Zoom and online events.

Creative Conversations: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

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Thursday 29 October 2020  6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. Zoom Event – You will receive link after you  Register on EventBrite “A tremendous writer… It’s hard to doubt the power of the written word when you hear the story of Ngugi wa Thiong’o” – The Guardian Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is an urgent and vital writer, […]

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‘Words From Battlefield’ – Book Launch

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24 October, 2020 2 p.m. Online Event Collection of poetry and prose from the creative writing class at Finn’s Place Register at Eventbrite ‘Words from Battlefield’ published by Seahorse Publications. About this Event ‘Words from Battlefield’ is a selection of the writing from tutor Linda Jackson’s Creative Writing Classes at Finn’s Place – ‘a unique […]

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Reimagining Our Economy – Screening Woodlands Community

Thursday, 29 October, 2020 – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Film screening and panel discussion – featuring “System Reset” a documentary which explores the story of change in our economy. About this Event Everything around us has been designed: the clothes we wear, the buildings we live and work in, and the systems that deliver […]

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Seven New Strawberries – Book Launch

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Monday, 16 November 2020 7.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Hosted by Scottish Universities’ International Summer School Online event – Free via Eventbrite Scottish Universities’ International Summer School (SUISS) is proud to present Seven New Strawberries: seven new translations of Edwin Morgan’s poem ‘Strawberries’ into seven world languages. Together, and with the translators’ accompanying commentaries, they […]

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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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The Zoom Session with Dave Arcari

Monday 19 October, 2020 8 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. Hosted by Dave Arcari Online event Tickets · £10 at Eventbrite An intimate, exclusive and interactive ‘house’ concert with Dave Arcari The first (8pm) of two Zoom concert experiences, each with a maximum of 20 ‘attendees’/screens. One at 8pm and one at 10pm. Choose your time […]

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Monday, October 19, 2020 | Filed under: Gig Guide plus Club Events, Zoom and online events

Ghost Stories from Around the World

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Friday, 30 and Saturday 31 October 2020 from 19:00  (The Video will be begin at 7pm and will remain until midnight for viewing.) Hosted by The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall Online Event Tickets Ticket holders will be emailed a private link to the video 1 hour before streaming. As Hallowe’en approaches, the nights become darker, there’s […]

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Seahorse Saturday

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Saturday 14 November, 2020 – 2p.m. – 4 p.m. Dream and Relax Seahorse Publications Hosted by Linda Jackson line up includes: Alan Riach reading Janet Paisley Charlie Gracie introducing George Gibson and Sheila Templeton with Lesley Benzie. Free Online Event – Register at Eventbrite Linda Jackson – chatting with Pat Byrne – Jim and Pat’s […]

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Movie Screening: ’13’ – Black History Month

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MOVIE SCREENING – 13 | QMU, ACS, SOCNET Friday 16 October 2020, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Netflix Watch Party Website: glasgowstudent.native.fm/ Join AMU in collaboration with the GU African-Caribbean Society & the GU Students of Colour Network for a Movie Screening of ’13’. This event is organised by Queen Margaret Union in collaboration with the […]

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Science on the Sofa – Activities for Kids

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Hands On Families – Science on the Sofa Really Small Science Meet the Really Small Science Team from Chemical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. They are bringing you four activities to try at home. Each with an activity sheets of instructions available for you to download. There are also two ‘How-To’ videos for Nanopolymer Bouncy […]

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From Glasgow To Saturn Fall Launch

15 October, 2020 – 9 p.m. From Glasgow To Saturn – A Literary Journal. From Glasgow to Saturn showcases work by the current students and staff of Glasgow University and the Glasgow School of Art.  The journal includes work by both undergraduates and postgraduates plus alumni (of any and all courses, including short and continuing […]

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Remembering Alasdair Gray / Paradise

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Launch of Gray’s final major work, PARADISE, published by Canongate Books 5th November 2020, 6pm A digital celebration of the life and works of Glasgow’s polymath Alasdair Gray at this special two-headed event featuring some of those who knew him best. Celebrating the publication of Gray’s PARADISE, the third part of his trilogy responding to […]

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Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance – Online Presentations

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Online audiences can now learn about the work of Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance  A team of experienced volunteer speakers is going digital to ensure Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) takes its life-saving story to thousands of people across Scotland.   Each year, the charity – which operates two helicopter air ambulances based at Perth and […]

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020 | Filed under: Pat's Home Page Blog, Zoom and online events

Deep Dive Workshops Stay at Home Literary Festival

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Tuesday 13 October, 2020, 6 p.m. Zoom Event- Stay At Home Literary Festival Elizabeth Reeder shares with you the complex nature surrounding the conception, execution, and most importantly the process of her decision-making in her writing projects.  About the Event As a writer, Dr. Elizabeth K. Reeder has a total addiction to creating unspoken, embedded […]

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Game On: Queer Disruptions in Sport screening plus Q&A

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Q & A 12 October, 2020 – 6 p.m. Hosted by Scottish Queer International Film Festival and LEAP Sports Scotland Free event Online event – tickets Evenbrite Game on: Queer Disruptions in Sport is a documentary which shines a light on the experiences of those with diverse identities within grassroots sport. The film features the stories of […]

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World Food Day 2020 – Propogate Scotland

Join Propagate Scotland to celebrate World Food Day on Friday 16th of October 2020! Throughout the day, there will be hosting garden tours, cooking demos, how-to videos, a film screening and discussion panel and. of course, digital Gardener’s Question Time! Events will be a mix of livestreamed and pre-recorded events for you to enjoy. There […]

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Black History Month: Scots and Early British Colonialism in Asia

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Wednesday 14 October, 2020 from 1 p.m. Hosted by Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights CRER Scotland Online event – Register at Eventbrite The Other Half of the Empire: Scots and early British colonialism in Asia c. 1690-c.1820. Online talk by Dr Andrew McKillop, Glasgow University, for Black History Month 2020. Debates on the historical […]

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International Day of the Girl Child

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 10TH, 2020 – 13:30 “What is happening to the daughters of the yam? Seem like they just don’t know how to draw up the powers from the deep like before.” – Toni Cade Bambara,The Salt Eaters How to watch and join in the discussion: This will be streamed live to our Facebook page and you […]

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Rose Ruane, Creative Conversations

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Monday 12 October 2020 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Free Zoom Event – Register on Eventbrite You will be sent the link to join once you book. Rose Ruane is an artist and writer. Her debut novel This is Yesterday was published by Corsair books, and she is currently undertaking a PhD at Glasgow university. She […]

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There’s Something in the Water, Femspectives and Take One Action

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Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 October, 2020  Hosted by Femspectives and Take One Action Film Festivals Online event Join  Femspectives Facebook group to access the Zoom link For final screening of #FemspectivesAtHome Femspectives have teamed up with Take One Action Film Festivals for a screening of Ellen Page and Ian Daniel’s THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE WATER. The […]

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Blue Heart – Take One Action Film Festival

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Tuesday 6 October, 2020 7 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Hosted by Take One Action Film Festivals and Transition Stirling Online event Free Tickets at Eventbrite Watch this film at home and join in the discussion afterwards. The synopsis of ‘Blue Heart’ On the Balkan Peninsula, between Slovenia and Albania, more than 3,000 proposed hydro power projects threaten […]

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Africa in Motion 2020

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30 October – 29 November, 2020  Africa in Motion (AiM) film festival Online event Africa in Motion (AiM) is returning for it’s 15th edition, with a month-long online festival taking place 30 October – 29 November 2020! Bringing you an incredible programme of film screenings, live Q&As and discussions, performances, industry events and much more. […]

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Glasgow Science Festival 2020

Festival runs until 9 November, 2020 Science on the Sofa   The principal aim of Glasgow Science Festival is to showcase the outstanding contribution Glasgow and Glasgow based researchers make to the worlds of science, technology, engineering, art, maths and social science (STEAM). Working with researchers and partners a varied programme has been produced showcasing  […]

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A.E. Stallings at Creative Conversations

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Monday 05 October 2020 1 .m. – 2 p.m. Zoom Event Register at Eventbrite A. E. Stallings, born in 1968, is an American poet who has lived in Athens, Greece since 1999. She studied Classics at the University of Georgia, and later at Oxford University. She has published three collections of poetry, Archaic Smile (which […]

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SQIFF Programme 2020

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5 – 18 October, 2020 Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2020 will take place online with their film programme available on Vimeo on Demand within the UK.  You can also enjoy online watch parties, workshops, Q&As, discussions, parties, and a closing night quiz. Strands Strands include queer sci-fi from across the world in Every Utopia […]

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Watch Party: Tongues Untied – Black History Month Scotland

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Thursday, October 8, 2020 – 8:30 PM –  10:15 PM Scottish Queer International Film Festival presents TONGUES UNITED In his own words, Marlon Riggs aimed to shatter the “nation’s brutalising silence on matters of sexual and racial difference” with his 1989 film Tongues Untied. A challenging and captivating work, many of Riggs’ key messages still resonate […]

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Black Cowgirls and Cowboys, Real and Imagined

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Black History Month 2020 Presentation on the real history of African-American heroes in the ‘Wild West’ for Black History Month 2020. Thursday, October 15, 2020,  6:00 PM –  7:30 PM About this Event This presentation will cover the real history of African-American heroes in the ‘Wild West’ and their representation on Hollywood movies. In the 60s […]

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CRER Lunchtime Talks – Black History Month

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THE OTHER HALF OF THE EMPIRE: SCOTS AND EARLY BRITISH COLONIALISM IN ASIA. C. 1690-C.1820 14 October, 2020, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Black History Month Scotland 2020 Debates on the historical origins of inequality and racism in Scotland often focus, understandably, on the legacies of involvement in transatlantic slavery. But the British Empire was […]

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Creative Conversations:Roseanne Watt

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Monday 19 October 2020 – 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Zoom Event – Free Register at Eventbrite  You will be sent the link to join the meeting after booking.. Roseanne Watt is a poet, filmmaker and musician from the Shetland Isles, currently based in Edinburgh. She was the winner of the 2018 Edwin Morgan Poetry […]

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Hey – That’s Mine – Museums and Black History Month Glasgow

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Wednesday, 28 October 2020 from 13:00-14:30 Public · Hosted by CRER Scotland FREE Online event – Tickets and information at Eventbrite A talk by Dr. Richard Benjamin, Head of the International Slavery Museum, for Black History Month 2020. How did Black History Month start? How did this affect the Black consciousness movement in the United States, […]

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