the Aberdeen International Youth Festival.

I Priesthill Puppets Marionettes at the Roman Amphitheatre.

I I .45am.3pm.~l.30pm. and Shadow Puppets at the Food and Farm Barn at 8pm.


I Church Service An interchurch service in the Church Garden. I Iam.

I Clyde Model Boat Club Speed and sail competitions in minature at the Harbour. llam.2pm.

I Priesthill Puppets see Saturday 23.


I Rocket Productions Professional skateboarders go beyond the kerb-hop in this stop-offduring their L'K tour. Skate

in 88. noon.3.30pm.opm.

I Pipes and Drums The Royal Tank Regiment roll out into the Sports Arena. t 3.45pm I Nordals Brass Bands All the way from Norway. flutes. drums and brass at the

()vertoun Bandstand.

12.30pm. I .30pm.3pm.~lpm.

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. I School Dinners A demonstration by I Margaret Lambie of Strathclyde's i


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schools' catering service. lI.3()am.2.30pm.4pm.opm. (‘ookery Demo Theatre.

I Rocket Productions sce Mon 25.

I Solisti Caledoni The string quartet play at the Baronial Hall. noon.I.30pm.


I Tea Dance Sequence dancing with the Jimmy Hutton Band.3pm.7pm. I Rocket Productions see Mon 25.

Mlbidun Young jazz and blues . singer. who recently played Billie l Holliday in a one-woman show at the

I National Rose Society Show Indoor show

j bash at the Sports Arena. 10am.

i I Delicious Houdini Life-size puppet

accompanied by two musicians performs I feats of escapology and hypnosis.Waves


I Putting the Sun in its Place see Special

Third Eye Centre. 3.30pm.~1.45pm. at the Rotunda.

I Morley String Quartet Students of the RSAMD at the Roman Amphitheatre.

(t. l5pm.7.~15pm.


IFollt(‘oIin McNee. folk singerand guitarist. The Rotunda. 2.45pm.3.45pm l

I Taste oi Scotland Elizabeth Sandel

demonstrates culinary expertise at the (‘ookety Demo Theatre Il.30am.4pm.bpm.

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I Tall Ships Muster see Special Events.

at the Festival Pavilion. until Aug2.

I Tibetan Institute oi Performing Arts see Special Iivents.

I Scottish Croquet Association Have a

Food (‘ourt. 2.45pm.3.45pm.4.45pm.


I Scottish Model Boats Demonstration at the Harbour Area.

I Alba Consort Early music ensemble. Baronial Hall. 3pm.4. I5pm.

I Country Corner Moira Kerr sings country. Four Winds Building. 6.30—8.30pm.


I Feeding Time Feed lambs and calves or

SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Wednesday 27 July 7.30pm. City Hall, Glasgow.

presented by Sheena McDonald

Ravel Tombeau de Couperin Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne Ibert Divertissement

Saint Saens Carnival of the Animals

Louis Fremaux conductor Sheena McDonald narrator Jill Gomez soprano

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Barték Rumanian Dances Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 Dvorak Serenade for Strings Tamas Vasary piano/ conductor '

I‘i'enclt Horn of Plenty

Steven Osborne and David Home pianos

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I Texan and Calitornian Handbell Ringers until Aug 3.

I Netherlands Youth Orchestra Rendezvous Bowl. until Aug3

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I Street Bands Music front India and Ghana. 12.45pm at the Moundz2pm on the Parade; 2.45pm Map of Scotland;3.30pm Baronial Hall.


I Silversmith Audrey Laing begins demonstrations of silversmithing at the WASPS studio in the (‘raft (‘entre.

I Annagh Rhymers Multi—talented Irish ballad singers. dancers. storytellers and comedians. Appearing at the Roman Amphitheatre in the morning and the Baronial Hall in the afternoon.


It is possible to travel the length and breadth of the garden festival in a leisurely afternoon. The six theme parks give some form to the eclectic exhibitsand installations. but an unstructured wander is probably the most enjoyable way to see the festival. The mini trains are great fun. will give you an idea of the layout and save your legs. as will the enormously popular trams. The young and the brave will also want a go on the 2-10 foot viewingtower and the thrill ride.

I Tickets (iarden Festival day tickets cost £5; £4 for full time students. unemployed and ()AI’s; £2.50 for children from 5- lo

years and free for under-fives. Once you are inside everything is free except the thrill ride. Families can get a special Family Day Ticket (2 adults and up to3 children) for £I-l.50. Multi-Day Tickets allow you two visits on any two days and cost £9; £7 and £4 concessions. Season tickets allow access at any time and cost £45 (adult) and £22.50 (child). Discounts are also available on group tickets (to be purchased in advance).

I At the entrance ()fficial (iuide and Souvenir Brochure(£2) very helpful maps and rundown ofexhibits. Also free guides to sculpture. events. things horticultural. disabled access etc.

I Getting there Scotrail do inclusive fares from most parts of Scotland. The priceof a return ticket front Iidinburgh. including the fare on the lowlevel train from (ilasgow (‘entral Station to the SECC entrance and admission to the Garden Festival is £8.10adults:£4 children; £5.25 Senior Citizen Raileard holders; £6.05 Famin Raileard holders (plus £3 per child). NB These tickets are subject tothe same time restrictions as Saver tickets. Strathclyde Transport are also offering inclusive fares.The return fare from Ayr. for example. including entrance tothe (iarden Festival is £7.90; from ('entral (ilasgow the return fare is £5.

( 'oncessions are also available.

Scottish ('itylink are running special buses from Iidinburgh to the Festival. They leave St Andrews Square bus station at Sam. 9am. 10am. and I lam and leave from the (iarden Festival at 3pm. 4pm. 5pm and opm. seven days a week. £8 return including entrance to the festival. I Opening Hours The Festival will heopen seven days a week from 10am toSpm (9pm in June July) Tickets and Information can be obtained from The (ilasgow (iarden Festival. Princes Dock. (ilasgow (E51 IJA. tel: 0-H 4298855.


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.In Nardini’s Restaurant in the Rotunda,

clothes by a wide range of designers, from Vivien Westwood to Simpson's oi Picadilly, are paraded belore unsuspecting consumers at morning cottee or afternoon tea. The common element in this somewhat heterogeneous collection is that all the

clothes are made from wool and cashmere tabrics woven and/or spun in Scotland. What makes the show unusual, though, is not the clothes but the models. They are all part at the MSC's commitment to the Garden Festival and betore the Festival started they were variously out or work garage mechanics, housewives, electricians and similar; certainly not models. It never ceases to amaze me what you can train to do underthe umbrella oi the M80, or used to be able to, but apparently fashion modelling is as good a career option as shipbuilding these days who knows, perhaps rather better— and the eighteen boys and girls who were selected tor this scheme have been duly primed, painted, sent to acting classes and made to go to bed early by Shelagh Davis and her stall at Model Team Scotland, the top agency in Scotland. lam no judge or these things but the gentlemen from the clothing manutacturers whose products were being displayed by these cat-walk cadets seemed well pleased. ‘They haven’t quite got the arrogance of the protessionals‘ said one thoughtfully ‘but then they don't charge £400 a day.” Shelagh Davis believes that some at least at her charges have enough natural ability to make a living out at modelling when the Garden Festival is over. You can amuse yoursell by trying to guess which ones. And the clothes are quite nice too. (RDS) On every day, Tue to Fri until the end or the Festival at 3pm.

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