Barras Art And Design Centre

Barras Art And Design Centre

About Barras Art And Design Centre

54 Calton Entry, Glasgow East End G40 2SB
01412262265
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Barras Art and Design (BAaD) is a venue, a studio, a retail space and a creative hub - bringing an eclectic mix of creative talents under one roof. It is a unique building in Glasgow with a spectacular covered courtyard with glazed roof supported on pink steel arches that fits a variety of requirements.

As an events venue it has a range of functions from drama classes and plays, bands, club, football and games nights, exhibitions, fashion and gallery shows as well as banquets and guest talks.

Barras Art and Design is located at Calton Entry just behind the famous Glasgow Barrowlands and it's only a 5 minutes walk from Argyle St in the city centre of Glasgow. The venue has its own events listing, but is also available for private hire.

A’Challtainn


A’Challtainn (pronounced A Cawl Tain, Gaelic for Calton, meaning “the hazel wood”) is a restaurant and cocktail bar in the heart of BAaD at the Barras. Serving the finest Scottish fish and shellfish, alongside carefully crafted meat and vegetarian dishes.

The fish and shellfish used at A’Challtain is sourced with the team from Glasgow’s famous Fish Plaice in Saltmarket, using their expert knowledge to ensure the best offerings from the sea reach diners plates.

The Courtyard


The courtyard is the focal point at Barras Art and Design this space is light and welcoming. The large open space lends itself well to showcase a wide variety of internal and external events. Reinforcing Glasgow's position as one of Europe's most exciting cities, A’Challtainn brings something truly unique and special to the table; a thoroughly contemporary venue dedicated to Glasgow's rich culinary landscape, with roots embedded in the city's rich history.

The BAaD courtyard will be a busy addition to Glasgow event calendar featuring amongst others vintage markets, art exhibitions, pop up shops, large scale events, street food markets, music gigs, theatre productions and craft fairs.

The Outdoor Yard


The Outdoor Yard at BAaD2 has a number of containers and space which are perfect for outdoor and semi outdoor events. Whatever the Glasgow weather the yard is perfect for eating, drinking and shopping. A creative space for creative ideas this space can be hired as part of the main space at BAaD or independently. Get in touch to discuss your event.

Markets & Shops


The space at BAaD is complimented by a variety of independent shops and co-working spaces. This small community includes a record label and shop, upholsterer, publishers, dressmaker and craft workshop. The shops are an integral part of the Courtyard space and the public are encouraged to take time to explore the spaces. Some shops join BAaD on a pop up basis whereas some are becoming more permanent features, creating an every changing hive of activity and creativity. If you wish to apply for a shop space get in touch to discuss.

Upcoming Events at Barras Art And Design Centre

BAaD Style Market

BAaD Style Market

21st October 2018
The BAaD Style Market features a whole host of cool creatives and stylish stalls under the large fully heated atrium, there is no better place to be on a Sunday!
Introduction to Sewing (make a tote bag and cushion!)

Introduction to Sewing (make a tote bag and cushion!)

28th October 2018
Join Bearly Ginger for their Introduction to Sewing workshop, perfect for complete beginners to the sewing world or anyone looking to refresh their skills!
Make Your Own Wide Leg Trousers

Make Your Own Wide Leg Trousers

1st November 2018 - 8th November 2018
No need to buy the latest trends from the high street - Barely Ginger are going to teach you how to make your own wide leg trousers with elasticated waistband!
Make Your Own Sweatshirt

Make Your Own Sweatshirt

6th November 2018 - 13th November 2018
Bearly Ginger's sweatshirt class will give you a great introduction to using stretch fabrics and you'll leave with a soft, cosy sweatshirt and in a size of your choice - perfect for the winter months!
Introduction to Pattern Cutting

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

9th November 2018
Join Bearly Ginger for their Introduction to Pattern Cutting workshop, this is the perfect class for complete beginners at pattern cutting!
BAaD Style Market

BAaD Style Market

18th November 2018
The BAaD Style Market features a whole host of cool creatives and stylish stalls under the large fully heated atrium, there is no better place to be on a Sunday!
Introduction to Pattern Cutting

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

28th November 2018
Join Bearly Ginger for their Introduction to Pattern Cutting workshop, this is the perfect class for complete beginners at pattern cutting!
Introduction to Pattern Cutting

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

29th November 2018
Join Bearly Ginger for their Introduction to Pattern Cutting workshop, this is the perfect class for complete beginners at pattern cutting!
A Vegan Connections Christmas

A Vegan Connections Christmas

9th December 2018
Vegan Connections returns this Christmas under a new roof to bring you a Vegan Christmas Market with a whole load of Scottish heart!
BAaD Style Market

BAaD Style Market

16th December 2018
The BAaD Style Market features a whole host of cool creatives and stylish stalls under the large fully heated atrium, there is no better place to be on a Sunday!
Frozen Sing-A-Long: Christmas Special

Frozen Sing-A-Long: Christmas Special

22nd December 2018
BAaD have added a Christmas screening of Sing-A-Long Frozen to their pop up cinema schedule to celebrate Christmas 2018 in style!

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