What’s on in the Southside from January 4 onwards

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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.

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol will warm even the coldest of hearts and leave all rejoicing in the Christmas spirit this winter. At The Tramway until January 6.

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. The Society starts back on Monday, January 7.

Flower Club

Mearns & Whitecraigs Flower Club meet in Broom Parish Church on the second Wednesday of the month from September to May, all welcome! 2pm - 4.30pm at Broom Parish Church of Scotland, Newton Mearns.

Friday, January 4

Bricktown Workshop

Join Bricks 4 Kidz for their ‘Build Christmas at Bricktown’ Workshop at Broom Parish Church from 10-1pm.

Nae Pasaran! screening

With unprecedented access and research, Nae Pasaran reveals for the first time the incredible impact made by Scottish factory workers 40 years ago against one of the most repressive dictatorships of the 20th century. The screening takes place at the Glad Cafe from 7.30-10.30pm. Also on Saturday, January 5

Saturday, January 5

Wee Taster Day

Now that they are officially open, come and have a go at some of the wonderful classes that will be taking place at The Wee Retreat. From 11-4pm at the Wee Retreat, 2 Myrtle Park.

Sunday, January 6

Open mic night

The ever-popular open mic night hosted by THE BUCKS at the Glad Cafe from 8pm. As always, if you’d like to play, make sure you get down early to sign-up.

Tuesday, January 8


danceSing provides enjoyable singing, dancing and pilates classes to create a highly accessible way of keeping active and making new friends, their new term of classes starts today, 10.30am – 12pm at Parklands Hotel and Country Club, Crookfur Park, Newton Mearns.

Stroller Striders

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers’ Stroller Striders on their winter programme of walks at Rouken Glen Park on Tuesdays during January. 11am at Rouken Glen Park.

Thursday, January 10

Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters is a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers. 1pm - 2pm, at the Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre, Eaglesham.

Monthly meeting

Join the NTS Eastwood and District Members for their monthly meeting where a speaker will give an illustrated talk. This week Mitchell Semple will give an illustrated talk on The Scottish Dukes and their Magnificent Homes. At 7.30pm, Clarkston Hall.

Popstars: The 90s Musical

It’s boyband vs girlband in this hilarious brand new musical from the team that brought you the global hit Back to the 80’s. At Eastwood Park Theatre, 7.30pm. Also on January 11.

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. From 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.