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Merchant City Festival Glasgow’s well-heeled cultural quarter comes into its own again, with a four day festival of fashion, theatre, clubbing, food, music and visual art. Look out for the giant maze popping up in the middle of George Square, the cream of this year’s Glasgow Comedy Festival, and a late night Festival Club with an excellent roster of DJs. Check out www.merchantcity festival.com for full listings, and look out for a full preview in next fortnight’s issue. Various venues around the Merchant City, Glasgow, Thu 20–Sun 23 Sep.

Dance Base Taster Sessions Looking for your very own dance style to guide you through the darker months? Dance Base’s Dr Dance is on hand to help you sort your bellydances from your boogaloos, with a succession of free taster sessions of all the upcoming term’s classes. Dance Base, Edinburgh. Thu 13 & Sat 16 Sep.

Glasgow Tower Charity Abseil Are you brave enough to dangle yourself off Glasgow’s tallest building? Go on, it’s for charity. Register at www.glasgowsciencecentre.org. Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow, Sat 15 Sep.

Merchant City Festival

A diverse arts festival in Glasgow's swanky part of town. Previous years have seen comedy, theatre and art events cramming themselves into the area's fashionable buildings, while street performers add to the festival atmosphere.

Glasgow Tower Charity Abseil

See Glasgow from above, if you're brave enough. Register at www.glasgowsciencecentre.org

Dance Base Taster Sessions

Watch demonstrations, try a mini class and/or receive a personal consultation to find the perfect dance style for you.


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