SAHAP Meeting Waterstone's. 153~|57 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. Monthly drop in meetings of the Scottish Association of Holistic Aromatherapy Practitioners.


Celtic v Duniermline Athletic Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Parkhead. 551 8653. 7.45pm. £181£15 season ticket holders. Having rescued this Scottish Cup tie in the last seconds. Dunfermline go to the seemingly impregnable Parkhead with nothing to lose.

Thursday 8

Book events

Men Reading Women Speakeasy Waterstone's. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. An International Women's Day event in which male Scottish writers read the work of female Scottish writers. past and present. Authors include Edwin Morgan reading Helen Adam. James Robertson reading Lorna Moon with Tom Bryan and Matthew Fitt reading the woman writer of their choice.


MEPs Question Time Bute Hall. University ofGlasgow. University Avenue. 330 2001. 7pm. Free. A chance to put questions to a panel of our parliamentary representatives in Europe. International Women’s Day Centre for Women‘s Health. Sandyford Initiative. 2 Sandyford Place. Sauchiehall Street. 21 1 6700. 1.30—8.30pm. Free. An afternoon of events with an opportunity to enjoy a massage. henna hand painting and international food.

International Women’s Day YWCA Family Centre. 3 Newton terrace. Sauchiehall Street. 7-9pm. Free. The new Glasgow Women's Group celebrates IWI) with talks from guest speakers including Vicky Grandon of ‘One Plus‘.


Creative Stitches and Hobbycratts SIiC‘C. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 9.30am-—5.30pm. £6.20 (£2). See photo caption.

Book events

Tracy Edwards Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 551 1. 1pm. Captain of the first all-women crew to win the Whitbread Round-the-World Cup in 1989. Tracy Edwards reads from her autobiography Living livery Second (Hodder & Stoughton £17.99).

Meir Schneider Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 6pm. Free. Therapist. teacher and founder of the School for Self-Healing in San Francisco.

Wednesday 7


What is it? Scotland's largest sewing. textile and craft exhibition.

What can we see? There will be stalls exhibiting the latest products as well as all the materials necessary for your hobby and not to mention the experts on hand to give

you advice.

Can we try any of the crafts? You can sample a variety of crafts with the hour-long workshops throughout the day on decoupage. jewellery making. garden crafts. flower

pressing and glass etching and painting.

I Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts, Thu 8—Sun 7 7 Mar, SECC, Finnieston

Quay, 0870 040 4000.


Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts SECC. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 9.30am—5.30pm. £6.20 (£2). See photo caption.

Saturday 1 O

Book events

Books At The Botanics Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. l()am—4.30pm. Free. Pick up a literary bargain.


Looking Back 25 Years Greenbank Gardens. Flenders Road. Clarkston. 639 3281. 2.30pm. £3 (£2). A guided walk looking back on the garden's history.


International Women’s Day Protest Outside GAP. Argyle Street. 07956 681 328. 1pm. Free. Globalise Resistance is marking International Women‘s Day with a picket of GAP stores around Britain. The group is protesting as it believes GAP actively exploits female labour.

Shows Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts SECC. Finnieston

Quay. 08700404000. 9.3()am--5.30pm. £6.20 (£2). See photo caption. Scotland on a Plate New Lanai'k Visitor Centre. New Lanark Mills. Lanark. ()1555 661345. I 1am—4pm. 50p. A festival of Scottish food and drink.

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Scotland on a Plate New l.anark Visitor Centre. New Lanark Mills. I.anark. 01555 661345. llam~4pm. 50p. See Sat 10.


Guided Cycle Run Strathclyde Country Park. 366 Hamilton Road. Motherwell. (11698 366155. 2pm. Free. Advance booking required. A chance to try the park's cycle paths.


Glasgow Hash House Harriers Various venues. 334 171 1. 7.30pm. See Mon 5 Mar. only tonight's trail begins at The Georgian. l.efroy Street. ('oathridge.

Wednesday 14 3'

Book events

Aleks Sierz The Arches. 253 Arger Street. (19111 (122 (1300. 748pm. £ l. T/lt' l.i.\'t's Steve Cramer hosts a discussion of Aleks Sier/‘s book In 127' I'tlt‘t' 'I'lir'iitri' (Faber & Faber £9.99) which contends that recent theatre. including 'I’rui'ns/mtti'ng. B/ristr'tl. .Unjr) and Shopping and l""'7‘ii’ng are more than a collection of shock tactics. Instead he argues that they represent a consistent critique of modern life. The panel will

include Andy Arnold (Arches Theatre) and Nicola McCartney (Lookout

Theatre). l’urt o/‘I’unr't I'k'sti'vril.


Rangers v Dundee lbrox Stadium.

7 Edmiston Drive 0870 6001993. 7.45pm.

£18 (£10—£13). Dundee have proved a hot handle for Rangers this season and

Bonetti‘s boys needn‘t fear another trip

to the once fortress-like Ibrox.

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Book events

Books At The Botanics (ilasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. 10am—430pm. Free. See Sat 10.


Art In The Park Palacerigg Country Park. Palacerigg Road. Cumbernauld. ()1236 720047. 10am—2pm. Free. Design a map using natural materials. Willowy Supermodels! Calderglen Country Park. Strathaven Road. East Kilbride. 01355 236644. 2pm. Free. Taking inspiration from Mother Nature. have a go at making willow sculptures.


Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts SECC. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 9.30am—5pm. £6.20 (£2). See photo caption.

Naming Adam 8. Eve Pollok House. Pollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 616 6410. 12.30pm. £3. A lecture by Pollok House guide. Peter Young. who will be taking a new

look at Blake's pictures.

Political International Women’s Day

Celebration Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. 576 1400 or 946 7656. 7.30pm. £10 (£7.50). A celebration of 1W1)

hosted by Sheboom and in aid of

Women's Aid. Music will be supplied in

bucket loads by Sheboom. Tequila

Mockingbird. Helen Reeves. Icarus. Commotion. Elles Belles and Las lncendiarias.


The Work Of Plant Life In Scotland Hillhead Library. Byres Road. 339 7223. 7.30pm. £2 for non- members. Mr M.M. Scott discusses

Scotland‘s natural heritage.

Stephen Healy; and Victims Of Transport by Justin Carter.

People’s Palace & Winter Garden Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Thu 8. Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8. 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 And Punishment.

Sharmanka Kinetic Gallery

2nd Floor. 14 King Street. 552 7080. Sat & Sun 2—5pm. £3 (£2): under 165 free. An hour-long mechanical ballet performed by Eduard Bersudsky's kinetic SCUIptures made from scrap metal and tiny wooden figures. The performance tells stories of human life. follies and death and is Suitable for intellectuals and children alike. Workshops for groups and private performances available by arrangement.

Springburn Museum Atlas Square. Ayr Street. 557 1405. TucLFri 10.30am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. Free. By use

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of photographs and artefacts. arts and crafts. the museum brings to life the social and industrial histOry of the north of

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Glasgow illustrated by two permanent exhibitions Made /n The NOrth and Springburn Park, Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow.

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life And Art

2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon-Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun

1 1am—5pm. Free. A museum of world faiths. featuring a Zen garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions. Dali's Christ or Saint John Of The Cross

and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures.

The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour

100 Stobcross Road. 339 0631. Daily loam—5pm. £3.95 (£2.95); accompanied children free. Find out about Glasgow's maritime heritage on-board the SV. Glenlee. the only Clyde- bunt sailing ship still afloat in the UK. Visitors can explore the boat or talk to the crew. and there's a range of children's activities.

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