Platform

Platform
The Bridge, 1000 Westerhouse Road, Easterhouse, Glasgow, G34 9DU
  • Box office 0141 276 9696
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 9am–8pm; Sat & Sun 10am–5pm.
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  • Website www.platform-online.co.uk
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Platform

Platform is the arts centre at the heart of The Bridge, located in Easterhouse, offering a year-round programme of cutting edge performance, music, visual arts and participation. Platform views culture and creativity as a bedrock of a healthy and inclusive society. Our work is rooted in our location and engages directly with our audiences. We work with a range of local and national partners to bring together communities and artists.

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  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

There are 10 events at this location

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

Art Factory - Online

Our free, weekly drop in studio sessions are back for 2021 and are taking place weekly online on Zoom. Art Factory remains a relaxed and informal space for adults to gather and meet, no previous experience required – all are welcome. Each week, we are inspired by looking at an artist and their work - exploring themes…

Tue 18 May

Free / 07458105322

Tue 25 May

Free / 07458105322

Tue 1 Jun

Free / 07458105322

…and 3 more dates until 22 Jun

Clack and Yak Knitting Group - Online

Platform’s weekly Clack and Yak knitting group usually meet up in The Bridge Cafe for a chat and a cuppa whilst knitting, sewing or crocheting. Due to current circumstances relating to Covid-19 the weekly meet up now takes place on Zoom. It is free to attend. The group is continuing to keep busy knitting items for…

Mon 17 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Mon 24 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Mon 31 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

…and 3 more dates until 21 Jun

Creation Station

Kids get to explore drama and visual arts, having fun and improving their creativity along the way. Ages 8–11.

Mon 17 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Mon 24 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Mon 31 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

…and 3 more dates until 21 Jun

The Fleetwood Mac Disco

Fleetwood Mac & Disco

Sat 13 Nov

£11.25–£20.05 / 0141 276 9696

Lab Station Performance Group

Platform's performance group for ages 12–16, taking place every week online. The workshops are designed to help young people develop skills and confidence, and make new friends.

Mon 17 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Mon 24 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Mon 31 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

…and 3 more dates until 21 Jun

Music Classes: Online Drums Lessons

Interested in learning to play the drums or need some help getting to the next stage? Our music lessons which usually take place within the building are running online at the moment and are free! Led by professional musicians these classes are open to all levels of experience. Running online via Zoom. For children age…

Thu 13 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Thu 20 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Thu 27 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

…and 3 more dates until 17 Jun

Music Classes: Online Guitar Lessons

Interested in learning to play the guitar or need some help getting to the next stage? Our music lessons which usually take place within the building are running online at the moment and are free! Led by professional musicians these classes are open to all levels of experience. Running online via Zoom. For children age…

Tue 18 May

Free Young people's session / 0141 276 9696

Free Adults session / 0141 276 9696

Tue 25 May

Free Young people's session / 0141 276 9696

Free Adults session / 0141 276 9696

Tue 1 Jun

Free Young people's session / 0141 276 9696

Free Adults session / 0141 276 9696

…and 3 more dates until 22 Jun

Nu Gen Art Group for 11 yrs +

Weekly online art group for teenagers run by Glasgow’s Platform. Held over Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic, artist Alice Dansey-Wright encourages participants to make art about their interests and which explores different facets of their identities. Suitable for ages 11+.

Tue 18 May

Free / 0141 276 9696 (option 1)

Tue 25 May

Free / 0141 276 9696 (option 1)

Tue 1 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9696 (option 1)

…and 3 more dates until 22 Jun

Platform Singers Choir: Online

Weekly singing session with Platform Singers Choir, a relaxed and informal group open to all ages and levels of experience. The session is hosted on Zoom.

Fri 14 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Fri 21 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Fri 28 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

…and 4 more dates until 25 Jun

Platform Young Company: Online

Contemporary performance classes suitable for ages 16–25, hosted by Glasgow's Platform and taking place weekly over Zoom.

Sat 15 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Sat 22 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

Sat 29 May

Free / 0141 276 9696

…and 4 more dates until 26 Jun

Reviews & features

Easterhouse's Platform celebrates its 10th birthday

3 Jun 2016

As Platform reaches an important milestone, the Glasgow multi-arts hub is building on a decade of success

‘When you are ten, it is time to be mature.’ So says pint-sized sage Nicole of Oakwood Primary School in Easterhouse. And she should know. Along with the rest of her primary five class, she turns ten in the same year as her local community hub Platform…

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