Shine On Glasgow Until 24 Dec. Info: 287 5190. The city's Christmas celebrations continue apace with this fortnight's entertainment provided by the likes of Mischief l.a Bas. Fablevision. the Hung Drawn Quartet and the Big Top Circus Performers.
Christmas Parade & Carol Concert Sun 6 Dec. 4.30pm. City Centre. The themed parade fun kicks off from Blythswood Square and makes its way to George Square for a carol concert at 5.10pm.
Football Memorabilia Sale Thu 10 Dec. 10am. Christie's Scotland. Bath Street. 332 8 I 34. See photo caption. Glasgow Book Market Sat 12 Dec. 10am—5pm. Free. Hillhead Baptist Church. Cresswell Street. Info: 01560 600349. Books. maps and vintage film magazines for sale. with dealers on hand to buy your books and give valuations. Central American Hurricane Benefit Sat 12 Dec. 8pm. New Clada Club. Westmoreland Street. Queens Park. Info: 0131 226 5186. INFO ON MONDAY 30/20 Craft 8: Design Fair Sat 12 & Sun 13 Dec. 10.30atn~5pm. £1.20 (90p). Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. A special two-day event from 30/21) to celebrate Christmas. Over 80 exhibitors will be selling their wares such as silk. jewellery. ceramics. wood and textiles.
Art Gallery 8: Museum, Kelvingrove Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 2699. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun Ham—5pm. Free. This fine example of late Victorian architecture houses a permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Botticelli. Whistler and Cadell. plus numerous historical artefacts and animal displays. Also showing: Lakota Ghost Dani'e Shirt ()hjei't Cinema. Biodiversity In Glasgow. Shamiana — The Mug/tal 'Ient. BTDia/ogue In The Dark. British Wildlife Photographer Of The Year and Travelling Coot/nutioits: Monet And Seurat. See Glasgow Art listings. page
FOQTBALL MEMORABILIA SALE Christie’s sale of footie stuff this year,
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Thu 10 Dec, 10am. Christie's Scotland, Bath Street, 332 8134. ln’thesecond
there are some cracking items up for grabs, such as the actual ball used by Final (celebrations above), estimated to be worth around £13,000.
y Eddie McCreadie during Scotland’s famous 3-2 victory over England
2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm: Sun 11am—5pm. Free. Sir William Burrell‘s world famous collection of beautiful art objects from around the globe. housed in a specially designed. award-winning building.
Central American Hurricane Benefit Sat 12 Dec. 8pm. New Clada Club. Westmoreland Street. Queens Park. info: 0131 226 5186. Music. raffles and fundraising to boost funds in aid of the recent catastrophic natural disaster in Central America.
times. call info line: ()141 353 4449. Art Lover's Cafe and Shop open daily 10am- 5pm. Initially designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh fora competition in 1901. this unfinished work has been completed by mmlern-day architects and designers in true Mackintosh style. Also showing: Prints lit‘lti/iition. See Glasgow Art listings. page 90.
Hunterian Art Gallery
University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 330 5431. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Free. Horne to the university's collection of flat art and sculpture as well as changing exhibitions. the gallery also features a recreation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh‘s Glasgow house which Contains a host of original furnishings.
Chatelherault Country Park
Carlisle Road. Hamilton. ()1698 426213. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm (house open Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm (closed Fri); Sun noon—4.30pm). Free. Named after the Duke of Hamilton‘s hunting lodge. restored to its former glory in 1987. the park also contains the ruins of Cadzow Castle and extensive woodland walks. some through ancient native forest. Exhibitions about the area's history and wildlife are complimented by a full programme of ranger-led activities (call for further details).
49 Oakshaw Street West. Paisley. 889 2013. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Free. Built as the result of an endowment from a local philanthropist in 1880. the observatory now acts as the major seismic station for south west Scotland as well as filing daily weather reports to the Met Office. The telescopic equipment is still operational and the building houses a library of specialist books.
David Livingstone Centre
165 Station Road. Blantyre. 01698 823140. Mon—Sat |0am—3.30pm; Sun 12.30—3.30pm. £2.95 (£1.60—£l.75). This museum. situated in the tenement where Scotland‘s tnost famous missionary- explorer was born. features memorabilia from his life. both in Scotland and in the heart ofAfrica.
House For An Art Lover Bellahouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. £3.50 (£2.50). For opening
University Avenue. 330 4221. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5pm. Free. Dating from 1807. the Hunterian is Scotland's oldest public museum -- it lost its artworks iii 1980 with the opening of the purpose-built art gallery in the grounds. but it is still home to a collection of the university‘s treasures. Also showing: l’otterv For The People. See Glasgow Art listings. page 90.
158 Ingram Street. 552 8391. Mon—Sat 10am~5pm. Free. Built by the philanthropic Hutcheson brothers in the 19111 century. the hall has recently been completely refurbished to give a taste of its former glory. The site also includes a ten-minute audio-visual display about the Merchant City. Note -- viewing is subject to functions in the tnain hall.
Motherwell Heritage Centre
35 High Road. ()1698 251666. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm: Thu 10am—7pm: Sun noon—5pm. £2 (£1 ) for entry to the Local History Laboratory. the rest of the facilities are free. The centre‘s fully interactive exhibitions tell the story of Motherwell's people and landscape from Roman times. through the Industrial Revolution. to the present day. Highlights include computer consoles through which you can access the life-stories of local people. and the tower which allows you to view the effects of Motherwell's industrial heritage on the landscape of North l.anarkshire.
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Museum Of Transport
Kelvin Hall. 1 Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun
1 1am—5pm. Free. A museum crammed with buses. trams. fire engines. ships and other transportation. devoted to the history of transport. Permanently on display are four exhibitions: Car Crime. Travel ()rer l ()0 Years Ago, Shipbuilding ()n The River Clyde and 'I'ransport Disasters. Also showing: Future Foods." and Bucky/tails And Beyond. See Glasgow Art listings. page 90.
People's Palace 8: Winter Garden Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 1 1am—5pm. Free. Glasgow's best-loved institution has recently undergone a major facelift to celebrate its centenary year. The new displays are set out thematically with subjects including The Patter; Visions Of The City and Crime .-l/u/ l’unis/uneut. Also showing: William Simpson. See Glasgow Art listings. page 90.
Pollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 616 6410. Daily 1 1am—4pm. Free. ()ne of the most elegant 18th century buildings in the country. this historic house features some of the fittest Spanish
paintings in Britain from the collection of
Sir William Stirling Maxwell.
32 Dalmarnock Road. Rutherglen. 401
1 1 1 1. Opening times vary. phone for details: core hours are Mon-Fri 4.30—9pm; Sat 9am—6.30pm; Sun
I 1.30am—9pm. Prices vary. Skateboard and roller-blade heaven with three different zones catering for all abilities. There are also refreshments. video games and a soft play area to keep non-skating friends and family-members occupied. not to mention the Project 1 shop to keep you up to date with the latest boarding trends.
Scotland Street School Museum Museum Of Education. 225 Scotland Street. 429 1202. Mon~Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free. Designed in 1904 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a ﬂavour of Victorian. lidwardian. World War II and 1960s school days. Also showing: Insights and The Clothes (It/Our Barks. See Glasgow Art listings. page 90.
St Mungo Museum Of Religious Life And Art
2 (‘astle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Sat l0am~5pmz Sun 11am—5pm. Free. A museum of world faiths. featuring a Zen garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions. Dali‘s Christ ()7 Saint John ()t The (row and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures. Also showing: Delivering Hope. See Glasgow Art listings. page 90.
Summerlee Heritage Park
Heritage Way. Coatbridge. ()1236 431261. Daily 10am—-4pm. Free. Situated around the 19th century remains of Summerlee Ironworks. the park is a museum of social and industrial history. As well as the exhibition hall. where engineers demonstrate industrial machinery and techniques. Summerlee is home to three fully-operational trams and :: reconstructed shallow-level coal mine.
The Time Capsule
100 Buchanan Street. (‘oatbridge 01236 449572. Daily 10attt—9pm. £3.85—£5. 10 (£3.()5-—£3.60). The pool area comes complete with wave machine. river rapids. llumes and a rubber ring slide. and you can encounter a life-sized woolly mammoth on the ice rink. ()ther attractions include a gym and health facilities. plus a play area for children aged 5-1 1.