Final Week West End Festival 2014
More great events to catch in the final week
Literary Muse at St Louis: Crime & Intrigue
St Louis Cafe Bar
Wednesday 25 June 8.00 p.m.
Come and enjoy this Literary Evening of Crime and Intrigue, hosted by Linda Jackson , with word, song, good company and great chat.
Special guest crime writer Alex Gray.
Americana Music from Jim Byrne
St Louis Cafe Bar, 734 Dumbarton Road, Thornwood, G11 7AE
Part of www.westendfestival.co.uk
Comedy, Cocktails and Canapes
Comedy, Cocktails & Canapes
Oran Mor top of Byres Road, G12 8QX
Wednesday 25 Jun 7:30pm
An intimate night of Comedy in The Brasserie Restaurant at Oran Mor, featuring some of the most exciting Up and Coming Comedians in the UK. Included in your ticket price are Cocktails and Canapes on arrival.
0141 357 6200
£15+BF in advance sales from www.ticketweb.co.uk or the Main Bar
Terry Neason: Celtic Kisses, Slaps ‘n’ Tickles
Thu 26th Of Jun 2014 7 p.m.
Live Music @ The Venue, OranMor
Celtic Kisses, Slaps ‘n’ Tickles: Award winning Diva, Terry Neason, performs a roller-coaster collection of Celtic and Country songs, poems, wit and wisdom. As well as originals, including classics, ballads and belters.
“Fantastically talented; her voice is rich, versatile, huge, raw and quiveringly beautiful.” – The Scotsman, UK *****
Telephone: 08444 77 1000
Òran Mór,Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX.
Queen Margaret Drive Street Festival
Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 June, 2014 12:00pm – 6.00 p.m.
On the last week-end of the West End Festival join in the fun organised by the Queen Margaret Drive Community
Music, craft beer, authentic food, art and craft workshops, street stalls, vintage clothing, face painting and other children’s activities.
Check out the great shops and cafes. You may not get a seat at
Smile Cafe but do your best. It’s worth it.
Also worth a visit is Ae Fond Kiss
Queen Margaret Drive
Bring Your Own Seat Cinema: Chariots of Fire
University of Glasgow, east Quadrangle, University Avenue
Saturday 28 Jun 9:30pm
After the success of last year’s BYOS at Hillhead Library, the Grosvenor Cinema takes over the University of Glasgow to bring you the most epic screening of “Chariots of Fire” you are ever likely to see.
Enjoy the story of Eric Lidell and Harold Abrahams, two British track athletes competing in the 1924 Olympics in the stunning surroundings of the University’s famous open air Quadrangle. Dress for the weather, and don’t forget to bring your own seat!
Cottier Dance Project – Watch This Space
Thursday June 26th, 8:30 p.m.
This exciting evening will showcase new, short excerpts by choreographers and dancers who create their own work.
Fragments – Loosmore
New work – Davidson
Double E – Hawkins
T-his and T-hat – Fuora Dance Project
Go Get’em Kid – Russell
Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU
Part of West End Festival http://www.westendfestival.co.uk
Partners in Crime – West End Festival Literary Event
Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 3:00pm
Partners in Crime. A heady mix of top Scottish crime writers at Cottier’s Theatre Sunday 29 June 3pm -featuring Caro Ramsay. Craig Robertson, Russel D McLean.
West End Festival closing event.
Cottiers, 93/95 Hyndland Street, Glasgow G11 5PX
West End Festival Closing Event at Kelvingrove Bandstand
Sunday 29th June, 2014
Glasgow’s favourite and biggest cultural event, the West End Festival, has announced a closing event to take place this weekend on Sunday, 29 June at Kelvingrove bandstand, sponsored by CC Music and supported by Glasgow Life.
This free event will represent the community of local musicians that WEF has previously used over the years at the free stages in Kelvingrove Park on Parade Day. It will also see the bandstand being used once again during #WEF2014 for a line-up of varied bands, including former MSP Pauline McNeill and rugby legend John Beattie, both with their own bands. Michelle McManus will also perform with her band, Honest Sam and the Dealers.
1pm – Pauline McNeill Band
2.10pm – Hat Trick
2.35pm – Community Choir
3.00pm – Mugen Taiko Dojo
3.40pm – Possible competition winners
4.15pm- John Beattie Band
5.15pm – Honest Sam and the Dealers
Mini Competition for Local Bands
Send your entry by Noon on Wednesday 25th June to email@example.com
Michael Dale, festival director, explains how local bands can get involved: “We have also opened up a slot during the day for ‘amateur’ local bands to play. Bands which are interested in playing and are available, will enter a mini competition to win a slot.
“This day has been made possible because of the support it’s been given from sponsors and Glasgow Life. It’s important for us, where possible, to include local talent.”
Entries of videos and Sound Cloud links along with a covering email should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org demonstrating credentials. Bands must also answer the following question: What does the West End Festival mean to you? Entries should be sent by 12pm on Wednesday 25 June and chosen band(s) will be notified by Friday, 27 June.
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