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Ricky McWhittington – a traditional Glasgow pantomime, Various Venues

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28 November – 16 December, 2017 ​​​Don’t miss the best value pantomime in town! Tickets £2.50 / £5.00 Ricky McWhittington by Alan McHugh Adapted and Directed by Bill Wright Designed by Brian Hartley   Senga McWhittington’s Sweetie Shop in downtown Glasgow is over-run by a swarm of rats, led by the villainous verminous Queen Rat! Nothing […]

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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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Kids’ Halloween Party at Cottiers, Sunday 29 October, 2017

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Free fun event for kids this Halloween at Cottiers. 93 – 95 Hyndland Street, G11 5PU

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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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Halloween Treasure Hunts at The Tall Ship, 28 and 29 October, 2017

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Back by popular demand! Join pirate Scary Mary as she tells you all about the cursed pirate ship named The Flying Dutchman as you hunt around the ship for its cursed treasure chest! Halloween weekend (Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October) the Tall Ship will host spooky treasure hunts! Session times 11:45am-12:30pm, 1:00pm-1:45pm, 2:15pm-3pm, 3:30pm-4:15pm […]

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Mr Fibbers ‘Ghost-Busker’ Children’s Halloween Show, The Stand, 28 October, 2017

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28 October, 2017 2.30 p.m. Mr Fibbers presents ‘Ghost-Busker!’ – a spooktacular special, filled with funny songs, magic, and all round daftness. Fancy dress is very much encouraged. www.mrfibbers.com Best suited for 8-12’s. Sorry, no under 5’s and all young comedy fans must be accompanied. Event details at The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, […]

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Halloween Dog Disco, 13th Note, 29 October, 2017

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29 October, 2017 1 – 6 p.m. It’s back – and this time it’s spooky! get your sewing kits out and start making your costumes, because the 13th Note’s Dog Disco has risen once again for a Halloween special! trick or treats, bobbing for bones and, of course, prizes for the best costume just like […]

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Halloween Movie Drive In, Riverside Museum 29 October, 2017

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29 October 2017 Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS After the success of last year’s event, HalloweenMovie Drive-In is back at Riverside Museum for another exciting event. This year screening family favourite the Original Ghostbusters at 6pm, and creepy classic Scream at 9pm. Thorntonhall Ice Cream and the Street Food Putter Club will […]

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Ghoulish Glasgow, Glasgow City Tours

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Ghoulish Glasgow. So good it’s ghastly! The facts kids love to hear aren’t necessarily the ones adults are interested in! A fun, fact-filled tour with ‘child-appeal’. Ghoulish Glasgow is all about Glasgow and its history but the tales it tells about the city and its buildings are focused on ghoulish, gory and downright horrible facts […]

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Harvest Market, Children’s Wood, Glasgow West End 8 October, 2017

Harvest Market, Children’ Wood 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday 8th October, 2017 Crafts, Storytelling, foraging, harvesting, fires and much more The Children’s Wood, Clouston Street/Kelbourne Street, North Kelvinside, G20 8QW Event on Facebook

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Libraries Week Glasgow 7 – 14 October, 2017

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With events from 7 – 14 October, find out what your local Glasgow library can offer you. Some Events in Glasgow during Library Week Book Group Day  Saturday 7th October, 1-4pm – Free. Books Groups from across the city are invited for an afternoon of reading celebration with author Louise Welsh The Mitchell Library, North St, […]

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Glasgow Science Festival, University of Glasgow 29 and 30 September, 2017

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Imagineer: engineering-inspired theatre ‘Back in June, we brought together engineers and theatre students for a day of inspiration. Several months and lot of hard work later, this is the result! On Friday 29 September at Gilmorehill G12, theatre-makers ‘The Doing Group’ will debut their engineering-inspired performances at Imagineer. Book your free ticket online. Funded by […]

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Govan Young Documentary, Govan Old Church, 29 September, 2017

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Enjoy the UK Premiere of “Govan Young” Film Friday 29 September, 2017 6 p.m. – 7.20 p.m. An award-winning documentary to be screened in the fantastic setting of Govan Old Church, 866 Govan Rd, Glasgow G51 3UU In the magnificent surroundings of Govan Old Church we will uncover the history of the Kingdom of Strathclyde […]

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First Strings, Glasgow: Guitar Lessons for Children

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Guitar Lessons – Specifically Designed for Children First Strings was founded in 2013 by Johanna Bannerman. Frustrated by the lack of opportunities for children to learn guitar in Glasgow, she developed First Strings with the mission of providing high-quality guitar tuition for children without the high price tag. Joanna aimed to move away from the […]

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GYFF Opening Gala: Just Charlie, GFT, 22 September, 2017

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Winner of the 2017 audience award at Edinburgh International Film Festival, GYFF 2017 is delighted to open with Rebekah Fortune’s debut feature film, Just Charlie. Charlie’s father lives vicariously through his football prodigy son until Charlie has to make a life changing decision that may tear the family apart. Just Charlie is the story of […]

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Blue Light Festival, Riverside Museum, 16 and 17 September, 2017

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Riverside Museum, 16 and 17 September, 2017 Nee-Naw! Nee-Naw! The FREE Blue Light Festival at Riverside Museum is back for another year! Enjoy a great family day out where you can Learn more about the work of our emergency services teams by getting up close to emergency vehicles old and new; you can even climb […]

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Toddlers’ Tuesdays and Thursdays at The Tall Ship

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Until 26 October, 2017 The Tall Ship, 130 Pointhouse Place, G3 8RS Event details Tall Ship Website

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Clydebuilt Festival Glasgow, 23 and 24 September, 2017

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A new free festival of Boats, Folk and Our Shared Heritage On the 23rd and 24th of September, Glasgow will play host to the first Clydebuilt Festival at The Tall Ship, a free celebration of boats and the folk that use them for work and play.  There will be something for everyone at the festival: […]

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Rock Dog, GFT, 26 August, 2017 11.30 a.m.

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On Snow Mountain, lead guard dog Khampa heads up the unit that protects the village from prowling wolves. His son Bodi is expected to follow in his footsteps when the time comes, but has never shared his father’s knack or enthusiasm for such responsibilities. When a radio falls from the sky and introduces Bodi to […]

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Lal Batti Express (Red Light Express) by Kranti, Cottiers, 30 and 31 August, 2017

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Cottier, 95 Hyndland Street, G11 5PU Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st August 2017 Free Entry.   Donations gratefully accepted at the door.  No need to book in advance. Kranti (Revolution) is a charitable organisation that educates and empowers childhood survivors of trafficking or daughters of sex workers from Mumbai’s infamous red-light districts to become agents of […]

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Conference for Young Women, Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, 19 August, 2017

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Conference for Young Women August 19, 2017, 10.30 – 15.00 Hilton Grosvenor Hotel Glasgow, Glasgow Empowerment: What Young Women Need to Suceed Saturday 19th August 2017 Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, Byres Road, Glasgow Hilton Grosvenor Hotel Glasgow, 1-9 Grosvenor Terrace, Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0TA. Empowerment: What Young Women Need to Suceed Saturday 19th August […]

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Tinker Town Den Building Bowling Harbour, Dates in August, 2017

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Tinker Town #TT2 TinkerTown #TT2 is a place-making event through den building for children and families; allowing them to play learn and discover while developing their creativity and shaping out their own space in the city The City Of Play Bowling Harbour 11am – 4pm FREE Bowling Wednesdays and Saturdays 02, 05, 09, 12 August […]

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Anderston Family Fun Day, Saturday, 26 August, 2017

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Saturday, 26 August, 2017 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Community Event, open to all. Fun for all the Family. Inflatable Fun with Bouncy Castle, Inflatable Slide and Bungee Trampolines – Unlimited Goes for £5 Stalls BBQ / Cafe Games Raffle Tug of War and many more fun activities. 3 Port Street, G3 6HY Event on […]

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Pie in the Sky, Arts and Crafts for Kids, Kelvingrove Park, Thursday 13 July, 2017

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Crafternoons @Chaiwallah in the beautiful Kelvingrove An afternoon of art & crafts with Pie In The Sky. This Thursday, take a walk in Kelvingrove Park and collect unusual leaves you will find scattered all over the ground, then pop along to Chaiwallah West End, 55 Eldon Street, G3 6NJ, where you can create something special […]

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Play on Pedals, Summer 2017 – Drop in programme for under 5s

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Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2017 – call for programmers

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Call for GYFF Young Programmers Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) will take place 22 – 24 September 2017. GYFF is one of the most innovative and creative youth film festivals in Europe, and GLASGOW FILM FESTIVAL are looking for young people to help programme it! Could you be one of GYFF Young Programmers for 2017? For the […]

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Woodlands Connections, Malls Mire Community, 29 June, 2017

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29 June, 2017,  3 – 8 p.m. A cultural cookery creative event – part of Refugee Festival Scotland! Cook out on open fires, bring a dish to share, take a photo walk in the woods, take part in craft activities or watch a film in a cinema yurt! Everyone is welcome. Come and connect under […]

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Summer Bushcraft Club, The Children’s Wood, 12 July – 9 August, 2017

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Children’s Wood, Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR Due to the nature of the activities there are limited spaces on each session, so booking is essential to avoid dissapointment. You never know when you might be washed up on a Desert Island! Come along to the Summer Holiday Club to learn essential bushcraft and wilderness skills! […]

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Notre Dame School music pupils compose with Scotland’s contemporary music ensemble Red Note

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  Red Note Ensemble are taking their New Music Makers workshop to Notre Dame School this month, working with music teacher Lindsey Millar and pupils studying Advanced Higher and Higher Music, before culminating in a performance on 22 June, 2017.   New Music Makers is an exciting and ambitious programme to support the development of […]

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Africa to Glasgow, Stories of African Refugee Women, Karibu, 24 June, 2017

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  In collaboration with Glasgow Women’s Library, Karibu Scotland celebrates the lives of African refugee women who have settled here. Your participation will be welcome at the Karibu AGM from 12-1pm–some delicious food and fun afterwards. Special Scotish-African Bookbug Session for pre-school children The event is free but please register to attend or phone 0141 […]

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