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. Activities and Fun

O HAGG’S CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Drama Workshop Saturdays l0am—noon. 8— l 2 years. 20 places.

Phone booking. Free. A new series ofexeiting drama workshops until 21 June only.

3 Saturday activities 2.15pm. Free. No 3 booking. Activities for fun with an

E historicaldimension.

Buttermalting 31 May (4—7 years). Getting churned up!

Herb Bags 7 June (6—8 years). Aromatic lavender. mint and sage are some of the herbs grown in the gardens. dried in the castle kitchen and here sewn into fragrant bags.


. OHAGG'S CASTLE 10(lSt Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725 Natural World at Haggs Until 22 June. A (model) rat-catcher and boy and a working loom are amongst the

()ILI-flISITIOIICLI activities on Mary Queen at Scots Lots ofactivities for children.

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1 Glasgow. Hillhcad Street. 330 4221

. ext4213. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat


MrWood’s Fossils Until IOJune.

On Sat mornings during the exhibition children (7—13 years) can have fun making a plaster east ofthe

‘Bearsden Shark‘ (see panel).


- cusoow ARTS CENTRE 12 E Washington Street. 221 4526. Baroque Aid Concert Fri 30 May

; 7.30pm. Donation tickets £2.50(£1).

Aid-a-Fund. This concert is in aid of the Ethiopian Famine Relief Fund.

I performed by the talented members I ofthe Centre‘s Children‘s Music

Project including Flat Pavan


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' Cumbernauld. 023 67 32887. Box office Mon-Fri l0am-6pm. Sat

1(lam-3pm. 6-8pm perf. evgs.

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Seanachaidh (the Storyteller) Sat 7 1.30pm. 50 pence. Part ofthe Theatre open day - a tale ofScottish folk lore set around a wedding.


Granville Street. 221 3198. Box office Mon—Sat noon—6pm. Bar. cafe. Tickets also from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 552 5961.


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Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.

Oliver! Until Sat 31 May. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Fagin‘s network of young miscreants in a musical version of Dickens‘ classic. By the Mitchell Theatre for Youth.

0 THEATRE ROYAL 282 Hope Street. Box office 10am—6pm (non-perf evgs): 10am—7.30pm (perfevgs). 331 1234: 332 9000 (Credit cards).

The Secret Diary oi Adrian Mole Aged 133/4 Until 31 May. 7.30pm (Sat matinee 2.30pm £3—£7.50. Under

18s half price. The most recent. most

junior (and most spotty?) diarist now comes to life on stage.

0 TRON 63 Trongate. 552 4267/8. Box office Tue—Sat noon—10pm.

The Puddolt an’ the Princess Fri 30 May—Sun 1 June. 8pm. Kids£l (non-members £2); adults £3 (non-members £4. ) Theatre Alba‘s highly successful production in Scots. Garry Stewart‘s energetic performance as the Puddok with a purpose is especially engaging.

I Also see East Kilhride Festival 3 section.

EDINBURGH Activities and Fun


for children. many free.

I Also see Open List.

Children's Disco 'l'ollcross Community Centre 2290321 Fri 30 6-8pm. 20pm. Junior jiving for the under 12s!

Sat31 & Sunt Make merryon the

meadows. 10am-6pm approx. ()pcn air theatre. acts. stalls and funfair.

5-a-Side Football. The Meadows. Sat

319am-lunehtime & Sun 1 9.30am~lunchtime. Friendlies

' between local schools. cubs etc.

Dog Show Sun 1 3pm. Entrieson field by 2pm. Some interesting sections

i including dog most like its owner! Schools Art Exhibition Crosswinds

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0 ROYAL MUSEUMS OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Young Museum— Summer Expeditions Lots ofexplorations are afoot on Saturday mornings. The heights of the ancient volcano Arthur’s Seat will

accompanied by an adult. Meet at Holyrood Palace (‘ar Park at noon.

Book first as numbers are limited. Future trips include: I.eith River


= Exhibitions


i (‘anongate Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. ('Ioscd Sun. Free.

Art Laughter and the Bright Eyes ot Children Until the end of May.

0 CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. (‘Iosed Sun.

The Endeavour Competition Until 31

media work. including delightful

a whole range of handicaps. ()rgainsed by the Altrusa (‘lub of Edinburgh.

0 369 GALLERY 209 ('owgate. 225 3013. Mon—Sat 12.30—5pm.

Peace: Children’s Paintings Until 30 May. lintries to this year's Spring Fling competition (4—18 years) on the theme of Peace. First prize winner (‘atriona ('richton's (aged

? 4‘11)peacefulentryisa[.ittleBoy 1 with the Big Icecream.

0 NATIONAL GALLERY The Mound. 556 8921.

Living tilt the Land L'ntil end .lune.

in 19th centuryScotland.


Listings. Musm O USHER HALL Lothiaii Road. 228


Atarah’s Band Sat 7 June 10.30am. £2.50(children and adults). Part of the Edinburgh proms a prom-ette for the children. in which the

i energetic Atarah and her Band strike up rhythm games. a musical story and songs for some infectious fun. 'l‘ake along a percussion instrument of your own


:0 KING'S 2 [even Street. 229 1201.

Box office Mon—Sat lilam--8pm.

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The Secret Diary 01 Adrian Mole Aged

:133/4. Mon 2--Sat 7 June. 7.30pm.

ESaturday 5pm and 8pm. {-1. £5.

H.550. £6. £6.50. All seats halfprice

on Mon. Sat matinee. under 16s and

concessions. See Theatre Royal. OMUIRHOUSE LIBRARY Kirkgate


i MrBones Sat 31 10.30am & 2.30pm. Free. A late fling from the Spring

Fling -- children‘s puppet show.


I’lace.225 4379.

The End otthe Line 6 7.1une. 7.30pm.

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( 10—1-1 years) present their comedy

about a London tube train.

Forother childrcns events sce CraigmillarFesiival section.

explored on Sat 31 May. For 8—16 yrs

Walk 14 June and lnchcolm Island 28

May. An impressive display of mixed

eggbox helicopters. by children with

Downstairs. Scenes from country life

See Filmhouse and Playhouse in Film