I CRAWFURD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrac Drive. 9503437. Aladdin Sat 14 Mar. 2pm. £2. Glove puppets and marionettcs by Ian Turbitt in this classic Far Eastern adventure.

Oven Stew Fri 13/Sat 14 Mar. In typical Gang Show tradition. local Girl Guides and Boy Scouts get together for an evening ofentertainment. Gin gan gooly gooly. . .

I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE 0236 732887. Magic Bob Sat 14 Mar. 1.15pm. Kids£l .25; adults£1.75.A whole lot more fun than Paul Daniels. Magic Bob will amaze you with clever trickery and dastardly deception.

Snow White Sat 21 Mar. 2pm and 5pm. £2.25. Grumpy. Dozey. Sleepy and all the others. portrayed by Purves Puppets.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. 887 1010.

Farmer Boab's Wondertul Farm Sat 14 Mar. 1.30pm.Kids£1.25;adults£l.75. Goblins. magical cows and a very special farm feature in Pictish Puppets‘ exciting production.

Fantastic Mr Fox Thurs 26 Mar—Sat 28 Mar. 7pm. Kids£1 .50; adults £3; family (two

adults and two children) £8. ()ne of Roald Dahl's best. about a family offoxes' attempt to outwit a trio of evil farmers. This production. by the Open 1 land Theatre Company. explores the theme of animals under threat. with masks. puppets and actors.

I MERCAT THEATRE Drumchapel . 944 9022.

Jabberwoclry Wed 25 Mar. 1.30 and 7pm. Kids£l ; adults £2 (£5 if from outside the Drumchapel area). “Twas brillig. and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe.‘ The Edinburgh Puppet Company in Lewis Carroll‘s tale ofchivalry and heroic endeavour.

I MDTHERWELL THEATRE Civic Centre. 0698 67515.

Glasvegas Wed 18 Mar—Sat 21 Mar. Kids £2.50; adults £3.50. Fame is the nameof the game for three boys in this musical comedy. staged by the Motherwell Youth Theatre.


I HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. 427 2725. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—6pm. Free.

Inspired by the Hobbit Tolkien's hero interpreted by Barlinnie's Special Unit.

Also permanent activities and exhibits

including period rooms. quiz sheets and treasure hunt cards.

Activities and Fun

I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrac Drive. 9503437. Drama Workshops Tue (8— 10s) . Thurs

(1 1-13s); 4—6.30pm. £1 per class. Low-key classes with the emphasis on fun.

I DOLPHIN ARTS CENTRE 7 James Street. Bridgeton. 554 7449.

Pottery Classes tor Children Saturdays 10pm. Yearly membership £1.50. Classes 50p.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. 887 1010.

E99 Box Spiders and Caterpillars Wed 25 Mar Ill—11.30am. Kids 75p. Craft sessions for the under 5s with parent/guardian. Weekly Arts Activities Sat noon—1.30pm and Sun 2—4pm. Free. PACK youth theatre for the under 12s.

the London Connection- Film Sat 21 Mar. 1.30pm. Kids £1.25; adults £1.75. A scientist is kidnapped and his rescue involves a series of car chases. balloon rides. speedboat stunts and motorbike wizardry.

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I GROSVENDR CINEMA Ashton Lane llillhead. 3394298 7814.

Cally Kids Club Sat 2pm. 80p. Films. cartoons and games.



I EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE Greenside Place. 557 2590.

BEG Tue 24—Sat 28 Mar. 7pm. Matinees Tue Sat 2pm; Fri 10am. Stalls and Circle £9. £8. Balcony £8. £7. Kids £1 .5(lon evening and Sat matinee only. The Big Friendly Giant takes to the boards in a musical adaptation of Roald Dahl‘s classic. Beware. the Childchewer is at large.

Exhibitions I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street.

225 2424.

The History at Jigsaws L'ntil Sat 28 Mar. The humble puzzle from its conception to the present day. The permanent display includes toys. children's costumes and slot machines.

Activities and Fun I LITTLE MARCOS Grove Street. 228 2141.

See Glasgow entry for details.

I MURRAYEIELD ICE RINK Riversdale Crescent. 337 6933. Family Sessions. Sat and Sun lllam—noon. £1 .50(inc|uding skate hire). Group Tuition. Sun 2~4pm. I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row . 552 7171. Daily 10am—4pm. Free. Last chance to explore the Bornean Longhouse Proiect. a giant jungle Wendy '

house which looks at the conservation of l the rainforests. I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 l lamilton

Place. 226 5425.

~ Fun Factory Sundays until 22 Mar. 1 lam.

£3. Dress up. make props. play gamesand perform at activity-packed drama sessions. Booking is advisable but the factory will be back due to popular demand in April. (5—1 Is).


I EDINBURGH FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688. Saturday matinees 2pm. £1.70. Gremlins 2 l [1) Don't get them wet or feed them after midnight! Wimpy couple Billy and Kate fend offGizmo and hisnasty little friends.

The Princess Bride ( L?) A fairytale epic in which the beautiful Buttercup is whisked off by arch baddy Prince Ilumperdinck. ensuring loads of swordfights. actsof bravery and the appearance ofmonsters.

A full weekend





SATURDAY 4TH & SUNDAY 5TH APRIL 1992 Saturday 1000-530 - Sunday 11.00-530pm

. . programme of 40 talks and workshops on all aspects of alternative health including Alexander Technique, Reflexology, lridolo y, Osteopathy, Acupuncture, Hypnoth- erapy, Feldenkrais Method, Yoga, NLP, Ho

A chance to find out more about what complementary therapy has to offer with over 100 stands featuring leading practitioners from all areas of Scotland together with the latest in Herbs, Crystals, Aromatherapy Oils, New Age Books & Tapes.

Admission :— £3.00. (£2.00. concession) Weekend Ticket £5.00. (£3.00.

hiatsu, Meditation and Colour Healing.

For further information on stalls etc. ’phone 041-332-4924/3346846/638-2946.

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