Taking inspiration from our exhibition Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s we will explore how artists in this period of change explored colour and stylised forms.
Join Dr Patricia Whatley on 12th May when she will discuss the role of the GP in Victorian remote & rural medicine and the challenges faced by the sick poor in Scotland!
George Watson's College is your new local Community Sport Hub and we would love to welcome you to our virtual launch on Wednesday 12th May!
Filmed in the heart of 12th Century Edinburgh, St. Giles Cathedral provides the unique canvas for a new collaboration between the SNJO and Russian painter Maria Rud.
This talk given by Alice Strang will focus on the women artists proposed and seconded for election by male allies, including Dorothy Johnstone, Cecile Walton and John Duncan.
Join Child's Eye Muse on the 18th and 19th of May for International Museum Day, celebrating your favorite exhibits and museum visits!
This talk will give a brief introduction of jazz as a style of music and explore the different instruments played in a typical jazz band of the 1920s.
Join Surgeons Hall Museums Human Remains Conservator Cat Irving for this course of two workshops exploring human teeth.
Join Jonathan Wild, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, for this talk on the design and illustration of books during the Edwardian period.
Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, provides a tour of the exhibition Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s.
The garden at Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest work of art. In this talk George Gilliland, Head Gardener at Little Sparta, gives a brief description of its themes, content & planting.
Murdo Macdonald gives this talk on Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie on Thursday 3rd June.
This online lecture, on 5th June, is about a natural Path to health for body and soul through the teaching of Bruno Groening.
This lecture will set Charles H. Mackie’s art in the context of his life. His Scottish artistic roots underpinned his engagement with French art and continental ideas.
In this Adult Creative Workshop, explore the silhouettes of ships in Ian Hamilton Finlay’s work and create unique collages using layering and simple printmaking.
This tour will focus on key aspects of Charles H. Mackie’s development as an artist, highlighting his range and versatility in oil, watercolour and print.
Explore angular mark-making, experiment using block printing colours, mixing inks and layering to create a lino-print inspired by the maritime theme within Ian Hamitlon Finlay's work!
Explore the use of rich colour, light and shadow in Charles Hodge Mackie's paintings and incorporate these into a seasonal block printed Victorian-inspired botanical embroidery.
Come along to this family drop in session with artist Claudia Miller and create your own faux stained-glass picture to hang in the window at home!
Join us for a tour of our Charles H. Mackie exhibition which will have a BSL interpreter.
This lecture given by Belinda Thomson, Honorary Professor in art history at the University of Edinburgh, examines the influences of French Art in the work of Charles H. Mackie.
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light exhibition!
In conjunction with Eastwood Park Theatre, experience Blackeyed Theatre's anticipated revival of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde with added BSL interpretation!
In conjunction with Eastwood Park Theatre, experience Blackeyed Theatre's acclaimed, fully-staged adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's timeless novel, Jane Eyre, with added BSL interpretation!
Join the East Renfrewshire branch of the National Autistic Society as they present 'Fostering A Positive Autistic Identity For Wellbeing', a talk by Dr Chloe Farahar.
Don't miss an evening of conversation with Jonathan Watson hosted by Graham Spiers streamed live from Eastwood Park Theatre on Saturday 22nd May!
Join author Victoria McNulty for an evocative live performance, intertwined with specially filmed segments, of her spoken word film Exiles!
These weekly online Bookbug sessions are fun for little ones aged 0-4 and their grownups, using Zoom.
Crail Food Festival is back on the menu from 4th-6th June 2021 with a programme of virtual and live events, a new shop and friends scheme.
The Anstruther Harbour Festival returns in 2021 with a host of great events - don't miss it!
Join Glasgow Libraries online Bookbug session every Wednesday at 10am for fun songs, stories and rhymes your little ones will love!
The Stand Glasgow's award winning, fast, frantic totally improvised comedy show makes its jump online every Monday night where comedians make up comedy live and based totally on your suggestions!
Join the team at Castlemilk Park Project on the second Monday of each month for their online wildlife and photography sessions!
Whether it's an invention, design, brand name, literary work or a song, this session will give you the knowledge to identify the Intellectual Property assets contained within your business!
Welcome back to wizard school to all our young witches and wizards! Join The Root of Magic for their online Potions Class from your own home!
Merchant Voices is a community choir based in the City Halls in Glasgow's Merchant City, they are currently hosting weekly online rehearsals and would love you to join them!
Explore how to live more intentionally and incorporate nature and the seasons into your daily life on a Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshop with Debbie Innes.
The Birthing Well are running relaxed and informal pregnancy yoga and hypnobirthing classes online to help you to experience a positive pregnancy and prepare for the birth of your baby!
Join the Alliance Française Glasgow's librarian Anaïs for some historiettes/short stories in French with your little ones!
Platform Glasgow's community choir, Platform Singers, is now taking place online every Friday afternoon via Zoom!
The RSNO present their brand new Digital Season! Enjoy nine glorious concerts which will be filmed live for you in the RSNO's studio with COVID-19 secure measures in place!
Get those knitting needles out and enjoy a chat and a cuppa whilst knitting, sewing or crocheting something for yourself or family and friends with Platform Glasgow's Clack and Yak!
Platform Glasgow's Creation Station is a weekly online drama workshop for 8-11 year olds who are interested in performance, fun and creativity!
Platform Glasgow's Lab Station Performance Group online workshops for 12 - 16 year olds are led by professional artists and the sessions focus on drama and performance!
Platform Glasgow's Art Factory is an online visual arts and crafts session for adults who wish to learn to draw, paint or make things!
Platform Glasgow's weekly arts group challenges teenagers to make artwork that represents their interests, exploring identity and what it’s like to be a teenager today!
Fancy learning to play an instrument? Platform Glasgow are running weekly online Fiddle, Guitar and Drums classes for juniors and adults!
Platform Young Company is a performance collective, formed out of a shared interest in contemporary performance and experimental ways of working, join them for their online sessions on Saturdays!
Platform Glasgow's Saturday Art Club at Home is a playful and creative online art session that gives young artists the chance to draw, paint, make and get creative!
Flowetic Glasgow classes are now online on Tuesdays and Saturdays! Dance, tone, stretch & relax... and feel like a dancer at home!
Join Freeself for their Free Your Body, Free Your Mind - Energising Dance and Intuitive Movement Series beginning held on Wednesdays during May!
Join Katy from BORN READY BABY. for a free online intro to hypnobirthing that will help take you from totally bricking it, to totally bossing it!
Learn to read and write kanji characters in Drawing and Painting Studio's fun and inspiring online language group and discover their meanings!
Join certified Kundalini Yoga, meditation and gong teacher, Carolyn McTaggart on Mondays for Creativity and Curiosity, online Kundalini Yoga sessions!
Join Drag! Me! Events!, a group of first year students studying Event Management at the City of Glasgow College, on Wednesday 12th May for their virtual bingo event!
In these fortnightly online gatherings, Flourish requests the wisdom of the plant kingdom to discover how we can work with them to support us in our self healing.
The Alliance Française Glasgow is excited to invite you to a presentation and a virtual tour of one of the most beautiful monuments in France: La Sainte Chapelle!
Join Potential In Me for their free online programme for parents and carers to help you understand your tweens and teens better!
Craig Lamont and Alex Renton will be joined by Glasgow councillor Graham Campbell and Naomi Shoba for an important discussion about an uncomfortable period in our history as part of Aye Write 2021.
Ivor Novello Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated legend Richard Thompson will discuss his new book, Beeswing, with James Yorkston as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join authors Imran Mahmood and Erin Kelly as they discuss their latest books with Ayo Onatade as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join authors Monique Roffey and Leonie Ross for some captivating Caribbean fiction as they discuss their new books with Rodge Glass as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Tawseef Khan and Zeba Talkhani as they discuss challenging Muslim stereotypes chaired by Kirsteen Paterson as part of Aye Write 2021.
Join music journalist and broadcaster Pete Paphides as he discusses his memoir Broken Greek, a story of chip shops and pop songs, as part of Aye Write 2021!
Re-pair: Soft Matter features original short films and discussion exploring the problematic notion of ‘repair’ for dance artists working in a world separated by a pandemic.
Gerry Hassan, Katherine Trebeck, Joyce McMillan, Alan Bissett join Simon Barrow to discuss what Scotland could look like after the pandemic as part of Aye Write 2021.
Discover how to explore our beautiful world sustainably and responsibly with these two new books from authors Emma Gregg and Nina Karnikowski as part of Aye Write 2021!
Vikki Reilly from Publishing Scotland introduces a diverse range of new Scottish writing talent including Fiction, Memoir, short stories and crime as part of Aye Write 2021!
Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu and Emily Bernard discuss racism and anti-blackness in the UK and the US chaired by Amna Saleem as part of Aye Write 2021.
Ahead of the 'Big Ideas To Carry In Your Pocket' series launch in summer 2021, a trio of Inklings authors will be coming to Aye Write to preview their work!
Join Chris Leslie and John McDougall for an illustrated talk discussing A Balkan Journey, a photographic tour through the towns and cities of post-conflict former Yugoslavia, as part of Aye Write!
Prize-winning Scottish authors, Helen McClory and Ruth Thomas will discuss their latest books with Sara Davies as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join authors Chris Dolan and Kieran Cunningham as they discuss their latest books with Vanessa Collingridge as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join award-winning comedian and writer Katy Wix as she discusses her memoir Delicacy with Kirsteen Paterson as part of Aye Write 2021!
Novelists Peter Hain, James Brabazon and Sarah Sultoon have all used aspects of their day jobs when creating their thrillers, join them as they discuss their writing with Louise Fairbairn!
Louise Welsh, author of The Cutting Room amd The Plague Times Trilogy introduces some of the finest new writers in crime fiction as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join autors Jenni Fagan and Irenosen Okojie as they discuss their latest work with Rodge Glass as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join comedian, writer, actor and presenter Mel Giedroyc as she discusses her debut novel, The Best Things, with Gabriella Bennett as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Nicky Campbell as he discusses his brave and moving memoir, One of the Family, with Siobhan Synnot as part of Aye Write 2021!
Learn to screen print from the comfort of your own home in this four week online course, on Saturday mornings, with Print Clan!
Kirsteen Paterson is joined by Madeline Bunting and Gavin Francis as they discuss the crisis in care facing Britain as part of Aye Write 2021.
Join authors Dean Burnett and Robin Dunbar for a reassuring look at mental health as part of Aye Write 2021.
Theresa Talbot is joined by Dr Bill Mitchell and Linda Gask as they discuss the importance of prioritising your mental health.
Join Aye WRite's panel of politicians, cultural commentators, and writers as they wrestle with all of the big questions as part of Beyond Yes and No: What Next For Scotland?
Join Cassandra from Fine Flavour Tastings for an hour of chocolate tasting fun on Sunday 16th May where she'll take you through a selection of bars from right here in the UK!
Zoe Venditozzi is joined by authors Mona Elthaway and Koa Beck for a discussion exploring 'Feminism Without Borders' as part of Aye Write 2021.
Glasgow Makar Jim Carruth once again welcomes two poets who have not appeared at Aye Write before... Fred D’Aguiar & Kayo Chingonyi!
Janice Forsyth will be joined by stars of Outlander, Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish as they discuss their adventure of a lifetime exploring the majesty of Scotland as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join political journalist Andrew Marr as he shares his favourite books with Ruth Wishart as part of Aye Write 2021!
Sean McNamara is joined by Tracey Follows and Sam Gilbert as they dicuss 'The Future Of Your Data' as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Robert Jones, Jnr and James Campbell as they discuss the life and legacy of James Baldwin with Zoe Venditozzi as part of Aye Write 2021.
This workshop from GCVS is all about preparation and equipping you with the tools you need to deliver and contribute to successful online meetings and events!
Don't miss this exciting and interactive event hosted by the University of Strathclyde on our post-Covid future, focusing on lessons learned from the pandemic and how we can move forward.
Curious About: Innovation is a three-day online science festival from Glasgow Science Centre that explores how technology & innovation are being used to solve global challenges!
Live and Online with the Age-Friendly Academy is a free online event giving attendees a flavour of what the University of Strathclyde has to offer for older adults across Scotland and beyond!
Join the Astronomical Society of Glasgow for their latest free online lecture, Solar Observing On a Budget, on Thursday 20th May!
Experience the wild beauty of Scotland as authors Elizabeth Reeder and Elizabeth Haynes discuss their latest novels as part of Aye Write!
Part of Take Me Somewhere 2021, Colonastics invites you to clear your surroundings for a sweaty workout that decolonises your body, mind and spirit.
Nancy Birtwhistle and Jen Gale share their top eco tips for your home and your family in this special event as part of Aye Write 2021!
Bob Stanley and Tessa Norton discuss EXCAVATE! a vivid, definitive record - an illumination of the dark corners of the Fall's wonderful and frightening world as part of Aye Write 2021!
ES Thomson will be joined by authors Craig Russell, Robbie Morrison and SG MacLean as they discuss their latest thrillers as part of Aye Write 2021!
Authors Simon Scarrow, Jack Grimwood and Kjell Ola Dahl discuss their gripping, wartime thrillers with Jacky Collins as part of Aye Write 2021!
Lee Randall is joined by authors Salena Godden and Courttia Newland as they discuss their latest work as part of Aye Write 2021!
Kòrónà Stomp, part of Take Me Somewhere, is a digital performance piece that uses photography, video, sound, texts, and GIFs to situate the viewer in a 'Covidscape'.
Zoe Venditozzi will be joined by authors Maggie O'Farrell and Kate Mosse as they discuss their latest novels as part of Aye Write 2021!
Nicola Meighan is joined by singer/songwriter Tracey Thorn as she discusses her book, My Rock 'n' Roll Friend, which explores 37 years of friendship between Thorn and drummer Lindy Morrison!
Sarah Hopfinger presents Pain And I, a bold and intimate audio piece, exploring the complexities of chronic pain experience through autobiographical text, sound and music as part of Take Me Somewhere.
Take Me Somewhere proudly presents the premiere of Sendiri an online performance from Maluku diaspora movement artist, Claricia Parinussa commissioned by Tramway!
Maureen MacLeod is joined by Calum L. MacLeod and Iain F. MacLeod to discuss their new crime novels as part of Aye Write 2021!
Legendary journalist Kate Adie will be joined by Dr Jim Swire and co-author Peter Biddulph as they discuss the campaign to uncover the truth behind the Lockerbie bombing.
Take Me Somewhere present The Making of Pinocchio!, an up-close behind the scenes look at the quest to make Pinocchio the perfectly imperfect trans masc narrative of our times.
Douglas Skelton will be joined by authors Catriona Ward, Will Dean and Sarah Pearse as they discuss their latest thrillers as part of Aye Write 2021!
Winner of the coveted Man Booker Prize in 2020 for Shuggie Bain, author Douglas Stuart will join comedian and writer Janey Godley for an evening of conversation as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join SAS hero Chris Ryan and SAS: Who Dares Wins star Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham as they discuss their new thrillers as part of Aye Write 2021!
Susan Dalgetty is joined by Todd Westbrook and Stephen Peake as they discuss their books and the renewable energy revolution as part of Aye Write 2021!
For Take Me Somewhere 2021, Hanna Tuulikki will re-work Deer Dancer, her solo performance for moving-image from 2019, into a live ensemble performance!
Lee Randall will be joined by authors Clare Chambers and Emma Stonex as they discuss their new books as part of Aye Write 2021!
Fem Frequencies is an all-female DJ event, being held on 22nd May, that is raising money for Glasgow-based sexual assault charity, SAY Women.
Vanessa Collingridge is joined by authors Tabitha Lasley and Musa Okwonga as they discuss their memoirs as part of Aye Write 2021!
What kind of world do we want to live in? And what are we going to do about it? Join author Paul Mason as he discusses these questions with Ruth Wishart as part of Aye Write 2021.
Multi media artist Austin Young brings together world-famous drag performance artists to form a triple deity!
MAMA is a short film adaptation of Icône Pop, the celebrated work by Montreal based company MAYDAY, being screened as part of Take Me Somewhere 2021!
Ali Braidwood is joined by writers Charlie Gilmour and Jonathan Meiburg as they discuss their latest books as part of Aye Write 2021!
The novelist and biographer Rodge Glass introduces Helen Fisher, Bryan Washington, Megan Nolan, Mateo Askaripour, Fiona Scarlett and Caleb Azumah Nelson, six vivid new voices in fiction!
The American Way: Stories of Invasion is a new anthology which re-examines the history of America's interventions on foreign soil.
Join Cassandra from Fine Flavour Tastings for an hour of chocolate tasting fun on Sunday 23rd May where she'll take you through a selection of mildly-adventurous additions to chocolate!
Janet Forsyth is joined by Robert Webb, author of 'How Not To Be a Boy' and star of Peep Show, as he discusses his debut novel 'Come Again' as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join world-renowned scientist Suzanne Simard as she shares the secrets of a lifetime spent uncovering startling truths about trees as part of Aye Write 2021!
Zoe Venditozzi is joined by The Reverend Richard Coles and Sasha Bates as they discuss their books which are personal accounts of how they have found their way through grief.
Ruth Wishart is joined by BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardener as he discusses his latest thriller, Outbreak, as part of Aye Write 2021!
Theresa Talbot is joined by writers Mike Gayle and Matt Cain as they discuss their latest books as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Alan Gillespie, Alison Irvine and Sharon Bairden as they discuss their new thrillers with Aye Write programmer Bob McDevitt!
Adrian Howells Award for Intimate Performance recipient Nwando Ebizie will develop her ideas throughout 2021, and will present this sharing at Take Me Somewhere!
Mark West is joined by Diane Cook and Ewan Morrison as they discuss their latest books as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Kathleen Hart and Alexis Fleming as they discuss the healing power of nature with Frankie Burr as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Patrick Barkham as he discusses his book, In The Wild Isles, alongside three of his contributors, Kapka Kassabova, Esther Woolfson & Amanda Thomson!
Part of Take Me Somewhere, The Giant Dog Bed is an invitation into a practice that follows the greyhound’s ability to translate rest into power.
Calvin Z Laing presents four new filmed works written during lockdown and performed to camera from spaces at Tramway as part of Take Me Somewhere 2021!
Join Glasgow CAN for their FREE networking event on Wednesday 26th March on Zoom, where they'll be joined by guest speaker Sarah Grant, Art Therapist and Creative Lead for SMHAF Renfrewshire!
Launched as a research project on sharing and mutualized practices, A Certain Value immerses itself in the radical, artistic and human experiences of four European collectives.
Part of Take Me Somewhere 2021, At the Ends of the Day is both communal and reflective; a late night antidote to Zoom fatigue!
A sort of performance lecture, or maybe a loose, sticky web of 'Humanimal' experiences, observations and smells.
A Space in Between is a performative installation and panel discussion representing the lived experience of breast cancer treatment.
Bedroom Frequencies, part of Take Me Somewhere, is a biographic virtual reality experience about a young girl growing up in a strict and violent household.
New York based artist Keijaun Thomas presents her performance 'I Looked Up At The Sky And I, Imagined All Of The Stars Were My Sisters' as part of Take Me Somewhere 2021!
Picatrix-AI recalls the veiled spectacle of xenotransplantation, as it ellipses the longstanding, racialising and imperialist histories of medical experimentation and enslaved gestational labour.
On a simple phone call, you and another audience member – nameless strangers to one another – will follow a carefully crafted set of directives.
Elephant is a new text based solo performance for film by Peter McMaster in collaboration with Tim Etchells as part of Take Me Somewhere 2021!
Sarah Wendt and Pascal Dufaux present Somewhere In The Unachieved (Quelque part dans l’inachevé) as part of Take Me Somewhere 2021.
Mele Broomes is an award-winning choreographer and performer, don't miss her online performance of 'Wrapped Up In This' as part of Take Me Somewhere 2021.
Join Cassandra from Fine Flavour Tastings for an hour of chocolate tasting fun on Sunday 30th May where she'll take you through a selection of adventurous additions to chocolate!
BUZZCUT, Scotland's hot-house for experimental performance, will present a Digi-Special-Performance-Spectacular for the final week of Take Me Somewhere this June!
This thrilling version of the iconic Scottish play will be adapted for audiences to experience at home, courtesy of the Citizens Theatre!
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's exciting programme of online summer schools, featuring a range of courses designed to keep you learning and creating at home, will run throughout July and August!
Pain Association Scotland run professionally-led monthly groups across Lanarkshire for people living with all forms of chronic pain.
St Andrew's Parish Church and Livingstone Memorial Parish Church in Blantyre invite you to join them on Sundays and Wednesdays for their live stream worship services.
Enjoy singing your favourite songs while catching up with some friendly faces at one of LEAP Project's Online Singing Groups on Mondays and Thursdays!
Join LEAP Project for a free weekly seated keep fit class hosted online by their wonderful volunteer Jeunesse!
Join LEAP Project online on Tuesdays for Cafe Mañanero giving you a chance to meet some friendly faces while giving you time to brush up on your Spanish!
Grab a cuppa and join LEAP Project for this free, weekly online Men's Newspaper Group, held on Wednesday afternoons!
LEAP project's weekly art salon provides time and online space to work on your own art project as part of a group!
Join LEAP Project's talented R:evolve Recycle or Handy Person volunteers to learn how to mend either a household item or your clothes & textiles!
Come along to LEAP Project's Friday afternoon houseplant hospital to get advice on looking after your houseplants!
Grab a cuppa, bring your wool and have a good old natter at LEAP Project's weekly virtual knitting group!
Dedicate some time to sitting down and doodling while having a chat with other art enthusiasts at LEAP Project's weekly Sketch and Chat session!
Join Open Book and Paisley Library for an hour of shared reading on Wednesday mornings!
All for One ACCORD is an online art exhibition being held between the 12th April and 31st May with all work being donated by some wonderful and generous artists!
Increase your business contacts and grow your network at the next Renfrewshire Business Network meeting which is being held online on Friday 28th May.
Tolbooth Shindig is back for 2021 with a new series of concerts that have been filmed live in Tolbooth Stirling, and broadcast weekly on a Thursday from Tolbooth Facebook.
Join Macrobert Arts Centre for a virtual chat over breakfast as we take our regular monthly gathering, by and for our creative community, online!
Learn different meditation techniques to support you to build a regular mediation practice on this 21 Days introduction to Meditation with guest teacher Alexia Berta!
Join Natasha for New Moon Circle! It's perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about the energies and different cycles of the moon to manifest and set new intentions.
Join Natasha for her monthly full moon class and learn about the different cycles & energies of the moon to set intentions, release what no longer serves you and manifest the life you want.