Venue

A map to the Tramway
25 Albert Drive
Glasgow
G41 2PE
0845 330 3501

Box Office Opening Hours:
Mon to Sat 10:00 - 20:00
Sun 12:00 - 17:00

Building Opening Hours:
Mon to Sat 09:30 - 20:00
Sun 12:00 - 18:00

Travel

Train

Tramway is only 3 minutes by train from Glasgow Central Station. Take the train to Pollokshields East Station. Trains run approximately every 10 minutes. For further information go to the Traveline Scotland website or call 0871 200 22 33.

Bus

Tramway: From Jamaica Street to Pollokshaws Road (hop off at the junction with Albert Drive): you can take these buses - numbers 22, 23, 29, 38, 38A, 47A, 45, 57. The 59 travels from Charing Cross to Albert Drive. The 66, 44, 12 and 5 run along Victoria Road (get off at Eglinton Toll, Tramway is a 2 minute walk along Pollokshaws Road from there).

Underground

Tramway: The nearest underground station is Shields Road, a twenty minute walk away.

Road

Tramway: The M8 runs through the city, connecting north with the M80 and south with the M74 and M77. Exit at Juntion 20 onto Cook Street and turn right at the main road into Eglinton Street. Continue up Eglinton Street which becomes Pollokshaws Road for approx ¾ of a mile and turn right into Albert Drive at St Ninian’s Church. There is usually some on street parking available.

Arika would encourage you to travel by foot, bicycle or public transport whereever possible

Air

Glasgow International Airport is the closest airport to the city centre. Some main operators that fly into Glasgow International are Easy Jet, Fly Globespan, KLM, British Airways, Flybe, BMI.

The easiest way to get into the city centre from Glasgow International is by bus:
Service 500 (First Group) - Services run roughly every 15 minutes and journey time from airport to the bus station is 25 minutes.
Service 747 (First Group) - Services run roughly every 20 minutes and journey time from airport to the bus station is 55 minutes.

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is further away from the city centre. The main operator that flies into Glasgow Prestwick is Ryanair, from a variety of European locations.

The easiest way to get into the city centre from Glasgow Prestwick is by train. The railway station is accessible by a covered walkway to/from the airport. The service runs between 0548 - 2308 Monday - Saturday (every 30 minutes) and between 0850 – 2307 Sunday. The journey takes 50 minutes and terminates at Glasgow Central station. All passengers traveling to and from the airport receive 50% discount on the standard fare. Passengers joining the train at Glasgow Prestwick Airport are required to show their official flight confirmation and photo id to the train conductor when buying their ticket (there is no ticketing office at Prestwick Airport).

There are also bus services from Prestwick Airport. Service X77 (Stagecoach) - Services are regular and journey time from airport to Buchanan Street bus station is 50 minutes. Service X99 - This service offers passengers, who arrive on late evening flights outwith public transport times, a direct service between the airport and Glasgow. Passengers are strongly recommended to pre-book tickets online.

Access

If there is anything we can do to make it easier for you to attend any of these events, please get in touch by emailing info@arika.org.uk or calling 0131 556 0878.

Tramway has level access from the street to Tramway 1, 2, 4 and 5. On this level is also the Cafe Bar and the outside space of the Hidden Gardens and lift access to the Studio, Tramway 1 Balcony. Tramway welcomes assistance dogs and has wheelchair accesible toilet facilities.

All films are subtitled.

All performances and conversations are British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted except TLRS, a predominantly musical event, which can have its spoken elements BSL interpreted upon request. Specific workshops can BSL interpreted upon request.

All performances and conversations will have live subtitling, which involves the verbatim transcription of dialogue into text form as it is spoken, at up to 240 words per minute. The text will is displayed as captions on a screen within the space. Live subtitling at Episode 7 is provided by Stagetext.

Park & Tina’s workshops are BSL interpreted and will have live subtitling.

Where to stay

Glasgow has a variety of hotels and accomodation to suit most requirements and budgets. The weekend of Episode 7 is a busy one however in the Glasgow calendar, so we'd recommend booking something in advance. For general info you can use the Visit Scotland website or call them on 0845 850 1006 or +44 (0)131 524 2121 if you are calling from outside the UK.

If you are looking for a hostel, the Euro Hostel is centrally located and close to Central Station. In terms of budget hotels, we have used The Sandyford Hotel in Kelvingrove previously and is recommended.