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Activities And Fun Photographs At GoMA Sat 8 8; Sun‘) Sep. Sat 15 6; Sun 16 Sep. 1—3pm. Free. Gallery ()f Modern Art. Queen Street. 22‘) 1996. Ages over 8. Artists will be on hand to help you look at the photographs on display in the gallery and create your own artwork inspired by the collection. Dramarama Sat 8 6’; Sun ‘) Sep. Sat 15 8; Sun 16 Sep. £5. Western Baths Club. Cranworth Street. off Byres Road. 357 5187. Ages 6-«8 (Sun 2pm). ages ‘)—1 1 (Sat 4pm) and ages 12—14 (Sat 6pm). liun dratna classes for children with instruction from a qualified drama teacher.
Volcano Day Fri 14 Sep. 10am~3pm £6.50 (£4.50). Glasgow Science Centre. 50 Pacific Quay. 420 5000. The newly opened science centre is bursting with fun activities. displays. and films on volcanoes. and you can learn first hand about experiences of volcanoes from practising volcanologists. This event will launch a week of activities relating to Scottish Geology Week.
The imperial Circus of China Tue 18—-\\'ed 1‘) Sep. 7.30pm. £12.50—£l7.50. Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. Considered the best of China's acclaimed circttses: watch in wonder as
35 of the world’s most accomplished circus stars perform.
The Railway Children (L') Sat 8 Sep. 1pm: Daieks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD (L') Sat 15 Sep. 1pm. £2.25 (family ticket £‘)). Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. See Film 1ndex.
Thrill Ride (L'): Mysteries of Egypt (13); and Dolphins (L') times vary. check Film listings for details. £5 (£3.50). IMAX Theatre. Glasgow Science Centre. 50 Pacific Quay. 420 5000.
The Kldgloves Puppet Show Sat 8 Sep. 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre Centre. 8—10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 33‘) 6185. Kidgloves Puppets combine Punch and Judy. plus fables and folk tales in this varied puppet show. Johnny Appleseed Sat 15 Sep. 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre Centre. 8—10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 33‘) 6185. Texas- based puppet company The Seriously Silly Sisters present a musical and colourful folk tale based on a young boy who plants a seed and waits for it to grow.
Disney On Ice - Toy Story Wed 1‘)—Sun 23 Sep. 7.30pm; Fri 4pm 8; 8pm; Sat noon. 3.45pm & 7.30pm; Sun 1 lam & 2.45pm. £‘).50—£24.50. Braehead Arena. Kings lnch Road. Renfrew. 0870 444 6062. The Disney characters pull their ice skates on once again. and this time it's the tttrn of the Toy Story team. See Woody speed skate around the arena. watch as Bull,
MR MEN a LITTLE MISSES Sun 16 Sep, 2pm. £6. Playhouse, 18—22 Greenslde Place, Edinburgh, 0870 6063424. When the Invites to Mr Happy’s surprise birthday party go missing, the finger of suspicion falls on Little Miss Naughty. It’s up to Little Miss Sunshine and her friends to get everyone to the party on time. All your favourite Richard Hargreaves characters, and even some new ones, are brought to life in this colourful musical adventure.
Lightyear performs some spectacular acrobatics and get caught up in a frantic car chase. daring rescue and high-flying heroics in this ice spectacular. Kenneth Feld produces the show, which also features Olympic Gold Medallist Robin Cousins and Randy Newman's vocals on the unforgettable ‘You‘ve Got A Friend‘.
Activities And Fun
Quickies For Kids Royal Museum Of Scotland. 2 Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Free entry to museum for visitors aged 18 and under. Ten-minute talks for children held every Saturday at 2.15pm and every Sunday at 3.15pm.
A Piece Of Cake Sat 8 & Sun 9 Sep. Sat 10.30am. 12.30pm & 3.30pm; Sun 12.30pm & 3.30pm. Free. bttt ticketed. Museum ()f Scotland. Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Ages 3—6. Wee Stories host a series of interactive promenade performances using costume. songs and colourful characters.
Rockwatch Discovery Weekend Sat 15 & Sun 16 Sep. 10am—4pm. Free. Royal Museum. 2 Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Get to grips with rocks. fossils and minerals through quizzes. games. microscopes and clinics in this fun family day.
See Spot Run (PG) Sat 8 Sep. 1.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). The Lumiere.
Royal Museum. Chambers Street. 247 421‘). See Film Index.
A Family Guide To House Monsters Sun 16 Sep. 2.30pm. £7 (£4); £18 family ticket. Queen‘s Hall.
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Clerk Street. 668 201‘). A new commission. to he played by the B'I‘ Scottish Ensemble and narrated by Tim Settle. based on the children's book by Stanislav Marijanovic. See preview.
East Lothian Youth Dance \Ved 12 Sep. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Brunton Theatre. Ladywell Way. Musselburgh. 665 2240. Family performance by the local dance troupe.
Mr Men 8. Little Misses Sun 16 Sep. 2pm. £6. Playhouse. 18—22 Greenside Place. ()870 6063424. See photo caption.
Outside The Cities
Activities And Fun
Doors Open Day Sat 8 Sep. 10am—3pm. Free. Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. ()141 887 1010. This year's event features lace—painting for kids. a life drawing class exhibition and historical tours of the building. Artefactory Sat 8 Sep. 1.30pm. 2.15pm 8; 3pm. Free. but places limited. Low Parks Maseum. 12‘) Muir Street. Hamilton. 01698 328232. Taking inspiration from the mUseum‘s displays. create your own Bronze Age artefacts.
Stirling Castle Extravaganza Sat 15 & Sun 16 Sep. 12.30-—4.3()pm. £4.50 (£1.20—£3.50). Stirling Castle. Old Town. Stirling. 01786 450000. A great family day out. featuring battle re—enactments. falconry displays. live music and drama and lots more. Rock On Sun 16 Sep. 2pm. \'ogrie House. Vogrie Country Park. Gorebridge. 01875 82 1990. Advance booking required. Explore volcanoes. earthquakes and fossils in a fun day led by the countryside rangers.
by Composer Fraser Trainer. The music promises to entertain chil/
dren of all ages (that means you grown ups tool). A Actor Tim Settle’will introduce the monsters and musicians.
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