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 32 events at this location

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Celebrate ART

Visual Art Performance: Saturday 7 July, 1pm Exhibition: 7 July-26 August, Tramway upper foyer Young emerging artists explore their place in the world through a story of addiction, dependency, loss, personal change and growth. A group of young artists aged 15-23 have been working at Tramway since March on Celebrate…

Sat 7 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

Children's Exhibition

A colourful and interactive exhibition of contemporary art for children, which seeks to engage them through both touch and digital experiences, as well as movables shapes and forms.

Sat 7 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 8 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

Tue 10 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 41 more dates until 26 Aug

Children’s Exhibition

An exhibition of bold, playful and engaging artwork created by artists, Richy Carey, James McLardy and Melissa Stabile and designer Oliver Pitt, that introduce children to ideas and materials commonly used in contemporary art, through tactile experience, digital interaction, and movable shapes and forms. The exhibition…

Sat 7 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 8 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

Mon 9 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 48 more dates until 26 Aug

Children’s Exhibition: Storytelling in the Gallery

Book a 30 minutes slot at 1pm, 2pm or 3pm. Limited spaces. An exciting opportunity to explore Tramway's Children's Exhibition, using our imaginations to delve deeper through entrancing storytelling sessions in the gallery. Best for children aged 0-12 and their families. These session are free but should be booked…

Mon 30 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

Children’s Exhibition: Tryout - Creative Drop-in

Tryout is a drop-in space for exploring creative activities for all ages, specially designed around our summer exhibitions. This session will take place amongst the sculptures in the Children's Exhibition in T5, where we will explore composition and space using the artwork and our bodies. Please note: Our Studio…

Sun 15 Jul

0845 330 3501

Sun 26 Aug

0845 330 3501

A Christmas Carol

The sell-out 2014 production returns, refreshed for 2018 at Tramway this Christmas

Tue 4 Dec

£12.50 (Children £9) / 0845 330 3501

Wed 5 Dec

£14.50–£19.50 (Students £11.50–£16.50; Children £9–£12.50) / 0845 330 3501

Thu 6 Dec

£14.50–£19.50 (Students £11.50–£16.50; Children £9–£12.50) / 0845 330 3501

…and 25 more dates until 6 Jan 2019

A Christmas Carol Relaxed Performance

This performance of A Christmas Carol is aimed at audience members who would benefit from a more relaxed theatre environment, including people with an autistic spectrum disorder or sensory or communication disorder and their families.

Thu 13 Dec

£15 (Children £9) / 0845 330 3501

Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

Citizens Theatre presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol By Neil BartlettA Christmas Carol will warm even the coldest of hearts and leave all rejoicing in the Christmas spirit this winter – the hit 2014 production returns! Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas…

Tue 4 Dec

£26.50–£9 / 0845 330 3501

Wed 5 Dec

£26.50–£9 / 0845 330 3501

Thu 6 Dec

£26.50–£9 / 0845 330 3501

…and 26 more dates until 6 Jan 2019

Citizens Theatre presents Cyrano de Bergerac

Citizens Theatre, National Theatre of Scotland and Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh present Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand Translated by Edwin Morgan  The hugely romantic Cyrano de Bergerac is given a Glaswegian heart in a new production by Citizens Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Hill of Edwin Morgan’s…

Sat 1 Sep

£26.50–£12.50 / 0845 330 3501

Sun 2 Sep

£26.50–£12.50 / 0845 330 3501

Tue 4 Sep

£26.50–£12.50 / 0845 330 3501

…and 16 more dates until 22 Sep

Cyrano de Bergerac

The hugely romantic Cyrano de Bergerac is given a Glaswegian heart in a new production by Citizens Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Hill of Edwin Morgan’s Glaswegian-Scots translation. A co-production with National Theatre Scotland and Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh.

Sat 1 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Mon 3 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Tue 4 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

…and 14 more dates until 22 Sep

Dance Umbrella Glasgow

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

Tue 25 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

Wed 26 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

Thu 27 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

…and 16 more dates until 13 Oct

Elis James and John Robins: The Holy Vible Book Tour

ON SALE 10am FRIDAY 8 JUNE READING. SIGNING. VIBING. Elis James and John Robins have captured the hearts and minds of a generation, and it’s time that generation had a book. Join Elis and John for a live reading from their debut book ‘The Holy Vible’. Over the course of the reading we will deal with topics such…

Mon 22 Oct

£17.50 plus £1.75 booking fee (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Generation Dance Festival: Letters to my Shadow

Generation Dance Festival is an exciting triple bill involving Scottish Ballet Elders Company performing ‘Faith’, choreographed by Lewis Normand; the National Youth Dance Company of Scotland performing ‘Di-ver-gent’, choregraphed by Anna Kenrick; and the Generation Performance Company, an intergenerational group brought…

Thu 2 Aug

£6–£5 / 0845 330 3501

Fri 3 Aug

£6–£5 / 0845 330 3501

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…

Wed 27 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Wooly Wednesday

  • 13:00

Wed 4 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Wooly Wednesday

  • 13:00

Wed 11 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Wooly Wednesday

  • 13:00
…and 11 more dates until 14 Oct

Here to Stay?

An Upper Foyer exhibition  7 July - 26 August FREE, open during Tramway opening hours ‘There’s no place like home’- but where is home when you move to a new country as a child? And would you stay if some others wanted you to go? This Upper Foyer exhibition created by young people with connections to Central and…

Sat 7 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 8 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

Tue 10 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 41 more dates until 26 Aug

Jamie Crewe: Pastoral Drama

Over the course of a year, Jamie Crewe worked on Pastoral Drama every day. The piece comprises two parallel videos that use allegory and animation to think about progress. Through intricate drawings in ink and pencil, speckled clay, and encrusted plasticine, Crewe reflects upon the evolution of mythic narratives, (inter-…

Wed 12 Sep

0845 330 3501

Thu 13 Sep

0845 330 3501

Fri 14 Sep

0845 330 3501

…and 44 more dates until 28 Oct

Jamie Crewe: Rustic prologue

Rustic Prologue is an evening of animation, film, and reading programmed by Glasgow based artist Jamie Crewe.  This event provides a chance to engage with an eclectic body of works that have informed Pastoral Drama, Crewe’s new moving image commission for Tramway and KW Institute of Contemporary Art in Berlin, which…

Sat 4 Aug

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

Jamie Crewe: Rustic Prologue

Rustic Prologue is an evening of animation, film, and reading programmed by Glasgow based artist Jamie Crewe. This event provides a chance to engage with an eclectic body of works that have informed Pastoral Drama, Crewe’s new moving image commission for Tramway and KW Institute of Contemporary Art in Berlin, which will…

Sat 4 Aug

£5–£3 / 0845 330 3501

Junction 25 and Theater an der Parkaue: 1,210km

New show about identity, connection and belonging.

Fri 10 Aug

£12.50/ £9 / 0845 330 3501

Sat 11 Aug

£12.50/ £9 / 0845 330 3501

Kathryn Joseph: From When I Wake

UK Premiere Cryptic collaborate with award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Kathryn Joseph in a poignantly staged, live performance of her new album, From When I Wake The Want Is, following 2015’s acclaimed debut, Bones You Have Thrown Me And Blood I’ve Spilled.  An intimate and raw portrait of Joseph’s…

Thu 13 Sep

£14/£9 (transaction fee £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Mark Leckey

Work inspired by the small statue of the biblical figure of Job at the Wellcome Collection, here blown up to seven times its size and equipped with a 7.1 audio surround system.

Tue 26 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 27 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Thu 28 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 15 Jul

Mark Leckey: Nobodaddy

20 April – 1 July Mon 12 noon-5pm (UNTIL 7 MAY) Tue-Fri 12 noon-5pm Sat & Sun, 12 noon-6pm For his solo exhibition at Tramway, Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Leckey has taken inspiration from a small statuette of the biblical figure of Job on display in the Wellcome Collection in London. In the galleries…

Tue 26 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

Wed 27 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

Thu 28 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 3 more dates until 1 Jul

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton are back on the road in 2019 to visit some of their favourite parts of the UK with another evening of mind-blowing improvisation. The collective improvisational experience embodied in the Chums is enough to stun an elephant.

Fri 17 May 2019

£25.30/£23.10 concessions plus transaction fee for online sales £1/phone sales £1.50 / 0845 330 3501

Prelude – skydiving from a dream

Music and dance collaboration between Scottish Ensemble and Andersson Dance centred around a live performance of Beethoven's Grosse Fugue.

Fri 9 Nov

£20 (£5; Under 26 £10; Students £7; Under 16s free) / 0845 330 3501

Sat 10 Nov

£20 (£5; Under 26 £10; Students £7; Under 16s free) / 0845 330 3501

Samara Scott

For her first exhibition in a public institution in Scotland, Samara Scott will create a large site specific installation in response to Tramway’s main gallery. Scott’s work is often improvised in situ, using fluid and supple materials that allow her to work at a certain tempo. Body gel, glitter, toilet paper, sponges…

Sat 4 Aug

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 5 Aug

Free / 0845 330 3501

Tue 7 Aug

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 71 more dates until 28 Oct

Samara Scott Exhibition

For her first exhibition in a public institution in Scotland, Samara Scott has created a large site specific installation in response to Tramway’s main gallery. Scott’s work is often improvised in situ, using fluid and supple materials that allow her to work at a certain tempo. Body gel, glitter, toilet paper, sponges…

Sat 4 Aug

0845 330 3501

Sun 5 Aug

0845 330 3501

Mon 6 Aug

0845 330 3501

…and 22 more dates until 28 Aug

Storytelling in the Gallery

Book a 30 minutes slot at 1pm, 2pm or 3pm. Limited spaces. An exciting opportunity to explore Tramway's Children's Exhibition, using our imaginations to delve deeper through entrancing storytelling sessions in the gallery. Best for children aged 0-12 and their families. These session are free but should be booked…

Mon 30 Jul

Free but ticketed / 0845 330 3501

Time for Art

A visual arts group for over 55s, with artist Anne-Marie Copestake providing support for participants to realise a variety of individual and collective projects.

Wed 27 Jun

£60 per block / 0845 330 3501

Tramway Talks: Making gallery work for young audiences

Join Tramway’s public coordinator, Holly Rumble, as she leads an open panel discussion responding to the Children’s Exhibition. Invited artists and other guests from the curatorial and public engagement fields explore the essential parameters, challenges and joyous potential of making gallery work for young audiences.

Thu 23 Aug

Free / 0845 330 3501

Free but ticketed / 0845 330 3501

Tramway Unlimited Festival

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

Tue 16 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

Wed 17 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

Thu 18 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0845 330 3501

…and 3 more dates until 21 Oct

Tramweans

The perfect mix of feel-good-fun and creative expression for little ones! These weekly activity sessions for pre-schoolers and their grown-ups, led by Ruth Barker, will build skills in imagination and creativity. Using movement, storytelling, and play, we will explore basic performance skills such as breathing…

Mon 25 Jun

£12 per child for 4 sessions OR £4 per child per session | Transaction fee £1 online, £1.50 by phone / 0845 330 3501

Tryout - Creative Drop-in

Tryout is a drop-in space for exploring creative activities for all ages, specially designed around our summer exhibitions.  This session will take place amongst the sculptures in the Children's Exhibition in T5, where we will explore composition and space using the artwork and our bodies. Please note: Our Studio…

Sun 15 Jul

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 26 Aug

Free / 0845 330 3501

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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