Outskirts 2018

Outskirts, Platform's annual celebration of cross art form experimentation returns on April 28th with an impressive line-up!

Outskirts 2018

About Outskirts 2018

Platform’s annual Outskirts Festival returns to the venue on Saturday 28 April 2018 bringing together the best in music, performance and visual art. Running from 3.30pm till late, Platform’s festival of multi art-form experimentation features a vibrant programme of events to intrigue, excite and inspire.

Outskirts 2018 will feature the likes of: Oliver Pitt (Golden Teacher) and Barry Burns (Radiophrenia Glasgow), James Kelman and Tom Leonard, introduced by Joey Simons, Jessica Ramm, Henry Coombes, Love Unlimited, Breakfast MUFF, KOR Records, Brigid Mae Power, Anna Porubcansky produced by Company of Wolves, Sarah Hopfinger, Laurie Brown plus more!

We are so excited to launch the full programme with our media partners, The Skinny and on our website which you can access here www.platform-online.co.uk/whats-on/event/417

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Outskirts 2018 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Fòcas: Document

Fòcas: Document

10th August 2018 - 9th September 2018
Indian and Scottish artists make new lens-based work that explores their world as global citizens, catch it at Platform Glasgow!
Liquid Sky

Liquid Sky

7th September 2018
LIQUID SKY explores the interface between sonic art and aerial circus, within a laser light scenography - part of Braw Circus Festival by Aerial Edge!
Ringside

Ringside

7th September 2018 - 8th September 2018
Ringside is an intimate one on one aerial performance made for your eyes only, catch it at Platform Glasgow as part of the Braw Circus Festival by Aerial Edge!
To Be The Best Too

To Be The Best Too

8th September 2018
To Be The Best Too is a story inspired by Anthony Gatto and how he became ‘The World’s Greatest Juggler’, catch it at Platform Glasgow as part of the Braw Circus Festival by Aerial Edge!
Heroes

Heroes

8th September 2018
All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre present a brand new show looking at the cult of celebrity at Platform Glasgow as part of the Braw Circus Festival by Aerial Edge!
Between The Lines

Between The Lines

8th September 2018
Between The Lines is a contemporary circus show grounded in dance and physical performance, catch it at Platform Glasgow as part of the Braw Circus Festival by Aerial Edge!
Tiger

Tiger

21st September 2018
A troubled family’s world turns upside down when a tiger visits, catch Barrowland Ballet's insightful story of family relationships at Platform Glasgow on September 21st!
Tiger Tale

Tiger Tale

22nd September 2018
It’s chaotic, it’s dangerous but brilliantly fun... catch Barrowland Ballet's Tiger Tale at Platform Glasgow on September 22nd!
No Show

No Show

27th September 2018
What do you expect when you go to the circus? The greatest show on earth? No Show at Platform Glasgow on September 27th joyously and heartbreakingly reveals what lies hidden beneath the showmanship!
Martha

Martha

8th October 2018
Catherine Wheels Theatre Company return to Platform Glasgow with Martha, an original story about friendship created by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood!
Colin James Tennant: Easterhouse on Film

Colin James Tennant: Easterhouse on Film

9th October 2018
Photographer and filmmaker Colin James Tennant met and collaborated with a number of older Easterhouse residents to produce Easterhouse on Film, featuring stories of people living in the East End.
The Hidden

The Hidden

10th October 2018 - 13th October 2018
The Hidden is a dramatic interactive experience for small groups of secondary school pupils and families, join in the adventure at Platform Glasgow this October!
Art Factory Exhibition

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10th October 2018 - 28th October 2018
Platform Glasgow's Art Factory Group present an exhibition of vibrant art works between the 10th and 28th of October!
Autumn Big Band Tea Dance

Autumn Big Band Tea Dance

11th October 2018 - 12th October 2018
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W-hat About?

W-hat About?

13th October 2018
W-hat About? is a brand new show for children 4+ and their families! Catch it Platform Glasgow this October!
A Disappearing Act

A Disappearing Act

23rd October 2018 - 24th October 2018
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SWITCH 2018

SWITCH 2018

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To celebrate Travelling Gallery’s 40th anniversary, Gordon Douglas will build a site specific installation at Platform Glasgow!
Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

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Ayes in Your Head is an exhibition bringing together drawings and paintings by award-winning film-maker and visual artist, Henry Coombes and collaborator, Marcella McIntosh.
Eastern Promise

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Flutter

Flutter

1st December 2018 - 5th December 2018
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Black Beauty

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18th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
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