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First bands confirmed!

First bands confirmed!

This year’s Gala is really taking shape and we’re excited to confirm the first few bands for the event. The Dodgy Characters The Dodgy Characters are a piano-boogie, cajun, yeeeeeeee-hah, foot-stompin, arm-twistin’ outfit and have supported the likes of Eddie Reader and Hue and Cry. In their own words: “As well as lucrative protection and […]

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Feel the community spirit!

Feel the community spirit!

We’ve got hold of some fantastic videos of the Gala made by Lee Costigan. Take a look at them below, they can’t fail to give you the community spirit! Music at the Gala Artists on West Bank Quadrant

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Living local. Loving local…10th year!

Living local. Loving local…10th year!

In 2003 local residents held an event called “Bard in the Backcourt”. This subsequently inspired the idea of holding an annual tenement fair which is like a neighbourhood open day. In 2005, the West End Festival arranged for Gibson Street to be closed for the first Gibson Street Gala and from there it has grown […]

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