What’s On Glasgow West End: cinema, clubs, theatre, music, events, festivals, community and more.

Pat ByrneI have a Jaunt round the Glasgow West End notice boards to see what’s going on in the centre of the universe but I also rely on mailing lists and you getting in touch with your events. The listings are free for charitable organisations – small charge for profit making events. Email me details if you would like me to promote your event..

Aye Write! presents Jane Harper

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15th July 2019  •  6:30PM – 7:30PM Mitchell Theatre, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Jane Harper worked as a journalist for thirteen years both in Australia and the UK and is the author of The Dry, winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award for the best crime novel of the year. The Dry has been translated […]

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events

Glasgow Jazz Festival 2019

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19 – 23 June, 2019 Jazz will be the sound of the city this summer when more than 300 musicians arrive in Glasgow to play over 40 gigs from Wednesday 19 to Sunday 23 June as part of the 33rd Glasgow Jazz Festival. Fabulous programme with events at venues throughout the city. For more information […]

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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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Beatson Cancer Charity Gin and Sing, Bohemian Rhapsody

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Sunday 18 August, 2019 2 pm – 5 p.m. OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX Killer Queens 👑 it’s time to raise the roof with those singing voices and get your dancing shoes on for Beatson Cancer Charity‘s Gin & Sing at Òran Mór! 🎤 We are the champions of the sing-a-long, so gather […]

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An Afternoon of Fiction, Poetry and Performance

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Saturday 6 July, 2019. 1 – 5 p.m. An afternoon of fiction, poetry and performance in Finn’s Place. Fun, creating and ‘doing your own thing’ but performance is optional. With Linda Jackson. £15/£10 Finn’s Place, 167 Ledard Rd, Glasgow G42 9QU

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A Place For The Work and The Human Being

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Thursday 20 June, 2019 6:00pm West End Festival  Mackintosh Queen’s Cross, 870 Garscube Road, G20 7EL £5 / student £3 / unemployed free Throughout 2019 the Common Guild present an ambitious series of talks that generates discussion around the needs, expectations and possibilities of the space for art today. Jamie Fobert is a London-based architect and designer. Since […]

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Restless Natives – a screening West End Festival

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Wednesday 19 June, 2019 –  5:30pm Come and see Scottish cult classic “Restless Natives” on the big screen.  It’s a trailer for the National Library of Scotland’s 1980s ‘Back to the Future’ campaign that is taking over Kelvin Hall from 23 to 27 July, 2019.  Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, G3 8AW Free entry, but […]

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Monday, June 17, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, West End Festival Glasgow

West End Shop Fronts, Virtual Tour Kelvin Hall

(photo by Jim Byrne) Monday 17 June, 2019 6:30pm Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, G3 8AW Part of  West End Festival Free entry Iain Wotherspoon, Chairman of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland, (Strathclyde Group) takes you on a virtual walk along the pavements of the West End to have a look at shops past and present. Some […]

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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 768373Delightful gifts handcrafted by Scottish artisans   Beautiful Handmade Gifts from Scottish Designers and Crafters Always something new at Janet and John Brilliant Selection […]

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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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Dusty Won’t Play at OranMor, West End Festival

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17 – 22 June, 2019 at 1 pm  Oran Mor top of Byres Road, G12 8QX A Play, A Pie and A Pint at West End Festival  Tickets: £12.50 (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri) £10 (Wed) £14 (Sat). Buy tickets It’s 1964 and Dusty Springfield is at the height of her fame, scoring hits in the […]

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Outdoor Art Film, Eglantine, North Kelvin Meadow Glasgow

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23rd June, 2019 Join American Glasgow – based artist Margaret Salmon for an outdoor showing of her film Eglantine in The Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne and Clouston Street, Glasgow G20 8PR (will be in Kelbourne Scout Hall if it’s wet). Eglantine is a beautiful meditative and enchanting account of a young girls real and fantastical […]

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SPLIT Glasgow Art Collective Graduate Showcase

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Thursday, 20 June 2019, 6pm – 9 pm . (Preview) *UPCOMING SHOW* #splitgla Wasps studio (Project Space), 77 Hanson St, Glasgow G31 2HF Exhibition will run from 21.06-27.06 10am-5pm SPLIT: An exhibition of selected work, showcasing some of the best of this year’s Art graduates from in and around Glasgow. An opportunity to experience recent degree show […]

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Summer Ball Fundraiser Craft Café Govan

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Saturday 22nd June 2019 between 6pm and 11pm St. Constantine’s Church Hall, 54 Uist Street, Govan, G51 3XW A 50’s, 60’s 70’s inspired theme this year, so we expect to see some fab glam retro outfits – with a prize for the best! Buffet supplied by our fantastic chef Sonny + donations. Music by Jim […]

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Lids Open Day with Glasgow Piano City West End Festival

Friday 28 June, 2019 at 11:00am Mackintosh Queen’s Cross, 870 Garscube Road, G20 7EL Free event, but booking essential www.glasgowpianocity.org Glasgow Piano City presents its annual WEF “open lids” day. A rare chance to play the beautiful 1904 Steinway Grand and the unique Baillie Scott upright piano in the brilliant acoustic and architecture of this […]

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh by John Cairney, West End Festival 2019

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Mackintosh Queen’s Cross, 870 Garscube Road, G20 7EL Until 30th June, 2019 at 11.00 a.m. each day £4 donation www.crmsociety.com John Cairney: actor and artist – this exhibition brings together Cairney’s work inspired by Mackintosh.  In more than fifty years as an artist, John has worked as an actor, recitalist, lecturer, director and theatre consultant. […]

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The Italian Job GFT

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Sunday, 16 June, 2019 Re-released for its 50th anniversary, the classic caper featuring Michael Caine and a legendary fleet of minis is perfect Father’s Day fun. Fresh out of prison, petty criminal Charlie Croker has the plans for the ultimate heist fall into his lap. Turning to an old prison enemy for help backing the […]

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Friday, June 14, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema

Class of 1984 | Pity Party Film Club CCA

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Sat 15 June 2019 8pm, £5 + 92p booking fee, Cinema 18+ Book Online / 0141 352 4900 Pity Party Film Club presents a screening of Class of 1984, Mark L. Lester’s gory, campy and utterly insane punksploitation flick. Class of 1984 stars Perry King as Andrew Norris, a high school music teacher who moves with his pregnant […]

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Sleepless in Seattle, GFT

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16- 19 June, 2019 Ephron’s second film as director was her biggest hit, and capitalised on the chemistry between Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. One night, with the encouragement of his son Jonah, widower Sam pours his heart out live on the radio. Listening in Baltimore, and inspired in equal parts by Sam’s story and […]

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Robert the Bruce, GFT

Robert the Bruce, GFT

26 June, 2019 A hard-hitting historical epic covering the turbulent time after William Wallace’s victories. It’s 1306, Robert the Bruce (Angus Macfadyen, reprising his role from Braveheart) crowns himself King and takes the cause of Scotland’s freedom as his own. But he cannot overcome England’s power. Hunted, with a price on his head, he finds himself alone and wounded. Hidden […]

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Late Night GFT

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14 – 20 June, 2019 Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson) is a pioneer and legendary host on the late-night talk-show circuit. When she’s accused of being a “woman who hates women,” she puts affirmative action on the to-do list, and Molly (Mindy Kaling) is hired as the one woman in Katherine’s all-male writers’ room. But Molly […]

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Balloon GFT

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14 -20 June, 2019 For years, the Strelzyk and Wetzel families have been working on plans to make a spectacular escape from East Germany. They hope that their homemade air balloon will grant them passage beyond the German Border and onwards to safety but complications arise when their first attempt ends in a crash landing. […]

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Diego Maradona GFT

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14 – 27 June, 2019 On 5th July 1984, Diego Maradona arrived in Naples for a world-record fee, and for seven years all hell broke loose. The world’s most celebrated football genius and the most dysfunctional city in Europe were a perfect match for each other. Maradona was blessed on the field, and the charismatic […]

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The Tennessee Hotshots at Websters Playhouse

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Friday 21 June, 2019 7.30 p.m. – 11.30 p.m. Free Event Jive the night away in our beautifully restored Playhouse to the amazing Tennessee Hotshots. The Hotshots play authentic Rockabilly and Rhythm & Blues with their unique style. It is Red-Hot-Rockin music not to be missed!!!! This event is free for all so grab your […]

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Doc’n Roll presents: It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story

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CCA June, 2019 5:45pm, £8 (£6) + 50p booking fee, Cinema 12+ Book Online / 0141 352 4900 Sunday 30 June 2019 It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story Dir. Eric Friedler, 2018, Germany/USA, 115 min In 1939, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, two young émigrés from Berlin, founded the legendary jazz label Blue Note Records in New […]

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NT Live: Small Island, GFT

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27 June, 2019 Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked […]

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Glasgow Botanic Gardens: 200 Years at West End Festival 2019

Thursday 13 June, 2019 6:30pm Hillhead Library, 348 Byres Road, G12 8AP Free entry Ewen Donaldson, General Manager, Glasgow Botanic Gardens, will present the prestigious 200-year history of the Botanic Gardens, from its inception in Sandyford to the current location in Kelvinside. Includes recent milestones such as refurbishment of the “Main Range” glasshouses, restoration of […]

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Chicago Websters Theatre

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“Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery…all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts”…so begins the international award winning musical, CHICAGO. Based on real life events in the roaring 1920s, wannabe nightclub singer Roxie Hart shoots her lover and along with sultry prison rival, Velma Kelly, they fight to keep from death […]

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Scalarama Press/Marketing and Design

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Sunday 30th June, 2019 (2pm-4pm) | Clubroom at CCA Glasgow Scalarama is a DIY celebration of cinema that takes place every September. Inspired by the eclectic programming of the legendary Scala Cinema, groups and individuals with a passion for movies unite to celebrate cinema and encourage watching films together. In 2019, Scalarama Glasgow hosts monthly […]

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Classes and Workshops

The Big West End Festival Closing Party Cottiers

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Sunday 30 June, 2019 7:00pm Cottier Theatre, 93 Hyndland Street, G11 5P £10 per ticket. Cash bar. www.westendfestival.co.uk Come along to celebrate at the last evening of this years’ West End Festival. Join the festival team and some of their favourite bands and performers. Come and get your toes tapping and hips swaying to samba […]

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