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“This is amazing”

Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre
Ranked #34 of 272 things to do in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Permanent exhibition of Eduard Bersudsky's amazing kinetic sculptures. Hundreds of carved figures and pieces of old scrap perform an incredible choreography to haunting music and synchronised light, telling the funny and tragic stories of the human spirit as it struggles against the relentless circles of life and death. Main show (45 min)- Wed-Sun 3pm, Adults£6, conc £4, children age 4-11 - free. There are additional shows during high tourist season and school hols - please check our website for details. Full show (70 min) - Sun & Thu 7pm.(Adults £8, conc £6) Advance booking by e-mail is essential
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“This is amazing”
Reviewed 27 August 2014

I live in Glasgow and have been meaning to see this for years - finally got round to it and am now kicking myself that it wasn't sooner. The animatronics are incredible and it makes you wonder at the mind that created them. We went with our 6 year old who loved it, it's one of the few things that's fasciniating no matter what age you are. The show is approx 45 mins which is about right and you are guided round the room by lights and music. You also have a chance to have a look round at the sculptures/animatronics when they aren't moving and the lights are on. A great way to spend a couple of hours in the afternoon.

Visited August 2014
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Irby, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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“Do not miss”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Absolutely amazing, fantastic and very different. Brilliant lighting and music made these beautiful creations come to life and tell their stories. Fascinating.

Visited August 2014
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“An Amazing Experience”
Reviewed 21 August 2014

It is hard to believe that so many fantastic creations could have been created from scrap - add to that strange carved figures, music and movement and you will still not be prepared for this fantasic show. Don't forget to boook in case you are disappointed! We were particularly grateful to Tatyana who suggested we look at the displays before she took our money in case the child in our group was scared by them - but no way would she have missed it!

Visited August 2014
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Stockholm, Sweden
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“Wonderfully unique!”
Reviewed 14 August 2014

This was one of the most fascinating and mesmermizing things I have ever seen in all my years of travel. A one-of-a-kind experience!

Visited August 2014
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Lanarkshire, Scotland
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“Strange but worth a visit”
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Went on recommendation of niece. Amazing the work that has gone into these pieces of art. Enjoyed the music show, but our kids didn't particularly enjoy it , but just their age I think

Visited September 2013
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