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Summerlee Suffragette Stories 

  CELEBRATING a century since the first UK women gained the vote, Summerlee Museum is hosting Hard Fought Victory – a play on the suffrage movement – with school matinees from 5-8 March and a public performance on 9 March from 12pm. Performances are free, thanks to grant funding from the Scottish Government’s Centenary Fund, … 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

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

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

Traditions and Tales of a Victorian Christmas

Discover how Edinburgh Castle is reliving Victorian Christmas Traditions. 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

Merchant City Festival

Preparations have begun for this year’s Merchant City festival and it promises to be the biggest yet. Running twice the length of previous events, the 2015 bill will span July 25 – August 2. Festival Executive Producer, Lorenzo Mele, said: “The 2014 Festival was exceptional because it supported the Commonwealth Games, acting as the cultural … Continue reading

Galoshans Festival

There’s a new UK arts festival and it’s called the Galoshans. With the Scots name for ‘guising’ it’s unsurprisingly scheduled North of the border. The exact location is however, more surprising. Unlike most Scottish festivals, it isn’t going to Glasgow or Edinburgh, rather Inverclyde. Bringing the festival to Inverclyde is Scottish charity UZ Arts. The … Continue reading

From Coatbridge to Kiev

An interview with author Des Dillon In Glasgow some things will never change, the Scottish Premier League will divide opinion and home-grown comedy will fill seats. Perhaps this is why Des Dillon’s play, Singing I’m No a Billy He’s a Tim, continues touring theatres years after its debut. The drama tells the story of a … Continue reading

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