Category Archives: Going Out

Sports minister launches Scotland’s first urban wakepark

An invite to tv, radio, print press & photographers – wakeboard demos offer action images and footage – even more dramatic given the wakepark is slap dab in the centre of Glasgow. Members of public most welcome.                       PRESS CALL…..PRESS … Continue reading

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World War 1 Techno Tent is centrepiece of major new exhibition in Aberdeen

   Tardis style tent transports visitors back in time at new World War 1 exhibition An original military ridge tent from WW1 is set to play a pivotal role in a major exhibition at Aberdeen Maritime Museum which highlights the … Continue reading

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Daily Record reviewer picks best show of 2013

Open For Everything:Constanza Macras/Dorky Park Glasgow Tramway 27.4.13 I confess that my only motive for turning up at this show in Glasgow Tramway was to review it –  but I’d jumped a bullet train that took me through the most … Continue reading

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Shinty, Songs & Screenings -Transolcation Festival Snapshot

  ………and flower shows, walking tours & book launches…………… And that was just one day of the Translocation Festival marking 200 years of the Kildonan Clearances in Helmsdale, Sutherland. We’re just about to go into the second week of what … Continue reading

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Silver Darlings and World’s Oldest Shinty Trophy at Translocation Festival

(pic by Paul Henderson) Homesick for Helmsdale We’re into the fourth day of the Translocation Festival which is marking 200 years of the Kildonan Clearances. For years I’ve always meant to catch the 1947 movie The Silver Darlings based on … Continue reading

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West end woman hits the Far North

TRANSLOCATION FESTIVAL  OPENS IN HEAVENLY HELMSDALE Timespan’s artist in residence Anthony Schrag at The Emigrants statue in Helmsdale This morning, instead of Avenue G on Byres Road, I had my coffee and Highland toffee in the sunshine on the banks … Continue reading

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Cannibal Women of Mars at the Tron in Glasgow

Here’s my review from yesterday’s Daily Record Tron Theatre The cast of this intergalactic rock ‘n’ roll romp needed Wimbledon centre court stamina to perform in sub-tropical heat wearing spray on Spandex costumes. Even the band members were dressed in … Continue reading

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Bard in the Botanics: otHELLo

A broken Othello Here’s my review for the Daily Record. This accomplished production comes too late for all the students who had to get inside the murky mind of Iago & co to sit their Higher English. Othello  Bard in … Continue reading

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More Daily Record Reviews

pic by Tom Morezzo Here We Stay Scottish Refugee Council/Citizens Theatre The Tron 20.6.13  **** Just in the way that Riverdance resonates with the rhythm of the Irish Diaspora, the music in Here We Stay tells the stories of the … Continue reading

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Why culture vultures flock to Glasgow

For the past few weeks I’ve been writing wee reviews for the Friday Ticket section of the Daily Record and it’s amazing what is going on in venues across Glasgow on any given night, be it an all-male production of … Continue reading

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