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    West End Festival – get on board for the month-long party

    The West End Festival unfolds from Friday, June 2 this year with more than 400 events in 75 venues … But for the second year running, due to the cost involved, there is no Festival Parade –...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • #WEF2016 Kelvingrove Bandstand: local talent will shine on Summer Arts Community Stage

    Join in with the wonderful arts groups from across Glasgow’s north west in a summer celebration of creativity! From samba drumming to joyous singing, upbeat dancing to fresh young theatre, the Summer Arts Community Stage will feature...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • West End Festival 2015 wraps up in style

    As music drifted out over the park from Kelvingrove Bandstand yesterday, the 20th West End Festival bowed out in style. After  the biggest festival so far – with more than 400 exhibitions, performances, talks, tours, workshops and screenings at more...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Wets star Graeme Clark joins musical finale for West End Festival

    The West End Festival will wind up it’s 20th year with a musical finale  on Sunday, June 28 at Kelvingrove Bandstand. Graeme Clark (Wet Wet Wet), Jo Callis (The Human League) and BBC Radio Scotland broadcaster John Beattie...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Blooming brilliant West End Festival parade day

    The sun burst through to shine on the West End Festival’s Mardi Gras parade yesterday as around 80,000 people thronged the Botanic Gardens, Byres Road, Dumbarton road and the Kelvingrove Bandstand to watch the procession. Almost 500 people, including...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    West End Festival’s Liz Scobie on 20 years of celebrating the arts

    In a live periscope broadcast by @westendreport yesterday, Liz Scobie, chairman of the West End Festival, explained why this annual celebration has now become “embedded in the psyche of local people”, writes Ginny Clark. As someone who knows...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • West End Festival celebrates 20th with 400-plus events

    The West End Festival launched today with programme of more than 400 events for this 20th annual event that kicks off on Friday, June 5. Running until Sunday, June 28 over four weekends, the WEF continues to be the biggest annual event in Glasgow’s calendar....

    • Posted 2 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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    Big night for Kelvingrove Bandstand

    Bandstand! The last 18 years have all been leading to this. — belle & sebastian (@bellesglasgow) July 23, 2014

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Kelvingrove Bandstand – the movie

    A short documentary about the history of Kelvingrove Bandstand – and the recent restoration – has been made by local filmmakers Hopscotch … See it here now

    • Posted 3 years ago