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May 24, 2019

Rory’s Way GFT

31st May, 2018 3.15 p.m. Followed by a Q&A with actor Brian Cox. Buy tickets Based on the bestselling novel by José Luis Sampedro, Rory’s Way, starring Brian Cox as Rory MacNeil, a rugged old Scotsman who reluctantly leaves his beloved isolated Hebridean island and travels to San Francisco to seek medical treatment. Moving in with his […]

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May 24, 2019

Neither Wolf Nor Dog, GFT

26 May, 2019 1.35 p.m. An author is drawn into a road trip deep in to Native American country, in this beautifully made adaptation of Kent Nerburn’s acclaimed bestseller. 97 year-old Chief Dave Bald Eagle stars as Dan, a Lakota elder who with his best friend convinces author Nerburn (Christopher Sweeney) to join them on […]

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May 9, 2019

May 2019 at Glasgow Film Theatre

NEW RELEASES This month, as Glasgow Film celebrates 80 Years of Cinema at Rose Street, the GFT programme is packed with hotly anticipated new releases, including: Brady Corbett’s follow up to Childhood of a Leader, Vox Lux, starring Natalie Portman; Aretha Franklin in the spectacular documentary Amazing Grace, directed by Oscar-winner Sydney Pollack and Alan […]

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May 8, 2019

Southside Fringe Festival 2019

10 – 26 May, 2019 Theatre, comedy, dance, children’s events, spoken word  and more! Something  for everyone at the Southside Fringe? See the full programme The Southside Fringe Festival is a 16 day annual festival held in May in venues, businesses and locations across the Southside of Glasgow – 2019 is the seventh festival. Thanks […]

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May 4, 2019

Colorado and the Rockies. May 2019

Helen Rose Outdoor Diary. Colorado. During the Spring break I made a family visit to Colorado. This was my first visit to the environs of Denver which is a ten hour flight from London. I was aware that it was six thousand feet above sea level and there may be a period of acclimatisation. On […]

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May 3, 2019

The Store Interiors, Anniesland, Glasgow

26 Munro Pl, Glasgow G13 2UP Telephone: 0141 950 1333 Email www.thestoreinteriors.co.uk You’ll always find something new at The Store Accessories with Impact See the range Striking Art Art at The Store Open Seven Days – Select from Extensive Range of Furniture More Work Gets Done in A Stylish Office Spoiled for choice at The […]

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April 27, 2019

Crossways -Irish/Scottish Cultural and Literary Festival Glasgow

7 – 11 May, 2019 The particular aim of the second annual Crossways is to foster and expand the rather weak literary links between Ireland and Scotland across the North Channel. It brings together notable Irish writers, musicians, and cultural figures – from both North and South – together with their Scottish peers, in a well-planned and well-balanced Festival […]

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April 27, 2019

West End Festival 2019 – Programme Launch

The West End Festival (WEF) has launched its 2019 programme this evening, (Friday, 26 April), featuring the first ever drag queen murder mystery in Scotland, plus another 350+ events and a new official closing event. Every year festival organisers pull another great community event out of the bag and this year is no different with […]

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April 17, 2019

Seven Song Club, Lynnie Carson , Rebecca Jordan and Bearpit Brothers

Friday 26th April, 2019 – 8.30 p.m. Seven Song Club, Tron Theatre, 65 Trongate, G1 5HB Lynnie Carson Lynnie Carson is a singer-songwriter who hails from the sunny port of Gourock. She has worked as a session vocalist for many great bands and has a voice reminiscent of her musical heroes Stevie Nicks and Sheryl Crow […]

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April 6, 2019

Rites of Spring, Thistle Gallery

6 April – 26 May, 2019 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com ‘Rites of Spring’ features the work of 30 contemporary Scottish artists including: Ann Armstrong, Samantha McCubbin, Jackie Henderson, Michael Murison, Alison Dickson, Fiona Millar, James Somerville Lindsay, Ruth Corbett and Pamela Grace. […]

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March 27, 2019

Save Otago Lane Family Festival

Saturday 30 March, 2019 A fun all-day festival, hosted by the residents and businesses of Otago Lane for the family – that is you:  customers, supporters and wellwishers. All are welcome, children, adults, pets and everything in between. Musical Line Up Tom McGuire & The Brassholes – an eclectic, modern-soul-funk, 8 piece band from Glasgow. […]

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March 6, 2019

Bob Law’s Blog: Ayr Beach – walking and photography

For the first time in over ten years I visited Ayr and Ayr Beach. It makes a great walk, especially at low tide but even at high tide the beach is still accessible. There’s loads of history in Ayr itself and it’s a very pleasant easy walk from the breakwater pier and harbour area plus […]

Ayr Beach. Winter Light

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March 1, 2019

The Lansdowne / Mother India review by Pat Byrne

Today (1 March, 2019) I went along to The Lansdowne, Mother India’s brand new restaurant at Kelvinbridge in Glasgow’s West End. The restaurant has only recently opened and  I’ve been looking forward to trying it out. I am a big fan of Mother India and their latest venture reflects the high standards they are known […]

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February 28, 2019

The Lansdowne – Mother India West End

The Lansdowne, 7A Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow G20 6NQ Menu From 5 p.m. Friday 1 March, 2019 See also Bar Snacks Mini popadoms with smoked spiced onions and mango chutney….5.00 (g) Smoked aubergine bhartha with aubergine fritter and wholemeal pitta….5.50 (g) Green chilli houmous with roasted chickpeas and pitta….5.30 (g) (s) (m) Pav bhaji with morning roll….5.50 (g) (d) Green herb […]

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February 27, 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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