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..

In The Jungle – Free Family Event Glasgow Green

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Sunday 28th July, 2024, 1 p.m. till 3 p.m. James Watt Garden,  at Yellow Canopy next to Peoples Palace, Glasgow Green Free Event Hosted by Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green Fantastic Face Painter Brilliant Balloon Modeller Goodie Bags for Kids and Childsmile – Improving the oral health of children in Scotland. […]

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Carlton Jug Fundraiser for Disability Access

carlton studios fundraiser

Wednesday 7 August, 2024 7 p.m. Scottish Pub Choir Event by Mary Kiani and Lesley O’Brien The Clutha Bar, 163 Stockwell Street, Glasgow G1 4SP Mary Kiani is over from Australia and while in Scotland she wants to do something for her friends at Carlton Studios: “We all know that music makes a huge difference in peoples’ lives […]

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Mother India – Glasgow

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Mother India Restaurants Glasgow Great deal at Mother India Express Lunch Wednesday – Sunday 28 Westminster Terrace, Finnieston, Glasgow G3 7RU 0141 221 1663 Mother India Voucher – Perfect Gift – Purchase Online Mother India – Mother India Glasgow, 28 Westminster Terrace, Glasgow G3 7RU Book Online Call to reserve 0141 221 1663 – Mother […]

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The Glaswegian at Websters

the glaswegian

Friday 6 September, 2024 A New Original Play Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ Chuck has spent a lifetime in Glasgow, and now on one final bus journey he revisits his past. A person can be many different people in their lives; friends come and go and places change, producing the memories […]

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JJ Gilmour at Websters

jj gilmour

Friday 23 August, 2024, 7.30 p.m. Websters, 416 Grfeat Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ With support from John Carson Internationally acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter JJ Gilmour made his recording debut in 1989 with The Silencers, one of Scotland’s most loved bands who enjoyed great success throughout Europe and America. A naturally gifted musician he first joined […]

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Drumchapel Reconnect Festival

drumchapel reconnect festival

Saturday 20 July, 2024, 11 .m. – 4 p.m. Drumchapel Shopping Centre, Kingfauns Road, Drumchapel. Free Family Fun Day Food and Refreshments Arts/Crafts Live Music Stalls Bouncy Castle Looking for something to do with the kids in the summer? Come along to the DRUMCHAPEL RECONNECT FESTIVAL for a FREE family fun day. Raising awareness of […]

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Websters Glasgow, Theatre and Restaurant

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Websters Theatre, Bar, Restaurant, 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ Secession – Coffee House, Beer Garden, Cocktail Bar Secession on Instagram 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 New Public Space at Webster’s Please read the Report on this […]

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Yorkhill Green Spaces Community Gardening

yorkhill green spaces community gardening

Sunday 21 July, 2024, 1 p..m. – 3.30 p.m. Event by Scott Shanks and Yorkhill Green Spaces Overnewton Recreation Centre 2 Overnewton Square, Glasgow G3 8RW Come join Yorkhill Green Spaces’ volunteering day. They’ll be carrying out a range of gardening tasks at Overnewton Park & Cherry Park including some weeding, litter-picking & some wildlife recording too. Meet […]

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024 | Filed under: Community event, Free Events

Glasgow Literary and Music Lounge at Red Rosa’s

glasgow literary lounge

Tuesday, 30 July, 2024 7.00 p.m. Red Rosa’s, 195 London Road, Glasgow G40 1PA Free – BYOB Featured Writer – Alan Cairncross Open Mic House Band Brian McFall and Carol Jamnejad Performers include: Richard LaLa, Carol Jamnejad, Chris Tait, Ray Evans,  Lorna Morgan, Jim and Brian, Ken Pratt, Martin Goldie, Paul Anderson and Gail Winters […]

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Scotland’s Gardens – SWG3 Garden Open Day

Scotland's Gardens SWG3 open day

Sunday 21 July, 2024, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Event by SWG3 96 Eastvale Place, Glasgow, G3 8QG Entry costs £5 on the door and includes light tea refreshments. Tickets An open day will be held in the SWG3 Garden on Sunday 21 July 2024, hosted by Scotland’s Gardens Scheme. Stretching behind the main warehouse complex, […]

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Ashton Lane Street Food Festival

ashton lane street food party

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August, 2024 Ashton Lane, Glasgow West End G12 8SJ Come one, come all to the ultimate street food festival! Indulge your taste buds in a melting pot of flavours from around the world. From savoury to sweet, they’ve got it all. Come along and enjoy a day of culinary delights, […]

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Poems for Palestine, McNeills Glasgow

Fundraiser Pamphlet

Thursday 18 July, 2024 7.30 p.m Launch of Fundraiser Pamphlet McNeill’s Bar 106 Torrisdale St, Glasgow G42 8PH Henry Bell, Sara Shaarawi and Lorna Morgan Poems for Palestine launch will be at McNeil’s pub in Govanhill on July 18th at 7.30pm with readings from Henry Bell, Sara Shaarawi, David Lees, Katherine Mackinnon and Tickle, and music from Doctur […]

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Laurel and Hardy Film Night, The Sons of the Desert

Laurel and Hardy

Wednesday 7 August, 2024 – 7 p.m. The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall 113 – 117 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD Tickets The Sons of the Desert presents another hilarious collection of Laurel and Hardy Classics at the very venue where Stan made his debut open to the public. Screening: Live Ghost, Putting Pants on Phillip and […]

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Storytelling for Adults, Mary Edward – Blending Fact and Fiction review Pat Byrne

mary edward

In June I caught the train down to Alexandria to see Mary Edward at Storytelling for Adults – very enjoyable events showcasing local writers. I have long admired Mary Edward’s writing, in particular I enjoyed ‘Gallowgate’, published in 2022. This is the story of the struggle and survival of the O’Donnell sisters, two young Irishwomen […]

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Sleep at GFT

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Friday 12 till Thursday 18 July, 2024 A couple find their marriage deteriorating after a disturbing episode when the husband declares in his sleep, ‘Someone’s inside’. This marks the start of a descent into nerve-jangling horror, described by Parasite director Bong Joon-ho as ‘the most unique horror film and the smartest debut film I’ve seen […]

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 | Filed under: Cinema

I Used To Be Funny at GFT

I Usded To Be Funny

Friday 12th – Thursday 18 July, 2024 I Used To Be Funny is a dark dramedy that follows Sam Cowell (Rachel Sennott), an aspiring stand-up comedian and au pair struggling with PTSD, as she decides whether or not to join the search for Brooke (Olga Petsa), a missing teenage girl she used to nanny. The […]

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Younger at GFT

Younger

Friday 12 to Thursday 18 July, 2024 Exercise is not a luxury. It is the key to healthy ageing.’ – Olga Kotelko (1919-2014), World record holder – Masters’ athletics In a quiet corner, far removed from big money, celebrity status and drug scandals lies the true value of sport. This is a film about friendship […]

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La Dolce Vita at GFT

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Sunday 14 July, 2024 at 3.30 p.m. The biggest hit from the most popular Italian filmmaker of all time, La Dolce Vita rocketed Federico Fellini to international mainstream success — ironically, by offering a damning critique of the culture of stardom. A look at the darkness beneath the seductive lifestyles of Rome’s rich and glamorous, […]

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – 20 Anniversary

eternal sunshine of the spotless mind

Wednesday 17 July, 2024 – 8.30 p.m. One of the greatest love stories of our time, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind returns to the big screen this Summer to mark its 20th Anniversary. After a painful breakup, Clementine (Kate Winslet) undergoes a procedure to erase memories of her former boyfriend Joel (Jim Carrey) from […]

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Bringing Up Baby at GFT

bringing up baby

Saturday 13 till Tuesday 16  July, 2024 Howard Hawks’ screwball comedy has to be one of the most seductively funny films ever made. Harried palaeontologist David Huxley (Cary Grant) is under pressure to make a good impression on society matron Mrs Random (May Robson), who is considering donating one million dollars to his museum. Huxley […]

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It’s Such A Beautiful Day plus ME

It's such a beautiful day plusME

Friday 19 and Saturday 20 July, 2024 Returning to theaters for the first time since 2012, It’s Such a Beautiful Day has been hailed by critics and audiences alike as one of the best animated films of all time. A story in three chapters, It’s Such a Beautiful Day follows Bill, whose mysterious illness means […]

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National Theatre Live: Present Laughter

Present laughter

Thursday 18 July, 2024 at 7 p.m. The multi award-winning production of Noël Coward’s provocative comedy featuring Andrew Scott (Vanya, Fleabag) returns to the big screen. As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis […]

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Take 2: If

If

Saturday 13 July, 2024 at 11.30 p.m. From writer and director John Krasinski, IF is about a girl who discovers that she can see everyone’s imaginary friends — and what she does with that superpower — as she embarks on a magical adventure to reconnect forgotten IFs with their kids. IF stars Ryan Reynolds, John […]

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Funny Features Information Session, Glasgow Film Festival

funny features information sessions glasgow film festival

Are you developing a comedy feature? Is this your first or second feature? GFF’s new talent development lab, Funny Features, is designed to support producers, writers and writer/directors looking to develop and finance comedy projects. Download the application pack (PDF) Over 6 months, successful creative teams will gain access to one-to-one consultancy sessions, online workshops […]

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The Clutha Festival 12 – 14 July, 2024

clutha trust festival

The Clutha Bar CLUTHA TRUST FEST July 12th-14th 12pm-12am! Thirty Great Acts The Well Happy Band – Ombongo Nambari – Ruff Edge – GRACE – Three Card Trick – Blue Milk – New Vice – Escapade – Bad Boy Boogie – Blue Nicotine – Mothership – Hadrian’s Union – Van Kleef – Moonshine Mojo – […]

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Glasgow Eco Trust’s Health Walks

health walks glasgow

Health Walks Scotstoun Do you want to get more active, fitter, meet new people and explore the local area? Then come and join one of Glasgow Eco Trust’s health walks which are every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The health walks programme is part of an active travel programme and open to anyone over 16. The […]

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Agent of Happiness

agent of happiness

20 – 25 July, 2024 How can you measure happiness? The country of Bhutan invented Gross National Happiness to do just that, and Amber is one of the agents who travels door to door to meet people and measure how happy they really are. He is still living with his elderly mother at the age […]

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Tuesday, July 9, 2024 | Filed under: Cinema

The Old Oak, Screening plus Discussion

The Old Oak

Sunday, 28th July 2024 at 2 p.m. followed by discussion Event by Scottish Refugee Council The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, 304 Maryhill Rd, Glasgow G20 7YE £6 Tickets Panel Caitlin Reilly: Family Rights Services Case ManagerGary Christie: Head of Policy, Communications and CommunitiesWafa Shaheen: Head of Asylum, Integration & ResettlementScottish Refugee Council Ambassador Event on Facebook

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Short Attention Span Theatre, 10 July, 2024

Short Attention Span Theatre

The Old Hairdresser’s, Renfield Ln, Glasgow, G2 5AR Wednesday 10 July, 2024 7 p;m. The Six Playwrights Arabella by Jennifer MacRaeWhen the Lever Breaks by Chris Patrick Haud Yer Wheest! by Gail Winters Umm Kulthum by Martin Foreman Who Cares Wins by Alistair Maxwell Nifty by Adam McNelis Book Tickets £10

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