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An Evening with P.K. Lynch, Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, Thursday 26 October, 2017

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Thursday 26 October, 2017 6.45 p.m. The Donnelly family are a tight-knit bunch, but when one of their own dies without warning, the mother, the daughter-in-law, and the daughter, despite being united in grief, are each sent hurtling in wildly different directions. From the churches of Glasgow to the nightclubs of London, can they find […]

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Old Kilpatrick Art Club, Exhibition in Napier Hall, 20 – 22 October, 2017

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20 – 22 October, 2017 10 a..m. – 4.00 p.m. Napier Hall 312 Dumbarton Road Old Kilpatrick G60 5LW

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How to get published. Twitter Pitch Contest 24 October, 2017

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On the 24 of October 2017, the Scottish Writers’ Centre and Red Squirrel Press are giving you the chance to get published! The only catch? You need to be able to sell your work in less than 140 characters! Whether it’s a novel, memoir, collection of poetry or short stories, send us your pitch. From […]

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The Steamie, Kings Theatre, Glasgow Monday 23 October until Saturday 4 November, 2017.

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 RED CARPET GALA PERFORMANCE OF TONY ROPER’S THE STEAMIE TO CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARY AT GLASGOW’S KING’S THEATRE – Tuesday 24 October, 2017  GALA WILL ALSO RAISE FUNDS FOR ROYAL CONSERVATOIRE OF SCOTLAND IN 170TH YEAR TO RECOGNISE KEY ROLE IN SCOTTISH DRAMA  Producers Neil Laidlaw and Jason Haigh Ellery are proud to announce that a special […]

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Pajama Men – Pterodactyl Nights, The Stand Glasgow, 16 October, 2017

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Drawing on their huge catalogue of classic bits, always introducing new material and lacing it all together with bizarre improvised tangents the Pajama Men create an anarchic night of jubilant and inventive comedy. Whether you’ve been watching them for years or are seeing them for the first time, attending one of the Pajama Men’s Pterodactyl Nights […]

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Easing into Autumn With ‘Seven of Seven’, Thistle Gallery from 19 October, 2017 until end of the month.

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Easing into Autumn With ‘Seven of Seven’ Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com As the night’s draw in we decided this autumn to invite seven artists to submit seven pieces of their work which best portray both their artistic inspirations and their technique…..and the […]

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West Dunbartonshire Libraries, Dumbarton Library, October Week 2017

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Telephone 01389 608992 to register

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Joanna Walsh Creative Conversations, University of Glasgow, 16 October, 2017

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  Monday 16 October 1 – 2 PM University Chapel Free & Open to the Public University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Joanna Walsh is a writer of fiction and non-fiction. Her work has been published by Granta, Tate, The London Review of Books, The White Review, […]

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platForum, Open Mic Night, Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, Glasgow 19 October, 2017

Thursday 19 October, 2017 – 7.30p.m. The Sou’Western Club 20 Corkerhill Gardens, Glasgow G52 1SE @MH_arts www.mhfestival.com/events/glasgow/53-platforum-open-mic-night

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Ghost Dance by Ian R Mitchell – The First Trumpland Political Thriller published October, 2017

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It is January 2017. Donald Trump has just assumed the US presidency and become the world’s most powerful man. The world is in shock – and fear, as it watches the jubilation this event causes over large parts of the United States. Two friends set out on a road trip through the American West, just […]

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My Pure Land, GFT, 20 – 22 October, 2017

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In rural Pakistan, a mother and her two daughters are forced to defend their family home from their uncle and his men. As the women fight to keep the men at bay, the film alternates through different timelines and we discover the events that have led up to the siege. With only a handful of […]

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Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival 12 – 15 October, 2017

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Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival Thu 12 October — Sun 15 October 2017 Times & prices vary mhfestival.com 0141 352 4900 The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, led by the Mental Health Foundation, is one of Scotland’s most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. The festival takes […]

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The Party GFT, 15 – 26 October, 2017

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Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) has just been appointed to a key ministerial position in the shadow cabinet – the crowning achievement of her political career. She and her husband Bill (Timothy Spall) are celebrating with a few close friends when the party takes an unexpected turn, as Bill suddenly makes some explosive revelations. Love, friendships […]

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Lu Over The Wall, GFT, 14 October, 2017

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Masaaki Yuasa’s Annecy Cristal award-winning family film arrives in Scotland. Music-loving Kai has moved from Tokyo to a lonely fishing village with his father and his grandfather. One day, some classmates invite him to join their band. Fearing his disapproving family, Kai secretly goes with them to Merfolk Island, their practice spot. When the band play, their music […]

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Fireworks, GFT 15 October, 2017

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The studio behind Your Name adapts and modernises Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom? – originally a TV special written by Shunji Iwai (The Case of Hana and Alice) – adding sci-fi elements to its tale of teenage life. School children Norimichi, Yuusuke, and Junichi want to know if fireworks look round or flat from the side. […]

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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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Grace Jones Bloodlight and Bami via live satellite at GFT, 27 October – 2 November, 2017

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This new film moves between four cinematic layers – performance, family, artist and gypsy – to explore the fascinating world of Grace Jones, pop culture phenomenon. Here we see her behind the mask as a daughter, mother, sister and grandmother, as well as on stage for a specially commissioned performance, with legendary hits including Pull […]

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I Am Not A Witch, GFT 20 – 26 October, 2017

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  Sharply satirical and boldly provocative, I Am Not a Witch is the first feature by Zambian born Welsh director Rungano Nyoni. Garnering incredible praise from Cannes 2017, this moving, funny and surreal film follows eight-year old Shula when she is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp in […]

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Africa in Motion Films at GFT, Autumn 2017

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Africa in Motion is Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema, and is delighted to return for the 12th year to bring a wide variety of creative stories from across the African continent. Films Showing Details and Tickets Get Out – 12 October, 2017 Oh, Sun 29 October Foreign Body – 31 October Vaya – […]

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Kizumonogatari, Part III, GFT, 14 October, 2017

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The saga continues: with help from Meme Oshino, the apparition specialist, Koyomi defeats the three powerful vampire hunters, and takes back all the limbs of Kiss-Shot- Acerola-Orion-Heart-Underblade in order to become human again. But, when he returns to Kiss-Shot, she reveals to him the cold truth of what it means to be a vampire. Unable to undo what he has done, Koyomi feels […]

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Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival, GFT, 24 – 26 October, 2017

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GFT welcomes back ESFF October, 2017. Showing a selection of titles from its 4th edition. Further details of festival Films at GFT Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival 24 October Rara (N/C 12+) Warm and compassionate human drama   25 October 100 Metres (N/C 12+) ​A film inspired by the amazing true story of Ramon Arroyo 26 […]

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Havana Glasgow Film Festival 2017 a GFT

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Havana and Glasgow were officially twinned in 2002, and whilst wildly different in many ways the cities share a profound love of cinema. In this it’s 3rd year, Havana Glasgow Film Festival are proud to bring two UK premieres, to the GFT with Q&A’s from Esteban’s first time director Jonal Cosculluela and star of ‘Ya No Es Antes’, (Not Like […]

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Africa in Motion, Flame, Screening at Glasgow Women’s Library, 2 November,2017

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In 2017 Africa in Motion collaborates with Glasgow Women’s Library to present a selection of African Lost Classics. Ingrid Sinclair’s 1996 film Flame was the first Zimbabwean film since independence and is a tribute to the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army’s many female guerrillas: The 1970s in the former Rhodesia, today Zimbabwe: The native people […]

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videoclub Digital Break: New artists’ film from Taiwan, CCA, Mon 16 October 2017

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Mon 16 October 2017 CCA 6.30pm, £2 + £1 booking fee, Cinema All ages Book online / 0141 352 4900 End Transmission, Yin-Ju Chen and James T. Hong,2010 A Private Collection, Wu Chi-Yu,2016 A Short History of Decay (still). Lin Chih-Shieh(2014) A new collection of artists’ film and video curated fromOSMOSIS, Taiwan’s leading film, video […]

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Luminate Creative Ageing Festival, Cinema, GFT, October, 2017

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Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing organisation, runs a diverse programme of creative events and activities throughout the year, including an annual arts festival running from 1st to 31st October across Scotland. The festival brings together older people and those from across the generations to celebrate our creativity as we age, share stories of ageing and explore what […]

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Psycho Live, RSNO, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 26 October, 2017

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Big Screen Showing with live score by RSNO 26 October, 2017 – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The Bates Motel, that strange young man, the horror behind the shower-curtain – there’s never been a thriller quite as terrifying as Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. And there’s never been a film score quite like Bernard Herrmann’s: those stabbing violins […]

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Document Film Festival Opening Gala: Gulîstan, Land of Roses, CCA, 19 October, 2017

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Thu 19 October 2017 CCA 8pm, £4 (£3) + £1 booking fee, Theatre 15+ / F-Rated Book online / 0141 352 4900 They stand at the forefront of the fight for freedom in the Middle East. These young women belong to the armed wing of the PKK, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, which is also an active […]

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Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival Like Crazy, CCA Fri 13 October 2017

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5.30pm, £5 (£3) via Eventbrite, Theatre 15+ / F-Rated Book via Eventbrite / 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival International Film Awards Thu 12 October 2017 Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival Music Matters Thu 12 October 2017 Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival Cloud Nine Thu 12 October 2017 Scottish Mental […]

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Hellraiser 35mm GFT, 10 November, 2017

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A special 30th anniversary screening of Clive Barker’s 1987 cult horror classic. When Larry and Julia move into an old house, they are shocked to find a hideous creature hiding in the attic. The creature turns out to be Larry’s half-brother, and Julia’s former lover, who was transported to another dimension populated by sadomasochistic demons. […]

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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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