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February 20, 2019

Glasgow Film Festival Launch 2019 + announcement Scottish Premiere Wild Rose

Glasgow Film Festival announce the Scottish Premiere of Wild Rose, starring Jessie Buckley, plus a special performance after the screening  The 15th annual film festival opens Wednesday 20 February, 2019 with Jonah Hill’s Mid90s and runs until 3 March, 2019 Tom Harper’s film Wild Rose, which was filmed in Glasgow, will have its Scottish premiere […]

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February 14, 2019

Transatlantic Sessions Celtic Connections 2019 review and photography by Pauline Keightley

The unique blend of Shetland fiddle and West Virginia song, dubro and Irish pipes is always a joy to hear at the Transatlantic Sessions. Warm fires appeared to chase away the winter chill at the Glasgow concert hall and this concert is always a major highlight at Celtic Connections – celebrating folk and roots music from […]

Transatlantic Sessions

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February 7, 2019

Glasgow Goes Green

11th of February, 2019 1 p.m. – 11 p.m. The Art School, 20 Scott Street, Glasgow City Centre G3 6PE Free Go Green Week, a UK initiative which promotes climate action across the nation, comes back to Glasgow for a week in February. The student-lead Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team (GUEST), along with environmental sustainability officers […]

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February 1, 2019

Danube, Austria. February 2019

Helen Rose Outdoors Diary River Danube Locks The second part of the Danube river cruise was in Austria. Throughout its length the Danube has locks like a canal. In the region of Vienna there is a braided river system on a floodplain and since the 17th century there have been efforts to control the Danube, […]

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January 31, 2019

St Mungo’s Mirrorball Mirrorball Poetry Showcase February, 2019

Vahni Capildeo, Gerrie Fellows and Ross Wilson Thursday 7 February 2019 7pm, £7 on the door, Cinema All ages 0141 352 4900 Another wonderful evening in store St Mungo’s Mirrorball Poetry showcasing the work of three leading poets: Vahni Capildeo Vahni Capildeo’s sixth full-length book of poems and tenth publication is Venus as a Bear […]

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January 31, 2019

Celtic Connections Grace and Danger, Tribute to John Martyn photographs and review by Pauline Keightley

Grace and Danger Review A troubled soul looking for love… What a glorious concert to celebrate one of Scotland’s best loved singer songwriters, John Martyn. He was born in London, and after his parents divorced when he was five, he returned to live in Glasgow with his father and grandmother. . The tribute concert was […]

Grace and Danger concert for John Martyn

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January 27, 2019

Fiona Alderman: A Winter Tale from Salignac

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year from France.They say here Bonne Anné mais surtout la sante. Above all, health is everything. When you don’t have it it is a different thing. We are undergoing these problems at the moment but with a lot of help and consideration.Plus the French Health service is excellent. Locally, […]

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January 23, 2019

6th This Is Not A Burns Night, Govanhill Baths review Pat Byrne

I went along with my friend Gillian to The Rum Shack (657– 659 Pollokshaws Road, G41 2AB) for our first experience of this annual event.  This year the celebration combined fundraising for Govanhill Baths  with a tribute to the poet Tom Leonard who died recently.  The venue was downstairs in the pub and it was stowed – by […]

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January 21, 2019

Scottish Opera presents Anthropocene – World Premiere by Stuart MacRae and Louise Welsh

WORLD PREMIERE BY STUART MACRAE AND LOUISE WELSH January, Thursday, 24th, and Saturday 26th 2019 Theatre Royal, Glasgow The world premiere of Anthropocene, a gripping new work commissioned by Scottish Opera from composer Stuart MacRae and librettist Louise Welsh, takes place on January 24 at Theatre Royal Glasgow. It then tours to King’s Theatre, Edinburgh […]

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January 10, 2019

Fairytale Bespoke Vintage Wedding Fair By Bohemia

Sunday 17 February, 2019 12 noon until 4 p.m. by Bohemia Moon Arts Crafts Design Fair Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor, 1-9 Grosvenor Terrace, Glasgow G12 0TA Bohemia returns to the Lovely Stylish Boho West End Of Glasgow the perfect location for a Romantic Valentine’s Bespoke Vintage Wedding Fair. A Delightful Hand selected number of Beautiful Bespoke Vintage […]

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January 9, 2019

My Life In London, ProjectAbility

12 January – 27 February, 2019 ProjectAbility is delighted to be hosting My Life in London by ActionSpace artists Thompson Hall and Ian Wornast as their first exhibition of 2019! My Life in London is the culmination of a year of creative explorations by ActionSpace artists Thompson Hall and Ian Wornast, funded by an Unlimited […]

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December 20, 2018

‘Unwrapped’ Show at The Thistle Gallery 2018

‘Unwrapped’ Show Reveals Layers of Remarkable Talent Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Exhibition continues until 23 December, 2018 – Gallery Open 7 Days Vibrant new artwork from almost fifty renowned artists who have  created nearly 140 exciting new exhibits. Welcomed into the Gallery, […]

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December 16, 2018

Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5, Barrowland, After Party at the Art School

Saturday, 22 December, 2018 After Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5, Stanley Odd and Medicine Men knock it out the park at the Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5 Barrowland Ballroom Glasgow gig, the official after-party will continue until 3am (Eternal) upstairs and downstairs in The Art School‘s Vic Bar and Assembly Hall with a mixture of funk, soul, live percussion, disco, hip […]

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December 9, 2018

Family Carol Service, University of Glasgow Chapel

Tuesday 11 December, 2018 – 6 p.m. University Family Carol Service with Chapel Choir and Kevin Bowyer (Organ) University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ University Events

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October 6, 2018

Falling Leaves Exhibition at The Thistle Gallery

Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Falling Leaves Artwork – Marks A New Season Previews on Saturday, October 6th and runs until October 28th, 2018 The latest vibrant seasonal Show ‘Falling Leaves’ brings together 75 pieces of fresh artwork produced by 22 leading Scottish […]

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