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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The Adventures of Snigel

Join Snigel the curious snail on an interactive adventure.

Wed 7 Mar

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

Animals

A show about animals of all sizes, based on stories from 6-year-olds.

Sun 20 May

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

The Claim

A play about a refugee seeking asylum in the UK and the process involved. Written by Tim Cowbury and directed by Mark Maughan.

Wed 31 Jan

£8.50 (£4–£5) / 0141 276 9696

Downs with Love

Downs with Love tells the story of Beth, a young girl with Down’s Syndrome. She lives a very independent life with the help of a new support worker, Tracy. On Friday nights, Beth goes to the pub to watch Mark, a local singer. Beth loves Mark but the problem is – Mark loves Tracy.

Sun 10 Jun

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

Eaten

Eaten invites children to the fascinating world of food chains, asking ‘What should we eat?’, and ‘Who should eat us?’

Mon 4 Jun

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

Four Go Wild in Wellies

A whimsical adventure featuring bobble hats, scarves and tents that have a life of their own and, of course, lots of fun in wellies. For ages 3–5.

Wed 4 Apr

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

Grandad and Me

Using original music, choreography and animation inspired by the illustrations of Jon Bishop this living storybook explores loss and the treasures of memory and imagination. Ages 5+.

Wed 28 Mar

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

Helen de Main: You Know, Things Like That

Prints made by the artist after a series of meetings in the gallery with local women who shared thoughts on work / housework and the experiences of being daughters, sisters, wives, mothers and grandmothers.

Tue 23 Jan

Free / 0141 276 9696

  • 09:00 – 20:00

Wed 24 Jan

Free / 0141 276 9696

  • 09:00 – 20:00

Thu 25 Jan

Free / 0141 276 9696

  • 09:00 – 20:00
…and 17 more dates until 11 Feb

Henry Coombes: Love and Lithium

Experimental film about 68-year-old Marcella Macintosh.

Sat 28 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 276 9696

Part of Glasgow International.

Sun 29 Apr

Free / 0141 276 9696

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 14:00

Inkind

Pop-up installation looking at the economy of the arts.

Fri 27 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 276 9696

Part of Glasgow International.

Sat 28 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 276 9696

Part of Glasgow International.

Sun 29 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 276 9696

Part of Glasgow International.

…and 3 more dates until 2 May

Jessica Ramm: Personal Structures

New art consisting of a series of temporary structures made in response to the exhibition site.

Fri 20 Apr

Free / 0141 276 9696

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 19:00

Sat 21 Apr

Free / 0141 276 9696

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 19:00

Sun 22 Apr

Free / 0141 276 9696

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 19:00
…and 15 more dates until 7 May

Love Unlimited

A series of events curated by Hamish Chapman, Kirsty Mellon, Andrew Sim and Freya Fullarton.

Sat 21 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0141 276 9696

The Mark of the Beast

Solo performance exploring alcohol, fusing spoken word and sound design from theatre maker Martin O’Connor, sound artist Nichola Scrutton and The North East Recovery Community.

Fri 13 Apr

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

Sat 14 Apr

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

Sun 15 Apr

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

The Monster and Mary Shelley

An atmospheric, darkly comic exploration of fear. Music hall, melodrama, horror and teenage rebellion combined with a contemporary cinematic score in the story of Mary Shelley.

Wed 25 Apr

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

Outskirts Festival

Festival featuring performance, music, art and film. 2018's lineup includes Turntable by Michael John McCarthy and Red Bridge Arts and exhibitions from Glasgow International 2018.

Sat 28 Apr

£10 (£7.50; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9696

Richard Dawson

Acclaimed Northumbrian singer-songwriter drawing comparisons to John Martyn and Captain Beefheart.

Sun 28 Jan

£12.50 (Concession/Local Links £7.50) / 0141 276 9696

A bus will leave Mono (12 King’s Court, Glasgow) at 6.30pm and return after each Celtic Connection 2018 show. A return ticket costs £5 and can be purchased in Monorail. Please email info@platform-online.co.uk to reserve a ticket.

A Tiger's Tale

Hear the unbelievable true story of a family of acrobats and their adopted tiger cub.

Tue 20 Mar

£8.50 (£5; local links £4) / 0141 276 9696

Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)

Split Britches present a Dr Strangelove -inspired performance exploring ageing, anxiety, hidden desires and more.

Sat 26 May

£8.50 (£5; local links £4.50) / 0141 276 9696

Velvet Evening Séance

It’s Victorian 1900s. A judge has allowed his jury to witness a séance to establish the guilt or innocence of the accused. James MacGregor, a medium, is on trial for the murder of his brother. This séance is James’ opportunity to prove his innocence. Amidst the candles and velvet, he attempts to connect with the jury and…

Fri 2 Mar

£8.50 (£4–£5) / 0141 276 9696

White

Playful, highly visual new show for very young children.

Thu 22 Feb

£8.50 (£4–£5) / 0141 276 9696

Fri 23 Feb

£8.50 (£4–£5) / 0141 276 9696

Sat 24 Feb

£8.50 (£4–£5) / 0141 276 9696

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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