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GLASGOW Activities and Fun

I BOOK TRUST 15a l.y nedoch Street. 332 0391

Children‘s Book of the Year 1988 " I" Sept. During the Book Trust's annual show of children's books. (see lashibitionsbelow) a number ol meet the authorsor illtistralors sessions has e been arranged. Space is limited. and early booking advised. l-ntianee lee 25p (exhibition tree 1.

Judith O‘Neill w ill be talking abut the

background to her books. including

Dee/m trier. selected as one of the Booksof

the Year. 191%. S Sept.2pm.

Moira Miller w ill talk about her latest litmus/t book. and w ill be show ing children how books are pttt together and produced. 9 Sept. 1 1am.

Alison Prince wrote Holt 's Business in conltinetion with 21 l ineolnshire



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schoolchildren. She'll be discussing that and her otlter books. including-t Haunting Refrain. set on Aran where she now lives. 13 Sept. 3pm.

Aileen Paterson. telling and illustrating

stories. and introducing Maisie the Kitten.

w ill he at the Book Trust on Wed 14Sept. 3pm.

I SCOTTISH BALLET 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931 .Junior Contemporary Classes livery ’l‘uesdays o -7ptn. until 17 Dee. £1 .50. Open to anyone. whatever standard. aged 12 and over.


I THEATRE ROYAL 1 lope Street. 331 1234 332 9000

Song and Dance tintil 3 Sept. 7.30pm. matinee 3 Sept. 2.30pm. £2.50~£13.50. The West lind music-and-danee hit with .‘vlarti Webb and ex-Royal Ballet star. Wayne Sleep.


I BOOK TRUST 15a Lynedoch Street. 332 0391

Children‘s Books of the Year1988 September 7 ~17. Monday-—l-‘riday

10am opm. Sat noon 4pm. The Book 'l'i‘ust's annual and very welcome exhibition of new children's books. Asm previous years. author arid critic .lulia liecleshare is the selector. and has chosen 322 titles from around Slilechildren's books published between April 1987 and March 1988. Some original art work front illustrators ofchildren's books is alsooti view. (‘opies of the exhibition catalogue are available from the venue. £3.95. See also Activities and liun.

Music I KILMAROINNY HOUSE 50 Kilmardinny

Avenue. Bearsden. 9-1303 12 Kilmardinny Music Circle: Swing 88 Sept 9. 7.30pm. An informal lecture'recital on jazz. especially for children. Ring venue for further details.


I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 041 SS7 1010

Ann Scott. 3 Sept. 1.30pm. free. Ann Scott.

author of the Sam series of books will be entertaining children with illustrations and stories.

Puppet Stuff i0Sept. 1.30pm. Adults £1.50. kids 75p. Puppets and songs.

I SECCFinnieston.2-18 3000. Tickets 031-2262295.

Walt Disney‘s World on Ice Sat 10— 18 Sept. livery day 7.30pm (NB no performance 12 Sept). Sat 10. Sun 1 1.Thurs lS—Sun 18. also 4pm. Sun 11.Sat 17. Sun lts'also 1pm. £9 reserved. £7.50 unreserved. (‘hildren £1 off certain performances. Disneyland on ice. These performers. who are putting in an ice-rink specially for the occasion. have toured the world with this show of Disney characters. Mickey Mouse is host. and will be paying tribute to Donald Duck. 50 this year and leading mart irt 125 films. Pluto. Dumbo. Pinocchio. Snow White et a1 will also be there to join inthe celebrations.

I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.

The Tickling Machine t'ntil 2 Sept. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Sat 3 Sept 2.30pm. Inventive puppetry from ()pen lland'l‘heatre (‘ompany . NB liarly booking advised for matinees.

EDINBURGH Activities and Fun

I BRUNTON HALL Musselburgh. (365 3711 est244.

East Lothian Youth Theatre (‘lasses re-start 21 September.

I COASTERS 3 West Tollcross. 238 3252. Disco livery Saturday 6.3(L 10pm. £1 .50. Under 18s alcohol-free disco. Live acts most weeks.


Road ‘l‘ynecastle Lane. 337 4202. Open every day of the year. 9am—4pm. free. lidinburgh's farm in the city where. oblivious to the surrounding traffic. livestock is reared and organic produce grown. There are sheep. goats. cows. chickens. ducks. pigs and a special ‘iron age' pig. (half wild boar. half pig)whose mother was in show biz with the BBC. Young City Farmers liv ery Saturday. 10am— lprn. for 7~-- 13 year olds. 75p annual membership. plus 15p per session. A regular club for children to learn tnore about farming. animals and animal welfare.

I MURRAYFIELD ICE RINK Riversdale (’rescent. 337 6933. Mon- -l‘ri 2.30pm—-4.30pm. and evenings various times (check with venue). Saturdays 10am—-noon family skating 2.30—4.30an 7.30— 10.30pm. Sunday 10—1 1.30am (iroup tuition. Sunday afternoon open 2.30—4.30pm.

I THINS BOOKSHOP 53-59 South Bridge. 55667-13

Saturday Club livery Saturday.

1030-1 1.30am. Free. ()pen to anychild (age range approx 2— l 3 years). Story-telling for younger children as well as activities and competitions with prizes. Special seasonal activities from time to time.


I FlLMHOUSE l.othian Road. 228 2688 All seats£ 1 . bookable. lt‘ilms start at 2pm. The Journey ot Natty Gann (PU) (USA. 1985) 101 mitts. Sat 3 Sept. The children's matinee season re-starts with an entertaining Disney tale about affection between children and animals. Set.with plenty of period atmosphere in the depression of 1930. young Natty travels cross-country to meet her father. and a tender-hearted wolfacts as her protector. Batteries not Included (PG) (USA. 1987) 10(tmins. Sat 10 Sept. Speilberg produced. kind-hearted creatures-from-another- planet fantasy.



The Wizard ot0214 Sept— 1 ()ct. 7.45pm. £4. £2.50. First night £2.50. £2. The classic American ()ver-the-Rainbow musical for 7 year olds and above. in a version by Robert Robertson. Artistic Directorof Dundee Rep. (‘harles Nowoskielski directs.

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