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..

Govanhill Children’s Book Festival

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Tuesday 9 August, 2022 – Online Event Event by Govanhill International Festival and Carnival and Govanhill Community Development Trust A day of stories and learning as they are joined by some of Scotland’s most acclaimed Children’s authors and young people’s fiction writers. Suitable for all ages. Use the link below for a guided story telling, which will count […]

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Hannah Rarity at Cottiers (rescheduled)

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17 August, 2022 Cottiers, 93 – 95 Hyndland Street, Glasgow G11 5PU The 2018 winner of the BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year contest, singer and songwriter Hannah Rarity, celebrates the release of her eagerly anticipated second album ’To Have You Near’. Combining sublime vocal timbre and uncanny interpretive empathy, which have earned comparisons to Eva Cassidy and Cara […]

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Kim Edgar and Rhona Macfarlane at Cottiers

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18 August, 2022 In association with Scotland On Tour Kim Edgar Emotion and connection are at the heart of this Edinburgh-based pianist and Songwriter’s work: through observed and lived experiences, Kim ponders what it is to be human, creating stories told with honesty and empathy that open hearts, minds and discussions. Her intensity and intimacy […]

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Piping Live! Family Fun Day

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Tuesday 9 August, 2022 – Doors open 9.30 a.m. National Piping Centre, 30-34 McPhater St, Glasgow G4 0HW The Piping Live! Family Fun Day is back for 2022 Welcoming families, with children aged under 9 to come along and experience traditional Scottish arts of piping, drumming and highland dancing, then a fantastic magic show from […]

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Scotland on Tour – The Rum Shack, Glasgow

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Scotland on Tour is an exciting initiative which aims to support the recovery of Scotland’s live music industry.  The Rum Shack Special Concert The Rum Shack, 657 – 659 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G41 2AB   There will be a special concert at The Rum Shack in Glasgow’s Southside on 11th August, 2022. Featuring Megan Black […]

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The Paul McKenna Band – Websters Theatre

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8 September, 2022 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, G4 9HZ “The best folk band to have come out of Scotland in the last twenty years” New York Times “The best band of their generation” (The Living Tradition) “A band with the potential to dominate the Scottish/Irish traditional scene for the next twenty years” (Fatea Magazine) Scotland’s Paul […]

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The Mould That Changed The World – Websters Theatre

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18 – 20 August, 2022 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ Would you save the world if you could? Alexander Fleming’s penicillin was a life-changing discovery that became a world-changing cure. Now at the end of his life, he is not just looking back, he must still look forwards – because the world depends […]

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Access Film Club: Hot Fuzz

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Monday 8 August (18.00) Film starts 18.05, film ends 20.16 Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB GFT, together with The National Autistic Society Scotland, is delighted to provide Access Film Club: a screening and post-film discussion in a friendly and welcoming environment. Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) is involuntarily transferred […]

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 | Filed under: Cinema

Blind Ambition at Glasgow Film Theatre

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Friday 12 August, 2022 at 8.15 p.m. Plus Wine Tasting with Locavore at 6.30 p.m.134 Renfrew Street (just round the corner from the cinema) Glasgow Film Theatre is partnering with Locavore Cafe for this special one-off wine tasting event, to celebrate the release of the brilliant feel-good wine tasting documentary Blind Ambition. Limited tickets available!Plus recorded […]

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Eric Ravilious: Drawn To War at GFT

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8 – 11 August, 2022 Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgo G3 6RB Eric Ravilious is as compelling and enigmatic as his art. Set against the dramatic wartime locations that inspired him, Margy Kinmonth’s film brings to life this brilliant but still grossly undervalued British artist. Caught in the crossfire of war 80 years ago, Ravilious’s legacy […]

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Notre Dame On Fire at GFT

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Until 11 August, 2022 Notre Dame On Fire offers a blow-by-blow recreation of the gripping events that took place on 15 April 2019, when the iconic Parisian cathedral suffered the biggest blaze in its history. The film retraces how heroic men and women put their lives on the line to accomplish an awe-inspiring rescue.  A cinematic […]

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Nightclubbing: The Birth of Punk Rock in New York City

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Until 11 August, 2022 at Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB Nightclubbing is the first-ever documentary about the renowned New York City nightclub Max’s Kansas City (1965-1981) which made an indelible impact on the worlds of music, fashion, art, culture and the creation of the city’s punk rock scene. As legendary singer and […]

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The Harder They Come – 50th Annivesary

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Until 11 August, 2022 Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB Jimmy Cliff brings a knockout soundtrack and charisma aplenty to this classic crime drama. A film that needs no introduction to anyone with so much as the slightest interest in reggae or Jamaican culture, The Harder They Come celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. […]

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Break the Cycle of Homelessness with Social Bite

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Sunday 4 September, 2022 Back for 2022! Challenging you to Break the Cycle of homelessness. This year’s event is even bigger and better with two additional routes, some familiar faces (including Sir Chris Hoy returning for a second year), and a new finishing site at none other than the BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. Whether […]

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Websters Glasgow, Theatre and Restaurant

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Websters Theatre, Bar, Restaurant, 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ Websters Bar/Bistro Telephone: 0141 357 0151 Peruse the Menu (On Facebook) Telephone: Theatre 0141 357 4000 Email: hello@webstersglasgow.com What’s On at Websters Webster’s Beer Garden New Public Space at Webster’s Please read the Report on this exciting proposal to create new public space at […]

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Occupy! Occupy! Occupy! – graphic novel launch

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Friday 12 August, 2022, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Event by Govanhill International Festival and Carnival and Govanhill Baths Community Trust At The Deep End Govanhill Baths 21 Nithsdale St, Glasgow G41 2PZ 2021 marked 20 years since the incredible occupation of Govanhill Baths by the Southside Against Closures – Save Our Pool campaign. The occupation ran from […]

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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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Govanhill’s Got Talent

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Saturday 6 August 2022 – live online at 6 p.m. Part of Govanhill International Festival and Carnival with Govanhill Community Development Trust See the cream of the crop from all four corners of Govanhill ! Grab the pop corn and be dazzled by dancers, singers, musicians, artists, magicians and the many other talents on offer […]

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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 Always Something New Fabulous Prints from Allan’s Art Baby Range at Janet and John janet@janetandjohnscotland.com Small Prints Local Glasgow Scenes by Alan […]

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Mary Irvine’s Blog: Review – The Way Home by Robin Scott-Elliot

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The Way Home by Robin Scott Elliot ‘The Way Home is a novel based on the true, tragic story of one family’s destruction…’ The Telegram The sun glistened on the Clyde as Gertie watched the postman walking down the street, coming ever closer to her parents’ house in Cardross where she was staying whilst her […]

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Beyond the Rainbow (100th Birthday Celebration for Judy Garland)

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Friday 18 November, 2022 at 7.30 p.m. Presented by:TRAM Direct Theatre Company At: Arlington Baths Club 61 Arlington St, Glasgow G3 6DT Buy tickets at Eventbrite Judy Garland charmed everyone with her singing and acting talent. But what really lay behind this persona? What influence did Louis B Meyer, the MGM Magnate, have on her journey […]

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CINE(STHESIA )- Last Day of the Trams

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Saturday 3 September, 2022 Noon until 4 p.m. National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall 1445 Argyle Street,Glasgow,G3 8AW,GB Free event   Register at Eventbrite Reminisce on Glasgow’s ‘caurs’ with a look back at the Last Day of the Trams. Sixty years ago on September 4th 1962, Glasgow’s tram cars took their final journeys through […]

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The Arlington Baths Club

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. 61 Arlington Street Glasgow, G3 6DT Telephone:0141 332 6021 info@arlingtonbaths.co.uk www.arlingtonbaths.co.uk 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 1871 it caused a sensation, inspiring […]

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Raw Poetry at Scottish Writers Centre

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Tuesday 9 August, 2022, 7 p.m. CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Scottish Writers presents: Raw Poetry with: Jim Ferguson Graham Fulton Bobby Christie Free event Jim and Pat’s West End Chat: Pat’s Podcast with Jim Ferguson

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Govanhill International Carnival and Parade

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Saturday 6 August, 2022 at 12.30 p.m. Join Stand up to Racism Glasgow bloc at the Parade. Assemble at Govanhill Park  Govanhill Street, Glasgow, G42 7HU All anti-racists are invited to join and send a strong message from Govanhill to join us in raising these messages and send a strong message from Govanhill #AllRefugeesWelcome Say it […]

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Monday, August 1, 2022 | Filed under: Community event, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Free Events

Sea Change Film Festival 2022

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21 – 25 September, 2022 Sea Change is a professional development lab and public film festival from Screen Argyll celebrating women in film. The festival takes place annually on the beautiful and remote Hebridean island of Tiree. The fourth annual festival will host a diverse mix of industry professional development events, talks and workshops along a public programme […]

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Sunday, July 31, 2022 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Friends of Peoples Palace & Winter Garden at Glasgow Green Fun Day

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Saturday 6 August, 2022 – 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green Are having a FREE EVENT at Morrissons, 5 Barrack St, Glasgow G4 OTZ Morrissons have fully supported FPPWGGG group since 2018 – always providing goodies for the kids. Come along and bring kids and grandchildren. Face […]

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The Rhynie Station: Grunnit Spring by Ian R. Mitchell

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A novel is written entirely in Doric, the North-east dialectal variant of the Scots language. Grunnit Spring is written in the format of one of the Seven Stories, in this case using that of The Return as its theme. It is recounted by an exile of long standing coming back, but not home, to the […]

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Where The Crawdads Sing at GFT

Where the Crawdads Sing

22 July – 4 August, 2022 From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya (Daisy Edgar-Jones), an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumours of the ‘Marsh Girl’ haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from […]

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Saturday, July 30, 2022 | Filed under: Cinema

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans + introduction

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Sunday 31 July, 2022, 2 p.m. Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB This screening will be introduced by Mark Cosgrove, Cinema Rediscovered Founder and curator of the When Europe Made Hollywood season. Mark will give an illustrated talk (approx 20 minutes) on the themes, connections and ideas that led him to bring together the eight […]

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