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Glasgow: An Inspiration

Glasgow: An Inspiration

People always say that Glasgow has had umpteen social problems but keeps finding ways of getting over its difficulties and transforming itself. Maybe, belonging to the city I’m able to renew myself too, and keep extending out into some new area – Edwin Morgan When I was considering writing this […]

by April 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Culture, Features, Photos
Review: In Time O’ Strife at the Citizen’s Theatre Glasgow: written by Joe Corrie, adapted by Graham McLaren

Review: In Time O’ Strife at the Citizen’s Theatre Glasgow: written by Joe Corrie, adapted by Graham McLaren

The National Theatre of Scotland and Graham McLaren have brought to life 1920’s miner Joe Corrie’s work In Time O’ Strife. In May 1926 approximately 1 million miners were locked out of their work place by mine owners who chose to ignore the injustice in ‘their’ men working longer hours for less money. United […]

by April 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Culture, Theatre
Members of the Glasgow South Community Choir and singer Robin Stapleton.



Picture © Andy Buchanan 2014

12/5/14
 Members of the Glasgow South Community Choir and singer Robin Stapleton.

Pictured left to right  :  Edith Spears, Sharon McCormack, Nan Craig, Margaret Trotter, Robyn Stapleton.  



Picture © Andy Buchanan 2014

12/5/14

The Big Song Relay en route as Glasgow 2014 fast approaches

As the end of the Queen’s Baton Relay and the beginning of Glasgow 2014 is just around the corner, The Wee G takes a look at the musical baton that is sure to be part of this Commonwealth Game’s legacy. BBC Radio Scotland‘s Young Traditional Musician of the Year Robyn Stapleton has […]

by July 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture
10 Things You Didn’t Know About T In The Park

10 Things You Didn’t Know About T In The Park

By Euan Leopold 1. All the beer sold at T in the Park is brewed just 36 hours before the festival, brought 44 miles to site from Tennents Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow. More than 3 million pints of lager have been consumed at the festival since 1994. This year Tennents offer […]

by July 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Features, Music
Album Review: Heather Peace – The Thin Line

Album Review: Heather Peace – The Thin Line

This is an album which is going to be making its way onto many a summer anthem playlist. A mixture of emotive lyrics, exceptional vocals and instrumental genius collides, resulting in the projection of this engrossing album. Covering various aspects of love and life, Heather tugs at the heart strings […]

by June 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Music
Review: The Libertine @ Citizens Theatre

Review: The Libertine @ Citizens Theatre

The life of John Wilmot, the infamous Second Earl of Rochester, is colourfully, bawdily and richly painted by Stephen Jeffrey’s The Libertine. From the outset of the production, the Earl, played enigmatically by Martin Hutson, is completely in command of both the stage and the audience. Despite proclaiming “You will […]

by May 16, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Theatre
Interview: Barrientos

Interview: Barrientos

Glasgow has always been a place where talented musicians have been given room to learn their craft and flourish and the city’s dance music scene is no different. There’s a whole host of young DJs and producers out there pushing the scene in the city forward and bringing the spotlight […]

by May 9, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Interview, Music
Review: Brand New @ Barrowlands

Review: Brand New @ Barrowlands

Making a mark during emo and post hardcore’s golden era of the early 00s, Brand Newremained a staple on this generation’s iPod. While groups like The Movielife and Finchdissolved, and rival band Taking Back Sunday peaked after their second album, Brand New continued to produce quality records. Although fourth album, Daisy, was not as well received […]

by April 23, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Music
Busk Club Album Launch Showcases Glasgow’s Musical Talent

Busk Club Album Launch Showcases Glasgow’s Musical Talent

The Wee G was lucky enough to be invited to the début event from The Busk Club, here’s what Sam Shedden and Andrew Revill thought of the show.

by April 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Features, Music
BBC Art Screen: From Glasgow to Broadway

BBC Art Screen: From Glasgow to Broadway

Last weekend, I went along to the Glasgow Film Theatre to take in two documentaries that were being shown as part of the BBC’s brand new arts documentary festival, Art Screen. The two events I attended could not have been more different. On Saturday, I watched ‘Our Glasgow’, a journey […]

by April 15, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Film, Theatre