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..

H.O.P.E. E.P. Launch

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Saturday 18 May, 2024 Bloc +, 117 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 2SZ FREE ENTRY Erin Friel It’s been a long time coming H.O.P.E you can make it along. Also celebrating Shelltoemel’s Mel’s latest release Token Female. She’ll be on the decks and performing. Doctur Normulwill also be performing. Nothin is a story she won’t tell.Mon […]

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Wednesday, April 17, 2024 | Filed under: Gig Guide plus Club Events

Loch Winnoch Feel Good Festival 2024

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10 – 26 May, 2024 This year, the Feel Good Festival is back, bigger than ever with over 100 events lined up. And this year, thanks to funding from Renfrewshire Council’s Villages Fund, the festival will be on tour to the Renfrewshire Villages. This year, there will be events in Kilbarchan, Houston, Brookfield, Howwood and Bridge […]

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Village Music Project Lochwinnoch

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Wednesday, 1 May, 2024, 7.30 – 11.30 p.m. Crawford Smith and Lochwinnoch Arts Festival The Three Churches – aka Garthland Arms5 Church Street, Lochwinnoch. The purpose of the event: Meet up, play some music and have some fun! *The event will give Project Artistic Director, Musician, Producer,Tutor and Singer Songwriter James Grant a chance to meet you […]

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Loch Lomond SpringFest 2024

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 Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May, 2024 (rescheduled dates) Hope the sun will shine for this popular festival and only a gentle breeze for one of the biggest food & drink festivals in Scotland. For those who have booked tickets for the Loch Lomond Whiskies or Ben Lomond Gin tastings, or  foraging workshop, rebooking via […]

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Launch of WestFest 2024

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Saturday, 20 April, 2024, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Stewart Memorial Fountain, Kelvingrove Park – 1 p.m. Kelvingrove Art Gallery Steps – 2 p.m. Glasgow Botanic Gardens – 3 p.m. Come along to the launch this year’s WestFest programme! Live entertainment in each location and you’ll be able to pick up a brochure for the […]

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Saturday, April 13, 2024 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Paisley Book Festival 2024: A Glasgow Girl: Aasmah Mir

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27 April 2024 Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Cl, Paisley PA1 1JF We’re thrilled to welcome The Sunday Times columnist and Times Radio broadcaster, Aasmah Mir, to speak about her heart-wrenching memoir A Glasgow Girl, which parallels her experience of growing up in 1970s Glasgow with her mother’s youth in Pakistan two decades earlier. Shortlisted for the Non-Fiction […]

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B Movie.Lust and Sound in West Berlin

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Tuesday 21 May, 2024, 7 p.m. Exclusive Film Screening and Q n A with Mark Reeder Grosvenor Picture Theatre, Ashton Lane, Glasgow  G12 8SJ Class & Culture Films  present this exclusive screening of ‘B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin, 1979 – 1989,’ followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker, Mark Reeder! The final years of […]

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Maryhill Community Flag Weekend

Maryhill Flag Community Weekend

Saturday 4 May, 2024 – 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday 5 May, 2024 – 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Maryhill Burgh Halls10-24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow, G20 8YE A free, activity-filled community event celebrating the formal recognition of the flag for Maryhill. Since it was chosen by community vote in 2021, the flag for […]

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Friday, April 12, 2024 | Filed under: Community event, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

James Grant – 60 – a celebration with friends at Cottiers

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15, 16, 19 May, 2024 Scottish singer songwriter James Grant celebrates a special birthday in style. Three special shows with different friends each night. James is one of the most renowned and respected performers Scotland has ever produced. Drawing from a broad palette of pop, folk, soul, country and blues influences, and interweaving his solo compositions […]

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Book Launch: The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Scottish Literature

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Tuesday 16 April, 2024, 7.30 p.m. Boyd Orr Building, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8SP The highly anticipated book launch of the Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Scottish Literature, edited by Francis Hutcheson Professor of Scottish Literature, Gerard Carruthers. A Companion to Scottish Literature offers fresh readings of major authors and periods of Scottish literary production from the […]

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Mika & Me Optical Studios Glasgow

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56 Park Road, Glasgow, G4 9JF Tel: 0141 413 5393 Email: [email protected] Do your Sunglasses need sprucing up? Drop them off at Mika and Me for a free service and some TLC Whether it’s a loose hinge, scratched lenses or replacement lenses, Mika and Me will bring your glasses back to life. With prices starting from £20, […]

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One Night In Millstreet

One Night In Millstreet.

12 – 15 April, 2024 A prize fight between underdog Steve Collins and champion Chris Eubank grips and encapsulates an entire nation as it emerges from depression towards previously unimagined prosperity. From two time IFTA Best Sports Doc winners, One Night in Millstreet is the story of Ireland in 1995, a snapshot of a country […]

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Thursday, April 11, 2024 | Filed under: Cinema

The Teacher’s Lounge

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12 – 18 April, 2024 A teacher finds her good intentions leave her trapped in a moral maze after she tries to get to the bottom of school thefts in lker Çatak’s tense Oscar-nominated drama. Idealistic teacher Carla (Leonie Benesch), decides to take matters into her own hands after a spate of school thefts leaves […]

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Close Your Eyes

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12 – 19 April, 2024 A famous Spanish actor, Julio Arenas, disappears while filming a movie. Although his body is never found, the police conclude that he died in an accident at a cliff by the sea. Many years later, the mystery is brought to light once more by a TV programme which asks for […]

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Ratcatcher – 25th Anniversary

Ratcatcher

12 – 17 April, 2024 Set in Glasgow during the mid 1970s, Lynne Ramsay’s stunning debut Ratcatcher is seen through the eyes of 12-year-old James Gillespie, a young boy haunted by a secret. Feeling increasingly distant from his family, his only escape comes with the discovery of a new housing development on the outskirts of […]

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Silver Haze plus recorded Q & A

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16 – 18 April, 2024 The screening on Wednesday 17 April at 6pm will be followed by a recorded Q&A with director Sacha Polak and lead actor Vicky Knight, and preceded by an introduction from Sandra Kinahan, Reclaim The Frame local impact producer. Sacha Polak’s captivating and intimately crafted drama, Silver Haze, delivers a powerful […]

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The Spirit of the Beehive

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14 – 18 April, 2024 Víctor Erice’s long-awaited return to cinemas with Close Your Eyes also gives us the perfect opportunity to revisit his beloved 1973 masterpiece The Spirit of the Beehive. Erice’s remarkable first feature concerns a family living in a remote Castilian village shortly after the end of the Civil War, and centres […]

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The Irishman plus introduction

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15 April, 2024, 6.30 p.m. Glasgow Film Theatre’s Scorsese of the Month screening for April, The Irishman is selected and introduced by comedian Chris Scott. With its cast of gangster movie juggernauts, Martin Scorsese’s epic saga of organised crime The Irishman was Robert De Niro’s ninth film with Scorsese and Al Pacino’s first, even drawing […]

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Glasgow Gig for Gaza

Glasgow Gig for Gaza

Wednesday, 1 May, 2024, 7.30 p.m. Royal Concert Hall, 2 Killermont St, Glasgow G2 3NW Deacon Blue will headline the Glasgow Gig for Gaza, a fundraiser for urgent aid to the Palestinian people through  Medical Aid for Palestinians @medicalaidpal Buy tickets Other performers include: Capercaillie Admiral Fallow Duncan Chisholm & Ross Ainslie James Grant Siobhan […]

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Cottiers – Bar, Restaurant, Theatre, Glasgow West End

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Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in  Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church, it is one of only three surviving Scottish churches famously decorated by Daniel Cottier, the revolutionary artist-designer when it was built in 1865.  Food and Drink […]

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At the Volta with James Joyce, GFT

At The Volta With James Joyce

Saturday 15th June, 2024 6.30 p.m. As part of 19th International James Joyce Symposium, the University of Glasgow, Glasgow Film Theatre and the Irish Consulate are organising At the Volta with James Joyce: a showing of early films with musical accompaniment, inspired by the involvement of Irish author James Joyce with Dublin’s cinema Volta – […]

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Take 2: The Secret Life of Pets at GFT

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Saturday 13 April, 2024, 11.30 a.m. The Secret Life of Pets 2, the sequel to the 2016 comedic animated blockbuster, explores the emotional lives of our pets, the deep bond between them and the families that love them, and answers the question: what are your pets doing when you’re not home? Every child attending a […]

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| Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green, marking closure for refurbishment

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Mark the occasion with the Friends of the People’s Palace Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green On Sunday 14th April at 3:30pm we will be outside the People’s Palace with St Francis’ Pipe Band and St Dennis Children’s choir to mark the People’s Palace long overdue refurbishment. At 5pm the doors will close and not re-open until […]

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Imagine Something Different – 5th Paisley Book Festival kicks off on 25 April, 2024

LESS THAN THREE WEEKS until the 5th Paisley Book Festival kicks off so why not join them and embark on a journey of discovery into the world of stories and storytelling? With the 2024 theme being Imagine Something Different: The festival is welcoming five writers from Ireland’s world-renowned literary scene, for their Ireland in Focus series, which is set […]

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Tree Identification, Training and Guides Glasgow

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Trees for Climate Action in Glasgow Registration for the 2024 spring course and free guides is now open. Register for free training Register for free guides Get outdoors and have fun whilst building knowledge and skills on one of Trees for Cities / Field Studies Council‘s free tree courses. Discover more about local trees, their […]

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Paisley Book Festival 2024: Andrew O’Hagan – Caledonian Road

Andrew O'Hagan

28 April, 2024, 2.30 – 3.30 p.m. Loom Loggia, Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Cl, Paisley PA1 1JF Following on from his hugely successful novel, Mayflies, which was turned into a BAFTA award-winning BBC drama series last year, Ayrshire author Andrew O’Hagan joins Paisley Book Festival to introduce his brand-new novel, Caledonian Road. Described by Andrew […]

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Storytelling For Adults, Alexandria

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Tuesday 30th April, 2024, 11.00 a.m. Sion Barrington Green Tree Remedies, 4 Church Street, Alexandria G83 0NP Sion is a retired hill shepherd who once tended 1000 sheep over 4 square miles of  the Perthshire mountains. He is now a published author, journalist and an accomplished storyteller. Free event but places restricted so please book: […]

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Paisley Book Festival 2024

Imagine Something Different

    25 – 28 April, 2024 Imagine Something Different The 2024 Paisley Book Festival, themed “Imagine Something Different,” invites attendees to embark on a transformative journey into the world of stories and storytelling. Embracing the festival’s renowned radical edge, this year’s theme encourages stepping beyond conventional boundaries and seeking out new ideas with the […]

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Palestinian Makers’ Market

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Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April, 2024 The Alchemy Experiment, 157 Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8TS A chance to support Palestinians through buying produce imported by Scottish charities. Event on Facebook

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Masks We Wear: Exhibition

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University of Glasgow Advanced Research Centre Exhibition extended until Friday 12 April, 2024 Advanced Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 11 Chapel Ln, Glasgow G11 6EW This exhibition features artworks by 37 young people attending Hyndland Secondary School.  ‘Masks We Wear’ showcases the work of pupils S3 – S5  featuring plaster cast masks, paintings and drawings […]

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