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July 23, 2019

Bohemia Bespoke Vintage Wedding Fair

Sunday 15 September, 2019  12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, 1 – 9 Grosvenor Terrace  G12 0TA (Top of Byres Road) Bohemia returns to the delightful Hilton Grosvenor Hotel in Glasgow’s vibrant, Boho West End – building on the success of February’s Fairytale Wedding Fair at the hotel! Bohemia welcomes you back to […]

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July 22, 2019

Govanhill International Festival 2019

The third Govanhill International Festival and Carnival will run from 1st to 11th August., 2019, The festival programme is here. With over 50 events, there is something for everyone – including the UK’s first ever Roma film festival, walking tours of food and faith, workshops, plays, films, the first Govanhill Book Festival and of course, […]

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July 14, 2019

Dark Vanilla Jungle Websters

 22 July 2019 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Tickets only available from: COMAR Andrea keeps getting asked if she’s ashamed. Is she ashamed of what she did to the soldier? Is she ashamed of what she did to the baby? But Andrea’s not ashamed at all. And she wants to tell you why… A beautiful and […]

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July 10, 2019

The Store Interiors, Anniesland, Glasgow

26 Munro Pl, Glasgow G13 2UP Telephone: 0141 950 1333 Email www.thestoreinteriors.co.uk Summer’s looking super at The Store Pick up a Bargain in the Sale 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 […]

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July 9, 2019

Scottish PEN Writers In Exile review by Pat Byrne

As part of the Refugee Festival Scotland, Scottish PEN’s Writers In Exile committee presented a literary event at The Project Cafe´, Glasgow on 24 June, 2019; they brought together exiled writers and writers who are far from home.  Liz Niven chair of Scottish PEN’S Writers in Exile Committee was host  the participants were:  Samina Chaudry […]

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July 5, 2019

Songs of Love and Freedom, Kelvingrove Bandstand

Friday 12 July, 2019 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Kelvingrove Bandstand. Kelvin Way, Glasgow G12 8NR As part of the Glasgow Life Community Summer Programme at the Bandstand on Friday 12th July between 12.00-5.00pm there will be afternoon of music hosted by Warren Starry Sky of top Scottish indie pop band Starry Skies. Host Alistair Braidwood of Scots Whay […]

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July 1, 2019

Don’t miss the summer sale at Jasmine, Glasgow West End

Jasmine Boutique Hyndland, 171 Hyndland Rd, Glasgow G12 9HT 0141 339 6575 If you have yet to discover Jasmine, ladies’ clothes and accessory shop in Hyndland, you are in for a treat.  You will discover and amazing range of eye-catching summer dresses, vibrant tops, stylish trousers and cute cardis. A perfect place to shop for your […]

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June 30, 2019

The Lansdowne Mother India Tapas review by Pat Byrne

The Lansdowne, 7A Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow G20 6NQ Back in The Lansdowne and What a Joy Earlier in the week I went along with my friend Eileen to sample the Tapas Menu at Mother India’s restaurant in Kelvinbridge –  The Lansdowne. We spent some time selecting from the extensive menu, which includes lots of new dishes alongside some Mother India favourites […]

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June 29, 2019

Have A Go – Calligraphy at The Mitchell Library

Calligraphy for Beginners 6 July 2019 – 9.30am to 11.30am and 2.30pm to 4.30pm Copperplate Calligraphy 24 August 2019 –  9.30am to 11.30am, 12 noon to 2pm, 2.30pm to 4.30pm Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing and as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark season Glasgow Scribes are running FREE workshops to let […]

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June 28, 2019

Some things want to run V/DA | Sonic Séance: The Gathering CCA

Friday 28 June — Sunday 28 July 2019 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm // Preview: Fri 28 June, 7pm-9pm //Free Centre for Contemporary Arts , 350 Sauchiehall Street , Glasgow G2 3JD V/ is a multi-disciplinary collective founded by Mele Broomes in 2011. V/ curates and produces dance, live performance, video work and practical workshops in collaboration with various […]

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June 27, 2019

TransEurope Café Glasgow

Trans Europe Café, 25 Parnie Street, Trongate, Glasgow Tony Sinclair’s Trans Europe Café is well worth a visit.  Situated in Parnie Street, it fits very well in this intriguing, quirky area – just slightly off the beaten track on the edge of Glasgow’s Merchant City. Whether you just fancy a cuppa and a scone or a […]

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June 18, 2019

The Lighthouse is celebrating its 20th Birthday

Friday 5 July, 2019 6.00 – 8.00pm This year The Lighthouse turns 20 and they’d like you to come along and celebrate. Be the first to see their 20th Anniversary Exhibition spanning over three floors. Highlights have  from the last 20 years, an exhibition timeline and some previously unseen material! Since opening in 1999 The […]

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June 3, 2019

The Pieman Cometh  Oran Mor West End Festival 2019

Friday 7 June 7:00pm Oran Mor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX £12 www.oran-mor.co.uk The Pieman Cometh by Bryan Jackson and David Belcher A comedy about the addiction and insanity of Scottish Football based on the experiences of being the Administrator of 7 football clubs.Alan Ledger didn’t want the limelight…..he didn’t want the praise. Unfortunately […]

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May 30, 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 29, 2019

Fashion Design Students Showcase Degree Show 2019

Wednesday, 29 May, 2019 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Garment Factory, 10 Montrose Street, G1 1RE Graduating students from Fashion Design will be showcasing their final collections at the Garment Factory on 29 May as part of Degree Show 2019. The event is a celebration of this year’s emerging talent and is an opportunity […]

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