Southside Fringe Festival at Govanhill Baths

Southside Fringe is back again for 2017 and The Govanhill Baths have an exciting programme of events this month.

Rags to Riches have been busy preparing for This Is Not An Orchestra (Saturday 13 May 7.30pm).  The group have been making instruments from discarded waste and have created an orchestra using the ‘trash’ musical instruments.  They will be joined on the day by Craftworks’ stitched-up elctro beats, singer Rachel Kelly and Annette Street Primary School’s steel drum band.

On Sunday 14 May poet Jim Monaghan is joined by spoken word artist Leyla Josephine, 2015 Scottish Poetry Slam Champion Bram E Gieben and musical guests San Fran and The Siscos for The Miserablist Manifesto (2.30pm).

Pitheid Productions present: Rent Strike! a musical set in 1915 when the women of Govan and beyond took on and defeated exploitative landlords during WW1.  Written by Fatima Uygun & Colin Poole, songs by Alistair Hullet, Gavin Livingstone and Colin Poole. Directed by Fatima Uygun, Musical Director Gavin Livingstone.  Runs from Tuesday 16 May till Saturday 20 May.

Blazing Hyena Theatre Company bring a one-off performance of “For The Love of Cousins” to the main pool on Friday 19 May (6-7pm), on situational comedy written by Jack Elliot and Directed by Catherine Exposito.

For full deatils of the shows vitit the Soutshide Fringe website www.southsidefringe.com