I CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTDSH The following are all major examples of the design arid architecture ofCharles . Rennie Mackintosh. leader ofthe i Glasgow School which developed an H H I l G H l influential art nouveau modernist style.

Glasgow School MM 167 RenfrewStreet. 332 9797. Scotland Street School Scotland Street. 429 iznz. Willow Tearooms 217 Sauchiehall Street. Traditional rivalry between the two cities often obscures the fact that “33””- Edinburgh and Glasgow are only an hour or so apart geographically. whatever the cultural. political or attitude differences. If you‘re up in Edinburgh for your annual fix of Festival happenings. or if. indeed. you feel ll)am—5pm;Sun2—5pm. Built in 1471 and the need to escape from it all. there‘s absolutclv no excuse for not going ‘h°“"'°~“ “We "‘ ("f‘-"9".“* ‘hP55‘."’.V$°'?' . ' . . b v P . named abode features period displaysand westwards to explore the hype and the reality behind the lzuropean C ity of . has anintcresting history. little of the interior ofthis house. built in 1892. has been altered since Victorian times and presents a fascinating picture of the social conditions ofordinary

Mackintosh House llunterian Art Gallery. llillhead Street. 3305-131. I PROVAND'S LonosmP 3 (‘astle Street. Culture. Proud Glaswegians. however. wearv of ‘The Other Places vearly ET°"°'"°"_'_”°“S° l451’UCC'C‘3ChSl‘““‘- . . . . . . . ‘. . -—4pm. Passed down through several takeover of the limelight, may Wish to use this quick guide to theircny s generationsofa rathereccentricfamily highlights to remind themselves just how and why they nabbed the title.

552 881‘). Opening hours: Mon—Sat averse to change and throwing thingsout.

& Disabledaccess. A hugcexhibilion print collection and for Wth and 20th

, specially mounted for 1990 tocelebratc cum”? SW‘U‘h l’i‘llltl’ltlo . (“‘“WCglm‘SMthc timc- ITHE BURRELL COLLECTION l’ollok 3 the city‘s history. bill which hastaken I KELVINGROVEART GALLERY AND ! pARKS & GARDENS l Country Park. 2%“ Pollokshaw-s Road. some knocks from unimpressed citizens § MUSEUM AYE} H SUCCL 7‘57 3939 ' | 64‘) 715 1. Mon Sat lllam-5pm (Wed till ! and had to reduce prices to draw the ; MU“ Si” “lam SPml 5”” 3pm SPm- I I BOTANIC GARDENS West End. Great 10pm); Sun noon—(rpm. Disabled access. - ptintersin. This ambitious project features 3 Uisiihlfll GNU-*5 h} HYWIIt-‘L'll‘s‘lll Stunning Western Road. Forty-two acres towhile Surely the jewel in filasgtiw'scttllttral a multitude ofmulti-media and hands-on 5 It‘d Sand-\IOHC Wilding *UlmundCd h?" away an afternoon including crown. this imposing museum houscsover displays in the hitherto forgotten space i WNW.“ 1399‘“ t—“lmcn‘ “"d m“ RD” glasshouses and the Kibble PllfaCCJl Silvexhibitscollected by Sir William ; underneath Central Station. 3 KCMW lhl‘hil-‘i’ “"9 ‘Cls'ul‘ml’f stunning domed structure. horneto Burrell and gifted to the city in NM. The l I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM l'niverstty i l“P“‘»‘~"“’”N “"d mm“ “'ildl‘l‘mi” Bml‘h impressive begonia and orchid collections.

collection is spacioust laid out and wide-ranging: ancient artefacts. oriental

Avenue. University of (ilasgow . 33(1442 1.

art. as well as alw ays interesting and weird . GLASGOW GREEN pm [:nd “(mg the Mon-Fri 9.3llam--5pm: Sat ‘).3()am- lpiii. .

Hi"; Q a i. ' z'. s s s cthnogr it hit ind n itur if history displ iys north bank 0th ( lydc. Glasgoworccn‘

't.]9h“ ;“ s . -. i (.1-2 t rt I t centuryl rettch p iintiiig. Only the museum hasltilldisabh d access. I (the 'lilesizelighting st tgs ire its i V thc Peoplc “new. guesthc Chum. and furniture. ceramics. glass. there s bound The museum is a bit difficult to liiid asit‘s : particular highlight). ( urrent special thc pcnplc (“the are" MW curilemmL‘ 1“ PC SUmClhlnél “l ims‘ft‘s‘t here. Until 2b housed within the quadrangles of the exhibitions are the (ilasgow Boyslagain) '

strenuous efforts to stop the encroachment ofcommerce into one of the few green spots in the East End. Steeped in history (James Watt was supposedly inspired here. thousands marched to it with the Red (‘lydesiders and women used to haul their washing down to the steamies here). the Winter (iardens with its beautiful tropical plants. and the l’eople‘s Palace are based within

August there is also a major retrospective of the work of water-colourist and former Glasgow Boy. Joseph (‘rawhalL on show. I GLASGOW'S GLASGOW The Arches. Midland Street. 204 3993. 9.3(lam-Spm.

university a visual treat in itself It until 26 Aug and The Pursuit ()f The Real concentrates on geology . archaeology and (20th century figurative painting) until 16 ethnography arid has a renowned coin SCPI.

cabinet. The Gallery is know u for its I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin l lall, important Whistler collection. its huge Bunhousc Road. 427 2725. Mon—Sat lllam —5pm; Sun 2 ~5pm. Disabled access. A fascinating reproduction of a ( ilasgow

D street of 1938 is the highlight ofthis

museum. which also features a model


y,“ "T d- y ' r - i] ships display . vintage cars and Glasgow its “mundg { m 0 . w . s . l A I ' ' A ~ . . 3.... ._ _ ,41 ;. ‘—- . trains and buses. , . .y y -. a a f r . g c, . IPEOPLE'S PALACECilasgoyy (irccn.55-l A?§“°*”‘2"di“” ' ~ ‘v‘. "' . ' ()223. Mon-«Sat lllill‘l‘l-Splll(Thlll'Sllll k k d rut' 0'“ moldsg‘m'

University and Kelvingrove Art Gallcrv and Museum. this sprawling. vast park ' features some terrific views. the River

Kelvin. imposing statues. putting greens

lllpm); Sun noon—6pm. The People's Palace claims to tell the real historyof (ilasgow and its people. with exhibits front thclabotirandwomen'ssuffrage . undtcnms cum” mm einciits. popular culture arid the city s

industrial past. lts current special exhibition is .-\ Rerrterr Arralerr. and focuses on the Silo—odd years of the fair I THE BARRAS (iallowgatc London Road. - l‘ortnight holiday ()pen Saturday and Sunday. lllant—-5pin

' I THIRD EYE CENTRE 35HSauchiehall The famous open-air market is not what it

Sticet. 3.“: 2521 Opening hours: ; “"00 H 218. thanks to the creeping

Mun 5M 1 tum (sfiiipm; sun ytippicfication ofthe Merchant ('ity;the

I noon 5.3llpin Not the hippy Niry aiia its once spontaneous patter of the traders has name suggests. btit the leadingalternatiy e now become so institutionalich n can

in.“ “m”. “Mummy gauche-e litttikshtip sound torced. You‘re still likely to pick tip “my mth (-1,”th \humng le a bargain though. especially if you're into .I.‘mdrl.lmNummmmxm _.\Uen-d1mn ; secondhand clothes. semi—antique jewellry. old records or period furniture and you display a talent for hagglingoy er prices.

I PRINCES SQUARE 4S Buchanan Street.

& = 2210324. ()pen MonSat lllam— 7pm;Sun

I I I l H i I l lll.3ll;iiii4.30pm.'l‘hisnewishindoor & I E 3 shoppingccntreisunmissablebecauseol 12 I GEORGE SQUARE/CITY cfiAMBERS'I'hC 1 its breathtaking. highly stylised design. '

heart of the city . ( 'reor ge Square has seen but unless you have bottoriiless pockets or

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l).iy concert oi lWlland is probably the j expect to be able to afford to actually buy I as !<!-‘l \llr‘.\ll it \l\\l\ll iiitoi \ t.iiiis Hm \I \1l izii! mint: \1 best Piilk'L‘ logct your bearingstrout/[he anythingtrom the rangeofdesigner i i \iriiitm siititl stsiihvt iiil epitoiiieoi Victorian eiyie contidence and clothesor specialist accessories. ; ' t. “I N H, Rm u headqiiaiieisot ( 'rlasgow l)istriet(‘ouncil. Inspiration for the upwardly mobile. . the ( hanibeis are a grand example of I ST ENDCH CENTRE 55 St linoch Square. 1 Italian Renaissance .ilt‘llllcc‘lllrt'imtlltitik litside arethe tisual.and rather dull.high g p. v. _ ania/ing lit up at night street chaitt stores. though the-m is an jgc I GLASGOW CATHEDRAL ( ~astle Street. rink tucked away in the basement. The . <53 sjiis (‘entre's main attraction isits‘stateoftlie E P E lastablishcd by St Mungo lll Al) 5-13 and art' glass facade. however. which may ; w ith a pre- Reformation structure from the impress the impressionable. but compared . " 12th century.the(‘athedra| isstillan to Paris'sfar superior l’ompidou(‘entreit actiy e Protestant church with weekly has all the \ istial flair ofan overgrown ! scry iccsanddaily prayers. greenhouse.

72'l‘he List 10— 16 August 1990