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  • Adrian Wiszniewski and Liz Scobie
    West End Festival kicks off fun and culture-packed month of 400-plus events

    The West End Festival kicks off today with Scotland’s largest community festival again set to deliver a packed month of 400-plus events in more than 80 venues. Artist – and hut designer – Adrian Wiszniewski joined West End Festival chairman Liz Scobie at...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Electric Gardens - Glasgow Botanic Gardens - 22 January 2015
    Electric Gardens will be back to light up the Botanics

    West End Festival organisers have announced this winter’s light and sound experience in the Botanic Gardens – The Electric Gardens II: Lux Botanicum, which will run from Friday, November 13 until Sunday, December 6. Following last winter’s successful event, this experience...

    • Posted 2 years 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 3 years ago
  • The West End Festival – the 20th party has started

    The West End Festival launches today Friday, June 5 with its biggest and boldest line-up to-date, celebrating 20 years of being Glasgow’s favourite festival. The biggest event in the Festival programme is Festival Sunday, which has previously seen...

    • Posted 3 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 3 years ago
  • West End Festival – interview with Liz Scobie

    The West End Festival is not like any other cultural event, writes Ginny Clark. This is the friendly festival, with a local welcome that gives the whole celebration – not only the parade and street parties – a genuine sense of fun....

    • Posted 4 years ago