Glasgow West End Festival 2012

Photo: michael dale and liz scobbie. West End Festival 2012 takes place from ...

1st - 24th June, 2012

Glasgow's largest festival is all set for its 17th year with a fabulous programme of events including: walks, talks, music, theatre, cultural and community events, exhibitions, children's events and comedy. We can look forward to an amazing three weeks this June with the Cottier Chamber Project, the fabulous Gibson Street Gala, a Canal Cruise, the Three Judges Ale Festival, Beatson Charity Day, Lobey Dosser Day and much, much more...

Brochures can be picked up in the West End in local libraries, cafes and shops and the full programme is available to download from the WEF website.

Information about forthcoming events will be highlighted on this page together with images and reviews once the festival gets under way.

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Wednesday 20 Jun 2012

West End Festival Closing Party

Photo: we were promised jetpacks. Sunday, June 24 at 2:45 PM

OranMor, top of Byres Road

We Were Promised Jetpacks plus Aidan Moffat / Bill Wells / RM Hubbert / Remember Remember / Three Blind Wolves / Withered Hand / John Knox Sex Club / Miaoux Miaoux / Olympic Swimmers / Gav Prentice / Monoganon

Ten bands, 2 venues, 1 building.

The final day of the Glasgow West End Festival 2012 brings together some of the best acts in Scotland under 1 roof for a great day of music. As well as using Oran Mor's venue, a 5.1 Surround System will be getting brought into the stunning auditorium for some very special performances.

Please note that there will be a capacity on each venue so get there early to make sure and see your favourite act.


Listings, times and tickets or buy behind the bar.

Monday 18 Jun 2012

Midsummer Picnic

Woodlands Gardens

Sunday, June 24, 2012

12:00pm until 4:00pm

Bring your friends, neighbours and family for a pot luck picnic, explore the garden and enjoy this urban oasis. Join us for a herb walk and take part in the BIG GAME for adults and kids. All sorts of enjoyable nonsense!

1PM- herb walk


91-111 West Princes Street

Weblog archive

Kelvin 5K Fun Run: Monday 11 Jun 2012

Kelvinside Allotments Open Day: Thursday 7 Jun 2012

Gigs at OranMor at the West End Festival: Wednesday 6 Jun 2012

Cottier Chamber Music Talks Bonus: Monday 4 Jun 2012

Callum Baird at Cottiers: Monday 4 Jun 2012

The Sunday Afternoon Philosophy Cafe: Saturday 2 Jun 2012

Talks Hillhead Library: Tuesday 29 May 2012

Gibson Street Gala: Thursday 24 May 2012

West End Festival 2012: Olympic Torch Celebration: Saturday 19 May 2012

Family Fun at The Cottier Chamber Project: Saturday 19 May 2012

Paintings on Railings: Thursday 10 May 2012

West End Festival launches outstanding programme of events: Friday 27 Apr 2012

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