Rutherglen Town Hall

Rutherglen Town Hall
139 Main Street, Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, G73 2JJ
  • Telephone 0141 613 5700
  • Food served Mon–Sat 9am–4pm; closed Sun.
  • Box office times Mon–Sat 9am–5pm; closed Sun.
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Rutherglen Town Hall

Originally constructed in 1862 Rutherglen Town Hall re-opened in 2005 following a £12.5m refurbishment. The events programme features theatrical performances, kids' shows and live music. The venue offer a range of classes and courses including drama, dance, music and painting and is also available to hire for meetings, conferences and weddings. Rutherglen Town Hall Cafe is located in the glass atrium and serves snacks and home baking.

Event times

There are 23 events at this location

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The Cause of Thunder

David Hayman plays raconteur Bob Cunningham.

Fri 10 Feb

£12–£13.50 / 0141 613 5700

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show

  • Directed by: Leanne Harwood

A song and dance show featuring a number of performers showcasing well-known tunes including 'Do You Love Me', 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'I've Had The Time Of My Life'.

Thu 23 Feb

Times to be confirmed / £16–£17 / 0141 613 5700

An Evening with Dean Park

Entertainer Dean Park sings big band and Motown classics, and entertains with his comedic talents.

Fri 17 Feb

£15–£16 / 0141 613 5700

Free Again

Music from the Paul Rodgers tribute band.

Sat 14 Oct

£16 / 0141 613 5700

Gone but not Forgotten

Comedy set in a 1970s Glasgow tenement where a family gather on the death of an unfaithful, pigeon-fancying husband. Starring May Miller, Cat Harvey and Michelle McManus.

Tue 21 Feb

£13–£15 / 0141 613 5700

Wed 22 Feb

£13–£15 / 0141 613 5700

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Kids' Magic Show! Nothing Up My Sleeve

The magnificent Douglas Cameron performs a funny but baffling magic show. Ages 3+.

Leah Macrae: My Big Fat Fabulous Diary

Musical comedy with stories and laughter. Featuring Leah MacRae (51 Shades of Maggie, River City and Gary: Tank Commander).

Fri 5 May

The Lions of Lisbon

Ian Auld and Willy Maley's play about a group of Celtic supporters who head to Lisbon in 1967 for the European Cup. Rehearsed reading with live music.

Thu 11 May

£10–£12 / 0141 613 5700

The Lynching: The Story of Benny Lynch

Drama set in 1930s Gorbals about boxing legend Benny Lynch and his fight with the bottle.

Fri 31 Mar

The Magic Horse

Yugen Puppet Company present the Scottish tale of a young man who exchanges his old mare for a black stallion which leads him on a quest to win the hand of a lovely princess. Ages 3+.

Wed 5 Apr

£6 (Family £20) / 0141 613 5700

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The McDougalls History Mystery

Help the McDougall family solve the History Mystery in this brand-new interactive musical show for weans of all ages.

Sat 18 Feb

£7 (Family £25) / 0141 613 5700

Memory Lane: The Ultimate Feel Good Show

Nostalgia-fest based on the original show from 2009, featuring songs from the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

Sat 18 Mar

Tue 18 Apr

Oskar's Amazing Adventure

An engaging piece of theatre for young children which tells the tale of a puppy who leaves his home in search of friendship.

Tue 4 Apr

£6 (Family £20) / 0141 613 5700

Patsy Cline & Friends

Patsy Cline, Hank Williams and Jim Reeves deliver renditions of country classics that will transport you back to the good old days.

Thu 29 Jun

£16.50–£17.50 / 0141 613 5700


Solo play performed by David Hayman, a sequel to The Pitiless Storm.

Fri 10 Feb

£12–£13.50 / 0141 613 5700

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Rock'n'Roll Paradise

Classic hits by Elvis, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and the Big Bopper performed by talented soloists and backed by the Paradise Band to leave you rocking all night long.

Thu 30 Mar

£16.50–£17.50 / 0141 613 5700

Rusk! Teddy Bears Picnic

Grab your favourite soft toy and bust some moves on the baby disco dance floor. Recommended for ages 6 months to 6 years.

Sat 13 May

£5 (Adults free) / 0141 613 5700

Singin' I'm No a Billy, He's a Tim

Des Dillon's classic anti-sectarian play, featuring a Rangers and a Celtic fan locked up together in a cell for the duration of an Old Firm match.

Fri 29 Sep

South Lanarkshire Comic Con

A host of traders, selling comics, graphic novels, crafts, art and more. Plus, there's a cosplay competition, workshops, quizzes and guest comic artists and writers.

Sat 4 Feb

Free / 0141 613 5700

The Springsteen Sessions

The tribute act covers hits from the Boss's 40-year back catalogue.

Fri 28 Apr

£14 / 0141 613 5700

Tea Dance

John Findlay provides the live music for this series of Tea Dances with a mixture of sequence and ballroom to suit all tastes. Tea and biscuits provided.

Thu 16 Feb

£2.50 / 0141 613 5700

Thu 9 Mar

£2.50 / 0141 613 5700

Thu 20 Apr

£2.50 / 0141 613 5700

…and 2 more dates until 15 Jun

U2 360

Tribute to the Irish mega-band.

Fri 24 Mar

£14 / 0141 613 5700


Nostalgic love story set in Ayr during the 1950s, packed with plenty of opportunities for reminiscing about the good old days of dance halls and picture houses. Part of Septembayr.

Fri 10 Mar

£12–£14 / 0141 613 5700

Comments & ratings

1. margaret anderson17 Jul 2016, 5:41pm2 stars Rutherglen Town Hall Report

I would like to know if the library is opened on 18/7/2016 or is it bank holiday

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