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September 12, 2020

Tidelines Book Festival 2020

24 – 27 September, 2020 Tidelines are taking the festival online this September What’s happening? They are running a series of four sessions around the themes of Poetry, History, Fiction, and Crime over the Festival weekend 24–27 September. All free. All events will be available on Tidelines YouTube Channel Programme Thursday 24 September, 2020 Liz Lochhead: One […]

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September 10, 2020

From the Studio of Alasdair Gray – Sale Great Western Auctions

Friday 18th September, 2020 Included in DAY TWO of Great Western Auctions Autumn Fine Art & Antique auction on Friday 18th September 2020. Lots 326 – 410 Residual artworks, books, furniture and studio elements from the estate of Alasdair Gray. This section commences at approximately 11:15am. Alasdair Gray, writer, painter, muralist and playwright, was a […]

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September 8, 2020

Hip Hop to Opera via Negro Spirituals

Sunday 13th September, 2020 – Online Hosted by Black History, walks, talks films £6 Book Tickets at Eventbrite A fantastic musical journey covering the hidden African history and links between some of the most popular and obscure musical forms. Queen Nzingha Lecture 85 A musical journey covering the hidden history and links between some of […]

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September 8, 2020

Online Quiz Night with Duglus T Stewart

Tuesday 15 September , 2020 at 8 p.m. It is time for week 24 of It’s Quiz Night with Duglas. Should be a lot of fun. Join the quiz live Link for donations: Thank you for your support. Please don’t post answers in comments as it spoils the quiz for others.      

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September 7, 2020

September Programme at G.FT.

Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) has announced the line-up of films that audiences will be able to enjoy on the big screen throughout September. As one of only a few independent cinemas in Scotland to have re-opened – with enhanced safety measures – following five months of closure due to Covid-19 regulations, GFT offers film lovers […]

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September 7, 2020

John Byrne at 80 – Glasgow Print Studio

Glasgow Print Studio First Floor Gallery Exhibition Runs 08 September – 30 October 2020 ALSO SEE: Dear John: Thirty Year Portrait – David Eustace, Photography Exbibition A retrospective exhibition of works in print by the revered Scottish playwright, writer and artist who turned 80 this year. The works have all been produced at Glasgow Print […]

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September 7, 2020

The History of Scottish Pen – Online

Online event – Free Friday 11 September, 2020, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Hosted by Scottish PEN Tickets via Eventbrite A discussion on the upcoming centenary of PEN International and Scotland’s history of promoting literature and defending free expression. ‘With PEN approaching its centenary in 2021 and Scottish PEN (founded 1927) an early part of […]

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September 4, 2020

The Lady in the Portrait GFT

Cinéfile releases sumptuous epic The Lady in the Portrait  14 – 17 September, 2020 at Glasgow Film Theatre Buy Tickets GFT, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB As cinemas reopen, Cinefile are delighted to announce the release date of Friday 4 September for Charles de Meaux’s The Lady in the Portrait.  The epic production with Melvil Popaud and Chinese superstar Fan […]

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September 2, 2020

Digital Doors Open Day Glasgow 2020

Monday, 14 September 2020 from 09:00-23:30 through until 20 September, 2020 Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival Tickets Digital doors are opening across Glasgow… Free Explore the programme ​In 2020,  Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is going DIGITAL! ​ From Monday 14th – Sunday 20th September, you can expect a diverse programme of webinars, 3D-tours, audio […]

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August 27, 2020

Jasmine Boutique Hyndland Sale

Sale Continues Until End of August Some items 50% off Jasmine Boutique, 171 Hyndland Road G12 9HT Glasgow Telephone : 0141-339-6575 Come along to Jasmine Boutique and treat yourself to  something unique in a friendly and welcoming environment. Fabulous brands including: Masai, Great Plains, Nougat, James Lakeland, Olsen, Part II, B-Young plus a wide range […]

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August 20, 2020

Stuart Cosgrove, Govanhill Book Festival

Friday 28 August, 2020 at 7 p.m. Online on Facebook Stuart Cosgrove is a well know writer and broadcaster. His “Soul Trilogy” Detroit 67, Memphis 68 and Harlem 69 weave a wonderful story of soul music set against a backdrop of civil rights, the war in Vietnam and disaffected youth. They are particularly relevant today […]

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August 20, 2020

White Riot, Govanhill International Festival

Friday 21 August, 2020, 7. p.m. – 10 p.m. Screening, Q & A and Afterparty Watch Online Glasgow Film is delighted to be partnering with Glasgow Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR), Smoking Bear and Modern Films on the opening event of the Govanhill International Festival and Carnival 2020. It’s three years since the first Govanhill […]

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August 20, 2020

Henry Bell, Govanhill Book Festival 2020

Tuesday 25 August, 2020 7 p.m. Henry is a writer and editor living on the Southside of Glasgow. He is the managing editor of Gutter Magazine, a biannual literary magazine which was the bestselling book at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in 2018. Henry has edited books including A Bird is Not a Stone, a collection of contemporary Palestinian […]

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August 17, 2020

Compass Gallery Glasgow – Anna Molin Exhibition

Anna Molin – Costume and Illustration Drawings from the 1970s Original artworks created by Anna Molin in the 1960s and 1970s embody Compass Gallery’s established position as a pioneer of contemporary art, introducing previously unseen work to Scottish audiences and tirelessly supporting the careers of working artists in the early and mid phases of their […]

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August 17, 2020

Glasgow Film Theatre Re-opening

Glasgow Film Theatre will re-open on 31 August, 2020 GFT will open on 31 August with best plan in place to ensure opening safely, and with great new films in our cinema. Things will be different with safe operating measures in line with guidance provided by the UK Cinema Association but the magic of watching […]

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