Barras Art And Design Centre
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!
About Barras Art And Design Centre
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.
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.
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Upcoming Events at Barras Art And Design Centre
Selected dates between 13th September 2020 - 8th November 2020
Generation Veg are delighted to host Scotland's ONLY monthly vegan market, The Glasgow Vegan Markets, at Barras Art and Design Centre!
24th September 2020
Join Susie McCabe & Des McLean as their Beer Garden Tour stops off at the The Calton Taproom for a cracking night of comedy!
Selected dates between 24th September 2020 - 4th October 2020
Dawn your lederhosens, grab a salt-strewn pretzel and a foaming beer and settle in for a German extravaganza at The Calton Taproom at BAaD!
Selected dates between 11th October 2020 - 20th December 2020
Held weekly, the Sunday Markets at BAaD showcase eclectic, handmade & one-off pieces from an amazing variety of traders from all over Scotland!
23rd October 2020
Join Lets Go Events for an incredible live tribute to Bob Marley performed live by the brilliant Buffalo Soldiers at BAaD!
6th November 2020
It's 30 years since 808 State made the opening salvos into what became UK Acid House & Techno, they're back with a new tour including a night at BAaD on November 6th!
7th November 2020
Body&SOUL's Danny Krivit, Joaquin 'Joe' Claussell and François K will perform an 8 hour set in amongst the tropical surrounding of the BAaD courtyard on November 7th!
20th November 2020
All the Fleetwood Mac classics will be played to perfection in one incredible evening in the Barras on Friday 20th November!
27th November 2020
Join Lets Go Events for an incredible tribute night to Scottish icon Annie Lennox & The Eurythmics at BAaD on Friday 27th November!
5th December 2020
After the amazing Studio 54 night in December, BAad are partnering up once more with Fun Lovin' Criminals enigmatic front man Huey Morgan for a full on Studio 54 block party!
17th December 2020
Listen up Buster, Get Ready for the UK's Number 1 Tribute to The Nutty Boys, live at BAaD on December 17th!
19th December 2020
Join us for a night of ABBA classics & disco in Glasgow's most stunning venue - BAaD!
20th December 2020
K-Klass are responsible for some of the biggest dance tracks ever made such as Rhythm is a Mystery, Let Me Show You & more! Catch them live at BAad Glasgow on December 20th!
19th March 2021
Get ready for Prince's Purple Disco featuring Endorphinmachine, the ultimate LIVE experience of Prince's music, at BAad Glasgow on Friday 19th March!
2nd May 2021
Don't miss a truly special 'Funk and Soul Club' Party full of funk, soul & disco hosted by DJ, Actor & BBC Radio 6 presenter Craig Charles at BAad on Sunday 2nd May!
25th June 2021
British Modern Soul Group Stone Foundation have collaborated with Paul Weller, Nolan Porter, Graham Parker, Carleen Anderson, Kathryn Williams and more, catch them at BAaD in June 2021!
1st August 2021
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas return to Glasgow for their annual concert of all the hits in the fitting musical East End Quarter in BAaD!
Glasgow East End G4 0TT
With it's iconic archways The Barras Market it is a Glasgow institution, open to the public every weekend!
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