The Workers Theatre Weekender

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The Workers Theatre Weekender kicks off at the Glad Café on Glasgow’s Southside this weekend. It’s the culmination of 18 months of work on the back of a hugely-successful Kickstarter campaign, a lot of elbow grease, and very little budget.

9th -11th of June – Glad Café – Tickets from £3!

This is the first ever weekend festival from the Workers Theatre, Scotland’s new arts co-operative, featuring the most exciting new theatre, spoken word, music and strangeness from Scotland and further afield. With children’s events and evening entertainment, social breakfasts and community workshops, games and plays, the weekender has something for everyone and welcomes all.


5pm: Fat Kid Running by Katherine McMahon, spoken word theatre about radical body love. Buy tickets!
7pm: Workers Theatre Cabaret, featuring Jenny Lindsay, Juana Adcock, Lewis Sherlock, Declan Welsh and more.

11am: Eaten by Mamoru Iriguchi. A family show about talking to our food. (Venue TBC)
1-4pm: Forum Theatre Workshop, Active Enquiry. A participatory session looking at transformative political theatre. (Venue: Govanhill Baths.)
5pm: The Fair-Ground, Forum Theatre Performance, Active Enquiry
7pm: MEGAPHONE: Two works in progress from the Kickstarter-funded artists-in-residence
9pm: Workers Theatre Cabaret, featuring Beth Frieden, Calum Rodger, Chrissy Barnacle and more.


11am: Brunch Social in a secret location near the Glad Café, all weekender ticket-holders, artists and Megaphone supporters welcome.
3pm: Panel discussion on the politics of Scottish theatre, details TBC.
5pm: Bambiland, directed by Peter Lorenz.
7pm: MEGAPHONE: Two works in progress from the Kickstarter-funded artists-in-residence
9pm: Farewell toast from the Workers Theatre team

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