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THURSDAY DECEMBER 31
HOGMANAY - time for those first footers!
JANUARY marks a last chance to catch the Turner Prize Exhibition at Tramway. The Pollokshields venue hosts an installation by winning collective Assemble, and the other shortlisted entries, until January 17. Entry is free - for more info, call 08453303501.
STILL feeling festive? Head to the Pavilion for more panto fun. Santa Claus is Coming to Town runs until January 17 - for more info, call 332 1846.
AND there’s more panto fun at the King’s Theatre. Catch the classic show Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (the fairest panto of them all) until January 10. For more info, head to www.atgtickets.com.
ROCK and roll into 2016 at The Hard Rock Cafe’s family friendly Hogmanay celebrations. 7pm-1am for welcome drink, three courses and a buffet for little ones. £29.95 entry, £15 for children under 12. Call 353 8790 for more info.
DINNER dance at the House for an Art Lover. Bring in the bells at the southside attraction from 7pm, starting with champagne and canapes, followed by a four course meal, live ceilidh band and a lone piper playing at midnight (carriages at 1am). £75 per person - call 353 4775.
CELEBRATE the new year at Loks Bar and Kitchen with The Jack Dames Band. Dinner dance kicks off at 7pm for 7.30pm, and finishes at 2am. Black tie, with a glass of bubbly on arrival, four course meal and a bit of ceilidh, followed by a piper for the bells and DJ for the wee hours. £60 per person - call 632 5727.
BURLESQUE at Club Noir’s annual Hogmanay show. 9pm-4am at the Classic Grand for pin ups, cabaret, DJs playing vintage, modern and ceilidh music. Tickets £22 and dress up encouraged - no jeans or trainers.
FRIDAY JANUARY 1
HAPPY New Year - and here’s to a happy, healthy and prosperous 2016 for all our readers across Glasgow and East Renfrewshire.
MONDAY JANUARY 4
COMPUTER classes start up at Glasgow libraries. Getting Started computer classes will be on offer in libraries across the city, with morning, afternoons and evenings available until December 31, 2016. Free five week courses including basic skills with mouse and keyboard, basic internet use, improving internet skills, email and using a tablet/iPad.
TUESDAY JANUARY 5
BURNS gets a grilling at the latest Mearns History Group meeting, from 7.30pm in Fairweather Hall. Tonight, Hugh Farrell presents Would the real Robert Burns please stand? - an attempt to dispel the many myths about the life and times of the national bard. Annual membership £10, available from group secretary Ian Morton on 577 5904. Visitors welcome to individual meetings for £2 entry.
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 6
JOIN Glasgow City Heritage Trust for a St Mungo’s Festival double lecture. 6pm at the St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art. Lecture one is St Mungo’s Namescape, with speaker Professor Thomas Clancy, followed by The stooshie about Provand’s Lordship: what a to do about Glasgow? with speaker Dr Anthony Lewis. £5 donation for non-GCHT Friends - call 552 1331 for more info.
THURSDAY JANUARY 7
ROLL up to Braehead Arena for the Moscow State Circus, in town from today until January 17. Tickets start at £7 for acrobats, roller skaters and death-defying stunts. Head to http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Moscow-State-Circus-tickets/artist/848342 for more info.