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 33 events at this location

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111: Joel Brown Masterclass

New dance duet 111, created by Joel Brown and Eve Mutso, opens Tramway's Unlimited Festival. Here, Joel leads a dance masterclass that explores the themes used in the work – the idea of body and physical structure. Suitable for experienced dancers and professionals aged 16+. Go to the listing for the performance…

Fri 19 Oct

£4/£3 (transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Aby Watson: -ish

TICKETING INFORMATION ANNOUNCED SOON Part of Tramway's Unlimited Festival 2018  A new dance performance with various bodies of air: helium balloons, a space hopper and a human being. The balloons are old and deflating, the hopper is full and firm and the human is a dyspraxic, dyslexic dancing woman.  A…

Fri 19 Oct

£6/£4 (transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Sat 20 Oct

£6/£4 (transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Artists' Moving Image Festival

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

Sat 27 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 28 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Artists’ Moving Image Festival (AMIF 2018)

Tramway’s annual Artists’ Moving Image Festival (AMIF) presented in partnership with LUX Scotland, returns for its seventh edition in October. Programmed by Mark Briggs and Naomi Pearce, AMIF VII draws on their individual and collaborative practices and identities. The weekend will include an experimental series of…

Sat 27 Oct

Day Pass £6/5 | Festival Pass £10/£8 (transaction fees: online - £1, by phone - £1.50) / 0845 330 3501

Sun 28 Oct

Day Pass £6/5 | Festival Pass £10/£8 (transaction fees: online - £1, by phone - £1.50) / 0845 330 3501

Choreography Masterclass with Adam Sloan

with George Adams Adam is a learning-disabled dancer who performs with Indepen-dance 4. This workshop explores the methods devised by his mentor George Adams to develop Adam’s choreographic process. The method has been used to support Adam in bringing clarity to how he communicates with dancers and how to manage studio…

Wed 17 Oct

£4/£3 (transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 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

Colin Dunne: Concert

presented by Once Off Productions Two artists united by a deep appreciation of tradition yet compelled by their desire to break it apart: Irish dance artist Colin Dunne takes on the ‘undanceable’ music of the virtuoso traditional Irish fiddle player Tommie Potts (1912-1988). In this new solo work,  Dunne confronts…

Fri 12 Oct

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

Sat 13 Oct

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

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. Ages 12+.

Fri 21 Sep

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

Sat 22 Sep

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

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

Elis James and John Robins: The Holy Vible Book Tour

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 as Shame, Ronnie O’Sullivan and…

Mon 22 Oct

£19.25 inc booking fee (Transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Estonia Now: Artists' Moving Image Programme

Part of Glasgow's Arts Festival celebrating 100 years of Estonia Mon-Fri 12–5pm Sat ">SAVE THE DATE This exhibition will be accompanied by a discussion evening at the CCA on 12 November. Details to follow.

Mon 12 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

Tue 13 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

Wed 14 Nov

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 4 more dates until 18 Nov

Estonia Now: Contemporary Dance Programme

Part of Glasgow's Arts Festival celebrating 100 years of Estonia A programme showcasing three of Estonia's most exciting contemporary dancers working today. Buy a triple bill ticket to see all these shows for just £15/£12 - limited numbers Sigrid Savi Imagine There’s A Fish There is a room, a fish, a…

Tue 13 Nov

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

Wed 14 Nov

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

Estonia Now: Estonian National Ballet Triple Bill

Part of Glasgow's Arts Festival celebrating 100 years of Estonia Estonian National Ballet celebrates its centenary this year. In its very first visit to Scotland, the company presents an exciting programme of short ballet works by three renowned Estonian choreographers. Each work is being performed in Scotland for the…

Fri 16 Nov

£16/£11 (transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Sat 17 Nov

£16/£11 (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/

Sun 23 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Stitchy Sunday

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Wed 26 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Wooly Wednesday

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 30 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 330 3501

Stitchy Sunday

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 12 more dates until 11 Nov

-ish workshop with Aby Watson

In this workshop, artist Aby Watson will invite dyspraxic participants* into her choreographic practice, and will share some of the methods, strategies and approaches that helped to create her new work, ‘–ish’. Aby’s research and practice is focused on exploring the possibilities of a dyspraxic dancing, and seeks to…

Sun 21 Oct

£4/£3 (transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Jamie Crewe: Pastoral Drama

Installation featuring parallel videos and intricate drawings in ink and pencil.

Fri 21 Sep

0845 330 3501

Sat 22 Sep

0845 330 3501

Sun 23 Sep

0845 330 3501

…and 30 more dates until 28 Oct

Jamie Crewe: Pastoral Drama

Tue-Fri 12 - 5pm Sat & Sun 12  -6pm CLOSED Mondays Over the course of a year, Jamie Crewe has worked on Pastoral Drama every day. The piece comprises two parallel videos, played simultaneously, that use allegory and animation to think about progress. Through chronological filming of intricate drawings, speckled…

Fri 21 Sep

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sat 22 Sep

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 23 Sep

Free / 0845 330 3501

…and 30 more dates until 28 Oct

Joel Brown and Eve Mutso: 111

Part of Tramway's Unlimited Festival 2018  111  is  a  duet  between  a  paraplegic  modern  dancer,  Joel  Brown  (CandoCo  and  Axis  Dance)  and  principal  ballerina,  Eve  Mutso  (formerly  Scottish  Ballet).  It  explores  the  idea  of  the  body  and  physical  structures  –  our  skeletons,  Joel’s…

Wed 17 Oct

£6/£4 (transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Thu 18 Oct

£6/£4 (transaction fees £1 online, £1.50 by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Kevin Jerome Everson: Tonsler Park

Filmed during the US Presidential Election Day on 8 November 2016, this observational work which captures black staff members working in the polling station at Tonsler Park, Charlottesville, Virginia on the day when the battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was decided.  Kevin Jerome Everson records the staff…

Fri 12 Oct

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

Low

Low live in Leeds this June at Brudenell Social Club.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

£30.25 / 0845 330 3501

Low

Over the course of Low’s constantly evolving career, their exploration of minimalist soundscapes and divine harmonies have garnered an array of praise from critics, inspired covers by the likes of Robert Plant and Mavis Staples, and pushed sonic boundaries with collaborators like Warren Ellis and Nels Cline. Their most…

Tue 29 Jan 2019

£30.25 inc booking fee (subject to transaction fee) / 0845 330 3501

Neon Dance: PUZZLECREATURE

PUZZLECREATURE is a 60-minute work inspired by artist/architect duo Arakawa and Madeline Gins; combining dance, immersive set design and a surround sound score that enable “organisms that person” (you and I) to question attitudes to ageing and the body.  Audiences occupy the same space as performers as the theatre is…

Fri 5 Oct

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

Sat 6 Oct

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

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

Samara Scott: Belt and Road

Site-specific installation by the artist, inspired by the main gallery space.

Fri 21 Sep

0845 330 3501

Sat 22 Sep

0845 330 3501

Sun 23 Sep

0845 330 3501

…and 35 more dates until 28 Oct

Samara Scott: Tryout - Creative Drop-in

Tryout is a space for exploring creative activities for all ages, especially designed around Tramway's exhibitions. PLEASE NOTE Tryout is usually a drop-in but this session is limited capacity with advance booking required. Email artsmusiclearning@glasgowlife.org.uk or phone 0141 302 2810. In this session, join…

Sat 13 Oct

Free but ticketed / 0845 330 3501

Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads

The award-winning comedian returns with her new show.

Sun 21 Oct

Full price: £19.80 inc booking fee / Concessions: £15.40 inc booking fee. Transaction fees: £1 (online), £1.50 (by phone) / 0845 330 3501

Scottish Ensemble: 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

Simone Kenyon: Into The Mountain - A Meet

Exploring women and mountains through artistic and outdoor cultures Tickets £35 for organisations, £10 for individuals There are a limited number of tickets available for unwaged individuals - please email  info@intothemountain.co.uk to request these Into The Mountain: A Meet is a convening for thinkers…

Sat 24 Nov

£35 (organisations), £10 (individuals) / limited free tickets for unwaged participants / 0845 330 3501

Time for Art

Established at Tramway in 2006, Time for Art provide a space for people aged 55+ who wish to realise individual and collective art projects. Explore your creativity through the making of, discussion of, and observation of art, with links to the events and exhibitions at Tramway. To enquire about joining please email…

Wed 3 Oct

£60 / 0845 330 3501

Wed 10 Oct

£60 / 0845 330 3501

Wed 17 Oct

£60 / 0845 330 3501

…and 7 more dates until 5 Dec

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

Tryout: David Sherry explores Cécile B. Evans' exhibition

Tryout is a creative drop-in space for all, specially designed around our summer exhibitions.  Ahead of Cécile B. Evans main gallery exhibition, which opens on 14 December, join acclaimed artist David Sherry for a characteristically playful creative workshop inspired by Cécile's ongoing project, Amos' World.

Sun 9 Dec

Free / 0845 330 3501

Wen Hui/Living Dance Studio: RED

A Documentary Performance  During the Cultural Revolution, there were just eight permissible theatrical works in China, one of them being The Red Detachment of Women, a ballet premiered in Beijing in 1964. In this performance, choreographed by Wen Hui, extracts, documentary footage, interviews with original cast…

Mon 1 Oct

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

Reviews & features

Win tickets to A Christmas Carol

A pair of tickets to the Citizens Theatre production A Christmas Carol at Tramway.

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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