Glasgow Events Calendar

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This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Glasgow, featuring the best of things to do in Glasgow – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Glasgow fundraisers and charity events.


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October 2022

Dennis Buchan RSA Retrospective exhibition ‘Coastal Connections’

1 October @ 11:00 am - 21 October @ 4:00 pm
Cyril Gerber Fine Art, 178 West Regent Street
Glasgow, G2 4RL Glasgow
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Free

Dennis Buchan’s work fuses the Scottish colourist tradition with more modern, abstract expressionism and pop art. His works take their inspiration from landscapes and seascapes, using everyday objects to create bold juxtapositions of form and colour. A Graduate of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, he also taught there for many years. Dennis has won several major awards during his distinguished career.

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Simran Creative Lab

4 October @ 1:00 pm - 5 October @ 2:30 pm
Tramway, 25 Albert Dr
Glasgow, G41 2PE Glasgow
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Free

Experience calmness in this engaging and creative Simran workshop  This creative workshop is designed to help you learn how we can still our busy minds before approaching everyday tasks and challenges. This session will help you discover Simran - a focused practice - while making some fascinating creative artworks of your own. Come and enjoy learning new ways to find focus in a busy world and have fun making some creative works with us in a group setting.   Don’t…

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The Power of Connection

4 October @ 3:00 pm - 5 October @ 4:30 pm
Tramway, 25 Albert Dr
Glasgow, G41 2PE Glasgow
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Free

Discover, create and experience togetherness in this fun workshop  This workshop reveals our hidden abilities to be creative with others. This fun and engaging session will help you discover and practice collaboration while making some fascinating creative artworks. Come and enjoy learning new ways to create and experience togetherness using sound, drawing and a few simple instructions. Don’t worry if you haven't done anything like this before. You will gain valuable insights to ‘Sangat’, which means 'togetherness'. This is part…

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Journey of the Mind

6 October @ 10:00 am - 23 October @ 5:00 pm
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street
Glasgow, G3 8AG Glasgow
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Free

Going beyond racial and religious boundaries, this travelling exhibition, Journey of the Mind, aims to evoke a sense of curiosity about the internal journey of the mind and its positive effects on people’s lives.   Guided tours are also available to be booked on our website; you will be able to experience the exhibition in a unique way, discovering and taking part in the spiritual journey of the mind.  Featuring figurative drawings and digitally created paintings by Canadian artist Kanwar Singh…

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Discover the Mind

17 October @ 1:30 pm - 21 October @ 4:00 pm
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street
Glasgow, G3 8AG Glasgow
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Free

A fun-filled afternoon for families  Journey through a fun-filled creative afternoon of exciting activities, to discover more of the positive aspects of the mind. Engage your artistic side in creating a giant tapestry, make gifts for others, wind down to a calming storytelling session, and lots more.  This is part of a series of creative workshops designed to run alongside the Journey of the Mind exhibition, exploring how Sikh teachings can be used as tools to help anyone. 

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//BUZZCUT DOUBLE THRILLS// with Rhubarb Festival

19 October @ 7:00 pm - 20 October @ 11:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall St
Glasgow, G2 3JD Glasgow
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Free – £28

Join us for a night of transformations, surreal stories, cabaret creatures, and grotesque beauties. Where nothing is quite one thing, nor the other! //BUZZCUT// presents this October’s Double Thrills, a presentation of radical live art and performance, for two nights only! October’s line up has been produced in collaboration with Rhubarb Festival. Canada’s longest running new works festival, Rhubarb is based in Toronto and acts as a hotbed for experiments in dance, theatre, music, and performance art. We’re presenting their…

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Spooky Drag Bingo Revolucion

19 October @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Revolucion de Cuba Glasgow, 36 Renfield Street
Glasgow, G2 1LU Glasgow
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£8 – £10

BOO! WE'RE BACK! 🎃 The sell-out Drag Bingo Revolucion is BACK spookier than ever! 👻 Join us on Wednesday 19th October at 7pm for an evening full of prize bingo, drag performances, shot limbo and FUN! Expect camp, confetti and our performers going all out Halloween style.  Enjoy our £4.95 Cocktails and delicious Tapas. Glasgow's ultimate sinner Shego will host alongside the juicy queen herself, Miss Peaches. The drop dead gorgeous Ann Phetamine will leave your jaw on the ground…

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Simran Workshop

20 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street
Glasgow, G3 8AG Glasgow
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Free

Understand the power of a focused practice for the mind – Simran.   This workshop is created to learn how to do Simran, a focused practice for the mind. A technique that eliminates thoughts and the internal chatter so that the mind can find peace. It is the start for the journey of the mind.  This is part of a series of workshops designed to run alongside the Journey of the Mind exhibition, exploring how Sikh teachings can be used as tools to…

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Dennis Westwood 1928-2021: a retrospective exhibition of his bronzes and previously unseen drawings.

22 October @ 11:00 am - 12 November @ 4:00 pm
Cyril Gerber Fine Art, 178 West Regent Street
Glasgow, G2 4RL Glasgow
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Free

Gerber Fine Art is celebrating the life and work of the sculptor Dennis Westwood with a solo exhibition showcasing his elegant bronzes and previously unseen working drawings. Inspired by the work of Hepworth and Brancusi, the genesis of his work originates from organic sources and self involvement within a landscape.  Although trained in the figurative tradition, he was best noted for his abstract bronzes which have an extraordinary tactile and sensual nature. He explored the senses of touch and visual…

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Bandi Chorr: The Ultimate Story of Compassion

22 October @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street
Glasgow, G3 8AG Glasgow
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Free

Learn, discover and reflect in this fun workshop.   This is an afternoon workshop full of activities for children and adults alike, celebrating, exploring, and discovering the significance behind a selfless act of compassion within Sikh history - Bandi Chorr: The Ultimate Story of Compassion. How can this positively impact us today?  This is part of a series of creative workshops designed to run alongside the Journey of the Mind exhibition, exploring how Sikh teachings can be used as tools to help anyone. 

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