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Glasgow's Grand Theatrical Journey

Uncover the magic of Glasgow's iconic theatres and beyond, where every corner promises an adventure...

Are you planning to catch a show in Glasgow? There is a lot to choose from, whether it’s at the historic Theatre Royal Glasgow or enjoying a performance at Kings Theatre, relishing the vibrant atmosphere of the Pavilion Theatre or immersing yourself in cinematic delight at the Glasgow Film Theatre, your evening is about to get spectacular.

Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, is a thriving metropolis full of culture, history, and creativity. Located on the River Clyde in the country's west-central Lowlands, the city has grown from its industrial roots to become a thriving hub known for its art, music, and architectural splendour.



Theatre Royal Glasgow

The Theatre Royal is Glasgow's oldest theatre and the longest-running in Scotland. The theatre first opened in 1867 and renovated in 2014. The theatre is known for its Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet, with Broadway Hit shows like The Kite Runner, Edward Scissorhands, Life of PI and more, the Theatre Royal Glasgow presents first class entertainment.

Adress: 282 Hope Street, G2 3QA
Distance to Alea Casino Glasgow: 12 minute drive



Kings Theatre Glasgow

One of the most significant theatres, Kings Theatre Glasgow first opened in 1904 and is a largely home to touring musicals, dance, comedy and circus-type performances. Upcoming comics like Ed Gamble, Frank Skinner, Elaine C. Smith and few musicals like Sister Act, Bonnie & Clyde and Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and many more. The Kings Theatre Glasgow gives an overall experience for multiple art lovers. Whether you enjoy musicals, pantomimes, drama, dance, or comedy, King's theatre Glasgow is a must-see for any theatre enthusiast. With its gorgeous architecture, pleasant staff, and world-class plays, King's theatre Glasgow is the ideal venue to experience the enchantment of live theatre.

Address: 297 Bath St, G2
Distance to Alea Casino Glasgow: 9 minute drive

Pavilion Theatre

Pavilion Theatre of Glasgow opened on 29th
February 1904 as a Music Hall. Located north of Glasgow city centre, the Pavilion Theatre started producing Pantomimes in 1920 and still manages to do so. Many of the leading music hall artists of the early 20th century performed at the Pavilion, including Marie Lloyd, Little Tich, Harry Lauder, Sarah Bernhardt, and a then-unknown Charlie Chaplin. Upcoming shows like Unfortunate, Dear Billy, Think Floyd, etc. makes a perfect line up for the reputation the Pavilion Theatre showcases.

Address: 125 Renfield Street
Distance to Alea Casino Glasgow: 12 minute drive



Glasgow Film Theatre

The Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) is an independent cinema located in city centre of Glasgow. It first opened on 18th May 1939 and was the last cinema built in Glasgow before WW2. Glasgow Film Theatre shows a wide range of international cinema, classic films, and documentaries, as well as locally produced work and material geared towards a variety of community groups. They have many international and local shows lined up which you can check here

Their three screens feature 100% specialist titles, first-run global and independent cinema, artists' experimental work, issue-based programmes, thematic seasons, repertory programmes, Scottish-produced work, festivals, and an event cinema and live broadcast schedule.

Address: 12 Rose St, G3 6RB
Distance to Alea Casino Glasgow: 10 minute drive



Top 3 things to do before heading to the theatre

Walking Adventure & Interactive Treasure Hunt

Embark on a thrilling Walking Adventure & Interactive Treasure Hunt in Glasgow!

Dive into the city's rich history and hidden gems as you solve clues and unfold mysteries at every turn. Visit iconic landmarks and streets, immersing yourself in the vibrant culture of Scotland's largest city. Whether you're exploring solo or with friends, this unique experience promises excitement and discovery around every corner. Unleash your inner explorer, uncover hidden treasures, and create unforgettable memories before hitting the stage. Get ready for an unforgettable journey filled with adventure and excitement!

Pre-theatre Dining

Alea Glasgow offers the perfect pre theatre meal, you can choose between the Waterfront Restaurant or The Long Bar. Located just near the city centre and the city's top theatres, Alea offers an elegant and convenient choice for anyone wishing to enhance their theatre outing. Spread over two stunning floors with high ceilings and boasting views of the River Clyde and city skyline, Alea Glasgow is Scotland's ultimate entertainment venue.

Meals that are expertly produced, with a broad selection to suit any taste. Whether you want exquisite steaks, fresh seafood, or vegetarian delicacies, our award-winning head chef makes sure that every meal is a masterpiece.

Visit the Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Nestled in the heart of Glasgow lies the enchanting oasis of Glasgow Botanic Gardens, a green escape from the bustling city. This botanical paradise showcases an array of plant life from around the globe. Wander through greenhouses and discover tranquil pathways, ponds and floral displays. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a keen photographer, or simply seeking a peaceful retreat, the Botanic Gardens offer a serene haven for all. Embrace the beauty of nature in the heart of Glasgow's urban landscape before the show.



Top 3 things to extend your evening after the theatre

Post- Show Drinks at Alea Glasgow

Picture this: You just finished a delicious meal at Alea Glasgow, and now it's time to head to the theatre, feeling full and fulfilled. As the curtains close and applause fills the room, your night does not have to end there. Why not continue the magic by stopping by at Alea for post-show drinks or gaming?

Our stylish bar serves a wide variety of cocktails, wines and spirits, making it the ideal place to relax and discuss the performance's highlights. Whether you like a classic martini or a custom cocktail created by our professional mixologists, we have something to satisfy your preferences.

For those seeking a thrill beyond the stage, Alea's state-of-the-art casino
beckons. Try your luck at the casino tables or with the latest slot machines. Alea provides a compelling post-theatre experience unlike any other, with an electrifying atmosphere and the promise of excitement around every corner.

Experience Line Dancing at Maggie’s

Eager to showcase those cowboy boots? Embrace the spirit of the Hoedown and participate in an evening of line dancing at Maggie’s!

This event is tailor-made for complete newcomers, providing a welcoming environment where you'll master the art of two-stepping and grapevine, followed by an opportunity to show their moves to live country music! Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner eager to learn, Glasgow's line dancing scene welcomes all with open arms.

Fancy a little competition?

Experience the ultimate thrill at Golf Fang's Crazy Minigolf in Glasgow!

Located in the heart of the city, this attraction offers an exciting twist on traditional golf. Putt your way to victory through the most extravagant holes you can think off. Extend your stay in the city after the show and play Crazy Golf for a memorable evening. Immerse yourself in 18 holes of pure entertainment within crazy decoration and bespoke art.


Make the most of your Glasgow theatrical trip by filling the evening with excitement. Join us at Alea and let us take your experience to new heights. Pre-theatre, post-show, or any time in between – Alea Glasgow is where unforgettable memories are made.

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