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Scots Poems To Be Read Aloud Waterstone's. 153-157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. All evening of mUsic and literature taken from William Neill‘s collection ('u/er/mriun ('rumhm'link and an anthology entitled Scots Poems In he Read Aloud both of which are published by Luath Press.
Big Big Country Venues vary. 287 551 l/552 4267. Times 8; prices vary. Glasgow‘s international festival of Americana. Until Sun 3 Jun. Intervention 2001 The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 0901 022 0300. Annual festival of Scottish fashion featuring catwalk shows. tnasterclasses. a business conference and fashion market. Until Sat 16 Jun.
Other events Discussion/Creative Writing Session Hunterian Art Gallery. University ofGlasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 330 543 I. 10am—noon & 1—3pm. £5. Writer in Residence Anne Rouse draws on inspiration from the Whistler and Venice exhibition. Alternative Catwalk The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 0901 022 0300.
1 1pm. £10. Catwalk event specialising in cutting edge clubwear and streetwear combined with a club night co- ordinated by Beat 106. Part of Intervention.
Hamish Whyte And James McGonlgal Survivors‘ Poetry Scotland. 4 C4 Templeton Business Centre. 62 Templeton Street. 556 4554. 10.30am-12.30pm. A ‘Virtual Memories‘ workshop to help relive I memories and put the ideas down on paper.
Book events Nomad 10/1 1 Survivors' Poetry I Scotland. 4 C4 Templeton Business 3 Centre. 62 Templeton Street. 556 4554. 7—9pm. Launch of the latest issue of Nomad.
Spons Celtic v Hibernian Hampan Park. The National Stadium. Letherby Drive. 551 8653. 3pm. Scottish Cup final. Alex 3 McLeish‘s men attempt to put a darnpener on the Bhoys' treble trophy- wmnlng aspirations.
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Art Gallery 0. Museum,
Kelvingnove Argyle Street. 287 2699.
2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Mon—Thu 8. Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8. Sun 11am—5pm. Free. Sir William
collection of beautiful art objects from around the globe. housed in a specially
Tiso Outdoor Experience 1st Birthday Tiso Glasgow ()utdoor Experience. 50 Couper Street. 559 5450. Free. A weekend ofevents for all the family including the climbing wall and huge tent roadshow as well as lots of offers and a barbecue.
Paintings On Railings Glasgow
Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road.
357 3739. 9am-6pm. Free. A chance to browse and buy art from some of Scotland's artists.
A.S. Adventure Camping Show Mugdock Country Park. Craigallian Road. Milngavie. 9566100. 9.30am»-5.30pm. Free. Sale of outdoors equipment including tents. sleeping bags and rucksacks.
Emergency First Aid Course Mugdock Country Park. ('raigallian Road. Milngavie. 956 6100. 10am—4pm. £25 inc lunch. Advance booking essential. A certified course for adults to develop vital first aid skills.
May Bank Holiday Craft Fair Pollok House. l’ollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 616 6410. 10am»-5pm. 50p. Features over 20 stalls selling jewellery. ceramics. aromatherapy. cards. clothing and more.
Book Market Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. 10am—5pm. Free. A choice selection of literary works and pieces of non-fiction will be for sale in the Hopkirk building. lite-Opening Oi The Forth a. Clyde Canal Clyde Shopping Centre. Clydebank. 1 1am—4pm. Free. A variety of events to celebrate the re-opening of the canal. including street entertainers. ceilidh bands. and craft workshops. Look out for the flotilla of boats led by artist and designer Graeme Gilmour's 35ft by 9ft metal fish which spouts water whilst playing music at 2.30pm on Mon 28 May. Open Weekend Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. 1 1am—4pm. Free. Take a peek behind the scenes of the filmy fern house at this open weekend.
Scottish Claymores NFL Europe League Hampden Park. The National Stadium. Letherby Drive. 0500 35 35 35. 12.30—6pm. £12 (£4--£6). Scotland‘s American football team take on the Amsterdam Admirals. Also includes hotdog stalls. cold beer. live entertainment. competitions. giveaways and celebrity appearances. Call hotline for more details. Entertainment begins at 12.30pm. match kicks off at 3pm.
Tiso Outdoor Experience 1st Birthday Tiso Glasgow Outdoor Experience. 50 Couper Street. 559 5450. Free. See Sat 26.
Paintings On Railings Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 357 3739. 9am-6pm. Free. See Sat 26.
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Surviving Galeras Who? Stanley Williams. a volcanologist.
What has he done? He w as standing on top ofGaleras. a ('olombian volcano.
when it erupted.
What happened? Several of his friends were incinerated but he managed to survive with the help of two women colleagues.
What is he talking about? He will be talking about his narrow escape as well as discussing volcanoes and the impact they have on the landscape and civilisation.
I Stanley Williams, Royal Concert Ha/I, 2 Sat/ch/eha/l Street, 353 8000. Tue 29
May. 7pm. £3.50.
A.S. Adventure Camping Show
Mugdock Country Park. Craigallian Road. Milngavie. 9566100. 9.30am-5.30pm. Free. See Sat 26. Scottish Computer Fair SliC‘C. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 10am—3pm. £3 (£2). iiverything computer related at trade prices. from the latest hardware and software to top
uality second hand equipment.
ook Market Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. 10am-5pm. Free. See Sat 26. lite-Opening Of The Forth & Clyde Canal Clyde Shopping Centre. Clydebank. l 1am-4pm. Free. See Sat 26. Open Weekend Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. 1 lam—4pm. Free. See Sat 26. Come And Try Longbow Mugdock Country Park. Craigallian Road. Milngavie. 9566100. 24pm. £1. The Green Hollow Bowrnen will help with hitting targets and provide demonstrations.
; Waterstone’s/GFT Film Quiz Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. 8.45pm. £1. Now something
of an institution. regulars know the score: quiz masters Stef Gardiner. l’addy Kelly and Neil McFarlane think
I up the trickiest posers they can muster ‘ and punters in teams of no more than
four make them look like mince. Book
early to avoid disappointment.
Glasgow Hash House Harriers Various venues. 334 171 1. 7.30pm. Free. Social jogging based on the hash and hound principal. Meet at Rouken
Glen Car Park near The Orchard for the run.
Tiso Outdoor Experience 1st Birthday 'l‘iso Glasgow ()utdoor lixperience. 50 Couper Street. 559 5450. Free. See Sat 26.
A.S. Adventure Camping Show Mugdock Country Park. (‘raigallian Road. Milngavie. 9566100.
9.30am-5.30pm. Free. See Sat 26.
Book Market Glasgow Botanic
Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334
2422. 10am—5pm. Free. See Sat 26. Re-Opening Of The Forth a Clyde Canal Clyde Shopping Centre. Clydebank. 1 lam-~4pm. Free. See Sat 26. Open Weekend Glasgow Botanic
Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. l lam—4pm. Free. See Sat 26.
Book events Tracy Edwards Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2
Sauchiehall Street. 287 551 1. 1pm.
Sauchiehall Street Reading
Glasgow Botanic Gardens 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. Daily 11am—4pm. Free. The 19th century garden and glasshouses are home to an interesting and educational selection of plants. as well as featuring in the film Jude.
Group Waterstone‘s. 153— 157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. The group will discuss James Robertson's The I’unutir‘.
Cycle Maintenance Class Tiso Glasgow ()utdoor lixperience. 50 Couper Street. 559 5450. £20. The start of a four- week course in basic bicycle maintenance. Book through Alpine Bikes at Tiso.
Scottish Student Fashion Week The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 0901 022 0300. Workshops. open days and a college fashion showcase make up this series of events. with advice on all aspects of getting involved in the fashion industry. whether you‘re interested in design. modelling or illustration. Parr of Illl(’l‘\'(’ll!f()Il.
centuries. the most notable exception being the stained- glass windows. renowned as one of the finest post-war collections in the country. Glasgow School of Art The Mackintosh Gallery. 167 Benfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Thu 10am—7pm; Fri
Mon—Thu 8. Sat loam-5pm; Fri 8. Sun 11am-5pm. Free. This fine example of late Victorian architecture houses a permanent collection of w0rk by such names as Rembrandt. Botticelli. Whistler and Cadell.
designed. award-winning building.
Clydebullt Scottish Maritime Museum Braehead Shopping Centre. Kings Inch Road, 886 1013. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun
11am—5 m. £3.50 (£1.75); family ticket £8. Situated on the River Clyde. this attraction brings to life the story of Glasgow's development from the tobacco lords in the 17008 right up to the 21st century.
Cathedral Street. 552 8198. Mon-Fri 9.308m—1 pm 8. 2—6pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free. A stone-built church has stood on this snte Since 1 136. However most of the present building dates from the 13th or 15th
10am-5pm: Sat 10am—noon. Glasgow School of Art is Charles Bennie Mackintosh's greatest achievement and regular guided tours let you experience this famous and fascinating budding.
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