Fire! Until Mon 31 Dec. The history of firefighting in the west of Scotland is docutnented in this exhibition featuring a Leyland Firemaster engine gifted to the mUseum by the Strathclyde Fire Brigade and objects frotn the past and present.


High Street. 889 3151. Tue- Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free. Graffiti Art Until Sun 19 Aug. Art exhibition by local artists Sheila Faber and Duncan Brown with community workshops.

High Street Art Until Sun 19 Aug. Writer and artist Duncan Brown joins forces with Sheila Faber to present his poetry in the form of pictures. utilising items like matchboxes labels and barcodes.


870 Garscube Road. 946 6600. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sun 2——5pm.

Resau Art Nouveau Network Until Sun 16 Sep. Set up in 1999. the Resau Art Nouveau network links various Iiuropean cities rich in art nouveau heritage together. The exhibition presented by the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society features banners and panels on each of the cities involved including Helsinki. Brussels. Vienna. Glasgow. Budapest and Barcelona.


2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 1 1am—5pm. One Planet, One People Until Sun 21 ()ct. An insight into the Baha'i faith. one of the fastest growing world religions with a belief that Baha’ullah. a 19th century lranian nobleman is the messenger of God for humanity.


100 Stobcross Road. 339 0631. Daily 10am—5pm. £3.50 (£2.95); accompanied children free.

When Ships Were Ships t'mil Sun 30 Sep. A tribute to the maritime heritage of the Clyde featuring prints by Gordon Bauwens.

Five Thousand Days At Sea An exhibition on board the only Clydebuilt sailing ship still afloat in the UK. documenting her adventures on the high seas between 1897 and 1919.

Story In The Stones (Pumphouse Main Gallery). An exhibition looking at the impact of the industrial ages on Glasgow harbour.

Morse And More (Pumphouse Lower Gallery). A hands-on exhibition. aimed at children. looking at the world of communication. You can operate a state-of-the-art optical telegraph used in the Napoleonic wars. try out the five- needle telegraph and crank tip World War 11 field telephones.


University of Dundee. 13 Perth Road. ()1382 345330. Mon-Fri 9.30am—8.30pm; Sat 8; Sun 9.30am-430pm.

A Private View L'ntil Sat 25 Aug (Lamb Gallery). New writing inspired by and including items from the University of Dundee Museum collections.


152 Nethergate. ()1382 606220. Tue & Wed. Sat & Sun 10.30am--5.30pm: Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm. Free. OTrauma Until Sun 2 Sep. The experience of traumatic events and situations is explored by twelve

international artists in this major touring exhibition. Including work in a variety of media frotn drawing and painting to film and installation. featured artists include Martin Boyce. Willie Doherty. Kendell Geers. Maria Lindberg. Tracey Moffatt. Anri Sala and Christopher W'ool. See Hitlist.

MCMANUS GALLERIES Albert Square. ()1382 432084. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 12.3()-—4pm; Thu 10am—7pm.

Double Take: Dundee 50 Years Of Change Until Sun 2 Sep. A local history documentary exhibition contrasting a series of watercolours of Dundee in the 50s and 60s with photographs of the satne views today. Modern Architecture And Town Planning Thu 16 Aug. 6.30pm. A look at the award-winning projects in Modern Architecture and Town Planning. Guided Tour: Modern Architecture Award Winners Sat 18 Aug. 2pm. A tottr of award-winning modern architecture projects.


West Henderson Wynd. ()1382 225282. Mon-Sat 10am—4pm: Sun 1 lam—4pm. £2.

Digiface Until Sun 16 Sep. £2. Digitally manipulated self-portraits by a collaboration of artists from the White Top Centre and Dudhope Adult Resource Centre.

VISUAL RESEARCH CENTRE Dundee Contemporary Arts. 152 Nethergate. ()1382 348060. Tue & Wed 10.30am—5.3()pm: Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm; Sat & Sun 12.30—5.30pm.

O12: Sol LeWitt Until Sun 2 Sep (Centre for Artist Books). A founder of bookstore Printed Matter in New York. internationally recognised artist Sol LeWitt‘s work was recently featured in a major retrospective exhibition held at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition features a survey of his books. curated by collector. curator and critic John Janssen.

Outside the Cities



10 Glasgow Venncl. ()1294 275059. Mon. Tue & Thu-Sat 10am— 1pm & 2-—5pm.

lomhaighean Ura - Modern Icons Until Sat 1 Sep. Alex Flett explores the myths and realities of tnodern society through the use of iconic images.



35 The Stirling Arcade. ()1786 479361. Tue-Sat 1 lam—4.30pm.

Same Time, Different Place Sat 18 Aug-«Sun 30 Sep. A group show of work in a variety of media by four [Edinburgh-based artists; Fiona Macalister. Helen Stringfellow. Anna Ray and Karen Loughridge. NEW SHOW.

St Andrews


93 North Street. ()1334 474610. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5 m. Celebrating Scotland’s rafts Until Sun 26 Aug. The National Museums of Scotland's touring exhibition focusing on Scotland‘s indigenous crafts including textiles and woven work. forms of basket making and Highland dress.

Crafted Until Sun 26 Aug. Contemporary crafts by fourteen makers from across Scotland featuring knitted and woven items. jewellery and ceramics.

We welcome submissions for this section, but cannot guarantee inclusion. Please send details to our offices at least ten days before publication. Kids listings compiled by Maureen Ellis.

Activities And Fun

Pirate Fortnight Until Sun 19 Aug. 10am—5pm. £4.50 (£3.25). The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour. 100 Stobcross Road. 339 ()631. Two weeks of swash- buckling pirate antics including a bouncy castle. magic show. treasure hunt and craft activities.

Storytelling And Music Until Fri 17 Aug. 10.15am—l2.45pm. Free. Burrell Collection. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Ages 5-—8. Tales frotn Ancient Iigypt and exotic music come together in this fun session hosted by the Burrell and Impact Arts.

Sculptures At GoMA Thu 16 Aug. Tue 21 Aug. Thu 23 Aug. 1—3pm. Free. Gallery Of Modern Art. Queen Street. 229 1996. Ages over 8. After considering the sculptures in the gallery. create your own artwork with the help of an expert. Egyptian Art Masterclass Until Fri 17 Aug. 1.30—4pm. Free. Burrell Collection. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Ages 9—12. Taking inspiration from the Burrell‘s current exhibition. create your own Egyptian-themed masterpiece.

Treasure Island Ahoy! Sat 18 & Sun 19 Aug. 10am—5pm. £4.50 (£2.50—£3.25). The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour. 100 Stobcross Road. 339 (1631. Hunt for the treasure craftin concealed in the ship's many nooks and crannies. RSPB Family Fun Day Sun 19 Aug. noon-4pm. Free. Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. Learn more about Scottish wildlife whilst taking part in games and activities. Come rain or shine. it promises to be memorable fun day for children.

Minibeast Madness Sun 19 Aug. 2pm. St Mark’s Church. Fernhill Road. Rutherglen. ()1355 236644. Advance booking required. Billy Beetles‘s Bug Show rolls into town with tnore unusual and interesting creepy crawlies.


Grease (PG) Sat 18 Aug. 1pm. £2.25 (famin ticket £9). Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. See Film Index.

Thrill Ride (U ): Mysteries of Egypt (U); and Dolphins (1?) times vary. check film listings for details. £5 (£3.50); double feature tickets £9 (£6.50). IMAX Theatre. Glasgow Science Centre. 50 Pacific Quay. 420 5000.

Outside The Cities

Activities And Fun

Plum Loco Thu 16 Aug. 10.30am. £3.50 (£2.50). Bellshill Cultural Centre. John Street. Bellshill. ()1698 267515. Ages over 3. Jump on board this musical express which will transport you to a place for singing and dancing.


DREAMS Venture back in time as

the Burrell’s workshops bring Ancient Egypt to life.

Storytelling, music, and arts and

crafts are all on offer in these

fun workshops, and afterwards,

you can take a look around the collections of William Matthew Fllnders Petrie, who was described as the ‘Victorian Indiana Jones’.

I Burrell Co/lect/on, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, 0747 287 2550, workshop times

vary, exhibit/on open until Sun 30 Sep.

Stage Fighting Fri 17 Aug. 10am—noon & 1—3pm. £12. Byre Theatre. Abbey Street. St Andrews. ()1334 475000. Ages 8+. Learn the basics of stage fighting techniques with Scottish Youth Theatre.

Let’s Dance Fri 17 Aug.

1 1.30am—12.30pm 8: l.30—2.30pm. £3. Cowane Theatre. Cowane Street. Stirling. 01786 473544. Ages over 8. Develop imagination and co-ordination through contemporary dance and lively warm-up games.

Break 8: Street Dance Sat 18 & Sun 19 Aug. noon—1pm & 1.30—2.30pm. £3. Cowane Theatre. Cowane Street. Stirling. ()1786 473544. Ages over 8. Learn energetic dance moves with the help of a professional breakdancer.

DJ Techniques Sat 18 & Sun 19 Aug. 1.30—5.30pm. £25. Cowane Theatre. Cowane Street. Stirling. ()1786 473544. Ages over 13. A two-day hands-on course exploring DJ techniques such as scratching and mixing.

Teddy Bears’ Picnic Sun 19 Aug. £2.50 (£1.70). Weaver‘s Cottage. The Cross. Kilbarcban. 01505 705588. Bring along Ted for some summer food. plus fun and games in the gardens. Children's Week Mon 20—Fri 24 Aug. 10am—noon & 1—2pm. £4 (£3). Culzean Country Park. Maybole. 01655 884455. Annual series of events for children aged 6—12 (no adultsl). Places tnust be booked in advance on the morning of the event.


The Tigger Movie (U) Sat 18 Aug. 1 1am. £1.50. MacRobert. University of Stirling. Stirling. ()1786 461081. See Film Index.


Fame Sun 19 Aug, 7pm. £6. Magnum Leisure Centre. Harbourside. Irvine. ()1294 278381. Patchwork Youth Theatre take you to New York‘s School of the Performing Arts in this lively musical.

The Sorcerer Thu 23—Sat 25 Aug. £6 (£5). Magnum Theatre. Harbourside. Irvine. 01294 278381. Ayrshire Youth ()pera perform Sullivan‘s tale.

The International Purves Puppets Biggar Puppet Theatre. Broughton Road. 01899 220631. £5 (£4): family tickets £23 & £36. Book in advance as times are subject to change. Reductions for parties of five or more. Shows on offer over the next two weeks

Snow White Thu 16 Aug. 1 lam. Ages over 7. Join Snow White and her dog Sebastian. and the seven dwarfs as they try to escape the clutches of the evil queen.

Pips And Panda In Circusland Sat 18 Aug. 2pm. Ages up to 7. An unusual basket sets off a mysterious chain of events for the famous duo as they encounter Jiffy and Jaffy the funny geese and Sugar the dancing horse when they spend a day at the circus. Aladdin Mon 20 Aug. 2pm. Magical fatnin adventure with Aladdin. Abanazar. Princess Yasmine and some curiotts mice as they try to control the genie in the lamp.

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