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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 Christmas Cards, Gifts and Baubles Always Something New at Janet and John janet@janetandjohnscotland.com Local Glasgow Scenes by Alan Richardson Another batch of […]

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Starry Skies at CCA

Saturday 4 December, 2021 at 7.30 pm CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Starry Skies are Warren Starry Sky (vocals/guitar), Johnny Moondial (lead guitar), Heather Phillips (violin/vocals), Jen McKee (cello/vocals), Adam Scott (bass guitar/vocals), Sophie Pragnell (viola/vocals) and Mike Harrison (Drums). The band recently released third album ‘Do it with Love’ with singles from […]

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Friday, December 3, 2021 | Filed under: Christmas in Glasgow, Gig Guide plus Club Events, Pat's Home Page Blog

Glasgow Film Theatre December Programme 2021

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Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) has unveiled the line-up of films audiences can enjoy on the independent cinema’s big screens over the month of December. GFT is known for providing Glasgow’s film fans with the first chance to see preview screenings, and for its insightful Q&As. December will see the cinema play host to previews of […]

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Christmas Craft and Flea, The Briggait

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Saturday 27 November, 2021, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 141 Bridgegait, Glasgow G1 5HZ Craft & Flea will be coming to Glasgow this Christmas for the very first time! Craft + Flea is a collection of independent makers, collectors, creators, designers, curators and small business heroes of your city! Shop small this Christmas – authentic […]

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The Arlington Baths Club

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. 61 Arlington Street Glasgow, G3 6DT Telephone:0141 332 6021 info@arlingtonbaths.co.uk www.arlingtonbaths.co.uk   Saturday 27 November, 2021  – Screening Comfort and Joy Comfort and Joy, Screening at Arlington Baths The Iconic Arlington Baths Club The Arlington Baths Club is one of Glasgow’s hidden gems. It is thought to be the first Victorian swimming club in […]

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A Very Buble Christmas at Cottiers

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12 December, 2021 7.30 p.m. Cottiers Bar, Theatre and Restaurant , 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU Scotland’s number 1 Bublé tribute act, Michael Hastie, and Glasgow’s record-breaking big band, Jon Ritchie & That Swing Sensation, invite you to start your countdown to Christmas with a night full of seductive songs and seasonal swing in […]

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Byres Road: Christmas Market and Christmas Tree Light Up

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28 November, 2021 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Top of Byres Road, opposite Waitrose G12 Free festive fun on Vinicombe Street, Ashton Lane, Cresswell Lane and Ruthven Lane. Christmas market begins at 11am with a selection of local traders selling gifts, crafts, food and drink. Entertainment on the main stage and lanes. Watch out for […]

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Creative Conversations: Apphia Campbell

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Monday 22 November, 2021 University Chapel, Glasgow University Memorial Chapel, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ Free Event  – Register at Eventbrite About this event Apphia Campbell is originally from United States, and graduated from Florida International University with a BFA in theatre performance. In 2013 she wrote her critically acclaimed piece, ‘Black Is The Color […]

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Save the People’s Palace and the Winter Gardens

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(Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons) November, 2021 Update Sadly the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens are lying derelict. COP26 has just ended. So regrettable that Glasgow Life and Glasgow City Council failed to seize the opportunity to create an innovative space, which would contribute to tackling climate change. . Please sign […]

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Monday, November 15, 2021 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Peoples Palace Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green

Havana Glasgow Film Festival 2021

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16 – 21 November, 2021 The UK’s only Film Festival celebrating Cuban Film and Culture As the festival goes into its seventh year, HGFF is proud to  share and celebrate Cuba’s inspiring culture and achievements during one of the toughest points in its history. Despite the challenges of COVID19, increased sanctions, food shortages and dramatic […]

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Christmas Appeal Benefit – The Primevals

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Monday 27 December, 2021 at 7.30 p.m. The Primevals Stereo,22 Renfield Ln, Glasgow G2 5ARGlasgow The Primevals and The Reverse Cowgirls come together again for a Benefit at Stereo, Glasgow. Entry £8 Glasgow City Mission will launch their Christmas Appeal on 23 November. All proceeds from the Appeal will support their guests directly through the […]

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Springburn: Rome of the North – Ian R. Mitchell

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A Castle in Springburn? Read on…….. Springburn – its History and Walk                Born Balgrayhill Schooled Petershill                Worked Keppochhill Married Springburnhill                Sick Stobhill Domiciled Barnhill                 Rested Sighthill Springburn […]

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The Landing Hub – COP26 Fringe Event

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29 October – 14 November, 2021 The Landing Hub is a vibrant, welcoming space where the climate and social justice movements meet the arts. The Space is a fringe event of COP26, and is running from the 29th of October to the 14th of November. The Landing Hub, is right next door to: The Sustainable […]

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Christmas Commissions, Exhibition and Gifts Kelvin Art Studio & Gallery

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ART FOR CHRISTMAS –  COMMISSION A HOUSE PORTRAIT, BUY A PICTURE Great -Get -Christmas -Gifts -Exhibition 26th-28th November 2021 & 3rd-5th December 2021 Featuring: JOHN WETTEN BROWN Best Selling Artist & DAMIAN HENRY Best Selling Printmaker Kelvin Art Studio and Gallery 23A Hamilton Park Avenue,  G12 8DS (Just off Gt Western RD) With Xmas on […]

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Bob Law’s Blog: Old Kilpatrick. Lusset Glen to Bowling Walk

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An attractive walk or cycle I enjoyed recently took in the villages of Old Kilpatrick and Bowling in West Dunbartonshire. They are in a great situation with the Kilpatrick Hills to the North and the Forth and Clyde Canal to the South. They looked particularly attractive in the Autumn. I parked just above the train […]

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Friday, November 12, 2021 | Filed under: Bob Law: photographer, walker and writer, Pat's Home Page Blog

GWL – Walking Tour with Denise Mina

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15 November, 2021, 12.30 – 1.30 p.m. Part of Book Week Scotland 2021 This event is part of the 2021 Book Week Scotland Digital Festival. It is a pre-recorded film. Join Crime writer Denise Mina and Glasgow Women’s Library volunteer Melody House on this special, conversational tour of the Glasgow Garnethill area. Denise’s debut novel Garnethill was […]

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Unoma Okudo @ The Blue Arrow

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2nd December 2021 at 7 p.m. The Blue Arrow, 323 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3HW Tickets: £12 online / £15 at the door Buy tickets at Eventbrite Soulful singer-songwriter Unoma Okudo is distinguished by her unique voice, and captivating melodies and lyrics. Born in Nigeria, where she was introduced to music by her parents, her […]

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | Filed under: Gig Guide plus Club Events, Pat's Home Page Blog

Palindrome: Cohen – Art Painting & Photography Exhibition

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Launch Party  Friday 12th November, 2021 3 pm – 10pm Palindrome isn’t just a regular exhibition, it’s a party, celebrating the opening of the new Cohen – Art Gallery space on Gordon Street. There will be live music, drinks, food, plenty of art, good vibes with nice people and, of course, an after party club […]

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Fidel Up Close – CCA

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Havana Glasgow Film Festival 2021 16 November, 2021 at 8.05 p.m. CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD or rent online Fidel Up Close delves into the lesser known facets of Fidel Castro’s personal and intimate life from the perspective of those closest to him, including his children, close family members, delegates and employees. The documentary […]

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COP26: The Climate Justice Cabaret

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Monday, 8th November, 2021 at 8 p.m. Webster’s Theatre, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ Tickets £18 – Buy tickets online or telephone: 041 357 4000 An evening of music, comedy and spoken word in support of climate justice.  At the heart of Glasgow’s COP26 conference as the world’s leaders deliberate, this event offers a […]

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Glasgow: Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

Saturday 6 November, 2021 Assemble Kelvingrove Park 12 Noon Rally Glasgow Green 3 p.m. World leaders are meeting in Glasgow in November at the global climate talks, COP26. There will be decentralised mass mobilisations across the world, bringing together movements to build power for system change – from indigenous struggles to trade unions, from racial […]

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Havana Glasgow Film Festival – Sustainable Cuba

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Friday 19th November, 2021 Havana Glasgow Film Festival at CCA Lista Quinta / Fifth List Giselle Garcia Castro | Cuba 2019 | Doc 18+ Fri 19 November 3pm CCA + Online Cuban fishermen attempt to balance their life source with environmental changes. Tickets and information Friday 19 November – Sustainable Cuba Cuba Platform | 37m […]

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Castro’s Spies, Havana Glasgow Film Festival

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18 November, 2021 Castro’s Spies at Glasgow Film Theatre HGFF Hailed as the last soldiers of the Cold War, The Cuban Five were an elite group of undercover agents who operated out of Florida in the 1990s. Abandoning unsuspecting families to ‘defect’ to America, they assumed new identities, led double lives and sacrificed everything to […]

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Blair and Sheridan – Unique and Desirable Jewellery Glasgow

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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Lego Build The Change – University of Strathclyde

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Tuesday 9 November, 2021 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Concourse, Level 1, Strathclyde Union, 51 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XU LEGO® Build the Change is a powerful way for children to express their hopes and dreams for the future with LEGO® bricks. Register at EventBrite for Free. An active and lively workshop bringing […]

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Wullie Davidson’s Blog: COP26

COP26 – The 26th Conference of the Parties The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) gets under way in Glasgow’s Scottish Exhibition Centre on Sunday, October 31, ending on November 12. The conference will be attended by 30,000 delegates from 196 countries. Glasgow has around 15,000 hotel rooms, so many delegates will be required to […]

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Feeding the City – screening and panel discussion

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2nd November, 2021 – 12 Noon. Zev Robinson The Landing Hub, Right next door to: The Sustainable Glasgow, Landing 220 Broomielaw (entrance from Carrick Street) Glasgow, G1 4RU Duration: 1 hr 15 min A screening of Zev Robinson’s new documentary Feeding the City, created in collaboration with the University of Glasgow Food Sovereignty Network, about Glasgow’s […]

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Samantha Walton Creative Conversations

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Monday 1 November 2021 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. University Memorial Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Register for event at Eventbrite Samantha Walton is a writer and editor based in Bristol. Her non-fiction book, Everybody Needs Beauty: In Search of the Nature Cure (Bloomsbury 2021) blends nature writing with […]

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Helen Rose Outdoor Diary: Glen Affric

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Glen Affric Glen Affric is a glen south-west of the village of Cannich in the Highland region of Scotland, some 15 miles to the west of Loch Ness. The River Affric runs along its length, passing through Loch Affric and Loch Beinn a’ Mheadhoin. It is reputedly the most beautiful glen in Scotland but others […]

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