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Glasgow 2018 promises 11 days of top sports and cultural activities

Glasgow 2018 is the first time in history that existing European Championships in aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon have been brought together into one major event alongside a new golf championships, with athletics being held in Berlin.

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Connor Fyfe

Connor headlines first Glasgow show

Fresh from his appearance at the Motherwell Makes Music festival Bellshill youngster Connor Fyfe is to headline his first Glasgow show.

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The Michael Brawley Big Band

Big band looks for big help

An award-winning Lanarkshire big band are appealing to local businesses to dig deep and donate raffle prizes ahead of their annual fundraising dance.

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The new Night Mover Waltzer at M&D's

New ride for theme park

Visitors can expect thrills and nostalgia when M&D’s opens for a special preview event this weekend.

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The Red Hot Chilli Pipers will headline Broadwood: Live by the Loch

New music festival at Broadwood

North Lanarkshire Leisure is holding its first ever music festival at Broadwood Stadium this June.

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The South will be performing the hits of the Beautiful South at Glasgow's O2 ABC 2 on Friday, March 30.

The South carry on regardless with hits of the Beautiful South

When great British pop institution The Beautiful South split in 2007, some members of the band didn’t feel ready to hang up their microphones or instruments just yet …

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Tommy McGuire will be better prepared for playing at Motherwell Makes Music after being invited on stage at Country 2 Country having just gone along as a fan. Pic: Ewan McCunn

Tommy prepares to take to the stage

Motherwell musician Tommy McGuire made an impromptu appearance at the Country 2 Country music festival at the SSE Hydro on Saturday.

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Bellshill band Toxic Radios performing at King Tut's

We’re ready to make music in Motherwell yet again in 2018

Motherwell Makes Music returns for a second year with more than 30 bands performing in the town from March 16 to 18.

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Stephen Callaghan pictured with Archbishop Leo Cushley at the opening of a previous play.

Some ‘weegie’ culture for Cumbernauld

For all Glaswegians who ‘emigrated’ to Cumbernauld there’s a bit of nostalgia coming your way focusing on ‘The Dear Green Place’.

Theatre and Comedy
The Party's Just Beginning will have its world premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival.

Glasgow Film Festival packed with premieres

Glasgow’s 14th annual celebration of cinema – now one of the largest film festivals in the UK – will feature over 330 separate events and screenings, showcasing over 180 films from 51 countries including six World premieres, seven European premieres, 77 UK premieres and 52 Scottish premieres.

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The Stevie Wonder tribute show ' Signed, Sealed, Delivered ' is at the Kings Theatre, Glasgow, this Sunday, February 11.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered ... 
a tribute to Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder is one of the most successful performers of the century, selling over 100 million records worldwide.

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Tenors Unlimited will be performing at East Kilbride Village Theatre this Saturday, February 10. (Photo: Dean Kaden)

‘Rat Pack of Opera’ heading for East Kilbride

Number one selling operatic trio Tenors Unlimited – the ‘Rat Pack of Opera’ – perform at East Kilbride Village Theatre this Saturday , February 10.

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Velvet Evening S�ance is at The Platform, Glasgow, on March 2.  (Photo: Richard Frew Photography)

Chilling tale of murder unfolds in Victorian courtroom drama

The debut show from Freshly Squeezed Productions – set in a courtroom and featuring a dead witness – is touring Scotland and heading to Glasgow next month.

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Festival organiser Derek Watson also got on stage with his band, The Banter Thiefs, at last year's event. Pic: Ewan McCunn

Motherwell music festival is returning

Following a successful initiation in 2017 Motherwell Makes Music will return for a second year in March.

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Blues musician Andy Gunn will be playing Stereo in Glasgow on Saturday, February 17.  (Photo: Marc Marnie)

Andy’s got more than enough guitars to keep playing ...

Singer/songwriter Andy Gunn has been described as one of our finest ever blues players – and music fans will be able to hear it for themselves as he goes on tour to promote his latest album.

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Marvin Humes takes centre stage at the Hype Superclub in Motherwell on Saturday when he will be  playing a 90 minute set

Marvin is hyped to be appearing at superclub

Pop star turned DJ, producer and radio presenter Marvin Humes will be appearing at the Hype Superclub in Motherwell on Saturday.

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Scots poet ‘amazed’ at reaction to Robert Burns ‘sex pest’ comment

Scots poet Liz Lochhead has said she is retiring from giving talks on Robert Burns after landing herself in trouble with fans of the Bard by calling him a “sex pest”.

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Alan Muir with a  copy of the playbill from the night Muhammad Ali  boxed in Paisley, a time when most people still called him Cassius Clay despite his conversion to Islam. Also on the card was the legendary Walter McGowan. Pic: Robert Perry

Alan had the ‘Great’ idea for new Ali play

A controversial visit by boxing icon Muhammad Ali to Scotland at the height of his fame has inspired a new comedy drama.

Theatre and Comedy
The SHIFT finale will take place in March. Pic: MeganMcEachern

SHIFT finale to take place at Summerlee

SHIFT, the National Theatre of Scotland’s major new arts project for the people of North Lanarkshire, is set to culminate in a site-specific performance at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life in March.

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Cheesefest is coming to Edinburgh

Cheesefest 2018: A festival for cheese lovers is coming

A festival for cheese lovers is coming to the Capital for the first time in February.

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