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Glasgow Shopping: Currie and Quirk Opticians, Byres Road, G12

New Year Sale now on at Currie and Quirk 50% OFF SELECTED DESIGNER FRAMES! Fancy a new look? Or just want to treat yourself?? Why not pop into our Byres Road Branch – fabulous selection of designer eyewear for sale including Face a Face, William Morris and many more………. Eye Care and Quality Eye Wear 142 […]

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018 | Filed under: Best In The West, Eyecare, Opticians, Shopping, West End Festival Glasgow

Glasgow West End Shopping: Nancy Smillie Jewellery Studio

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Designer Jewellery Glasgow West End 425 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow G4 9JA Telephone: 0141 334 0055. www.nancysmillieshop.com/ At the Nancy Smillie Jewellery Studio you’ll find an amazing range of designer jewellery. Whether you’re looking for something elegant or delightfully quirky the choice is amazing with bangles, earrings, pendants, brooches and sharp accessories to suit […]

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Glasgows West End: Nancy Smillie Shop

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The Nancy Smillie Shop Cresswell Street, Off Byres Road, 0141 334 4240 www.nancysmillieshop.com January Sale at Nancy Smillie Pop into the shop and find a great deal or Check out the sale  online The Nancy Smillie Shop is bursting with gorgeous goodies – perfect gifts for that special someone and a selection of delightful stocking fillers. […]

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Shona Fidgett Designer Jewellery Glasgow

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  Studio 15, The Hidden Lane, 1103 Argyle Street, Glasgow, Scotland G3 8ND Telephone: +44 (0)141 248 9050 | email: info@shonajewellery.co.uk www.shonajewellery.co.uk Buy Shona Fidgett Jewellery Online www.shonajewellery.co.uk Unique Jewellery by Shona   Wedding and Engagement rings and Bridal Jewellery Shona enjoys creating rings for special events, particularly wedding rings. She’ll be very happy to […]

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Spirito, Interiors, Cards, Gifts, Crow Road, Broomhill, Glasgow

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SPiRiTO 317-319 Crow Road, Broomhill, Glasgow G11 7BU www.spiritogifts.com Bright and Beautiful Gifts For Everyone Specialising in designer greetings cards, jewellery and home accessories, it is one of the West End’s most attractive shops offering a range of diverse  hand-picked gifts and cards for all occasions. This includes,  a selection of gifts which can be […]

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Scottish Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Artists at Janet & John Glasgow

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  Janet & John – promoting Scottish creativity. A haven for Scottish Handmade Crafts Intake of new artists and crafters Janet and John Upper Floor De Courcy’s Arcade Cresswell Lane T: 07731 768373 Beautiful Cards at Cut Price   Super Selection of Gifts and Cards for Every Occassion Choose from a wide range of gifts […]

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Blair and Sheridan – Unique and Desirable Jewellery Glasgow

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417 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow, G4 9JA 00 44 (0)141 334 0557 www.blairandsheridan.co.uk/ Blair and Sheridan’s designer jewellery shop has established itself as one of Glasgow’s most prestigious jewellery shops.   Specialising in designing unique engagement, wedding and eternity rings, they have delighted many customers and gained a loyal clientele. Pop in and see their […]

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Stevenson Jewellers Glasgow West End

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257 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8UB Telephone: 0141 334 1899. www.stevensonjewellers.co.uk Stevenson Jewellers is situated on Byres Road in the heart of Glasgow West End, opposite Hillhead Underground. Whether you are seeking the perfect gift or the right accessory to complement a special outfit,  you will be thrilled by the choice of beautiful jewellery and […]

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Glasgow Artist Allan Richardson – Local City Scenes

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(Above is Allan’s painting of The Kibble Palace – commissioned in celebration of the Botanic Gardens Bicentenary, 2017. You can view it in the gallery at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.) Allan Richardson is  much loved and well known local artist, who  can often be seen working on his latest project in the streets of Glasgow. He […]

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Now in its third year, Thistle Gallery continues to offer its ever growing client base wonderful and affordable art from an eclectic range of Scottish Contemporary Artists. Carol Dunbar – Gallery Owner feature on glasgowwestend.co.uk Turning Over A […]

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William Young Swimming School, Glasgow

William Young FIOS, MIOS (TD) Swim School Swimming classes for adults and children. Email or telephone: 07986884556 www.glasgowswimminglessons.com Since it was established in 2010, the William Young Swim School has built up an excellent reputation.  It has gained many loyal and satisfied clients and attracts a substantial number of clients through word of mouth. Learn […]

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West End Festival 2016: The Moment Keeper, Thistle Gallery, Jackie and Jilly Henderson, 4 – 19 June

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CONTINUES UNTIL 22 JUNE The Moment Keeper – A unique opportunity to see the quirky artwork of sisters Jackie and Jilly Henderson. The Thistle Gallery Scottish Contemporary Art  – 56 Park Rd, Glasgow G4 9JF Part of Glasgow’s  West End Festival MEMORY MAKING ‘MOMENT KEEPER’ Due to the success and popularity of this exhibition it […]

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Surf and Turf Exhibition, Thistle Gallery from Saturday April, 23rd 2016.

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‘Surf and Turf’ Thistle Gallery Scottish Contemporary Art Thistle Gallery’s new Exhibition ‘Surf and Turf’ previews on Saturday, April 23rd and runs for five weeks. Over 30 accomplished Scottish contemporary artists will be exhibiting in this vibrant and eclectic exhibition. You will find a wide range of jewellery, ceramics, artisan glass, intricate metal work as […]

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Handcrafted Silver Jewellery by Mo McQuillan

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Beautiful and unique handcrafted gifts Delightful Jewellery for Every Occasion Shipped World Wide from Glasgow, Scotland Scottish handcrafted jewellery – you will love these unique designs – find the perfect gift or accessory–  choose from pendants, earrings and brooches – created in silver by Mo McQuillan. Buy online Mo is an experienced and talented Scottish […]

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Dear Green Place – Exhibition at the Thistle Gallery, Saturday. March 19th– Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Dear Green Place….Bricks, Mortar and Beyond The new Spring Show at Thistle Gallery features the work of eight accomplished artists who often take inspiration from the City of Glasgow and its environs. Peter Nardini, Sheila Fowler, Kristina Dickson, […]

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Best In The West

Bricks 4 Kidz, After school classes St Silas Woodlands

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After school classes @ St.Silas Church (Ages 5+) – Unit: Gadgets & Gizmos St. Silas Church69 Park Road
Woodlands, Glasgow G4 9JE Classes held weekly on Tuesdays during term time from 4pm-5pm Classes run in six week blocks – if there are still places available after a block has started then it is fine to join […]

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Monday, November 2, 2015 | Filed under: Best In The West, Business Directory, Kids and young people

Glasgow Retro And Vintage Shops: Shopping For Bargains

  Starry Starry Night 19 Dowanside Lane, G12 0141 337 1837 When Anna Graham arrived back in Glasgow from a soujourn in New York in 1987 it was her ambition to own a vintage clothing shop. With three friends (she is now the sole proprietor) she established Starry, Starry Night which has provided a focus […]

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Friday, October 30, 2015 | Filed under: Best In The West, Shopping, Vintage and Retro Clothing

Shopping in Glasgow: Vintage Guru Byres Road

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195 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TN See Location on Google Maps Telephone: 0141 339 4759 With their wonderful selection of vintage and retro clothing, jewellery, shoes and bags, Vintage Guru is one of the most popular shops in Glasgow’s West End. After many years supplying the world’s vintage clothing traders, collectors and the film industry, […]

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Thursday, August 20, 2015 | Filed under: Best In The West, Shopping, Vintage and Retro Clothing

Blair and Sheridan, Gin and Sapphires Event, Saturday 22 August, 2015

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Blair and Sheridan 417 Great Western Road Kelvinbridge Glasgow G4 9JA Gin and Sapphires Event As a belated 3rd birthday party and as an ongoing thanks to their customers, Blair and Sheridan would like to invite you to a gin tasting and sapphires event between 1pm – 5pm on the afternoon of Saturday 22nd August […]

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Friday, August 7, 2015 | Filed under: Best In The West

Easter Workshops for Children at Bricks 4 Kidz

Half Day AM & PM & Full Day Options Available Easter Family Fun Monday 6th April – Trades Hall, 85 Glassford Street, Glasgow G1 1BQ Looking for something fun to do with your family this Easter? After you’ve eaten all your eggs, why not come along to Bricks 4 Kidz Easter Family Fun Workshop. We […]

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Friday, March 27, 2015 | Filed under: Best In The West, Kids and young people

Video History Scotland: DVD Memories of Dumbarton 1940 – 1975

Dumbarton (Fort of the Britons), famous for innovation and achievement particularly with regard to engineering and shipbuilding. Examples of this include the Cutty Sark, world famous clipper ship, also the first ocean going ship built of mild steel and the first ship propelled by steam turbine. Just three of the examples of ships built in […]

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Monday, March 2, 2015 | Filed under: Best In The West, Travel

QM Eye Opticians, Glasgow: specialising in quality eyecare and eyewear

  104 Queen Margaret Drive Glasgow, UK G20 8NZ Telephone: 0141 946 6892 QM Eye Opticians is the place for you if you fancy something a little different  – ‘a not on the High Street option‘ You will love their vintage inspired eyewear – with the advantage of modern frame materials – and styles reminiscent of […]

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Friday, January 30, 2015 | Filed under: Best In The West, Business Directory, Shopping

Bricks 4 Kidz– Children’s Workshops February Half-term 2015

The Renfield Centre, 260 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4JP Ages 5+ To Book: Telephone: 07971515141 email Monday 9th February 2015 – Teenage Brick Turtles Grab your katanas and nunchucks as we prepare to fight crime with the Teenage Brick Turtles! Practice engineering as you build two of the courageous turtles and their wise Japanese rat […]

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Monday, January 26, 2015 | Filed under: Best In The West, Kids and young people

The Observatory, Nancy Smillie Studio

The Observatory, Nancy Smillie Studio, G12 New studio in Glasgow’s West End with Kevin Hunter, Artist in Residence and Pop Up Christmas Shop opening 30 November, 3014 Art Studio – Furniture – Artist in Residence Please join us to celebrate our Studio opening with resident artist Kevin Hunter, and peruse our pop up Christmas shop. […]

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Thursday, November 27, 2014 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Best In The West

Memories of Millport Isle of Cumbrae in the 1920s and 1930s, Video History Scotland

Memories of Millport Isle of Cumbrae in the 1920s and 1930s How many of us share memories of a day trip to Millport or a family holiday on the beautiful Isle of Cumbrae. Happy days spent cycling around the island, relaxing or playing on the sands at Kames Bay or having our photograph taken beside […]

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | Filed under: Best In The West

Review of the ‘Best in the West Business Growth Course’

I’ve been working my way through Best In The West’s on-line business course (authored by Jim Byrne) and am finding it really helpful. It’s written in bite-size chunks, so is user-friendly, but it’s also full of action points for you to follow up. When you’re running your own business and you’re totally responsible for its […]

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 | Filed under: Best In The West, Business Directory, Online Marketing

Clyde Steamer Memories Part 1 DVD Video History Scotland

Clyde Steamer Memories Part 1 Henry Bell and his famous ship The Comet, the first ship to successfully harness steam power for navigation, ushered in the age of steam navigation – not only to the River Clyde but across the world. Nowhere was the pace of change as fast as along the banks of the […]

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014 | Filed under: Best In The West, Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Shopping, Travel

Arts and Crafts in Glasgow West End

Original art work and hand crafted jewellery Scottish Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Artists at Janet & John Glasgow Janet & John – promoting Scottish creativity. A haven for Scottish Handmade Crafts Intake of new artists and crafters Janet and John Upper Floor De Courcy’s Arcade Cresswell Lane T: 07731 768373 Janet & John are always […]

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Saturday, November 9, 2013 | Filed under: Best In The West, Shopping

Glasgow West End: Pats Guide: Bookshops

Voltaire & Rousseau (339 1811) has been in business in Otago Lane (Nr. Gibson Street) for many years. It is the longest established secondhand bookshop in Glasgow and is chock full of second hand and antiquarian books on every subject under the sun. Caledonia Books 483 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge (334 9663) Caledonia Books specialize […]

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