Mental health festival returns

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REALITY is the under the frame at Eastwood Park Theatre next month for the East Renfrewshire Mental Health Arts and Film Festival (MHAAFF).

Tickets are now available for the fest, which runs October 1-26, the aim being to celebrate mental wellbeing through the arts.

Councillor Alan Lafferty, health and social work convener, said: “Mental health is an issue that affects everyone in our community.

“The film and arts festival is a positive and engaging way to deliver serious messages to our residents.”

There are stage shows at Eastwood Park on October 18 (Tiger Tale) and October 31 (Couldn’t Care Less), as well as events running at Barrhead Health and Social Care Centre and an official launch on Pulse FM, on October 7.

For full event info and tickets, visit www.mhfestival.com.