El Abrazo Milonga is a relaxed and enjoyable evening of traditional Argentine Tango social dancing. Resident DJ Jeff Allan plays music in tandas with cortinas. Tandas are composed of golden era tangos, milongas and tango-valses with some contemporary arrangements of the classic tunes as well. We encourage good floor-craft…

Fri 1 Feb

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Glasgow Zine Fest

A weekend of workshops, screenings, talks and socials dedicated to the wide world of self-publishing.

Sat 20 Apr

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 352 4900

Sun 21 Apr

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 352 4900

Graham Costello’s STRATA

Minimalist jazz, improv and groove sextet.

Sun 10 Feb

£12 / 0141 352 4900

Graham Costello's STRATA / OBELISK album launch

Health

Indie math rock sounds from LA.

Tue 26 Mar

£13.75 / 0141 352 4900

Sat 2 Feb

£10 (£8) / 0141 352 4900

  • 21:30 – 23:05

John Paul White

Tickets on sale Friday 30th November at 10am John Paul White is a singer- songwriter who resides in Florence, Alabama. As one-half of the critically acclaimed The Civil Wars, he toured the world and introduced millions to his music. The duo also won the 2011 Grammy Awards for Best Folk Album and Best Country Duo/Group…

Fri 25 Jan

£17 / 0141 352 4900

Juliana Hatfield

Ex-Blake Babies indie songbird who was the darling of the post-grunge scene in the 90s, when she was "closely linked" to Evan Dando.

Fri 24 May

£22 / 0141 352 4900

Theatre

£21 / 0141 352 4900

Lotte Gertz: Migrating Eye

New work from the artist, produced during and since a residency at Cove Park in 2018.

Thu 28 Feb

Intermedia Gallery

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 1 Mar

Intermedia Gallery

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 2 Mar

Intermedia Gallery

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 6 more dates until 9 Mar

Massaoke At The Movies

Massaoke Scotland is back! For our first singalong of 2019 we are celebrating Oscar season and the Glasgow Film Festival with a silver screen singalong featuring songs from some of the most iconic movies ever made. From Grease to Pulp Fiction and everything in between, our brilliant live band will be playing two sets…

Sat 9 Feb

£13.20 some concessions / 0141 352 4900

Mull Historical Society with Bernard Butler and Joel Gardner

Colin MacIntyre is a multi-award-winning musician, producer, author and playwright. and one of the UK’s most prolific talents. He has released eight acclaimed albums to date, most notably under the name Mull Historical Society, having achieved two UK Top 20 albums and four Top 40 singles, since his Gold selling debut…

Thu 24 Jan

£17 / 0141 352 4900

Nilufer Yanya

Soulful indie singer-songwriter from London.

Wed 3 Apr

£12.10 / 0141 352 4900

Theatre

£11 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

Otoboke Beaver

Otoboke Beaver (Kyoto, Japan) Otoboke Beaver ???????? are a punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto, Japan. The band's name is taken from a local 'Love Hotel' and they describe themselves as: Japanese girls 'knock out or pound cake' band. Formed in 2009's summer at Kyoto University's music club, the band consists of…

Sat 4 May

£16.50 / 0141 352 4900

Paragon Music Beat It

Beat It gives adults the opportunity to ‘jam’ and learn to play musical instruments whilst socialising and meeting new friends in an inclusive setting. Workshops are designed to support participants in experimenting with music and instruments and build confidence in their own musical abilities, with regular performances…

Tue 5 Feb

Clubroom

£6 / 0141 352 4900

Tue 12 Feb

Clubroom

£6 / 0141 352 4900

Tue 19 Feb

Clubroom

£6 / 0141 352 4900

Paragon Music Mindful Drumming

Join Paragon musicians for an afternoon of Mindful Drumming lead by Gameli Tordzro - a regular inclusive music session for adults focused on mental health and wellbeing. Enjoy tapping into your natural rhythms in a creative and supportive environment whilst socialising and meeting new friends. Workshops are designed to…

Tue 5 Feb

Clubroom

£6 / 0141 352 4900

Tue 12 Feb

Clubroom

£6 / 0141 352 4900

Tue 19 Feb

Clubroom

£6 / 0141 352 4900

…and 3 more dates until 26 Mar

Peatbog Faeries

The Skye-based band fuses traditional Scottish pipe and fiddle tunes with jazz, hip hop, reggae and electronic influences.

Wed 27 Mar

£22 / 0141 352 4900

Playwrights' Studio Scotland Stage to Page

Stage to Page is a voluntary collective of writers, directors and actors who meet monthly to conduct short public workshops of scenes from brand new plays. This exploration of new writing is an opportunity for writers to be actively involved in an exciting workshop process, hear their work being read and get feedback…

Mon 28 Jan

Theatre

£3 / 0141 352 4900

Mon 25 Feb

Theatre

£3 / 0141 352 4900

The Rutles

The 'prefab four', satirical creation of Neil Innes and Eric Idle, starred in Rutland Weekend Television and the 1978 mockumentary The Rutles: All You Need is Cash. The group – that's Dirk McQuigley, Ron Nasty, Stig O'Hara and Barry Wom – play parodies of Beatles songs so intricately realised that you'd be forgiven for…

Sat 25 May

£22 / 0141 352 4900

Saramago And Upset The Rhythm Present…

Saramago is exceptionally happy to present, in conjunction with Upset the Rhythm: Sauna Youth Trash Kit Vital Idles Rattle Robert Sotelo Trash Kit are Rachel Aggs, Rachel Horwood and Gill Partington. They have a wild feel for melody, writing songs that pull at the reins with a spontaneous charm. Formed in 2009 by…

Thu 28 Mar

£11 / 0141 352 4900

Theatre

£10 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

Selected Works by Annie Crabtree & Brigid Daily

Annie Crabtree and Brigid Daily present new moving image works. Crabtree will be showing Body of Water, a film that examines the violation of bodily integrity in medical environments and the regaining of agency through swimming. Daily will be showing new work developed during time spent in Germany and Mexico.

Thu 24 Jan

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Short Attention Span

An evening of short plays written and performed by emerging writers.

Tue 26 Mar

£11 (£8.80) / 0141 352 4900

Wed 27 Mar

£11 (£8.80) / 0141 352 4900

Sonic Bothy Ensemble Immediate Buzz Shift

Sonic Bothy Ensemble is an award winning inclusive new and experimental music ensemble that explores, composes and performs in Glasgow and across Scotland. Rooted in improvisation and incorporating an eclectic range of influences including electroacoustic, minimalist, jazz, dance, new contemporary music and music theatre…

Fri 26 Apr

Theatre

£6 £1 booking fee (£4) / 0141 352 4900

Southern Exposure presents Sleeping Dogs

Dir: Roger Donaldson 1977 (New Zealand) Southern Exposure is an on-going New Zealand cinema series; our aim is to explore and promote the best films from NZ. Adapted from C.K. Stead’s novel Smith’s Dream, SLEEPING DOGS almost single-handedly kickstarted the New Zealand New Wave, demonstrating that homegrown feature…

Tue 12 Feb

Cinema

£5 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

Speakin' Cajun - Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler

An exciting night of richly layered contemporary and Louisiana music and thought-provoking spoken word in this straight-from-the-bayou cabaret theatre extravaganza of words and melody. Whether you want to stomp in the swamp or ooze to the Cajun muse, it's time to grab a ticket and set your feet tapping and your…

Sat 13 Apr

Clubroom

£10 £1 booking fee (£8) / 0141 352 4900

St Mungo's Mirrorball Mirrorball Poetry Showcase

Another wonderful evening in store showcasing the work of three leading poets: Vahni Capildeo's sixth full-length book of poems and tenth publication is Venus as a Bear (Carcanet, 2018), shortlisted for the Forward Poetry Prizes Best Collection award. Capildeo's current projects include traditional masquerade, a…

Thu 7 Feb

Cinema

£7 / 0141 352 4900

Stag & Dagger Glasgow 2019

Stag & Dagger, Scotland’s original multi-venue event and biggest new music showcase, is back this May. Always sourcing the hottest new talent around, Stag & Dagger returns on May Day Bank Holiday weekend with Rat Boy, Dream Wife, Goat Girl, The Ninth Wave, Pip Blom set to play alongside a cast of over 40 acts…

Sun 5 May

£27.50 (£25) / 0141 352 4900

Synergy Concerts Dorian Concept

The narrative of music in the 2010s is that of connectivity, of flattened boundaries, of a level landscape: with the democratisation of music distribution and more direct communication channels between creators and fans, the discourse hails a creative frontier with fewer obstacles than ever between the bedroom studio and…

Thu 11 Apr

£16.50 / 0141 352 4900

Theatre

£15 £1 booking fee. £17 on the door / 0141 352 4900

Sat 13 Apr

£16.50 / 0141 352 4900

Synergy Concerts Presents HEALTH + Guests

HEALTH is an American noise rock band from Los Angeles, California. Listen to new single INNOCENCE - written in collaboration with Youth Code. 18+

Tue 26 Mar

Theatre

£12.50 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

UKJF Forgotten Soldier and short 100 Faces

Sally Noach’s refusal to tell his family about his actions during the war meant that his children had little idea of their father’s massive rescue operation in Lyon in the early 1940s. Almost four decades after the Dutch businessman’s death, his daughter, Lady Irene Hatter, embarks on a journey to find out the truth…

Thu 21 Mar

Cinema

£8 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

UKJF The Interpreter

80-year-old Ali, a Slovakian-Jewish interpreter, arrives in Vienna with the intention of tracking down – and killing – the SS officer who shot his parents. Instead, he meets the officer’s womanising son, Georg. Despite their initial animosity, Georg turns up in Bratislava and asks Ali to help him investigate his father’s…

Sun 14 Apr

Cinema

£8 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

VanIves with Liela Moss

Barely a year since teaming up as VanIves, singer-guitarist Stuart Ramage and producer/pianist Roan Ballantine have already supported the likes of SG Lewis and Tokio Myers, and had crowds chorusing word-perfect lyrics at their own headline shows. Their genre-bending sound fuses bass-heavy dance music, folky acoustic…

Thu 31 Jan

£12 / 0141 352 4900

A Weakness for Raisins Films & Archive of Ester Krumbachová

Exhibition of work by Ester Krumbachová.

Sun 20 Jan

0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Jan

0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 23 Jan

0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 27 Jan

You Tell Me with Odetta Hartman

Launching their self-titled debut album, You Tell Me is the new duo partnership of Peter Brewis, of Mercury-nominated prog-pop/art-rock outfit Field Music, and Admiral Fallow’s Sarah Hayes, who first bonded over a shared love of Kate Bush and neighbouring north-east English roots. Their classic yet sharply contemporary…

Sat 2 Feb

£13 / 0141 352 4900

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