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. For all Christmas pantomime listings see Theatre. Kids listings compiled by Ellie Carr.


Activities and Fun

I Pentland Walk Meet at Flotterstone beside old road bridge. Sat 9 Dec.

9am-4pm. information: Malcom Porteous 447 0539 (evenings). Take a trek with Edinburgh YOC on this twelve mile 1 circular walk. Please note the route involves some rottgh walking. and don't i forget to come wrapped up warm for i wmter.

Activities and Fun

I Christmas Baby and Toddler Show 1 SECC. Finnieston Quay. Further information: 01733 36l36l. Fri l—Sat 2 3 Dec l0am-6pm; Sun 3 Dec 10am—5pm. : £6 (children under 14 free). Kit the kids

out for Christmas at this bumper trade fair l

featuring knock-down clothes. equipment and toys from leading mail order and wholesale companies. plus an all-day

i show designed to restore festive cheer to ' ,;

weary shoppers with Barney. Postman Pat, l’ingu. and a mums and toddlers

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specific times on specific dates). £9 (£6); apex price £8 (25). Ages 6 and over. It’s frosty stares all round with Stuart Paterson’s version of the classic fairytale starring the evil Snow Queen who plans to make winter last forever. Boo, hiss. The llueen’s nasty work continues as she recruits a little girl named Kay to help her carry out her aims, but what she hasn’t reckoned on is Kay’s friend Gerda, who travels to the Queen’s icy kingdom and enlists the help of a reindeer, talkative crows, a band ol thieves and a petulant princess to save the day.

at the ready for the biggest Christmas party in town. Join The Singing Kettle

rhymes and lots of festive fun.

I Singing Kettle Christmas Party SliCC. Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. information: 0l337 831 l2 I. Family shows: Sat 16; Sat 23; Thurs 28: Sat 30 Dec 1 lam and 2pm. Sun 17; Fri 22; Wed 27; Fri 29 Dee; Tue 2; Wed 3 Jan 2pm and 6pm. Sun 24 Dee; Thurs 4 Jan 2pm only. Balloons and tinsel


I More Adventures Of Noddy Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. Until Sat 2 Dec. Various times. 13.504; 10.50. Ages 3—8. Our old pal Noddy gets ready for another round of adventures (how many ad\entures has this boy had?) with Big liars. Tessie Bear. Bumpy Dog and 2 Mr Plod. Adapted by David Wood from I the original Enid Blyton stories.

team Cilla. Artie and Gary with special guest Jane for songs. party games. jokes.

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