There’s nothing like a Spa-day to give you that “yep, I’m definitely worth it” feeling again. With the recent financial doom and gloom and ongoing public sector cuts, a girl – and a bloke – needs a wee cheer-up right around now. [Continue reading…]
A feast of activities are lined up for Glasgow over the next few weeks – literally as it happens in the case of the first-ever Riverside Seafood Festival which will take place on the weekend of Saturday, August 6 and 7.
Other events include an opportunity to cycle the city´s roads without the interruption of vehicles, the chance to stroke the Highland Coos at Pollock Family Day and, for the athletically-inclined, a spurt through the city centre by taking part in the Great Scottish Run. [Continue reading…]
Glasgow’s Merchant City Festival celebrates its tenth year with more than 130 dance act, poetry recitals, street theatre and comedy over four spectacularly colourful days from July 21 to 24. [Continue reading…]
Miles Davis, Ray Charles, Dilly Gillespie and Sarah Vaughan– what do they all have in common? Yup, you’ve guessed it, they’ve all walked the mean streets of Glasgow at one time or another (although possibly they sauntered along the posher parts of the city). [Continue reading…]
Glasgow’s ‘wee wifey’ has always been a character – and a particularly feared one if she hailed from the city’s industrial East End. Toil, sacrifice and making-do were her virtues.
Scotland’s shopping capital seems to be bucking the trend if the number of new luxury and designer stores opening up in recent months is anything to go by. Clothes retailer Pretty Green and new lingerie store Boux Avenue have bagged themselves an established presence, while upmarket supermarket Waitrose opted to open its first purpose-built store here in posh Newton Mearns.
There’s plenty going on in Glasgow over the summer months (and we’ll tell you all about it on this blog) but one of the biggest events of 2011 has to be the opening of the new Riverside Museum next month (June 21). [Continue reading…]
Stuck for entertainment in Glasgow during June 3 to 26? Hardly!!
The West End Festival turns its back on the recession by promising yet more acts and events than ever before at what has become one of Glasgow’s biggest – and most diverse extravaganzas – in recent years. [Continue reading…]