News & Announcements

Keep up to date with what's happening at Òran Mór.

Gray Day – A Celebration of Alasdair Gray

Monday, February 15th, 2021

25th February, 2021 was the first Gray Day, a celebration of the writer and artist Alasdair Gray, on the 40th anniversary of his seminal novel Lanark.  To mark it Canongate published a new hardback edition of Lanark, as well as editions of Unlikely Stories, Mostly, McGrotty and Ludmilla and The Fall of Kelvin Walker. A Gray Day Broadcast A special Gray Day […]

Jemima Levick on joining PPP as Artistic Director

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

“I’m not short of ideas” – Jemima Levick spoke to The Scotsman Arts’ Joyce McMillan about taking on the role of Artistic Director at Òran Mór’s A Play, A Pie and A Pint, building on David MacLennan’s legacy, and her initial plans for the lunchtime theatre programme. Scotland is just bursting with talent, and if […]

The Bronze Yin: Stars support Òran Mór’s statue of Billy Connolly & Chic Murray

Sunday, January 17th, 2021

Elaine C Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Tony Roper, Colin McCredie and Jonathan Watson are among the stars who have backed Òran Mór’s campaign to install our bronze statue of Billy Connolly & Chic Murray. Òran Mór’s impressive bronze statue – by celebrated sculptor David Annand – is titled ‘The Patter’ and depicts Billy Connolly & Chic […]

A Wee Stocking Filler!

Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

Merry Christmas boys and girls!  While we cannot gather together this year, A Play, a Pie and a Pint invites you to experience a taste of the Òran Mór Christmas Panto magic from home…  We’re delighted to present… ‘A Wee Stocking Filler’ Starring Dave ‘The Dame’ Anderson, Juliet Cadzow, George Drennan and Frances Thorburn, and featuring Maureen Carr, Hannah Howie, Joanne […]

The Festive Forest Pop Up Shop

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Welcome to The Festive Forest pop up Christmas tree shop at Òran Mór! We’re excited to have teamed up with Spirit Aid The Festive Forest and TREE AID to bring you gorgeous Christmas Trees which don’t cost the earth. The Trees Norway Spruce – The old school Christmas tree taking you back to your childhood. […]

The Signalman wins 2020 CATS Awards

Friday, November 27th, 2020

The Signalman by Peter Arnott wins big at the 2020 CATS Awards! Peter Arnott’s Tay Bridge Disaster monologue won three awards at the 2020 CATS AWARDS, including the supreme ‘Best Production’ award. Ken Alexander was also shortlisted for ‘Best Director’. Best Male PerformanceTom McGovern (Thomas Barclay) WINNER Best New PlayPeter Arnott, The Signalman WINNER Best ProductionThe Signalman, […]

The Twilight Sad – Òran Mór Performance Film

Monday, November 16th, 2020

The Twilight Sad have announced a stripped back performance film feat. James + Andy which will be broadcast on 5th December 2020. Filmed and recorded here at Òran Mór, the film will feature new reworkings of songs from the band’s 5 albums. For full details and to purchase tickets please visit The Twilight Sad The […]

Eat Out To Help Out at Òran Mór

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

We are delighted to be taking part in the Government’s Eat Out To Help Out initiative this August. Every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from 3rd-31st August 2020, you can enjoy a 50% discount on all food and soft drinks up to a maximum of £10 discount per person. Using the Eat Out To Help Out […]

Back For Mór!

Thursday, July 16th, 2020

We are delighted to announce we reopened our hallowed doors on Friday 17th July. We are now open for food and drinks in our Bar, Beer Garden, John Muir Room and Brasserie for groups of a maximum of 6 guests (from 2 households). Tables for drinks are available on a walk-in basis, booking is not […]

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Mini ‘Virtual’ Season

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

There’s nae Pies or Pints, but we’re excited to announce there will be Plays! Òran Mór‘s A Play, A Pie and A Pint will stream a mini season of plays from our archives over the next few weeks. Actors, writers, composers, directors and film makers have kindly given their permission for us to show their […]

Òran Mór Live Wedding Workshops

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

We’re going live! Join us on Sunday 26th April as we launch Òran Mór Wedding Workshops over on facebook live! Pauline, our fabulous Wedding Coordinator will be inviting some of our favourite wedding suppliers along to chat all things weddings… from florists and photographers to musicians and event decor specialists. First up is special guest Mark […]

Òran Mór Wedding Fayre & Band Showcase March 29th 2020

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Please note the Òran Mór Wedding Fayre on Sunday 29th March has been postponed until further notice. No appointment needed – just pop along, enjoy a complimentary glass of fizz* and browse our fabulous exhibition by handpicked suppliers to inspire your special day! A perfect opportunity to view Òran Mór’s stunning Auditorium and meet our Award Winning Events […]

Tae A Virus!

Friday, March 27th, 2020

A wee bit of Scottish patter to keep us smiling… Written by Willie Sinclair, March 2020 A lovely customer got in touch to show us a video they’ve made reciting Willie Sinclair’s poem ‘Tae A Virus’, and that customer turned out to be actor Denis Lawson! Denis, who was born in Glasgow and trained here, […]

Òran Mór – Covid-19 Update

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is with a heavy heart that we have had to temporarily close Òran Mór to the public from Friday 20th March. We will be following  government advice in regards to a new opening date. The health and safety of our customers, artists, audiences and staff is our top priority. We […]