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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 18, 2019

The Store Interiors, Anniesland, Glasgow

26 Munro Pl, Glasgow G13 2UP Telephone: 0141 950 1333 Email www.thestoreinteriors.co.uk Mother’s Day Why not treat your mum to a browse at Store Interiors Stylish Furniture – Great Prices   Perfect accessories See the range Extensive Range of Art   Art at The Store Open Seven Days – Select from Extensive Range of Furniture […]

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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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February 24, 2019

Mary Irvine’s Blog: Moira McPartlin, Meet the Author at Fruin Farm

Meeting another author at Fruin Farm Guest author at Fruin Farm, February, 2019, was the wonderful Moira McPartlin. Moira is much more than a writer, although one of note. In a friendly, relaxed atmosphere she shared her interests of running, hill walking, mountaineering, completion of the Munros, her working life and her family life. For […]

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February 22, 2019

Black Star Jackals EP Launch

8 March, 2019, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Record Factory, 17 Byres Road, G11 6RD Black Star Jackals feature alongside other local talent in an evening of fresh Indie-Rock music. Featuring music from their debut EP and more. The debut EP online release attracted positive reviews and reached the regional live finals of the […]

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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 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

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 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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