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Siberian tigers and moon fish and the results are impressively well observed and sometimes very well composed. One entry from a ten yearold drew the sign "l‘he gallery is closed for the re-organisation of exhibits‘. They don‘t miss much. Exhibition at Entries to design a T-shirt

_ UntilendJanuary. Anopen competition for children up to 16

years to design a 'l‘-shirt for the museum was held recently. The results are impressive and it is interesting to see how graphic and visual concepts are readily absorbed and understood from an early age.


0 FILMHOUSE 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. Junior Matinees under 15 years 80p. Adult £1 . Tickets available on day of performance only. Detailsofspecial ‘parties after the film' from the box office.

The Amazing MrBiunden (U) (UK 1972) 9‘) mins. Sat 25 Jan. 2pm. A [)ickensian fantasy in which an amiable ghost befriends two children. Directed by Lionel Jeffries (whose credits include The Railway Children).

The Secret oiNimh(t;) (LISA 1982) 82 mins. Sat 1 Feb. 2pm. Impressive animated feature-length version of an American children‘s classic tale of

Rene Howieson (aged 5) From the Royal Museum at Scotland Christmas Competition.

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0 REGAL North Bridge Street. Bathgate. 0506630 86‘). Sat matinees 2pm. 3llp child and adult. Selected programmes from the ('hildren's Film Foundation. includes a feature. cartoons and a serial.


0 QUEEN'S HALL ('lerk Street.

A Magical Mystery Musical Mystery Touri‘or children. Sun 26 .lan. 2.30pm. £1 .50 (75p) (including free ice cream! ) The concert for 5-— lil year-olds involves lots of participation with songs. rounds. a quiz and interval ice creams. It is being performed by pupils of the Broughton Music Unit and Flora Stevenson’s Primary Music [I nit and promoted by the Friends of the Queen‘s l lall. 'l’ickets from venue.

Theatre 0 KING'S THEATRE 2 [even Street.

22‘) l2lll. Box office Mon— Sat lilam—Spm. Bar. Rest. |l)| [li] Aladdin [fntil Sat 22 Feb. 7pm every day excl. Suns. 2. 15pm Weds & Sats. £5 £2.5(l. l lalf price concs available on some days. A lad in love conquers all. despite the abominable Abanazar and Hanky l’anky from 'l‘wankey.

0 Time Out is a magazine in London. . . it is also a free listings service tor walks and days out. Please send details not later than 10 days beiore pubucauon.


0 50+ Club l’ollok (‘ountry Park. (ilasgow. "l‘he (ilasgow Style‘. an illustrated talk by Juliet Kinchin (Curator of l’ollok House and

Assistant Keeper of Decorative A rt .

(ilasgovv Museums and Art

(ialleries). Looking at the designs of

Macintosh and his contemporaries.


o A Meet the Navy Visit Yorkhill ()uay. off the ('lydeside lixpressway. (ilasgow. Sat 25th and Sun 26th. 1—4pm. A rare chance to look round two Royal Navy ships. (See Panel).


0 A Meet the Navy Visit Yorkhill Quay. off the (‘lydeside Expressway. (ilasgow. l---lpm. See above Saturday 25.

0 Guided Walk Lochane Meadows


There is a rare chance to have a look round a serving Royal Navy ship this month when HMS Glasgow pays a good-will visit to her namesake city. The eighth Navy vessel to bear the name, HMS Glasgow was in tact built by Swan Hunter in Wallsend. A Type 42 Destroyer, she is designed to give air detenee and is armed with SeaDart guided missiles and anti-submarine torpedoes as well as mounted guns. She was the first ship to enter the exclusion zone during the Falklands war, where she subsquently received majordamage. Commissioned in 1979, the ship has an advanced


(‘ountry l’ark. Fife. Meet at 2pm at Park ('entre with waterproofs and suitable footwear for a two hour walk guided by a (‘ountryside Ranger.


o Micro-homes lor Mini-beasts Young

Naturalists Club. l’ollok (‘ountry Park. (ilasgow. Meet lilam at (‘ountryside Ranger's(‘entre.


o Ranger Ramble Strathclyde Country Park. Motherwell. Meet 2pm at the Visitor (‘entre for a quiet informal walk (2 hours). Bring waterproofs and suitable footwear. 0 RSPB Wildlife Films l’alacerigg (‘ountry Park. (‘umbernauld.2pm (illp. 30p for children. I. ll'liere Eagles Hy -— the life of the (iolden Eagle in its natural habitat ofthc Scottish Highlands. 50 mins. Round Robin written and narrated by Bernard (‘ribbins

0 Guided Walk l.omond Hills. Fife. Leaving (‘raigmead car park (on the road between lcslie and Falkland) at 2pm.

computer control system, which allows her to command weapons on other ships and aircratt. On board visitors will be able to look round the engine room and sit in the gun turrets as well as inspect ‘Miss Parker‘ HMS Glasgow’s Lynx helicopter. As well as HMS Glasgow, the Glasgow and Strathclyde University Royal Naval patrol boat, HMS Attackerwiii be available for visits, and it is hoped she

will provide trips ‘doon the water'. Both ( ships will be berthed at Yorkhili Quay, ;

ott the Clydeside Expressway, behind the Kelvin Hall and will be open to the public on 25 and 26 Jan, irom1—4pm