paintings recently completed by the Glasgow artist.
I PROVAND'S LORDSHIP Castle Street. 552 8819. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2pm—5pm.
No exhibition on at present. though they hope soon to mount an exhibition of photographs of Glasgow taken in the I950s.
I SCOTTISH AMICABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY 150 St Vincent Street. 248 2323. Mon—Fri 9am-5pm.
Photography of Scotland Until 18 August. Margaret Finlayson‘s photographic landscapes of home and abroad.
I SPRINGDURN MUSEUM Ayr Street. 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sat 10am—4.30pm. Sun 2pm—5pm.
Springburn and Stutt Until 17 Sept. Local Painter Joseph Davie was specially commissioned by the museum to record the changing face of Springburn. His large atmospheric paintings are on display alongside a collection of sculptures by the members of the Elmvale AdultTraining Centre.
I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Tue—Sat 10am-5.30pm. Sun 2—5.30pm.
Scatter Until 27 August. Seven young Scottish artists exhibit their sculptures. paintings and photographs as an ‘antidote to the usual Scottish artists on show in Glasgow'.
Richard Walker Until 27 August. Suburban household interiors feature in these complex oil paintings.
S.I. Witkiewicz: Photographs 2 Sept—7 Oct. The first exhibition outside his native country is to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of this unusual Pole. whose exploits include playwriting. painting. dabbling in hallucinogenic drugs and demonology as well as his photography. The photographs exhibited here range from his early landscapes ofthe Tatra Mountains to his later staged scenarios taken in the 1920s and 30s. Through Photography 2 Sept—7 Oct. A quintet of artists working in Scotland who all use photography in an experimental manner. The photographers featured here are Oladele Bamgboye. Lorna Bates. Matthew Dalziel. Brian Jenkins and Vaughan Judge.
I THE TRAMWAY ()Id Museum of Transport. Albert Drive. 423 9527. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.
When the puddles have been cleared up after Andy Galsworthy‘s snowballs. theatrical shows dominate until at least mid September.
I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat noon—6pm.
Reversal of Slogans Until 31 August. An open exhibition organised as part ofthe Festival of Plagiarism Artists are invited to submit work that subverts the images normally associated with advertising slogans. The Festival itself ran from 4—11 August and was designed to show up blind adoration of art and what the organisers see as the purely financial interests of many in the art world.
I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 3748. Recent Paintings: Davy Brown Until 14 Sept. Abstract acrylics from this widely exhibited. Glasgow-trained artist.
I WASPS 26 King Street. 5520564. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
A shop. exhibition space and resource centre with information on work by all WASPS artists. Slide library and information about how to commission work.
Two German Artists Until 25 August. Hubertus Hess is known for his 3-dimensional installations which incorporate granite. steel and iron. and he is currently searching the Scottish countryside for suitable material. Christian Rothman the other artist on show has recently been amassing prizes for his murals and designs in Germany. Here he exhibits some of his abstract screen prints and paintings.
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Activities and fun
I EASTWOOD BUTTERFLY KINGDOM Rouken Glen. 620 2084.
Tropical atmosphere created indoors to make hundreds of butterﬂies feel at home. Tarantulas. praying mantis. scorpions and other creepy crawlies are housed next door in the Insect Kingdom. Leave your
cardies in the car. it‘s warm in there. Open
everyday. 10am-5.30pm. Kids£l ; Adults £1.50.
I GLASGOW ZOO Calderpark. Uddingston.77l 1185.
0an every day of the year. 10am—6pm in summer. Kids £1.50; Adults£2.60. Feeling the heat? Visit the Honduran Milk snake. he'll give you the shivers.
I HAGGS CASTLE St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725.
Haggs Castle 1644 19 Aug.11am-—4pm. Haggs Castle Museum and the Armies of the Covenant are staging a ‘living history‘ event in the castle and grounds. stepping back into 1644 when Scottish Covenanters are mustering troops to march to England. See how children learned their ABC. witness a court-martial. look in on a quack-doctor while he operates. At 3pm the highlight of the event will be askirmish where pikes. swords and guns are used to control fighting in the ranks. Admission free.
I SUMMERLEE HERITAGE TRUST West Canal Street. Coatbridge. 0235 31261. Steam Fair 19 and 20 Aug. 10am-5pm. Summerlec Heritage Trust is a new 23-acre museum illustrating 200 years of Scottish industry. people and working machinery. including Scotland's only working tramway. The Steam Fair features a mounted steam crane in action but for non-steam addicts there lots to see and do; puppet shows. swing boats. face-painting. engine rides. punt rides and of course. tram rides. Admission Free.
I HAGGS CASTLE St Andrews Drive . Pollokshields 427 2725.
Behind the Scenes Until 20 Aug. Last few days of displays showing the work involved in collecting and preparing objects for exhibition. ‘Guess thelink‘ competition for budding-curators and quizzes too.
I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. Bunhouse Road. 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Admission free. Reconstruction of a Glasgow street in 1938 complete with cars. cobbles and subway station. Largest collection of vehicles in the UK. including the world's oldest surviving pedal cycle.
I THE PEOPLE'S PALACE Glasgow Green. 5540223. Mon—Sat. 10am—5pm; Sun. 2—5pm. Free. Displays showing the history of Glasgow and its people from the earliest times to present day. Perhaps most interesting is I940-onwards material which
parents and grandparents will recognise.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street Paisley. 887 1010.
The Karate Kid Part 2 (PG) 19 Aug. 1.30pm. Daniel and Miyagi continue their struggle against evil forces. Kids 50p; Adults£1.
I THE DURRELL 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151.
The Emperor and The Nightingale Lecture Theatre. 22 Aug. 12.30pm. Handyworks Puppets Company present an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale. with original music composed by Jeremy Randalls. Suitable for older children. Kids £1 .50; Adults £2.50. Tickets at the door. I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street Paisley. 887 1010.
Rapunzel 19 Aug. 7pm. Let down your hair and enjoy the fairy-tale of the beautiful princess and the wicked enchantrcss. presented by Clydebuilt Puppets. Kids£l'. Adults £2; Family £5.
I SUMMIT CENTRE Minerva Way. Finnieston. 204 2215.
Ice Skating Last weekend of skating before rink closes for alterations. Sessions vary each day. Fri 2—4.30pm. 7—10pm; Sat 9.30am—noon. 2—4.30pm.7- 10pm; Sun 2—4.30pm. 7—10pm. Under 12s£1;over 12$ £1 .50 except disco-style evening sessions. everyone £2. Skate hire 50p.
EDINBURGH Activities and fun
I COASTERS 3 West Tollcross. 228 3252. Disco Every Saturday 6.30—10pm. £1.50. Under 18s. alcohol-free.
I EDINBURGH ZOO Corstorphine Road. 334 9171.
Open every day of the year. 9am to 6pm; 9.30am on Sundays. Kids £1 .50; Adults £3. Animal handling classes every hour from 11am daily and penguin parade. New arrival: a Hamlyn monkey. first ever tobe born in Britain.
I GORGIE CITY FARM 51 Gordie Road. 337 4202. Open every day of the year. 9am—4pm. Free. Down on the farm in the middle of town. sheep. rabbits. pigs and for non-caged little animals. a children‘s play area.
I LITTLE MARCO'S Grove Street. 228 2141. Mon—Sun. 9.30am—8pm. Play sessions for children with bouncy castle. slides. things to climb in. out and over. £3
for one-and-a-half hours. Guaranteed to be very noisy and exhausting!
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat. 10am—4pm: Sun 2—4pm. Pop into The Discovery Room Things to do include making your own prints. cross-examining a computer and adding to an old-fashioned recipe book.
I VENUE Calton Road. 557 3073.
The Ram Jam Club Every Saturday.
8—11.30pm. 32. Under—18s alcohol—free
disco. playing hip-hop and soul. Exhibitions
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm;during Edinburgh Festival. Sun 2-5pm. Free. Five ﬂoors of toys. Dolls‘ houses. train sets. spinning tops. slot machines. Video presentations and play area. Once described as the noisest museum in the world!
Beatrix Potter in Scotland Until 2 Scp. Where did Beatrix Potter meet Mrs Tiggywinkle and Jeremy Fisher? In Scotland. of course. On view are early books. original drawings and material relating to her tartan holiday. Competition with great prizes.
Edinburgh District Council are running summer programmes at various centres; Fun with inllatables and play toys at the following baths; Royal Commonwealth Pool Mon—Fri l0am—noon; 2—4pm. Infirmary Street Mon—Fri 10am—noon; 2—4pm; Sat 2—3.40pm. Dairy Swimming Centre Mon—Fri 2-4pm; Sat 10am—noon. Glenogle Swimming Centre Mon—Fri 11am—noon; 2—4pm; Sat 10am-noon. Warrender Swimming Centre Mon-Fri 10am—noon; 2—3pm; Sat 2-3.40pm. Portobello Swimming Centre Mon—Fri 10am—noon; 2—4pm; Sat 10am—noon. Gracemount Leisure Centre 658 1940. Afternoon playschemes with bouncy castle and games running throughout the holidays. 30p per session. Jaclt Kane Centre Roller Disco for under 15s. alternate Sats. 7-9pm. Bring your own skates. 15p. Meadowbanit 661 5351. Coaching sessions in badminton. football. basketball. athletics and tennis for 10— 1 5 year-olds 2—4pm each weekday. £1 per session weekly ticket £4. Tickets for all above can be purchased from Meadowbank. Nautilus Flume Complex Royal Commonwealth Pool. 667 7211. Four water rides ranging from the Stingray which propels riders round a 50-metre hairpin bend in four seconds.to the River Rapids where riders can be linked together to recreate a canoe descent down a mountain river. Mon to Fri 2.30—8pm; Sat and Sun 10am—4pm. 5-ride ticket.£1. Royal Commonwealth Pool 667 721 1. Diving classes each weekday at 9. 158m; Judo each week day. 10am-noon and en garde Fencing 10am; 3pm. Phone for details. Saughton 444 0422. Phone for details on athletics and tennis coaching.
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