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Today we had our first mention in the Glasgow press. The Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra ran a story about the project and it was great to feel that the cogs are moving again. 

ALBERT DRIVE – Symposium

In July 2013, Tramway and Glas(s) Performance presented ALBERT DRIVE – Introducing you to your Neighbour; a large scale participatory arts project involving artists, volunteers, local businesses, residents, families, individuals and communities in a creative exploration into the idea of neighbour from the perspective of one street in Pollokshields, Glasgow.

ALBERT DRIVE reviewed in The Scotsman

…In the 25 years since Tramway opened, I have never seen the building so packed with people. And although community relations in Glasgow, as in most British cities, have been through good times and bad – and a single arts project, sadly, cannot change the world – it’s safe to say that this sunny weekend, in Albert Drive, was one of the good times and it was a pleasure and a privilege to be there.’

ALBERT DRIVE receives four stars in The Herald

“To say it was jumping is an understatement…’

ALBERT DRIVE Performance receives four stars **** in The Herald.

ALBERT DRIVE hits the front cover of the Scotsman ‘Weekend Life’

In late June, journalist Chitra Ramaswamy came down to Albert Drive to spend some time with our neighbours and experience what’s been going on for the last few months on the drive as part of the ALBERT DRIVE Project. She met with the team, the artists, the performers and residents, drank tea and discussed all things Albert Drive…

‘A project aiming to bring back old fashioned community spirit is the Albert Drive Project which is highlighting how people live and work together in one street in the Pollokshields area of Glasgow.

Everybody’s House attracts attention on Albert Drive

Everybody’s House has been causing quite a stir on Albert Drive – in the best possible way. Local people have been getting together to meet each other in the house and the local press have also been helping us spread the word…

Getting to know the neighbours

This week, the Evening Times covered the ALBERT DRIVE project with a great double-paged spread.

Journalist Hannah Rodger popped down to meet the neighbours, the project team and, of course, the Albert Drive Neighbourhood Watch.

Everybody’s House makes its first outing

Everybody’s House, a lovely ‘tea caddy’ house designed by EDO Architecturebased on a concept by Glas(s) Performance, is making its first outing on Albert Drive today.

ALBERT DRIVE Project on STV Local

We’re really pleased to see the word about the Albert Drive project is spreading.

STV Local have run a great piece around the project and the central theme ‘Who is my neighbour?’