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November 12, 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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November 12, 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 8, 2019

Havana Film Festival 2019

Wednesday 13 November — Saturday 16 November 2019 hgfilmfest.com Related CCA Events HGFF 2019 New Cuban Shorts Wed 13 November 2019 HGFF 2019 Screening: Se Vende / For Sale Fri 15 November 2019 HGFF 2019 Screening: De Vuelta al Barrio / Back to the Neighbourhood World Premiere Fri 15 November 2019 HGFF 2019 La Muerte de un […]

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November 8, 2019

Ball of Fire, GFT

12 – 13 November, 2019 Ball of Fire is often overlooked in favour of Bringing Up Baby or His Girl Friday (both solid gold classics) when it comes to Hawks’ screwball comedies. But it deserves to be seen on the big screen, featuring an Oscar-nominated Barbra Stanwyck taking no prisoners, and a lightning-sharp script written by Billy Wilder and Charles […]

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November 5, 2019

Book Week Scotland 2019

18 – 24 November, 2019 Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place across the country. Celebrate Books and Reading Wherever You Are See full Book Week Scotland Programme 2019 Some Events in and around Glasgow Chinese Library Room Open Day 中文图书室开放日 November 18 – 20, 2019  Open 12-19:00 […]

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November 3, 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 A new community pantomime has been announced and is promising an affordable, exciting adventure for families across the west of […]

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October 31, 2019

Let Glasgow Flourish: The Case for a Metropolitan City Boundary, Ian R. Mitchell

Over the last fifteen years or so there has been a marked improvement in the built fabric of Glasgow. Change, however, has been uneven. While some areas have been transformed almost beyond recognition, the increase in poverty over the past ten years means others have declined further into ghetto-isation and marginalisation.The reasons are obvious. The […]

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October 28, 2019

Strathclyde Park Fireworks Display 2019

Tuesday, 5 November, 2019, 6.30 p.m. – 9 p.m. An extravaganza of music and fireworks plus fun fair. Bonfire lit at 7.15pm followed by fireworks at 8pm. Strathclyde Park, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, ML1 3ED

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October 28, 2019

Adura Onashile: Artist and Playwright, Creative Conversations

Monday 04 November 2019, 1 – 2 p.m. Free & Open to the Public University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Adura Onashile is an award winning Glasgow based artist. She has been a part of the British Council Edinburgh Showcase and has worked with companies such as Untitled Projects, […]

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October 19, 2019

A Gift to Glasgow from New York, The Hunterian

A Gift to Glasgow from New York: The Phillip A. Bruno Collection 18 October 2019 – 12 January 2020 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free A new exhibition at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, celebrates the gift of over 70 works from the collection of distinguished gallery director and art collector Phillip A. Bruno. A Gift […]

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October 14, 2019

Maria Doyle Kennedy, Cottiers

Sunday 20 October, 2019,  5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Maria Doyle Kennedy has established herself as one of Ireland’s most prolific artists and entertainers. As a musician, she is well known for her worldwide hit folk albums Mutter and Sing (feat:John Prine, Damien Rice, Paul Brady) ‘Maria Live captures the singer at her impressive best: […]

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October 10, 2019

Return to Tuscany 2019

Two years ago Jim and I won the bid in an auction for a holiday in Tuscany in support of Starchild Charity.  At last this September (2019) we  headed for Bagni di Lucca for our stay at Tuscan Rooms. Our accommodation was in a refurbished 200 year old town house with a little balcony, shutters […]

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October 9, 2019

Pat Byrne’s blog: Last week was quite a week

I met a lot of people last week and was out and about much more than usual.  I had a lot to catch up on as we’ve just recently returned from a fabulous holiday in Tuscany – read the review. Creative Conversations On Monday I went along to Creative Conversations at the University of Glasgow […]

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October 8, 2019

SAFR Takeover/The Primevals/The Reverse Cowgirls

8 November, 2019,  7.30 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. SAFR Takeover at Flying Duck An evening of fun and love for Refugees at home and abroad. Hosted by Mickey Rooney. With The Primevals and The Reverse Cowgirls Flying Duck, 142 Renfield Street, G2 3AU Event on Facebook

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October 7, 2019

Mòd 2019: Gaelic Conversation Café Public CCA

Hosted by Gaelic Arts and Mod Ghlaschu 2019 Monday 14 – Friday 19 October, 2019 Conversation Café – for Creatives, Gaels and Learners! All welcome. This event will be delivered in Gaelic and in English. Cuiribh eòlas air a’ Ghàidhlig tro sheachdain a’ Mhòid ann an Glaschu – Cafaidh Còmhraidh. Fàilte air a h-uile duine. […]

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