Òran Mór

Òran Mór
Òran Mór
731–735 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX
  • Telephone 0141 357 6200
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 9am–3am; Sun 12.30pm–3am
  • Bar open Mon–Sat 9am–3am; Sun 12.30pm–3am
  • Food served Mon–Sat 9am–9pm; Sun 12.30–9pm
  • Website www.oran-mor.co.uk

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A strange blend of your granddad's local, your parents' favourite beer garden and your wee sister's late-night club of choice, the Òran Mór also wears a rather fetching entertainment venue hat. A stalwart of the Celtic Connections festival, it is also home to the A Play, A Pie & A Pint theatre series and offers the occasional raucous rock gig or intimate acoustic love-in.

  • Private dining: Up to 30 covers
  • Provides: Gluten-free options, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: nothing
  • Capacity: 140
  • Largest group: 25
  • Open since: 2004
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 9
  • House wine: £10.25 per bottle

Event times

There are 46 events at this location

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Andrew Roachford

London based R&B singer-songwriter.

Sat 11 Nov

£18.50 / 0141 357 6200

The Beaches of St Valery

The story of a soldier who fell in love after his division were forced to surrender at St-Valery-en-Caux and taken to POW camps in Poland. Written and directed by Stuart Hepburn.

Mon 6 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 7 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 8 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 11 Mar

Beg Borrow Steal

A play from Anita Alexander Rae exploring the turbulent relationship between a shop worker and her manager.

Mon 8 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 9 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 10 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 13 May

But That Was Then

Peter McDougall's play about a wife who is convinced she is ageing quicker than her husband.

Mon 15 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 16 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 17 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 20 May

The Cause of Thunder

David Hayman plays raconteur Bob Cunningham.

Sun 12 Mar

£12.50–£14 / 0141 357 6200

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Celtic Ceilidh Dinner and Dance

A three-course dinner, followed by a ceilidh with music from Haud Yer Lugs to raise money for the St Margaret of Scotland Hospice.

Fri 10 Mar

£10–£35 £10 for ceilidh only / 0141 435 7018

Channeling Jabez

A play celebrating the life of Jabez Wolffe; Channel swimmer, variety artist and international sporting hero. Written by Giles Croft and directed by Liz Carruthers.

Mon 3 Apr

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 4 Apr

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 5 Apr

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 8 Apr

Charlotte Church

Over-14s show. The former childhood 'voice of an angel' turned 'crazy chick' makes another bid for pop rather than tabloid acceptance.

Fri 14 Apr

£14 / 0141 357 6200

Charlotte Church’s Late Night Pop Dungeon

The Welsh singer-songwriter, actress, TV presenter and queen of re-invention has transformed from classical child superstar to indie pop songstress with her latest tour.

Confessional

David Weir's focuses on three actors, nine roles and a coming-of-age tale concerning priests, teachers, school discos, and girls.

Mon 1 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 2 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 3 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 6 May back to top

Dan Reed Network

Veteran funk rockers who were ahead of the game in their advocacy of gay rights and Aids awareness.

Wed 8 Mar

£18 / 0141 357 6200

Ding-Dong (A Bit of a Farce)

A play by Hilary Lyon telling the story of two women who have the same postcode but live worlds apart.

Mon 27 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 28 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 29 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 1 Apr

Dirty Harry

Tribute to new wave punks Blondie.

Sat 18 Nov

£14 / 0141 357 6200

Frances

Newbury singer-songwriter playing pop-rock.

Tue 4 Apr

£12 / 0141 357 6200

Gap Years

Geraldine has big plans for her retirement. Free from work. Daughter moved out. Disposable cash to burn. She’s going to fulfil her creative ambitions, travel the world with friend Peter and cram as much ‘fun’ as possible in to the next 20 or so years before her feet start shuffling in to a walk in bath. Geraldine sees…

Mon 13 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 14 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 15 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 18 Mar back to top

Gavin James

The singer-songwriter from Dublin performs pop and acoustic sounds.

Sun 2 Apr

£12 / 0141 357 6200

Haley Reinhart

US singer­songwriter, seen on American Idol, and on tour with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox.

Sat 3 Jun

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Howard Jones

The pioneering multi-instrumentalist and popular singer, acclaimed for his performance at Live Aid in 1985, performs synth-pop and new wave.

Sun 26 Mar

£23 / 0141 357 6200

Howard Jones

The bogbrush-haired synth pop whizz continues to benefit from 80s nostalgia.

Sun 26 Mar

£23 / 0141 357 6200

The Jersey Notes

The Jersey Notes' treat you to an evening of nostalgia as they magically recreate the style and sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.   Featuring their biggest hits the boys take you on a musical trip down memory lane.  No matter what your age, you will recognize the songs and won't be able to stop yourself from…

Fri 8 Sep

£16 / 0141 357 6200

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Jimi Hendrix Re-Experience

Tribute to the incendiary guitar god.

Sat 15 Apr

Jon Gomm

Leeds based singer-songwriter, guitar virtuoso and YouTube viral sensation.

Fri 5 May

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Julian Cope

One of contemporary rock and pop’s true mavericks and the former leader of The Teardrop Explodes.

Sun 19 Feb

£23.50 / 0141 357 6200

Limmy: That's Your Lot

Join Limmy for a night of storytelling and chit chat as he introduces his second book, That's Your Lot, featuring stories that are dafter and darker than before.

Sun 7 May

£13–£16 / 0141 357 6200

Mon 8 May

£13–£16 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 9 May

£13–£16 / 0141 357 6200

…and 4 more dates until 26 May

Lloyd Cole

The urbane expatriate pop crooner performs material from his latest album alongside Commotions classics.

Tue 11 Apr

£22.50 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 12 Apr

£22.50 / 0141 357 6200

Thu 13 Apr

£22.50 / 0141 357 6200

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Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies?

  • 3 stars

The comedian with a follow-up to her What Would Beyonce Do? show.

Fri 27 Oct

Nathaniel Gow's Dance Band

Modern reinvention of the 18th-century ceilidh.

Mon 27 Mar

£6–£8 / 0141 357 6200

Nearly Dan

A tribute band covering Steely Dan's hits note for note.

Sat 1 Apr

£16 / 0141 357 6200

Nick Helm: Masterworks in Progress

Self described 'human car crash of light entertainment' puts on a belter of a show. This one's a work in progress, though.

Fri 13 Oct

Nick Helm: One Man Mega Myth

The brash, bold and often confrontational Nick Helm returns to the stage with a brand new solo tour, performing material from his huge back catalogue as well as some more recent hits.

Fri 13 Oct

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Panic Room

UK prog rockers fronted by Anne-Marie Helder.

Sat 24 Jun

£16 / 0141 357 6200

Picture This

The Irish indie-rock outfit performs self-penned works.

Wed 24 May

£9 / 0141 357 6200

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: His Final Bow

Peter Arnott's play about John Wilkes Booth, the US actor who assassinated President Lincoln.

Mon 10 Apr

Tue 11 Apr

Wed 12 Apr

…and 3 more dates until 15 Apr

Jocky Wilson Said

Scottish darts star Jocky Wilson travels to America to play a series of exhibition matches in this new play by Jane Livingstone and Jonathan Cairney.

Mon 20 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 21 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 22 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 25 Mar

Safe Place

A play about a young woman who arrives at an older woman's door, seeking shelter.

Mon 24 Apr

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 25 Apr

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 26 Apr

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 29 Apr back to top

Scottish Ensemble: Baroque Dance Party

Get down with your bad self, so to speak, at this party of baroque dance tunes with a contemporary twist. Fischer uses a laptop computer to recompose Telemann's Tafelmusik into a new collection of dances. Bach's 'Air on the G String', aka the 'Air' from Orchestral Suite No 3 BWV 1068 Johannes Fischer, Air Purcell…

Wed 22 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 357 6200

The Sensational David Bowie Tribute Band

Long-serving Bowie tribute act who used to trade under the name Tigers on Vaseline.

Small World

Exiled King Maximilian X of Octavia shares an attic flat off the Dunbarton Road with his son and heir the Crown Prince Pauli. He’s been there 50 years but still dreams of going home. Pauli just wants to be rich and successful and get laid. They should be careful what they dream.

Mon 22 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 23 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 24 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 27 May

Stornoway

Oxford band with a nice line in roof-raising, majestic folkedelia.

Mon 6 Mar

£16 / 0141 357 6200

An Tango Mu Dheireadh Am Partaig / Last Tango In Partick

Moira and Iain's relationship is in the doldrums now that the kids have left home; then she tries ballroom dancing and gets a new admirer. Presented by National Theatre of Scotland and A Play, A Pie and A Pint.

…and 3 more dates until 25 Feb back to top

Teleman

London trio who have been described as 'like the Beach Boys if they were from Hackney.'

Sat 25 Feb

£14 / 0141 357 6200

Them Beatles

Fab Four tribute band from Scotland, offering the audience the chance to witness the transformation of The Beatles from Cavern Club era, to psychedelia and the Apple years.

Fri 28 Apr

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Sat 29 Apr

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Tinariwen

Hard rocking blues from a band formed in a refugee camp in Libya in the early 1980s, made up of nomadic Touaregs from the Malian Sahara desert.

Wed 26 Apr

£22.50 / 0141 357 6200

Voices in her Ear

When clairvoyant Betty decides to retire after 30 years her employees aren't happy that she's shutting down their highly profitable scam. Written by David Cosgrove and directed by Libby McArthur.

Mon 17 Apr

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 18 Apr

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 19 Apr

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 22 Apr

World Domination

Lesley Hart's play about the fractious relationship between two sisters.

Mon 27 Feb

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 28 Feb

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 1 Mar

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 4 Mar

Yorkston Thorne Khan

Experimental collaborative group that includes folk singer-songwriter James Yorkston, award winning sarangi player Suhail Yusuf Khan and Jon Thorne, best known as jazz double bass player with electro outfit Lamb.

Fri 31 Mar

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Reviews & features

Neighbourhood Watch: Great Western Road, Glasgow

19 Dec 2011

Including The Captain's Rest, The Belle and Lupe Pintos

What’s it like? One big road full of pubs, cafés and little shops. Flats are mostly old tenements above the bars, restaurants and stores which go up most of the road. Where’s it, like? In the West End, a stone’s throw from Woodlands and Byres Road.

Neighbourhood Watch: Byres Road, Glasgow

17 Oct 2011

A rough guide to the trendiest road in the West

What’s it like? One big road with many little offshoots to appeal to the culture vulture in you. Where’s it, like? Off Great Western road if you hang a left at the Botanic Gardens, and just up from Partick. Take the tube to Hillhead station (soon…

Òran Mór launches new music strand

9 Aug 2007

News

It introduced a whole new audience to theatre with its popular A Play, A Pie and A Pint series. Now Òran Mór is preparing to set its stall for something more sophisticated.

Comments & ratings

1. Sparky2414 Mar 2013, 2:53pm Report

Definitely go to here if you love short-sleeved shirted, bald, older male humans! This sub-species is also notable for copious 'banter' tiresome to most deeply hilarious to themselves. There are many to be seen here, it's like their headquarters and wotnot.

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