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October 15, 2021

Halloween 2021 – Spooktacular Walk, Glasgow Green

29 October, 2021 -7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green invite you to meet at McLennan Arch, Glasgow Green, Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5JZ for a Hallowe’en Spooky Walk. On the way to the People’s Palace you will hear scary stories. Fun, games, prizes. FREE EVENT

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October 13, 2021

Listening Party Launch – Jim Byrne’s E.P. ‘4 Country & Folk Songs’

Launch of new EP by Jim Byrne, ‘4 Country & Folk Songs’. Thursday 15 October Jim has signed to FoxStar Records and will be releasing an EP on the 15th of October. The EP will be available on all streaming services and on Jim’s Bandcamp page. It’s always a good idea to purchase directly from […]

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October 11, 2021

Africa in Motion Film Festival 2021

15 to 31 October, 2021 The 16th edition of Africa in Motion! See Full Programme The festival will run from 15 to 31 October, with most films available for the duration of the festival. Once an audience member presses ‘play’ the film will be available for 48 hours playable directly on the Africa in Motion website after which, […]

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October 6, 2021

Lizzie Reid at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut

Friday 8 October, 2021 at 8.30 p.m. Lizzie Reid at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut 272A St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5RL Tickets £ 10.00 / Age 18 And Up at  Ticketweb Newly signed to Seven Four Seven Six, Lizzie Reid is one of Scotland’s most promising talents. An emotionally raw songwriter, Reid’s songs explore […]

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September 30, 2021

Tanna Slamma Ding Dong, Tannahill Arts Festival

Saturday 2 October, 2021 A bright night of spoken word from some of the best performance poets in the land, local voices, and sweet musical interludes. You will not want to miss this raucous and celebratory night hosted by Shaun Moore. Music from Patrick Brandes and Steve Nelson. Register at EventBrite Judges Slam Champion Lesley […]

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September 30, 2021

Unchained Comedy Club at McChuills

McChuills, Glasgow’s Legendary Music Bar and Cafe, 80 High Street, G1 1NL Glasgow’s newest comedy night at McChuills! Unchained Comedy At McChuills Bar is an exiting new night of comedy in Glasgow. Bringing you weekly entertainment featuring the best of Scotland’s comedy scene. With both new and established acts on the cards, you can expect […]

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September 29, 2021

Atlantic Slavery Glasgow ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’

Wednesday 29th September 2021 | 7.30pm BST | via Zoom Online Talk: Atlantic Slavery Hidden In Plain Sight In A Victorian City – Glasgow Heritage Trust Register for event Thomas Sulman’s Bird’s Eye View of Glasgow (1864) is perhaps the most famous of all such views of British cities. The splendid, panoramic detail underlines Victorian Glasgow remained […]

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September 28, 2021

Balloch Open Mic Blog: Dora Wright

Dora Wright has been a stalwart supporter of the Open Mic at the Balloch House Hotel from the beginning. She is also a member of the Leven Litts and Clydebank groups of writers. Mary Irvine’s Interview with Dora When did you start writing Poetry? I started writing poetry after a bad fall, when I fell […]

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September 28, 2021

Helen Rose Outdoors Rigging Hill, Largs.

October 2021 Largs On a very hot and sunny day I climbed Rigging Hill with the Glasgow Ramblers  A very well organised club that has continued during the long period of the Covid 19 Pandemic to schedule interesting walks. We travelled by train to Largs to meet Idris, our leader. Largs is on the coast […]

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September 27, 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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September 25, 2021

Glasgow Open House Arts Festival 2021

Glasgow Open House Arts Festival programme 24-27th September 2021 Glasgow Open House Arts Festival is a non-profit artist-led organisation that aims to improve access to the arts for everyone.  Using new meaningful ‘spaces’ to engage with art and ideas you will find  a wide range of exhibitions throughout the city. The festival fosters community engagement […]

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September 24, 2021

West End Festival 2021

Let’s Celebrate 25 Years 11 – 26 September, 2021 Wonderful to have the West End Festival back this September (finally!) Family Weekender at Websters 25 and 26 September, 2021 Sunday 19 September, 2021 Autumn Solstice Fire Show Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum 9 p.m. Events Include 11 September 1-5pm | Vinicombe Street Gala 1-5pm | […]

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September 22, 2021

The Sorries at Cottiers

1 October, 2021 at 7.30 p.m. Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow, G11 5PU The Sorries Live in Concert With guitars, bodhrans and mandolin in hand, The Sorries sing, play and banter their way through a selection of songs from the much-loved Scottish songbook. Although some date back over 300 years, the pair’s arrangements and harmonies […]

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September 20, 2021

Gathering the Seeds, Woodlands Community

Thursday 23 September, 2021 Drop in between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Event by Woodlands Community Website Woodlands Workspace, 66 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6HW All welcome. Have you been growing this year? It’s time to gather in the seeds! Drop in and take part in a relaxed seed-sorting event at Woodlands Workspace 66 Ashley […]

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September 7, 2021

Poetry Launch Party – Jim Ferguson and Kirsty Taylor

Saturday 18 September, 2021 7 p.m. – 10p.m Whirlpool Press and Scotland in Europe invite you to the launch of  12 Dead Keys by Jim Ferguson and Turbulent Twenties by Kirsty Taylor. The Old Toll Bar, 3 Paisley Road West, Glasgow G51 3LF Free entry – All welcome Also celebrating Jim Ferguson’s 60th birthday. Music […]

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