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The Lansdowne Weekend Deal – review Pat Byrne

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Tapas and Cocktails – What a fabulous treat My niece, Danielle, invited me along to lunch at the Lansdowne on Saturday afternoon (24 July, 2021). It was her first time dining at this fantastic Glasgow restaurant but she knew I was a big fan. It was my first time back eating inside a restaurant since […]

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Knightswood Living Rent Summer Social

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Saturday 24th July, 2021 at  2pm 15 Kirkton Avenue, or 2.15pm near the pond in Knightswood Park In one year Knightswood Living Rent Group have gone from not having a branch in Knightswood, to members supporting each other through thick and thin and working together to build neighbourhood power! If you live in Knightswood, Scotstoun […]

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Woodlands Community Pop Up Cafe on the Terrace

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Open various dates over the Summer Woodlands Community Development Trust, 66 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6HW Community Cafe on our Outdoor Events Terrace has reopened. Booking The cafe is being run on a pay what you can afford basis – please pay on the day. If you can’t afford to donate then that is not […]

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Wullie Davidson: Bus Pass Ramblings – Crail to Anstruther

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15 july 2021 – East Neuk of Fife Today’s trip would take me to what’s known as the ‘east neuk of Fife’, ‘neuk’ being an old Scots word for ‘corner’. The 0820 bus from Buchanan St arrived at St Andrews at 1105. From there, I got a bus to Crail, which took 34 minutes. Crail […]

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Piping Live! – Glasgow, August, 2021

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Piping Live! Sat 7th – Sun 15th August 2021 See full programme Programme for Glasgow’s Piping Live! festival has been unveiled, with a number of exciting in-person shows confirmed to go ahead as part of the nine-day event. The world’s biggest piping festival will combine performances at The National Piping Centre alongside a range of […]

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Byres Road: Glasgow West End

Ashton Lane, Glasgow West End

Byres Road is often described as the “the main artery flowing through the heart of the area” – let’s just say that here the heart beats strongest. It is not the most beautiful part of the West End but it’s busy, vibrant and holds many attractions. People come here with a purpose – to work […]

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | Filed under: Guide, Pat's Home Page Blog, Travel

Anniesland Butchers

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1632 Great Western Road, Anniesland, Glasgow G13 1HH Find them on Facebook.  Telephone: 0141 959 0478 Opening Hours Tuesday – Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Traditional butcher providing high quality, friendly service, affordable prices and local deliveries. Staff at Anniesland Butchers have taken every step to maintain a safe and efficient service for customers […]

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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 Gorgeous Industrial Style Furniture In Store and Online 100 Stars Collection Popular brand back in stock – beautiful kimonos, scarves, bags and dressing gowns. See full range 100 Stars Collection Celebrate Summer with some Gorgeous […]

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Fun Day – Doon the Watter at Glasgow Green

Sunday 18 July, 2021 – 12 noon until 4 p.m. “Friends Of Peoples Palace Winter Gardens Glasgow Green” are hosting this event on Sun 18th July in the area off the Clyde Footpath just down from St Andrews Suspension Bridge, Glasgow Green. Free Event Rickshaw Ride Face painting Freebies for the kids St Andrew’s Suspension […]

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The Lansdowne – Mother India West End

The Lansdowne, 7A Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow G20 6NQ To Book Telephone 0141 334 4653 Review: The Lansdowne, Pat Byrne Great Weekend Deal at The Lansdowne Enjoy two mains, a veggie side dish, naan & rice for 2 people to share, for only £24.**£1.75 surcharge for fish. Offer from 5pm onwards. To claim, either walk in, book online http://motherindia.co.uk or call […]

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Shoot Your Shot PRIDE

16th and 17 July, 2021 Glasgow’s number one inclusive and alternative queer party Shoot Your Shot announce massive PRIDE celebration at SWG3 SWG3, 100 Eastvale Pl, Stobcross Rd, Glasgow G3 8QG DJs: DJs: LEZZER QUEST TAAHLIAH Junglehussi Bonzai Bonner Mi$$ Co$miX Plantainnchips Performers: Performers: Gloria Fran.K &VIP Ruby Rambazzle Femme Castratice  Purina Alpha Host: Ann […]

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West End in the West End at Websters

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An Evening of Show Tunes – 23/24 July, 2021 Websters welcomes you back through their theatre doors for an evening of your favourite show tunes! Tickets Please note tickets are currently very limited so grab yours soon. Buy online. IMPORTANT INFORMATION – To ensure you are seated together, please book tickets in one purchase – […]

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Scribblers Union Digital Gig Series

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Various Dates – July, 2021 The Scribbler’s Union is back for a series of digital gigs showcasing the hottest new voices in spoken word. Join on facebook.com/scribblersunion where they’ll be streaming live from 7pm on each of the following dates: Monday 5th July Tuesday 6th July Monday 12th July Tuesday 13th July Each show will […]

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The Magnificent 11 – a Glasgow South Side Walk

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Helen Rose Outdoors Diary July, 2021 The Magnificent 11 is a four-part circular walk of 11 miles linking seven wonderful greenspace habitats on Glasgow’s Southside, including Local Nature Reserves (LNRs) and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). The route was developed by Glasgow Ramblers  in partnership with Glasgow’s Countryside Rangers  Countryside Rangers can be […]

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | Filed under: Helen Rose Hillwalking Diary, Pat's Home Page Blog

Websters Youth Theatre Summer School

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Tuesday 27 – Saturday 31 July, 2021 Ages 4 – 6 from 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. Ages 7 – 11 from 1.30 p.m. – 4 .30 p.m. Learn to act, sing, dance and most importantly have fun! Work with professional tutors to build your skills in preparation for showcase at the end of the […]

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Merchant City Festival 2021

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Thursday 8 – Sunday 11 July, 2021 The Carnival Party will kick the festival off in style on Thursday 8 July with stilt walkers and dancers celebrating Baroque Venetian traditions. Walkabout in Merchant City will have amazing acts around Merchant Square and the surrounding streets across the weekend with performers dressed as limestone creatures, turtles […]

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Scottish Climate Action Network – Climate Cafe

Tuesday, 29 June, 2021 at 1 p.m. 1.30 p.m. start with 1pm Induction for new members Community Action Meetup Event by Scottish Communities Climate Action Network Online: networkingclimate.eventbrite.co.uk Price: free Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook Join us and other SCCAN members for a virtual café. Come and share your community experience, ideas, challenges questions and cake! Book […]

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Brian Whittingham – Writing Walks in Kelvingrove

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Walking and Writing Sessions – facilitated by Brian Whittingham Thursday 29 July, 2021 at 10.30 a.m. Meet at Lord Kelvin’s Statue in Kelvingrove Park. Guided Walk exploring the social fabric of the park. Where you will join in the walk, talk, reading, writing and taking photographs. You will take paths less-travelled that will allow you […]

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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   Janet & John Website janet@janetandjohnscotland.com Always Something New   Local Glasgow Scenes by Alan Richardson Another batch of prints in from @AllanArtGlasgow including this old favourite […]

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Lifting The Lid on Whistler at the Hunterian

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Whistler: Art and Legacy 9 July – 31 October 2021 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free and by pre-booked timed ticket A major new exhibition opening at The Hunterian in July explores the art and legacy of American-born artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903). The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow is home to one of the world’s […]

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Willie Sutherland – Evolution of Wa at CCA

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Wed 23 June — Sat 26 June 2021 CCA, ClubroomNo booking required, 3 people max per entry / All ages Free Sutherland’s stunning, hand bound, limited edition, signed, beautiful packages of books of the phantasmagorical Dolls House arrived at CCA and are now for sale  at the exhibition. Cards and prints too. ‘Mon down Books have cardboard […]

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Minari at GFT – big screen release

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25 June – 1 July, 2021 The Opening Film of Glasgow Film Festival 2021, Minari has stolen all of our hearts and is finally getting its big screen release at GFT. A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American […]

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Joy Dunlop – Gaelic Live Online Concert and Ceilidh

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Thursday 24th June, 2021 from 7pm-9pm An Evening with Joy Dunlop Mod-winning Gaelic singer and step-dancer, TV personality and choir conductor Joy Dunlop, with a combination of singing workshop and ceilidh, with Joy leading the proceedings as tè an taighe. Buy Tickets, priced at £10 per person (£7.50 for members), Joy Dunlop will be leading […]

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Bob Law’s Blog: Glennifer Braes Walks

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.Glasgow is a lucky city in that it has three very different hill ranges surrounding it. On its northern outskirts the scenic 300 to 400 metre Kilpatrick Hills lie on its western flank. Middle and running eastwards from them the higher Campsie Fells at 400 to 570 metre level on Meikle Bin take over with […]

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Monday, June 21, 2021 | Filed under: Bob Law: photographer, walker and writer, Pat's Home Page Blog

Mika & Me Eyewear Glasgow

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56 Park Road, Glasgow, G4 9JF Tel: 0141 413 5393 Email: hello@mikaandme.com Look Better & See Better The fun way to shop eyewear Mika & Me has opened its first eyewear shop in the West End of Glasgow. Brother and sister team, Barry Hutcheon and Wendy Bremner, are introducing a whole new concept in eyewear with unique […]

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#StreamMyStory Children’s Online Events Summer 2021

Scottish Public Libraries host #StreamMyStory author events online for children to enjoy in the summer holidays. Launching 17 June, 2021  Local Public Libraries across Scotland launch a new series of children’s digital events for the end of term and summer holidays, entitled #StreamMyStory, bringing together authors, illustrators, storytellers and libraries from across all 32 local […]

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Bloody Scotland 2021 McIlvanney Prize Long List Announced

The McIlvanney Prize recognises excellence in Scottish crime writing, and includes a prize of £1,000 and nationwide promotion in Waterstones. Five years ago the Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award was renamed the McIlvanney Prize in memory of William McIlvanney. His  his final book, The Dark Remains has now been completed with the help […]

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Bungalow Cafe at Mother India, Kelvingrove, Glasgow

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  The Bungalow Cafe adjoins Mother India at 28 Westminster Terrace, Glasgow G3 7RU Telephone: 0141 221 1663 Great food, ambience and lovely decor. The Bungalow Cafe is the most elegant of places. You’ll love the food and the stylish decor – streamlined wooden shelves, an impressive gleaming coffee maker, attractive pottery dishes and the […]

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Moving Image Archive, National Library of Scotland, Kelvin Hall

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The National Library at Kelvin Hall, including the Moving Image Archive, is now open with revised opening hours.  (May, 2021) Tuesday:   10.00-16.00 Thursday:   10.00-16.00 Saturday:   10.00-16.00 Moving Image Archive Scotland’s Moving Image Archive has been collecting and preserving films since 1976. All of Scots life can be seen: adverts, documentaries, home movies, promotional films, amateur comedies, […]

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Guide to the Kelvingrove area, Glasgow West End

Area Guide Kelvingrove Kelvingrove Park, one of Glasgow’s dear green places, is a very popular, especially on a warm summer’s day when it attracts joggers, strollers, families and students from nearby Glasgow University pretending to prepare for exams. The area around Kelvingrove Park is one of the most beautiful in the West End, if you […]

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Saturday, June 12, 2021 | Filed under: Guide, Pat's Home Page Blog, Travel

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