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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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Surface Area Dance Theatre CIC An introduction to British Sign Language, CCA, Friday 14 April 2017

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CCA Friday 14 April 2017 2.30pm, Free but ticketed, Theatre All ages Book online / 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events Surface Area Dance Theatre CIC Auricular Fri 14 April — Sun 16 April 2017 Surface Area Dance Theatre: An introduction to British Sign Language, delivered by native Sign Language user Paul Miller and Communication […]

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GLITCH Film Festival Daniel Baker – Artist’s Talk in Conjunction with Intermedia Exhibition, CCA, Sat 25 March 2017

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Sat 25 March 2017 5pm, Free (unticketed), Cinema 14+ accompanied by an adult 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events GLITCH Film Festival Fri 24 March — Sat 1 April 2017 GLITCH Film Festival Daniel Baker – Intermedia Exhibition Fri 24 March — Sun 2 April 2017 Daniel Baker, STORE, 2011. The artist Daniel Baker will […]

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GLITCH Film Festival Jack Waters Retrospective (16mm Screening), CCA, Sat 25 March 2017

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Sat 25 March 2017 1.40pm, Free (unticketed), Theatre 14+ accompanied by an adult 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events GLITCH Film Festival Fri 24 March — Sat 1 April 2017 GLITCH Film Festival Jason and Shirley – with Jack Waters present for Q&A Sat 25 March 2017 Jack Waters, visiting professor at Hampshire College, is […]

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GLITCH Film Festival Hanky Code: The Movie, CCA, Sat 25 March 2017

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Sat 25 March 2017 9.30pm, Free (unticketed), Theatre, 18+ F-Rated 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events GLITCH Film Festival Fri 24 March — Sat 1 April 2017 Before Internet dating and hookup apps, The Handkerchief code was largely used by gay men in the 1970s to distinguish sexual preferences and fetishes in gay clubs and […]

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The Lions of Lisbon A Play of Two Halves by Ian Auld & Willy Maley and Directed by Martin McCardile, Baad, 16 – 18 March, 2-17

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BAad, 54 Calton Entry, The Barras, G40 2SB Fair Pley Productions & Glasgow Live International Comedy Festival Present: The Lions of Lisbon A Play of Two Halves by Ian Auld & Willy Maley and Directed by Martin McCardie. Celebrating 50 years since Celtic’s immortal victory that saw them become the first British team to win […]

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St Patrick’s Day in Glasgow, Festival and other events 2017

George Donaldson Week-end at Jinty McGuinty’s Stuart Cosgrove and Tam Cowan, Off The Bawl, King’s Theatre, 17 March St Patrick’s Day Comedy at The Stand Family Fun Day Saturday 18 March, Merchant Square The Family Fun Day returns with more great craic in Merchant Square! The Festival is run in conjunction with Tourism Ireland with […]

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OM Party, Youth Event, In the Moment Centre, Glasgow Saturday 18 March, 2017

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In the Moment Centre, 72 Berkeley St, Glasgow G3 7DS Saturday, 18th March, 2017, 7pm-10pm(every 3rd Saturday of the month, same time & place) Live Music, Mantra, Meditation, Sitar, Exotic drumming, Henna and Vegan Food, everyone welcome Sitar Magic, OM-AIR, Sound, GUMBA, Kirtan Scotland  £5 (all proceeds go to charity) Event on Facebook “OM Party” […]

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Solas, Scotland’s Festival of Arts and Ideas, The Bield at Blackruthven, Tibbermore, 23 – 25 June, 2017

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Scotland’s festival of arts and ideas is delighted to announce its biggest programme ever. Solas Festival, which takes place as ever at The Bield at Blackruthven near Perth, this year between 23-25 June, confirmed headline acts and some very exciting new developments for 2017. Talks and Debates Programme The bands and musicians Acts include: Lau, […]

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Duncan McCrone Band, House Concert at Celtic Music Radio Kinning Park, 8 April, 2017

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Duncan, Cy and Jim play an intimate house concert (max 40 people) at the Celtic Music Radio studios in Kinning Park. Admission by donation (min £10) 54 Admiral Street, Kinning Partick, G41 1HU Event on Facebook

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BBC6 Music Festival Fringe, Spangled Cabaret, The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, 22 March, 2017

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Glasgow’s longest running monthly alternative cabaret night comes to the world’s oldest surviving music hall as part of the BBC 6 Music Festival Fringe! Featuring : SPOKEN WORD – STEPHEN WATT ELAINE GALLAGHER A CROW ANNA SECRET POET MUSIC & MISCHIEF – THE CREATIVE MARTYRS SCUNNER MARKEE DE SAW & BERT FINKLE BURLESQUE & DRAG […]

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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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Italian Film Festival, Glasgow Film Theatre, 10 – 15 March, 2017

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Italian Film Festival 10 – 15 March, 2017 GFT The annual celebration of Italian cinema returns with a wide-ranging programme that stretches from promising new talents to established greats. Highlights this year include Paolo Virzi’s hugely successful Like Crazy and the Kafkaesque comedy Ears which was one of the discoveries of the Venice Film Festival. […]

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Kelvingrove Café, Cheese and Wine Night in aid of The Reverse Rett Foundation, 2 April, 2017

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Cheese N’ Wine Night: Abigail’s Party Sunday, 2 April from 3 p.m. till late. Kelvingrove Café are hosting an artisanal Cheese and Wine Night in aid of The Reverse Rett Foundation. The Reverse Rett Foundation works to speed treatment, and find a cure for Rett Syndrome and related disorders. Baby Kim, a regular to the […]

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Kiltwalk Glasgow 30 April, 2017 – raising money for charity

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Kiltwalk is a unique Scottish charity that enables thousands of walkers to fundraise for their choice of Scottish charity. Register now for 2017 Choose from The Mighty Stride, The Big Stroll or The Wee Wander  Details and Registration Be a Kiltwalk hero and take Big Steps for a charity or cause that matters to you. […]

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Kevin Bridges announced as host of Stand Up Against MND, King’s Theatre, Glasgow Monday 20 March, 2017

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Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival Stand Up Against MND Monday 20 March, 2017 King’s Theatre, 297 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JN   Stellar Scottish stand up Kevin Bridges has just been announced as the host of Stand Up Against MND – the show which sees a galaxy of comedy stars coming together at the […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2017, Pawno review by Pat Byrne

  The action in Pawno is based around a pawn shop, where the owner Les Underwood, played by John Brumpton, helps people out and sorts them out in equal measure.  His assistant Danny, Damian Hill, who also wrote the script, is younger and softer with a romantic, dreamy disposition that contrasts with his boss’s abrasiveness. […]

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NDP ‘Secret Postcard’ Art Sale, Veneer Gallery, Finnieston 24-25 March, 2017

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Original postcard sized art from over 50 leading Scottish and international artists, photographers, designers and musicians sold anonymously for just £40. Grab a bargain – original piece by an art-world star, famous musician or from an exciting, upcoming local artist!  All proceeds go to Notre Dame Primary School, Glasgow West End, playground fund with a percentage […]

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Change! Zero Hours Contract, Writing by Young Writers and Activists, STUC. 16 March, 2017

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STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, G3 6NG Young Workers Learning Project Come along to celebrate the launch of this new book – written about and by people on zero hours contracts. Hear excerpts from the book by young writers and activists who will share their lives on zero hour contracts. Pinar Aksu, Community Development worker with […]

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Handsome Devil, Gala Film Glasgow Film Festival 2017 review by Pat Byrne

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Handsome Devil, the Irish comedy-drama was a great choice for kicking off Glasgow Film Festival, 2017 Directed by John Butler, the cast includes Irish actors Fionn O’Shea, Nicolas Galitzine, Andrew Scott (Jim Moriarty in Sherlock) and Moe Dunford. The film tells the story of the unlikely friendship between Ned (played by Fionn O’Shea) and Conor […]

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Al-Khair Glasgow International Women’s Day Wednesday, Community Halls Maryhill, 8 March 2017

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Al-Khair Glasgow International Women’s Day Wednesday 8 March 2017 International Women’s Day Wednesday 8 March 2017 10am to 4pm Ladies only free event Light refreshments will be provided with gorgeous cupakes from Event on Facebook  Tickets at Eventbtite Al-Khair Foundation will be holding an event on Wednesday 8 March to celebrate International Women’s Day at […]

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Musicians’ Union Women in Music, CCA Wed 8 March 2017

12noon, Free but ticketed, Clubroom All ages Book online / 0141 352 4900 On Wednesday 8 March 2017 people around the world will be celebrating the achievements of women while calling for greater equality in the name of International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is #BeBoldForChange. To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Musicians’ Union will […]

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May Day Celebrations in Glasgow 2017

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Mayday 2017 Glasgow Friends of MayDay are compiling a programme of events and would like to add your celebration event to this list. If you are organising an event that you would like included in the May Day Programme, get in touch with chrisbartter@btinternet.com or text/call on 07715 583 729. This year May I falls […]

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Celebrate Rachel Corrie’s Life with Open Mic and Communal Singing, Glasgow Autonomous Space, Thursday, 16 March, 2017

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Celebration of Rachel Corrie’s life on the anniversary of her death. Rachel Corrie was an American peace activist killed in Gaza in 2003 by Israeli forces whilst she was defending a Palestinian home from demolition. She has become a symbol of hope and solidarity for many, but to me she was a friend and awesome […]

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Adam Kay: Fingering A Minor On the Piano, Cottiers Theatre, 14 Mar 2017

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14 Mar 2017 – 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Tickets £16.50 Adults/£15.50 Concessions (Ticket Price inc. ticket admin fee which will display at the checkout) (fee applicable to all tickets, including tickets bought in person or bought on the day) Adam Kay makes his highly-anticipated return to the Glasgow International Comedy Festival this year with […]

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International Women’s Day “Gender Equality- It’s Everyone’s Business”, Jane Gotts, Dumbarton Library, 8 March, 2017

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  International Women’s Day “Gender Equality- It’s Everyone’s Business” Why the journey towards gender equality matters for everyone. West Dunbartonshire Libraries and Cultural Services will be celebrating International Women’s Day with a special talk by Jane Gotts at 7pm on Wednesday, 8 March at Dumbarton Library. The talk will explore why gender equality in the […]

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Highlight Arctic Festival, CCA Sat 4 March – Sun 5 March 2017

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highlightarts.org Related CCA Events Highlight Arctic Festival Ideas of North: From Shetland to the Arctic Sat 4 March 2017 Highlight Arctic Festival Ideas of North: Our Reels Sat 4 March 2017 Highlight Arctic Festival Me and My Little Sister + Northern Great Mountain Sun 5 March 2017 Highlight Arctic Festival The Bonfire + O.M.G. (Oh […]

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Woodlands Community Garden Birthday Party, Sunday 23 April, 2017

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COMMUNITY GARDEN BIRTHDAY PARTY SUNDAY 23rd APRIL 2-5pm This spring Woodlands Community Garden will be 7 years old. Join them in the garden for a seasonal celebration, with tasty and arty happenings. Also encompassing their monthly Don’t Waste Woodlands community clean up. Check further details at Woodlands Community Garden Website Woodlands Community Garden Centre, 91-101 […]

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Glasgow Film Festival Upcoming Q and As, 25 and 26 February, 2017

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More than seventy guests have attended this year’s festival including many directors, cast members and producers. Festival Q&As are a great chance to ask questions and hear from the guests themselves after screenings. Upcoming Q&As Saturday 25 Feb 11.45 Fashionista Director Simon Rumley and actor Amanda Fuller will attend this screening at GFT 14.20 Bloodlands  […]

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