What’s on in the Southside from January 11 onwards

Dial M for Murder and join the Giffnock Theatre Players for this thriller from January 23-26.
Dial M for Murder and join the Giffnock Theatre Players for this thriller from January 23-26.


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 between September and May.For more details contact Glyn Jones on 07943435843 or email: alfredjones123@btinternet.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! Park Church, Ravenscliffe Dr, Giffnock 7.30-9.30pm.

Today (Friday, January 11)


Join Dino Martino, Graeme and some of the best singers and entertainers in Barrhead at The Kelburn Bar for Friday night karaoke 8pm-midnight.

Saturday, January 12

Imogen Stirling

Performance poet Imogen Stirling will be performing her five star show #Hypocrisy at The Wee Retreat’s first ever spoken word poetry night. 8pm - 9pm.

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.

Compered by Fergus Mitchell.

Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm start.

Sunday, January 13

Resound a silent

A screening of Harold Lloyd’s Safety Last! This classic film has been given a brand new score written by Dave Abbott performed live. At the Glad Cafe from 4pm.

Monday, January 14

Share a song

Enjoy a good old sing-along and ‘gie it laldy’ at Share a Song and Sing Along at Giffnock or Barrhead Foundry Library.

Belt out some favourite tunes from Elvis and Sinatra to old Scottish folk songs.

Tuesday, January 15


Come for help with breastfeeding issues or just to have coffee, cake and chat at the Govanhill BabyCafe, Govanhill Neighbourhood Centre; 11-1pm.

Thursday, January 17

Beer club

Sample some great craft beer and talk about the different styles, flavours and aromas with like-minded craft beer hop heads at the next beer club event at Maxwell’s Clarkston, hosted by East Renfrewshire and Lanarkshire Craft Beer Group. From 6.30pm - 9pm.

ASN Lego Club

East Renfrewshire ASN Lego Club runs on alternate Thursday nights in Dunterlie Resource Centre, Barrhead, come and join them for lots of LEGO fun. From 5.30pm - 7.30pm.

Saturday, January 19

Jewellery Workshop

Join the team at Rags To Riches for their latest upcycling workshop where you’ll make your own earrings from plastic bottle tops. 1.30am -1.30pm; Rags to Riches Retail; Victoria Road.

Sunday, January 20

Family film

Come to Eastwood Park Theatre to see your favourite films! This morning’s offering is Paddington. Film starts at 10.30am. Tickets: £3

Wednesday, January 23

Dial M For Murder

Giffnock Theatre Players return with the Hitchcock classic at Eastwood Park Theatre from Wednesday, January 23, to Saturday, January 26, at 7.30pm, with an additional matinee performance on Saturday 26th at 2.30pm. Tickets are £15 and £13 (+ booking fee), and can be purchased from Eastwood Park Theatre’s box office in person or online at www.eastwoodparktheatre.co.uk/boxoffice, or by phoning the club directly on 07518 201756.