LateRooms.com Hotel Deals
Pat's Guide to Glasgow West End

Glasgow West End

Glasgow West End: Pat's Guide is a community site promoting this brilliant part of Glasgow. Find out what's on locally, learn about the restaurants, shops, pubs, galleries (including Kelvingrove), the architecture, people, places, live music and lots more.

Photo Gallery

View Jim's Latest West End Photos

PAT'S WEST END BLOG:

Carcassonne, July, 2017

Cite Castle

Helen Rose Outdoor Diary. Carcassonne.  Although I have been to the Languedoc in south west France many times, I have never visited Carcassonne. Carcassonne is a fortified town in the Aude Department of Occitane. It has been inhabited since the Neolithic period and is located in the Aude plain between historic trade routes, linking the […]

Read the full story: Carcassonne, July, 2017

Fox Star at the Tron Outdoor Stage, Merchant City Festival, Saturday 22 July, 2017

fox star

Fox Star at the Tron – Outdoor Stage for Merchant City Festival. In collaboration with the Tron Theatre Bar and Restaurant Fox Star is programming two weekends of live music 22/23/29/30. There will be solo acts, bands and lots of entertaining performances – all free. Line up for Saturday 22nd July, 2017 12.00 – 8 […]

Read the full story: Fox Star at the Tron Outdoor Stage, Merchant City Festival, Saturday 22 July, 2017

Urban Canvas 3D, Merchant City Festival, 27 – 30 July, 2017

urban canvas

3D piece of anamorphic pavement art created in chalks, pastels and temporary paints. LIVE Anamorphic pavement art, also known as 3D Pavement art! Using nothing more than chalks and artists pigment: Watch the creation of a unique piece of mind-boggling illusionary art; you simply will not believe what your eyes are telling you, as the work […]

Read the full story: Urban Canvas 3D, Merchant City Festival, 27 – 30 July, 2017

Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2017 – call for programmers

GYFF LOGO

Call for GYFF Young Programmers Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) will take place 22 – 24 September 2017. GYFF is one of the most innovative and creative youth film festivals in Europe, and GLASGOW FILM FESTIVAL are looking for young people to help programme it! Could you be one of GYFF Young Programmers for 2017? For the […]

Read the full story: Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2017 – call for programmers

Glasgow’s West End Festival, Science Festival, Shopping, Dining Out, Galleries and the Botanics

pretty people botanics

West End Festival This is a great time to  be in Glasgow: the West End Festival, highlight of the city’s cultural calendar, has just kicked off. The festival will run until 25 June  with a fabulous programme of events  including: music, theatre, film, walks,  talks, exhibitions and much more.  Our own project Ten Writers Telling […]

Read the full story: Glasgow’s West End Festival, Science Festival, Shopping, Dining Out, Galleries and the Botanics

West End Festival, Open Weekend Arlington Baths Club, 17 and 18 June, 2017

open weekend arlington baths

  Arlington Baths Club, 61 Arlington St, Glasgow G3 6DT Special offer – £10 per week membership deal Free guided tour Come along and discover the oldest baths club of its kind in the world – the Arlington Baths Club was founded in 1870.  Today it’s stlll proud to offer a warm welcome and a […]

Read the full story: West End Festival, Open Weekend Arlington Baths Club, 17 and 18 June, 2017

Ten Writers Telling Lies, West End Festival 2017, Waterstones Byres Road, Thursday 8 June, 2017

byres road

Waterstones Bookshop, 351 – 355 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8AU Thursday 8 June, 7.00 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. Ten Writers Telling Lies is a unique collaboration between some of Glasgow’s most talented writers and the musician Jim Byrne.  In prose and poetry the writers have captured the story of a song they have co-written. Come […]

Read the full story: Ten Writers Telling Lies, West End Festival 2017, Waterstones Byres Road, Thursday 8 June, 2017

ProjectAbility, New Works by Ronnie McCulloch, The Glad Cafe, 2 – 29 June, 2017

Ronnie_McCulloch_-_Superman_and_Friend

New works by Ronnie McCulloch Offsite Exhibition 02 Jun 2017 – 29 June 2017 Glad Cafe, 1006A Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow G41 2HG Admission: Free Project Ability proudly presents a collection of new paintings by Aspire artist Ronnie McCulloch for our very first exhibition at the Glad Cafe. Ronnie’s sources of inspiration come largely from popular culture: his favourite television programmes, films and […]

Read the full story: ProjectAbility, New Works by Ronnie McCulloch, The Glad Cafe, 2 – 29 June, 2017

Sofia Coppola’s La Traviata, GFT, July, 2017

Acclaimed director Sofia Coppola and designer Valentino combine their talents to create one of the most ambitious productions of the renowned opera La Traviata. Working together with a world-class team, the duo’s production breathes spectacular new life into Giuseppe Verdi’s enduring story of tempestuous love and heartbreak. Coppola’s La Traviata has already become one of […]

Read the full story: Sofia Coppola’s La Traviata, GFT, July, 2017

Ten Writers Telling Lies book and cd launch review by Mary Irvine

jim graham 3

Ten writers telling lies… The date, Thursday 27th April, 2017.  The venue, Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow.  The event, the culmination of a 15 month project between ten authors and the accomplished musician/songwriter, Jim Byrne. I had attended several ‘taster’ sessions during the project and couldn’t wait to see it in its entirety. And I was not […]

Read the full story: Ten Writers Telling Lies book and cd launch review by Mary Irvine

Bungalow Cafe at Mother India, Kelvingrove, Glasgow

cafe door

The Bungalow Cafe adjoins Mother India at 28 Westminster Terrace, Glasgow G3 7RU We seem to have been waiting quite a while for the cafe´to emerge, when you step inside it’s easy to understand why. You’ll find yourself in an elegant space with stylish decor, streamlined wooden shelves, an impressive gleaming coffee maker, attractive pottery […]

Read the full story: Bungalow Cafe at Mother India, Kelvingrove, Glasgow

Jim’s Photo Gallery March 2017: Glasgow University, Ayr beach, Lion and Unicorn Staircase, Park area

I’ve got a new camera (Canon 80D). 🙂 I’ve been experimenting with it and learning how it works. This months photo diary is a mixture of photos I took on my phone and photos I took on my new camera.

Read the full story: Jim’s Photo Gallery March 2017: Glasgow University, Ayr beach, Lion and Unicorn Staircase, Park area

Glasgow West End, Glasgow Festivals, Bicentenary at the Botanics, Art, Eating Out and Shopping

the west end vibe

Glasgow is a great city for festivals, no sooner has one finished that another one appears on the horizon . I had a fantastic time at both Glasgow Film Festival and Aye Write! Glasgow’s book festival. Glasgow Film Festival 2017 I managed to see some very good films at  the festival including Handsome Devil, the […]

Read the full story: Glasgow West End, Glasgow Festivals, Bicentenary at the Botanics, Art, Eating Out and Shopping

Last Open Mic at Rio Cafe with host Paul Ross, 30 March, 2017

the rio cafe

The last open mic at Rio Thursday 30 March, 2017 – 9 p.m. Rio Cafe, 27 Hyndland Street, G11 5QF  Event on Facebook  

Read the full story: Last Open Mic at Rio Cafe with host Paul Ross, 30 March, 2017

Yorkhill

Pat's Latest News!

Some of the things I'm working on at the moment:

Pat’s Wander & Fouter

Looking forward to finding out more. 🙂   Read more... Copyright ©  Wander & Fouter [...]

We’ve got a lovely new high quality designer shop at Kelvinbridge (corner Great Western Road and Par [...]

Surf and Turf, New Exhibition at Thistle Gallery, 29 April until 18 June, 2017   Read more... Copyri [...]

  Read more... Copyright ©  Wander & Fouter [...]

Bungalow Cate at Mother India, Kelvingrove, Glasgow   Read more... Copyright ©  Wander & Fouter [...]

Pat's guide to the best businesses in the West

Pat's Guide Best In The West; highlights and promotes the very best businesses in the West End of Glasgow.

New Members:

More featured 'Best' businesses.

Are you the best in the West? Get in touch, we'd like to promote you.

New Featured Business Directory Listings

Submit your business listing

"I used to advertise in the yellow pages at great expense and didn't get as many enquiries as I do through my £25 ad with you!!"
Niall Anderson, Anderson Carpenters and Joiners

Categories

s2Member®