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Former fish market is plaice to be for film fans

THE historic former home of Glasgow's fish market is being turned into a pop-up cinema and cafe for the city's film festival next year.

The Briggait will host four films - Goodfellas, Withnail & I, Ratatouille and When Harry Met Sally - and dinner will be served to the audience during the Glasgow Film Festival in February.

The premises, which housed the fish market for more than 100 years, have been turned into artists studios and will temporarily be transformed with a big screen and a street-food cafe.

Allison Gardner, co-ordinator of the Glasgow Film Festival, said: "We are dedicated to creating unique new cinema experiences for our audience and this is certainly a new take on the hackneyed, date-standard dinner and a movie.

"Watching a film like Ratatouille, which is all about the joy of food, while surrounded by cooking smells - and, more importantly, eating a wonderful meal - will add a new dimension to the experience."

The events, organised by the festival and Street Food Cartel, will be held from February 21 to 23.

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