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

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!
The Real Glesga Dance Mums

The Real Glesga Dance Mums

08 February 2017 - 18 February 2017
The outrageous and hilarious Real Glesga Dance Mums returns to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow in February!
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!
Remembering Fred

Remembering Fred

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