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I EASTWOOD FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Various venues, Sat 15—Sat 22 April. Further information on 638 1101. No it’s not the local Chunky Chicken factory, this remarkable structure is in tact the Eggopolis, a magical world or tunnels and spaces in colour and light and it will be beaming down to Rouken Glen Park for the Eastwood Arts Festival from Sat 15—Tue 18 Apr, from 11am-5pm each day. Entrance is £1.5010r children and adults alike. For an adults arts festival, Eastwood is showing huge commitment to entertaining the small people in your lives this year with masses of puppet shows, street theatre, clowning and dance workshops and a special appearance by TV’s own Glen Michael’s Cartoon Cavalcade Ouiz Roadshow, which takes place at Eastwood Theatre, Fri 21 Apr, 3pm. Tickets £3.

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 Ellie Carr.


Activities and Fun

I Easter Eggscursion Mugtlock Country Park (off the A81 Milngavie-Strathblane Road). 636 3043. Sun 16 Apr. 2-3.30pm. Free. Transform your humble egg into an animal. join in the eggsciting competition and take part in the search for hidden

I Easter Fun at ilaggs Castle Haggs Castle Museum. 100 St Andrews Drive. 227 2725. Sat l—Sun 23 Apr. Various times. Booking essential. Ages 4—12. Get parading those Easter bonnets and rolling those eggies with ajam-packed programme of holiday activities laid on by. Haggs Castle museum. I

Indoors .

Activities and Fun

I Eastwood Festival of the Arts Various venues. Sat 15—Sat 22 April. Further information on 638 1101. See photo caption.

I Kidspace Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. 221 9600. Now open Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Free. Ages 4—8. See photo caption. Him

I The Pagemaster (U) Cannon Clarkston Road. Muirend. 637 2641. Sat 8 Apr. 10.30am. £1.60 (kids and adults). Doors open at 10.30am. See Film index.

I The lllghbnare Betore Christmas (U) Cannon Clarkston Road. Muirend. 637 2641. Sat 15 Apr.10.30am. £1.60 (kids and adults). Doors open at 10.30am. See

Film Index.

I 101 Dalmatians (U) Opening in cinemas across Scotland this Faster. See Film

listings for a screening in your area. See

photo caption.


I PACE Theatre Company Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. Fri 14 Apr. 7pm. £4 (£2). Musical comedy show arising from PACE Theatre Company‘s outrageously popular Easter workshops

5 (more in the summer) and featuring the 1 talents of local performers between the

ages of 11—2 1.

Activrties and Fun

I Easter Time Treats St Brides Centre. 10 ()nvell Terrace. 346 1405. Until Thurs 13 Apr. Various times. livents from £0.50—£2. Book early to avoid

i disappointment. St Bride's open their

doors to the Easter holiday hordes with everything from the film version of The Tales of'BeurrrIx‘ Putter to Crooked Jack's Giant Flaster Party with songs. games and some of Scotland's best loved children‘s entertainers.

I Edinburgh lntemational Science Festival Various venues in the city centre. Booking and general information from 1 Broughton Market. 557 4296. Fri 31 Mar—Mon 17 April. More from the weird and wonderful world of science as Edinburgh‘s celebrated annual festival continues.

I Easter Treasure Trail Edinburgh '/..oo. 33] 9171. Sun 16 Apr. 10am—6pm. Normal zoo entrance prices apply. £5.50 (£2.80). Follow the trail of animal clues and find chocolate surprises in this treasure hunt round the zoo.

I Magic 30 Photography Workshop Stills Gallery. 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Book now for Sat 22 Apr. 10am—4pm; Sun 23 Apr noon—1pm. £15 (£12.50). Suitable for both adults and children aged over five. Learn to make 3D fantasies of the mind boggling. brain taxing Magic Eye kind in this exciting workshop exploring the art of stereographic photography. Artist Naomi Salaman will lead the proceedings and help participants to create a stereo portrait to take home.


I Animal Magic Royal Museum of Scotland. Chambers St. 225 7534 (ex 219). Until 11 Jun. Mon—Sat. 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. All ages. Free. See Art listings. Special storytelling sessions are available to nurseries and creche groups. book in advance with the museum.

I Star Trek: The Exhibition City Art Centre. 2 Market St. 529 3993. 4 Feb—7 May. Mon. Tue and Sat 10am-5pm; Wed-Fri 10am—9pm and Sun noon—5pm. £3.50 (£2 kids/con): family ticket £9. See Art listings.


I War or The Buttons (PG) Filiilhotise. Lothian Road. 226 2688. Sat 8 Apr.

; 2.30pm. £1.50 (Adults £2.50). See Film


I Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (U) Filmhouse. l.othian Road. 226 2688. Sat 15 Apr. 2.30pm. £1.50 (£2.50). See Film index.

I 101 Oalmations (U) ()pening in cinemas across Scotland this Easter. See Film listings for a screening in your area. See photo caption.


I Puppet and Animation Festival The Netherbow, 43—45 High Street. 556 9579/2647 and various venues across Edinburgh. liast Lothian. West Lothian. Stirling and Clydesdale. Fri 24 Mar—Sat 15 April. Booking and further info from The Netherhow. Central Scotland‘s annual puppet and animation frenzy continues with one more jam-packed week of shows. films and workshops.

I Treasure Hunt Sat 15—Mon 17 Apr. . 10.30am/1.30pm. Tue 18—Thurs 20 Apr. 1.30pm only. £2.50. Ages 3—8. Edinburgh’s own Happy Gang provide the Easter entertainment with this musical adventure following the fortunes of Desperado Dan the pirate man.

Activities and Fun

I Cheeko the Clown Bellshill Cultural Centre. 01698 267515. Sat 8 April. 2pm. £2. Suitable for ages 5— 10. Scotland's own Cheeko the clown delivers his own blend of magic. slapstick comedy and balloon modelling.

I Easter Bunny an Clyde Mtiirshiel Regional Park Barnbrock Farm Centre. Renfrewshire. 01505 614791. Sun 16 Apr. 2pm. Faster frolics down on the farm.

I Easter Eggcitement The Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Livingston. 01506 414957. Fri 14—17 Apr. |0am~5piii £2.20 (£1.10/chi1dren under 3 free); family ' ticket £5.50. This unique museum. which combines the attractions of a working farm with displays and activ itics dedicated to the area‘s history. is worth a family day out at any time but the combination of baby animals. springtime crafts and games should make it extra popular with the little 'uns at liaster.

I Easter Family Day Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park Muirshiel Centre. Renfrewshire. 01505 614791. Sat 15 Apr. 1.30pm. Easter fun for all the family.

I Easter Fun Day Camperdown Country Park. (11382 434287. Sun 16 Apr. Noon—4pm. £0.50 (car parking). An Easter Sunday with a difference. Not much in the way of egg rolling but bungee running. sumo wrestling. surf simulator and gladiators as well as a curiously named activity known as karaoke cabs are all up for grabs.

I Easter Week at Kelburn Kelburn Country Centre. Fairlie. Ayrshire. 01475 568685. Fri 14—Sun 23 Apr. 10—6pm. Admission to centre £3.50 (£2). A11 Kclhurn's usual attractions: The Secret Forest; horse riding. adventure courses; stockade; soft play room and shop and cafe as well as special Faster events like egg hunts. egg decorating. liaster picture competition and a quest to find the golden


then why not join our

three afternoon Master Classes on Tuesday 11th, Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th April, from

2.00—6.00pm. Tickets £12.90



on Colin MacDonald’s new play The Cowk Storm

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