National Science Week (ilasgoyy Botanic (iardens. 730 (ireat Western Road. 334 2422. Free. See Fri 16. Technomania at the Tenement 'lcnclttcnt llotlsc. 14.5 Buccleuch Street. 333 0183. 2 5pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Fri l().

Wednesday 21

Book events

Hanif Kureishi Borders Books, 23.3 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. Free. Kureishi reads lrom his next ttoyel (iii/iriil/K (ii/I ll'iaber £9.99i abotit a boy yy ho struggles to provide cttiotional support lor his parents.


National Science Week (ilasgoyv Botanic (iardens. 730 (treat Western Road. 334 2422. Free. See Fri I6. Technomania At The Tenement 'l‘enement House. 145 Buecleuch Street. 333 0183. 2 5pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Fri to.

Book events

An Evening with P.D. James \Valcl‘stonc‘s. L53 1.57 Sattchichall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. Acclaimed crime yy riter continues her (’ommander l)algleish sagas \y ith I)(’(lI/I Iii Holy ()I'r/(‘I‘y (Faber £17.99).


National Science Week (tlasgim Botanic (iardens. 730 (ireat Western Road. 334 2422. Free. See Fri to. Technomania at the Tenement 'l‘enement House. 145 Buccleuch Street. 333 0183. 2 5pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Fri l6.


Margaret Elphinstone l’etersburn Library. .\irdrie. 01698 360534. 7.30pm. £ l. The novelist and storyteller lilphinstone disctisses and gives advice as part ol the Springtime Writers Festival.


National Science Week (ilasgoyy' Botanic (iardens. 730 (ireat Western Road. 334 2422. Free. See Fri 16. Technomania At The Tenement 'l‘enement House. 145 Buccleuch Street. 333 0l83. 2 5pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Fri 16.

Saturday 24


National Science Week (ilasgoyv Botanic (iardens. 730 (treat Western Road. 334 2422. Free. See Fri 16. Technomania At The Tenement ’l‘enernent House. 145 Buccleuch Street. 333 0183. 2 5pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Fri lb.

Gallery is best known for the Mackintosh House. a meticulous reconstruction of Mackintosh's Glasgow home.

Museum 01‘ Transport Kelvin Hall. 1 Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. Mon—Thu 8. Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8 Sun I 1am—5pm. Free. A museum crammed With buses. trams. fire engines. ships and other paraphernalia. devoted to the

by Justin Carter.

history of transport. Permanent exhibitions include Shipbui/ding On The River Clyde. a large mural by DaVid McFarlane and Victims Of Transport


What is it? It's a wedding fair .‘.’llll everything yeti could ever ‘.‘./le‘il or need for your big day.

What’s so special about it? There Wlll be first time exhibitors and independent companies sourced from around Scotland. as well as the big names displaying their designs and serVices featuring everything from kilts and bridal gowns to revs/ellery and hotels.

Anything else? There Will also be live entertainment. give-aways. catwalk snows and champagne tasting jtlSl in case you get bored.

I Scotland's Exc/usrve Wedding Event, Boya/ Concert Hall 2 Sauc/iieha/l Street. 353 8000.

Glasgow Caledonian University Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 221 0324. Free. Demonstrations l‘rom the Department of Physical Science. as part o1. National Science \Veck.


Dive Scotland 81-1 ‘('. l'iinnieslon ()uay'. 08700404000. 10am 5pm. £5 £7 (£2). Diving shoyy encompassing sale or diving equipment. suggestions l'or holiday destinations and a try in a di\ e

pool. CD & Record Fair llillhcad Library. li)'rc.s Road. 0| 360 440.546. Free. :\

chance to sell or exchange some o1 your good quality sounds.


Badminton Tournament Airdrie Leisure ('entre. Motheryvell Street. Airdrie. 01236 762871. 10am 10pm. £6. Singles and doubles non-knockout badminton tournament for adults and children over 14 years of age. Scotland v Belgium llampden Park. The National Stadium. Letherby Drive. (ilo (i000. 3pm. £15 £30. Scotland taken on Belgium in their lirst qualifying match o1 World (‘up 2002.

Book events

The Sunday Muse With Laura Hird 'I'ron Theatre. 63 'l‘rongate. 552 4267. 5 —7pm. £3. Edinburgh-based author Laura llird. has won many awards for her novels and short stories despite the fact that her first novel Born Free ((‘anongate £9.99) was only published 1999. Hear her read 1mm and discuss her work at this relaxed alternoon session with music provided by the Linda Fletcher 'l‘rio.

Environment National Science Week (ilasgoyy'

People’s Palace 8: Winter Garden Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat

Botanic (iardens. 730 (ireat Western

Road. .33 2422. Free. See l‘it'l lb. Technomania At The Tenement 'l‘enement House. 145 Buccleuch Street. 33.3 0183. 2 5pm. £3.501£2.501.Scel~ri to.

Glasgow Caledonian University l’rinces Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 221 0.324. l'ree. See Silt 24.

Mad March Hare Leadliills Railyyay Station. LeadhiIIs. 01698 42621 3.

10am 4pm. Free. li\ploration ol the (ireen l.oy\ ther in search ol' rabbits and hares \s ho make this hill their home.


Dive Scotland SI~1(‘(‘. l-‘iniiit-sroii Quay.08700404000. 10am 5pm. £5 £7 (£2). See Sat 24 Mar.

Scottish Computer Fair .s'I-L(‘( ‘. Finnicston Quay. 08700404000. 10am. £3. liverything computer related at trade prices.

Antique Fair .\'e\y Lariark \‘isiior ('cntre. l.anark.01555661345.

11am 5pm.

Monday 26


Glasgow Hash House Harriers \"arious venues. 334 171 1. 7.30pm. See Mon 19. only the trail begins at the Bushy llotel. Busby.

Tuesday 27


Maggie Graham (‘urnbernauld Library. :\llander Walk. ('umbernauld. 01698360534. 2pm. £1. :\ daytime talk by noy elist (iraham as part ol the Springtime Writers Festiyal.

The Nordwand: Eiger North Face list). 50 ('oupet‘ Street. lo“ nhead. 248 4877. 7.30pm. £3. Young Scottiin alpiniste Scott .\ltlit' looks at inountaineering on liiger.

10aii‘.-—:">pm; Fri 8 Sun 11aiii—-5piir. 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 sirliiects incliiding The Patter. Visions Of The Cli".' and Crime And


Punishment. :1 Sharmanka Kinetic (Sartretllill, .3 Gallery Dilll', 2—r",pii:. E

2nd Floor. 1-1 King Street. 7080. Sat 2'; Son 2—5pm. £8 £2; under 16s free. An hour-long

llt(::;llétllli’,£ll l)£tll‘:l t)(:llir'll‘.t:(l I); l rliiairi Berstr’lsk. 's B11100“; sculptures ll‘£t(l‘: it’ll" scrap lt‘trléll and tin, snot/ten i‘igirres. llI‘: perf'riniance tells stories of hiirriar‘ hie. lollies arr/l 3. ’Ll)1l'.‘:,’lll(} a range of human eriiotioris. Tenement House

14:"; Buccli rch Street.

I”) 0189..

Y) 1332.)... ll‘afi t,pical Vict’iriari l‘;ll‘:ll1‘:l‘il flat of 1892 I;l()‘.'l(l‘;‘) a fascinating look at Glasgow life during the

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Reiki Evening \\.iicisroiics. 151 IS" Sauchieliall Street. 332 9105 “pm l'ree l'ind out more about Reiki healing

Wednesday 28

Book events Esther Rantzen: The Autobiography ls’oyal (‘oiiccii llall. _‘ Sauchiehall Street. 28" 5511. 1pm. £3 £3 50. llie l’\ personality gryes a candid account ol her lilc Scottish Fiction Discussion Group Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 “00 6pm l-ree Discussing ’ooi Ii'iiiiex by \lasdaii (iray. Science Fiction/Fantasy Discussion Group Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7‘00. 7.30pm. Free. Hit l’iiiiiiii' by Keith Roberts.


Scotland v San Marino IIaiiipdeii Park. The \atronal Stadium. Letherby how. 616 noon. spin. (I: Us. ' Scotland take on the .\1editerranean .\linnoyys in the second match ol their World ('up qualin ing double header.


Pat Gerber .\irdrie library. \Vellyyynd. -\rrdrie. 01698 3605 34. 10am. £1. ('ier‘bcr is a Iiction and drama u r’itcr \yho \\ ill be giy ing \yriting ad\ ice as part ol the Springtime \Vrilci’s l'cstryal. Alexander Nasmyth In The West Of Scotland l’ollok llouse. l’ollok (‘ountry l’ark. 20601’ollokshayys Road. 0141 616 6410. 12.30pm. £3. lecture by .\lungo(‘ampbcll

Sir David Wilkie At The Hunterian llunterian Art Gallery. l‘riiyer'sity o1(i|asgo\\.82 llillhcad Street. 330 5431. 1pm. Free. ('urator .-\nne l)ulau giyes a ten minute talk.

Thursday 29

Book events

Alan Gallop \y'aici-sronc‘s. 153 157 Sauehiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. l'ree. 'l‘he author o1 [iii/lulu Iii/l's lii'i'li'xlr Iii/(l lli'yl lSutton l’ublisliing £201 giyes a talk about America's Ilamboyant slloyy man.


Des Dillon (‘oatbridge Library. (‘oatbridge 01698 360534. 2pm. 1' I. .\o\ elist and scr‘iptyyriter |)i|lon talks techniques as part ol the Springtime \‘y'l‘ilct‘s l'csliyttl.

Process Of Black Communities ’l‘chaioy na (‘ale. ()tago Lane. 8.30pm. The ('olombiari social moyement who u ere inyolyed in the Seattle and l’raguc demonstrations discuss the LS inilitarisalion o1 ('olornbia.


Experiment With Sound \Valerslones. 153—157 Satichiehall Street. 332 9105. 6pm. Free. linergise your body and mind yyhile e\panding and e\perimenting \y itli sound.

first half (,1 the 20th ’.‘:t1ltll,.

The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour

lilll Si’;l)’,.’i’)‘)‘. ill/till. [375!) lit/{1. Daily ‘i’iarr: ‘iprri. SSH"; i’: 9.95;; acaoiiipanie'l children free. i ‘Il’l out about (ilas't'rn's rraritirrir; l1‘:'ll£r()‘: on hoard the S. 1/. (i.’(,‘/l/‘:‘:. the only Chair,- lilllll sailing ship still afloat in the UK. Visitors can explore the boat or talk to the crew. and there's a range/)1children's

acti .iities.

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