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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!

Barras Art And Design Centre

About Barras Art And Design Centre

54 Calton Entry, Glasgow East End G40 2SB
01415481338
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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
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

Soul On Sunday

25th February 2024

Soul On Sunday's mix of Soul, Funk, Disco, Hip Hop, RnB, and house classics spanning four decades will make you dance from start to finish!

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Glasgow Film Festival: Female Trouble

8th March 2024

Celebrate 50 years of GFT with Glasgow Film Festival with a screening of John Waters' 1974 sleazy smash, Female Trouble!

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Day Fever Glasgow

13th April 2024

DAY FEVER COMES TO GLASGOW! Yes, that's right! Day Fever, the Saturday daytime disco, is coming to BAaD on Saturday 13th April!

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Manchester 88

4th May 2024

Don't miss Mancunian electronic and Acid House pioneers 808 State alongside Jon Dasilva live at BAaD on Saturday 4th May!

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GoGo Penguin

13th May 2024

Manchester-based leftfield piano trio GoGo Penguin are back out on tour, catch them live at Glasgow's BAaD on Monday 13th May!

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