What's on in the Southside from January 18 onwards

Authors Theresa Talbot and Douglas Skelton will be hosting a writers workshop on February 3Authors Theresa Talbot and Douglas Skelton will be hosting a writers workshop on February 3
Authors Theresa Talbot and Douglas Skelton will be hosting a writers workshop on February 3

Wine Circle

Stamperland Wine Circle welcomes new members who have an interest in understanding more about wine and the enjoyment associated with it.

Club members enjoy tastings, displays by leading distributors and the matching of different wines to certain kinds of food. There will be demonstrations on how to make wine and an opportunity to chat about to making your own very drinkable varieties. The Wine Circle meets the first Thursday of the month between September and May. For more details contact Glyn Jones on 07943435843 or email: [email protected].

Magic of Showbiz

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The Magic of Showbiz meets every Saturday, 12.30-2.45pm at The Edge, Fairweather Hall, Newton Mearns. the session includes drama then dance and also provides support workers. For more details visit www.facebook.com/MagicofShowbiz or email [email protected].

Eastwood Choral Society

Come and join our vibrant mixed voice adult choir. All voices welcome (particularly tenors!) No auditions required. Our repertoire is largely choral and classical. This term we are rehearsing for a Gala opera-based concert to be held in May. Bring a mug for break time tea and biscuits! Park Church, Ravenscliffe Dr, Giffnock 7.30-9.30pm.

Friday, January 18

Raymond MacDonald

Raymond MacDonald brings together a genre busting line up of virtuoso performers, each one a musical superhero in their own right, to present work inspired by Muriel Spark, one of Scotland’s most celebrated writers. At the Glad Cafe from 7.30pm/ Part of Celtic Connections 2019.

Saturday, January 19


Join Dino Martino, Graeme and some of the best singers and entertainers in Barrhead at The Flying Horse for Saturday night Karaoke, from 8pm - Midnight.

Robert Waite

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Felonious Munk is joined by Robert Waite for another evening of soul and Motown at The Rum Shack from 9pm - 1am.

Dinner pop up

Join Sunshine Tea Lounge for their first Dinner Pop-Up of the year at Milk Cafe at 6.30pm.

Sunday, January 20

Family films

Come along to Eastwood Park Theatre for a special screening of some classic family films. This morning its Paddington 2 at 10.30am.

Mirror Visions Ensemble

Pollok House Arts Society presents The Mirror Visions Ensemble, their only UK performance, at House for an Art Lover; 5.30pm.


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One of the most popular events in the Scottish Cyclocross calendar, Rouken Glen Cyclocross (RGCX) returns. The B-race will kick off at 11am / the A-Race at 1pm.

Tuesday, January 22

Quiz night

Get down to The Glad Cafe’s regular quiz night hosted by the man, the legend, Craig Angus. Grab your brainiest pals and get a table. Max teams of 5, £1 per person. From 8pm.

Wednesday, January 23

Dial M For Murder

Join the Giffnock Theatre Players as they take on the and gripping thriller that was made into a classic film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Ray Milland and Grace Kelly.

At Eastwood Park Theatre until Saturday, January 26. 7.30pm each evening; Saturday matinee, 2.30pm.

Heather Leigh

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Heather Leigh plus Sue Tompkins and DJ Richard Youngs play The Glad Cafe from 7.30pm.

Thursday, January 24

Winter stroll

Shake off your winter blues with a mid-week stroll through Rouken Glen Park from 1pm - 3pm. To book please contact Katy on [email protected].

Sunday, February 3

Writing workshop

Journalists and best selling authors Theresa Talbot & Douglas Skelton share their skill on how to create that page-turning novel. Find out how to build realistic characters, make your dialogue leap from the page and find your unique voice as a writer. At Lochinch House, 86 Dumbreck Road from 10-4pm. Email [email protected] to reserve a space.