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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..

Last Open Mic at Rio Cafe with host Paul Ross, 30 March, 2017

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The last open mic at Rio Thursday 30 March, 2017 – 9 p.m. Rio Cafe, 27 Hyndland Street, G11 5QF  Event on Facebook  

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint, DING-DONG (A Bit of a Farce), OranMor, Mon, 27 March, 2017 — Sat, 01 April, 2017

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Mon, 27 March, 2017 — Sat, 01 April, 2017 By Hilary Lyon | Directed By Morag Fullarton Cast: Buchan Lennon, Hilary Lyon, Gail Watson and Clare Waugh Produced by A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór, presented in association with the Traverse Theatre.  Living in the same street doesn’t mean that you inhabit the same universe. […]

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Glasgow Vegan Festival, Trades Hall , 27 and 28 May, 2017

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Fifty fantastic stalls, 8 world food caterers, all day talks and all day cookery demos. £3 per day payable on the day on the door. Come hungry! To find out more information please email: veganeventsuk@gmail.com 85 Glassford Street, G1 1UH 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 27 and 28 May, 2017 Event on Facebook

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Community Singing, Woodlands Community Cafe, Fred Paton Centre

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An Appetite for Singing Mondays April 3rd, 10th, 24th and May 1st*   4.30-6.00pm (with free community meal from 6-7.30pm) Woodlands Community Cafe, Fred Paton Centre, 19 Carrington Street, G4 9AJ   Have you got an appetite for singing, but lack confidence?   Then come along to our friendly and informal singing group that meets […]

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Raging Twilight, Lambhill Stables, Friday, 7th April, 2017

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Looking forward to returning to the Stables and meeting old friends. It’s full of friendly people who enjoy good music. Get there early if you want a seat. Tickets £7:00 & £5:00 concession. Lambhill Stables, 11 Canal Bank North, G22 6RDEvent on Facebook  

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Eugene Kelly and Special Guests, Seven Song Club, Tron Theatre, 31 March,2017

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Rare solo show from the mighty Eugene Kelly (Vaselines / Eugenius), playing a selection of his amazing songs – old and new. The Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, G1 5HB  Event on Facebook

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Yellow Movement Sundays, McChuills, Sunday 26 March 2017

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The Well Happy Band Dougie Smith (Mickey 9s) Abi Normal (El FailBetter) + More TBA The Dydon Foo Honk Experience shall be keeping the party going after Well Happy! Free entry as always at Yellow Sundays ‘We’ll be finishing off our month of fundraising for The UK Sepsis Trust, make sure you get along to […]

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Soul Bowl, Jordanhill Bowling Club, Saturday 25 March, 2017

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Sixties soul for dancing people of all ages! Strictly in the vinyl 45rpm manner! Crafted by the Motown immortals and the legends of Stax! Hand-spun for your delight by time-served experts! Convivial company! Cheap drink! Suburban setting! No need for a taxi home! Otis lives! Marvin rules! Only a fiver! £5 7.30 p.m. Jordanhill Bowling […]

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Fire and Feathers Cabaret Showcase, Riverside Museum, 15 April, 2017

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Cabaret at th Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Quay, G3 8RS 15 April, 2017 – 7.30 p.m. £12 Buy tickets online Event on Facebook  

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Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017 Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek, CCA Mon 27 March 2017

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Mon 27 March 2017 6.30pm, Free but ticketed, Cinema All ages Artificial intelligence and Hollywood props take centre stage in these newly commissioned films by Jerwood/FVU Awards winners Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek. Examining 2017’s curatorial theme Neither One Thing or Another, the films reveal a steadily blurring line between the real and the artificial, […]

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GLITCH Film Festival Check It, CCA, Sun 26 March 2017

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Sun 26 March 2017 5.45pm, Free (unticketed), Theatre, 15+ F-Rated 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events GLITCH Film Festival Fri 24 March — Sat 1 April 2017 “In my life, to be a gay person waking up everyday, it’s a survival thing.” Check It captures the panache and peril of life in a gay gang. […]

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The Eyes Of My Mother, GFT, 24 – 3- March, 2017

In their secluded farmhouse, a mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, teaches her daughter, Francisca, to understand anatomy and be unfazed by death. One afternoon, a mysterious visitor horrifyingly shatters the idyll of Francisca’s family life, deeply traumatizing the young girl, but also awakening some unique curiosities. Shot in crisp black and white, The Eyes […]

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The Age of Shadows, GFT, 31 March – 6 April, 2017

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Kim Jee-woon’s nail biting, cloak and dagger thriller is set at the close of the 1920s, during the Japanese occupation of Korea. Police captain Lee Jung-chool (Song Kang-ho) is under pressure to expose members of the Korean resistance. He concentrates on Kim Woo-jin (Gong Yoo) who is secretly plotting to smuggle explosives from Shanghai into […]

Read the full article: The Age of Shadows, GFT, 31 March – 6 April, 2017

Hugo, GFT, Saturday 25 March, 2017

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As Part of GFT’s CineMasters: Martin Scorsese season we’re screening this elegant fantasy for families. Captivating and original, Hugo is a magical cinematic experience, and a masterpiece unlike anything else Scorsese has made. In 1931 a 12-year-old boy lives in the walls of Montparnasse train station, wily and resourceful, his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. […]

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Mad To Be Normal, GFT, 24 – 30 March, 2017

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Exclusive UK Preview Screenings Panel Discussion on 26 March, 2017 There was no more charismatic or controversial a figure during the swinging ‘60s than Scottish psychiatrist R D Laing. Dubbed “the white Martin Luther King” and the “high priest of anti-psychiatry”, Laing was as famous as Dylan. In 1965, he established Kingsley Hall in London […]

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I Am Not Your Negro, GFT, 7 – 13 April, 2017

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Fifty years after the Civil Rights movement, race remains a defining issue in America. James Baldwin’s final book ‘Remember This House’ was due to address the lives and assassinations of his friends Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. The unfinished manuscript has been entrusted to director Raoul Peck who uses Baldwin’s powerful […]

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Deacon Blue Live at The Barrowland, Sound and Vision GFT, 30 March. 2017

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On 4 December 2016 Deacon Blue played the Glasgow Barrowlands for the last night of their ‘Believers’ tour. The show marked an emotional return to the venue they had last played in 1994. This concert film captures the band on peak live form and is being released in a year that also marks the 30th anniversary […]

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Joan Mitchell: Portrait of an Abstract Painter, GFT. 26 March, 2017

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LUX Scotland are pleased to present a screening of Marion Cajori’s intimate portrait of American abstract painter, Joan Mitchell (1925 – 1992). The film will be accompanied by contributions from artists Max Brand and Joanne Robertson, and writer and curator, Paul Pieroni. This screening is part of GFT’s Crossing the Line strand. Joan Mitchell, La […]

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Jennifer, GFT, 30 April, 2017

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A portrait of both Carmelite nun Jennifer and the enclosed monastery that she resides in, Nina Danino’s documentary film unfolds over the course of one day and allows the audience a glimpse into a world that is rarely seen from the inside. Jennifer reflects back on when she entered the cloistered community three decades ago, […]

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The Eagle Huntress, GFT 11 April, 2017

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The Eagle Huntress 11 April, 2017 GFT Using breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verité footage, this spellbinding documentary follows the 13-year old Aisholpan, a Mongolian nomad who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Not only an exploration of the young girl’s astonishing pursuit of her […]

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New poetry collection: Black Cart by Jim Carruth, Launch 28 March, Cup Tearooms Virginia Court

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Published by Freight Books – email if attending the launch: info@freightbooks.co.uk Cup Tearooms, 5 Virginia Court, Glasgow G1 iTE Event on Facebook

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The Handmaiden: Director’s Cut, GFT, 2 April, 2017

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Inspired by Sarah Waters’ best-selling novel ‘Fingersmith’, the latest film from visionary director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Thirst, Stoker) is a ravishing, epic and sensual rollercoaster ride. 1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation: a new girl, Sookee is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, Hideko who lives a secluded life on a […]

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Glitch Film Festival, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, 24 March – 1 April, 2017

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Glitch is the first LGBT+ people of colour led and focused film festival in all of Europe. The organises believe the festival to be of both cultural and political significance in combating racism, homophobia and sexism. Their approach is to create an international platform for high quality art created by LGBT+ people of colour which […]

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The Grosvenor Cinema, Ashton Lane, Glasgow G12

The Grosvenor Ashton Lane, G12 Get Cinema Listings To book: 0845 166 6002 Ashton Ln, Glasgow G12 8SJ 0845 166 6002 grosvenorwestend.co.uk/films/    

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RSPB Glasgow wildlife photography competition

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Winning photographs to become part of exhibition at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum RSPB Scotland has launched a competition to find stunning photographs of Glasgow’s wildlife and wild places. Winning photographs will become part of an exhibition at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in May. The photographs will be judged by a panel […]

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Southside Film presents: I, Daniel Blake at The Glad Cafe, Wednesday 29th March, 2017

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Wednesday 29 March, 2017   Southside Film presents a free screening of the award winning I, Daniel Blake with donations to the Glasgow South East Food Bank encouraged. Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) has worked as a joiner for most of his life in Newcastle. For the first time in his life he needs help from […]

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Byres Road Makers Market, Hillhead Library, Glasgow, 25 March, 2017

Saturday 25 March, 2017 at 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hillhead Library, 348 Byres Road, G12

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Washing Hugh MacDiarmid’s Socks by Magi Gibson, Book Launch, Waterstones Byres Road, Wednesday 5 April, 2017

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  Washing Hugh MacDiarmid’s Socks by Magi Gibson Waterstones Bookshop, 351-355 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8AU Wednesday 5 April, 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Magi Gibson’s poems have always resonated far beyond the usual literary echo chamber. She has that rare and enviable ability to reach new audiences and convert them to poetry. In this latest collection, […]

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Bohemia Magical Secret Garden Fair, The Kibble Palace, 14 May, 2017

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  Free Entry –  Sunday 14, May, 2017 – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 0UE Come along and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of The Kibble Palace. A  perfect location for the many exquisite arts and crafts you will find to admire and buy […]

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Bicentenary Exhibition at The Botanics from April, 2017

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Glasgow Botanic Gardens 2017: celebrating 200 years of flourishing growth Glasgow Botanic Gardens celebrates its bicentenary (1817 – 2017) with a series of events running throughout the year.  It all kicks off in April with The Bicentenary Exhibition at the Kibble. I went along to meet Ewen Donaldson, Manager of Glasgow Botanic Gardens to hear […]

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