What’s on in the Southside from March 29 onwards

James Campbell plays Eastwood Park Theatre  on Saturday, March 30.
James Campbell plays Eastwood Park Theatre on Saturday, March 30.


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

Beat the Street

Beat the Street is a fun, free game that will see the towns of Barrhead and Newton Mearns transformed into a giant game! See how far you can walk, cycle and run in just six weeks! Join online at beatthestreet.me/barrheadnewtonmearns. Runs until March 29.

Community Dig

During March, Northlight Heritage will be running a community dig and a range of exciting activities and events in Govan Old Parish Churchyard. The dig will be open to visitors daily from Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-4pm.


Thomsons Event Group is bringing its massive funfair to Queen’s Park until Sunday, March 31.

Friday, March 29

A Kind of Alaska

Based on Oliver Sack’s memoir, Awakenings, Pinter’s thought-provoking play ‘A Kind Of Alaska’ completes Rapture’s season of classic one-acts at Eastwood Park Theatre, at 1pm.

Patsy Cline & Friends

With all the wonderful recordings that Patsy Cline left behind this will be an evening to celebrate the power of her music brought to you by Sue Lowry. At Eastwood Park Theatre at 7.30pm.

Jamie Dalgleish

Join award-winning funny man Jamie Dalgleish for an evening of laughs, featuring Glasgow’s own Ashley Storrie, at The Marlborough Comedy Club at The Shed from 8.30pm.

Food & Wine night

Join the team at The Bungo as they continue their culinary trip of the world with their Andes Food & Wine Night. From 7.30pm - 10.30pm.

Saturday, March 30

Bye Bye Baby

Don’t miss a celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons at Eastwood Park Theatre, Giffnock, presented by Europe’s number 1 tribute, Bye Bye Baby. From 7.30pm.

James Campbell

Enjoy the best comedy for kids from the man who invented it! James Campbell’s show finds The Hilariously Funny Things about everything including pets, yoghurt, bees, and why do we have hair? At Eastwood Park Theatre at 1pm.

Sunday, March 31

Costume Sunday

Pollok House will be brought to life as staff wear trends from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries on one of their regular Costume Sunday events. From 10-4pm.

Oh, Wit A Night

Join Scotland’s best female-led comedy troupe, Witsherface for an outrageously funny night out at Tramway at 7.30pm.

Tuesday, April 2

Tugboat Captain

Tugboat Captain + Home Economics play the Glad Cafe from 7.30pm.

Elio Pace

Acclaimed singer-songwriter, Elio Pace performs a very special, intimate and completely unique concert to another of his musical heroes, Elvis Presley at Eastwood Park Theatre, 7.30pm.

Nora: A Doll’s House

Presented by the Citizens Theatre, a radical new version of Henrik Ibsen’s play, Nora: A Doll’s House, comes to Tramway.

Wednesday, April 3

Sarah Angliss

An evening of electrical mysticism, as thereminist and inventor Sarah Angliss brings you dreamlike music, featuring her phantasmagoria of music machines. Angliss and her machines perform live with Stephen Hiscock, extemporising percussionist from EnsembleBash and vocalist Sarah Gabriel. At The Glad Cafe from 7.30pm.


A series of sessions at Newton Mearns Baptist Church exploring the Christian faith. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation. From 7pm - 9pm at Newton Mearns Baptist Church.

Live Music

Catch some live music featuring different musicians and sounds at Bar BIBI & Dimora Restaurant, Newton Mearns from 7pm until late.

You Choose

Nonsense Room Productions bring You Choose, their brand new interactive musical show for all the family, to Eastwood Park Theatre at 2pm and 4pm.

Watch Closely

Scotland’s ‘Close-up Magician of the Year’ Billy Reid returns to The Bungo to perform ‘Watch Closely’ for your entertainment and wonderment. From 8-9pm.

Thursday, April 4

Gorbals Through the Lens

An exhibition of work by local community groups and schools celebrating the heritage of the Gorbals at the Tramway.

Quiz night

Get your friends together and get your thinking caps on for the weekly Pub Quiz Night at Loks Bar and Kitchen from 8pm.

Film screening

Come to Eastwood Park Theatre to see your favourite films! Everyone’s favourite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2”. At 12.30pm.

Friday, April 5


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

Saturday, April 6

The Travelling Wilburys

‘Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Experience’ will take you on a journey through the story of the Wilburys, with expert narrative and big screen action. Hear the Traveling Wilbury classics - Handle with Care, End of the Line and many more. Totally unique to this production are five authentic Lookalike-Sound-alike’s, enabling the show to explore their solo hits too including Mr Blue Sky and Pretty Woman. At Eastwood Park Theatre, 7.30pm.

Ralph Peterson

Enjoy a night of soul, Motown, R & B and more courtesy of Ralph Petersen: The Man of Soul at Giffnock North Social Club from 7.45pm.

Lavinia Blackwall

Lavina Blackwell and Stilton play The Glad Cafe from 7.30pm.

Sunday, April 7

The Tailor of Inverness

Dogstar Theatre Company return to Eastwood Park Theatre, Giffnock with their new production, The Tailor of Inverness from 7.30pm.

Wedding Fayre

Eglinton Arms Hotel, Eaglesham is hosting a wedding fayre from midday-4pm.