The cafe plays host to a wide variety of events and is used for exhibitions, workshops, discussion groups, book launches and frequently as an informal meeting space. Please submit your proposal below if you would like to hold an event at the cafe, and we will get back to you shortly.
Upcoming Events 2017
Open Mic Night
*now running the FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH
Friday 1st September, 6.30-10pm
Come on down and join us for an eclectic evening of music, poetry and performance and support the café and local talented musicians! Stone baked pizza from £5 and BYOB: corkage £3. Come early to ensure a spot if you would like to perform! All welcome.
Blether Friendship Club
Weekly Mondays: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th September, 6-8pm
The idea of this is simple – to provide a safe space for people of different backgrounds and nationalities to meet each other.
We are a diverse group of people with a lot in common, and so Blether Friendship Club is a space for people who are new to the city, and people who have always lived here, to:
If you’d like more information, please get in touch – email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Hope to see you there.
Hannah Van Hove & Shirley Gillan
Thursday 14th September, 6.30-8.30pm
Friendly and welcoming meet-up run by and for community members, inclusive for all identities. Rainbow Spoon aims to provide a space for folks to meet new people, feel safe, have a cup of tea and relax. Visit lgbthealth.org.uk or call 0141 271 2330
Take One Action Film Festival Events:
Food Waste Community Dinner with The Real Junk Food Project and A Menu For Change - Friday 15th Sept, 6-7:30pm
Syrian Supper hosted by Kueche -
Saturday 16th Sept, 6:30-8:30pm
The Glasgow Collective
Tuesday 19th September, 7-9pm
A gathering of musicians, singers, and writers, meeting with the aim of sharing our music in a safe and creative space and creating a supportive network. All are welcome to watch and/or participate, tea/coffee/cake available by donation.
Contact Bethany; email@example.com
‘Reading Talking Performance’
Wednesday 20th September, 6.30-8.30pm
This is an informal reading group focused on looking at texts relating directly and indirectly to contemporary performance and dance practices. Meeting every two months between Edinburgh and Glasgow, the aim of the group is create a forum for discussion of ideas, concepts, politics and theories about performance.
Missing Maps Mapathon
Tuesday 26th September, 6pm - 8:30pm
The Missing Maps project helps Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders and other NGOs by creating maps of some of the world's most vulnerable communities, providing a vital resource for their on-the-ground staff as well as local people.
Missing Maps mapathons are open and accessible to everyone. You can come and learn how to create maps and contribute to a global mapping project, OpenStreetMap. All you need is a laptop, some spare time and enthusiasm, and you can take part in humanitarian work from Glasgow.
Tea and Coffee by donation/ vegan meals available on the night.
To book tickets click here
Express Yourself Poetry Night
Friday 25th August, 7-10pm
Tell It Slant's Express Yourself! is here again with another wonderful night, showcasing the best of our Scottish poetry scene.
As usual, this is a free event with support from the poets and volunteers, to raise money for the poetry bookshop. BYOB £3. There is also a raffle.
This event is open to everyone and as it's called Express Yourself, that is exactly what we want you to do; there are no taboo subjects here.
If you wish to perform at a future event please email Carla Woodburn
Language Hub Pop-Up Event
All day Saturday 30th September 2017
Modern language taster sessions and multi-lingual book readings available in the café all day – drop in!