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

There are 32 events at this location

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432 presents De Rosa - Ten Years of Prevention

De Rosa formed in Bellshill, Lanarkshire in the early 2000s and released their debut album 'Mend' to critical acclaim in 2006. They recorded their second LP 'Prevention' with producer Andy Miller (Mogwai, Life Without Buildings) and went on to release the album on Glasgow's Chemikal Underground Records in 2009. The album…

Sat 14 Dec

£14.06 / 0141 352 4900

Adam Green

One-half of anti-folk duo The Moldy Peaches and solo singer-songwriter Adam Green is gracing Soup Kitchen. This is an 18+ event.

Fri 18 Oct

£18 / 0141 352 4900

Africa in Motion Film Festival Foreign Body

In the fourth feature from acclaimed Tunisian director Raja Amari (Satin Rouge), a young illegal immigrant creates a new life for herself in France while becoming the centre of tangled romantic relationships. Seeking refuge from her radical Islamist brother in the wake of the Tunisian Revolution, Samia arrives in Lyon…

Sat 27 Jul

Theatre

£6 £1 booking fee (£3) / 0141 352 4900

Andrew Combs

American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Dallas.

Fri 6 Dec

£16.88 / 0141 352 4900

Bill Ryder-Jones

The alt rock singer-songwriter from Warrington.

Mon 7 Oct

£16.50 / 0141 352 4900

Carrie Skinner: let the music play on and on and on and on and on and on and on

A variable, ongoing event which plays with the experience of attending a gallery space.

Wed 24 Jul

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 25 Jul

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 26 Jul

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 20 more dates until 18 Aug

Chto Delat It did not happen with us yet: Screening

Safe Haven is the name of a network of residences for artists, authors and musicians who live in countries where their life, freedom and human dignity are in danger. In the Safe Haven residences they can decide their further fate – whether to request political asylum or return to their native land. Most of these…

Tue 3 Sep

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Chto Delat The new materialist time, histories and lines: Public Assembly

Join an event hosted inside the gallery space, framed by Chto Delat's ongoing timeline work Times, Lines, 1989s. The first part of the event sees a range of speakers with a range of experiences in navigating and knowing the city, sharing their own pertinent histories, times and lines. Mediated by curator Ainslie…

Sat 10 Aug

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Chto Delat The Songspiel Trilogy: Screening

A screening of a triptych of musicals that the Chto Delat collective began work on in 2008. This cycle includes the video films Perestroika Songspiel: Victory over the Coup (2008) - 26mins, Partisan Songspiel: A Belgrade Story (2009) - 29 mins and Songspiel: The Tower (2011) - 35mins. Songspiel: The Tower The Tower: A…

Tue 13 Aug

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 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: 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

The Fallen Angels Club Andrew Combs

Andrew Combs is a singer and songwriter whose work bridges the freedom and possibility of his visual art with the influence of classic writing and storytelling. On his new album, Ideal Man, Combs worked with producer/engineer Sam Cohen (Kevin Morby, Benjamin Booker) to achieve a more raw, direct sound. The collection was…

Fri 6 Dec

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

Flipper

(Under 16s accompanied by an adult, proof of age on request).

Fri 2 Aug

£20.35 / 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 Improvisers Orchestra GIObabies

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra invite children from 0-5 (and carer) to join us for an improvised music workshop. Join GIO musician/educators for an exploration of sound and music. Music will be co-created together with children and their carers- expect a different musical adventure every time!

Sat 27 Jul

Theatre

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra GIOkids creative music workshop

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra invite children from 5-8 (and carer) to join us for an improvised music workshop. Join GIO musician/educators for an exploration of sound and music. Music will be co-created together with children and their carers- expect a different musical adventure every time!

Sat 27 Jul

Theatre

Free but ticketed / 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 2 Aug

Clubroom

£5 / 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

MAP presents: Like An Angel Passing Through My Room

J: What time is it? Need to… A-M: Half-past five. J: Oh right, I think Kati has to swap the battery. Do you want to keep on talking? A-M: Do you feel like you’ve asked all your questions? Jude Browning and Anne-Marie Copestake first met through an arranged ‘interview’ coordinated by MAP in May 2019. Their discussion…

Tue 24 Sep

Theatre

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

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…

Wed 24 Jul

Theatre

£6 / 0141 352 4900

Thu 25 Jul

Theatre

£6 / 0141 352 4900

Fri 26 Jul

Theatre

£6 / 0141 352 4900

Red Thread Film Club: Taika's Interesting World: Two Cars One Night + Boy

Taika Waititi explores the disenfranchised Māori communities of 1980s New Zealand through the innocent perspective of his young, eccentric characters. A rising star in Hollywood, you’ll be aware of Taika Waititi’s work even if you don’t know his name. Taika’s sly sense of silliness makes for hilarious viewing but also…

Sat 14 Sep

Cinema

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

Say Sue Me

Cited as one of 2018's 'break-out bands', Say Sue Me are a Surf Rock inspired indie band from Busan, South Korea. Members consist of Byungkyu Kim on lead guitar, Sumi Choi on vocals and rhythm guitar, Jaeyoung Ha on Bass and Sungwan Lim on Drums. Releasing their first album We've Sobered Up in 2014, and EP Big Summer…

Mon 30 Sep

£13.20 / 0141 352 4900

Sonic Séance

Performance of sound, music and dance about women's empowerment and confronting hegemonic colonialist narratives.

Wed 24 Jul

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 25 Jul

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 26 Jul

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 28 Jul

Southern Exposure presents: Mega Time Squad

Welcome to Thames, New Zealand. Population: 7,518 – and falling. Unless of course you’re Johnny (Anton Tennet), the new member of a local gang led by Shelton (Jonathan Brugh, What We Do in the Shadows). He’s multiplying. After Johnny is foiled in an effort to double-cross Shelton at his own game of masterminding the…

Tue 17 Sep

Cinema

£5 £1 booking fee (£3) / 0141 352 4900

Southern Exposure presents: Scarfies

Dir: Robert Sarkies 1999 (New Zealand) Southern Exposure is an ongoing New Zealand cinema series: our aim is to explore and promote the best films from NZ. Six students discover crime should be left to criminals. A guide to student life: SCARFIES /; scarf-ees/ n. - local slang for students at Otago University.

Thu 8 Aug

Cinema

£5 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

Southern Exposure presents: The Inland Road

Rejected by her mother, teenage runaway Tia (Gloria Popata) hitches a ride on a remote Central Otago road towards her father. When the car crashes with fatal consequences, Tia finds she has nowhere to go. Seeking out the family of the crash victim, Tia forms a bond with Will (David Elliot), the other crash survivor…

Sun 13 Oct

Cinema

£5 £1 booking fee (£3) / 0141 352 4900

To Hunt a Feast

To Hunt a Feast is a participatory live art event bringing together for the first time two Glasgow-based artists, Enya Zia Fortuna and Christopher Croucher, as part of a new commission. The event references the archetypal faun and mermaid characters from ancient mythology which represent the relationship between humans…

Sun 4 Aug

Theatre

£5 £1 booking fee (£2.50) / 0141 352 4900

Training for Transformation UK The Educator has the Duty of not Being Neutral - Launch Party

The opening night party launching Training for Transformation - For People With People UK 2019 courses, is led by globally acclaimed South African Director of Training for Transformation Ntombi Nyathi. Nyathi will lead a discussion on the role of radical education for personal and social transformation to overcome…

Mon 19 Aug

Theatre

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

UKJF: 93Queen

"Heartening, unexpected…[Eiselt] brings an instinctive yet clear-eyed sympathy for these women’s remarkable story." ⁠—Los Angeles Times They are fully frum and would never think of calling themselves feminists, but this group of Jewish Orthodox women from Borough Park, Brooklyn, are bona fide social reformers. Going…

Thu 10 Oct

Cinema

£8 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

UKJF: Tel Aviv on Fire

Salam is a production assistant on the set of an Arab speaking soap, popular in both Israeli and the Palestinian Territories. An unexpected promotion sees him become the show’s main scriptwriter, despite his apparent lack of experience. Out of his depth, he strikes an awkward friendship with an Israeli officer at the…

Wed 4 Sep

Cinema

£8 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

UKJF: The Samuel Project

Eli (Ryan Ochoa) gets to know his grandfather Samuel (Hal Linden) for the first time when he makes him the subject of an animated art project for school. With dreams of becoming a professional artist, the high school senior discovers that his grandpa, a Jewish dry cleaner, was heroically saved from Nazi capture in Germany…

Wed 14 Aug

Cinema

£8 £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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