What's on in the Southside from November 23 onwards


Friday, 23rd 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 or email: [email protected]

Friday, November 23

New with tags event

Cancer Research UK’s Clarkston branch is hosting a ‘New With Tags’ event from 6-9pm. Come along and bag yourself some bargains.

Journey on

Join Acquire as it embarks on a musical journey across the Atlantic, singing through some of musical theatre’s finest songs on the way. At Destiny Hall, Pollokshaws Road. Also on November 24. Get your tickets at www.acquire.org.uk.

Saturday, November 24

Christmas Fayre

Come along to Giffnock Primary Schools Annual Christmas Fair for a fun afternoon in our Christmas Cafe, Santa’s Grotto, Little Elf Craft Workshop, Santa’s Cinema, Christmas Gift Shop and more Festive Fun. Entry - adults £2/children free (pay on door). Help raise as much funds as possible for the school.

We will remember them

Eastwood Choral Society invites you to join them at their concert ‘We Will Remember Them’ at 7pm in Park Church, Giffnock. The concert will be in two parts. The first part will be Remembrance, a tribute to those who served. The choir will sing Schubert: Mass in G and Hayden: Te Deum. The second part will be a celebration of the Armistice, with community singing, poetry and music. Refreshments will be available, along with a small exhibition of personal memorabilia, Christmas stall and lucky dip. Tickets £8 adults and £4 children on the door.

Coffee morning

The 278 BB Annual Coffee Morning takes place from 10am-noon in Netherlee Church Hall. Coffee/tea and hot mince pies included in entry price of £2 for adults and £1 for children. Lots of fun and chat with popular chocolate tombola and stalls including home baking and guess the weight of home made Christmas Cake.

Fundraising morning

Christmas Coffee Morning in aid of Christian Aid and Church Funds from 10am to noon at St Aidan’s Church Old Mearns Road. Baking, gift, book and craft stall with handmade cards and raffle. Cost of entry £2.50 inc tea/coffee mince pies & shortbread. Would you please be able to let me know if you can include.

Christmas Fayre

Carolside Nursery PFA are holding its annual Christmas Fayre from 10am-1pm.


Join Dino Martino and some of the best singers and entertainers in Barrhead at The Flying Horse for karaoke from 8-11.45pm


Saturday night stand-up comedy at The Glad Cafe featuring a packed bill of the best in current Scottish comedy. Top professional acts plus our prime picks of up and coming local stand-up comedy talent. From 7.30pm.

Christmas market

Come along to The Market Place, Barrhead and browse a range of beautiful and affordable crafts, gifts and seasonal goodies from 11-3pm.

Sunday, November 25

Santa Ignace

The internationally acclaimed pianist, who is originally from Latvia, will be performing some of the most famous and beloved compositions of the classical and romantic period at Pollok House at 2pm.

Monday, November 26


Hop aboard a magical carpet and fly to Old Peking in Eastwood Entertainers’ family friendly, funny pantomime - Aladdin.

Join the magic carpet ride that’s full of your favourite songs, dazzling costumes and special panto traditions. Runs until Saturday, December 1.

Monday-Friday – 7.30pm; Saturday evening – 6.30pm; Saturday matinee – 1.30pm.

Tuesday, November 27

Flower club meeting

Members old and new, visitors and those keen to see what a Flower Club offers, please come along to one of the meetings at 7.30pm in the Redhurst Hotel, Giffnock. £5 for non members. For more information, visit www.safas.org.uk/Busby.