Classes and Workshops.

William Young Swimming School, Glasgow

William Young FIOS, MIOS (TD) Swim School William Young Swim School Glasgow – Swimming classes for adults and children. Email or telephone: 07986884556 www.glasgowswimminglessons.com The William Young Swim School has built up an excellent reputation since it was established in 2010. The swim school has many loyal and satisfied customers and attracts  lots of clients […]

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EVENT CANCELLED Cheeky Besom Productions – ‘Artists With Attitude’ Presents Linda Jackson

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Tuesday 26 March 2020 The Calton Bar, 415 London Road, Glasgow, G40 1AG (Tuesday 7:00 – 10:30-pm) CHEEKY BESOM PRODUCTIONS ‘Artists With Attitude’ Presents Glasgow Literary Lounge – A Monthly (4th Tuesday) East End Showcase of Literary Arts & Culture Memoir Writing – ‘The Siren Awakes’ with Linda Jackson Creative Writing lecturer, Linda Jackson will […]

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The Writing of Janet Paisley course with Linda Jackson

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Examine and discuss Janet Paisley’s plays, poetry and fiction in a series of six classes with Dr Linda Jackson at University of Strathclyde. Thursdays 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. commencing 16 April, 2020 Cost of course: £65 For full details call: 0141 548 2116 www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/centreforlifelonglearning

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Sunday, February 23, 2020 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Courses

Dardishi Festival at CCA

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Larissa Sansour, Nation Estate (Olive Tree), 2012 21 – 23 February, 2020 Dardishi 2020 Fri 21 February — Sun 23 February 2020 dardishi.com Dardishi Festival is a not-for-profit community venture that showcases Arab and North African womxn’s* contributions to contemporary art and culture. Born out of a zine, the Festival aims to strengthen creative collaboration within our community and […]

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Living Rent Writers’ Circle

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Thursdays 6th, 13, 20 and 27 February, 2020 – 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. John Smith House, 145-165 West Regent Street, G2 4RE ‘Living Rent’s writing circle is a space to collectively develop radical creative writing, grounded in the everyday experience of struggle and solidarity as we try to understand and change the world around […]

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Joiners Corner

Discover Family History at Kelvinhall

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Discovering your family history at the Moving Image Archive 11 February and 19 March, 2020 2pm-3:30pm Have you discovered the outline of your family history? Do you want to find out more about your ancestors’ lives? National Libraries Workshop at Kelvin Hall will show you how to their our huge range of digital resources. This session […]

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Learn Gaelic – Family Fun Session at NLS Kelvinhall

Learn Gaelic - Family Fun Session at NLS Kelvinhall

Buy tickets and select date (Tuesdays) 4 and 18 February, 2020. Seisean spòrsail ag amas air pàrantan/luchd-cùraim agus clann aois 3-5 bliadhna, ag ionnsachadh còmhla tro chleachdadh air filmichean, sgeulachdan agus ceòl. Fun session aimed at parents/carers and children aged 3-5 years, learning together using films, stories and music. Each family ticket admits 1 adult […]

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Winter Tree Identification Workshop

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January 29th at 11.30 a.m.and 2 February, 2020 at 1.30 p.m. Woodlands Community Workspace Winter Tree Identification Walk. Join them for a walk along the River Kelvin to learn how to identify broad leaf trees without their leaves – this workshop will involve a walk along the river and then back to the cosy Woodlands […]

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Walks, Woodlands Community Garden

Waxing Lyrical: The Power of the Printed Cloth in Africa

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AH Saturday 2 November, 2019 The event consists of a pattern-making workshop at 2pm (PoC only) and screening of Wax Print: 1 Fabric, 4 Continents, 200 Years of History at 6pm, followed by a discussion.  The role of printed wax cloth in fashioning African history, culture and identity weaves together […]

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Thursday, October 31, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Classes and Workshops

Mòd 2019 National Theatre of Scotland – Rocket Post screening + family drama workshop

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Friday 18 October 2019 CCA 10am, Free but ticketed, Cinema All ages Book online / 0141 352 4900 July, 1934. The Western Isles. A small crowd stand on a beach and watch in amazement. Eccentric German scientist Gerhard Zucker tells them he wants to bring the world together. The future is about communication. The future is about […]

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Thursday, October 17, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Classes and Workshops

Woodlands Community Gardens, Storytelling Circle ‘Tell A Story’ Workshop

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Sunday 17 November, 2019 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Have you ever wanted to tell stories to your child without the book? Maybe you already do this, or you have told them their favourite story so often, that you really could put the book down and tell the story, eye to eye, mind to mind […]

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48 Hours Film Project Part 1 GFT

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Tuesday 15 October, 2019 8.30 p.m. Scotland’s most popular filmmaking event is back! Come along on 11-13 October weekend to make a film in just 48 hours and get it screened at the GFT. You could win a free trip to Filmapalooza in the Netherlands! Sign up today at 48hourfilm.com Book both screenings for £15/£11. […]

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Friday, October 11, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Classes and Workshops

Mòd 2019: Gaelic Conversation Café Public CCA

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Hosted by Gaelic Arts and Mod Ghlaschu 2019 Monday 14 – Friday 19 October, 2019 Conversation Café – for Creatives, Gaels and Learners! All welcome. This event will be delivered in Gaelic and in English. Cuiribh eòlas air a’ Ghàidhlig tro sheachdain a’ Mhòid ann an Glaschu – Cafaidh Còmhraidh. Fàilte air a h-uile duine. […]

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Careers in Film – Glasgow Youth Film Festival

Finding your feet in film

Saturday, 14 September, 2019 – 12 Noon. Interested in a career in film? Not how to get started or what role would suit you best? Scotland’s young filmmakers share their experience and advice on finding your feet in the film industry. Places are free but must be booked in advance 0141 332 6535 Details of […]

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Stone Carving Workshop Glasgow

Saturday 2nd & 9th November 2019 10am-4pm Glasgow City Heritage Trust 54 Bell Street, G1 1LQ Carved stone decoration defines Glasgow’s style. Look up anywhere in the city centre, and you will be greeted by facades and details that are an enduring testament to the craftsmanship and skill of thousands of stonemasons over two centuries. […]

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Saturday, August 31, 2019 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Courses

Love to Learn Open Day Glasgow Clyde College

Saturday 27 July, 2019 from 10am-2pm Langside Campus. Glasgow Clyde College, 50 Prospecthill Rd, Langside, Glasgow G42 9LB Discover the joy of learning with the college’s programme of evening and weekend leisure classes. Why not take the opportunity to learn a new skill, take up a new hobby, make new friends or just have some […]

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Friday, July 26, 2019 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Courses

Series of Creative Writing Masterclasses

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Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover, 10 Dumbreck Rd, Glasgow G41 5BW Saturday, 5 October, Saturday 2 November, 2019, Saaturday 7 December, 2019 This series of workshops will explore some of the fundamentals of creative writing, in the special context of the Studio Pavilion as art space. Participants are encouraged to follow the […]

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Mind and Draw Live Music and Poetry Art Sessions at WEvolution

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Various dates in August, 2019 Thursday 8th August, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday 15th August, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday 22nd August, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday 29th August, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m. All sessions from 6pm-8pm. Free – Select Date and Register These sessions will be led by visual artist […]

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University of Glasgow Short Courses Open Evening 2019

21 August 2019, 5.30-7.30pm University of Glasgow, St Andrews Building, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH Great opportunity to talk to tutors, and learn about the 250+ short courses on offer each year at the University of Glasgow. This event, being held in the St Andrew’s Building, is for anyone wanting to learn for pleasure […]

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Gypsy Music Short Course

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CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD 7th, 14th, 21st September, 2019 at 5 p.m. Host Ando Glaso And Glaso is inviting musicians to join a unique month long short course of traditional Gypsy music. Each weekend participants will meet different tutors showing them various dialects of this colourful tradition, including Transylvanian, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, […]

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Thursday, July 18, 2019 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops

Young at Heart Dance for Over 50s

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Young at Heart Dance combines dance and exercise bringing a fun, healthy and sociable way of keeping fit for anyone over the age of 50. Research has shown that dance can produce physical benefits such as improving strength and muscle function and increased balance and flexibility. In addition to health benefits, dance can also promote […]

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Dance, Sport, Walks, Cycling in Glasgow

Have A Go – Calligraphy at The Mitchell Library

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Calligraphy for Beginners 6 July 2019 – 9.30am to 11.30am and 2.30pm to 4.30pm Copperplate Calligraphy 24 August 2019 –  9.30am to 11.30am, 12 noon to 2pm, 2.30pm to 4.30pm Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing and as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark season Glasgow Scribes are running FREE workshops to let […]

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Scalarama Press/Marketing and Design

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Sunday 30th June, 2019 (2pm-4pm) | Clubroom at CCA Glasgow Scalarama is a DIY celebration of cinema that takes place every September. Inspired by the eclectic programming of the legendary Scala Cinema, groups and individuals with a passion for movies unite to celebrate cinema and encourage watching films together. In 2019, Scalarama Glasgow hosts monthly […]

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Some things want to run V/DA | Sonic Séance: The Gathering CCA

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Friday 28 June — Sunday 28 July 2019 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm // Preview: Fri 28 June, 7pm-9pm //Free Centre for Contemporary Arts , 350 Sauchiehall Street , Glasgow G2 3JD V/ is a multi-disciplinary collective founded by Mele Broomes in 2011. V/ curates and produces dance, live performance, video work and practical workshops in collaboration with various […]

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An Afternoon of Fiction, Poetry and Performance

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Saturday 6 July, 2019. 1 – 5 p.m. An afternoon of fiction, poetry and performance in Finn’s Place. Fun, creating and ‘doing your own thing’ but performance is optional. With Linda Jackson. £15/£10 Finn’s Place, 167 Ledard Rd, Glasgow G42 9QU

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Classes and Workshops, Writing

Seeds of Thought – Creative Writing

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Tuesday, 21 May, 2019, 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Creative writing – a chance to explore the power or fun of words. All welcome beginners and veterans. Free! Look forward to seeing you there! Event on Facebook

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Monday, May 20, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Classes and Workshops

Micaela Maftei and Laura Tansley Collaborative Writing Workshops

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The Collaboration Process and Inspiration Micaela Maftei and Laura Tansley have been working and writing together since meeting as PhD students at the University of Glasgow. Their essays and short fiction have been published in a variety of places including Gutter Magazine, Kenyon Review Online, and Short Fiction in Theory and Practice. Together they co-edited the collection Writing Creative […]

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Classes and Workshops

Mackintosh Still Life Drawing

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30 June, 2018 Mackintosh Queens Cross Church With summer in full bloom, why not come and try your hand at a relaxing Mackintosh themed still life drawing session. Be inspired by the botanical watercolours of Mackintosh & his Glasgow Style contemporaries, drawing from a beautiful floral still life arrangement in a stunning Mackintosh venue. All […]

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Ian Macpherson, Comedy Writing Workshop

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Saturday 11 May 2.00pm to 4.00pm Free Comedy Writing Workshop with Ian Macpherson Garnethill Multicultural Centre 21 Rose Street Glasgow G3 6RE Limited places. FREE but donation (£2 suggested) towards room hire appreciated To book a place on this workshop please email ailieroanne@live.co.uk ‘One of the most creative and intelligent comedians I’ve ever seen’  The […]

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Spring Chinese Craft Fair, M Gallery Glasgow

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Saturday 13 April, 2019 – 12 – 4 p.m. M Gallery, 7 Keith Street, Glasgow G11 6QQ Spring is here! Warmer weather, lighter days and bursts of daffodils. Join Ricefield Arts at M Gallery Glasgow to celebrate with an afternoon of multi-cultural crafts. – Buy authentic Chinese crafts, art supplies & toys – Meet local […]

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