I-‘alkitk reached the Cup Final Itelped by victories over Raitlt Rovers. I)unt'ertttline and Berwiek Rangers to be met by Kilmarnock in tlte final. The Bairns won 2-0 attd this is their first appearance since then. Catt Kilmarnock somehow cheat fate'.’ Bobby Williamson must believe so. btit the loss of star striker Paul Wrigltt leaves semi-final hero Jim McIntyre witlt a lot to do. Whatever the outcome. an amazing adventure into Iiurope via the Cup Winners‘ Cup awaits the victors. See liamespotting.


Race Meeting Sat 17 May. 6.15pm. Hamilton Park Racecourse. Hothwell Road. Hamilton. For the latest news on the runners and riders give the course a call on 01698 283806.


Murrayfield Open Skating Sat t7/Stin 18 May. Murrayl‘ield lee Rittk. Iidinbtu'gh. Full details on the weekend's slippin' and a .sliditi‘ are available from the Scottish Ice Skating Association on 0131 337 3976.


Scottish Championship Motorcycling Stttt 18 May. Ipttt. Kttoekhill Racing Circuit. by I)tmfertnltne. Today's rubber bttrtzlng revolves around the 125 attd 250 Supersport. the Scottish Production Series and No rounds of the Regal (\00 Series.

Hot Hatch Owners Festival Track Day Sun 25 May. 9.30am. Knockhill Racing Circuit. by l)tttllt‘1'lltllllc‘. It's time once agaitt tor the chance to get your hot hatch out attd give it a spin on the touring track circuit. Also features a burn up and doqu competition. Call the venue oti t1l383 723337 for details.


Tobermory Single Malt Rugby

Sevens Tournament Sat 17 May. Isle of Mull Rugby Club. lettltts from across the UK will be making their way north for the only mised sevens competition in the lattd.

Edinburgh Monarchs v Glasgow Tigers lit 16 May. :\rtnada|c Stadium. I-'tlittlii.tt‘glt. 7. 30pm. The battle of the Scottish big two with three es-Monarclts in the 'I'igers‘ lineatp adding ait extra touch of spice to the. proceedings. Glasgow Tigers v Long Eaton Invaders .(Ttlfl lb May. Sliavvlit‘ltl Stadium. (ilasgovv. (i.30ptn.

Edinburgh Monarchs v Stoke Potters Fri 23 Ma}. Armadale Stadium. Iidinburgh 7.30pm.

Glasgow Tigers v Arena Essex Hammers San :5 .\lay. Sltavvlieltl Stadiutti.Glasgowtr3t1piii.


World Doubles Cup \\'et 2: Sat 2.1 May (’tan'lnekliart lelllns ('eittte. Itdittlittrglt. -\n all-star cast here v. illt lortttct \\ tmbledott lteat't-tltt'ob Ilenti l.eeonte making his ttrst appearance in Seotlantl. Although nevet claiming the singles' title Ins flamboyant st} le deserved. his last moment ol‘glory cattte tn I99I v.hen leading I5rance to a Davis Cup triumph over Ills l.‘S.'\. ()tlter entrants lllClllLlL‘.'\tlS11';tll;111(lttttl‘lt'S‘SIIIT Peter McNamara and former UK number one Jeremy Rates. For further information call the ltotltne on 0131 2211-13-19.


Glasgow City European Club Volleyball Champions' Cup t-‘rt to May. For full details of the times. teams and venue call the Scottish Vollevball .»\_ssoeiatton on 0131 556 .1633.

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Activities And Fun

Water Weirdies Sun 18 May. 2—3.30pm. Craigend Visitors Centre. Mtigdock Country Park. Craigalion Road. Nr Milttgavie. 956 6100. Find out about the creatures that live in the Gallowhill Pond.


Mayfest Until 24 May. Various venues and ticket prices. For tickets antl fttrther information contact 552 8444. Tickets cart also be purchased from Ticket Centre on 287 551 l. The festival continues and listed below are some of the remaining events.

Snowshow Fri 16 May. 8pm; Sat 17 May 3pm & 8pm. Various ticket prices apply. King‘s Theatre. 279 Bath Street. 287 551 1. Ages tett and over. See photo caption.

Peter Pan Fri 16 May. 7.30pm; Sat 17 May. 10.30am. £8 (£3.50). Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 287 5511. Follow Peter Pan’s action-packed adventures. full of tnagie. mttsic and dance as he tries to defeat the dastardly Captain Hook in Tij Theatre Company's new and thrilling production.

Children Internet Art Workshop Sat 17 May. noott~-2pm. £2.50. Glasgow Filth And Video Workshop. 34 Albion Street.

SNOWSHOW Fri 16 May, 8pm; Sat 17

553 2620. Ages IO—l4-year-olds. Oak’s Bark present a two-hour workshop on using the Internet in a creative way with drawing. scanning and image manipulation. with the end results published on the Web.

ooking After Norman Sat 17 May 11am & 2pm; Sat 24 May 11am & 2pm. £3 (1.50). Partick Burgh Hall. 9 Burgh Hall Street. 339 8386. A delightful play performed by Theatre Works tells the story of a young girl Georgia coming to terms with the loss of her 80-year-old friend Scottie and the responsibility she faces itt looking after Scottie‘s cat. Norman. Big Rory Thurs 22 May 2pm. Drumchapel Shopping Centre and Princes Square. Buchanan Street. Thurs 22 May. 5pm. The tallest Scotsman in the world - well. with the assistance of his trusty stilts. strides into Glas ow. Glas ow International Children's Festival Mon 26 May—Sat 31 May. Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. Tickets for all performances are £2.50 and are available from The Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 287 5511. For further information contact 287 5850. This extension of the Scottish International Children‘s Festival sees the fun and activities continuing in Glasgow. with over twenty performances. workshops and storytelling sessions. The events are mainly for schools. including a rare workshop with a gamelan orchestra from Indonesia. but there are also shows open to the public as follows. Stepping Stones Mon 26 May I lam & 1.30pm. £2.50. Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. Ages 11—12. The Interplay Theatre Company presents a unique performance piece designed for mixed audiences of young people with learning disabilities and those from mainstream education. Radio Men Sat 31 May Ilam. 1.30pm. £2.50. Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. Ages 8—12. See Scottish International Children's Festival listings.

May 3pm 8t 8pm. Various ticket prices apply. King's Theatre, 279 Bath Street, 287


Saturday Kids Club 10am—I2.30pm. £1.50. Virgin Cinema. The Forge. Parkhead. 556 4282. Films for the forthcoming weeks include 101 Dalmatians (U) on Sat 17 May and Matilda (PC) on Sat 24 May.


The Hungry Giant Sat 17 May. 2pm & 3.30pm. £3 (£2). The Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre. 8—10 Balcarres Avenue, 339 6185. Ages 3—8. Mayhem for The Amazing Mr Bones’s Travelling Puppet Theatre as the reedy giant steals his toffee. Rumplestiltsfiin Sat 17 May. 11am & 1pm. £4 (£1). Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. Ages four and over. A colourful new adaptation of the cheeky elf-like creature by the Treasure Trove Puppet Com any.

Scott Lovat 5 Magic Puppet Show Sat 24 May. 2pm & 3.30pm. £3 (£2). The Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre. 8—10 Balcarres Avenue. 339 6185. Ages 4—9. A mixture of fun. magic and puppets from the ‘Punch and Judy professor‘.


Acttvmes 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. Sharks is the topic on Sat 17 May and Elephants is on Sat 24 May. Special kids‘ tours of the Birds and Animals take place every Sunday at 3pm.


Snowshow Mon 19—31 May. 7.45pm; Sat Spin/8.30pm. No performance on Thursdays. £5-£15 (£5-£ I 2). Royal Lyceum Theatre. Grindlay Street. 229 7404. See Mayfest listings and photo caption . Shanghaied Tue 20—24 May. 1pm; 7pm Thurs only; 1.30pm Sat only. £7.50 (£5).

5511. Ages ten and over. The hit of the 1996 Edinburgh Festival continues its run at Mayfest, and later goes to the Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, with the amazing Snowshow - The spectacle of the Russian Clow, Slava Polunin. Using wacky props, a host of other colourful characters and an astonishing finale, it shouldn’t be missed.