The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow

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Contact Information

121 Renfield Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 3AX
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01413321846
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Opening Hours

Mondays: 10am - 6pm
Wednesdays: 10am - 6pm
Fridays: 10am - 8.30pm
Sundays: Closed
Tuesdays: 10am - 6pm
Thursdays: 10am - 6pm
Saturdays: 10am - 12am
The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow
About The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow

It's great for comedy. It's great for music. It's great for variety. It's great for you! The Pavilion Theatre is Glasgow's favourite variety theatre.

Designed by Bertie Crewe for Thomas Barrasford, the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow opened at the corner of Renfield Street and Renfrew Street, Glasgow on the 29 February, 1904. It was regarded as luxurious for its time with its decor being described by the owners as "pure Louis XV". An electrically operated sliding roof ensured good ventilation.

Performances in the early days were mainly variety, melodrama and pantomime. Many of the leading music hall artistes of the period appeared at the Pavilion, including Marie Lloyd, Little Tich, Harry Lauder, Florrie Forde, Will Fyffe, Sarah Bernhardt and a then unknown Charlie Chaplin.

Since the 1930s, the Pavilion began to host pantomimes with top name stars of the Scottish variety scene, such as Harry Gordon and Dave Willis. In more recent times it has produced plays, such as 'The Sash' and 'The Steamie'.

The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow is now the only privately run theatre in Scotland and one of a few unsubsidised independent theatres left in Britain.

It remains one of the treasures of Glasgow, a genuine variety theatre, showing varied shows with literally something for everyone.

We are literally a 30 second walk from Buchanan Street Bus Station, less than 5 minutes walk from Queen Street Station and Central train stations and Buchanan Street Underground station. Also a number of buses stop right outside our door and there is a taxi rank in Renfield Street right outside.
There is on-street parking around the theatre and a number of multi-story carparks within a very short distance of the theatre, the local area is well served with a number of excellent restaurants and bars.

Upcoming Events at The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow

Stand By Me: The Ben-E King & Drifters Revue

Stand By Me: The Ben-E King & Drifters Revue

29 September 2016
Don't miss Stand By Me: The Ben-E King & Drifters Revue at the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow on September 29th!
Jerry Sadowitz

Jerry Sadowitz

30 September 2016
Expect highly offensive stand-up and sleight of hand skills from Jerry Sadowitz! at The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow!
Talon - The Best of the Eagles

Talon - The Best of the Eagles

01 October 2016
The worlds definitive Eagles tribute show, Talon, come to the Glasgow Pavilion Theatre this October!
The Real Glesga Dance Mums

The Real Glesga Dance Mums

05 October 2016 - 15 October 2016
The Real Glesga Dance Mums is an outrageous and hilarious new show coming to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow in October!
T.Rextasy - ‘I Love to Boogie’ Tour

T.Rextasy - ‘I Love to Boogie’ Tour

16 October 2016
‘Get it On’ when T.Rextasy play all of Bolan's biggest hits this October at the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow!
Jukebox Memories: The Teenage Years

Jukebox Memories: The Teenage Years

20 October 2016 - 22 October 2016
Relive those romantic teenage years and all the hits at The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow and Jukebox Memories!
Motown & Philadelphia on Tour

Motown & Philadelphia on Tour

23 October 2016
Roy G Hemmings award winning show, Motown & Philadelphia on Tour, comes to the Glasgow Pavilion on October 23rd!
Gordon Smith - Beyond Belief

Gordon Smith - Beyond Belief

24 October 2016
Hailed as one of the world's most accurate mediums this is your chance to join Gordon for an evening of mediumship!
Killer Queen

Killer Queen

28 October 2016
Killer Queen recreates the high energy, powerful phenomenon that was Queen live! Catch them at the Pavilion Glasgow!
JIMEÓIN - Renonsense Man

JIMEÓIN - Renonsense Man

29 October 2016
Don't miss an unforgettably hilarious evening of world-class stand-up at the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow with Jimeoin!
The Life & Music of Jim Reeves

The Life & Music of Jim Reeves

02 November 2016
Enjoy 'The Life & Music of Jim Reeves' starring Al Grant at The Pavilion Theatre on November 2nd!
Mike Denver

Mike Denver

10 November 2016
Don't miss 'Galway Boy' Mike Denver at the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow with support from Caitlin and Gerry Guthrie!
Sydney Devine

Sydney Devine

11 November 2016 - 12 November 2016
One of Scotland's most successful and unique performers returns to the Glasgow Pavilion this November!
Elfie’s Magical Adventure!

Elfie’s Magical Adventure!

24 November 2016 - 15 January 2017
Christmas starts early again this year at the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow with their panto Elfie’s Magical Adventure!
Alexander O’Neal

Alexander O’Neal

23 February 2017
Alexander O’Neal, One of RnB’s most iconic names, will perform at The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow on February 23rd!
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

02 March 2017
Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s ultimate homage to Fleetwood Mac, return to The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow!
Kevin Bloody Wilson

Kevin Bloody Wilson

31 March 2017
Don't miss your chance to see Australia’s most unique international comedy legend... Kevin Bloody Wilson!
Justin’s Party 2017

Justin’s Party 2017

06 April 2017
Are you ready to party? Because BAFTA award winning actor Justin Fletcher is coming to town and YOU are invited!
Leo Sayer - Live in Concert

Leo Sayer - Live in Concert

05 May 2017
British music legend Leo Sayer is returning to the UK for another series of concerts including a date in Glasgow!