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    Take a walk on the wild side – in search of the West End’s architectural menagerie

    The West End has a wealth of wildlife-themed statues and carvings, on grand public buildings, on coats of arms and on seemingly random private houses, writes Ronnie Scott. Not all of them are obvious, so take our...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Glasgow Doors Open Day – a 170-building welcome

    Glasgow Doors Open Day 2014 has been launched today – and you can find a complete list of all 170 buildings and events involved in the September festival on their website now. The free annual heritage festival is coordinated and organised...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Tommy’s War – free events focus on city’s culture and history

    What was life like in Glasgow during the First World War? Find out at the first of four free events offered by the University of Glasgow at the end of this month to help celebrate the city’s hosting of the...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Wee Doors Open Day … celebrating Glasgow’s architecture

    The Mackintosh Church and Maryhill Burgh Halls are among the architectural highlights of the Mini Doors Open Day on Wednesday, July 23 – part of the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme. From Glasgow’s Oldest Music Hall to Glasgow’s Shipbuilding...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Twiga Stars: Tanzania’s Soccer Sisters

    The Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival, in partnership with Scotland’s top women’s football club Glasgow City, are holding a screening of Twiga Stars: Tanzania’s Soccer Sisters on Saturday (July 5) at 3pm in the Glasgow Film Theatre....

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    June 28 1914 – one day that changed the world

    June 28, 1914: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Two shots ring out. A world unravels. Gavrilo Princip, 19 and not quite a man, walks across a busy street to a line of cars carrying the visiting Archduke of...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • WEF Mardi Gras Parade picture gallery

    Samba Ya Bamba led the Mardi Gras-style parade today as a throng of colourful bands, dancers, floats and children in fancy dress kept up the beat all the way from the Botanic Gardens, down Byres Road and on...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Gibson Street Gala – gallery

    The brollies were up but the smiles on the crowds who flocked to Gibson Street yesterday were as wide as the welcome at this 10th annual gala. Sharing food, enjoying a drink and listening to music while the kids have some...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Kelvingrove Bandstand – open once again

    After 15 years and a £2.1million transformation the Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre officially re-opens this morning. Lord Provost of Glasgow, Councillor Sadie Docherty will cut the ribbon at 10am to kick-off an official and long-awaited launch that will...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Glasgow Mela – a Red Hot programme

    The Glasgow Mela returns for its 24th consecutive year over June 7-8 with organisers insisting it will be the “biggest and best” yet. The colourful free event will bring a host of talented performers from all over the world to Glasgow’s...

    • Posted 3 years ago