Hello and welcome to the Southside Fringe Website!

This years festival is on from Friday 13th to Sunday 29th of May 2016.

With 200 events in 50 venues, this is the biggest community organised event in Glasgow!

What's On

Art Village

Art Village is Scotland’s newest and largest independent art gallery.  The Village is now spread across five shops in Shawlands Shopping Centre and we house one of the biggest collections of contemporary art, craft and design for sale anywhere in the UK, as well as a growing selection of independent label music, graphic novels and comic book art.  We also run a changing selection of art, craft and music workshops every day of the week.  Details online.  Kid’s arts & craft workshops every Sunday.  Open daily throughout the year except Monday.  Art Village is a multi-award winning Community Interest Company.

Govanhill Theatre presents ‘The Wasp’

Heather and Carla haven’t seen each other since school.  Their lives have taken very different paths, Carla lives a hand to mouth existence, while Heather has a high-flying career, husband and beautiful home.  And yet, here they are in a cafe, making awkward conversation.  That is until Heather presents Carla with a bag containing a significant amount of cash and an unexpected proposition…

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The Roustabouts are a five-piece acoustic outfit, swinging original songs with a country-blues bounce. Fronted by comedian Bruce Morton.

Ashton Lane

Having been hailed as “Neil Young meets Beyonce round at Joni Mitchell’s house”, the extremely talented daughter of Wet Wet Wet guitarist Graeme Duffin delivers the sort of languid Celtic soul that should win her…

Daniel Meade

Country, boogie-woogie, honky-tonk, bluegrass. Something for those who have lived a little.

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