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Glasgow Fireworks

Annual huge fireworks display for all the family on Glasgow Green. Funfair runs from 4.30pm and the first bang goes off at 7.30pm.

Glasgow Green

Wed 5 Nov

Free

Glasgow Skeptics

A biweekly event where speakers expound on science, pseudoscience, politics and policy to increase public understanding and engagement of these issues.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0141 221 7705

'Lies, Cover-Ups Theft and Death: Just Another Day in the Office. The Psychology of Corporate Corruption'.

West End, Glasgow

Mon 10 Nov

Free

Nate Felps: Leaving Hate Behind. The son of the late Fred Phelps talks about the Westboro Baptist Church, the childhood he spent growing up in it, and how he came to leave his family behind on his 18th birthday. Venue to be confirmed.

Glasgow Scribes

Monthly meeting for calligraphy enthusiasts.

Hamish Wood Building, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£5 / 07538 823723

Learn about Roman Capitals from member Jim Murphy.

Sat 15 Nov

£40 / 07538 823723

Angela Dalleywater, UK calligrapher and tutor, delivers a one day 'Contrast Workshop' aimed at all levels

Glasgow Sinfonia

Amateur orchestra founded in 1986, which gives infrequent concerts. Gerard Doherty conducts.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Sun 16 Nov

£10 (£8; under 16s £6) / 0141 332 5057

Mahler's Symphony No 1 and Songs of a Wayfarer, featuring Linda Finnie.

MoRunning Glasgow

Mo Bros and their supportive Mo Sistas can grow their facial hair/stick or draw it on and run 5k or 10k around Glasgow Green to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Charity. Fancy dress is actively encouraged with a prize for the best get up.

Glasgow Green

Sat 8 Nov

£16–£20 for the 5k; £22–£28 for the 10k

Early bird prices available until 15 Oct.

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Glasgow parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in Pollok Country Park. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly and…

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0924

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 276 0924

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 276 0924

…and 7 more dates until 27 Dec

Glasgow Orchestral Society

The Glasgow Orchestral Society is Glasgow's largest amateur orchestra, established in 1870 and giving four concerts a year.

Paisley Town Hall

Sun 7 Dec

£10 (students & unemployed £5) / 0141 332 5057

Bennett's Murder on the Orient Express; Luigini's Egyptiona Ballet Concert Suite No 1; selections from Elgar's The Crown of India Suite; selections from Puccini' s Madame Butterfly; selections from Rodgers' South Pacific; Moross's The Big Country; a medley of tunes from Pirates of the Caribbean; Gershwin's A Foggy Day in London Town; Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance No 1. Stephen Broad conducts.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£10 (students & children £5) / 0141 332 5057

Ryan Bancroft conducts works by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky and Brahms, with guest soloist Daniel Rainey (violin).

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£10 (students & children £5) / 0141 332 5057

Ross Gunning conducts works by Tchaikovsky and Respighi, and also Dvořák's Symphony No 9 'From the New World'.

Glasgow's Whisky Festival

Glasgow's festival of the national tipple is especially interested in distillers and bottlers from in and around Glasgow itself, but they welcome all, big or small.

The Arches, Glasgow

Sat 15 Nov

Prices vary / 0141 565 1000

Preston Glasgow Lowe

Trio led by guitarist David Preston plays fresh material in a clever amalgam of contemporary styles, featuring drummer Alex Lowe and the six-string bass playing of Kevin Glasgow.

Zeffirellis, Ambleside

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 01539 433 845

Glasgow's Great War

Music hall show commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of WWI.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 15 Nov

Donations welcome / 0141 553 0840

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Glasgow Science Festival

A packed programme of workshops, shows, films, discussion, exhibitions and art collaborations allows budding scientists to sit back and learn something new or don safety goggles and take part in an experiment. 2015 is the year of Food and Drink, and your chance to sample infused whiskies and scientist-curated dinner…

Various venues: Glasgow

Thu 4 Jun 2015

Times & prices vary / 0141 330 5370

Fri 5 Jun 2015

Times & prices vary / 0141 330 5370

Sat 6 Jun 2015

Times & prices vary / 0141 330 5370

…and 8 more dates until 14 Jun 2015

Preston-Glasgow-Lowe

Dynamic, new group, Preston-Glasgow-Lowe consist of some of London's most creative young instrumentalists. Aiming to expand upon the format of the guitar trio, they combine their virtuosic skills with extensive composition and elaborate arrangements.

Queens Head Inn, Monmouth

Wed 12 Nov

Free / 01633 440739

Glasgow Santa Dash

A five kilometre fun run dressed as jolly old Saint Nic. As well as working off some of those festive mince pies the race raises funds for worthy causes such as the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow.

George Square, Glasgow

Sun 7 Dec

£15 (Children £5)

Entry fee includes Santa suit.

Glasgow Gin Club

Gin tasting hosted by Glasgow first Gin Club, the first of many we hope. Try four different gins; The Botanist, Strathearn Heather Rose, Caorunn and London No.3; and learn a little about each one.

The Hidden Lane Tearoom, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£12.96 / 0141 237 4391

Glasgow Loves Hogmanay

A programme of family activities for the daytime and early evening of Hogmanay, including traditional music, children’s activities and Scottish food and drink.

George Square, Glasgow

Wed 31 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed

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Glasgow Farmers' Market

Located off the Victoria Road entrance on the first and third Saturday of each month, over 20 stallholders bring fresh farm produce to Glasgow. Eat-on-the-spot food is provided by Aye Love Real Food’s Scotch eggs and pastries or Brava’s vegan and vegetarian stews and salads. Stock your fridge and cupboards with…

Queens Park Arena, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2500

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2500

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2500

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2500

Glasgow Farmers' Market

This market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow’s west end. With over 40 producers assembling at the market on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, there’s also traditional Scottish music, take-away food stalls and face-painting for the younger ones. Regular attendees include Carmichael Estate meats…

Mansfield Park, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2500

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2500

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2500

…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

Glasgow Chamber Choir

The amateur choir was founded in 1994 and plays four to five concerts per year, with a repertoire that stretches from Taverner to the 21st century.

Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh

Sun 23 Nov

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 3515

Works by Vaughan-Williams (Mass in G minor), Bax, Judith Weir and Elgar.

St Bride's Episcopal Church, Glasgow

Sat 22 Nov

£10 (£8)

Works by Vaughan-Williams (Mass in G minor), Bax, Judith Weir and Elgar.

Bright Club: Glasgow

Bright Club features its usual intoxicating blend of comedy and academia as lecturers from the city's universities turn their studies into entertaining stories.

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 24 Nov

£5 / 0844 335 8879

Glasgow Film Festival

Scotland's fastest growing film festival has taken less than ten years to turn itself into a force to be reckoned with in the film festival world.

Various venues: Glasgow

Wed 18 Feb 2015

Times & prices vary / 0141 332 6535

Thu 19 Feb 2015

Times & prices vary / 0141 332 6535

Fri 20 Feb 2015

Times & prices vary / 0141 332 6535

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Glasgow Café Scientifique

Explore the latest ideas in science and technology, outside a traditional academic context, at this forum for debating and promoting public engagement.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 3 Nov

Victorian Bar

Free / 0141 552 3748

… and breathe! – the asthma challenge by Clive Page.

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0141 552 3748

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 552 3748

…and 10 more dates until 2 Nov 2015

Glasgow Coffee Festival

A one-day festival celebrating the mighty coffee bean and showcasing the speciality coffee scene in Scotland. There are tastings, competitions, presentations and music on offer with all proceeds going to Coffee Kids UK.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

£9 / 0141 553 5890

Ticket price includes one hot drink.

Glasgow Ancient and Modern

Eighteenth and 19th century paintings and prints of Glasgow scenes, together with photographs by Robin Johnston.

The Hidden Lane Gallery, Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 07760 669011

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 07760 669011

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 07760 669011

…and 12 more dates until 11 Nov

Glasgow World Cup Gymnastics

Glasgow's superb new Commonwealth Arena is the venue for the final round in the Gymnastics World Cup, in which the top eight male and female gymnasts in the world will come to compete for the World Cup title.

Emirates Arena, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

National Indoor Sports Arena

Times to be confirmed / £18 (Children £8) / 0141 287 7000

The Glasgow Comic Mart

Get your paws on comics, memorabilia, collectibles and original artwork.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free (donations welcome) / 0141 553 0840

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