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  • 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
  • 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 3 years ago
  • 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, writes Ginny Clark. Known as the Kelpies maquettes,...

    • Posted 3 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 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
  • 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
  • Star role for Kelvingrove Bandstand in a summer of fun

    Kelvingrove Bandstand is set for a busy season as the West End gears up for a summer of festivals, music and dance … Once again this popular local venue will have a starring role in events at...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Glorious Gibson Street Gala kicks-off month-long West End Festival

    If it’s the Gibson Street Gala then it must be the West End Festival! The Gibson Street Gala kicks off the annual summer celebrations just a little earlier than usual – so don’t miss this fantastic family...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Electric Gardens … a Botanics light festival

    A spectacular light and sound experience will take place in the Botanic Gardens next year after the West End Festival organisers have been given the go-ahead to stage The Electric Gardens. The Electric Gardens experience will include a walking tour for adults, children and...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Free concert at Kelvingrove Bandstand to mark end of West End Festival 2014

    A free concert at Kelvingrove Bandstand on Sunday (June 29) will mark the end of the West End Festival – Glasgow’s biggest cultural event. The closing ceremony, sponsored by CC Music and supported by Glasgow Life, will...

    • Posted 4 years ago