Errol White, Elaine C and Philomena at burgh hall

Dance, a hit one-woman show and films are among the latest events coming to Cove Burgh Hall.

This weekend the community-owned venue is hosting contemporary dance for the first time, with the Errol White Dance Company presenting IAM.

IAM is critically acclaimed
IAM is critically acclaimed

Set to an electronic sound-score by Tiago Cerqueira, six dancers explore the effects a monumental event can provoke in the people who are closest to each other.

The company premiered IAM at Glasgow’s Tramway in Spring 2012 to critical acclaim before embarking on a national tour which includes Cove.

Tickets for Saturday night’s event are £10 from Cove and Kilcreggan post offices and the Cafe at Kilcreggan, or book online at; they will cost £12 on the door.

Doors open at 7.15. and there will be a licensed bar and raffle. The audience will have the chance to meet and talk to the dancers after the performance.

The following weekend, on Sunday April 13, Elaine C Smith is bringing her new show to Cove for a Sunday lunchtime to remember.

Still Standing …. Just ! is an hilarious mix of stand-up, story-telling and music from one of Scotland’s finest entertainers.

Still standing: Elaine C Smith
Still standing: Elaine C Smith

Doors open at 12 noon and the performance begins at 1pm. Booking is as for evening performances, with pre-booked tickets £12. A light lunch is included in the ticket price.

Meanwhile Cove and Kilcreggan Film Society’s season comes to an end this month, with Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney on Thursday, April 10 at 7.45 p.m.

Then on Thursday April 24 the final film will be Philomena, starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, an award-winning drama in which a jaded journalist investigates the story of a woman’s search for the son who was taken away from her when she was young and unmarried and forced to live in a convent.

This film will be preceded by the film society’s AGM. Doors open at 7pm, with the AGM at 7.15 and the film beginning at 7.45.