Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers.

Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers.

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

Janet & John – promoting Scottish creativity. A haven for Scottish Handmade Crafts Intake of new artists and crafters Janet and John Upper Floor De Courcy’s Arcade Cresswell Lane T: 07731 768373Delightful gifts handcrafted by Scottish artisans If You Can’t Make It To Janet and John They will be happy to post something out to […]

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Glasgow Short Film Festival 2020: My First Film

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Wednesday 18 March, 2020 at 8.30 p.m. The 13th edition of Glasgow Short Film Festival (one of US magazine Moviemaker’s 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World) opens with the Scottish premiere of a unique live expanded cinema performance. My First Film, devised and performed by US filmmaker Zia Anger, tells the story of her first, ‘abandoned’ […]

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Glasgow Window Art Festival – High Street and Saltmarket

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Saturday 28th March – Sunday 29th March 2020 Free twilight Window Art Festival on Saturday 28th March 4-9pm and Sunday 29th March 12-4pm. There will be light sculptures, projections, performances and art. This free festival will take the form of an outdoor gallery utilising shop fronts along the length of the thoroughfare on Saturday 28th […]

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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/ What’s On At Cottiers Leiper’s Attic at Cottiers   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 […]

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Books at the Botanics

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  Books at the Botanics Book Fair Saturday and Sunday 7 and 8 March, 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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Govanhill International Women’s Day 2020

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6 March, 2020 10 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. At The Point, 180 Queen’s Drive, G42 8QD Govanhill will be celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday the 6th of March. Local women will be marking the annual event with a day long programme of talks, workshops, arts activities and more. The event will highlight the truly […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2020 Our Ladies

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8 March, 2020 GFT 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G12 0AP Lock up your loved ones. The girls of Our Lady Of Perpetual Succour are heading to the big city and nobody is safe. Michael Caton-Jones’ adaptation of Alan Warner’s novel The Sopranos does not disappoint. A school trip to an Edinburgh singing competition is just the ticket for a group […]

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Glasgow Film Festival: Romantic Comedy + Live Score by Summer Camp

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Saturday 7 March, 2020 7 p.m. OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX Romantic comedies have shaped the hearts and minds of millions across the globe. Director Elizabeth Sankey’s holds a complicated relationship with the genre: she knows many set up an unreliable narrative to human behaviour, yet she just keeps coming back for more. Her warm […]

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Befriending Food Experience, Games and Grub

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Sunday 15 March, 2020, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Come along and join the fun Good Grub and Games with Befriending Food Experience – traditional board games and cards plus Santino’s special Mediterranean food. Elderpark Centre, 82 Elderpark St, Glasgow G51 3ST £5 at door (booking essential as numbers limited) – Phone Ann: 07872 549650 […]

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Stars for Starchild – In Memory of Rony Bridges

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Fundraiser for Starchild Charity EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS Saturday 28 March, 2020, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Netherlee Parish Church, 130 Ormonde Avenue, Netherlee, G44 3SL A very special Starchild event is happening on March 28th. This event is in memory of the lovely Rony Bridges who is dearly missed by all at Starchild. […]

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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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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: 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: 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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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. Exhibition in Mackintosh Queens Cross Church runs from Opening Evening 6th of March 6-30-9pm then from 9th of March Monday, Wednesday & Fridays 11am-4pm until the 3rd of April 2020. Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Church, 870 […]

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Country Strand at Glasgow Fllm Festival 2020 – Iceland Northern Shining Lights

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Catch some amazing films from Iceland at GFF 2020 If you loved Woman At War, Rams, Of Men And Horses or Sparrows then you are already a fan of Icelandic cinema. The land of ‘fire and ice’ has an enviable reputation as a small country whose cinema has made a massive impact on the world stage. Dramatic landscapes forged […]

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Saturday, February 29, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Glasgow Film Festival 2020

Glasgow Film Festival 2020 at CCA

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Tickets via GFF / 0141 332 6535 Full Programme of Glasgow Film Festival Screenings Glasgow Film Festival You Will Die at 20 Sat 29 February 2020 Glasgow Film Festival Simple Women Sat 29 February 2020 Glasgow Film Festival Gutterbee Sat 29 February 2020 Glasgow Film Festival Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago Sat 29 February 2020 Glasgow Film Festival […]

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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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Glasgow Film Festival: Luz the Flower of Evil

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  1 and 2 March, 2020 CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD The screening on 2 March will be followed by a Q&A with the director Juan Diego Escobar Alzate. Widowed preacher and leader of a small mountain community, El Señor has preached to his followers that a new messiah will appear and shepherd them […]

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Glasgow Film Festival: Run

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Monday 2 March, 2020 3.30 p.m. Inspired by Bruce Springsteen, writer/director Scott Graham (Shell, Iona) has crafted a howl of anguish for all the broken dreams we abandon along life’s highway. Finnie (Game Of Thrones’ Mark Stanley) never imagined he’d wind up in a dead end job in a Fraserburgh fish factory. His teenage son Kid (Anders […]

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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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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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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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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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Runner by Chris McQueer

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25 March, 2020 The Tron Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival  From the award-winning author of Hings and HWFG comes a brand-new play for the Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2020. Chris McQueer takes a look at social media celebrity culture with the story of Scotland’s most famous influencer, Agnes Aratoria. Unable to walk down the street without phones being pointed […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2020: Simple Women presented by Femspectives

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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 the title […]

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Glasgow Film Festival: Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago, CCA

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29 February, 2020 CCA, 350 Sauhiehall Street, G2 3JD Both screenings will be followed by a Q&A with director Rob Christopher and producer Michael Glover Smith. Hailed as ‘William Faulkner by way of B-movie film noir, porn paperbacks, and Sun Records rockabilly’ poet, author and screenwriter Barry Gifford has given the world more than forty works […]

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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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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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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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