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January 22, 2020

Celtic Connections: Field Music with Tenement and Temple, Kelvingrove Art Gallery

Celtic Connections 2020 1 February, 2020 at 8 p.m. Field Music Having noted the “howling injustice” of Field Music’s bijou fanbase – despite prolific claims to playful art-pop perfection – a glowing Guardian review of 2018’s sixth album Open Here ruefully concludes, “Short of running naked through Sunderland, it’s hard to know what else they […]

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January 16, 2020

The Lucky Sparrow Games Cafe Open Day

Lucky Sparrow Games Café, 1091 Pollokshaws Road, G41 3YG Saturday 25 January, 2020 – 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Come along to the Lucky Sparrow open day for a chance to learn some new games, find out about upcoming events, and get the chance to win a few prizes! The event will run from 1pm […]

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January 9, 2020

Celtic Connections 2020 – Fionnuala Boyle

Celtic Connections 2020 kicks off on 16th January and runs until 2nd February, 2020, bringing with it some of the best new and established Celtic talent from around the world. Taking place in venues across the city such as Drygate Brewery and Old Fruitmarket, the festival will play host to an eclectic mix of Celtic […]

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January 7, 2020

Benny Lynch Heritage Trail, Calton Bar

Tuesday 25 February, 2019 Glasgow Literary Lounge Peter Mortimer is back at the Glasgow Literary Lounge, and he’s taking us on The Benny Lynch Heritage Trail with Christina Milarvie Quarrel. This story is about the extraordinary life of a Scottish icon. Benny Lynch who was the people’s champion. From growing up in the Gorbals to […]

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January 6, 2020

Val McDermid Crime Writer – Creative Conversations

Free & Open to the Public University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Monday 13 January 2020, 1 – 2 p.m. www.gla.ac.uk/events/creativeconversations/ Val McDermid is one of the biggest names in crime writing. Her novels have been translated into 40 languages, sold over 16 million copies worldwide. Val […]

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January 3, 2020

The Snow Queen Scottish Ballet

3 – 18 January, 2020 Theatre Royal, World Premiere Scottish Ballet’s 50th anniversary year comes to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen. This glittering new production is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s much-loved tale – which was also the basis for Frozen. It will be set to the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, performed […]

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December 24, 2019

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz review by Fionnuala Boyle

Like many children, when I was growing up, it wasn’t quite Christmas time without a trip to the panto. A uniquely Glaswegian experience, some might say, considering the UK-wide success of The Krankies in the 70s and 80s turning Glasgow into something of a panto hotspot when the holiday season rolled around. My experience of […]

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December 13, 2019

The Glasgow Guild – Christmas 2019

Pop into the showroom and be inspired The Glasgow Guild, 0779 295 9057 info@glasgowguild.com glasgowguild.com Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday The Glasgow Guild specialise in antique furniture restoration and upholstery, utilising the best traditional techniques and the finest materials. New Collection of Fine Antique Furniture Their new collection of Fine Antique […]

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December 12, 2019

Mother India A La Carte Christmas Menu 2019

Mother India Christmas Menu Mother India, 28 Westminster Terrace, Glasgow, G3 7RU Telephone: 0141 221 1663 www.motherindia.co.uk See Set Menu for Christmas Dinner at Mother India  Set Menu for Christmas Lunch at Mother India (£23) Set Menu at Mother India – £25 (E) Eggs (G) Gluten (P) Peanuts (S) Sulphites (D) Dairy (N) Nuts (M) […]

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December 10, 2019

Christmas Cracker at Royal Concert Hall 2019

Sunday, December 22, 2019  3 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3NY The City of Glasgow Chorus – The Orchestra of Scottish Opera Introduced and Conducted by Graham Taylor Join the Chorus and the Orchestra of Scottish Opera for this annual festive extravaganza. With favourite carols, classic movie tunes and […]

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December 8, 2019

A Lad in Maryhill, Pantomime, Maryhill 2019

“A Lad in Maryhill”, a new community pantomime, comes to Glasgow’s west end in December 2019 with Cameron Fulton is confirmed as Aladdin 5th – 30th December, 2019 Maryhill Community Halls, 292 -316 Maryhill Road Maryhill Glasgow G20 7YE Special Relaxed Performance Thursday 12 December, 2019 A Lad in Maryhill  – special, relaxed show, modified for children and adults […]

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December 7, 2019

Art on the Exchange Glasgow

November and December, 2019 21 – 24 Nov, 28 Nov – 1 Dec, 5 – 8 Dec, 12 – 23 and 26 Dec. Art On the Exchange is Glasgow’s only Art & Design Market run by and for artists. Come along and celebrate Glasgow’s thriving creative community and enjoy a curated selection of goods and […]

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December 5, 2019

First events announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020

The first events have been announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020. The 16th annual festival takes place from 26 February to 8 March, showcasing the best new films from Scotland and around the world. The focus of three special strands Retrospective Are We There Yet? – A Retrospective of the Future, screens dystopian classics from […]

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December 1, 2019

Alternative Pantos in Glasgow 2019

Panto season is now upon us. I know what you’re going to say – oh no it isn’t. And to that I say – oh aye, it is! With Christmas just a month away, venues across Glasgow are putting on a great selection of pantomimes to get Glaswegians in the festive mood. Like me, when […]

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November 25, 2019

G20 and The Children’s Wood Christmas Fair

Sunday, 8 December, 2019 at 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE IN THE CHILDREN’S WOOD/MEADOW. THE ADDRESS FOR THE EVENT IS UNIT 3, THE QUADRANGLE, SHUNA STREET, GLASGOW, G20 9PX Celebrating the festive period with craft stalls, Christmas workshops, lunch and music. Everyone welcome – please come along and help raise […]

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