What's on – Archive

From thought provoking performances and exhibitions to gigs and festivals, our pioneering community engagement has been entertaining and engaging audiences since 2006.

Apr 2016

Privilege is a creative investigation into power and entitlement.
Outskirts 2016
Apr 2016

Blurring the boundaries between theatre, music, art, film and Glasgow.
Apr 2016

A dance performance by Scottish based artists White & Girvan.
Des McLean
Apr 2016

'Unmissable, A Master Storyteller' The List
May 2016

A unique collaboration between Luke Fowler, Richard Youngs, Paul Thomson & Norwegian bassist Michael Duch
May 2016

Live music, clapping rhythms and bubble popping throughout!
Go Get 'em Kid
May 2016

A funny and high-energy dance duet about friendship and sharing…
Blue Block Studio
May 2016

Exciting, innovative, creative play space for babies under 24 months and their grown-ups.
May 2016

Our young company explore the pros and cons of social media
A Bench on the Road
Sep 2016

A rich piece of musical and visual storytelling which explores women’s experience of immigration
Inside Out
Oct 2016

Pixar at its heartstring-tugging, joyous best
Eastern Promise
Oct 2016

“A gem in the Scottish festival calendar” — The List
Wild Life
Oct 2016

A fun, playful and wild intergenerational performance, which sits between dance, live art and contemporary performance.
Oct 2016

An experimental music event and gig
As The Crow Flies
Oct 2016

Created especially for children and adults, this performance celebrates human connections.
Girl Gaze
Nov 2016

Featuring female or female fronted performance, music and DJ sets, curated by young people.
Party Piece Night
Nov 2016

Featuring Deirdre Nelson, Colin Tennant, Musical Workshop and more! Celebrating song and spoken word
A Christmas Carousal
Dec 2016

with unique solo performances from Kathryn Joseph, Babe and Jonnie Common and special guests…
Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids
Jun 2017

Legendary West coast intergalactic jazz mavericks, The Pyramids come to Platform, led by their inspirational bandleader, Idris Ackamoor.
Jun 2017

Platform is delighted to welcome Project Ability and its site specific painting installation created by the Aspire artists.
Bridge Family Festival Day 2017
Jul 2017

The big Family Festival day at the Bridge is back! Come and join in the summer festivities with lots to do for all the family...
Paint It Red
Sep 2017

Matthew Bourne makes a welcome return to Platform this September with brand new album Isotach.
Rocket Post
Sep 2017

A fantastically fun new show for everyone aged six and over, Rocket Post previews at Platform
Curious Shoes
Sep 2017

A joyful performance for people living with dementia and their loved ones to share.
D*mned Rebel B*tches
Oct 2017

Celebrating the independent, risk-taking women of the war years generation. Written & directed by Sandy Thomson.
Welcome My Son
Oct 2017

A unique interpretation of Frankenstein; as told through the monsters' eyes.
The Story of the Little Gentleman
Oct 2017

The Little Gentleman thinks he will live a sad and lonely life forever . . . until one day he is woken up by a curious dog who just wants to play.
Oct 2017

Join Scotland’s new super band – which blurs boundaries and challenges people’s perceptions of identity.
The Claim
Jan 2018

A comically absurd and quietly shattering journey to the heart of our tolerant and fair society.
Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)- by Split Britches
May 2018

Combining a Dr Strangelove-inspired performance with a daring forum for public conversation, UXO explores ageing, anxiety, hidden desires and how to look forward when the future is uncertain.
Songwriting Workshop
Jul 2018

Come along to Platform for a FREE two week project about songwriting this summer.
Gaming Workshop
Jul 2018

Come along to ELECTRIC! A gaming and theatre workshop for young people!
TV Workshop
Jul 2018

Come along to Platform TV! A FREE two week project about TV + Film making.
The Pop-Up Opera Roadshow
Aug 2018

Scottish Opera is packing up its theatre on wheels and bringing The Pop-Up Opera Roadshow to Platform!
Fòcas: Document
Aug 2018

LIQUID SKY explores the interface between sonic art and aerial circus, within a laser light scenography
Sep 2018

Looking at the cult of celebrity and the fall from grace, the hidden heroes, the lost ones and asking who do we really, actually look up to?
Between The Lines
Sep 2018

Get risky! An exploration of the ways danger is communicated in circus performance
McLuckie's Line
Sep 2018

The hit new show by Martin Travers and Martin Docherty tours community venues
Playful Tiger
Sep 2018

This performance is for profoundly autistic children and their carers only
Lubomyr Melnyk
Sep 2018

Platform is delighted to present a rare live performance from Lubomyr Melnyk, one of the most extraordinary pianists and composers of our day.
No Show
Sep 2018

No Show joyously and heartbreakingly reveals what lies hidden beneath the showmanship.
Oct 2018

It’s all about Martha, a rather eccentric and highly independent woman who lives on her own in an odd house on the beach of an Island off the west coast of Scotland.
Art Factory Exhibition
Oct 2018

The Hidden is a dramatic interactive experience for small groups of secondary school pupils and families.
Oct 2018

A politically complex commentary on Britain’s working men
Oct 2018

A live music event showcasing undiscovered bands, established acts and collaborations in Glasgow’s experimental music scene. Featuring KOR! Records bands and musicians from across the city.
Nov 2018

Using music and movement Puffin explores our relationships with and our responsibilities to each other, wildlife and the world around us.
Eastern Promise 2018
Nov 2018

Annual multi-arts festival bringing a thrilling mix of live music, performance and visual art to the East End of Glasgow.
Barbara Morgenstern
Nov 2018

Platform is delighted to welcome German electronic music artist, Barbara Morgenstern to the venue. With support from Cucina Povera.
Dec 2018

Flutter is an interactive, immersive performance for 2-6 year olds that combines puppetry, music and stunning visuals to create a multi-sensory performance for small hands.
Black Beauty
Dec 2018

The classic tale of Black Beauty as you’ve never seen it before.
Film Club at Griers
Dec 2018

Our collaboration with our local pub Griers continues into 2019 with our latest programme of films.
Platform Singers
Jan 2019

Our newly established community choir is back for 2019 and we are looking for members of all ages and abilities to get involved.
Sourakata Koite
Jan 2019

Platform is delighted to be part of 2019’s Celtic Connections and welcomes Sourakata Koite with support from Duncan Marquiss and Burd Ellen.
Hen Ogledd
Jan 2019

Platform is delighted to be part of 2019’s Celtic Connections and welcomes Hen Ogledd with support from The Gymnastic Band.
The Trojans
Feb 2019

A brand new, haunting and uplifting adaptation of Euripides’ great anti-war tragedy, written and acted by a cast of Syrian refugees living in Glasgow.
Soundplay Dome
Feb 2019

A magical sensory space where children of all ages can explore sound and light.
Little Gift
Feb 2019

Told with exquisite puppetry, original music and a whole lot of heart, Little Gift is a new story from multi award-winners M6 Theatre and Andy Manley.