The 'map' of our piano locations has been changing fast over the last few months and we will publish revisions soon.
Please Note . . . 'Ming' at the Lighthouse is having a rest for a few months during current exhibitions & building repairs.
New installations include: 'Libby' now happily installed at Waterstone's ( Sauchiehall Street Branch ~ in the 2nd floor bar ) 'Alberta' just arrived at the New Victoria Hospital ( 2nd floor - near Clinic P ) 'Bill' at Stobhill Hospital ( 2nd Floor balcony ) 'Kibble' at the Southside Festival Fringe ( Shawlands Shopping Centre ) and an as yet unnamed piano now at the Beatson. Generally. our pianos are available during normal opening hours at each venue ~ unless there are events taking place. The map below lists the locations of our Pianos in Public Places shown in PURPLE and usually available for you to play. Over the last fve years we have redistributed over 100 piano donations back into the wider community around Glasgow with the long term aim of helping to embed greater permission to play into the fabric of the city . . . So far so good.
from April 2019 and gives details of host venues for our Piano in Public Places scheme . . . currently around 14 pianos. Click on the photos to visit host venue websites and click on the venue name or zoom in on the map ~ for directions.
King Tut's Wah Wah Hut . . . . . 272a St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RL
Jean is available to play in the downstairs bar ( though may be locked at the Bar's discretion ! )
Generally 10.30am to 4am every day ~ Closed Monday.
0141 221 5279
Riverside Museum . . . . . 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS The New Riverside Piano is currently located near the south entrance. Mon to Sat 10.00am to 5.00pm / Fri & Sun 11.00am 0141 287 2720
Waterstones . . . . . 153-157 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3EW
Libby is available to play in the 2nd floor bar ( though events may mean the piano is closed )
Generally 9am to 8pm Mon to Fri ~ Sat 9am to 7pm / Sun 10am - 6pm.
0141 332 9105
Scully is available to play: 9am - 10pm Mon / Fri.
This is our latest installation ( July 2018 ) with a very dinky white baby grand piano who had a previous life in the BBC Drama ' Ordeal By Innocence '.
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall . . . . . 2 Sauchiehall St, G2 3NY
CALISIA & Heather are free to play: 10am to 6pm ( or later concerts are on ) Note: these pianos is also often not available, at short notice, when removed for busy events. 0141 353 8000
The Project Cafe . . . . . 134 Renfrew Street, Garnethill, G3 6ST
Pincho is available to play: MON / SAT 10am to 5pm ( OPEN MIC ~ FRI ) CLOSED SUNDAY ! For more info call: 0141 332 9520 Food from 12pm
Glasgow Piano City . . . Unit X, Shawlands Arcade, Glasgow, G41 3RS
We have quite a few pianos on display in our work space / shop right now including: Yogi, Eric ( having a breather from Govanhill Baths while they are being redeveloped over the next 2 years ), Mr White ( waiting for his next decoration process to begin ). You can also visit Denholm in Jangling Space. Beatrix -Rose is currently on display in the Lillie Art Gallery in Milngavie.
We also have pianos for sale ! Please contact us to arrange a viewing.
We are currently only open by appointment . . . and looking to recruit volunteer staff
Please contact our project coordinator, Tom, if you are interested in joining our team.
The Lighthouse . . . . 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU 0141 276 5365
Ming is NOT on the viewing platform, level 6. He is having a breather and not available to play. Generally ~ Mon/Sat 10.30-5pm & Sun 12.30-5pm
The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital ( main Atrium ) . . . . 1345 Govan Rd, G51 4TF
Molly is located among the tables in the main atrium space and generally available to play. She is pictured ( on the right ) with her twin sister piano 'Mabel', at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
The Theatre Royal . . . . 282 Hope Street, Glasgow, G2 3QA
Tam~popo is available to play: On the top floor of the entrance foyer . . . 10am - 6pm
Gal Gael . . . . . 15 Fairley Street, Govan, G51 2SN
WOODY is available to play: Tue to Fri 10.00am to 5.00pm ( Thur 6-8pm for music, poetry & blethers ) CLOSED WEEKENDS & Mondays! 0141 427 3070