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Glasgow Winterfest

Glasgow Winterfest and Edinburgh’s Christmas Yes, it’s coming! Earlier and earlier. And there’s no way you can resist it, you old curmudgeon, as both city centres unleash the outdoor ice rinks, fun fairs, vaguely-Teutonic market stalls bedecked with fake snow hawking hot wine with a couple of cloves in, off-key primary school choirs and twinkly lighting displays shaped like giant swinging bells. In the words of a very hairy man: iiiit’s Chriiiiistmaaaaaas! (er, in a month and a half) Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On, George Square, Sun 16 Nov. Edinburgh’s Light Night, The Mound, Thu 27 Nov.

What Do The Arts Do for Europe? Open debate on the value of the arts to Europe and Scotland. Speakers include Culture Minister Linda Fabiani, Geoffrey Brown: Director of EUCLID, Manchester and Mark O’Neill: Head of Arts and Museums, Culture and Sport Glasgow. The panel will be chaired by popular peroxided broadcaster (and horror novelist, fact fans) Muriel Gray. Alliance Française de Glasgow, Wed 19 Nov.

Critical Encounters 2: Encountering the Spectacular Needcompany and Forced Entertainment, exemplars of the European experimental performance landscape, are the springboard for the second seminar in the Critical Encounters series. Tramway, Glasgow, Sat 22 Nov.

Winterfest

Free entry for a day as part of the Scottish Winterfest Celebrations on St Andrews Day.

Critical Encounters 2: Encountering the Spectacular

Needcompany and Forced Entertainment, exemplars of the European experimental performance landscape, are the springboard for the second seminar in the Critical Encounters series. Encountering the Spectacular engages with theatre as a form that is to be seen as much as heard, felt as much as understood.

Glasgow Winterfest

From when the lights are switched on 16 Nov until the last memories of Christmas fade on 11 Jan the city is taken over with an ice rink, Santa Dash, concerts, the Irn Bru Carnival and, of course, the Hogmanay bash on Wed 31 Dec.

What Do the Arts Do for Europe?

Can arts and culture be considered as core values of Europe? What is the Scottish take on the contribution of arts and culture to the idea of a European Union? Come and take part in the debate. Speakers include Linda Fabiani: Minister for Europe, external affairs and Culture Geoffrey Brown: Director of EUCLID, Manchester…

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