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

The Real Hoosewives fae Glesga

The Real Hoosewives fae Glesga

19 April 2017 - 29 April 2017
You've met the Housewives of Orange County, Beverly Hills and New York City – now it's Glesga's turn!
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!
Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus

Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus

06 May 2017
Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember at The Pavilion!
Totally Tina

Totally Tina

07 May 2017
Re-creating the look and feel of Ms Turner at her best, Totally Tina at the Pavilion Theatre is one spectacular show!
Jukebox Memories: Easy Listening

Jukebox Memories: Easy Listening

11 May 2017 - 13 May 2017
Jukebox Memories return to the Glasgow Pavilion with songs from the golden era of easy listening!
An Audience With John Hartson & Chris Sutton

An Audience With John Hartson & Chris Sutton

15 May 2017
Two Celtic legends grace the stage at the Pavilion Theatre to talk about their brilliant careers and playing days!
Remembering Fred

Remembering Fred

19 May 2017
Strictly Come Dancing stars, Aljaz and Janette bring their ‘Remembering Fred’ tour to the Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow!
Beatlemania

Beatlemania

20 May 2017
The authoritative Beatles live concert show, Beatlemania, is coming to The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow in May!
The Johnny Cash Roadshow

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

21 May 2017
The Johnny Cash Roadshow at the Glasgow Pavilion is a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener!
Joe Longthorne in Concert

Joe Longthorne in Concert

24 June 2017
Catch Joe Longthorne one of this country's finest vocalists and live performers at The Pavilion Theatre!
The Wizard of Never Woz

The Wizard of Never Woz

30 November 2017 - 14 January 2018
The Wizard of Never Woz at The Pavilion Theatre promises to be the BEST family panto in town!