Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow

The CCA is a unique contemporary arts organisation at the heart of Glasgow’s city centre and vibrant cultural community.

Centre For Contemporary Arts Glasgow

About Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow

350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 3JD
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CCA presents experimental contemporary visual art, performance, film, music, spoken word and other events. We are a hub for creative activity, engaging with individuals and communities, aiming to contribute to the vibrancy and vitality of cultural life in Glasgow and beyond.

Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) curates six major exhibitions a year, showing a wide range of Scottish and international contemporary art, as well as being home to Intermedia Gallery for emerging artists. Fast developing a reputation for world class improvised, experimental and electronic music, CCA also screens independent short, foreign and documentary films otherwise unavailable across the city.

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Upcoming Events at Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow

Village Storytelling Festival: Paper Rainbows

Village Storytelling Festival: Paper Rainbows

6th July 2022

Paper Rainbows, told through beautiful shadow puppetry and magical soundscapes, is a story of friendship and connection, exploring the transformative power of seeing things through different eyes.
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Village Storytelling Festival: The Gods are All Here

Village Storytelling Festival: The Gods are All Here

6th July 2022

The Gods Are All Here is a compelling, lyrical and warm, one-man performance from first-class storyteller, Phil Okwedy.
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Village Storytelling Festival: The Boy With The Moon on His Forehead

Village Storytelling Festival: The Boy With The Moon on His Forehead

6th July 2022

Join international storyteller Sita Brand as you enter the world of enchantment. You will be transported to ancient India for a story of love, disguise and betrayal.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Tell it to the Bees

Village Storytelling Festival: Tell it to the Bees

6th July 2022

The Bee Charmer is a beautiful story and part of 'Tell it to the Bees' a project and performance for adults exploring loss, grief and remembering.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Recapturing Our Lives Through Letters

Village Storytelling Festival: Recapturing Our Lives Through Letters

6th July 2022

Phil will guide you through memories of letters and communications throughout your life, what they meant to you and the stories they invoke.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Beware The Beasts - A Safety Performance

Village Storytelling Festival: Beware The Beasts - A Safety Performance

6th July 2022

Scotland was once full of magical beasts, absolutely full of them; bog goblins, dragons, naughty fairies, brownies, bony-backed-horsemen... all sorts!
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Village Storytelling Festival: Hear Us and Hasten

Village Storytelling Festival: Hear Us and Hasten

6th July 2022

Hear Us And Hasten is a collaboratively devised storytelling performance deeply rooted in the North Sea and North Welsh landscapes of the performer’s homes.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Mental Wellbeing For Participatory Storytellers (and artists) In Precarious Times

Village Storytelling Festival: Mental Wellbeing For Participatory Storytellers (and artists) In Precarious Times

7th July 2022

A practical and informative session for anyone delivering arts projects in participant focussed settings.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Selkie Soul

Village Storytelling Festival: Selkie Soul

7th July 2022

Selkie Soul is a unique exploration based upon Scottish folk tales of seals and the sea told through spectacular aerial choreography!
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Village Storytelling Festival: Connecting Stories: Storytelling in the Early Years in a Post Lockdown World

Village Storytelling Festival: Connecting Stories: Storytelling in the Early Years in a Post Lockdown World

7th July 2022

Join us for a screening of 'Connecting Stories', a short film about the challenges and unexpected positives of welcoming a baby during a global pandemic.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Voices of Peace

Village Storytelling Festival: Voices of Peace

7th July 2022

A piece of original performance by new Glaswegians. People who have lost their homes and their countries but met here in Glasgow and begun to make connections.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Common Ground: Storytelling In A Conflicted World

Village Storytelling Festival: Common Ground: Storytelling In A Conflicted World

7th July 2022

In this workshop, you will first hear about and discuss the Village Storytelling Centre’s Voices of Peace refugee project.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Wolf Girl

Village Storytelling Festival: Wolf Girl

7th July 2022

This storytelling performance combines fragile memories, fantastic tales and classical German songs – the ones Ingrid's mother used to sing.
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Village Storytelling Festival: In Your Minds Eye

Village Storytelling Festival: In Your Minds Eye

7th July 2022

Visualisation is the ability we all have to see a story in our mind's eye. In this fast-paced, interactive workshop, Phil will bring out the storyteller in all of us!
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Village Storytelling Festival: A Game of Candles

Village Storytelling Festival: A Game of Candles

7th July 2022

Storytellers Tim Ralphs and Sarah Liisa Wilkinson will share stories from around the world chosen to reflect the ghosts they feel most urgently gnawing away at us.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Women Who Gave No F*cks

Village Storytelling Festival: Women Who Gave No F*cks

8th July 2022

Brace yourselves for tales to make you rip up the rules and riot! Stand-up tale-tellers slam down stories of super-women and unstoppable goddesses stalking the world's legends!
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Village Storytelling Festival: Storytelling For Community Planning - A Question Of Ethics

Village Storytelling Festival: Storytelling For Community Planning - A Question Of Ethics

8th July 2022

You will also work through a series of provocations and exercises with the Village Storytelling Centre, considering those vital ethical questions.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Cailleach

Village Storytelling Festival: Cailleach

8th July 2022

Cailleach is a theatrical film that blends circus with the ancient tradition of storytelling and focuses on one of the most inspirational women of Celtic folklore.
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Village Storytelling Festival: The Aurus Project: Using Applied Storytelling with Marginalised Groups

Village Storytelling Festival: The Aurus Project: Using Applied Storytelling with Marginalised Groups

8th July 2022

Join us for a practical exploration of The Aurus Project, a toolkit of applied storytelling approaches which may be used to support people who are experiencing or at risk of social exclusion.
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Village Storytelling Festival: (Because) We’re Worth It Too

Village Storytelling Festival: (Because) We’re Worth It Too

8th July 2022

(Because) We're worth it too is an original performance film which shines a light into women's experiences of homelessness in Scotland, an experience much overlooked.
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Village Storytelling Festival: The Aurus Project - Digging For Inner Gold: Toolkit Launch

Village Storytelling Festival: The Aurus Project - Digging For Inner Gold: Toolkit Launch

8th July 2022

Along with our international partners, The Village Storytelling Centre is proud to launch the Aurus Project – Digging For Inner Gold.
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Village Storytelling Festival: #HELD(IN) - translation #HERO(INE)

Village Storytelling Festival: #HELD(IN) - translation #HERO(INE)

8th July 2022

However bizarre and incomprehensible they seem, the Greek myths are still incredibly influential today. Held(in) is an energetic whirlwind of fat beats, absurd stories and special outpourings.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Memory Web-Weaving

Village Storytelling Festival: Memory Web-Weaving

8th July 2022

This workshop fosters a sense of community and connectedness, validates personal narrative and offers well-being nourishment after a long period of disconnection.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Exploring Digital Storytelling - An Experiment

Village Storytelling Festival: Exploring Digital Storytelling - An Experiment

9th July 2022

The Digital Experiments are an eclectic mix of short stories, bringing together films, animations and audio pieces.
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Village Storytelling Festival: I Hope Your Flowers Bloom

Village Storytelling Festival: I Hope Your Flowers Bloom

9th July 2022

I Hope Your Flowers Bloom follows storyteller Raymond Wilson through post-pandemic realisations in self-worth, healthy masculinity, and working-class connections to the natural world.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Exploring Digital Storytelling - An Experiment - Artist Panel Discussion

Village Storytelling Festival: Exploring Digital Storytelling - An Experiment - Artist Panel Discussion

9th July 2022

The Digital Experiments are an eclectic mix of short stories, bringing together films, animations and audio pieces.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Feast of Fools

Village Storytelling Festival: Feast of Fools

9th July 2022

Join storyteller Daniel Serridge at his dinner table of foolishness as you choose the tales he regales you with from a menu that includes disgusting banquets, salubrious suppers and measly meals.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Harp and Carp

Village Storytelling Festival: Harp and Carp

9th July 2022

Using traditional music with stories both personal and mythical to create an impression of the streets and houses, this performance seeks to briefly transport you somewhere new and perhaps long ago.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Crossing Strange Spaces

Village Storytelling Festival: Crossing Strange Spaces

9th July 2022

This laid-back, inclusive session combines discussion with opportunities for hands-on exploration of storytelling via new technologies.
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Village Storytelling Festival: Nefarious Practices

Village Storytelling Festival: Nefarious Practices

9th July 2022

In this new piece, especially commissioned for the Village Storytelling Festival 2022, Allison Galbraith considers the Scottish witch hunts through storytelling, film and music.
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Ben Caplan Plus Terra Spencer

Ben Caplan Plus Terra Spencer

17th August 2022

The Fallen Angels Club proudly present Ben Caplan live at CCA Glasgow on 17th August with support from Terra Spencer!
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Andrew Wasylyk

Andrew Wasylyk

16th September 2022

Don't miss visionary Scottish composer and producer Andrew Wasylyk when he performs live at CCA Glasgow on Friday 16th September!
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Murkage Dave

Murkage Dave

25th October 2022

Murkage Dave brings his 'defiantly British sound' to Glasgow's Centre of Contemporary Arts on Tuesday 25th October!
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The Iris Ayr

Darlington Church Main Street, Ayr KA8 8BX

The Iris is a community arts venue located in the centre of Ayr bringing a new lease of life to the Darlington Church!
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Cineworld Parkhead Glasgow

Cineworld Parkhead Glasgow

Cineworld Parkhead Glasgow Forge Shopping Centre, Glasgow East End G31

Located in the East End of Glasgow within the Forge Shopping Centre, Cineworld Parkhead boasts 7 screens, is served by a large free car park and has fantastic...
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Silverburn

Silverburn

763 Barrhead Road, Glasgow South Side G53 6QR

Silverburn is the place to shop and be seen in Glasgow. Stunning location, FAB shops, amazing restaurants and 14 screen Cineworld cinema.
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Princes Square

Princes Square

48 Buchanan Street, Glasgow City Centre G1 3JN

Home to 25 of the best shops in Glasgow, over 12 restaurants and bars and a spectacular new cinema, Princes Square is a must visit destination!
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Ashton Lane

Ashton Lane

Ashton Lane, Glasgow West End

Ashton Lane is a cobbled backstreet in the West End of Glasgow and is noted for its bars, restaurants and licensed cinema!
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The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema

The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema

304 Maryhill Road, Glasgow West End G20 7YE

The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema is a volunteer led, community cinema made for the North West Glasgow Community with a diverse programme to cater for all.
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The Tower Digital Arts Centre

The Tower Digital Arts Centre

79-81 Sinclair Street, Helensburgh G84 8TG

The Tower in Helensburgh is a new centre dedicated to Arts & Digital learning, development & performance. Located in the heart of the town on Sinclair...
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Cineworld Glasgow Silverburn

Cineworld Glasgow Silverburn

Silverburn Shopping Centre Barrhead Road, Glasgow South Side G53 6AG

Cineworld at Silverburn is a 14 screen cinema including a Superscreen.
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Gilmorehill Theatre

Gilmorehill Theatre

9-11 University Avenue, Glasgow West End G12 8QQ

Gilmorehill Theatre G12 is run by Glasgow University and housed in a modern church conversion. In addition to the theatre the building also contains a...
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Grosvenor Cinema

Grosvenor Cinema

36 Ashton Lane, Glasgow West End G12 8SJ

The Grosvenor takes great pride in being at the heart of the West End. We like to do things a bit differently in our little cinema. Look out for unusual nights and events!
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Baltic Street Adventure Playground Summer Holiday Programme
Baltic Street Adventure Playground is running a holiday programme until 13th of August, Tuesday to Saturday. It's free to attend and has lots for the kids to do!

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