Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers.

Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers.

Virtual Glasgow Mela 2020

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  Glasgow Mela will be broadcast live 20 – 30 September, 2020 Bringing you music, colour and vibrancy to you virtually. Broadcasting live daily between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tune in and enjoy the Mela at home. Tweets by GlasgowMela  

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GYFF Miss Junetenth GFT

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19 September, 2020 PREVIEW Turquoise Jones is a single mum who holds down a household, a rebellious teenager, and pretty much everything that goes down at Wayman’s BBQ & Lounge. Turquoise is also a bona fide beauty queen – she was once crowned Miss Juneteenth, a title commemorating the day enslaved people in Texas were […]

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

GYFF: Back to the Future

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20 September, 2020 The Oscar-winning sci-fi classic sees 17-year-old Marty McFly accidentally travel 30 years into the past in a nuclear-powered DeLorean car, devised by maverick scientist Doc Brown. Stranded, he inadvertently interferes with the budding romance of his teenage parents, putting his entire existence in jeopardy. GYFF invites you to experience one of the […]

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Sounds in the Suburbs 5th Refuweegee Fundraiser

 24th September, 2020  at 8pm The all star line up from both sides of the Atlantic  includes music by Karine Polwort, Hannah Aldridge, Helen McCookerybook, Jess Klein and Mike June. DONATIONS There is no ‘ticket price’ to join the gig, but please make a donation of whatever you can to Donations Refuweegee ZOOM Joining Details […]

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Glasgow Museum’s Resource Centre: Glasgow’ Smallest Doors

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Wednesday 16 September, 2020 at 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Hosted by Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival and Glasgow Museums Free – Online event Watch on Zoom sign up at Eventbrite Digital doors are opening across Glasgow… Part of the Glasgow Doors Open Days Digital Festival Glasgow Museums Resource Centre – Glasgow’s Smallest Doors Are Open! Did […]

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Tidelines Book Festival 2020

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24 – 27 September, 2020 Tidelines are taking the festival online this September What’s happening? They are running a series of four sessions around the themes of Poetry, History, Fiction, and Crime over the Festival weekend 24–27 September. All free. All events will be available on Tidelines YouTube Channel Programme Thursday 24 September, 2020 Liz Lochhead: One […]

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You’re Only Young Twice – Digital Doors Open Day 2020

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A lively discussion of Terry Bishop’s neglected 1952 campus comedy classic ‘You’re Only Young Twice’, filmed at the University of Glasgow. 17 September, 2020 7.30 pm – 8.30 p.m. About this Event You’re Only Young Twice James Bridie, Irish-Scottish Studies & the University of Glasgow on Film Join a lively discussion led by Professor Willy Maley on […]

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Stories from the Briggait – Glasgow Doors Open Day

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Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 15:00-16:00 Stories from The Briggait Hosted by Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival, Wasps Artists’ Studios and The Briggait Tbe Briggait is of Glasgow’s most enduring and endearing landmarks, A-listed building – it has been a part of the River Clyde skyline since the Nineteenth Century. Built in 1873, the Briggait served as the city’s bustling […]

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BFI London Film Festival 2020 at GFT

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7 – 19 October, 2020 The 64th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express takes place across the UK, inviting you to experience the world’s best new films wherever you are. Enjoy 12 days of UK premieres online via BFI Player or in cinemas throughout the UK – and join the festival for a […]

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Hip Hop to Opera via Negro Spirituals

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Sunday 13th September, 2020 – Online Hosted by Black History, walks, talks films £6 Book Tickets at Eventbrite A fantastic musical journey covering the hidden African history and links between some of the most popular and obscure musical forms. Queen Nzingha Lecture 85 A musical journey covering the hidden history and links between some of […]

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Digital Doors Open Day Glasgow 2020

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Monday, 14 September 2020 from 09:00-23:30 through until 20 September, 2020 Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival Tickets Digital doors are opening across Glasgow… Free Explore the programme ​In 2020,  Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is going DIGITAL! ​ From Monday 14th – Sunday 20th September, you can expect a diverse programme of webinars, 3D-tours, audio […]

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Scottish Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Artists at Janet & John Glasgow

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 Great News – Janet and John New Hours Open six days. Tuesday till Sunday, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. One household at a time in shop, up […]

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Bloody Scotland 2020 – Online

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A note from Festival Director – Bob McDevitt ‘What began with disappointment and seemingly endless challenges has turned into a genuine opportunity to try something a bit different this year. The festival has a truly epic scale from our biggest ever panel featuring no less than 27 authors to a session that will bring five continents online […]

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Govanhill Baths Archive Showcase

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29 August, 2020 at 12:00 – 30 August, 2020 at 17:00 The Deep End, 21 Nithsdale Street, G41 2PZ Hosted by Govanhill International Festival and Carnival Discover the objects, documents, photographs, banners and audio-visual material, which will tel the story of Govanhill Baths from its use as an Edwardian Baths and Wash-House, to the Save […]

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Hannah Lavery, Govanhill Book Festival

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Thursday 27 August, 2020 – 7 p.m. Hannah is an award-winning poet, playwright and performer. Her poetry has been published by Gutter Magazine, The Scotsman Newspaper and others. Her first pamphlet of short fiction, Rocket Girls, was published by Postbox Press (October 2018) and her poetry pamphlet, Finding Seaglass: Poems from The Drift, was recently published by Stewed Rhubarb Press […]

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Edinburgh Book Festival – Kirstin Innes: Who is Clio Campbell?

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Friday 21 August, 2020 16:00 – 17:00 The New York Times Main Theatre Online Free, online Rarely does a novel set the Scottish literary scene abuzz in the way Scabby Queen has, counting amongst its fans figures as wide-ranging as Janice Galloway, Ian Rankin and Nicola Sturgeon. Sexy rock starlet, veteran political activist, symbol of a nation […]

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Edinburgh Book Festival James Tait Black Prizes

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THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH EVENT Friday 21 August, 2020 14:30 – 15:30 The New York Times Main Theatre Online Free, online Sponsored by The UK’s longest-running literary prizes are awarded in this special event with broadcaster Sally Magnusson, who hosts a joyous celebration of the year’s best works of fiction and biography. On the 2020 […]

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Stuart Cosgrove, Govanhill Book Festival

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Friday 28 August, 2020 at 7 p.m. Online on Facebook Stuart Cosgrove is a well know writer and broadcaster. His “Soul Trilogy” Detroit 67, Memphis 68 and Harlem 69 weave a wonderful story of soul music set against a backdrop of civil rights, the war in Vietnam and disaffected youth. They are particularly relevant today […]

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White Riot, Govanhill International Festival

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Friday 21 August, 2020, 7. p.m. – 10 p.m. Screening, Q & A and Afterparty Watch Online Glasgow Film is delighted to be partnering with Glasgow Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR), Smoking Bear and Modern Films on the opening event of the Govanhill International Festival and Carnival 2020. It’s three years since the first Govanhill […]

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Zine Making, Govanhill Book Festival 2020

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Community Building and Anti-racism: Zine-making with Glasgow Zine Library Monday 24 August, 2020 6:00pm Register Online Zines are a creative and effective way to express yourself and to share a message. They are used by groups to organise and activate others, and as a platform to create communities in marginalised groups seeking alternative DIY methods […]

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Denise Mina, Govanhill Book Festival 2020

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Monday 24, August, 2020 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Denise has published 12 novels and also writes short stories, plays and graphic novels. In 2014 she was inducted into the Crime Writers’ Association Hall of Fame. Denise presents TV and radio programmes as well as regularly appearing in the media, and has made a film about […]

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Govanhill International Festival 2020

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21 until 31 August, 2020 Govanhill International Festival – now in its fourth year, is an anti-racist festival. It celebrates the contribution immigrants have made to the diversity, culture, community and the rich history of the area. Elven days of film, music, books, talks, walks, art, kids activities and more! Join in and celebrate the […]

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Take One Action 2020

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Take One Action 2020 announces full programme All films will be available to stream from 16 – 27 September. The UK’s leading global change film festival returns with an online programme of nearly 30 feature length and short documentaries and dramas The 13th annual festival will showcase 6 UK premieres, with 75% of features & […]

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Edinburgh Festivals Past 1954 – 1969

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National Library of Scotland Kelvin Hall Until 20 August, 2020 2020 , ’ #, National Library of Scotland . , . , , , , ’ – ’ .  # : 1954 1969, ve Choose which decade you want to visit by selecting a film from the list below: () https://movingimage.nls.uk/film/1493 This film covers Edinburgh’s […]

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Zoom and online events

Glasgow Short Film Festival Online

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17 August, 2020 at 19:00 – 23 August, 2020 at 22:00 Hosted by Glasgow Short Film Festival Online event Get Tickets #GSFF20online is a special online-only event. See the full programme The 12th GSFF should have taken place back in March – you can now catch a modified version online. Passes are on sale now […]

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Marian Keyes – Edinburgh Book Festival Online

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Marian Keyes: Family Matters  Wed 19 August, 2020 19:00 – 20:00  The New York Times Main Theatre Online  Free, online Captioned event. Marian Keyes didn’t start writing until her twenties, she felt that she was ‘all washed up at 30.’ But readers have had a love affair with Keyes that has lasted over two decades […]

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Philippe Sands with Ian Rankin: On the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive

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Edinburgh Book Festival Online 2020 Tuesday 18 August, 2020 19:00 – 20:00  The New York Times Main Theatre Online  Free, online Philippe Sands’s much celebrated memoir East West Street, which won the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize, expertly interwove the personal story of his ancestors in the Ukrainian city of Lviv with a professional interest in the establishment […]

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Edinburgh Book Festival Online: THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE EVENT

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 Mon 17 August, 2020 14:30 – 15:30 Michele Hutchison & Marieke Lucas Rijneveld: Reap What You Sow The New York Times Main Theatre Online Free, online Sponsored by ‘Great art doesn’t just reinforce or reassure: the authors we love challenge us; they illuminate new perspectives, make us question our certainties. They discomfort us.’ From its […]

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Get Adventurous with Lily Dyu & Helen Skelton

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Edinburgh Book Festival  Tuesday 18 August, 2020 16:00 – 17:00 Baillie Gifford Children’s Theatre Online Free, online Sponsored by AGE 8+ Would you like to race across mountains, fly into space or journey to Antarctica? Well, why don’t you? In this live event you’ll be inspired to get active and get adventurous after hearing the […]

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Val McDermid – Portrait of a Criminal

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Edinburgh Book Festival Online  Sat 15 Aug, 2020 17:30 – 18:30  The New York Times Main Theatre Online Free, online Captioned and BSL interpreter viewing options. Use the toggle on the videoplayer page to choose which version to watch. BSLEvent With Val McDermid’s iconic detective soon set to hit our screens, it couldn’t be a […]

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