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..

Artists Moving Image Festival The Tramway

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16 and 17 November, 2019 ‘Hanging Out’, this year’s artists’ moving image festival, is programmed by artists Emmie McLuskey, Ima-Abasi Okon and Kimberley O’Neill. As part of their ongoing conversation, the programmers have continually returned to what it means to ‘hang outside’ typical moving image conventions and social structures. The work included in the festival […]

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

The Lying King – Glasgow Christmas 2019

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13 – 15 December, 2019 Family panto with plenty of song, dance & audience participation! Join Princess Nala as she seeks to find her one true love! However, Scarf, the baddie, is going to make sure she’ll never fall in love because his jungle juice changes everybody! All is not lost as Dame Nellie Pants […]

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First a Girl, GFT

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19 – 20 November, 209 Aspiring actors Victor (Sonnie Hale) and Elizabeth (Jessie Matthews) both want a part in a musical show, but the casting people are quick to turn Elizabeth away. Victor, meanwhile, gets offered the role of a man who disguises himself as a woman. However, when he unexpectedly loses his voice, he […]

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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool GFT

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15 – 17 November, 2019 Miles Davis: horn player, bandleader, innovator. Elegant, intellectual, vain. Callous, conflicted, controversial. Magnificent, mercurial. Genius. The very embodiment of cool. The man with a sound so beautiful it could break your heart. The central theme of Miles Davis’s life was his restless determination to break boundaries and live life on […]

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2040 at GFT

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16 and 17 November, 2019 Concerned about the planet his 4-year-old daughter would inherit, award-winning director Damon Gameau embarked on a global journey to meet innovators and changemakers in the areas of economics, technology, civil society, agriculture, education and sustainability. Drawing on their expertise, he sought to identify the best solutions, available to us now, […]

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Pity Party Film Club I Shot Andy Warhol CCA

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Wed 20 November 2019 8pm, £6 + £1.06 booking fee via Eventbrite, Cinema 18+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 Pity Party Film Club presents a screening of Mary Harron’s 1996 debut, I Shot Andy Warhol. Mary Harron has made movies about power-crazed murderers (American Psycho) and iconic sex symbols (The Notorious Bettie Page), but her first feature […]

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Queer Classics & Matchbox Cineclub City of Lost Souls CCA

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Monday 18 November 2019 7.30pm, Free/£2/£4/£6/£8 via Matchbox Cineclub, Theatre 18+ Book online / 0141 352 4900Rarely screened punk musical about Berlin’s queer cabaret community, with an introduction by local drag performer Pollyanna! Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2 3JD

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Alan Ereira ALUNA – screening and talk CCA

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Sunday 17 November 2019 7pm, Free but ticketed, Cinema All ages Book online / 0141 352 4900Director/Producer Alan Ereira presents and talks about ALUNA, the follow up to his 1990 film The Heart Of The World. Alan Ereira’s influential film From The Heart Of The World: The Elder Brothers’ Warning, brought global attention to the Kogi people of Colombia, […]

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Cooking Pot Biting the Hand that Feeds, CCA

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Sunday 24 November 2019 2pm – 5pm, Free (unticketed), Theatre All ages, 0141 352 4900 ‘Biting the Hand that Feeds is a video installation by artist and filmmaker Zev Robinson. Using footage from his six documentaries on Scottish food and sustainability, this new work uses images, sounds and music to convey the diversity, cycles and […]

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UK Jewish Film Festival 2019 at GFT Glasgow

The 23rd UK Jewish Film Festival takes place from 6-21 November 2019, bringing the best of contemporary Jewish cinema from around the world to a diverse range of UK audiences. At GFT we have selected three titles from UKJFF’s wide-ranging programme: cinematic stories that provide stimulating, interesting and unique views of Jewish life and culture. […]

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Leona GFT

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20 November, 2019 Ariela (Naian González Norvind, Best Actress winner at the Morelia International Film Festival), a twenty-something Jewish mural painter in Mexico City falls for charming, non-Jewish Ivan. Struggling with her family’s disapproval of the relationship, Ariela is torn between the man she loves and the community she can’t leave behind. As she tries […]

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Depeche Mode Spirits in the Forest

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21 November, 2019 Across 2017/2018 Depeche Mode embarked on their Global Spirit Tour, in which they performed to more than 3 million fans at 115 shows across the globe. This new visually-striking film, directed by award-winning filmmaker and longtime artistic collaborator Anton Corbijn, captures the energy and spectacle of the band’s performance from the tour […]

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Michael Hutchence: Mystify GFT

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18 – 21 November, 2019 This feature-length theatrical documentary, written and directed by Richard Lowenstein, offers an intimate journey into the heart and soul of Michael Hutchence, the internationally renowned lead-singer of INXS. Deftly woven from an extraordinary archive of rich imagery, the film delves beneath the public persona of the charismatic ‘Rock God’ and […]

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Havana Film Festival 2019

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Wednesday 13 November — Saturday 16 November 2019 hgfilmfest.com Related CCA Events HGFF 2019 New Cuban Shorts Wed 13 November 2019 HGFF 2019 Screening: Se Vende / For Sale Fri 15 November 2019 HGFF 2019 Screening: De Vuelta al Barrio / Back to the Neighbourhood World Premiere Fri 15 November 2019 HGFF 2019 La Muerte de un […]

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Project Ability Christmas Show 2019

  It’s Project Ability’s 2019 Annual Christmas Show!  Exhibition: 23rd November – 21st December, 2019 Preview: Friday 22nd November, 2019 4-6pm Reception: Thursday 5th December, 2019 6-8pm  Each year Project Ability puts a call out for submissions from artists worldwide to showcase in their Christmas exhibition. This year the theme is PRINT! The gallery and […]

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Winter Wonderland Christmas Street Party Ashton Lane

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1 December, 2019 It’s a wonderful time of the year. Come along and celebrate with the family in Ashton Lane Glasgow G12 8SJ Ashton Lane (in the heart of Glasgow’s West End, just off Byres Road and next to Hillhead Underground)  is being transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland. Santa and his helpers will be […]

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Christmas Tree Light Switch On & Street Market 2019 Glasgow West End

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Festive Fun at Vinicombe Street Christmas Market – Noon – 6 p.m. Christmas Tree Light Switch On  5.30pm Local traders selling gifts, crafts, food and drink. Entertainment on the main stage and Ashton Lane and Cresswell Lane. Winter Wonderland Ashton Lane Street Party Further details on Facebook

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Mary Irvine: Book Week Scotland 2029 – Events in West Dunbartonshire

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Recommended events in Libraries in West Dunbartonshire Karen Campbell Crime novelist 18th November, 2019 7 p.m. Parkhall Library, Hawthorn Street G81 3EF David Pratt War Correspondent 19th November, 2019 7 p.m. Dalmuir Library, Lennox Place G81 4LX Paul Murdoch (Alexandria’s very own!)  ‘Old Bloke Goes Running’ – a funny/serious approach to getting fitter… 20th November, […]

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It’s A Wonderful Life Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema Glasgow

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28 November, 2019 The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, 304 Maryhill Rd, Glasgow G20 7YE Difference By Design Presents…IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE Get into the festive spirit early by supporting the brand new social enterprise DIFFERENCE BY DESIGN in coming along to see IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, a tale of the constantly changing fortunes of well meaning […]

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | Filed under: Christmas in Glasgow, Cinema, Pantos and Christmas Shows in Glasgow

Irish fiddle player Michael Gorman Cd launch and Concert to celebrate his Glasgow connection

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Saturday 23rd November,  7.30 – 9.30 Panopticon Music Hall,  113-117 Trongate, Glasgow   Admission £5 which can be reclaimed against a Cd purchase. Remembered by David Attenborough in a recent interview as “the great fiddle player” , Michael Gorman was a very influential Irish musician who in partnership with singer and banjo player Margaret Barry […]

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First events announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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The first events have been announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020. The 16th annual festival takes place from 26 February to 8 March, showcasing the best new films from Scotland and around the world. The focus of three special strands Retrospective Are We There Yet? – A Retrospective of the Future, screens dystopian classics from […]

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Martin Stephenson & The Daintees OranMor

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Saturday, 16 November, 2019, 7 p.m. Martin Stephenson & The Daintees Autumn 2019 Tour The Venue, Òran Mór, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX The tour comes after a busy period for Martin and the band that saw the 9th Daintees album Chi Chi And The Jaguar released in August. The album, named after Japanese surf guitarist […]

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Alternative Pantos in Glasgow 2019

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Panto season is now upon us. I know what you’re going to say – oh no it isn’t. And to that I say – oh aye, it is! With Christmas just a month away, venues across Glasgow are putting on a great selection of pantomimes to get Glaswegians in the festive mood. Like me, when […]

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Oscar Marzaroli Public Reception Streetworks

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Banner Image: ‘The Castlemilk Lads’ (1963), © Oscar Marzaroli / The Marzaroli Collection First Major Exhibition of Scotland’s Most Notable Documentary Photographer in Over Thirty Years Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 3 PM – 5 PM Join Streetlevel Photoworks for the public reception of Oscar Marzaroli, the first major exhibition of Scotland’s most notable documentary […]

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Monday, November 11, 2019 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow

Difference by Design Arts and Crafts Fair, Websters

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30 November and 1 December, 2019 Prints, Photography and Paintings will be on sale – art is being donated by local artists including Anderson Gerard Art. Upper Hall (The Playhouse) at Websters, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ. Funds raised will be used for local events for the elderly. Difference By Design was established […]

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Santaland and Season’s Greetings Websters

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12th, 13th 14th December, 2019 Two outrageous dark comedy plays by David Sedaris Websters Theatre, Playhouse, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ Santaland – Thirty something layabout, David, finds himself out of work and takes a job as a Christmas Elf at Macy’s. What follows is more Jingle Hells than Jingle Bells. Season’s Greetings – Candycane […]

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Sunday, November 10, 2019 | Filed under: Christmas in Glasgow, Pantos and Christmas Shows in Glasgow

Julesbasar – Norwegian Christmas Fair Glasgow 2019

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Saturday 16 November – 11.30 – 13.30 Kelvinside Hillhead Church, Observatory Road, Glasgow G12 9AR The Julebasar, the Norwegian Christmas Fair, is only a week away and we hope you will come and stock up on Norwegian food like “brunost”, “fiskeboller” and “lefse” and meet up with friends over coffee and “smørbrød”, cake and waffles […]

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Panto-Crime, Murder Mystery at Websters with Dinner & The Logans

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30 November,  2019  6.30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow G4 9HZ Christmas Panto & Fundraiser Difference By Design has organised this launch event to raise funds for local elderly which would not be possible without contributions from Whodunnit Events and the Logan Sisters, featured in the brand new […]

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Nina Allan Speculative Fiction Writer – Creative Conversations

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Monday 11 November 2019, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Free & Open to the Public University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Nina Allan is a writer and critic, active in the field of speculative fiction. Her work has been awarded the Grand Prix de L’imaginaire, the British […]

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Saturday, November 9, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events

After the Wedding, GFT

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8 – 14 November, 2019 Seeking funds for her orphanage in India, Isabel (Michelle Williams) travels to New York to meet with Theresa (Julianne Moore), a wealthy benefactor. When Theresa and her husband invite Isabel to their daughter’s wedding, their seemingly unconnected worlds collide in an unexpected and deeply emotional journey that will alter each […]

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Friday, November 8, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema

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