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West End Festival 2016 – Friday 3 to Sunday 26 June, 2016

Glasgow’s largest culural event brings an amazing programme of activities and projects to Glasgow’s vibrant West End. Hundreds of events will take place at various West venues including the recently refurbished Kelvingrove Bandstand. You will be able to enjoy local community events plus performances by international acts.

The festival has something for everyone with exhibitions, performance – dance, drama, comedy, music and literature – walks, talks, tours and music. The programme will include wonderful festivals within the festival – including the very popular Gibson Street Gala, Sunday 19 June.

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West End Festival 2016: The Great American Songbook 2, University Chapel 26 June – 3 p.m.

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  The Great American Songbook 2University Chapel, University of GlasgowUniversity Avenue, G12 8QQ Sunday 26 Jun 3:00pm Following their Saturday evening concert up in Maryhill, come and hear a delightful Sunday afternoon concert from Perform America International as they present a programme of popular classics and show songs with the Mid-West Young Artists Conservatory Orchestra, […]

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West End Festival 2016: The Ideal Hut Show 3 – 26 June, 2016

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West End Festival 2016: The Ideal Hut Show 3 – 26 June, 2016 Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow, Glasgow City G12 0UE Touring Scotland, and arriving in the Botanic Gardens in time for the West End Festival, 18 standard garden sheds will be transformed by leading architects, artists and designers from Scotland […]

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The Cottier Project, June 2016

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Events performed at Cottier Theatre,  93 – 95 Hyndland Street, Glasgow, G11 5PU The Cottier Chamber Project began in 2011, as part of Glasgow’s West End Festival. The series expanded over subsequent years, launching a pilot dance project, The Cottier Dance Project, in 2014, and becoming an independent festival for the fifth edition in 2015. […]

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West End Festival 2016: Summer Market Coach House Trust Saturday 25 June, 2016

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Free entry 10:30am-4:00pm Fabulous Fun Filled Family Market on Saturday 25th June. Plants and arts & crafts sales, homebaking, tea & coffee, BBQ, art gallery and musical entertainment from our resident band Children’s activities including the Animal Man’s mini zoo, a bouncy castle, face painting and sow & grow all taking place within the secret […]

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Mary Irvine’s blog: West End Festival 2016

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A Reet Gud Neet (that’s my maternal origins emerging!) What a wonderful few days and I’m not referring to the strange phenomenon sweeping the area – clement weather – rather to two visits to Glasgow. The first was to the Hydro to see Neil Young. I’ve composed my account of that in longhand. Will type […]

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West End Festival 2016: Fiesta – with Billy Ocean, De La Soul and Sister Sledge 24 – 26 June

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The West End Festival Fiesta is a new 3 day live music festival featuring Eighties legend Billy Ocean, Motown superstars Sister Sledge & Kathy Sledge and American hip hop trio De La Soul!!! They will all play the historic open-air Kelvingrove Bandstand as part of a three-day celebration concluding the city’s annual West End Festival […]

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West End Festival 2016: Lilly Hiatt and Hannah Aldridge Woodend Bowling and Tennis Club, Thursday 23 June

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Lilly Hiatt and Hannah Aldridge Woodend Bowling and Tennis Club 30 Chamberlain Road, Jordanhill, G13 1QE Thursday 23 Jun 8:00pm Tickets £12 in advance from Tickets Scotland, Argyle Street. 0141 204 5151. A great double bill at Woodend featuring two great up and coming American singer-songwriters. Lilly Hiatt is the daughter of John Hiatt, and […]

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Frances and Ethel, 20 – 25 June, 2016

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Mini Musicals Season: FRANCES & ETHEL OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 Mon, 20 June, 2016 — Sat, 25 June, 2016 By David Cosgrove | Directed By Mary McCluskey Starring John Kielty, Alison Peebles and Frances Thorburn After the success of the show earlier in the year, we are delighted to be bringing back Frances […]

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West End Festival 2016: The Moment Keeper, Thistle Gallery, Jackie and Jilly Henderson, 4 – 19 June

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CONTINUES UNTIL 22 JUNE The Moment Keeper – A unique opportunity to see the quirky artwork of sisters Jackie and Jilly Henderson. The Thistle Gallery Scottish Contemporary Art  – 56 Park Rd, Glasgow G4 9JF Part of Glasgow’s  West End Festival MEMORY MAKING ‘MOMENT KEEPER’ Due to the success and popularity of this exhibition it […]

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West End Festival 2016: Ten Writers Telling Lies, Sunday 19 June

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Ten writers got together with the musician Jim Byrne and wrote ten songs. Come along and hear the music and the stories behind the songs. Ten Writers Telling Lies at West End Festival 2016 Gibson Street GalaSunday 19th June Tchaiovna House of Tea 42 Otago Lane, G12 8PB Sunday 19 June 2:30pm Free Www.glasgowwestend.co.uk/category/ten-writers-telling-lies Some […]

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West End Festival 2016: Outdoor Cinema, E.T. at University of Glasgow, Saturday 18 June

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  Outdoor Cinema University Of Glasgow G12 8QQ Saturday 18 Jun 10:00pm £10 The ever-popular outdoor pop-up cinema screenings return to the dramatic and atmospheric surroundings of the University of Glasgow’s famous Quad. Tonight we feature one of the most famous and popular films of the last 30 years, also by Steven Spielberg. Bring something […]

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West End Festival 2016 The Gatsby Club 18 June

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  The Gatsby Club Midsummer Ball Glasgow University Union (GUU) 32 University Avenue, G12 8LX Saturday 18 Jun 8:30pm £15 (full night) £5 aftershow only. Tickets in advance from www.brownpapertickets.com (0800 411 8881) www.thegatsbyclub.co.uk Scotland’s largest 1920s themed cabaret and club night returns with our Midsummer Ball! Join us for a decadent evening featuring a […]

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West End Festival 2016: Absolute Improv! Siempre Bicycle Cafe 18 June,

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  Absolute Improv! Siempre Bicycle Cafe 162 Dumbarton Road, G11 6XE Saturday 18 Jun 7:00pm Saturday 18 Jun 9:30pm £8 at the door Five-star, three-time Edinburgh Fringe sell-out improv comedy show presented by To Be Continued! Edinburgh’s improv theatre company presents a fast-paced, hilarious improv show that will have you coming back for more. Scottish […]

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West End Festival 2016: The Arlington Baths Club, Dip into Glasgow’s First Pool, 18/19 June

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Dip Into Glasgow’s First Pool Arlington Baths 61 Arlington Street, G3 6DT Saturday 18 Jun 12:00pm Sunday 19 Jun 12:00pm www.arlingtonbaths.co.uk Find out how health, history and heritage combine at the world’s first Victorian Bathing complex – the inspiration for public baths across the UK. Join our members for a free personal guided tour and […]

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West End Festival 2016: Hidden Lane Gallery, Masks,Music and Magic

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‘A fascinating insight into the marvels of African art: masks, drums, and other artefacts, mostly from Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Mali, Congo and the Kingdom of Cameroon, where royal workshops are distinguished by their innovative beadwork. ‘Often looked on in the West as ‘primitive’, this exhibition will prove the opposite. The design, the endlessly varied […]

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West End Festival 2016: The Mackintosh Choir, Sunday 19 June, St John-Renfield Church

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The Mackintosh Choir : Sing Into Summer St. John-Renfield Church Beaconsfield Road, G12 0NY Sunday 19 June, 2016 7:00pm £10 (children under 12 free) Advance sales from tickets@mackintoshchoir.com http://www.mackintoshchoir.com Our 2016 summer concert, in a new venue, provides a lovely range of songs from Caccin’s “Ave Maria” (late 16th century) to Gordon Cree’s “A Scottish […]

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West End Festival 2016: Gibson Street Gala, Sunday 19 June

12 Noon until 6 p.m. The Gibson Street Gala, a favourite event in the  West End Festival, will once again offer great entertainment and fun for all the family. You can expect an array of entertainment and events including: children’s activities, artists’ displays, stalls and delicious food. Gibson Street has some of the best cafes, […]

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West End Festival 2016 – All Dayer at OranMor Sunday 19 June

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Òran Mór’s West End Festival All Dayer is back for a 5th year! As always there will be 14 Scottish acts over 3 stages, all in the 1 building. Headline Band – Prides   Line-up includes:     •    Errors     •    Withered Hand (solo)     •    De Rosa     •    Catholic Action     •    John Knox […]

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University of Glasgow: Centre for Open Studies: Ten Writers Telling Lies West End Festival 2016

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Ten Writers are participating in a project with the musician Jim Byrne to produce a book and complementary cd, which will be produced early 2017.  In the meantime you can catch them perform their work at Three Events at the West End Festival 2016 Of the ten writers, six are students from the Centre for […]

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West End Festival 2016: Designer Maker Pop Up At The Doublet, Sunday 19 June.

  Five designer/makers (and bakers) are popping up at the Doublet in Glasgow for a one-day shopping event during the Gibson Street Gala. The legendary Glasgow bar, The Doublet is hosting a designer/maker pop-up event during this year’s Gibson Street Gala Day featuring an outstanding line up of some of Glasgow’s finest designers and makers. […]

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West End Festival 2016: Carol Laula, Woodend Bowling and Tennis Club Sat 18 June

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Carol Laula Woodend Bowling and Tennis Club Saturday 18 June, 2016 8:00pm Tickets £12 in advance from Tickets Scotland, Argyle Street. 0141 204 5151. One of Glasgow’s best loved singer-songwriters makes a welcome return to the folk club that always guarantees a great evening out: Sounds in the Suburbs.  Doors open 8pm, Concert from 8.30pm. […]

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West End Festival 2016: For the love of Lou (A Night of Lou Reed) The Rio Cafe, 18 June.

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  For the love of Lou – a night of Lou Reed The Rio Cafe Saturday, 18 June, 2016 – 7.30 p.m. From the Velvet Underground to Lulu with Metallica, a host of local musicians pay tribute to Lou. Featuring : Grahame Skinner, Traquair, Scunner, Glasgow Glam Bangers, James Russell, The Rotations, Duglas T Stewart, […]

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West End Festival 2016: Outdoor Cinema, Jurassic Park, University of Glasgow, Fri 17 June

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Jurassic Park – outdoor cinema University Of Glasgow, G12 8QQ Friday 17 Jun 10:00pm £10 from Grosvenor Cinema http://www.grosvenorcinema.com The ever-popular outdoor pop-up cinema screenings return to the dramatic and atmospheric surroundings of the University of Glasgow’s famous Quad. We begin with Steven Spielberg’s classic dinosaur fantasy from 1993.  Bring something to sit on and […]

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West End Festival 2016: The first week was fabulous

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West End Festival 2016 has a fantastic programme of events and it’s been a great first week.  I’ve been out and about at a range of events and taking part in our own contribution:  Ten Writers Telling Lies. We had a super first night of prose, poetry and music at Waterstones Bookshop on Byres Road. […]

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West End Festival 2016: Poetry at Hillhead Library, Sunday 12 June

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Come and be moved to laughter, tears and all the emotions in between. Hillhead Library348 Byres Road, G12 8AP Sunday 12 Jun 2:30pm Presented by Cinammon Press and Indigo Dreams Press. Six prize-winning Scottish poets have teamed up to present an afternoon of striking and original poetry. Andy Allan, A C Clarke, Magi Gibson, Eileen […]

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West End Festival 2016: Kelvin in the Kibble until 12 June, 2016

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Family Fun Day 11 June, 2016 Enjoy live music and story-telling and take part in some Citizen Science looking at what lives in and around the River Kelvin. Start: 11am until 4pm. The Kibble Palace, Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Road, G12 8QX Kelvin at the Kibble An exhibition celebrating the River Kelvin curated by […]

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West End Festival 2016, Intangible Legacies, Japan Desk, University of Glasgow

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Intangible Legacies  – 14 – 16 June, 2016 Part of West End Festival 2016 Film Tuesday 14 June 2016: Christian values ‘Action for Peace – Sally Beaumont‘ (22 mins) ‘Christianity is about relationship, hope…Rev Bruce Keeble‘ (26 mins) ‘The bird, the tree, the bell and the fish of Glasgow‘ (33 mins) Wednesday 15 June 2016: […]

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West End Festival 2016: Drawing Day for Flower Fairies, Saturday 11 June, Thistle Gallery

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DRAWING DAY FOR FLOWER FAIRIES Saturday, June 11th at 2pm Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Why not come along to The Thistle Gallery in Park Road, where sisters Jackie and Jilly Henderson will be involving visitors in their unique and quirky Moment Keeper […]

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West End Festival 2016: Dave Arcari, Hug and Pint, Saturday 11 June

Buzz Records presents Dave Arcari Hug and Pint 171 Great Western Road, G4 9AW £8 adv / £10 door http://www.davearcari.com Alt blues troubadour Dave Arcari’s sounds owe as much to trash country, punk and rockabilly as they do pre-war Delta blues. Expect gravel-laden vocals accompanied by bottleneck National steel guitar, banjo and stomp box and […]

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West End Festival: So It Begins, Degree Show 2016, Kelvin College, Art, Fashion, Jewellery

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Glasgow Kelvin College final year students present their 2016 Degree show in Fashion, Jewellery and Art.  Open from 11am to 5pm. West End Campus Glasgow Kelvin College 75 Hotspur Street Glasgow G20 8LJ www.glasgowkelvin.ac.uk Part of West End Festival

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