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Venue Spotlight: Tramway

Silver Green Tourism Award winner The Tramway Glasgow is unique venue for conferences and events.

Tramway is an international art-space and conference venue situated just minutes for the city centre in Glasgow’s south side. This unique venue is also the latest addition to Glasgow Convention Bureau’s People Make Glasgow Greener Sustainability Toolkit – an online resource helping conference organisers make their next Glasgow event more sustainable.

The venue has a Silver Award from Green Tourism indicating excellent commitment to sustainable practices and initiatives.

In 2015, Tramway was a proud host of the 2015 Turner Prize - the first ever presentation in Scotland of the UK’s most prestigious art prize.

Tramway’s versatile spaces can be used by private and corporate clients as an edgy venue ‘with a difference’.  Tramway is an ideal space for performances, exhibitions, private viewings, seminars, meetings and smaller scale functions.

Tramway 1 is a flexible space capable of meeting the needs of the most demanding projects and ambitious ideas. It has a standard capacity of 600 seats of which 378 are flexible and can be set in a variety of configurations. The remaining 222 seats form a fixed balcony overlooking the main performing area.

Tramway 2 is the principal exhibition space and one of the largest single galleries in Europe. The original tramlines, steel pillars and the sheer scale of this space make it one of the most impressive visual arts spaces in Europe.

Tramway 4 is a studio theatre with flexible seating for up to 90 people. Tramway 5 is an exhibition space that can accommodate up to 60 people.

The Studio offers a more traditional setting and is suitable for smaller board meetings, presentations and talks for between 4 and 40 people.

The venue also benefits from a spacious Café offering fresh, organic produce during.  Immediately adjacent to the cafe is the Mezzanine area which offers an informal meeting space which can be used as breakout for up to 40 people.

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