Glasgow life

Sunday 2 continued

Stocking Filler Ideas? l)rumpellier (’ountry Park. 'liiwnhead Road. ('oathridge. 0l236 422257. 1.30pm. llelp birds stiry he the long winter with some top tips from the countryside rangers.

Book events

Jennie Bond 'l‘heatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 6pm. £4.501L‘3). 'l‘he BB("s Royal Reporter talks about her latest publication. Reporting Rom/1y. which recounts her behind-the-scenes experiences with the Royals met” the last thirteen years.


The Glenlee's Birthday 'I‘he Tall Ship at (ilasgow llarbour. 400 2664. 6pm. Free. A lecture on the history of the Tall Ship.

Other events

Philosophy Cafe Wateistone‘s.

I53 I57 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. Regular get together in (‘osta (‘ol‘lcct \Vittc‘t‘stotlc\ liol‘ those W lto would like to disc‘tlsx the philosophical points in tile.

Wednesday 5


Jacques Callot: A Window Into 17th Century Life llunterian .-\rt (iallct‘y. l'niycrsity ot (ilasgow. S2 llillhead Street. 330 543l. lpm. Free. 'l‘en-minute talk on the Jacques ('allot e\liihition.

The Evergreen Circle Queen‘s (‘row ('hurch. 870 (iarsctihe Road. 946 6600. 7pm. £5 iitemhers £6 non-members t£3 students). William llardie giyes an insight ittto the world of artist (ieorge Dutch l);l\'ltlsolt t 1879 190] l.

Concrete Hum (‘(‘.t\. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 7pm. £5 l£-l). l(‘(‘.'\ 5). (’haired hy the sound artist and iiiusician Scanner. the discussion e\amines the relationship between sound. architecture arid the city. Speakers include \ isual artists Adam (‘hod/co. architect Ben Kelly and (ierrie Van .\'oord lrom Artangel. Gemstones - Birds Without Feathers l.ochwinnoch RSl’B Nature Reserye. l.args Road. l.ochw iitttoch. 01505 842663. 7.30 9pm. £2 l£l ). .-\11 you ex er wanted to know ahottt gemstones with international gemologist and author Alan llodgkiitson.

Book events

Julian Richards ()ttakar‘s Bookstore. [hit 6. Buchanan (ialleries. Buchanan Street. 353 1500. 6.30pm. Free. The presenter of. l3l3("s .llr'r'l [Ii/1c :lnt‘t'ylnrx will be in store to talk abotit his new book. B/oml ()l'Tlte likines.

Brian Hennigan Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. Free. Here the author. stand-up comedian and journalist disctisses his collection of Scotland's ( 'r/iun .llytlts.

Museum Of

Skating into Winter

Who’s skating? You w ill he it' you head down to (ilasgow’s Winter Festival in

(ieorge Square.

When can I go? You can go from now tip until (‘hristmas the arid you cart even choose specitic nights w hen yott can hear different I)Js and enjoy themed ey'enings. What if I can’t skate? Don‘t panic. there is plenty going on with figure skating display s to watch and curling and ice hockey competitions to cheer on.

Anfihing 9'59 happening? There will he a (’hristmas market for last-minute presents. a l’tint‘air tor the kids arid when you‘re all pirouetted-out. there is a rink-side cafe w here you cart heat yourself up with food and mulled wine.

I Glasgow On lce. George Square. 0 I37 226 6550. Fri 30 Nov—Mon 24 Dec. 10am~ 10pm l 7pm Fri 8. Sat). 535 634;; family ticket E15.


Celtic v Valencia (‘eliie l’at'k. Kerrydale Street. l’arkhead. 551 8653. 7.45pm. £22 £24 l£l2 £14). l'liFA (‘up match.


Martin Boyce, Scott Myles and Fred Pedersen 'l‘ramway. 25 Albert l)ri\ e. 287 3900. 6pm. Free. A talk to introduce the at'tists' current practice within the context of" forthcoming 'l‘ramway exhibitions (Boy ce. .\'oy 2002) and Myles and l’edersen (Aug 2002). Online Communities (ilztsgow Access and Media ('entrc. 34 Albion Street. 553 62620. 7 9pm. £2. Lindsay l’erth. web trainer atid creator of I)K(‘ity talks on the subject ol' ‘\ irtual but yital'. Connected? (‘(‘.»\. 350 Sauchieltall Street. 352 4900. l0pm. £4 H.250). l(‘(‘.-\ 4). .-\ screening of new film and

\ ideo works by artists based in Helsinki.


Glasgow V Cardiff llughenden. 32 llughenden Road. 353 3468. 7.30pm. ('eltic league semi-tinal rughy match.

Other events

University Christmas Dinner Bttte llall. l’niyersity ol'(ilasgow. l'niyersity :‘wenue. 3398855 ext 0672. 7.30pm. £29. Annual gala (‘hristmas dinner which ends the uniyersity's 550th anniyersary celehrations. The dinner w ill he preceded

Pollok House

by a reception in the llunterian Museum with speakers l.ady Marion Fraser and l’t'olt‘ssot’ Jan .\lcl)onald. For tickets email minim dcs.gla.ac.uk.

Storytelling Group 'l‘ehai ()yna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. Free. listen to other people's stories or divulge one ol‘ your own.

Saturday 8


West Of Scotland Junior Championships U17 ('ockbtirn (‘entre. 40 Bogmoor Place. 445 I2 I 8. 10am. Free. l’nder l7s badminton cotttpctition.

WWA All-Stars Sli('('. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 7.30pm. £22.50 £27.50. Take a ringside seat tor the might of these American wrestling champs including Vince Rtisso. Bret Hart and Jerry l.awler.


llana Halperin - Nomadic Landmass llunterian Museum. l'niyersity .-\yenue. 330 422i. lpm. Free. :\t'tist Ilana llalperin discusses the work of Mark l)ion whose sculptures are on show at the ('('.»\.

Other events

Xbox Xperience Roadshow The l.ightliouse. | l Mitchell l.ane. 22l 6362. l0am~7piii. Free. Be one of the first people in Europe to try ottt Microsoft's new gaming console Xbox at this two-day roadshow. The console isn't released to the

public until Mar. but this is your chance to try out new games such as Project (iotltam Racing. Halo and ()ddworld.

Farmers Market Mansfield Park. llyndland Street/Dumbarton Road. 287 2000. 10am 3pm. Free. A chance to buy fresh produce direct from the farmers themselves.

Trace Your Ancestry Group Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700.

l lam. Free. See Sat l.

Christmas Decorations From The Garden (ireenhank (iarden. Flenders Road. ('larkston. 639 3281. 2.30pm. £3 (£2). Take a seasonal stroll around these beautiful gardens and help make some unusual decorations.


Strange Behaviour: Exploring connections between theatre and the world of numbers 'l‘ron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 248 8052. Want 6pm. £2! (£45). See prey'iew.


West Of Scotland Junior Championships U17 (‘ockburn Centre. 40 Bogttloor Place. 445 l2lb’. See Sat 8.

Rangers v Hearts lhrox Stadium. lidmiston l)riye. 0870 600 I993. 3pm. Ll7 £22 (£13). Sl’l. lootball match.

Other events

Xbox Xperience Roadshow The lighthouse. ll Mitchell l.ane. 22l 6362. 10am -7pm. Free. See Sat 8.

Antique 8. Collectors Fairs Moir llall. Mitchell Theatre ('omplex. (iranyille Street. 01764 654555. 10am 4pm. £1 lchildren tree). Brow se or btty from a wide selection of antiques and collectahles.

Monday 1 0


Justice For Palestine - Say No To Israel’s Apartheid ()utside Hilton Hotel. 1 William Street. 07939 863204. 6pm. Former l'S president Bill ('linton w ill he appearing in (ilasgow as a guest of the Jewish National Fund. and a protest has been organised in support of Palestinian rights.

Wednesday 12


Rangers v Hibernian lbrox Stadium. lidmiston l)ri\'e. 0870600 I993. 7.45pm. £l7 £22 (£13). Sl’l. l'ootball match.


New Toys For The Filmmaker And Artist (ilasgow Access attd Media Centre. 34 Albion Street. 553 62620. 7—9pm. £2. .-\ talk by Matt llulse and llolger Mohaupt. Buildings At Risk Adelaide‘s. 209 Bath Street. 248 4970. 7.30pm. Free. Join the Old (ilasgow (lab to explore buildings at risk.



Kelvin Hall. Btir'rriotise Road. 28/ 2720. MUlldlltl 8 Sat t’Jani—f'ipiii; F n 8 Quit Ham-Spin. l ree. A museum (lt’éttt‘.ll‘(:(l '.‘.’l’.'l buses. trains. fire engines. ships and other iiar'aphei‘nalia, devoted to the lllfiltfl‘,‘ of transport. l’ernianen’. exhibitions include Shipbuilding ()1) Hit} Hit/e/ (Sly/(1e a any; i'i1iial liy l)<'t".’l(l Mcl arlata: V/(i/k/Iit; Uri/Iii. an llltt:.’il(it|‘.’(: scutpturt: try

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Stephen Healy: and Victims Of Transport t); Justin Carter. People’s Palace 8. Winter Garden (Glasgow Green. 5355.”. 022.”). Mon Thu 8. Sat 10am 55pm; Fri 8 Sun itani- Spin. Free. (ilasdo‘sx's; best loved institution has recent", lll‘.(tt:t'<_]()lt(} a mayor facelift to celebrate :ts. (Z(:'li(:ll£ll"~,’ year. the new (l.:;plays are set out

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Pollok Country Park. 2000 Polloksltaws Road. (31001110. Daily tlanwipm. Free. One of

the most elegant 18th century buildings in the country. this historic house features some of the finest Spanish

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paintings in Britain from the collection of Sir William Stirling Maxwell. Sharmanka Kinetic Gallery

2nd Floor. 14 King Street. 5:32 7080. Tue 1pm, Thu 7pm. Sun (3pm. Mats for families Sun (lpm. ‘23 ($32: under ttSs free). An hour—long mechanical ballet performed by Eduard Bersudsky's kinetic sculptures made from scrap metal and tiny wooden figures. The performance tells stories of human life, follies and

The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour 100 Stoticross Road. 1339 0031 . Daily 11am—4pm. 91.530 (515.25: accompanied children free): Free entrance on Mon :3 Dec. Find out about Glasgow's maritime heritage on- board the SV. Glehlee. the only Clyde—built sailing ship still afloat in the UK. Visitors can explore the boat or talk to the crew. and there's a range of children's activities.