What’s on across the Southside

House and Land play The Glad Cafe on Monday, July 16
House and Land play The Glad Cafe on Monday, July 16

From movies, live music and theatre, there’s something for everyone!


Harry Benson

Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America brings together photographs from the world-renowned photographer’s native Glasgow alongside images created during an illustrious career in America. At Pollok House.

Runs until December.

Summer Baby Disco

Boogie with your baby at East Renfrewshire Culture & Leisure’s Summer discos especially for little ones! Runs until July 28 at Eastwood park Theatre.

Glasgow Games

The Glasgow Games 2018 is afree nine-day, family festival at Queen’s Park Arena promoting healthy living in the south side. Expect music, workshops, sporty screenings, hula hooping, street games, swingball, dancing, BBQ, competitions and much more. Until Sunday, July 15. visit the Queen’s Park Facebook page for more details.

Today (Thursday, July 12)

Reggae Got Soul

Govanhill Bath Community Trust presents an evening of Soul and Reggae music to raise funds for Govanhill International Carnival and Festival 2018 featuring Stuart Cosgrove, Hectorrr, Paul Molloy and Feonius Monk. From 8pm until 12.30am at the Rum Shack.

Friday, July 13

Summer screenings

Cool Runnings and Karate Kid, second open air double bill at Queen’s Park. Doors: 5.30pm. Visit qpa.inhouse.scot for tickets.

ATS: Walks

A walking tour of Cathcart Cemetery led by Roger Guthrie. This tour takes in the particularly notable Hood Mausoleum, as well as the Thomson-designed McIntyre Monument. Meet at Brenfield Road entrance at 7pm.

Saturday, July 14

Southside archery

For archers of all abilities from beginners to internationally competitive archers, the majority of archery abilities, styles and bow types are present and actively encouraged. From 3-4.30pm at Govanhill Baths. Email info@govanhillbaths.com for more details.

Stop The Clocks

After two huge shows in 2017, Oasis tribute, Stop The Clocks will return to The Shed for a night of unmissable Oasis hits. From 7.30– 10.30.

Craft Beer Discovery

This summer will see Scotlands top craft beer festival come to Glasgow bringing with it the best craft beer producers from around Scotland. Big Feed will play host to a summer beer festival like no other, packed full of quality craft beer & cider, street food from ‘Firedogs’ and ‘Street Food Putter Club’, Gin & Fizz bar from The Lucky Horseshoe Travelling Bar and the best in live entertainment. There will be two sessions to choose from: Session 1 - Noon till 4:30pm and Session 2 - 5:30 till 10pm.

Sunday, July 15

Day of sport

I Love Clarkston is hosting the only Scottish public outdoor screening of the Men’s Singles final at Wimbledon and the World Cup Final at Clarkston Hall. The event will start at 12pm with funfair rides and bouncy castles for the kids whilst you set up your spot on the hill for a day of sport.

Monday, July 16

House and Land

House and Land is the duo of Sally Anne Morgan (fiddle, shruti box, banjo, vocals) and Sarah Louise Henson (vocals, 12 string guitar, shruti box, bouzouki). Sally and Sarah started playing together after Sarah opened for The Black Twig Pickers for whom Sally plays the fiddle. The duo quickly discovered that they were both interested in the same very specific forms of traditional music.

Additionally, they both viewed it through the lens of their shared love of modern, experimental and minimal music. At The Glad Cafe at 7.30pm.

Open-Air Shakespeare

Love’s Labour’s Lost – The King of Navarre and his lords swear off food, women, and sleep in order to study for three years. No sooner have they made their oath when the Princess of France arrives on business, with her ladies-in-waiting. How will the King and his Lords resolve hold up? This wonderful Shakespeare comedy is filled with Folksy’s touch of live music, audience interaction and downright silliness.

At Queen’s Park Arena from 7-8pm.

Tuesday, July 17

Feis Ros: Ceilidh Trail

Taking place in July and August, the Ceilidh Trail provides visitors to Scotland with the opportunity to experience authentic traditional Scottish music in a wide range of settings. At The Glad Cafe;7pm.

Wednesday, July 18


A stage play with comedians, famous stars from Pakistan and dancing queens. At Eastwood Park Theatre at 7.30pm.