Venues

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

Map of Kinning Park, Glasgow
43 Cornwall Street
Glasgow
G41 1BA
A map of the location of Many Studios at 3 Ross Street
3 Ross Street
The Barras
Glasgow
G1 5AR
0141 573 9515

Travel

TRAIN and UNDERGROUND

Tramway is serviced by the Scotrail Station at Pollokshields East. Trains run there from Glasgow's Central Station over a 5 minute journey. There are 4 trains an hour Monday to Saturday and 3 trains per hour on a Sunday. There is a large flight of stairs with handrails connecting the platforms to the street. Visit www.scotrail.co.uk for details or check out this wee time lapse video we made of how to get to Tramway from the Station - http://bit.ly/TWStr

Kinning Park Complex can be reached by underground, being located just across the road from the Kinning Park underground station. There are two flights of stairs that connect the concourse and the platforms.

KPC is the three-storey red-sandstone building with big windows, on the right-hand side of the smaller white prefab nursery building. The entrance is around the back.

For further information on local railway routes go to the Traveline Scotland website.

BUS

To Tramway - First Bus run services to Pollokshaws Road adjacent to Tramway from Union Street in Glasgow's city centre. Visitors should board any of the following bus numbers which run every 10 minutes: 3, 38, 57, 57A. Visit www.firstgroup.com for details. Plus check out this wee time lapse video we've made that shows how to get to Tramway from the south bound bus stop on Pollockshaws Road - http://bit.ly/TWStreet2

To Kinning Park Complex - KPC is at the end of Cornwall Street, off Paisley Road West, which is a main bus route. Please check bus company timetables for details. Buses along Paisley Road West include: Arriva – 36, 36E, 38, 38E; McGills – 38; First – 9, N9, 54, 54c, 56, 56a, 90, 121, 153. Coming from either direction, the bus stop outside the District Bar is the easiest landmark. From the Paisley direction, Cornwall Street is the second right in front of you. From Glasgow city centre it is the second right behind you.

On Paisley Road West the corner of Cornwall Street is marked by the Bellrock Bar and on the opposite side of Paisley Road West by the Grapes Bar.

ROAD AND BIKE

For travelling by road to 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.

Kinning Park Complex is close to cycle routes and accessible by bike from many parts of the city.  They also have covered bike parking spaces for your bike when you arrive.

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.
Glasgow Airport Express Service 500 - Services run roughly every 15 minutes and journey time from airport to the bus station is 25 minutes.
Visit the Glasgow International website for more details.

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.
Visit the Glasgow Prestwick website for more details.

 

Access

If you’d like to come but something makes that difficult for you, or if you have questions about what events might suit, we would love to hear from you. Please get in touch with Arika and we will try our best to help – info@arika.org.uk or 0131 556 0878.

Seating

If queuing is difficult for you or you have particular seating needs, either let us know in advance by emailing info@arika.org.uk or check in at the Arika Desk in the Tramway foyer on the day and we will make sure you can get a seat to the event you wish to attend.

Venue Accessibility

Tramway and Many Studios have step free access to their public and performance spaces. Kinning Park Complex has step free access to their Ground Floor hall while their Upstairs space can only be accessed via two large flights of stairs with handrails.

Tramway have two gender-neutral single-occupant wheelchair accessible facilities available in the main foyer and one in their quieter upper foyer. In addition, for the duration of the Episode, the two larger toilet blocks on the ground floor will be open to all to use, regardless of gender. The toilet blocks on the first floor will remain gender specific.

Kinning Park Complex have two public toilet blocks, both with single stall toilets. During our Party & Fundraiser both toilet blocks will be available for everyone to use.

For more access details about Tramway please visit www.bit.ly/TramwayAccess. We are also preparing photographic descriptions of the area around the venues, to indicate drop downs and the general street environment. If you would like a copy of this please email info@arika.org.uk.

Quiet Spaces/Calmer Corners

We will create two Calmer Corners at the Tramway. One in the Cafe Mezzanine that will be open during the enitre Episode and the other in the upstairs Studio at Tramway open during the following times: Thurs 7 –11pm, Sat 5 – 10.30pm, Sun 2 – 10.30pm. These spaces will have comfy seating, mid level lighting, games, stims, ear defenders and drawing materials. This is a space for anyone who needs to chill out a bit, especially if they're feeling overwhelmed. It's designed around the needs of autistic people, but everyone is welcome.

BSL

The following events will be British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted by Jo Ross and others.  

Thu 16 - The Motion of LightSat 18 - Future Justice in the Present, Sat 18 - Speech Captions Body Language, Sun 19 - Discourse or Intercourse: Group ActionSun 19 - Sex, Work, Justice.

If you would like to attend other events, and require BSL interpretation we will try to make that happen. Please contact us, with as much notice as possible, on info@arika.org.uk to arrange.

Captioning - STTR

The following events will have Stage to Text Reporting, provided by Stage Text.  

Thu 16 - The Motion of LightSat 18 - Future Justice in the Present, Sat 18 - Speech Captions Body Language, Sun 19 - Discourse or Intercourse: Group Action, Sun 19 - Sex, Work, Justice, Sun 19 - Public Sex.

This involves the verbatim transcription of dialogue into text form as it is spoken live. Text is displayed as captions on a screen within the space.

Content Notes

This Episode will involve improvised conversations and events whose content cannot be predicted. There could be topics or images that come up that some might find explicit or upsetting. Where we already know that this might be the case, we have noted this in the event listings. We’ll also make announcements, where appropriate. If you have any questions or concerns – speak to someone at the Arika Desk.

Where to stay

Glasgow has a variety of hotels and accomodation to suit most requirements and budgets and we'd recommend booking something in advance. For availability and info check the Visit Scotland website.

If you are looking for a hotel, we will be using the Novotel and have previously used The LorneThe Sandyford and The Argyll. For hostels we also recommend the Euro Hostel which is centrally located and close to Central Station.

If you would like to stay with a local, email us on info@arika.org.uk and we can put a shout out on social media for space.