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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 20, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Glasgow Film Festival 2019, 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

Glasgow Goes Green

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11th of February, 2019 1 p.m. – 11 p.m. The Art School, 20 Scott Street, Glasgow City Centre G3 6PE Free Go Green Week, a UK initiative which promotes climate action across the nation, comes back to Glasgow for a week in February. The student-lead Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team (GUEST), along with environmental sustainability officers […]

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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

St Mungo’s Mirrorball Mirrorball Poetry Showcase February, 2019

Vahni Capildeo, Gerrie Fellows and Ross Wilson Thursday 7 February 2019 7pm, £7 on the door, Cinema All ages 0141 352 4900 Another wonderful evening in store St Mungo’s Mirrorball Poetry showcasing the work of three leading poets: Vahni Capildeo Vahni Capildeo’s sixth full-length book of poems and tenth publication is Venus as a Bear […]

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, 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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Fiona Alderman: A Winter Tale from Salignac

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Wishing you all a very Happy New Year from France.They say here Bonne Anné mais surtout la sante. Above all, health is everything. When you don’t have it it is a different thing. We are undergoing these problems at the moment but with a lot of help and consideration.Plus the French Health service is excellent. Locally, […]

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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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My Life In London, ProjectAbility

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12 January – 27 February, 2019 ProjectAbility is delighted to be hosting My Life in London by ActionSpace artists Thompson Hall and Ian Wornast as their first exhibition of 2019! My Life in London is the culmination of a year of creative explorations by ActionSpace artists Thompson Hall and Ian Wornast, funded by an Unlimited […]

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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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‘Unwrapped’ Show at The Thistle Gallery 2018

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‘Unwrapped’ Show Reveals Layers of Remarkable Talent Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Exhibition continues until 23 December, 2018 – Gallery Open 7 Days Vibrant new artwork from almost fifty renowned artists who have  created nearly 140 exciting new exhibits. Welcomed into the Gallery, […]

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Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5, Barrowland, After Party at the Art School

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Saturday, 22 December, 2018 After Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5, Stanley Odd and Medicine Men knock it out the park at the Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5 Barrowland Ballroom Glasgow gig, the official after-party will continue until 3am (Eternal) upstairs and downstairs in The Art School‘s Vic Bar and Assembly Hall with a mixture of funk, soul, live percussion, disco, hip […]

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Sunday, December 16, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide, Pat's Home Page Blog

Family Carol Service, University of Glasgow Chapel

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Tuesday 11 December, 2018 – 6 p.m. University Family Carol Service with Chapel Choir and Kevin Bowyer (Organ) University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ University Events

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Falling Leaves Exhibition at The Thistle Gallery

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Falling Leaves Artwork – Marks A New Season Previews on Saturday, October 6th and runs until October 28th, 2018 The latest vibrant seasonal Show ‘Falling Leaves’ brings together 75 pieces of fresh artwork produced by 22 leading Scottish […]

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Autumn Season,2018, Play, Pie, Pint at OranMor

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PPP’s Autumn season launches on 27th August, 2018 with another 13 brand new plays from the best of Scotland’s writing talent. Lunchtime theatre at OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow West End G12 8QX SEE THE PROGRAMME King Keich by Louise Welsh 22 – 27 October, 2018 IT WISNAE ME by Alan Bissett Mon, 01 […]

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‘Young Solitude’ Review by Lola Rose

‘Young Solitude’ ‘Young Solitude’ (‘Premieres Solitudes’) devised by the French filmmaker Claire Simon and a group of young film students is a stylised, passionate, fly-on-the-wall documentary. In other words it’s very much a French picture –  introspective, beguiling, truthful and emotional all in one. The film is centred upon troubled adolescents trying to cope with […]

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Saturday, September 22, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Lola Rose: aspiring writer, Pat's Home Page Blog

Denise Noone Bathing Bells at Govanhill Baths review by Pat Byrne

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A fabulous exhibition in the perfect venue Govanhill Baths provided the perfect back drop for Denise Noone’s wonderful exhibition Bathing Bells; showing colourful images of women over 40 in bathing costumes and very successfully celebrating  joyous women ‘ringing their own bell’.  Denise’s photographs had ‘none of the usual alluring or come-hither poses associated with swimwear […]

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Community event, Pat's Home Page Blog

Conscious Catwalk, Fundraiser, Kinning Park Complex

Friday 28 September, 2018 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Kinning Park Complex is hosting a Conscious Catwalk fundraising event on Friday 28th September. More models are needed –  all ages and genders welcome. Conscious Catwalk will be a sustainable fashion show event hosted by KPCouturé, Kinning Park Complex’ very own fashion brand making jewellery and accessories […]

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog

Scotland’s Food and Drink Fortnight 2018

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1 – 16 September, 2018 Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2018 provides the perfect opportunity for everyone to get involved in celebrating and enjoying fantastic Scottish produce, whether they’re a chef, producer, retailer, caterer, hotelier, school, organisation or food enthusiast. The campaign for this year is themed around the future of Scotland’s food and drink industry. […]

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Starry Skies Album Launch, OranMor Review by Pat Byrne

‘Be Kind’ Warren McIntyre Album Launch OranMor – review Pat Byrne ‘Warren McIntyre’s gig to launch his album, ‘Be Kind’ –  a night to remember.’ Special guest Woody Pines, Nashville troubadour in town for Glasgow Americana Festival, kicked off this memorable gig. He entertained the audience with great roots music, his dobro guitar and the […]

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Monday, September 3, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide, Music Reviews, Pat's Home Page Blog

Graduate Degree Show, 2018, Glasgow School of Art

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1 – 9 September, 2018 The Glasgow School of Art would like to invite you to join us for our annual exhibition of postgraduate students’ work from across our disciplines in Fine Art, Architecture, Design, Simulation + Visualisation and Innovation in Glasgow’s Merchant City across two sites – 5 minutes’ walk apart. Fine Art + […]

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Brooks Williams Sounds in the Suburbs, The Doublet

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9 September, 2018 The Doublet Bar, 74 Park Rd, Glasgow G4 9JF Absolutely delighted to once more welcome back the fabulous Brooks Williams to a SoundsintheSuburbs show, this time at the Doublet Bar. Great news Brooks is back with a brand new album “Lucky Star” which is available now! For those of you new to Brooks he […]

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Glasgow Youth Film Festival, 10 Anniversary Edition Programme (2018)

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Glasgow Youth Film Festival 10th Anniversary Edition Programme Announced: Skate Kitchen + Q&A, Never Goin’ Back, Late Night: Superbad, pop-up screening of School of Rock and more One of the most innovative youth film festivals in Europe Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) returns from 14 – 16 September 2018, celebrating both its 10th anniversary edition […]

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Social Bite – Sleep in the Park – Tackling Homelessness in Scotland

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Saturday, 8 December, 2018 A nationwide sleep out to end homelessness in Scotland for good. 4 Cities. One night. 12,000 people under the stars. Saturday 8th December, 2018 Last year 8,000 people joined the world’s largest sleep out in Princes St Gardens to raise £4 Million and call for an end to homelessness in Scotland. […]

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Glasgow European Championships 2018

European Championships – 2 – 12 August, 2018 Tickets for Glasgow 2018 are on sale now. Don’t miss your chance to be part of history at the first ever European Championships from 2 – 12 August 2018. Schedule and Tickets www.glasgow2018.com/ The European BMX Championships Coming to Glasgow as part of the first-ever European Championships with […]

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West End Festival – What a Start

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It’s been an amazing start to #WEF2018 with such fabulous events and of course, the weather has been amazing! There are still three weeks of the festival and plenty to see and do. With more gala days, another outdoor ceilidh coming up, gigs, walks and talks… there’s something for everyone and many events are free. The […]

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Fun at the West End Festival 2018

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(Pat and Taylor Wilson – launch of West End Festival 2018) The weather forecast was for thunder and rain but this afternoon was warm and sunny so I caught some of the outdoor events at the West End Festival. Wilton Street Garden Party Wilton Street Garden Party was in full swing when I arrived with […]

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Saturday, June 2, 2018 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, West End Festival Glasgow

Glasgow Jazz Festival Programme and New Initiative Announced

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Wednesday 20th – Sunday 24th June 2018 Glasgow Jazz Festival has launched their full 2018 programme for this year’s summer festival.  Organisers have also announced a brand-new partnership with the Keychange Project –striving to achieve a more inclusive music industry, encouraging festivals to achieve a 50:50 gender balance by 2022. SEE FULL LISTINGS Glasgow Jazz […]

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