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May 16, 2022

My Scotland Stand by Jim Byrne

My song, ‘My Scotland Stand’ has been translated into Scots by Billy Kay. Thanks Billy! Ma Scotland Staund Pent a pictur o ma hame Draw me intae its hert An colour in thir dreams for me As we cry on oor story tae stert We’ll mak a canvas o the lift Oor time haes come […]

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May 16, 2022

Glasgow Mela 2022

Sunday 26 June 2022 From 12 Noon until 8 p.m. Scotland’s largest multicultural festival is back for 2022 at Kelvingrove Park The Glasgow Mela, the city’s annual celebration of its many diverse cultures and communities returns to Kelvingrove Park. Free and and un-ticketed and will feature some amazing dance, music and performances. Throughout the day […]

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May 13, 2022

Glasgow West End – Summer Events 2022

Summer 2022 Events in the West End Halo Arts – bringing exciting community based fun for all the family to Glasgow’s West End. 4th June- Vinicombe Street Gala 5th June- Bard in the Yard @ Kelvingrove Park 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Kelvingrove Fountain Event on Facebook 11th June- Mansfield Park Street Festival 12 […]

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May 12, 2022

Alma Wolfson – ‘A Painter’s Passion’

    Saturday 23rd April 2022 from 12 till 4pm, DUE TO POPULARITY THE EXHIBITION EXTENDED FOR A WEEK UNTIl 21 MAY. New Solo Exhibition “A Painter’s Passion” Alma Wolfson D.A Alma Wolfson, a graduate of Glasgow School of Art (Textile Design) has a long- established career and celebrates her 80th birthday with this new […]

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May 11, 2022

Arcadia Festival – Open Call for Events

ARCadia  ARCadia is a festival that will celebrate the public opening of the Advanced Research Centre (ARC) a flagship new building for the University and the people of Glasgow. The festival’s public programme will run from 16 September to 30 September 2022, coinciding with Doors Open Day Weekend, the September Weekend and Explorathon. The University if calling for […]

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May 10, 2022

Performers at Glasgow Jazz Festival 2022

Glasgow Jazz Festival 16 – 19 June 2022 Tickets Tickets go on sale Tuesday 10 May at 4 p.m. www.jazzfest.co.uk Fabulous gigs at venues across the city Opening Night 16 June Ebi Soda take to the Blue Arrow stage on the opening night, thriving on the idea of contradiction the five-piece keep a post-punk DIY […]

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May 9, 2022

Glasgow Science Festival 2022

2 – 12 June, 2022 www.glasgowsciencefestival.org.uk Glasgow Science Festivalon Facebook Tickets Glasgow Science Festival 2022 is making a splash with its theme of ‘Glasgow’s Making Waves’. Venues across the city. Venues include: Glasgow Botanic Gardens, the Riverside Museum and the St Enoch Centre will host 50+ live events during the 16th annual festival. Enjoy wave-themed […]

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May 9, 2022

Bend It Like Bertie at Websters

24 – 26 May, 2022 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ Denise Mullen is a divorced mother of two teenagers, cares for her elderly father and has an extremely stressful job. The only thing that is keeping Denise sane is her beloved Celtic. They are stockpiling trophies and Denise knows just how […]

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May 3, 2022

All Becomes Art – Poems to Joan Eardley

Friday 6 May, 2022, 3 p.m. until 4.30 p.m. Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QQ Poetry and Prosecco in the Hunterian Art Gallery to celebrate the publication of ‘All Becomes Art’. About this event Joan Eardley is one of Scotland’s best loved artists and has inspired poets from all […]

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May 3, 2022

Colonial Seeds / Seedy Social / Community Meal

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 6:30-8:00 Talk and Community Meal Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall St, Glasgow G41 1BA Glasgow Seed Library and CCA Glasgow All welcome Where do our seeds come from? How did they get here? Gather for a friendly discussion led by artist and researcher Désirée Coral, about the origins and stories behind some of […]

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May 2, 2022

Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair 2022

Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair provides a superb opportunity for you to view and buy works of art from art galleries and professional artists from across Scotland and the UK. Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG Following a two year pause due to the pandemic the event continues to showcase the creative talents of […]

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May 2, 2022

Aye Write: MORE FIYA: A Celebration of Black British Poetry with Kayo Chingonyi, Janette Ayachi and Dean Atta

Thursday 19 May, 2022 at 6.30 p.m. The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN One of our new poets form last year returns with an excellent new anthology of black British voices. In this blistering anthology, poet, editor and DJ Kayo Chingonyi (author of A Blood Condition, SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA POETRY AWARD) brings […]

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May 1, 2022

The Lansdowne – restaurant reopening

The Lansdowne, 7A Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow G20 6NQ To Book Telephone 0141 334 4653 The Lansdowne Menu The Lansdowne has reopened with Head Chef Amit Kumat Sharma at the helm. As with many businesses in hospitality, The Lansdowne, had to close during Covid-19, to withstand the economic shock of the pandemic, and preserve the restaurant for […]

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May 1, 2022

Aye Write: Karen Campbell Introduces… Kirsty Capes, Louise Nealon and Emily Edwards

Saturday 14 May, 2022 at 11.30 a.m. Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN The celebrated Scottish author Karen Campbell introduces this panel of debut writers. Kirsty Capes – Careless Sometimes it’s easy to fall between the cracks. At 3.04 p.m. on a hot, sticky day in June, Bess finds out she’s pregnant. She could tell her social […]

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May 1, 2022

The Great May Day Cabaret at OranMor

Monday 2 May, 2022, 7.30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Event by Fair Pley Òran Mór 713-735  Great Western Road, Glasgow West End G12 8QX Tickets Featuring another fantastic line-up, the Great May Day Cabaret is back to help celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Scottish TUC. Celebrating international workers’ day are: Singer-songwriter and national treasure Rab […]

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