Zoom and online events.

Women’s Library – In Conversation with Paria Goodarzi

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22nd June, 2021  at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Free, Online Event Highlighting and Celebrating the work of Paria Goodarzi Part of Series of Events  at Women’s Library Glasgow – ‘In Conversation with….’ Women of Colour creatives in Scotland.  Talking to emerging and established women creatives about their life, creative practice, key projects and future […]

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The Owner of the Sea – Richard Price readings and discussion

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Wednesday, 23 June, 2021 at 7 p.m. Please join Carcanet Press to celebrate the launch of The Owner of the Sea: Three Inuit Stories Retold, the new collection by Richard Price. Hosting the reading will be fellow Carcanet poet, David Kinloch, joining Richard to discuss the new edition. The event will feature readings and discussion, […]

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Glasgow School of Art Digital Showcase 2021

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9th June – 20 June, 2021 Digital showcase, featuring work by over 500 graduating students GSA Graduate Showcase 2021 demonstrates role of creativity in tackling major issues facing the world today Associated events programme runs until 20 June Climate emergency and sustainability, race and decolonisation and post pandemic futures emerge as key themes Students at […]

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Scottish Books Long Weekend

Books From Scotland – The Best Of Scottish Books 10 – 13 June, 2021 booksfromscotland.com/scottish-books-long-weekend The Scottish Books Long Weekend is a celebration of Scotland’s rich and diverse writing and publishing landscape. From Thursday 10th June to Sunday 13th June, BooksfromScotland and Publishing Scotland bring you a bounty of book events. Showcasing thrillers, teenage dreams […]

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Meet the Poet: Marcus Slease & Colin Herd

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 9th June, 2021 – 8pm until 9pm Event by Home Stage Two of Boiler House Press’s published poets: Marcus Slease and Colin Herd for a live hour of poetry reading, discussion, and answering questions from the online audience. Be sure to tune in, all for free! See Event on Facebook Marcus Slease Marcus Slease is a […]

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Balloch Open Mic on Zoom

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Join Zoom Meeting – Balloch Writers’ Open Mic 7th June, 2021. 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Link to Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 856 9134 9510 Passcode: uaS5bN Order of Performances Mary-Jane Selwood Harrison Hickman Catriona Malan John McMahon (read by George Gibson) Lisa Murray Short break  Diana Devlin George Gibson Ann MacKinnon Stephen Hastings […]

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Creative Conversations: David Robertson

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Monday 07 June 2021 – 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. On Zoom Creative Conversations with Indigenous Canada co-hosted by Creative Writing and the Hunterian Associates Program Free  Tickets at Eventbrite This event will be hosted on Zoom and you will be sent a link to attend the meeting once you book on Eventbrite. David A. […]

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Aye Write on Demand 2021

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Aye Write Online Events are available to stream on demand for three weeks after original broadcast date. For £50 for Festival Pass you can view 69 events with 120 authors. Book Festival Pass Or buy tickets for individual events at £5 each. Browse Individual Events

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Refugee Festival Scotland 2021

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14 June – 20 June, 2021 Whatever the weather, Glaswegians can expect a warm welcome at Refugee Festival Scotland – and a packed programme of colourful events showcasing refugee arts and culture. From live music and dance to online art shows, film screenings, gaming marathons and family-friendly picnics, the festival has something for everyone. The […]

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Riverside Festival Glasgow 2021 – Online

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28 May 2 p.m. unti 30 May at 11 p.m.  Riverside Festival 2021 Online event – Free Event on Facebook Details Event by UK Music festival Event RIVERSIDE FESTIVAL 2021 May 28/29/30 FRIDAY: Jamie xx + much more ————– SATURDAY: Disclosure + much more ————– SUNDAY: Amelie Lens + much more –LAST ENTRY– 7pm on […]

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 2021

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Three Dat Digital Festival – Friday 18 and Sunday 20 June, 2021 Musical talent from across Scotland will perform at the 35th Glasgow Jazz Festival this June. Glasgow Jazz Festival has announced the first bill of artists who are set to perform as part of their three-day digital festival for 2021, taking place between Friday […]

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ProjectAbility – Online Exhibition ‘Altered Space’

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Altered Space is an online exhibition launching on 28th May 2021 x3 continues with online exhibition, “Altered Space”, hosted by Glasgow studio Project Ability Leading disability arts organisations across the UK are working together on a series of online exhibitions showing work by learning-disabled artists. The exhibitions – part of a project titled ‘x3’ – […]

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Scotland’s Untold Story of Colonialism, Slavery and Resistance

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The Hunterian, University of Glasgow 2 June, 2021 at 12 noon – 1.30 p.m. Free Event – Register for Ticket Old Ways New Roads event, featuring a film screening of ‘1745’ and discussion around colonialism, slavery and resistance About this event In 1745, while the Jacobites were fighting for the restoration of the Stuarts to the […]

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Sunday, May 23, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Free Events, Zoom and online events

Aye Write 2021 – Celebrating 40 Years of Lanark

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23 May, 7.15pm  £5 buy ticket Since 1986, the National Library of Scotland has held some of Alasdair Gray’s most valuable and rarely seen writing. From personal diaries to correspondence, from illustrations and sketches to drafts of his internationally celebrated novels, the archive is a treasure trove for lovers of contemporary Scottish literature and art. […]

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Aye Write 2021 – Brit Bennett chaired by Nicola Sturgeon

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Saturday 22 May, 2021 – 8.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. Brit Bennett Chaired by Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland £5 Buy your ticket The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it’s not just the shape […]

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Aye Write A Renewable Energy Revolution

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22 May, 4.45pm  In the first and only book to explore Scotland’s part in the green revolution and what the future may hold, ‘Revolution: A Short Sharp History of Scottish Wind Power’ – And Where it Goes From Here, Todd Westbrook refutes common arguments against wind power with hard facts and a wry sense of […]

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Aye Write 2021 – How To Stop Fascism, Paul Mason

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22 May 11.45am  How To Stop Fascism Paul Mason chaired by Ruth Wishart The far right is on the rise across the world. From Modi’s India to Bolsonaro’s Brazil and Erdogan’s Turkey, fascism is not a horror that we have left in the past; it is a recurring nightmare that is happening again – and […]

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Aye Write 2021 – Rodge Glass introduces Fiction Debuts

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22nd May 10.30am The novelist and biographer Rodge Glass introduces six vivid new voices in fiction – featuring: Helen Fisher (Space Hopper), Dantiel W. Moniz (Milk Blood Heat), Megan Nolan (Acts of Desperation), Mateo Askaripour (Black Buck), Fiona Scarlett (Boys Don’t Cry) and Caleb Azumah Nelson (Open Water).   *This performance is live and will […]

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Aye Write 2021 – Salena Godden and Courttia Newland – Immersive, Poetic Fiction

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Friday 21 May 2021 at 3.30 p.m. £5 All ages Book here Immersive, Poetic Fiction – Salena Godden and Courttia Newland chaired by Lee Randall Mrs Death has had enough. She is exhausted from spending eternity doing her job and now she seeks someone to unburden her conscience to. Wolf Willeford, a troubled young writer, […]

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Aye Write 2021 Eco Tips for Your Home and Family

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Nancy Birtwhistle & Jen Gale chaired by Frankie Burr 21 May, 11.45 a.m. Eco Tips for Your Home and Family Nancy Birtwhistle won the fifth series of The Great British Bake Off in 2014. Nancy worked as a GP practice manager in the NHS for thirty-six years until she retired in 2007. Motivated by protecting […]

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Aye Write 2021 – Welcome Home Shuggie Bain

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Friday 21 May, 2021 at 4.45 p.m. Douglas Stuart with Janey Godley It is 1981. Glasgow is dying and good families must grift to survive. Agnes Bain has always expected more from life. She dreams of greater things: a house with its own front door and a life bought and paid for outright (like her […]

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Aye Write 2021 – A Pair of Wildly Compelling Novels

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21 May, 2021 10.30am Elizabeth Reeder and Elizabeth Haynes Experience the wild beauty of Scotland in both of these novels. Elizabeth Reeder’s ‘An Archive of Happiness’ Set in the Scottish Highlands over the course of one day during the Avens family’s annual get-together. It’s the summer solstice and theirs is a fractured family, broken by […]

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Composting and food waste reduction workshop

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Woodlands Community Garden Sun, 23 May, 2021 and  Sun, 13 June, 2021 – 3 p.m. until 4.30 p.m. Event by Woodlands Community Anyone on or off Facebook Woodlands Community Compost Project As a way to support increased home composting Woodland Community Gardens are piloting a new Woodlands Community Compost Project. Project participants will receive a 220 […]

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Smokehead Sessions – Dave Arcari Wildcats

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MONDAY, 7 JUNE 2021 from 8 p.m. Event by Dave Arcari Group · Dave Arcari’s Wildcats Online at Dave Arcari Music Price: free · Duration: 30 min First of four weekly 30-minute livestreams through June presented by Dave Arcari in conjunction with Smokehead Islay Single Malt Whisky. Each episode features a whisky tasting with a different edition […]

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Wee Write Family Day 2021 Online

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Saturday 12 June, 2021 Aye Write book festival launches free online events for its Wee Write For Schools  Wee Write Family Day digital programme to take place on Saturday 12 June, to follow the main online book festival currently running. Aye Write is produced by Glasgow Life, the charity which delivers culture and sport in […]

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University of Glasgow: Care, Rights and Covid – Discussion

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Discussing the Impact of COVID-19 on the Human Rights of Care Experienced people in Scotland. May 18, 2021 12:00 PM Come along to hear from: Megan Sutherland, Vice-Chair of Who Cares? Scotland Fiona Duncan, Chair of the “The Promise” Bruce Adamson, Children and Young People’s Commissioner for Scotland Carly Elliott. Director of Influencing, Who Cares? […]

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Greater Glasgow Climate Action Network

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Friday, 11 June 2021 from 13:00 – 15.30  Free – Online Register at Evenbrite Are you working on tackling climate change within your community? Whether you are working on food, energy, low carbon transport, waste, campaigning or anything related to reducing our climate impact, join the Greater Glasgow Climate Change Network and Propagate to explore […]

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Maggie O’Farrell and Kate Mosse at Aye Write 2021

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Friday, 21 May, 2021 at 7.15 p.m. Award-winner Maggie O’Farrell and Kate Mosse come together to discuss their latest novels. Aye Write is  delighted to welcome these two incredible authors to Glasgow’s Book Festival. Chaired by Zoe Venditozzi. Sponsored by Rathbones This event will be live and available to watch for three weeks after the […]

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An Evening with Lesley Benzie

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Thusday 20 May, 2021 – 8.30 p.m. until 9.30 p.m. Unwind for an evening of poetry and conversation, as Dr. Linda Jackson speaks with poet Lesley Benzie about her new collection, FESSEN/REAR. Free – Online Register at Eventbrite About this event In Lesley’s new collection, FESSEN/REAR, she writes about about pain and loss on both a […]

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Aye Write 2021 – Kicking Off This Weekend

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14th – 16 May, 2021 – Online Aye Write’s online book festival kicks off this weekend with award winning writers and stars from stage and screen.  The Aye Write online book festival starts this weekend (Friday 14 May to Sunday 16 May) with a packed programme of events including award-winning writers, stars of stage and […]

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