What’s on in the Southside from March 1 onwards


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Wine Circle

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

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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 at 7.30pm at Clarkston Halls between September and May. For more details contact Glyn Jones on 07943435843 or email: [email protected]

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    Magic of Showbiz

    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. Monday evenings, 7.30-9.30, Park Church, Ravenscliffe Dr, Giffnock. For further information contact Gill Bain on [email protected]

    Beat the Street

    Beat the Street is a fun, free game that will see the towns of Barrhead and Newton Mearns transformed into a giant game! See how far you can walk, cycle and run in just six weeks! Join online at beatthestreet.me/barrheadnewtonmearns. Runs until March 29.

    Friday, March 1

    The Cellar takeover

    Two chefs with over 20 years experience will be taking over the kitchen for the evening and creating a four-course, classic French Bistro style menu. Ticket price includes a welcome fizz and there will be the option to pair wine with your meal to match. Expect to find a small menu of French classics. At The Cellar, Clarkston Road, from 6pm.

    Jumble sale

    The 29th Glasgow Scout Group will be holding its annual Jumble Sale and Nearly New Clothes Sale on Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2. At the 29th Glasgow Scout Group, Mossgiel Road; Friday (7-9pm); Saturday (10-1pm).

    Group Listening

    Stephen Black and Paul Jones, AKA Group Listening, play the Glad Cafe from 7.30pm.

    ABBA Forever

    Dynamic non-stop choreography, stunning visuals, top class musicianship and an all live performance ensures that the Tribute to ABBA Forever show captivates audiences from the opening refrain to the final singalong chorus of this two-hour spectacular.

    Saturday, March 2


    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.

    Rod Stewart tribute

    Don’t miss Scotland’s top Rod Stewart tribute act, James Frew performing all of Rod’s classics at Mearns Castle Golf Academy from 7.30pm.

    Pub Quiz

    Join the Uplawmoor Hotel as we join other pubs, clubs and bars across the UK for the fourth annual World’s Biggest Pub Quiz, and help raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. From 9pm.


    Catch RIKA, an up and coming young musician from Glasgow, live at The Old House Inn, Neilston, from 7-9pm.

    Coffee morning

    Coffee Morning, 10am-noon at Newton Mearns Parish Church hosted by the 79th Glasgow Company Boys’ Brigade. All the usual stalls. We look forward to seeing you there.

    Sam Lewis

    Sam Lewis and Jake Morrell play the Glad Cafe from 7.30pm.


    Govan Ceilidh at the iconic McLeod Hall with the Charlie Kirkpatrick Ceilidh Band. introducing the Govan Men’s Samba Band. An event for the whole family, not to be missed. At the Pierce Institute from 6.30pm until 9pm.

    Sunday, March 3

    Little Gift

    Told with exquisite puppetry, original music and a whole lot of heart, Little Gift is a brand-new tale from multi award-winners M6 Theatre and Andy Manley. Catch it at Eastwood Park Theatre, 1pm and 4pm.

    Open mic night

    The Glad cafe’s ever-popular open mic night hosted by The Bucks! From 7.30pm.

    Monday, March 4

    Electrifying Mr Johnston

    The Electrifying Mr Johnston, at Eastwood Park Theatre, is a new play about one of Scotland’s great unsung heroes, Tom Johnston, who brought hydroelectric power to the Highlands & Islands. At 7.30pm.

    Tuesday, March 5

    The Browning Version

    Rapture, Scotland’s premier touring theatre company presents The Browning Version, a timeless masterpiece of love and regret and the human capacity for change. At Eastwood Park Theatre at midday.

    Wednesday, March 6

    Goll Gappy

    A full musical and stage play with comedians, famous stars from Pakistan and dancing queens including Kiran Noor, Laiba and Nimra Ch. Also including Kings of Comedy. At Eastwood Park Theatre, 8.30pm.

    Live Music

    Every Wednesday catch some live music featuring different musicians and sounds at Bar BIBI & Dimora Restaurant, Newton Mearns from 7pm until late.

    Film Club

    Join the Clad cafe for a £5 film club night where the Cafe will be screening Spike Lee’s provocative drama, Blackkklansman. From 7,30pm.

    Watch Closely

    Love magic? Following a sell-out run at The Southside Fringe, “Scottish Close-up Magician of the Year” and Magic Circle member Billy Reid returns to The Bungo each month to perform Watch Clesley for your entertainment and wonderment...At The Bungo, Nithsdale Road from 8-9pm.

    Thursday, March 7

    Thinking Allowed

    Orchardhill Church’s series of Thinking Allowed talks and lectures continues with ‘A revolutionary movement? Saving the Kirk’. At Orchardhill Parish Church, Giffnock; 7.30pm for a 8pm start.

    Quiz night

    Get your friends together and get your thinking caps on for the weekly Pub Quiz Night at Loks Bar and Kitchen from 8pm.

    Friday, March 8

    Gin tasting

    Taste a selection of our favourite Gins with some tasty Italian bites to wash them down at Bar BIBI’s Gin Tasting event from 8pm.


    Join Dino Martino, Graeme and some of the best singers and entertainers in Barrhead at The Kelburn Bar from 8pm.

    Des McLean & Gary Little

    Multi-award winning comics Gary Little and Des McLean bring their 2019 stand up tour to Eastwood Park theatre for one night only from 7.30pm.

    Saturday, March 9

    Saturday talk

    The Friends of Greenbank Garden March Saturday Talk will take place at 2pm in the Coach House at Greenbank. The speaker, Richard Williams, NTS General Manager, Glasgow and West, will discuss “National Trust: conservation, access and relevance in the 21st century”.

    Tickets £5 (including refreshments) available from Greenbank shop.