Naw Much of a Talker


  Many have tried and failed to write in Scots, what made Donald McLaughlin’s task harder was working from a Swiss manuscript. Having adapted Pedro Lenz’s novel Naw Much of a Talker to our native tongue, the pair are coming together to describe the challenge, at Glasgow’s Centre for the Contemporary Arts. Starting at 7pm on August 13, the More...

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By Hard-Copy On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013


  By Julie Shennan If you have been watching BBC run up to the Commonwealth Games then might you might have noticed a Samba band jazzing outside Buchanan Galleries. Who are these guys and what were they doing More...

By pettigrew On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Is Glasgow Shit?

  When you’re born and raised in a city, you can’t be anything but biased towards it. However, a friend of mine recently pulled my love affair with Glasgow into question. The friend in question More...

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By HardCopy On Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Hard-Copy guide to drinking for free.

Wanky Disclaimer: if you’re offended by the word wanky you shouldn’t be reading this. On Monday 29 April, 5,000 Britons will be challenging themselves to live on £1 a day for five days, as part of a More...

By Hard-Copy On Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Actions of Longevity

By Julie Shennan   If you think modern art is confined to galleries, then WASPS studios are out to prove you wrong; as it showcases Actions of Longevity in the Briggait. A Grade A listed building, dating back More...

Thatch is Dead
By HardCopy On Friday, July 19th, 2013

The George Square Thatcher Death Party

  About an hour after the news broke of Thatcher’s death a Facebook group was formed calling for a ‘Thatcher death party in George Square.   This was the seen at 6:00 pm, the proposed time More...

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By HardCopy On Thursday, July 18th, 2013

The Hard-Copy Guide to Ramadan

  For more than 30,000 Muslims in Glasgow, it’s that time of year again. One month of fasting, praying and increased spirituality. A yearly tradition that serves as the precursor to one of the biggest religious More...

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By Hard-Copy On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Merchant City Festival

  By Laura Maxwell What is there to do in  a Glasgow summer? Park, garden, beer garden, all the while taking a brolly with you? For those tired of begging a tan, there is the possibility for a less delusional, fun-packed More...

By Hard-Copy On Monday, July 1st, 2013

Lasting Impressions

  To escape from the muggy Scottish summer, let the Burrell collection float you off to France with its Masters of Impressionism. Featuring over 30 works from the likes of Cezanne, Sisely and Renoir; the exhibition More...

By Hard-Copy On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

All the Little Guns Went Bang Bang

  If you’ve had one too many chick lits this summer and need a palate cleanser, then pick up All the Little Guns Went Bang Bang. Debut novel of Herald journalist, Neil Mackay, the dark fiction is enriched More...