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  • 2016-06-05 12.50.46
    Queen Margaret Drive sizzles in sunshine festival

    Queen Margaret Drive sizzled on Sunday as local people filled the sealed-off street for a fun-packed festival. But in addition to the street play, stalls, the Big Street Ceilidh, music and performance, was the official launch of the...

    • Posted 11 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 11 months ago
  • 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 11 months ago
  • Fundraising campaign to bring back West End Festival parade day

    The West End Festival has launched a £50,000 fundraising campaign to bring back Festival Sunday – with the parade missing from this year’s programme. With increasing costs for licensing, road closures, cleansing, security and policing, and cuts of funding...

    • Posted 11 months ago
  • West End Festival 2015 Parade
    Belle and Sebastian back for West End Festival shows

    The West End Festival – Glasgow’s largest multi-cultural event – launches a month-long programme today marking their 21st anniversary. And the city’s own Belle and Sebastian will feature in a special collaboration with a series of shows (from June...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • West End Festival 2015 Parade
    West End Festival dates announced – June 3-26

    The West End Festival – Scotland’s biggest community festival – celebrates its 21st anniversary this year with a packed programme of events from Friday, June 3 to Sunday 26. But the festival’s hugely popular Mardi Gras parade will not be...

    • Posted 1 year 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
  • 2015-06-07 15.05.47
    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
  • 2015-06-09 10.48.03
    Kelpies come home – as G20 heritage exhibition launches local fundraising

    The Kelpies – or as one person tweeted, the “baby Kelpies” – are home again and standing on guard at the entrance of the Kibble Palace in the Botanics. Known as the Kelpies maquettes,  the one in...

    • Posted 2 years ago