From Havana to Hyndland - Glasgow's WEST END FESTIVAL

promises to bring the world to the banks of the Kelvin. Whether you want street Shakespeare or a Midsummer

Day's revels, hot jazz or cool club beats, The List takes you through the events day by day. Words: Miles Fielder

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All West End Festival events take place in Glasgow, and the following highlights are listed by date. Tickets from Ticketlink, 0141 287 5511, or in person from the Cottier Theatre. Information on the West End Festival is available on the Internet at www.westendfest.demon.co.uk or by phone on 0141 341 0844. Events are free unless otherwise stated. Listed below is a selection from the full programme which does not include some regular events and open days. Other events at the West End Festival can be found within The List's own film, music, theatre, comedy, clubs, art, and kids’ sections elsewhere in this magazine.


Open Book Hyndland Primary School. 10.30am. Authors Catherine McPhail. Chris Dolan and Des Dillon cover subjects including ‘How I Became A Writer' and ‘Write Your Own Soap Opera‘ in a child-orientated moming.

Museum Of Transport Open Day Museum of Transport. Bunhouse Road. 287 2623. Noon—4pm. See under the bonnet of

classic cars. listen to tales of shipbuilding

on the Clyde and jump aboard a tram. Organ And Trumpet Recital Wellington Church. University Avenue. 1—2pm. £3. Tim Redman. Wellington‘s music director and conductor of The Stirling Orchestra.

' is joined by two of his fellow orchestra members for a recital including music by

Bach. Handel. Stanley and Vivaldi. Glasgow Wind Band Museum of

. Transport. Bunhouse Road. 2.30pm. The

award-winning GWB perform an eclectic programme featuring the music of John Williams (Star Wars. ET). The Beatles

5 and the James Bond films.

Alma Flamenca Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £1 1 (£9). See photo caption.

Jubilee 2000 - Breaking The Chains Of Debt The Tryst. Cresswell Street. 339 l588. 8pm. Donations welcome. Poetry. music and guest speakers in solidarity

Q with the Jubilee 2000 bid to cancel Third

World debt. The Liveliest Night Of The Year Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

3 8pm. £17.50. See photo caption.

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Revel without a pause: the party mood hits Glasgow, with performances by 4 Hero (far right) and Liz lochhead (bottom middle)

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Classic Cars Botanic Gardens. Queen Margaret Drive. 1 lam—4pm. Thirty

classic cars in a wonderful setting.

Motors include a Ferrari. MG. Bentley. Maserati and. of course. the Jag.

Coffee Concert The Stakis Grosvenor Hotel. Great Western Road. 339 88] l. Noon—1pm (coffee from I lam). £5.50 (£5). Glasgow-based singers Lynne Harvey Allan (soprano) and Lewis Allan (baritone) are accompanied by Graeme McNaught on piano to perform selections including

Mozart's [imitate Jabilatc. Mendelssohn's Eli all and Bach's Peasant Cantata.

Friends Of Glasgow West Board coach f at Botanic Gardens. Queen Margaret

1 Drive. 2—4.3()pm. £l() (from John

Smith‘s. Byres Road). First in a series of celebrations of the expanding city population‘s migration westward. is a bus

tour through Blythswood and Anniesland.

Kelvingrove Organ Recital Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum. 33l 1854. 2.30—4pm. Visitors are free to explore the museum to the majestic sounds of organist Nigel Groome. Festival Evensong St Mary‘s Episcopal

' Cathedral. Great Western Road. 339

6691. 6.30pm. Choral service sung by the Cathedral choir with director Fridrik Walker.

Le Trio ‘Bis' Kibble Palace. Botanic Gardens. 7.30pm. Programme of music and theatre featuring old Russian Gypsy.

Hungarian and Yiddish folk songs. So not the ‘Kandy Pop‘ lot. then.

Alma Flamenca Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £1 1 (£9). See photo caption.


Violin And Piano Recital Wellington Church Hall. University Avenue. 1—2pm. Donations at door. Long-standing mother and daughter partnership Andrea and Elizabeth Jacobs play Beethoven’s Spring Sonata 0;) 24. Debussy's Sonata in Bflat major. Ravel's th'gane and Tchaikovsky's Valsa Scherzo.

Lee Hurst 7pm and 9pm. Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Road. 357 3868. See preview in Comedy listings. page '.".’.

Ashton Lane Events Brel. 9pm. Viv Gee hosts a performance poetry/spoken word spectacular with Mick Parkin and Paul Welsh. and featuring music frotn Gordon Graham and Beetroot Bistro.