Beginners Sewing Day 22nd June Learn how to use a sewing machine and some foundation sewing skills in this Beginners Sewing Day with Artisan Stitch. Covenanters Besieged 22nd June - 23rd June In Dirleton Castle was besieged and badly damaged by 1, Cromwellian troops. Walk through the working living history camp, handle weapons and watch as the soldiers perform a pike drill! Looking to entertain the kids? Curious About Edinburgh 14th June - 31st October Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Downs With Love 22nd June FilthyGorgeous is officially back to bring to the biggest and brightest Pride Party to hit Edinburgh on Saturday 22nd June at Espionage! Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! This exhibition features the natural and cultural heritage of hills in Edinburgh and Tirumala, India. Explore the History of Spiritual Art 22nd June This lecture, held by Dr. Michelle Foot, will present the artworks of Jane Stewart Smith in context, intended to provide an informative and descriptive background into Spiritual Art.
Favela Boteco 22nd June Hair the Musical 18th June - 22nd June Come join the tribe and relive the summer of love as Hair the Musical comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in June! House of Jack kids street dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 22nd April until 29th June - Bookings now open!
This photography exhibition in Blackness Castle traces John Muir's travels from his childhood in Dunbar to the American National Parks he helped to establish.
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Local Art Auction 19th June - 22nd June The Greenwood is hosting a fabulous four day long silent auction choc full of local artworks. Come along and see what's on offer from 19th to 22nd June! Moonstruck: years of mental health 14th June - 23rd December This exhibition encourages us to examine our own ideas around mental health and aims to show how, even now, many older stereotypes and ideas about these conditions remain unchanged.
Find out about Moonstruck: years of mental health on What's On Edinburgh. Nocturnal Urban Saturdays 22nd June Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Oor Wullie's BIG Bucket trail will be taking to the streets of Edinburgh this summer with life-size, individually decorated Oor Wullie sculptures waiting to be discovered, for everyone to enjoy!
Over Land and Sea 25th May - 3rd July Planets Series 22nd June Plants in Ink 22nd June Make Edinburgh your base for a trip to Scotland and combine the magic of Scotland's capital with the best of the Highlands on a tour with Rabbie's! Reuse Showhome 22nd June - 29th June Discover comfortable, practical living in a space created entirely from beautiful and affordable reused and upcycled furnishings.
Rhythm by Soosan Danesh 21st June - 12th July For this show Soosan Danesh presents a new set of Rhythm paintings and combined images inspired by unique structures of Edinburgh Closes. Come along and see them at Upright Gallery from 21st June! The Refugee Survival Trust invites you to come along to a family-friendly community ceilidh to enjoy music, food and comedy from diverse cultures at Lauriston Hall on 22nd June!
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia 22nd June Do you hate spiders? Tartan Folk 20th June - 24th October Design your own outfit using exciting tartan fabrics, laces, sparkly gems, pom poms and other embellishments in these fun family workshops with Fiona Mackechnie! Tea for Two Dance 22nd June Open to everyone! What a Wonderful World 22nd June Join Bristo Community Concert Band for their summer concert on Saturday 22nd June as they reminding us of what a wonderful world it really is! A Fife Contemporary exhibition celebrating years since the novel Robinson Crusoe was published.
Bee Friendly Plants 22nd June This workshop, run by Greener Kirkcaldy, will help you maximise your vegetable harvest in the garden by learning which plants help increase growth, reduce pests and attract pollinators. Culross 29th March - 30th June Find out about Culross on What's On Fife. Falkland Midsummer Festival 22nd June Come and join in with all the fun at the Falkland Midsummer Festival!
With demonstrations, exhibitions, craft stalls and activities there is something for all the family. Take part in Relay For Life Dalgety Bay on 22nd June and help beat cancer sooner as your team fundraising achievements support life-saving cancer research. Get ready for lift off with our Summer Reading Challenge, Space Chase, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings.
Let Cosmos Planetarium take you on an out of this world experience! Stages Dance School 21st June - 22nd June Every year Stages produces beautiful shows, displaying a year's worth of hard work and well thought of routines.
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Glenrothes based vocalist, Grace Black, is happy to be back at Rothes Halls with 5 friends to present a programme of summery jazz standards. Come and join us at Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries for some family-friendly fun with our colourful, interactive summer exhibition! A Scottish Celebration 22nd June Bara Bara Bara 13th April - 23rd June Beat the Street is a fun, free game that will see Glasgow transformed into a giant game! See how far you can walk, cycle and run in just 6 weeks!
Feel the rush of adrenaline as you zip slide feet over Glasgow's majestic River Clyde in aid of Breast Cancer Care! Bungo in the Back Lanes 22nd June Calendar Girls 11th June - 22nd June Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover is pleased to present the first solo exhibition by Glasgow based artist and filmmaker Callum Rice! Would you like to spend a weekend with a small group of like minded women, reconnecting with yourself and nature?
A vivacious nightclub singer, a glamorous double-murderess, a silver-tongued lawyer, a monstrous matriarch and a cell block of sexy sinners: it would be a criminal to miss CHICAGO at Websters Theatre! Refugee Festival Scotland: Claiming Back The Narrative is a photo voice project in which refugees produce and control the narratives of their everyday experiences of living in Glasgow!
Clan Skates Riverside Roll 22nd June Pollok House is delighted to present an exhibition of prints by one of Britain's leading contemporary artists, Cornelia Parker, in partnership with Hayward Touring and the Southbank Centre, London. Curious About Glasgow 12th January - 31st December Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About! Come to The Clydeside Distillery, immerse yourself in Glasgow history and watch the craftsmen distil pure new make spirit by hand, the time-honoured way on the tour followed by a whisky tasting!
Domestic Bliss 8th March - 31st December Domestic Bliss is a new exhibition that brings together works from Glasgow Museums' collection to reflect on GoMA's building history as a former house, Royal Exchange and civic space! This Mantra and Gong Masterclass with Raj Adesh is a deep dive into the meaning and essence of Satnam — the mantra of awareness! An exhibition of Alexander Millar will be on display in Princes Square showcasing a collection of originals, drawings and limited-edition prints!
Family Fun Weekends 22nd June Every weekend at R-CADE we welcome the whole family down for some gaming fun, arts and craft events, tournaments and workshops! Festool Roadshow 22nd June Visit Largs on Saturday 22nd June for a free gin tasting at Geraldo's! Craig and Noru Innes will be offering tastings of their distinctive handcrafted gin, Devil's Staircase! Records indicate that at this time the Parish of Strathbungo had a population of about 2, In , four years after the death of Greek Thomson, Salisbury Quardrant was built by Thompson and Turnbull and forms the impressive corner of Nithsdale Street and Drive.
Greek is also believed to have designed Titwood Place now part of Nithsdale Road and in particular the circular turret on the street corner. On 14th April Strathbungo Parish Church resolved to erect a new Church and halls for the parish and to use the Drill Hall in Coplaw Street for services in the intervening period. By the village was a mixture of the old and the new, with the original one and two story buildings being joined with tenements, as can be seen by the painting by H H Urquhart, which looks South towards Strathbungo Cross. Tenements were erected in the NE of the village towards Eglinton Tolll in and added to four years later, by the same architect.
These form , , , , Pollokshaws Road and 7 Butterfield Place. Tenements were also built in the SW of the village and the Allison Arms was opened, at street level at Pollokshaws Road, by Charles Smith Gall, a famous auctioneer and valuator, in On 7th October the new, expanded and much grander, Strathbungo Parish Church, which could accommodate over 1, and was designed by John McKissack, himself a member of the congregation. Along the road from the Church, past some trees was the village blacksmith.
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By this time Glasgow had spread along Pollokshaws Road and Strathbungo, along with the neighbouring Burghs, were annexed into Glasgow in , the village population had grown to 2, Glasgow Corporation selected Strathbungo as its site for the great Coplawhill Depot for the housing, construction and repair of the tram running stock, displacing the nurseries of Messrs.
Designed by William Clark, Coplawhill Depot was built between and The original building measured some 28, square yards and some 4, horses were used to pull the trams. In the electrification of the trams led to a rapid expansion of activities at Copawhill and some 1, workers were employed, building 1, new trams and repairing and maintaining 1, trams.
In order to house the workers and others moving into the area, the village was to experience further growth with more red sandstone tenements being built to house the increasing population. Titwood Bar The Titwood Bar opened on 58 Nithsdale Road in , the name of the public house reflecting the original name of the street, Titwood Place. Shortly after becoming part of Glasgow, the Police Station on March Street, was closed and a replacement Police Station, an adjoining Fire Station and Lighting Departments, were opened in on the site of Hutchesontown Gardens, which were relocated to Crossmyloof.
Another section of Hutchesontown Gardens was to become the site of the new school, Strathbungo Higher Grade School, later known as Strathbungo Public School, which opened in , with a swimming pool in the basement. All of these new buildings were built on the site of Hutchesontown Gardens, which were removed and relocated in Crossmyloof.
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In the congregation of Strathbungo Church had increased from around 60 to some By this time, Bell, Horsnsby and Co. During the period and the area between Pollokshaws Road and Victoria Road, north of Allison Street was extensively developed, including a substantial tenement block on Strathbungo Cross in Around this time, following the trade depressions of and a number of villagers emigrated to the the Colonies. Frazer, J. Charters, John, 84 South Cromwell rd; Hubbard, Walter of Hillhead branch, also rusk manufacturer, confectioner, and purveyor had a Branch at Strathbungo.
Another Stone Mason, Alexander Muir and Sons, relocated to Nithsdale Drive, on what is now part of the Arnold Clark car dealership, in and remained at the address until Between Some men and women of the Strathabungo parish church congregation answered the call of duty, sadly 49 of them were to lose their lives in the Great War.
At this time the congregation was reported as being somewhat less than 1, members. Whilst William Stevenson continued ownership of what is now Sammy Dow, under his own name. Having significantly renovating the church and increasing the congregation to some 1,, the Rev C. He was replaced on 16th November by the Rev John M. Munro, a native of Oban. The cinema was purchased by ABC in In the same year a new larger ice rink, on the same Crossmyloof site, opened with seating for spectators. The Depot public house would later be opened in Strathbungo at 78 Victoria Road, to serve the drinkers that worked at the bus station.
In Strathbungo Church celebrated its centenary and an increasing congregation which had grown to some 1, However, only about twelve names remained from the communion rolls of the original church. In Hampden Park recorded the largest attendance at a British sporting event when , spectators watched Scotland play England. The two last cottages in the village, which sat to the south of Coplaw Street, were demolished in the mid s and, in , the Glasgow Pollok Automatic Telephone Exchange was built on the site.
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Many locals were encouraged to sign up at the army recruitment office set up in the Coplawhall Depot during the war. Annie and Robert both died of their wounds. After a long investigation Brown was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death. After an appeal, this was reduced to life imprisonment and Brown was released after serving 10 years.
Precisely 15 years after the double murder, Brown was killed when his car crashed into a wall on 10th December In another stone mason relocated to the area, when Daniel McCallum, Ltd moved their business from Eglinton Street to Pollokshaws Road but their Strathbungo time was to be short lived as the company, founded in , is believed to have ceased trading by as did William S Penman.
By which time, James Allan and Sons had spent their final trading year located in premises at Pollokshaws Road In the Inglis Report recommended the closure of the tramway network and their replacement by buses. A decision was made to slowly run down the tramway system. In October , shortly after BBC Scotland launched its television service, Crossmyloof Ice Rink hosted one of the first live outside television broadcasts in Scotland — a curling international between Scotland and Canada for the Strathcona Cup.
Strathbungo Railway Station closed on 28 May but part of the former main line from Strathbungo towards Gorbals Junction and St Enoch has been retained for freight and occasional passenger traffic. The depot site was converted into the Glasgow Museum of Transport in The Fotheringay public bar, with seating for , was opened in on Nithsdale Road by east end publican William M Johnston.
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