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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

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

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