What’s on in the Southside from November 9 onwards

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Ongoing

Choral Society

Come and join the vibrant mixed voice adult choir of the Eastwood Choral Society. All voices welcome. No auditions required. The repertoire is largely choral and classical, with concerts twice a year. Bring a mug for break time tea and biscuits! Park Church, Ravenscliffe Dr, Giffnock 7.30-9.30pm; every Monday until December 3. For further information contact Gill Bain on gillatecs@gmail.com.

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 Cicrle then meets the first Thursday of the month between September and May.For more details contact: Glyn Jones M. 07943435843. Email: alfredjones123@btinternet.com

Table Tennis Club

Table Tennis club meets every Tuesday at Giffnock and Newlands Synagogue, Fenwick Road in Giffnock. For more details, contact David Moorin on 0141 638 5397

Friday, November 9

Ventoux

Join 2 Magpies Theatre at Eastwood Park Theatre as they re-stage the race between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani using breathtaking video accompaniment and a pair of road bikes. From 7.30pm.

Flasher

Flasher play The Glad Cafe, 7.30pm.

Poppyscotland fundraiser

Join MJ’s Brasserie, Clarkston for an evening of remembrance and hear Alison Anderson MBE tell the wonderful story of Finding The lost Battalions of WW1 Fromelles Northern France. Guests to be seated for dinner at 7.30pm. Call 01416382061 for more information.

Saturday, November 10

Christmas Fair

Christmas fair at Greenbank Parish Church, Clarkston, 10-1pm. Tickets: Adults £2 Children £1 (includes tearoom). Toys, baking, tombola, Christmas gifts, Christmas stall, raffle and lots more with Childrens Zone including bouncy castle, face painting, glitter tattoos, games and more.

Saturday talks

David Mitchell, trustee NTS, will give a talk entitled “The Celtic Garden – a myth or reality, an exploration of the atlantic seaboard gardens”, from 2pm at The Coach House, Greenbank Garden, Clarkston. Tickets - £5 - including refreshments available from greenbank garden café. Raffle on the day.

Cartsbridge Market Day

Cartsbridge Evangelical Church are holding a Market Day in aid of OM Zambia National Workers Fund. An opportunity to clear some clutter, sell some handmade crafts and make some money. from 9.30- 12.30pm.

Take That tribute

Don’t miss Could It Be Take That who’ll be performing all the bands hits at The Giffnock North Social Club from 7.45pm until late. Don’t forget the live music will be followed by a disco. Doors open at 7.45pm and tickets are £10 available from the bar or by calling Jim on 07790085048.

Christmas lights

A free, fun day out for the whole family featuring live music, funfair rides, facepainting, birds of prey and a very special visit from Mr. Claus himself! From midday until 6pm. The event will climax with a firework spectacular at approximately 5:30pm. For further information, visit www.giffnockvillage.com.

Karaoke

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

Kokoro

Tsuchigumo Daiko bring their infectious rhythms, striking compositions, and captivating physical performance style home to Scotland, catch them at Eastwood Park Theatre at 7.30pm.

Christmas Fayre

Join the Overlee Playgroup at Stamperland Bowling Club for their annual fayre and get in the mood for Christmas. From 1pm - 3pm; Adults £2.50/Kids go free.

Big Bike Sale

NDT Cycling is having a Big Bike Sale from 12 – 3pm at its Bike Hub in Rouken Glen Park. Bikes have been donated and reconditioned to professional standards with the added bonus that you are helping to reduce waste and landfill. Gents bikes, ladies bikes, children’s bikes, MTB’s, BMX’s... This is your chance to buy a professionally reconditioned bike at a bargain price, in time for Christmas. Typical prices are £40 to £80. The Bike Hub can be found next to the walled garden in Rouken Glen Park.

Monday, November 12

Fashion Show

Newton Mearns Parish Church invites you to a Fashion Show sponsored by local retailer M&Co. Come along and plan your new wardrobe. From 7pm Tickets £5 including refreshments, available from the Church Office on 0141 639 7373 or at the door.