West End Festival 2013

dragonwestendfest13Highlighting some of the wonderful events from the varied programme.

This year celebrating its 18th birthday

Friday, 31 May to Sunday, 30 June.

See the programme: www.westendfestival.co.uk/

West End Festival Mardi Gras Parade Photographs


Last week of festival:

Still time to catch some great events:

Japan Fair!

Sunday 23 June

12:00pm – 4:00pm

part of West End Festival www.westendfestival.co.uk

Come and taste real Japanese food and experience a range of Japanese cultural activities which also include Tea Ceremony. Traditional Japanese story telling, try Aikido, origami, calligraphy workshop and see a Japanese dance performance. Proceeds to the East Japan Earthquake Fund: www.japaneseinscotland.org.uk

Donations welcome

The Scottish Trades Union Congress 333 Woodlands Road Glasgow, G3 6NG

0141 337 8100

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers (spectacular Japanese drumming) – Thurs 20 and Fri 21 7.30pm at Lansdowne Church, Great Western Road
Rab Noakes and Allan Taylor (classy singer/songwriters) – Fri 21 – 8pm – Cottiers
Mills Girls on Tour – Poetry, stories and song about the Renfrew Mill girls –Sat 22, 2pm Hillhead Library and 7pm Hillhead Baptist Church
La Clinek de Dr Poembak (24 piece Belgian Street band!)  Sat 22 – 1pm at Botanic Gardens, 3pm at Kelvingrove Art Gallery steps, 6pm in Ashton Lane.  Part of Fete de la Musique
Sandie Bishop (violin) and Flora Tzetzaki (piano) in recital – Mozart and Prokofiev Sat 22 – 7.30pm St Bride’s, Hyndland Road
Glasgow Islay Gaelic choir and Breton choir – Wed 26 7.30pm – Hyndland Parish Church, Hyndland Road
Glasgow Orchestral Society – Sat 29 3pm –St Silas Church, Gibson Street – Rossini and Beethoven
Sirens of Titan (local left-field choir) – Sun 30 June 8pm – Oran Mor
Othello, Bard in the Botanics, from today ‘til Sat 29 June 7.45pm  (not Suns or Mons)
The Taming of the Shrew, Classic Cuts – Mon 24 for a week – 1pm – Oran Mor
“100” (drama) by Stark Theatre Thurs 27 and Fri 28 7.30pm  Mackintosh Church
Hidden Lane open day – Sat 22 June – from 11am to 6pm.  1103 Argyle Street
Kelvinside Allotments Open day – Kirklee Road – Sat 22  from 12 noon to 4pm
“Glasgow’s Central Hotel” (illustrated talk) – Thurs 27   6.30pm Hillhead Library
Bill Blackwood Exhibition , Mackintosh Church, Garscube Road. Open Mon, Wed and Fri 10am to 5pm
Glasgow and the Clyde Exhibition: Hidden Lane gallery, 1081 Argyle Street Open Tues to Sat 11am to 5pm

Cottier Chamber Music Project – Full Programme West End Festival 2013

Logo Credit Cottiers 

Glasgow and The Clyde

Tuesday 11 June – 29th June 11:00am – 5:00pm

“Images of Glasgow 2” and “Glasgow and the Clyde”.

The city and the river that made it. Paintings, drawings, photographs by – amongst others – Margaret Watkins, David Peat, Oscar Marzaroli, the Annans, Hilda Goldwag and a host of other artists. Some known, some forgotten, but all recording the city and the Clyde from its source to the sea.


Hidden Lane, 1081 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8LZ

07760 669 011 gallery@hiddenlanegallery.com


cotton candy club

27th June

The  Dram part of West End Festival




The WEF takes place from Friday, 31 May to Sunday, 30 June this year and it’s set to be the best yet!


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4 responses to “West End Festival 2013”

  1. Paul McGowan says:

    Hi i have just taken over a pub at the bottom of byres rd i would like to get involved in the westend festival can anyone help me out


  2. John Morrison says:

    Hello I work with a charity called Safe Haven who help women with addictions and I was wondering how to get involved in the West End festival? and If it would be possible to Fund- Raise on the day?

    Kind Regards

    John Morrison

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