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  • This site is no longer being updated

    I’ve been publishing westendreport.com since October 2012, with the great help of additional contributions from local people, organisations and other journalists. However, it’s become too big a job to continue doing as a lone editor, particularly as westendreport.com is not...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Churchill2017
    Churchill – powerhouse of a performance from Cox

    A “masterclass” from the Scots actor Brian Cox as Britain’s iconic Prime Minister Winston Churchill, writes Ruth Allen.  CHURCHILL (PG) (Run time: 100 MINS; Director: Jonathan Teplitzky; Cast: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, James Purefoy, Julian Wadham, Richard...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Looking for Evelyn – Maggie Ritchie’s evocative new novel

    Childhood memories of life in Africa have proved a powerful inspiration for Glasgow author and journalist Maggie Ritchie in her second novel Looking For Evelyn, which is published on Thursday (June 22), writes Ginny Clark. Looking For Evelyn is the story of journalist Chrissie Doherty who...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • RedNoteGroup
    Notre Dame musicians inspired by Red Note workshops

    Red Note Ensemble have taken their New Music Makers workshop to Notre Dame School this month to work with music teacher Lindsey Millar and pupils studying Advanced Higher and Higher Music. New Music Makers is a programme to support the development...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Clyde art students get the picture at Kelvingrove

    Glasgow Clyde College students enjoyed a four-week residency at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum where they developed contemporary pieces based on the building, its history, and collections. The project, the first between Glasgow Clyde College and Kelvingrove,...

    • Posted 5 months ago
  • West End Festival 22 – the party’s started

    This year’s West End Festival gets underway today and runs until June 25 with more than 400 events taking place in 75 venues – many of them free. Weekend highlights include the Vinicombe Street Community Day and the Woodland Fun Day at the Children’s...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    The Children’s Wood – go wild this weekend

    As the West End Festival gets underway, there will be loads for families to enjoy at the Woodland Fun Day, at the Children’s Wood on North Kelvin Meadow this Saturday, June 3. There will be music from Brass Aye, Dancing With Trees...

    • Posted 5 months ago
  • Fun day at Children’s Wood to raise awareness of EDS and HSD

    Ehlers-Danlos Support UK and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome & Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (EDS & HSD) Awareness Scotland have teamed up with Forestry Commission Scotland to host a special fun day at the Children’s Wood on Saturday (May 20). The event...

    • Posted 5 months ago
  • RussellBodega
    10 great venues for live music in the West End – Russell Stewart

    There’s no question why Glasgow is one of UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) music capitals of the world. We have a brilliantly vibrant, constantly renewing music scene, hosting acts both local and international from...

    • Posted 6 months ago
  • The Promise
    The Promise highlights little explored history of Armenian genocide

    The Promise is “a valuable memorial” to the Armenians who died as a result of Ottoman policies in 1915, writes Ruth Allen – “as well as a celebration of the lives of those who survived”. Also, a “mesmerising”...

    • Posted 6 months ago