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Carlton Sessions

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The Stellar Matrix10 April 2021 at 9 p.m. Free online gig by  Carlton Studios Online with Facebook  Price: free Public  · Anyone on or off  Glasgow band The Stellar Matrix were formed in 2018. The bands many influences include Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Doors, The Eels, Leonard Cohen and Pink Floyd. Their alternative sound cooks […]

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | Filed under: Free Events, Gig Guide plus Club Events, Zoom and online events

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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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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Wild Women International Womens Day 2021

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Magi Gibson and Gerda Stevenson in Virtual Conversation Join poet Magi Gibson and fellow poet, playwright and actress Gerda Stevenson for this special ‘Wild Women’ event to mark International Women’s Day 2021 Inspired by IWD’s 2021 theme, #ChoosetoChallenge, Magi and Gerda will be reading from a selection of their works, as well as discussing what inspires […]

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Unite Industrial Women – #IWD2021

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For International Women’s Day, Unite will be hosting a panel of  speakers discussing their journeys & experiences as female trade unionists in Scotland. Sign up for the webinar on zoom Or watch it live on Facebook the 8th of March, 2021 7 p.m. If you have any questions you would like to put to the […]

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International Women’s Day – Virtual Book Club

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8 March, 2021 6 p.m. We are glad to invite you to our first virtual book club for International Women’s Day. Caroline Criado Perez’ Invisible Women We will be discussion Parts II and IV (‘The Workplace’ and ‘Going to the Doctor’) of Caroline Criado Perez’s bestseller ‘Invisible Women’. Free Online Event Register for Event Join […]

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Book Launch – Peter May: The Night Gate

Thursday, 18 March 2021 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Online Event by Wee Three Indies, The Edinburgh Bookshop and 2 others Free Tickets £5-£20 Get Your Tickets From: Edinburgh Book Shop Madding Crowd Linlithgow Atkinson-Pryce At EventBrite Ticket holders will receive the event link the day before. (Note: Early pre-orders for the book from one of the […]

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Introductions to birding in Glasgow – with Scott Rogers Part IV(Nature Recovery)

Woodlands Community 3 March, 2021 5.30 p.m. Bird Watch – Online Workshop Event by Woodlands Community Online Event. Register for this event. Free · Duration: 1 hr Have you been finding solace in appreciating the birds during lock down? What to find out more identification tips and tricks to develop knowledge of how to bird […]

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Spring Fling Queen Margaret Drive

22 – 28 March, 2021  Queen Margaret Drive Community and Teresa Lowe Online event Free Spring forward with the QMD Community this March for a fabulous Spring Fling featuring a range of fun and free online activities for all including: Window Wonderland Artist Shop Window Takeover! Sun 28th March 11-4pm Online Street Festival featuring music performances, workshops […]

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The Knitting Station by Kirsti Wishart – book launch

Friday 5 March, 2021 6 p.m. Event by Rymour Books Free Online Event BOOK LAUNCH – March 5 2021 @6:00 pm. Rymour Books invites you to the launch of The Knitting Station, a very Scottish saga of counter espionage, knitting, sheep and the debut novel of writer, Kirsti Wishart. Join the Event The Zoom link […]

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Zero Waste Sunday Social – fast fashion and textile waste

Sunday 28 February, 2021 – 3 p.m. Woodland Community – Online Waste is a huge problem for our local and global environment. Most of our waste goes to landfill and creates harmful greenhouse gasses – CO2 and methane – which contributes to global warming accelerating climate change as well as the plastic particles polluting our […]

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February Noise – Refuweegee

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Event by Refuweegee, Sounds in the Suburbs and Alan Hendry Online: refuweegee.co.uk Thursday 25 February, 2021 at 8 PM UTC Price: Free Register for Zoom Link and Details Sounds in the Suburbs is hosting Refuweegee fundraiser gigs, usually on the last Thursday of every month. Andy White, Findlay Napier, Gillian Tuite, Darden Smith and Lilly Hiatt all confirmed for February […]

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Monday, February 22, 2021 | Filed under: Free Events, Gig Guide plus Club Events, Music, Zoom and online events

How Poets See The World – Paisley Book Festival Online 2021

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How Poets See The World with Brian Whittingham 22 February,  2021, 5 p.m. Free. Book Tickets Join Renfrewshire’s Tannahill Makar Brian Whittingham for an hour of readings from Paisley connected poets, who share their visions of the world and make some projections for its future. Featuring Jim Ferguson, Basia Palka, Kay Metcalfe and Sean McMenemy, […]

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Creative Conversations: Scarlett Thomas

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Monday 22 February, 2021 at 1 p.m. Creative Conversations Lunchtime Series hosted by Creative Writing College of Arts, University of Glasgow  On Zoom – Free Register at EventBrite You will be sent the link to attend the meeting Scarlett Thomas was born in London. She is the author of the Worldquake series and nine novels […]

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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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Crossways Literary Festival 2021 – Online

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12 – 14 February, 2021 Crossways: The Irish Scottish Cultural & Literary Festival The first two Crossways Festivals took place in the Merchant City, Glasgow, in the spring of 2018 and 2019. Due to the ongoing Pandemic, this year’s Festival must be a virtual one. Although online, Virtual Crossways 2021 will nonetheless be a substantial series of […]

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Street Level Photography: In Focus, Brexit Tears

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4 February, 2021 at 6.30 p.m. Online Event by Street Level Photoworks Price: free · Duration: 1 hr Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook In Focus: Calum Colvin and Robert Crawford ‘Brexit Tears’. Livestreamed through Facebook. Join artist Calum Colvin and poet Robert Crawford who will present excerpts from their project ‘Brexit Tears’. It tells the story […]

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Tidelines Festival Winter Warmer Poetry Events

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Winter Warmer Poetry Friday January 29th and February 5th, 2021  at 7.30pm for Winter Warmer Poetry season. Welcoming a range of talented poets,  many of them from Ayrshire, who will feature at Tidelines Winter Warmer Events – some on 29 January and some on February 5th. Sign up on Tidelines YouTube Channel and set alerts […]

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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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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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