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Bill’s, West Nile Street, City Centre Glasgow

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Bill’s, 22-24 West Nile Street, G1 2PW Tel 0141 221 6883 Bill’s website Last week along to Bill’s for lunch with my friend Maggie. It opened in Spring, 2015, but I was still to try it out – I’d been hearing lots of good things about it – including the Dinertec’s great review in the […]

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Jo’s flexible fitness sessions – bring the kids

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The sessions will take place in local parks near Glasgow:  For example, Dalmuir Park and Kilbarchan. Details of weekly sessions will be posted on Jo’s Facebook Page No need to book – just turn up. You will be fully responsible for your own children during the session You will need to bring weather suitable clothing […]

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Songwriting Workshop with Chiara Berardelli Sunday 20th September, 2015

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Songwriting Workshop with Chiara BerardelliSunday 20th September, 2015 Have you ever had the urge to write a song?Have you penned some tunes and looking for constructive feedback?Then this is the workshop for you! Beginner: 10am-1pmWe’ll tap into the creative inspiration, cover some songwriting basics, de-construct a great song and discuss how to get started.Intermediate: 2pm-5pmA […]

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Bearpit Brothers, E.P. Launch: Something Cruel, Sat 22 August, The Glad Cafe

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Bearpit Brothers launch their second EP, ‘Something Cruel’ in the Glad Cafe With Ryan Morcambe and Poetry from Stephen Watt Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 7:30pm   Tickets £5 @Brown Paper Tickets Dress for the occasion – get the 50s and 60s vibe at Vintage Guru www.vintageguru.co.uk/ Vintage Guru on Facebook Bearpit Brothers Although heavily influenced […]

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Sean’s Scottish Trip Summer 2015

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A Visit to Glasgow I was very happy to have my sister’s boy, Sean, in town for a short holiday from Canada. Currently he’s studying in Nova Scotia so the flight to Scotland is a couple of hours less than traveling from Toronto.  So a mere four and a half hours and he had arrived […]

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Young Talent Exhibition, ProjectAbility 4 Sept – 24 Oct, 2015

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ProjectAbility’s annual Create Exhibition is back for 2015! Young Talent 4 September, 2015 – 24 October, 2015 Project Ability Gallery, Trongate 103, G1 5HD Young Talent showcases and celebrates the artwork created by children and young people from the Create Programme, now in its 15th year. For 2015 a diverse selection of painting, drawing, sculpture and […]

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Summer Daze, Glasgow Film Theatre, 2 – 30 August, 2015

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Great Movies of the Summer GFT, 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB Is the Scottish summer less than sizzling? Take shelter from the showers and catch some of the most summery times in cinema – from an idyllic American town on Amity Island to a lush Provençal countryside – you really do not have to be […]

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The Harvest Festival, The Children’s Wood, Sunday 23 August, 2015

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Lots of wonderful activities for all the family. Sunday 23rd August, North Kelvin Meadow. Eco Drama at 1 p.m. FREE Event and part of The Harvest Festival. North Kelvin Meadow, between Clouston Street and Kelbourne Street, North Kelvinside, G20 thechildrenswood.com  

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Let’s Eat Glasgow, Restaurant Festival and Pop Up Market 5- 6 Sept 2015

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Let’s Eat Glasgow is Scotland’s first restaurant festival and Pop-up market 5th – 6th September / FREE ENTRY SWG3, 100 Eastvale Pl, Finnieston, Glasgow G3 8QG Delicious fresh food served by Glasgow’s top restaurants under one roof – including Mother India, Stravaigin, Crabshakk, Ubiquitious Chip, Ox and Finch, Cail Bruich and Guys. Seasonal Produce from […]

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Oxfam Bookshop Byres Road Relaunch with Denise Mina, Karen Campbell and Alison Irvine 21 Aug 2015

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        Friday, August 21, 2015 6:00pm – 8:00pm Oxfam Byres Road Books Come and join the bookshop relaunch celebration after refurbishment and let Oxfam Bookshop Byres Road share the shop’s new look with you. You can browse the bookshelves, have a drink and sample some Fairtrade food and listen to authors speaking about what […]

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StrEAT Glasgow, Launch of Street Food Festival 26 and 27 September, 2015

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StrEAT Glasgow Monthly Street Food Festival 26 September 2015 to 27 September 2015     The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ     Street food has been taking off in major cities around the world and now it’s coming to Glasgow. Sure to prove very popular with all the family with a wonderful variety of street food, drinks, […]

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Oxfam Book Shop Byres Road – Relaunch

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Oxfam Bookshop Byres Road 330 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8AP The Oxfam Bookshop will be reopening in mid-August after a full refurbishment. To celebrate there will be a relaunch event on Friday 21st August 2015. The shop managers and volunteers are inviting the public to join them to see the shop’s new look. There will […]

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Alasdair Gray: Sixty Years of Prints, The Hidden Lane Gallery, until end of August 2015

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The Hidden Lane Gallery Alasdair Gray Sixty Years of Prints Extended until end August, 2015 Following on from the huge success of Alasdair Gray’s 2014 retrospective at Kelvingrove, this new exhibition covers his prints from his days at Glasgow School of Art in the 1950′s to the present day. Described by Anthony Burgess as ‘the […]

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Lanark : A Life in Three Acts by Alasdair Gray Citizens Theatre, 15 August – 19 September, 2015

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(Artwork: Night Street Self-Portrait by Alasdair Gray (1953) )   Citizens Theatre 15 Aug 2015 to 19 Sep 2015 A new adaptation by David Greig of Alasdair Gray‘s seminal novel Lanark, directed by Graham Eatough. Full details and tickets A young man arrives in a dying city with seashells in his pockets. He doesn’t know who […]

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