If you have secured a venue already, you will know where you are performing.  If you do not have a venue, here are some places that regularly host WEF events, and you can approach them directly.

 

Regular Venues

BREL, Ashton Lane  – adult rock music, singer-songwriters, jazz, world music. (Ruth McIntosh 0141 342 4966 - brelmanager@googlemail.com)

COLLEGE OF PIPING, 16 Otago Street. Nice small modern hall (100).  Small scale concerts.  Contact : Caitlyn Houston at Piper’s Tryst on  0141 353 5551

COTTIERS, 93 Hyndland Street. 160 seat theatre. Contact David Robertson- david@cottiers.com  or 0141 357 5825

WEBSTERS THEATRE (formerly Lansdowne Church)   Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge (Contact David Robertson- david@cottiers.com  or 0141 357 5825

DWA STUDIOS, (Dance With Attitude), 1120 South Street, Whiteinch – Karen Pasi 0141 581 3401.  Lively dance space with café.  All dance styles. Wonderful tapas bar. 

HILLHEAD LIBRARY – talks, exhibitions, poetry, authors, children’s events.   Contact Steven Millar at Glasgow City Council on 0141 276 1617 or steven.millar@glasgowlife.org.uk.  Also other local libraries (Maryhill, Whiteinch, Partick etc.)

HILTON GROSVENOR HOTEL, 1 Grosvenor Terrace including BeGIN. (0141 339 8811)

KIBBLE PALACE, Botanic Gardens.  Contact General Manager    Ewen Donaldson (0141 276 1614)

KELVINGROVE ART GALLERIES - Contact Andy Cudden or Gordon Fergusson, Glasgow Life 0141 276 9599 or museums@glasgowlife.org.uk

CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH church, Queen’s Cross – Lovely atmospheric church for concerts, talks, dance. New concert grand piano!   Also with small hall.  Contact Dylan Paterson (0141 946 6600). 

MITCHELL Theatre, North Street, G3 7DN  0141 287 2999.

ORAN MOR, top of Byres Road – all music: folk, jazz, world, blues. Also theatre. Contact Oran Mor events dept on 0141 357 6200 for enquiries.  Creon Brock for Venue (downstairs) cap 450 standing. 290 seated. 

St MARY’S CATHEDRAL, 300 Great Western Road, G4 9JB at Kelvinbridge.  Splendid church with strong musical programme.   Contact Dr Frikki Walker, Head of Music (0141 339 6691)

The STAND Comedy Club, 333 Woodlands Road- 0141 212 3389 or admin@thestand.co.uk

SWG3.  Brilliant multi-purpose building next railway arches and Expressway in G3.  Gallery, performance space. Host to bands, comedy, club nights, poetry.  Contact info@swg3.tv or 0141 337 1731.

KELVINGROVE BANDSTAND. Now open for business Venue hire number (Glasgow Life): 0141 353 8050 or email venuehire@glasgowlife.org.uk

 

University of Glasgow

CONCERT HALL, University of Glasgow, University Avenue.  (Anne Cumberland at Music Dept 0141 330 4092)

GLASGOW UNIVERSITY CHAPEL, University Avenue.  (Chaplaincy Centre 0141 330 4160)

GLASGOW UNIVERSITY UNION, 32 University Avenue.  Contact Gemma Higgins 0141 339 8697.  Closed Sundays.

HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY and Museum:  quality University collections in refurbished gallery suitable for small events eg: classical music.  (0141 330 4221 or 330 5431)

QUEEN MARGARET UNION, University Gardens. Good space for bands, 800 capacity standing. Good lighting and PA rig.  (Alice Talloner 0141 339 9784)

GILMOREHILL G12 (University theatre) – closed down in winter 2010. Unfortunately no longer available.  

 

Churches and Church Halls

HILLHEAD BAPTIST CHURCH, Cresswell Street – well-used local church and hall but currently closed for rebuilding work. 0141 339 1588

BROOMHILL HYNDLAND PARISH, 81 Hyndland Road - 0141-334-2540 or email info@broomhillhyndlandchurch.org

KELVINSIDE HILLHEAD, Observatory Road / Saltoun Street   Inez McIntyre, Halls Convener 0141 942 5143

KELVIN STEVENSON Memorial Church, Belmont Street- 0141 339 1750

PARTICK TRINITY Church, 20 Lawrence Street, G11.  0141 576 7149

PARTICK SOUTH, 259 Dumbarton Road  0141 339 8816

St BRIDE’S EPISCOPAL, 69 Hyndland Road  0141 334 1401

St Luke’s - GREEK Orthodox Cathedral of St Luke’s, 27 Dundonald Road  0141 339 7368

St PETER’S R C Church, 46 Hyndland Street  0141 357 5772

St SILAS Church, 69 Park Road, Woodlands - 0141 337 2276

St SIMON’s, 33 Partick Bridge Str, G11 6PQ  0141 339 7618

SOUTH PARK Church, 69 Dumbarton Road 0141 579 5561

WELLINGTON Church, 77 University Avenue, opp University main gates - 0141 339 0454

 

Educational establishments

GLASGOW KELVIN COLLEGE, 27 Broomhill Avenue and 19 Hatfield Drive (0141 357 3969)

CLEVEDEN Secondary School facilities- 0141 353 8050 or communityletting@glasgowlife.org.uk

GLASGOW ACADEMY, Colebrooke Street, off GWR at Kelvinbridge (0141 334 8558)

HIGH SCHOOL OF GLASGOW, 637 Crow Road, (0141 959 1154)

HILLHEAD High School - 0141 353 8050 or communityletting@glasgowlife.org.uk

HYNDLAND Secondary School, incl. Lecture Theatre- 0141 353 8050 or communityletting@glasgowlife.org.uk

NORTH KELVIN COLLEGE, west end campus, Hotspur Street  0141 630 5166.

KELVINSIDE ACADEMY, 33 Kirklee Road (Gilchrist Hall)  0141 357 3376

HILLHEAD Primary School, Gibson Street / Otago Street- 0141 353 8050 or communityletting@glasgowlife.org.uk

 

BARS AND LICENSED PREMISES

DRAM!, 232 Woodlands Road, G3 6ND (0141 332 1622)

JINTY McGUINTY’s, Ashton Lane. Acoustic venue. (0141 339 0747).

The LANSDOWNE BAR, 7a Lansdowne Crescent, (0141 334 4653)

The LISMORE, 206 Dumbarton Road.  Folk music incl outdoors at weekends during WEF . (0141 576 0102)

MUNRO’S, 185 Great Western Road.  Regular acoustic venue: (0141 332 0972).

The THREE JUDGES, 141 Dumbarton Road, Partick Cross.  Jazz. Acoustic. (0141 337 3055)

UBIQUITOUS Chip, Ashton Lane : can offer a variety of spaces within a multifaceted building to suit various events- 0141 334 5007

HILLHEAD BOOKCLUB, 17 Vinicombe Street  (0141 576 1700)

The RECORD FACTORY, 16 Byres Road,  G11 5RD (0141 334 8888)

SIEMPRE Bicycle Café, 162 Dumbarton Road, G11 6XE (0141 334 2385)  Contact Charlotte Caldow - charlotte@siemprebicyclecafe.com

Miscellaneous

ALLIANCE FRANCAISE, 2 Park Circus, G3.  Refurbished hall with seats for 80.  Good for talks or very small scale performance.   Building shared with Goethe Institut.  (Phone 0141 331 4080).

BOTANIC GARDENS, Great Western Road.  Contact General Manager Ewen Donaldson  (0141 276 1614)

CALTON BINGO Club, 201 Dumbarton Road  (0141 339 8812)

The COACH HOUSE, Belmont Lane.  (0141 334 6888)

COMMUNITY CENTRAL HALL, 292 Maryhill Road, 0141 331 7676  (Jackie)    Large hall upstairs, Seats 300 on raked seating with stage.

The HIDDEN LANE, off 1103 Argyle Street – (0141 564 1363)

HYNDLAND Bowling Club, Queensborough Gardens  (0141 339 4766)

Novar Drive Community Centre- 0141 334 1002

PARTICK ANNEXE, 9a Stewartville Street – lively local community centre. Two small halls.  (0141 357 6747).

PARTICK BURGH HALLS, 9 Burgh Hall Street, off Dumbarton Road.  City Council owned and controlled.  Venue hire number: 0141 353 8050 or email
gl.publichalls@glasgowlife.org.uk

PARTICK LIBRARY, 305 Dumbarton Road (0141 352 4119)

MANSFIELD GALLERY, 5 Hyndland Street   (0141 342 4124)

RIVERSIDE MUSEUM, Partick (Contact Glasgow Life  0141 287 9867)

The TALL SHIP, Finnieston.  Unusual venue on the river behind Riverside Museum.  Very nice room suitable for music, ceilidhs.  0141 222 2513 or 0141 357 3699

MONTGOMERY’S CAFE, 9 Radnor Street (0141 357 1666)

WILLOWBANK Bowling Club, 36 Dowanside Road G12 9DW 0141 357 3456

HUGHENDEN RUGBY CLUB: major refurbishment of pavilion to incorporate refurbished rooms (one seats 80, one about 100.)  Music.  Licensed bars.  Café Source Too.  Contact Tom Laurie 0141 959 4025

WESTERN BATHS, Cranworth Street, G12  -  0141 576 0294

WEST OF SCOTLAND CRICKET GROUND, Peel Street : licensed bar plus performing space.  Seats 90-100.  Also possible use of outdoor areas.   Contact: Alistair McPhee 0141 276 9911

WOODEND TENNIS CLUB, 30 Chamberlain Road, G13 1QE – regular acoustic music nights.   Contact Alan.  (soundsinthesuburbs@hotmail.co.uk)

 

Also outside (open-air) venues

CHILDREN’S GARDEN, Botanic Gardens

HOLYROOD PLEASURE GARDENS

HUGHENDEN SPORTS CLUB

KELVINGROVE PARK

VINICOMBE STREET - pedestrianised piazza

MANSFIELD PARK, off Dumbarton Road, Partick

STATION PARK, Hyndland Road

For more info or potential contacts please speak to Michael Dale, Festival Director 0141 341 0844 or email info@westendfestival.co.uk