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Some things want to run V/DA | Sonic Séance: The Gathering CCA

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Friday 28 June — Sunday 28 July 2019 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm // Preview: Fri 28 June, 7pm-9pm //Free Centre for Contemporary Arts , 350 Sauchiehall Street , Glasgow G2 3JD V/ is a multi-disciplinary collective founded by Mele Broomes in 2011. V/ curates and produces dance, live performance, video work and practical workshops in collaboration with various […]

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The Lighthouse is celebrating its 20th Birthday

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Friday 5 July, 2019 6.00 – 8.00pm This year The Lighthouse turns 20 and they’d like you to come along and celebrate. Be the first to see their 20th Anniversary Exhibition spanning over three floors. Highlights have  from the last 20 years, an exhibition timeline and some previously unseen material! Since opening in 1999 The […]

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The Store Interiors, Anniesland, Glasgow

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26 Munro Pl, Glasgow G13 2UP Telephone: 0141 950 1333 Email www.thestoreinteriors.co.uk Pick Up Something for Dad for Father’s Day You’ll always find something new at The Store Accessories with Impact See the range Striking Art Art at The Store Open Seven Days – Select from Extensive Range of Furniture More Work Gets Done in […]

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The Pieman Cometh  Oran Mor West End Festival 2019

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Friday 7 June 7:00pm Oran Mor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX £12 www.oran-mor.co.uk The Pieman Cometh by Bryan Jackson and David Belcher A comedy about the addiction and insanity of Scottish Football based on the experiences of being the Administrator of 7 football clubs.Alan Ledger didn’t want the limelight…..he didn’t want the praise. Unfortunately […]

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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 Summer Time Summer […]

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Rory’s Way GFT

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31st May, 2018 3.15 p.m. Followed by a Q&A with actor Brian Cox. Buy tickets Based on the bestselling novel by José Luis Sampedro, Rory’s Way, starring Brian Cox as Rory MacNeil, a rugged old Scotsman who reluctantly leaves his beloved isolated Hebridean island and travels to San Francisco to seek medical treatment. Moving in with his […]

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Fashion Design Students Showcase Degree Show 2019

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Wednesday, 29 May, 2019 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Garment Factory, 10 Montrose Street, G1 1RE Graduating students from Fashion Design will be showcasing their final collections at the Garment Factory on 29 May as part of Degree Show 2019. The event is a celebration of this year’s emerging talent and is an opportunity […]

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Mother India’s Cafe at The Lansdowne

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The Lansdowne, 7A Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow G20 6NQ 0141 334 4653 The Lansdowne have introduced a ‘Tapas’ style of eating Indian food incorporating into the menu some of their wonderful dishes from Mother India’s Cafe. Recommend that you have 3 or 4 dishes between 2 people initially and just take it from there. Nibbles 4.50 Houmous, Tamarind Beetroot and Walnuts […]

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Monday, May 27, 2019 | Filed under: Eating and drinking Glasgow West End, Pat's Home Page Blog

Neither Wolf Nor Dog, GFT

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26 May, 2019 1.35 p.m. An author is drawn into a road trip deep in to Native American country, in this beautifully made adaptation of Kent Nerburn’s acclaimed bestseller. 97 year-old Chief Dave Bald Eagle stars as Dan, a Lakota elder who with his best friend convinces author Nerburn (Christopher Sweeney) to join them on […]

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Friday, May 24, 2019 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog

May 2019 at Glasgow Film Theatre

NEW RELEASES This month, as Glasgow Film celebrates 80 Years of Cinema at Rose Street, the GFT programme is packed with hotly anticipated new releases, including: Brady Corbett’s follow up to Childhood of a Leader, Vox Lux, starring Natalie Portman; Aretha Franklin in the spectacular documentary Amazing Grace, directed by Oscar-winner Sydney Pollack and Alan […]

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Southside Fringe Festival 2019

10 – 26 May, 2019 Theatre, comedy, dance, children’s events, spoken word  and more! Something  for everyone at the Southside Fringe? See the full programme The Southside Fringe Festival is a 16 day annual festival held in May in venues, businesses and locations across the Southside of Glasgow – 2019 is the seventh festival. Thanks […]

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Colorado and the Rockies. May 2019

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Helen Rose Outdoor Diary Colorado During the Spring break I made a family visit to Colorado. This was my first visit to the environs of Denver which is a ten hour flight from London. I was aware that it was six thousand feet above sea level and there may be a period of acclimatisation. On […]

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Saturday, May 4, 2019 | Filed under: Helen Rose Hillwalking Diary, Pat's Home Page Blog

Crossways -Irish/Scottish Cultural and Literary Festival Glasgow

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7 – 11 May, 2019 The particular aim of the second annual Crossways is to foster and expand the rather weak literary links between Ireland and Scotland across the North Channel. It brings together notable Irish writers, musicians, and cultural figures – from both North and South – together with their Scottish peers, in a well-planned and well-balanced Festival […]

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West End Festival 2019 – Programme Launch

The West End Festival (WEF) has launched its 2019 programme this evening, (Friday, 26 April), featuring the first ever drag queen murder mystery in Scotland, plus another 350+ events and a new official closing event. Every year festival organisers pull another great community event out of the bag and this year is no different with […]

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Seven Song Club, Lynnie Carson , Rebecca Jordan and Bearpit Brothers

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Friday 26th April, 2019 – 8.30 p.m. Seven Song Club, Tron Theatre, 65 Trongate, G1 5HB Lynnie Carson Lynnie Carson is a singer-songwriter who hails from the sunny port of Gourock. She has worked as a session vocalist for many great bands and has a voice reminiscent of her musical heroes Stevie Nicks and Sheryl Crow […]

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Filed under: Gig Guide, Pat's Home Page Blog

Rites of Spring, Thistle Gallery

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6 April – 26 May, 2019 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com ‘Rites of Spring’ features the work of 30 contemporary Scottish artists including: Ann Armstrong, Samantha McCubbin, Jackie Henderson, Michael Murison, Alison Dickson, Fiona Millar, James Somerville Lindsay, Ruth Corbett and Pamela Grace. […]

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Save Otago Lane Family Festival

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Saturday 30 March, 2019 A fun all-day festival, hosted by the residents and businesses of Otago Lane for the family – that is you:  customers, supporters and wellwishers. All are welcome, children, adults, pets and everything in between. Musical Line Up Tom McGuire & The Brassholes – an eclectic, modern-soul-funk, 8 piece band from Glasgow. […]

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Guide to the Kelvingrove area, Glasgow West End

Area Guide Kelvingrove Kelvingrove Park, one of Glasgow’s dear green places, is a very popular, especially on a warm summer’s day when it attracts joggers, strollers, families and students from nearby Glasgow University pretending to prepare for exams. The area around Kelvingrove Park is one of the most beautiful in the West End, if you […]

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Sunday, March 10, 2019 | Filed under: Guide, Pat's Home Page Blog, Travel

Bob Law’s Blog: Ayr Beach – walking and photography

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For the first time in over ten years I visited Ayr and Ayr Beach. It makes a great walk, especially at low tide but even at high tide the beach is still accessible. There’s loads of history in Ayr itself and it’s a very pleasant easy walk from the breakwater pier and harbour area plus […]

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | Filed under: Bob Law: photographer, walker and writer, Pat's Home Page Blog

The Lansdowne / Mother India review by Pat Byrne

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Today (1 March, 2019) I went along to The Lansdowne, Mother India’s brand new restaurant at Kelvinbridge in Glasgow’s West End. The restaurant has only recently opened and  I’ve been looking forward to trying it out. I am a big fan of Mother India and their latest venture reflects the high standards they are known […]

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The Lansdowne – Mother India West End

The Lansdowne, 7A Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow G20 6NQ Menu From 5 p.m. Friday 1 March, 2019 See also Bar Snacks Mini popadoms with smoked spiced onions and mango chutney….5.00 (g) Smoked aubergine bhartha with aubergine fritter and wholemeal pitta….5.50 (g) Green chilli houmous with roasted chickpeas and pitta….5.30 (g) (s) (m) Pav bhaji with morning roll….5.50 (g) (d) Green herb […]

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Glasgow Film Festival Launch 2019 + announcement Scottish Premiere Wild Rose

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Glasgow Film Festival announce the Scottish Premiere of Wild Rose, starring Jessie Buckley, plus a special performance after the screening  The 15th annual film festival opens Wednesday 20 February, 2019 with Jonah Hill’s Mid90s and runs until 3 March, 2019 Tom Harper’s film Wild Rose, which was filmed in Glasgow, will have its Scottish premiere […]

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Glasgow Film Festival 2019, Pat's Home Page Blog

Mary Irvine’s Blog: Moira McPartlin, Meet the Author at Fruin Farm

Meeting another author at Fruin Farm Guest author at Fruin Farm, February, 2019, was the wonderful Moira McPartlin. Moira is much more than a writer, although one of note. In a friendly, relaxed atmosphere she shared her interests of running, hill walking, mountaineering, completion of the Munros, her working life and her family life. For […]

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Sunday, February 24, 2019 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog

Black Star Jackals EP Launch

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8 March, 2019, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Record Factory, 17 Byres Road, G11 6RD Black Star Jackals feature alongside other local talent in an evening of fresh Indie-Rock music. Featuring music from their debut EP and more. The debut EP online release attracted positive reviews and reached the regional live finals of the […]

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Friday, February 22, 2019 | Filed under: Gig Guide, Pat's Home Page Blog

Transatlantic Sessions Celtic Connections 2019 review and photography by Pauline Keightley

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The unique blend of Shetland fiddle and West Virginia song, dubro and Irish pipes is always a joy to hear at the Transatlantic Sessions. Warm fires appeared to chase away the winter chill at the Glasgow concert hall and this concert is always a major highlight at Celtic Connections – celebrating folk and roots music from […]

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Thursday, February 14, 2019 | Filed under: Celtic Connections 2019, Music Reviews, Pat's Home Page Blog, Pauline Keightley

Danube, Austria. February 2019

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Helen Rose Outdoors Diary River Danube Locks The second part of the Danube river cruise was in Austria. Throughout its length the Danube has locks like a canal. In the region of Vienna there is a braided river system on a floodplain and since the 17th century there have been efforts to control the Danube, […]

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Friday, February 1, 2019 | Filed under: Helen Rose Hillwalking Diary, Pat's Home Page Blog

Celtic Connections Grace and Danger, Tribute to John Martyn photographs and review by Pauline Keightley

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Grace and Danger Review A troubled soul looking for love… What a glorious concert to celebrate one of Scotland’s best loved singer songwriters, John Martyn. He was born in London, and after his parents divorced when he was five, he returned to live in Glasgow with his father and grandmother. . The tribute concert was […]

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6th This Is Not A Burns Night, Govanhill Baths review Pat Byrne

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I went along with my friend Gillian to The Rum Shack (657– 659 Pollokshaws Road, G41 2AB) for our first experience of this annual event.  This year the celebration combined fundraising for Govanhill Baths  with a tribute to the poet Tom Leonard who died recently.  The venue was downstairs in the pub and it was stowed – by […]

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Scottish Opera presents Anthropocene – World Premiere by Stuart MacRae and Louise Welsh

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WORLD PREMIERE BY STUART MACRAE AND LOUISE WELSH January, Thursday, 24th, and Saturday 26th 2019 Theatre Royal, Glasgow The world premiere of Anthropocene, a gripping new work commissioned by Scottish Opera from composer Stuart MacRae and librettist Louise Welsh, takes place on January 24 at Theatre Royal Glasgow. It then tours to King’s Theatre, Edinburgh […]

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Fairytale Bespoke Vintage Wedding Fair By Bohemia

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Sunday 17 February, 2019 12 noon until 4 p.m. by Bohemia Moon Arts Crafts Design Fair Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor, 1-9 Grosvenor Terrace, Glasgow G12 0TA Bohemia returns to the Lovely Stylish Boho West End Of Glasgow the perfect location for a Romantic Valentine’s Bespoke Vintage Wedding Fair. A Delightful Hand selected number of Beautiful Bespoke Vintage […]

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