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December 4, 2020

Mary Irvine’s Blog: A Year to Remember – or forget..

As 2020 is rapidly coming to a close I decided to take stock of what I’ve actually done during the year. It Started Well The year started well. An earlier blog described my visit to friends down south, with trips to two London exhibitions and meeting up with Greek ex-students. My diary was filling up […]

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November 30, 2020

Damian Barr, Creative Conversations

Monday 7 December, 2020, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Creative Conversations College of Arts – On Zoom Free Tickets at Eventbrite  You will be sent the link to attend the meeting once you book. Damian Barr is a writer, broadcaster playwright, and host of the Literary Salon. His books include Maggie & Me (2013) and You Will Be […]

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November 30, 2020

Jasmine Boutique – Stay at Home Service

Jasmine Boutique is offering a Special Stay At Home Service – pick up your order at the shop or take advantage of free local deliveries. Items will be placed in the vestibule area in order to maintain social distance rules. Or Phone & Collect  – Telephone : 0141-339-6575, 11.30 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. weekdays. Christmas […]

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November 26, 2020

David Attenborough ‘A Life On Our Planet’ film screening

Thursday 26 November, 2020 at 6 p.m. Hosted by Climate Emergency Scotland, Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) and 5 others Online event Tickets · Free-£4.50 via Eventbrite Watch and discuss David Attenborough’s extraordinary new documentary ‘A Life on Our Planet’ on Thursday 26 Nov from 6-8pm. See the trailer A broadcaster recounts his life, and […]

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November 21, 2020

Mother India Cafe & Open for Takeaway and Uber Eats

Mother India Cafe & Dining In Mother India’s Cafe and Dining In are open for take away collections and Uber deliveries. OPENING TIMES Mother India’s Cafe Takeaway Menu Mother India’s Cafe for takeaway And Dining In, The Den, for cold food pickup and deliveries via UberEats! Mother India’s Cafe will be open for takeaway and […]


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November 20, 2020

French Film Festival 2020 – Online

French Film Festival  are bringing their annual celebration of the best new films from across the Channel into our living rooms with an online programme. The festival will run from 27 November to 4 December, 2020. Book films and passes.   Early Bird booking is open now.

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November 19, 2020

Book Week Scotland 2020

Monday 16 to Sunday 22 November, 2020 Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading in Scotland. People of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. During the week Scotland’s authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators will […]

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November 14, 2020

I Like Your Hat – book launch with Magi Gibson

27 November, 2020 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Magi Gibson launches her new poetry collection ‘I Like Your Hat’ with friends and fellow poets Ali Whitelock and Jenny Lindsay. Free Online Event – Register  About this Event Join Magi Gibson for an evening of poetry as she launches her new collection, I Like Your Hat. A […]

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November 13, 2020

Hand Made Guitars – Glasgow

Fine hand made guitars by Peter Byrne Each instrument is unique and truly hand made. Peter is an accomplished luthier who studied at London Guildhall University – he has been designing and making guitars for 20 years. ‘Can’t find the guitar you have been looking for all these years? Maybe it doesn’t exist – Yet!’ […]

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November 12, 2020

Glasgow Film Festival 2021

Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) will return for its 17th edition from 24 February to 7 March 2021 with a new hybrid format. In-cinema screenings at GFF’s home, Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT), will run alongside a brand-new online streaming platform, Glasgow Film At Home, safely bringing the festival to new audiences, as well as inviting back […]

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November 12, 2020

Bob Law: North Pollok Walk, Glasgow

An Unusual Walk One recent walk I started at the Silverburn Shopping Centre in the middle of Pollok, which may seem a strange place to start a country walk fbut Pollok is full of surprises. It is very green, having once been part of the much larger Pollok estate grounds, a small section of which […]

Househill Park at Crookston

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November 5, 2020

Creative Conversations: Elizabeth Reeder

Thursday 5 November 2020, 5.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. Zoom Event Book at EventBrite You will be sent the link to join the meeting once you book. Elizabeth Reeder, originally from Chicago, is a long-time resident of Scotland. She is author of three novels, her most recent being An Archive of Happiness published by Penned in the […]

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November 5, 2020

Remembering Alasdair Gray / Paradise

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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November 4, 2020

Welcome to Hgff20 with Co-Directors Eirene Houston and Hugo Rivalt

Online event TUESDAY, 10 NOVEMBER 2020, 6.45 p.m. – 7.20 p.m.   Hosted by Havana Glasgow Film Festival Join Eirene Houston in Glasgow and Hugo Rivalta in Havana as they introduce HGFF’s sixth Festival, discuss their personal highlights of the programme and the theme of Extraordinary Cuba and answer questions from the public. This session will be […]

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November 3, 2020

Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance – Online Presentations

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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