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Designer Jewellery Glasgow West End 425 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow G4 9JA Telephone: 0141 334 0055. www.nancysmillieshop.com At the Nancy Smillie Jewellery Studio you’ll find an amazing range of designer jewellery. Whether you’re looking for something elegant or delightfully quirky the choice is amazing with bangles, earrings, pendants, brooches and sharp accessories to suit […]

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Author: Jim Byrne
Posted: August 17, 2019, 11:43 am

Starting Thursday, 22 August, 2019 6pm Partickhill Bowling and Community Club are delighted to announce that they have received £2,000 from Postcode Community Trust  – a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery! The funding has been used to establish ‘Bowled Over’, an inter-generational bowling project for 18-25 year olds and over […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 13, 2019, 6:11 pm

Introducing Pre-Theatre and Lunch Tapas Menu at The Lansdowne Mother India at The Lansdowne now offering fabulous Pre Theatre and Lunch Menu Fabulous food in beautiful restaurant in Glasgow’s West End – just off Great Western Road, Nr Kelvinbridge Subway. The menu features an array of The Lansdowne’s favourite tapas for you to choose from. […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 13, 2019, 1:59 pm

13 – 15 September 2019 Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2019 Full Programme Announced: preview screening of The Farewell, late night Heathers, immersive pop-up screening of Scott Pilgrim vs The World and more One of the most innovative youth film festivals in Europe, Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) returns from 13 – 15 September 2019, plus […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 13, 2019, 12:19 pm

26 Munro Pl, Glasgow G13 2UP Telephone: 0141 950 1333 Email www.thestoreinteriors.co.uk Summer’s looking super at The Store Art for Heart’s Sake  Charity Art Exhibition and Sale at The Store 8 – 11 November, 2019 You’ll always find something new at The Store Accessories with Impact See the range Striking Art Art at The Store […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 2, 2019, 9:14 pm

The Nancy Smillie Shop Cresswell Street, Off Byres Road, 0141 334 4240 www.nancysmillieshop.com Nancy Smillie Shop #MyGlasgow #MySubway with Basia Palka Striking Furniture and Home Accessories at Nancy Smillie Beautiful Jewellery at Nancy Smillie – Create a Sensation this Summer See full collection The Nancy Smillie Shop is bursting with delightful treats and perfect gifts […]

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Author: Jim Byrne
Posted: August 2, 2019, 10:57 am

6 and 7 August, 2019 One of Miyazaki’s finest works, Princess Mononoke is brimming with imagination, beauty and tragedy on an epic scale. Afflicted by a deadly curse, a young warrior named Ashitaka sets out for the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. He becomes entangled in […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 1, 2019, 8:19 pm

25 – 28 July, 2019 The Merchant City Festival is a wonderful celebration of creativity which brings carnival to the streets and venues in the heart of Glasgow. A diverse programme with performances by artists, musicians, dancers and all kinds of live entertainers. Enjoy shopping at artisan stalls and find brilliant food and drink on […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: July 25, 2019, 6:10 pm

10/08/2019 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm In this adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic, Antony and Cleopatra, Rebel Cow Theatre challenges tradition with a female Mark Antony and a male Cleopatra. A cast of eight actors tell the story of Mark Antony, one of three rulers of the Roman Empire who neglects her duties in Rome […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: July 24, 2019, 10:50 pm

1 – 26 August, 2019 In an era of contradiction and division the 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival invites authors and audiences to find new stories to give meaning to the world. Stories are to society what DNA is to human life – small strings of information which become bound together to make up a shared understanding of […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: July 24, 2019, 1:42 pm

Cinema – Glasgow West End

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16 – 22 August, 2019 Rock’n’roll has always been an act of rebellion but never more so than in the Russia of the 1980s. Kirill Serebennikov’s vivid, playful evocation of the period revolves around the musical rivalry between Leningrad rocker Mike (Roma Zver) and newcomer Viktor (Teo Yoo), who clash over politics, influences and the love of Mike’s wife […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 16, 2019, 11:06 pm

16 – 20 August, 2019 Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his long-time stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 16, 2019, 6:29 pm

  15 – 18 August, 2019 Dirty Dancing,  Rocky Horror Picture Show, Saturday Night Fever & Singin’ in the Rain Open air cinema screenings return to the Botanic Gardens. Dirty Dancing (1987) Thursday 15 August, 2019 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Friday 16 August, 2019 Saturday Night Fever Saturday 17 August, 2019 Singin’ in the […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 15, 2019, 5:28 pm

18 – 20 August, 2019 Lee’s fourth and most recent collaboration with Denzel Washington also remains his biggest box office hit to date. Lee’s energetic directing style works perfectly for this story of a Manhattan bank heist where nothing is what it seems. Underneath the slick and entertaining surface this is a story of corrupted […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 15, 2019, 5:20 pm

29 August, 2019 at 4.20 p.m. It’s hard to imagine anybody living a normal life in the Gaza Strip. Frequently labelled as the world’s largest open-air prison, it makes an appearance on news reports every time a confrontation erupts between Israel and Hamas. From TV sets thousands of miles away, this tiny piece of land […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 15, 2019, 5:15 pm

4 September, 2019 at 6.10 p.m. For Sama is an intimate, urgent documentary about the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 14, 2019, 9:29 pm

Friday 30 August — Sun 1 September 2019 matchboxcineclub.com/weird-weekendThe producers of Cage-a-rama and KeanuCon host a weekend of strange and unseen cinema from around the world, showcasing orphans, outcasts and outliers, old and brand-new. Expect premieres, guests and plenty of bonus content at Glasgow’s cult film festival.Matchbox Cineclub have scoured the world to bring you some of the […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 14, 2019, 9:26 pm

Canada Now 2019 is a touring showcase of New Canadian Cinema in the UK & Ireland, featuring a bold and diverse selection of the finest fiction and documentary features coming out of the Great White North. Featuring four titles through August at GFT, this year’s festival showcases more than ever the sheer depth and range […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 14, 2019, 8:31 pm

September, 2019 The UK’s leading global change film festival returns for its 12th edition, with a diverse line-up celebrating our common humanity and our power – individual and collective – to bring about a kinder, fairer, more sustainable world. This year’s programme is brimming with stories of solidarity, perseverance and defiance. Take a seat. Take […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 14, 2019, 6:33 pm

16 – 22 August, 2019 Christian Petzold’s adaptation of the Anna Seghers novel is both historical and strikingly contemporary. The setting may be the Marseilles of the Vichy era but by eschewing period detail Petzold underlines the timeless nature of a story about the plight of refugees. Georg (Franz Rogowski) has fled Paris for Marseilles, […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 14, 2019, 6:01 pm

Gig Guide – Glasgow West End

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

6 September, 2019 7.30 p.m. – 11 p.m. CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street,  Glasgow G3 3JF Come and join Last Night From Glasgow & Olive Grove Records as we celebrate the release of the brilliant debut album from Broken Chanter (the new project from David from Kid Canaveral) at the CCA Glasgow. Support comes from the […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 20, 2019, 11:06 am

Friday 30th August, 2019 Virtuoso guitarist from Glasgow’s South Side, Michael combines a formidable technique with an eclectic choice of material – instrumentals and songs – that makes for a great evening’s entertainment! Doors open 7.30 for 8pm start. £8 waged / £6 unwaged St Peter’s church hall, 66 Chancellor St, Partick G11 5PS BYOB

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 19, 2019, 7:56 pm

Thursday, 22 August, 2019,  6 p.m.- 8 p.m. The Glad Cafe An informal launch with readings and music Throughout the Spring and early Summer, Henry Bell and Alec Finlay were Glasgow Creative Communities artists in residence in Pollokshields. Over three months they met with community groups, schools, and locals and discussed achievable, desirable and impossible […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 16, 2019, 5:11 pm

Saturday 7 September, 2019 On the Fringe, 126 Kilmarnock Road, G41 3NN Monthly Folk On The Fringe! Super excited to bring you another lineup of amazing Folk and Singer/Songwriter performers! This is always a superb night with lots of good vibes. Loving the support that everyone gives and stoked to be able to continue running […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 14, 2019, 6:54 am

20 September, 2019 and 21 September, 2019 Barrowland Ballroom, 244 Gallowgate, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, G4 0TT 23 Productions & Soundsense Events Presents.. … BarrasFest. A new two day indoor music festival in The Greatest Venue for Live Music in the World; the iconic Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow’s East End Quarter. Featuring live music from some of Scotland’s […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 11, 2019, 9:47 pm

26 September, 2019 9.30 p.m. Glasgow Cathedral, Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0QZ At our first-ever GCF late, we descend to the vaulted crypt for a collaboration with Glasgow Experimental Music Series, presenting world premieres by Edwin Hillier and Hunter Coblentz, two young composers at the forefront of the UK’s new music scene. Lattice (Hunter Coblentz) […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 11, 2019, 6:00 pm

September 6 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm |£10 Buy tickets online! After the successful relaunch in May, the Glasgow R&B Society are back with their second night featuring Scottish Blues roots legends Rab Noakes & Fraser Speirs who have created a special setlist just for the Society featuring classic Rhythm & Blues tracks from through the […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 9, 2019, 9:32 pm

Wednesday 21 August, 2019 . 6.30 p.m. –  11.59 p.m. Fundraising gig for the Glasgow No Evictions campaign. Quality Hip Hop, spoken word, and more to be confirmed! Spread the word, invite your friends! McChuills, 40 High Street, Glasgow G1 1NL Confirmed acts so far: Tickle Johnny Cypher Becca Starr Δεύτερη Φύση // Defteri Fysi […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 9, 2019, 8:25 pm

7th SEPTEMBER 2019 7.30 p.m. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street,  Glasgow G2 3NY Scotland’s “National” Fiddle Orchestra promises an unforgettable night of Scottish music and entertainment which will delight Scottish music enthusiasts and visitors to Scotland alike! The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra’s annual concert at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is a memorable evening […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 9, 2019, 3:35 pm

Saturday 17 August, 2019 at CCA, Glasgow Show features the wonderful J J Gilmour formerly of Glasgow band the Silencers, with support from the fabulous Adriana Spina. This will be a great night of music and as anyone who has seen JJ Gilmour before will know you will also be regaled with fabulous human stories […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 9, 2019, 11:18 am
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