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Scottish Poetry Library

Hankering for a haiku or starving for a sonnet? Then look no further than the Scottish Poetry Library. Situated just off of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, it’s filled with people to help you find just the thing! Even if the thing you want is an opaque verse from childhood. Finding missing poems is all part of the … Continue reading

Glasgow Women’s Library

Ascending the cultural statusphere is a museum unlike any other. From its base in Bridgeton, Glasgow Women’s Library is blazing a trail for the rest of the UK. “The Library has grown from a tiny grassroots organisation to become the only accredited museum – in the UK – dedicated to Women’s History. It is also … Continue reading

Glasgow Tango Studio

Bringing Latin flavour to Scottish dance floors is Glasgow Tango Studio. Launched in 2005, by tutors Jeff Allan and Sari Lievonen, the hub operates across different venues and class levels. Lievonen explained the dance’s appeal, saying: “If you enjoy beautiful music and interaction with other human beings then tango is for you!” Tango is a … Continue reading

Fools and Heroes Glasgow

   LARP or Live Action Role Play is latest form of gaming to capture the UKs imagination. Using improv, costumes and outdoor settings, it is literally a breath of fresh air. “It’s similar to games like Dungeons and Dragons, but instead of sitting around the table rolling dice you put on costumes and become the … Continue reading

Glasgow Goes Green

Discover sustainable living facts, fun and food in this preview of Glasgow Goes Green festival. Continue reading

Traditions and Tales of a Victorian Christmas

Discover how Edinburgh Castle is reliving Victorian Christmas Traditions. Continue reading

Glasgow Paranormal Investigations

Exploring the unknown in Scotland is Glasgow Paranormal Investigations, one of the country’s oldest ghost hunting clubs; here’s a closer look at the club. Continue reading

Origami Scotland

Origami – the art of folding paper into decorative forms – has many appeals: it’s cheap, easy to practice and beautiful. Here’s a look into the fold of Origami Scotland. Continue reading

ASMR

    Giving the world tingles is the new art form ASMR. Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is an audio and visual phenomenon that has gained popularity through YouTube, where thousands of artists continue to post their relaxation videos.   What is ASMR   ASMR is a term coined in by cyber security professional Jennifer … Continue reading

Glasgow Mela Festival

  Bringing the world to Kelvingrove Park is Scotland’s biggest multicultural arts festival, Glasgow Mela. Taking place on 17 July – from noon until 8pm – the event celebrates Scotland’s diversity. Glasgow Mela Steering Group Chair, Councillor Soryia Siddique said: “We have artists coming from India and Pakistan, as well as acts who will perform … Continue reading

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