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Activities and Fun
. 0 CATCH CLUB Glenoglc Baths. Glenogle Road (in the Club room) and Pilmeny Youth Centre. 44 Buchanan Street (off Leith Walk). Mon-Fri until end June approx. After school-6pm. For 5-12 years. 10 pence per day (parents'adults should go along with the child to enrol in the first instance).
Two after school clubs offering lots ofgatnes. trips. outings. swimming etc. A summer play school will be announced shortly.
O ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534 ext 266. About Face Workshops Fri 12 June 10am-12.45pm and 1.45pm-4.30pm. £1.25. NB Booking in advance - by 31 May - is essential. You cannot book on the day. .1ewellery-making. face-painting and mask-making workshops which are inventive and fun. A multi-national theme is complemented by the serving of samosas. pakoris and pappadums in the tearoom all day.
0 THINS BOOKSHOP 53-59 South Bridge. 556 6743.
Thins Saturday Club Every Saturday 10am—1 1.30pm. Free. Get into books. games and competitions on Saturday mornings. ()pen to any child.
0 359 233 Cowgate. 225 3013.
359 Art Club Every Saturday until end ofJune. Things to make. paint. draw and do for S— 12 year olds.
0 TRIANGLE ARTS CENTRE West Pilton Bank. 332 0877.
Junior Drama Workshop Every Thursday. (rpm-8pm. Free. 1 1-15 year olds. New members welcome for these fun classes learning basic theatre and drama skills.
Drama Workshop Every Thursday 8.30pm-10pm. Free. For 15 years plus. A class for older members. New members welcome.
Drums and GuitarTuition Every Thursday 3pm-6pm. Free tuition in these classic band instruments for 11-20 year olds.
0 YWCA 7 Randolph Place. 225 4379. West End Youth Theatre Every Saturday 10.30am-12noon. £2.50 annual membership. 50 pence per session. Workshops in theatre skills.
0 KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Boxoffice Mon-Sat
Tales ol Hoffman Tues 2-Sat 6 June. 7.30pm 6’; Sat mat 2.30pm. £3. £5. £7. £9. £10. £12. Children half price. All seats £5 Sat mat. See Theatre Royal. Glasgow.
0 CENTRAL LIBRARY Scottish Library. George [V Bridge. Non-Fri 9am-9pm. Sat 9am- 1pm.
Spring Fling Poetry Prizewinners 1-15 June. Winning entries from the Spring Fling Free Time competition in both childrens' and adults’ categories.
0 CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm.
The EndeavourCompetition Until 30 May. Painting. drawing and sculpture by children frotn special schools in Edinburgh. Organised by the Altrusa Club.
O ROYAL COMMONWEALTH POOL Dalkeith Road. Mon-Fri 9am-9pm. Sat & Sun 9am-4pm.
Spring Fling Painting and Photography Prizewinners 30 May-14 June. Painting and photography prizewinners in the youth and children‘s categories on the theme of Free Time.
0 FILMHOUSE Lothian Road 228 2688. All seats are £1 andare bookable in advance.
Care Bears 11 (U) (USA. 1986) 76 mins. Sat 30 May. 2pm. The irrepressible caring bears surface in
the sequel. Flash Gordon (U) (USA. 1980) 103 mins. Sat 6June. 2pm. Alex Raymond‘s comic strip made into feature length film memorable for its music by Queen and sets.
0 FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366.
Jo PetitBoum-Boum (in French). (Til mins. Wed 3 June. 4pm. children £1 (inclusive of gtiftter). Adults free if accompanied by child. A none-too painful way for 6- 10 year olds to pick up some French in this colourful cartoon.
Theatre 0 PLAYHOUSE lb’ 22 Greenside
Place. 557 2590.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat Mon 1-Sat 6 June. Mon 7.30pm. Tues-Thurs 2pm & 7.30pm. Fri & Sat 5pm. 8pm. £6. £5. £4. ()APs & children £1 .50 off all prices. Special price Monday 2 tickets for price of 1.
Formula hit musical from. while it lasted. the most extraordinarily successful partnership. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
O KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street 221 1901
Annie Until Sat 30 May. 7.30pm & Sat. mat. 2.30pm. £4.50. £4. Children £3. £2.75. cones 20”} off all evg and Sat. perfs.
Popular ifsugary tale of ‘1.itt1e ()rphan Annie‘ based on a comic strip. in which the waif-like Annie gets her own American millionaire. See also King's. Glasgow.
Activities and Fun
0 CALOERGLEN COUNTRY PARK Strathaven Road. East Kilbride Calderglen Country Fair Sunday 7 June. 11am-5pm.
There is. literally. great strength in numbers in this packed and entertaining country fair. See panel. 0 GROSVENOR CINEMA Ashton Lane. 11i|1head.3394298.
Caley Kids Club Every Saturday l.30pm-4.30pm. 50p. For 4- 14 years. Games and fun.
Calderglen Country Fair, East Kilbride Dropping in on this lair, (weather permitting) will be tree-tailing parachute display team, The Golden Lions, just one act in a very strong line-up on Sunday 7 and they don‘t come any stronger than Jon Pall Sigmarsson, currently the World’s Strongest Man, while the most be-medalled British athlete Geoff Capes will be casually lilting a
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Volkswagen. Also helicopter rides piloted by Captain George from Radio Clyde; a tun-lair; over 100 members of the Civil War Society replaying history with cannons, muskets, pickets and Highlanders. Plus haggis-hurling, strolling clowns, conjurers, bands buskers beer garden with German lood, German beer, German band . . . An unmissable day lorthe whole family!
0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Saturday Activities
2. 15pm. Free. No booking.
Sat BO May: Summer Sweets (4-7 years)
Sat 6 June: Streetgames (8-12 years)
0 THEATRE ROYAL l lope Street. 331 1234. Box office Mon-Sat 10am-6pm. (7.30pm on perf. evgs). Bar. Buffet.
Tales of Holiman Until 31) May. 7.15pmél; Sat mat 2.15pm. £10.£9. £7. £5.50. £4. £2.50. Children half price. Not specifically for. by likely to be much enjoyed by children. Scottish Ballet present the tale ofthe luckless l Ioffman. duped in love and confounded by life. Adapted from ()ffenbach‘s opera. Also see King’s. Edinburgh.
0 KING'S Bath Street. Box office Mon—Sat l2noon-6pm. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs Mon-Sat l0.30am-630pm. 552 5961.
Annie 1—13June. Mon-Fri 7.30pm. Sat 8pm. Matinees Weds 2.15pm. Sats 2.30pm. £6. £5. £4. Concs half price. Two for the price ofone on Mondays.
0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2pm-5pm. A Box of Surprises tintil 24 August. An exhibition of not-so-humble boxes which are intriguingly made and surprisingly used.
Music 0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12
Washington Street. 221 4526. Children‘s Music Festival Wed 3—Fri 5 .lune. 7.30pm. £2. £1 (50pence). Children from primary schools around Glasgow show off their considerable skills. A different programme of music will be presented each night.
Theatre 0 MITCHELL THEATRE Granville
Street. 221 3196’ Box office noon-6pm. Tickets also available frotn Candleriggs 552 5961. Mon-Sat 10.30am-6.30pm.
Peter Pan Tues 2-Fri 5 June 7.30pm. £2.50(£1 .50). The Darling family flying children in TM. Barry‘s classic tale about the power of the imagination. Presented by the Mitchell Theatre for Youth. Junior Section.
0 TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267 8. Box office Tues—Sat noon-8pm. Sun 12.30pm-11pm.
The Shadow'l‘hurs l 1-Sun 14 June. 8pm. Up to 21 years £1. £3 members, £4 non-members. Half price preview Wed 10. A wonderful-sounding story in which a young girl not only loses her shadow but finds it has a will of its own when becomes her own rival. competing with her for the hand of the prince whom she loves. The show is presented by the 14- 19 year old members of the Glasgow Drama Workshop. their first production for three years. Directed by llamish Glen. For 14 years plus. j
The List 29 May — 11 June £5