What's on in the Southside from November 16 onwards


Friday, 16th November 2018, 3:00 pm

Choral Society

Come and join the vibrant mixed voice adult choir of the Eastwood Choral Society . All voices welcome. No auditions required. The repertoire is largely choral and classical, with concerts twice a year. Bring a mug for break time tea and biscuits! Park Church, Ravenscliffe Dr, Giffnock 7.30-9.30pm; every Monday until December 3. For further information contact Gill Bain on [email protected]

Wine Circle

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

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 Cicrle then meets the first Thursday of the month between September and May.For more details contact: Glyn Jones on 07943435843. Email: [email protected]

Table Tennis Club

Table Tennis club meets every Tuesday at Giffnock and Newlands Synagogue, Fenwick Road in Giffnock. For more details, contact David Moorin on 0141 638 5397.

Today (Friday, November 16)


Join Dino Martino and some of the best singers and entertainers in Barrhead at The Kelburn Bar for karaoke from 8-midnight.

Art exhibition and sale

The Eastwood Macmillan Committee is holding an Art Show and Sale featuring work by both professional and amateur artists at Whitecraigs Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, Giffnock from 11-5pm. Runs until November 18

Magical ball

Waterstones Newton Mearns is hosting a night of spellbinding fun and the launch of the latest book in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them series, The Crimes of Grindelwald. At the PrimaVera Bistro from 7 - 8:30pm.


Venture Scotland is hosting a spectacular night of live music to raise funds that will allow 24 of the most disadvantaged young people from both Glasgow and Edinburgh to access life changing SQA accredited ‘Etive Award’ personal development programme. At The Glad cafe. Doors Open at 6.30pm First Band (Troubadour) on stage at 7.15pm.

Saturday, November 17

Winter extravaganza

A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas, the annual Winter extravaganza returns to Clarkston Hall; 12 - 6.30pm. Expect all the usual fun of the day with live music, pony rides, the Santa Express train, a huge firework finale and of course a visit from the man himself in his Grotto –and part of the Big Santa Parade.

Charity Fayre

Bloodwise Glasgow Branch are hosting a Christmas Fayre at United Reformed Church, Giffnock from 11-2pm.

Dinosaur Detectives

Join Mess Around Glasgow South for Dinosaur Detectives, at Maccabi Centre, Giffnock; 10.30am - 11.30am.

The Big Quiz Night

Newton Mearns Parish Church is just one of many churches around the country staging a quiz night tonight in aid of Tearfund. We look forward to seeing you, 7.30pm.

Male Voice Choir

Father’s Song, a Male Voice Choir featuring over 30 men from churches around Glasgow, perform at Thornliebank Parish Church at 7.30pm.

Sunday, November 18

Christmas fair

Christmas fair at Greenbank, Clarkston. Craft fair, stalls, raffle, scratchy noises, Christmas teas and face painting.Admission free.

Celebration time

An invitation is extended to all readers and friends in the community to join Williamwood Parish Church for the Guild’s 80th Anniversary Celebrations from 7pm. Entertainment will be provided by the Caledonian Fiddle Orchestra. Refreshments will be served at the Interval. Donation Programmes will be available at the door.

Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions at Eastwood Park Theatre are a full programme of taster arts, crafts and drama workshops for adults. Today’s session is on abstract painting. At Eastwood Park Theatre at 12.30pm.

Clothing Sale

The 53rd Wizo New and Nearly New Clothing Sale at Pollokshields Burgh Hall, 70 Glencairn Drive, Maxwell Park; 1- 4pm (Monday, November 19; 10- 4pm) Don’t miss the opportunity to buy designer wear and high quality clothing for ladies and men including larger sizes, hats, bags and shoes. Coffee shop available with homemade soup, rolls and baking.

Monday, November 19

Lunch Break

Lunch Break returns for one week only to celebrate Guild Week. Home made soup, sandwiches and cakes all for £3.50. Newton Mearns Parish Church, 12 - 1.30pm.