produced under the auspices of the same organisation this is the highly impressive work ofa group of mothers who have got on and written and researched the sort of book they would like to have bought themselves. Bearing in mind that much ofthe city is il-equipped for buggy and baby access. this is a practical. extensively researched and usually first-hand account of everything you need to know but can never find out about entertaining. dressing, feeding and exercising the under 55 in and around the west of Glasgow. An invaluble guide. though as with its Edinburgh counterpart. I do miss a thorough index.
0 DURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 64‘) 7151 . Summer competition for children in the museum with small prizes. Children’s Stained Glass Project until mid August. An exhibition ofwork from children's workshops on medieval stained glass. using perspex and plastic.
0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2pm—5pm.
A Box of Surprises Until 24 August. Boxes hewn from all manner of unlikely materials. including reindeer born or a hazelnut. for all manner of purpose.
Film - oosou FILM CENTRE Renfield Street. 332 8701. £2.75 (£1.50).
An American Tail From 17July. Check with venue for times. A
return to the old-style. Jungle Book-type animation. Steven Spielberg produces. See panel in Film listings.
0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.
The Tale of the White Giant Sat 11. 2.30pm and 7.3(lpm. £2 (£1 ). Presented by the Northern Black Light Theatre this show combines puppets and live action in a story of giants. thieves. devils and magic. For 6—11yearolds.
Activities and Fun
0 EDINBURGH DISTRICT COUNCIL Kite-making workshops for high tTyers. All materials provided and workshops are free. but old comfy clothes should be worn. for over 111s. Four workshops per day at 10.30am. 12.30pm. 2pm and 4pm at the following venues:
Mon 20 Brighton Park. I’ortobello Tues 21 Saughton Park
Wed 22 I’ilrig Park
Thurs 23 Braidburn Valley Park
Fri 24 Inch Park
Sat 25 Davidson‘s Mains Park
0 HERMITAGE OF BRAID Braid Road. For info tel. The Rangers 447 7145. Summer Hermits Nature Club Mon 13 and 2(1. lilani—12noon. ()pen to all 5—12 yearolds.
Every Monday up to and including 11) August the countryside summer club will be featuring games. competitions. arts and crafts and walks. No admission charge.
0 MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High
Street. 225 2424 ext 6646.
Mondays and Thursdays are the days to look out for at the museum — Thursday is the day each week when special events are organised. and the Monday before this is the time to go along and pick up your free ticket for the event. Sessions are likely to be busy. so don't delay!
Juggling show (11). 15—l(l.3()am and 2—2.3(lpm) and Learn to Juggle workshops ( 1 lam—noon and 2.45pm—3.45pm). Thurs 16. For over Ills.
Making taces'I‘hurs 23. 111.3(lam. 11.15am. noon. 2pm. 2.45pm and 3.30pm (each runs for 30 mins). For 3—7 years. Make a picture face wall hanger.
Group Tuition Sundays
l(lam-l l.3(lam. £1 plus 311p boot hire.
0 TRIANGLE ARTS CENTRE West Pilton Bank. 332 (1877.
The Summer Programme will offer workshops for 8— l 4 year olds. weeks beginning 2(land 27July. and for 14 years+ during weeks beginning August 3 and 11). Anyone interested should contact venue.
0 WILKIE HOUSE (‘owgate. 225 2117‘) Youth Drama Classes From Tues 14 and every Tues. Thurs 4pm—6.3()pm. Sats 10am—4pm. Approx 30p per session. The newly refurbished Wilkie llouse re-opens on 13 July and the youth theatre re-starts for 8— 15 year olds. and will gradually work towards another show. (probably for Christmas). New members welcome. It is also hoped to start a children’s art class fairly soon.
Creche Mon—Sat Dam—4.30pm. Nominal charge. For children up to approx 7 years.
0 CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Child‘s Play 18 July—5 Sept. £1 (25p) — all proceeds go to Save The Children. Just what did Princess Anne play with as a child'.’ Or Cilla Black or Jimmy Logan. This exhibition offers a sneak insight by displaying toys on royal or celebrity loan loaned items from the royals and politicians. while focusing in toys (past. present and future) in general. The world‘s most valuable Teddy is being flown in specially from Germany and a selection of games. including the winning entries from the Design-A-Board-Game competition run earlier in the year will also be on view.
Activities free with entrance to the exhibition - first come. first served. Wall-painting Sat 18. lflam and 2pm. Printing Mon 20. lllam and 2pm. Play with Bricks, Games and Kites Tues 21 and Fri 24. Want. 2pm. Making Musical instruments ( lilam) and Dough and Clay (2pm) Wed 22 and Thurs 23.
0 FILMHOUSE Lothian Road 228 2688. All seats are £1 and are bookable in advance.
Children's Saturday matinees will re-start after the Edinburgh Film
Festival ends in August. for details of
Local Hero (PU) (Bill Forsyth. UK. 1983 ). Thurs 9 and Tue 14. 2.45pm see Film listings.
ODEON (‘lerk Street. 667 7331. Tickets £2 (cones £1 .50) for perfs commencing before 6pm. £2.71) (cons £2) for perfs commencing after 6pnr
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