What’s On (Sep 18-25)

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WALLED Garden tour at Rouken Glen Park. Find out how it’s progressing from 1-2pm with a guided walk, taking in new shrub and flower beds, accessible paths and lots of new plants. Free to join but booking is essential - call 638 4121 or email roukenglenpark@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk.

COMEDIAN Des McLean hits the road for a stand up tour, taking in Eastwood Park Theatre tonight, 7.30pm. The man famous for playing Tommy Sheridan in I Tommy has toured the US, New Zealand, Australia and Canada - catch him for £14/£12 conc/£10 student, with tickets from 577 4956.

COMEDY troupe The Greater Shawlands Republic - campaigning for an independent Shawlands - are fundraising for the Southside and East Ren Green groups. The GSR present Stand up for the Greens at The Rum Shack, 8-10.30pm, and tickets are £10 plus booking fee. Line up includes Bruce Morton, Viv Gee, Ally Houston, Elaine Malcolmson and Andrew Learmonth as MC.

WHAT Goes Around. From Thursday-Saturday, September 17-19. At the Tron. Adapted by Liz Lochhead from Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde.

Directed by Tony Cownie. £10-16.


ANNUAL bulb fair, garden walk and house opening at Greenbank Garden - celebrating Scotland’s Gardens Scheme. 11am-5pm today and tomorrow - ticket price is included in the cost of admission to the house.


FIND out the industrial history of Dams to Darnley Country Park on a ranger-led walk. The countryside rangers will be delving into the past on the free family walk – and you can even find out what everyday item was invented in the park. 1-3.30pm. Places should be booked – call countryside rangers Joe or Howie on 0141 577 4053 or email d2d@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk. Walkers should meet at the World Buffet restaurant car park. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

CLASSIC Cinema at the Burrell Collection. Catch a free film for grown ups in the 180 seat lecture theatre from 2pm. September’s movie follows Gerard Butler and his Spartan warrios in a fight against the Persian army - an epic with comic book origins from 2007. Call 287 2550 for more info.

HEAD to Eastwood Park for An Afternoon at the Musicals with Insideout Productions. 2pm for the best of Broadway and the West End, including songs from Les Miserables, Wicked, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar and more. Tickets are £6, available from 577 4956 or www.eastwoodparktheatre.co.uk.


COME dancing. Shawlands Academy on Monday evenings from 7.30-9.15. We are hoping to attract many new dancers. If you would like a bit of fun, fitness and friendship, come along to a beginners class in Scottish Country Dancing. You will be taught by a teacher from the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, accompanied by live accordian music. You don’t need a partner but a pair of soft shoes - remember ‘slipperettes’? - would be helpful. Your first night is free then £6/£4 per week. For more information, phone 07902 127 370.


GLASGOW-born star Lisa McHugh takes to the Eastwood Park stage. Inspired by the music of Daniel O’Donnell and her Irish parents, Lisa took part in Irish music talent show Glor Tire before moving to the country. With 15 awards under her belt, she has plenty to sing about these days - catch her from 8pm, tickets £20.


JOIN Patsy Cline and Friends for a trip down memory lane. The tribute show is on at Eastwood Park, with homages to the record breaking artist herself, and to the likes of Hank Williams and Jim Reeves. 7.30pm show and tickets are £16/£15, available from 577 4956.

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