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August 14, 2018

Social Bite – Sleep in the Park – Tackling Homelessness in Scotland

Saturday, 8 December, 2018 A nationwide sleep out to end homelessness in Scotland for good. 4 Cities. One night. 12,000 people under the stars. Saturday 8th December, 2018 Last year 8,000 people joined the world’s largest sleep out in Princes St Gardens to raise £4 Million and call for an end to homelessness in Scotland. […]

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August 6, 2018

Autumn Season,2018, Play, Pie, Pint at OranMor

PPP’s Autumn season launches on 27th August, 2018 with another 13 brand new plays from the best of Scotland’s writing talent. A hint of what’s to come… Meet ‘The Heatherbelles’ as they hit dry land after 40 years on cruise ships, tip your hats to Flanders & Swann and  tap your toes along with Fred […]

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August 6, 2018

The Store Interiors, Anniesland, Glasgow

26 Munro Pl, Glasgow G13 2UP Telephone: 0141 950 1333 Email www.thestoreinteriors.co.uk Open Seven Days – Have a Fabulous Browse You’ll love the gorgeous Milan Bedroom Collection Stylish, Simple and Contemporary Industrial Furniture at Store Interiors Be different and impress your guests See  sale items online Fabulous range of furniture and everything for your home […]

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July 26, 2018

Glasgow European Championships 2018

European Championships – 2 – 12 August, 2018 Tickets for Glasgow 2018 are on sale now. Don’t miss your chance to be part of history at the first ever European Championships from 2 – 12 August 2018. Schedule and Tickets www.glasgow2018.com/ The European BMX Championships Coming to Glasgow as part of the first-ever European Championships with […]

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June 21, 2018

West End Festival – What a Start

It’s been an amazing start to #WEF2018 with such fabulous events and of course, the weather has been amazing! There are still three weeks of the festival and plenty to see and do. With more gala days, another outdoor ceilidh coming up, gigs, walks and talks… there’s something for everyone and many events are free. The […]

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June 2, 2018

Fun at the West End Festival 2018

(Pat and Taylor Wilson – launch of West End Festival 2018) The weather forecast was for thunder and rain but this afternoon was warm and sunny so I caught some of the outdoor events at the West End Festival. Wilton Street Garden Party Wilton Street Garden Party was in full swing when I arrived with […]

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April 30, 2018

Glasgow Jazz Festival Programme and New Initiative Announced

Wednesday 20th – Sunday 24th June 2018 Glasgow Jazz Festival has launched their full 2018 programme for this year’s summer festival.  Organisers have also announced a brand-new partnership with the Keychange Project –striving to achieve a more inclusive music industry, encouraging festivals to achieve a 50:50 gender balance by 2022. SEE FULL LISTINGS Glasgow Jazz […]

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April 17, 2018

‘Growing and Dying’ a tribute to the writer Janet Paisley edited by Linda Jackson

The book is a tribute to the award winning writer Janet Paisley. It is a combination of essays, poems and biography. The writers include, Professor Alan Riach, Tom Leonard, James Robertson, Alan Bissett and Sheila Templeton to name a few. ‘I think of Janet as the sister I never had and when she told me […]

Janet Paisely Growing and Dying

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April 6, 2018

Isle of Dogs, Glasgow Film Festival 2018 – review by Rachelle Atalla

Isle of Dogs – A review by Rachelle Atalla Anyone who has watched a Wes Anderson film will be aware that it’s best to leave scepticism at the door and embrace his bizarre and whimsical world. Isle of Dogs is no exception. I’ll admit that I wasn’t the greatest fan of Anderson’s first attempt at […]

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April 1, 2018

Thank Funk It’s Friday, Partick

Partick Bowling and Community Club Friday 27 April, 2018 – 7.30 p.m. – 12.00 a.m. Activate your April with the Force of the Funk! Follow the faithful to Thank Funk It’s Friday – your favourite feast of funk’n’soul dance-jazz grooviness located in and around 1974, from the makers of Soul Bowl. Timeless vintage vinyl 45s […]

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March 31, 2018

Jim and Pat’s Podcast: Glasgow West End – Jim talks to Ian Smith of Last Night From Glasgow

Ian Smith from the record label Last Night From Glasgow: Part One. JPWEC Episode Three March 30, 2018 In this episode I chat with Ian Smith from the record label, ‘Last Night From Glasgow (LNFG)’. The label was set up in 2016 and has had phenomenal success in a very short period of time. Since 2016 LNFG have […]

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March 28, 2018

Dumbarton Waterfront Path

  New 25 million waterfront path linking Dumbarton Town Centre with Dumbarton Rock The town of Dumbarton, the River Leven and the area between the town and the Rock and Castle is rich in industrial history and heritage and at one time, these industries included shipbuilding, production and manufacturing. These industries contributed significantly to the […]

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March 19, 2018

Unbuilt Mackintosh, The Hunterian

8 March – 3 June 2018 Unbuilt Mackintosh showcases stunning architectural models based on the unbuilt designs of Scottish architect, designer and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928). Demonstrating Mackintosh’s architectural vision, the models have been crafted by current Scottish model makers, with their precise dimensions meticulously drawn from Mackintosh’s drawings and documentation. The display combines models […]

Rennie Mackintosh unbuilt buildings

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March 15, 2018

Big Fun in the Big House + Hip Hop shorts & Tomboy After Party, Civic House, Glasgow Short Film Festival

17 March, 2018 Civic House, Glasgow Canal area. 26 Civic Street, G4 9RH In 1986 Dutch broadcasting organisation VPRO sent director Bram van Splunteren and journalist Marcel Vanthilt off to New York to document the budding hip hop scene, which was then on the brink of ascending to its golden age peak. Cue an exclusive […]

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March 11, 2018

Glasgow Short Film Festival 2018

14 – 18 March, 2018 Scotland’s biggest celebration of short film will be pulling an all-nighter as it hosts an otherworldly overnight screening of Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s dream-like movies. Best known for the Palme d’Or-winning Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Weerasethakul has specially curated four programmes of his short films, weaving […]

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