IT'S CHRISTMAS WITH THE HAPPY GANG Thu 30 Nov, 6.30pm. £5; four tickets for £18. Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019; and Tue 28 Nov, 10.30am. £4—£S.50; £20 saver ticket. Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road, Stirling, 01786 473544. The Happy Gang enter into the Christmas spirit with lots of festive goings-on including presents, tinsel, and strange seasonal characters. Expect

all the usual songs, silliness and audience participation.

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Activities And Fun

The Twenty Pence Club Wed 22 Nov & Wed 29 Nov, 4.30—(ipm. Barmulloch Community Centre, Wallacewell Quadrant. 287 552‘). After-school activities have never been so enjoyable or varied with athletics, art and drama. Children's Saturday Art Workshops Sat 18 Nov & Sat 25 Nov. l()am—noon ck 1—3pm. £25 for eight weeks. lIunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 llillhead Street. 330 5431. Advance booking necessary on 330 5431. An eight week arts and crafts course for children centred around the Whistler and Holland exhibition. On Saturday 18 November, create your own building by looking at Dutch and Scottish architecture in ‘Projected City Scape', and on Saturday 25 November. ‘Oriental Plates‘ allows children to use Whistler porcelain as inspiration for designing a plate. Saturday Art And Drama Camp Sat 18 Nov & Sat 25 Nov. 2.30—5.30pm. Napiershall Street Centre. 3‘) Napiershall Street. 341 0024. Ages 5—10. Advance booking necessary. A nine-week course for children in arts. craft and drama. Looking At Paintings Through Dance Until Fri 17 Nov. Mon—Fri l()am—noon. Free. Collins Gallery. University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street, 5-18

3 2558. Rosina Bonsu runs workshops for ' children, interpreting paintings through



The Cow and The Boy (PG) Sat 18 Nov, 1pm and The Witches (PG) Sat 25 Nov, 1pm. £2.25 (family ticket £9). Glasgow

Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street, 332 8128.

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Sive Wed 2‘) Nov, 6an £18.50. SECC, Finnieston Quay. 0870 040-1000. The bad boys of the boy band world take to the stage to the delight of a few thousand screaming girls. and their mums, no doubt.

Theatre & Dance Selected Folk Tales Sat 18 Nov, 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre

Centre, 8—10 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 339 6185. More charming

renditions of folk tales, fables and classic

; children's favourites from Kidgloves


Peter The Pirate Boy Sat 25 Nov, 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre Centre. 8—10 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 33‘) 6185. Peter has been kidnapped by the pirates and needs help to escape and set his friends free in this production from Kenspeckle Puppets. Treasure Island Wed 29 Nov—Sat 27 Jan. £7.50—£11.50. Pavilion Theatre. 121 Rentield Street. 332 18-16. Mr Blobby, Brendan O’Carroll and Andy Cameron star in the Pavilion's annual panto bash.

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