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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

Wullie Davidson’s Bus Pass Ramblings: St Andrews

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I’ve taken a week of my annual leave this week, and decided to do an ‘easy one’.  Today, it was St Andrews, mainly because I’ve never been there, but also because a nurse who was attending me during a recent medical procedure said it was ‘fantastic’. At just 2 hours and 36 minutes from Glasgow, […]

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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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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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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 New Styles for Autumn ay Nancy Smillie See Full Range of Accessories Online Lighting – Out of the Ordinary (See Full Range online) Striking Furniture and Home Accessories at Nancy Smillie Beautiful Jewellery at […]

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Glasgow West End Shopping: Nancy Smillie Jewellery Studio

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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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

The Lighthouse is celebrating its 20th Birthday

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Friday 5 July, 2019 6.00 – 8.00pm This year The Lighthouse turns 20 and they’d like you to come along and celebrate. Be the first to see their 20th Anniversary Exhibition spanning over three floors. Highlights have  from the last 20 years, an exhibition timeline and some previously unseen material! Since opening in 1999 The […]

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The Pieman Cometh  Oran Mor West End Festival 2019

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Friday 7 June 7:00pm Oran Mor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX £12 www.oran-mor.co.uk The Pieman Cometh by Bryan Jackson and David Belcher A comedy about the addiction and insanity of Scottish Football based on the experiences of being the Administrator of 7 football clubs.Alan Ledger didn’t want the limelight…..he didn’t want the praise. Unfortunately […]

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Now in its third year, Thistle Gallery continues to offer its ever growing client base wonderful and affordable art from an eclectic range of Scottish Contemporary Artists. Carol Dunbar – Gallery Owner feature on glasgowwestend.co.uk Summer Time Summer […]

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Rory’s Way GFT

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31st May, 2018 3.15 p.m. Followed by a Q&A with actor Brian Cox. Buy tickets Based on the bestselling novel by José Luis Sampedro, Rory’s Way, starring Brian Cox as Rory MacNeil, a rugged old Scotsman who reluctantly leaves his beloved isolated Hebridean island and travels to San Francisco to seek medical treatment. Moving in with his […]

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Fashion Design Students Showcase Degree Show 2019

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Wednesday, 29 May, 2019 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Garment Factory, 10 Montrose Street, G1 1RE Graduating students from Fashion Design will be showcasing their final collections at the Garment Factory on 29 May as part of Degree Show 2019. The event is a celebration of this year’s emerging talent and is an opportunity […]

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Mother India’s Cafe at The Lansdowne

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The Lansdowne, 7A Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow G20 6NQ 0141 334 4653 The Lansdowne have introduced a ‘Tapas’ style of eating Indian food incorporating into the menu some of their wonderful dishes from Mother India’s Cafe. Recommend that you have 3 or 4 dishes between 2 people initially and just take it from there. Nibbles 4.50 Houmous, Tamarind Beetroot and Walnuts […]

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

Neither Wolf Nor Dog, GFT

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26 May, 2019 1.35 p.m. An author is drawn into a road trip deep in to Native American country, in this beautifully made adaptation of Kent Nerburn’s acclaimed bestseller. 97 year-old Chief Dave Bald Eagle stars as Dan, a Lakota elder who with his best friend convinces author Nerburn (Christopher Sweeney) to join them on […]

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Friday, May 24, 2019 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog

May 2019 at Glasgow Film Theatre

NEW RELEASES This month, as Glasgow Film celebrates 80 Years of Cinema at Rose Street, the GFT programme is packed with hotly anticipated new releases, including: Brady Corbett’s follow up to Childhood of a Leader, Vox Lux, starring Natalie Portman; Aretha Franklin in the spectacular documentary Amazing Grace, directed by Oscar-winner Sydney Pollack and Alan […]

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