Events are listed by city, then alphabetically by activity. Kids Listings compiled by Beatrice Colin.

Activities and Fun

I BELLSHILL CULTURAL CENTRE John Street. 0698 267515.

The Big Draw Mondays. 4—5.30pm. £1. Painting. mask making. murals and photography (7+).

I HILLHEAD LIBRARY 348 Byres Road. 339 7223.

ICan Do That Sat 19.1un. 2—4pm. 50p. A painting and design workshop run by Culture City Kids (8-16).


Youth Performance Group Sundays. Noon—3pm. 50p. Games. wann-up exercises and the chance to make up and learn new dance pieces. No experience required (8—14).


I KELVINGROVE ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUM 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm.

Butterflies - Who Cares? Until Sun 20 Jun. Butterflies becoming an endangered species. Find out why and what conservationists are doing to prevent this in an illustrated exhibition.

I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM University of Glasgow. 330 4221. Mon--Sat

9.30am—5pm. Free.

Earth . . . life Fossils. amoebas. dinosaurs . A show which explains the history of

the planet and its inhabitants.


Street Museum. 429 1202. Mon—Sat

10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Renovated

school originally designed by Charles

Rennie Mackintosh which now houses

period classrooms.


I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Kildrum. (1236 732887.

Whale Sat 19 Jun. 1.30pm and 7pm. Kids £3.50; adults £5; family £14. A musical production which tells the true tale of the international rescue operation mounted in 1988 to free three whales trapped beneath the ice in North Alaska. An enthralling. suspense-tilled story. directed by Liz Carruthers.

I LANGSIDE HALLS 5 Langside Avenue. 334 2000. Kids 50p; adults £1.

Alfreda Abbott’s LOSt Voice Sat 19 Jun.

I lain. Highly-acclaimed show by Visible Fictions about a mix-up in the Lost Voice department.

Mr Bones Sat 26 Jun. 1 lam. An amazingly good puppet show.

I PARTICK BURGH HALL 9 Burgh Hall Street. 334 2000. Kids 50p; adults £1.

A Box Ot Secrets Sat 19 Jun. 1 1am. The Runaway Train ill a singalong show. Sparkle Sat 26 Jun. 1 1am. Juggling. stilt- walking and clowning.



Rumplestiltsltin Sat 19 Jun. lptn and

3pm. Kids £1.50; adults £2. The Edinburgh Puppet Company perform this classic Grimms fairy tale about a girl. a King. some straw and a little man with a strange name.

I THE SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRE 8— 10 Balcarres Ave. 339 6185. The Tale of the Lifted Lorax Sat 19. Sat 26 Jun and Sat 3 Jul. 2pm. Kids £1.50; adults £2.50; fatnin £5. A spectacular adaption of the Dr Seuss story by Perfect Chaos Theatre Company. with masked actors. glove and rod puppets. This funny. sad but hopeful show has an enviromnental theme.

Actrvrtles and Fun

I DEEP SEA WORLD North Queensferry. Fife. 0383 411411. Daily 9am—6pm. Kids £3; adults £4.50 (under 4s free). Cafe. [1)]. Brand new aquarium with a moving walkway to take you along the world‘s largest underwater viewing tunnel. Here. you can observe sharks. conger eels. lobsters and octopuses close-up.


I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.

Land of the Dragon: Dinosaurs from China Until 26 Jun. Six huge fossilised skeletons including a 70 ft-long Mamenchisaurus. Also a range of fossilised footprints. eggs and dinosaur stamps. and a computer game where you experience a prehistoric life attd try not to end up as a dead dinosaur. Kids £1; adults £2.

Light of the North Until 3 Jul. An exhibition about the life and legacy of St Margaret who was Queen of Scotland 900 years ago. It includes a reconstructed dwelling of the period. manuscripts and Celtic artefacts.

I MUSEUM OF FLIGHT East Fortune. nr. lladdington. ()62 088308. Daily 10.30am—4.30pm. Kids £1; adults £2. Standing on a former RAF airfield. this museum has a range of aircrafts including a Spitfire and a Vulcan bomber and a

‘3? M The fourth edition of Edinburgh for Under Fives - A Handbook for Parents (£4.50) has just been published. Packed with information about activities. childcare facilities. shopping. eating out. day trips, maps and annual events, it is an essential purchase for anyone with small children who wants to discover the child- ' friendly face of the city.

tnock Air Traffic Control tower.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Photographing Children Until 3 ()et. See Art listings.

Theatre I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton

Place. 225 7942.

Scape the Dark Wed 30 Jun—Sat 3 Jul. Kids £2; adults £4. ()n a school trip to a heritage centre a group of ten-year-olds discover some suprises. A knight in shining armour guides them round the ancient building and provides them with mystery. comedy and some thrilling moments. [)evised and performed by the Youth Theatre. this show promises to be exciting. energetic and amusing.



Saturday 19


I Stirling County v Aberdeenshire Williamfteld. Stirling. 1pm.

I Clackmannan County v West Lothian The Arns. Alloa. lptn.


I Clydesdale V Ayr Titwood. Beaton Rd. Glasgow. lptn.

I Ferguslie v Orumpellier Meikleriggs. Paisley. lptn.

I West of Scotland v Greenoclr Hamilton Crescent. Peel Street. Glasgow. lptn.

I Poloc v Kelburne Shawholm. Pollokshaws. Glasgow. lptn.

I Kilmarnoclt v Uddingston Kirkstyle. Kilmarnock. lptn.


I Stenhousemuir V Freuchie The Tryst. ; Larbert. 1pm.

: I Corstorphine v Kirkcaldy Union Park.

Carrick Knowe Parkway. Edinburgh. 1pm. Pnlicicg‘ riddingsum 1pm.

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I Heriots EP V Carlton Goldenacre. lnverleith Row. Edinburgh. 1pm.

I Edinburgh Acads v Grange Raebum Place. Stockbridge. Edinburgh. lptn.

I Royal High v Watsonians Jock‘s Lodge. Edinburgh. 1pm.

Tuesday 22

BENSON AND HEDGES CUP FIRST ROUND I Scotland v Essex M yreside. Colinton Road. Edinburgh. 1 1am. A tough task for the Scots against the mighty men of Essex. a county who have dominated the summer game for the last few seasons.

Saturday 26


I Ayrshire v Strathmore County The Oval. Prestwick. 1pm.

I Fileshire V West lothian Mc Kane Park. 1)unfermline. 1pm.


I Uddingston v Poloc Bothwell Castle

I Ayr V Ferguslie Cambusdoon. Alloway. 1pm.

I Orumpellier v Greenock Langloan. Coatbridge. lptn.

I Kelburne v Clydesdale Whitehaugh. Paisley. lptn.

I Kilmarnock v West Of Scotland Kirkstyle. Kilmarnock. 1pm.


I Carlton v Stenhousemuir The Pavilion. Grange Loan. Edinburgh. 1pm.

I Heriots FP V Kirkcaldy Goldenacre. lnverleith Row. Edinburgh. lptn.

I Watsonians v Freuchie Myreside. Colinton Road. Edinburgh. 1pm.

I Royal High v Edinburgh Acads Jock‘s Lodge. Edinburgh. lptn.

I Grange v Corstorphine Raebum Place. Stockbridge. Edinburgh. lptn.

[RETRI- Saturday 19—Sunday 20

I Grand Prix Weekend Meadowbank Velodrome. Edinburgh. llatn. Heats on Saturday and the meeting proper on Sunday. featuring three British Championship events. Admission free.


I Race Days Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen Road. Glasgow. There are ten races in each meeting. starting at 7.45pm. £2.


I Race ans Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Powderhall Stadium. Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. Each meeting includes

ten races. starting at 7.30pm. £2.50 Stand. Race programme free with admission.

Friday 18—Saturday 19

I Ayr Ayr Racecourse. 2 Whitletts Road. Ayr. 0292 264179. Club £10. Eglinton £6. First races 2.15pm. High-grade flat racing from Scotland's premier course.

Monday 21

I Edinburgh Musselburgh Racecourse. Musselburgh. Club £10. paddock £6. First race 2.30pm. Flat racing from the twisting coastal course.

Monday 28

I Hamilton Parlt Races Hamilton Park Racecourse. Bothwell Road. Hamilton. Club £10. Paddock £5 (£3). First race 6.30pm. Evening flat racing featuring the pick of the northern circuit trainers and jockeys at Hamilton.

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I Edinburgh Gulf Oil Monarchs v Glasgow Tigers v Newcastle Diamonds v Middlesbrough Powderhall Stadium. Edinburgh. 7.15pm. A four-way championship qualifier offering plenty of close and competitive race potential.

Friday 25

I Edinburgh Gulf Oil Monarchs v Swindon Powderhall Stadium. Edinburgh. 7.15pm. A fairly tight encounter in prospect against the Wiltshire visitors.