• Toby Paterson exhibition ‘Penumbralism'
  • Civic House exterior
  • Glasgow Short Film Festival 2018
  • Test Unit 2018
  • Glasgow Short Film Festival 2018
  • Test Unit Symposium 2018
  • Phoenix Nursery, Test Unit 2018
  • Test Unit 2018
  • Phoenix Nursery, Test Unit 2018

Scottish Greens – New Deal launch event

29 Aug – 29 Aug, 12:30

“Our economic system is broken. We have had a decade of wage stagnation, rising inequality and poverty. Work is no longer a guarantee of security and being able to meet basic needs. At the same time, the reliance of our economy on fossil fuels is driving the breakdown of our climate.” The Scottish Greens are […]

Windsor Terrace Dining Club at Civic House Kitchen

15 Aug, 19:00 – Late

A pop up by Windsor Terrace Dining Club at Civic House Kitchen. Food for sharing, communal dining, bring your own bottle!  A small menu with dishes costing no more than £5 each. All 100% plant based. Reservations only – email [email protected] Find us on Instagram @wtdiningclub  Photo credit: Olly Geary

Negative Space = Gesture % Comfort # Bamya + Overwhelmed

26 Jul – 26 Jul

FURTHER MEASURES GIG #1 NEGATIVE SPACE (london) dark post punk with driven rhythm section and lyrics critiquing the status quo. why would you want to live in a house for the rest of your life? https://spacenegative.bandcamp.com/album/cruelty GESTURE (berlin) anarcho nihilist sound from germany’s capital. the government doesn’t care about you. https://austerityrealm.bandcamp.com/album/demo COMFORT blown out drum […]

Fun Day by Civic House Kitchen – part of Glasgow Canal Festival

20 Jul – 20 Jul

Join Civic House Kitchen for a day of food, drinks, caricatures and live music fresh from the Civic House canteen. Free and open to all! This event is part of the jam-packed Glasgow Canal Festival which hosts arts, heritage, environmental and watersports activities, performances, competitions, live music, fun and sun. The festival is FREE to […]

WORK – a site-specific performance at Civic House by Sinéad Hargan and Anya Bowcott

6 Jun – 7 Jun

Recent graduates Sinéad Hargan and Anya Bowcott have  been thinking about life after graduation, their current jobs in the service industry, impending funding applications, looming rejections and their fears of the future. They’re surrounded by work, they’re worried about work, all they talk about is work, they’re trying to make a piece of work …so this show […]

‘Making Cultural Infrastructure – Backstage Production’ by Theatrum Mundi

7 Jun – 23 Jun

This exhibition will document the ‘urban backstage’ – the often-invisible spaces in which culture is produced before it meets the public eye. Focusing on the neighbourhood of Elephant and Castle in south London, it offers a window into rehearsal rooms, food production, makers studios and creative workspaces, asking what it is that makes these places […]


13 Jun, 18:30 – 20:30

Over the course of the last five decades, Richard Sennett has written about civic life in cities, social theory and the history of labour. His books include Families Against the City, The Hidden Injuries of Class, The Fall of Public Man, Authority, The Corrosion of Character, Respect, The Culture of the New Capitalism, Together, The Craftsman, and […]

Saturday School – June Edition

15 Jun

Saturday School is a monthly forum for creative learning. Each edition will occupy the spaces of Civic House and host workshops and discussions led by practitioners working across mixed disciplines. Our aim is to create a stimulating environment for testing new ideas, learning through making and sharing skills and knowledge. By creating a monthly programme […]

Homemade by Theatrum Mundi

21 Jun – 23 Jun

To conclude Backstage Production, Theatrum Mundi’s month-long exhibition and open office, Theatrum Mundi is hosting a long weekend of discussions, performances, readings and screenings that will reveal the invisible ways that artists’ homes underpin the cultural life of the city. Alongside their research into different approaches to the provision of infrastructures for culture, Theatrum Mundi […]

Spot Design Market

1 Jun – 1 Jun

Spot Design Market is Glasgow’s inaugural seasonal design market. Carefully curated with an exceptionally high level of talent including; ceramics, textiles, clothing, jewellery, homewares, plants and flowers. Design and aesthetic decisions have been made in every aspect of the market: the venue, the layout, the designers, the branding and the colour schemes. Hands on workshops […]

Décollagen / Commercial extinction by FRAUD (hosted by CCA)

2 May

Join artists FRAUD (Audrey Samson & Francisco Gallardo) for a performative lecture as part of their wide field study exploring  ‘Décollagen / Commercial extinction’. Come and secure your place to peel the last shrimps of the Thames Estuary at the conveyor belt of the . Or stand and gaze at the last frontier of automation […]

Test Unit – Summer School – Meet Up

7 May, 18:00 – 20:00

Join us at Civic House to find out more about plans for this year’s Test Unit summer school. Get a chance to meet with facilitators and ask any questions ahead of the application deadline on May 13th. This event is free but ticketed. Please RSVP to attend here. — TEST UNIT 2019 THEME – MATERIAL […]