Glasgow



Student opportunities at the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

24th October 2020

The Glasgow Guardian interviews Ruth Fletcher, the Hunterian’s education manager about their current student opportunities. The culture and heritage sector is extremely competitive, so having work experience under your belt and on your CV is important to give yourself the best chance of securing a role in this area. Offering students exactly this, with a ...


Tracking venues: The Citizens Theatre

24th October 2020

Theatre columnist Anton Ferrie, in the first edition of the series, shares the future plans of the Citizens Theatre. With the future for re-opening theatres seeming murkier than ever, Glasgow’s resilient theatrical landscape continues to find creative ways to make it work. In the first installment of the series, we explore how the Citizens Theatre ...


Glasgow: the vegan capital of the UK?

23rd October 2020

Check out some of Glasgow’s best vegan hot spots. There are many misconceptions surrounding the “Scottish diet”, with deep-fried and beige foods often the first to spring to mind. However, in actuality, the landscape for healthy and delicious vegetarian and vegan food options in Glasgow is vast. Back in 2013, People for the Ethical Treatment ...


E-scooters set to scoot into Glasgow

21st October 2020

A city council committee has recommended a trial scheme and could be deployed in Glasgow as early as this year. Electric scooters could be deployed in Glasgow before 2021, as a city council committee has recommended a trial scheme. These battery-powered scooters, extremely popular in the United States and mainland Europe, offer a “last mile” ...


Glasgow Greats: Douglas Gordon

14th October 2020

 A new monthly column spotlighting visual artists hailing from our locale With world class museums, galleries, and educational institutions, Glasgow has made its name in the last 30 years, on a global scale, as a hotspot for growing talent. These artists increasingly exhibit internationally, picking up countless accolades along the way. Kicking off this Spotlight ...


Save our Citizens Advice Bureaux

29th September 2020

Rachel Campbell discusses the negative impact that the proposed closure of Citizens Advice services could have on Glaswegians. The Glasgow Times recently reported that five of the eight Citizens Advice Bureaux in Glasgow, face closure; Glasgow Central, Bridgeton, Easterhouse, Parkhead, and Castlemilk. The remaining three are said to be facing cuts. These closures and cuts, ...


Kelvin Way to partially re-open with pop-up cycle path and attractive planters

29th September 2020

Roads are also set to operate under a one-way system. Part of Kelvin Way will be reopening to traffic by Tuesday 29 September, providing access to Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery. As well as a one-way motor vehicle system, a new pop-up cycle lane will be introduced alongside the traffic with attractive planters dividing them. ...


A tale of two cities: the Glasgow and Aberdeen local lockdowns

23rd September 2020

Writer Dorota Dziki takes to twitter to understand difference between the Glasgow and Aberdeen local lockdowns. At the beginning of March, the coronavirus lockdown flipped our lives upside down, and in August and September, just as we were adjusting to our new reality and appreciating the re-opening of our favourite shops, pubs and restaurants, Aberdeen ...


The eco-art businesses that are making waves in Glasgow

18th September 2020

Art Editor Heather McSwan interviews local designers Gloria Dawson and Pippa Blundell who have successfully created, developed, and marketed their new environmentally sustainable businesses during lockdown. The autumn months see us swapping swimwear for sweatshirts and flip flops for fleeces.  This year, however, there will be one staple in everyone’s winter wardrobe – face masks.&nbs...


11% of Glasgow residents have had sex in public

15th September 2020

Glasgow’s public sex life ranks 15th in the UK. New data has revealed that 11% of Glaswegians have had sex in public. The survey by thortful.com, a greetings card marketplace for independent makers, reports the most promiscuous UK cities and states 15% of Britons have engaged in public sex. The survey was completed in July ...