What’s on in the Southside from August 3 onwards

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A wide variety of music, peformances and children’s activities is happening across the area to keep you entertained over the next few weeks.

Ongoing

Holiday programme

Let the kids, and their imaginations, run wild this summer with East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure’s packed holiday programme.Explore your superpowers and join forces at Superhero Training Academy, get crafty with cavemen and dinosaurs by taking part in the Time Traveller Camp and fit in some fin-tastic classes and learn to swim like a mermaid! Visit www.ercultureandleisure.org/activities for more details..

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

Friday, August 3

Weekender

Introducing some of of the best upcoming musical talent from across Scotland including

Calum Pearce, Matt Carmichael, kimona, Ross Woodhouse, The Lower Depths, Chrissy Barnacle, Gardening For Bumblebees. Doors 7pm. Also on Saturday.

Saturday, August 4

Karaoke

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.

Nevis Ensemble

South Seeds is hosting Nevis Ensemble, a 40 piece symphony orchestra at the Croft, between 1-3pm. Nevis Ensemble are performing as part of Festival 2018, the cultural programme for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.

Murder mystery

Whodunnit will re turn to Glasgow South to present a brand new event – A Fete Worse Than Death! at the luxury boutique 4 star Number 10 Hotel combining Afternoon Tea with Murder Mystery entertainment. From 1.30-4pm.For further information, visit www.whodunnitevents.co.uk.

Tennis for Free

If you’re free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then ‘Tennis For Free’ at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you. From 1-3pm.

Summer baby Disco

Join Eastwood Park Theatre for the best summer party in town. Boogie with your baby to all the tropical hits, even if it’s raining outside! Hawaiian shirts encouraged... Suitable for 0 - 4 years. From 10am. Tickets: £4.

Sunday, August 5

Summer Holiday Club

Keep the kids amused by registering them for the annual Summer Holiday Club at Maxwell Mearns Castle Church. Youngsters can enjoy five days of fun, drama, games, songs and crafts. To book a place, email MaxwellMearnsHolidayClub@gmail.com or call the Church Office on 0141 639 5169 for more information.

Open Mic Night

The Glad cafe’s ever-popular Open Mic Night with house band The Bucks at 8pm.

Tuesday, August 7

Bug Hunt

Let’s see what insects we can find in the Wildlife Garden! Join the Rouken Glen Park Activity Ranger looking for bugs and beasties in the park. From 1.00pm - 3.00pm. The event is free of charge. To book contact Katy on: roukenglenpark@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Games afternoon

The Eaglesham Community Club is hosting a games afternoon from 2pm-4pm. Entry costs £1.50 with tea and coffee provided. Come along and join in on the day! For more information contact Elaine on 0141 577 3657.

Wednesday, August 8

Lajee Evening

A celebration of music from Bethlehem and Glasgow, with Middle Eastern food. Join the Glad Cafe in a celebration of Middle Eastern food, with a musical performance by young musicians from Lajee Cultural Centre in Aida Refugee Camp, Palestine playing with young Glasgow traditional musicians. Funded by BEMIS.

Meal starts at 7.30pm.