Glasgow life

Thursday 7 continued


Resistance To Authority (‘(‘A. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 6pm. £5 (£4). (CCA 5). The first in a series of talks relating to the Tenth Level exhibition. featuring a panel discussion which will look at the relationship between obedience. authority. conformity and power. Speakers include Ben Cohen. Mark McDermott and Steve Reicher.

Other events

Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts SECC. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 9.30am—5.30pm. £3. Increasingly popular textile craft show, with a host of stalls and interactive exhibitions.

Friday 8


Braehead Scottish Curling Semi Finals Braehead Arena. Kings Inch Road. Renfrew. 885 1441. 8am (women’s). noon (men's). Free. See Tue 5


Cafes Philosophiques Alliance Francaise de Glasgow, 7 Bowmont Gardens. 339 4281. 4—6pm. £5 (£3). A French discussion group on philosophical questions. A minimum French level (Higher French) is recommended.

Other events

Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts SECC. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 9.30am—5.30pm. £3. See Thu 7.

Saturday 9


Braehead Scottish Curling Semi Finals Braehead Arena. Kings Inch Road. Renfrew. 885 1441. 8am (men's).

1 1am (women's). Free. See Tue 5. Norwich Union International Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena. 1445 Argyle Street. ()870 444 4440. Noon—5pm. £9 (£5). Track and field athletes from Russia. Sweden. Germany. old Blighty' and a select all-star side compete in this annual five team match to the delight of around 4000 sports fans. Can last year's winners Russia make it three in a row‘.’


A Glimpse Of The Future Mitchell Library. 20 North Street. 287 2999. 1.30pm. Free. (Jeffrey Library). The first of a series of seminars organised by Pearl Union. an organisation working in conjunction with the CCA. Mitchell Library and the Liniversity of (ilasgow. Ian Pearson is first up.

Bod Dickinson In Conversation With Eliot Albert CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 3pm. Free. Artist Rod Dickinson discusses his exhibition. The Tenth Level with writer and critic Eliot Albert.

Other events Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts

Museum Of Transport Kelvin Hall, 1 Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. Mon—Thu & Sat loam—5pm; Fri 8. Sun 11am—5pm. Free. A museum crammed with buses. trams. fire engines. ships and other paraphernalia. devoted to the histOry of transpon. People’s Palace & Winter Garden

Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat

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Pollok House

Pollok C0untry Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 616 6410. Daily lOam—(ipm. Free. One of the most elegant 18th century puddings in the COuntry. this historic house features some of the finest

toam—Spm: Fri 8 Sun 11am—5pm. Free. Glasgow's best-loved institution has recently undergone a major facelitt to celebrate its centenary

Japanese Matsuri

What the devil is that? It‘s an event in the Kibble Palace celebrating the Japanese festival of dolls.

What’s happening? There will be taiko drumming performances from the wonderful Mugenkyo and local school band Psycho 'l‘aiko. plus origami and Japanese costume displays.

Can you join in? You certainly can. You can try your hand at the art of paper folding. dress tip in some of the ornate kimonos. and even have your photograph taken in ftill Japanese attire.

Anything else? If you are very lucky. you could try out one of the incredible Japanese drums. and there will also be a

range of second hand Japanese books on sale. I Japanese Matsuri, Ki'bb/e Palace, Glasgow Botan/c Gardens, 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. Sun 3 Mar. noon—4pm. Free

SIiCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 9.30am—5.30pm. £3. See Thu 7.

Philip Yancey with Maire Brennan and the New Scottish Choir and Orchestra (‘lytle .-\uditorium. Finnieston Quay. 0870040 4000. £6-£l5. Christian writer Yancey hosts a spiritual evening with vocalist Maire Brennan and accompaniment.

Art Exhibition and Sale Clarkslon llall. Clarkston 'l‘oll. 10am 4pm. £1.50 (50p). Over 400 original paintings front professional and amateur artists as well as coffee and stalls in aid of Christian Aid. Diamonds Auction 2002 Covenant Life Church. Pollokshaws Road. 616 6777. 10am. Free. A fundraising auction with items such as Kylie tickets. holidays. jewellery and much more tip for grabs in aid of women's event Diamonds 2002.

Farmers Market Mansfield Park. Ilyndland Street/l)umbarton Road. 287 2000. 10am-3pm. Free. A chance to buy fresh produce direct from the farmers themselves.


Aren’t Birds Brilliant! Lochwinnoch RSPB Nature Reserve. Largs Road. Lochwinnoch. 01505 842663. 1--3pm. Free. Looking at the waterbirds of Castle Semple Loch.


Braehead Scottish Curling Finals Braehead Arena. Kings lnch Road. Renfrew. 885 1441. 10am (men’s). 10am (women's). Free. See Tue 5. Guided Cycle Run Strathclyde Country Park. 366 Hamilton Road. Motherwell. 01698 266155. 2pm. Advance booking required. A chance to try some of Strathclyde Country Park‘s cycle paths.

Rangers v Celtic lbt‘ox Stadium. lidmiston Drive. (1870 600 1993. 2pm. Season tickets only. SPI. football tnatch.


Artist Talk Switchspace. at 6 Firpark 'I‘errace. Dennistoun. 589 0607. 3pm. Free. Artist Neil Bickerton talks about his new body of site-specific work.

Spanish paintings in Britain.

Sharmanka Kinetic Gallery

2nd Floor. 14 King Street.

Other events

Creative Stitches 8- Hobbycrafts SIiCC. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 9.30am~5pm. £3. See Thu 7.


Sir Ranulph Fiennes (iaiety' 'I‘heatre. Carrick Street. Ayr. 01292

61 1222. 7pm. £12. The intrepid and world-renowned explorer recounts tales frotn his adventures around the globe.

Other events

New Media Course (CA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 6 9pm. £5 individual session £20 for four weeks. See Tue 5.

Wednesday ‘I 3

Book events

Hugh I-Iealy Town Hall. I'nion Street. Kirkintilloch. 556 4554. 12.30 2.30pm. Storyteller llealy mixes satire and anti- war poems and demonstrates his vicious stories with a twist in the tale.

Reading It Write - Gerry Cambridge Quayside Sheltered Housing Complex. 287 2870. 2.30pm. Free. (ilasgow author Cambridge brings along his mobile library for an afternoon of literary chat.

All Write Book Launch liastcrhousc Library And Learning Centre. 287 2870. 7 8.30pm. Free. The centre launches ‘All Write'. a collection of work produced by liastei'liotise Adult Literacy (iroup.


Food And Drink At The Burrell Btirrell Collection. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. 1pm. Free. Themed gttided (our of the Burrell Collection with Kirin Macaulay.

The Carracci And Printmaking In Bologna 1550-1650 Iltinterian Art (iallery. I'niversity of (ilasgow. 82 lIillhead Street. 330 5431. 1pm. Free. Ten minute talk on the works of the celebrated Carracci family.

Living City 2 The Lighthouse. l 1 Mitchell Lane. 221 6362. 6pm. Free. (Conference Suite). To reserve tickets call 0141 225 8414. A discussion on how new

552 7080. Penormances Tue 1pm. Thu 7pm. Sun 6pm; mats for families Sun 3pm. ‘23 (£2: under 168 freei. An hOur-long


mechanical ballet performed by Eduard Bersudsky's kinetic

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life And Art

2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Thu 8. Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8. Sun

1 lam—5pm. Free. An award-Winning museum of world faiths. featuring a Zen garden. Dali's Cnnst Of Saint John Of The Cross and the story of

approaches to housing developments and the refurbishment of landmark buildings are attracting people back to city centres.

Book events

Meet The Neighbours l’ollokshaws Library and Learning Centre. 50 60 Shawbridge Street. 632 3544. Noon. Free. A day of activities to coincide with World Book Day. including the chance to sample the works of Chekhov and Burns whilst sampling the delights of blackbread and shortbread.

Reading It Write - Chris Dolan lIillhead Library. Byres Road. 339 7223. 2.30pm. Free. Dolan joins lIillhead Book Discussion Group for this open house event.

Tony Wilson Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. Free. Wilson discusses his new work 24 Hour Parry P’()])[(' which reveals the personal stories behind some of the most seminal artists of our time. Michael Winterbottom’s forthcoming lilm is used as a starting point for discussion. Paradigm Poets (‘(‘A. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £5 (£4). (CCA 6). An evening of spoken word from Paradigm Poets featuring performances from Roger Robinson. Iiffe ()kugo. Peggy Pegworth. Victoria Mosely'. Richard Allen and Jem Rolls.


A Chinese Botanic Garden lIillhead Library. Byres Road. 339 7223. 7.30pm. £2. The head of horticulture from Iidinburgh's Royal Botanic (iarden gives a talk.

StockweII China Bazaar Adelaide‘s. 209 Bath Street. 248 4970. 7.30pm. Free. The Old (ilasgow Club presents a talk entitled ‘Stockw ell China Bazaar and the Tabletop in Scotland'.

Other events

Cultures Of Scotland Dennistoun Library. 2a Craigpark. 554 0055. Noon. Free. A multi-activity programme marking World Book Day. including bi- lingual storytelling. children's workshops. music and multi-cultural food tasting.

Russian Tea Party liltler Park Library. 228a Langlands Road. 445 1047. 1.30- 3pm. Free. A Russian tea party with food. drink. music and folklore.

Tapas Party Maryhill Library a Learning Centre. Maryhill. 287 2870. Noon. Free. The library celebrate World Book Day with Spanish Food tasting and displays.

Turkish Delights Roy ston Library & Learning Centre. ()7 Royslon Road. .552 1657. Noon. Free. Celebrate World Book Day with a variety of events throughout the day including children's competitions. food tasting and belly dancing.

Celebrate Gaelic Mitchell Library. 20 North Street. 287 2999. 6.30pm. Free. but ticketed. An evening of (iaclic words and music with Aonghas MacNeacail. lshbel McAskill and students from the RSAMD.

religion in Scotland through words and pictures.

The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour

100 Stobcross Road. 339 0631.. Daily tiara—sip": £41.50 £3.25: accowpaweu cl‘itlren free. Find out about Glasgow's 'nariti'ne heritage on—hoard the Glenlee. the only Clyde built sai ing shit.) still aim: in the UK.