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Glasgay! Fri 22—Sun 31 Oct, times & prices vary. Various venues. 400 0301. Glasgow’s biggest and best gay and lesbian arts festival is back and bursting with events. Everything from theatre, comedy, ﬁlm, music and workshops will take place in venues throughout the city allowing Glasgow to prove that it really is a city of equality. See feature. Wellhouse Festival Day Sat 23 Oct, 11am—4pm. Free. Wellhouse Central, Wellhouse Crescent, Easterhouse. 287 7191. See photo caption.
Mr 8: Mrs Great Britain Sat 23 Oct, £10. SECC, Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. The World Amateur Body Building Association bring the world championship qualifying competition to Glasgow. So, ﬂex those peeks, rub in the oil and sit back watch how it’s done. See photo caption.
Hobbycrafts & Creative Stitches Fri 29—Sun 31 Oct, 9.30am—5.30pm. £5 (£4) under 165 free. SECC, Finnieston Quay. 01425 272711. Two shows in one building highlighting crafts from the British Isles. Over 200 craftspeople will be showing off their skills, selling you their wares and equipping you with everything you need to do it yourself at home.
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WitchCRAFT Sat 30 Oct, 10am-5pm, 50p. Pollok House, Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 616 6410. Over 30 craft stalls featuring jewellery, ceramics, prints, kitchenware and paintings. Alternative healing stalls will also be there to ease away those Hallowe’en spooks.
Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition Sat 30 & Sun 31 Oct, Sat 10am—5pm, Sun 11am—5pm. £2.20 (£1.20). Couper Institute, 86 Clarkston Road. 620 1585. An exhibition for all model railway enthusiasts old and young.
Designing Plays, Telling Stories Tue 26 Oct, 6—7pm. £2. Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. Julia Smith, costume designer for the Tron’s current show The Cosmonaut. . . talks about the processes involved.
Theatre Addiction For Beginners Wed 27 Oct, 2—6pm. £2. Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. A behind-the scenes. look at the world of theatre, as well as an interesting insight into The Tron’s past and present.
Words, Words, Words Thu 21 Oct, Thu 28 Oct, 6—7pm. £2. Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. Playwright Zinnine Harris hosts this workshop exploring word-play and langua e in theatre.
John Gordon-Sinclair Fri 29 Oct, 1pm. £3 (£2.50 in advance). Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. The actor best known for his role as the Cumbemauld schoolboy in Gregory’s
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What kind of festival is it? It's the East End Festival, part of Glasgow 1999 City of
Architecture and Design.
Does that mean it will be all about buildings? Far from it. It will take a humorous look at the role of designers and image-makers and much more
Like what? Well there'll be fun and frolics with Mischief la Bas, music from Radio
Clyde, a cafe and lots of kids activities.
And it all wraps up at 4pm? Not quite, if you‘ve got any energy left there will be some lighting surprises at dusk, and then you can catch the outdoor film.
An outdoor film in Easterhouse? Absolutely, at 7.30pm there will be an outdoor double-bill screening of old Glasgow footage followed by that perennial favourite,
l Wellhouse Festival Day, Sat 23 Oct, 17am—4pm. Free. Wellhouse Central, Wellhouse Crescent, Easterhouse, 287 7 797.
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Girl and more recently the teacher in GregoryIs Two Girls, talks about the world of stage, television and ﬁlm.
Joyce McMillan Sat 30 Oct, 3-5pm, £2.
Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Theatre critic McMillan talks about the present and future of Scottish playwriting, using devolution and national identity as her theme. Writing Plays Thu 4 Nov, 6—7pm. £2. Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. Workshop with acclaimed Scottish playwright David Greig.
Other Events Chhokar Family Justice Campaign
Beneﬁt Night Fri 22 Oct, 8pm, £6 (£3).
The Bedsit, Park Drive. Tickets from Kenny Hannah on 332 0681. Speakers from STUC Black Workers’ Committee, The Chhokar Family Justice Campaign and Stephen Lawrence’s father Neville
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will talk about "it ﬁght forjustice. Music will be supplied by The Hellﬁre Club and Cartel as well as house/techno DJs.
Local Exchange Trading System Event Sat 23 Oct, 2pm—5pm. Free. Hillhead Baptist Church, Cresswell Lane, Glasgow. 564 7633. Are you a great babysitter but useless at mending leaky taps? Then join in the auction 01 skills, goods and services at this local e vent, followed by a cafe, stalls, demonstrations and face painting.
In Dreams Wed 3 Nov, 7pm. Free. Nomad. 53 West Regent Street. 0797 9476414. Some of Glasgow’s fashion and jewellery designers show off their club wear ﬁnery on the catwalk with unknown Glasgow models. Glasgow DJ Scott Free keeps the party going until midnight.
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By JM Barrie
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3 December 1999 - 8 January 2000
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