HAPPY BIRTHDAY KELPIES!
We celebrate the 2nd anniversary ofthe launch ofthe KELPIES with the publication of4 more exciting stories for I children aged 8 and over.
i THE THIRTEENTH MEMBER Mollie Hunter
THE SASSENACH Helen B McKenzie
ROBBIE Emil Pacholek
' THE BOY FROMSULA Lavinia Derwent
On sale in bookshops throughout Scotland For a complete list of all 20 titles. contact
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1L” Edinburgh Festival Fringe Poster Lisa Anne Aitlten (aged 9). 34 The-List 18 April — 1 May ' '
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- AlastairAitchesn (6) and Nikki Butt (8) receive their prizes iorthe Bambi
Competition at the Edinburgh Odeon.
i The latter has been going for nearly
20 years. aiming to combat racism
and to promote multi-culturalism.
The Catch Club is for primary school children on Tuesdays and Fridays 3—5pm. 10p per session for members.
0 NATIONAL GALLERY The Mound.
Living off the Land Until eno June. A selection of the gallery‘s paintings have been brought together to show how life in the Scottish countryside has changed since the 19th century. Free activity packs and guides available for voung visitors.
o rams SATURDAY CLUB Thins
. Bookshop. 53—59 South Bridge, 556 6743. Sats Iii—11.30am. Free to
children ofall ages. Puzzles. quizzes, competitions. games and stories.
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ASSOCIATION Community Workshop, 20 Hailesland Place. 442 3063. Craft. music. art. dance and drama are among the weekly workshops offered free by the community workshop. Contact
‘~ , association for fulldetails.
0 EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE POSTER Nine year-old Lisa Anne
- Aitken‘s colourful bagpiper was
. ' chosen aswinnerofthe Fringe
Poster Competition from a record 2.498 entries of a very high and
imaginative standard. The poster.
which is the seventh in the children‘s competition sponsored by the Life Association and Reeves/Dryads. will be well known in the city by the summer and will join the other posters as what have almost become collectors items. The 200 best entries will be exhibited at the Freemasons
is without restriction. Entries can be paintings. drawings. print. collage or craft including weaving. mosaics. wood. chalk. stone and experimental materials. Go along and see the wealth of highly imaginative and creative talent there is in under 18 year-olds.
0 FILMHOUSE 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. Junior matinee under 15 years. 80p. Adult £1 . Tickets available on day ofperfonly. from 1.30pm. Go early. they are often sold out.
Sat 19, 2pm: Mighty Mouse and the Great Space Chase (U) (US. 1979) 87 mins. Harry the Heartless is a cat with imperialist visions — he plans to rule the universe. lt takes Mighty Mouse. our hero. to save the Pearl Pureheart. the threatened Mouse Queen from his clutches.
Sat 26, 2pm: Twelve Tasks oi Asterix (U) (France. 1975) 82 mins. Asterix, in a jam. needs Getafix to make a mix of magic potions so he can take on anything in his special series of adventures.
O REGAL North Bridge Street. Bathgate. 0506 630 869. Sat mats 2pm. 30p child and adult. Selected programmes from the Children‘s Film Foundation. include a feature. cartoons and a serial.
0 KING'S 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. Rest. [D] [E]
: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Fri
1 [ £4.50. Child £3. A sticky musical
Hall. George Street during the Fringe. I
o cmouom TOLBOOTH MUSEUM 163 Canongate. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Closed Sun. Free.
Art, Laughter and the Bright Eyes oi
; Children A selection of the highly
ingenious toys before computers.
electricity or plastic transformed the
face ofplaythings. 0 CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street.
3 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat
lOam—Spm. Closed Sun.
Caobury’s National Exhibition oi Children's Art 1985/6 Until 16 May. This is the 38th Cadbury‘s Exhibition. the aim ofwhich is to encourage creative work and it is open to any child resident in the UK under 18 years. The choice ofsubject
Youth Theatre (13—15 years).
18 7.30pm. Sat 19 2pm and 7pm.
romp based on Roald Dahl‘s children‘s classic.
0 THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425. 16 Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.3()pm. Bar. Cafe. [D] The Theatre Workshop Youth Theatres show their stuff. Both groups have participated in all areas of production.
Once In a Lifetime Fri 18 5pm. Sat 19 2pm). 75p (50p). A midnight takeover by the toys! Written and directed by Eva Laeverenz. Performed by the Junior Youth Theatre (9~12 years).
Our Day Out Fri 18 7.30pm. Sat 19, 3.30pm). £1.50 (£1). The progress class. who cannot get to grips with the three ‘Rs‘. have a day out instead! Performed by the Middle