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Kerrytlale Street. Glasgow. 7.30pm. A ftill l’arkheatl would be ideal to get the Scots riiotr\ ated for this touin clash

v. liich could make or break their attempts to get to France. Scotland began their campaign with a goalless draw in Vienna. but goals w ill have to come from

soiiicw here. lixpeet lots of broken seats in the greatest Construction since the great \\'all ()fChtria. See preview.

National Ultimate Frisbee Finals Sat 22 Sun 23. Meadowbatik Stadium. London Road. lidiiibtirgh. Not everyday a childhood pastime gets a spot in a hallowed arena such as Meadowbank. For all the stuff on the weekend's hectic wrist action. call the organiser on 0131 (>07 7:64.


Celtic Cup Sat 2‘). Hell's Sports Centre. l’ertli. Noon. This annual four-way tournament involves the male and female artistic gymnasts from the Celtic nations. namely Scotland. Wales. Northern Ireland and liire. Wales hold the tumor title ( 13 ~16 year olds) while the Scots are the under 13 holders. Scotland are being strongly tipped to capture the junior title. For further information call Scottish Gviiinasticson 01324 612308. '


Saturday 22

Tennents Cup Fourth Round Various venues. For full details of the draw and venues call the Scottish Rugby Union on 0l31 3-16 5000.

Tuesday 1-Friday 4

International Festival of Youth Rugby Various venues. 10am. A feast of rugger and entertainment to celebrate this inaugural eveiit. Over 6000 participants will play in five different age groups at various veiities across the country. The opening and closing ceremonies take place at iylurrayfield. as do the matches on finals day with teams from the l’K. Ireland. Iiur‘ope and South .-\frica taking part. For details of a participating ground near you call the SRI' oti013l Ho 5000.

Sutherland Cup Final Sat 22. For full information on the climax to the Suilieilaiid ('ap. call the organiser on 105‘”) .534 I67.

mm— Broomhill Anniversary Open Thurs

27 Sun 30. Hroomliill Squash Club. (ilasgow. For all the relevant info. yotr need to get iii touch with the organiser on 0141 334 251‘).



The Emperor’s New Clothes Wed 2 April, 11am &1pm

Greyfriars Bobby Sat 5 Apri|,11am &1pm

Winnie The Pooh Sat 12 April, 11am &1pm

£1 kids & concs/E4 full price

01 41 887 1 01 0 NEW STREET, PAISLEY

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We welcome submissions for this section. but cannot guarantee inclusion. Please send details to our offices at least ten days before publication. Kids listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.

Activities And Fun

The Adventures Of Maisie Sat 22 Mar. 2pm. Conference Room. Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum. 287 2660. Tickets must be booked in advance. Puppeteer laii Turbitt brings the lovable cat Maisie to life in an adaptation of Aileen I’atersoii's popular Maisie Fro/ii liar/ringside books.

Computer Cats Sat 29 Mar. l()am—4.30pm. Kelviiigrove Art Gallery & Museum. 287 2660. Choose an image of your favourite tnoggie frorii the computer and receive a free colour print of it.


Saturday Kids Club 10am— I 2.30pm. £1.50. Virgin Cinema. The Forge. Parkhead. 556 4282. Sat 22 Mar: That Man Forever (PG); Sat 29 Mar The Beverley Hillbillies (PG). See Film index.

The Railway Children (U) Fri 28—Sat 29 Mar. 2pm & 4pm; Sun 30 Mar. 6.30pm; Mon 31 Mar. 2pm 8; 4pm; Tue l—Thurs 3 Apr. 2pm & 8.45pm. Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. See Film index.


The Blue Cap Sat 22 Mar. 2pm. £3 (£2). Scottish Mask 8.; Puppet Theatre. 8—10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185. Jack 0‘ Lantern Puppet Company present the Scottish folk tale in which Kenneth McKenzie gets lost on a peaceful misty

night. but finds that there is too much adventure waiting for him in it! Suitable for five—ten-year-olds.

Winnie The Pooh Fri 28—Mon 31 Mar. 11am& 2pm; Sun 2pm only. £3; family ticket £1 1. Cottier Theatre. 93 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. The wonderful tales of everyone's favourite bear Winnie the Pooh and friends are recreated by Richard Medn’ngton's Parable Puppet Theatre. iii a show for all ages.

Toybox Tales With The Happy Gang Sat 29 Mar. 1 lam & 2pm. £4 (£1 ). Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. Wicked wizard Nigel is trapped in the Happy Gang toybox by The Happy Godmother. However. he escapes and plots revenge that only the Happy Gang can put a stop to.

The Emperor's New Clothes Wed 2 Apr. 1 1am & lprn. £4 (£1). Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. Hans Christian Anderson's classic tale of the cheeky con men who claim to be master tailors. On hearing the news. the emperor sutnrnons them to make him some extra special clothes. which they certainly do! Banyan Theatre production use glove. rod and shadow puppets. original music and storytelling. Suitable for three—seven-year-olds.


The Magic World Of Pookie And The Animal Shelf Sat 22 Mar—3 May. Collins Gallery University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. Original artwork created during the 1940s and 1950s by Ivy Wallace. the internationally renowned author of these children's books. The exhibition features puppets produced for television animation. a video documentary and life- size reconstructions of Poo/tie. the flying rabbit.


Activities And Fun

Quickies For Kids Royal Museum of Scotland. 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Free ten-minute talks for children held every Saturday at 2.15pm. Mules/1nd Their Hills is the topic on Sat 22 Mar. followed by Crocodiles Am/ Turtles on

THE SECRET GARDEN Tue 25-Sat 29 Mar, 7pm; Wed-Thurs 8: Sat mats, 2.30pm. King's Theatre, Leven Street, 557 2590. Spoiled orphan, Mary Lennox is sent from her cosy life in India to a grisly house on the Yorkshire Moors. It's a house full of secrets waiting to be uncovered. And what is the mystery surrounding the secret garden? Find out in Paul Farrah’s new musical adaptation of this Frances Hodgeson Burnett's classic children’s story.

Sat 29 Mar. Special kids' tours of the Birds and Animals take place every Sunday at 3pm.

Spring Surprise! Sun 23 Mar. 2-4pm. Lodge Visitor Centre. Cammo Estate. A guided walk looking at the signs of

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Edinburgh International Science Festival Various venues and ticket prices. For tickets and further information contact 220 6220. You‘ll no longer be in the dark about science as virtually every subject is put under the microscope. Now in its ninth year. this fun. interactive and infonnative festival is bigger than ever. with workshops. hands-on activities. exhibitions. talks and tours celebrating the excitement of science and technology. Listed below are some of the children‘s activities on offer. See special Science Festival section for tnore details.

Science Playcentre Sat 22 Mar—6 Apr. 10.30am. 11.45am. 1pm. 2.15pm & 3.30pm. £1.50 per child (adults free). Assembly Rooms. 50 George Street. The play centre has a wide range of fun activities for three—six-year olds providing a comprehensive introduction to the basics of science. Children can play with the giant kaleidoscope and periscope. experiment with simple magnets. and make shapes using space mud.

Madlab Sat 22 Mar—6 Apr. 10am—5pm. £2.50. Assembly Rooms. 50 George Street. An opportunity for children over seven to build a working electronic gadget with explanations on electronics and hands-on experience of using a soldering iron. All participants will leave the lab with a fully functioning gadget. The Living Skeleton Thurs 3—6 Apr. 11.45am & 2.45pm. £1. Assembly Rooms. 50 George Street. Everything you ever wanted to know about the skeleton for seven-year-olds and over. frotn what bones look like to what they do.

Sensorama - A New Hands-0n Discovery Exhibition For Children Sat 22 Mar—6 Apr. lOam-5pm. Exhibition Hall. Royal Botanic Garden. A fun exhibition which investigates the senses of sight. sound. taste. touch and smell with simple displays for children. inspired by the natural world. It allows young children to learn more about natural science and aims to show the relationships between plants. animals and people.

Amy And Charlie’s Complete 00 It Yourself Air Show Thurs 3—6 Apr. noon & 2.30pm. £1.50. Assembly Rooms. 50 George Street. Find out how a plane flies with amateur aviators Amy and Charlie. Packed full of facts. wonders and surprises and a chance to contribute your talents in making a model aircraft that can fly. For families with children aged between eight—twelve.


The Secret Garden See photo caption. Hansel And Gretel Tue 1—5 Apr. 2pm; 5pm (Fri & Sat only). £4—£7 (£4.50—£5.50). Edinburgh Festival Theatre. 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. A new arrival to the forest in the shape of a witch and her wicked spells conjures up mayhem for Hansel and Gretel as they try to escape from her and rid the forest of her evil charms. A family favourite from Parasol Theatre.

Exhibition looking In Wonderland See photo capnon.


Celtic Stories Sat 22 Mar. 2—3.30pm. £3.50. Netherbow Theatre. High Street. 556 9579. A fun afternoon for six—nine- year-olds to hear tales about saints. heroines and heroes with storyteller Janis Perry. Watercolour painting is on offer after the stories with artist Kay Shanks giving children the chance to create their own paintings interpreting the tales.