Tramway

Tramway

About Tramway

25 Albert Drive, Glasgow South Side G41 2PE
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Tramway is an international art-space that commissions, produces and presents contemporary arts projects.

Our vision is to inspire and add to our understanding of today's world by connecting audiences and artists. Tramway is a space where you are welcomed to witness, engage, experience, participate, to be challenged and to learn...

Admission & Opening Hours

Admission to Tramway is Free.

Tramway is closed Mondays and also on some public holidays so it is always best to ring ahead or check the website if you are planning to visit. The building is open later than specified times on performance evenings.

Tramway 1

Tramway 1 is normally associated with large-scale performing arts projects. It is a flexible theatre space capable of meeting the needs of the most demanding projects and ambitious ideas through its ability to adapt and change from show to show.

Tramway 2

Tramway 2 is the principal exhibition space and one of the largest single galleries in Europe, approximately 1011 square metres in size. The original tramlines, steel pillars and the sheer scale of this space make it one of the most impressive visual arts spaces in Europe.

Tramway 3

The public space that creates a throughway between the exhibition and theatre spaces; Tramway 3 consists of our Box Office, and 'Street' area, which regularly hosts participatory activities and public events. It leads into the Café Bar and looks out onto The Hidden Gardens to the rear of the building.

Tramway 4

A studio theatre, with a seated capacity of 86. A very adaptable space Tramway 4 is often utilised as a residency space for artists, as well as hosting performances, talks, film screenings, seminars, and symposia.

Tramway 5

Tramway 5 is the street-facing gallery, it was created in 2009 as part of the redevelopment that saw the relocation of Scottish Ballet’s headquarters to adjoin Tramway. This 184 square metre space hosts both international, UK and Scottish artists’ work.

Upstairs at Tramway

The upper level includes a flexible Studio space, with a seated capacity of approximately 80, which hosts our ongoing participation programme: Junction 25, Tramway Young Critics, and Parkour. It often hosts workshops, talks and education classes by external organisations, including Glasgow Schools Youth Theatre, Indepen-dance, and Theatre Arts.

The Upper Foyer gallery space is used to show community exhibitions and participation project outcomes, and is regularly used by Time for Art and Visual Arts Studio students. It also hosts talks, workshops and participation activities.

Upcoming Events at Tramway

Children’s Exhibition

Children’s Exhibition

7th July 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Children’s Exhibition at Tramway will introduce children to ideas and materials commonly used in contemporary art, through tactile experience, digital interaction, and movable shapes and forms.
Penington CoHousing Drop-in Cafe

Penington CoHousing Drop-in Cafe

21st July 2018
Come and meet some of the current members of Penington CoHousing at Tramway Glasgow and discover the benefits of Cohousing for the over 50s.
Project Y 2018

Project Y 2018

25th July 2018
Project Y is back for 2018 showcasing the breath-taking talent of some of the UK's best young contemporary dancers, catch the tour when it comes to Tramway on July 25th!
Generation Dance Festival: Letters to my Shadow

Generation Dance Festival: Letters to my Shadow

2nd August 2018 - 3rd August 2018
Generation Dance Festival is an exciting triple bill which brings together six intergenerational groups from across Scotland as part of Festival 2018!
1,210km

1,210km

10th August 2018 - 11th August 2018
Award winning young performance companies, Junction 25 from Glasgow and Theater an der Parkaue from Berlin have joined forces for the first time to create a new show, 1,210km.
Power of 8 - Kundalini Yoga & Gong Day Retreat

Power of 8 - Kundalini Yoga & Gong Day Retreat

18th August 2018
Are you new to yoga and curious to learn how it can help you? Or do you have a regular practice and want to connect with Scotland’s thriving Kundalini Yoga community? This day retreat is for you!
Citizens Theatre presents Cyrano de Bergerac

Citizens Theatre presents Cyrano de Bergerac

1st September 2018 - 22nd September 2018
This hugely romantic play is given a Glaswegian heart in a new production by Citizens Theatre at Tramway Glasgow!
Elis James & John Robins: The Holy Vible Tour

Elis James & John Robins: The Holy Vible Tour

22nd October 2018
Comedy duo Elis James & John Robins will be reading from their debut book, The Holy Vible, when they bring their tour to Tramway Glasgow on October 22nd!
Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

4th December 2018 - 6th January 2019
A Christmas Carol will warm even the coldest of hearts and leave all rejoicing in the Christmas spirit this winter when the hit 2014 production returns!

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