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Thursday 20 June
- 12:30 – 14:30
- Curator's Favourites
This week: All that Glistens – Gold at the Burrell.
- 14:30 – 15:30
- Highlights Tours at Glasgow Museums
Today: Highlights of the Human History Collection.
- 18:00 – 19:00
- Karen Campbell: Fact v Fiction
Part of Scottish Refugee Week.
- 18:30 – 21:30
- Presentation Skills … For Everyone
Tonight: The Myths and Realities of CCTV in the UK.
Friday 21 June
- 18:00 – 22:00
- Flab to FAB – The Workshop
Books are available for sale on the night. Dinner for Gold and VIP Ticket holders begins from 8pm onwards.
Saturday 22 June
Part of St Magnus International Festival.
Sunday 23 June
Tuesday 25 June
- 20:00 – 22:00
- Big Ideas
Tonight, the question is 'What sort of things are numbers?' Oxford lecturer Alexander Paseau tackles the abstract concept, determining whether numbers are subjective products of mental processes or if they in fact belong to a 'separate realm of ideal existence', as Plato believed.
Wednesday 26 June
Talk by Dr Neil Clark: 'Bone Breccia: Whose Bones Were They?'
Thursday 27 June
This session is about Ella Fitzgerald's memorable 1965 encounter with Ellington, Ella at Duke's Place. Part of Glasgow International Jazz Festival.
Friday 28 June
- 14:00 – 15:00
- Archive Show and Tell Sessions
Suffragette Collection: uncover an inspirational woman amongst the suffragette postcards and pamphlets as part of the Illuminated Letters project.
A listening session with Dave Brubeck's irresistible 1959 Time Out, the first jazz album ever to go platinum. Part of Glasgow International Jazz Festival.
Saturday 29 June
This session is devoted to John Coltrane's magnificent 1964 A Love Supreme, and is sure to be a popular one. Part of Glasgow International Jazz Festival.
Sunday 30 June
This listening session is Audience Choice: vote for your favourite jazz album on the Festival's Facebook page and maybe you'll get lucky. Part of Glasgow International Jazz Festival.
The final session is devoted to a groundbreaking classic of British jazz, the 1965 Under Milk Wood by Stan Tracey, about whom Sonny Rollins once asked 'Does anybody here know how good he really is?' Pop down to the Old Fruitmarket by 8pm and you can hear him in person. Part of Glasgow International Jazz Festival.
Wednesday 3 July
Dr Stuart McDonald talks about 'Hunter and Blood Circulation'.
Thursday 4 July
Part of East Neuk Festival.
Friday 5 July
- 13:00 – 15:00
- Green Wood Working Demonstration