What’s on in the Southside from February 1 onwards

Jive Aces play  Eastwood Park Theatre on February 1.
Jive Aces play Eastwood Park Theatre on February 1.

Ongoing

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: alfredglynjones08@gmail.com.

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.

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 Drive, Giffnock, For further information contact Gill Bain on gillatecs@gmail.com.

Friday, February 1

The Jive Aces

The UK’s No.1 and world’s busiest swing and jive band, The Jive Aces present their biggest theatre show to date, the Big Beat Revue at Eastwood Park Theatre at 7.30pm.

Alex Rex

Alex Rex and Robert Sotelo play the Glad Cafe from 7.30pm as part of Independent Venue Week.

Saturday, February 2

Coffee morning

Monthly Coffee Mornings resume today, 10.00am - 12.00pm at Mearns Parish Church. Hosted by The Board and Kirk Session. Usual stalls - and plenty pancakes. We look forward to seeing you there.

Food market

Enjoy the best of Scotland’s street food at the Big Feed Street Food Social, Glasgow’s indoor, fully licensed street food market. Midday-10pm at Big Feed Street Food Socialon Govan Road. Alson on Sunday from Midday - 7pm.

Southside Soul

Southside Soul returns to Pollok ES Social club for the first session of 2019 featuring guest DJs Chris Wardle and Stephen Cootes. From 8pm-1am.

Lomond Campbell

Lomond Campbell and Ben Chatwin with Pumpkinseeds String Quartet play the Glad Cafe at 7.30pm.

ABBA Again

Get ready for the ultimate 70’s party show as The Giffnock North Social Club present ABBA Again. Doors open 7.45pm.

Karaoke

Join Dino Martino, Graeme and some of the best singers and entertainers in Barrhead at The Flying Horse for Saturday night karaoke from 8pm-midnight.

Dine and Disco

Someone Like Adele’ singer Nikki Rae will entertain you while you enjoy a delicious two-course meal and disco at the Eglinton Arms Hotel, Eaglesham. From 7pm.

Tuesday, February 5

Hairspray

The award winning smash hit musical comedy, Hairspray, returns to Eastwood Park Theatre courtesy of Minerva Youth Theatre. Runs until February 9. 7.30pm plus 2.30pm Saturday Matinee.

Wednesday, February 6

Harry Potter night

Thornliebank Library turns into Hogwarts for the day with potion-making classes, lessons on casting spells and Harry Potter Quizzes! Make your own wands, and if you are hungry after all that swishing and flicking, try your hands at an edible broomstick. 3.30pm. Also at Barrhead Foundry, Clarkston, Giffnock & Mearns Library; Thursday February 7; 3.30pm

Thursday, February 21

Brass Miniature

Featuring Levern Valley Community Brass East Renfrewshire Schools Brass Ensemble. At Carlibar Primary School, 7pm. Tickets £4.

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