“An industrial cathedral that connects art with humanity…It’s real, it speaks of the city’s history, it speaks of Glasgow” - Peter Brook Tramway is Scotland’s internationally acclaimed venue for contemporary visual and performing art. This reputation is founded upon our commitment to the presentation of the most innovative work by Scottish and international artists. The very distinctive architecture, character and history of the venue itself have ensured that Tramway is a unique place to produce and experience the best in contemporary art. A hugely versatile and flexible space, 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. Tramway consists of two theatre spaces, two visual arts exhibitions spaces, upstairs participation studio, upper foyer exhibition space, and Café Bar.
Access from Albert Drive (Tramway's main entrance) is level and through one set of automated doors. The majority of Tramway's event spaces are located on ground level and access to all other levels is attained by a passenger lift which is fitted with information in Braille. Please contact Tramway prior to your visit if you have any additional requirements. Individual exhibitions and events may have specific access arrangements, please check the event pages for more details.
Individual exhibitions and events may have specific access arrangements, please check the event pages for more details. Tramway 1 is fitted with an infra-red system. These can be used for audio described performances and to amplify sound. Please ask at reception if you would like to use this equipment. Tramway 4 and the Box Office have a hard wire loop system, please set your hearing aid to 'T'. Browse Aloud facility is available on the Glasgow Life website. For an online virtual tour, visit http://tours.glasgowlife.org.uk/venue/tramway/
Ground Level – 2 in main foyer. Toilet One is 2m x 2m, with baby change facility. Toilet Two is 1.9m x 1.7m. Mezzanine Level – Toilet is 2m x 1.5m Upper Level – Toilet is 1.9m x 1.5m All these toilets have level access, handrails, alarm cords and easy turn taps and locks.
The on-site staff will give advice and, where appropriate, practical assistance. Box Office and events staff will give advice at time of booking or enquiry.
Assistance dog facilities
Assistance dog exercise facilities
There are no on site exercise facilities but Queens Park is within a fifteen minute walk from the venue.
Other assistance dog facilities
Assistance dogs are welcome at Tramway.
The venue says it has...
- Audio Described
- Carer Discount
- Dedicated Seating
- Disabled Access
- IR Induction Loop
- Induction Loop
- Large Print
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