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Glasgow’s West End Festival 2012

June 8, 2012

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A costumed performer in make-up during Glasgow's West End Festival

For an incredible 17 years, Glasgow’s West End Festival has been enlivening the summer with an eclectic array of events that highlight the city’s unique character. From music, theatre and dance, to readings by children’s authors, guided walks and talks, there’s something for everyone at the West End festival, which this year is being held [...]

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A cultural weekend break in the UK

April 2, 2012

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We’re just a few days away from Easter, haven’t decided yet where to spend your well-deserved break? We encourage you to stay around the UK and enjoy your holiday visiting some of the best cultural destinations. Let’s take a look at our choices! Nottingham Nottingham has something to offer to every kind of visitor. Architecture [...]

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One luxurious day in Glasgow

March 6, 2012

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Glasgow may not be the capital of Scotland, but it could be regarded as the entertainment hub of the country. Glasgow has won many accolades from European City of Culture to City of Music. Perfect for a weekend or a long break, there’s plenty to do to keep you occupied. But what if you only [...]

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Glasgow, it’s got everything

December 6, 2011

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In two-and-a-half years the world’s eyes will be on Glasgow when it plays host to the 2014 Commonwealth Games, but it’s not the prospect of the international sporting elite that make this city great. Art, science and technology are in the soul of the city having for centuries been home to some of the world’s [...]

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Weekend Walk: Through The Whangie

October 8, 2011

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Hello hikers and welcome walkers, it’s time for another Weekend Walk! So, this week, we have a nice short jaunt, a walk through The Whangie at Auchineden Hill, near Glasgow. The name Whangie comes from the old Scots word ‘whang’ which means gash, or wide cut. It was created by glacial plucking, however, there are [...]

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The Pressure’s on Glasgow Now

October 4, 2011

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It was only a short while ago that we closed the Edinburgh Fringe Festival after yet another successful year; in fact we could call it one of its best years so far with record breaking box office sales of just under 2 million tickets – up 5% from last year. However, Edinburgh isn’t the only city worth [...]

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Weekend Walk: Conic Hill

September 23, 2011

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It’s the weekend! After that week stuck in the office, your stress levels are reaching critical mass, you need some fresh air. If you live in Scotland there’s absolutely no excuse for not getting yourself up a hill for some light exercise and world-class scenery. About an hour’s drive from Glasgow, on the east bank of [...]

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Glasgow: A city of culture

July 5, 2011

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With the Edinburgh festival season fast approaching tourists will be pouring into Scotland’s capital in their droves. However just a short trip down the M8 there are many cultural treats which often go ignored by those distracted by the circus of the Edinburgh shows. With stunning parks, fantastic architecture and an enticing array of free [...]

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