Zoom and online events.

Aye Festival – Spit it Out

16 – 26 June, 2022 Aye Festival 2022: Edinburgh’s consent and mental health charity Spit It Out launches programme for the first 10 day festival This hybrid festival will take place over Glasgow, Edinburgh and online with a radical programme of exhibitions, spoken word, live music and workshops. Spit It Out Project Edinburgh-based, women-run consent […]

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Festival of Growing

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20 -25 June, 2022 The Food and Climate Action team proudly presents The Festival of Growing! In-person and Online Events, Family Activities and Open Days. All completely FREE. Enjoy summer and all Glasgow has to offer with food, farming and fun. From family friendly solstice day celebrations to webinars on the glory of goats, there’s something for […]

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The Summer of Discontent – Glasgow Against Closures

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Tuesday 14 June, 2022 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. After a break Glasgow Against Closures returns for their weekly planning meetings. Activists and campaigners from across the city, from Ruchill to Govanhill, Linthouse to Easterhouse gather to discuss the ongoing campaign to protect community assets from closures and sell-offs Online – details on Facebook  

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SCCAN Communicating Climate Change: Working with Arts & Culture 3-5.30pm 12th May

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12 May, 2022 Online at 3 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. This session is run by Creative Carbon Scotland, a charity working on the roles of arts and culture in addressing climate change since 2011. It will provide a comprehensive introduction to this area followed by workshop time to help you develop your own ideas. The […]

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Street Cones – Recovering Voices Online Course

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An Opportunity to Support Your Recovery 12 weeks of workshops concluding with an end product and supported live performance. Commencing Spring 2022 About Street Cones Street Cones believe passionately that the Arts can be used to give people who are marginalized a voice to help themselves as well as their wider community. At our core […]

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Mara Menzies, Creative Conversations

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7 March, 2022 at 1 p.m. University of Glasgow Online (UNFORTUNATELY EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO HEALTH ISSUE) *Please note that, due to Covid, this event has moved completely online. If you’ve already registered for in-person tickets, you will be sent the link in an email on Monday morning. Otherwise, you may register for online tickets […]

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Creative Conversations, University of Glasgow

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Free & Open to the Public University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Events in 2022 Mara Menzies, Online Event at Creative Conversations Monday 7 March, 2022 (UNFORTUNATELY EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO HEALTH ISSUE) Mara Menzies, Creative Conversations Michael Pederson, Monday 28 February, 2022 At Creative Conversations in […]

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Writers for Ukraine Online Event

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Sunday 6 March, 2022 at 8.30 p.m. Standing in solidarity with their peers in Ukraine, local Northern Irish writers are coming together to read excerpts from contemporary Ukrainian works. Organised and hosted by Jan Carson, the night will include: Glenn Patterson reads Oksana Zabuzhko (novelist and short story writer) Dara McAnulty reads Myroslav Laiuk (poet) Anna Burns […]

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Angela Davis in conversation – live and online

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14 March, 2022 at 23.00 UTC Event by Toronto Public Library American political activist, philosopher, academic and author Dr. Angela Y. Davis joins Black Lives Matter Canada co-founder Sandy Hudson for a special in-conversation event. Register for live event on 14 March Angela Davis has spent more than 50 years at the forefront of Black Liberation, […]

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Friday, February 25, 2022 | Filed under: Zoom and online events

Michael Pederson Creative Conversations

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Monday 28 February, 2022 1 p.m. Glasgow University Memorial Chapel, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ Michael Pedersen is a prize-winning Scottish poet, writer, & animateur. He has published two highly acclaimed collections of poetry (Polygon Books) with a prose debut, Boy Friends, forthcoming with Faber. Pedersen was awarded the John Mather Trust Rising Star of Literature […]

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Gray Day at OranMor 2022

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Friday 25 February, 2022 at 7.30 p.m. OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX with Canongate Books, Neu! Reekie!, The Alasdair Gray Archive, and Òran Mór GRAY DAY returns for a second year with a day-long celebration and a live event at Òran Mór featuring readings, film and music. The annual celebration of the late […]

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Flight of the Dragonfly Open Word

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22 February, 2022 at 7.30 – 9.30 pm Online – Free A fabulous evening of poetry and prose Excited to be back in 2022 with a wonderful array of talented readers and amazing guests – Linda Jackson and Andy Breckenridge Register for Event seahorsepublications.com

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Balloch Open Mic on Zoom

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14 February, 2022 at 7 p.m. Poetry and Prose from various local writers. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 868 5436 9222 Passcode: 9XKffC   Reminder – ‘LIVE’ open Mic at Balloch House Hotel first Monday in March.  Hugh McMillan is headline act. Check out facebook for further details…

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SCCAN Let’s Talk About Food Online Event

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Monday 7 February, 2022 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Scottish Communities Climate Action Network Event by Propagate, Peace & Justice  Tickets Register at Eventbrite Interested in Food or working on a food growing project, a community garden, a community fridge, eco-recipes? Join a networking café on Food: Community Fridges, Food Redistribution, Community Gardening / Growing. Share local […]

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Wanderlust Women on Zoom

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Wednesday 9 February, 2022 at 7.30 p.m. Event by Fife Writes The next Zoom session will be slightly different with four guest poets, each reading a selection from their recently published collection, Wanderlust Women. The poets are Tracy Patrick, Lesley Benzie, Donna Campbell and Linda Jackson. They said about their book, ‘Finding ourselves limited with […]

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Refugee Week Conference 2022

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Online 7 and 11 February, 2022 Free Event – All Welcome How can arts, cultural and community activities can help create a kinder, more welcoming world? Booking is now open for the Refugee Week Conference 2022, which is happening online on the mornings of 07 and 11 February .Register for Event Join others from across […]

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Glasgow National Park City AGM

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Online Wednesday 2nd February 2022, 7.30 to 8.15pm. An informal update on the Glasgow National Park City and plans for 2022. About this event Annual General Meeting of the Glasgow National Park City group The Glasgow National Park City group works to coordinate the effort to improve people’s quality of life and the environment equitably […]

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Spotlight on Stress- free online masterclass

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Class by Jot Prem Yoga and Therapy Wednesday 29 December, 2021 at 8 p.m. What causes stress? EVERYTHING!!! Chronic stress is depleting us in every way. It feels like a constant perceived danger and our body’s, minds and Souls are tired out. How does it affect you? Does it make you angry, sad, depressed? Have you […]

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Zoom and online events

Report Launch – Tackling Food Poverty

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Thursday 16 December, 2021 Launch of report looking at structural food poverty, and the supply of good food before, during and after the pandemic. Glasgow Community Food Network About this event Through collective and collaborative work, recommendations being made for a more resilient local food system for the consideration of the Scottish Government, Glasgow City […]

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Filed under: Free Events, Zoom and online events

Sense Scotland Christmas Concert Online

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16 December, 2021 at 7 p.m. Join Sense Scotland’s virtual Christmas Concert, featuring your festive musical favourites and performances from people supported by Sense Scotland. To join in the free, online event all you need to do is: 1. Mark 7pm on Thursday 16th December on your calendar 2. Get friends and family involved by […]

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Smokehead Sessions Festive Concert Livestream with Dave Arcari

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16 December, 2021, 9 p.m. Online Event by Dave Arcari *FREE full-length livestream concert and virtual aftershow drinks/chat…plus the chance to win bottles of Smokehead’s exclusive Twisted Stout limited edition Islay single malt whisky (over 18 years and UK residents only…there will be some other giveaways that under-18s and non-UK residents will be eligible to […]

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Interfaith Food Justice: Winter Networking Event

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14 December, 2021, 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. Networking with food and anti-poverty initiatives via Zoom About this event An evening of networking with food and anti-poverty initiatives – featuring engaging talks on culturally and religiously appropriate food: how to support people with these needs and why it matters! The Interfaith Food Justice Network invites […]

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Sunday, December 5, 2021 | Filed under: Classes and Workshops, Free Events, Zoom and online events

Scottish Writers Christmas Speakeasy 2021

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‘WHAT INSPIRES AND DELIGHTS’ DECEMBER 14 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM FREE – £3.00 Register for event. Join Scottish Writers’ speakeasy celebration at the CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street,  Glasgow G2 3JD Hear new voices and meet old friends with ‘What inspires and delights’. For those who cannot attend in person, please register to join […]

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Book launch: Like A Tree Walking by Vahni Capildeo

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1 December, 2021 at 7 p.m. By Carcanet Press Online event celebrating the launch of Like a Tree, Walking by Vahni Capildeo, the 2021 Poetry Book Society Winter Choice. Hosting the reading will be fellow Carcanet poet Padraig Regan, joining Vahni to discuss the new book. The event will feature readings and discussion, and audience […]

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French Film Festival UK 2021

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3 November to 12 December 2021 Vive le cinéma! French Film Festival UK 29th Edition Over 30 titles (including new releases, classics and short films) In cinemas throughout the UK as well as online Highlights include Bruno Dumont’s On a Half Clear Morning, starring Bond’s Léa Seydoux Films at Glasgow Film Theatre Include: Alliance Francaise, […]

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COP26: Eco Echoes, Tinderbox Collective: Write Songs and Make Games

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The Dear Green Bothy – Online Saturday 6 November, 2021 UofG College of Arts and Tinderbox Collective See Event on Facebook Eco Echoes is a one day creative jam where you are invited to write songs and make games around an environmental theme. The day will start with a welcome, some live music, and a short talk […]

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Addressing Sustainable Goals in the Fashion Industry

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Thursday 4 November 2021 – 4pm – 5.15pm Addressing Sustainable Goals in the Fashion Industry through Education and Employability Free Online event – Register at EventBrite As fashion embraces a sustainable future, what role can education and employment play in the industry’s revolution? On November 4 an expert panel will debate how best to put […]

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Creative Conversations: Frances Poet

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Monday 08 November 2021 at 13:00 – 14:00 University of Glasgow – Online Event Tickets at Evenbrite  Frances Poet is a Glasgow based writer. Stage plays include Fibres (Stella Quines/Citizens Theatre, Scottish tour 2019 and a filmed version made in collaboration with Solus in Autumn 2020), Gut (Writers’ Guild Best Play Award winner, UK Theatre […]

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Scottish Poetry Library: Launch Poetry London 100th edition

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Friday 29th October, 2021 at 7 p.m. Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichtons Close, Edinburgh EH8 8DT Livestream can be accessed via Eventbrite Event by Poetry London Scottish Poetry Library Tickets Please join the Scottish launch of Poetry London’s 100th issue, marking 33 years in print as one of the leading international poetry magazines. With Niall Campbell, […]

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Listening Party Launch – Jim Byrne’s E.P. ‘4 Country & Folk Songs’

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Launch of new EP by Jim Byrne, ‘4 Country & Folk Songs’. Thursday 15 October Jim has signed to FoxStar Records and will be releasing an EP on the 15th of October. The EP will be available on all streaming services and on Jim’s Bandcamp page. It’s always a good idea to purchase directly from […]

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Zoom and online events

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