Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT)

12 Rose Street  G3 6RB

J McKissack & WJ Anderson II, 1939

Category B Listed

One of the UKs most successful independent, specialist cinemas. Its legendary predecessor, the Cosmo, opened in 1939 in this modernist European building which still boasts much of its Art Deco interior. See behind-the-scenes including the projection booth!

The tour of the building includes the behind-the-scenes workings of the cinema, including our projection booth.

Number in Brochure: 16

Opening Times

Sun 10am 1pm. Tours: 10.15am & 10.45am (BSL Interpreted), 11.15am, 11.45am & 12.15pm; 20 minutes. Meeting Point: Foyer


Restrictions on Access: Projection box tours will be via a set of narrow stairs some of which do not have hand rails.

Limited Disabled Access
Front door has DDA automatic door entry. All cinemas accessible. Cinema 1 accessed via lift. Cinema 2 & 3 via a ramp corridor. Adapted toilet on ground level. Ground floor kiosk facility.


Disabled Toilet
Hearing Loop
Refreshments Available

Getting Here

Nearest Train or Subway Station(s): Cowcaddens Tube, Buchanan Bus Station, Queen Street Station

Parking: On Street Parking Available Charges Apply
Meters free of charge on Sunday. Car park available NCP Cambridge Street


0141 352 8601




Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT)

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Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT)
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