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Hannah Lavery Creative Conversations

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Monday 25 January, 2021 at 1 p.m Poet, playwright and performer Hannah Lavery reading and in conversation On Zoom Free – Register Online (This is a Zoom event and you will be sent the link to attend the meeting.) Hannah Lavery is an award winning poet, playwright, performer and experienced workshop facilitator. Her poetry has […]

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The World I Fell Out Of – Melanie Reid

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Paisley Book Festival 20 February, 2021 – 4 p.m. Authors From Home Tickets: Free In 2010, award-winning writer and The Times columnist Melanie Reid fell from her horse, breaking her neck and fracturing her lower back. Paralysed from the top of her chest down, she was to spend almost a full year in hospital, determinedly […]

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Refuweegee Festive Benefit Gig

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Thursday 17 December, 2020 8 p.m. Event by Alan Hendry and Selina Hales Online: refuweegee.co.uk Free Sounds in the Suburbs is hosting Refuweegee fundraiser gigs – the special festive gig features: DopeSickFly, Rab Noakes, Rebecca Pronsky, Rich Bennett and Scott MacDonald. There is no ‘ticket price’ to join the gig, but please make a donation Once you register you […]

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Creative Conversations: Anuradha Roy

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Monday 30 November, 2020 at 1 p.m. Free – Online Register for Event  About this Event Anuradha Roy is an award winning novelist and journalist. Her first novel, An Atlas of Impossible Longing, has been translated into fifteen languages. It was named by World Literature Today as one of the “60 Essential English Language Works of […]

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Big Book Week Scotland Quiz 2020

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Friday 20 November, 2020 at 4 p.m. Online event Test your book knowledge by taking part in our live Big Book Week Scotland Quiz on Zoom. Over four entertaining rounds  Test your knowledge of books in 2020 – can identify a book by its cover and solve riddles? Register at EventBrite Sign up now as […]

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P.M. Freestone at Creative Conversations

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Monday 23 November 2020, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Zoom Event – Register at EventBrite P. M. Freestone spent her formative years in Australia, then worked or studied on every continent except Antarctica (there’s still time). Her debut novel, Shadowscent: The Darkest Bloom is a YA secondary-world fantasy published by Scholastic in the UK and […]

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Creative Conversations: Sandy NicDhòmhnaill Jones

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Monday 16 November 2020, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Zoom Event Register at EventBrite You will be sent a link to attend the meeting once you book. Sandy NicDhòmhnaill Jones – Poet, Singer, Composer, Harpist and Linguist Sandy was appointed Gaelic Crowned Bard 2019-2021 at the Royal National Mòd Glasgow in October 2019. Her collection […]

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Queerness in 1980s Glasgow – Douglas Stuart

16 November, 2020, 6 p.m. Creative Conversations University of Glasgow A conversation with 2020 Booker Prize Shortlisted Author Douglas Stuart presented by the University of Glasgow Creative Writing Programme Register for free event About this Event Douglas Stuart is a Scottish – American author. His debut novel, Shuggie Bain, is shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize […]

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Bloody Scotland: Michael Connelly and Ian Rankin

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Global Exclusive from Aye Write! 16 November, 2020, 7.30 p.m. Virtual event with Michael Connelly and Ian Rankin About this Event Bloody Scotland presents a global exclusive live virtual event with Michael Connelly and Ian Rankin! Free Pop Up Event with two master crime writers on Bloody Scotland International Book Festival Watch Online, completely free. […]

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New World, New Beginnings – Poetry Event Online

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12 November, 2020 7 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Being Human Festival  A celebration of human resilience and connectivity through poetry as we prepare for a newly ordered world / new beginnings. Critically-acclaimed poet and Professor in Creativity Owen Sheers will be joined by award-winning poets Natalie Holborow and Eric Ngalle Charles as they share new […]

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Creative Conversations: Peter May

University of Glasgow Creative Conversations College of Arts Monday 09 November 2020, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.  Free Zoom Event –  Tickets at Eventbrite You will be sent the link to join the meeting once you book. Peter May is the multi award-winning author of the internationally best-selling Lewis Trilogy set in the Outer Hebrides […]

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Creative Conversations: Elizabeth Reeder

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Thursday 5 November 2020, 5.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. Zoom Event Book at EventBrite You will be sent the link to join the meeting once you book. Elizabeth Reeder, originally from Chicago, is a long-time resident of Scotland. She is author of three novels, her most recent being An Archive of Happiness published by Penned in the […]

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Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank

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Paintings by Alexander Moffat and Ruth Nicol, Poems by Alan Riach University of Glasgow Arts – Online Event 24 November, 2020 at 5 p.m. Free – Register at EventBrite Join the event 16:30 for a 17:00 start. About this Event ‘Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank’ brings together portraits by Sandy Moffat, landscapes by Ruth Nicol and poems by Alan Riach. […]

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The Wild West of Scotland

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From Buffalo Bill to Outlander University of Glasgow College of Arts Friday, 20 November 2020, 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. Register for Online Event at EventBrite  A multimedia storytelling event recounting and reassessing some remarkable moments in Scottish-Native American history. Part of Being Human Festival, 12 – 22 November, 2020 About this Event A multimedia […]

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Halloween Window Wanderland Anderston

31 October, 2020 4.30 p.m. until 8.30 p.m. Anderston Hallowe’en Window Wanderland The Pyramid at Anderston, 759 Argyle Street, G3 8DS SCARE AND SHARE! Anderston Primary Parent Council and The Pyramid at Anderston, All treats no tricks for a covid-safe guising alternative! A magical spooky outdoor trail of windows in the local community around Anderston. […]

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Halloween Apocalypse Glasgow

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Saturday, 31 October, 2020 at 6 p.m. – 7  p.m. Kelvingrove Square Hosted by Parkgrove Terrace Lane & Kelvingrove Square Residents’ Association It seems Guising will not be going ahead this year. Although residents can’t actually meet you can come along to the spooky display in Kelvingrove Square. If you have a pumpkin or turnip […]

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The Haunted Concert Hall

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From 31 October, 2020 2 p.m. Hosted by Live Nation Concert A family concert packed with epic Halloween hits, some tricks and plenty of treats… Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is teaming up with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and RSNO Junior Chorus for spine-chilling performances in a ghost-busting film,  THE HAUNTED CONCERT HALL  Premieres at […]

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Being Together: Book Free Outdoor Space – Woodlands Community Garden

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 Woodlands Community Don’t be alone this winter.  If you don’t have a garden where you can meet your family or friends outdoors, Woodlands Community has the perfect solution. Book free outdoor space to safely meet with friends and family. Book at Evenbrite Woodlands Community is offering their Workspace Terrace, 66 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6HW […]

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | Filed under: Coronavirus, Free Events, Woodlands Community Garden

Poet’s Time with Jenne Gray

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Short Film – Interview and Reading with  Jenne Gray – hosted by Linda Jackson Seahorse Publications Watch Online: Short Films

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Fly your flag in Woodlands!

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Woodlands Community Garden Please join  in a collective project to create a set of bright flags, reflecting on how the past six months has affected you. Bring a splash of colour and a feeling of solidarity to the community, whether that’s with messages of activism, hope, kindness, sadness or struggle. Come along in your own […]

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Jambo – Black History Month Radio Sessions Scotland

Throughout October, starting Friday 2 October, 2020 10 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. Tune in to Jambo! Radio throughout the month of October to listen to the Roundtable Cultural Discussion ‘How can we change the consequences of racism when it is rooted in systems and slavery?’  Event will host some of the top Scottish black leaders […]

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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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A Very Quiet Street – exploring Glasgow’s history with Zoe Strachan and Louise Welsh

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A Very Quiet Street? Exploring the hidden histories of West Princes Street and Queens Crescent. About this Event Writers Zoë Strachan and Louise Welsh lead a half-mile walk along West Princes Street & Queen’s Crescent engaging with two hundred years of social and cultural history, including North Atlantic slavery, city planning, art, literature, music, crime, […]

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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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Women Writers: Maria Marchinadu, Tracy Patrick and Eloise Oui

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Tuesday, 26 May, 2020 7.30 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. CHEEKY BESOM PRODUCTIONS: ’Artists with Attitude’ Presents Glasgow Literary Lounge, Calton Bar, 415 London Rd, G40 1AG A Monthly (4th Tuesday) East End Showcase of Literary Arts & Culture In Partnership La poesía in acción universal por la paz @Calton Bar Glasgow Three Women Writers: Maria […]

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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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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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Five Ways to Wellbeing Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow

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Wednesdays 4 – 25 March, 2020,  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free course The Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne/Sanda/Clouston Street, G20 8QW Come along to North Kelvin Meadow to a Forest School inspired mental health programme. This slow paced programme will incorporate five different strands which have been shown to support mental health: […]

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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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G20 Festival – U Fix It Cafe and Clothes Swop

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Sunday 23 February, 2020 – 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. G20 Festival, Unit 3a The Quadrangle Shuna Street, G20 9PX This is the second in a series of events deigned to support you in fixing broken items. Join the G20 Festival team of volunteer experts who will support you in repairing items. Please get in […]

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Friday, February 21, 2020 | Filed under: Community event, Free Events, Kids and young people

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