Events are listed by city, then by type. Kids listings compiled by Ellie Carr.

Activities and Fun

I Belly Dancing and Zanzibar Cottier Theatre. 93—95 Hyndland Road. Tickets and info from Giant Productions 334 2000. Sat 9 Sept. 1 lam. £2 (£1). Age 4+. Saturday morning fun from Action Stations. as Projekt 1 1:92 invite you to get wobbly all over with a spot of early- morning belly dancing

I Magic Bob Cottier Theatre. 93-95 Hyndland Road. Tickets and info front Giant Productions 334 2000. Sat 16 Sept. 11am. £2 (£1). Action Stations present the kids' favourite magician and funnyman. I Tashi’s Cottier Theatre Bar. 93—95 Hyndland Road. Info from Jayne Morley 01700 505252. Every Wednesday.

1 1am—4pm. Free. Tashi‘s popular mid- week activity sessions return for the autumn with more in the way of crafts. painting and storytelling.


I Young People’s Art Competition Art Gallery 61' Museum. Kelvingrove. 221 9600. Until Mon 25 Sept. Mon—Thurs 10am—5pm: Sun 1 lam—5pm. A chance to see some of the 3000-plus entries from this top young people‘s art competition. See Art listings.

Theatre I Scottish Mask and Puppet Theatre

8—10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 33‘) 6185. 2pm. £2.50 (£1.50).

Sat 9 Sept The Puppet Pedlar's 'l‘apsalteerie Tales: Tales from around the World. Age 7+. The lan Turbitt Puppet Company spin a topsy-turvy set of fairy- tales where the poor man gets minted and cowardy-custards gel brave.

Su! [6 Sept Pigs Can Fly. Ages 3—8 and family. Sylvia Troon's Kenspeckle Puppets with their wacky tale of the wee boy whose dreams come true when he meets up with the Professor's magic robot.

I Thumbelina Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Sat 16 Sept. Workshop (free with show ticket) 2pm. Performance 7pm. See photo caption.



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I THUMBELINA Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, Paisley, 887 1010. Sat 16 Sept. Workshop (tree with show ticket) 2pm. Perlormance 7pm. Cumbernauld Theatre, 01236 73287. Tue 19 Sept; 10am/2pm. Wed 20 Sept. 10am. Either the girl’s a midget, or the hand belongs to a giant, and in this case it’s the former, as the small but perfectly formed Thumbelina does her famous ‘being plucked from a flower’ routine for the Edinburgh Puppet Company’s new production. Using a brand new marionette

stage and traditional puppetry skills, EPC will be re-creating Hans Christian

Anderson’s well-loved tale in various venues across the central belt over the next

few months.



I The Pagemaster (U) Filmhouse. l.othian Road. 2262688. Sat 9 Sept. 2.30pm. £2.20 (£1.50). See Film Index. I The Brady Bunch Movie ( 12) Filmhouse. l.othian Road. 226 2688. Sat 16 Sept. 2.30pm. £2.20 (£1.50). See Film Index.


I All Electric Roadshow King's Theatre. 2 Leven Street. 220 4349. Thurs 14 Sept (schools only). 10am/1.30pm. £2.50 (teachers free). Buy a ticket. Watch the show. That's how Johnny Ball‘s All [fleet/1e RUNt/S/lUlt' works. See the star of TV's Think Ufa Number in action with this sparky stage exploration of the phenomenon that lies behind the lightbulb.


Acttvrtres and Fun

I Rhododendron Bashing Castle Semple Centre. Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. 01505 842882. Sun 3 Sept/Sun 17 Sept. 1 1am. Join the countryside rangers and

help keep those pesky rhododendrons from spreading their weedy roots.

I Farm Walk Cornalees Bridge Centre. Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. 01475 521458. Sat 16 Sept. 3.30pm. Your chance to see woolly jumpers in action on this guided walk round a working farm.

I Wildfowl Count 1.inlithgow Loch (meet at lay-by by end of loch). For info call Malcolm Porteous on 0131 4-17 0539 (evenings). Edinburgh YOC go in search of wiltll'owl. All welcome.

I Bocks around Mugdock M ugdock Country Park (off A81 Milngavie- Strathblane Road) 0141 636 30-13. Sun 10 Sept. 2pm—3.30pm. Free. Get up real close to the beasties lurking in the Mugdock pond.


I Thumbelina Cumbernauld Theatre. 01236 73287. Tue 1‘) Sept; 10am/2pm. Wed 20 Sept. 10am. See photo caption. I Daystar Carnegie Hall. Dunfermline. ()1383 720108. Sun 17 Sept. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). All hell breaks loose when a superhero is unleashed on an everyday family in this fun musical from Stairs and Whispers Theatre Company. Part of 1)unfermline Arts Festival.

64 The List 8-21 Sept 1995