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..

Glasgow Doors Open Day 2021 – Arlington Baths Club

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18 Tours will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th September, 2021 Booking essential Tours Saturday and Sunday @ 10am, 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, 4:30pm Tour duration: 30 minutes Book at EventBrite Arlington Baths Club, 61 Arlington Street, Woodlands, Glasgow G3 6DT The Arlington Baths Club […]

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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 Sale now ended and Janet and John taking short break until 18th at 10.30 a.m. janet@janetandjohnscotland.com Always Something New at Janet and […]

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Glasgows West End: Nancy Smillie Shop

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  The Nancy Smillie Shop 53 Cresswell Street, Off Byres Road, Glasgow West End G12 8AE 0141 334 4240 www.nancysmillieshop.com Accessorise with Style See range of accessories and jewellery Show Someone You Care Gorgeous Porcelain Giftware See the full range Add A Stylish Edge – Mix it Up Full range mixed metals jewellery Gorgeous Porcelain […]

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Lizzie Reid at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut

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Friday 8 October, 2921 at 8.30 p.m. Lizzie Reid at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut 272A St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5RL Tickets £ 10.00 / Age 18 And Up at  Ticketweb Newly signed to Seven Four Seven Six, Lizzie Reid is one of Scotland’s most promising talents. An emotionally raw songwriter, Reid’s songs explore […]

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Big Tunes at the Bandstand – Kelvingrove, Glasgow

Big Tunes at the Bandstand – Kelvingrove, Glasgow

Saturday 11 September, 2021 1-5pm Event by Halo Arts and West End Festival Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre West End Festival is back at the Kelvingrove Bandstand for an afternoon of live traditional music from renowned musician Chris Stout and a team of session performers known for their work on Celtic Connections. Sit back, relax and enjoy this unique, […]

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Poetry Launch Party – Jim Ferguson and Kirsty Taylor

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Saturday 18 September, 2021 7 p.m. – 10p.m Whirlpool Press and Scotland in Europe invite you to the launch of  12 Dead Keys by Jim Ferguson and Turbulent Twenties by Kirsty Taylor. The Old Toll Bar, 3 Paisley Road West, Glasgow G51 3LF Free entry – All welcome Also celebrating Jim Ferguson’s 60th birthday. Music […]

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Do The Right Thing, Glasgow Youth Film Festival

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Sunday 19 September, 2021 4pm Do the Right Thing + Introduction It’s the hottest day of the year on a street in Brooklyn and racial tensions are high enough to boil over into violence. Punctuated by the anthemic refrain of Public Enemy’s ‘Fight the Power’, Spike Lee’s masterpiece is a landmark in American cinema, as […]

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Our Ladies, GFT

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Until 9 September, 2021 Lock up your loved ones. The girls of Our Lady Of Perpetual Succour are heading to the big city and nobody is safe. Michael Caton-Jones’ adaptation of Alan Warner’s novel The Sopranos does not disappoint. A school trip to an Edinburgh singing competition is just the ticket for a group of rowdy, vodka-fuelled Highland girls in search […]

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Annette, Glasgow Film Theatre

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7 – 16 September, 2021 Captions available  If you loved Edgar Wright’s new documentary, The Sparks Brothers, you won’t want to miss Annette. Director Leos Carax (in his English-language debut) collaborated with Ron Mael and Russell Mael of Sparks on the screenplay, from original story, music and songs created by the band. Henry (Adam Driver) is […]

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Wildfire plus Q & A at Glasgow Film Theatre

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8 September, 2021 Buy tickets Inseparable sisters raised in a small town on the Irish border, Lauren and Kelly’s lives were shattered with the mysterious death of their mother. When Kelly abruptly disappears, Lauren is left to pick up the pieces. A year after going missing, Kelly returns home and Lauren is suddenly confronted with […]

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Sweetheart, Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2021

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Friday 17 September, 2021 – 5.45 .m. Glasgow Youth Film Festival Opening Film Opening Gala screening of Marley Morrison’s knockout debut SWEETHEART – a sharply observed coming-of-age story that will make you wince and laugh in painful recognition of universal truths. For 17-year-old AJ, a family holiday at a caravan park in Dorset is her […]

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Glasgow Fancy Women Bike Ride

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19 September, 2021 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. – Starts at McLennan Arch, Glasgow Green, Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5J Glasgow’s first ever Fancy Women Bike Ride! – World Car Free Day Cycle Positive  Glasgow ‘Every year on World Car Free Day, Women in different cities around the world dress up and cycle together. This is […]

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Siobhan Miller at Websters Theatre

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Sunday 5 September, 2021 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ One of Scotland’s foremost singers, Siobhan Miller is an exceptional talent, renowned for her unique vocal style paired with her evocative song-writing. Miller creates music with detail and rich melodies that combine the sounds of indie and alternative music with sounds from […]

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Bill W and Dr Bob, Websters Theatre

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Sweets for Addicts presents Bill W and Dr Bob A powerful and humorous play detailing the events that let to the creation of alcoholics anonymous. 14th, 15th and 16th October 2021 at 19:30 Websters Theatre Great Western Road, Glasgow. G4 9HZ Back once again by popular demand! In 1929, famous New York stockbroker Bill Wilson […]

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Lin Anderson on Bloody Scotland 2021

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(Linn Anderson photo by John Anderson) Bloody Scotland 2021 is just two weeks away! In the run up to the festival,  some members of the board were asked about their must-see events, as well as their best memories of the festival. Lin Anderson Lin Anderson is a co-founder of the Bloody Scotland festival and writer […]

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The Arlington Baths Club

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Arlington Baths Club – Doors Open Day 2021 Book to find out more about Glasgow’s Historic Swimming Club. 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 the United Kingdom. When it first opened its doors in August […]

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A Christmas Carol- A Hauntingly Hilarious Family Panto!

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The Pearce Institute and Maryhill Community Central Halls Wed 8th December 2021 – Sun 19th December 2021The Pearce Institute, Govan, Glasgow, G51 3UU Maryhill Community Central Halls, with schools from 6th- 17th December, 2021 As Christmas approaches, auld Scrooge is in anything but a festive mood. But this will be a Christmas he will never […]

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Bernard Maclaverty Creative Conversations

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Thursday, 16 September 2021 at 15:00 Glasgow University Memorial Chapel – University Avenue – Glasgow G12 8QQ Creative Conversations: Bernard MacLaverty in conversation with Professor Louise Welsh About this event Creative Conversations returns to the University Chapel for the first in-person event for over 18 months. They are delighted to announce their inaugural guest of […]

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Tuesday, August 31, 2021 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry and Creative Writing Events

Creative Conversations, University of Glasgow

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Bernard MacLaverty, 16 September, 2021, 3 pm – First live event in 2021 – Back in the Chapel. Free & Open to the Public University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS SPRING PROGRAMME 2021 Zoom Events during Coronavirus Pandemic Free & Open to the Public University […]

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Networking Climate Cafe – SCCAN

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2.00pm – 3.30pm Thurs 9 September, 2021 Online Event Join Scottish Communities Climate Change Action Network (SCCAN) members for a virtual café. Come and share your community experience, ideas, challenges questions and cake! About this event Networking Climate Café: a conversation-based meetup. An opportunity to share your concerns about the Climate Emergency and how to […]

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Riverside Festival x Turn The Tables 

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3 – 5 September 2021 Final Tickets Available Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Road, Glasgow G38RS Riverside Festival announce partnership with DJ based homelessness and mental health project  Turn The Tables The homelessness and mental health-focussed social enterprise Turn The Tables will take over one of the biggest stages in electronic music this year as they […]

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West End Festival 2021

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Let’s Celebrate 25 Years 11 – 26 September, 2021 Wonderful to have the West End Festival back this September (finally!) Events Include 11 September 1-5pm | Vinicombe Street Gala 1-5pm | Big Tunes at The Bandstand – An Afternoon of Traditional Music 12 September 2-4pm | Kelvingrove Gallery Outdoor Ceilidh by Glasgow Folk Music Workshop […]

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Govan Stones Music Festival

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Sunday 29 August, 2021 Live music in Scotland’s oldest churchyard About this event The Churchyard of Govan Old breathes life back into your hearts with an exquisite, electrifying, eclectic line up. ERISKA plays vibrant funky folk THE GLASGOW BARONS STRING QUARTET plays Mozart & covers from Bridgerton THE MODERN VINTAGE DANCE BAND delights with jazz […]

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Aya Films – showcasing new Scottish curatorial talent

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15 – 19 September 2021 Emerging curator short film programme coming to Scottish audiences online this Autumn This September, Aya Films presents a showcase of exciting new Scottish curatorial talent. Over the last 18-months we have all become more aware of how digital spaces operate – can online networks operate outside structural boundaries of the […]

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Autumn Creative Writing Courses – Dr Tawnya Selene Renelle

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Dr. Tawnya Selene Renelle – Experimental writer, performer and educator Courses start 20 and 21st September, 2021.  12 week course – Sign up for full course or select specific weeks. All workshops are writing intensive and designed to get you experimenting in your writing. Hybrid and Experimental Memoir Classes in Family, Fiction, Essay and Research, […]

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Parents and Toddlers Outside, Woodside Garden, Maryhill

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Gardening and Wildlife Sessions  Parents & Toddlers Gardening & Wildlife Sessions will be continuing at Woodside Community Garden, 65 Cedar St, G20 7NT (between the multi-storey flats) in Maryhill!! Woop! Fridays, arrive any time from 9.30am, with activities between 10am and 12 noon. First session, 3rd September, 2021 FREE, but please register in advance if […]

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Magi Gibson – Audacious Women Festival

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Monday 20 September, 2021 at 7 p.m. Online Buy tickets Magi will read from and talk about her latest poetry collection, ‘I Like Your Hat’ in which she ‘rips up the linoleum and lays bare the world. Profound, heartrending & at times hilarious, these are extraordinary poems from the heart of an extraordinary poet’ (Ali […]

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Riverside Festival 2021

3 – 5 September 2021 Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Road, Glasgow G38RS  Buy tickets. Riverside Festival will be the first Scottish festival to welcome back fans since 2019 Organisers behind Glasgow’s Riverside Festival have confirmed that, more than two years since it was first forced to reschedule due to Covid restrictions, fans will finally be […]

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint Autumn Programme 2021

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint at OranMor 6 September – 27 November, 2021 CELESTIAL BODY By Morna Pearson | Directed By Becky Hope Palmer Monday, 06 September, 2021 — Saturday, 11 September, 2021 1 p.m. (Doors 12.00 / 12.30 p.m.Mondays) Celestial Body is a dark comedy about forgiveness and revenge. Presented in association […]

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Sounds in the Suburbs – Refuweegee Show

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Thursday 26 August, 2021 at 8 p.m. Sounds in the Suburbs 16th Refuweegee virtual fundraising gig is on Thursday 26th August at 8pm GMT. Best ZOOM Hour of the Month!! Another all star line up With, formerly of the Christians, Henry Priestman, Les Glover, formerly of TV21, Norman Rodger, Rod Picott and Norrie McCulloch. Get […]

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