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Activities And Fun

Mega Egg Hunt l'ntil Sun 22 Apr. Free. The Lighthouse. 11 Mitchell Lane. 221 (i302. Cncover as many Faster eggs as possible from the variety craftily concealed in the Lighthouse's many nooks and crannies.

Impact Arts Easter Arts And Drama Camp Thu 12 Apr. Tue 17—Fri 20 Apr. 9.30am— 1 2.30pm & 1.30—4.30pm. £1 l—£13 for one day: £40--£50 for full week. University ()f Strathclyde. Jordanhill Campus. 76 Southbrac Drive. 341 0024. Ages 5 l5. Under 10s can learn more about arts. crafts and drama. whilst the over 10s cart take part in a drawing and painting masterclass.

Easter Art Fest Thu 12 Apr. Tue

17 Fri 20 Apr. 10am Anoon (Si l—3pm. £3. llunterian Art (iallery. University of (ilasgow. X2 llillhead Street. 330 5431. Ages 7-~» l 2. Arts and crafts activity where you cart create a Japanese story using pictures on Thu 12 Apr. use plenty of imagination at ‘Where Are The Shoes'." on Tue 17 Apr. tnake ‘Metal Mosaics" on Wed 18 Apr. create a ‘Countryside Collage‘ on Thu 1‘) Apr and finally dream tip some cartoon characters on Fri 20 Apr.

Chicken On A Stick Thu 12 Apr 8; Thu 1‘) Apr. 10.30am—noon. £2.50. The Lighthouse. 1 1 Mitchell Lane. 221 (i362. Ages 5 7. (live pens and pencils an liaster topper at this workshop.

Free Range Prints Thu l2 Apr. Mon 10 Apr. Wed 18 Apr & Fri 20 Apr. 24pm (Ages 8-42); Fri 13 Apr. Tue 17 Apr & Thu 1‘) Apr. 2~4pm (Ages 5—7). Free. St Mttngo Museum of Religious Life And Art. 2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Advance booking advised. Fttn for the liaster holidays with these art and craft workshops.

Easter Weekend Fri l3-—Mon 16 Apr. noon—4pm. Free. People‘s Palace & Winter (iarden. (ilasgow Green. 554 0223. [Easter egg-stravaganza featuring four fun-filled days of arts. crafts. paintings and more.

Saturday Kids Club Sat 14 Apr.

1 lam «noon. £3 (£2). The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 0901 0220300. Pigs Can Fly! Ages 3»~8. Kenspeckle Puppets retell ; Sylvia 'l‘roon’s story based on Tommy‘s amazing birthday celebrations using music. songs and participation. Chicken And Egg Drop-In Workshop Sat 14 Apr. 1 1.30am—3pm. Free. The Lighthouse. l 1 Mitchell Lane. 221 (i302. Scttlpt a bird‘s nest and then fill it with chocolate eggs in time for liaster.

Children’s Workshop Sat 14 Apr.

1 ~3pm. Free. Burrell Collection. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Charlie llackett leads this workshop for children aged over 8. Places limited. so arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Easter Bunnet Drop-In Workshop Mon 10 Apr.

1 1.30am-3pm. Free. The Lighthouse. 1 1 Mitchell Lane. 221 0302. Let your imagination run riot as you create the simplest or the most flamboyant of liaster bonnets. Giant Productions’ Spring Has Sprung Mon l(»—Fri 20 Apr. 2—4pm: Wed 2—3pm. £3—£5. Art Gallery & Museum. Kelvingrove. Argyle Street. 334 2000. Ages 2—13. Advance booking required. Easter fun-fest featuring ‘Craft. Dance and Visual Arts‘ on Mon lb Apr. ‘1)rama. Painting and Craft' on Tue 17 Apr. Mr Bones Puppet Show on Wed 18 Apr. ‘Percussion. Craft and Visual Art' on 1

THE HAPPY GANG’S BIG BIRTHDAY BASH! Touring, check listings. Five years on and still going strong - join in with the fun, games, songs and pressies as Spatz, Nicky and Mr P celebrate the Happy Gang’s 5th birthday in style.

Thu 1‘) Apr and ‘Face Painting. Printing and l)rama‘ on Fri 20 Apr.

Action Zone Famin Tours Tue 17 Apr. 2—3pm. £2 (£1). The Lighthouse. ll Mitchell Lane. 221 (i302. \ges 7—12. Children cart take part in fun drawing activities while parents learn tnore about Charles Rennie Mackintosh's legacy in the Lighthouse.

The Big Bunnet Parade! Fri 20 Apr. l0.30am—3.30pm. £5. The Lighthouse. 1 1 Mitchell Lane. 221 (i302. Ages 8—42. A competition to make the most outrageous and best liaster bonnet. Bring a packed lunch.

Saturday Kids Club Sat 21 Apr.

1 lam—noon. £3 (£2). The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 0901 022 0300. Ages

6—1 1. Taffy‘s Tale Coat. Storytelling session involving the many stories embroidered on Taffy Thomas' magical tale coat.

Children’s Workshop Sat 2t Apr. 1—3pm. Free. Burrell Collection. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Ursula Bevin leads this workshop for children aged over 8. Places limited. so arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Giant Sculptors Sat 21 Apr.

1.30—2. 15pm (Ages 4—7) 8.: 2.30—3.30pm (Ages 8--l2). The Lighthouse. 11 Mitchell Lane. 334 2000. Advance booking required. Take a class in fine art and design and begin work on a masterpiece at these art classes. Saturday Kids Club Sat 21 Apr. 5—6pm. £3 (£2). The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 0901 022 0300. Ages 3-—‘)3. Put on your bedclothes a little earlier than usual and snuggle up for some bedtime stories frotn Taffy Thomas at this family fancy dress event.

Giant Productions’ Dilly Dali Sun 22 Apr. 2—2.45pm. 3~3.45pm & 4—4.45pm. £25 for six weeks. Art (iallery 8.: Museum. Kelvingrove. Argyle Street. 334 2000. Ages 2—0. lixplore fairy tales using storytelling. mtisic and movement in these visual art classes.


Pippi Longstocking (U) Sat 14 Apr. 1pm; The Adventures Of Rocky & Bullwinkle (U) Sat 21 Apr. 1pm. £2.25 (family ticket £9). (ilasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. See Film Index.


The Happy Gang’s Big Birthday Bash! Fri 20—Sat 21 Apr. Fri 1.30pm. Sat 2pm. £6.50: family ticket £22. King's Theatre. 297 Bath Street. 287 551 1. See photo caption.

Beethoven’s Brother Sat 2l—Sun 22 Apr. 3pm. £5 (children £3.50): family ticket £15. Tron Theatre. ()3 Trongate. 552 4267. Ages 8+. Life isn't easy for Eric who lives in the shadow of his multi- talented brother. Ludwig. When Ludwig returns home unexpectedly one day. it

. turns liric‘s life upside down. Visible

Fictions have joined forces with Paisley Arts Centre to produce a funny and touching play about sibling rivalry and self-esteem.

Exhibition Now And Then: Artworks With Young People t'ntil Sat 12 May.

Street Level. 20 King Street. 552 2151. Photo-based artworks made itt

collaboration with children and young people from over twenty schools in


Activities And Fun

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Of Scotland. 2 Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Free entry to mttsettm for visitors aged 18 and under. 'l‘en-minute talks for children held every Saturday at 2.15pm attd every Sunday at 3.15pm.

Artefactory l'ntil Fri 20 Apr.

10am 5pm. Free. Discovery Centre. Mtiseum Of Scotland. Chambers Street. 247 4090. Have a go at making a museum artefact at this drop-in workshop.

Easter Fun For Families llntil Mon 23 Apr. 10am 5pm. Children free with paying adult. Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre. 354 Castlehill. The Royal Mile. 220 0441. Bring along your painted liaster egg for free entry and the chance to win a prize.

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Sat 215t April 11.00—12.00 512/533 age 6-11

choose a story from Taffy’s famous magical coat!

Sat 2tstlApri| 5-6pm 522/533 age 3-93! Bedtlme StoneSl with Taffy Thomas

family fancy dress event - come along in your night- clothes and snuggle up for a real bedtime story treat!


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