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..

After He Died Book Launch, Michael J Malone

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Waterstones, 153-157 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3EW Friday 28 September, 2018 at 7 p.m. Waterstones welcomes back award winning author Michael J Malone with his beautifully written new title After He Died. Michael Malone is a prize-winning poet and author who was born and brought up in the heart of Burns’ country. He has published over […]

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events

Stuart Paterson, Write on Cue!

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Tuesday 25th September 2018 at 7:00 pm The Project Cafe, 134 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6ST Scottish Writers Centre In 2017, Stuart was appointed BBC Scotland’s Poet in Residence, a joint venture between the BBC and the Scottish Poetry Library. During the course of his residency, Stuart’s remit was to write up to fifteen commissioned poems […]

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Minis Rugby Hillhead Sports Club

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Hillhead Jordanhill Rugby Club hjrfc.com/youth-rugby/mini-rugby P1 – 3 is non-contact rugby, where children learn basic skills through fun training drills and also compete in touch games. P4 – 7 is contact rugby with some restrictions which take into account youth and inexperience, although enthusiasm and commitment are always present! U13 – continues the themes and […]

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Introduction to Study at Glasgow School of Art

25th October and 1 November, 2018 Register online Thinking of Studying at GSA? Offering a range of opportunities throughout the year to get the right application information at the right time, online and in person. Introduction to Art School Days These might be for you if: You haven’t visited Glasgow before. You would like to […]

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An Evening with Nawal Slemiah, Project Cafe Glasgow

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18 October, 2018 Project Cafe, 134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6ST Join us in Glasgow for an Evening with Nawal Slemiah, founder of Women in Hebron. Women in Hebron is a Palestinian nonprofit fair trade cooperative under the Idna Cooperative Association for Embroidery and Handicrafts. It was founded by Nawal in 2005 and is now […]

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Sunday, September 16, 2018 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events

Dandiya Nights, Milngavie Town Hall October 2018

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DANDIYA NIGHTS ARE BACK WITH OUR BIGGEST BAND EVER!!   Dandiya nights will take place this year on the 19th & 20th October 2018   This year will be bigger, better and livelier than ever with an amazing 7 MEMBER BAND! SYMPHONY LIVE BAND from Leicester will be coming especially to Glasgow to perform all […]

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Saturday, September 15, 2018 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Bloody Scotland, 2018

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21 – 23 September, 2018 Stirling Liam McIlvanney winner of Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2018 McIlvanney Prize Shortlist, Bloody Scotland 2018 Bloody Scotland has established itself as the leading Scottish International Crime Writing Festival. It all started in 2012 with acclaimed writers Lin Anderson and Alex Gray at the helm, then joined by […]

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Friday, September 14, 2018 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Glasgow Youth Film Festival – 10th Anniversary

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Opening Gala – Anna and the Apocalypse Festival runs from 14 – 16 September, 2018 Glasgow Youth Film Festival celebrates 10th Anniversary with exciting new creative and Scottish production Anna and the Apocalypse  at Opening Gala One of the most innovative youth film festivals in Europe, Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) returns from 14 – […]

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Thursday, September 13, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Time for Ilhan, Glasgow Screening, CCA

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14 September, 2018 CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Ilhan Omar, a hijab-wearing mother of three, was a complete outsider to the political scene. In 2016, she became the first Somali Muslim woman to be elected for state office in America. Frustrated by the increasing disconnect between her Minnesota community and the public officials […]

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Never Goin’ Back, GFT

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15 September, 2018 Director Augustine Frizzell makes a sizzling debut with this raunchy teen comedy featuring breakout stars Maia Mitchell and Camila Morrone. Jessie and Angela, high school dropout BFFs, are taking a week off to chill at the beach. Too bad their house got robbed, rent’s due, they’re about to get fired, and they’re […]

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Glasgow Youth Film Festival, School of Rock, Blythswood Hall.

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16 September, 2018 Pledge allegiance to the band of Mr. Schneebly at our pop-up screening of Richard Linklater’s classic School of Rock. Dewey Finn (Jack Black) poses as his roommate and secures a gig as a substitute teacher. When he finds out the class are musically talented, Dewey hatches a plan to win $25,000. All tickets £5.50.  How does […]

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The Mask of Zorro, Blythswood Hall, Glasgow

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Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival 16 September, 2018 Don Diego de la Vega (Anthony Hopkins) has a hidden identity as the masked crusader Zorro. After de la Vega’s untimely death, Alejandro takes up the mantle from his mentor, fighting for justice, and for the love of Elena (Catherine Zeta-Jones). Zorro masks and swords at […]

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The Green Lie, CCA Glasgow

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15 September, 2018 CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Environmentally-friendly electric cars, sustainably-produced food products, fair production processes… Can our purchasing power help save the world? In this tongue-in-cheek two-hander, Austrian director Werner Boote and German author Kathrin Hartmann meticulously unpick some of the most prevalent ‘greenwashing’ myths at play today. They take viewers […]

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Late Night: Superbad, GFT

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14 September, 2018 – 11 p.m. A classic comedy featuring early roles for some of today’s biggest stars, including the film debut of Oscar-winner Emma Stone. Best mates Seth and Evan are about to leave high school and embark on college life. Before they do, they want to initiate their sex lives and mix with […]

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The Lady From Shanghai, GFT

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16 – 17 September, 2018 Orson Welles’ 1948 film noir stars his then estranged wife Rita Hayworth in a lurid tale of deception, fraud and murder. When Irish sailor Michael O’Hara saves the beautiful Else Bannister from muggers, he joins her and her criminal attorney husband Arthur Bannister as a seaman aboard their yacht. However, […]

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Skate Kitchen GFT

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15 September, 2018 From the award-winning director of The Wolfpack, Crystal Moselle, Skate Kitchen is a fresh take on adolescent life in New York. The film centres around 18 year old aspiring skater Camille. Despite the wishes of her mother, Camille is determined to pursue her love of skateboarding and forms a friendship with an all-female skate crew. […]

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Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin, Glasgow Youth Film Festival

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16 September, 2018 Major feminist author Ursula K. Le Guin paved the way for women and other marginalised writers. Best known for the Earthsea chronicles, her pioneering books examine society through the lens of science fiction and fantasy, as she staked her claim in traditionally male-dominated literary genres. This National Endowment for the Arts and […]

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Darkstar Academy Course for Kids Hillhead Sports Club

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10 – 16 year olds Sunday 16 September, 2018 Hillhead Sports Club, 32 Hughenden Rd, Glasgow G12 9XP At Hughenden on SUNDAY 16 SEPTEMBER (6pm) – the free taster session for DARKSTAR THEATRE ACADEMY’s CREATIVE AND PERFORMANCE COURSE for 10 to 16s who want to act, sing, dance, direct, produce. Learn more at darkstaracademy.co.uk/ Hotline: 07780 981 306 […]

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STAGE Multimedia Exhibition

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Friday 14 – Sunday 16 September, 2018 A 3-Day multimedia exhibition of painting, sculpture and photography with live music and poetry Friday 14th Sept 6pm – 8pm Exhibition Opening LOUISE MALONE – Painting, Sculpture, Woodblock Prints. Photography: JAQUES FRANCIOLY, SUMAYA MOUSTAFA,, RORY TK, KHADIJA MOUSTAFA, RITA LASBLEIZE Saturday 15th:Exhibition 2 – 8pm 2.30pm live music […]

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Gavin Paterson Nova Scotia Folk Club

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Wednesday 17 October, 2018 – 7.30 p.m. Fort Theatre, Kenmure Avenue,  Bishopbriggs G64 2DW Gavin Paterson takes the featured spot. Also open floor spots and end of show jam session. All welcome. Event on Facebook

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Stuart Cosgrove, ‘Harlem 69’ Book Launch

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Stuart Cosgrove will be on tour to launch ‘Harlem 69’ The Future of Soul – final part of #SoulTrilogy The Admiral Bar,72a Waterloo St, Glasgow G2 7DA 20 October, 2018. Buy tickets Other dates include: Stuart Cosgrove Soul Trilogy Birlinn Limited On twitter @Detroit67Book  

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events

Get A Life, Websters Theatre

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18th-20th October 2018 @ 7:30 pm A dynamic and thought -provoking world premiere written by author and playwright David Henry Wilson, ‘Get A Life ‘ features actors John Shedden and Finlay McLean. By Splinters Productions – ‘a well-established touring theatre, running for more than 20 years, consisting of seasoned, professional actors bringing performances to delight […]

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Yer Tea’s Oot, Websters Theatre

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21 September 2018 – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm As we say round here: ‘If they drap yin, yer tea’s oot!‘. A cabaret evening of top entertainment that also celebrates the story of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), Scotland’s part in that […]

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An Evening With Mark Beaumont at Cottiers

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Tuesday 18 September, 2018 – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Around the World in 80 Days by Mark Beaumont Mark Beaumont set out to make this Victorian fiction a two wheeled reality. Having smashed the circumnavigation cycling World Record twice in his career, he now holds this 18,000 mile title in a time of 78 days […]

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Richard Holloway, Creative Conversatons

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University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Monday, 24 September, 2018 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. As part of the on-going Creative Conversation speaker series, writer, memoirist, broadcaster and theologian Richard Holloway comes to University of Glasgow campus to chat about his writing. Richard Holloway was Bishop of […]

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events

Creative Conversations, Monday Lunchtimes, University of Glasgow Chapel

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Free & Open to the Public Autum / Winter 2018 University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Richard Holloway, Monday 24th September, 2018 See details Stuart Murdoch, Monday 16th April, 2018 Creative Conversations, University of Glasgow Musician, songwriter and filmmaker Stuart Murdoch of Belle & Sebastian in conversation […]

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Brushes With War, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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21 September, 2018 – 6 January, 2019 Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1. Brushes with War is a powerful and emotive insight into the experience of soldiers from World War I through the drawings and paintings they created. Featuring original artworks by German, Austrian, French, Belgian, British, American, Canadian, Australian […]

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Cottiers, Glasgow West End, bar, restaurant, theatre, wedding venue

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Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church built in 1865, it’s one of only three surviving Scottish churches decorated by Daniel Cottier the revolutionary artist-designer. Cottiers offers a range of pleasures: Theatre, Bar, […]

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The Wellgreen, Stilton, KiDD, West of Scotland Cricket Club

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Saturday, 27 October, 2018 – 7 p.m. West of Scotland Cricket Club, Hamilton Crescent, Peel Street, Partick G11 5LU A long overdue night curated by record label The Barne Society! The Wellgreen combine classic sixties songwriting, early powerpop and psychedelia on top of vintage recording techniques to create a familiar yet fresh & original sound. […]

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Monday, September 10, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

All The Time We Thought We Had, Gordon Darroch Waterstones

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Tuesday 11 September, 2018 Waterstones, 153 – 157 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3EW How do you start a new life when the person you love is about to die? At the age of thirty-six, Gordon Darroch’s wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was a devastating blow just as he, and their two children with […]

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