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June 23, 2021

Willie Sutherland – Evolution of Wa at CCA

Wed 23 June — Sat 26 June 2021 CCA, ClubroomNo booking required, 3 people max per entry / All agesFree Glasgow based artist Willie Sutherland’s first solo exhibition with the CCA. This coherent body of work comprises sculpture painting and storytelling. The work is almost entirely constructed from waste cardboard. Titled Evolution of Wa, the project was developed in […]

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June 23, 2021

Minari at GFT – big screen release

25 June – 1 July, 2021 The Opening Film of Glasgow Film Festival 2021, Minari has stolen all of our hearts and is finally getting its big screen release at GFT. A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American […]

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June 23, 2021

Joy Dunlop – Gaelic Live Online Concert and Ceilidh

Thursday 24th June, 2021 from 7pm-9pm An Evening with Joy Dunlop Mod-winning Gaelic singer and step-dancer, TV personality and choir conductor Joy Dunlop, with a combination of singing workshop and ceilidh, with Joy leading the proceedings as tè an taighe. Buy Tickets, priced at £10 per person (£7.50 for members), Joy Dunlop will be leading […]

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June 21, 2021

Bob Law’s Blog: Glennifer Braes Walks

.Glasgow is a lucky city in that it has three very different hill ranges surrounding it. On its northern outskirts the scenic 300 to 400 metre Kilpatrick Hills lie on its western flank. Middle and running eastwards from them the higher Campsie Fells at 400 to 570 metre level on Meikle Bin take over with […]

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June 21, 2021

Mika & Me Eyewear Glasgow

56 Park Road, Glasgow, G4 9JF Tel: 0141 413 5393 Email: hello@mikaandme.com Look Better & See Better The fun way to shop eyewear Mika & Me has opened its first eyewear shop in the West End of Glasgow. Brother and sister team, Barry Hutcheon and Wendy Bremner, are introducing a whole new concept in eyewear with unique […]

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June 17, 2021

#StreamMyStory Children’s Online Events Summer 2021

Scottish Public Libraries host #StreamMyStory author events online for children to enjoy in the summer holidays. Launching 17 June, 2021  Local Public Libraries across Scotland launch a new series of children’s digital events for the end of term and summer holidays, entitled #StreamMyStory, bringing together authors, illustrators, storytellers and libraries from across all 32 local […]

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June 16, 2021

Bloody Scotland 2021 McIlvanney Prize Long List Announced

The McIlvanney Prize recognises excellence in Scottish crime writing, and includes a prize of £1,000 and nationwide promotion in Waterstones. Five years ago the Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award was renamed the McIlvanney Prize in memory of William McIlvanney. His  his final book, The Dark Remains has now been completed with the help […]

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June 14, 2021

Bungalow Cafe at Mother India, Kelvingrove, Glasgow

  The Bungalow Cafe adjoins Mother India at 28 Westminster Terrace, Glasgow G3 7RU Telephone: 0141 221 1663 Great food, ambience and lovely decor. The Bungalow Cafe is the most elegant of places. You’ll love the food and the stylish decor – streamlined wooden shelves, an impressive gleaming coffee maker, attractive pottery dishes and the […]

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June 14, 2021

Moving Image Archive, National Library of Scotland, Kelvin Hall

The National Library at Kelvin Hall, including the Moving Image Archive, is now open with revised opening hours.  (May, 2021) Tuesday:   10.00-16.00 Thursday:   10.00-16.00 Saturday:   10.00-16.00 Moving Image Archive Scotland’s Moving Image Archive has been collecting and preserving films since 1976. All of Scots life can be seen: adverts, documentaries, home movies, promotional films, amateur comedies, […]

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June 7, 2021

Vinicombe Street Gala 2021

Saturday 19th June, 2021 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Vinicombe Street Gala at the top of Byres Road Live music, street theatre, samba bands, circus performers, children’s activities and more! One of the first outdoor events in West of Scotland to go ahead this year! Performers include: SheBoom Think Circus Glasgow Folk Music Workshop […]

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June 6, 2021

Touring Scotland – Pop Up Opera 2021

10 June – 28 August, 2021 Ticket price: From £5 Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring five of Gilbert & Sullivans’ best-loved hits!  Experience all the drama and wonder of grand opera on a miniature scale, with intimate open-air performances brought to life by a storyteller, two […]

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June 4, 2021

Al Fresco Dining Glasgow West End

Westenders take every opportunity available to dine al fresco and there’s no lack of choice to dine in the sunshine or catch some rays over a cappuccino. Great spots for al fresco dining in the West End include: The Bungalow Cafe, Nr. Kelvingrove – home made ice cream and handy for the park. Cottier’s Garden, Hyndland […]

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May 22, 2021

Aye Write 2021 – Brit Bennett chaired by Nicola Sturgeon

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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May 22, 2021

Aye Write 2021 – How To Stop Fascism, Paul Mason

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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May 20, 2021

Aye Write 2021 – Welcome Home Shuggie Bain

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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