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Glasgow’s Radical Independent Bookfair Project not by the book CCA Fri 7 October – Sun 23 October 2016

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Fri 7 October – Sun 23 October 2016 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm, Sun: 12noon-6pm (Closed Mondays) Free Related CCA Events James Kelman Dirt Road Thu 6 October 2016 Open Jar Collective Soil City Fri 7 October 2016 Variant Editorial Group Divergence and antagonism: cultural communication and democracy in Scotland Sat 8 October 2016 Leigh French & Neil […]

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Black History Month Glasgow 2016

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  1 – 31 October, 2016 CRER offers a full programme of events at various venues throughout the city. ‘CRER hopes you enjoy this year’s programme of events and that you will be encouraged to play your part in challenging racism in Scotland.’ www.crer.org.uk Some Highlights from the Glasgow Programme Coalition for Racial Equality and […]

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Glasgoes Poetic Monday 26th September, – Saturday October 8, 2016

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Glasgoes Poetic is over a week of poetry events and happenings with National Poetry Day nestled neatly inside. Take a look – there’s lots of performance opportunities (asterisked) as well as excellent poets and performers and bound to be something that suits. Open Mic Café Rio Monday 26 September 8pm Café Rio 27 Hyndland Street […]

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

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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 Winter Offer at the Kelvin The Kelvin have relaunched their ever popular winter offer early this year. All guests will receive a 20% discount when booking 3 or more […]

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Christmas Panto, OranMor, The Princess and the Pie, Mon, 28 November, 2016 — Fri, 23 December, 2016

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OranMor, Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8QX Mon, 28 November, 2016 — Fri, 23 December, 2016 By Morag Fullarton | Directed By Tony Cownie When Queen Jockina McTatty of Scone emerges from obscurity to find a bride for her son and heir, Prince Angus, the whole of Weegie Land is in thrown into a frenzy. Only […]

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Jimmy Byrne, R.I.P. 18 August, 1937 – 21 August, 2016

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Jimmy (James Byrne), known to many in Clydebank as ‘Jimmy Byrne the Plumber’, was my father-in-law, although, as he was only nine years older than me, I never really thought of him like that. He was Jim’s dad and my friend.  When people die you want to say good things about them – in Jimmy’s […]

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Glasgow School of Art, The Graduate Degree Show September 2016 review by Pat Byrne

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3 – 8 September, 2016 Jim and I try to get along to the Graduate Degree Show at the Art School every year.  This year I had a special treat as my nephew, Sean, who is going into his third year at GSA invited me along to the preview at the Tontine Building.  It’s the […]

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Wild Words Festival, Woodlands Community Garden, 2 October, 2016

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They’ve got a great line up at Wild Words Harvest Festival on Sunday 2nd October. Taking place both at the Community Garden, 91-101 West Princes St, Glasgow G4 9BY and Fred Paton Centre, Fred Paton Centre, 19 Carrington Street, Glasgow, G4 9AJ Workshops 2 -6pm (free, registration from 1.30pm) Harvest Dinner 6.30-8.30pm (£6 adults, £3 children) […]

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Creative Conversations, Monday Lunchtimes, University of Glasgow Chapel

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Monday lunchtime Literary Events at University of Glasgow   University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Creative Conversations – Autumn/Winter Programme, 2016 First event:  Jake Arnott– Monday 26th September at 1 p.m. University Chapel, University of Glasgow G12 Jake Arnott is the author of six novels including the […]

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Three Bedroom Upper Conversion Flat For Sale, Glasgow West End

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996 Great Western Road, Kelvinside, Glasgow, G12 0NS Offers Over £255,000 Spacious 3-bedroom upper conversion flat within a substantial Detached Blonde Sandstone Villa. Located in a tree lined street just off Great Western Road, the building was designed by John Honeyman circa 1875 and further improved by William Leiper circa 1907.  The flat boasts flexible […]

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Glasgow West End: West End Festival, The Mela, Ten Writers Telling Lies, Galleries and Gardens

   We’ve not had the best summer weather but we’ve made the most of those good days. The West End Festival The West End Festival was fabulous even though we had no parade this year.  It got off to a flying start with a fantastic programme of events  – see the first and second week  […]

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University of Glasgow: Centre for Open Studies: Ten Writers Telling Lies West End Festival 2016

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Ten Writers are participating in a project with the musician Jim Byrne to produce a book and complementary cd, which will be produced early 2017.  In the meantime you can catch them perform their work at Three Events at the West End Festival 2016 Of the ten writers, six are students from the Centre for […]

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West End Festival 2016: The first week was fabulous

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West End Festival 2016 has a fantastic programme of events and it’s been a great first week.  I’ve been out and about at a range of events and taking part in our own contribution:  Ten Writers Telling Lies. We had a super first night of prose, poetry and music at Waterstones Bookshop on Byres Road. […]

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