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Edinburgh Fringe for All

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

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Glasgow Goes Green

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

Southside Fringe

Showing how Scots do Southern hospitality is Glasgow’s Southside Fringe. Running from May 13 – 29, the celebration includes in and outdoor events. Co-founder Corinna Currie said: “We have an amazing selection covering live music, theatre, cabaret, comedy, spoken word, burlesque, literature, visual art, film and well being events.” With such a mix of activities … Continue reading

Deoch an Dorus Festival

Shirking its knitwear image, the Isle of Arran is once again hosting the alternative music festival Deoch an Dorus. Running on April 30, the festival is in it’s second year and it’s back with a vengeance. Festival organiser Mark McGhee said: “Last year Rory Gordon and I launched Deoch an Dorus with only seven weeks … Continue reading

GFF 2016

As the curtain rises on Glasgow’s 2016 Film Festival the good times begin to roll. Running from 17- 28 February, GFF will feature 308 events and 174 films. Opening the festival is the UK premiere of comedy Hail, Caesar! by Ethan & Joel Coen; and the debuts continue as Richard Gere hits Glasgow to showcase … Continue reading

Cooking Pot

Finding Glasgow’s heart through its stomach is the Centre for Contemporary Arts project the Cooking Pot. Launched in September 2015, the ongoing venture has seen workshops, screenings and community meals pop up throughout the city. Project founder and CCA Public Engagement Curator, Viviana Checchia, said: “By pulling together culinary knowledge of Glasgow’s local, permanent and temporary … Continue reading

The Only Way is Ethics

  Social conscience stirs as Glasgow plans its alternative lifestyle festival. The Only Way Ethics will busy the city, from November 29 to December 6, with ethical discussions focused on improving Glasgow. Organiser Craig Tannock said: “Some of the issues the festival will cover include the energy crisis, anti austerity, women’s activism, ethical arts funding … Continue reading

Pons Aelius

Pumping fresh blood into the folk music scene is UK six piece Pons Aelius. In 2015 – at the combined age of 132 – the band gained recognition by winning the Celtic Connections’ Danny Kyle Award. Now launching its debut EP; Pons Aelius is taking its horde of instruments on tour. This means transporting its guitar, … Continue reading

StrEAT Glasgow

  Combining Glasgow’s love of arts and eats; StrEAT food festival is coming to the Briggait on September 26 -27, and the best part is it’s free! After witnessing the success of its London events, StrEAt organisers: Nicky Modlin, Simon Foy, Donald MacLeod and Vanessa Gilpin brought it north of the border. Vanessa Gilpin explained: … Continue reading

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