Tramway

Tramway
25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE
  • Box office 0845 330 3501
  • Opening times Building open: Tue–Sat 10am–8pm, Sun noon–6pm; Exhibitions open: Tue–Fri noon–5pm; Sat & Sun noon–6pm; closed Mon.
  • Website www.tramway.org
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Tramway

A mixed-arts venue comprising two galleries, two theatres and studio space, along with a cafe and Hidden Garden, Tramway favours experimental and genre-bending theatre and dance productions and world-class art exhibitions. With its ample space and well-respected name, Tramway also works in partnership with many outside organisation, including the ARIKA and Sonica festivals and, in 2015, it will act as host venue for the Turner Prize.

Events at this venue

There are 45 events at this location

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Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company: Inter_rupted

A high-octane work based on disintegration, fragility, vulnerability, age and transience which follows the trajectory of modern Kathak.

Sat 21 Oct

£15 (£11) / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Sun 22 Oct

£15 (£11) / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company; Inter_rupted

This new creation from Aditi Mangaldas follows the phenomenally well received Within. In the past few years, Aditi Mangaldas’ creations have garnered her international attention as the key contemporary Kathak creator in India. With a cast of 8 dancers and 4 musicians, Inter_rupted is a high octane work based on…

Fri 20 Oct

£15/£11 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Sat 21 Oct

£15/£11 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Adult Workshop: Tramway Local presents… TO BE ANNOUNCED!

TO BE ANNOUNCED! Our networking group Tramway Local is inviting local artists to propose an adult workshop for winter.  The call for submissions has been published now. Read our blog post here to find out more> Our adult workshops are suitable for ages 16+. All materials provided, no previous experience necessary.

Sat 9 Dec

£5/£3 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Amanda Ross-Ho

New work inspired in part by Chaplin's film Modern Times.

Fri 10 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 11 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 12 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 32 more dates until 20 Dec

AquaSonic

An underwater concert created by Denmark's Between Music. The company have worked with deep sea divers, scientists and instrument-makers to create compositions for five musicians who perform submerged in vast tanks of water.

Thu 26 Oct

£18 (£9) / 0845 330 3501

Fri 27 Oct

£18 (£9) / 0845 330 3501

Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist

Four days of performances, readings, discussions, workshops, screenings (and a party) with sex revolutionaries, prison abolitionist poets, mutant dancers, haunted noise, fan-fiction fantasists and more.

Thu 16 Nov

Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:00 – 22:45

Fri 17 Nov

Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:00 – 22:45

Sat 18 Nov

Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:00 – 22:45

Sun 19 Nov

Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:00 – 22:45

Artists' Film Screenings: Basim Magdy

Work by Egyptian artist and filmmaker.

Thu 23 Nov

£3–£5 / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Artists' Film Screenings: Naeem Mohaiemen

Film by London-born artist exploring his own history.

Tue 21 Nov

£5 (£3) / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30

Artists' Moving Image Festival

Work by artists working in the field of moving image, presented in partnership with Lux Scotland.

Sat 11 Nov

£5 (£3) / 0845 330 3501

Sun 12 Nov

£5 (£3) / 0845 330 3501

Being for Others

A reading and discussion with sci fi and fantasy author Samuel R Delany.

Sat 18 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

Access: BSL, STTR & Content Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Beyond Transgression

Samuel R Delany reads some of his literary pornography.

Sun 19 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 22:15 – 22:45

The Black Sun (Die Schwarze Sonne)

  • 1992
  • Austria / Switzerland
  • 26min
  • Directed by: Johannes Hammel
  • Cast: Hakan Baykal, Eva Maria Klauser

Experiential short sci-fi about an affair between a woman and a space traveler filmed in negative.

Sun 19 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 17:00 – 17:30

Bob & Andy present Athletico Mince Live

Bob Mortimer and Andy Dawson’s live version of the hit podcast finally arrives in Scotland shortly before it is deflated and humanely destroyed. The show includes Gangs of the EPL, Robson and Lawro, Sly Stallone’s potato, a song about some unruly mangos and loads more. Oh, and some brand new stuff that has never been…

Wed 8 Nov

£22 (transaction fees apply - online: £1, by phone £1.50) / 0845 330 3501

  • 20:00 – 21:30

The Body is a Sanctuary That Floats

Dance Performance with Storyboard P.

Thu 16 Nov

Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 21:00 – 21:30

Chubz

Huw Lemmey author of Chubz: the Demonization of my Working Arse  reads some of his recent politicised fan-fiction.

Sun 19 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 21:00 – 21:20

The Cybernetic Cop

Performance art from Jackie Wang about dystopian society, RoboCop and kids toys.

Sun 19 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0131 556 0878

Access: Handout available on request Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 17:45 – 18:00

Dance Umbrella Glasgow

London’s international dance festival extends to Glasgow for 2018, celebrating 21st century choreography.

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

…and 16 more dates until 13 Oct 2018

Dear Esther Live

A unique chance to experience a fusion between gaming and music as a playthrough of Dear Esther is accompanied by a live soundtrack composed by Jessica Curry.

Fri 3 Nov

£18 (£9) / 0845 330 3501

Discourse or Intercourse

Discussion on 'How do people living with disability see themselves in today’s sexualised culture? How do we imagine our crip sexual selves despite society wanting to reduce us to non-erotic bodies?' with Robert Softley Gale and Maxine Meighan.

Sun 19 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Discourse or Intercourse: One on One

Ten short intimate performance conversations with Robert Softley Gale. Email to reserve a space.

Sat 18 Nov

Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Every Book is Dead

Music and reading performance from fantasy fiction writer Hal Duncan and duo Ladies as Pimps (LAPS), who mix Glasgow punk with thick bass, dub beats and Detroit electro.

Sat 18 Nov

Free Pay What You Want / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Future Justice in the Present

Performative readings and discussion about activism with Nat Raha, KUCHENGA and Jackie Wang.

Sat 18 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0131 556 0878

Access: BSL & STTR  Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Glasgow Knit 'n Stitch

Welcome to the Glasgow Knit 'n Stitch Group. We sit, we knit, we crochet, we stitch, we spin, we chat, we laugh, we eat & drink in venues all over Glasgow. Why not check out our Pages link to find out more about us? Membership: FREE. Sponsored by "Old Maiden Aunt Yarns", Studio 99B, Main Street, West Kilbride, KA23…

Sun 22 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Stitchy Sunday

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Wed 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Wooly Wednesday

  • 13:00

Sun 29 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Stitchy Sunday

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 12 more dates until 10 Dec

The Koestler Scotland Exhibition 2017

Artwork, writing and music from prisons, secure hospitals, secure children’s homes, immigration detention centres and community justice services across Scotland. 

Fri 10 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 11 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 12 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 40 more dates until 22 Dec

Lonely and Hungry

A reading and screening performance from Jackie Wang mixing Korean psyche-folk, heat-mapped bodies and self defence.

Sun 19 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0131 556 0878

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 21:20 – 21:45

Megan Rooney: MOMMA! MOMMA!

Work by the Canadian artist interested in storytelling and environments.

Sat 28 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 29 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Tue 31 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 36 more dates until 10 Dec

Megan Rooney: Others got Wings for Flying

New sculptural installation by Canadian artist.

Sat 28 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 29 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 31 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 35 more dates until 10 Dec

Megan Rooney: Others got wings for Flying

Megan Rooney’s exhibition MOMMA! MOMMA!, at Tramway from 28 October-10 December, concludes with a performance by the artist and choreographer Andrew Graham. Choreography: Andrew Graham. Costume design: Alice Evensen This performance is co-commissioned and produced by MAP as part of Rooney’s project Others got wings…

Thu 7 Dec

£5/£3 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Moor Mother

Haunted punk noise from Moor Mother.

Thu 16 Nov

Free Pay What You Want / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 22:00 – 22:45

The Motion of Light

Samuel R Delany reads from his autobiographical writing and reflects on his life.

Thu 16 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0131 556 0878

Access: BSL, STTR.  Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Moved by the Motion - Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist

Dance and music performance with Wu Tsang and boychild.

Sat 18 Nov

Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

  • 20:00 – 21:00

Narrative

A new exhibition of artwork from prisons, secure hospitals, secure children’s homes and community justice services in Scotland curated by acclaimed author Jenni Fagan.

Fri 10 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 11 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 12 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 40 more dates until 22 Dec

Public Sex

A discussion with Samuel R Delany and Huw Lemmey about public sex, cities and queer cruising fantasies.

Sun 19 Nov

Free Pay What You Want / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

Scottish Ensemble & Vanishing Point present Tabula Rasa

A haunting, poetic production about human resilience, set to the music of Arvo Pärt ‘Several people have told me essentially this same story about the still, sad music of Pärt – how it became, for them or for others, a vehicle of solace. One or two such anecdotes seem sentimental; a series of them begins to suggest a…

Wed 22 Nov

£18/Wheelchair user + companion £18/ Concessions £10/U-16s £5 - all subject to £1 booking fee | Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Thu 23 Nov

£18/Wheelchair user + companion £18/ Concessions £10/U-16s £5 - all subject to £1 booking fee | Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Fri 24 Nov

£18/Wheelchair user + companion £18/ Concessions £10/U-16s £5 - all subject to £1 booking fee | Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Screening Programme

Films by Tiona McClodden, Samuel R Delany, Jacolby Satterwhite and Paul Kindersley covering emotional fantasies, towers of cakes and identity troubles.

Fri 17 Nov

Free Pay What You Want / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 19:00 – 20:15

Sex, Work, Justice

Discussion on sex workers' rights with Sex Worker Advocacy and Resistance Movement (SWARM).

Sun 19 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 15:30 – 16:30

Sgàire Wood - Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist

A central figure in Glasgow’s performance scene right now, Sgàire Wood’s lip-sync performances deliberately confuse the hyper-modern with the ancient and folkloric.

Sun 19 Nov

Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

  • 18:15 – 18:30

Shakespeare Schools Festival 2017

ON SALE 8 SEPTEMBER Shakespeare Schools Foundation (SSF) is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at Tramway. Join them from 5 - 8 December for a series of unique Shakespeare productions staged by your schools. Whether you are a parent, friend or another local school, you are invited to an…

Tue 5 Dec

£10 / £7.50 conc / £7 group rate (Transaction fees - online £1/by phone £1.50) / 0845 330 3501

  • 09:00

Share My Table presents I Hear the Image Moving

I Hear the Image Moving presents personal work by a diverse group of people from the refugee community in Glasgow. Brought together across countries and generations, their creative work explores common experiences and widely debated themes including the media representation of refugees and migration. Please note…

Fri 20 Oct

£8/£6 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Sat 21 Oct

£8/£6 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Sat 18 Nov

Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Stuart Middleton: Beat

Installation by London-based artist.

Fri 20 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Tramway Unlimited Festival

An international programme of performance, visual art, discussions and more by disabled artists.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

…and 3 more dates until 21 Oct 2018

Tramweans

Weekly activity sessions for pre-schoolers and their grown-ups led by Ruth Barker all about building skills in imagination and creativity, using movement, storytelling, and play.

Mon 20 Nov

£15 per child for 5 sessions OR £4 per child per session | Transaction fee / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:30 – 11:30

Mon 27 Nov

£15 per child for 5 sessions OR £4 per child per session | Transaction fee / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:30 – 11:30

Mon 4 Dec

£15 per child for 5 sessions OR £4 per child per session | Transaction fee / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:30 – 11:30
…and 2 more dates until 18 Dec

Tryout creative drop-in - OUR PLACE: YOUR PLACE

A special TRYOUT Workshop, led by Govanhill-based artist Mandy Roberts. OUR PLACE: YOUR PLACE is a way for locals to celebrate the joint occupation of spaces and the diversity of this area.  We will make a communal montage sharing our favourite spaces, places, motifs and culture, using techniques including rubbings…

Sun 10 Dec

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Untitled: Lipsync

Music workshop with boychild focusing on improvisation, cosmetics, movement and lip-sync. Limited capacity, email to reserve a space.

Sun 19 Nov

Free Pay What You Can / 0845 330 3501

Part of Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist.

  • 11:00 – 13:30

Reviews & features

Claire Barclay gets ambitious with Yield Point

26 Jan 2017

Artist set to take on Tramway's vast gallery space with huge, new installation

Claire Barclay is thinking big. As we speak, three people in her studio are manhandling an immense piece of stitched together canvas, part of a work for her new show, and she is trying not to laugh as she watches them. But when you take on Tramway 2 as…

Glasgow’s Tramway among winners at 2010 GaGA Awards

4 Feb 2011

National Theatre of Scotland also win at Glasgow audience development awards

Thursday’s GaGAs 2010 highlighted some of the outstanding achievements of Scottish cultural organisations over the past year. The awards are part of organisers Culture Sparks’ ongoing endeavour to encourage intelligence and innovation throughout…

Down under - Glasgow's South Side

10 Sep 2009

The West End might shout louder and jangle its designer bracelets more ostentatiously, but for its many residents, the gigantic, sprawling mass of the South Side is the true heart of Glasgow. As many local historians and geographers have observed…

Alexandre Perrigot

3 Jul 2007

Interview

Rosie Lesso For this exhibition in Glasgow you will be creating a full-scale replica of Elvis’ house, Graceland. Why did you choose to recreate his house in particular? Alexandre Perigot The first time I came to Glasgow by plane I landed in…

Nightshade

3 Jul 20074 stars

STRIPTEASE ART In these days of ubiquitous sexploitation advertising and cinematic ‘torture porn’, striptease can seem like an almost quaint activity. Such, indeed, is the thesis of one of the striptease artists in Nightshade, the latest show to be…

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