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GLASGOW . Activities and Fun

0 GLASGOW DISTRICT LIBRARIES Ring the Young People‘s Services Dept, 221 7030. or local library for further details.

Last day of holiday activities on Friday 16 Oct:

Poliok Library 100 Peat Road. Crafts 2 m.

Ruthergien Library 163 Main Street. Pet Contest 2-3pm.

Govanhill Library 170 Langside Road.

Crafts 2.30pm.

Elder Park Library 228a Langlands Road. Craft Club 5.45pm.

Castiemiik Library 5 Dougrie Drive. Puppet Workshop. 6—7pm.

O GROSVENOR CINEMA Ashton Lane, 330 4298.

Caley Kids Club The Caley Kids Club will recommence on Sat 23 Oct. A special family programme, (film to be confirmed) will play on Fri 16 and Sat 17 at 2pm and 5pm. Ring cinema for details.

0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. ()ctober holiday activities. Free. These are almost fully booked but there are still places for the following:

Sat 17 10. 15am Dressing Up (7—12 years)

Sat 31 10.15am Treacle Scones (6—9 years).

There may be a few cancellations for the other activities on Fri 16. Sat 17 and Sat 31 . so check with venue.

Sat 24 2.15pm. Leafprints (4—7 years). Free. No booking— first come first served. Regular Saturday afternoon activities will continue during November.


0 ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Cafa. School Children's Annual Art Competition Until 25 Oct. Prizewinning paintings and drawings from the annual schoolchildren‘s art competition held in the Glasgow museums every summer.

0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725.

All Creatures Great and Small Until 22 Nov. What makes the puffer fish puff and why have only the fittest survived? Find out this and much more in Haggs Castie‘s exhibition

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1 Dan e O MITCHELL Granville Street, 221 3198. Box office Mon—Sat noon—6pm. Bar. cafa. Tickets also available from Ticket Centre, Candieriggs, 227 5511. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. Janet Smith and Dancers Wed 21—Sat 24. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£1 .50). This first rate contemporary dance company from London, who will also be taking workshops in schools, should appeal to anyone interested in dance of secondary school age. See



0 THE BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road, 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm, Sun 2—5pm. Bagpipe Music Fri 23, 11am and 1pm. Free performance of the work the SCO and composer William Sweeney have been doing in schools in Glasgow. 720 school children will be involved, so it should be quite a sound! See panel 0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street, 221 4526. A Temporary Diversion Thurs 15 and Fri 16. 3pm. After an intensive week’s work by about eighty 8—14 year olds on John Paynter‘s extravaganza circus opera. 3 free open air performance (weather permitting) will be given at the (igfitre. eatre O CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld, ()236 732887. Box office. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—3pm, 6—8pm perf evgs. Bar/Cafa. Alakazam 17 Oct, 1pm, kids 80p. adults £1.20. Comedy and puppets. Gingerbread House Pavla‘s Puppets. Sat24, 1pm, kids 80p, adults £1.20. 0 KING'S THEATRE Bath Street, Box office Mon—Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone Bookings Ticket Centre. Candieriggs, Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. 227 5511. Hans Andersen Until Sat 17 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £2.25, £2, £1.75. An amateur production of some of Hans Andersen‘s famous fables with music. Kismet Mon 26—Sat 31 Oct. 7.30pm, Sat mat 3pm. An amateur production by the Minera Club. O MITCHELL Granville Street, 221 3198. Box office Mon—Sat noon—6pm. Bar. cafa. Tickets also available from Ticket Centre, Candieriggs, 227 5511. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. Bugsy Malone Tue 27—Sat 31 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat 31 matinee 2.30pm.

£3.50 (£2.50). Comic gangsters, lots of slapstick and music for 8 years +. An amateur production by the young cast of Shields Youth Theatre.


Activities and Fun

0 BRUNTON HALL Musselburgh 665 3711 ext 244.

Elchat Dance Xpiosion Dance workshops for 4—7 year olds. Every Wednesday 4—5pm. 50p.

0 MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street, 225 2424.

Hallowe’en Workshops Part of the Mime and Mask Theatre Festival. Admission free. but booking (now open) is essential.

Spooky Stories and drawing with Aileen Paterson Mon 19, 10am, 11.30am. (runs 1hr 15 mins). For7 years +.

Making Guisers Masks Tue 20. 11.30am, 2pm (runs 1 hour). For 6 years and over.

Scott Lovat the Magician Wed 21.

10. 15am. 11.15am. 2pm and 3pm. (runs 45 mins). For 6 years and over. Making Peggie Witches Thurs 22, 10.15am, 2pm (runs 2 hours). For 5—10 years.

Shadow Puppets Fri 23. 10.15am and 2pm. (runs 2 hours). For 6 years and over.

0 OUEENS HALL Clerk Street. 668 2019.

Piccolo Pack A new series of the SCO‘s popular musical workshops

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Alter hundreds oi kids enjoying themselves so much last year, the SCO is putting on a new series of Piccolo Pack, supported by the TSB. A set 013 Saturday morning concerts at the Oueen's Hall, with the aim at introducing 8 to 12 year olds to classical music, the emphasis is very much on everyone taking part. Fitting in with the time of year, Piccolo Pack’s theme is Haliowe'en, culminating in a special magic Witches Brew with the full orchestra.

Piccolo Pack, Saturdays 17, 24 and 31 October at 11am, Oueen's Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. E1 (75p with badge from last time); £2 (adults). (Carol Main)

for 8—12 year olds starts on Sat 17 Oct with the first Piccolo Pack Party, and continues on 24 and 31 Oct. £1.75 for children who still have their yellow Piccolo Pack badge. £2 adults. Ice cream and juice available afterwards. Tickets from box office or TSB Scotland Newington Branch, South Clerk Street or on the door. See Panel.

0 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street, 225 7534 Workshops on Ancient Egypt A new series ofworkshops for 8—11 year olds begins on 19 Oct in conjunction with the Theatre Workshop who will be organising a Fun Factory on a similar theme. 75p for each session or £1.25 for both Museum Workshop and Fun Factory. Numbers are limited. so book early. Booking/further details from Theatre Workshop Box Office. 226 5425. Also see Theatre Workshop. Make Egyptian Jewellery and Masks Mon 19 Oct, 1.30—4pm.

Decorate an Egyptian Tomb Tue 20 1.30—4pm.

Hold a Real Piece oi a Mummy Case Wed 21,1.30—4pm.

0 THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425.

Fun Factory A series of Fun Factories (for 8—1 1 year olds) on the theme of Egypt which coincides with a series of workshOps at the Royal Museum of Scotland. See listings above. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pyramids Mon 19, 10.30am—noon.

Defy the Curse ol the Pharaohs It You Dare! Tue 20, 10.30am—noon.

No Need to Bring Your Own Mummy! Wed 21 , 10.30am—noon. 1.30—3pm. Numbers are limited so book early. Fee 75p for each session or £1.25 for Fun Factory and Museum Workshop.


0 FILMHOUSE Lothian Road, 228 2688. Children‘s Saturday matinées, 2pm. All seats£l bookable in advance.

Snoopy Come Home (U) (1972, USA). 75 mins. Sat 17 Oct. A disgruntled Snoopy sets off into the world to find his own doggy utopia. The Never Ending Story (U) (W Germany, 1984). 94 mins. Sat 24 Oct. Bastion, a motherless and bullied school kid retreats into his own fantasy world with a book, The Never Ending Story and gets pressed into service by the creatures he finds there.


0 KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. cc 229 1201.

Goldilocks and the Three Live Bears Mon l9—Sat 24 Oct, 10.30am and 2.30pm. £3.75. £2.75. (£2.75, £2). A fun, family show for the half term holiday with live bear cubs, Eskimo dogs and Bengal tigers!

0 NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street, 556 9579.

The Tall 01 the White Giant Tue 20-Sat 24 Oct. 1 lam & 2.30pm, £2.50, £1.50. Part of the Mime and Mask Theatre Festival this is a special show for 6—11 year-olds using dance, mime, puppetry and masks to create a magical and fantastical world.

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