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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.

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

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

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  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 […]

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

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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Bungalow Cafe at Mother India, Kelvingrove, Glasgow

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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

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

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Glasgow Vegan Festival, Trades Hall , 27 and 28 May, 2017

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Fifty fantastic stalls, 8 world food caterers, all day talks and all day cookery demos. £3 per day payable on the day on the door. Come hungry! To find out more information please email: veganeventsuk@gmail.com 85 Glassford Street, G1 1UH 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 27 and 28 May, 2017 Event on Facebook

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It’s Only The End Of The World, GFT, 1 and 2 April, 2017

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Assured young auteur Xavier Dolan returns with his sixth feature, an adaptation of Jean-Luc Lagarce’s play: a claustrophobic family drama about an award-winning dramatist who returns to his hometown after more than a decade away. Revealing to his family that he is dying, Louis (Gaspard Ulliel) ignites a pressure cooker of familial melodrama with each […]

Read the full story: It’s Only The End Of The World, GFT, 1 and 2 April, 2017

Italian Film Festival, Glasgow Film Theatre, 10 – 15 March, 2017

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Italian Film Festival 10 – 15 March, 2017 GFT The annual celebration of Italian cinema returns with a wide-ranging programme that stretches from promising new talents to established greats. Highlights this year include Paolo Virzi’s hugely successful Like Crazy and the Kafkaesque comedy Ears which was one of the discoveries of the Venice Film Festival. […]

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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 Creative Conversations: Best-Selling Crime Writer Ian Rankin – 20 March Monday 20 March, 2017 – 1 p.m. University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ  www.gla.ac.uk/events/creativeconversations/ Ian Rankin is […]

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Kathyrn Joseph with Jamie Flett and Amy Sawers, BAad, 19th March, 2017

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“VERY SPECIAL INDEED” | Lauren Laverne, BBC Radio 6 Music Kathryn Joseph released her debut album – bones you have thrown me and blood I’ve spilled – in January 2015. It quietly became much-loved among a keen-eared band of admirers, before a surge of critical acclaim culminated with it winning Scottish Album of the Year […]

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