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  • 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 11 months ago
  • Kibble Palace Botanic Gardens Glasgow
    The Botanic Gardens – 10 things you possibly didn’t know

    The hugely-popular Botanic Gardens are 200 this year and the anniversary will be marked by a special celebration on Saturday, May 20, writes Ginny Clark. It’s a great chance to find out more about the glorious gardens,...

    • Posted 12 months ago
  • West End Festival vintage bus
    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 12 months ago
  • 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 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 3 years ago