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..

Idrish – Glasgow Short Film Festival

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Saturday, 21 May, 2022 at 2 p.m. Idrish (ইদ্রিস) presented by Glasgow Short Film Festival A Film Screening and Q&A A special one-off screening of Glasgow director Adam Lewis-Jacob’s film Idrish, to mark a year after the remarkable act of community solidarity and resistance on Kenmure Street, at Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow G41 2PE […]

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Return, Remake, React

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20 May – 1 June, 2022 Glasgow School of Art Silversmithing and Jewellery Artists The Alchemy Experiment, 157 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TS Opening on Friday 20th May, the gallery is excited to host a group exhibition of five resident Silversmithing and Jewellery artists from The Glasgow School of Art. Exhibiting Artists Michelle Currie Scott […]

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Lapidus Creative Writing with Lesley O’Brien

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Creative Writing in Glasgow Green Lapidus in collaboration with Glasgow Women’s Library invites you to Spark My Words – with nature, song and stories. A series of mini adventures exploring the familiar in a way that sparks your imagination and creative writing. Facilitated by Lesley O’Brien singer, poet and storyteller. Come to one session or […]

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Aye Write: Jenni Fagan with Claire Mitchell QC and Zoe Venditozzi Witches of Scotland Podcast

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Saturday, 21 May, 2022 at 6.30 p.m. The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN Join Zoe and Claire from The Witches of Scotland podcast for a special live recording with Jenni Fagan, author of Hex. It’s the 4th of December 1591. On this, the last night of her life, in a prison cell several floors below Edinburgh’s High […]

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Book Launch: The Pharmacist by Rachelle Atalla

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Thursday 19th May 2022, 7 p.m. – 8. 30 p.m.  Waterstones, Glasgow – 153-157 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3EW Rachelle Atalla in conversation with Zoe Strachan. Rachelle Atalla launches her stunning debut speculative thriller, The Pharmacist, a dark story of the inhabitants of a survivalist bunker filled with the super-wealthy, told through the eyes of […]

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Hairspray, Beatson Gin and Sing

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Sunday 12 June, 2022 at 2 p.m. OranMor Basement, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX Gin & Sing: Hairspray – Beatson Cancer Charity Fundraiser The ever popular Gin & Sing is back with….Hairspray! Starring John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christoher Walken, Zac Effron, Queen Latifah and many more, you’ll sing along to classics such as […]

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Glasgow South Side Wellbeing Fair

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Friday 20, May, 2022 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Finn’s Place 167 Ledard Rd, Glasgow G42 9QU Event by Southside Wellbeing Festival, The Moon Rooms and 5 others (See Event on Facebook) Opening event for the Southside Wellbeing Festival A FREE showcase event promoting wellbeing activities across the Southside. Find out more about what you can do […]

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Vinicombe Street Party 2022

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Saturday 4 June, 2022 Noon till 5 p.m. Fun-filled family event at the Vinicombe Street Piazza, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow West End G12 We Are Halo Arts  Featuring live music, samba bands, circus performers, silent disco, children’s activities and more! Vinicombe Street Gala Running Order Saturday 4th June 12-5pm 12noon Black Star Steel Band […]

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Modren Makars Launch Event

Thursday 19 May, 2022 at 7.30 p.m. Modren Makars: Yin by Irene Howat, Ann MacKinnon & Finola Scott Book Launch Waterstones, 351-355 Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8AU Event by Tapsalteerie Launch of the first volume of the Modren Makars series. Bringing the work of three exciting contemporary poets together in each volume, the Modren Makars books […]

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Active Travel for Whiteinch & Scotstoun

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Saturday 28 May, 2022, 11 a.m. -12 Noon Colin Mcgeoch and Save Whiteinch Library Whiteinch Library 14 Victoria Park Dr S, Glasgow G14 9RL Come along to the reading room hear from Neil Lovelock from Glasgow Eco Trust, a local environmental charity, about plans to develop an Active Travel and Sustainable Transport plan for Whiteinch & Scotstoun. […]

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Mansfield Park Street Festival

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Saturday 11 June,  2022,  12:00-17:00 p.m. Event by Halo Arts 34 Mansfield Street, Glasgow, G11 5QW, United Kingdom Free event Come along for a day of festival fun at Mansfield Park featuring live music, street play, circus performers, farmers market, silent disco and more! Running Order of Performers 11-5pm 11am – Craig Durning 11.20 – […]

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Glasgow Mela 2022

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Sunday 26 June 2022 From 12 Noon until 8 p.m. Scotland’s largest multicultural festival is back for 2022 at Kelvingrove Park The Glasgow Mela, the city’s annual celebration of its many diverse cultures and communities returns to Kelvingrove Park. Free and and un-ticketed and will feature some amazing dance, music and performances. Throughout the day […]

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Aye Write: Karen Campbell and Nataliya Deleva

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Saturday 14 May at 4.45 p.m. The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN Two excellent new contemporary novels that pack an emotional punch. Rocked by a terrible accident, homeless Kelly needs to escape the city streets of Glasgow. Maybe she doesn’t believe in serendipity, but a rare moment of kindness and a lost ring […]

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Glasgow West End – Summer Events 2022

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Summer 2022 Events in the West End Halo Arts – bringing exciting community based fun for all the family to Glasgow’s West End. 4th June- Vinicombe Street Gala 5th June- Bard in the Yard @ Kelvingrove Park 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Kelvingrove Fountain Event on Facebook 11th June- Mansfield Park Street Festival 12 […]

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Alma Wolfson – ‘A Painter’s Passion’

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    Saturday 23rd April 2022 from 12 till 4pm, DUE TO POPULARITY THE EXHIBITION EXTENDED FOR A WEEK UNTIl 21 MAY. New Solo Exhibition “A Painter’s Passion” Alma Wolfson D.A Alma Wolfson, a graduate of Glasgow School of Art (Textile Design) has a long- established career and celebrates her 80th birthday with this new […]

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Outi and Nico at Tchai Ovna

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2 June, 2022, 7 pm until 9 pm Tchai-Ovna House of Tea Otago Lane, Glasgow West End G12 8PB Outi Smith Music Outi & Nico will be performing stylish renditions of jazz and blues classics while you relax with a cup of tea. Entry by donation Outi Smith Outi is an accomplished singer, pianist, vocal […]

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Performers at Glasgow Jazz Festival 2022

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 16 – 19 June 2022 Tickets Tickets go on sale Tuesday 10 May at 4 p.m. www.jazzfest.co.uk Fabulous gigs at venues across the city Opening Night 16 June Ebi Soda take to the Blue Arrow stage on the opening night, thriving on the idea of contradiction the five-piece keep a post-punk DIY […]

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Book Launch: This Script by Jenny Lindsay

Saturday 21 May, 2022m 2 pm – 5 pm The live launch for the new and expanded edition of This Script by Jenny Lindsay. About this event The live launch of This Script, published by Red Squirrel Press. With live performance from Jenny Lindsay and support from Gerry Cambridge, Magi Gibson, Bram Gieben (aka Texture) […]

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Glasgow Science Festival 2022

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2 – 12 June, 2022 www.glasgowsciencefestival.org.uk Glasgow Science Festivalon Facebook Tickets Glasgow Science Festival 2022 is making a splash with its theme of ‘Glasgow’s Making Waves’. Venues across the city. Venues include: Glasgow Botanic Gardens, the Riverside Museum and the St Enoch Centre will host 50+ live events during the 16th annual festival. Enjoy wave-themed […]

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Grease The Musical at Websters Theatre Glasgow West End

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2 – 4 June, 2022 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ Grease is the word! The ultimate feel-good, pick-me up musical – an electrifying extravaganza, packed with fun, energy and vibrant physicality – Grease! With its phenomenal score, bursting with hits including Summer Nights, Greased Lightnin’, Hopelessly Devoted to You and You’re […]

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Bend It Like Bertie at Websters

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24 – 26 May, 2022 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ Denise Mullen is a divorced mother of two teenagers, cares for her elderly father and has an extremely stressful job. The only thing that is keeping Denise sane is her beloved Celtic. They are stockpiling trophies and Denise knows just how […]

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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 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 Websters and add your comments. […]

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Wake Up Punk at Glasgow Film Theatre

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Monday 9 – Thursday 12 May, 2022 Has the legacy of punk been distorted and commodified beyond all recognition? Joe Corre most definitely thinks so. In 2016 the son of Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood burnt millions of pounds worth of punk-era memorabilia in protest. Nigel Askew’s freewheeling documentary recalls the energy and anarchy of the punk era and […]

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Thursday, May 5, 2022 | Filed under: Cinema

Cabaret – 50th Anniversary at Glasgow Film Theatre

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6 – 12 May, 2022 An iconic, incredibly stylish study of the hedonism and sexual ambiguity of pre-war Berlin, Cabaret was a huge, multi Oscar-winning hit for choreographer and director Bob Fosse in 1972, and made Liza Minnelli (who won Best Actress) a star. Often described as a musical for people who don’t like musicals, it sets its scene […]

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Wild Men at Glasgow Film Theatre

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6 – 12 May, 2022 Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB If the Coen brothers made a film in Danish it might look a little like Wild Men. Thomas Daneskov’s immensely entertaining crime story/mid-life crisis caper is marbled with comic moments and set amidst some spectacular scenery. Martin (Rasmus Bjerg) has fled his family and the […]

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Creative Conversations: Michael Pederson

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Michael Pedersen in Conversation with Colin Herd for Creative Conversations Monday 9 May, 2022 at 1 p.m. University Chapel, Glasgow University Memorial Chapel, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ Free – Register for Tickets About this event Michael Pedersen is a prize-winning Scottish poet, writer, & animateur. He has published two highly acclaimed collections of poetry […]

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Aye Write: The Kavya Prize

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Saturday, 21 May, 2022 at 8 p.m. The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN The Kavya Prize aims to celebrate published work and new writing by Scotland’s ethnically diverse communities. The first winner of the Kavya Prize will be announced at the Aye Write Event on 21st May. Founded by Indian-born Scottish author Leela […]

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Aye Write: Graeme Thomson with John Dingwall

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Themes for Great Cities: A New History of Simple Minds Thursday, 19th May, 2022 at 8 p.m. The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN Buy tickets An illuminating new biography of one of Britain’s most influential bands, written with the full cooperation of Simple Minds Nobody owes us anything, but the Simple Minds story […]

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Particle Wave – Glasgow Science Festival 2022

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Friday 10 June, 2022 at 7 pm Part of  Glasgow Science Festival Glasgow Science Centre 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA Buy Tickets Under the spectacular dome of the Planetarium at Glasgow Science Centre you can immerse yourself in Particle/Wave. Directed and produced by Alicia Sometimes, in collaboration with artists, poets, and scientists, and using […]

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