What’s on in the Southside from March 15 onwards


Friday, 15th March 2019, 7:52 am
Updated Friday, 15th March 2019, 8:02 am

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 Circle meets the first Thursday of the month at 7.30pm at Clarkston Halls between September and May. For more details contact Glyn Jones on 07943435843 or email: [email protected]

Magic of Showbiz

The Magic of Showbiz meets every Saturday, 12.30-2.45pm at The Edge, Fairweather Hall, Newton Mearns. the session includes drama then dance and also provides support workers. For more details visit www.facebook.com/MagicofShowbiz or email [email protected]

Eastwood Choral Society

Come and join our vibrant mixed voice adult choir. All voices welcome (particularly tenors!) No auditions required. Our repertoire is largely choral and classical. This term we are rehearsing for a Gala opera-based concert to be held in May. Bring a mug for break time tea and biscuits. Monday evenings, 7.30-9.30, Park Church, Ravenscliffe Dr, Giffnock. For further information contact Gill Bain on [email protected]

Beat the Street

Beat the Street is a fun, free game that will see the towns of Barrhead and Newton Mearns transformed into a giant game! See how far you can walk, cycle and run in just six weeks! Join online at beatthestreet.me/barrheadnewtonmearns. Runs until March 29.

Community Dig

During March, Northlight Heritage will be running a community dig and a range of exciting activities and events in Govan Old Parish Churchyard. The dig will be open to visitors daily from Tuesday to Saturday, 10am - 4pm.

Friday, March 15

Little Shop of Horrors

Harlequin Eastwood Theatre for Youth return to Eastwood Park Theatre, Giffnock with another lively show – Little Shop Of Horrors. Also on March 16. 7.30pm plus 2.30pm Saturday Matinee.

Saturday, March 16

Arts and Craft club

Show and sale of work and coffee morning at Cathcart Trinity Church, Clarkston Road. From 10am-noon.

Charity Ceilidh

Broom, Kirkhill and Mearnskirk Community Council (BKMCC) has organised a charity ceilidh on behalf of the Newton Mearns Community First Responders group at Whitecraigs Rugby Club, from 7.30pm till midnight. Call Bev Brown on 0141 639 0490 for tickets.

St Patrick’s Night

Celebrate St Patrick’s Night at the Columba Club, Barrhead featuring entertainment from Roddy’s Irish Disco from 8pm - 12.30am.

Community Day

Green Guardians are celebrating their achievements of 2018 - 2019 with a showcase of some of the activities and workshops that have taken place over the year. On the day there will be fresh candy floss stall, face painting, Henna hand painting, jewellery making and a climate cinema. From 2.30pm - 4.30pm at Woodfarm Education Centre, Thornliebank.

Sunday, March 17

Male Voice Choir

Glasgow Philharmonic Male Voice Choir will perform at the Church of Broom at 7pm. Tickets are £8 available from the Church office – 0141 639 3528 or [email protected] Refreshments will be served after the concert in the Columba hall. The proceeds of the concert are going towards a new sound system in the church.

Friday, March 22

Food & growers network

A food and growers network event is taking place at Whitelee Farm, Eaglesham with sessions at 10.30am, 1.30pm or all day. RSVP on 0141 876 9555.

Saturday, March 23

Community fun day

Weir Recreation Tennis Club is hosting a Centenary Community Fun Day at Albert Park, Newlands from 12-4pm. There will be tennis lessons, BBQ, face painting and a host of other fun activities.