Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers.

Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers.

Aye Write Programme 2021

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Aye Write announces its full cast of authors for the digital book festival  2021 – 14 May to 16 May and 21 to 23 May.  Programme and Tickets Aye Write is Glasgow’s Book Festival and is produced by Glasgow Life, the charity which delivers culture and sport in the city.   The live book festival, usually held […]

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Glasgow Trade Union May Day 2021

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Saturday the 1st of May, 2021 from 12 noon till around 1 pm. Event by Neil Snuggles Anderson, Jennifer McCarey and Glasgow Trades Council Online with Facebook Live  Tomorrow at 12:00 UTC+01 Price: free Glasgow May Day 2021, the event will be held online this year on Register at Eventbrite The theme of this year’s Glasgow may day is […]

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Friday, April 30, 2021 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Zoom and online events

Africa in Motion – Notions of Citizenship

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Africa in Motion Launches New Film Series on Notions of Citizenship 29th April – 1st May 2021 With guest filmmakers and speakers including Bazi Gete, Dr Ophira Gamliel, Dr Awol Allo, Victor Opeyokun and Ellie Foumbi. New film series titled Transgressing Citizenship in the Black Imagination. Drawing on the concepts of citizenship, the relationship to […]

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Scottish Communities Climate Action Network Online Meetup

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Tuesday, 4 May 2021 from 2.00 p.m. – 3.30p.m. (New members please join the event at 1.30 p.m. for induction and welcome. ) Register at Eventbrite Event by Scottish Communities Climate Action Network and Sccan Secretariat Virtual networking cafe. Bring your community experience, your ideas, your questions and your own cake! SCCAN cafe is a conversation based […]

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The Joan Eardley Centenary Celebration

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Tuesday, 18 May 2021 – 3 p.m. until 4.30 p.m. Free Online Event – Register at Eventbrite The Hunterian,University of Glasgow, is delighted to be hosting the Joan Eardley Centenary, in partnership with The Scottish Women and the Arts Research Network About this Event Hosted by BBC Arts Correspondent Pauline McLean, this online event brings together an […]

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

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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 Janet and John will reopen Tuesday 27 April, 2021 at 10.30 a.m. Janet & John Website janet@janetandjohnscotland.com Always Something New Opening Hours Catherine Redgate Designs Cards and […]

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Greenpeace Glasgow Group joins nationwide protest against deep sea mining

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Over the weekend of 24th-25th April, volunteers from Greenpeace Glasgow Group took part in a nationwide protest calling for the UK Government to ensure our oceans are off-limits to deep sea mining. Volunteers photographed home-made banners along the Kelvin Walkway, Lomond Shores, Balloch and Dumbarton Rock. Images from the Glasgow Greenpeace Group’s protests, along with […]

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Monday, April 26, 2021 | Filed under: Community event, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Femspectives Film Festival 2021 announces full programme

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Femspectives Online Festival Week 23 – 25 April, 2021 The third annual Glasgow-based feminist film festival will host international feature films, short films, discussions and a Feminist Film Quiz Alongside a programme of international features and shorts, the festival will host a range of live discussions and a special Feminist Film Quiz. Highlights Highlights include […]

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Sounds in the Suburbs – One Whole Year of Refuweegee Shows

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Thursday 29 April, 2021 at 8 p.m. WATCH ONLINE  Price: free – donations appreciated. It’s been a a whole year of Sounds in the Suburbs hosting Refuweegee fundraiser gigs, usually on the last Thursday of every month. This month to celebrate in style line up includes: Lorna Brooks, Ross Wilson from Blue Rose Code, Lee […]

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Lizzie Reid at Stirling Tolbooth Shindig Online

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22 April, 2021 7 p.m. Online Tolbooth Facebook Free Tolbooth Shindig is back for 2021 with a brand new series of concerts that have been filmed live in Tolbooth Stirling, and will be broadcast weekly on a Thursday from Tolbooth Facebook. They are free to enjoy, and until we can all come together again in […]

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University of Glasgow; Full Day Symposium celebrating Creative Writing

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Thursday, 22 April 2021 11 a.m. –4 p.m. A full-day symposium to celebrate the past, present and future of Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow About this Event Creative Writing at University of Glasgow is applying to become the Centre for Writing and Creative Practice. This Centre will consolidate its cross-disciplinary portfolio of research […]

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World Book Night with Denise Mina

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Zoe Strachan in conversation with author Denise Mina Creative Conversations Friday, 23 April, 2021 – 7 p.m.- 8p.m. Free – Register at Eventbrite About this Event Join Creative Conversations and East Ayrshire Libraries on World Book Night where Zoe Strachan will chat with author Denise Mina about her latest novel, The Less Dead. After a […]

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Open The Door Festival 2021 – Scottish Women’s Writing

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Glasgow Women’s Library Thursday 20th May – Saturday 22nd May 2021 Online Scotland’s first ever festival for Scottish women’s writing returns for its fifth edition! This year inviting the world to Open the Door again, as Glasgow Women’s Library host the festival entirely online. Inspired by Glasgow’s long history of bold, creative women, the theme […]

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Aye Write 2021 – Pre-Festival Event

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Chris Brookmyre, Denise Mina and Louise Welsh 28 April, 2021 at 7 p.m. £5 – Purchase Online Also available through the Aye Write Pass This event will be live and will also be available to view for 3 weeks after the broadcast date. The Aye Write Digital Festival will run from 14 – 23 May.

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Minari at GFF21 – review by Pat Byrne

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Buy tickets at GFT to watch Minari at Home until 16 May, 2021 Minari is a gentle film, with wonderful ambient music and gorgeous cinematography. It is set in beautiful countryside around the Ozarks in Arkansas, where Jacob Yi (Steven Yeun) has brought his Korean family from California. Jacob’s dream is to support his family […]

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Warren Starry Skies – New Album ‘Small Wonders’

Crowd funding Project Warren is raising funds to go into the studio to record a new Starry Skies album called ‘Small Wonders’ The project offers rewards in return when you Donate to the Crowdfunder Starry Skies is 1 of 20 creative projects be offered support from Creative Scotland and Crowdfunder UK. This is to record […]

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Monday, March 22, 2021 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Douglas Stuart & Jackie Kay: Shuggie Bain

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Cambridge Literary Festival Friday 23 April, 2021 – 5 p.m. £6.00 – Single event ticket £35.00 – £50.00 – Festival Pass Book ticket Douglas Stuart discusses his heart-breaking Booker Prize winning novel with fellow Glaswegian and writer Jackie Kay. Douglas Stuart burst fully-formed onto the literary landscape with his astonishing masterpiece Shuggie Bain, the deserving winner of the 2020 Booker […]

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Femspectives Film Festival 2021 – Guest Curators

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Femspectives Film Festival announces guest curators for 2021 festival (See full Femspectives Programme 2021) Tanatsei Gambura and Ane Lopez will each programme a special strand at the third annual Glasgow feminist film festival running online 23 – 25 April, 2021  Femspectives – the Glasgow-based feminist film festival – has announced two guest curators for this […]

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Friday, March 19, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

St Patrick’s Day Online Quiz

17 March, 2021, 9 p.m. Event by The Stayin’ Inn Free A  whole 12 months of these quizzes, so another celebration and once  again raising money for the Beatson Cancer Charity. You’ll get one raffle entry for every £5 you Donate at Just Giving  Prizes • An overnight stay for 2 with Breakfast at the […]

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St Patrick’s Day Special: The Great Irish Songbook

Wednesday 17 March, 2021 7.30pm GMT From Celtic Connections 2020 Rounder Records recording artists Dervish present The Great Irish Songbook from 2020’s Celtic Connections, online internationally on St Patrick’s Day 2021. Buy tickets

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Red Skirts on Clydeside #IWD2021

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Govanhill Baths Community Trust – 8 March, 2021 The final film in tomorrow’s International Women’s Day Film Festival line-up – and our headliner – is Red Skirts on Clydeside by the Sheffield Film Cooperative. Red Skirts on Clydeside seeks to unearth the details of women’s political involvement with the legendary Glasgow Rent Strikes of 1915. […]

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Creative Conversations: Kirstin Innes

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Monday 08 March 2021 1 – 2 p.m. Creative Conversations Lunchtime Series hosted by Creative Writing College of Arts, University of Glasgow  Kirstin Innes, Writer and Journalist in conversation with Zoe Strachan. Free on Zoom (When you register you will be sent link to attend the event online.) Kirstin Innes is an award-winning writer and […]

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Yer Old Faither, Glasgow Film Festival Online

Celebrate Helen Croall’s Wonderful Documentary on International Women’s Day 6 – 9 March, 2021 It’s A Wonderful Life taught us that one man’s life can touch countless others. Glaswegian John Croall was just such a man. He left Scotland for Australia in 1970, settling with his family in Whyalla and becoming the local obstetrician. Hundreds of […]

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Spring Blossom Glasgow Film Festival 2021

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Celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, 2021 with Suzanne Lindon’s directorial debut. She also stars in Spring Blossom. Film Available 7 – 10 March, 2021 to view At Home £9.99 Buy Online   Oh to be young and in love. The UK premiere of Suzanne Lindon’s dreamy, remarkably assured directorial debut provides the perfect conclusion to […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2021 – Spring Blossom review Pat Byrne

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Spring blossom UK Premiere of Suzanne Lindon’s directorial debut At Glasgow Film Festival Online 7 – 10 March, 2021 Tickets to watch at home £9.99  Suzanne Lindon, wrote directed and plays the lead role in this dreamy, very French, story of first love. The 20 year old director, casts herself as the sixteen year old, […]

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FrightFest – American Badger review by Danielle O’Neill Young

American Badger FrightFest at Glasgow Film Festival 2021 6 – 9 March – Tickets £9.99 The overall feeling I have after watching this movie is one of bleakness and I would describe it as pretty grim. There are various themes running concurrently; sexual exploitation and abuse of women, child abuse, kidnapping, murder, violence and hopelessness. […]

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FrightFest Glasgow 2021 – ‘Vicious Fun’ review Danielle O’Neill Young

Vicious Fun – 5 until 9 March, 2021 Online at FrightFest Right from the ominous opening scene of a dark, dingy motel parking lot and the score at the start, this film immediately gives off 80’s serial killer vibes. The characters as they emerge are the perfect stereotypical horror movie mix which quite frankly we […]

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Glasgow Film Festival – Rosa’s Wedding review by Pat Byrne

UK Premiere at Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Online, 5 – 8 March, 2021 Rosa’s wedding is a delightful film. Perfect if you feel taken for granted, have unfulfilled dreams or perhaps think it’s time for some self-love. Rosa (Candela Peña) is turning 45 and is going to change her life. She’s making plans to follow […]

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Yer Old Faither review by Pat Byrne

At Glasgow Film Festival 2021 At Home 6 – 9 March, 2021 Order Tickets Online Yer Old Faither is a documentary about the life of a remarkable man – John Croall, a Glaswegian doctor, who emigrated to Whyalla in South Australia with his family in 1970. He wanted to live in a sunny place and […]

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Wildland Glasgow Film Festival Online review Pat Byrne

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The UK Premiere of Wildland screens online 4 – 7 March, 2021 ‘The embrace of a loving family starts to feel like the grip of a python in Wildland, a dark, chilling crime drama that marks director Jeanette Nordahl as a talent to watch. ‘ Director, Jeanette Nordahl’s chilling debut finds teenager Ida (Sandra Guldberg Kampp) placed […]

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