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UKJF: Menashe (special preview screening), CCA, Glasgow

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Saturday 9 December 2017 7.30pm, £8 + £1 booking fee, Cinema All ages Book online / 0141 352 4900 A special preview screening of one of the most eagerly anticipated films of the year. The first Yiddish-language feature film in many years, Menashe is a rare and sensitive portrayal of the Orthodox community in Brooklyn. […]

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French Film Festival, GFT, Glasgow, November – December, 2017

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  GFT is proud to be one of the founding venue partners of the French Film Festival UK, which this year celebrates its 25th silver jubilee edition. The line-up features some of the most eagerly anticipated Francophone titles of the year, including: Cannes 2017 hit Redoubtable by Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist), Laurent Cantet’s critically acclaimed The Workshop, plus […]

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Santa Dash Glasgow, 10 December, 2017

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Santa Dash ​​Run the fun, festive 5K! The Santa Dash is a Christmas spectacle you won’t want to miss as the city centre transforms in to a sea of Santa suits, all running for charity.​ Ready, set, go ho ho! Applications for the Glasgow Santa Dash 2017 are open now!  How to apply​ Road closure info.​

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Glasgow Style Mile Carnival

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Sunday 26 November, 2017 2.30 p.m. parade from St Enoch Square. ​​​​​​The Style Mile Christmas Carnival will bring music, dance and spectacle to the heart of Glasgow.  The magical procession of festive characters will come to life as they sprinkle their magic dust over the city centre.    Sunday 26 November will be an afternoon […]

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Being Human Fest Postcard poetry: Philip Hobsbaum’s inclusive writers’ groups 23 November, 2017

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23 November, 2017,  6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.. A very special reading and discussion with some of Glasgow’s most celebrated writers, all of whom were encouraged early on by workshop pioneer Philip Hobsbaum. Join poet Liz Lochhead (Scots Makar 2011-2016), Marcella Evaristi (playwright, screenwriter) and Bernard Maclaverty (novelist, short story writer and screenwriter) for an […]

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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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Scottish Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Artists at Janet & John Glasgow

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  Janet & John – promoting Scottish creativity. A haven for Scottish Handmade Crafts Intake of new artists and crafters Janet and John Upper Floor De Courcy’s Arcade Cresswell Lane T: 07731 768373   Beautiful Selection of Cards and Calendars  Super Selection of Gifts and Cards for Christmas Choose from a wide range of gifts […]

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Queen Margaret Drive, GCC Walking and Cycling Workshop and Consultation

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Public Drop in Session  Wednesday 22nd November, 2017 3pm-7pm 76 Kelbourne Scout Hall Kelbourne Street G20 8PR Following on from consultations organised by the local community of Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow City Council (GCC) are taking forward a project to enhance walking and cycling provision in the area. GCC will be holding a public engagement […]

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Scottish Youth Film Festival Awards Ceremony 2017 Kelvin Hall

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Wednesday 22 November, 2017 6 pm – 7.30 pm See the cream of Scotland’s young film-making talent at the Scottish Youth Film Festival Awards ceremony, celebrating the best short films made in the last year. Register at Eventbrite Kelvin Hall Screening Room,  National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena 1445 […]

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Argentine Film Festival, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, 30 October – 20 November, 2017

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All screenings are free.  6 p.m. each evening at  Screenings will take place in the Lecture Theatre Kelvin Hall, 1417 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AN Programme Monday 30th October:         Kriptonita (Nicanor Loreti, 2015) – book via eventbrite Monday 6th November:       Historias de cronopios y de famas (Julio Ludueña, 2013) – book via eventbrite Monday 13th November:    Cassandra (Inés de Oliveira Cézar, 2012) […]

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CinemaAttic Focus on Cuba: Short Films from the EICTV Film School, CCA

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Fri 17 November 2017 7.30pm (doors 7pm), £5 (£4) + £1 booking fee, Cinema 15+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 Following the Havana Glasgow Film Festival, Cinemaattic take the opportunity to bring to Glasgow a focus on one of the most remarkable film school around the world: EICTV San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. Rarely before have the […]

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Book Week Scotland 2017

Book Week Scotland 2017 is taking place from Monday 27 November – Sunday 3 December. Book Week Scotland 2017 a week-long celebration of books and reading  During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life will come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. They […]

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Book Week Scotland 2017 , West Dunbartonshire Libraries

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27 November – 3 December, 2017 Various Libraries throughout West Dunbartonshire  Book Week Scotland  is an annual celebration of books and reading throughout Scotland. This year’s theme is ‘Nourish’ so be kind to yourself and join in the celebration as people of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces […]

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Glasgow Christmas Markets, Fairs and Shopping Events

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Discover Our Hidden Christmas, arts, crafts, meet the artisans Hidden Lane, Sat 25 November, 2017 Discover Hidden Christmas at the Hidden Lane. Warm, cosy shops and studios will be open to help you find the perfect present.  Special offers, family friendly activities, tombola, treats, bubbles, mulled refreshments and mince pies! Last year was a huge […]

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Ashton Lane Hogmanay Street Party 2017

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  Sunday, 31st December, 2017   In association with Whitley Neil the Ashton Lane Hogmanay Street Party is back and is bigger and yet better than ever! Join us under the twinkling fairy-lit canopy in the heart of the West End for the festivities, accompanied by the fabulous food and drink ceilidh band pipers and […]

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Books at the Botanics

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Books at the Botanics Book Fair Saturday and Sunday 18th/19th November, 2017 10 a.m. till 4.30 p.m. in the Hopkirk Building  (behind the main range), 730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 0UE www.booksatthebotanics.co.uk Books at the Botanics on Facebook

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Louise Welsh, Arlington Baths Club, Book Week Scotland, Thursday 30 November,2017

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What would it be like to survive the plague? Could you make a good life in a brutal new future? That’s the fate of the few survivors of a worldwide epidemic that wipes out billons of lives in Louise Welsh’s terrifying Plague Times trilogy. In No Dominion, the third and final book published this year, former TV […]

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Ten Writers Telling Lies, Book Week Scotland, Airdrie Library, 28 November, 2017

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Ten Writers Telling Lies at Airdrie Library – Part of Book Week Scotland At Airdrie Library, Wellwynd, Airdrie, ML6 6BN Ten Writers Telling Lies is a unique collaboration combining music and writing – which has resulted in a book and accompanying CD. Ten writers have written stories and poems connected with, and inspired by, the […]

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Book Week Scotland – Story on Page and Film with Bernard MacLaverty, Kelvin Hall, 2 December, 2017

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2 December, 2017  3 p.m.  4 p.m. How do we tell and hear stories both in writing and images? Is there a difference in how we feel about the stories we love depending on how they are told? Come along and hear Bernard MacLaverty in conversation –  not only a highly acclaimed author but has […]

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Artchitecture at the Arlington Baths Club, Collage Exhibition by Marion Gardyne, 1 – 17 December, 2017

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  Artchitecture Collage Exhibition by Marion Gardyne 1 – 17 December, 2017 At Arlington Baths Club – the oldest Victorian Baths in Europe. ARLington Meets ARTchitecture  Exhibition. The Arlington Baths Club is hosting an exhibition of quirky, 3D effect, kaleidoscopic  collages by Glasgow artist and club member Marion Gardyne. The exhibition focusses on bespoke work featuring […]

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Havana Glasgow Film Festival From Ghost Town to Havana with Q&A, CCA, Fri 10 November 2017

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Fri 10 November 2017 7.15pm, £6 (£5) + £1 booking fee, Cinema All ages Book online / 0141 352 4900 From Ghost Town to Havana is an inspirational documentary directed by U.S. Screenwriter and Oscar nominee Eugene Corr. A lively street level story of mentorship and ordinary, everyday heroism in tough circumstances. An inner city coach’s son, estranged in […]

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A Rather Remarkable Afternoon, Mackintosh Club, Helensburgh, 30 November, 2017

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30th NOVEMBER 2pm ‘A Rather Remarkable Afternoon’ is a unique combination of Music, Art and Food. A traditional afternoon tea including freshly made sandwiches, home baked scones,shortbread and a showstopper cake, lashings of loose leaf tea and freshly ground coffee all served by the roaring fire. Live music performances will keep you entertained, a true […]

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Revisiting the Antonine Wall, Community Consultation from 7 November, 2017

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Events from 7th November in venues in Old Kilpatrick, Clydebank, Drumchapel, Lambhill, Bearsden and Twechar The biggest, most awe-inspiring building project the people of Scotland had ever seen, the Roman Antonine Wall stretched right across the country, from the Clyde to the Forth. Work is currently underway to rediscover the Antonine Wall and to provide […]

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Music from the time and place of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Queens Cross Church 3 December, 2017

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As we approach the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of Glasgow’s greatest creative minds, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, join the Toward Ensemble, under the baton of Paul MacAlindin, in Mackintosh’s wonderful Queen’s Cross Church in a celebration of the music of the time and place of the great architect.  The programme will include works […]

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Africa in Motion – Classic and contemporary African films come to Scotland 27 October – 5 November, 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 audiences in Edinburgh and Glasgow a wide variety of creative stories from across the African continent. This year the festival will undertake journeys across the continent and beyond, looking at both African […]

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Archifon IV, Cryptic Sonica, University of Glasgow Chapel 1 – 5 November, 2017

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One part video game, one part holographic display, one part gigantic musical instrument: Floex and Initiwill bring the interior of the Memorial Chapel to life as you’ve never seen it before. Elements of the architecture are primed to respond to the beams from laser pointers handled by the audience: statues might suddenly sing when light strikes them, or […]

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Havana Glasgow Film Festival Race & Cuba: afro-descendant (in)visibility, CCA, 5 November, 2017

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CCA Sun 5 November 2017 3pm, Free (unticketed), Clubroom 15+ 0141 352 4900 Afro-descendants occupy distinct symbolic and cultural spaces throughout Latin America. In Cuba, despite the significance of their cultural and economic contributions, they are marginalised by state and political agendas. The screening will be followed by a discussion on race in Cuba and […]

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Woofstock 2017 Dog Fest at Finsbay Milngavie Sunday 12 November, 2017

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Woofstock 2017 – @ Finsbay lane  “a dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself” Sunday 12 November, 2017 11 a.m. –  5 p.m. The Finsbay is going to the dogs! Please join us for a day dedicated to our four legged friends and help us celebrate the […]

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Dias de los Muertos, Stories, Poems and Songs, CCA, 2 November, 2017

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Dias De Los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico for people to honour the deceased with lively celebrations and activities the dead enjoyed in life. Dias De Los Muertos recognizes death as a natural part of the human experience. Families celebrate the lives of their loved ones by taking fruit, nuts, tequila, sugar skulls […]

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Glasgow’s Big Feed, Govan, 11 and 12 November, 2017

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Glasgow’s favourite weekend. The award winning Street Food Market BIG FEED!! Scotland’s Best Street Food, Live Acoustic, DJ’s (Sub Club, ANGLES), WEST on tap, Prosecco Bar, Gin Bar, FREE PARKING, Games For The Family AND ALL INDOORS. £2 Entry (under 10’s FREE) 11/12th SAT. 12-10pm SUN 12-7pm 249 Govan Road, G51 Event on Facebook

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