Kids listings

Glasgow, Actvities And Fun cont.

Sculpture Course Sat 24 Nov. 10am—noon. £10. Hunterian Museum. University Avenue. 330 4221: and CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. Ages 8—12. Advance booking necessary. A four- week course introducing participants to a range of three-dimensional techniques in response to objects in the Hunterian Museum collection and the exhibition Words ck Things at the CCA.

CCA: Family Day Sun 25 Nov. 10am—5pm. £5 per family. CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 49()(). Fun for all the family featuring workshops in sculpture. new media and music led by experienced Glasgow-based artists and teachers.


The Phantom Of The Louvre (PG) Sat 17 Nov. 1pm: M. Hulot’s Holiday (L') Sat 24 Nov. Ipiii. £2.25 (famin ticket £9). Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. See Film Index.

Human Body (PG); Grand Canyon (PG). times vary. check Film listings for showing times. £5 (£3.50). IMAX Theatre. Glasgow Science Centre. 50 Pacific Quay. 420 5000.


Schools’ Gala Concert 2001 Thu 15 Nov. 7pm. £5 (£l—£3). City Hall. Candleriggs. 287 551 1. Christopher Bell conducts young musicians from all over Scotland arid the RSNO Junior Chorus in a Schools' concert organised by the National Association of Youth Orchestras.

Steps - ‘Gold Tour’ Tue 27—Fri 30 Nov. 7.30pm. £21. SliCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 0404000. With fifteen hit singles under their belt. Steps return to the stage with their new tour.


Dreamscape L'ntil Sat 17 Nov. 10am 8; 1pm: Sat 2.30pm ck 7pm. £2. Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 334 2000. Ages 6-10. Discover magical places. fantastical characters and a mysterious dream catcher in (iiant Productions' new show set in a sensory world.

The Ugly Duckling Sat 17 Nov. 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask ck Puppet Theatre Centre. 8—10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185. Ages under 5. Clydebtiilt Puppet Theatre retell the heart- warming tale of a little duckling who doesn‘t seem to fit in.

Aladdin Sat 24 Nov. 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish .Mask ck Puppet Theatre Centre. 8—10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185. Jack ()'I.antern Puppet Theatre adapt the children's epic tale of magic. mystery and fly ing carpets tisiiig shadow puppetry. The Wits Tue 27—-Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm: Thu 2pm ck 7.30pm. £3--£12.Citi/.ens' Theatre. I 19 (iorbals Street. 429 0022. The Citi/etis' Theatre Christmas show is the stage adaptation of Roald l)ahl'.s much- loved story about the tale of nasty Mr and Mrs Twit and their attempts to steal the


monkey family Muggle-Wump from their home.

Aladdin Thu 29 Nov. 7.30pm.

£7—£1 1.50. Pavilion Theatre. 121 Rentield Street. 332 1846. The Krankies star in this year‘s festive extravaganza at the Pavilion. complete with lavish costumes. colourful sets and plenty of special effects.


Storytlme Sat 17 Nov & Sat 24 Nov. 1 1am. Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. Suitable for ages 3—8. Storytelling session. followed by fun activities.

Activities And Fun

Quickies For Kids Royal Museum Of Scotland. 2 Chambers Street. 247 4219. 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.

Family Astronomy Nights Fri 16 Nov 8; Fri 23 Nov. 7pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Royal Observatory Visitor Centre. Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Advance booking required. Budding astronomers and complete beginners can observe the skies from the rooftop of the visitor centre. Sparks Family Sat 17 Nov.

1 lam—12.30pm. £2.50. The Hub. Castlehill. Royal Mile. 473 2000. Advance booking required. A series of workshops for the whole family designed to help everyone live and work together. Aimed primarily at families with children aged 5—12. these Saturday morning activities explore a different scenario every week. On Sat 17 Nov. the Sparks Family go to the

The Enchanted World Of The Prince And Princess And Their Knights Sat 17 Nov. I lam—12.30pm & 1—4pm. Free with exhibition ticket. City Art Centre. 2 Market Street. 529 3993. A drop-in arts and crafts session based on a Medieval theme.

Sealed With A Kiss Stiii 25 Nov.

1 lam—12.30pm ck l—4pm. Free with exhibition ticket. City Art Centre. 2 Market Street. 529 3993. Make a rubber stamp or seal. try out ceramic tile decorating and printmaking at this drop-in workshop. Make Music With The RSNO Sun 25 Nov. 1—4pm. L'sher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1 155. Advance booking required. A family workshop complementing the RSNO's ‘W.W.W.' concert. Concert takes place on Sun 2 Dec.

Music Appreciation For Parents And Toddlers Sun 25 Nov. 3.30—4.30pm. Free. Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. Djembe drumming expert Doug Hudson leads this afternoon of musical appreciation.


911 Sat 17 Nov. 7.30pm. £14.50. L'shei' Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1 I55. Spike. Lee and Jimmy regroup for a series of live

dates around the country.

totally amazing music For kids


The Gang Show 2001 Tue 20—Sat 24 Nov. 7pm: Sat 2.15pm ck 7pm. £7—£9.50. King‘s Theatre. 2 Leven Street. 5296000. You can't keep a good troupe down. and once again over 180 of lidinburgh's scouts and guides sing. dance and act their little hearts otit.

Sleeping Beauty Tue 27 Nov—Sat 5 Jan. times vary. £10.75 (£6.75 )'. family ticket £33. Brunton Theatre. Lady well Way. .‘viusselburgh. 665 2240. Brunton Theatre Company bring this classic tale to life as a traditional family panto with original songs. outrageous characters and lots of audience participation.

The Shining Princess wed 2s Nov—Sat 29 Dec. times vary. £7.50 (£4). Theatre Workshop. 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Set in Kyoto. Japan. the Theatre \‘l'orkshop‘s annual Christmas Show features Japanese music aitd visual art.

Outside The Cities

Activities And Fun

The New Christmas Experience Sat 17 ck Sun 18 Nov. Sat 24 ck Stiii 25 Nov. 1 lam—5pm. £6. New 1.anark Visitor Centre. New 1.anark Mills. 1.anark. 01555 661345. See photo caption.

M & D’s Christmas Wonderland Sat 17 Nov—Mon 24 Dec. Mon—Fri I Iatii ck 6.30pm: Sat 6; Sun noon. 2pm. 4pm ck 6pm. £5.95: family ticket £20. Scotland's Theme Park. Sti‘athcly'de Country Park. Motherwell. 01698 333999. Roll tip. roll tip for the traditional circus. follow the yellow brick road in a ftiti multi-media exhibition and visit Santa in his grotto as M a- l)'s celebrates Christmas in style. Percussion Workshops Mon 19 Nov. 6.30—8.30pm. Free. Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Ages

I I—I8. Workshops organised by Loud ‘ii' Proud who are looking for 200 young people to play in one of the biggest bands

Santa At Mill Farm Sat 24 ck Sun 25 Nov. 10am—5pm. £2.80 ( £1.60). Almond \r'alley Heritage Centre. Millficld. Livingston. 01506 414957. Santa takes tip residence in a farmyard cottage in this nativity extravaganza.

Foto Fun Workshops Wed 28 Nov. 9.30—10.30am ck IItllll-litioll. £1. Bellsltill Cultural Centre. John Street. Bellshill. 01698 267515. Ages over 10. Create a colour painted image tisiitg photographic paper


The Pebble And The Penguin tt') Sun 25 Nov. 2.30pm. £1.50. MacRobet't. L'niversity of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 461081. (Please note that during refurbishment. all films will be screened in the Logic Lecture Theatre.) See Film Index,

Music 91 1 Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm. £12.50 £13.50. Falkirk Town Hall. West Bridge Street.

Falkirk. 01324 506850. See lidinburgh.

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91 1 Fri 16 Nov. 7.30pm. £13.50. Magnum Leisure Centre. Harbourside. Irvine. 01294 278381. See Edinburgh.


The Singing Kettle’s Winter Wonderland Thu 15~Sun 18 Nov. Thu 1pm: Fri 10am ck 5.30pm: Sat 1 lam. 2pm ck 5.30pm: Stiii noon ck 3pm. £8—£9. Rothes Halls. Rothes Square. (ilenrothes. 01592 61 l 101. Have yourself a merry Christmas with Cilla. Artie. (iary and latte who take you to a musical. magical wonderland. I)on a pom-pom hat. bring along a kettle flag and hop onboard The Kettlers festive train to join in with the seasonal singalongs and festive ftiii. Molly Whuppie Sat 17 Nov. 2pm. £3.50 (£2.50): four tickets for £10. Adam Smith Theatre. Bennochy Road. Kirkcaldy. (H.592 “2929. Ang 3—(1, Wet: Storics‘ latest production is filled with magic and adventure as Molly and her sisters discover a giant‘s castle.

The Gruffalo Wed 21 -Sun 25 Nov. Wed ck Thu 10.30am: Fri 10.30am. 1.30pm ck 7pm; Sat 11am ck 2pm: Stiit

1 1am ck 2pm. £3. Smith Art Gallery and Museum. Duiiibai'ton Road. Stirling. ()1786 461081. Ages 3+. Tall Stories present a musical collaboration of the

aw ard-w inning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scliaffer. Join the little mouse on his adventurous journey through the deep. dark wood. Pinocchio Thu 22 Nov—-Sat 29 Dec. times vary. £7.50 (£5.50); family ticket £22. Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildruin. Cumbernauld. 01236 732887. A colourful spectacle of songs. music. dance and comedy in this traditional family panto about the little boy who refused to grow

The Happy Gang’s Arabian Adventure Mon 26 Nov. 10.30am. £6; family ticket £21. Albert Halls. Dumbarton Road. Stirling. 01786 473544. Ages tip to 9. Join the Happy Ciaiig as they embark on a magical. musical voyage to mystical Arabia.

Rumpelstiltskin Tue 27~TI1L1 29 Nov. 10.30am ck 1.30pm. £3. Smith Art Gallery and Museum. 1)ttmbarton Road. Stirling. 01786 461081. Ages 6+. Tall Stoi'ics' adaptation of the Brothers (irimm children's classic features new songs atid plenty of magic. Will the millet".s daughter be able to work out the i'iddle‘.’

The International Purves Puppets Biggai' Puppet Theatre. Bi‘otighton Road. 01899 220631. £5 (£4): family tickets £23 ck £36. Book iii advance as times are subject to change. Reductions for parties of live or more. Show s on offer over the next two weeks are:

The Nutcracker'l‘hu 15 Nov. 1pm. The classic story about a magician who can make toy s come to life is performed tisiiig puppets. and the show takes families on a magical journey itito sweetie land. Cinderella Sat )7 Nov ck Sat 24--—Sun 25 Nov. 2pm; Wed 21 Nov ck Tue 27 Nov. 10.45am. Purves Puppets work their magic on this timeless fairytale.

Come and surf the supernatural highway with Paul Rissmann and the RSNO


Dukas Mussorgsky Rimsky-Korsakov Prokofiev

Harold Arlen

Overture: The Magic Flute The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Baba Yaga from Pictures at an Exhibition

The Flight of the Bumblebee The Love for Three Oranges

Selection from The Wizard of Oz

in WWW. Discover the secret power of The Magic Flute, learn to cast a spell with The Sorcerer's Apprentice, but beware of the evil Baba Yaga. It‘s all too spooktacular to be true!

Garry Walker Conductor

Paul Rissmann Presenter

Saturday 1 December 2001 3.00pm - The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Tel: 0141 353 8000 Sunday 2 December 2001 4.00pm - Usher Hall, Edinburgh Tel: 0131 228 1155

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