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..

Many Singers Many Songs, Maryhill, 24 November, 2018

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After a long break there will be another ‘Many Singers – Many Songs’ fundraiser night at Maryhill Community Central Halls –  the biggest yet! 24 November, 2018 – Maryhill Central Halls, 292 – 316 Maryhill Road, Glasgow G20 7YE 7.30 p.m. November 24th – TraceyAnne and Danny, Kathryn Joseph, BMX Bandits, Roddy Hart Attic Lights, Lomond Campbell, Sister John, […]

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West Dunbartonshire Christmas Toy Appeal

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West Dunbartonshire Community Food Share  is now commencing their Christmas Appeals for food and new toys/gifts. 🎄 The Christmas Toybank will once again support local families experiencing poverty 🎅🏼 If your workplace or organisation could support their Appeals please get in touch: wdcommunityfoodshare@outlook.com A list of all donations points for food and toys/gifts will be updated regularly […]

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Six and a Tanner, One Man Play by Rony Bridges

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17 October, 2018, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX With Alex Wilkie On the eve of his father’s funeral that no one will attend, Joe wants a word with him. “A rollercoaster ride of emotions that will make you laugh and make you cry and laugh again” £8/£10 […]

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Tai Chi Classes at Hillhead Sports Club

Tai Chi with Mari Graham Hillhead Sports Club Mondays, 1.30 p.m. October, 2018 Tai Chi is an ancient system of exercise, suitable for all ages and abilities.  The muscles and joints are in motion, the slow continuous natural movements smoothly linked together. Benefits Builds strength, helps with posture, flexibility, stamina, circulation and breathing. Alleviates the […]

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Claire McFall, Creative Conversations

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Creative Conversations University of Glasgow Monday, 15 October, 2018, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. NOVELIST CLAIRE MCFALL University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, University of Glasgow, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ Claire McFall’s first book, Ferryman​, is a love story which retells the ancient Greek myth of Charon, the ferryman of Hades who transported souls […]

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Cultural Diversity Showcase, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Black History Month

Friday 19 October, 2018, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland RCS Cultural Diversity Showcase The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland brings to BHM 2018 a night of performance from its diverse and international student body, showcasing music, drama, dance and spoken word. This is a night of creativity from one of the world’s […]

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“Freedom Bound” – Slavery in Scotland Discussion at GOMA

Thursday 18 October, 2018 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. Nelson Mundell, PhD researcher at Glasgow University, and Sha Nazir, director of BHP comics, will discuss the research and development process of making “Freedom Bound”, the ground breaking graphic novel telling the true story of three slaves brought to Scotland and their journey to freedom. The event […]

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Mary Irvine’s Blog: Freedom Bound – Escaping Slavery in Scotland

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Freedom Bound – Escaping Slavery in Scotland by Warren Pleece, Shazleen Khan and Robin Jones, pub. BHP Comics, Glasgow 2018. I recently spent a couple of hours in Our Lady and St. Patrick’s School in Dumbarton. The reason for the visit was to hand over a set of thirty books. These were Book One of […]

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Dublin Film Festival celebrating New Scottish Cinema

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Dublin Film Festival Welcomes Glasgow Film Festival presenting Voyageuse and Super November at the Lighthouse Cinema on Tuesday 23 October, 2018 Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival and Glasgow Film Festival collaborated during the GFF 2018 festival, presenting a season of Irish films and we are delighted to collaborate again with an evening of new Scottish Filmmaking Talent […]

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Glasgow Christmas Lights Switch On

Glasgow’s festive celebrations commence with the switch on of the Christmas Lights in George Square on Sunday 18 November, 2018 Ballot to attend Christmas Lights Switch on in Glasgow  open until 11.59pm on Sunday 14 October. Enter ballot

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre at The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema

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Friday 19 October, 2018, 7 p.m.  The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: Pizza and Picture Nights Tobe Hooper’s original Texas Chainsaw Massacre continues to petrify audiences with its blunt, grotesque and unrelenting pursuit of terrified teenagers. A horror classic. BE WARNED: WEAR RUNNING SHOES, AND BE PREPARED FOR ANYTHING… The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, […]

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Lady Vengeance at Glasgow Film Theatre

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17 and 18 October, 2018 The final instalment of the Park Chan-wook’s ‘Vengeance trilogy’ follows Lee Geum-ja upon her release from prison, where she spent 13 years for a murder she didn’t commit. Enlisting the help of her former cellmates, she embarks on a journey to exact her revenge on the man responsible for her incarceration. […]

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John Carpenter: Master of Horror at Glasgow Film Theatre

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October and November, 2018 Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB John Carpenter has maintained his place as one of the most loved and highly lauded directors in the realm of cult, fantasy and horror filmmaking for over 40 years. From the moment that Halloween broke through to audiences worldwide in 1978, Carpenter has created […]

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| Filed under: Cinema, Hallowe'en in Glasgow

The Handmaiden – GFT

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  24 and 25 October, 2018 GFT 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 […]

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A night of music and song in support of Cure Claire’s Cancer

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Saturday, 13 October, 2018,  7 – 10 p.m. Webster’s Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, G4 9HZ A night of Celtic music and original songs from Colm Keegan’s Album I’ll Never Be Alone, #1 on iTunes World Music charts. Watch Colm and Laura Followed by an Auction of ‘Things You Can’t Buy’. These are experiences, workshops […]

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Linda Jaxson, Unchain My Heart, St Louis Partick

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE FROM 27 OCTOBER TO 10 NOVEMBER, 2018 Linda Jaxson Band Saturday 10 November, 2018 – 9 p.m. Call to book 0141 339 1742 St Louis 734 Dumbarton Rd, Glasgow G11 6RD

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We See The World Differently Screening 24 October, 2018

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Please join Starchild for an exclusive screening of our short film on autism with the Communication Support Service from Williamwood High School. There will be a Q and A afterwards with teas, coffee and cakes being served. 24 October, 2018 at 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Netherlee Parish Church, Ormonde Avenue, Glasgow G44 3SL

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The Big Day of KinDness 23 October, 2018

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Participate in the biggest and KinDest party ever! On Tuesday 23rd October, 2018 12.01 a.m. – 11.56 p.m. Anywhere! Simply carry out an act of KinDness and then share what you have been up to either on Facebook Page or using the following hashtag on Twitter or Instagram: #theBIGdayofKinDness then give yourself a pat on the back for […]

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My 20th Century Glasgow Film Theatre

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16 and 17 October, 2018 The debut from Ildikó Enyedi (whose latest film On Body and Soul has gone on to be a huge prize-winner), this magical film spins a tale of twin girls, Dora and Lili, who are born in 1880 Budapest on the same moment Thomas Edison presents his electrical lightbulb to the world. The […]

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Standing on Their Shoulders, UK Premier, Africa in Motion Film Festival

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Thursday 1 November 2018 /  6pm Free and ticketed Glasgow Women’s Library  Book Now Celebrated South African filmmaker Xoliswa Sithole takes us on a historical journey through time in this award-winning documentary that connects female resistance movements in South Africa. The starting point of the documentary is 9 August 1956, which marks the day that 20,000 women marched […]

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Scotland Loves Anime Glasgow Film Theatre

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12 – 14 October, 2018 Scotland Loves Anime is back for its 9th year, boasting an incredible array of stunning anime films. With 4 UK premieres and 1 European premiere, plus join us for a Q&A with director Kazuto Nakazawa after B: The Beginning. It’s a special year for anime fans! Films in this Season Image for […]

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| Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

I Am Not Your Negro, Glasgow Film Theatre

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18 October, 2018 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 […]

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1945 at Glasgow Film Theatre

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12 – 18th October, 2018 When two black clad men arrive at a country railway station, a classic western set up appears to be unfolding. But it’s 1945 in Soviet-occupied Hungary in the immediate aftermath of World War II, and by their appearance the men are Orthodox Jews. As the two men make their way […]

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Mandy, GFT

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12 – 18 October, 2018 Somewhere in the primal wilderness near the Shadow Mountains in the year 1983, Red Miller has fallen deeply for the beguiling Mandy Bloom. But the life he has made for himself comes suddenly and horrifyingly crashing down when a vile band of ravaging idolaters and supernatural creatures penetrate his idyllic […]

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European Art Cinema Day, Dogman GFT

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14 October, 2018 Marcello, an expert dog groomer, runs petty errands for local thieves in a grotty seaside village near Rome. But his fragile existence is torn to shreds when he falls under the influence of Simone, a bullying and violent criminal. An understated, tragicomic atmosphere is complemented by Marcello Fonte’s terrific central performance, which […]

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Afri Adventure, Africa in Motion for Kids, Glasgow

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Sat 3 November, 2018  at 2pm The Africa Art Centre, 286 Broomloan Road, G51 2GK For 3-12-year-olds, free and unticketed. The annual African in Motion Family Day Taking kids on adventures across Africa through storytelling and film. The amazing Zimbabwean storyteller, Tawona Sithole, will transport them to real and imaginary worlds through inspiring tales. The […]

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Bearpit Brothers Album Preview, Tennents, Glasgow West End

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Saturday 3 November, 2018 – 8 p.m. Bearpit Brothers will b previewing tunes from their next record. Getting ready to release album in  the New Year. Lots of lovely new sounds, it’ll be a great night so come along and enjoy! Tennents, The Basement,  191 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TN “Burden Of Your Cross swings […]

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Scottish Art Show, Awestruck Academy, Clydebank

Friday, 12 October, 2018,  6.30 p.m.  9.00 p.m. Awestruck Academy, 36 Sylvania Way South, Clydebank G81 1EA

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Africa in Motion Film Festival 2018

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Africa cinema rebels against dominant narratives this Autumn Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival runs from the 26 October – 4 November 2018 Africa in Motion is Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema, and is delighted to return for the 13th year to bring audiences in Edinburgh and Glasgow a wide variety of creative […]

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I Remember It Well Symposium, Paisley

Paisley Arts Centre, 15 New St, Paisley PA1 1EZ Thursday 1 November, 2018 The  ‘I Remember It Well!’ symposium will bring together academics, practitioners from community learning and community groups to discuss the role of archive film in remembering, building life-narratives and to promote wellbeing. Further details

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Cinema, Community event

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