What’s On (Aug 20-27)

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Thursday August 20

STEP into the magical world of In the Night Garden in the middle of Queen’s Park. Shows running throughout the day (times vary) at the purpose-built Showdome. Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka brought to life with costumes, puppets, music and more until September 19. For more info see www.nightgardenlive.com.

MUSIC on the Lawn at The Hidden Gardens. Live performances from leading instrumentalists and ensembles in an outdoor, summer setting. The focus is on world music and bringing the colours and smells of the garden alive. 6-7pm tonight and 1-2pm on Sunday, September 13. Call 433 2722 for more info.

SELLOUT show Touching Cloth returns to The Shed. TRAM Direct presents its hit Southside Fringe show at 7.30pm, tickets £8 from 637 0778. Set in the 1980s in the Glasgow shipyards, the show follows John, Paul, George and Shug as they philosophise about life waiting in line for the loo.

QUIZ night at Loks Bar and Kitchen. Get your friends together and thinking caps on - free to enter, 8pm start.

Saturday August 22

CLARKSTON Farmers Market returns to Clarkston Hall, 9am-1pm. Fresh produce from up to 25 stalls.

OPEN day at the New Victoria Gardens. Prize-winning flowers and veg on display. The allotment holders will be running a tea room as well with a fine selection of home baking to tempt your taste buds. 2-5pm and also features an art exhibition.

VINTAGE emporium Beautiful Cosmos has moved to The Art Village, with a weekly Hoo Haa and Extravaganza on every Saturday, 10am-6pm. Clothes, live bands, the occasional film and the promise of canapes are afoot following last week’s big re-opening.

PRIDE Glasgow - Scotland’s largest LGBT festival - is on at Glasgow Green today and tomorrow. Noon until 8pm and tickets from £8. Acts include Texas, Union J, Katrina Leskanich, Heather Peace, George Bowie, Big Angie and Deano Monsoon, as well as funfair, community stage and more. See www.pride.scot for more info.

TOUGH Mutts at Dams to Darnley Country Park. Assault course for dogs running 1-3pm - back by popular demand and dogs are even allowed to bring their owners. Registration closes at 1.15pm - wear suitable clothing. Call 577 4053 or 577 4054 for more info.

SUMMER fair at Park Church halls and gardens, 1.30-4.30pm. Entry £2 for adults, £1 for children - includes light refreshments. Tea room, games from Top Gear Scaletrix to hook-a duck and crafts, gardening, facepainting and more. Tickets available in advance from church members, or on the door.

LEARN about beekeeping at Greenbank Garden. 2-3pm for a session with Plan Bee’s Warren Bader on the ins and outs of keeping live bees. Local honey to taste and buy too. Ticket price included in the cost of admission to Greenbank House and Garden - call 616 5126 for more info.

Sunday August 23

ANTIQUE, vintage and collectors fair at Bellahouston Leisure Centre. Scotfairs is on 10am-4pm with thousands of affordable items from pottery to jewellery, pictures, prints, books collectors items and more. Entry £1.50 for adults, accompanied children free. Interested in a stand? call 01764 654555/654340.

SECRET Sunday Cinema Club at Scotland Street School Museum. 11.30am and 2pm for a family favourite film in The Corky - free entry.

Tuesday August 25

OPEN rehearsals for The City of Glasgow Chorus. 7.20pm today, September 1 and September 8 at Strathclyde University, open to any potential new members. For more info, visit www.cityofglasgowchorus.org.

Thursday August 27

STORYTELLING at The Bungo Lo with The Village Storytelling Centre. Sangs an’ Clatter is on from 8pm (doors 7.30) and entry is £4 advance, £5 on the door. This month’s line up includes Ruth Kirkpatrick, Naomi O’Kelly and Daniel Serridge. Call 882 3025 for more info.

For more events, visit What’s On East Ren or WOW247 Glasgow.