News & Announcements

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

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 […]

Òran Mór Events – Covid-19 Latest Updates

Friday, March 20th, 2020

We’re working to reschedule our events affected by COVID-19. All changes to events will be listed below and this will be updated regularly. Original tickets are valid for all rescheduled dates and refunds are available from your point of purchase for all cancelled events or rescheduled events where the new date is unsuitable. 18.3.20 – […]

Coronavirus / Covid-19

Saturday, March 14th, 2020

Customer Information Given the recent developments around Coronavirus / Covid-19 we would like to reassure our customers that Òran Mór remains open, and all upcoming events at Òran Mór will continue to run as scheduled. We continue to monitor the situation and if any changes are to be made to our planned programme of events […]

Glasgow International Comedy Festival at Òran Mór

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival have been bringing world-class comedy to Glasgow for over a decade, and in 2020 the festival is back for its 18th year!  For all rescheduled dates original tickets are valid, or refunds are available from your point of purchase if the new date doesn’t suit. Refunds will be […]

Burns For Bairns 2020

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

As part of our ‘Arts For All, All Year Round’ philosophy and our pledge to bring Burns to a new generation, we held our second free Burns For Bairns event on Sun 26th January 2020. We were delighted to be joined by children from Carolside Primary School, Milngavie Primary and Glasgow Academy this year, who […]

The Òran Mór Late Night Trad Sessions

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Thursday 23rd January – 2nd February in the Whisky Bar, 10pm til’ late Join us in the Whisky Bar for an eclectic mix of tunes and songs from all over Scotland, and some outstanding craic! 23rd Jan – Grainne Brady, Sam Mabbett & Michael Biggins 24th Jan – Grainne Brady, Sam Mabbett & Scott Turnbull […]

Alasdair Gray: Final portrait installed in Òran Mór’s bar

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

We are pleased to confirm that Colin Beattie has successfully negotiated terms to acquire the last portraiture of Alasdair Gray before his passing. Renowned Glasgow artist and friend of Colin, David Richardson who worked studiously painting Alasdair at his home is more than pleased that the artwork has found a worthy home in Òran Mór’s Main […]

A Play, A Pie & A Pint Spring Season Announced

Friday, January 10th, 2020

A Play, a Pie and a Pint ushers in the new decade with 20 new plays in its Spring season 2020. Serving up a dazzling array of comedy, drama, music and more, the Spring season will take you trekking through the Spanish Pyrenees, twirling around a ballroom, smuggling corpses in a theme park and soaring […]

Emma Cameron Foundation Ceilidh raises over £13,000

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

The Emma Cameron Foundation hosted their 8th Annual Ceilidh at Òran Mór at the start of October. The Foundation was started back in 2011 following Emma passing away from Bone Cancer and raises funds for children with cancer. One of their very first events was their 2012 Ceilidh at Òran Mór and since then the […]

Celtic Connections at Òran Mór

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival, Celtic Connections celebrates Celtic music and its connections to cultures across the globe. From 16 January – 2 February 2020​, 2,100 musicians from around the world will descend on Glasgow and bring the city to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops, and […]

The Òran Mór Sessions: The Whisky Bar

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Friday 11th October Ross Couper and friends Ross Couper (Peatbog Faeries) and friends will host a fiery tune session to get things started  Saturday 12th October Alana MacInnes, Shona Masson & Caitlin McNeill Alana, Shona and Caitlin will lead the session tonight. Expect tunes from all over Scotland and outstanding craic! Sunday 13th OctoberTannara Join […]

Tartan and Tiaras Ball raises £20,000 for Eilidh MacLeod charity

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

The Eilidh MacLeod Memorial Trust’s Tartan and Tiaras Ball on 6th September celebrated the launch of the new charity set up in memory of Barra teenager Eilidh MacLeod. Over 200 guests joined us at Òran Mór to enjoy an evening of fundraising with drinks reception, dinner, spectacular entertainment, live music, Ceilidh and the chance to […]

Dallas McMillan Race Night Raises Over £17,500 for Glasgow Charities

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

We were delighted to host Dallas McMillan Solicitors Charity Race Night last week in our Auditorium. The Glasgow-based lawyers annual event – which comprised a three-course dinner, race night, charity auction and charity raffle – raised over £17,500 for two Glasgow Charities Good Morning Service and Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity! In all, £17,637 was raised for Glasgow […]

The Patter: Billy, Chic & Òran Mór’s North Garden

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Colin Beattie, owner of Òran Mór, talks to BBC Scotland News about his eight year battle to have Òran Mór’s original garden edge returned, and ‘The Patter’ the impressive bronze statues of Chic Murray and Billy Connolly – by celebrated sculptor David Annand – that he has commissioned for the space. “Public art gets into […]