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Visaurihelix

  Reimagining the Glasgow of Charles Rennie Mackintosh is the audio-visual installation Visaurihelix, showcasing in The Lighthouse, Glasgow, until 2 January 2019. Visaurihelix Artist, Dr Louise Harris explained the exhibition title, saying: “It is a made up word, used to summarise the installation, its first part represents visuals, auri is related to sound and helix … Continue reading

Repair Cafe Glasgow

Restoring locals’ belongings and sense of belonging is the Repair Cafe Glasgow. The Kinning Park branch has been providing free repair workshops and services since 2017, as part of the wider Repair Cafe International movement. Repair Cafe Glasgow Communications and Events Officer, Lauren Crilly, said: “Repair Cafe International started in the Netherlands in 2009, and … Continue reading

Local Dancers take to the Stage with Pasha

Sharing the stage with Strictly star Pasha Kovalev is no mean feat, but it’s what one dance troupe is preparing to do, as his Motherwell Concert Hall show approaches on May 12. 20 students from local school, DanceFuzion, will perform a routine with the star, during his live Magic of Hollywood show, with Anya Garnis. … Continue reading

Memory Spinners: Dementia Arts Workshops

Light relief for those living with dementia is on offer at Airdrie Town Hall, with the Scottish Opera and CultureNL Memory Spinners art workshops, running Mondays from 29 January – 23 March (1-3pm). Using music, movement and visual arts, the free of charge programme helps both people with dementia and their carers relax and form support … Continue reading

2017 Glasgow Theatre Throwbacks

A look back at 2017 Glasgow Theatre Productions Continue reading

Scottish Storytelling Centre

Want entertainment in its purest form? Look no further than the Scottish Storytelling Centre (SSC) a creative hub off of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. This bespoke building focuses mostly on spoken word performance, stripped of microphones and scripts. Bustling year-round, SSC is particularly busy in festival season. Marketing and Communications Manager, Lindsay Corr said: “Each summer … Continue reading

Edinburgh Fringe for All

A look at the accessibility of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival… Continue reading

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

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