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..

Festa Dos Anos De Álvero De Campos Cheeky Besom Productions

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Tuesday 15 October, 2019, 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm Calton Bar 415 London Road Glasgow, G40 1AG Free event for all SUMMER WRITING CHALLENGE – You’ve got a cute way of talking, You got the better of me, Just snap your fingers and I’m walking, Like a dog hanging on your lead, I’m in a […]

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Saturday, August 24, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events

Getting Ready For The Mod at Kelvin Hall

11 October, 2019, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. An Deo-Gréine, official monthly magazine of An Comunn Gàidhealach. Pop in to our special show and tell event where curators will be on hand to show fascinating Gaelic items from the National Library of Scotland’s collections. Live music and events throughout the day. Kelvin Hall 1445 Argyle […]

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Edwyn Collins QMU Glasgow

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Wednesday 28 August, 2019 PCL PRESENTS EDWYN COLLINS + Astrid Wednesday 28th August 2019 QMU, Glasgow Due to an unexpected change in schedule, Glasgow is now on the 28th August at QMU DOORS 7pm 14+ only U16s must be accompanied by an adult Tickets available from Friday 26th April 9am via See Tickets or in […]

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Pain and Glory, GFT

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23 August, – 12 September, 2019 Pain and Glory tells of a series of re-encounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in physical decline. Some encounters are in person, others remembered: his childhood in the 1960s, when he emigrated with his parents to a village in Valencia in search of prosperity; his first desire; his […]

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A Faithful Man, GFT

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23 – 29 August, 2019 he second feature from actor/director Louis Garrel is an absolute delight. Told with the lightest of touches, A Faithful Man is a beguiling, deeply romantic confection imbued with flavours of Truffaut, Rohmer and Louis’ own father Philippe Garrel. Abel (Garrel) is devoted to Marianne (Laetitia Casta), until one day, out of the blue, she drops the bombshell […]

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Chic-raq GFT

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25 and 27 August, 2019 The bold, imaginative and urgently topical film from Spike Lee relocates the ancient Greek drama ‘Lysistrata’ to the gangland wars of modern day Chicago. After the accidental murder of a young girl in a drive-by shooting, Lysistrata (Teyonah Parris) persuades the women of two rival gangs, Spartan and Trojan, to swear […]

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Pity Party Film Club CCA

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Muriel’s Wedding | Suitable Women: Films of Female Friendship Vol. 2 Sat 7 September 2019 6pm, £5 + 98p booking fee / Cinema 15+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events Pity Party Film Club Times Square | Suitable Women: Films of Female Friendship Vol. 2 Sat 7 September 2019 Pity Party Film Club Fort […]

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Propaganda – Indie Club Night, QMU

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Launch Night Friday 27 September, 2019 Queen Margaret Union, University of Glasgow, 22 University Gardens, Glasgow G12 8QN Indie is coming home: QMU is going to be the new weekly home of the UK’s biggest and best indie/alternative club-night Propaganda Glasgow  Expect everything from Arctic Monkeys to Paramore, Billie Eilish to The 1975, My Chemical […]

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Through Black Spruce, GFT

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Sunday 25 August, 2019 at 7.15 p.m. Based on the Giller Award-winning novel, Through Black Spruce is the story of a young Cree woman whose disappearance triggers events in two worlds: in Moosonee, the remote Northern Ontario community she fled years ago, and Toronto, where she modelled before vanishing. Her twin sister, at home hunting moose in the […]

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema

BlacKkKlansman, GFT

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Screening Sun 1 & Tue 3 September, 2019 From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s: Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) becomes the first African-American detective on the Colorado Springs Police Department and resolves to make a name for himself and a difference in his […]

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Maria Doyle Kennedy, Cottiers

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Sunday 20 October, 2019,  5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Maria Doyle Kennedy has established herself as one of Ireland’s most prolific artists and entertainers. As a musician, she is well known for her worldwide hit folk albums Mutter and Sing (feat:John Prine, Damien Rice, Paul Brady) ‘Maria Live captures the singer at her impressive best: […]

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G20 Festival GBX Fundraiser

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Friday 6 September, 2019 8 – 10 p.m. Maryhill Community Central Halls, 292 – 315 Maryhill Road, G20 7YE £5 per person (plus booking fee) Fundraiser for a Youth Base in Maryhill for teenagers. Come along on the 7th of September for good tunes and banter with GBX dj George Bowie and the G20 Youth […]

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Matchbox Cineclub Weird Weekend at CCA Glasgow

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Friday 30 August — Sun 1 September 2019 matchboxcineclub.com/weird-weekendThe producers of Cage-a-rama and KeanuCon host a weekend of strange and unseen cinema from around the world, showcasing orphans, outcasts and outliers, old and brand-new. Expect premieres, guests and plenty of bonus content at Glasgow’s cult film festival.Matchbox Cineclub have scoured the world to bring you some of the […]

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Starry Skies, Warren and Heather at Old Hairdressers

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(Photograph by Jim Byrne) Saturday 24 August, 2019 Warren and Heather will be playing 7 songs Saturday 24th Aug at the Old Hairdressers as warm up to show at Barrowlands Ballroom on 20th Sept. Night has been organised by the two great bands Sea Cucumbers and Broken By Rock​. Old Hairdressers, 20 – 28 Renfield […]

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Glasgow Doors Open Day Kelvin Hall 2019

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Saturday, 21 September, 2019 Discover all there is to see and do at Kelvin Hall Glimpse behind the scenes with the partners of Kelvin Hall as they offer tours on Glasgow Doors Open Day. Take a look at the items held in the Glasgow Museum’s stores. Enjoy a rare chance to see the film, video […]

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Gaza GFT

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29 August, 2019 at 4.20 p.m. It’s hard to imagine anybody living a normal life in the Gaza Strip. Frequently labelled as the world’s largest open-air prison, it makes an appearance on news reports every time a confrontation erupts between Israel and Hamas. From TV sets thousands of miles away, this tiny piece of land […]

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Clydebuilt Festival 2019

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21 and 22 September, 2019 Back for its third year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and the The Tall Ship at Riverside Celebrating Glasgow’s unique maritime heritage with a range of activities and events on the River Clyde and at Riverside Museum Plaza. Scotland’s biggest open water rowing regatta; Castle to […]

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Clydebuilt Festival Dragon Boat Race

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Sunday 22 September, 2019,  10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Tall Ship at Riverside & Riverside Museum The first ever Dragon Boat Race will take place on the River Clyde on Sunday 22nd September as a brand new addition to the Clydebuilt Festival programme. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL With no experience needed dragon boat racing is the ultimate […]

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Glasgow Museums – Great Big Heritage Bus Tour

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31 August, 2019 The Great Big Heritage Bus Tour is back! A perfect FREE family day out, hop on the free bus service to take you around museums and venues across Glasgow. Convenient and Free – The Great Big Heritage Bus Tour – Stopping Places You can be picked up and dropped off  between: Glasgow’s […]

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Glasgow West End Shopping: Nancy Smillie Jewellery Studio

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 suit […]

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Walk in James Watt’s Footsteps

Walk in James Watt's Footsteps

Walk in Watt’s footsteps on Glasgow Green Sunday, August 25, 2019,  2 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. Glasgow Green, Greendyke Street, Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5DB (Please wear suitable footwear. Adults only. Meet at the gate to Glasgow Green opposite the High Court.) History fans are being given the chance to walk in James Watt’s footsteps – […]

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An Evening with Gracey Flair at Helensburgh Library

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Wednesday, 28 August, 2019, 7.00 p.m. Helensburgh Library 51 West King Street Helensburgh G84 8EB ‘Gracey Flair ‘Funnysophical Poet’ – she’s daft but deep.  She’ll either make yi’ laugh or greet! Gracey Flair, born in the ‘Good Old Port’ (Port Glasgow) and then grew up and followed her nose.  Always a truth seeker and this […]

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East End Free Festival

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Announcing the first EAST END FREE FESTIVAL September 7th, 2019 257 London Road, G40 1PE MUSIC – COMEDY – PERFORMANCE – WORKSHOPS This one day festival is absolutely free to attend and will be showcasing a diverse and representative array of acts from all over Scotland! We are excited to welcome you to the premier […]

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Tenements Today Tenements Tomorrow

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(Poster by Mitch Miller) 18 September, 2019, 9.30 a.m.– 4.30 p.m. The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, G1 3NU A national conference hosted by the Scottish Civic Trust, Built Environment Forum Scotland and Under One Roof Glasgow Doors Open Day 2019 Most urban Scots live in flats, and we’re all aware that these buildings can pose […]

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Thirty Years of Glasgow Doors Open Day

18 September 2019, 3 – 4 pm The Garment Factory, 10 Montrose Street, Glasgow G1 1RE Liz Davidson, GBPT’s ‘Project Development Officer’ in 1990, leads a re-visiting of Doors Open Days past – how it came to pass, what it was hoped it would be and what were the revelations in those early years of […]

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The Rebirth of the Clyde, Fairfield Heritage

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2 October, 2019 . 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ‘The Story of Glasgow’s Greatest Shipyard’ Fairfield Heritage,  1048 Govan Road Govan, G51 4XS This is the Story of how the last Commercial Shipyard in Scotland was rescued from closure and now – less than five years later – plans to lead the world in the […]

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Spirit of Revolt, Show and Tell – Workers City, The Mitchell

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16 September, 2019 12 oon – 2 p.m. A display of material from Spirit of Revolt collections and a discussion, led by Tommy Kayes with James Kelman, Brendan McLaughlin, Billy Clark, Michael Donnelly, Ruth Gillett, Paul Anderson, Euan Sutherland and others on the formation and actions of the Workers City group (1988 – 1993). Blythswood […]

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Glasgow Then and Now at The Mitchell Library

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Thursday 29 August, 2019 3 – 4 p.m. A journey through the archives of Historic Environment Scotland (HES). Come and discover fantastic images, sound and video relating to Glasgow and Scotland. Explore services such as Scran, Canmore, ScotlandsPlaces, Britain from Above and the National Collection of Aerial Photography and get the most out of them […]

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Broken Chanter Album Launch, CCA

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6 September, 2019 7.30 p.m. – 11 p.m. CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street,  Glasgow G3 3JF Come and join Last Night From Glasgow & Olive Grove Records as we celebrate the release of the brilliant debut album from Broken Chanter (the new project from David from Kid Canaveral) at the CCA Glasgow. Support comes from the […]

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Bohemia Bespoke Vintage Wedding Fair

Sunday 15 September, 2019  12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, 1 – 9 Grosvenor Terrace  G12 0TA (Top of Byres Road) Bohemia returns to the delightful Hilton Grosvenor Hotel in Glasgow’s vibrant, Boho West End – building on the success of February’s Fairytale Wedding Fair at the hotel! Bohemia welcomes you back to […]

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