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Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers.

Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance Fundraiser at Murrayfield

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“Superheroes Abseil” – BT Murrayfield touchdown will prove a lifesaver 26 March, 2020, 9 a.m. _ 5 p.m. BT Murrayfield has welcomed its fair share of rugby heroes over the years. But superheroes of a very different kind will be aiming to touchdown at Edinburgh’s famous international arena next month. Dozens of fundraising daredevils are […]

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Friday, February 21, 2020 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Pat's Home Page Blog

Looking at Mackintosh’s Masterpiece

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Photographer Sylvia Richardson brings a unique exhibition of previously unseen images of Mackintosh’s Masterpiece, The Glasgow School of Art building. Exhibitions runs 9 – 23 March, 2020 Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Church, 870 Garscube Road, G20 7EL Her images encapsulate an intimate view of the building’s internal spaces and lead us on an ambling journey from […]

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Moments of Resistance by Femspectives

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UK premiere of Jo Schmeiser’s documentary MOMENTS OF RESISTANCE Saturday 22 February, 2020 – 6 p.m. Civic House, 26 Civic Street, Glasgow G4 9RH Jo Schmeiser | Austria 2019 | German, French, Dari w. English subtitles | 98′ | N/C 12+ A journey through time, MOMENTS OF RESISTANCE reflects on the connections between historical resistance […]

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Iberodocs Lisbon Beat CCA

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LISBON BEAT (Batida de Lisboa) 15 March, 2020 This film screening is part of the 7th edition of IberoDocs, the Ibero-American Documentary Film Festival Scotland (26 FEB-15 MARCH) and will be introduced by Eirene Houston from Havana Glasgow Film Festival.  (See Full Programme Iberodocs) Vasco Viana & Rita Maia • Portugal 2019 • 75 min […]

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Glasgow Film Festival: Master Cheng

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1 and 2 March, 2020 The screening on 1 March will be followed by a Q&A with director Mika Kaurismäki. Director Mika Kaurismäki has made one of the most charming, delightful features of his long career. There are echoes of Local Hero in Master Cheng as a widowed chef and his son arrive in a remote Finnish village. Far from his home […]

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Glasgow Film Festival 2020

Glasgow Film Festival 2020: Heroic Losers

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29 February and 2 March, 2020 Ricardo Darín is reunited with The Secret In Their Eyes author Eduardo Sacheri and his Chinese Take-Out director Sebastián Borensztein for an irresistible, Robin Hood-style heist caper set in 2001. Darín plays retired footballer Fermin, who is determined to revitalise a sleepy region outside of Buenos Aires, so he persuades his friends and […]

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Bacurau, Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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3 and 5 March, 2020 The screening on 3 March will be followed by a Q&A with co-directors Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles. A bracing mash-up of genres and political comment, Bacurau offers stinging insights into the state of modern Brazil and the legacy of colonialism. Set in the near future, it follows Teresa (Bárbara Colen) […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2020 at CCA

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Glasgow Film Festival Body of Water Thu 27 February 2020 Lucy Brydon’s debut feature sensitively addresses the impact of an eating disorder on an individual and their loved ones. Photographer Stephanie (Sian Brooke) has just completed another round of treatment for chronic anorexia and is working hard to reconnect with her family. Her mother Susan […]

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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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Lost Transmissions, Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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29 February and 1 March, 2020 GFT, 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB The screening on Saturday 29 February will be followed by a Q&A with director Katharine O’Brien. Audience Award When a chance meeting at a party brings aspiring songwriter Hannah (Juno Temple ) and music producer Theo (Simon Pegg ) together, a promising partnership seems […]

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The Whistlers, Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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27 – 28 February, 2020 Director Corneliu Porumboiu moves into film noir territory with the tough, twisty, double-dealing thriller The Whistlers. Corrupt cop Cristi (Vlad Ivanov) is a member of a Bucharest crime syndicate. He travels to the Canary Island of La Gomera as part of a plan to free a Bucharest businessman who might […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2020: Jazz On A Summer’s Day

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1 March, 2020 – 3 p.m. Considered the greatest jazz concert film ever made, Jazz On A Summer’s Day celebrates one joyous Saturday during the Newport Jazz Festival of 1958. Fashion photographer Bert Stern  captures the people, performers and magical atmosphere of a day when the mouthwatering line-up included Louis Armstrong, Dinah Washington, Mahalia Jackson, Thelonius Monk  and […]

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Glasgow Film Festival 2020

Glasgow Film Festival 2020, Disco

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3 and 4 March, 2020 Faith requires absolute devotion in Disco, a tough, disturbing drama on the all-consuming demands of Christian cults. Mirjam (Josefine Frida Pettersen) is the teenage stepdaughter of a pastor in an evangelical movement. She is also a world champion disco freestyle dancer who is the pride of her church. When she […]

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Roots Festival – An Evening with Wullie, George and Friends

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26 February, 2020 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Bianco Nero 27 Gauze St, Paisley PA1 1ES FREE EVENT Sign up quickly as Bianco Nero can seat 30 people plus our lovely poets 🙂 This is a glorious and moving evening of readings by local and gifted writers / friends followed by an Open Mic. Wullie […]

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Sunday, February 16, 2020 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Evening of Stories and Songs with Kirstin Innes and Outi Smith

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13 March, 2020 McKillop Institute, Main Street, Lochwinnoch PA12 4AJ Part of Lochwinnoch Arts Festival – 6 – 29 March, 2020 Join Lochwinnoch-based novelist Kirstin Innes and musician Outi Smith for a special evening of stories and songs. Kirstin Innes Kirstin’s new novel, Scabby Queen, traces the rise and fall of a one-hit-wonder. In this […]

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Aye Write 2020: Memoirs and Confessions – Justified Sinners Speakeasy

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18 March, 2020 The Mitchell Library, North Street,  G3 7DN  6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. Cheeky Besom Productions are Celebrating 250th Anniversary of James Hogg Dr Adrian Hunter, senior lecturer of English Studies at Stirling University said. “James Hogg is one of the great literary geniuses of the 19th century whose work is just as […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2020: Simple Women presented by Femspectives

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28 and 29 February, 2020 Ambitious yet graceless film director Federica (Jasmine Trinca) has only ever had one obsession: cinema. One film in particular has always proved a particular inspiration: Hal Hartley’s Simple Men, where her obsession with Romanian actor Elina Löwensohn began. So when the opportunity to make a film about Elina, with Elina in […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2020: Rocks

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8 March, 2020 3.45 p.m. Rocks is Olushola Joy Omotoso (Bukky Bakray), a London teenager whose life is radically altered when she is left on her own with a little brother who needs her. Fearing they will be separated, she decides to step up to the situation. She tells no one and carries on with a little […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2020 – Short Film Festival Programme

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18 – 22 March, 2020 Glasgow Short Film Festival announces 2020 programme and explores the politics of place Glasgow Short Film Festival,  the festival’s first as an independent charitable organisation. GSFF is, of course, a celebration of short film, although in typically contrary fashion.  This year’s edition opens with a feature-length live performance, and there […]

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Days of the Bagnold Summer Glasgow Film Festival

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4 – 5 March, 2020 GFT 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB Simon Bird makes a hugely impressive directorial debut with an adaptation of the award-winning graphic novel set to a score by Belle and Sebastian. Fifteen year-old thrash metal fan Daniel (Earl Cave, son of Nick Cave) and his mother Sue (Monica Dolan) share the same […]

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Glasgow Film Festival 2020

Glasgow Film Festival 2020: Parasite (black and white version announced)

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Thursday 5th March, 2020 – 5.45 p.m. GFT, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6TB Glasgow Film Festival to host UK premiere of black and white version of multi-Oscar winner Parasite Bong Joon Ho’s Best Picture-winning social satire will be seen in a whole new light at Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) Tickets on sale 12pm Wednesday […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2020: Special Events

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Films in this Festival Strand Total Recall at The Argyle Street Arches (18) 28 February Total Recall at The Argyle Street Arches (18) “If I’m not me then who the hell am I?”. Part of a Festival StrandSpecial Events Tank Girl at The Argyle Street Arches (18) 29 February, 2020 Tank Girl at The Argyle […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2020 – Industry Focus

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2 March until 7 March,  2020 GFF20: Industry Focus Double Tree by Hilton Glasgow Central, 36 Cambridge St, G2 3HN Full Industry Programme Some of the areas of focus in 2020 are sustainability in production, working practice and mental health, positive actions being taken with accessibility, distribution, and music in film and television, with increased […]

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Books at the Botanics

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Books at the Botanics Book Fair Saturday and Sunday 8 and 9 February, 2020. 10 a.m. till 4.30 p.m. in the Hopkirk Building  (behind the main range), 730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 0UE www.booksatthebotanics.co.uk Books at the Botanics on Facebook

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First events announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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The first events have been announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020. The 16th annual festival takes place from 26 February to 8 March, showcasing the best new films from Scotland and around the world. Some Highlights Glasgow Film Festival 2020 The focus of three special strands Retrospective Are We There Yet? – A Retrospective of […]

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Celebrating Women – Fundraiser at Eusebi

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16 February, 020 Fundraising Dinner for Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland In Support of Andrew Fairlie Scholarship and Macmillan Cancer Support The evening will bring together women from from across the hospitality & business sector for a night of networking, opera and authentic Italian cuisine. The dinner will also provide a platform for women working […]

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Paisley Book Festival: Jenny’s Well Press presents: Writers and Rebellion

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February, 24, 2020, 5:30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. Show is AVAILABLE Literature often embodies rebellion as a cultural response to events that are happening in society. Renfrewshire’s only independent publisher, Jenny’s Well Press, presents five Scottish writers – Jim Ferguson, Fiona Lindsay, Tracy Patrick, Dave Manderson and Carl MacDougall – whose fictional characters go against the […]

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Aye Write: Stewart Ennis and Okechuwu Nzelu

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Saturday 21 March, 2020, 1.15 – 2.1 p.m. The Mitchell Library North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN Roland Gulliver, Director of the International Festival of Authors in Toronto introduces a pair of strikingly original debut novels. Blessed Assurance by Stewart Ennis is an exploration of family, friendship, faith, loneliness and grief, and the compromises that sometimes […]

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Campire Club Rousing Rebels, Paisley

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Sunday 23 February, 2020 11 a.m. – 11.45 a.m. Wevolution Renfrewshire SRG Hub, 25 Moss street, Paisley PA1 1DJ Oak Tree Art A creative writing club for ages 3-5 The club is a fusion of traditional storytelling with role-play and creative writing. Gather around the very special indoor campfire and join the adventure, exploring stories […]

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Cuba Libre Valentine’s Day Fiesta at Cottiers

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14 February, 2020, 7.30 p.m. – 1 a.m. Cottiers, 93/95 Hyndland Street, G11 5PU Valentine’s Day Salsa Party – For a taste of those legendary Havana nights. Cuba Libre is a vibrant Latin fiesta and it’s returning to Cottiers this Valentine’s Day! Enjoy authentic Cuban food and dancing with live music by Kubanishe and professional […]

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