What’s On (Oct 2-9)

1950 Glasgow-set film Madeleine is showing at Pollok Park, with a feast to match ' part of the Southside Film Fest
1950 Glasgow-set film Madeleine is showing at Pollok Park, with a feast to match ' part of the Southside Film Fest

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FRIDAY OCTOBER 2

BATS are Brilliant - so say the Dams to Darnley countryside rangers. Find out why from 6.15-8.15pm, meeting at the Balgray Reservoir car park. Booking

required on 577 4053. Wear suitable clothing and please bring a torch.

MUSIC at Lebowskis Pop Up on Nithsdale Road. Shoot The Craw are playing tonight - also playing The Clockwork Beer Co on October 30.

DANCE and music extravaganza at Eastwood Park. East Meets West is on from 8pm, in aid of Alzheimer Scotland, and will include cultural offerings from Scotland, Egypt, India and Japan, songs from Miss Saigon accompanied by bagpipes and more. Tickets are £12.50, available from 577 4956.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 3

JUMBLE sale held by the 28th Glasgow (Giffnock) Scout group. Takes place at the Scout Hall, Arthurlie Drive, from 11am. Bric-a-brac, jewellery, lamps, books, toys and more to be had, and admission is £1.

COFFEE morning at St Aidan’s in Clarkston. Get a head start on your Christmas shopping from 10am-noon - entry £2.

ARTIST exhibition and sale at Greenbank Garden. Today and tomorrow, local artist Janet Forry’s work is avaible - entry free, call 616 5126 for more info.

EVENING of entertainment courtesy of The Magic Drifters at Giffnock North Social Club. 7.45pm until late and tickets are £10, available from 07790085048.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 4

BLOW Your Own Trumpet at the Waverley Tearoom. Acoustic session on the first Sunday of every month, 3-7pm. You play, you don’t pay - bring along an instrument or sing and you’ll get a free brunch in return. Call 0845 659 5903 or email tearooms@g1group.com to book a spot.

TUESDAY OCTOBER 6

FILM screening of Bikes vs Cars at the Bank Cafe in Neilston. 7-9pm and entry is £2 minimum donation. Call 07907628352 for more info.

MEARNS History Group meets at Fairweather Hall from 7.30pm. Annual membership £10, visitors to individual meetings £2. Tonight: Mark Nixon on Renfrewshire and the 1884 Franchise Agitation.

THEATRE at Eastwood Park as the Theatre Guild return with Sweet Charity. 7.30pm every night until Saturday, plus 2.30pm Sat mat. Tickets £14.50-£16.50 from 577 4956.

THURSDAY OCTOBER 8

SOUTHSIDE Film Festival opening reception, including a talk on the Lost Cinemas of Glasgow exhibition at The Glad Cafe. 7pm for the talk, followed by local film archive screening at 8pm. Free event, first come first served - see www.southsidefilm.co.uk for details of the weekend-long fest (runs until Sunday).

FRIDAY OCTOBER 9

FRENCH food and a screening of Madeleine (1950) - on one of Glasgow’s most notorious murders - at Pollok House. Part of the Southside Film Festival programme. Doors 6.30pm for a 7pm meal and 8.30 screening - tickets are £30.

QUEENS Park Camera Club does its bit for the film festival with a screening of Finding Vivian Maier, a documentary on the mysterious nanny counted (posthumously) as one of the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Doors 7.30pm and tickets are £6/£5 conc.

TEENAGERS from the southside make up Plantation Productions’ Create Crew, and they present Much Ado About Govan - a Shakespearean tale with a modern twist - at the Kinning Park Complex. Doors 7.30pm, film 8pm and DJs/live music from 9pm. Free event suitable for all ages.

For more East Ren events, visit What’s On East Renfrewshire, or see WOW247 Glasgow for entertainment news and all that’s going on in the city.