Martin O'Connor: Martin Does Govan Market

The Arches presents

Martin O'Connor: Martin Does Govan Market

Fri 6 May 2011 | 5.30pm | FREE

Martin O’Connor brings his Weegie-inspired installation and performance to the Arches Cafe Bar.

The fourth in a series of mini performances as part of his Arches Cafe Bar takeover, Hingmy In The Cafe, theatre maker Martin O’Connor takes the words and sounds of the people and patter of Glasgow to perform Govan Market.


Eat your words!  The Arches Cafe Bar has come over all West Coast.  Come and enjoy your food surrounded by words and sounds inspired by the people, the places and the patter of Glasgow.

Martin will be creating some mini performances on the following dates:

Wed 6 April: Martin Does Subterranean Hamesick Blues
Thurs 21 April: Martin Does Conversation
Fri 6 May: Martin Does Francie and Josie

when the following Weegie Menu will be available for only £8.95 for 3 courses + drink:

A Wee Dram
(with or without Irn-Bru dash)

Tattie Soup
Pure Heavy Pickled Cockle Salad
A Whityemacallit (Scotch Egg)

A Mad Fish Pie Hing wi Mad Veg
Ma Granny’s Mince and Doughballs
The Pure Big Veggie Fry: tattie scone, fried egg, fruit puddin, grilled tomatoes wi a smoked cheese sauce

Candied Apple Mousse (like posh Angel Delight)
Crumble made fae the Rhubarb patch in the gerdin
Double Nougats wi Raspberry Sauce (like the wan fae the van)

Reserve a table on 0141 565 1035.


Martin O’Connor is a writer and theatre-maker from Glasgow.  He makes text-based and spoken word performances on ideas of Scottish male identity and language.  He has created performances in various theatre venues as well as site specific poetry and monologues in found spaces around Glasgow including the Subway. Martin is currently developing two performance pieces, Glory Be and A Govan of the Mind, supported by the Arches.

martin o'connor: gie it laldy