I FLESHERS HAUGH Glasgow Green. 221 9600.
Fireworks Thurs Nov 5. Free. The funfair cranks up at 5pm. the bonfire at 7.30pm and the fireworks at 7.45pm. A spectacular show. but avoid huge jams in the car park by taking public transport or walking.
I STRATHCLYDE PARK Hamilton. 06982 66155.
Fireworks Thurs Nov 5. Free. Whizzcs. bangs and sparks at the Watersports Centre. The fun starts at 6pm with a water-skiing display and pipe band. At 7pm the bonfire will be lit and at 7.30pm the show will begin. Enter at the Bothwell or Hamilton end as Motherwcll entrance will be closed.
Activities and Fun
I THE DOME OF DISCOVERY South Rotunda. 100 Govan Road. 427 1792. Mon—Fri 9.45—4pm; Sat—Sun 10am—5pm.
Kids £1.50; adults £2.50; family £5. £6. £7.
I MUSEUM OF EDUCATION Scotland Street School. 429 1202.
The Box of Delights Until Sun 22 Nov. Children's book illustrations by 21 british
. artists including Quentin Blake. I I HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive.
Pollokshields. 427 2725.
i The Super Mega Pop Art Show Until Fri 20
Nov. If you‘ve ever dreamt of being on Tap ofrhe Pops (and who hasn‘t) this exhibition is for you. There‘s paintings by guitar supremo John Martyn. dressing up
clothes and funfair mirrors. Don a sparkly .
wig and a pair of platforms and hey presto.
: Ziggy Stardust.
I CRAWFURD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. 950 3-137. Glen Michael Sat 14 Nov. 2pm. £2. Cartoons galore with ‘cult TV presenter' Glen.
I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Kildrum 0236 732887.
Alkazam Sat 7 Nov. 1.15pm. Kids£ l .25: adults £1.75. A fun and fabulous puppet show in the studio theatre.
I LANGSIDE HALLS 5 Langside Avenue. 334 2000. All shows at l lam. Kids50p;
The Nobercheiski Bros Sat 7 Nov. As part of the continuing Action Stations programme. more fun with bunglineg bad
magic and hopefully better music.
Ostrich Ostrich Sat 14 Nov. Nonsense. loads of stories and slapstick hilarity.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. 887 1010.
Magic Bob Sat 7 Nov. Noon. Kids£l; adults £1.50. The man with the stripy T-shirt in a magical show. Lots ofaudicnce participation and spontaneous comedy. LSV- Superstar Goofy Sat 14 Nov. 2pm. Kids £1 ; adults £1.50. Classic Walt Disney animation in which Goofy tries out a selection of sports and is naturally not very good at any ofthem.
I SHETTLESTON HALLS 150 Wellshot Road. 334 2000. All shows at 11am. Kids 50p; adults£1.
Runaway Train Sat 7 Nov. More Action Stations entertainment with songs and
Quentin Blake's Children's book illustrations at The Museum of Childhood in Glasgow and atthe National Gallery in Edinburgh.
stories from the company with a runaway reputation.
The Great Train Robbery Sat 14 Nov. Visible Fictions in a fun-filled show.
I THEATRE ROYAL I lope Street. 332 9000. The Witches L'ntil Sat 7 Nov. 7.30pm and Saturday at l lam. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £3.50—£10.50. ('lassic Roald Dahl adventure about a small boy who discovers a witches convention at the seaside hotel where he is staying with his grandmother. A spectacular production with music. special effects and ghoulish goings-on.
EDINBURGH ' Guy Fawkes
I MEADOWBANK SPORTS CENTRE London Road. 661 5351.
Firework Display Thurs 5 Nov. Doors 0an 6.15pm and the show starts at 7pm. Stand £1 .50; ground 75p. Tickets available from sports centres around the city. With pro-display entertainment from a pipe band.
Activities and Fun
I EDINBURGH BUTTERFLY ANO INSECT WORLD Melville Nurseries. Lasswade. 663 4932. Daily 10am—5.30pm. Kids£1.60'. adults £2.85 (Under 55 free). From the
v book illustrations from the early 19th
exotic to the extraordinary. a collection of tropical butterﬂies. tarantulas. killer bees and other assorted creepy crawlies.
I EDINBURGH ZOO Corstorphine Road. 334 917i . 9am—5pm. Kids £2.30; adults £4.30; family (two adults and two children)£l2. Pop into the zoo to seetheir newest addition. Shimba. a baby rhino.
century to the present day. Edward Lear. Beatrix Potter and Ralph Steadman‘s works are among the 70 watereolours. drawings and prints on display. Guaranteed to induce nostalgia in adults. the show will look at the collaboration between authors and illustrators as well as authors who have illustrated their own text.
I STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY Hamilton Place.
225 4584. '
Le Club Francois Sessions start on Tue 10 I m
Nov at 5—6pm. Wed 5-6pm. Thurs I ST BRIDES CENTRE 10 Orwell Terrace. 4.30—5.30pm and 5.30—6.30pm and last for 346 1405.
6 weeks. Membership £6.95 and fees £21. f3 Mickey Mouse Club Sat 7 Nov. 10.30am.
For children of 5— 10. French-made fun with games. songs and role-playing. Each child will also receive a book. tape. regular newsletters and reports.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm.
Once Upon a Time Until 27 Dec. Children's
50p. Cartoons. games and more cartoons. I THE FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688. Kids £1 .50; adults £2.
Wolves of Willoughby Chase Sat 7 Nov. 2.30pm. Victorian adventure story adapted from the book by Joan Aitken. The Princess Bride Sat 14 Nov. 2.30pm. Very silly fairy-story stuff with Mel Smith and Peter Cook. among others.
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WATERSTONE‘S ' BOOKSELLEI9/
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Invite you to join them for a private. evening with ,
Norman MacCaig Edwin Morgan Liz Loehhead
Reading form their book Three S cottislz Poets
A Carzngale Class-ii:
Monday 16 November 7.30pm
at Waterstone's 83 George Street Edinburgh
Refreshments will be served.
Admission by ticket only. (available from Waterstone's, George Street) I
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