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Mother India Cafe & Open for Bookings plus Takeaway and Uber Eats

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Mother India Cafe now open 7 days Bookings 0141 339 9145 Mother India Main Restaurant, Westminster Terrace reopens from Thursday 3 September, 2020. Telephone: 0141 221 1663 Mother India’s Cafe – Bookings: Tel: 0141 339 9145 Now Open Every Day! Mother India’s Cafe Glasgow Menu and Dine In Hours Mother India’s Cafe – now open […]

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Glasgows West End: Nancy Smillie Shop

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The Nancy Smillie Shop Cresswell Street, Off Byres Road, 0141 334 4240 www.nancysmillieshop.com NANCY SMILLIE SHOP HAS NOW REOPENED Everything in place to keep customers and staff safe. Nancy Smillie care about their customers and our staff, so things are a little bit different. On arriving at the shop you will find Hand Sanitizer. There […]

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Scottish Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Artists at Janet & John Glasgow

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Janet & John – promoting Scottish creativity. A haven for Scottish Handmade Crafts Upper Floor De Courcy’s Arcade Cresswell Lane T: 07731 768373Delightful gifts handcrafted by Scottish artisans Great News – Janet and John New Hours Open six days. Tuesday till Sunday, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. One household at a time in shop, up […]

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Tony Singh: Glasgow Mela Food Cooking Demo

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Join Tony on FRIDAY 25 SEPTEMBER and SATURDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 7.00pm – 7.25pm on glasgowmela.com where he’ll be cooking up a storm! Virtual Glasgow Mela  until 30 September, 2020 Grab your spices and get involved in Tony Singh’s Mela street food cooking demo! A firm favourite on the UK TV cooking circuit, Tony’s flare for quirky […]

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Project-Ability, Virtual Exhibition

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Flashback to February 21 September – 21 October, 2020 An exhibition featuring a selection of paintings that were made just before the studios closed due to Coronavirus. These are paintings that might have been forgotten, archived away and left unseen. So many exhibitions have been cancelled, and many of these paintings would have found their […]

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Havana Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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   Online 10 – 15 November 2020 ‘Celebrating Extraordinary Cuba’ This year’s Havana Glasgow Film Festival will run online from 10 –15 Novembe. As usual it will be packed full of  a high quality mix of thought-provoking Cuban films, Cuban culture, debate and some special surprises. The theme is EXTRAORDINARY CUBA with a fo9cus on […]

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Virtual Glasgow Mela 2020

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  Glasgow Mela will be broadcast live 20 – 30 September, 2020 Bringing you music, colour and vibrancy to you virtually. Broadcasting live daily between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tune in and enjoy the Mela at home. Tweets by GlasgowMela  

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Tidelines Book Festival 2020

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24 – 27 September, 2020 Tidelines are taking the festival online this September What’s happening? They are running a series of four sessions around the themes of Poetry, History, Fiction, and Crime over the Festival weekend 24–27 September. All free. All events will be available on Tidelines YouTube Channel Programme Thursday 24 September, 2020 Liz Lochhead: One […]

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From the Studio of Alasdair Gray – Sale Great Western Auctions

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Friday 18th September, 2020 Included in DAY TWO of Great Western Auctions Autumn Fine Art & Antique auction on Friday 18th September 2020. Lots 326 – 410 Residual artworks, books, furniture and studio elements from the estate of Alasdair Gray. This section commences at approximately 11:15am. Alasdair Gray, writer, painter, muralist and playwright, was a […]

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Thursday, September 10, 2020 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Pat's Home Page Blog, Shopping

Hip Hop to Opera via Negro Spirituals

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Sunday 13th September, 2020 – Online Hosted by Black History, walks, talks films £6 Book Tickets at Eventbrite A fantastic musical journey covering the hidden African history and links between some of the most popular and obscure musical forms. Queen Nzingha Lecture 85 A musical journey covering the hidden history and links between some of […]

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Online Quiz Night with Duglus T Stewart

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Tuesday 15 September , 2020 at 8 p.m. It is time for week 24 of It’s Quiz Night with Duglas. Should be a lot of fun. Join the quiz live Link for donations: Thank you for your support. Please don’t post answers in comments as it spoils the quiz for others.      

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September Programme at G.FT.

Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) has announced the line-up of films that audiences will be able to enjoy on the big screen throughout September. As one of only a few independent cinemas in Scotland to have re-opened – with enhanced safety measures – following five months of closure due to Covid-19 regulations, GFT offers film lovers […]

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John Byrne at 80 – Glasgow Print Studio

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Glasgow Print Studio First Floor Gallery Exhibition Runs 08 September – 30 October 2020 ALSO SEE: Dear John: Thirty Year Portrait – David Eustace, Photography Exbibition A retrospective exhibition of works in print by the revered Scottish playwright, writer and artist who turned 80 this year. The works have all been produced at Glasgow Print […]

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The History of Scottish Pen – Online

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Online event – Free Friday 11 September, 2020, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Hosted by Scottish PEN Tickets via Eventbrite A discussion on the upcoming centenary of PEN International and Scotland’s history of promoting literature and defending free expression. ‘With PEN approaching its centenary in 2021 and Scottish PEN (founded 1927) an early part of […]

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The Lady in the Portrait GFT

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Cinéfile releases sumptuous epic The Lady in the Portrait  14 – 17 September, 2020 at Glasgow Film Theatre Buy Tickets GFT, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB As cinemas reopen, Cinefile are delighted to announce the release date of Friday 4 September for Charles de Meaux’s The Lady in the Portrait.  The epic production with Melvil Popaud and Chinese superstar Fan […]

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Friday, September 4, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Pat's Home Page Blog

Digital Doors Open Day Glasgow 2020

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Monday, 14 September 2020 from 09:00-23:30 through until 20 September, 2020 Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival Tickets Digital doors are opening across Glasgow… Free Explore the programme ​In 2020,  Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is going DIGITAL! ​ From Monday 14th – Sunday 20th September, you can expect a diverse programme of webinars, 3D-tours, audio […]

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Jasmine Boutique Hyndland Sale

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Sale Continues Until End of August Some items 50% off Jasmine Boutique, 171 Hyndland Road G12 9HT Glasgow Telephone : 0141-339-6575 Come along to Jasmine Boutique and treat yourself to  something unique in a friendly and welcoming environment. Fabulous brands including: Masai, Great Plains, Nougat, James Lakeland, Olsen, Part II, B-Young plus a wide range […]

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Thursday, August 27, 2020 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Shopping, Womens Clothes sand accessories

Stuart Cosgrove, Govanhill Book Festival

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Friday 28 August, 2020 at 7 p.m. Online on Facebook Stuart Cosgrove is a well know writer and broadcaster. His “Soul Trilogy” Detroit 67, Memphis 68 and Harlem 69 weave a wonderful story of soul music set against a backdrop of civil rights, the war in Vietnam and disaffected youth. They are particularly relevant today […]

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White Riot, Govanhill International Festival

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Friday 21 August, 2020, 7. p.m. – 10 p.m. Screening, Q & A and Afterparty Watch Online Glasgow Film is delighted to be partnering with Glasgow Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR), Smoking Bear and Modern Films on the opening event of the Govanhill International Festival and Carnival 2020. It’s three years since the first Govanhill […]

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Henry Bell, Govanhill Book Festival 2020

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Tuesday 25 August, 2020 7 p.m. Henry is a writer and editor living on the Southside of Glasgow. He is the managing editor of Gutter Magazine, a biannual literary magazine which was the bestselling book at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in 2018. Henry has edited books including A Bird is Not a Stone, a collection of contemporary Palestinian […]

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Compass Gallery Glasgow – Anna Molin Exhibition

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Anna Molin – Costume and Illustration Drawings from the 1970s Original artworks created by Anna Molin in the 1960s and 1970s embody Compass Gallery’s established position as a pioneer of contemporary art, introducing previously unseen work to Scottish audiences and tirelessly supporting the careers of working artists in the early and mid phases of their […]

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Glasgow Film Theatre Re-opening

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Glasgow Film Theatre will re-open on 31 August, 2020 GFT will open on 31 August with best plan in place to ensure opening safely, and with great new films in our cinema. Things will be different with safe operating measures in line with guidance provided by the UK Cinema Association but the magic of watching […]

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Stuart Cosgrove ‘The Soul of Muhammad Ali’

Edinburgh Book Festival  Monday 17 August, 2020 11:30 – 12:30 The New York Times Main Theatre Online Free, online Following on from his acclaimed Soul Trilogy about the American soul music scene in the 1960s, much-loved Scottish broadcaster and writer Stuart Cosgrove returns to the American post-war era with his highly topical new book. In Cassius […]

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Edinburgh Book Festival The New York Times Book Review Live

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THE NEW YORK TIMES SERIES Sunday 16 August, 2020 17:30 – 18:30 The New York Times Main Theatre Online Free, online Sponsored by ‘There is an intimacy to reading: it’s just us and the author; our subjective response and their generous, imaginative understanding of a world that we share but may struggle to articulate. Yet […]

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Edinburgh Book Festival Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler and Nick Sharratt

 Sat 15 Aug, 2020 10:00 – 10:50 Gruffalos, Conjurors and Teeny Weeny Genies with Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler and Nick Sharratt  Baillie Gifford Children’s Theatre Online  Free, online In the first of two bumper Book Festival shows from the award-winning author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson treats you to some lively storytelling from her magical book, The Teeny Weeny […]

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Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham at Cottiers

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  Rescheduled for 2021: ORIGINAL TICKETS (26 May, 2020) VALID. Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham return to the stunning surroundings of Cottiers in Glasgow. What more can you say about these two stellar musicians, now embarking on their 34th year of working together Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham have established themselves as the epitome of […]

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Lockdown Video – Mic Clark

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Glasgow Lockdown Video – original music Acoustic Butterfly street art Rebel Bear Scotland end Racism ‘It’s been a bizarre and thought provoking time for everyone during lockdown. As a musician all live work dried up overnight. I found myself trying to keep my mind occupied and at the start of lockdown I fixed up an […]

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Scottish Writers Creative Conversation Showcase

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(Photo Credits: Kris Kesiak (Cosgrove), Chris Scott (Jassat), Anna Leader (Nayeri) Tuesday 11 August, 2020 – 5.30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Writing the Personal and the Political: Dina Nayeri, Stuart Cosgrove, Nadine Aisha Jassat and Donald S Murray, chaired by Louise Welsh About this Event The first in a three night series of Creative Conversation […]

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Art in Nature: Make a Mandala

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20 August, 2020 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Woodlands Community Garden, 117 W Prince’s St, Glasgow G4 9BY Thursday, 20 August 2020 Hosted by Woodlands Community Free Tickets at Eventbrite  Natural mandala making is a therapeutic practice using nature’s ‘loose parts’, arranging them in a geometric figure creating completeness and unity. Join Woodlands Community Garden […]

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Helen Rose Outdoors: Victoria Park August 2020

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Victoria Park Victoria Park is located in the West End of Glasgow and is within walking distance of my house. The Glasgow Parks have been a life saver for me during the Covid 19 virus pandemic lockdown. On Sunday afternoons I have walked around them discovering the historical connections and enjoying the outdoor beauty. The […]

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Friday, July 31, 2020 | Filed under: Helen Rose Hillwalking Diary, Pat's Home Page Blog, Walks

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