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Raising the roof at The Olympia, Glasgow

The Olympia Theatre in Glasgow's East End attracted its biggest audience in decades when its original roof dome, fully restored, was lifted back into place last week.  The old variety theatre was used for many years as a cinema, bingo hall and furniture shop before being damaged by fire in 2004. It is now being returned to its former magnificence in a £10 million project led by Clyde Gateway as part of a wi ...

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My neighbourhood: Queen's Park, Glasgow

by Alannah O'Sullivan Top notch coffee shops, delis, art shops, florists, supermarkets, farmers’ markets, parks, kindergartens, schools, libraries, hospitals, churches, art galleries and theatres – all within walking distance of where I live. Is this Paris? New York? London? No, it’s that well-kept secret - Queen’s Park in Glasgow’s South Side. From my front door, I stroll ...

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