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Maria Doyle Kennedy, Cottiers

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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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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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Return to Tuscany 2019

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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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Thursday, October 10, 2019 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Travel, Writing

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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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog

SAFR Takeover/The Primevals/The Reverse Cowgirls

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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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Mòd 2019: Gaelic Conversation Café Public CCA

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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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CINE[STHESIA]: Filmichean Gàidhlig/ Gaelic Films Ghlaschu Mod 2019

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Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 6.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m. National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall To celebrate the return of the Royal National Mòd to Glasgow there will be a specially selected programme of films which highlight the Gaelic content in Moving Image Collections at NLS at Kelvin Hall. An evening of films which celebrate […]

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PURGATORY Dante’s Divine Trilogy Part Two by Alasdair Gray

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Purgatory: Decorated and Englished in Prosaic Verse by Alasdair Gray ALASDAIR GRAY & DANTE ALIGHIERI ‘In part two of La Divina Commedia, one of the masterpieces of world literature, Dante and his guide, the poet Virgil, must enter and traverse Purgatory and the seven deadly sins in their quest to reach Heaven. In this sublime […]

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Sunday, October 6, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Pat's Home Page Blog

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 #MyGlasgow #MySubway with Basia Palka Lovely New Gift Range at Nancy Smillie New range of gifts and treats created by a collective artists living with complex epilepsy and learning disabilities. Supported by instructors a beautiful range of boxed gifts […]

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Torchlight Parade St Andrew’s Day, WEF

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Saturday – 30 November, 2019 starts 6.30 p.m. Torchlit Walk The torchlit walk will be open and accessible to all who want to take part, on Saturday, 30 November. This year there will be more family orientated activity, including parents and grandparents helping kids to make lanterns to use in the parade (guided), Scottish myths and […]

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Glasgow West End Shopping: Nancy Smillie Jewellery Studio

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Designer Jewellery Glasgow West End 425 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow G4 9JA Telephone: 0141 334 0055. www.nancysmillieshop.com At the Nancy Smillie Jewellery Studio you’ll find an amazing range of designer jewellery. Whether you’re looking for something elegant or delightfully quirky the choice is amazing with bangles, earrings, pendants, brooches and sharp accessories to suit […]

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Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Take a forty five minute tour of Kelvin Hall.  You will be amazed at what’s behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums’ stores at Kelvin Hall – home to approximately 400,000 Glasgow Museums’ objects including social history, Mackintosh, archaeology and furniture collections. Kelvin Hall is a unique partnership between Glasgow Life, the University of Glasgow and […]

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Clydebuilt Festival 2019

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21 and 22 September, 2019 Back for its third year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and the The Tall Ship at Riverside Celebrating Glasgow’s unique maritime heritage with a range of activities and events on the River Clyde and at Riverside Museum Plaza. Scotland’s biggest open water rowing regatta; Castle to […]

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Friday, September 13, 2019 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Pat's Home Page Blog

Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2019

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13 – 15 September 2019 Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2019 Full Programme Announced: preview screening of The Farewell, late night Heathers, immersive pop-up screening of Scott Pilgrim vs The World and more One of the most innovative youth film festivals in Europe, Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) returns from 13 – 15 September 2019, plus […]

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Bohemia Bespoke Vintage Wedding Fair

Sunday 15 September, 2019  12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, 1 – 9 Grosvenor Terrace  G12 0TA (Top of Byres Road) Bohemia returns to the delightful Hilton Grosvenor Hotel in Glasgow’s vibrant, Boho West End – building on the success of February’s Fairytale Wedding Fair at the hotel! Bohemia welcomes you back to […]

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Bowled Over, Partickhill Bowling and Community Club

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Starting Thursday, 22 August, 2019 6pm Partickhill Bowling and Community Club are delighted to announce that they have received £2,000 from Postcode Community Trust  – a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery! The funding has been used to establish ‘Bowled Over’, an inter-generational bowling project for 18-25 year olds and over […]

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Pre-theatre and Lunch Menu at The Lansdowne

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Introducing Pre-Theatre and Lunch Tapas Menu at The Lansdowne Mother India at The Lansdowne now offering fabulous Pre Theatre and Lunch Menu Fabulous food in beautiful restaurant in Glasgow’s West End – just off Great Western Road, Nr Kelvinbridge Subway. The menu features an array of The Lansdowne’s favourite tapas for you to choose from. […]

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Princess Mononoke at Studio Ghibli Season GFT

6 and 7 August, 2019 One of Miyazaki’s finest works, Princess Mononoke is brimming with imagination, beauty and tragedy on an epic scale. Afflicted by a deadly curse, a young warrior named Ashitaka sets out for the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. He becomes entangled in […]

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Thursday, August 1, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people, Pat's Home Page Blog

Merchant City Festival 2019

25 – 28 July, 2019 The Merchant City Festival is a wonderful celebration of creativity which brings carnival to the streets and venues in the heart of Glasgow. A diverse programme with performances by artists, musicians, dancers and all kinds of live entertainers. Enjoy shopping at artisan stalls and find brilliant food and drink on […]

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Antony and Cleopatra, Websters Theatre

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10/08/2019 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm In this adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic, Antony and Cleopatra, Rebel Cow Theatre challenges tradition with a female Mark Antony and a male Cleopatra. A cast of eight actors tell the story of Mark Antony, one of three rulers of the Roman Empire who neglects her duties in Rome […]

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019

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1 – 26 August, 2019 In an era of contradiction and division the 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival invites authors and audiences to find new stories to give meaning to the world. Stories are to society what DNA is to human life – small strings of information which become bound together to make up a shared understanding of […]

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Govanhill International Festival 2019

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The third Govanhill International Festival and Carnival will run from 1st to 11th August., 2019, The festival programme is here. With over 50 events, there is something for everyone – including the UK’s first ever Roma film festival, walking tours of food and faith, workshops, plays, films, the first Govanhill Book Festival and of course, […]

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Monday, July 22, 2019 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Pat's Home Page Blog

Dark Vanilla Jungle Websters

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 22 July 2019 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Tickets only available from: COMAR Andrea keeps getting asked if she’s ashamed. Is she ashamed of what she did to the soldier? Is she ashamed of what she did to the baby? But Andrea’s not ashamed at all. And she wants to tell you why… A beautiful and […]

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Sunday, July 14, 2019 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Scottish PEN Writers In Exile review by Pat Byrne

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As part of the Refugee Festival Scotland, Scottish PEN’s Writers In Exile committee presented a literary event at The Project Cafe´, Glasgow on 24 June, 2019; they brought together exiled writers and writers who are far from home.  Liz Niven chair of Scottish PEN’S Writers in Exile Committee was host  the participants were:  Samina Chaudry […]

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Songs of Love and Freedom, Kelvingrove Bandstand

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Friday 12 July, 2019 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Kelvingrove Bandstand. Kelvin Way, Glasgow G12 8NR As part of the Glasgow Life Community Summer Programme at the Bandstand on Friday 12th July between 12.00-5.00pm there will be afternoon of music hosted by Warren Starry Sky of top Scottish indie pop band Starry Skies. Host Alistair Braidwood of Scots Whay […]

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Don’t miss the summer sale at Jasmine, Glasgow West End

Jasmine Boutique Hyndland, 171 Hyndland Rd, Glasgow G12 9HT 0141 339 6575 If you have yet to discover Jasmine, ladies’ clothes and accessory shop in Hyndland, you are in for a treat.  You will discover and amazing range of eye-catching summer dresses, vibrant tops, stylish trousers and cute cardis. A perfect place to shop for your […]

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Monday, July 1, 2019 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Shopping

The Lansdowne Mother India Tapas review by Pat Byrne

The Lansdowne, 7A Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow G20 6NQ Back in The Lansdowne and What a Joy Earlier in the week I went along with my friend Eileen to sample the Tapas Menu at Mother India’s restaurant in Kelvinbridge –  The Lansdowne. We spent some time selecting from the extensive menu, which includes lots of new dishes alongside some Mother India favourites […]

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Have A Go – Calligraphy at The Mitchell Library

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Calligraphy for Beginners 6 July 2019 – 9.30am to 11.30am and 2.30pm to 4.30pm Copperplate Calligraphy 24 August 2019 –  9.30am to 11.30am, 12 noon to 2pm, 2.30pm to 4.30pm Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing and as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark season Glasgow Scribes are running FREE workshops to let […]

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Some things want to run V/DA | Sonic Séance: The Gathering CCA

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Friday 28 June — Sunday 28 July 2019 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm // Preview: Fri 28 June, 7pm-9pm //Free Centre for Contemporary Arts , 350 Sauchiehall Street , Glasgow G2 3JD V/ is a multi-disciplinary collective founded by Mele Broomes in 2011. V/ curates and produces dance, live performance, video work and practical workshops in collaboration with various […]

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TransEurope Café Glasgow

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Trans Europe Café, 25 Parnie Street, Trongate, Glasgow Tony Sinclair’s Trans Europe Café is well worth a visit.  Situated in Parnie Street, it fits very well in this intriguing, quirky area – just slightly off the beaten track on the edge of Glasgow’s Merchant City. Whether you just fancy a cuppa and a scone or a […]

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Thursday, June 27, 2019 | Filed under: Eating and drinking Glasgow West End, Pat's Home Page Blog

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