What’s On Glasgow West End.

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..

Celebrate Solstice at North Kelvin Meadow

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Thursday 21 December, 2017 4 m. – 10 p.m. North Kelvin Meadow, Sanda Street, Kelbourne Street, Clouston Street, North Kelvinside, Glasgow  G20 8PR The longest night approaches! Come together and honour the time-old tradition of the mid-winter celebration, which Christmas was born out of. Bring firewood, instruments, food and drink to warm on the open […]

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Blueprint – Scottish Independent Cinema The Gaelic King, CCA

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Tue 19 December 2017 7.30pm, £6.50 + £1 booking fee, Cinema 15+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 Blueprint collaborates with Fellowship Film to continue its promotion of super independent Scottish feature films. The Gaelic King is set in the dark ages of 800AD Scotland and tells the story of young warrior-king Alpin mac Eachdach. When his family is murdered […]

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Rare Exports, Access Film Club, GFT

12 December, 2017 – 6 p.m. GFT, together with The National Autistic Society Scotland is delighted to provide Access Film Club: screenings and post-film discussions in a friendly and welcoming environment. GFT is the first cinema in the UK to receive the Autism Friendly Award 2017. Read FAQs here. 486 metres deep in the depths […]

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The Singing Ringing Tree, GFT

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  Unique East German Fairytale Saturday 9 December, 2017 A haughty princess says that she will marry a wealthy prince only if he presents her with the mythical ‘singing ringing tree’. Can the singing ringing tree live up to its name and bring this mismatched couple everlasting love? GFT, 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB

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The Deputy, GFT

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  12 December, 2017 During Spain’s transition to democracy following the death of General Franco a communist politician is elected to parliament. As the country opens up to new ideas he slowly comes to terms with his sexuality; embarking upon an affair with a juvenile delinquent. Slowly he realises that his actions expose him to manipulation from the extreme right-wing forces still loyal […]

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Bridgit, Adulteress

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LUX Scotland presents: This screening brings together two recent works by Glasgow-based artists Jamie Crewe and Charlotte Prodger, Adulteress (2017) and BRIDGIT (2016) respectively, based in queerness, rurality, communality, care, and time. The screening is accompanied by a new publication designed by the artists, titled BRIDGIT, ADULTERESS, containing transcripts of each video and new elements […]

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Tangerine, GFT

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13 December, 2017 A perfect antidote to traditional yuletide snowy sentimentality, GFT is delighted to bring back Sean Baker’s (The Florida Project) breakthrough film for the holiday season. On Christmas Eve, rambunctious trans sex worker Sin-Dee Rella is released from a 28-day stint in prison to discover her pimp boyfriend has been sleeping with someone […]

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The Disaster Artist, GFT

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8 – 14 December, 2017 James Franco transforms the tragicomic true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau into a celebration of friendship, artistic expression, and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. Based on Greg Sestero’s best-selling tell-all about the making of Tommy’s cult-classic disaster-piece The Room (“The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made”, see […]

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Gremlins, GFT, 10 December, 2017

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An antidote to the artificial sweetness of the traditional Christmas movie, Gremlins tells the story of an inventor who inadvertently causes chaos when he purchases a cute creature for his son. When three vital instructions are ignored, a pack of mischievous gremlins are released on the town, causing mayhem and destruction.  Gremlins star Zach Galligan be there […]

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Christmas at GFT, 3 – 23 December, 2017

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Christmas at GFT Entertainment for all the family throughout December Details and tickets  It’s a Wonderful Life (U) 8-24 December,2017 Details and tickets  Gremlins + Q&A (12A) 10 December, 2017 Gremlins star Zach Galligan will join us for a special Q&A following the screening.​ Details and tickets  Scrooged (PG) Bill Murray shines in this 1980s […]

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Maze, GFT

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8 – 14 December, 2017 Maze is based on the extraordinary true story of the 1983 mass breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze high-security prison in Northern Ireland. As Larry Marley (Tom Vaughan-Lawlor) schemes his way towards pulling off this feat, he comes into contact with prison officer, Gordon Close (Barry Ward). Larry […]

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The Rio Reunion Party, Glasgow

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20 December, 2017 – 7.00 p.m. till midnight. A big old reunion party…..April feels like an age ago! Fantastic live funk/soul/jazz from RARE GROOVE BAND plus DJ Paul Puppet playing the tunes! The Rio Pop Up Venue, 323 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3HW Event on Sauchiehall Street With Paul Puppet. 

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‘Unwrapped’ Christmas Exhibition & Gifts at Thistle Gallery Glasgow until 24 Dec, 2017

Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Beautiful Gifts for Christmas Make your way to the Thistle Gallery this December for a cornucopia of artistic gifts in a warm & welcoming environment……the Gallery is full to overflowing with the very best of what Scottish contemporary […]

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Glasgow Christmas Markets, Fairs and Shopping Events

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  Cancer Support Scotland Christmas Fayre  Thursday December 7th (5 – 8pm) Cancer Support Scotland Centre,  75 Shelley Road, Gartnavel Campus, Glasgow G12 0ZE Entrance fee: £7, children free.  Tickets can be purchased in advance from the centre. ‘Unwrapped’ Christmas Exhibition at Thistle Gallery Glasgow 4 Nov – 24 Dec, 2017 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art […]

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Christmas Drive In Movies, The Riverside Museum

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Riverside Museum for a magical Christmas movies – 17 December, 2017 This Christmas, make your family movie night one to remember at our first ever Drive in Movie! A fantastic night of fun and laughter is guaranteed, with two Christmas classics to choose from. 6pm – Frozen 9pm – LOVE actually  Tickets cost £30 per […]

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 | Filed under: Christmas in Glasgow, Cinema, What's On Glasgow West End

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, GFT

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20 December, 2017 Based on the moving true-life story, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool chronicles the vibrant affair between legendary Oscar-winning Hollywood star Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) and her young lover, aspiring young actor Peter Turner (Jamie Bell). Their romance quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Peter being the one person Gloria allows herself to […]

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Wild Women Writing Course with Magi Gibson starts January 2018

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New 8 week Wild Women Writing course starting in January. We always have a large focus on poetry, though it’s not the sole focus of the group. Do get in touch at gibsonmagi@gmail.com if you’d like to book or to know more. More info too at magigibson.co.uk 16 January – 16 March, 2018 Glasgow West End

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Tinsel Tales, GoMA

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Tinsel Tales Thursday 21 December, 2017 2.30-6pm GoMA Library Glasgow Tinsel Tales event, just before Christmas with poetry and prose. This event will culminate in the inauguration of Marjorie Lotfi Gill, the Federation of Writers Scotland Makar for 2018 (Marjorie Lotfi Gill, who won first prize and a commendation in last year Wigtown Poetry Competition […]

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Best Before Bed Merry Movies Citizen M Glasgow

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Friday 22nd December, 2017 Citizen M, 60 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3BW We’re showing the merriest movies of all time at our festive Best Before Bed Session… and you’re invited! For jolly jingle-bell time, join us in the club room at citizenM Glasgow on 22 December, from 4pm to 9pm to watch: Elf – 4pm […]

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The Muppet Christmas Carol Screening and Toy Collection for Shelter Scotland, OranMor

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23 December, 2017 at 1 p.m. OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX The Muppet Christmas Carol (Family Screening) The Muppet characters tell their version of Dickens’ classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). […]

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It’s A Wonderful Life Radio Play, OranMor

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The Venue, OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX 12 and 13 December, 2017 at 7.30 p.m. Back by popular demand, for the sixth year in a row. The story of the most inspirational film of all time. The heart-warming American family classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ is brought to the stage in a Radio […]

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Sting Visits Fairfield Heritage Centre in Govan

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Launch of The Last Ship  The Last Ship, Theatre Royal, Glasgow – Monday 18-Saturday 23 June 2018 Sting this morning, Monday 4th December, 2017,  visited Fairfield Heritage Centre in Govan, Glasgow to launch The Last Ship. The Last Ship is inspired by Sting’s 1991 album The Soul Cages and his own childhood experiences. It tells […]

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Monday, December 4, 2017 | Filed under: What's On Glasgow West End, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

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 Christmas is Coming Pop into the Nancy Smillie Shop – Filled to the brim with gorgeous gems, from designer silver and gold necklaces to fabulous fun stocking fillers. Wrap up and glow  At Nancy Smillie you will find an unrivaled collection of […]

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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 […]

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Christmas Fair, Duntocher Village Hall

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Saturday, 9th December, 2017.   1.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. Duntocher Village Hall, New Street, Duntocher G81 6DF Selection of stalls including sweets,cakes,Christmas decorations,gifts,handbags ,jewellery ,soapand bath bombs , Santas grotto £2 with a gift for each child ,glitter tattoos, raffle, tombola and much more. In aid of The Duntocher Foundation Charity  Entry fee is £3 which […]

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Friday, December 1, 2017 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Peace Education Scotland, Nuclear Savage Film + Skype talk with nuclear tests victim CCA

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7pm, £5 via Eventbrite, Cinema 14+ accompanied by an adult Book via Eventbrite / 0141 352 4900 It was a Pacific island paradise – until the United States tested nuclear weapons and conducted secret human radiation experiments. Experiments that would remain top-secret for decades, until now… This documentary reveals a shocking political expose, and an intimate ethnographic portrait […]

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The Flight, GFT

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5 December, 2017 GFT, 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB Great German actor Armin Müller-Stahl plays a doctor who when he dutifully follows procedure and applies to travel outside the DDR (Deutsche Demokratische Republik) to attend a conference is refused permission. Dismayed by the state bureaucracy, he becomes involved with an underground network who promise they can get him out of the country. Given […]

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No Country For Old Men, 2 -4 December, 2017

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Arguably the Coen Brother’s darkest and most existential film, their 2007 adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel took home multiple academy awards that year, including Best Motion Picture. When Texas hunter Llewelyn Moss discovers two million dollars alongside the remains of several drug runners, he unwittingly finds himself sought by psychopathic killer Anton Chigurh. A grim and cinematically wondrous modern day Western that features one […]

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The Death of Stalin – film review by Calum Maclean

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Directed by Armando Ianucci Screenplay by Armando Ianucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin and Peter Fellows Based on The Death Of Stalin by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin Cast – Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Palin, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Rupert Friend, Paul Whitehouse, Adrian Mcloughlin, Olga Kurylenko, Paddy Considine Running Time – […]

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