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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 Shop Online at Nancy Smillie – click and collect plus delivery service. Shop Online at the Nancy Smillie Shop. Gorgeous Christmas Gifts and Cards The Perfect Gift See full Clothing Range Online Keep Cosy This Winter See clothes selection online at Nancy […]

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Mother India Cafe & Open for Takeaway and Uber Eats

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Mother India Cafe & Dining In Mother India’s Cafe and Dining In are open for take away collections and Uber deliveries. OPENING TIMES Mother India’s Cafe Takeaway Menu Mother India’s Cafe for takeaway And Dining In, The Den, for cold food pickup and deliveries via UberEats! Mother India’s Cafe will be open for takeaway and […]

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French Film Festival 2020 – Online

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French Film Festival  are bringing their annual celebration of the best new films from across the Channel into our living rooms with an online programme. The festival will run from 27 November to 4 December, 2020. Book films and passes.   Early Bird booking is open now.

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Book Week Scotland 2020

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Monday 16 to Sunday 22 November, 2020 Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading in Scotland. People of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. During the week Scotland’s authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators will […]

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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 Calendars 2021 now in Opening Hours Open six days. Tuesday till Sunday, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. One household at a time in shop, up to four […]

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I Like Your Hat – book launch with Magi Gibson

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27 November, 2020 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Magi Gibson launches her new poetry collection ‘I Like Your Hat’ with friends and fellow poets Ali Whitelock and Jenny Lindsay. Free Online Event – Register  About this Event Join Magi Gibson for an evening of poetry as she launches her new collection, I Like Your Hat. A […]

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Hand Made Guitars – Glasgow

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Fine hand made guitars by Peter Byrne Each instrument is unique and truly hand made. Peter is an accomplished luthier who studied at London Guildhall University – he has been designing and making guitars for 20 years. ‘Can’t find the guitar you have been looking for all these years? Maybe it doesn’t exist – Yet!’ […]

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Friday, November 13, 2020 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Shopping

Glasgow Film Festival 2021

Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) will return for its 17th edition from 24 February to 7 March 2021 with a new hybrid format. In-cinema screenings at GFF’s home, Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT), will run alongside a brand-new online streaming platform, Glasgow Film At Home, safely bringing the festival to new audiences, as well as inviting back […]

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Thursday, November 12, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Pat's Home Page Blog

Bob Law: North Pollok Walk, Glasgow

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An Unusual Walk One recent walk I started at the Silverburn Shopping Centre in the middle of Pollok, which may seem a strange place to start a country walk fbut Pollok is full of surprises. It is very green, having once been part of the much larger Pollok estate grounds, a small section of which […]

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Creative Conversations: Elizabeth Reeder

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Thursday 5 November 2020, 5.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. Zoom Event Book at EventBrite You will be sent the link to join the meeting once you book. Elizabeth Reeder, originally from Chicago, is a long-time resident of Scotland. She is author of three novels, her most recent being An Archive of Happiness published by Penned in the […]

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Remembering Alasdair Gray / Paradise

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Launch of Gray’s final major work, PARADISE, published by Canongate Books 5th November 2020, 6pm A digital celebration of the life and works of Glasgow’s polymath Alasdair Gray at this special two-headed event featuring some of those who knew him best. Celebrating the publication of Gray’s PARADISE, the third part of his trilogy responding to […]

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Welcome to Hgff20 with Co-Directors Eirene Houston and Hugo Rivalt

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Online event TUESDAY, 10 NOVEMBER 2020, 6.45 p.m. – 7.20 p.m.   Hosted by Havana Glasgow Film Festival Join Eirene Houston in Glasgow and Hugo Rivalta in Havana as they introduce HGFF’s sixth Festival, discuss their personal highlights of the programme and the theme of Extraordinary Cuba and answer questions from the public. This session will be […]

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Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance – Online Presentations

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Online audiences can now learn about the work of Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance  A team of experienced volunteer speakers is going digital to ensure Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) takes its life-saving story to thousands of people across Scotland.   Each year, the charity – which operates two helicopter air ambulances based at Perth and […]

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Zoom and online events

Blair and Sheridan – Unique and Desirable Jewellery Glasgow

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417 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow, G4 9JA 00 44 (0)141 334 0557 www.blairandsheridan.co.uk/ Christmas If you are planning something special for a loved one this gifting season then now is the time to visit Blair and Sheridan Diamonds Design Workshop…   You can choose from range of wonderful designs in the shop or Online. […]

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Creative Conversations: Daisy Lafarge

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University of Glasgow Monday 02 November 2020, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Daisy Lafarge in conversation with Sophie Collins Zoom Event Tickets at EventBrite  You will be sent the link to attend the meeting after you book. Daisy Lafarge’s first poetry collection, Life Without Air, and a novel, Paul, are forthcoming from Granta Books. Her pamphlets include understudies […]

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Window Wanderland – Windows of Wonder Glasgow

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Windows of Wonder Walk – North Kelvinside 31 October, 2020 and 1 November – 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. You’re invited to create and spectate. North Kelvin Community Windows event to create a light/shadow design for your window and display it on Sat&Sun Oct 31st& Nov 1st, 2020. Between 6-9pm. Points will be awarded for […]

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Ghost Stories from Around the World

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Friday, 30 and Saturday 31 October 2020 from 19:00  (The Video will be begin at 7pm and will remain until midnight for viewing.) Hosted by The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall Online Event Tickets Ticket holders will be emailed a private link to the video 1 hour before streaming. As Hallowe’en approaches, the nights become darker, there’s […]

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Glasgow Science Centre Spooktacular 2020

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Friday 30 October, 2020, 7 p.m. HALLOWE’EN IN GLASGOW This year, Scotland’s biggest indoor Halloween party is going online and coming to you! GSC At Home presents… The Halloween Spooktacular – bringing you all the thrills and fun of Glasgow Science Centre’s famous family Halloween night into your living room at 7pm on Friday 30 […]

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‘Words From Battlefield’ – Book Launch

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24 October, 2020 2 p.m. Online Event Collection of poetry and prose from the creative writing class at Finn’s Place Register at Eventbrite ‘Words from Battlefield’ published by Seahorse Publications. About this Event ‘Words from Battlefield’ is a selection of the writing from tutor Linda Jackson’s Creative Writing Classes at Finn’s Place – ‘a unique […]

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Reimagining Our Economy – Screening Woodlands Community

Thursday, 29 October, 2020 – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Film screening and panel discussion – featuring “System Reset” a documentary which explores the story of change in our economy. About this Event Everything around us has been designed: the clothes we wear, the buildings we live and work in, and the systems that deliver […]

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Africa in Motion Film Festival 2020

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30 October – 29 November, 2020 Hosted by Africa in Motion (AiM) film festival Online event Africa in Motion (AiM) is returning for it’s 15th edition, with a month-long online festival taking place 30 October – 29 November 2020! Bringing you an incredible programme of film screenings, live Q&As and discussions, performances, industry events and […]

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Monday, October 19, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Pat's Home Page Blog

Science on the Sofa – Activities for Kids

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Hands On Families – Science on the Sofa Really Small Science Meet the Really Small Science Team from Chemical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. They are bringing you four activities to try at home. Each with an activity sheets of instructions available for you to download. There are also two ‘How-To’ videos for Nanopolymer Bouncy […]

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Breathe Better: Beginners Breathing Workshop

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Wednesday, 21 October, 2020 Workshops at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Hosted by Woodlands Community To book: Book for 1 p.m. workshop Book for 2 p.m. workshop There is a limit to numbers of people per session for this 45 minute workshop, so please book . There will be two sessions 1pm and 2pm. Please make […]

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From Glasgow To Saturn Fall Launch

15 October, 2020 – 9 p.m. From Glasgow To Saturn – A Literary Journal. From Glasgow to Saturn showcases work by the current students and staff of Glasgow University and the Glasgow School of Art.  The journal includes work by both undergraduates and postgraduates plus alumni (of any and all courses, including short and continuing […]

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Glasgow Science Festival 2020

Festival runs until 9 November, 2020 Science on the Sofa   The principal aim of Glasgow Science Festival is to showcase the outstanding contribution Glasgow and Glasgow based researchers make to the worlds of science, technology, engineering, art, maths and social science (STEAM). Working with researchers and partners a varied programme has been produced showcasing  […]

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A.E. Stallings at Creative Conversations

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Monday 05 October 2020 1 .m. – 2 p.m. Zoom Event Register at Eventbrite A. E. Stallings, born in 1968, is an American poet who has lived in Athens, Greece since 1999. She studied Classics at the University of Georgia, and later at Oxford University. She has published three collections of poetry, Archaic Smile (which […]

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SQIFF Programme 2020

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5 – 18 October, 2020 Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2020 will take place online with their film programme available on Vimeo on Demand within the UK.  You can also enjoy online watch parties, workshops, Q&As, discussions, parties, and a closing night quiz. Strands Strands include queer sci-fi from across the world in Every Utopia […]

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Watch Party: Tongues Untied – Black History Month Scotland

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Thursday, October 8, 2020 – 8:30 PM –  10:15 PM Scottish Queer International Film Festival presents TONGUES UNITED In his own words, Marlon Riggs aimed to shatter the “nation’s brutalising silence on matters of sexual and racial difference” with his 1989 film Tongues Untied. A challenging and captivating work, many of Riggs’ key messages still resonate […]

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Black Cowgirls and Cowboys, Real and Imagined

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Black History Month 2020 Presentation on the real history of African-American heroes in the ‘Wild West’ for Black History Month 2020. Thursday, October 15, 2020,  6:00 PM –  7:30 PM About this Event This presentation will cover the real history of African-American heroes in the ‘Wild West’ and their representation on Hollywood movies. In the 60s […]

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Creative Conversations:Roseanne Watt

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Monday 19 October 2020 – 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Zoom Event – Free Register at Eventbrite  You will be sent the link to join the meeting after booking.. Roseanne Watt is a poet, filmmaker and musician from the Shetland Isles, currently based in Edinburgh. She was the winner of the 2018 Edwin Morgan Poetry […]

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