CCA

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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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AiM Film Club Le Fort Des Fous

AiM Film Club is a new, year-round, screening series hosted by Africa in Motion. Through regular screenings we hope to enable more critical engagement with film to explore new ideas, and different points of view in an open and positive way. The first film in the series will be Algerian filmmaker Narimane Mari’s film Le…

Thu 30 May

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

As It Is Seeing Suicide Clearly

Suicide has affected so many of us, but is often difficult to talk about. As It Is will open up a perplexing subject in an accessible way. The afternoon, hosted by cultural broadcaster Janice Forsyth, opens a conversation with our speakers. People with lived experience, academics, reflective practitioners and artists…

Fri 24 May

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Camcorder Guerillas WitchHunt

In 2015, with the far right gaining ground around the world, socialist MP and well known anti-racist campaigner Jeremy Corbyn is elected as leader of the UK Labour Party in a landslide victory. Accusations of antisemitism within the party immediately began to circulate and other well-known anti-racists and left-wing Jews…

Fri 24 May

£7 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

CANCELLED MAW Vocal Group Workshop

We regret that this event has been cancelled. Drawing on art, writing, music, dance, visuals and free improvisation, MAW is a “choir” but not as you may know it! Anyone with a voice can take part - new members or drop-ins welcome!

Tue 25 Jun

Clubroom

Cancelled / 0141 352 4900

Ceòl 's Craic Ginealach Ùr / New Generation

Featuring some of the biggest names in contemporary Gaelic music Ginealach Ùr celebrates the inspirational mentors and teachers who provide inspiration for the next generation of performers. Tickets on sale, Mon 29 Apr 18+

Sat 1 Jun

Theatre

£14 £1 booking fee (£10) / 0141 352 4900

Cinemaattic | Focus on Chile

With last year’s Oscar win for A Fantastic Woman, Chile established itself as a powerhouse when it comes to Latin American cinema. That should have come as no surprise to anyone following Chilean directors’ trajectories. With lauded work by the likes of Pablo Larraín, Pablo Trapero, Dominga Sotomayor, Sebastian Lelio, and…

Thu 13 Jun

Cinema

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

Civil Disobedience Persistent and Nasty

Persistent and Nasty is a script reading, debate and podcast series that aims to amplify the voices of women and gender minorities in the theatre and film industries. We will be joined at our next script-reading and panel discussion by playwright, actress and musician Morna Young. Persistent and Nasty is about changing…

Tue 25 Jun

Theatre

£5 £1 booking fee (£2) / 0141 352 4900

Cooking Pot Food Fads and Traditional Diets

Somalian dinner and discussion. We will host an intimate evening of food and conversation around what a traditional diet actually looks like. We will prepare what we consider to be a traditional meal and then we will have look at what tradition means to us and how far back we look through history. Are we returning to…

Fri 7 Jun

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Cooking Pot Khichdi / Kedgeree: Part II

This workshop will explore how notions of identity are shaped, preserved or communicated through food culture, and the particular role food plays in transnational identities. Part of the Race, Rights and Sovereignty programme. Race, Rights and Sovereignty, established as a partnership between the The Art School: GSA's…

Wed 26 Jun

Clubroom

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Creative Carbon Scotland Powering the Green Arts Workshop

Workshop with Creative Carbon Scotland on how to make important decisions about our energy use in order to bring about a more sustainable future.

Wed 12 Jun

Clubroom

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Cryptic Nights Interval and Instance

An audiovisual performance examining speed, motion and scale in film and sound, Interval and Instance sees composer Jules Rawlinson add a live electronic score and sound design to archival material from pioneering scientific filmmaker Eric Lucey. Using extensive layering, time-stretching and compression, pitch-shifting…

Thu 6 Jun

Theatre

£9 £1 booking fee (£7) / 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

Exhibition tour (quiet hour)

Join us for an informal tour of Free Rein, with an introduction to some of the themes and research within the show. The building will be quieter than usual during this time. The exhibition includes moving image and sound works. The moving image work includes partial subtitles.

Sat 25 May

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Exhibition tour (quiet hour)

Join us for an informal tour of declarations on soil and honey, with an introduction to some of the themes and research within the film installation. The building will be quieter than usual during this time. The exhibition includes moving image, sound and vibration. Moving image works are subtitled.

Sat 22 Jun

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Exhibition tour with BSL interpretation

Join us for an informal tour of Free Rein, with an introduction to some of the themes and research within the show. The exhibition includes moving image and sound works. The moving image work includes partial subtitles.

Sat 25 May

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Exhibition tour with BSL interpretation

Join us for an informal tour of declarations on soil and honey, with an introduction to some of the themes and research within the film installation. The building will be quieter than usual during this time. The exhibition includes moving image, sound and vibration. Moving image works are subtitled.

Sat 22 Jun

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

The Fallen Angels Club: Amythyst Kiah

Johnson City Tennessee, Amythyst Kiah describes herself as a Southern Gothic, alt-country blues singer-songwriter whose influences span decades and diverse styles. Combining rhythm and blues, country and old-time covers alongside startling originals with an angular contemporary twist, she bestrides both musical spheres…

Thu 29 Aug

Theatre

£15 £1 booking fee (£13.50) / 0141 352 4900

Fallen Angels Club Charlie Parr & JD Wilkes

Eccentrics Charlie Parr and JD Wilkes hit the road this summer (August and September) and tour Europe together performing separate solo sets. Those who have been following Charlie Parr through his escapades of nonstop touring already know that the Duluth-based songwriter has a way of carving a path straight to the gut.

Wed 28 Aug

£16.88 / 0141 352 4900

Theatre

£15 £1 booking fee (£13.50) / 0141 352 4900

Fri 2 Aug

£20.81 / 0141 352 4900

food/play/food Hungry Cities Design Workshop

A collaborative Food and Design workshop. Based on quotes selected from the book ‘Hungry City’ by Carolyn Steel, participants will use design and systems thinking to explore potential solutions to food system issues. No previous design experience necessary. The Hungry Cities design workshop will be preceded by a free…

Sun 2 Jun

Clubroom

£12 £1 booking fee (£7.50) / 0141 352 4900

food/play/food Hungry Cities: Redesigning our relationship with food

As Carolyn Steel states in Hungry City “The relationship between food and cities is fundamental to our everyday lives. The gargantuan effort necessary to feed cities arguably has a greater social and physical impact on us and our planet than anything else we do. Yet we rarely stop to wonder how food reaches our…

Thu 13 Jun

Clubroom

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

food/play/food Hungry City: Lunchtime Book Club

With short readings and a shared lunch, we discuss Carolyn Steel’s book Hungry City and how it relates to our Scottish food system. Please feel free to bring a dish to share, or a PAYF donation if you would like to eat. Book synopsis: The relationship between food and cities is fundamental to our everyday lives. The…

Sun 2 Jun

Clubroom

Free but ticketed / 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 Tango Studio EL Abrazo Milonga + Beginner's Taster Class and Presentation

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 7 Jun

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Glasgow Tango Studio El Abrazo Mionga

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 5 Jul

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Fri 2 Aug

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Holy Lands

  • 2018
  • France / Belgium
  • 1h 40min
  • Directed by: Amanda Sthers
  • Cast: Tom Hollander, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, James Caan
  • UK release: 5 April 2019

An Ashkenazi Jewish American cardiologist gives everything up to become a pig farmer.

Wed 12 Jun

Cinema

£8 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

Hop Along

Indie pop meets guitar grunge, touring their Painted Shut album.

Thu 13 Jun

£16.87 / 0141 352 4900

Jj Gilmour

An intimate evening at the stunning CCA on Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow with the former Silencers front man and one of the finest performers and songwriters that Scotland has produced. Internationally acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter JJ Gilmour made his recording debut in 1989 with The Silencers, one of Scotland's…

Sat 17 Aug

£15.40 / 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

Last Night From Glasgow Good Things Come In Threes

LNFG are proud to present a triple launch event. The Girl Who Cried Wolf is the new project from Audrey (Hektor Bizerk) Tait and Lauren (Bella and the Bear) Gilmour. They will launch their new single on the night. Second on the bill we have The Martial Arts some 13 years after their last physical release, a new 4 track EP…

Sat 13 Jul

Theatre

£8 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

Music Sparks

Weekend of music workshops for the entire family with acclaimed percussionist Owen Gunnell and and musicians from Glasgow's Improvisers' Orchestra.

Sat 1 Jun

£2–£6 / 01413524900

Sun 2 Jun

£4–£6 / 01413524900

Paragon Music Inclusive dance and live music workshops

A week of inclusive dance and live music workshops aimed at teenagers and young adults with additional support needs; discover your own creativity and experiment with a range of instruments and movement sequences to compose a new group performance piece. Workshops are led by Paragon’s team of professional musicians and…

Mon 22 Jul

Theatre

£6 / 0141 352 4900

Tue 23 Jul

Theatre

£6 / 0141 352 4900

Wed 24 Jul

Theatre

£6 / 0141 352 4900

…and 2 more dates until 26 Jul

Paul Michael Henry & Feral Arts 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 9 Jun

Clubroom

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

Playwrights' Studio Scotland Stage to Page

Exciting monthly opportunity for playwrights at any stage in their career to workshop scenes to further develop their play and to network with other theatre practitioners. Playwrights are invited to submit 5-10 minute scenes - plus a one paragraph synopsis with casting breakdown (age/gender of each character) - which will…

Mon 27 May

Theatre

£3 / 0141 352 4900

Mon 24 Jun

Theatre

£3 / 0141 352 4900

Present Futures Alex Millar | Holy Motor

Holy Motor is an eco-poetic performance blending myth and machine to discover the spiritual di-mension to human and non-human interaction. Memories of art events in Glasgow, imagined technological futures, and a praying mantis, play host to the becoming-other of the artist’s body - its vital consumptions and verbal…

Sun 9 Jun

£7 £1 booking fee (£4) / 0141 352 4900

Present Futures Dominic Paterson | Other Futures: a panel discussion

Devised by Dominic Paterson (The Hunterian / University of Glasgow), ‘Other Futures’ is a panel discussion which brings together artistic and academic perspectives to explore how time relates to political and aesthetic questions. Three academic contributors from the University of Glasgow will each give short talks rooted…

Sat 8 Jun

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Present Futures Film Screening | Cecile B Evans, Jon Rafman and Lawrence Lek

Cecile B Evans – Hyperlinks or It Didn’t Happen (2014) follows a group of digital entities as they search for meaning and an understanding of their own condition. Geomancer is a CGI film by Lawrence Lek about the creative awakening of artificial intelligence. On the eve of Singapore’s 2065 Centennial, an adolescent…

Sat 8 Jun

Cinema

£4 £1 booking fee (£2) / 0141 352 4900

Present Futures Hybrids and Visionaries - Staying with the trouble | Panel Discussion

Present Futures invites artists from dance and performance to reflect on the expanded notion of performance and choreography as both a visual and embodied practice. Picking up from Donna Haraway “Staying with the trouble” the conversation considers the politics surrounding bodily rep-resentation in the current social and…

Sat 8 Jun

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Present Futures Talk | Encounters with otherness with Stuart Laing, Sarah Forrest, Mikko Gaestel and Colette Sadler Followed by a screening of “Again it objects” by Sarah Forrest

Science Fiction as a discovery of the future and place of the unknown. Reflecting on the inter-connectedness of the human and non-human artists from visual arts, theatre and dance discuss the role of otherness and the uncanny in their work. Panel Includes: Stewart Laing Sarah Forrest Mikko Gaestel Colette Sadler

Sun 9 Jun

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Free but ticketed / 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

Scalarama Press/Marketing + Design

Scalarama is a DIY celebration of cinema that takes place every September. Inspired by the eclectic programming of the legendary Scala Cinema, groups and individuals with a passion for movies unite to celebrate cinema and encourage watching films together. In 2019, Scalarama Glasgow hosts monthly workshops with expert…

Sun 30 Jun

Clubroom

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Scalarama Technical Set-up + Venues

Scalarama is a DIY celebration of cinema that takes place every September. Inspired by the eclectic programming of the legendary Scala Cinema, groups and individuals with a passion for movies unite to celebrate cinema and encourage watching films together. In 2019, Scalarama Glasgow hosts monthly workshops with expert…

Sun 26 May

Clubroom

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

School for Civic Imagination Bauhaus Imaginista: Workshop and Lecture

Can we reimagine the active relationships between arts, culture, design and society for our time? As a recent exhibition in Berlin shows, the impulse to radicalise that relationship and rethink art education had a long pedigree in the twentieth century. The Bauhaus is traditionally viewed as creating alternative…

Thu 23 May

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Shadi Habib Allah: Free Rein

An exhibition exploring the legacy of government welfare and the hidden economy of corner shops.

Thu 23 May

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 24 May

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 25 May

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 7 more dates until 2 Jun

Southern Exposure presents: The Inland Road

The Inland Road explores the unconventional love story between an anti-social teenager, a Scotsman and a five-year-old-girl. Tia hitches a ride on an isolated country road. When the car crashes with fatal consequences, Tia finds she has nowhere to go. Seeking out the family of the crash victim, Tia moves onto the farm of…

Tue 18 Jun

Cinema

£5 £1 booking fee (£5) / 0141 352 4900

systems_theory Ensemble Thing

A meditation for cello, electronics and video, performed by Emily De Simone. This hour-long programme includes: Michael Gordon’s Light is Calling, which was composed close to Ground Zero in New York in September 2001; Thomas Butler's Replaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You, which explores the symbiosis of humankind…

Sun 30 Jun

Theatre

£9 £1 booking fee (£6) / 0141 352 4900

Take Me Somewhere Walking:Holding Rosana Cade, Claire Nolan and Charlie Cauchi

What does your town look like from someone else's perspective? What's it like to hold hands with a complete stranger and walk through the city centre? Performance art and mobile technology converge in Walking:Holding, a meditative documentary that journeys through urban landscapes exploring identity and intimacy in…

Fri 24 May

Cinema

£2 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

UK Jewish Film Holy Lands

A splendid family drama written and directed by the acclaimed novelist and playwright Amanda Sthers with an all star cast and set mainly in Israel. Harry Rosenmerck (Caan) is an American cardiologist who decides to walk away from his loving but dysfunctional family to become a pig farmer in Israel, fully aware of all the…

Wed 12 Jun

Cinema

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

WARM Sundays: Katharine Barrington

A cure for a curse. This WARM Sunday Katharine will take the opportunity to talk about some ongoing works that have not yet found a way to exist beyond the setting in which they are created. These works are the actions of a hopeful artist setting out into the Landscape to achieve great things. There will also be…

Sun 2 Jun

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Woodlands Community Development Trust Food Beyond Borders - Bringing People Together

In the current political climate and the increasing referrals to food banks, we want to show how Woodlands Community Cafe and many other community food initiatives in Scotland are developing an alternative to Foodbanks. The emphasis of these alternatives is to provide safe and welcoming spaces where people from all…

Wed 29 May

Cinema

£4 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

Reviews & features

New venues announced for CCA Glasgow shows hit by building closure

1 Aug 2018

Some good news as art events affected by Glasgow School of Art fire find new homes

While the domino effect on residents and businesses following the fire at Glasgow School of Art and O2 ABC is still being felt by many in the local community, the Centre of Contemporary Art has revealed a raft of alternative venues for events it was…

Student Guide 2016: best cinemas in Edinburgh and Glasgow

23 Sep 2016

Where to catch the latest hit films, intriguing documentaries and forgotten classics

Lovers of indie flicks, cult classics and documentaries, rejoice: both Edinburgh and Glasgow boast a great selection of independent cinemas, many of which offer too-good-to-resist student discounts. In the capital, the Filmhouse is a haven for…

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