Events are listed alphabetically by sport, then by da . Fixtures are correct at time o publication, but may be affected by weather. Sports listin s compiled by Brian

Dona dson.

National Championships Sat 10 & Sun ll Jan. Indoor Bowling Club. Paisley. Ifyou want your whistle whetted for the forthcoming World Tournament in Preston. pop along to Paisley as the National Championships reach the semi and final stages. Call the Scottish Indoor Bowling Association on OI 294 468372.

South West Saab of Ayr Senior Districts Wed 2l—Fri 23 Jan. Various venues. The senior districts‘ qualifiers take to the slippy. slidey stuff in Stranraer. lnverness. Hamilton and Edinburgh. Call the Royal Caledonian Curling Club on 0131 333 3003 for full details.


Saturday 10


Dundee United v Kllmarnock Tannadice Park. Tannadice Street. Dundee. 3pm.

Hibs v Dunfermline Easter Road Stadium. Albion Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. Motherwell V Celtic Fir Park. Firpark Street. Motherwell. 3pm.

Rangers v Aberdeen lbrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. Glasgow. 3pm. The fixture which has turned into something of a grudge match in recent years usually produces a flood of goals. but Alex Miller will be hoping to have tightened up his shaky defence while Walter Smith could have the likes of Amoruso and Rozenthal in the frame for the first time.

St Johnstone v Hearts McDiarmid Park. Crieff Road. Perth. 3pm. SCOTTISH FIRST DIVISION

Ayr United v Dundee Somerset Park. Tryfield Place. Ayr. 3pm.

Falkirk v Hamilton Brockville Park. Hope Street. Falkirk. 3pm.

Morton v Airdrie Cappielow Park. Sinclair Street. Greenock. 3pm.

Partick Thistle v Stirling Albion Firhill Park. Firhill Road. Glasgow. 3pm.

Raith Rovers v St Mirren Stark‘s Park. Pratt Street. Kirkcaldy. 3pm.

Saturday 17

SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE Aberdeen v Dunfermline Pittodrie Stadium. Pittodrie Street. Aberdeen.


Dundee United v Celtic Tannadice Park. Tannadice Street. Dundee. 3pm. Can Tommy McLean‘s troops take their first points from Celtic this season and gain revenge for their stuffing in the League Cup Final or will Wim Jansen make it four wins out of four against the Tangerines?

Hibs v St Johnstone Easter Road Stadium. Albion Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. Kilmarnock v Hearts Rugby Park. Rugby Road. Kilmarnock. 3pm. Rangers v Motherwell lbrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. Glas ow. 3pm. SCOTTISH FIRST DIV SION

Airdrie v Ayr United Broadwood Stadium. Cumbernauld. 3pm. Hamilton Accies v Stirling Albion Cliftonhill Stadium. Main Street. Coatbridge. 3pm.

Morton v Dundee Cappielow Park. Sinclair Street. Greenock. 3pm.

Raith Rovers v Falkirk Stark’s Park.

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Pratt Street. Kirkcaldy. 3pm. St Mirren v Partick Thistle St Mirren Park. Love Street. Paisley. 3pm.


Glasgow World Cities Men's Indoor Hockey Championships Sat 108: Sun 11 Jan. Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena. Argyle Street. Glasgow. An international field gathers together for this event with the host team. Glasgow would you believe. aiming to improve on last year‘s bronze. Joining previous entrants New York and Vienna are newcomers Swansea. Dublin. Toronto and Prague whose side boasts six members of the glorious Bohemians' team which won silver at the ()6 European Club Championships and helped the Czech national team to do likewise in the European Nations Cup last year.


Paisley Pirates v Blackburn Hawks Sat 10 Jan. Lagoon Ice Rink. Mill Street. Paisley. 7pm.


Saturday 10

SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP Boroughmuir v Edinburgh Academicals Meggetland. Colinton Road. Edinburgh. 2pm.

Currie v Melrose Malleny Park. Balerno. 2pm.

Hawick v West of Scotland Mansfield Park. Mansfield Road. Hawick. 2pm. Heriots FP v Watsonians Goldenacre. Ban holm Terrace. Edinburgh. 2pm. Stirfing County v ledforest Bridgehaugh. Causewayhead Road. Stirling. 2pm.

Saturday 17

SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP Currie v Stirling County Malleny Park. Balemo. 2pm.

ledforest V Boroughmuir Riverside Park. Jedburgh. 2pm.

Edinburgh Academicals v Heriots FP Raeburn Place. Stockbridge. Edinburgh. 2pm.

Melrose v West of Scotland The Greenyards. Melrose. 2pm. Watsonians v Hawick Myreside. Myreside Road. Edinburgh. 2pm.


evin McKenzie plays for Stirling County against Currie on Sat 17


SNOW WHITE Sat 17 Jan & Sat 24 Jan, 2pm. Biggar Little Theatre, Broughton Road, 01899 220631. Looking in her magic mirror, the evil stepmother is horrified to discover that the fairest of them all is Snow White, and banishes her to the woods to meet a fateful end. But help is at hand as the seven dwarfs come along to save the day. A magical

adventure with Purves Puppets.

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Activities And Fun

Bobby Roberts' Super Circus tfntil Sun

IS Jan. 2.30pm a 7.30pm. £74212 (£5 £8 i. SF.(‘(‘. I"innieston Quay. 2S7

7777. Thrills aiid spills under The Big

Top at one of the few remaining traditional circuses around.

High-Rise Homes For Birds Sat to Jan. IIIam noon. l’ollok (‘oiiiitry Park. 2060 l’olloksliiclds Road. 632 929‘). Ages 3+. Bird box making workshop.

Celtic For Kids Sat l7 Jaiir-Stiti I Mar.

Scotland Street School Museum. 225 Scotland Street. 42‘) l2()2. Over the next

few months. a festival of Celtic activities

for children and families. Among the

weekend activities. are exhibitions of (‘eltic artwork. The programme of events is as Itilltiyys:

Celtic Storytelling Festival San Is Ian-Sun I Mar. livery Sunday at 2.l5piii & 3. l5piii. ('eltic legends and myths for all the family. \\Illl music from the Better (‘rack clubs.

1 Celtic Art And Design Workshops For Children Sat I7 lair-Sat l4 Feb. Every

Saturday at 2pm. 1‘ I. Booking essential on 42‘) I202. .-\ chance to ptit pen to paper and create your own (‘eltic designs. Film

Harriet The Spy Sat to Jan. l.3()pm.

Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street.

332 8128.

Theatre A Christmas Carol Until Sat 10 Jan. Tron Theatre. ()3 Trongate. 552 4267. See Theatre listings.

Aladdin Until Sat I7 Jan. King's Theatre. Bath Street. 227 551 I. See Theatre listings.

Robin Hood And The Babes In The Wood Until Sat 24 Jan. Pavilion Theatre. l2l Renfield Street. See Theatre listings.

Exhibition Discovering Japan See photo caption.

Storytelling Storytelling For Children: Karen Boyd

Sat l7 Jan. I lam. Free. Waterstone's.

I53-- I57 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. Fairy tales. comic tales atid legends frotn home and abroad. with this popular children‘s storyteller. l’ur! ii/(‘t'ltit' Connections.


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 and every Sunday at 3. I 5pm. The Stag is on Sat It)

Jan with The Giant Tortoise on Sun I I

Jan. The following week. learn about Crocodiles And Turtles on Sat 17 Jan atid The Fish Cemetery on Sun l8 Jan.

Theatre Hansel And Gretel Until Sat 10 Jan.

é Roval Lyceum Theatre. Grindlay Street.

22‘) 9697. See Theatre listings. The Happy Gang's Fantastic Funhouse Sat l7 .Iati. I lam & 2pm. £5 (£3).

E Brutiton Theatre. Musselburgh. 665