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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

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

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 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

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

The Homeless World Cup

  Homelessness and football are often seen in Glasgow but not usually associated, that is until now, as Glasgow prepares to host the men and women’s Homeless World Cup (HWC) 2016. Running from July 10-16, the tournament will see George Square converted into three pitches with seating for 100,000 spectators. These seats are bound to … 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

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

Open House Art Festival

Bringing visual art to the public, Glasgow’s Open House Festival returned for its second year. Running May 2 – 4; the weekend saw local art installed in everyday buildings. Open House Artist Tine Bek said: “The festival involved almost 200 artists, whose work was spread out throughout town, in houses and public spaces; to make … Continue reading

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