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..

Sundance Film Festival Tour London 2021

Sundance Film Festival Tour London 2021

29 July – 1 August, 2021 Glasgow Film Theatre is delighted to be amongst a group of cinemas across the UK hosting screenings as part of the Sundance Film Festival London Tour, giving Glasgow film fans the chance to be the first to see some of the highlights of the festival programme. Screening of the […]

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GFT: As Tears Go By

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25 and 26 July, 2021 Screening as part of the World of Wong Kar Wai season. Wong Kar Wai’s scintillating debut feature is a kinetic, hypercool crime thriller graced with flashes of the impressionistic, daydream visual style for which he would become renowned. Set amid Hong Kong’s ruthless, neon-lit gangland underworld, this operatic saga of ambition, honour and […]

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GFT: Nowhere Special

GFT: Nowhere Special

Friday 23 – Thursday 29 July, 2021 Captions available ‘Could melt even the coldest of hearts.’ ★★★★ – The Upcoming John (James Norton), a 35-year-old window cleaner, devotes his life to raising his four-year-old son Michael, whose mother left them immediately after his birth. But John only has a few months to live. Since he […]

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GFT: The Surrogate

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24 – 29 July, 2021 ‘One of the most thought-provoking movies centered about parenting in recent memory – bar none.’ – The Playlist Jess Harris, a 29-year-old web designer, is ecstatic to be the surrogate and egg-donor for her best friend Josh and his husband Aaron. Twelve weeks into the pregnancy, a prenatal test comes […]

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GFT: Sisters with Transistors

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24 and 26 July, 2021 The remarkable world of electronic music has been constantly evolving since its inception in the early 20th century. From the unlimited possibilities of digital synthesisers, to the recent analog recording revival; from the impossibly perfect pitch of Auto-Tune, to the democratisation of music-making for a generation of ‘bedroom’ producers – […]

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GFT: Girlfriends

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24 – 28 July, 2021 When her best friend and roommate abruptly moves out to get married, Susan, trying to be an artist while making ends meet as a bar mitzvah photographer on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, finds herself adrift in both life and love. Newly restored in crisp 4K, we are delighted to bring […]

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GFT: Riders of Justice

riders of justice

24- 29 July, 2021 Long a favourite of GFT audiences, Anders Thomas Jensen (Men And Chickens, The Green Butchers, etc) returns with an inspired cocktail of uproarious black comedy and shocking violence. Seething with barely suppressed anger, military veteran Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) cannot deal with a tragedy in his life. When Otto (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) suggests a […]

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GFT: Night of the Kings

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Night of the Kings Friday 23 – Thursday 29 July, 2021 Captions & Audio Description available Spectacular, thrilling and absolutely unique, Night of the Kings is both an exhilarating tale of survival in one of the world’s most unforgiving environments, and a beautiful ode to the power of storytelling. Following the 7.20pm screening on Sunday […]

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Arlington @150 – Arlington Baths Club Celebrating 150 Years

Friday 30 July – Sunday, 1 August, 2021 (Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic events at the baths are subject to change.) As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations, the Arlington is bringing together a program of events that reflect the life and history of the Baths over its incredible first century […]

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Knightswood Living Rent Summer Social

knightswood living rent summer social

Saturday 24th July, 2021 at  2pm 15 Kirkton Avenue, or 2.15pm near the pond in Knightswood Park In one year Knightswood Living Rent Group have gone from not having a branch in Knightswood, to members supporting each other through thick and thin and working together to build neighbourhood power! If you live in Knightswood, Scotstoun […]

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Glasgow – Open Air Bed Cinema Online

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17 July, 2021 – 6.30 p.m. Picture this groups of friends relaxing in beds, bean bags and fluffy blankets, drinking fizz and craft beers, watching cult classic movies under the stars! We couldn’t imagine a more magical evening! The UK’s ONLY Open Air-BED Cinema! Expect all the classic binge-worthy needs: popcorn, sweets, chocolates, pizza, round-the-clock […]

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Saturday, July 17, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Zoom and online events

Piping Live! – Glasgow, August, 2021

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Piping Live! Sat 7th – Sun 15th August 2021 See full programme Programme for Glasgow’s Piping Live! festival has been unveiled, with a number of exciting in-person shows confirmed to go ahead as part of the nine-day event. The world’s biggest piping festival will combine performances at The National Piping Centre alongside a range of […]

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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 Gorgeous Industrial Style Furniture In Store and Online 100 Stars Collection Popular brand back in stock – beautiful kimonos, scarves, bags and dressing gowns. See full range 100 Stars Collection Celebrate Summer with some Gorgeous […]

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Fun Day – Doon the Watter at Glasgow Green

Sunday 18 July, 2021 – 12 noon until 4 p.m. “Friends Of Peoples Palace Winter Gardens Glasgow Green” are hosting this event on Sun 18th July in the area off the Clyde Footpath just down from St Andrews Suspension Bridge, Glasgow Green. Free Event Rickshaw Ride Face painting Freebies for the kids St Andrew’s Suspension […]

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Shoot Your Shot PRIDE

16th and 17 July, 2021 Glasgow’s number one inclusive and alternative queer party Shoot Your Shot announce massive PRIDE celebration at SWG3 SWG3, 100 Eastvale Pl, Stobcross Rd, Glasgow G3 8QG DJs: DJs: LEZZER QUEST TAAHLIAH Junglehussi Bonzai Bonner Mi$$ Co$miX Plantainnchips Performers: Performers: Gloria Fran.K &VIP Ruby Rambazzle Femme Castratice  Purina Alpha Host: Ann […]

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West End in the West End at Websters

west end in the west end

An Evening of Show Tunes – 23/24 July, 2021 Websters welcomes you back through their theatre doors for an evening of your favourite show tunes! Tickets Please note tickets are currently very limited so grab yours soon. Buy online. IMPORTANT INFORMATION – To ensure you are seated together, please book tickets in one purchase – […]

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Scribblers Union Digital Gig Series

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Various Dates – July, 2021 The Scribbler’s Union is back for a series of digital gigs showcasing the hottest new voices in spoken word. Join on facebook.com/scribblersunion where they’ll be streaming live from 7pm on each of the following dates: Monday 5th July Tuesday 6th July Monday 12th July Tuesday 13th July Each show will […]

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Websters Youth Theatre Summer School

websters summer school

Tuesday 27 – Saturday 31 July, 2021 Ages 4 – 6 from 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. Ages 7 – 11 from 1.30 p.m. – 4 .30 p.m. Learn to act, sing, dance and most importantly have fun! Work with professional tutors to build your skills in preparation for showcase at the end of the […]

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Merchant City Festival 2021

merchant city festival 2021

Thursday 8 – Sunday 11 July, 2021 The Carnival Party will kick the festival off in style on Thursday 8 July with stilt walkers and dancers celebrating Baroque Venetian traditions. Walkabout in Merchant City will have amazing acts around Merchant Square and the surrounding streets across the weekend with performers dressed as limestone creatures, turtles […]

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Bloody Scotland – Crime Debut of the Year 2021

Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival are delighted to reveal the shortlist for Crime Debut of 2021. The Silent Daughter by Emma Christie (Wellbeck) No Harm Done by Alistair Liddle (Self Published) Edge of the Grave by Robbie Morrison (Macmillan) Waking the Tiger by Mark Wightman (Hobeck Books) The winner will be judged by Janice Forysth from BBC Radio […]

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Scottish Climate Action Network – Climate Cafe

Tuesday, 29 June, 2021 at 1 p.m. 1.30 p.m. start with 1pm Induction for new members Community Action Meetup Event by Scottish Communities Climate Action Network Online: networkingclimate.eventbrite.co.uk Price: free Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook Join us and other SCCAN members for a virtual café. Come and share your community experience, ideas, challenges questions and cake! Book […]

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Brian Whittingham – Writing Walks in Kelvingrove

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Walking and Writing Sessions – facilitated by Brian Whittingham Thursday 29 July, 2021 at 10.30 a.m. Meet at Lord Kelvin’s Statue in Kelvingrove Park. Guided Walk exploring the social fabric of the park. Where you will join in the walk, talk, reading, writing and taking photographs. You will take paths less-travelled that will allow you […]

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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 janet@janetandjohnscotland.com Always Something New   Local Glasgow Scenes by Alan Richardson Another batch of prints in from @AllanArtGlasgow including this old favourite […]

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Lifting The Lid on Whistler at the Hunterian

the hunterian whistler

Whistler: Art and Legacy 9 July – 31 October 2021 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free and by pre-booked timed ticket A major new exhibition opening at The Hunterian in July explores the art and legacy of American-born artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903). The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow is home to one of the world’s […]

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Willie Sutherland – Evolution of Wa at CCA

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Wed 23 June — Sat 26 June 2021 CCA, ClubroomNo booking required, 3 people max per entry / All ages Free Sutherland’s stunning, hand bound, limited edition, signed, beautiful packages of books of the phantasmagorical Dolls House arrived at CCA and are now for sale  at the exhibition. Cards and prints too. ‘Mon down Books have cardboard […]

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Minari at GFT – big screen release

minari-at gft

25 June – 1 July, 2021 The Opening Film of Glasgow Film Festival 2021, Minari has stolen all of our hearts and is finally getting its big screen release at GFT. A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American […]

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Sweat, GFT

sweat

Friday 25 – Thursday 1 July, 2021 What is the cost of fame? Magnus van Horn’s impressive second feature explores life for an archetypal Instagram star over the course of three eventful days. The resulting film is one of the first to fully engage with the era of social media in a meaningful way. Buy tickets […]

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Nashville at GFT – restored in 4K

Nashville

Saturday 26 June – Thursday 1 July, 2021 Robert Altman’s masterpiece set in country music’s capital as America approached its bicentennial, is now gloriously restored in 4K. A magnum opus offering a sceptical commentary on modern America, Nashville follows a host of credibly colourful characters – musicians, agents, fans, journalists, politicians, locals – over five […]

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Supernova GFT

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Supernova Friday 25 June – Sunday 4 July, 2021 Captions & Audio Description available After 20 years together, Sam and Tusker’s blissful life has been shattered following Tusker’s diagnosis with early onset dementia. Intent on spending as much precious time together as they can, the pair travel across England in their old campervan, visiting loved […]

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Joy Dunlop – Gaelic Live Online Concert and Ceilidh

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Thursday 24th June, 2021 from 7pm-9pm An Evening with Joy Dunlop Mod-winning Gaelic singer and step-dancer, TV personality and choir conductor Joy Dunlop, with a combination of singing workshop and ceilidh, with Joy leading the proceedings as tè an taighe. Buy Tickets, priced at £10 per person (£7.50 for members), Joy Dunlop will be leading […]

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Sundance Film Festival Tour London 2021

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