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Activities & Fun

0 DOLPHIN ARTS CENTRE 7 James Street. Bridgeton. 554 74-19. To join centre: Juniors 50p. Youth £1. Classes re-start .3 Feb. 'l’uesdays ‘Spanglc' Children’s Circus 7pm (approx 8— 1 7 years). Circus skills from uni-cycling to juggling. Youth Theatre 7.30pm. Saturdays Children’s Pottery. Drama and Arts s- Crafts 10am—noon (6-1-1 years). Dance (tap. modern. disco) 2pm (5 years+ ).

O GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm & 6.30—10pm. Enquiries Mon—Fri 9am—4.30pm. Children's term membership £3.


Fridays 4.45—6.30pm. Woodwind Group. Saturdays 9.30-1.30pm. The children’s music project includes the following groups; Junior ()rchestra. Brass Ensemble. Woodwind Group. Junior and Senior String Groups and Recorder Groups.


'I'uesdays 4.30’6pm. Anderston Children's Theatre workshop for children. Fridays 7.30—9.30pm. Youth Theatre (up to 16 years). Saturday Club

1()am-—12.30pm. Art classes for children include art. drama. weaving. puppets. model making and crafts.


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Calley Kids Club 1.30—4.30pm. 50p. Games. cartoons. raffles. prizes and adventure serial. (4—14years).

0 HAGG‘S CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. On Sat afternoons the medieval castle offers imaginative activities for children with an historical flavour. 2.15pm. Free. no booking.

Sat 25 Jan: Victorian Entertainments (7—10 years). Involves games and quizzes the great-grandparents would have played.

Sat 1 Feb: Glove Puppets (6—8 years). Puppets to be sewn from cut outs. Then add a face to it to make it come alive.

0 INSECT ZOO Dolphin Arts Centre. 7 James Street 554 8486. Mon—Fri l0am—4pm (times are flexible) telephone first. Contact Gordon Irvine. Featuring spiders. scorpions. locusts and crickets to name but a few. Squeamish adults probably best left at home while the kids go and enjoy themselves.

0 LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351. Art and craft classes Saturdays 9. 15—1 1am and 11.15—1pm. 7-14 years £8 for 10 weeks. As at many other galleries. children‘s art work is given scope and encouragement here. The gallery is closed to the public at this time thus giving plenty ofscope and supervision to the art-happy. making this one of the gallery‘s most successful activities.

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Robert Brothers International Circus Until 25 Jan. Tickets at Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 10.30am—6.30pm. Mon—Sat. King‘s Theatre Bath Street. and Mitchell Theatre Granville Street. Mon—Sat. Noon—6pm. Information on seat availability (ticket centre) 552 5961.

. he Third Eye Centre. Glasgow.

Credit cards 227 5015 (not parties). 7.30pm every day and 2.30pm. 5.30pm and 7.30pm on Sat 25 Jan. £2.50. £3.50. £4 (cone £2.50 in evgs). Family tickets available. Events include Sebastian on the trapeze. Russian trampolinists. bare-back riding jugglers and Super Nova. a sparkling aerial rocket. O TRON 38 Parnie Street. 552 4267. 8. The Tron Theatre are looking for about 20 youngsters ( 14-22 years) from the East End ofGlasgow to take part in their production of ‘The ()vercoat' by Nikolai Gogol (adapted by Hamish Glen). Rehearsals will be in the evenings at the Tron (expenses can be claimed) and begin straight away. Aspiring actors get along. Phone theatre for further details.


0 ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 2-5pm.

Museum Education Service Exhibition Until 31 Jan. Scenes from six recent programmes organised for school children linking their curricula to the museum's collections. The reproduction costumes. part of the Elizabeth I project are particularly impressive and are the work of Scotland Street School Museum of Education.

0 THE BURRELL COLLECTION Pollok Country Park. 6497151. Rest [1)] Animals lrom the Burrell Collection Until 30Jan. Although it is not just for children. this exhibition which highlights many elaborate and interesting birds and beasts from all over the world. is likely to find approval with them.

0 HAGG'S CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. In Search at King Arthur Until 23 Feb. Arthur can be found at his Round Table (where else'.’). Children can have an armour fitting and join him there. dressed for battle (ifnot for comfort). They can also try and extract Excalibur. the famous sword. from its stone to see if they are ofthe stuffthat kings are made of.

Mary Queen at Scots A semi-permanent exhibition. designed primarily with children in mind. Lots ofactivities for them dressing up as characters from this


period. as a colourful court jester or King James VI for example. plus musical instruments to play.

i 0 POLLOK HOUSE 2060 Pollokshaws

Road. 632 0274.

Allthe Tea in China Until 1 April Tea ' and the taking oftea has a long and

i interesting history. Longbefore it came in a small perforated bag. tea was drunk with great ceremony and

ritual. Initially it was a formal affair. just for the ladies; gentlemen were onlygradually admitted. Exhibits include costumes. ceramics. services

and caddies. The exhibition is . organised in conjunction with a

teaching programme at the Burrell


O KING’S Bath Street. Box Office l Mon—Sat 12 noon—6pm. Phone

bookingsfl‘icket Centre.

Candleriggs. Mon—Sat

l0.30am—6.30pm. 552 5961.

Sinbad the Sailor Until 8 Feb

Mon—Sat 7pm. Sat Mats 2.15pm. £5.75—£1 . ()APs and children

selected perfs. £3—£1.50.

()ur hero is still fighting on bravely in this lively production full of local colour.

0 MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box office Mon—Sat. 12noon—6pm. Tickets also available from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 552 5961. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.

Irene 27 Jan—l Feb 7.30 6’; 2.30pm. Sat mat £2 (£1.50). mat £1.50. The Glasgow Schools Youth Theatre present the 1920s musical the story of a young Irish girl who becomes a piano tuner in New York and falls in love on Long Island. Includes the well-known hits ‘You made me love you~ and ‘What do you wanna make those eyes at me for‘. The students. all from Glasgow schools are aged between 15—— 18 years and they will be performing another new production in June. Directed by Ronnie Mackie. Wizard of 01 6—8 Feb 7.30pm. Performed by the Minerva Junior Section.

0 PAVILION 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat l0am—8pm. Bar.

Cinderella Until Sat 8 Feb. Mon—Sat 7.30pm. Sat Mats 2.30pm. Children and ()APs £2—£3. The lure of the ball continues in Radio Clyde's annual panto. ()utlandish costumes. smooth up-to-date banter and music. and an impressive dance routine from Prince Charming‘s horse. Lightning. 0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am-5.30pm. Sun 2-5pm. (Tickets also from bookshop on perfevgs). 11)] [El

A Right Christmas Caper 25 Jan 11am & 2.30pm. £1 .50(£I ). Gilbert and Crosby cannot stomach the thought of what their Christmas dinner will be in the penitentiary. They escape for the sake ofthe real thing. but while they pursue this. the determined Detective Constable

Grummit pursuesthem. ()n the way.

even the audience is suspected of conspiring to help them and things get really serious when the entire cast is threatened with arrest by the zealous detective. From Glasgow Arts Centre. 7 years upwards.