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Major Exhibition of Glasgow Artist Norman Gilbert Set to Open at Tramway

Glasgow’s Southside art space, Tramway is set to present the first solo exhibition of the work of artist Norman Gilbert (1926-2019) who lived and worked in the area for over sixtyfive years. During that time, he painted intimate, domestic scenes of his wife Pat, their four children and an extended family of friends and neighboursContinue reading Major Exhibition of Glasgow Artist Norman Gilbert Set to Open at Tramway

Fringe Street Events Taster Brings Hundreds of Performances to the New Town

The Fringe Society team is pleased with the encouraging level of support by artists for the new spaces announced about the extension of the traditional Street Events programme to new sites across the city centre. Scheduled daily from 11:00 – 18:00, (except 11-16 Aug in St Andrew Square) the new stages will bring a tasterContinue reading Fringe Street Events Taster Brings Hundreds of Performances to the New Town

Scottish Opera Takes Its Highlights Tour Across Scotland This Autumn

To mark its 60th Anniversary, Scottish Opera (SO) takes its hugely popular Opera Highlights on the road across the country from Castle Douglas to the North Isles of Shetland. Starting on 22nd September, the tour forms part of the Company’s commitment to bring opera to over 60 communities across all points of the compass aroundContinue reading Scottish Opera Takes Its Highlights Tour Across Scotland This Autumn

National Youth Choir of Scotland Set to Tour Scotland with Duruflé’s Requiem 

Following a two year lack of group singing due to pandemic restrictions, the National Youth Choir of Scotland  (NYCS) is making a welcome return to live performance this summer with a four concert Scotland-wide tour that will  include  Duruflé’s  Requiem. The acclaimed 91 strong youth choir, who regularly bring joy to audiences up and downContinue reading “National Youth Choir of Scotland Set to Tour Scotland with Duruflé’s Requiem ”

Filmhouse Senior Selections Programme in Full Swing Again After Two Year Break

Filmhouse announces that their popular Senior Selections programme, that has been running since 2016 and gives the opportunity for older folks to socialise together after in-person screenings with tea, coffee and biscuits, will return to full service from August. This comes after a two-year break during which online sessions through Filmhouse at Home temporarily tookContinue reading “Filmhouse Senior Selections Programme in Full Swing Again After Two Year Break”

Tinderbox Orchestra: A Melting Pot of Local and International Artists Enliven a Stunning New Fringe Venue

Tinderbox Orchestra’s endless energy for collaboration is creating a melting pot of local and international artists in a stunning new festival venue – the Grand Hall at ‘Pianodrome at The Old Royal High’. Bringing together rappers and singers with soaring strings, heavy brass, woodwind and thundering bass and drums, packed with original music and unexpectedContinue reading “Tinderbox Orchestra: A Melting Pot of Local and International Artists Enliven a Stunning New Fringe Venue”

Scottish Traditional Music to be Performed on Edinburgh Canal Barge This Summer

Live Music Now Scotland, the organisation that enables the power of live music to reach people at the heart of communities, presents an exciting programme of concerts in partnership with Edinburgh community health initiative, Health All Round. Live Music Now Scotland Director Carol Main MBE says “Live Music Now Scotland musicians are used to playingContinue reading “Scottish Traditional Music to be Performed on Edinburgh Canal Barge This Summer”

This Year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival Reveals Scottish Talent for 2022 

In advance of the main programme launch on the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) announces an impressive array of films and shorts, some of which are world premières that, as part of the celebrations around Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, have either Scottish talent or settings. The Opening Gala  film, Aftersun, is the critically acclaimedContinue reading “This Year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival Reveals Scottish Talent for 2022 “

Sculpture Skills Encouraged by Fruitmarket Gallery for New Online Exhibition   

Heads Up! is a new project devised by London based artist Daniel Silver that invites people of all ages to make three sculpted heads using dough or modelling clay, with results to be showcased in an online exhibition hosted by Fruitmarket. The heads can be made from anything from playdoh; modelling clay; modelling icing sugarContinue reading “Sculpture Skills Encouraged by Fruitmarket Gallery for New Online Exhibition   “

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