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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Spring /Summer Season 2017

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Curtain rises on thrilling new spring/summer season at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – January until June, 2017 Performances, masterclasses, festivals and talks … the stage is set for a spectacular spring/summer season of performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS), the country’s busiest arts venue. The new programme, which runs until June, is […]

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Creative Conversations, Monday Lunchtimes, University of Glasgow Chapel

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16 January – 20 March, 2017 University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Monday 16 January, 2017 – Award-Winning Writer AL Kennedy 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. AL Kennedy is a Dundee-born writer of novels, short stories, drama, non-fiction and journalism. She is the author of 17 books: […]

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The King’s Theatre, Glasgow Programme Autumn 2016 – Spring 2017

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See Full Programme of Shows King’s Theatre, 297 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JN Cinderella (Fri 2 Dec 2016 – Sun 8 Jan 2017) ‘We’ll all be going to the ball this year as Cinderella, the godmother of all pantos, returns to the King’s. Starring Scottish comedy legends Gregor Fisher and Tony Roper as those awfy […]

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Hiire: Matching Jobseekers to Jobs

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Today (Wednesday 16 November, 2016) I met Mike Hughes for a coffee and he told me about his brand new recruitment project, developed in Glasgow West End it aims to match jobseekers to jobs.  Mike is confident that his new system   will make the recruitment process easier. I have to say after hearing about it […]

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Graeme Macrae Burnet at Creative Conversations, University of Glasgow, 12 December, 2016

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I always enjoy Creative Conversations and when I can I head along to the University of Glasgow Chapel to catch Louise Welsh in conversation with a talented writer included in the programme.  The event this week with Graeme Macrae Burnet was a particular highlight attracting a large crowd with other writers in the audience. These […]

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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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Curtains Up on Winter Windows, Thistle Gallery – Exhibition Runs Until 24 December, 2016

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‘CURTAINS UP ON OUR WINTER WINDOWS……. Thistle Gallery, Park Road, G4 9JF Open seven days a week through until Christmas Browse through their eclectic Christmas Show ‘Unwrapped’ which runs until Christmas Eve.’ As well as an exceptional array of original Scottish Contemporary Art hanging the spacious Gallery walls you will also find: JEWELLERY BY : […]

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The Darkest Universe, GFT, Thursday 10 November, 2016

Zac is a lonely, highly-strung city trader on the edge of a psychological breakdown. He has lost his job, his girlfriend and, most devastatingly, his weird and wayward younger sister Alice, the only family he had left. Increasingly frustrated with the futile attempts of the police, Zac decides to take matters into his own inexpert […]

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Jack and the Beanstalk, Knightswood Congregational Church, 23 – 26 November, 2016

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Pantomime time is fast approaching. Come along and share the adventure with Jack and his friends. Tickets £3 for children and £5 for adults. Discounts for groups. For more info email kccpanto@yahoo.com 12 Dunterlie Avenue, Glasgow G13 3BA  Event on Facebook

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Southside Film – The Bishop’s Wife, Pollok House with Christmas Dinner, 16 December, 2016

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THE BISHOP’S WIFE  (U, 109mins) WITH CHRISTMAS DINNER |         POLLOK HOUSE| 7.30PM | FRIDAY 16 DECEMBER 2016 | £40 Heavenly bells are ringing, jubilant choirs are singing, and Christmas joy is blanketing the world like freshly fallen snow. But the Yuletide spirit has yet to warm Bishop Henry Brougham’s Victorian home. Struggling […]

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Paul Rutherford, Personal Trainer/Lifestyle Coach – feature by Theresa Talbot

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I have to admit I’ve always been slightly scared of personal trainers; Convinced they’d make me do things I didn’t want to do and yell at me if I didn’t reach peak fitness in less time than it takes to throw off my high heels. But my opinion changed dramatically when I met Paul Rutherford. […]

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The Fiddler on the Roof, The Kings Theatre, 1 – 5 November, 2016.

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make me a match, Find me a find, catch me a catch! The Glasgow Light Opera Club (GLOC) present the much loved ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at The King’s Theatre, Glasgow!  We are delighted that GLOC have chosen to support Project Ability for the duration of this production, and will be fundraising at each […]

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Celtic Connections 2017 – Tickets now on Sale (27 October, 2016)

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  The programme for Celtic Connections 2017 has now been revealed! View the line-up & buy tickets at: www.celticconnections.com Eighteen days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops, free events, late night sessions and a host of special one-off musical collaborations will once again light up the Scottish winter when Celtic Connections returns on 19 […]

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Fiona Alderman Blogging from Rural France: The Colours of the Dordogne

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We live in the Department of The Dordogne (24) in the Aquitaine Region of SW France and in the Perigord Noir!  Still following? It is a lot to take in I know. The word Dordogne means a long river which is a tributary of La Gironde and is made up of a hilly area,with medieval […]

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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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