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Glasgow’s Yardworks Festival returns with a global line-up of street artists

Glasgow’s Yardworks Festival returns with a global line-up of street artists

The Yardworks Festival, one of Europe’s biggest and best celebrations of urban art and graffiti, is back for its sixth edition at SWG3 in Glasgow. The two-day event, which will take place on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May 2024, will feature some of the world’s most renowned artists, as well as local talent, transforming the Galvanizers Yard into a colourful and creative spectacle. What to expect from Yardworks Festival 2024 Yardworks Festival is a unique opportunity to witness the art of graffiti and street art in action, as artists from around the globe collaborate and create stunning murals, installations,…
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Gaelic TV show makes history with first LGBT+ character

Gaelic TV show makes history with first LGBT+ character

A new milestone for diversity and representation The Gaelic TV show Bannan has made history by introducing the first LGBT+ character in its eighth season. The drama, which is set on the Isle of Skye, follows the lives of a group of friends and family who return to their roots after living in the city. The new character, Eilidh, is played by 23-year-old actress Caitlin MacKenzie, who is also openly bisexual. She said she was honoured to be part of the show and to represent the LGBT+ community in Gaelic media. “I think it’s really important to have representation on…
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The Supernal Sisters: A Paranormal Mystery in Victorian Edinburgh

The Supernal Sisters: A Paranormal Mystery in Victorian Edinburgh

The Scotsman has published the seventh chapter of its new serial, The Supernal Sisters, a historical mystery with a paranormal twist. The serial follows the adventures of Edward Kane, a young advocate who gets involved in a series of mysterious and supernatural events in Edinburgh in the late 19th century. The serial is written by Ian Rankin, the bestselling author of the Inspector Rebus novels. Chapter 7: ‘Almost Like a Real Gentleman’ The seventh chapter of the serial, titled ‘Almost Like a Real Gentleman’, continues the story of Edward Kane and his friend and colleague, Collins, as they investigate the…
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The best festive TV shows to watch this Christmas

The best festive TV shows to watch this Christmas

Christmas is a time to relax, enjoy and celebrate with your loved ones. And what better way to do that than by watching some of the best festive TV shows on offer? Whether you are looking for drama, comedy, romance or adventure, there is something for everyone in this year’s Christmas TV lineup. Here are some of the highlights that you don’t want to miss. Call the Midwife Christmas special One of the most popular and heartwarming shows on British television, Call the Midwife returns for another festive special on BBC One. Set in 1968, the episode follows the nurses…
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Why Pantomime is Still a Magical Theatre Experience in 2023

Why Pantomime is Still a Magical Theatre Experience in 2023

Pantomime, or panto for short, is a form of theatrical entertainment that combines comedy, music, dance, and audience participation. It is usually performed during the Christmas and New Year season, and often features fairy tales or folk stories with a twist. Panto has a long and rich history in Britain, dating back to the 18th century, and has evolved over time to reflect the changing tastes and preferences of the audiences. But what makes panto so appealing and enduring, even in the modern age of digital entertainment and streaming services? Here are some of the reasons why panto is still…
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Why Human Rights Matter for Everyone, Even Celebrities

Why Human Rights Matter for Everyone, Even Celebrities

Human rights are the rights that humans are entitled to, by virtue of being human. They include the rights to life, liberty, equality, and dignity of the individual. These rights are guaranteed by the Constitution of India and the International Covenants on Human Rights, and are enforceable by courts in India. However, some celebrities seem to forget that human rights are for everyone, not just for themselves or their preferred groups. They often make insensitive or ignorant remarks that violate the human rights of others, especially those who belong to marginalized or oppressed communities. In this article, we will look…
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A Magical Journey Through Three Scottish Pantomimes

A Magical Journey Through Three Scottish Pantomimes

The festive season is here and what better way to celebrate than with some fun-filled and hilarious pantomimes? Scotland has a rich tradition of producing original and entertaining shows that appeal to audiences of all ages. Here are some of the best pantomimes that you can catch this year in Scotland. Aladdin at the Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling If you are looking for a magical adventure with a twist, then you will love Aladdin at the Macrobert Arts Centre in Stirling. This pantomime is set in Stirlingshire, where Aladdin is a poor boy who dreams of becoming a prince. He meets a mysterious stranger who offers him a…
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Why Kin is the best Irish crime drama to binge-watch right now

Why Kin is the best Irish crime drama to binge-watch right now

If you are looking for a gripping and gritty crime drama to sink your teeth into, look no further than Kin, the new Irish series that has taken the world by storm. Kin follows the Kinsellas, a fictional Dublin family involved in a brutal gang war with an international cartel. The show boasts a stellar cast of Irish and British actors, a compelling plot, and a realistic portrayal of the dark side of the Irish capital. Here are some reasons why you should watch Kin right now. A family saga with a twist Kin is not your typical crime drama.…
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Edward Kane and the Supernal Sisters: A Historical Mystery with a Paranormal Twist

Edward Kane and the Supernal Sisters: A Historical Mystery with a Paranormal Twist

The Scotsman has published the third chapter of its new serial, Edward Kane and the Supernal Sisters, a historical mystery with a paranormal twist. The serial, written by Ross Macfarlane QC, follows the adventures of a 19th century advocate who is hired to defend three sisters accused of fraud and witchcraft. The Sisters’ Secret In the previous chapters, we learned that Edward Kane, a young and ambitious advocate, was approached by a mysterious woman named Mrs. Sinclair, who offered him a lucrative case. She claimed that her three daughters, known as the Supernal Sisters, were gifted mediums who could communicate…
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Scottish star Brian Cox gifts Lorraine Kelly a painting of herself for her birthday

Scottish star Brian Cox gifts Lorraine Kelly a painting of herself for her birthday

Lorraine Kelly celebrates her 63rd birthday with a surprise from Brian Cox Lorraine Kelly, the popular Scottish TV presenter, was in for a treat on her 63rd birthday when she received a special gift from her fellow countryman and Hollywood actor Brian Cox. The Succession star surprised Kelly with a painting of herself that he had commissioned from a local artist. Kelly was visibly moved by the gesture and thanked Cox for his thoughtfulness. The painting depicts Kelly as a Scottish warrior The painting, which was unveiled on Kelly’s show on Thursday, shows the presenter dressed as a Scottish warrior,…
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