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Idrish – Glasgow Short Film Festival

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Saturday, 21 May, 2022 at 2 p.m. Idrish (ইদ্রিস) presented by Glasgow Short Film Festival A Film Screening and Q&A A special one-off screening of Glasgow director Adam Lewis-Jacob’s film Idrish, to mark a year after the remarkable act of community solidarity and resistance on Kenmure Street, at Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow G41 2PE […]

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Book Launch: The Pharmacist by Rachelle Atalla

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Thursday 19th May 2022, 7 p.m. – 8. 30 p.m.  Waterstones, Glasgow – 153-157 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3EW Rachelle Atalla in conversation with Zoe Strachan. Rachelle Atalla launches her stunning debut speculative thriller, The Pharmacist, a dark story of the inhabitants of a survivalist bunker filled with the super-wealthy, told through the eyes of […]

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Hairspray, Beatson Gin and Sing

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Sunday 12 June, 2022 at 2 p.m. OranMor Basement, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX Gin & Sing: Hairspray – Beatson Cancer Charity Fundraiser The ever popular Gin & Sing is back with….Hairspray! Starring John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christoher Walken, Zac Effron, Queen Latifah and many more, you’ll sing along to classics such as […]

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My Scotland Stand by Jim Byrne

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My song, ‘My Scotland Stand’ has been translated into Scots by Billy Kay. Thanks Billy! Ma Scotland Staund Pent a pictur o ma hame Draw me intae its hert An colour in thir dreams for me As we cry on oor story tae stert We’ll mak a canvas o the lift Oor time haes come […]

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Monday, May 16, 2022 | Filed under: Jim's Acoustic Music Blog, Pat's Home Page Blog

Glasgow Mela 2022

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Sunday 26 June 2022 From 12 Noon until 8 p.m. Scotland’s largest multicultural festival is back for 2022 at Kelvingrove Park The Glasgow Mela, the city’s annual celebration of its many diverse cultures and communities returns to Kelvingrove Park. Free and and un-ticketed and will feature some amazing dance, music and performances. Throughout the day […]

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Glasgow West End – Summer Events 2022

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Summer 2022 Events in the West End Halo Arts – bringing exciting community based fun for all the family to Glasgow’s West End. 4th June- Vinicombe Street Gala 5th June- Bard in the Yard @ Kelvingrove Park 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Kelvingrove Fountain Event on Facebook 11th June- Mansfield Park Street Festival 12 […]

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Glasgows West End: Nancy Smillie Shop

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The Nancy Smillie Shop 53 Cresswell Street, Off Byres Road, Glasgow West End G12 8AE 0141 334 4240 www.nancysmillieshop.com Brilliant Bags for Every Taste Up To 50% Off at Nancy Smillie Outlet See the whole range. Free delivery on orders over £75 – Add code FREE at check out – cannot be used in conjunction […]

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Alma Wolfson – ‘A Painter’s Passion’

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    Saturday 23rd April 2022 from 12 till 4pm, DUE TO POPULARITY THE EXHIBITION EXTENDED FOR A WEEK UNTIl 21 MAY. New Solo Exhibition “A Painter’s Passion” Alma Wolfson D.A Alma Wolfson, a graduate of Glasgow School of Art (Textile Design) has a long- established career and celebrates her 80th birthday with this new […]

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Arcadia Festival – Open Call for Events

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ARCadia  ARCadia is a festival that will celebrate the public opening of the Advanced Research Centre (ARC) a flagship new building for the University and the people of Glasgow. The festival’s public programme will run from 16 September to 30 September 2022, coinciding with Doors Open Day Weekend, the September Weekend and Explorathon. The University if calling for […]

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog

Performers at Glasgow Jazz Festival 2022

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 16 – 19 June 2022 Tickets Tickets go on sale Tuesday 10 May at 4 p.m. www.jazzfest.co.uk Fabulous gigs at venues across the city Opening Night 16 June Ebi Soda take to the Blue Arrow stage on the opening night, thriving on the idea of contradiction the five-piece keep a post-punk DIY […]

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Glasgow Science Festival 2022

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2 – 12 June, 2022 www.glasgowsciencefestival.org.uk Glasgow Science Festivalon Facebook Tickets Glasgow Science Festival 2022 is making a splash with its theme of ‘Glasgow’s Making Waves’. Venues across the city. Venues include: Glasgow Botanic Gardens, the Riverside Museum and the St Enoch Centre will host 50+ live events during the 16th annual festival. Enjoy wave-themed […]

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Bend It Like Bertie at Websters

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24 – 26 May, 2022 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ Denise Mullen is a divorced mother of two teenagers, cares for her elderly father and has an extremely stressful job. The only thing that is keeping Denise sane is her beloved Celtic. They are stockpiling trophies and Denise knows just how […]

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All Becomes Art – Poems to Joan Eardley

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Friday 6 May, 2022, 3 p.m. until 4.30 p.m. Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QQ Poetry and Prosecco in the Hunterian Art Gallery to celebrate the publication of ‘All Becomes Art’. About this event Joan Eardley is one of Scotland’s best loved artists and has inspired poets from all […]

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Colonial Seeds / Seedy Social / Community Meal

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Thursday, 12 May 2022, 6:30-8:00 Talk and Community Meal Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall St, Glasgow G41 1BA Glasgow Seed Library and CCA Glasgow All welcome Where do our seeds come from? How did they get here? Gather for a friendly discussion led by artist and researcher Désirée Coral, about the origins and stories behind some of […]

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Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair 2022

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Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair provides a superb opportunity for you to view and buy works of art from art galleries and professional artists from across Scotland and the UK. Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG Following a two year pause due to the pandemic the event continues to showcase the creative talents of […]

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Aye Write: MORE FIYA: A Celebration of Black British Poetry with Kayo Chingonyi, Janette Ayachi and Dean Atta

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Thursday 19 May, 2022 at 6.30 p.m. The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN One of our new poets form last year returns with an excellent new anthology of black British voices. In this blistering anthology, poet, editor and DJ Kayo Chingonyi (author of A Blood Condition, SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA POETRY AWARD) brings […]

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The Lansdowne – restaurant reopening

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The Lansdowne, 7A Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow G20 6NQ To Book Telephone 0141 334 4653 The Lansdowne Menu The Lansdowne has reopened with Head Chef Amit Kumat Sharma at the helm. As with many businesses in hospitality, The Lansdowne, had to close during Covid-19, to withstand the economic shock of the pandemic, and preserve the restaurant for […]

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Aye Write: Karen Campbell Introduces… Kirsty Capes, Louise Nealon and Emily Edwards

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Saturday 14 May, 2022 at 11.30 a.m. Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN The celebrated Scottish author Karen Campbell introduces this panel of debut writers. Kirsty Capes – Careless Sometimes it’s easy to fall between the cracks. At 3.04 p.m. on a hot, sticky day in June, Bess finds out she’s pregnant. She could tell her social […]

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The Great May Day Cabaret at OranMor

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Monday 2 May, 2022, 7.30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Event by Fair Pley Òran Mór 713-735  Great Western Road, Glasgow West End G12 8QX Tickets Featuring another fantastic line-up, the Great May Day Cabaret is back to help celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Scottish TUC. Celebrating international workers’ day are: Singer-songwriter and national treasure Rab […]

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The Dughoose Ska Band, McChuills

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Saturday 30 April, 2022, 8 p.m. till late McChuills, 80 High Street, Glasgow G1 1NL Free event The DUGHOOSE SKA band formed in 2017 is a collective of like-minded mates that enjoy all things SKA. “We play classic SKA/ 2 tone tunes by bands like The Clash, The Specials, MADNESS, The Beat, with some cleverly […]

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Thursday, April 28, 2022 | Filed under: Gig Guide plus Club Events, Pat's Home Page Blog

Encounters Presents: Ukrainian Shorts

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Saturday 30 April, 2022 at 6.20 p.m. In light of the horrific attacks perpetrated against Ukraine, Encounters have curated a programme of short films to highlight, celebrate and support Ukrainian filmmakers and artists. From a stylised sport drama, to a funky animated short about the body expectations that mostly befall cisgender women, this programme welcomes […]

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The Beauty of Edinburgh in Spring

The Rocky Heart of Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a colourful city at any time of year of course but in spring and early summer it is at its finest. Arthur’s Seat, the ancient volcano that rises above the capital’s main shopping streets gleams with a yellow carpet of gorse, the Botanic gardens burst into life after a grey, cold winter and […]

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Aye Write: Aye Write: Louise Welsh Introduces Sukh Ojla, Claire Kohda and Ryan O’Connor

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Thursday 12 May, 2022 – 8 p.m. event cancelled Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN Novelist, librettist and Professor of creative writing, Louise Welsh introduces this panel of debut writers. Sukh Ojla – Sunny Sunny is the queen of living a double life. To her friends, she’s the entertaining, eternally upbeat, single one, always on […]

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Aye Write: Louise Welsh Introduces Sukh Ojla, Claire Kohda and Ryan O’Connor

louise welsh debut writers aye write

Thursday 12 May, 2022 – 8 p.m. Novelist, librettist and Professor of creative writing, Louise Welsh introduces this panel of debut writers.   Sukh Ojla – Sunny Sunny is the queen of living a double life. To her friends, she’s the entertaining, eternally upbeat, single one, always on hand to share hilarious and horrifying date stories. […]

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Nichola Scrutton Work in Progress with Zoe Strachan

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6 May, 2022 at 6 p.m. Glasgow Project Room, 103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD A performance sharing of work-in-progress from Nichola and Zoë’s residency at Glasgow Project Room. About this event Update on development time in a two-week residency at the Glasgow Project Room. You are warmly invited to an informal performance sharing of  work-in-progress […]

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Wee Write 2022

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Wee Write Book Festival in Glasgow Monday 25 to Friday 29 April, 2022 Saturday 30 April will see the return of Wee Write Family Day. Six days of inspiring, fun-packed events for little people with big imaginations. Live In-Person Events Return Returning for live in-person events for the first time since 2019 due to the […]

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Blair and Sheridan – Unique and Desirable Jewellery Glasgow

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417 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow, G4 9JA 00 44 (0)141 334 0557 www.blairandsheridan.co.uk/ Specialising in engagement, eternity and wedding rings, Blair and Sheridan create a range of styles of rings and jewellery for any occasion at their in-house studio workshop. Situated in Kelvinbridge, Glasgow, their bespoke design consultations offer a tailored service which is […]

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Rose at OranMor

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Thursday, 28 April, 2022 at 7 pm The Venue, OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 Rose Written By Lorna Martin Directed by Maureen Carr Based on real life, Rose tells the incredible, uplifting and inspiring story of an underdog, working-class teenager from Ayrshire who refused to play by society’s discriminatory rules, and who overcame numerous obstacles, including […]

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20 Years of Oxfam Music

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Saturday 23 April, 2022 at 6.30 p.m. Oxfam Book Shop, 171 Byres Road, Glasgow West End G12 8TS Oxfam Music Shop Glasgow Come one, come all to a very special anniversary celebration of Oxfam Music Shop Byres Road’s 20th year! Performers Bell Lungs Closet Claustrophobe Jim McAteer! Late-nite record shopping fully encouraged! Oxfam’s Music store […]

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Earth Day 2022 at Music Broth

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Friday 22 April, 2022,  1 pm – 6pm Music Broth South, 7 Hollybrook Place, Govanhill, Glasgow G42 7HB Earth Day – Invest in our Planet Music and Upcycling Workshops. Music from Scottish Ensemble in collaboration with international ensembles as part of The Bridge Festival, Jordan Stewart, and Music Broth volunteers. Workshops Up-cycled cymbals & strings, drum […]

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