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From thought provoking performances and exhibitions to gigs, festivals and our pioneering community engagement, our programme suits all ages and tastes. Book online now or call our Box Office on 0141 276 9696.

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To See

SEA at Platform
25 Feb 2019 → 9 Mar 2019
Mondays to Saturdays, 10am - 5pm
All ages
Free

Now in its 8th year, SEA is the annual exhibition by selected 4th year students from the Sculpture and Environmental Art department at The Glasgow School of Art.
Man on the Moon
27 Feb 2019
7:00pm
14+ yrs
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

A journey through space and time, fuelled by love, fear and afro-futurism.
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Lost in Music
6 Mar 2019 → 7 Mar 2019
Wed 6 Mar, 7pm & Thu 7 Mar, 1:30pm
12+ yrs
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

A new gig-theatre show about the power of music to take us where we never expected.
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Ferguson and Barton
11 Mar 2019 → 12 Mar 2019
Mon 11 & Tues 12 Mar, 7:00pm
14+ yrs
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

This new piece of dance-theatre is both homage and wrecking ball to Hitchcock’s 1958 masterpiece, Vertigo.
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Spring Big Band Tea Dance
21 Mar 2019 → 22 Mar 2019
1-4pm
All ages
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links/conc)

Look out those dancing shoes and join us at one of our traditional tea dances this spring!
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Best Medicine Comedy Live
22 Mar 2019
7:00pm
16yrs +
£4

Join us for a very special edition of Best Medicine Comedy Live at Platform as part of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival.
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Super Human Heroes
25 Mar 2019
10.30am & 1.30pm
8 - 12 yrs
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

Super Human Heroes have bad days too – Captain Sunshine is not living up to his name!
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Paper Memories
29 Mar 2019
10.30am and 1.30pm
7yrs+
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

Through aerial-dance, puppetry and music we share the bright and colourful memories of Tali, a refugee girl arriving in Scotland.
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The Whirlybird
16 Apr 2019
10.30am & 1.30pm
3-7 yrs
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

The Whirlybird celebrates the differences that make us unique, finding inspiration in nature and the wonder of flight.
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Grow
17 Apr 2019
11:00am
Age 3-5yrs + parents/carers
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

A curious, mellow, playful springtime adventure followed by free play. Brought to you by the company that created Four Go Wild in Wellies.
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Outskirts Festival 2019
27 Apr 2019
3:30pm
All ages
£10/£7.50 (Local Links) (Under go 16s free)

Our annual Outskirts festival returns for 2019 with an unbeatable line up of performance, music and visual art.
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Timefield
27 Apr 2019 → 25 May 2019
Mondays - Saturdays, 10am - 5pm
All ages
Free

Timefield weaves together stories of memory and forgetting, of nature and ageing and draws attention to the fragility of humanity as an integral part of nature.
Little Top
3 May 2019 → 4 May 2019
10.30am & 1pm (both days)
Age 0 – 18mths and their adults
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

Roll up for a gently thrilling performance which includes spectacular balances, astonishing tumbles and inventive juggling.
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Low Pay? Don’t Pay!
19 May 2019
3:00pm
12+ yrs
£5/£4 (Local Links)

Amidst the current political climate, it feels like the right time for a revival of Dario Fo’s 80s farce, Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!
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Listening Party
24 May 2019 → 26 May 2019
Fri 24, Sat 25 & Sun 26 May (various times)
13yrs+
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

A party on stage, hosted by a large group of 13-17 years old. The stage is theirs, the words are theirs, it’s their party and they do whatever they want.
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The North
28 May 2019
7:00pm
12+ yrs
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

The bleak yet whimsical story of a young man’s journey in search of meaning in an unpredictable environment.
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The Isle of Brimsker
30 May 2019 → 31 May 2019
Thu 30 & Fri 31 May, 11am & 1.30pm
Age 13yrs+ with PMLD
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

A new multi-sensory story of adventure and homecoming from Frozen Light, specialists in making theatre for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
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549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War
11 Jun 2019 → 12 Jun 2019
Tue 11 Jun (OFFSITE) & Wed 12 Jun, 7pm
14+ yrs
£8.50/£5/£4 (Local Links)

The true story of four miners who travelled from the streets of Prestonpans to the valleys of Spain.
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Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen: Home Where Home Is Not
27 Jun 2019 → 3 Aug 2019
Mondays to Saturdays, 10am – 5pm
All ages
Free

Following a month-long residency at Platform and Glasgow Women's Library in early 2019, an exhibition of new work, accompanied by a programme of events will take place across both venues from late June to early August 2019.
Film Club at Griers
17 Dec 2018 → 25 Mar 2019
Monthly
18 + yrs
Free

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

To Do

Film Club at Griers
17 Dec 2018 → 25 Mar 2019
Monthly
18 + yrs
Free

Our collaboration with our local pub Griers continues into 2019 with our latest programme of films.
Clack and Yak
7 Jan 2019 → 16 Dec 2019
Mon 11.30am- 1.30pm
16 yrs +
Free, drop in

Knit, sew or crochet with a cuppa and a chat.
Creation Station
21 Jan 2019 → 24 Jun 2019
Mon 6pm- 7.30pm
8 → 11 yrs
£50 (Full Price) per 10 week block

Weekly drama workshop for anyone interested in performance, fun and creativity!
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Lab Station
21 Jan 2019 → 24 Jun 2019
Mon 6pm - 7:30pm
12 - 16 years
£50 (Full Price) per 10 week block

A place for young people to develop their skills and confidence through performance.
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Music Classes: Keyboard
21 Jan 2019 → 24 Jun 2019
Monday Evenings
5+ yrs
£65 / £50 (Local Links/ concessions) per 10 week block

Fancy learning to play an instrument? We run weekly Keyboard, Fiddle, Guitar and Drums classes for juniors and adults.
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Art Factory
8 Jan 2019 → 27 Aug 2019
Tues 1pm- 4pm
16 yrs +
Free, drop in

Visual arts and crafts drop in studio for adults who wish to learn to draw, paint or make things.
Nu Gen
22 Jan 2019 → 18 Jun 2019
Tuesdays, 5pm- 7pm
11+ yrs
Free

Creating artwork with a difference!
Music Classes: Fiddle
22 Jan 2019 → 18 Jun 2019
Tuesday Evenings
5+ yrs
£65 / £50 (Local links/ concessions) per 10 week block

Fancy learning to play an instrument? We run weekly Keyboard, Fiddle, Guitar and Drums classes for juniors and adults.
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Music Classes: Drums
24 Jan 2019 → 20 Jun 2019
Thursday Evenings
5+ yrs
£65 / £50 (Local links/ concessions) per 10 week block

Fancy learning to play an instrument? We run weekly Keyboard, Fiddle, Guitar and Drums classes for juniors and adults.
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Platform Singers
11 Jan 2019 → 26 Apr 2019
Fridays, 4pm
All ages
Free

Our newly established community choir is back for 2019 and we are looking for members of all ages and abilities to get involved.
Saturday Art Club
26 Jan 2019 → 22 Jun 2019
Weekly
4 - 11yrs
Free

A playful and creative art session that gives young artists the chance to draw, paint, make and get creative with new friends.
Performer Opportunities | Platform Young Company
23 Feb 2019 → 16 Mar 2019
Sat 23 Feb & Sat 16 Mar, 1pm - 3:30pm
16 - 25 yrs


Open Recruitment Workshops for anyone aged 16 – 25 years to join Platform Young Company, a performance collective based at Platform.
Culture Cafe
13 Jan 2019 → 22 Dec 2019
Sun 12pm- 2pm
All ages
Free, drop in

Culture Café is our fun way to spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon!
Crypto-Knitting Circles
13 Mar 2019
Wed 13 March & Wed 15 May, 12pm
18 + yrs
FREE

Two creative workshops led by artists Ailie Rutherford and Bettina Nissen
Summer Festivals 2019
20 Jul 2019 → 28 Jul 2019
Sat 20 & Sun 28 July
All ages
Free

Live music, food & market stalls, kids activities and inflatables are just a few of the attractions on offer at our annual summer festivals days.