Restoration

Oran Mor Restoration

For four years the building stood derelict. Despite a Historic Scotland preservation order it might have stood until decay led to its demolition as a safety hazard, as has sometimes happened, but two groups offered to buy.

One wished to keep the building’s outer shell and turn the inside into luxury flats with basement garage. The Hillhead streets are badly choked by motor vehicles, which perhaps moved Glasgow District Council to prefer the group led by Colin Beattie, who turned it into an arts and leisure centre called Òran Mór.

Refurbishment

Refurbishment began in 2002 and Òran Mór opened its doors in June 2004. Since then it has introduced a varying programme of events including new musical talents, comedy nights, regular club nights and of course, the hugely successful A Play, A Pie and A Pint series.

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Kitchen whisks, brillo pads, nails and shot glasses – Scottish Ensemble show us a percussion concert with a difference

We were delighted to host an event by Scottish Ensemble, the UK’s leading string orchestra, in our Auditorium on Wednesday evening. Scottish Ensemble are a gr...

The Pillowman at Òran Mór

Basement Theatre and Film Company presents… THE PILLOWMAN by Martin McDonagh For two nights only at Òran Mór ~ Friday 7th & Saturday 8th April 2017 Katu...

Òran Mór Wedding Open Day

We are delighted to announce the date of our Spring Wedding Open Day… Sun 23rd April 2017 | 12pm – 4pm | Free Entry. Complimentary glass of fizz o...

West End Festival All Dayer 2017

Òran Mór’s West End Festival All Dayer is back for a 6th year on Sunday 18th June 2017! Once again there will be 14 Scottish acts playing over 3 stag...

Gin & Pâtisserie Pairing Dinners

Looking for something a bit different for your hen dinner, retirement, reunion, corporate event or just fancy a wee night with friends? Why not try our fabulous...

North Garden Petition

Find out about our campaign to reinstate Òran Mór’s North Garden

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