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The Great Western Festival returns to Glasgow

The Great Western Festival, in collaboration with the 432 promotion company, started in 2019 and is set in Glasgow. Instead of being concentrated in one outdoor area with multiple stages, like a traditional festival would, TGW consists of multiple venues scattered around Great Western Road. What is interesting about these venues is that they are […]

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Culture Music Reviews

Confidence Man Gets Down and Dirty in Glasgow

Light up LED cone bras, champagne, crotch grabbing, convulsive dance moves and rave music is what a Confidence Man concert consists of.  On 9th November, the Australian four piece sensation Confidence Man came to the iconic Barrowland Ballroom to deliver their electropop driven dance moves and dynamic vocals. The band consists of two singers, Janet […]

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Samia supports Maggie Rogers at the O2 Academy in Glasgow

Maggie Rogers is only three years older than her opening act on the UK leg of her Feral Joy tour. Samia Najimy Finnerty, whose stage name is simply Samia, is 25, and also went to school in New York City before beginning her musical career. When she walks on stage at the O2 Academy in […]

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Glasgow to become UK’s first ‘feminist city’

Councillors at Glasgow City Council have backed a motion from Green Cllr Holly Bruce which will see Glasgow putting women at the centre of all aspects of planning and design. This means infrastructure will be reconsidered with womens’ safety and mobility in mind. The motion states that it is “fundamental that women are central to […]

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Art Culture

Review: Coming Into View: Eric Watt’s photographs of Glasgow

At the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the city of Glasgow is exposed in a joyous and sensitiveway. The amateur Glaswegian photographer Eric Watt was nearly unknown before this exhibition and its companion book, Coming Into View: Eric Watt’s Photographs of Glasgow, written by Isobel McDonald and Alison Brown. The exhibition displays a selection of […]

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Anti-Racism Demonstration in Glasgow: “Refugees are welcome here”

This article was originally submitted on the 23rd March Written by Deniz Yalçın and Eliška Suchochlebová To mark United Nations (UN) Anti-Racism day, hundreds gathered in Glasgow on 19th March for a demonstration organised by Stand Up To Racism and supported by various social movement groups.  People met at Kelvingrove Park on a sunny Saturday […]

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Shamrock ‘n’ Roll

Music Editor Darragh Murray reviews Dublin’s premier post-punk outfit, Fontaines D.C. Friday saw Fontaines D.C. takes their rampant guitars to the O2 Academy Edinburgh. Arriving following a two night residence at Glasgow’s Barrowlands, the band continue their UK tour following the success of their sophomore record A Hero’s Death. While their recent album included more […]

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COP26 People’s Summit: The movement beyond the negotiations

As week two of COP26 negotiations got off to a start, a different set of discussions were had, regarding the failings of the conference and how real climate action can prosper.  COP26 Coalition provided a People’s Summit in Glasgow last week where voices and ideas were shared beyond the confines of the Scottish Event Campus, […]