The Scottish Poetry Slam Championships

Rhymers, rappers, ravers and rhapsodists from across Scotland will vie for the Scottish Poetry Slam Title at the Tron Theatre on January 12th!

The Scottish Poetry Slam Championships

About The Scottish Poetry Slam Championships

Live poetry competition where winners of poetry slams from across Scotland take part in the yearly final. Poets of passion, poets of anger, poets of beauty and wit vie for the title of Scottish Champion. Winner goes off with the prize money and the chance to represent our country in the World Series in Paris! Robin Cairns comperes.

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Other Events at Tron Theatre

Boo Hewerdine & Gustaf Ljunggren: Before

Boo Hewerdine & Gustaf Ljunggren: Before

24th January 2020
Before is a celebration of Boo Hewerdine & Gustaf Ljunggren's musical relationship, recorded using rare and unusual instruments!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

25th January 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Jock’s Jocks and Joe Aitken

Jock’s Jocks and Joe Aitken

25th January 2020
Jock's Jocks is an emotionally-charged 1 act musical play which pays tribute to the men of North East Scotland who fought in the Great War, catch it at the Tron Theatre as part of Celtic Connections.
Rob Roy (1922) with live music by David Allison

Rob Roy (1922) with live music by David Allison

26th January 2020
For Celtic Connections, the 1922 classic version of the Rob Roy MacGregor story will be screened along with a live soundtrack by multi-instrumentalist David Allison at the Tron Theatre!
Ewan McLennan and Support

Ewan McLennan and Support

30th January 2020
Ewan McLennan is one of the finest singer-songwriters and balladeers of his generation catch him at the Tron Theatre on January 30th as part of Celtic Connections!
Gnoss with Barry, Folan and McGowan

Gnoss with Barry, Folan and McGowan

31st January 2020
Orkney/Glasgow four-piece Gnoss showcase their highly-praised debut album, 2019’s Drawn From Deep Water with uilleann piper Leonard Barry, fiddler Declan Folan and guitarist Shane McGowan!
Annie Ebrel Quartet with Jean-Michel & Yvon Riou

Annie Ebrel Quartet with Jean-Michel & Yvon Riou

1st February 2020
Two of Brittany's foremost traditional acts – renowned Breton singer Annie Ebrel and Jean-Michel Veillon & guitarist Yvon Riou perform at the Tron Theatre as part of Celtic Connections!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

1st February 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Trajectories

Trajectories

6th February 2020 - 8th February 2020
Trajectories at the Tron Theatre is an ensemble piece showcasing the writings of the Tron Studio community company!
Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

6th February 2020 - 8th February 2020
Mark Thomas uses his trademark style of storytelling, stand-up, subversion and really, really, well researched material to try and find out how the hell we ended up in the middle of this sh*t show!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

8th February 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

11th February 2020 - 12th February 2020
Catch a wild and beautiful retelling of the classic story, The Secret Garden, at the Tron Theatre in February!
Trojan Horse

Trojan Horse

13th February 2020 - 15th February 2020
Trojan Horse follows the real life stories of Muslim teachers and governors who were accused of plotting extremism in Birmingham schools, catch it at the Tron Theatre in February!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

15th February 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
The Political History of Smack and Crack

The Political History of Smack and Crack

20th February 2020 - 22nd February 2020
The Political History of Smack and Crack at the Tron Theatre is an angry, funny love-song to a lost generation inspired by the playwright's own experience in jail and rehab.
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

22nd February 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Sunday Jazz

Sunday Jazz

23rd February 2020
Relax and enjoy chamber jazz of the highest quality at the Tron Theatre's regular Sunday Jazz sessions!
Daddy Drag

Daddy Drag

26th February 2020 - 29th February 2020
Still hot from its run at The Edinburgh Fringe, Leyla Josephine presents Daddy Drag at the Tron Theatre between the 26th and 29th February!
Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece

27th February 2020 - 29th February 2020
Following a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe and after winning the prestigious Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, the gripping hit about class, culture & appropriation makes its Glasgow debut!
The Seven Song Club

The Seven Song Club

28th February 2020
Enjoy an evening of live acoustic music at the Tron Theatre's Vic Bar with The Seven Song Club!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

29th February 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Maim

Maim

6th March 2020 - 14th March 2020
MAIM, meaning panic in Gàidhlig, is a call to arms - giving voice to the frustrations of the next generation who care deeply about the crisis facing their land and language.
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

7th March 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis

10th March 2020 - 21st March 2020
Franz Kafka's iconic, tragicomic novella, about a man who wakes one morning to find he has been transformed into a giant insect, is brought to life in this new adaptation!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

14th March 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Within Sight

Within Sight

19th March 2020 - 21st March 2020
Poet Ellen Renton's debut solo show, Within Sight confronts ableism within our society catch it at the Tron Theatre in March.
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

21st March 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Sunday Jazz

Sunday Jazz

22nd March 2020
Relax and enjoy chamber jazz of the highest quality at the Tron Theatre's regular Sunday Jazz sessions!
Jesus L’Oreal: Still Nailing It!

Jesus L’Oreal: Still Nailing It!

24th March 2020
Jesus L'Oreal, the ultimate lifestyle guru, is back with a high-octane hour of song, dance and interactive Jehovah's Fitness!
Chris McQueer: Runner

Chris McQueer: Runner

25th March 2020
From the award-winning author of Hings and HWFG comes a brand-new play for the Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2020!
John Hegley: Hegley’s Hop Scotch

John Hegley: Hegley’s Hop Scotch

26th March 2020
Actually devised for adults, but of interest to some nine year olds with reasonable attention spans, don't miss Hegley's Hop Scotch at the Tron Theatre!
Dane Baptiste: The Chocolate Chip

Dane Baptiste: The Chocolate Chip

27th March 2020
Dane Baptiste is back on international tour with a brand new stand-up show! Catch him at the Tron Theatre as part of the Glasgow Comedy Festival on March 27th!
The Seven Song Club

The Seven Song Club

27th March 2020
Enjoy an evening of live acoustic music at the Tron Theatre's Vic Bar with The Seven Song Club!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

28th March 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Tim Renkow Tries To Punch Down

Tim Renkow Tries To Punch Down

28th March 2020
Join Tim Renkow at the Tron Theatre as he tries to find a group that is off-limits and prove that he's not the bottom of the social ladder!
Ray Bradshaw: Deafinitely Baby

Ray Bradshaw: Deafinitely Baby

29th March 2020
Multi award-winning comedian Ray Bradshaw is returning to the Glasgow International Comedy Festival with Deafinitely Baby, catch him at the Tron Theatre on Sunday 29th March!
Don’t Stop Me Now

Don’t Stop Me Now

1st April 2020
The Flames return to the Tron Theatre with a new, full-length performance which takes artistic and thematic risks, and promises to challenge the taboos surrounding ageing!
Amsterdam

Amsterdam

2nd April 2020 - 4th April 2020
Don't miss the UK premiere of the strikingly original and audacious play, Amsterdam at the Tron Theatre in April!
NoMa

NoMa

3rd April 2020
Inspired by the rise of tyranny in Western Politics, this darkly comic and unnerving work-in-progress looks at a city being consumed by a new regime, NoMa.
Remember to Forget

Remember to Forget

9th April 2020 - 11th April 2020
Tron Youth Theatre Seniors present Remember to Forget... What would it take to stand up and speak out?
Thank You For Doing Nothing

Thank You For Doing Nothing

16th April 2020 - 18th April 2020
Thank You for Doing Nothing written by Josh Overton (Sunday Times Award Winner) is a comedy musical about climate change that you'll actually want to go out and see!
Outside Eyes

Outside Eyes

21st April 2020
Outside Eyes at the Tron is a curated scratch night presenting a selection of brand new ideas from live artists.
The Seven Song Club

The Seven Song Club

24th April 2020
Enjoy an evening of live acoustic music at the Tron Theatre's Vic Bar with The Seven Song Club!
The Spinners

The Spinners

24th April 2020 - 25th April 2020
The Spinners at the Tron Theatre is an exhilarating ride into myth and imagination from renowned Scottish director Al Seed and award-winning Australian choreographer and dancer Lina Limosani!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

25th April 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Sunday Jazz

Sunday Jazz

26th April 2020
Relax and enjoy chamber jazz of the highest quality at the Tron Theatre's regular Sunday Jazz sessions!
Ventoux

Ventoux

28th April 2020
Ventoux at the Tron Theatre is a restaging of the epic rivalry between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani on the fearsome Mont Ventoux in the 2000 Tour de France!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

2nd May 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

9th May 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

16th May 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Sunday Jazz

Sunday Jazz

24th May 2020
Relax and enjoy chamber jazz of the highest quality at the Tron Theatre's regular Sunday Jazz sessions!
The Seven Song Club

The Seven Song Club

29th May 2020
Enjoy an evening of live acoustic music at the Tron Theatre's Vic Bar with The Seven Song Club!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

30th May 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

6th June 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

13th June 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Tall & Tiny Tales

Tall & Tiny Tales

20th June 2020
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Sunday Jazz

Sunday Jazz

21st June 2020
Relax and enjoy chamber jazz of the highest quality at the Tron Theatre's regular Sunday Jazz sessions!
The Seven Song Club

The Seven Song Club

26th June 2020
Enjoy an evening of live acoustic music at the Tron Theatre's Vic Bar with The Seven Song Club!
Underwood Lane

Underwood Lane

2nd July 2020 - 18th July 2020
Brilliantly funny and packed with iconic songs from the late 50s, John Byrne's Underwood Lane has it all: style, fierce love rivalry, broken hearts, dodgy dealers, religion, sex and death!

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Jock’s Jocks and Joe Aitken
Jock’s Jocks and Joe Aitken
25th January 2020
Tron Theatre, Glasgow City Centre
Jock's Jocks is an emotionally-charged 1 act musical play which pays tribute to the men of North East Scotland who fought in the Great War, catch it at the Tron Theatre as part of Celtic Connections.
Meg
Meg
25th January 2020
Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, Glasgow West End
Meg by Poppy's Puppets is the true Scottish tale of how a girl from the borders got to marry the best lookin' laddie from Selkirk!
Tall & Tiny Tales
Tall & Tiny Tales
25th January 2020
Tron Theatre, Glasgow City Centre
Tall & Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions, especially for children four and under, held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
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