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January 21, 2018

Celebrate Burns Day at Eusebi, Park Road

This Robert Burns Day Eusebi will be celebrating the long standing relationship and merging of cultures between Scots and Italians in Scotland with a selection of specialist dishes. Burns Day Specials 2018 Starters Haggis Ravioli Fritte with whiskey Sauce £5.50 Cock a Leekie Brodo £5 Main Course Venison Ragu Pappardelle £14 Dessert Cranachan Cannoli £3.95 […]

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January 18, 2018

Alberto Vazquez Dark Fables: From comics to films, CCA, Glasgow

Thu 18 January — Sat 27 January 2018 Mon-Sun: 12noon-5pm (closed Mon 22 Jan), Free, Intermedia Film screening: 26 January, 8pm, Cinema 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events Cinemaattic presents Psiconautas + Q&A Fri 26 January 2018 This special exhibition gathers Vazquez’s both graphic and audiovisual work together. It presents how the artist adapted his comics and […]

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January 15, 2018

Oxfam Bookshop Byres Road Book Group

The book group at Oxfam Bookshop in Byres Road is back for 2018! Go along and discuss some great books every month, it’s free to join and everyone is welcome. Check out our events page for more details or pick up a reading list at the bookshop. Full details including dates and the books on […]

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January 13, 2018

Bob Law Photography: Winter in Scotland, Cnoc Coinnich Day Out

Cnoc Coinnich day out above Lochgoilhead Village A beautiful sunny but snowy winter’s day saw us climbing up the scenic ridge line from Lochgoilhead village, on the Cowal Way, then head up to the summit of Cnoc Coinnich- a newly promoted Scottish Corbett at 763 metres  ( 2,505 feet) A well-signposted path led up from […]

Scotland's Peaks in Winter. Cnoc Coinnich above Lochgoilhead.

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January 12, 2018

Help the Homeless, Glasgow

Help The Homeless Glasgow is a non-profit community group founded in December, 2016. The group has expanded quickly and by December, 2017 had reached 7,000 members. Between 30 and 50 people meeting to go out into the streets of Glasgow with sleeping bags, food, clothes and other essentials, which are offered to rough sleepers. Volunteers […]

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January 10, 2018

‘Turning Over A New Leaf’ Exhibition at Thistle Gallery

New Year Show 2018 – Now Underway Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com The exhibition will run through January and until 25 February, 2018. ‘Turning over a New Leaf’ is the apt title of Thistle Gallery’s new Exhibition – do visit the Show this […]

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January 8, 2018

Special events and big musical guests announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2018

Glasgow Film Festival 21 February – 4 March, 2018 Oscar-nominated composer Mica Levi comes to town with electronic pioneers Wrangler for a celebration of the greatest films never made in The Unfilmables 2017 Scottish Album of the Year Award winners Sacred Paws perform live soundtrack to Margaret Salmon’s explosive speedway documentary Mm Special Event Screenings at […]

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January 1, 2018

Vahni Capildeo at Creative Conversations review by Pat Byrne

4 December, 2017 It was a pleasure to see Vahni Capildeo back at University of Glasgow, performing at Creative Conversations. Vahni is a poet and prose writer from Trinidad, who now lives near Edinburgh. A few years back she taught for a spell on the M.Litt Creative Writing Course at Glasgow.  I was lucky enough […]

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December 21, 2017

Phoenix Flight Training Cumbernauld

Learn to fly with Phoenix Flight Training Limited, Cumbernauld www.phoenixflighttraining.co.uk Phoenix Flight Training pride themselves on their friendly, relaxed and professional approach to teaching how to fly a plane. Their flying school is operated by two of Scotland’s most experienced flight instructors John Allan and Ian Haggis. Both John and Ian are commercial pilots and instructors […]

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December 7, 2017

Kelvin Hotel, Glasgow – at the heart of the Real West End

Kelvin Hotel, 15 Buckingham Terrace, Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8EB Telephone: 0141 339 7143 Web: www.kelvinhotel.com Book: Book online About the Rooms at the Kelvin Book directly for the best rate ‘When booking direct with us, all guests receive a complimentary full Scottish breakfast, a stamp on their Kelvin Hotel Loyalty Card to obtain […]

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October 23, 2017

Jim’s Photo Diary August: Isle of Harris and Isle of Lewis Photo Gallery

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September 8, 2017

Carol Dunbar, Gallery Owner: Local Character, Glasgow West End

Carol Dunbar’s Thistle Gallery, which specialises in Scottish Contemporary Art opene in Park Road, Glasgow’s West End opened in November 2014. I love going to exhibitions at large galleries like Kelvingrove, The Hunterian and GOMA but I always tend to feel a bit uncomfortable in the smaller galleries. Not so in Thistle Gallery – it’s […]

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September 6, 2017

Willie Miller Urban Designer: Glasgow West End Characters

Willie Miller is an Urban Designer, who lives in Glasgow’s West End. He is part of the design team commissioned by Glasgow City Council to deliver the major redesign and redevelopment of Byres Road, arguably Glasgow West End’s main street. Working in partnership with landscape architects Benton Scott-Simmons, Nick Wright Planning and Icecream Architecture, the […]

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June 7, 2017

Glasgow’s West End Festival, Science Festival, Shopping, Dining Out, Galleries and the 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 […]

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June 6, 2017

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

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 […]

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