Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers.

Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers.

Glasgow Gig for Gaza

Glasgow Gig for Gaza

Wednesday, 1 May, 2024, 7.30 p.m. Royal Concert Hall, 2 Killermont St, Glasgow G2 3NW Deacon Blue will headline the Glasgow Gig for Gaza, a fundraiser for urgent aid to the Palestinian people through  Medical Aid for Palestinians @medicalaidpal Buy tickets Other performers include: Capercaillie Admiral Fallow Duncan Chisholm & Ross Ainslie James Grant Siobhan […]

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Cottiers – Bar, Restaurant, Theatre, Glasgow West End

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Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in  Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church, it is one of only three surviving Scottish churches famously decorated by Daniel Cottier, the revolutionary artist-designer when it was built in 1865.  Food and Drink […]

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Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green, marking closure for refurbishment

friends of people's palace winter gardens and glasgow green logo

Mark the occasion with the Friends of the People’s Palace Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green On Sunday 14th April at 3:30pm we will be outside the People’s Palace with St Francis’ Pipe Band and St Dennis Children’s choir to mark the People’s Palace long overdue refurbishment. At 5pm the doors will close and not re-open until […]

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Imagine Something Different – 5th Paisley Book Festival kicks off on 25 April, 2024

LESS THAN THREE WEEKS until the 5th Paisley Book Festival kicks off so why not join them and embark on a journey of discovery into the world of stories and storytelling? With the 2024 theme being Imagine Something Different: The festival is welcoming five writers from Ireland’s world-renowned literary scene, for their Ireland in Focus series, which is set […]

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Paisley Book Festival 2024: Andrew O’Hagan – Caledonian Road

Andrew O'Hagan

28 April, 2024, 2.30 – 3.30 p.m. Loom Loggia, Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Cl, Paisley PA1 1JF Following on from his hugely successful novel, Mayflies, which was turned into a BAFTA award-winning BBC drama series last year, Ayrshire author Andrew O’Hagan joins Paisley Book Festival to introduce his brand-new novel, Caledonian Road. Described by Andrew […]

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Paisley Book Festival 2024

Imagine Something Different

25 – 28 April, 2024 Imagine Something Different The 2024 Paisley Book Festival, themed “Imagine Something Different,” invites attendees to embark on a transformative journey into the world of stories and storytelling. Embracing the festival’s renowned radical edge, this year’s theme encourages stepping beyond conventional boundaries and seeking out new ideas with the help of […]

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Palestinian Makers’ Market

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Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April, 2024 The Alchemy Experiment, 157 Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8TS A chance to support Palestinians through buying produce imported by Scottish charities. Event on Facebook

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Masks We Wear: Exhibition

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University of Glasgow Advanced Research Centre Exhibition extended until Friday 12 April, 2024 Advanced Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 11 Chapel Ln, Glasgow G11 6EW This exhibition features artworks by 37 young people attending Hyndland Secondary School.  ‘Masks We Wear’ showcases the work of pupils S3 – S5  featuring plaster cast masks, paintings and drawings […]

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Special Screenings to Mark Anniversary Year at Glasgow Film Theatre

May 2024 Scotland’s leading independent cinema will celebrate a bumper year of anniversaries with a programme of special screenings taking place throughout May. The programme will showcase films that have been hugely popular with audiences and have played a unique role in the history of Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) over the past five decades. Glasgow’s […]

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Spring Family Day – Spring Fling University of Glasgow ARC

spring fling 2024 arc university of glasgow

Saturday 30 March, 2024, 12 – 3 p.m. University of Glasgow ARC Spring Fling family day St Mungo’s Square outside University of Glasgow’s ARC building. 11 Chapel Lane, University of Glasgow, G11 6EW Pop up gala of with a range of activities, performances and stalls. Live Music in St Mungo Square Running order Performers 12.00 […]

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Books at the Botanics

books at the botanics

Friday 29 March – Monday 1 April Books at the Botanics Easter Weekend Book Fair 10 a.m. till 4.30 p.m. in the Hopkirk Building  (behind the main range), Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Hopkirk Building, 730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 0UE Card and cash payments accepted www.booksatthebotanics.co.uk Books at the Botanics on Facebook

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Paisley International Tango Festival 2024

Paisley international tango festival

29, 30 and  31 March, 2024 After a break of 5 years Paisley Tango will once again host another amazing tango festival. Everyone is welcome back to beautiful Paisley for another fantastic line-up of dancers from around the world for 3 days of dancing, partying, enjoyment and socialising with old and new friends. Maestros Bárbara […]

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Pat's Home Page Blog

Marking The Closure of People’s Palace Unitil 2027

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Sunday 14th April  2024, 3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m. The People’s Palace at Glasgow Green will close its doors on 14 April as, alongside the Winter Gardens, these iconic buildings belonging to Glaswegians forever and ever will undergo refurbishment. Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green have organised a farewell event from 3.30 […]

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An Afternoon of Song from Movies and Musicals

songs from movies and musicals

Saturday 20 April, 2024, 2.30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Duntocher Church Hall, New Street, G81 6DF Performances from Kirsty Duncan and Havana Blonde Stalls from Local Makers and refreshments available to purchase. See event on Facebook Buy tickets

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Partick Thistle F.C. Annual Dinner Dance at Cottiers

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Tuesday 30 April, 2024 Celebrate the 2023/24 season at Cottiers Theatre as Partick Thistle Mens, Ladies and Academy teams host their annual dinner. Special Guest Speakers Fundraising Auction Live Entertainment Cottiers, 93 Hyndland Street, Glasgow G11 5PU Book tickets online  Box Office 0141 357 4000

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Saturday, March 23, 2024 | Filed under: Dance, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Eggstavaganza Easter Sunday Glasgow Green

easter sunday festival

Sunday 31 March, 2024 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green Free Family Event Garden Area, Glasgow Green – Next to Yellow Canopy beside The People’s Palace (FOPPWGGG) Come along and enjoy a fun day out at Easter. Balloon Modeller Face Painting Goodie Bags Fun Characters and Refreshments […]

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A Passion for Paisley Talk and Exhibition

a passion for paisley

Opening Day of A Passion for Paisley 26 March, 2024 The Exhibition – A Passion for Paisley runs from 26 March to 12 July, 2024. Great Tapestry of Scotland, 14 – 20 High Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SD Did you know that the Edinburgh Kashmir shawl industry predated the Paisley industry by forty years? In fact, […]

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Table Top Sale Knightswood

table top sale

Saturday 23 March, 2024 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. St Davids Church, 66 Boreland Drive, Knightswood, Glasgow £3 entry includes tea and coffee Great selection of stalls: Toys Books Toiletries Bric a Brac Clothing Gifts – Watch out for Sandra Stewart’s gorgeous floral gifts    

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Spring Open Day Concrete Gardens Glasgow

spring open day

Saturday 30th March, 2024 from 12-3pm Everyone welcome! Come along and celebrate Spring with tasty food, activities, crafts, grow your own kits and a chance to explore the garden and hear about what they’re up to. If you have any questions about attending the event please send a Facebook message Please come along to Concrete […]

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Home or Away: Scottish Womens Football During the First World War

Scottish Womens Football

Thursday 21 March, 2024, 5.30 – 6.30 p.m. National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EW Free Events – Register at Eventbrite The first women’s football match played in Scotland under football association rules was held at Hibernian Park in 1881. The Scottish home side took the victory over England, with a final […]

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Free Events

Spring Fairy Fling – The Children’s Wood

Spring Fling Childrens Wood

Saturday, 23 March, 2024 – from 1 p.m. The Children’s Wood and Meadow Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street, Glasgow G20 8QW Gather, mingle, meet and greet- fairies, magical creatures, forest folk: wake up spring!! With workshops, facepainting, stories, sowing seeds, cakes and drinks.

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Love Lies Bleeding, GFF24, review by Pat Byrne

Love Lies Bleeding

Love Lies Bleeding GFF24 Opening Gala Fasten your seatbelts, folks as sex, drugs, violence and bitterness explode onto the screen in Rose Glass’ movie ‘Love Lies Bleeding’. Rose Glass’s second film, following her debut, the critically acclaimed Saint Maud, was the choice for the Opening Gala at GFF24. It premiered at Sundance and the Berlin […]

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First Ever National Black Pudding Day

black pudding day

Monday, 18 March, 2024 Scotland’s black pudding butchers spearhead celebration of peasant staple fare to superfood First ever National Black Pudding Day served up in Scotland Scotland’s current Black Pudding Champion calls for same acclaim as haggis Search begins for Scotland’s best Black Pudding butchers Butchers throughout Scotland are ramping up production of the nation’s […]

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School of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow – Byres Road Hub

Community Hub school of health and wellbeing university of glasgow

Hub Mondays Hub Mondays are a chance for groups to come in and see the space. If you’re new to the Hub, or if you’re already familiar, come and pop in! There will be tea and coffee, an opportunity to chat to Hub volunteers and network, and dedicated time to see the Byres Community Hub […]

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10 Years In The Baking – ProjectAbility

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16th March – 20th April, 2024 Project Ability, 103 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HD (Opening hours are 11am – 5pm,  (Wednesdays – Saturdays, closed Easter Friday).) The Joint Creativity “10 Years in the Baking” exhibition, hosted by the charities Versus Arthritis and Project Ability, is set to open in Glasgow and will display artwork created by […]

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Rosalie GFF24

Rosalie

9 and 10 March, 2024 A period drama about a woman who suffers from hirsutism – making her what is considered a ‘bearded lady’. She keeps it a secret until a man marries her for her dowry. In 1870s France, a young woman is keeping a closely guarded secret. Rosalie (Nadia Tereskiewicz) was born with […]

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GFF24 Special Event: The Wizard of Oz

cottiers wizard of oz

Thursday 7 March, 2024 8pm Cottiers, 91 – 93 Hyndland Street, G11 5PU Join GFF at Cottiers for a very special screening as they celebrate the year 1939, which not only marks the film’s release but also the year that the Cosmo Cinema (now GFT) was founded. After a tornado sweeps though their home, Dorothy […]

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Late Bloomers GFF24

Late Bloomers

10 March, 2024, 1.30 p.m. Starring Scottish superstar and festival favourite Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), Late Bloomers is a dark comedy that’s bursting with feeling and laugh out loud humour. When a struggling musician’s questionable life choices leave her in hospital with a broken hip and a broken heart, her unlikely bond with […]

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Blue Sunshine

Blue Sunshine

Tuesday 5 and Thursday 7 March, 2024 Buy tickets > This finely tuned drama focuses on the inner strength of a transgender teacher as she makes her transition to her new life as Bhanu while working in a conservative small-town school. When she finds herself under pressure to marry, she decides to embrace her new […]

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Glasgow FrightFest 2024 All You Need Is Death

all you need is death

9 March, 2024 at 8.25 p.m. ALL YOU NEED IS DEATH  (GLASGOW FRIGHTFEST)  Blending Irish folklore and musical traditions with nerve-wracking horror, Paul Duane’s masterful debut feature All You Need is Death is one of the most unique and unsettling films of the year.   A young couple on a journey for dark, forbidden knowledge travel […]

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all you need is death

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