Kids listings

Outside The Cities continued

The New Christmas Experience Sat 1 Sun 2 Dec. Wed 5 Sttn 9 Dec. Wed 12 Thu 13 Dec. llatn 5pm. £6. .\'ew 1.anark \‘isitor (‘entre. New Lanark .\1i11s. l.attark. 01555 661345. Join 11olly.your guide lot” the Spirit of (’hristmas liestiye Ride. who will take you hack in time to 1820 to experience a Victorian ('hristmas. Submersible Santa Sat 8 Sun 9 Dec. 10am 6pm. £6.25 (£3.95). Deep-Sea World. North Qtteensl‘erry. 1-'il‘e. 01383

41 1880. livery hour hraye Santa w ill he taking the plunge with sand tiger sharks. rays attd exotic lish in the centre‘s underwater tttnttcl.

Supersonic Santa Sat 8 Sun 9 Dec.

1 lam. £3. .‘ylttseum ()l' l’light. liast liortune Airtield. lladdington. 01620 880308. .\1eet Santa in his Jetstream (irotto w here he will he handing ottt git-ts and sweets. Weather permitting. Santa will tttake a special

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Santa is Coming to Town Sun () l)ec. noon 4pm. lirec t£1.50 per childl. 1.ochwinnoch RSPB Nature Reset'ye. l.args Road. 1.ochwinnoch. 01505 842663. l-‘rom Lapland to 1.ochw innoeh l'estiye fun for all the latitin with a Visit from Santa.


The Grinch tl'l Sun 2 Dec. 2.30pm: The Children’s Midsummer Night’s Dream tt‘t Sun 9 Dec. 2.30pm. £1.50. MacRohert. l'niyersity of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 461081. See l’ilm Index.


Rumpelstiltskin 'l‘hu 29 Sat 29 Dec. times yary. £3. Stnith Art (iallery and Museum. l)ttmharton Road. Stirling. 111786 461081. Ages 6+. Tall Stories. adaptation of the Brothers (irimm children’s classic features new stitth and plenty of tnagic.

The Gruffalo Hi 30 Nm. 10.30am &


SANTA’S ICE CAVES Sat 1-Mon 24 Dec, 1 1am-6pm. £2.50 (£1 adults). Princes Mall Rooftop Plaza, Princes Street, Edinburgh, 0131 473 3800. Leave behind the hustle of Princes Street and enter a portal taking you back to a magical time of elves and mysterious presents set in ice. As you wander through the icy maze, see Father Christmas on his stalagmite throne, before taking home a letter to write out your Christmas list in style.

1.30pm. £3. l)e\on\a1e llall. Moss Road. 'l'illicoultry. 01786 461081. Ages 3+. 'l‘all Stories present a musical collaboration of the aw ard-w inning picture hook by Julia Donaldson and Asel Scliztller.

Molly Whuppie Sat 1 Dee. 10.30am. £3.50 t£2.5()l: lantin ticket £10. Bellshill (‘ultural ('entre. John Street. Bellshill.

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01698 267515. Ages 36. Wee Stot'ies‘ latest production is filled with magic and adyettture as Molly and her sisters discoyer a giant's castle.

The Gruffalo Sat 1 Dec. 1 1am & 2pm.

£3. (‘halmers (‘hurch llall. Henderson Street. Bridge of Allan. 01786 461081. Ages 3+. See 'l‘illicoultry.

The Singing Kettle’s Winter Wonderland Sat 1 Stilt 2 Dec. Sat 2pm & 5.30pm: Sttn noon & 3pm. £thc. Magnum Theatre. llarhoursidc. lry ine. 01294 278381. See (ilasgow.

St Andrew - Scotland’s Patron Saint Sat 1 Dec. 2pm. £5. Byre 'l‘heatre. Ahhey Street. St Andrew s. 01334 475000. Ages 5+. llopscotch 'l‘heatre present a tun 55 tnintttes of storytelling and llag llapping.

A Christmas Carol Hi 7 Sat 8 Dee. Thu 13 Dec. 7.30pm: Sat 2.30pm (8; 7.30pm. £10 £12 (£5 £7.50). Byre 'l'heatre. Ahhey Street. St Andrews. 01334 475000. Stage adaptation ol'('har1es 1)ickens' classic tale of the twerly-prudent lihene/er Scrooge w ho learns the errors of his ways.

The Puppet Nativity Sat 8 Dec. 10.30am. £3.50 t£2.50l; l‘amily ticket £10. Bellshill ('ttltural ('entt'e. John Street. Bellshill. 01698 267515. lan 'I‘ttrhitt's Puppet 'I’heatre pl‘oy'ides a gentle retelling of the (‘hristtnas story.

The International Purves Puppets Biggar Puppet Theatre. Broughton Road. 01899 220631. £5 t£4l: l'amily tickets £23 & £36. Book itt adyance as times are subject to change. Reductions for parties ol the or more. Shows on offer include:

Pips And Panda In Santa’s Workshop Sat 1 Dec. Sat 8 Dec. 2pm: Mon 3 Dec. Wed 5 Dec. Thu 6 Dec. 10.45am: .\1on l01)ec. 10.45am tk 12.45pm; Wed 12 Dec. 2.30pm: Thu 13 Dec. 12.45pm.

For complete listings of all Christmas shows and pantomimes taking place in Glasgow, Edinburgh and the Central Belt, see Theatre listings, page 65.



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