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Mother India Christmas Menu Mother India, 28 Westminster Terrace, Glasgow, G3 7RU Telephone: 0141 221 1663 www.motherindia.co.uk See Set Menu for Christmas Dinner at Mother India  Set Menu for Christmas Lunch at Mother India (£23) Set Menu at Mother India – £25 (E) Eggs (G) Gluten (P) Peanuts (S) Sulphites (D) Dairy (N) Nuts (M) […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:01 pm

Pop into the showroom and be inspired The Glasgow Guild, 0779 295 9057 info@glasgowguild.com glasgowguild.com Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday The Glasgow Guild specialise in antique furniture restoration and upholstery, utilising the best traditional techniques and the finest materials. New Collection of Fine Antique Furniture Their new collection of Fine Antique […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 12, 2019, 7:59 pm

Sunday, December 22, 2019  3 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3NY The City of Glasgow Chorus – The Orchestra of Scottish Opera Introduced and Conducted by Graham Taylor Join the Chorus and the Orchestra of Scottish Opera for this annual festive extravaganza. With favourite carols, classic movie tunes and […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 10, 2019, 8:29 pm

“A Lad in Maryhill”, a new community pantomime, comes to Glasgow’s west end in December 2019 with Cameron Fulton is confirmed as Aladdin 5th – 30th December, 2019 Maryhill Community Halls, 292 -316 Maryhill Road Maryhill Glasgow G20 7YE Special Relaxed Performance Thursday 12 December, 2019 A Lad in Maryhill  – special, relaxed show, modified for children and adults […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 8, 2019, 4:22 pm

Studio 15, The Hidden Lane, 1103 Argyle Street, Glasgow, Scotland G3 8ND Telephone: +44 (0)141 248 9050 | email: info@shonajewellery.co.uk shonajewellery.co.uk Gifts Ideas for Christmas by Shona Browse the selection online Commissions If you would like to speak to Shona about any special Christmas commissions you need to get in touch very soon. Unique Jewellery […]

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Author: Jim Byrne
Posted: December 7, 2019, 7:40 pm

The first events have been announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020. The 16th annual festival takes place from 26 February to 8 March, showcasing the best new films from Scotland and around the world. The focus of three special strands Retrospective Are We There Yet? – A Retrospective of the Future, screens dystopian classics from […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 5, 2019, 9:34 pm

Panto season is now upon us. I know what you’re going to say – oh no it isn’t. And to that I say – oh aye, it is! With Christmas just a month away, venues across Glasgow are putting on a great selection of pantomimes to get Glaswegians in the festive mood. Like me, when […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 1, 2019, 8:30 pm

Sunday, 8 December, 2019 at 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE IN THE CHILDREN’S WOOD/MEADOW. THE ADDRESS FOR THE EVENT IS UNIT 3, THE QUADRANGLE, SHUNA STREET, GLASGOW, G20 9PX Celebrating the festive period with craft stalls, Christmas workshops, lunch and music. Everyone welcome – please come along and help raise […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: November 25, 2019, 11:43 pm

William Young FIOS, MIOS (TD) Swim School Swimming classes for adults and children. Email or telephone: 07986884556 www.glasgowswimminglessons.com Recruiting: Swimming Instructors – Level 1/2 – current disclosure certificate required. Email or telephone: 07986884556 Since it was established in 2010, the William Young Swim School has built up an excellent reputation.  It has gained many loyal […]

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Author: Jim Byrne
Posted: November 25, 2019, 4:28 pm

November and December, 2019 21 – 24 Nov, 28 Nov – 1 Dec, 5 – 8 Dec, 12 – 23 and 26 Dec. Art On the Exchange is Glasgow’s only Art & Design Market run by and for artists. Come along and celebrate Glasgow’s thriving creative community and enjoy a curated selection of goods and […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: November 23, 2019, 1:00 pm

Cinema – Glasgow West End

Pat's guide to what's best in the West End of Glasgow

Friday 13 – Tuesday 24 December, 2019 It’s finally here! It’s A Wonderful Life at GFT has become a Christmas institution, and we can’t wait for it to return to our screens this Friday. Frank Capra’s 1946 classic still has resonance today, earning such a special place in all of our hearts that we’ve even had […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 12, 2019, 9:54 pm

Saturday 14 December, 2019 – 11.30 a.m. While the residents of Whoville revel in their Christmas celebrations the Grinch is quite happy staying out of their way and causing the occasional mischief. But when the little Cindy Lou conducts her investigation into why the Grinch hates Christmas he is pulled from the solace of his […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 12, 2019, 9:47 pm

Sunday 15 December, 2019 A Christmas treat for the whole family, this timeless story is accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. On Christmas Eve, Marie is gifted a special Christmas present, a Nutcracker doll, from her mysterious godfather Drosselmeyer. When at midnight, the doll comes to life, Marie is enveloped in a battle between toy soldiers […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 12, 2019, 9:42 pm

13 – 19 December, 2019 Becky Something (Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale) is a 1990s rock superstar who once filled arenas with her band Something She. When her excesses derail a national tour, she’s forced to reckon with her past while recapturing the inspiration that led her band to success. Featuring an all-star cast, including Cara […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 12, 2019, 9:35 pm

13 – 19 December, 2019 The Kingmaker examines the controversial political career of Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines whose behind-the-scenes influence of her husband Ferdinand’s presidency rocketed her to the global political stage. Now pushing to help her son Bongbong win the vice-presidency, Imelda’s comeback story serves as a dark fairy tale […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 12, 2019, 9:30 pm

It simply wouldn’t be Christmas without Buddy the Elf or George Bailey on the big screen. Glasgow Film Theatre fabulous programme for the festive season. Films in this Season Home Alone (PG) Slapstick laughs and a heartwarming ending make this a perfect family film. 8-13 December Part of a SeasonChristmas at GFT   It’s A […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 7, 2019, 11:38 pm

CCA Fri 20 December 2019 7pm, Free/£2/£4/£6/£8 via Matchbox Cineclub, Theatre / 18+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 Dial Code: Santa Claus (René Manzor, 1989) 1hr 27m + Secret Santa Party in aid of Refuweegee. What if Home Alone but grindhouse? Made in France the year before the Culkin classic, this has been described as “a blend […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 7, 2019, 11:08 pm

Sunday 15 December 2019 2.30pm, £8 + £1 booking fee, Cinema 15+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 Modesty may be a virtue but the stats don’t lie: 22% of all Nobel prizes have been won by Jews, and don’t get us started on Jewish accomplishments in literature, film and art. This fascinating documentary turns to Jewish luminaries, […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 7, 2019, 11:03 pm

Thu 12 December 2019 7pm, £5 (£3) + £1 booking fee, Cinema 15+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 It’s the 1870s, and charismatic Māori leader Te Wheke is fed up by brutal land grabs. He takes up arms and leads a bloody rebellion against the colonial NZ Government. In the process he provokes everyone affected by his actions […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 7, 2019, 10:55 pm

7 – 12 December, 2019 So Long, My Son traces the lives of two families over three decades of social, political and human upheaval in China. Following the loss of a child in a tragic accident, their paths separate. Destinies ebb and flow, and fortunes are transformed under the impact of a country’s changing face. Yet […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 7, 2019, 10:42 pm

Gig Guide plus Club Events – Glasgow West End

Pat's guide to what's best in the West End of Glasgow

  Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ What’s On At Cottiers Celebrate Hogmany at Cottiers – 3 Options  Leiper’s Attic at Cottiers   Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in  Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church, it is one of only three surviving Scottish churches famously […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 12, 2019, 7:21 pm

19 December, 2019 Christmas Carousal is Platform’s musical celebration of the festive season featuring some of our favourite acts playing on the set of our Christmas show. This year we welcome RM Hubbert, Carla J Easton, Broken Chanter and Aby Vulliamy – who all join us on our set of Mother Goose Fae Easterhoose. RM HUBBERT Glasgow based RM Hubbert […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 12, 2019, 1:16 pm

Friday 27 December, 2019 – 7 p.m. – 1.30 p.m. The Poetry Club, 100 Eastvale Place, G3 8QG Mental how there are 1000s of songs about xmas but only one about the boys being back in town. Anyway, FG xmas party on Friday the 27th in the poetry club with: The Primevals The Bucky Rage […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 10, 2019, 9:56 pm

Sunday 29 December, 2019, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. + Raising Bail The Sensational Alex Harvey Experience is the UK’s no 1 tribute to SAHB. The Band has been touring extensively over the past few years and the band has gone from strength to strength. The Band has played prestigious gigs at the O2 ABC […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 10, 2019, 12:43 pm

Sunday 13 December, 2019 –  3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Free event Cottiers Bar, 93/95 Hyndland Street, Glasgow G11 5PU Kirsteen Harvey is an amazing 20 year old singer songwriter from Glasgow. She will be creating a relaxed and chilled live session on a Festive Sunday live in Cottier’s  bar from 3p. to 5pm December […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 8, 2019, 6:50 pm

CCA Sat 7 December 2019 7pm, £15 + £1 booking fee, Theatre / 18+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 A very special night of music on Saturday 7 th December celebrating the music of Jackie Leven. Jackie was a Scottish songwriter and folk musician born in 1950 in Fife and sadly died in 2011. Jackie was […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: December 3, 2019, 11:01 pm

 Friday 6 December, 2019 7.30 p.m. Opera Bohemia’s Musical Director, Alistair Digges, conducts a fun packed Christmas concert for all the family to enjoy! Guest performers include Sally Magnusson, Jamie MacDougall, Aitkenhead Primary Choir and Glasgow Chamber Orchestra. The evening is packed full of your favourite Christmas songs and carols, with opportunities to sing along […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: November 19, 2019, 9:01 pm

Saturday 23rd November,  7.30 – 9.30 Panopticon Music Hall,  113-117 Trongate, Glasgow   Admission £5 which can be reclaimed against a Cd purchase. Remembered by David Attenborough in a recent interview as “the great fiddle player” , Michael Gorman was a very influential Irish musician who in partnership with singer and banjo player Margaret Barry […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: November 13, 2019, 11:41 am

Saturday, 16 November, 2019, 7 p.m. Martin Stephenson & The Daintees Autumn 2019 Tour The Venue, Òran Mór, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX The tour comes after a busy period for Martin and the band that saw the 9th Daintees album Chi Chi And The Jaguar released in August. The album, named after Japanese surf guitarist […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: November 12, 2019, 9:52 pm

A Showcase of The Freshest Up and Coming Talent From The West End and Around Glasgow Every Friday and Saturday In December, 2019 LIVE from 9 to 11pm Session Sundays Throughout December, 2019 LIVE from 3 to 5pm This December at Cottiers Bar, there will be a free performance space for musicians and singers of […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: November 5, 2019, 12:00 pm
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