following venues over the next two weeks: Tam ()‘Shanter Experience. Alloway (Thu 8 Jul): Whitletts Activity Centre. Ayr (Fri 9 Jul); Citadel Leisure Centre. Ayr (Sat 10 Jul); Dailly Activity Centre. Dailly (Tue 13 Jul); Maybole Swimming Pool. Maybole (Wed 14 Jul); Beach Pavilion. Girvan (Thu 15 & Fri 16 .1ul);Troon Swimming Pool. Troon (Sat 17 Jul )2 Port Seaton Comtnunity Centre. Port Seaton (Tue 20 Jul); Musselburgh High Street (Wed 21 Jul) and Aubigny Centre. Haddington (Thu 22 Jul).


lectures 8: events


Alexander 'Greek' Thomson Tours Until Sat 25 Sep. Every Saturday leaving at 10.15am from The Lighthouse. £10 (£5) from the Lighthouse and Greater Glasgow 8; Clyde Valley Tourist Board. (ll-ll 204 4400. Half-day tours of Holtnwood House and Thomson's commercial. domestic antl religious architecture.

Alexander Thomson Public Lecture Series Thu 15 Jul. 6.30pm. £2. The Lighthouse. Filmmaker Murray Grigor and co-curator of the Alexander 'Greek' Thomson exhibition talks about the show and his new film on this prominent architect. Nineveh ()n The Clyde.

Ettore Sottsass In Conversation Tue 21) Jul. 6pm. £4.25 (£2). Glasgow Film Theatre. Ettore Sottsass discusses his life and work with Deyan Sudiic. director of Glasgow 1999 UK City ofArchitecture and Design.


Lunchtime Talks Fri 9 .l til. 1pm. Free. Talbot Rice Gallery. Exhibiting artists talk about their work.

Open Studio Fri 9 Jul. 5.30—7pm. Free. City Art Centre. A chance to meet artist- in-resitlence Pia Lanzinger and the newly-o ened studio space at the gallery. St Agat 3 Fri 9 Jul. l2.45-1.l5pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Ailsa Turner talks about Giovanni Busi Cariani's work.

Head of a young girl by Francois-Andre Vince Horvitz. at the National Gallery of Scotland

at from the collection of Jeffrey E.

Body And Soul: A Discussion About The Work Of John Coplans Mon 12 Jul. 12.45—l.15pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Andrew Patrizio gives a slide lecture on the work ofJohn Coplans. currently on show at The Dean Gallery.

Anne Fabricius Moller Wed 14 Jul. 6.30—8pm. Free. Royal Museum Of Scotland. Textile printer Anne Fabricius Moller gives a talk.

Ramsay Macdonald Wed 14 Jul. 12.45—1.15pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Siobhan Dougherty talks about Ambrose McEvo ‘s portrait.

The Vale Of De ham Fri 16 Jul. 12.45—1.15pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Colin Bailey talks about John Constable‘s painting.

Lunchtime Talks Fri 16 Jul. lptn. Talbot Rice Gallery. Exhibiting artists talk about their work.

An Introduction To 20th Century German Sculpture Mon I9 Jul. l2.45—l.15pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Victoria Keller gives a slide lecture on German sculpture.

Archibald Henry Macdonald Sinclair, lst Baronet Of Ulbster and lst Viscount Thurso Wed 21 Jul. l2.45—l.15pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Molly Donachie discusses Augustus John’s painting.


Christine Borland Wed 2| Jul. 7pm.’ Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. The Turner Prize nominee Christine Borland gives a photography/science talk with slides.


Gallery Week 1999 Sat l7—-Sun 25 Jul. For further details call Engage on 0171 278 8382. Galleries across the country will be holding special events to celebrate Gallery Week. Featuring creative workshops. exhibition tours and talks. this annual. nationwide festival aims to promote access to galleries and attract new visitors. Participating galleries in Glasgow and Edinburgh include The Gallery Of Modern Art. Glasgow Museums. Glasgow Print Studio in Glasgow and City Art Centre. Talbot Rice Gallery and The Travelling Gallery.



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Activities And Fun

Scottish Ballet Summer School Until Fri 9 Jul. 10am-3pm. Scottish Ballet Studios. 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931. £84.60. Ages 7—14. Scottish Ballet present an energetic week exploring different dance forms. At the end of the week. your own devised dance pieces will be performed to family and friends. Theatre Skills Workshop Until Fri 9 Jul. 9.3()am—4.30pm. £55 (£35). King's Theatre. 297 Bath Street. Booking on 287 5522. Ages 12—15. A live-day workshop concentrating on dance. drama and singing. based on the ever-popular Joseph And His Amun’ng 'IZ't'liItit‘u/m‘ Drt'umt'mtt.

The Big Bright White Workshop Sat It) Jul. llam—lpm & 2—4pm. £4. Gallery of Modern Art. Queen Street. Tickets from Giant Productions box office 445 6000. Ages 9-12. Join in the fun at this white- washed workshop. featuring a white room. white paint and lots of material to match. Summer Theatre School Molt 12—Thu 15 Jul. 10am—3pm; Thu 10am—8pm. £20 (£10). Cambuslang Institute. 37 Greenlees Road. 646 1738. Ages 8—12. Four day sessions packed full ofdance. drama and music. with a mini-musical performance on the last day for friends and fatnilv.

The Musical Garden Mon l2—Fri 16 Jul. 1.30—3pm. £2. Strathclyde Arts Centre. 12 Washington Street. Tickets frotn Giant Productions box office 445 6000. Ages 3—6. Visual arts. storytelling and drama workshop in the musical oarden. Summer Children's Activities Mon 12—Fri 16 Jul. 10am-noon. Free. Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road Further details on 287 3836. Activities and play on an environmental theme.


listings KIDS

Theatre Skills Workshops Mon l2-Fri 16 Jul. 9.30am—4.30pm. £55 (£35). Mitchell Theatre. 6 Granville Street. 287 5522. Ages 7-1 1. Tread the boards at this creative workshop which mixes art and music with a final rfonnance at the end of the week. Chil ren's Summer Arts Camp Until Fri 18 Aug. Every Mon—Fri at

9.30am— 1 2.30pm & 1.30—4.30pm. £45—£60 per week. Strathclyde University. Jordanhill Campus. 76 Southbrae Drive. For further information and booking call lmpact Arts on 0141 341 0024. Arts and crafts and drama workshops for 5-15-year olds.


The Rugrats Movie (U) Sat 17 Jul. 1.30pm. £3.50 (£2.25). Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. See Film Index.


Nessie The Loch Ness Monster Sat It) Jul. 11am 8; 2pm. £4 (£2). Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Ages 4—10. Award~winning lntemational Purves Puppets present this engaging tale about the legendar monster.

The Singing Kett e Sat 10 & Sun 11 Jul. Sat 11am & 2pm; Sun noon & 3pm. £8 (£7); family ticket £23. Clyde Auditorium. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. Ages 3+. See photo caption.

Lizzie’s Moon Wed 14 Jul. 11am. £2 (£1). Community Central Hall. 304 Maryhill Road. Tickets from Giant Productions box office 445 6000. Ages 4— 10. See photo caption.

.The One-Woman Ceilidh! Sat 17 Jul.

1 lam. £2 (£1). Pearce lnstitute. 840 Govan Road. Tickets from Giant Productions box office 445 6000. Ages 3—5. Comic tales and fairy tales with Karen Boyd who blends fiddle music and storytelling. Treasure Island Sat 17 Jul. 1 1am—2pm. £4 (£2). Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Ages 5+. Story Tellers Theatre Company present swashbuckling tales from the high seas as we join the pirates oil a quest for treasure.

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LIZZlE'S MOON Wed 14 Jul, 11am. £2 (£1). Communit Central Hall, 304 Maryhill Road-Tickets from Giant Productions box 0 ice 445 6000. Ages 4-10. Lempen Puppet Theatre tell the imaginative, dreamtale of Lizzie, who has to confront her fears when she is summoned by a magical white bird to journey to the dark side of the moon.

8—22 Jul 1999 THE LIST"