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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 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

Glasgow Parkour Girls

Born in France and immortalised in Hollywood, Parkour has trickled down to Scotland; shedding its macho image on the way. Over five years ago a group of women, Glasgow Parkour Girls, adapted the free-running art to their city and physic. This was no mean feat, as the training discipline meant navigating the streets via running, … Continue reading

Cordao De Ouro

Capoeira is a martial art with a difference; it uses combat, music and dance to express Afro Brazilian history. Capoeira Instructor Fiaz Jaca Cdo explained: “Capoeira originated in Brazil among African slaves. The slaves were banned from practicing martial arts, so they disguised it as dance. Today Capoeira incorporates this influence in its beats and … Continue reading

Polling Opinion

  Since its boom in the noughties pole classes have popped up all over Glasgow, ranging in location from night clubs to community centres. This surge in popularity has pole trainers locking horns with patriarchs and feminists alike. While many participants deem the activity a sport, there are still those who class it as erotic … Continue reading

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