The Big Feed: The rise of Glasgow’s indoor street food extravanganza

By Gillian McPherson Not so long ago the idea of street food in Scotland conjured up nothing more than images of greasy, poor quality burgers and soggy chips. But not anymore. Over the last few years, the country's street food scene has undergone a revolution and now a whole host of specialist vendors have emerged to … Continue reading The Big Feed: The rise of Glasgow’s indoor street food extravanganza

The Govan Stones: Uncovering Scotland’s most remarkable hidden gem

By Gillian McPherson When most people think of Govan's history, they think of its shipbuilding tradition and the heyday of the Clydeside yards. The period when Scotland was the shipbuilder to the world and this area on the south bank of the river Clyde stood proudly at its centre. What most people certainly don't tend … Continue reading The Govan Stones: Uncovering Scotland’s most remarkable hidden gem

Glasgow Women’s Library launches She Made the Library exhibition

By Émer O'Toole Glasgow Women's Library is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year in the form of an exhibition. She Made the Library is a collection of thousands of photographs of the library from when it started in 1991 in Garnethill to its location at Bridgeton now. Despite the absence of revenue funding and a … Continue reading Glasgow Women’s Library launches She Made the Library exhibition

Adam Torres stops by Glasgow’s LP Records for intimate instore performance

By Tony Inglis Is there anything more thrilling than seeing a band or artist you adore up so close you could reach out and touch them? From Arcade Fire playing the Barrowlands as “The Reflektors”, to club tours by smaller but intensely adored acts like Slowdive and Dinosaur Jr., to tiny living room gigs by … Continue reading Adam Torres stops by Glasgow’s LP Records for intimate instore performance

Fringe 2017: Award-winning feminist play, Mouthpiece, comes to Edinburgh (video)

By Tara Fitzpatrick Mouthpiece, by Quote Unquote Collective, is a devised performance from Canadian theatre makers Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava. Having won 'Best New Canadian Play' at the Toronto Theatre Critics Award for 2016/17, the two-woman show is performing at Summerhall's CanadaHub as part of the Edinburgh Fringe 2017. The play follows one woman … Continue reading Fringe 2017: Award-winning feminist play, Mouthpiece, comes to Edinburgh (video)

Vegan Connections 2017

By Émer O'Toole Glasgow celebrated veganism this weekend in the form of a festival. Vegan Connections included live music performances including TeenCanteen, Codist, The Great Albatross, a vegan barbecue and an after party in Bloc. The event is strictly not-for-profit, with all money raised to be donated to charities that benefit human rights, animal rights … Continue reading Vegan Connections 2017