Here’s what is happening across the Southside over the next few weeks.
Let the kids, and their imaginations, run wild this summer with East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure’s packed holiday programme.Explore your superpowers and join forces at Superhero Training Academy, get crafty with cavemen and dinosaurs by taking part in the Time Traveller Camp and fit in some fin-tastic classes and learn to swim like a mermaid! Visit www.ercultureandleisure.org/activities for more details..
Harry Benson: From Glasgow
to America brings together
photographs from the worldrenowned photographer’s native Glasgow alongside images created during an illustrious career in America. At Pollok House. Runs until December.
Summer Baby Disco
Boogie with your baby at East
Renfrewshire Culture & Leisure’s
Summer discos especially for little
ones! Runs until July 28 at Eastwood
Today (Friday, July 20)
A classically-trained multi-instrumentalist with five albums and two books to her name, Emily Maguire is truly a talent to be reckoned with. Catch her at the Glad Cafe at 7.30pm.
Monday, July, 23
Sebastian and Daniel Selke from Germany, also known as award-winning cello-piano duo CEEYS perform at the Glad Cafe at 7.30pm.
Thursday, July 26
Heaven and Earth
Govan Old wells up with spirited song and music, from Barber’s heavenly Adagio for Strings and Bill Sweeney’s Gaelic inspired An Og Mhadainn, to gutsy gravitas of Norrie MacIver’s Songs of Govan Old. The Glasgow Barons round off with earthy joy and tears of Dvorak’s Serenade for Strings, conducted by Paul MacAlindin. At Govan Old Parish Church from 7.39-10.30pm.
Friday, July 27
Little Shop of Horrors
Join Webster Productions in this charming, kooky and hilarious musical cult classic. ith music by the legendary Alan Menken, best known for his numerous Walt Disney film scores, Little Shop of Horrors is a cult film and one of the longest running off-Broadway shows of all time. At Eastwood Park Theatre at 7.30pm. Also on Saturday.
The Rubenesques are a big family of pals who create warm indie folk with soaring vocal harmonies.
Seve & Hilary Smith, Tom Urie, Marshall Waugh, Gerry Millar and Kirsty Orton met in in the indie clubs of Paisley and Glasgow in the late 80s, having all played in various bands including Potato Head, Petal Gems, The Barflies, James McClure, Rich Free Fall, Sheriff Custom, Time Trousers, Wild Children and 3 White Mice. Individually they play, compose and provide session work for acts ranging from Kanye West to Edwin Collins. And joining forces as The Rubenesques, they collectively make the music they want to make with the people they love most – creating memories that they hope you too will cherish. At The Glad Cafe from 7.30pm
Saturday, July 28
The four members of U2 Tribe are committed to capturing an authentic sound and performing with energy and passion in a similar way to the original band. With a repertoire of songs ranging from the early U2 years such as ‘I Will Follow’ to the recent ‘Every Breaking Wave’, U2 Tribe have an ever changing set list. Catch the band at The Shed from 7.30pm.
Sunday, July 29
Featuring music from the Conservatoire and Glasgow. From 7pm. Entry by donation. Refreshments served in the large hall after the concert. Also August 26.
Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Servant’s Hall of Pollok House. Tea will include a selection of dainty sandwiches with a variety of fillings, sweet treats and scones with lashings of cream and jam or is it jam then cream - you choose. Also choose from freshly brewed tea or coffee. from 12.30-2pm.
Friday, August 3
Beach Boyz Story
If you like the Beach Boys songs, you will love this band!
Guaranteed to leave everyone with a smile on their face, a song in their heart and a truly memorable live music experience to cherish, this is a show you do not want to miss. At Eastwood Park Theatre from 7.3opm.
Saturday, August 18
Join Mess Around Glasgow South for their Supermess session at the Maccabi Centre, Giffnock. The session starts at 10.30am, please arrive 5 minutes prior for registration. The session will finish at 11.30am.
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