I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.
Laurie Booth Beginning Third Eye Centre‘s 1989 ‘New Moves‘ season. Laurie Booth is working at Third Eye Centre for four weeks with an international group of dancers before presenting his performance on 2.3.4 February.
Throughout this residency. classes with the company and Booth himself have been arranged by Third Eye Centre and Glasgow independent Dance.
On Tuesdays 17.24 January an open class with the company is held in the morning. On Wednesdays 18. 25 January Booth takes a masterclass for experienced dancers and movers (martial arts etc). On Saturdays 14.21 .28January and4 February there is a general class open to all with some movement experience. Contact Nikki Milican at Third Eye Centre for details of all the above classes. Much recommended.
I EPWDRTH HALLS Nicholson Square. info 2291071. Tracy Hawkes Excellent evening classes with Tracy llawkes. artistic director of SPRING and dancer with Khoros Dance Theatre. Ballet and Jazz. Phone Tracy at the above number for details of New Year times and cost. I KINGS THEATRE Leven Street. 2294840 ex.l33. Dance With Sheridan Nicol New classes based at the Kings Theatre have now started with Edinburgh's new Dancer-in-Residence. Sheridan Nicol is an extremely vivacious teacher with bags ofenergy and fun. Contact her at the above number for more details ofthe classes listed below. All classes cost £2 (£1). Contemporary with Marilyn Williams Mondays 5.30—7pm. Jazz with Sheridan—General Tuesdays 5.30—7pm. Jazz with Sheridan—ProtessionaI/Advanced Wednesdays 11am—lpm. Jazz with Sheridan-Beginners Wednesdays 5.30—7pm. General Open with Raymond Kaye Thursdays 5.30-7pm. Jazz Advanced/Protessional Wednesdays 1 lam—1pm. Edinburgh Youth Dance Theatre Wednesdays at St Brides Centre 6—9pm. Sheridan is building up a youth group which will take class and workshops at this time at St. Bride‘s Centre. OrwellTerrace (just off Gorgie Road). Contact the phone number above for details and see audition below. Adult Perlorrnance Group with Sheridan Fridays 5—7pm. A monthly class. Phone for details.‘ Lindsay John Workshops Saturdays l()am—lpm. Also at the Kings this month. the start of a special series ofworkshops taken by Lindsay John. performance artist/dancer known for his work in experimental and exciting new areas like Butoh. Lindsay invites all those interested in exploring dance to come and try out his class and technique from 14 January and every Saturday until 4 March thereafter. £3.50 (£3) each class. Eight classes for £24 (£20). With so little dance in Edinburgh at the moment. these workshops are a welcome new year treat. I ST BRIDES COMMUNITY CENTRE Orwell Terrace (just offGorgie Road). Info from Dance Attic. Kings Theatre. 229 4840 ext 133. Audition tor Edinburgh Youth Dance Theatre Wednesday 18 Jan. 6pm. A relaxed audition open to anyone over 10 years old (and upwards) interested in dance and performance. Once selected the group will meet thereafter at St Brides on Wednesday evenings from 6—9pm.
The Railway Children (U) 21 Jan. 10.30am. Three Edwardian children set about to
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I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. Richmond Street. 552 4400. Printmaking Workshops for Children Admission £1 to cover cost ofmaterials. These are open to children aged 7—12 years and will cover different printing techniques; to reserve a place please telephone 552 4400 ext 2634.
Lino-cut Printing Sat 28 Jan. l-3pm. Mono Printing Sat 4 Feb. l—3pm.
Screen Printing Sat 11 Feb. l—3pm.
I HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. 427 2725.
Saturday Activities Every Saturday at 2.15pm. Just turn up.
Victorian Entertainments 14 Jan. For 6—9 year olds.
Kites 21 Jan. For 8—12 year olds.
I SCOTTISH BALLET 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931.
Junior Contemporary Classes Tuesday evening classes. 6—7pm. have just re-started. Open to anyone. any standard. aged 12 and over.
I HAGGS CASTLE MUSEUM l()(lSt Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. The Desperate Journey Extended until April. 1989. Based on the children‘s book by Kathleen Fidler this is a bleak adventure story. but with a happy ending. lt tells the tale ofa family ofcrofters from Sutherland who are evicted from their home during the Highland Clearances. They go first to Glasgow. and then make the ‘desperate journey‘ across the Atlantic to Canada.
I TRANSPORT MUSEUM 357 3929.
A Boring Exhibit Until mid Feb. Despite the title of this exhibition. children may well enjoy a visit. On display is a 45 foot model of l lowden‘s Channel tunnel face-cutting machine. that is boring its way to France.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. An extensive programme of film and shows for children is now underway at the Centre; price 50p kids. £1 adults.
Sword ol the Valiant (PG) 14 Jan. 10.30am. A story from the legendary court of King Arthur.
prove the innocence of their father. wrongly imprisoned as a spy.
I CITIZENS THEATRE Gorbals. 041 -429 (X122. Pinocchio Until 21 Jan; 13. 16. 18—20Jan. 7pm; 12—14. 16-198: 21 Jan.2pm: 128: 17 Jan. 10am; 14 8; 21 Jan 5pm & 8pm. £2—£4.50. The story telling is a little muddy at the beginning and at the end.but the sets are superb and the villains have lots ofcunning. I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE 0236 732887 Lunchtime shows for children are suitable for 5— l 2 year olds and last approximately 1 hour. Prices: kids£l. adults£1.50. Uncle Mike's Magic Show 14 Jan. 1.15pm. Breck. the television star. presents a magic show. Maisie's Winter Adventure 2i Jan. 1.15pm. Maisie. the intrepid feline. gets into another scrape. Presented by Lookahead Children's Theatre and adapted from the books by Aileen Paterson. I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. 227 5511. Jack and the Beanstalk Until 11 Feb. 7pm. Matinees Weds and Sats.2.15pm. Written. directed by and starringJimmy Logan. this is a riotous all-action. traditional style panto. I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Rikki Tiltlti Tavi 21 Jan. 7pm. Kids 50p. Adultsfl. Kipling's tale ofa cobra-fighting mongoose presented by the Edinburgh Puppet Company. I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Snow White Until 28 Jan.7.30pm. Matinees 14. 21 & 28Jan. 2.30pm. £3.50—£5.50 (£2.50—£3.50). This isn‘t the glitziest panto in town. but it is good humoured and good fun. Stars Andy Cameron. I SECC Finnieston. 248 3000. Christmas and New Year Carnival. Until 15 Jan. 1.30—10.30pm. Last tew days otthe tairground style carnival. Robert Brothers Circus Until 15 Jan. Times vary. contact venue. The international circus returns for the fourth year running.
EDINBURGH Activities and Fun
I COASTERS 3 West Tollcross. 228 3252. Disco Every Saturday 6.30—10pm. £1 .50. Under 18s alcohol-free disco.
I EDINBURGH ZOO Corstorphine Road.
334 9171. Open every day of the year.
I GORGIE CITY FARM 51 Gorgie Road. 337 4202. Open every day of the year. 9am—4pm (plus evening sessions). Free. Edinburgh's mid-city farm. in which all kinds of livestock and organic produce thrive. in spite of the traffic grindingpast outside.
Young City Farmers Group Every Saturday. 10am—1pm. For 7—13 year olds. 75p membership. plus 15p per session. A lively weekly group in which children can learn about farm life and how to look after the animals.
I NAUTILUS FLUME COMPLEX Royal Commonwealth Pool. Dalkeith Road. 667 7211. Both the pool and the water flume are closed for maintenance until 30Jan.
I THINS BOOKSHOP 53—59 South Bridge. 556 6743.
Saturday Club Every Saturday.
10.30—1 1.30am. Free. Open to any child (age range approx 2— 1 3 years).Story-telling for younger children plus activities and competitions with prizes.
I 359 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013 369 Art Club This art class for 6—12 year olds will run every Saturday from 16 Jan to 25 Mar. At the time ofgoing to pressthere was one place left for the afternoon sessions (2.30—4pm). To book a place write to Sandra Duncan at the above address giving name and address and fee (£20) . or call into the Gallery between Monday—Friday. 10.30am—5.30pm and book in person. Telephone bookings can no longer be accepted.
I ST BRIDE'S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. Information from Dance Attic. King‘s Theatre. 229 4840 ext 133.
Edinburgh Youth Dance. Relaxed auditions for Edinburgh Youth Dance. open to any child over 1() years with an interest in dance and performance. will take place on 18 Jan. 6pm at St Bride‘s. Those selected will meet there for classes every Wednesday evening 6—9pm. run by Sheridan Nicol. Edinburgh artist-in-residenee.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OFSCOTLANO Chambers Street
Christmas Art Competiton Until 22 Jan. A selection of the entries to the museum's Christmas art competion are on display.
I FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 2282688. Children‘s Saturday matinees; all seats£1, bookable. Films start at 2pm.
Charlotte's Web (U) (USA. 1972) 96mins. Much too sad for some. this animated version of EB. White's story of an elegant spider and an anxious piglet is aclassic. Take along a handkerchief but don‘t miss it.
Labyrinth (UK/USA. 1986) (U) 101 mins. 21 Jan. Alice in Wonderland style adventure story directed by Jim Henson, starring David Bowie.
I EDINBURGH EXHIBITION AND TRADE CENTRE lngliston. Credit card bookings 031 557 6969 (TOCTA).
Walt Disney's World On Ice Until Jan 22. 7.30pm. Matinees 12. 13 & 18 Jan.4pm; Sat matinees noon & 3.30pm. Sun matinees 1.30pm & 5pm. No performances Mondays. All the Disney characters are out in full force to celebrate the 50th birthday (plus a few years—his ﬁrst screen appearance was in fact in 1934) of Donald Duck.
I KING'S THEATRE Leven Street. 2291201. Mother Goose Until Feb 18. 7pm.
1.3. 6 Feb also at 2.15pm.£4.75—£6.75 (£2.75—£3.75). Opulent and energetic panto fare from Walter Carr, Gregor Fisher and a trainee fairy from the YFTS (Young Fairies Training Scheme).
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