What’s on in the Southside from October 26 onwards

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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

Today (Friday, October 26)

Mycelia launch party

Mycelia is a new print magazine in Scotland for weird, experimental and literary fiction and visual art that encourages new, emerging and established writers to dabble in the Weird and the Eerie. The night will feature author readings, an artists’ moving image screening and live performances (tbc!). £3 suggested entry on the door or donations. At The Glad Cafe, 7.30pm.

Whitelee Monster Mash

Head to Whitelee for gruesome games, terrible tales, and prepare to be scared with a walk on the dark side... who knows what lurks in the shadows? At Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre, Eaglesham, 6.30-8.30pm.

Read more: Halloween Hunt at The Avenue

Saturday, October 27

Halloween Parade

Get ready for the annual Big Barrhead Hallowe’en Parade featuring a massive firework finale! From 4pm - 8pm. The Parade will leave Tesco at approximately 5pm, arriving at Asda around 5.45pm. The firework display will blast off at 6.30pm.

Fright Nights

Fizzgig Theatre’s famous ‘Fright Nights’ are coming South! After 10 years of frightening hundreds of people in Mugdock Country Park they are venturing to Greenbank Garden! An ancient house, walled gardens, dark woods and tales of an extremely disturbing past all provide the perfect recipe for the scariest event of the year.

It’s a little known fact that the ghostly residents of Greenbank choose tonight to appear. 6.45pm / 8pm/9.15pm.

Read more:Glasgow Horror Fest


Join Dino Martino and some of the best singers and entertainers in Barrhead at The Flying Horse for Saturday night karaoke from 8pm - 11.45pm.

Film afternoon

Come along to Thornliebank Parish Church at 2pm or a family film afternoon where there will be a free screening of The Chronicles of Narnia:

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.

Halloween Festival

Family friendly Halloween festival with creepy crawlies and other animals for you to look and touch, dooking, face painting, tattoos and prizes galore. Food served including hot dog fingers and chocolate apples, Netherlee Primary School, 2-4pm.

Sunday, October 28

Johnny Cash Roadshow

Award winning singer and songwriter Clive John at Eastwood Park Theatre for the Johnny Cash Roadshow, the UK’s No1 celebration The Man In Black. At Eastwood Park Theatre, 7.30pm

Monday, October 29

Silver Screen Club

Join the Silver Screen at the Bank, Neilston from 1-3pm for a spooky showing of this hilarious and highly entertaining “Hocus Pocus” (1993), starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker. Come a long for a home cinema experience at £1.50 for cinema entry plus hot drink & biscuits. All ages welcome. Call 0141 561 1201 for more information or to reserve your seat or email admin@neilstontrust.co.uk.