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Gibson Street Gala, West End Festival, Sunday 1st June, 2014
Gibson Street Gala

Sunday 1st June, 2014 12 – 6 p.m.

Come along and join in one of the best-loved events at the West End Festival. This year, opening up the festival, join us as thousands of locals and visitors descend on this village-like area to eat, drink, sit, stroll, listen, browse the stalls and be entertained by a range of performers and family entertainers. Visit the back court at GOW, see Otago Lane and walk along the River Kelvin.

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Events this year include:

(Full details: gibsonstgala.co.uk/)

St Silas Community Choir

St Silas of course plays a large part in the Gala every year and this year it’s very own Community Choir will be singing loud for visitors to the Community Stage.

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Glasgow Music Theatre

Glasgow Music Theatre has been around since 2009 entertaining audiences with their versions of shows such as West Side Story, Little Shop of Horrors and Fame.

Who Stares at Satellites

Who stares at satellites blend folk-influenced song-writing with the sound of classic rock and have been influenced by artists like Bright Eyes, Led Zeppelin, and Bob Dylan.

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DanceHQ Dance Workshops

Based at Glasgow Greet, DanceHQ offers dance classes in a range of styles and at this year’s Gala will be running a series of dance workshops for visitors.

ArtFusion Creative Area

On Otago Street look out for artists from ArtFusion who will have an exciting creative area with lots of children’s activities to keep the children stimulated throughout the day.

Your children could try their hand at puppet making, kite making, cardboard sculptures, clay modelling, graffiti art and more. Take a look at the timetable below.

  • 12-1pm Origami making, cardboard sculpture & kite making
  • 1-2pm Origami making, henna tattoos, recycled crafts & furniture making
  • 2-3pm Multicultural stick puppets, henna tattoos, recycled crafts & furniture making
  • 3-4pm Multicultural stick puppets, cardboard sculpture & kite making
  • 4-5pm Jewellery making, cardboard sculpture & shadow puppet making
  • 5-6pm Jewellery making & shadow puppet making


- See more at: http://www.glasgowwestend.co.uk/gibson-street-gala-west-end-festival-sunday-1st-june-2014/#sthash.mG1TU0oR.dpuf

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Where's the sunshine. Hope it clears up a bit, I'm planning on going along to The Children's Wood to the Gala and then afterwards to Gibson Street.

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