Glasgow life

Glasgow life continued

Tuesday 20

Book events

George Rosie Waterstone‘s. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. Rosie launches his debut novel Death '3 Enemy: The Pilgrimage of Victor Frankenstein. which is a tribute to Mary Shelley's Frmtkensteln.

Robert Jeffrey Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. Free. Journalist Jeffrey reads from his latest book. Glasgow 's Hard Men.


A World Of Plants Glasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. 2pm. Free. Advance booking required. The importance of the Botanic Gardens is discussed at this lecture.

Wednesday 21 .

Book events

Will Self Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 7pm. £4. Self will read from and discuss his new book. feeding Fran :y.

Other events

Survivors’ Poetry Workshop Glasgow Access and Media Centre. 34 Albion Street. 556 4554. 10.30am—12.30pm. A women-only workshop led by Fiona McKenzie.

Book events

Glasgow Kiss Waterstone's. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. 1 1:9 joins Glasgow City Council to celebrate the diverse range of new writing in Glasgow.


Bank Of Scotland International Championships Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena. 1445 Argyle Street. 445 1218. 4—9pm. £1.50 (75p). Some of Europe's top players compete in this European badminton championship. Rangers v Paris Saint Germain Ibrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. 0870 600 1993. 7.45pm. £28. L'EFA Ctip match.


Philip Reeves Print Retrospective Hunterian Art Gallery. University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 330 5431. 5.30pm. Free. Evening lecture on the retrospective exhibition. Distribution Heaven Revenue Hell Glasgow Access and Media Centre. 34 Albion Street. 553 62620. 7—9pm. £2. ian Crook. Co-creator of 4Minute\\' gives a talk.

Other events

Charity Art Auction Bute Hall. University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 2001. 7pm. £10. Phillips International Auctioneers host a sale of

We, The People

Who are the people? They're Native Americans and they're bringing their rich culture. as described in Serle Chapman's new book. to Glasgow. How are they doing that? Through a theatrical performance featuring traditional dance. song. music and storytelling.

Sounds great but can we ask them any questions? You certainly can because after the performance there will be a chance to ask questions and discuss any aspect of the show in an interactive debate chaired by Radio 2‘s Johnnie Walker.

Any chance of meeting the author? Sure is. Serle Chapman will be at Borders later in the day so you can get your copy of 112'. The People signed and meet the man himself.

I We. The People, Woodside Hal/s. 36 G/enfarg Street. 353 8000. Sat 77 Nov. 2.30pm. £8 (£53).

I Serle Chapman, Border Books, 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7 700. Sat 77 Nov. 7pm. Free.

donated artwork. including a work by Sir liduardo Paolo/1i. Public viewing at 2pm.


Bank Of Scotland International Championships Kelvin Hall international Sports Arena. 1445 Argy le Street. 445 1218. l0am---10pm. £2 (£1). See Thu 22.


Ian Svenonius Transmission Gallery. 28 King Street. 552 4813. 8pm. Free. \‘oted the ‘sassiest boy in America‘ by Sassy maga/ine in the 1090s. former frontman of The Nation ()t~ l'lysses and (The) Make ['p. lan Svenonitis performs his neo-gospel style intisic w ith a punky edge.

Saturday 24


Bank Of Scotland International Championships Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena. 1445 Argyle Street. 445 1218. 10am-7pm. £3 (£1.50). See Thu 22. Quarter and semi-finals.


Christine Atha On Simon Starling CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 3pm. Free. (CCA 3). Christine Atha. senior lecturer in Cultural Studies at Central St Martin's College of Art and Design.

Other events

Farmers Market Mansfield Park. Hyndland Strect/Dumbarton Road. 287 2000. l0am~3pm. Free. A chance to buy fresh produce direct.

Scotex SliCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 1 lam-~6pm. Free. The biggest stamp fair in Scotland.

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St Columbas Church Bazaar Victoria llalls. Sinclair Street. llelensburgh. 01436 672224.

10am 4pm. 60p (30p). Various stalls and family activities on offer. Trace Your Ancestry Group Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 1 lam. Free. See Sat 17. Silkpainting Workshop l’ollols‘ llotise. l’ollok Country Park. 2060 l’ollokshavs s Road. ()16 6410.

1 lam 4pm. £16. A hands-on Workshop.


Celtic v Rangers Celtic Park. Kcrrydale Street. Parkhead. 551 8653. .\'oon. Season ticket holders only. SP1. football match.

Bank Of Scotland International Championships Kelvin llall International Sports Arena. 1445 Argyle Street. 445 1218. 2pm. £3 (£1.50). See Thu 22. Finals.


Winter Lecture (ilasgow Cathedral. High Street. 334 101. 11am .Frec. Nicholas Bridgland on the James [V‘s fountain in l.inlithgovs Palace.

Other events

Scotmodel SliCC. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 1 lam—5pm. £3 (£1): family ticket £6. A wide array of model cars. trains and trucks.

Scotex SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 0404000. 11am—4pm. Free. See Sat 24.

Body & Soul Health Fair Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 1 lam-~6pm. £3. Health and healing therapies on offer include massage. reiki. crystals. tarot. music and lots more.

World War II and 1960s

Monday 26 Other events Film Quiz Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. 8.45pm. £1. lrreverent quiz for film buffs and philistines based around categories including overweight villains. literary cameos and the films of Bruce Willis.

Book events

Titania Hardie - Hubble Bubble Waterstone's. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. Here the third generation white witch talks about her new book. 'Il'tuniu 's Book (Jill/lumen! l't'us'ls‘.


Shinichi Ogawa The Lighthouse. l 1 Mitchell Lane. 221 6362. 6pm. Free. ()gavy a gives a talk about the 4x4 .-\partment Avant-(iarde exhibition. Spice Scotland 396 The Bar. 3% Sauchiehall Street. 0131 317 8822. 8pm. Free. A preview night of the activities of Spice Scotland. the activity. adventure. sport and social group.

Wednesday 28

Book events

George Best Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 12.30pm. Free. The football legend will be in store to sign copies of his autobiography. Bl(’.\.\'(’(/.

Stephen Fry Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 222 7700. 7pm. £2. Tickets from Borders. Fry reads from his novel. The Stars ' li'mtls Bulls. the story of a young man whose blissftil existence is turned upside down.

Book events

Edwin Morgan \y'aterstoite's.

153 157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 6.30pm. Free. but ticketed. Acclaimed Scottish poet Morgan reads his latest work and discusses his successful career.


The Green Office Exhibition 8. Seminar Trades House. 85 (ilassford Street. 554 9077. 10am—4pm. Friends of the Faith Scotland present their ideas for an environmentally friendly workplace. Roy Jenkins In Conversation With Alan Taylor Roy al Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 12.30pm. £3.50—£4. With a parliamentary career spanning around 60 years. Jenkins is an icon of British politics.

Other events

Projector CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4000. l0.30am»—6pm.

£ l0--£ 1 5. A unique one-day event dedicated to animation. highlighting what's happening today in Scotland and across the world.

Mugdock Country Park Craigallian Road. MilngaVie. 956 6100. This c0untry park on the north east Side of tne eitv has a full programme of ranger actiVities as well as numerous woodland paths and walkways. Museum Of Transport KeIVin Hall, 1 Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8 Sun 11am—5pm. Free. A museum crammed Wllll buses. trams. fire

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engines. ships and other paraphernalia. devoted to the history of transport. People’s Palace & Winter Garden

Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat lOarri—Sprn; Fri 8. Sun

1 lam-Spat. Free. Glasgow's best-loved institution has recently undergone a iriaior facelift to celebrate its centenary '1, ear. The new (llSl)l£1y'S are set out thematically with SUDJBCIS including The Patter. VISIONS Of The City


Scotland Street School Museum Mtisetiln Of Education. 225 Scotland Street. 287 0500. Mon—Sat lOarn-Spin; Sun

1 ‘ain—Spm. Free. Des‘igned in t904 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed (glzissl'ooms; give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian.

school days.

Scottish Football Museum

Hampden Park, letherby'

Drive. (316 (31 CC. Mon-Sat ttlaiiviipii‘; Sun l lair—Split Sfii (92.130). The none of Scottish football riots-x novises the history of the beautiful game in Scotland. On display is

the oldest national trophy

in the world. the Scottish Cup. Kenny Dalglish's 100th car). plus roconstr(ictions; of the

Original home dressing rooms and famous llainpderi Press Box.

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life And Art 2. Castle Street. 2551'. Mort-Thu 8. Sat 10am (Spin: Fr18i SH"

1 ‘rain {split Free. An avvarttwinning museum of word faiths. featuring ((7.01: garden. priceless art \‘.’().'"r\t3 from the world's; S'X 'ria;or rotations. Dali's: Christ Of

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in Scotland thrOugh words and pictures.

The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour

100 Stobcrcss Peas. 339 063‘. Daily 1 Tami-413'“. ET-1.5()vi‘.13.2:3‘: él<iCO"ll_)£l.":.8(l children free. Find o..t about Glasgov. 's mant "re heritage ;)."—tX>£1"tt the SV Giant-3e. 100:)!le Clyde- biirlt sailing Sl‘*1)Sili'élifO€ll in the UK. ‘." store can. expzorc the boat or talk to the t7.’0‘.‘.. and tr‘cr‘e's 'tl'tvli: of til“ .t'tér":;