Glasgow life

Thursday 25 continued

Mark Dion Hunterian Museum. University Avenue. 330 4221. 1pm. Free. American-based artist Mark Dion offers a personal response to the Hunterian Museum's collection.

Other events

Mountain Safety And Leadership Tiso (ilasgow ()utdoor Experience. (‘ouper Street. Townhead. 559 5450. 7.30pm. Free. Mountain (‘iuides Sttrart Johnston and Jon Jones take a look at the national awards in outdoor education.


The Scottish Sport Health & Fitness Show 2001 SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. Top tips and expert advice on improving health and fitness.

Other events

Crafts For Scotland, Hobbycrafts and Creative Stitches Sli(‘('. Finnieston Quay. 0870 010 4000. 9.30am 5.30pm. £5.20 ( L' *1: free if accompanied by an adult. Britain's most popular textile craft shov‘. featuring modern and traditional crafts.

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The Scottish Sport Health 8: Fitness Show 2001 SI-Z(‘(‘. Finniestoii Quay. 08700404000. See Fri 26.

Scottish invitation Badminton Singles (‘oekburn Centre. 40 Bogmoor Place. 445 1218. Free. Badminton event with Scotland‘s top to men and ladies competing to become Scottish Invitation Singles ('hampion.

Celtic v Kilmarnock (‘ettic Park. Kerrydalc Street. Parkhead. 55] 8653. 3pm. £21 (£l2). SP1. football match.


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John Sergeant Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. l2.30pm. £3.50 £4. The BBC news journalist recounts tales and humorous anecdotes from his illustrious career. Public Tour (‘(‘A. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 1pm. Free. t(‘(‘.»\ 1). David Page of award-winning architects Page & Park gives a tour of the new (‘(‘.»\ building which he designed.

Cheryl Donegan (CA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 3pm. Free. ((‘(‘A 3). Words 8; Things contributing artist (‘heryl Donegan discusses the relationship between video and performance in her work with (‘liris Byrne. director of New Media Scotland.

Other events

Crafts For Scotland, Hobbycrafts and Creative Stitches SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 9.30am -5.30pm. £5.20 (£3 ): free if accompanied by an adult. See Fri 26.

Antique, Collector & Craft Fair Town Hall. l'nion Street. Kirkintilloch. l0am—4.30pm. 50p. Fair with items suitable for the new or expert collector. Farmers Market Mansfield Park. Partick. l0ani- -3pm. Free. ('heck out and buy some fresh home-grown Scottish produce straight from the farmers. The park is situated at the junction of llyndland Street and Dumbarton Road. Sounds of Sweden Open Day RSAMD. I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1 3pm. Free. lixhibitions. Swedish food and folk dancers promoted by the Swedish Tourism and Travel Council. Radical Routes Autumn Gathering Kinning Park Complex. ('ornwall Street. 332 80o4. 2pm. Faslania Housing (‘o-op hosts a day of workshops and talks to introduce the concept of ‘radical routes' before an evening of music. discussion and films.

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Environment Meadow In The Making Pollok ('ountry Park. Pollokshaws Road. (i32


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9299. 10.30am. Free. Drop in and do your hit to help turn the picnic area into a summer flowering meadow. Meet at the bus stop outside Pollok llouse.


The Scottish Sport Health & Fitness Show 2001 Sl{(‘(‘. Finnieston Qtray. 0870 0404000. See Fri 26.

Scottish Invitation Badminton Singles (‘ockburn ('entre. 40 Bogmoor' Place. 445 l2l8. Free. See Sat 27.

Try Out CycIo-Cross .Vlugtloek (‘otintry Park. (‘raigallian Road. Milngavie. 956 (i100. .\'oon lprii. An opportunity for cyclists to have a go at this tough endurance sport.


The Shop Window: Curating Design (3(‘:\. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 5pm. £5 (£4). (C(‘A 5). A panel discussion looking at the relationship between art and design within contemporary culture. chaired by writer and critic Michael Bracewell.

Other events

Crafts For Scotland, Hobbycrafts and Creative Stitches Sli('('. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 9.30am 5pm. £5.20 (£3): free if accompanied by an adult. See Fri 26.

Celebration Day The (ilasgow l.(iBT Centre. It Dixon Street. 22l 7203. l 5pm. Free. (ilasgow's l.(iBT ('entre celebrates the diversity within the gay community. with a chance to meet representatives of groups working in the centre and take part in workshops.

Cruise Catwalk ('rtiise. I80 lngrain Street. 572 3200. 2pm & (i.30pm. £20. (‘ruise profile their Winter 200i collections at this charity fundraiser featuring names like (iucci. Prada and Chloe.

Monday 29

Other events

Ruth The Truth Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. Popular psychic and columnist for the .\"('it'.s‘ ()fT/w llin‘li/ ()lTL‘l's 11 step—hy— step guide to developing your psychic [)(HVCl-S.

French Language Café Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. The Alliance l-'r‘;iiicaise de (ilasgow lead proceedings.

Film Quiz (ilasgow Film 'l‘liealre. l2 Rose Street. 332 8128. 8.45pm. £l. lrreverent trial for film buffs and philistines based around categories including overwtight villains. literary cameos and the films of Bruce Willis.

Tuesday 30

Book events

Tanni Grey-Thompson Waterstone's. I53 I57 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9l05. the. Thompson will speak about her career as a world-class athlete as she launches her

autobiography. Seize The Day (llodder £ l 7.99). in which she talks incisively about disability sporting issues. Timothy Good Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. British t'F() expert (iood gives an illustrated talk focusing on ('iit’urI/ilv I)f.\('/().\'IH'(’. an examination of the existence of alien bases on earth.


Cinema And Architecture l'niversity ()f Strathclyde. Department Of Architecture. l3| Rottenrow. 548 3007. (rpm. Free. See Tue 23.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 12.30pm. £3.50 £4. The intrepid explorer recounts tales from his worldly adventures including his find of the memoirs of a yachtsman stranded in the Antarctic.

Jorge Pardo (CA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 7pm. £5 (£4). ((‘C‘A 5). The internationally acclaimed sculptor and creator of the (‘('A's new bar talks about his work with Glasgow-based curator Trevor (‘romie

Wednesday 31

Book events

Max Milligan Watersione‘s. 153- 157 Sauchiehall Street. 3329105. 7pm. Free. Milligan discusses his book Rut/m ()f The liii‘us. the culmination of his 15-year love affair with the fabled Inca Region.


Ghostly Goings On l’ollok‘ (‘ouritry Park. Pollokshaws Road. 632 9299. £l.50 l£l 1. Book in advance to find otit what goes on in the park after dark. Beware of witches. wi/ards. warlocks and your imagination. 'I'orches are essential.


Philip Reeves Print Retrospective Hunterian Art (iallery. l'niversity of(ilasgovv. 82 llillhead Street. 3305431. lpm. Free. Talk on the exhibition of works by Philip Reeves. Gary Wilmot Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. lpm. £4.50 (£3). The star of small screen and West lind stage talks about his starring role in The Pirates ()r'l’r'nmiiz‘r'.

Book events

Walking Through Scottish History Tiso (ilasgovv ()utdoot‘ lixperience. ('otiper Street. 'l'ownhead. 55‘) 5450. 7.30pm. Free. Well-known Scottish writer. Ian Mitchell. launches his latest book.


Strathclyde Architects Look To Switzerland l'niver'sity ()f Strathclyde. Department ()f.-\rchitecture. l3l Rottenrow. 548 3007. (rpm. Free. See Thu l8.

Clement Freud Royal (‘oncer't Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 12.30pm. £3.50 £4. The British raconteur lays bare his family life and explores his involvement in the media.

Hunterian Museum University Avenue. 330 4221. Mon—Sat 9.308ni—5pm. Free. Dating from 1807, the Hunterian Museum is

Scotland's oldest public museum »- the Earth . . .

Life exhibition includes the 330 million year old Bearsden Shark. dinosaurs from Scotland and the renowned Hunter Coin cabinet.

People’s Palace & Winter Garden Glasgow Green. 584 0223. Mon—Thu 8 Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8. Sun 1 1am—5pm. 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 subjects including [he Patter. Visions Of The

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Scotland Street School Museum Museum Of Education. 2135) Scotland Street. 287 0500. Mon Sat 10am—5pm: Sun

1 l£l111~~5p171 Free. Designer.) in 1904 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and new home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872

onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and 1060s school days. Scottish Football Museum

Hampden Park. Letherby Drive. 010 6100. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm: Sun

1 lain—Spin. 5‘6 (537.530). '1 he home of Scottish football now houses the

history of the beautiful game in Scotland. On display is the oldest national trophy in the world. the Scottish Cup. Archie MacPher‘son's sheepskin coat. Kenny Dalglish's 100th cap. plus i'econstiuctions of the original home dr'essuig rooms and famous; l lainpden Press Box.

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life And Art

2 Castle Street. 2:357. tvlon—Thu & Sat 10arn—5pni: Fri 8. Sun

1 1am—5pm. Free. An award Winning museum of world faiths, featuring a [on garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions. Dali's Christ Of Saint John Of The Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures.