Hitlist: Around Town

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  • 2 October 2009
Hitlist: Around Town

Beyond the Corporation: Taking Control of Our Everyday Lives
Tom Hodgkinson, editor of The Idler and author of How to be Free, discusses corporate control of our everyday lives. That’s a surprisingly pro-active title, there …
Hetherington Research Club, Glasgow, Thu 8 Oct.

An Evening with Kevin Smith
… or Silent Bob.
Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow Mon 12 Oct.

Gude Cause: Recreating the 1909 Suffragette March
‘We’re clearly soldiers in petticoats / Dauntless crusaders for women’s votes! / Though we adore men, individually/ we agree that as a group they’re rather stupid …’
Bruntsfield Links, Edinburgh, Sat 10 Oct.

An Audience with Arun Gandhi
Arun Gandhi (yup, Mahatma’s grandson) discusses his views on non-violence.
Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh, Mon 12 Oct.

Just a Little Run Around the World – Rosie Swale Pope
Well, we think that’s false modesty, ourselves. The athlete talks about her round-the-world adventure.
Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, Wed 21 Oct.

Scottish Ballet: Outside In
Get up close and personal with the dancers, choreographers, designers and musicians of Scottish Ballet, ahead of one of their best triple bills ever.
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Sat 17 Oct.

Scottish Ballet: Outside In

Members of the Scottish Ballet offer an informal and accessible introduction to their programme and choreographic approach.

The Royal Scottish Geographical Society: Royal Road to the Incas

Broadcaster and traveller John Pilkington describes his ambitious voyage along the so-called Royal Road, which links the Inca capitals of Quito and Cusco. Along the way he encountered stunning scenery, incredible Inca technology, native people with fascinating legends to tell, and the rich history of the ancient highway…

An Audience with Arun Gandhi

Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, discusses his views on non-violence.

Gude Cause 1909-2009

A day of activities to commemorate the Votes for Women movement. Meet a Glasgow suffragette (11am), make badges and banners (12.30pm), dress up (1.45pm), join a rally (2pm) and hear a talk from social history curator Fiona Hayes (3pm).

Beyond the Corporation: Taking Control of Our Everyday Lives

Tom Hodgkinson, editor of 'The Idler' and author of 'How to Be Free', discusses corporate control of our everyday lives in an event chaired by Andrew Wilbur of the Radical Geographies Reading Group at Glasgow University.

An Evening with Kevin Smith

Silent Bob speaks about his film career with his trademark candour. Just don't get him started on Prince.

Gude Cause

Over 3000 people are expected to take to the streets of Edinburgh for this recreation of the influential 1909 Votes for Women march.

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