painting, as shown in the work of McTaggart. through Redpath. Eardley and Blackadder to the young Caroline MacNairn. Fiona Carlisle et al.

0 WARE ON EARTH 15 Howe Street. 558 1276. Mon-Sat 10am—6.30pm; Sundays by appointment.

Helen Robertson Until Sat 3 Oct. Helen graduated from Edinburgh College of Art this year and bases her objects made in the unusual combination of metal and glass on ancient weaponry.

O W.A.S.P.S. GALLERY Patriothall, Hamilton Place (near Theatre Workshop) Daily 2—7pm.

Olivia Irvine Until Fri 18 Sept. Paintings and monoprints.


o This section lists exhibitions of special note held outside Glasgow and Edinburgh. Galleries should contact Alice Bain with iniormation at least two weeks in advance.

0 SEAGATE GALLERY 36—40 Seagate, 0382 26331.

Ian Howard Until Sun 20 Sept. Howard‘s theatrical paintings are on tour round Scotland and hit the Seagate just in time for the gallery‘s first birthday.

0 CRAWFORD CENTRE FOR THE ARTS 93 North Street, St Andrews (0334) 76161.

Three Photography Exhibitions Until end Sept. St Andrews and the Birth of Photography surveys the work of the early pioneers of photography drawn from the St Andrews Photography Archive. one of the most important collections in the country. Veterans Photographs of Scots who fought on the Republican side of the Spanish Civil War by Edinburgh photographer Sean Hudson. Jazz Greats Also by Sean Hudson. the great maestros ofjazz including Dizzy Gillespie. Miles Davies. Alexis Korner and more. Rome-A Journey Through Memories Striking sequence of photographs by Italian Robert Bossaglia. This exhibition comes to St Andrews after a stint at the Italian Institute during the Edinburgh Festival.

0 CHAMBERS INSTITUTE Peebles. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Thurs 10am—7pm; Sun 2—5pm.

ATradition in Art Sun 20 Sept—Sun 4 Oct. Paintings by four generations of the McNairn family. As part ofthe Borders Festival of Ballads and Legends this exhibition looks at the painting tradition of several generations of a Border family from the mid-19th century to the present. The exhibition is centred on the fourth John McNairn who studied at Edinburgh College of Art and Paris in the 1930s and will also include paintings by Caroline McNairn. who recently had a solo show at 369 gallery this year.

0 THE SMITH ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM Dumbarton Road, Stirling ()786 71917.

The Smith Biennial Exhibition Thurs 17 Sept—Sun 18 Oct. More than 1000 works of art from all over Scotland made this year‘s entry a record. With £6000 prize money and a great deal ofexposure at stake. this has become Scotland‘s premier art competition.

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GLASGOW Activities and Fun

0 BOOK TRUST 15a Lynedoch Street. 332 0391.

Children's Books oi the Year The last of the free events being organised during this exhibition will be a Meet~the-Author session with Mairi Hedderwick. Sat 19, 2.15pm who will be talking about her Katie Morag series. For 5—10 years, parents welcome.

0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526.

For two days, 23 and 24 Sept. the Centre will be hosting a series of workshops and performances on Movement and Mime. Working with Learning Difficulties. run by Common Ground and BBC‘s presenter of Vision On, Pat Keysell. Common Ground are a new London-based dance company whose members include both profoundly deafand hearing dancers. They are currently touring Scotland and giving performances and workshops which are for both hearing and deafchildren.

Common Ground: Dance Workshops 23 September. 10am 5—8 years. 50p; 11.30am 9:13 years, 50p; 2pm over 14 years, 50p.

Pat Keysell Periormance Sept 24. 10am, £1.50. For deafover 10 years. Common Ground Mime Workshop Sept 24, 10.45am. £1.50

Common Ground Dance Periormance Sept 24, 2.30pm. For all children. Dance Workshop Sept 24. 2.30pm. £1.50.

A Temporary Diversion This opera for children by John Paynter. will be performed as a lively and entertaining open air (weather permitting) production 15 and 16 October. Intensive rehearsal will take place during the October holiday week and anyone aged 8—14 years who would like to take part should contact Caroline Stevenson at the Centre immediately. Children’s Music Project Saturdays. 9.30am—1.30pm. This includes Chamber Orchestra. Opera Group. Instrumental Tuition. Choir. Orchestra. Wind Band, 2nd Orchstra, Beginner Music Groups. Jazz Band. Anyone interested should contact music staff.

Youth Theatre Team Mondays 7pm. Children's Arts Activities Thursdays. 4.30pm. Art. drama. dance. crafts.

GLASGOW DRAMA WORKSHOP8 North Gardner Street. 339 2511. Julie Austin. administrator. The Glasgow Drama Workshop is run as a mini drama school with professional tuition in the following: acting. voice. mime and movement, improvisation. dancing. stage management. prop making and singing. It meets every Wed evening 5.30pm-8.30pm and. for the first term only. will be held in the GET. Open to anyone interested between 14—20 years - no experience necessary. There are 90 places available. but its usually very popular. so anyone interested should get in touch with the administrator, Julie Austin. Fee. payable in advance is £10 for a 12-week term, 30 Sept—16 Dec.

0 GROSVENOR Ashton Lane. 3394298 Caley Kids Club Every Saturday, 2pm—4.30pm. For 4—14 year olds. 50p. Modelled on the old-style Saturday morning cinema clubs for children. the club. which is open to all. shows features. cartoons and serials followed by games. competitions and turns on the stage. 0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Saturday activities. 2. 15pm. free. No booking.

Sat 19 Sept Finger Puppets (5—7)

Sat 26 Sept Zoetrope Pictures (8+) Advance notice of Haggs Castle‘s ever-popular activities for the October holiday 10—17 Oct and a day of events related to Halloween on 31 Oct. Age groups in brackets. NB: Booking opens Thursdayi Oct, 10am and places go very quickly!

Sat 10 Oct 10.15am Buttermaking (4—7); Weave a cobweb (7—12): 2.15pm Finger Puppets (5—8); Gingerbread Ghosts (6—9) Mon121i).15am Drama (7—12), Leaf Prints (4—7): 2. 15pm Treacle Scones (6-9)

Tues 13 10.15am Storytime Drawing (4—7). Gingerbread ghosts (6—9); Halloween Masks (7—10). Finger Puppets (5—8).

Wed 14 10.15am Treacle Scones (6—9), Weave a Cobweb (7—12); 2.15pm Buttermaking (4—7), Dressing Up (7—12).

Thurs 15 10. 15am LeafPrints (4—7). Weave a Cobweb (7—12); Storytime Drawing (4—70. Gingerbread Ghosts (6—9).

Fri161(1.15am Finger Puppets (5—8). Treacle Scones (6—9); 2. 15pm Buttermaking (4—7). Drama (7—12). Sat 17 10. 15am Dressing Up (7—12). LeafPrints(4—7);2.15pm Hallowe‘en Masks (7—10). Treacle Scones (6—9); 2. 15pm Hallowe'en

Storytime & Drawing (4—7), Gingerbread Ghosts (6—9).


0 ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 1pm—5pm. Cafe. School Children's Annual Art Competition 23 Sept-25 Oct. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm, Sun 2—5pm. Prizewinning paintings and drawings from the annual school children’s art competition held in the Glasgow museums every summer.

0 BOOK TRUST 15a Lynedoch Street, 332 0391.

Children’s Books at the Year Until 19 Sept. Thurs & Fri 10am—5pm, Sat 11am-4pm. A display of the some of the best children‘s books published during the last year.

0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive, 427 2725.

All Creatures Great and Small Until 22 Nov. What makes the puffer-fish puff and why does a tortoise have a shell? Find out this and much more in Haggs Castle‘s exhibition which brings you face to face with a polar bear and looks at how animals have had to evolve to survive.


Actrvrtres and Fun

0 NETHEBBOW 43 High Street, 556 9579.

Auditions and Interviews Until Fri 18 Sept. 7—9pm. The Netherbow Youth Theatre will be holding auditions for 14—21 year-olds to take part in their Christmas panto. Cinderella, which will be held at the Netherbow, 10—20 Dec. Experience isn‘t necessary, but anyone interested is asked to go along with a prepared piece and to be prepared to sing at the audition! There is no charge for membership. 0 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate, 225 3013.

369 Art Club 10.30am—noon. £15 (£7). Autumn classes will re-start 10 Oct for 10 weeks. Further information and booking forms available now Film

0 FILMHOUSE Lothian Road, 228 6382.

Children‘s matinées. 2.15pm. All seats £1 bookable in advance.

Short Circuit (PG) (John Badham, USA, 1986) 99 mins. Sat 19. A warm—hearted tale about a cute-looking robot who becomes ‘humanised‘ and moves in with a girlfriend.

Young Sherlock Holmes (Barry Levinson, USA. 1985) 109 mins. Sat 26. An entertaining and speculative look at the early boarding school days of Watson and Holmes who come up against an underground cult of marauding Egyptians with Anthony Higgins as their very evil leader. Enhanced by very good special effects.


0 NETHERBOW 43 High Street, 556 9579. Box office 10am—4.30pm; 7pm—9pm perfevgs. Cafe. [D] [E] The Prime oi Miss Jean Brodie Until 19 Sept. 7.30pm. Edinburgh Youth Theatre in a dramatised version of Muriel Spark’s famous tale ofa group of Edinburgh schoolgals, Miss Brodie‘s creme de la creme.

42 The List 18 Sept— 1 Oct