What’s on (May 21-28)

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Thursday May 21

IMAGINE reading your teenage diary now, to an audience, for laughs. That’s just what these poor unfortunate souls are doing in Pure Riddy, a Southside Fringe event at The Bungo from 7pm. £5/£2 entry.

POLITICS, songs and dance at Govanhill Baths as Fatima Uygun, Colin Poole and Jim Monaghan tell the story of the Matchgirls’ Strike of 1888 - with music by Gavin Livingstone. Stike a Light runs until Saturday, 7.30pm, and tickets are £7-£10. Part of the Southside Fringe.

RUNWAY Theatre Company presents Evita - running until Saturday at Eastwood Park Theatre. 7.30pm each evening plus 2.30pm Sat mat. Tickets £12-£15 from 577 4956.

FRINGE Feast, mark two. Fill your boots at another Southside Fringe event at the Pudding Lane Cafe from 7.30-10.30pm. £15pp and BYOB along with entertainment from southside talent Old Bohemia. Booking essential - www.southsidefringe.org.uk.

STAND up, stories and anecdotes from Harry the Polis - a bobby with 30 years on the beat to draw upon. Today and tomorrow and May 28-29 at Skinny Malinky’s. Three course meal and show for £25 - call 644 0373 for more info.

A STUDY in evil at the Citz with Into That Darkness, on SS-Obersturmführer Franz Stangl, who oversaw the deaths of one million people in Nazi extermination camps. Runs until May 30, 7.30pm plus 2.30pm Sat mats. Tickets £15 (concession available) from 429 0022.

Friday May 22

CATS Protection Giffnock and District Branch are on the fundraising trail again with a 1950s and 60s fancy dress disco. 7pm-midnight at the Redhurst Hotel. Tickets are £6 from 638 5110 and the night will include a tombola and prizes for the best costumes - as well as raising money for cats and kittens in need.

RACE night, courtesy of Arthurlie Youth Football Clubs 2008s. Fundraising event followed by a disco and raffle, running 7pm-midnight. Entry £5, including buffet - for tickets, email [email protected]

Saturday May 23

GOVANHILL People’s History Listening Trail kicks off from Govanhill Baths at 10am. Free event as part of the Southside Fringe. Suitable for ages nine and up. Call 07727015703 for more info.

CONSERVATION volunteers taster session at Rouken Glen Park. 10am-3pm for anyone interested in improving local green spaces. Booking required on 638 4121 or [email protected]

BRAIDHOLM 7s returns for a sixth year. 11am-6pm at Braidholm - tickets £6 adult, £4 concession and free for under 12s.

GET ready for summer with Orchardhill in Bloom. 1-4pm at Orchardhill Parish Church. Entry £2.50 for adults, £1 for children. Includes plant sale, garden advice, tools and produce and activities for the kids.

Sunday May 24

GRAND finale time for the Southside Fringe. 4pm till late at Govanhill Baths. Tickets £10 for top Fringe performers, fire eating and a MyBiltong BBQ. Head to the Southside Fringe website for more info.

Monday May 25

BUILD a covert one-man hideout or luxury family hut at Whitelee Windfarm’s workshop on dens. Noon-4pm and free to join in the family fun, but booking is essential on 614 0962 or [email protected] Dress for the weather - waterproofs included!

Tuesday May 26

SINGING, dancing and a beach party, all at...Eastwood Park? It could only be Summer Holiday, courtesy of Quite Contrary Theatre Co. The show runs until Saturday - 7.30pm every night except Friday (8pm instead) plus a Fri mat of 4.30pm (singalong) and Sat mats of 11am (singalong) and 2.30pm. Tickets are £10-£15 from 577 4956.

Wednesday May 27

MEET bestselling author Caro Ramsay at Primavera Newton Mearns for the launch of Tears of Angels. 7-8.30pm, the Waterstones event is free, but booking is advised on 616 3933.

For more events, visit www.whatsonglasgow.co.uk or www.whatsoneastrenfrewshire.co.uk.

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