Byres Road Spring Celebration

We are very excited to be announcing our first event of the year, the Byres Road Spring Celebration. We have teamed up with many of the businesses in the area, and are offering family-friendly activities alongside special offers in many of the shops and restaurants....
Another side of comics

Another side of comics

Did you know that the first ever comic was published in Glasgow? Neither did I, but in the latest exhibition at the Hunterian Art Gallery, visitors get a chance to explore a different form of art than you would normally find in a gallery. Comic Invention opened last...

Cake indulgence in the vintage tea room

I’d already lived in the West End for a couple of years when I first stumbled upon The Cup & Saucer vintage tea room. Located upstairs in De Courcy’s Arcade, it’s a hidden gem with a loyal customer following. Samantha runs the tea room with the help of her husband...

CCW: bringing countrywear to Byres Road

When CCW decided to open a Glasgow store, they didn’t want a city centre location. Instead, they choose to come to the West End, opening their latest branch on Byres Road last year. Founded in 1985 by husband and wife Liz and Bill Geddes, the first CCW opened in...

5 Byres Road landmarks

If you’re a West Ender, you’ll be used to walking past beautiful buildings on a daily basis. Oran Mor at the top of the street is hard to miss, but did you know the history of these 5 Byres Road landmarks? Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church Modelled on the...