What’s on in the Southside from August 17 onwards

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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.

Walking groups

East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards. To check your chosen walk is on contact Sine Delahunt, Health Improvement Development Worker - Walking, East Renfrewshire HSCP, HSCP Headquarters, Eastwood Health & Care Centre, Drumby Crescent, Clarkston. Email sine.delahunt@ eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk Tel:- 07894802349 or 0141 5778436

Park Lane Market

Pop-up market in Shawlands, every first and last Sunday of the month. Browse a range of boutique stalls from some of your local favourites and beyond, as well as food court with a selection of hot/ cold, meat and vegan friendly delights. If you interested in having a stall with us we still have a few places available, Just email your details to info@parklanemarket.co.uk.

Today (Friday, August 17)

Ashton Lane

British country band Ashton Lane have a romantic back-story and come from fine musical stock. They are husband and wife duo Esther and Tim O’Connor and they are part of a new wave of homegrown modern country music originating in the UK. Their most recent album Nashville Heart also received five star reviews and radio support around the UK and Europe. Catch the duo at Orchardhill Parish Church, Giffnock from 7.30pm.

Pantaloons at Greenbank

The Pantaloons return to Greenbank Garden with The Importance of Being Earnest. This energetic and musical production from the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons’ infuses Wilde’s witty words with snappy new songs and frantically funny physical theatre to give this perennially popular play a hilarious contemporary twist. Greenbank House and Garden, Clarkston at 7pm.

Creatures of the night

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on the hunt for the nocturnal credatures that call the Windfarm their home. At Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre, Eaglesham from 7-10pm.

Saturday, August 18

Messy Play Giffnock

Put on your hero capes on and fly along to othe brand new Super Mess Party! Come along and save the world with your Little Super Hero’s. With Hulk spaghetti, Batman rice and Wonder Woman foam.

All you have to do is come along and Mess Around and leave the cleaning up to someone else. Maccabi Youth and Sports Centre from 10.30-11.30am.


Join Dino Martino and some of the best singers and entertainers in Barrhead at The Flying Horse for Saturday night Karaoke! From 8pm - 11.45pm.

EAT better

Sunshine Tea Lounge is hosting its 2nd EA Tbetter dinner event – a delicious four- course meal of traditional Asian cooking. Takes place at the MILK cafe from 7.30-9.30pm.

Sunday, August 19

Landless + Quinie

Come along to the Glad Cafe at 7.30pm to catch traditional Irish vocal group from Dublin & Belfast Landless. Also on the bill is Glasgow based musician Quinie, aka Josie Vallely, who returns with her second album Buckie Prins due to be released in September 2018.

Wednesday, August 22

Psychic event

Athena Therapies & Holistics Academy in Giffnock bring you a psychic demonstration from one of Glasgow’s top mediums. From 7pm.

Saturday August 25

Crossmylaff Comedy

Saturday night stand-up comedy at The Glad Cafe, featuring a packed bill of the best in current Scottish comedy. Top professional acts plus our prime picks of up and coming local stand-up comedy talent.From 7.30pm.

Go Vegan Govan

Go Vegan Govan aims to encourage local families to come and learn about veganism, the environment and how to access nutritious, affordable plant-based foods & accidentally vegan products locally. This free event takes place at the Pearce Institute from 12-4pm.

Power walk

Join Church of Scotland Moderator, Right Rev Susan Brown, for a sponsored walk on behalf of Christian Aid around the UK’s largest onshore windfarm, Whitelee. Before the walk at Whitelee Windfarm, Susan will give a short talk at the Carswell Centre. All welcome.

Meet at the Carswell Centre, Polnoon Street, Eaglesham, at 10am. RSVP: LKirkland@christian-aid.org