SCA Events - Glasgow

Glasgow branch programme, 2016-17

Below are the meetings of the 2016-17 programme for the Glasgow Branch of the SCA. All SCA members and friends are very welcome, and we look forward to seeing you.

Glasgow Branch meetings are usually held on the last Tuesday of each month in the Garnethill Multicultural Centre (GMC), 21 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RE. Doors open at 7.00pm, tea and biscuits are served from 7.15 pm (cost £1) with talks commencing at 7.30 pm. Events are free to SCA members and £1.50 (£1.00 concession) to non-members.

Tuesday 27th September 

Some Small Observations in Big China:     Jim Thomson.

Jim is a past Chairman of Ricefield Chinese Arts and Culture Centre and has a long-term interest in China and its culture. He now spends several months every year in China and it his observations while he is there that gives him the material for his short stories. These stories or sketches highlight the some of the basic differences in our respective cultures and will offer insight and humour to our evening together. The style of the evening is informal with the opportunity for questions and discussions at the end of each observation.

Tuesday Tuesday 25th October 2016.

Ian Cameron will give an illustrated presentation on his visit to Taiwan earlier this year.

Tuesday 29th November 2016

Two Hovercraft, a Ball and an Invitation, Dr David Vernon's observations over ten years of visits to Denke, Sichuan, a Tibetan and staunchly Buddhist area. David will make an illustrated presentation about his recent visit to Sichuan Province and the project he is assisting with there.

Tuesday 13th December 2016.

A dinner to be arranged at a central Glasgow restaurant

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 (note change of date)

A talk on “Art in China” by Roy Petrie, artist and SCA member.

All dates are subject to confirmation, so please check this website regularly for updates and changes to the programme. Notifications are also sent out via Yahoo mailings. To sign up to receive them, contact (see here) to be updated on events in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

GLASGOW BRANCH AGM, Tuesday 25th April

The AGM of the Glasgow Branch will be held on Tuesday 25 April at the Garnethill Multicultural Centre, 21 Rose Street, Garnethill, Glasgow G3 6RE. Doors open at 7pm tea and biscuits (cost £1) The meeting will start at 7.30 prompt. After the AGM, there will be an Erhu (two-string 'violin') recital by Tao Fu. All are welcome.