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Activities and Fun

0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Classes will re-start week beginning Tue 21 Apr (NB no afternoon activities in the summer tertn). Easter Drama Class 13-16 Apr. 1.30—4pm. Workshops leading to an informal performance on the final afternoon. For primary school age. Contact Bill Walker to book a place. 0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Saturday Activities 2.15pm. Free. No booking. Games for fun with an old~fashioned theme.

Sat 4: Marvellous Make-up: Children can make themselves up in the lascinating manner of the Egyptians, Tudors and Victorians! Materials provided (7—12 yrs).

Easter Activities Booking starts Thurs 2 Apr 10am. Free.

Sat 11: 10.15am Easter Cards (5—8); 2.15pm Decorating Easter Eggs (6—8).

Mon 13: 10.15am Sugar Bunnies (4—7);2.15pm Easter Bonnets (5—8). Tue14: 10.15am Rag Dolls (8—12): 10.30am Easter Cards (6—9); 2. 15pm Archery (8—12) and Finger Puppets (5—8).

Wed 15: 10.15am Decorating Easter Eggs (8—12): 10.30am Nature Trail (Wellies and cagoules ifwet) (4—7); 2.15pm Spring Sweets (4—7) and Holiday Bookmarks (8—12).

Thurs ‘16: 10.15am Spicy Easter Biscuits (5—7); 2. 15pm Archery (8—12).


0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Mary Queen oi Scots Semi-permanent exhibition. This year. above all. is the to find out more about Mary in the 400th anniversary year of her death.

Toys trom the Attic Until 5 May.

An Egyptian horse in its 2000+ year is one of the toys on display in this exhibition ofold-fashioned toys.

0 LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie 956 2351 ext 46. Tue—Fri 11am-5pm and 7—9pm; Sat and Sun 2—5pm. Closed Mondays.

Children's Art Exhibition 4-18 Apr. Mixed media work from the children’s (7—14 years) Sat morning classes at the gallery.


0 ODEON FILM CENTRE Renfield Street.s 332 8701. £2.75. ()AP/Child £1.50.

Flight oithe Navigator ( PG) (US. 1986) The latest live-action feature from Disney by the director of Grease. Randal Kleiser. David. an average 12 year0old boy has to navigate a spacecraft! His assorted companions include a (iar-puntle from Salguod-trawets. a Feena-Starus from the Pixar Elliptic and a cute Puckmarin from Binpuka Minor! It’s quite a trip! See competition for free tickets.


Claremont Street (beside SNO Centre). Tickets from Glasgow Arts Centre. 12 Washington Street. 221 4526 or on the door.

Music Project Concert Sat 4 Apr. 2pm.

£3 (50p). Members of the Glasgow Arts Centre‘s flourishing music project demonstrate skills learned over the past few months.


0 KING’S Bath Street. Box office Mon—Sat noon—6pm. [D] [E] Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 552 5961 . Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.

Daisy Pulls It 0" Mon 6—Sat 11 Apr. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £5. £4. £3.

Halfprice cones Tue—Fri; Sat mat £2.

The original London West End production. which won comedy of the year in the Society of West End Theatre Awards 1983. All jolly hockey sticks. gym slips and frightfully good fun at a girl‘s boarding school and likely to appeal to anyone at the same. Presented by Andrew Lloyd Webber for the Really Useful Theatre Company.

0 MITCHELL THEATRE (iranville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat 12noon—6pm. Bar. Cafe. [D] Tickets also available from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 552 5961. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. And King‘s Theatre. Bath Street Mon—Sat l2noon—6pm.

Cabaret Fri 3 and Sat 4 Apr. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). Last two performances of the Mitchell Theatre for Youth senior group ( 15—21 years) production ofJoe Masteroff‘s Cabaret. based on the play [Am a (.‘amera by John van Druten and stories by Christopher lsherwood. This is the group’s first production to be directed by a member of the group. (In the James Moir Hall).


Activities and Fun

0 CATCH CLUB Glenogle Baths. Glenogle Road (in the Club Room) and Pilmeny Youth Centre. 44 Buchanan Street (off Leith Walk). Mon—Fri during term time (until 4 April). From after school—6pm. 10p per day. (parents/adults should go along with the child to enrol in the first instance). For 5— 12 years. Two after school clubs offering lots of games. trips. outings. swimming etc during the school terms. Catch Club finishes on 3 Apr and will re-start on 21 Apr. During the school holidays the same team of trained workers will be running the Wilkie House Community Centre (see below). 0 WILKIE HOUSE COMMUNITY CENTRE Cowgate. 225 2079. Youth Theatre Group Mondays 4.30—6.30pm. For 8—12 years. Free. Adult volunteers required to help with this group. YWCA Easter Play Scheme Stockbridge Primary School Annexe. Hamilton Place. 7—15 Apr 10am—3.30pm. 10p per day. Enrol on 7 Apr 10am—1 1 .30am to ensure a place during the week and pay per day. Indoor and outdoor games. two days of trips. arts and crafts and printing. Bring packed lunch each day. Contact Misti Catt. 7 Randolph Place. 225 4379. 0 CRAIGLOCKHART SPORTS CENTRE 177 Colinto Road. 443 0101. EasterSports School o—10 and 13—17 Apr. Play sessions for the under 10s. 10am—noon. 30p per session. No advance booking required. Coaching for l l——16year-olds in Badminton. Tennis. Squash and Canoeing. 2—3pm and 3—4pm. £2.50 per session. Tickets must be purchased in advance from centre. 0 EDINBURGH ZOO Corstorphine Road. 3349171. ()pen every day of the year. 9am—4.30pm (Sun open 9.30am). £2.50 (£1 .25). David Taylor Tue 7 Apr. 3pm. David 'l'aylor the zoo vet. on whose character the TV" series One by One is based. will be bringing a live zoo show to the zoo (main lecture theatre). Based on animals in his new series of books there will be. amongst others. an enormous millipede. a (iiant African Landsnail. and it should be a lively and interesting show! Easter Activities 4—20 Apr. Animal Handling Classes Education Centre. Always very popular. ()n the hour 11am—4pm. Behind the Scenes Reptile Tours 1 and 1.30pm. Special Displays and Exhibibits in the Giraffe and Gorilla Houses Noon and 2pm. 0 JACK KANE CENTRE Niddrie Mains Road. 669 (1404. Play and Coaching Sessions (>40 and 13— 17 Apr 10am—noon and 2—4pm. Play sessions for under 10s(10p); 10— 1 4 years (20p) per session. Also play sessions for under 5s. 1—2pm on above dates ( 10p). (iymnastics coaching for 5— 14 years. Contact centre for details. 0 MEADOWBANK SPORTS CENTRE

London Road. 661 5351.

Easter Sports School 7—9 Apr and 14—16 Apr. Playsessions for under 10s. 10am—noon (50p per session). Coaching for 10— 15 years. 2—4pm. in Badminton. Table Tennis. Trampolining. Fencing and Basketball. and 10am—noon and 2—4pm in Judo for6— 1 5 years. Tickets for all sessions (50p) must be purchased in advance from centre. 0 MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD Activity Week 6—1 1 Apr. Numbers are limited and admission is by ticket only. free from museum. Make an Easter Bunny or Chick from Porn Poms Mon 6 Apr. 10.30 and 11.30am; 2 and 3pm. (45 mins) (age 6+ Origami Workshop Tue 7 Apr. 10.30 and 1 1 .30am; 2 and 3pm. (45 mins). Magic Lantern Workshop Wed 8 Apr. 10 and l 1.30am; 2and 3.15pm. (1hr) (age 9+ ). A Victorian Magic Lantern Show Thurs 9 Apr. 10amd 11.30am; 2and 3pm. (For all ages). Make Your Own Peg Doll Thurs 9 Apr. 10.30 and 1 1 .30am. (45 mins) (age 5+). Model Making With Dough Thurs 9 Apr. 2 and 3pm. (45 mins) (all ages). Make Your Own Kite Fri 10 Apr. 10.30 amd 11.30am: 2. 15pm (2hr) (age 8—11). Make An Easter Bonnet Sat 11 Apr. 10.30 and 11.30am. (45 mins) (age 5+). Make A Cardboard Model House Sat 11 Apr. 2and 3pm. (1hr) (age 9+). 0 ROYAL COMMONWEALTH POOL Dalkeith Road. 667 7211. Sports Classes Mon 6—Fri 17 Apr. Each session 55p on the day. Judo Mon—Fri 10am—noon and l—3pnr WeightTraining age 16+ on Mondays 3—4pm; Tue and Wed noon—1pm; Thurs and Fri Ham—noon. Fencing 10am—noon: 1—3pm. Inflatables play sessions Mornings and afternoons at Royal Commonwealth Pool and at (ilenogle. Leith. Portobello. Dalry and Infirmary Street Baths. 45p. 0 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street 225 7534. Young Museum Workshops are very popular however. and numbers are limited so do book in advance (forms from Information Desk).

Make Faberge Easter Eggs! Thurs 16 Apr. 10am—noon. This is the last Young Museum workshop in the present highly popular series. Young Museum will start again in September with a new programme. but there will be occasional activities for children at the museum over the summer.

0 SAUGHTON SPORTS COMPLEX Stevenson Drive. Telephone 443 0101 (Craiglockhart Sports Centre) for information.

Easter Sports School 6—10 and 13—17 Apr. Coaching will be available for children aged 10—18 in the following sports: Tennis 10—1 1am and llam—noon (boys and girls); Hockey 10am—noon (girls): Football 2—4pm (boys): Athletics 2—4pm (boys and girls). Courses are run on a weekly basis. Tickets must be purchased in advance from Sports Complex Mon—Fri 4—6pm. £2.50.

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