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

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Acting Up! Telly Bye Bye

Telly Bye Bye is a very enjoyable play constructed from the Acting Up kids’ own ideas. Social media takes on TV for top dog spot.

Sun 25 Jun

Theatre

£4 / 0141 352 4900

Alex G

Philly multi-instrumentalist.

Wed 18 Oct

£11 / 0141 352 4900

Anthony Schrag The Artist as Social Worker vs The Artist as a Social Wanker

Examining the function of (and ethics contained in) working with people, this talk by Anthony Schrag frames a theoretical basis for cultural projects happening outside of traditional art spaces and explores the dynamics that emerge when working with communities. Participation is used as an over-arching term to describe…

Wed 24 May

Comic Avengers Assemble!

A superhero comic book drawing class, where kids can create their own super powered person or be inspired by the world of Marvel and DC comics. Each day is a different comic class.

Wed 2 Aug

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Thu 3 Aug

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Fri 4 Aug

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

BHP comics presents Neil Slorance: Cartoons + Comic Art

A look at the work of the Glasgow-based illustrator and comic book artist.

Tue 27 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Wed 28 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Thu 29 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

…and 3 more dates until 2 Jul

Bookmark: Reading Platform

A regular reading group focusing on texts and screenings ranging from art, culture, politics, philosophy, anthropology and sociology. If you would like to suggest reading material and chair an informal discussion, or deliver a presentation, please make this known on the group page, or alternatively send an email to…

Wed 7 Jun

Clubroom

Free / 0141 352 4900

Callaghan

New wave country sounds from singer-songwriter Callaghan, playing from latest album A History of Now.

Mon 5 Jun

£12.10 / 0141 352 4900

Ceòl 's Craic Gaelictronica 2

Gaelictronica 2 combines Gaelic vocal and instrumental music with electronica to create a unique fusion of traditional, ambient and dance sounds featuring video artists back projections. 18+

Sat 17 Jun

Theatre

£10 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Brooklyn indie rockers.

Sat 16 Sep

Theatre

£17.60 / 0141 352 4900

Comic Strip Creations

A fast paced comic strip drawing workshop. BHP Comics bring out your creative flair with drawing, storytelling, writing and planning with sketch-book enthusiasts, illustrators, drawers and doodlers.

Wed 2 Aug

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Thu 3 Aug

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Fri 4 Aug

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Cryptic Nights Semispecific: Trudat Sound & Light

Drawing on club culture, Trudat Sound & Light’s Semispecific is a night of live electronica and visuals, performed as an improvised DJ-set and using multi-channel audio, projection mapping and a reactive light installation. Combining fractured snapshots of found sound and distorted imagery with hypnotic rhythms and…

Thu 1 Jun

Theatre

£8 £1 booking fee (£5) / 0141 352 4900

David Beech On Some Techniques of the Freee Art Collective

This talk by David Beech introduces how Freee Art Collective forms community through declaring agreement and disagreement, with the use of manifesto, spoken choir, bodily endorsement of slogan and kiosk. The Freee Art Collective are not activists but experiment with platforms of politicisation. Political art is not…

Fri 30 Jun

Clubroom

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 19 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Fri 20 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Sat 21 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Sun 22 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Dreadzone

Dubby dance beats from Dreadzone who charted in the mid-90s with 'Little Britain' but have been making compelling reggae-rooted soundscapes ever since.

Sat 16 Dec

£19.80 / 0141 352 4900

Dylan LeBlanc

Alt folk and country singer-songwriter from Louisiana.

Wed 13 Sep

£15.40 / 0141 352 4900

Franco-German Film Series Dans la cour

The Goethe Institute and the Alliance Française are delighted to present this year’s Franco-German film series, which focuses on different facets of comedy from both countries. 40-year-old musician Antoine suddenly decides to end his career. After several days’ aimless wandering, he is hired as the caretaker of an old…

Thu 15 Jun

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Franco-German Film Series Fack ju Göhte

The Goethe Institute and the Alliance Française are delighted to present this year’s Franco-German film series, which focuses on different facets of comedy from both countries. After a 13-month stretch in prison, the crook Zeki Müller is looking for the loot from his last robbery. He applies for a position as a janitor…

Fri 2 Jun

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Genre-Bending Essaying: Hybrid Writing as a Catalyst for Change

Genre-Bending Essaying: Hybrid Writing as a Catalyst for Change - Day Two, Editorial: An all day symposium and workshop where writers will discuss experimenting with genre-defying and hybrid writing - including working with images and other mediums. We will look at the essay's role as a catalyst for change as we…

Sun 11 Jun

GIOfest X

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 30 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Fri 1 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Sat 2 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Glasgow Comic Con 9 Panels - Comics Industry Conference

Glasgow Comic Con is pleased to present the return of 9 Panels, an all-day industry conference. Whether you’re a student, amateur or semi pro, all aspiring comics creators can enjoy talks and workshops on a variety of topics, from making to marketing. You’ll have the opportunity to pitch your ideas to publishers, ask…

Fri 30 Jun

Cinema

£25 £1 booking fee (£15) / 0141 352 4900

Glasgow Comic Con SICBA Comic Book Awards

The seventh annual Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance (SICBA) Awards celebrates Scottish comics. There are awards for Best Writer, Best Artist, Best Single Issue Comic, Up and Coming Talent and Best Graphic Novel as well as Outstanding Contribution to Comics.

Sat 1 Jul

Theatre

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Glasgow Comic Con Summer Party

The perfect way to relax and enjoy top tunes from special guests, bringing a little California sun to Glasgow. Drinks and music will be flowing until late, so help us celebrate our annual Summer Party in style. We strongly recommend buying tickets in advance, as space is strictly limited - you’ll need both your party…

Sat 1 Jul

£5 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

Glasgow's Lost Food Scape

Explore derelict food producing buildings across Glasgow by bike.

Sun 28 May

£10 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

How to Drift

A two-day event discussing the influences of Guy Debord's The Society of the Spectacle text.

Fri 9 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sat 10 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton

The founding members of The Be Good Tanyas join forces to perform newly written originals, fresh arrangements of The Be Good Tanyas material, and songs from their individual catalogues.

Sat 7 Oct

Theatre

£17.60 / 0141 352 4900

Julie Byrne

Contemporary folk from the New York singer-songwriter.

Sun 28 May

Theatre

£10 / 0141 352 4900

LUX Scotland presents From the Interior

Telling stories from northern Midwest America. From award winning dog mushers to beloved pets, the felling of a neighborhood tree to the deforestation of an entire region, this programme of eight short films highlights the concerns, affections, fears and curiosities of multiple artists based in the richly diverse…

Thu 25 May

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Margaret Glaspy

Indie-rock singer-songwriter.

Sat 9 Sep

Theatre

£14.30 / 0141 352 4900

Matchbox Cineclub The Name of the Game is Kill

This month our guest programmers - Something Weird Film Club - present one of the most elusive shockers of the late 1960s, Joe Soloman’s psychological thriller The Name of the Game Is Kill. The film has held a certain mystique among genre fans for the latter half of the 20th century due to its evocative stills and…

Thu 15 Jun

Cinema

£5 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

The New Man

  • 2016
  • UK
  • 75 min
  • Directed by: Josh Appignanesi / Devorah Baum

Documentary about becoming a new parent.

Wed 14 Jun

Cinema

£8 £1 booking fee / 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 30 May

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Tue 6 Jun

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Tue 13 Jun

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Tue 20 Jun

Clubroom

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Paragon Music M3: Rockit

M3: Rockit is an inclusive dance and music programme of workshops aimed at teenagers with additional support needs, encouraging movement, creativity and more importantly to make friends and have fun! Workshops are led by world-renowned choreographer and performer Caroline Bowditch and assisted by trained professional…

Sun 18 Jun

Theatre

£5 / 0141 352 4900

Paul Michael Henry & Alessandra Campoli Butoh Dance Workshop

Please note this workshop has moved from its original date of 11 June 2017 Butoh is an immersive dance form originating from Japan and dubbed the Dance of Darkness. These workshops offer a method of embodied psychological practice, designed for people seeking to explore a creative way to express the memories, dreams…

Sun 25 Jun

Clubroom

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

Paul Michael Henry Butoh Dance Workshop

Butoh is an immersive dance form originating from Japan and dubbed the Dance of Darkness. These workshops offer a method of embodied psychological practice, designed for people seeking to explore a creative way to express the memories, dreams, and possibilities hidden in their own body. It also offers a unique method of…

Sun 9 Jul

Clubroom

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

Sun 13 Aug

Clubroom

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

PCL presents Dylan LeBlanc

Dylan LeBlanc plays CCA as part of a European tour following the release of his latest album, Cautionary Tale. Follow the event on Facebook. 18+

Wed 13 Sep

Theatre

£14 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

PCL presents (Sandy) Alex G

(Sandy) Alex G is a multi-instrumentalist from Philadelphia who started his career as a bedroom singer/songwriter, building up an audience through a series of DIY releases on Bandcamp. He plays CCA following the release of his album Rocket in May 2017. 18+

Wed 18 Oct

Theatre

£10 £1 booking fee / 0141 352 4900

PCL presents WHY? + Tall Tall Trees

The final words sung on the sixth album by WHY? are an apt place to begin: "Hold on, what's going on?" Because while there's much familiar about the oddly named Moh Lhean - mastermind Yoni Wolf's sour-sweet croon, his deadpan poet's drawl and ear for stunningly fluid psych-pop-folk-whatever arrangement - a great deal has…

Thu 8 Jun

Theatre

£15 £1 booking fee / 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 lively exploration of new writing is an opportunity for writers to be actively involved in an exciting, short workshop process, hear their work being read and…

Mon 26 Jun

Cinema,Clubroom,Theatre

£3 / 0141 352 4900

Rob Churm Parasite Rex

Drawings, prints, comic strips and digital elements that reference science and weird-fiction, new-material, post-human thought, and cult film.

Fri 26 May

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sat 27 May

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sun 28 May

Free / 0141 352 4900

…and 36 more dates until 9 Jul

Rob Churm: Parasite Rex Computer Chess and Pattern Language

A film screening of Andrew Bujalksi’s Computer Chess and Peter Burr’s Pattern Language, accompanying Rob Churm's exhibition Parasite Rex. Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers in the 1980s, Computer Chess introduces eccentric geniuses with the vision to teach a computer to defeat…

Thu 1 Jun

Cinema

Free but ticketed / 0141 352 4900

Scottish Screenwriters

The main part of the evening is devoted to improving writers skills through workshopping, which includes group critique, as well as readings with experienced actors. We often arrange short talks from industry guests and there will of course be scope for networking at the end of workshop. Full details of the…

Mon 12 Jun

Theatre

£3 / 0141 352 4900

Seeds of Thought Drawing Session

Seeds of Thought drawing sessions are relaxed, informal and open to all - beginners and experienced alike. Facilitated by artist/graphic designer Tarneem Al Mousawi, this is an opportunity to sketch, doodle, discuss and get some new ideas and inspiration for your drawing. 18+

Tue 13 Jun

Clubroom

Free / 0141 352 4900

Seeds of Thought Writing Group

Seeds of Thought writing group sessions are relaxed, informal and open to all writers - beginners and experienced alike. Facilitated by poet/playwright Tawona Sithole, this is an opportunity to write, read, discuss and get some new ideas and inspiration for your writing. Ages 18+

Tue 20 Jun

Cinema

Free / 0141 352 4900

Studio Pop Remaking the City: Dialogues on Social Form and Open City between Glasgow and Barcelona

STUDIO POP is developing a unique civic platform called DOT TO DOT© that connects people with local projects - dots to crowdfund, design, co-develop and ultimately reactivate ecologically derelict places. DOT TO DOT© is a social innovation, which recently received the Year of Innovation Architecture and Design Award 2016…

Take One Action Film Festival Global Stories, Local Actions: Echoes from Home

In celebration of Refugee Week Scotland join Take One Action for a special screening of three films, followed by an audience conversation, exploring how we can support refugees, asylum seekers and migrants locally and globally. The evening's films are: Making it Home - a film created from dialogue between refugee women…

The Village Storytelling Festival

A participative storytelling festival with exhibitions, films, music, performances and cutting edge storytelling.

Mon 3 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Tue 4 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

Wed 5 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 352 4900

…and 3 more dates until 8 Jul

Why?

Berkeley hip-hop/indie outfit, fronted by Yoni Wolf, who are part of the Anticon stable.

Thu 8 Jun

£16.50 / 0141 352 4900

With Tall Tall Trees.

The Work Room & Dance House Glasgow Dance Explosion: a film by Ripple Arts & Goat Media

This documentary celebrates Scotland as a world leader in community dance. Structured around the 12 violin concertos of Vivaldi's Four Seasons, it follows choreographers Royston Maldoom and Tamara McLorg, weaving specially filmed documentary footage of an Aberdeen International Youth Festival dance project with…

Sun 18 Jun

The Work Room Movement

A programme of artists films commissioned by Horsecross Arts from Brian Hartley, Katrina McPherson and Su Grierson in response to the archive of choreographer Margaret Morris (1891-1980). Programme Fresh fresh air (Su Grierson, 2016) signs of direction (Brian Hartley, 2016) we record ourselves (Katrina McPherson…

Wed 24 May

Cinema

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

Reviews & features

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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