Rain or shine, our at-a-glance guide will see you through. Events are listed under outdoors or indoors columns, and then divided by city. Kids listings compiled by Gabe Stewart.
I Wildllovver Planting Kelvin Valley Countryside Project. meet at Len/.ie Station Car Park. Lenzie. Contact Jackie Gillespie 771 439‘). Sat 26 Mar. 10am—1pm. Free. Fncourage wildlife by planting a selection of wildﬂowers.
I Restore a 19th Century Sailing Ship Clyde Maritime Trust. Yorkhill Quay (signposted 'Glenlee' from Yorkhill Roundabout exit on Clyde Expressway). Contact Gordon Borthwick 334 ()228. Sat 26 and Sun 27 Mar. 10am onwards. Free. No experience necessary. Free tea and coffee.
AUTHORS AT WATERSTO NE'S EDINBURGH WEST END
TUESDAY 29th MARCH, 7.00pm
The award winning Scottish writer will be reading from his latest novel
"How Late It Was, How Late" (Seeker& Warburg, £14.99).
FREE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE BRANCH.
PHONE 031 226 2666 TO RESERVE A SIGNED COPY
3 lingland perfortns a play with puppets. E about what happens when a man
i I Rod, Jane and Freddy Mitchell Theatre. E Music. song. mime and dance in a new
I Tales from a Treehouse 8—10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvinside. 33‘) 6185. Sat 2 Apr. 11am and 2pm. £2.50 (£1.50). 5+ years and adults. Freehand Theatre from
rediscovers the treehouse of his youth. full of memories and forgotten secrets.
Granville Street. 227 5511. Thurs 31 Mar—Fri 1 Apr. 1pm. 3.30pm. £5 (£4). family ticket for four £16. 2—6 years.
show from the successful children’s TV show.
Activities and Fun
I Edinburgh lntemational Science Festival Various venues. 557 4296. Fri l—Sun 24 Apr. See preview.
I T. W. Fun Factories Theatre Workshop. 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Tue 5 Apr. 2—3.30pm; Wed 6 Apr. 10.30am—noon. and 2-3.30pm. £2 per child. 5—9 years. Book in advance.
I Children’s Adventure Tours at the Science Festival Bookings on 22‘) 9816. Fri l—Mon 18 Apr. loam—noon and 2—4pm. £6.50. 5—12 years. Book in advance. At last! Your children can benefit frotn the science extravaganza. even if you can‘t take them yourself. Children's Adventure Tours is a child- minding company that safely supervises groups of similar aged children while they have fun.
I Tara Arts Family Workshop McDonald Road Library. Leith Walk. 556 5630. Wed 30 Mar. 6.30pm. Free. 6+ years and adults. Please book in advance. Tara Arts takes you behind the scenes to show how masks and puppets transform its production of The 'Il'mpesl.
I Cars and Traffic Filmhouse. 1.othian Road. Shiona Wood 228 6382. Tue 5 and Wed 6 Apr. 10am—3.30pm. £5. Sixteen places only for Primary 7 pupils to take part in a two-day workshop led by students from the lidinburgh College of Art Animations Department.
I Stingray and Supercar Filmhouse. 1.othian Road. 228 2688. Sat 2 Apr. 3pm. £2 all ages. A selection of vintage Gerry
' Anderson classics.
I MGM Film Centre Saturday Matinees 1.othian Road. 228 1638. £1.50. Filtns start at 11am. doors open 10.30am. 26 Mar Raiders oft/1e Lost Ark (PG); 2 Apr
as yet unconﬁrmed. check film listings for details.
I Filmhouse Matinees l.othian Road. 228 2688. £2. 2.30pm. Sat 26 Mar Jurassic Park (PG); Sat 2 Apr and Mon 4 <Wed 6 Apr The Secret Garden (U).
I Treasure Island I’ortobello Town Hall. High Street. Portobello. 220 434‘). Mon 4 Apr—Wed 6 Apr. 11am and 3pm. £2.75 (£1.75). 6+ years. Box oflice at venue from half an hour before performances. Tickets in advance frotn Sibbald Travel. 135 High Street. Portobello: ‘)am 5.30pm. Mon—Fri; ‘)am—‘ 12.30pm Sat. Telephone bookings from Assembly Rooms Box Office only on 220 434‘).
I The Tempest The Netherbow. 43—45 High Street. 556 957‘). Thurs 31 Mar and Fri 1 Apr. 7pm. £2.75 (£1.75). 7- 11 years and adults. The renowned Tara Arts multi— cultural theatre company visits the Puppet Festival for the first time .
I The Spider ol Spindlewood The Netherbow. 43—45 High Street. 556 ‘)57‘). Tue 5 Apr. llatn. £2.75 (£1.75). 4—12 years. A gentle charming story for the most timid to the most sophisticated child. in a blend of British and German puppetry.
I The Adventures of Peter Rabbit £1.50 all seats. 3- 6 years. lan Turbitt's Puppet Theatre takes Beatrix Potter's children's classic on tour. Fast Calder Community Centre. 143 Main Street. Fast Calder. Wed 6 Apr. 10.30am. 0506 675093; Springfield Community Centre. Springfield Primary School. Springfield Road. 1.inlithgow. Wed 6 Apr. 2pm. 0506 675093; Rosebery Hall. High Street. South Queensferry Thurs 7 and Fri 8 Apr. 10.30am and 2.30pm. 220 434‘).
". m T H E u u s s a " CHILDREN'S THEATRE PROGRAMME 1994 ALCHEMY THEATRE COMPANY presents ORPHEUS by Sharon Robertson-Brown The thrilling adventure of Orpheus in the Underworld
Suitable for all aged 6 upwards SATURDAY, 26 MARCH 1994 AT 2.00PM
A I R E
PUDDOK THE CLOWN in JOOGLIE WILKIES SATURDAY, 23 APRIL 1994 AT 2.0(1PM Suitable for children of all ages
VISIBLE FICTIONS present PEACEMAKER by David Holman SATURDAY, 14 MAY 1994 AT 2.0(1PM Suitable for 5 - 8 year olds (pl-p3)
TICKETS FOR ALL PRODUCTIONS: £3.00 (FULL), £2.00 (CONCS) BRUNTON THEATRE BOX OFFICE
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