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Activities & Fun

0 DOLPHIN ARTS CENTRE 7 James Street. Bridgeton. 554 7449. To join centre: Juniors 50p. Youth £1. Tuesdays‘Spangle‘ Children's Circus 7pm (approx 8— 17 years). Circus skills from uni-cycling to juggling. YouthTheatre 7.3(ipm (12-18 years). Saturdays (‘hildren‘s Pottery. Drama and Arts & (‘rafts l()am-noon (6—14 years). Dance (tap. modern. disco) 2pm (5 years+ ).

Scottish Ballet Steps But will be working in collaboration with the Centre for five weeks. as part of the evening classes. beginning 13 Feb. This will take place both at the Dolphin Arts Centre and at the Bridgeton Youth (‘lub at Dalmarnock Primary School. The theme is ‘I Ieroes' and the workshops will lead to a production at the Dolphin Arts (‘entre to be performed mid March. Contact centre for further details.

0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Sat 9.3(1am—5pm & 6.3()—l()pm. Enquiries Mon—Fri 9am—4.3()pm. Children's term membership £3.


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Fridays 4.45—6.3(lpm. Woodwind Group. Saturdays 9.3(1—l.3()pm. The children's music project includes the following groups; Junior Orchestra. Brass Ensemble. Woodwind Group. Junior and Senior String Groups and Recorder Groups.


Tuesdays 4.3(J—6pm. Anderston Children’s Theatre workshop for children. Fridays 7.30—9.30pm. Youth Theatre (up to 16 years). Saturday Club

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

0 GROSVENOR CINEMA Ashton Lane. lIillhead. 339 4298. Sat afternoons ('alley Kids (‘lub l.3t#4.3(ipm. 511p. Games. cartoons. raffles. prizes and adventure serial. (4—14years).

0 HAGG'S CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725 The museum is a medieval castle which encourages learning-by-doing. An 18th century cottage next to the castle has been converted into workshops and there are activities for children every Sat afternoon. 2.15pm. Free. no booking.

Sat 8: Pancakes (5-7 years). Time to have some practice before Shrove Tuesday on 1 1 Feb so as to avoid the ones stuck to the ceiling.

Sat 15: Valentine Biscuits (6—8 years). The way to someone's heart.

0 INSECT ZOO Dolphin Arts Centre. 7 James Street 554 8486. Mon—Fri l()am—Ipm (times are flexible) telephone first. Contact Gordon Irvine. Wrigeg invertebrates (locusts. crickets. spiders and scorpions) bound to appeal to the gleeful and squirmful.

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 1() weeks. Children are free to paint and draw as they wish in the gallery on Sat mornings (when it is closed to the public) under tutored supervision.


0 HAGG’S CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2-5pm. In Search oi King Arthur Until 23 Feb. Dressing themselves up suitably in armour. children can find Arthur at his round table and feel a lot like Lancelot. Thcycan court Guinevere and pull the sword from the stone. Camelot without costing a lot.

Mary Dueen oi Scots A semi-permanent exhibition.

, designed primarily with children in

mind. Lots ofactivities for them

Making the most oithe machine: Bill the Minder (see Television)

dressing up in costume and playing musical instruments.

0 POLLOK HOUSE 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 632 ()274.

All the Tea in China Until 1 April Tea before tea bags was an elaborate affair for which the ladies dressed specially. The exhibition includes some of the costumes. plus caddies and services which used to be used.


0 KING'S Bath Street. Box ()ffice Mon~Sat 12 noon-6pm. In person only. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. ('andleriggs. Mon—Sat ll).3llam—6.31)pm. 552 5961. Sinbad the Sailor Until 8 Feb 7pm. Sat Mat 2.15pm.

£5.75—-£1 . ()APs and children selected perfs. £3—£l .511.

The intrepid sailor runs into difficulties with the horrible Zarrabad. A lively and colourful production.

0 MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198.

Wizard DI Dz 6—8 Feb 7.30pm. £2 from '

647 2688. Musical tale ofwizardry from the Minerva Club Junior Section (101/: 16 years). This is the annual production by the junior section: auditions and rehearsals will re-start next August.

0 PAVILION 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar.

Cinderella Until Sat 8 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. Children and ()APs £2——£3. Cinderella still trying to arrive at the ball in Radio Clyde‘s annual panto. Extravagant costumes and lots oflaughs.

O TRON 38 Parnie Street. 552 4267/8. Box office Tue—Sat Noon—10pm. Bar with food.

The Overcoat 18—23 Feb. 8pm and matinee Sat 22 Feb 5pm. £2.50 members. £3.50 non-members. ()vercast. overcoated and over here. Akaky Akakievich Bashmachkin is the subject of this gently humorous story set in Imperial Russia. It is performed by a cast of 14—22 year olds from the East End ofGlasgow as part of the Tron Youth Project. Hamish Glen adapts and directs the original story by Gogol.

EDINBURGH Activities & Fun


CLASSES Theatre School of Dance and Drama. 106 St Stephen Street. 522 4398 Weds. 6-8 years 4—5pm. 9—12 years 5-6pm. Taught by former Ballet Rambert soloist. Marilyn Williams. £2 per class. £1 .51) for 3 or more.

0 1986 EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE SCHOOLS POSTER COMPETITION Fringe posters from previous years are already becoming collectors‘

items! Entries for the 1986 design are

invited from any child at school in

Scotland up to the age of 18 years. Be

artful and draw up a winner. All entries must go through the individual‘s art teacher. There are cash prizes for the students and prizes of artists‘ materials for the schools. Closing date 28 Feb 1986. Further details from the Fringe Office. 17()I1igh Street. Edinburgh EI-Il 10S. 226 5259.

O ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. The Saturday Workshops organised by Young Museum are imaginative

and popular. Coming up next is Maire

yourown Tribal Costume on Sat 8 Feb l()am—noon for 8—14 years. Best to bookeafly.

O SALISBURY CENTRE 2 Salisbury Road. 667 5438.

Drama Class Wednesdays 4.30-5.45pm. 9—12 years (approx). £6.25 for 5 weeks. £12.50 for 10 weeks.

0 THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 225 7942. Film Animation (Junior) Mons and Tues. beginning 10 Feb. after school classes from 4—6pm for 1 1—16 years. £7.51) for 1() weeks. Register and pay in advance. Tom and Jerry need not be out of

reach. These classes offer an exciting

introduction to the creative possibilities ofanimation. After 6 weeks ofexperimenting with materials and techniques. students are encouraged to make a film of their own.

Youth Theatre Membership Scheme. The Theatre Workshop is the place to go if you are between 9—21 and want to be closely involved in all aspects of theatre. both production

E and performance. In response to numbers. the youth theatres cater

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for 3 age groups. 9—12. 13—15 and

16—21 . Their wide ranging activities include workshops. training and

outings. Ring theatre for details.