GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART TOURS Mon-Fri, 11am, 2pm; Sat 10.30, 11.30am. 1pm; Sun 10.30, 11.30am, 2pm. £5 (£3); £15 for two adults and u to three children. Glasgow School Of Art, Renfrew Street. 353 4526. T e Glasgow School Of Art is both Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece and a working, vibrant space for creative excellence. The regular tours will take ou round the magnificent buildin which once housed the talents of hristine Borland and Douglas Gor on.

Hunterian Museum

University Avenue. Glasgow, 330 422 l. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Free. Dating from l807. the Hunteriart is Scotland‘s oldest public museum it lost its artworks irt l980 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 The Animal Construction Cmnpany see Glasgow Art listings. page 66.

Mugdock Country Park

Craigallan Road. Milngavie. Glasgow. 956 6l00. Free. This country park on the north east side of the city has a full programme of ranger activities as well as numerous woodland paths and walkways. The visitor centre is open 9am—5pm every day of the year. Call for tnore details on the opening times of the gift shop and crafts unit. or for a full itinerary of countryside events.

Museum Of Transport

Kelvin Hall. I Burnhouse Road. Glasgow. 287 2720. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun l lam-5pm. Free. A museum crammed with buses. trams. tire engines. ships and other paraphernalia. devoted to the history of transport. Permanent exhibitions include Shipbuilding On The River Clyde. a large mural by David McFarlane; Walking Dmm. an interactive sculpture by Stephen Healy; and Victims OfTI'tlIlspm'! by Justin Carter.

People's Palace & Winter Garden Glasgow Green. Glasgow. 554 0223. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm; Sun I lam-5pm. 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 C ity and Crime And Punishment. Also showing The Britannia Panopticon - see Glasgow Art listings. page 66.

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Scotland Street School Museum Museum Of Education, 225 Scotland Street. Glasgow. 429 l202. Mon—Sat lOarn-Sptn; Sun 2—5pm. Free. Designed in I904 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from l872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War H and l960s school days. Also showing F rtture Systems see Glasgow Art listings. page 66.

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life And Art

2 Castle Street. Glasgow. 553 2557. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun l lam—5pm. Free. A museum of world faiths. featuring a Zen garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions, Dali’s Christ OfSaint John Of The Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures. Also showing Christ Feeding The People see Glasgow Art listings. page 66.

Summerlee Heritage Park

Heritage Way. Coatbridge. 0 l 236 43l26l. Mon—Sun l0am—4pm. Free. Situated around the 19th century remains of Sumtnerlee Ironworks. the park is a museum of social artd industrial history. As well as the exhibition hall. where engineers demonstrate industrial machinery and techniques. Sutnmerlee is home to three fully-operational trams and a reconstructed shallow-level coal mine.

Tenement House

145 Buccleuch Street. Gamethill. Glasgow. 333 Ol83. Daily 2-5pm. £3 (£2). This typical Victorian tenement flat of l892 provides a fascinating look at Glasgow life during the first halfof the 20th century.


SPECIAL EVENTS Festivals Festival Of Flight Sat I7 & Sun 18 Jul. 9am—6pm. £l5 per car. Museum Of Flight. East Fortune Airfield. Haddington. 0 l 620 880308. Watch others take to the skies with an elaborate and spectacular display of all things aviatory -jets. parachutists. balloons. falconry and rockets. Don‘t try any of it at home. Activrttes Volvic Park-life Thu l5 & Fri l6 Jul. | lam-3pm. 4.30—7pm; Sat l7 Jul. l0am—8pm. Free. Princes Street Gardens. info: 0l7l 940 7999. If you‘ve never had a go at softball. mini-rugby or boules. this is your big chance. An activity weekend to end them all. this event lets you into a 50ft long inflatable monster which doubles as a softball batting arena and gives you the chance to go paragliding over the volcanoes in France where the sponsor's wet stuff comes from.


Volcano Tours Wed. Fri. Sun until Sun 26 Sep. 2pm. £5 (£4/£2.50). Holyrood Palace Car Park. Discover Edinburgh‘s volcanic past and explore the natural and human history of Holyrood.


Hollywood Stunt Show Thu 22 Jul. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). lnverleith Park. info: 0403 467987. The world‘s greatest attd. frankly. scariest show on wheels. See Glasgow Life photo caption.


Prince Ratu Tue 20 Jul. 7pm. £l0. Salisbury Centre. Salisbury Road. 667 5438. The Buddhist Lama in the Balinese Sakya tradition gives a talk on healing. happiness and the an of liberation.


Hat-Making Course Sun l8 Jul. l0am—5pm. £30 (£25). Cutting Room. New Street Studios. New Street. 558 1819. If your dream has always been to construct headgear from the 20s. dream no longer. The reality is in this one-day intensive session on the history of hats from the era before firing into the practical.


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Hair Aware Roadshow Thu l5 Jul. l0am—6pm. Free. The Waverley Shopping Centre. Princes Street. info: 0l747 8703 H). Whether you need a makeover yourself or watrt to get stuck into sonte scalps of others. hair's your chance. See photo caption.

Wheels Of Yesteryear Sun l8 .tul. l0.30am. £3 (free for children). Dalmeny House. South Queensferry. info: 0| 383 730234/0l3l 55| l3l5. The Scottish Association Of Vehicle Enthusiasts presents their annual bash in celebration of all things vehicular. There are special appearances from tractors. steanr ettgrnes. karts. fire engines and buses while music comes front the Kelly Brass Band.


Auld Reekie's Ultimate Ghost 8: Torture Tour

Meet at The Trott Church. Royal Mile. Edinburgh. 557 4700. £6 (£5); children £4. Tours at 7pm. 8pm. 9pm & l0pm daily; shorter tours to the Haunted Vault also leave at l2.30pm. l.30pm. 2.30pm & 3.30pm. Find out about Edinburgh‘s grisly past in the company of a costumed guide on this city tour. which also takes itt an underground haunted vault featuring fully operational Pagan temple (harvests guaranteed or your tttoney back then‘?).

Camera Obscura

Castlehill (Royal Mile). Edinburgh. 226 3709. Sat & Sun l0attr-6pm; Mott-Fri 9.30am—6pm. £3.95 l .95~£3. l 5 ); fatnin ticket £l l.5(). Pick up a pedestrian in your hand at this attraction. which gives visitors a real-time. 360° image of the city. There is also an exhibition devoted to holograplrs and photography on the lower floors.

Dynamic Earth

Holyrood Road. Edinburgh. 550 7800. Mon—Surt l0am—6ptn. £5.95 (£3.50): farttily ticket £l6.50. With volcanoes erupting beneath your feet. a tropical rainstorm pouring down. earthquakes and tidal waves at every tttrrt. the history of the earth has never been more irtteresttng. Edinburgh‘s brand new visitor attraction uses stunning new developments in interactive technology to piece together the history of the planet. creating a thoroughly modern way to step back in tittre.

HAIR AWARE ROADSHOW Thu 15 Jul, 10am-6pm. Free. The Waverley Shop ing Centre. Princes Street, info: 01747 870310. Everyone. has a bad hair ay once in a while but why not put an end to all that patn and. misery once and for all with a vrsit to the Hair Aware Roadshow which makes its one stop in Scotland in the Waverley Shopping Centre. Top local hairdressers will be in attendance to offer expert advice or practical tips with the chance to get a total makeover or win yourself

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