What’s on in the Southside from June 7 onwards

Zippos Circus - hosted by Ringmaster Norman Barrett MBE - is at Queen's Park from June 11 to 16. (Photo: Piet-Hein Out)
Zippos Circus - hosted by Ringmaster Norman Barrett MBE - is at Queen's Park from June 11 to 16. (Photo: Piet-Hein Out)


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 themagicofshowbiz@gmx.com.

Veterans welcome

Legion Scotland veterans to join Newton Mearns branch at Mearns Bowling Club, G77 6AE on the Last Friday of each month; 7.30- 9.30pm.

Friday, June 7

Beer Festival

Eaglesham’s first and only beer festival returns offering craft beer, fine wines, thirst-quenching cider, great food and live entertainment.

Pop Up Opera

Scottish Opera is packing up its theatre on wheels and bringing three short operas to Cowan Park, Barrhead and Rouken Glen Park. Details here: www.eastwoodparktheatre.co.uk/article/10073/Opera-Roadshow.

Jumbo Gibson

Modern and classic tunes from this Glasgow based function band at Sweeney’s on the Park from 9pm.

Saturday,June 8

Saturday Talks

Colin Wren, Garden and Designed Landscapes Manager, NTS East of Scotland will give a talk titled ‘The Gardens of the East of Scotland’ at The Coach House, Greenbank Garden, Clarkston from 2pm. Tickets: £5 - including refreshments,

Available from Greenbank Garden Café. There will also be a raffle on the day.

Dirty Dancing Tribute

Have the time of your life at The Busby Hotel with this Dirty Dancing tribute from 7.30pm-1am.

Fun Day

The Old Crocs take on Dads Army (over 35 Old Firm) for their annual charity match which will be accompanied by a family fun day in aid of Beatson Cancer Charity. Activities include BBQ / Bouncy Castle / Zander Nation / Pony Rides / Inflatable / Gladiator / Beer Garden / After Party / Live Entertainment. From 2pm at Giffnock North Athletics Club.


Folk, Blues and beyond with this well known Glasgow band at Sweeney’s on the Park from 4-7pm.

Sunday, June 9

Callum Rice

Glasgow based filmmaker Callum Rice heads to The Glad Cafe to screen some of his short documentaries and talk about his work. From 4,45pm.

Tuesday, June 11

Rock Bottom

Journey back to the dawn of time with Giffnock Primary School in “Rock Bottom” - Craig Hawes’ prehistorical hysterical Stone Age rock musical. At Eastwood Park Theatre at 7pm. Also on Tuesday, June 12.

Zippos Circus

Ringmaster Norman Barrett MBE will present a spectacle like no other as astonishing acrobats and aerialists, amazing contortionists, clever comics and daredevil motorcyclists come together for this year’s magnificent production. Runs until June 16 at Queen’s Park. For times and tickets visit www.seetickets.com.

Wednesday, June 12

Watch Closely

Scotland’s ‘Close-up Magician of the Year’ Billy Reid performs ‘at The Bungo from 8pm - 9pm for your entertainment and wonderment.

Live Music

Catch some live music featuring different musicians and sounds at Bar BIBI & Dimora Restaurant, Newton Mearns from 7pm.

Friday, June 14

The BigER Lunch

All are welcome to come along to this community celebration, featuring music, drama, song and a lovely lunch held this year at the Neilston Bowling Club, Kingston Road, from 11am - 3pm. The event is free but booking is required. Call 0141 638 2525 or Laura at 0141 561 1201, or pop into the Bank and leave your details.