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Help Musicians Scotland reveal series of Launch Events spanning the country

Help Musicians Scotland reveal series of Launch Events spanning the country

BBC, Music Glue, Idlewild and Scott Hutchinson of Frightened Rabbit all help to celebrate the HMScotland launch through ROOTED IN SCOTLAND.

OMG! Dog auditions for Legally Blonde The Musical in Glasgow

OMG! Dog auditions for Legally Blonde The Musical in Glasgow

Could your family pooch be destined for fame? Auditions for the role of Rufus in Legally Blonde The Musical are being held in Glasgow!

Sweeney Todd is coming to Giffnock

Sweeney Todd is coming to Giffnock

Glasgow Music Theatre will transport theatregoers to London in the 1800s when they bring Sweeney Todd to Eastwood Park Theatre!

Celtic Connections 2018 one week to go

Celtic Connections 2018 one week to go

With only one week to go until the 25th edition of Celtic Connections there has been a flurry of new names added to the ambitious & eclectic line-up!

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Aye Write! and Wee Write! return in March!

Aye Write! and Wee Write! return in March!

Last Updated: 12th January 2018
Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival returns in March with an amazing line-up and more venues than ever before!
Casting confirmed for The Sound of Music

Casting confirmed for The Sound of Music

Last Updated: 12th January 2018
The Voice finalist Lucy O'Byrne will be joined by Eastenders and West End star Neil McDermott when The Sound of Music comes to the Glasgow King's!
Principal casting announced for The Last Ship

Principal casting announced for The Last Ship

Last Updated: 11th January 2018
Principal casting has been announced for the UK premiere of The Last Ship – the acclaimed musical by the internationally renowned musician Sting.
New Lanark launches textile print design competition

New Lanark launches textile print design competition

Last Updated: 11th January 2018
New Lanark launches Design Competition to celebrate famous travelling Exhibition which makes its debut this January in Scotland!
Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival Announces 2018 Programme

Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival Announces 2018 Programme

Last Updated: 10th January 2018
The Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival has revealed its full programme, as it returns for its 16th year in March!
COMPETITION: Win tickets to the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

COMPETITION: Win tickets to the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

Last Updated: 9th January 2018
Win tickets to the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show at the SEC Glasgow in February!
Andy Murray serves up challenge to Scots to sign up for the Kiltwalk

Andy Murray serves up challenge to Scots to sign up for the Kiltwalk

Last Updated: 9th January 2018
Andy Murray, the three-time Grand Slam champion, is encouraging Scots to set the Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk as a goal for 2018!
Casting confirmed for Of Mice and Men

Casting confirmed for Of Mice and Men

Last Updated: 9th January 2018
Casting has been confirmed for Selladoor and The Marlow Theatre’s production of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men.
Voting opens for the SSE Live Awards 2017

Voting opens for the SSE Live Awards 2017

Last Updated: 9th January 2018
Now in their third year, the SSE Live Awards are calling on fans from around the UK to vote for their Best Live Act of 2017!
Shrek stomps into Glasgow

Shrek stomps into Glasgow

Last Updated: 8th January 2018
SHREK THE MUSICAL® will be stomping into Glasgow following the triumphant opening of the UK & Ireland tour in Edinburgh!
Hedda Gabler: Coming soon to Theatre Royal

Hedda Gabler: Coming soon to Theatre Royal

Last Updated: 3rd January 2018
The National Theatre will bring its new adaptation of Hedda Gabler to Theatre Royal, Glasgow in less than two weeks!
Panto stars launch Relaxed Performance of Sleeping Beauty

Panto stars launch Relaxed Performance of Sleeping Beauty

Last Updated: 2nd January 2018
The National Autistic Society Scotland helped launch the Relaxed Performance of Sleeping Beauty at the King's Theatre in Glasgow!
Find your Hoppy Place!

Find your Hoppy Place!

Last Updated: 27th December 2017
With the Hogmanay celebrations just around the corner, VisitScotland has brewed up its very first craft beer map!
An eventful year for the SEC

An eventful year for the SEC

Last Updated: 22nd December 2017
Following a successful rebrand, The Scottish Event Campus has enjoyed a busy year of events and accolades!
COMPETITION: Win a family ticket to this years IRN BRU Carnival with Whats On Glasgow!

COMPETITION: Win a family ticket to this years IRN BRU Carnival with Whats On Glasgow!

Last Updated: 20th December 2017
Prepare for a ‘whirl’ of fun... The IRN-BRU Carnival is back and we have five family tickets up for grabs!
The IRN BRU Carnival drives back into town!

The IRN BRU Carnival drives back into town!

Last Updated: 19th December 2017
It must be Christmas time, as the IRN-BRU Carnival returns to Glasgow this week with more thrilling rides for the whole family than ever before!
Love, an exhibition of twelve pieces of work by celebrated artist Steven Campbell will open at Tramway on January 20th

Love, an exhibition of twelve pieces of work by celebrated artist Steven Campbell will open at Tramway on January 20th

Last Updated: 18th December 2017
Love is an exhibition of twelve large scale multi-media collages by celebrated artist Steven Campbell created on his return to Scotland in 1987.
Year long programme of special events announced to celebrate 150th anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Year long programme of special events announced to celebrate 150th anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Last Updated: 15th December 2017
A year-long programme of events has been launched to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Special events and big musical guests announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2018

Special events and big musical guests announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2018

Last Updated: 14th December 2017
Oscar nominated Mica Levi's The Unfilmables plus a Clueless vs Gregory's Girl School Disco light up Glasgow Film Festival 2018!
Peter Kay cancels UK live tour

Peter Kay cancels UK live tour

Last Updated: 13th December 2017
Comedian Peter Kay apologises to fans after he cancels all dates in his 2018 UK arena tour due to unforeseen family circumstances.
Older News

Christmas jumpers raise money at Flip Out

Last Updated: 12th December 2017
This Friday (15th December) thousands of people across the country will be putting on their festive jumpers to raise money for charity.

Southside Fringe is inviting venues to sign up for 2018!

Last Updated: 12th December 2017
The community run arts & music festival, Southside Fringe, is returning in May and the organisers are inviting venues to sign up and get involved!

Tramway unveils January to March 2018 programme

Last Updated: 11th December 2017
Tramway presents work from acclaimed Scottish and International artists in their new season alongside a range of performance and participation events!

First Minister leads messages of goodwill to Paisley as City of Culture competition comes to an end

Last Updated: 8th December 2017
Nicola Sturgeon has said she believes Paisley’s UK City of Cuture bid will lead to ‘lasting benefit’ for the town.

Various roads around Glasgow City Centre will be closed on Sunday for the annual Santa Dash

Last Updated: 8th December 2017
A sea of Santas are set to take over the city centre on Sunday for the annual Santa Dash, find out which roads will be closed on the day...

Our journey will continue, official Paisley reaction as UK City of Culture 2021 title decided

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
The team behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 have thanked the people of the town for their ‘incredible effort’.

GoMA Glasgow open Aaron Angell exhibition

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
A solo exhibition from artist Aaron Angell is set to open at GoMA Glasgow on December 8th!

Corpies, Clippies & Light

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
Were you born on a bus? If so, you could be the star of a show that will light up a corner of Glasgow on Saturday!

Charity spreads Christmas cheer with prize giveaway

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
The Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland (SBH Scotland) Grand Christmas Raffle is back for 2017 and this year it’s a cracker.

Final messages of support pour as Paisley waits on UK City of Culture 2021 decision

Last Updated: 6th December 2017
The people of Paisley now have just hours to wait to find out if their town will be crowned the next UK City of Culture!

See out the old and bring in the New Year with BBC Scotland!

Last Updated: 6th December 2017
Be in with the chance of joining Jackie Bird and a host of stars for Hogmanay Live 2017 at the Old Fruitmarket!

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