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 22 events at this location

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21Common: In The Interests of Health and Safety Can Patrons Kindly Supervise Their Children At All Times

A Tramway Co-commission as Part of Take Me Somewhere  In a room of questionable hygiene;  in the dark of a fairy dell; in the tinkling omnipresence of ice cream and the alluring uncovered well… This performance is a place where children’s lives are unbounded by constant adult surveillance and all dominant…

Fri 24 May

£12/£8 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Sat 25 May

£12/£8 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Ardal O'Hanlon

Best known as dim-witted Father Dougal in the classic comedy series Father Ted, O'Hanlon is also a really rather good stand-up.

Wed 13 Nov

£22 / 0845 330 3501

The Duchess [of Malfi]

An exploration of male rage and female resistance as two brothers try and control their sister, block her marriage and repress her agency with fatal results. At Tramway

Wed 4 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Thu 5 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Fri 6 Sep

£18.50–£26.50 (Students £15.50–£23.50; Children £12) / 0845 330 3501

…and 11 more dates until 21 Sep

Gary Clarke Company: WASTELAND

In 1994 Grimethorpe Colliery was destroyed, along with the tight-knit working-class community surrounded it. Wasteland, Gary Clarke’s highly anticipated sequel to the multi award winning COAL, dives head first into a gritty story of loss, hope, tragedy and survival following the next generation in their quest for purpose…

Fri 14 Jun

£15/£10 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Sat 15 Jun

£15/£10 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 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 https://oldmaidenaunt.com/

Wed 20 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Wooly Wednesday

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Stitchy Sunday

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Wed 27 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Wooly Wednesday

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 13 more dates until 12 May

Gorbals Heritage Project: Thriving Place

An Upper Foyer exhibition that brings together the experiences of members of the Gorbals community in their own words. Through drawings, films, writing and photography, Thriving Place explores the Gorbals area and the rich cultural heritage.

Fri 5 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sat 6 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 7 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 14 more dates until 24 Apr

Jaha Koo: Cuckoo

Part of Take Me Somewhere  A journey through the last 20 years of Korean history told by a bunch of talkative rice cookers. One day when his electric rice cooker informed him that his meal was ready, Jaha Koo experienced a deep sense of isolation. ‘Golibmuwon’ (고립무원) is an untranslatable Korean word expressing the…

Wed 22 May

£12/£8 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Jason Byrne Wrecked But Ready

Jason Byrne returns with his brand-new show, Wrecked But Ready. After 23 consecutive years, Jason is wrecked but he is as ever ready (which is a battery, but he’s more Duracell than Eveready). In particular, the past year has been extremely testing for the wrecked Jason, but despite all this, he’s waiting to spill it out…

Fri 27 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Jason Byrne: Wrecked but Ready

Phil McIntyre Entertainments Ltd by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management presents  Jason Byrne returns with his brand-new show, Wrecked But Ready. After 23 consecutive years Jason is wrecked but he is as ever ready (which is a battery, but he’s more Duracell than Eveready). In particular the past year has been…

Fri 27 Sep

£21.45 inc booking fee. Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone / 0845 330 3501

Jason Byrne: You Can Come In, But Don’t Start Anything

Irish comic performs his usual brand of chaotic stand-up.

Fri 27 Sep

£19.50 / 0845 330 3501

Kris Lemsalu

Sculptural installations from the Estonian artist, evoking the bestial side of humanity.

Tue 19 Mar

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 09:30 – 20:00

Wed 20 Mar

Free / 0845 330 3501

Thu 21 Mar

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 21 more dates until 14 Apr

Move in the Gallery: Pia Camil

Free improvised movement workshop responding to Pia Camil's exhibition, 'Bara Bara Bara', which consists of immense textile sculptures. The workshop will take place in the gallery space.  No need to book, just join us on the day.  Please note, this session will be led by dance artist and teacher Aya Kobayashi, not…

Sun 19 May

Free / 0845 330 3501

National Theatre of Scotland: THEM!

27 - 29 June and 2 - 6 July 7.30pm A National Theatre of Scotland production Directed by Stewart Laing Written by Pamela Carter Designed by Stewart Laing and Nick Millar The Audience The Host The Guest The Band The Crowd How can I be me and you be you, and we might still be we? On the set of a live TV chat…

Thu 27 Jun

£15/£12 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Fri 28 Jun

£15/£12 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Sat 29 Jun

£15/£12 (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

…and 7 more dates until 6 Jul

Nora: A Doll's House

Radical interpretation of Ibsen's landmark play about a dutiful housewife by Citizens Theatre.

Tue 19 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30

Wed 20 Mar

£15.50–£24 (Students £12.50–£21; Children £10) / 0845 330 3501

Thu 21 Mar

£15.50–£24 (Students £12.50–£21; Children £10) / 0845 330 3501

…and 12 more dates until 6 Apr

Oh Wit a Night!

Join Scotland’s best female-led comedy troupe, Witsherface for an outrageously funny night out!

Sun 31 Mar

£12.50–£15 / 0845 330 3501

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

Fri 17 May

£23 / 0845 330 3501

Part of Glen's Guide.

Pia Camil: Bara Bara Bara

Tramway presents the first solo exhibition in Scotland by Mexico City-based artist Pia Camil. This immersive installation hosts new and existing textile sculptures which visitors are invited to inhabit and activate. Camil’s immense sculptural installations are comprised of t-shirts and jeans acquired from the street…

Sat 13 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 14 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Tue 16 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 59 more dates until 23 Jun

TRY OUT: Kris Lemsalu

TRY OUT is a space for all ages to explore creative activities for all ages, especially designed around Tramway's exhibitions. Drop in at any time during the session, of for the whole workshop. In this session, make sculptures inspired by our current exhibition from Estonian artist Kris Lemsalu.  Tramway is…

Sun 31 Mar

Free / 0845 330 3501

TRY OUT: Pia Camil

TRY OUT is a space for all ages to explore creative activities for all ages, especially designed around Tramway's exhibitions. Drop in at any time during the session, of for the whole workshop. In these sessions, make, sew and print with guest artists and designers responding to our main gallery installation by Mexico…

Sun 21 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

TRY OUT: The Theatre of Robert Anton

TRY OUT is a space for all ages to explore creative activities for all ages, especially designed around Tramway's exhibitions. Drop in at any time during the session, of for the whole workshop. In this one-off event, make fun finger puppet characters, taking your inspiration from the unique Theatre of Robert…

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

What Girls Are Made Of

  • 4 stars

Based on her teenage diaries, Cora Bissett traces the highs and lows of her musical career, beginning with her origins as a schoolgirl in Glenrothes to her time as the lead singer of indie-rock outfit Darlingheart. Winner of the 2018 Scotsman Fringe First Award.

Tue 9 Apr

£15 / 0845 330 3501

Wed 10 Apr

£15.50–£24 (Students £12.50–£21; Children £10) / 0845 330 3501

Thu 11 Apr

£15.50–£24 (Students £12.50–£21; Children £10) / 0845 330 3501

…and 2 more dates until 13 Apr

Y Dance presents Project Y

A collection of four new and exhilarating contemporary dance works, created by top choreographers and performed by some of the UK’s best young contemporary dancers.

Wed 24 Jul

£7 / £5 (concessions apply to Under 16s, Students, Over 60s) - transaction fees apply / 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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