What’s On Glasgow West End: cinema, clubs, theatre, music, events, festivals, community and more.

Pat ByrneI have a Jaunt round the Glasgow West End notice boards to see what’s going on in the centre of the universe but I also rely on mailing lists and you getting in touch with your events. The listings are free for charitable organisations – small charge for profit making events. Email me details if you would like me to promote your event..

Addicted The Musical Websters Theatre Glasgow

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26 an 27 September, 2019 Addicted The Musical tells the story of a brother and sister’s struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. A tragi-comic tale, with songs that reflect the pain and despair, the joy and the sorrow of those caught in that trap. At times hilarious, at times sad, the narrative introduces us to […]

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | Filed under: What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Websters Glasgow, Theatre and Restaurant

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  Websters Theatre,416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ Telephone:0141 357 4000 Email: hello@webstersglasgow.com Websters Bar/Bistro Websters is fascinating and gorgeous – see the gallery. What’s On Websters Theatre Websters Theatre is part of the refurbished Lansdowne Parish Church – the beautiful and historic A-listed building built in 1863 by the architect John Honeyman. The […]

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Poetry Launches CCA – Stephen Watt, Derek Parkes and Mandy Haggith

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Tuesday 24 September, 2019 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Scottish Writers’ Centre, Club Room, CCA Launch of new poetry from three dynamic poets. FSB Makar Stephen Watt’s groundbreaking crime novel in verse, ‘Fairy Rock’, the debut pamphlet from SWC favourite, Derek Parkes, ‘Cherry Blossom’ and Mandy Haggith’s stunning […]

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Monday, September 16, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events

Sikorski Polish Club, Glasgow Doors Open Day 2019

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Sikorski Polish Club will take part in  Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival. 16 – 22 September, 2019 Sunday 22 September, 2019 Sixty minute talk at 2 p.m.about the Sikorski Club and Society. The Presentation will be for interested members of the public and is free. It will be given in the English language. Sikorski Polish […]

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Rod Picott The Admiral Bar

In association with Sounds In The Suburbs Thursday 3 October, 2019 Doors 7.30pm –  Show starts 8.00pm Support Anthony Toner Part of Glasgow Americana Festival 2 – 6 October, 2019 Rod Picott Seventeen years ago Rod Picott dropped his tool belt, picked up an acoustic guitar and released his first album Tiger Tom Dixon’s Blues. […]

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Opening GYFF Gala: The Farewell (PG)

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Friday 13 September, 2019 Preview Screening – Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2019 Opening Gala Chinese-born Billi (a heart-felt performance from Awkwafina, Crazy Rich Asians) lives in New York City with her parents. When her beloved grandmother, matriarch Nai Nai, is diagnosed with terminal cancer, the family decide not to tell her. To spend time with Nai […]

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Sunday, September 15, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Something Fishy Clydebuilt Festival 2019

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Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd of September, 2019 Performances at 1.30pm and 3.30pm each day. Something Fishy, a play by acclaimed Director Tony Cownie, inspired by the history and tales of Clyde Fishermen over the years. Fantastic cast of Robin Laing, Nicola Roy & Janette Foggo Something Fishy will be performed on the atmospheric […]

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Saturday, September 14, 2019 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

The Wedding Planner, OranMor

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The Hilarious New Musical Comedy By Gillian Duffy and Alyson Orr Tuesday 29 October, 2019, 7 p.m.- 10 p.m. The Venue, OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX Mairi has her dream job running the ‘I Do’ wedding agency, planning that special day for brides to be all over the country. But it’s not […]

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An Evening with Women at the Carlton Studios

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Saturday 21 September, 2019 7 p.m. – 1 a.m. Entertaining. Fun. Good company. Excellent location. Encouraging women to inspire and be inspired. Licensed Bar. Host – Lesley O’Brien All welcome. £5 tickets available at Carlton Studios and at the door. Carlton Studios, 54 Carlton Place, Glasgow G5 9TW Event on Facebook

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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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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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For Sama GFT

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13 – 19 September, 2019 For Sama is an intimate, urgent documentary about the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth […]

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Drag Kids, GFT Glasgow Youth Film Festival

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14 September, 2019 8.30 p.m. UK Premiere Screening part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2019 Four young drag queens, Queen Lactatia, Laddy GaGa, Suzan Bee Anthony and Bracken Hanke, meet and perform together for the first time in Montreal. This uplifting documentary looks at the world of pre-teen drag and highlights how important this meet-up […]

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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;Surrection GFT

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14 September, 2019 Brought to you in partnership with Scotland Loves Anime! The sequel to the original series, brand new anime Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;Surrection sees the return of fan favourite Lelouch. After losing Lelouch to bring about peace, his friends face a new struggle that threatens his legacy. The lost hero must return in […]

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Iain Matthews at The Doublet Bar

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30 September, 2019 Sounds in the Suburbs presents Iain Matthews at The Doublet Bar,  74 Park Rd, Glasgow G4 9JF Monday 30th September Doors 8 p.m. Musical royalty at the Doublet bar 30th Sept.  It’s Iain Matthews, ex Fairport Convention and Ian Matthews Southern Comfort. A real treat to see such an outstanding star in […]

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Thursday, September 12, 2019 | Filed under: Gig Guide plus Club Events

Tannahill Arts Festival Paisley

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14 – 28 September, 2019 New festival with an exciting and diverse festival Featuring: Art, Drama, Jazz, Opera, Classical Music, Spoken Word and more. Building audiences in Paisley and encouraging audiences from further afield to visit Paisley’s historic attractions, places to eat and drink, and of course to see and hear the best in the […]

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Cleek the movie – Tannahill Arts Festival

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Sunday 22nd, September, 2019 – 7.30pm Stow Brae Kirk, 82 Causeyside St, Paisley PA1 1YP A chance to see a film on the big screen shot in and around Paisley. An exciting thriller from local screen-writer Christina Littleson and director Gary J. Hewitt. Jacob Cleek is a quiet, well presented artist, who keeps himself to himself, […]

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Adam Sutherland Tales ‘n’ Tunes Old Hairdressers

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Thursday, 26 September, 2019 – Doors 7.00pm Performance 7.30pm. Old Hairdressers, 20 – 28 Renfield Ln, Glasgow G2 5AR Join Scottish Fiddler Adam Sutherland An evening of Storytelling and Tunesmithery ‘A top class (and very, very funny) night out. Thank you!’ A compelling and engaging performer and storyteller, Adam will entertain you with a 50/50 […]

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The Glasgow Guild Talks 2019

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Events run 17 – 21 September, 2019 The Glasgow Guild, 265 Renfrew Street, G3 6TT Lauren Dyer Amazeen – The Kitchen and the New York avant garde scene Tuesday 17 September 2019, 7pm The former Chair of CCA Glasgow & Director of The Kitchen, NY in the 1990s gives a talk on the avant garde […]

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Ando Glaso Gypsy Music Short Course CCA

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Saturday 14 September 2019 5pm – 7pm, £60 for 4 week course via Eventbrite, Clubroom All ages Book online / 0141 3524900 Ando Glaso Month Long Course – Traditional Gypsy Music Ando Glaso is inviting musicians to join a unique month long short course of traditional Gypsy music. Each weekend participants will meet different tutors showing […]

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Doghouse Roses & Dumb Instrument CCA

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Saturday, 19 October 2019 7.30pm, £10 + £1 booking fee, Theatre / 18+ Book online / 0141 3524900 Doghouse Roses Doghouse Roses present their fourth studio album We Are Made of Light. Iona Macdonald and Paul Tasker combine harmony vocals, guitars and clawhammer to bring songs borne of the past but looking to the future. Originally […]

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 | Filed under: Gig Guide plus Club Events

Take One Action Film Festival 2019 CCA

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Thursday 19 September — Saturday 28 September 2019 takeoneaction.org.ukTake One Action, Scotland’s global change film festival, returns to Glasgow this September to bring audiences, filmmakers, artists and campaigners together, and premiere the most acclaimed international documentaries focusing on social and environmental justice. With a range of screenings, workshops and events on offer, join us to celebrate the […]

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Women’s Support Project – Abused: The Untold Story, GFT

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18 September, 2019 5.50 p.m. This powerful documentary was produced in the wake of recent celebrity child abuse scandals. The film brings together survivors, alongside journalists, police officers and charity workers. It explores the devastating long-term effects of abuse, mistakes that were made in dealing with these cases and what has been done to reform some […]

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Kaleidoscope Realms, Matchbox Cine Club

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14 September, 2019  7 – 8.30 p.m. CCA Kaleidoscopic Realms: Japanese experimental shorts of the ’70s & ’80s A programme of short films by directors Naoto Yamakawa, Nobuhiro Aihara and Toshio Matsumoto. The films, spanning from 1975 up until the mid ‘80s, range from abstract experimentalism to more recognisable narrative structures, but all distort and […]

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USA 1982 Koyannisqatsi – with live score HGY

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16 September, 2019, 6.30p.m. Neoclassical post-rockers We Stood Like Kings bring a new soundtrack to Godfrey Reggio’s cult movie Koyaanisqatsi. Reggio’s debut as a film director and producer, Koyaanisqatsi is the first film of the Qatsi trilogy, essays of visual images and sound which chronicle the destructive impact of the modern world on the environment. The title is […]

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Ad Astra GFT

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18 – 26 September, 2019 Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of Earth. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos. Buy tickets GFT […]

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Die Tomorrow, GFT

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16 – 19 September, 2019 The latest film from Thai auteur and social media sensation, Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit, Die Tomorrow is a poetic and profoundly moving meditation on the brevity of life. Lyrical vignettes from the penultimate days of individuals, unaware they are soon to die, are interspersed with documentary footage of subjects young and old ruminating […]

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Mrs Lowry and Son, GFT

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13 – 19 September, 2019 Beloved British artist LS Lowry (Timothy Spall) lived all his life with his overbearing mother Elizabeth (Vanessa Redgrave). Bedridden and bitter, Elizabeth actively tried to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, whilst never failing to voice her opinion at what a disappointment he was to her. Buy […]

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Sorry We Missed You + Q & A Paul Lavery

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28 September, 2019 Three years after I, Daniel Blake (TOAFF16), Ken Loach and his long-term collaborators (screenwriter Paul Laverty and producer Rebecca O’Brien) return with another devastatingly powerful portrait of contemporary Britain. The 2008 financial crash cost Ricky, a father of two, both his work in construction and his mortgage – but a better future may be […]

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